|Spin Off Theatre was set up in 1997. We've been
collecting Norfolk dialect and stories for all that
time. The company was born of a love of this place, and a need to collect the old stories
and dialect before they were gone for ever.|
Good storytelling comes from good listening. We've learnt more about the craft of telling a tale from just sitting talking to people round the region than could ever be taught on a course.
That's why we like to perform not in theatres, but in places where our audience can literally stop us in the middle and have a chat if they want to. You'll find us in pubs, coffee houses, libraries, museums, bus stops... but rarely in a theatre.
Spin-Off is also launching as a Small Scale Publisher. In line with the intimate venues where we perform, our first adult books are a series of coffee inspired novellas... the first of which, Machiato, is now available in cafe's around Norwich and from Amazon.
The First children's book: Bernard the Ferret (Happy to be Himself) has been launched at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2012 and is now available on Amazon. See Programme for future dates and times and you can read a review of the show by clicking on this link!