Direction: Joe Hill-Gibbins
Design & Light: Johannes Schütz
Dramaturgy: Zoë Svendsen
Costumes: Michaela Barth
Arrangement & Musical Direction: Harvey Brough
Sound: Paul Arditti
Movement: Jenny Ogilvie
Cast: Oliver Alvin-Wilson, Geoff Aymer, Leo Bill, Sam Cox, John Dagleish, Michael Gould, Aaron Heffernan, Anastasia Hille, Lloyd Hutchinson, Anna Madeley, Douggie McMeekin, Melanie Pappenheim, Jemima Rooper, Matthew Steer.
Production photographs: Keith Pattison
Where many of the productions I’ve worked on have found the comedy in the construction of tragedy, this production sought the tragedy in comedy.
This version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream drew on the cruelty of the characters to one another to create a nightmarish vision of thwarted love – on several tonnes of mud.