To the imagination, nothing is impossible! Carl Heap
Beggarsbelief Theatre is the the natural son and heir of Carl Heap's first company, The Medieval Players.

Exploiting Carl’s trademark ‘poor theatre’ style, the company has mounted and toured a number of ambitious productions across the UK to venues such as the Warwick Arts Centre, Brighton's Dome, Manchester's Lowry and the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

Beggarsbelief are currently working on their latest original production - Goodfellow, a true tale of gun, guts and germs.


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GOODFELLOW: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS
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An advantage of being a project-based company is that the development of an idea is not constrained by the economic pressure of keeping a company on the road at all costs. Goodfellow benefited from a two-week development grant from the Wellcome Trust, … Read More

GOODFELLOW: THE STUFF OF LEGEND?
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“This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” John Ford’s The Man who shot Liberty Valance (1962) Documentary drama that dares to enter into a showdown with ‘The Western’. Some thoughts… Claiming the Territory As … Read More

OK CORRAL GUNFIGHT RECREATION ACCIDENT – a painful irony
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The reader may have missed hearing of this  incident that took place last year … http://wkbn.com/2015/10/19/real-bullet-hits-actor-during-old-west-gunfight-reenactment/ It was perhaps fortunate for the victim that the gunfight re-enactment was not adhering more strictly to the known facts, not least by placing … Read More

THE SKELETON STAGE: DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS APRIL 6TH – 18TH
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At last! The ideas start to lift off the page and the word is made flesh (and bone). Thanks to our grant from the Wellcome Trust, we spent two highly profitable weeks at the congenial fh space in Forest Hill, testing out the … Read More