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Theatre Tours International Ltd
Theatre Tours International Ltd


TTI & Associates PAST SHOWS

Past Shows Domestic

Shows produced in-house, for or in association
with another UK based company

Past Shows International

Shows produced overseas presented by TTI in the UK
in association with international companies


Past Shows - Domestic

This is an extensive list of our domestically created past-shows
shows that we have either produced in-house or presented in association
with other UK artistes/producers.

12 ANGRY MEN - UK
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ENSEMBLE 2003, WINNER: STRATHMORE AUDIENCE AWARD 2003. Guy Masterson's groundbreaking production of Reginald Rose's 1957 classic starring 12 Stand Up Comedians. Set new box office record for Drama at Edinburgh.

Owen O'Neill in Absolution

ABSOLUTION
Owen O'Neill's brilliant solo play caused a sensation at Edinburgh 2008. An uncompromising tale about child abuse by Catholic Priests in Ireland. Impeccably written and performed by O'Neill himself and directed by Rachel O'Riordan (Hurricane)

To: Adolf

ADOLF
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTOR 1998.
Pip Utton's haunting reincarnation of the twentieth century's most evil man. A worldwide smash hit. A Brilliant anti-racist work. PLAYED: Ed Fest '97-2003. National & International Tours 1997 to present

To: All Words For Sex

ALL WORDS FOR SEX
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTRESS 2000 'Jules Leyser's powerful exploration of 4 women's attitudes to sex in their lives.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2000 & Soho Theatre, London, 2001

American Poodle AMERICAN POODLE
Guy Masterson's hysterical take on the UK-US "Special Relationship"
PLAYED: EdFest 2007, Adelaide 2008 & 2011. UK International Touring through 2013
To: Animal Farm ANIMAL FARM (with Lizzie Wort)
Lizzie Wort's stupendous rendition of Guy Masterson's acclaimed solo adaptiaon of Orwell's Masterpiece.
PLAYED Ed Fest 2000 & UK and International Tours to 2006
To: Animal Farm (Gary Shelford) ANIMAL FARM (with Gary Shelford)
Gary Shelford's took over from Lizzie Wort in 2006 and played until July 2011. Also played Adelaide 2007 & UK touring. International gigs including Dubai in 2010
To: Austen's Women AUSTEN'S WOMEN
Rebecca Vaughan's stupendous distillation of Austen's heroines. A big hit in Edinhurgh 2009 and Adelaide 2010.
Still touring the UK with Dyad Productions (www.dyadproductions.com)
The Ballad of the Unbeatable Hearts (Richard Fry) THE BALLAD OF THE UNBEATABLE HEARTS
The third in Richard Fry's Verse Triology
A moving, superbly lyrical 'pay-it-forward' monologue shows how a group of disaffected people can make a big difference when they motivate each other to do so.
PLAYED Ed10 & Ad12
To: Intimate BARB JUNGR'S INTIMATE
Time Out's "Queen of Cabaret" enthralled with a dazzling blend of chanson, jazz, blues, speech and improvisation. "You will eat from the palm of her hand."
To: Berkoff's Women BERKOFF'S WOMEN
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTRESS 1999
Linda Marlowe's brilliant exploration of all Berkoff's words for women. One of the most successful solo shows of all time.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 1999
UK Tour & International tour
To: The Boy's Own Story THE BOY'S OWN STORY
Guy Masterson's debut solo work by Peter Flannery. "The loneliness of the long distance goalkeeper"
PLAYED: UK Tour 1991-3 & Chelsea Centre Theatre, London 1992
Bully BULLY
The First in Ricahrd Fry's brilliant verse trilogy. Critically Acclaimed in Edinburgh 2008 & Adelaide 2010, nominated for the Amnesty International Award, Richard Fry's powerfully moving, monologue shows how bullying passes through the bloodline from bully father to bully son
To: Bye Bye Blackbird BYE BYE BLACKBIRD
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTRESS 1997.
Beth Fitzgerald's brilliant reincarnation of F Scott's estranged wife, Zelda Fitzgerald by Willard Simms
PLAYED: Ed Fest 1997 UK & International Tour, New End, London 1998
To: Castradiva
CASTRADIVA
Welsh opera diva Buddug Verona James bestrode the octaves in a devilish tale of a gelded Settecento and his patron.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2001 & UK Tour 2002
To: Cooking With Puccini COOKING WITH PUCCINI
Jeffrey Mayhew wrote and starred as Puccini in this ingenious talk show formatted life story. A popular sell out in Edinburgh with fresh food! Directed by Guy Masterson
PLAYED: Ed Fest '06
To: Elsa Edgar ELSA EDGAR
Bob Kingdom played both Elsa Maxwell and J Edgar hoover in this clever tale of who you know and what you know...
PLAYED: Ed Fest '98
The Event

