Trestle Shows 2000 - 2010

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The Barretts of Wimpole Street

17 September – 3 November 2000

In the hands of Trestle, The Barretts of Wimpole Street became an offbeat and haunting production about an insular family slowly falling apart.

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Blood and Roses

7 March – 27 October 2001

As a boy, Lambert Simnel was taught to forget that he was ever anything other than a prince, yet he would spend the rest of his life trying to forget that he was ever anything other than an ordinary man.


The Adventures of the Stoneheads

28 June 2002 – 1 March 2003

The Adventures of the Stoneheads told the story of an eccentric and colourful family and their quest to survive when they are washed up on an unfamiliar shore.




22 June – 28 August 2000 /2002 /2003

Island recreated the final expansive moments of Mildred Thomas; an imaginary life that was full of perverse fate, missed opportunity and abandonment.

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Tonight we fly: The story of Marc Chagall

14 August 2003 – 18 April 2004

Tonight We Fly presented Marc Chagall in all his colourful glory.

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The Smallest Person

4 August – 4 December 2004

In The Smallest Person the true story of 19½ inch tall Caroline Crachami and her short lived celebrity in Georgian England was told alongside that of a contemporary family seeking a cure for their seriously ill son.

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Beyond Midnight

3 August – 25 November 2005

Written by the award-winning Diane Samuels (Kindertransport), Beyond Midnight told a familiar story in unfamiliar ways.

Little India

27 September – 10 November 2007

Two people meet and quickly fall in love, but one leaves and forgets, while the other is left holding their child. Passionate battles follow in this heart-stopping story of a broken family searching to reconcile their different worlds.

Lola: The life of Lola Montez

17 September 2008 – 1 April 2009 & August 2009

Lola: the life of Lola Montez told the true story of the infamous 19th century Spanish dancer who stormed her way through life on a tumultuous journey of seduction, sorrow and success.

The Glass Mountain (Szklana Góra)

24 September – 14 November 2009

The Glass Mountain told the story of Olek, Polish baker by day, dreamer by night, who boards a bus for England and finds himself on a much bigger journey than he had bargained for.