The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join our all-male troupe at the Rookery, near Streatham Common, for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ like none other.
The HandleBards are the world’s first cycling theatre company. Before touring their “seriously silly” production of Romeo and Juliet around the world, they pedalled it 1500 miles around the UK by bicycle, with all the necessary set, props and costume in tow. Now, the show is back by popular demand
Join the HandleBards’ all-female troupe in the beautiful grounds of The Rookery for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ like no other. And what’s the play about? Well – Rosalind and Orlando have been forced into exile in the Forest of Arden. As lovers, they become entangled in
Join us in the atmospheric grounds of The Rookery for our all-male, bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Four young lovers find themselves enveloped in the dream-like arms of a magical forest full of sprites, where a feuding Fairy King and Queen are at war over the possession of