THE EVENT
John Clancy's multi award winning existentialist monologue dissecting the event of live theatre. Starred David Calvitto NOMINATED BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE - THE STAGE 2010, WINNER, BEST PERFORMER, ADELAIDE FRINGE 2011.
PLAYED: Ed 2010, Adelaide 2011, UK Tour 2012

To: Every Grain of Sand

EVERY GRAIN OF SAND
Barb Jungr sang Bob Dylan. Britain's foremost cabaret singer and possibly the world's greatest songwriter united beautifully.
PLAYED: UK Tour 2002

To: Go To Gaza

GO TO GAZA, DRINK THE SEA
Justin Butcher & Ahmed Massoud's moving plea to end the 2009 Siege of Gaza. A dissection of the birth of a terrorist.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2009

To: The Half

THE HALF
Guy Masterson played a 50 uear old actor trying to reverse his fortunes by doing a solo version of Hamlet! Hilarious Noises-Off by Richard Dormer, directed by David Calvitto
PLAYED : Adelaide Fest 2012 & Edinburgh 2012, UK tour 2012-2013

To: Hollywood Screams

HOLLYWOOD SCREAMS II - TALKIN' TURKEYS
Michael Roberts' virtuosic exploration of the golden age of Hollywood; its stars and glamour, and its hams and hacks.
PLAYED : Ed Fest 1998 & UK tour 1998-9

To: The House Of Correction (Original Production 1996)

THE HOUSE OF CORRECTION
WINNER: STAGE BEST ACTRESS 1996
(Beth Fitzgerald) An uninvited vigilante inviegles his way into the perfect American Dream family. A Wild, wacky, jet-black, mystery comedy thriller!
PLAYED: Ed Fest 1996

To: I, Elizabeth

I, ELIZABETH
Rebecca Vaughan's powerful portrait of Elizabeth I trying to reconcile her soverignty with womanhood. A big hit at Edinburgh 2010. Directed by Guy Masterson
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2010 & Adelaide 2011
Still touring the UK with Dyad Productions (www.dyadproductions.com)

Imperial Fizz

IMPERIAL FIZZ
Brian Park's effervescent comedy starring Beth Fitzegerald and David Calvitto.
PLAYED: Adelaide Fest 2012

To: Intimacy

INTIMACY
Guy Masterson's acclaimed adaptation of Hanif Kureishi's powerful dissection of lost intimacy and failed marriage.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2002

To: It Was Henry Fonda's Fault

IT WAS HENRY FONDA'S FAULT
Comedian Owen O'Neill's hysterical tale of an Irish kid's Hollywood dream turned nightmare. PLAYED: Ed Fest 2000 & 2001 UK tour - Fall 2001

To: Levelland

LEVELLAND
Perrier Winner Rich Hall's debut play and stage performance. A tense thriller set against the backdrop of global economic meltdown. Directed by Guy Masterson
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2006

To: Long Live The King

LONG LIVE THE KING
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST SOLOIST 2010
Ansuya Nathan's powerful, moving story of integration in Australia on the day that Elvis died. Directed by Guy Masterson
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2010. Adeaide Cabaret Festival, May 2011

To: Morecambe

MORECAMBE
Bob Golding starred as Eric Morecambe in this hyper-successful hit. WINNER: RINGE FIRST 2009 AND OLIVIER AWARD 2010. NOMINATED: STAGE BEST SOLOIST 2009, OLIVIER AWARD BEST PERFORMER 2010. PLAYED: Ed Fest 2009, West End 2010. 220 performances domestically.

