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Spring/Summer 2017

The Foundry Group is a band of writers and performers committed to producing affordable, popular, intelligent touring shows with a broad appeal.


Gilbert (No Sullivan)

Our brand new show Gilbert (No Sullivan), a lively adaptation of tall tales and bonkers ballads by comic genius W. S. Gilbert (of Gilbert and Sullivan fame), is now touring and has been very warmly welcomed and reviewed. Performed by Radio 4 regular David Mounfield and the Ornate Johnsons’ Brian Mitchell, the show, supported by Arts Council England, continues touring in spring 2017. Tour dates here.

Gilbert (No Sullivan) – trailer

Those Magnificent Men

Chocks away! Following two highly popular tours, there are still a few performances of our acclaimed production of Mitchell & Nixon‘s hit play Those Magnificent Men – the nail-biting, side-splitting true story of Alcock and Brown and the first ever non-stop transatlantic flight. Tour details here.

Those Magnificent Men – trailer

We also have three new shows coming up – see the ‘In Development’ section on the top right bar of this page.

For information on all our shows for 2017, please go to SHOWS on the toolbar.

January 12th, 2017 | Published in Uncategorized

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Going Underground

Written by Guy Picot (from an idea by Nigel Francis) Performed by Seth Morgan Directed by Ross-Gurney Randall “A real treat….. A thoroughly appreciative, discerning audience were introduced to a busker’s life with wit and pathos and no more than a guitar, a hat and a beautiful voice. I look forward to seeing it again.” [...]

Love in The Blue Peter Garden

Written and directed by Brian Mitchell (co-writer of Edinburgh hits Those Magnificent Men and Big Daddy Vs. Giant Haystacks) Associate Director: Guy Picot Originally co-developed with The Nightingale Theatre and The Yvonne Arnaud Mill Studio in a production supported by Arts Council England “An unqualified success…This was drama of the highest quality – delivered with [...]

Mississippi, Worthing

By Louise Law and Brian Mitchell

“An incredibly engaging piece of theatre.” – Maddog Magazine.

Anguished yet hilarious new comedy of parents, pills, booze, burgers, mud pies and meat orders in 1987.

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