Many shows are designed around
dinner, each scene taking place between courses. However we can also perform
most of the shows 'Guerilla Style' - approaching guests as a magician would, so
small groups get private performances.
Our performers are well-attuned to
working events, so those guests who want to be involved will be included and
those who would rather carry on their important conversations will be left
Our shows often serve a logistical
function during an event - making calls for dinner and assisting guests to
their seats for example. The actors will meet and greet guests, 'in character'
if appropriate, helping to make the evening interactive and gently immersive.
Most of our events have a real
bespoke element, so please get in touch to discuss ideas and budget.
Our actors are all classically
trained and work regularly in high quality theatre such as
The West End, The RSC, and The Globe
The hilarious play-within-a-play from
Shakespeares great comedy
A Midsummer Nights Dream. Four
actors perform one of Shakespeares gems, with plenty of audience
participation as party guests taking on the roles of Lords and Ladies at
Theseus' wedding. This show lasts for about 15 minutes and is best performed
towards the end of a meal, or just as the event begins to relax and go into
Three actors perform three 5-8 minute
scenes from Oscar Wildes great comedy The Importance of Being Earnest highlighting
the wit and skill of one of our greatest playwrights. The actors will also be
on hand earlier in the evening to meet and greet guests - with cocktails in
The classic comedy characters of P.G. Wodehouse, famously brought
to life on television, are now transported to your party!
The hapless gentleman and his wisecracking butler will be on hand
to welcome you to the party, mingle and interact with guests in character and
perform stand alone scenes based on the novels. Then, when you sit down for
dinner, they'll quip and joke with each other to entertain you with 5-8 minute
scenes between courses.
Way, The Hard Way!
Shakespeares best insults,
arguments and sonnets performed by two classically-trained actors. Plus an
entertaining and informative trip
through the language of Shakespeare, showing just how many of The Bards phrases we
use in our everyday life. This show is incredibly versatile and can easily be
performed between courses of Guerilla Style. We have a vast amount of material
to draw from, so please contact us
to chat about selecting the most fitting 5 minute pieces for your party.
Scrooge, Marleys Ghost, Mrs
Fezziwig and the Ghost of Christmas Present perform scenes from Dickens A Christmas
Carol and interact
with the guests! See the curmudgeonly miser Scrooge gradually learn the true
meaning of Christmas in three heart-warming and amusing scenes. Each scene last
for roughly 5 minutes between courses.
We have a wealth of experience in
developing original shows based on a brief from clients. If you have an idea
for a party, let us help you bring it to life with theatre, costume, music and
Below is a list of basic information
on our fabulous bands. We have combinations ranging from solo performers to
large ensembles. Prices are based on 2 x 45 minute sets or equivalent.
Prohibition jazz played as it should
be: Fast and Louche! That's right, dear reader! The era of the monocle,
correspondent shoe, filthy swing and safari suits.
A world-class gypsy swing ensemble
who mix traditional classics with up-beat and quirky original compositions.
Django Reinhardt, with more fingers!
Hugo Simmons Band
After years of toil studying the old
records, putting the ideal line up together and endless jam sessions, these
guys swing like hell!
Fabulous Lounge Swingers
A nine piece knees up band, sassy
swing and kitsch covers. Sometime Big Brother house band and supported The
Zutons, Booty Lurve and Chesney Hawkes.
If music be the food of love, play on!
From solo lute, to a full Elizabethan troupe of actor/vocalists and musicians performing interlinked songs, scenes and sonnets.
If youd like to hear your favourite modern songs performed in an Elizabethan style please talk to us about creating your own unique set list (ideal for weddings!).