thought-provoking theatre





Thought-provoking theatre


A group of drinkers in a London pub in 1946 are complaining about their lives when a stranger enters and makes an unusual request. An aging priest confronts the man - or angel, or demon - who confronts him. A grandmother remembers her first date, the man she married and their life together. A salesman tells how he met the woman of his dreams. In a Los Angeles bar the lives of older men are disturbed by the arrival of a young stranger. On the last day of his life, writer Frederick Rolfe relives his most famous novel, in which an Englishman becomes Pope. The beautiful youth in Death in Venice finally speaks ...


Arbery Productions began in London in 2012 with plays by Martin Foreman - dramas with strong characters, in poetic and sympathetic language, revealing the disturbing and often unspoken emotions that lie beneath the surface of our lives. Now in Edinburgh, our most recent project was J B Priestley's rarely-performed one-act play The Rose and Crown. Like our previous productions, it received four-star reviews. If you have a project you would like to bring to the stage, get in touch.



2016: The Rose and Crown
comic, moving and spine-chilling: Edinburgh Fringe 2016


J B Priestley's The Rose and Crown at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016


Post-war 1940s Britain is cold, rationed and bleak. In a London pub a group of drinkers are complaining about their lives when a stranger enters and makes an unusual request.


"fine resurrection of a gem . . .
Thoroughly enjoyable!"

edinburghguide.com

"well-acted and craftily staged "
britishtheatreguide.info
details and more reviews
2014: Desire and Pursuit
three one-man plays about beauty, faith, obsession: London & Edinburgh 2014



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"4 stars"
BroadwayBaby



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"wonderfully believable" Everything Theatre


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"deeply poetic"
Views from the Gods



2013: Californian Lives

2012: Loss

November 2016

Californian Lives by Martin Foreman


playscript published

"utterly convincing portraits of love in California's emotional desert"
Edinburgh Fringe 2016

J B Priestley's The Rose and Crown
The Rose and Crown



edinburghguide.com

britishtheatreguide.info


This production company has signed up to the Protecting Actors Fringe Charter, helping to ensure all cast and crew involved operate under safe and fair working conditions.
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