Entries by Jo Gleave

Line Up Announced for the next PILOT Night

We are delighted to announce the line up for the next PILOT Night! Co-PILOTed by Black Country Touring and Creative Black Country the next PILOT Nights will take place at the Arena theatre Wolverhampton on Thursday 8th October. We are excited to welcome these fantastic theatre makers from across the UK to perform their work-in-progress pieces: […]


SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE NEXT PILOT NIGHT At Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton on Thursday 8th October 2015 On Thursday 8th October PILOT Nights will return to the Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton co-piloted by Creative Black Country and Black Country Touring. This is a chance for contemporary theatre makers to present up to 20 minutes of new, work-in-progress material, in […]

A Sunny PILOT Sites in Stratford-upon-Avon

On Sunday 21st June, Midsummer Sunday no less, the second ever PILOT Sites landed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. It was a brilliant day of sited and outdoor work-in-progress and luckily (for the outdoor pieces) the sun shone! The event was part of the RSC’s Midsummer Sundae event so, as well as PILOT […]

Line Up Announce for Royal Shakespeare Company PILOT Sites

We are delighted to announce our line-up for the next PILOT Sites event with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Alice Cooper & Claire Willoughby– Shake(speare) it off Bright Particular– Spiced Indian Air  The Fabularium– The Town Band of Bremen, performed by The Midsummer Mechanicals Fiona McDonnell–  The Other Stratford Hannah Silva– Shakespeare’s Lucky Dip […]

Submissions open for Royal Shakespeare Company PILOT Sites

The Royal Shakespeare Company and PILOT Nights would like to invite contemporary theatre makers creating sited and outdoor work to submit proposals for the second ever PILOT Sites, taking place in the public and outdoor spaces of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and surround, in Stratford-upon-Avon. RSC PILOT Sites will take place on the afternoon of […]

A few quick questions…

Are you planning to come to the next PILOT nights? If so, could you take 5 minutes to answer the following and we’ll reward you through performance:1. What was the first film you saw in the cinema and who took you? 2. Do you have a memory… associated with this experience? 3. Your favorite Moment in […]

What we have in store for you on the 19th March…

Not Long Now until the first PILOT Night of 2015, so we thought we’d give you a little taste of what you can expect: Demi Nandhra – Life Is No Laughing Matter Life is no laughing matter but depression is. I hope it is! I’m fed up of it not being…..funny! Demi Nandhra for the sake […]

Another exciting announcement…

PILOT Sites is back for 2015! The first ever PILOT Sites for work-in-progress sited and/or outdoor work took place last year at the Birmingham Hippodrome. It was such a successful event that we are bringing it back for 2015! This time we’re heading to Stratford-upon-Avon where the Royal Shakespeare Company will be hosting and co-piloting. We’ll be […]

Co-Pilots announced for first PILOT Night of 2015

We are excited to announce our CO-PILOTS for our first PILOT Night of 2015 at the AE Harris. They will be Francesca Millican-Slater and Sarah Baker. Francesca Millican-Slater is a solo writer and performer, she tells stories directly to you,  she never pretends your not there. Most of the stories are true, steeped in history, […]

PILOT Nights Round up

We have had a great first year running PILOT Nights, but there are lots of people we couldn’t have done it without. We would like to thank all the artists that have been involved: Hannah Graham, Selina Thompson, United Artists, Georgina Biggs, Joe White, RedDress Theatre, Gary Kitching & Greyscale, Teasel Theatre Company, MingBeast, Small Encounters, Avanti & […]