Michel de Montaigne is credited with inventing the essay writing form. What would he have made of the proliferation of today’s equivalent blogging and vlogging? How might he have voted in the EU Referendum? In the final instalment of our three-part series, The First Modern Man imagines the sixteenth-century thinker tackling these 21st-century phenomena. Plus, did you see him on London Live? Watch here – and then get booking!
Have you ‘met’ the sixteenth-century French philosopher and essayist Michel de Montaigne yet? Reading Sarah Bakewell’s book How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer set Michael Barry off on a journey of discovery that led to his new play The First Modern Man. Learn more in the second of our three-part series with him – and then get booking!
What fiendish fashion will the cast of Bride of Wankenstein be wearing when they take to the Hen & Chickens Theatre stage from 9 to 13 October 2018? We can only guess from these behind-the-scenes images of their costume fitting. To see the costumes these evil geniuses have created, you’ll have to book tickets.
One week from today the Wild West is coming to north London care of Sense of Place Theatre’s brand-new production of Jethro Compton’s The Frontier Trilogy, running at Highbury’s Hen & Chickens Theatre from 2 to 6 October 2018. Learn who’s playing who in each of the three short plays and get into the rootin’-tootin’ mood with our sneak-peek rehearsal photos gallery and flashback video. Time to get booking!