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  • Entertaining, heart warming and provocative

    Kate Cross, the egg
  • A hugely challenging and inspiring project

    Sir Johnathon Porritt
  • The best immersive theatre experience I've ever had

    Audience, Invincible
  • It really is a wonderful piece of work!

    Audience, Invincible
  • Conception and delivery both outstanding. Unforgettable.

    Audience, Invincible
  • Was intrigued, challenged & entirely engaged

    Audience, Invincible
  • A deftly orchestrated, surprising, stylish and moving piece of theatre

    Kate Yedigaroff, MAYK
  • Like a wizard’s horde, an anorak’s obsession

    Audience, The Last Post
  • I thought it was going to be good but it wasn't good it was incredible.

    Ethan aged 11
  • Enchanting and beautifully crafted

    Producer, Beaford Arts
  • Utterly charming; tender, funny, wistful

    Exeunt Magazine
  • Nuanced performances, perfect pacing and utterly glorious set

    Exeunt Magazine
  • Tacking big issues... with an incredibly light touch

    Belinda Dillon, Review
  • I had a lump in my throat by the end

    Audience, Back on Track
  • A beautiful, fragile, believable world you've created

    Audience, The Last Post
  • What can I say except it touched every emotion

    Audience, The Last Post
  • [Kilter] does what needs to be done but no else has the courage

    Long-term Kilter Fans
  • Truly one of the most imaginative things I've ever seen

    Audience, The Last Post
  • I don't have the words to say how much I enjoyed this

    Audience, Roots
  • Exactly what we need in this world

    Audience, Roots
  • Beautiful, touching, sweet & heartfelt

    Audience, The Last Post
  • Theatre of the Unforgettable

    Audience, Back on Track
  • A wonderfully original piece

    Venue Magazine, Roots
  • Few could compete with [Kilter's] model of sustainability

    New Statesman
  • Kilter reminds me of the things that are truly important

    Returning audience member
  • Art that puts us right at the heart of its meaning

    Audience, Back on Track
  • It is not often I laugh so hard it is uncontrollable - absolutely superb

    Audience, Back on Track
  • An exhilarating sense of community

    Kilter Fan
  • I find it hard to do Kilter justice in words

    Head teacher, Unsung

Sustainability is key to everything we do at Kilter. Everything we encounter in our day to day work has a sustainability angle. We always consider our options: sometimes it takes us longer to get things done, sometimes it costs more money, sometimes its not what we feel like doing and sometimes we get it wrong! But over the years we have become known as experts in our field, pioneering a new way of making theatre in an inherently wasteful industry!

This blog deals with some of the things we encounter…

Sustainable Touring

On paper, touring a show is an innately sustainable activity. Rather than inviting the nation’s theatre-going public to traipse a collective journey of potentially hundreds of thousands of miles to a central theatre venue, probably in London, you instead take one troupe of travelling players to venues in numerous smaller … Continue reading

Food for Thought

By Guest Blogger, Production Assistant & Chef Extraordinaire, Emily, whilst away at a devising retreat in very rural Beaford, Devon Kilter is away, making and creating The Last Post.  It’s a five day devising extravaganza with lots mental and physical  exertion. With all that output we’ve learned it’s really important … Continue reading

The Last Post

Our latest project, The Last Post, has been awarded a grant from Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts programme.  We can now plough ahead with plans to develop a body of touring work on the great dying art and etiquette of letter-writing! Watch this space for news of our … Continue reading

Mainstreaming sustainable theatre

When we set up Kilter back in 2007, there were very few theatre companies thinking about the environmental impact of their productions, and even fewer building SD messages into the content of their work. Well, times they are a chagin’. In May, Kilter attended a day of discussion, debate and … Continue reading

January & March Podcasts

There is now a new seasonal episode online for every month until October! It’s not too late to discover why Easter is actually called Eostre! Then there’s Pinch Bum Day, Midsummer, St Swithun’s & Lammas, all told with January’s usual droll wit and March’s style & panache! Continue reading