‘THE GREAT DICTATOR’ – A Q&A WITH OUR VISITING DIRECTOR KATE GUELKE

Q. Why was ‘The Great Dictator’ chosen by Stage Beyond? I noticed immediately working with Stage Beyond that the company has a huge natural affinity with comedy. Chaplin’s masterpiece – combining slapstick humour with a serious subject – seemed the obvious choice. This is a massive undertaking, but knowing the company’s track record tackling classics […]

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‘THE GREAT DICTATOR’ TO SHINE A LIGHT ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Stage Beyond, the theatre company for adults with learning disabilities based in Derry, supported by National Lottery funding through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, will present ‘The Great Dictator’ at the Millennium Forum on 15th June 2022. CHARLIE CHAPLIN MASTERPIECE Working with visiting director, Kate Guelke, the award-winning company is tackling the Charlie Chaplin […]

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stage beyond’s bryan is tailor-made for theatrical life

Bryan Sutherland is not only outstanding in his lead roles with Stage Beyond, the award-winning theatre company for adults with learning disabilities supported by National Lottery funding through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, he also has a few other creative strings to his bow. The dedicated local thespian specialises in custom-made theatrical style cloaks­­ […]

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