Set in Spain in 1567-8, at the height of Spain’s colonial power, King Philip the Second struggles to deal with the unrest of his subjects in the Netherlands. His son Don Carlos returns to Spain full of philosophical ideas that were spreading throughout Europe at the time, eager to change the ridged, religious and ritualised country of his birth.
Another well presented drama from Independent Theatre - the stage version of the Humphrey Bogart film noir classic!
Set in Altamont, North Carolina in 1916 the play takes place, for the most part, in the Dixieland Boarding House. Thought to be mostly autobiographical Thomas Wolfe’s story, adapted by Keith Frings, is complex and focuses on family relationships.
Independent Theatre reverently adapts Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited in their final production of 2017, exploring youthful passion, Catholic guilt, and the enigmatic Flyte family.
Drawing on four of Shakespeare's history plays (Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V), director Rob Croser has woven an enthralling single play.
Based on Somerset Maugham’s short story set just post-war in the golf-club set of Surrey, Rodney Ackland’s play takes a mostly satirical look at the behaviour of this upper-middle class family.
The fabled hero of the Arabian conflict is only one side of his story and, told from a military point of view, this play looks at the man inside the myth.
Thornton Wilder's 'The Matchmaker' is an hilarious and witty look at arranged romances.
Any of Shakespeare’s tragedies are a big ask, especially for the lead player, and Hamlet has been played by many big names
n 1999, Independent Theatre produced 'Hamlet' with Nick Opolski as the central character. Now, director Rob Croser revisits this famous play, with a young Hamlet.
Ira Aldridge was the first black actor to play the role of ‘Othello’ in London during the 1830s. 'Red Velvet' examines this theatrical event with warmth and humour.
With a hit of jazz, booze, foxtrot, glitter, and the odd slice of adultery, any murder can be a work of art when Robert Croser flings it onto the stage.
Independent Theatre will roar into The Space with a new version of F Scott Fitzgerald's iconic romance, 'The Great Gatsby'.
An effective ghost story set in 1937 when a wealthy mine owner faces the 10th anniversary of the death of his son, and a wife who has decided she should be with the child.
A Pulitzer prize winning novel, an Academy Award nominated film directed by Orson Welles, and now a great stage play by Rob Croser. Rush for tickets, as this is sure to draw huge crowds.