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Why our newest class ‘GAME’ is perfect for YOU!

Why our newest class 'GAME' is perfect for YOU! At the end of 2018 we introduced a new class to our line-up at Forest Forge Theatre. This one was a little different to our usual sessions. It's not about theatre or drama, it's for over 21's, you can drop in and out as you wish, [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Jo Billingham Directs New Play – Have You Heard About Guy?

Jo Billingham Directs New Play - Have You Heard About Guy? Forest Forge Theatre's Education and Participation Officer, Jo Billingham, has been putting her many talents into practice by Directing a new play 'Have You Heard About Guy?' by One-Eared Dog Productions. Using the wonderful theatre space at Forest Forge Theatre, Jo and cast members Carli Fish and [...]

By | January 21st, 2019|Artist Developement, News|0 Comments

Actor Inaam Barwani tells us what it’s like being part of Hidden

Forest Forge Theatre's production of Hidden is currently touring the south, to schools for performances and workshops, and theatre venues for public performances. Young actor Inaam Barwani plays the role of Samir. The 19 year old from North London trained with the Pauline Quirke Academy and The Identity School of Acting. We caught up with [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|News, Touring|0 Comments

Designer David Haworth talks about the design for new play Hidden

Design Process for Hidden: Designer David Haworth talks about the process of, and the inspirations behind, the design for the stage production of ‘Hidden’. “When I am designing a new show I look for inspiration, of course, from the script itself but also from the world we live in and from fine art. In the [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|News, Touring|0 Comments

The Travelling Players Wrap Up Another Successful Tour!

The Travelling Players are a storytelling collaboration between Forest Forge Theatre Company and BumbleFly Theatre. The storytellers travel to local communities throughout December and January, bringing theatre to your doorstep! Previous shows have including 'Hansel and Gretel' and 'The Elves and the Shoemaker', and for 2017-18 the team bought 'The Frog Prince' to life on [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|News, Review, Touring|0 Comments

2017 Round Up From Forest Forge Theatre Company

Forest Forge Theatre and has been producing theatre and arts projects for the local communities for over 35 years. We aim to engage, inspire and transform communities with our work as well as to entertain and educate. Here is a selection of our work from 2017! Forest Forge Youth Theatre What people don’t realise is the wealth [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

It’s storytelling week …

It’s National Storytelling Week this week, are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin... Storytelling has been a deep rooted part of our culture since the beginning of time. A story can be told in many ways, from early cave drawings, through dance and song, poems and other forms of art. A story built with layer [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Drama, News, Touring, Youth Theatre|0 Comments

Finding your FLOW at Forest Forge

This July, we launched our brand new performance poetry and spoken word platform, FLOW, in partnership with Apples and Snakes. We kicked off with a blistering showcase of international spoken word artists featuring North America’s best poets: Buddy Wakefield and Tanya Evanson, fresh from their appearances at the Glastonbury Festival. Channel 4 and BBC Radio 1's Tommy [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|FLOW, New writing, News|0 Comments

New CEO and Creative Producer for Forest Forge

Forest Forge Theatre Company has announced the appointment of Sharon Lawless as its new CEO and Creative Producer following the departure in April of Artistic Director, Kirstie Davis. Lawless joins Forest Forge in this newly created role from Reading Rep, where she was Executive Director. Lawless also previously worked for two of the south’s flagship [...]

By | June 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments