We aspire to change people's lives through Shakespeare
Our mission is to explore our common humanity in response to the work of Shakespeare and the world around us
Find out more about Lear/Cordelia at 1623theatre.co.uk/learcordelia
We're offering free creative workshops for people living with dementia, thanks to support from Arts Council England and 1623 friends.
Matthew has been volunteering with 1623 for just over a year. Here, he talks to our artistic director Ben about his achievements throughout 2016 and his plans for the future.
1623 is inviting people living with dementia, their carers, families and friends to a dementia-friendly performance of Lear/Cordelia and to take part in workshops based on the production.
Birmingham REP Foundry graduate Farrah Chaudhry offers an insight into the process of writing Cordelia, half of our double-bill Lear/Cordelia that brings together Shakespeare and new writing.
Sam Thorogood graduated from the University of Warwick this summer. He joins us as production assistant for Lear/Cordelia and shares his thoughts here on the process of producing a show.
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