thought-provoking theatre

Previous Productions

In 2016 J B Priestley's rarely-performed one-act play The Rose and Crown on the Edinburgh Fringe brought in large audiences and two four-star reviews. details

In 2014 three one-man plays by Martin Foreman under the title of Desire and Pursuit were produced in London and at the Edinburgh Fringe - Angel and Tadzio Speaks . . . with Christopher Peacock and Now We Are Pope with Christopher Annus. Reviews included four stars from Broadway Baby. more information below

In 2013 Californian Lives - three one-character plays (Los Feliz, Ben and Joe's, and Sunset, with Robin Holden, John Vernon and Carolyn Lyster) - premiered at the King's Head Theatre in London. The production received wide critical acclaim: ("a masterclass on the art of the monologue" / "utterly convincing portraits of love" / "eloquent and descriptive prose" and other reviews). more information below

2013 also saw the premiere of Tadzio Speaks . . . - a revised version of A Sense of Loss, with Christopher Peacock. ("eloquent and descriptive prose done full justice by Peacock's performance" and other reviews).

In 2012 Martin won the New Writing Award for four one-man plays at the Solo Festival in London - Angel, Ben and Joe's, Los Feliz and A Sense of Loss. see poster below


three one-man plays
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, August 2014

"four stars ... strong performance of a well-written script ... the production is slick: tightly directed and intimate"
Broadway Baby

Now We Are Pope
"provides an example of that rare,
exhilarating sort of Fringe theatre"

Tadzio Speaks . . .
"gripping and measured monologue
... elegantly staged"
The Wee Review (previously TVbomb)

With Christopher Annus & Christopher Peacock
Written & directed by Martin Foreman

Faith and desire clash in two one-man plays
at the London Theatre, New Cross, March 2014

Angel            Now We Are Pope

"four stars" ... captivating"
"Peacock delivers an engaging performance"
"the gruff and expressive Chris Annus"
What's Peen Seen

"wonderfully believable characters"
"proved exactly why one-man plays retain their place in the dramatic repertoire"

"strong performances"
"a sinister theme that packed a punch"

With Christopher Annus & Christopher Peacock
Written & directed by Martin Foreman


July 2013 Lord Stanley Theatre, London
November 2013 Etcetera Theatre, London

"eloquent and descriptive prose, here done full justice by Peacock's performance"
The Public Reviews

"words always deeply poetic . . . Peacock takes the material and owns it on stage"
Views from the Gods

"Entertaining lunchtime drama"

"[Peacock's] handsome weathered face and sea-glass eyes perfectly capture the tenure [sic] of the piece"

With Christopher Peacock
Written & directed by Martin Foreman

April - May 2013 King's Head Theatre, London
September 2013 OSO Arts Centre, London

"four stars ... beautifully perceptive production"

"splendidly understated, yet utterly convincing, portraits of love"
Broadway World

"emotionally charged and thought-provoking theatre"
The Gay UK

"a masterclass on the art of the monologue"

With Robin Holden,
Carolyn Lyster & John Vernon
Written by Martin Foreman
Directed by Emma King-Farlow

2012 - winner Solo Festival New Writing Award

August 2017

from Arbery Books

Ben Jonson's Volpone adapted by Martin Foreman

All Edinburgh Theatre

Exciting new adaptation
of the classic comedy, with
Mosca and Corbaccia now women

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.
Protecting Actors : SHIELD:9899

Edinburgh Fringe 2016

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

This website does not use cookies, but clicking advertiser links on this site may allow these companies to gather
and use information, via technology installed on the computer(s) you use, about you and your visit to this and other websites
to provide you with advertisements about goods and services presumed to be of interest to you.

We do not store credit card information and we do not pass information about visitors to this site to third parties.