are wiser than the horses of instruction.” William Blake’s quote seems to fit neatly as a description of the life of Mikhail Bakunin. Wandering philosopher and misfit activist.
The year of revolutions, and the backlash. Nationalist and socialist. Everywhere.
A series of readings and performances of scenes from the plays of the New Factory of the Eccentric Actor. A commemoration to the life of one our friends and benefactors, John Retty, who died earlier in the year.
To Moscow To Moscow. The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor. London (2009) Following the life of Chekhov, including his crusading trip to examine the dire living conditions of the inhabitants of the island of Sakhalin in 1890.
176 gallery. London Futurist opera produced by The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor as part of Matt Stokes residency.
New Factory’s dynamic romp through the numerous trips to London made by the radical socialist thinker Alexandra Kollontai in the years before the Russian revolution. Written by Penny Dimond and presented as part of International Womens Day.