Mary Rose

Matthew Parker’s version of this ghost story by JM Barrie is often mournfully beautiful, capturing the play’s dark swell of loss and need. It’s 1919 and Harry has returned to his family home after years abroad and time in the army. But the Sussex house, although locked up, is not … Continue Reading Mary Rose

Ward No. 6

Taken collectively, Chekhov’s short stories are an impassioned protest against the depravation inflicted by those in authority upon the weakest members of society; those with no voice or recourse to justice. Director and writer Matthew Parker’s absurdist interpretation of one of the longest of these stories, Ward No. 6 – first … Continue Reading Ward No. 6