To: Odd Couple

THE ODD COUPLE 2005
Neil Simon's comedy Classic revived with Bill Bailey and co which became the most successful Edinburgh Festival production in association with Assembly Productions
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2005

To: Odd Couple

THE ODD COUPLE - 2013
Guy Masterson played Oscar opposite Marty Maguire in this highly successful remount of Neil Simon's classic comedy. Originally produced by The Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey in 2011 directed by Guy Masterson.

Phoenix Rising

PHOENIX RISING
Paul Slack's remarkable reincarnation of DH Lawrence in Campbell Kay's moving portrait
PLAYED: Adelaide Fringe 2010

To: Oleanna

OLEANNA (2002)
Mamet's incendiary contribution to the PC debate with two brilliant Festival Best Actor Award winning performers, Guy Masterson & Beth Fitzgerald directed by Emma Lucia
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2002 & 150 performance National UK Tour

To: Oleanna 2008

OLEANNA (2008)
Revival of Emma Lucia's hit production starring Joanne Hartstone and Guy Masterson.
PLAYED: Ad2009 & 2011, National UK Tour

 To: Resolution

RESOLUTION
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTOR 2001
Pip Utton ripped into prejudices you never knew you had. Can killing ever be accidental? Can revenge ever be justified?
Directed by Guy Masterson
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2000 & National UK Tour

To: Return Journey

RETURN JOURNEY
WINNER: FRINGE FIRST 1993
ob Kingdom portrayed the legendary Dylan Thomas on his last lecture tour. Fringe First Winner. Directed by Anthony Hopkins.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 1993 & 2003
National UK Tours to present

To: Shylock

SHYLOCK (1998)
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTOR 1998 'Gareth Armtrong's World renowned exploration of Shakespeare's most famous Jew and a brilliant history lesson!
PLAYED: Ed Fest 1997 & UK & International Tours to 2004 - NOW REMOUNTED CLICK HERE

Singing, I'm No A Billy, He's A Tim

SINGING I'M NO A BILLY, HE'S A TIM
WINNER: STAGE BEST ACTOR 2010
(Scott) A smash at Edinburhg 2010 and a phenomenon on tour.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2010. UK tour May 2011

To: The Six Sided Man

THE SIX SIDED MAN
Gavin Robertson's witty adaptation of Luke Reinhart's "The Dice Man" performed with Nicholas Collett.
PLAYED: Adelaide Fringe 2011

To: Terry Neeson's Slaps 'n' Tickles

TERRY NEASON'S SLAPS 'N TICKLES
Terry Neason's Herald Angel Winner 2000... The girl with whiskey tones and saucy humour wows and wiles.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2001

To: A Slight Tilt To The Left

A SLIGHT TILT TO THE LEFT
Michael Mears' hilarious and moving story of two brothers attempts to bury their father - and with him, the past. Directed by Guy Masterson
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2002.

Smiler (Richard Fry)

SMILER
The Second in Richard Fry's Verse Trilogy
Based on Fry's own friendship with a young man living with a head injury, Smiler is a heartbreaking and uplifting spasticated love story

To: A Soldier's Song

A SOLDIER'S SONG
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTOR 1998. Guy Masterson's powerful "A1, top hole, first class, first hand performance of "what an exploding shell can do to human flesh..." (Guardian) PLAYED Ed Fest 1998 & UK & International Tour to 2001

To: A Soldier's Song

A SOLDIER'S SONG
Ken Lukowiak himself performed his own story directed by Guy Masterson.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2012 and UK 2013

To: Soup

SOUP
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTOR 1995
Michael Mears' Fringe First '93 Winning portrayal of homelessness. Moving and powerful. "Mears is a master of characterisation."

