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Always Dreaming: Graham Fewell Visits Every UK Venue

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June 6, 2016

Graham Fewell, aka Snug from The Castle Players, has seen Dream at every single venue on our UK tour.

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Meet Our Fairy Schools!

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May 23, 2016

Here are the 28 schools involved in our Dream 16 project.

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Re-Watch RSC Dream Documentaries on BBC iPlayer

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May 23, 2016

The Best Bottoms in the Land aired on BBC One last week, and you can now catch-up on BBC iPlayer.

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The Week Is Finally Here! BBC One Dream Documentary

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May 16, 2016

This Friday, the documentary about our A Midsummer Night’s Dream project airs on BBC One.

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Production Photos: Theatre Royal, Norwich

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May 11, 2016

Photos from our performance at Theatre Royal Norwich from 26 – 30 April 2016.

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Scenes of Utter Madness: The Common Lot Get Choreographing

Company news

November 16, 2015

Emma Trindall, who plays Starveling for The Common Lot, Norwich, documented the process of devising a dance for the amateur groups’ second rehearsal task.


On the Road

Company news

October 27, 2015

Sophie Ivatts, Associate Director for Dream 2016 has been up and down the country visiting our groups of amateur mechanicals, and working with them on their rehearsal tasks.


Excitement, Surprise and Questioning: All in a Week’s Work by Simon Floyd

Company news

October 15, 2015

This autumn all our amateurs will be working on voice, movement and text. Simon Floyd, shares his experience with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Voice Practitioner, Michael Corbidge.


Everything You Want is on the Other Side of Dear by Simon Floyd

Company news

October 12, 2015

Setting Task One – to rehearse and perform a selection of monologues and duologues in their groups. Here Simon Floyd talks about the process.

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August 18, 2015

Simon is a member of The Common Lot and is the group’s director.