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First look: Brave New World rehearsal photos

First look: Brave New World rehearsal photos

20 August 2015

Get a glimpse inside the Brave New World rehearsals with our gallery of photos taken in the rehearsal room. 

Rehearsal journal: Brave New World Week 2

Rehearsal journal: Brave New World Week 2

by Neale Birch

19 August 2015

'We spent some time this week finding a safe and effective means of expressing a riot' Associate producer and staff director Neale Birch rounds up the second week of rehearsals. 

VIDEO: Watch latest Brave New World trailer

VIDEO: Watch latest Brave New World trailer

14 August 2015

'O brave new world that has such people in it. Let's start at once' ​Here's the latest trailer for Brave New World

Rehearsal journal: Brave New World Week 1

Rehearsal journal: Brave New World Week 1

by Neale Birch

12 August 2015

'There is already a strong sense of openness and trust developing' Associate producer and staff director Neale Birch rounds up the first week of rehearsals. 

VIDEO: James Dacre on choosing to direct Brave New World

VIDEO: James Dacre on choosing to direct Brave New World

by Nick Rice

12 August 2015

'...what you see in Huxley's Brave New World is a piece of work that has a great sense of humour and humanity to it'  James Dacre talks about what attracted him to direct Brave New World.

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. 

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