The Potteries in 1950s

The Potteries in 1950s

We were delighted to talk to Kathy Niblett as part of the research for our forthcoming production Hot Lane. We would love to hear more of your memories of the Potteries in 1950s. Please share your memories using the form on the Contact Us page of our website....
A new face on the Claybody team

A new face on the Claybody team

We are delighted to have recently been joined by Helen Slevin who will be acting as Producer for Claybody. Helen comes to us after seven years working for the New Vic Theatre. As well as being a member of the New Vic’s Stage Management team, Helen also produced their...
16th September 2017

16th September 2017

I must admit that being a quiet, shy, little mouse-like creature I was feeling a little apprehensive and also curious as I trotted into the courtyard of Emma Bridgewater’s Pottery Shop last Saturday morning. But being of mature years and with a mental age of sixteen,...
Miner’s Strike – 30 Years On

Miner’s Strike – 30 Years On

This Heritage Lottery funded commission came from the North Staffordshire Miners’ Wives Action Group and Women Against Pit Closures. In the writing of the play – Digging In – Deborah interviewed local people who were children of mining families, and created the piece...
Pot Bank Memories

Pot Bank Memories

This ongoing community consultation exercise is feeding the research for our prospective site-specific production The Middleport Murders. In May and June 2015 we ran a series of meetings at Middleport Pottery, where local people who worked in the potteries as far back...