Puppet designer Jonny Dixon talks Arabian Nights

Our puppet designer Jonny Dixon is no stranger to Iris, having worked alongside Arabian Nights set designer Amber Scarlett last year on the Offie-nominated Hansel & Gretel and the Witch Baba Yaga. But now as he prepares to bring Sharazad's stories to life in puppet form at Hoxton Hall, he sets out his vision for them … Continue reading Puppet designer Jonny Dixon talks Arabian Nights

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“Spectacular!” The reviews are in… and take a first look at #IrisTempest

We're full throttle into our run of Shakespeare's final play: The Tempest! Featuring a cast of seven, The Tempest is a spectacle of enchantments and grandeur as Prospero finds his old enemies arriving on the desert island he now calls home. Find out what happens when the Italian court shows up, and how Prospero will enact his … Continue reading “Spectacular!” The reviews are in… and take a first look at #IrisTempest

Magic galore – guest blog from #IrisTempest associate director for magic, Andy Room

Our associate director for magic, Andy Room, has been working away creating the tricks and effects for this summer's opener to our season: The Tempest! Here's his view on how the last bit of rehearsals has gone... It’s a very exciting time for me at the moment: I’ve witnessed some prototype magical set pieces in … Continue reading Magic galore – guest blog from #IrisTempest associate director for magic, Andy Room

FIRST LOOK: H.R.Haitch cast in action!

Check them out! Our H.R.Haitch cast have been working hard over the last week getting the show ready for tonight's press launch and we can't wait to show it off to the world! Get your tickets now from iristheatre.ticketsolve.com - we can't wait to see you there...