Iron-Brow and Thorn-Coat - summer shows 2019
“When the sea-foam is red at the end of the Earth, only then will you see me again ~ until that time, you will wander the world and all that you touch will turn to iron...”
ONCE UPON A TIME, THERE WAS A FOREST...
In the forest, strange changes can take place. There may be kings and queens and princesses and witches, and common folk going about their business, not to mention all the animals. A lot is going on. Love can be found, and lost, and found again. There’s talk of the farthest sea, of a desert of fire beyond the forest, but these are probably just rumours...
Once upon a time, there was a forest...
Hedgespoken Travelling Storytelling Theatre presents IRON-BROW AND THORN-COAT, our retelling of the classic Lithuanian folk-tale. Steeped in old magic and half-familiar memories, this is an astonishing tale of transformation, love and talented hedgehogs.
Storytelling - Tom Hirons
Puppetry, maskwork, foolery - Helen Aldrich
Louis Bingham & Griselda Sanderson
Artistic direction and production - Sarah Vigars
Performance direction and puppet direction - Howard Gayton
Design and artistic direction- Rima Staines
Puppet-carving - Rima Staines and Sarah Vigars (with assistance from Jan Zalud and John Roberts)
Mask-carving - Jan Zalud
Writing and story development - Tom Hirons
We have shows booked at the following times and places - tickets are on sale now for The Woodland Presents and West Town Farm on this site, and Buddhafield tickets from their site.
Sharpham Summer Open Day - June 30th, 2pm (free entry!)
Buddhafield - storytelling all through the festival (17th-21st July), then Iron-Brow and Thorn-Coat at 3pm and 7pm on Saturday 20th July
The Assembly Rooms, Glastonbury - October 24th (7.30pm)