Jeremy Peyton Jones

"A promenade into the imagination.....The scale, breadth and variety of the night makes most British theatre and opera seem muddy and un-visionary by comparison.” John Vidal, The Guardian

War Dance
by Lumiere & Son Theatre Co

Conceived and directed by Hilary Westlake
Technical direction and lighting design by Simon Corder
Text by David Gale
Original music by Jeremy Peyton Jones
Musical arrangements by John Eacott
Costume design by Jan Blake

Music performed by Regular Music II

Derek Cornhill - clarinet
Philip Curtis - voice
John Eacott - trumpet
Charles Hayward - drums
Helen Ottaway - keyboards
Melanie Pappenheim - voice
John Parry - keyboards
Rachel Sherry - voice
Geoffrey Thompson - voic

War Dance was large scale site specific work in the grounds of Nottingham Castle. Commission by the 1988 Nottingham Festival and produced by Lumiere & Son. The perambulatory show, set on the eve of the First World War, was performed by over a hundred actors, singers, musicians and a horse in the grounds of Nottingham Castle.