On Good Friday, the story of the Passion is retold and reimagined through the eyes of a female Christ. An evening of performance, ritual and music exploring suffering and grief from a unique perspective, in the atmospheric Union Chapel.
A selection of projects in which Fran has been involved as a performer can be found below.
At Halloween, when the veil is thin between the world of the living and the dead, Union Chapel hosts an immersive theatre piece exploring the witch craze that took place across Europe during the 15th to 18th centuries.
A theatrical journey through Peter Grimes’ Aldeburgh. Lines between spaces, performer and spectator blur to create an unforgettable experience. This version sets the story somewhere between George Crabbe’s poem The Borough and Britten’s masterpiece, Peter Grimes. It takes audience members on individual theatrical journeys around Grimes’ town, following in his footsteps and hearing Britten’s score.
The Crash Of The Elysium was a live Doctor Who theatre adventure created especially for children and families and was conceived in close collaboration with Doctor Who’s creative team at the BBC, including Stephen Moffat and Tom McRae. The show has played to an audience of nearly 7,000 in Manchester and Ipswich.
Significant Human Error is a show about mistakes and change, told through six hilarious and original characters including Dan Riley, the horndog theologian, Ryan, the base-jumping Aussie legend, Morgana Haught, the celeb correspondent for a liberal broadsheet, and Sarah, the teenager from Bolton who’s just converted to Islam.