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Tim Crouch Shows

This is about the original productions of Tim Crouch’s plays. To find out about other productions, please see Other Productions

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I, Malvolio
by Tim Crouch

A play for anyone aged over 11, about the world seen through the eyes of Shakespeare’s most pent-up steward. Directed by Karl James and a smith. Designed by Graeme Gilmour. Performed by Tim Crouch. Originally commissioned by Brighton Festival and Singapore Arts Festival in 2010.

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The Author
by Tim Crouch

Directed by Karl James and a smith. Originally performed at the Royal Court theatre in 2009 by Tim Crouch, Adrian Howells, Vic Llewellyn, Esther Smith. Music and Sound by Ben Ringham & Max Ringham, Lighting by Matt Drury.

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ENGLAND
by Tim Crouch

Directed by Tim Crouch, Karl James and a smith. Performed by Tim Crouch and Hannah Ringham. Sound design by Dan Jones.

ENGLAND opened at the Edinburgh Festival, 2007

 

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An Oak Tree
by Tim Crouch

Winner of a Village Voice Obie for its autumn 2006 Off-Broadway run.

Directed by Tim Crouch, Karl James and a smith. Sound score created by Peter Gill.

An Oak Tree has been translated into and performed in German, French and Portuguese.

For literary enquiries, please contact Giles Smart at United Agents.

Published by Oberon Books. Buy it at amazon

An Oak Tree opened at the Edinburgh Festival, 2005

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My Arm
by Tim Crouch

The original production, directed by Tim Crouch with Karl James and Hettie MacDonald and with video by Chris Dorley Brown, premiered at the Edinburgh Festival in 2003 (Traverse Theatre) and has since toured Europe, the US and Canada both independently and with the British Council.

My Arm has been produced in Australia and translated into and performed in French and German. For literary enquiries, please contact Giles Smart at United Agents.

Published by Faber & Faber – buy it at amazon.

My Arm opened at the Edinburgh Festival, 2003

Shopping for Shoes
by Tim Crouch

Siobhan loves Shaun. Shaun loves shoes. Siobhan hates Nestle, Macdonalds, George Bush and Tony Blair. She believes that meat is murder; she wears vegetarian sandals. Shaun hates sandals; he thinks they make Siobhan look like a muppet. Through a chance encounter with some dog dirt, however, Shaun and Siobhan find they have more in common than they ever knew…

A riotous love story performed by one actor and thirty pairs of shoes Shopping for Shoes explores the power of the logo and how hard it is to resist.

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The original three children’s plays looking at Shakespeare through the eyes of the bit parts.

Festival Oscar has to be awarded to theatrical genius Tim Crouch. The ultimate Renaissance man gave egg audiences unique insights into the minds of Shakespeare’s minor characters…

Venue Magazine on performances at the egg Theatre, Bath, during the Bath International Shakespeare Festival, March 2006

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I, Banquo
by
Tim Crouch

Commissioned by the Brighton Festival 2005.

One-ghost interpretation of Macbeth. With heavy metal supplied by Fleance.

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I, Peaseblossom
by Tim Crouch

Commissioned by the Brighton Festival 2004.

One-fairy interpretation of the Dream.

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I, Caliban
by Tim Crouch

Commissioned by the Brighton Festival 2003.

One-monster interpretation of the Tempest.

Published by Faber & Faber – buy it at amazon.