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  Bold Productions

Bold Productions

Aberystwyth Arts Centre
SY23 3DE

  current production | past productions
phone | ffôn 01970 625170 / 07971 414870
e-mail address | e-bost
Richard Hull
Associate Directors – Richard Hogger & Harry Durnall.
brief history
hanes cryno
Bold Productions is a professional touring company who work in at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Our productions are always rehearsed and premiere in Aberystwyth before moving to different venues throughout the UK, representing Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s small scale professional touring.

The company was established in Wales in 2001 with an inaugural production of Jonathan Harvey’s Beautiful Thing. Over the past five years, we have presented professional productions primarily at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. In 2003, the company’s production of Peter Barnes’ Noonday Demons was toured to the Dublin Fringe Festival as part of the New Theatre Made In Wales professional tour to critical acclaim. Other recent productions include Harold Pinter’s One For The Road, A Slight Ache, The Dumb Waiter and most recently in February 2007, Marc Healy’s adaptation of The Collector by John Fowles.

[…] But it is so robustly acted, imaginatively directed and subtly lit in this production by the Welsh company that the piece almost takes on the quality of high art.
Donald Clarke – The Irish Times – Noonday Demons 2004

Both actors gelled magnificently in what is a very complex piece. It is also quite lengthy for a two-hander, but their interplay, through Hull’s direction, was approaching perfect, and their relationship was developed to the fullest and, on occasion, most shocking level.
Paddy Cooper – Theatre In Wales – The Collector 2007

Bold Production’s Artistic Director Richard Hull directed for Aberystwyth Arts Centre for five years before moving to Switzerland to take up the position of Academy Manager and Production Director for the premier English speaking ‘Simply Theatre’ based in Geneva. In addition to his work for the Arts Centre he directed the World Premiere tour of Arnold Wesker’s Letter To Myself in 2004 for David Ian Rabey’s Lurking Truth Theatre Company. For ASA Programs, New York, in 2005 he directed Neil Simon’s Lost In Yonkers at the University of Massachusetts, USA, and in 2006 a double bill of Harold Pinter’s Party Time and Landscape at Oxford University. Other recent credits include Cabaret, Crossing The Bar, The Ruling Class, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Fantastic Mr Fox and Headstrong. He is also the resident director for The Oakengates Theatre in Telford annual Summer Theatre Project.

Associate Directors for Bold Productions include Richard Hogger (Director – Creu Cymru, Board Member of the newly formed National Theatre of Wales and formerly based at Darlington Drama Centre, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds and The Everyman, Cheltenham) and Harry Durnall (formerly Artistic Director of The Belfrey Theatre in Shropshire for over a decade and founder of the UK touring Louche Theatre)

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