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Researching and imagining Brave New World

Researching and imagining Brave New World

by Nick Rice

11 August 2015

The artistic vision for how Brave New World might look on stage has been influenced by artists such as Gilbert and George and Andy Warhol, as well as science, technology and architecture.  Take a look at some of them here. 

Week 1: Brave New World rehearsals

Week 1: Brave New World rehearsals

by Nick Rice

7 August 2015

This week, rehearsals got underway for Brave New World. Here's what happened...

VIDEO: James Dacre on going into rehearsals

VIDEO: James Dacre on going into rehearsals

by Nick Rice

5 August 2015

'We'll be saying to the acting company here's a plate full of ideas, eat what you're hungry for' Brave New World director James Dacre on going into rehearsals on 3 August 2015.

Full cast and creative team confirmed for Brave New World

Full cast and creative team confirmed for Brave New World

4 August 2015

It's been a creative few months of auditions and meetings and the Brave New Worlders are now confirmed. Check out who's heading Huxley's dystopian nightmare. 

Through the decades: Imagining Brave New World

Through the decades: Imagining Brave New World

by Nick Rice

30 July 2015

Check out how Brave New World has been imagined in different decades, from the very first illustrative cover, through to the poster for this September's premiere stage adaptation.

Brave New World creative team announced

Brave New World creative team announced

by Nick Rice

24 July 2015

What will Brave New World look like on stage? Check out the creative team on board for an idea of what to expect.

11 Huxley facts you might not have known

11 Huxley facts you might not have known

by Nick Rice

24 July 2015

Born on 26 July 1894, we're wishing Huxley a happy birthday by picking 11 facts we think may have influenced his work and others.

Exploring Brave New World's caste systems

Exploring Brave New World's caste systems

by Nick Rice

24 July 2015

How well do you know your Alphas from your Epsilons? Our guide is here to help

Producer's thoughts on Brave New World: Language

Producer's thoughts on Brave New World: Language

by Jenny King

23 July 2015

Brave New World producer Jenny King on the use of language, emotional engineering and self-expression in Huxley's Brave New World.

More cast announced for Brave New World: we have the 'savages'

More cast announced for Brave New World: we have the 'savages'

by Terri Paddock

17 July 2015

As casting continues, we're excited to announce three more fearless actors who have joined Sophie Ward in Touring Consortium's forthcoming Brave New World, which premieres at Royal & Derngate, Northampto, in September: Scott Karim, Abigail McKern and William Postlethwaite...

Producer's thoughts on Brave New World: Part II, Fashion 1931 - 2540

Producer's thoughts on Brave New World: Part II, Fashion 1931 - 2540

by Jenny King

16 July 2015

Brave New World producer Jenny King on the significance of the zipper in Huxley's novel.

Sophie Ward cast in Brave New World

Sophie Ward cast in Brave New World

by Nick Rice

10 July 2015

Sophie Ward becomes the first Brave New Worlder! Ward will play a character you may not be expecting...

10 Brave New World facts you need to know

10 Brave New World facts you need to know

by Nick Rice

10 July 2015

How much do you know about Huxley’s Brave New World? We’ve picked ten things we think are essential to understanding the dystopian world he imagined.

INFOGRAPHIC: Visualising Brave New World

INFOGRAPHIC: Visualising Brave New World

by Nick Rice

9 July 2015

How well do you know the world Aldous Huxley created? Get the lowdown with our guide to the Brave New World

#ViewBridge winners announced: Fraternal love and friendship

#ViewBridge winners announced: Fraternal love and friendship

2 July 2015

We’re delighted to announce the winners in our #ViewBridge photography competition, inspired by the Touring Consortium Theatre Company’s recent production of Arthur Miller’s modern American classic A View from the Bridge.

VIDEO: Dawn King on becoming a writer

VIDEO: Dawn King on becoming a writer

by Nick Rice

2 July 2015

"I was really lonely and miserable and thought I'd better do something creative" Brave New World adapter Dawn talks getting into writing

5 Brave New World quotes about humanity

5 Brave New World quotes about humanity

by Nick Rice

30 June 2015

Aldous Huxley's Brave New World has a lot to say about humanity, or rather the loss of it. We've picked our top quotes from the novel which highlight this theme.

VIDEO: Are we nearer to a Brave New World than we think?

VIDEO: Are we nearer to a Brave New World than we think?

by Nick Rice

29 June 2015

How much have things changed in science and technology in the last ten years and what can we expect from the future?  In this series of videos, from the marketing launch of Brave New World, futurist David Wood explains just how expansive the change we've experienced is.

Producer's thoughts on Brave New World: Part 1, A Historical Perspective

Producer's thoughts on Brave New World: Part 1, A Historical Perspective

by Jenny King

19 June 2015

In the first of three blogs, producer Jenny King considers the major political and social influences shaping the world in 1931, when Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World. Next up in the series: 1930s fashion and the language, from Shakespeare to Mad Men, that Huxley used.

VIDEO: Brave New World adapter offers advice on new writing challenge

VIDEO: Brave New World adapter offers advice on new writing challenge

by Nick Rice

5 June 2015

What advice does Brave New World adapter Dawn King have for our new writing challenge? Watch our video to find out.