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Tuesday 9 October 2018

GUEST BLOG POST: Alzheimer's within the Arts: Alzheimer's Research UK


I’ve grown up with dementia. In my Grandfather's final weeks, I remember his recognition of my Mum and her siblings failed, and they became strangers to him. While I was a child at the time, and Mum kept us at a discrete arm’s length, I could see the anguish she was in: the tragedy of losing the essence of who her father was, before, finally, she lost him all together.

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Thursday 7 June 2018

BEHIND THE SCENES: The West End launch of Pressure!


On Wednesday 6 June, on the 74th anniversary of D-Day, the Arts Theatre team travelled to London to launch our production of David Haig’s fascinating wartime drama Pressure, following its hugely successful UK tour that started in Cambridge earlier in the year.

Pressure is the thrilling play about Group Captain James Stagg, the Scottish meteorologist tasked with predicting the weather conditions for the D-Day Landings. 

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Friday 11 May 2018

Birdsong: From Page to Stage

 
Next week, Rachel Wagstaff’s highly acclaimed adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’s bestselling novel, Birdsong, will revisit Cambridge Arts Theatre. Commemorating the centenary of the Armistice of the First World War, Birdsong is a poignant testimony to the love and courage displayed amidst the horror of war.
 
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