Antic Disposition’s A Christmas Carol is true to both the spirit and detail of the book, while adding its own sense of playfulness that feels fresh and modern.
There have been numerous performances of Macbeth over the years, but what sets this production apart from more recent plays, as well as the beautiful venue, is the innovative ideas from the directors.
This chilling and atmospheric production of Macbeth from Antic Disposition proves that with a stellar cast, inspired design and an intuitive understanding of Shakespeare’s text, you don’t need high tech bells and whistles to create something magical.
Continuing in their “glorious summer of performances”, directors Ben Horslen and John Risebero bring Shakespeare’s historical play, Richard III, to Temple Church, London.
Antic Disposition’s RayBan-and-head-mike-modernised Richard III contrasts the glorious 12th century setting of Temple Church, with a terrific crash course in modern ensemble acting and a booming soundtrack.
Using a play within a play format, this version of Henry V begins in a field hospital in France in 1915 a group of French and English patients decide to put on a version of Henry V.
After an acclaimed tour in 2016, Antic Disposition’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry V returns in February to embark on a tour of eight of the UK’s most historic and beautiful cathedrals, including Southwark Cathedral on Bankside in the heart of Shakespeare’s London. Antic Disposition’s Ben Horslen and John Riseboro explain their approach to the classic – and why they’ve cast French actors in it…
Following on from an acclaimed UK tour earlier this year, Antic Disposition will be taking their production of Henry V to eight of the UK’s best cathedrals, from 2 to 22 February 2017.
Sixteenth century farce that, unlike much of Shakespeare’s work, barely skirts around the human condition, doesn’t easily stand up to modern scrutiny. The Comedy Of Errors is an implausible tale of identical twins, mistaken identities and Benny Hill style chases across the stage and to work well, demands a stylish production.