‘There is just one room I don’t want you to go in,’ he said. And he gave her the key. Cat Weatherill’s Bluebeard is a journey into obsession. Inspired by Perrault’s classic gothic horror story, it’s magnificently dark, erotic and disturbing. But it’s also a celebration of the love of sisters and the [...]
‘Cat is always entertaining, often surprising and challenging, but more than that she is inspirational, and with How to Be Glorious she is all of these’ Francesca Kay, Beyond the Border International Storytelling Festival 2012 HOW TO BE GLORIOUS is a transformational show about making things happen in your life, finding a second [...]
Announcing a second UK mini-tour for this show in Spring 2012 KISS & TELL with CAT WEATHERILL and KASPER SØRENSEN A fun and flirty show featuring two of Europe’s leading performance storytellers. Storytelling doesn’t have to be about kings and queens and Once Upon A Time! Cat and Kasper take to the stage for an evening of stand [...]
Beyond the cosy fireside and the flickering tv screen there’s another world. It’s dark, shadowy and guarded by ghosts. And that’s where you’re going tonight. Ghost is a collection of dark and brooding tales swept up from the hearthsides of world folk tradition. They may be old, but time hasn’t diminished their mysterious power. On [...]
Full blooded fairy tales from Old Europe.
The best fairy tales are told only when the children are asleep. In the stillness of night, their strange, timeless potency drifts like perfume, filling our minds with images that are familiar yet deeply mystifying. Hearts are quickened by dark desires, startled by casual cruelty… soothed with the balm of happiness.
Welcome to the medieval market town of Much Meddling on the Marsh where everyone is up to something or other! Pregnant priests, greedy wives, frustrated husbands, sexy wandering minstrels, enchanted chamber pots and shoes with scarlet ribbons – they’re all here, tossed together in a saucy stew and sprinkled with sin! Bawdy Stories is Cat’s [...]
Tales of love and longing Kissing The Wind is a glorious, whirlwind adventure that ties three tales by the enigmatic Marie de France into an enchanting love knot. In Guigemar, a wounded knight searches for the only woman who can cure him. In Yonec, a secret love affair ends in tragedy and in Lanval, a [...]