With only two weeks to go before we sail away from "this desolate isle", now's the perfect time to catch Shakespeare's final play in the beautiful outdoor gardens of St Paul's, Covent Garden. Last week Hannah Barton came to see the show and got some snaps! Check out some selections below. You can get your tickets … Continue reading Get a better look at The Tempest!
The World Cup has come to an end and with it, so does our World Cup offer! With France winning the competition this evening, we've knocked 25p off tickets for every goal they scored in the tournament (14!) and another £2 to celebrate their win. So! Tickets are just £14.50 (over 25% off!) from our box … Continue reading Over 25% off Musketeers tickets. See d’Artagnan for £14.50 for one week only… France win the World Cup!
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
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
If you've been pining for a trip to Paris, then don't worry about booking your Eurostar - we've got #IrisMusketeers coming to St Paul's Covent Garden this summer, and we'll whisk you away to 17th Century France ourselves! Today we're really excited to introduce you to the cast of The Three Musketeers, opening at St Paul's … Continue reading Meet the cast: #IrisMusketeers!
World Cup fever has hit the globe and we want to celebrate! With The Three Musketeers bringing together both France and England in a special immersive performance this summer in the heart of Theatreland, we want to pledge our support. So, for every goal that England or France score we're knocking 25p off the price … Continue reading Celebrate the World Cup with #IrisMusketeers!
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
Well we're into Week 4 now, and if you've been keeping track of Facebook you'll have seen The Tempest director Daniel Winder's daily rehearsal vlogs! If you haven't, however, then you're in luck... come and take a sneak peak into rehearsals with us, featuring the whole cast... The Tempest opens in just over a week and runs … Continue reading Take a sneak peak at rehearsals for #IrisTempest!
It's back to school this week as the little ones hit their final few classes of the year, and to celebrate we thought it was time for a wee sale! You can get tickets for up to 25% off on The Tempest and The Three Musketeers if you book before Sunday 10th June at our box office! … Continue reading SUMMER FLASH SALE: Save up to 25% on The Tempest and The Three Musketeers!
It's about time to introduce you to our brilliant new cast for The Tempest! These seven will embark on a journey to a desolate isle to kick off our summer season next month, featuring enchantments and intrigue at a party at the end of the world. Taking place at St Paul's Church in Covent Garden, this is a … Continue reading Meet the cast of The Tempest!