Thursday, 18 October 2007

Two Hats on tour

Jane Thornton's adaptation of Wuthering Heights has been gathering popularity ever since it was first performed a few years ago by Hull Truck. It was on recently at the Theatre Royal in York, and now the Two Hats Company is touring it. Here is the official press release from Darren Scott:

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same

A mysterious orphan who sets two families at odds. A conflict passed down across generations. And a love that lasts beyond death. Cathy and Heathcliff grow up on the remote Yorkshire moors, soulmates and fellow victims of Cathy's brother. But when a chance mistake sends Heathcliff away, Cathy marries the wrong man...


Blanche McIntyre directs a cast featuring Two Hats regulars Chris Dobson, Emma Cooper and Nick Marshall and newcomers Matt Dudley and Krisha Harman to present an intimate evening of story-telling suitable for all ages.

Composer Darren Scott provides an evocative original score for this production, with costumes designed by Helen Brady.

Tour information:

Nov 19th & 20th Criterion Theatre, Coventry £8 (£7 members)
Nov 21st & 22nd Waterside Theatre, Stratford upon Avon £10
Nov 23rd & 24th Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham £10 (£9 concessions)
Nov 26th Napton Village Hall Tickets on door £7 (£6 concessions)
Nov 28th The Gap, Warwick £4
Nov 29th Greig Hall, Alcester £7 (£6 concessions)
Nov 30th The Herbert, Coventry £6
Dec 1st Malt House, Alveston Tickets on door £7 (£6 concessions)

About Two Hats Theatre Company

Formed in 1999, and based in Warwickshire, Two Hats is an outward-looking company, connecting the best of the region's professional actors with the wider community.

The Company is distinctive by combining broad audience appeal and accessibility with an uncompromising approach to both 'classics' and newer work. We use modern multimedia technology fused with traditional theatre practice to stage original and exciting productions.

A tightly-knit team, Two Hats is dedicated to the highest standards of preparation and production.

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