A baroque string ensemble with live harpsichord and five singers, a candle-lit palace, a witches’ cave complete with torture implements and eerie soundscapes, and a charming orchard with a supercharged scene from Marlowe’s Queen of Carthage...
Kirsty Lang of R4’s Front Row tweeted that she had ‘just seen a magical show in a candle-lit warehouse in Peckham…’
Dido had its first sell-out season at the Bussey building in 2013 and a revival at Kings Place in December 2014.
In the Press
'The company is lithe, young and inventive.'
Fiona Maddocks, The Observer.
'The whole thing was performed with a big, positive zing.'
Robert Thicknesse, Opera Now.
'An entertaining interpretation by a small but dextrous cast.'
Katy S. Austin, bachtrack.
'Would I return for another production? Absolutely.'
Alexandra Coghlan, New Statesman.
'It was very effective – even creepy.'
'Exciting company to watch.'
Ed Theakson, A Younger Theatre.
'Moody and unsettling atmosphere.'
Imogen Morgan, Off West End
Matthew Partridge, Remote Goat