Since Time began, men and women have studied the Heavens in order to find their place in the world. Twelve Men have walked on the Moon. Most Women find the walk on Earth just as rocky, as they seek the coordinates of a life orbiting Love, Duty, Fulfilment and Work.

“I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.” Marie Curie

STELLA is a play about Time and Space; Curiosity and Passion. More here.

Dolce Via

A Play about Dream Catchers. How do they survive? Meet them on the road: the actors, fire eaters, ventriloquists, musicians, mentalists and magicians...

Be amazed Ladies and Gentlemen as two Vaudevillians enter the Burlesque in the most turbulent show of their lives. 

To read more about Dolce Via click here.

Hanging Hooke

He provoked intense loyalty, controversy, jealousy and hatred. A genius of the 17th century: Architect, Engineer, Chemist, Horologist, Physicist, Astronomer, Painter, even Musician. His recently unearthed manuscript sold for millions. But was 'London's Leonardo' buried by another Da Vinci plot? In hot-blooded times, passions explode. History is on trial. Robert Hooke - your time has come.

To read more about Hanging Hooke click here.

Sam & I

Samuel Pepys? … His Diary! … His World!! … His Women!!!

How do you think his wife felt? What was it like being married to a serial sex addict?

In the lifetime of Elizabeth Pepys – a Royal betrayed his wife and installed his mistress whilst Parliament waged an unpopular war igniting public protests on the streets.

To read more about Sam & I click here.

Take the Space {Theatre Company}
“This tiny company punches way above its weight” The Public Review

We are an artist led company, formed in  2005 and commited to touring original new work of high quality across the whole range of the touring circuit – from the drawing room to the proscenium arch. Our name reflects our hope that we are flexible enough to play any space, that we are financially accessible to all sectors in the community and most of all ..that we thoroughly entertain and inspire our audiences.

Sam & I was our flagship production in 2005. Originally commissioned for The City Of London's Tercentenary Pepys Festival. An ACE award enabled us to tour. “this gem of a show … storytelling of the highest order” Sam's tour has included St Olave's Church, The National Portrait Gallery, The Royal Society, Ustinov, Bath Theatre Royal and The Mill @ Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre;

Hanging Hooke followed in 2007, with an ACE award for research and development.“the most wonderful piece of new writing I have seen in years” Our co producers were Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and Hooke's numerous tours have included The Rose Kingston, The Royal Society, The Mill @ Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, The Minerva, Chichester Festival Theatre and Theatr Clwyd.

Dolce Via, also with an ACE award for research and development, opened in 2009 at The Mill @ Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre with a tour that included The Unity Theatre in Liverpool and Eastbourne's Devonshire Park Theatre - " a wondrous magic trick from start to finish" - Our co producers were Guildford's Yvonne Araud Theatre.

STELLA, a story of women, their men and astronomy opened at the Brighton Fringe Festival in 2013. A co production with Greenwich Theatre and Tom with funding support from ACE,  STFC and IOP, our tour included The Rose in Kingston, Greenwich Theatre, Stephen Joseph Theatre and The Traverse in Edinburgh - "a superbly moving, compact and yes exhilerating play" - Our 2015 tour opens at The Ustinov, Bath Theatre Royal and goes onto The MInerva, Chichester Festival Theatre.

We also actively engage in outreach work with school, college and universtiy students: workshops generated by material from our productions or specifically related to the art of performance itself


Next Performance

Our 2015 tour of "STELLA, a story of women, their men and astronomy" continues and on Saturday 2nd May at 8pm we perform at The Astor Community Theatre in Deal. All info can be found on our STELLA Touring page.Tickets on 01304 370220.  Before then if you are in the South West, you could catch Hanging Hooke on Tuesday 28th April at 7pm at Taunton School. 

On International Women's Day 2012, our writer was asked to write a blog for the Royal Society on Caroline Herschel, one of the characters in Stella. You can read it here.


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