The Beyond Shakespeare Company Presents…

Discover John Heywood:
Entertainer to the King (and the Queen, another King, and another Queen – he lived a long time…)
Live Recording of a Radio Show for the Beyond Shakespeare Company

Beginning his career as a musician and all round entertainer in the court of Henry the Eighth, John Heywood became a writer of some of the best plays of his age. The Beyond Shakespeare Company has been producing a complete works of John Heywood throughout 2018, playing his comedies and dramas for audiences online. As a special fundraiser and launch party for the newly created company, we present a selection box of Heywood’s best work to entertain and edify.

Recording live as a radio show in the atmospheric and historic location of the Farmers Club, Discover John Heywood will be an evening of comedy, debate, satire and history. Go Beyond Shakespeare and discover the greatest theatre maker of his age.

Pre-show Buffet Option – Hosted by the Artistic Director of the company, Robert Crighton, who will talk about the show and introduce John Heywood to you.

Buffet, Introduction & Show (7pm onwards) – £30 for buffet and show
Tickets for just the Show (8pm onwards) – £15

Performing in the Bury St Edmunds Farmers Club Lower Lounge on Saturday 1st December

Tickets: Contact 01284 750 969 or email

Directed by Robert Crighton and performed by the Beyond Shakespeare Enterluders – including Heydn McCabe, Rob Myson, and Geir Madland.
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