Trestle Shows 2000 - 2010
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.
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.
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.
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.
3 August – 25 November 2005
Written by the award-winning Diane Samuels (Kindertransport), Beyond Midnight told a familiar story in unfamiliar ways.
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.