1987 Company established. Outdoor production, Scabriella
and the King.
1988 Became professional touring company.
Winter tour, Little Red Riding Hood.
1989 Winter tour, The
1990 Winter tour, The Mermaid.
1991 Winter tour, The
1992 Winter tour, Trystan
1993 Summer tour, The
Good Dog Devil. Winter tour, Pengersek the Enchanter.
Summer tour, Punch ‘n’ Judy’s Changeling. Winter tour, Smuggler’s Moon.
1995 Summer tour, Punch
‘n’ Judy’s Changeling II. Winter tour, Duffy
and the Devil.
1996 Autumn tour, Cherry
1997 Spring tour, Tin. Storytelling show, Polperro Tales.
Spring tour, One and All.
1999 Winter/spring tour, The
Governor of Sombrero Rock. Storytelling show, Smuggling Skulduggery.
2000 Spring tour, The Watched. Storytelling show, Bodmin Beasts.
2001 Spring tour, The Watched.
2002 Spring tour, Axe for the Frozen Sea.
2003 Autumn tour, Axe for the Frozen Sea.
2005 Autumn tour, Dark Woods Beyond.
2006 Storytelling show, Ghosts.
2007 - 2011
Bedlam runs regular youth theatre companies
at Penrice Community College (St Austell), Bodmin College, Truro School, Penryn College and
Cornwall Youth Theatre.
Bedlam began very quickly to
develop a strong educational strand within its output. The company provides a year-round programme of workshops in a
wide variety of techniques and skills. Workshops are provided for schools
and colleges, mainstream and special needs, young people and adults.
Regular clients involve jobseekers' groups and mental health charities. In addition to this, the company
provides two weekly Bedlam Youth Theatres, at Penrice
Community College, St. Austell every Saturday and The Public Rooms, Bodmin on Mondays.
See Youth Theatres.
has a strong history of large community projects, including direction of a
mummers play, Bells Ring Backwards, and The Torbay Millennium Pageant.
Rory Wilton also worked as production manager for the Ordinalia project
for many years. The
company is very interested in developing this area of work further.
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