Authors

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) was a Danish author, a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems. He is perhaps best remembered for his fairy tales, including 'The Emperor's New Clothes', 'The Little Mermaid', 'The Snow Queen', 'The Ugly Duckling', 'Thumbelina' and many others.

Hans Christian Andersen
The Red Shoes (stage version)

Karen Ardiff

Karen Ardiff is a Dublin-based actress who has performed on every major stage in Ireland. Her first play, In Skagway, was produced by Guna Nua Theatre Company and the Civic Theatre Dublin under the title The Goddess of Liberty. It won the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild Best New Play Award, the Stewart Parker/BBC Northern Ireland Award and was nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Karen is also the author of an acclaimed novel, The Secret of my Face.

In Skagway

Aristophanes

Aristophanes (born c. 447 BC) was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. His surviving works belong to a genre of comic drama known as Old Comedy, and are some of the most influential comedies ever written.

Lysistrata

Aristotle

Aristotle (born 384 BC) was a philosopher, pupil of Plato and author of numerous works including his Poetics, one of the most influential tracts in world theatre.

Poetics

Gareth Armstrong

Gareth Armstrong has worked extensively as an actor in regional theatre, the West End and the RSC and was a founding director of the 'Made in Wales' stage company and of the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. He often works for radio and has had no fewer than three stints as an actor in The Archers.

So You Want To Do A Solo Show?