‘Sustainable Shakespeare’ coming to Heeley – Monday 29th July 2013

Posted on July 23, 2013 by


handlebards-press-photo-lst114647Innovative  theatre company Peculius will be performing Shakespeare in Heeley next week as part of the nation-wide cycling tour, HandleBards 2013.

The HandleBards, a four-strong, all-male troupe of travelling players will be cycling the 926 miles from Glasgow to London, camping beneath the stars and performing two of Shakespeares greatest plays at 25 venues across Great Britain.

The four actors will be carrying all the required set, props, costumes and camping equipment on their bikes, which will be rigged up to power various lights and mechanical contraptions during the performance.

TwelfthNightInternetThe 2013 tour, directed by James Farrell and designed by Libby Todd, will see the pedaling thespians performing ‘Twelfth Night’ on Monday, July 29th outdoor in the ReCycle Bikes courtyard on Thirlwell Road.

Doors open at 6:00pm for a 7.00pm start, with a ‘pay what you can’ entry fee.

more details >http://www.peculius.com/handlebards.html