Theatre company finds home in St Barts church
Little Spaniel Theatre has become resident company at St Bartholomew the Great church in London.
The theatre company – which produces classical European plays – will stage its second production there in November.
Little Spaniel previously performed a production of T.S. Eliot’s Murder at the Cathedral at St Barts – one of the oldest churches in the capital – earlier this year.
Artistic director Cecilia Dorland said: “It’s a fantastic opportunity for us to have a place to strut our stuff. We are a classical company, we do classical work. And the whole idea of having a building of heritage – a building with a history behind it – is for us extremely inspiring.”
The company aims to stage five shows at the church each year, with flagship productions in May and November.
Everyman, its first production as a resident company, opens at St Bartholomew the Great on November 8, and will run until November 22.
Little Spaniel is currently preparing a two year programme, and will be resident company at the church until at least 2016.
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