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Based in East Sussex, Bowler Crab are a small independent theatre company that specialise in Shakespearean performances, casting actors from The National Theatre, BBC, The Globe, ITV, Channel 4 and film.
With frequent haunts around the 1066 area, Bowler Crab also produce UK tours as well as repertoire performances for schools, festivals, dining experiences, weddings and private events.
Celebrating their ten year anniversary, the company was founded in 2013 by Artistic Director Stephen John, with a company goal to complete the Shakespearean canon across a fifty year plan. Bowler Crab is the resident theatre company of both Half House Farm (C16th performance venue in Three Oaks, Hastings) and The Mermaid Inn (600-year-old-inn situated in Rye).
Bowler Crab's theatrical style can be considered as a mixture of minimalism and traditionalism, bringing Shakespearean language to life using fresh creative perspectives on customary
performance practices inspired by literary themes rather than excessive sets or special stage effects.
BC would like to thank the support of their patrons:
Rye School of English;
Arthur C Towner Ltd.;
Chris Packham (C Packham Events Ltd.),
Peter Mould (stagesnaps.com)
and all their anonymous patrons.
COMING IN 2023 ...
TICKETS WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE FOR OUR 2023 SEASON OF SHOWS WHICH STRETCH FROM APRIL THROUGH TO DECEMBER!
HIRE US ...
Alongside producing full theatre tours, in 2017 Bowler Crab began touring shortened versions of their plays to schools, festivals, private parties, corporate events, weddings and as dining experiences (all available now for hire); We call these pieces: 'Pocket Productions' for their snug, easy mobility to any occasion.
Prices start from £500 (estimate price available on application)
We travel to any location in UK but charge mileage outside of East Sussex
We have extras available for hire including stage, lighting, seating, FOH staff and sound to suit your event
Public performances also get some free advertising with more advertising options available
Shows are catered to you and your space and running times can be adapted
Our acting staff varies, please note advertising photography may have been from previous casts
Shows for Hire:
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
ROMEO & JULIET
SHAKESPEARE & COMEDY
and many more ...
CONTACT US NOW TO REQUEST A QUOTE FOR YOUR IDEAL BOOKING TODAY:
Any amount, large or small is appreciated as a donation, please click below to donate directly or contact us via: email@example.com to hear more about our patron and sponsorship packages.