Blood & Thunder Theatre Company

Exploring through performance the neglected drama of the Tudor & early Stuart period.

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Past Productions

The Bloody Banquet by Thomas Dekker [& Thomas Middleton], 9 June 2012

 

We return to our roots to bring you our Script-in-Hand Performance of Dekker & Middleton's tragedy of jealousy and betrayal.

 

 

The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster, 21 - 23 July 2011

 

First fully staged production of Webster's great tragedy performed in the gardens of Hall's Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon (by kind permission of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the charity that cares for the Shakespeare Houses).

 

 

Gigantomachia (author unknown), 23 September 2006

 

Staged reading of this anonymous about the battle of the Titans versus the Gods was performed by B&TTC and guest Academics in the Music Room, Corpus Christi College, Oxford as part of the Malone Society Conference.

 

 

The Whore of Babylon by Thomas Dekker, 29 October 2005

 

Staged reading of Dekker's epic play on monarchy as part of "A Little Treason":  Warwickshire & The Gunpowder Plot study day at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.  Performed with the Renaissance Drama Research Group in the Queen Elizabeth Room of The Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

 

 

Narcissus (author unknown), 23 April 2005

 

Staged reading of this St John's Oxford University play, performed with the Renaissance Drama Research Group in the Lecture Hall of Mason Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon (the home of The Shakespeare Institute of the University of Birmingham).

 

 

The Massacre at Paris by Christopher Marlowe, 2 July 2003

 

Staged reading of Marlowe's historical tragedy about the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre in Paris as part of the Marlowe Society of America Conference, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

 

 

The Very Truth & Nature of Love, 30 January  2000

 

An evening of staged scenes and poetry exploring the different aspects of love. Authors include William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, John Webster, John Ford, John Donne, Philip Sidney, Andrew Marvell, among others.

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