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.
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.
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.
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.
"STELLA, a story of women, their men and astronomy" goes out for a second tour in 2015 with our opening at the Ustinov, Bath Theatre Royal on Friday 13th and two shows on Saturday 14th February - poignant for us as the play is actually set in Bath! Go to www.theatreroyal.org.uk/ustinov or call 01225 448844 for tickets. We then perform at the Minerva Chichester Festival Theatre on Thursday 19th February followed by shows at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Derby Theatre Studio, The Unity Theatre Liverpool and Astor Community Theatre in Deal. All info on our STELLA Touring page.
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.