April 2015 – We are back! Our 2015 Open-Air extravaganza will be Twelfth Night. Tickets are now on sale at www.millfieldartscentre.co.uk on the ‘other venues’ page. Box office 020 8807 6680
Summer 2014 – Our 2014 Open-Air production of The Merry Wives of Windsor has been awarded Time Out Critics’ Choice – we are thrilled!
Jan 2013 – Happy New Year! We shall be staging ‘The Comedy of Errors” and the ultimate Shakespeare classic ‘Hamlet‘ this summer.
Jan 2012 – Happy New Year! . We are VERY excited about this Olympic year with our Beatles inspired ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream‘ and the classically Roman epic ‘Julius Caesar‘. Follow us on Twitter @principaltheatr. Look at the Principal 2012 Flyer
July 2011 – We are extremely proud to announce that ‘The Tempest’ is Time Out Critic’s Choice – a “spellbinding” production!
June 2011 –Much Ado About Nothing and The Tempest are now playing across London until Aug 6th! . Great reviews coming in including The Stage saying that we “should not be missed… a production that sparkles and fizzes with energy and joy“.
Feb 2011 – Ruth, our Musical Director, can be seen in the West End smash hit – ‘Woody Sez’ until April 2nd, Paul has been directing 3 UK Shakespeare tours and will then be directing for The Courtyard Theatre whilst Elizabeth has been working once again with The Orange Tree Theatre.
Sept 2010 – Paul is busy directing two UK tours for The Young Shakespeare Company – ‘Twelfth Night’ and ‘Macbeth’. He is very excited about working with some brilliant actors, including some cast members from this summer’s smash-hit double bill.
July 2010 – Both shows are proving to be smash hits… The Stage said that “The Taming of The Shrew” is “a delightful, entertaining outdoor production” whilst Whatsonstage said it is “a great night out”. The Enfield Advertsier is calling it “a mind-boggling collaboration, crafted with creativity and care which must been seen”. The Stage has also said of Macbeth that “strong performances and inventive interpretation make this an absorbing night out” – well done everyone!
March 2010 – A busy couple of months for Paul and Elizabeth, they have worked for The Oxford School of Drama, East 15 and run a series of ‘Spicy Macbeth’ workshops all over the UK. Paul has also had a fantastic meeting with the Royal Shakespeare Company with regard to his directing.
Aug 2009 – ‘As You Like It’ – 4 out of 5 stars from Time Out! (and well deserved too!) Please see our past productions page for the full review. Local press give rave reviews including; “the sunniest and funniest production of ‘As You Like It’ that I have ever seen” (Enfield Gazette) – please see our past productions page for all reviews.
From The Merry Wives of Windsor – 2014