Community Play

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The Murder of Nicholas Radford

The Murder Of Nicholas Radford TRUE STORY OF MURDER AND DECEIT MED Theatre’s new community play ‘The Murder of Nicholas Radford’ explores the motivations behind…

2020

Rocks (2019)

Rocks (2019) A futuristic comedy set among Dartmoor’s tors MED Theatre’s community play ‘Rocks’ put Dartmoor’s unique tors centre stage. MED Theatre toured ‘Rocks’ in…

2019

Stapledon (2018)

STAPLEDON (2018) An ashburton community play ‘Stapledon’ was commissioned from MED Theatre by the Guild of St Lawrence in Ashburton. Written by MED Theatre’s Artistic…

2018

The Coast (2018)

the coast (2018) a coastal tale told on the moors MED Theatre’s community play The Coast explored the relationship of Dartmoor to the coast of…

2018

The Howling (2017)

THE HOWLING (2017) A MODERN ‘HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES’ The Howling was devised and written by Mark Beeson in collaboration with Wild Nights Young Company…

2017

Loricum (2006)

loricum (2006) A divided community with hidden secrets A dramatic debate formed the basis for MED Theatre’s 2006 community play ‘Loricum’, which explored what it…

2016

Refuge (2016)

Refuge (2016) The ENGLISH CIVIL WAR ON DARTMOOR It doesn’t take an expert historian to know that the English Civil War was a conflict that…

2016

Badgerland (2015)

BADGERLAND (2015) A DARTMOOR COMEDY MED Theatre’s 2015 community play, Badgerland, took a comic look at Dartmoor’s contemporary climate, both ecological and political. As well…

2015

Whitehorse Hill (2015-19)

As part of the Moor than meets the eye Landscape Partnership scheme, MED Theatre is reviving a play that explores how our ideas of heritage, knowledge and female strength have been passed down and evolved through time.

2015

Chasing Kitty Jay (2014)

CHASING KITTY JAY (2014) THE CREATION OF A WARTIME MYTH The modern myth of Kitty Jay is perhaps one of the best-known stories from Dartmoor’s…

2014

Catchment (2012)

CATCHMENT (2012) OTTERS AND FLOODS A significant number of properties are at risk from flooding along catchments that include Dartmoor. For example across the South…

2012

No Access (2011)

no access (2011) A Comedy About Land Use on Dartmoor A contemporary comedy about conflict over land-use on Dartmoor, ‘No Access’ was a story about…

2010

Hinterland (2010)

hinterland (2010) The true story of thomas tyrwhitt One man had a dream of creating a utopia in the centre of Dartmoor, a new colony that…

2009

Snow (2009)

SNOW (2009) THREE MONTHS OF SNOW ON DARTMOOR MED Theatre’s 2009 community play ‘Snow’ took a retrospective look at the famous winter of 1962-1963, when…

2008

Hot Air (2008)

HOT AIR (2008) An environmental comedy on dartmoor MED Theatre’s 2008 community play Hot Air was an environmental comedy, set during an outdoor party on…

2007

Cassiterides (2007)

CASSITERIDES the romans on dartmoor Cassiterides (2007) told the story of the end of Roman rule in Devon, following the lives of Roman noble Gaius…

2006

The Ragged Walkers (2005)

The ragged walkers A MEDIEVAL HISTORY PLAY BY JOHN YOUNG The Ragged Walkers (2005) was a community play for North Dartmoor written and directed by John…

2005

Melys (2004)

Melys FIRST OF MED THEATRE’S NEW STYLE PLAYS Melys (2004), written by Mark Beeson, made used of the Dartmoor story of the Tinner of the Redbrook,…

2004

Monkey Rock 2 (2001)

Monkey Rock 2 Adventure in everforest Monkey Rock 2 (2001), written and directed by Mark Beeson, was part of a double bill of plays in MED…

2001

Whale (2000)

whale a two part play Whale (2000) written and directed by Mark Beeson, was a play in two parts: Part 1, set in 1000 BC and…

1999