Tuesday, May 09, 2006

David Glass Ensemble presents Gormenghast



8 -10 May, Lighthouse, 21 Kingsland Road, Poole


Box Office: 08700 668701 / www.lighthousepoole.co.uk


15 - 17 May, Riding Stables, Thoresby, Notts


Box office: 0115 941 9419


19- 20 May, New Theatre Royal, 20-24 Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth


Box office: 02392 649000 / www.newtheatreroyal.com


22 - 24 May, Arts Centre, Aberystwyth


Box office: 01970 623232 / www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk


25 - 27 May, Gateway Theatre, Chester


Box office: 01244 340392 / www.chestergateway.co.uk


22- 24 June, The Junction, Cambridge


Box office: 01223 511511 / www.junction.co.uk


28- 29 June, Southill Park, Bracknell


Box Office: 01344 484123 / www.southhillpark.org.uk


Unravel the web of deeply kept secrets buried in the labyrinths of the great gothic castle of Gormenghast.   Dare to step inside and you will enter a world of grotesque characters, mysterious ritual and heart-rending drama.


Meet Steerpike, the pale power-crazed kitchen boy.   Titus, the timid, fine-boned rebellious heir to the corrupt castle.   His sister Fuschia, the wild, raven-haired romantic, and a host of sinister inhabitants.


In this vast crumbling kingdom of corridors and shadows you will encounter a strange and lurid, funny and frightening tale of greed, honour madness and love.


Celebrating 25years of national and international touring, David Glass Ensemble return with their award-winning production of Gormenghast.   Mervyn Peake's fantastical world comes to life through the inventive theatrical visuals and spectacular imagination that won David Glass the TMA Award for best director.

1 Comments:

Blogger Harry "broadcastellan" Heuser said...

A truly inspired adaptation, I thought, when I saw it last night. Someone in the crowd claimed to have known your father well.

7:58 pm  

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