To: Swift

SWIFT
Guy Masterson directed Jeffrey Mayhew's powerful and moving portrayal of Jonathan Swift in his final moments.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2005

To: The Truman Capote Talk Show

THE TRUMAN CAPOTE TALK SHOW
Bob Kingdom portrayed the great NY writer, socialite and commentator in an evening of wit, charm and tittle tattle. Fringe First Winner 1996
PLAYED: Ed Fest '96

To: Two Darn Hot!! TWO DARN HOT!!
Jazz genius Claire Martin & fab chanteuse Barb Jungr teamed up to give us unforgettable night of sass & jazz.
PLAYED: National UK tour 2003-4
To: Yasser YASSER
Abdelkader Benali's moving tale of a young Palestinian actor struggling to reconcile his political sensibilities while trying to play Shylock in his stage debut.
PLAYED: Ed Fest '2008, UK Tour 2008

Past Shows - International

This is an extensive list of our international imports
presented by TTI in association with international artistes/producers.

To: Americana Absurdum - image derived from Grant Wood's American Gothic

AMERICANA ABSURDUM - (USA)
WINNER: FRINGE FIRST 2000
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ENSEMBLE 2000

Apple-pie values fed through a satirical meat-grinder. The most reviewed show at Edinbugh '00 - Unrelenting machine gun black comedy. PLAYED: Ed Fest '00

To: An Age Of Angels

AN AGE OF ANGELS - (USA)
Mark Soper's 7 brillliantly observed intertwined monologues weave a tale of mass murder on an L.A. Highway.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2007


To: Bare BARE - (NZ)
Ian Hughes and Madeleine Sami's fabulous disection of Kiwi Kulture with the best stage orgasm in theatre history! By Toa Fraser. PLAYED: Ed Fest 1999
UK tour Spring 2001

To: Blowing It BLOWING IT - (NZ)
Stephen Papps wild 'n crazy multicharacter yarn about a kiwi cop goin' bad!
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2003, UK tour Spring 2003 (with Company Gavin Robertson)

To: Cincinnati

CINCINNATI - (USA)
WINNER: SPIRIT OF THE FRINGE 2002 & FRINGE FIRST 2002; NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTRESS 2002. Nancy Walsh's moving attempt to prove that she is the only sentient being on Earth. By Don Nigro. PLAYED: Ed Fest '02

To: The Complete Lost Works

THE COMPLETE LOST WORKS OF SAMUEL BECKETT - (USA)
... As Found In A Dustbin In Paris... etc! The comic smash of Edinburgh 2002! Seven lost works of the Irish master irreverently brought to the stage. PLAYED: Ed Fest 2002 UK Tour & London 2003

To: The Devil & Billy Markham

THE DEVIL & BILLY MARKHAM - (NL)
Frank Sheppard's solo version of Shel Silverstien's classic tale of dancing with the devil.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 1999

To: Filler Up!

FILLER UP! - (NZ/CA)
Deb Filler's bread (& heart) breaking fight against the thin brigade while baking and breaking bread onstage!
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2002, Drill Hall, London '03

To: Goner by Brian Parks

GONER - (USA)
The US President has been shot! He's in intensive care and wishes he's not. ER meets The Simpsons in this absurd, wild hospital comedy. PLAYED: Ed Fest '02

To: Hip Harp Fantasies

HIP-HARP FANTASIES - (USA)
Deborah Henson-Conant's fantasy journey through the life and loves of the strap on electric hip harp!
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2001


To: Horse Country by CJ Hopkins

HORSE COUNTRY - (USA)
WINNER: FRINGE FIRST 2002; BEST OF THE FIRSTS 2002; STAGE BEST ACTOR 2002 (David Calvitto); HERALD ANGEL 2002 (John Clancy) CJ Hopkins' Brilliant disection of modern America. PLAYED: Ed Fest 2002; National Tour & London 03

