LIMBIK THEATRE: ON THE CREATIVE JOURNEY FOR THE FORECAST

30/05/2017 Exactly one month before we went into rehearsal for The Forecast, the American author George Saunders published an essay in The Guardian.  Saunders’ short story “The Semplica Girl Diaries” was the original inspiration for the show, and the essay became a kind of auger for the creative journey we were going to embark on. “What writers […]

WHAT THE CIRCUS? THEORIES OF GRAVITY AND VELOCITY

31/01/2017 We’ve come to the end of our first week in Norwich and second week of rehearsals for What the Circus? We’ve been working on the equipment to develop the more ‘physical’ moments in the show. We went to SPACE and tried theories of gravity and velocity in relation to an aerialist in the air and how […]

WHAT THE CIRCUS? BLOG #1

26/01/2017 Our first days in Norwich. Flight of the Escales has descended on Norwich for the creation of our new show What the Circus? We are chuffed to be rehearsing at the beautiful Oak Street Church run by circus company Lost in Translation and after weeks of low ceilings and weak beams, we are back to flying high […]

BETH VYSE INTERVIEW

26/09/2016 Syndicated Interview with Beth Vyse  By Brian Donaldson For someone who is known within the comedy community for her high-tempo and wilfully daft live performances, Beth Vyse has taken quite a leftfield turning with her touring show As Funny As Cancer.  While still containing elements of freewheeling mirth (audiences are greeted into the room […]