Past productions

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To the Silkwood Tree

(2015)

People Watch

(2015)

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‘Opera is fun and lends itself particularly well to these kind of short, experimental pieces'

Big Issue
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The River Keeper

(2014)

'This was my first opera and I thought the performers and musicians were all fantastic – it takes courage to stand on stage'

Audience member

The Answer to Everything

(2013)

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'The satire was broad, the passion tangible as professional and amateur performers from London, Newcastle, Gateshead and Middlesbrough, many of them with experience of homelessness, explored the dreamworlds of corporate delegates, cleaners and health and safety managers.'

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The Indepedent on Sunday, Anna Picard

With One Voice

(2012)

'The first time that homeless people have been given a platform at an Olympic Games'

The Guardian, Charlotte Higgins

Fables - A Film Opera

(2010)

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'A joyful event, lifting the church roof with exhilarating glee'

Daily Telegraph
My Secret Heart artwork

My Secret Heart

(2008)

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'Reminding us that we turn our backs on the homeless'

Evening Standard

Critical Mass

(2007)

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'Relevant, intelligent, touching, powerful... A tremendous achievement'

The Independent

Whirlwind

(2006)

'An impassioned performance from the homeless and ex-homeless cast'

Independent on Sunday

Rückert Lieder

(2005)

'Inspiring, revelatory and wholly original'

Nottingham Evening Post

Time Flows

(2004)

'Delightful… hilarious… admirable and inspiring enterprise'

The Stage

A Ceremony of Carols

(2003)

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'Astonishing and memorable... Invisible people, seen and heard centre-stage'

New York Times
The Canticles at Westminster Abbey, 2002

The Canticles

(2002)

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'Proof that it is worth investing in the arts'

The Guardian