To: I, Claudia

I, CLAUDIA - (CAN)
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST SOLO 2010
Kristen Thomson's multi-award winning Canadian hit charting the life and times of schoolgirl Claudia (14).
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2010

To: I Kissed Dash Riprock

I KISSED DASH RIPROCK!!! - (USA)
Cyndi Freeman's hysterical tales of girrrrrl angst while chasing her Hollywood idol around the globe.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2000 & UK tour, Fall 2000

Tim Balme in The Ballad Of Jimmy Costello

BALLAD OF JIMMY COSTELLO - (NZ)
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTOR 1997
& LWT NEW BEST COMEDY WRITING
.
Tim Balme's tiki tour of Kiwi Kulture. A Rollercoasting, rollocking tale of a runnaway antihero. PLAYED: Ed Fest '97

To: Krishnan's Dairy

KRISHNAN'S DAIRY - (NZ)
WINNER: FRINGE FIRST 1999
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTOR 1999.

Jacob Rajan's touching virtuosic masque of Indian life in New Zealand.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 1999

To: Mika's Tribal Hollywood

MIKA'S TRIBAL HOLLYWOOD - (NZ)
The voice of an angel - the mouth of a devil. Mika's tribute to Hollywood's biggest divas. Unapologetic, irrepressible and utterly outrageous!
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2000

To: Arnold Wesker's The Mistress

Arnold Wesker's THE MISTRESS -(OZ)
Starring Australian Martha Lott, Wesker's haunting darly comic take on infidelity. PLAYED: Ed Fest 2007

To: Moscow by Nick Salamone

MOSCOW - (USA)
WINNER: FRINGE FIRST 1998
Three guys trapped in an old theatre with only a battered old copy of Chekhov's Three Sisters! PLAYED: Ed Fest 1998 & 2000

To: No.2

NO.2 - (NZ)
WINNER: FRINGE FIRST 2000
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTRESS 2000
: Madeleine Sami's brilliant portayal of one day in the life of an entire Fijian family. By Toa Fraser. PLAYED: Ed Fest 2000; Kings head, London 2002

To: Passion

PASSION - (SA)
John Fletcher and Stephen Higgins' beautiful tour of the best of opera and musical theatre. PLAYED: UK Tour 2000-3

To: Reasonable Doubt

REASONABLE DOUBT - (AUS)
Suzie Miller's taut, powerful drama: Two former jurours reuniting two years later to reveal the truths behind their verdicts. Peter Phelps starred opposite Emma Jackson. Directed by Guy Masterson. PLAYED Ed Fest 2008

Nick Salamone & Elizabeth O'Connell in Red Hat & Tales

RED HAT & TALES - (USA)
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST ACTOR 2003
Nick Salamone's poetic deconstruction of a chaotic bisexual marriage set in a darkened claustrphobic closet!
PLAYED Ed Fest 2003

To: Skin Tight

SKIN TIGHT - (NZ)
WINNER: FRINGE FIRST 1998
Jed Brophy & Lara Matheson's moving eternal love story by Gary Henderson.
PLAYED: Ed Fest '98 & New End, London '98

To: A Solitary Choice

A SOLITARY CHOICE - (AUS)
A dramatic, wistful account of an ordinary woman coming to terms with unexpected pregnancy Starring Tamara Lee, directed by Mick Allen.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2010

To: The Story Of Funk

THE STORY OF FUNK - (NZ)
Dia Henwood's wild 'n crazy life-story of diminuative World Champion wrestler, P Funk Chainsaw.
PLAYED: Ed Fest 2003

To: Vincent

VINCENT - (USA)
NOMINATED: STAGE BEST SOLO 2008
Leonard (Spock) Nimoy's moving tribute to Vincent van Gogh through his many letters to his beloved brother Theo. Masterfully performed by Jim Jarrett
PLAYED: Ed '08, UK tour '09.

Weights (Lynn Manning)

WEIGHTS - (USA)
Lynn Manning's amazing (true) story of life after having been blinded in a LA Barroom Brawl.
PLAYED: Ed 2008, Ad2009

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