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.


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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.


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Island

 

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.