There's only a week to go before The Tempest closes and we sail away from "this desolate isle" over to 17th century Paris, and welcome The Three Musketeers to the grounds of St Paul's, Covent Garden! Featuring our Offie-nominated Charlotte Christensen as Ariel, alongside Jamie Newall's Prospero, the cast for The Tempest also includes Iris returners … Continue reading LAST CHANCE: The Tempest’s final week!
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!
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
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!
With the Kickstarter campaign for H.R.Haitch now complete (thank you to our AMAZING donors) we're excited to share this first look at the design for our summer opening production of The Tempest. Directed by resident Iris Theatre Artistic Director, Daniel Winder, our production is inspired by the courtly royal masques of the 17th century, and the … Continue reading The Tempest – Design First Peek
Andy Room has joined The Tempest as Associate Director (Magic), with the brief to work with the team to help create the enchanting elements of the show. On our journey to a party at the end of the world this summer, Andy's giving us an insight into what goes into making the magic happen... I have the gloriously … Continue reading A kind of magic: Andy Room talks about The Tempest
That's right, it's time! #SummerIsComing and after almost seven months of scheming and planning here at Iris Towers, it is our delight to finally unveil this summer's productions: Shakespeare's The Tempest and Daniel Winder's new adaptation of Dumas' The Three Musketeers, both in the stunning grounds of St Paul's Church in Covent Garden. But before we … Continue reading The Tempest and The Three Musketeers take to the stage for Summer 2018