Home / Tag Archives: Jesse Meadows

Tag Archives: Jesse Meadows

Education Education Education – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Created and devised by The Wardrobe Ensemble Directors: Jesse Jones and Helena Middleton Reviewer: Joan Phillips Set the day after Tony Blair’s New Labour landslide victory in May 1997, Education Education Education takes a very funny, but hard, look at life inside a typical UK secondary school 20 years ago. German language assistant Tobias, is excited to be working in ...

Read More »

INTERVIEW: Jesse Meadows on The Wardrobe Ensemble’s Education, Education, Education

Education, Education, Education: then, a nineties political mantra, now a nostalgia-fest of nineties music, Tamagotchis, and timely political poignancy in a riotously funny and reflective piece of theatre from, Bristol-based, The Wardrobe Ensemble. Putting politics in the comprehensive, the play is a charming charge through the hopeful optimism of teachers and children alike in the aftermath of Tony Blair’s election, ...

Read More »

Education, Education, Education – Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Writer: The Wardrobe Ensemble Directors: Jesse Jones and Helena Middleton Reviewer: Maggie Constable After its premiere this August at the Edinburgh’s Festival Fringe, Education, Education, Education, winner of ‘Fringe First Award’ and successful crowd-pleaser, is being performed this week by The Wardrobe Ensemble at the Royal and Derngate, the theatre having been co-producer in the show. This is part of ...

Read More »

1972:The Future Of Sex – The Playhouse, Salisbury

Writers: Tom Brennan, Tom Crosley-Thorne, Tom England, Emily Greenslade, Jesse Jones, Kerry Lovell, Jesse Meadows, Helena Middleton, James Newton, Ben Vardy, Edythe Wooley Director: Tom Brennan and Jesse Jones Music: Tom Crosely-Thorne Reviewer:David Jobson Welcome to the 1970s: the decade of the sexual revolution. Birth control was easily accessible, porn became mainstream, attitudes towards different sexualities were changing, and the ...

Read More »

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk -The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Devised by the company Co-Directors: Tom Brennan and Helena Middleton Reviewer: Kris Hallett In 1944 Arthur's is struggling after the family run restaurant was decimated two years earlier in an air raid attack. Unable to attract diners, still grieving over the catastrophic loss of his family in the attack and in need of a chef who can pour imagination into ...

Read More »

1972:The Future Of Sex – Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth

Writers: Tom Brennan, Tom Crosley-Thorne, Tom England, Emily Greenslade, Jesse Jones, Kerry Lovell, Jesse Meadows, Helena Middleton, James Newton, Ben Vardy, Edythe Wooley Director: Tom Brennan and Jesse Jones Music: Tom Crosely-Thorne Reviewer: Karen Bussell HYPED to be the pinnacle of sexual freedom and a good time being had by all, 1972 would seem to be not quite so different ...

Read More »

PULSE FESTIVAL 2016: The Wardrobe Ensemble – 1972:The Future Of Sex

Writers: Tom Brennan, Tom Crosley-Thorne, Tom England, Emily Greenslade, Jesse Jones, Kerry Lovell, Jesse Meadows, Helena Middleton, James Newton, Ben Vardy, Edythe Wooley Director: Tom Brennan and Jesse Jones Music: Tom Crosely-Thorne Reviewer: Glen Pearce Venue: New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich   American hip-hop trio Salt-n-Pepa may have sung Let's Talk About Sex in 1991, but nearly two decades earlier it ...

Read More »

BRIGTON FRINGE: 1972: The Future of Sex – The Old Market

Writer: Tom Brennan, Tom Crosley-Thorne, Tom England, Emily Greenslade, Jesse Jones, Kerry Lovell, Jesse Meadows, Helena Middleton, James Newton, Ben Vardy, Edythe Woolley Director: Tom Brennan and Jesse Jones Reviewer: Fergus Morgan 1972: a year of escalating trouble in Northern Ireland, record unemployment, and London's first pride march. It was a time when young people everywhere were throwing off the ...

Read More »