Commissioned by Historic Royal Palaces in association with Oxford Brookes University and created by Goat and Monkey and Ali Taylor.
1536. Anne Boleyn is Queen of England and expecting a son. She has everything she wants. But should she fail there are enemies everywhere who will stop at nothing to bring her down.
Hampton Court Palace was brought to life in this immersive promenade production plunging audiences into the dark heart of Henry VIII’s turbulent court. Stepping through shadowy corridors and in secret rooms, the audiences experienced a world gripped by treachery and ruthless ambition, that culminated in a large-scale finale in Base court with 50 performers and 120 audience members.
We ran a supporting educational programme with young people aged 11 to 16, supported by the John Thaw Foundation.
Director: Joel and Sally Scott
Script: Ali Taylor
Set Designer: James Cotterill
Costume Designer: Bryony Fayers
Lighting Designer: Daniel Large
Sound Designer: Tom Hackley
Composer and Musical Director: Adam Lewis
Creative Consultant: Professor Tom Betteridge
Produced by: Catherine Morgenstern, Catherine Rowe and Sally Scott for Schtanhaus
Video by: Ed Aldridge
“I had the great pleasure of working with Goat and Monkey on A LiIle Neck. It was a brilliant, evocative show which gave audiences a completely new experience of the palace and which sold out for the en?re run.”
(Dr Kent Rawlinson, Curator of Historic Buildings, Hampton Court Palace).
“Congratulations on your truly inspirational and memorable production of A Little Neck which we attended at Hampton Court Palace last night! If only there were still tickets available, we would come again.”