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Bea Roberts

NEW 2019

A new play written for the students of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in collaboration with the Royal Court Theatre and Oliver Award winning director, Donnacadh O’Briain.  Debuts at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff  & the Gate Theatre, London. March 2019.

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The C-Word Clubhouse

Come and climb into ‘The C-Word Clubhouse a brand new spangly eco-comedy-cabaret-bingo-disco about Climate Change; the coming curfew, the turd in humanity’s collective punchbowl! The C-Word Clubhouse has been developed with multi-award winning artists Caitlin McCleod of The Coterie, designer Max Johns and the world’s premier eco-centric bearded drag queen Timberlina! For 2 very special nights at Bristol Old Vic’s Ferment Festival […]

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The Borrowers

An original adaptation of this much loved children’s classic for Tobacco Factory Theatres, Christmas 2018. Below the floorboards of a large house in Bristol, we are plunged into the quirky, wonky, miniature world of young Arrietty and her family of Borrowers. Making use of anything and everything they find ‘upstairs’, from cotton buds […]

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Little Mermaid

Developed in collaboration with Pins and Needles Productions. “Bea Roberts’ Little Mermaid for the Egg theatre, Bath is, without exaggeration, a thing of beauty. Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale is mixed with British folklore ancient and modern in a story of teenage rebellion, feminism and, eventually, love” ★ ★ ★ ★ ★- The […]

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The Southmead Soap

A large scale site specific soap opera telling the stories of the Southmead estate in Bristol performed by the residents; a Bristol Old Vic theatre and Mysers-Insole Local Learning production,  July 2017. From the Homes for Heroes of the 1930s’ through to the devastation of WW2 air raids, from 1950s’ […]

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Thy Name Is Woman / BLACKOUT

Commissioned by Theatre Royal Bath for their Engage Programme, 2016 Thy Name is Woman: Twelve contemporary short films that give twelve Shakespearean female characters a final say performed by members of the Engage programme’s Acting for Screen course.  A Bath Theatre Royal Engage/Screenology co-production directed by Philip Perry, produced by Joe […]

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Hidden City: Beat Poem for St. Mary Redcliffe

A Writer in Residence project for Part Exchange Company, 2015, working at St. Mary Redcliffe church. Soft Furnishings by Bea Roberts Immortalised in the stained glass of the Lady Chapel  between St. George and the dragon is a woman with a handbag. She doesn’t seem fussed about the dragon, is […]

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