Art and Adventure is delighted to have been commissioned by the Academicians' Room private members' club at the Royal Academy to produce a series of events in which Mary Nightingale hosts conversations with guests from the world of the arts beyond the RA's natural remit of the visual arts. Mary's guest in May was the multi-talented musician and producer, Nitin Sawhney. On June 13th, Mary welcomes awasrd-winning actor Maxine Peake.
LESS IS MORE
Art and Adventure is working with Resonance FM and Resonance Digital to produce a series of one-hour audio dramas significantly with small casts. More details soon.
Art and Adventure is currently working with the Slovenian Embassy in London to develop pathways for Slovenian theatre practitioners to present work in the UK.
Art and Adventure is thrilled to have worked with composer Donna McKevitt on a work in progress that has led to the award of a residency at Aldeburgh Music.
RECENTLY ON BBC RADIO 3
Art and Adventure's production 'LOOKING FOR THE MOOR' presented by Hugh Quarshie and produced by Roger James Elsgood, a Sunday Feature for BBC Radio 3, was broadcast on July 12th 2015. It featured Adrian Lester, Sir Lenny Henry, Imogen Stubbs, Sir Willard White, Dame Janet Suzman, Bonnie Greer, Jude Kelly and James Earl Jones. It was Pick/Choice in all the weekend broadsheets, reviewed glowingly in The Spectator and was selected for BBC Radio 4's Pick of the Week.
Art and Adventure has recently completed the production of an audiobook of Edwin Alexander's PURSUED BY A BEAR read by Martin Jarvis.
DARJEELING and JAZZ!
Art and Adventure is working with author Glen Peters to bring a production of Darjeeling to the London stage and with Stagesmith Productions in Bombay to bring a production of Jazz! to the UK and jointly to tour both shows in the UK and India in 2017.
Roger James Elsgood has joined the Advisory Board of Today Translations. http://www.todaytranslations.com.
A MOMENT OF MISHEARING TOURS INDIA
Art and Adventure's musical theatre production 'A MOMENT OF MISHEARING', written and performed by Indian novelist, critic and musician Amit Chaudhuri and produced by Roger James Elsgood, toured six cities in India. The production visited Chennai, Banglalore, Hyderabad, Bombay, Delhi and Calcutta. The tour was promoted by Ranvir Shah for the Prakriti Foundation and was sponsored by the Park Hotel Group.
DRACULA - IN THE DARK
Roger James Elsgood was commissioned to write a new dramatisation of Bram Stoker's 'DRACULA' which was performed as a live 'in-the-dark' production at the National Liberal Club, London.
MRS. D'SILVA HITS D'SILVER SCREEN
Art and Adventure's 30" film commercial commissioned to launch Glen Peter's book 'MRS. D'SILVA AND THE LUCKNOW RANSOM' was seen by 250,000 patrons in independent and arthouse cinemas in and around London.
'THINK, BREATHE, SPEAK'. A TRAINING PRODUCTION FOR RADA
Art and Adventure was commissioned by RADA Enterprises to produce 60' film of their training course 'THINK, BREATHE, SPEAK'.
THE INDIAN JOURNALS
Art and Adventure produced 'ALLEN GINSBERG: THE INDIAN JOURNALS' for the 2nd DSC London South Asian Literary Festival. Roger James Elsgood chaired a discussion between poet Michael Horovitz and Barry Miles, Ginsberg's official biographer.
Art and Adventure's audiobook recording 'THEFT OF THE MASTER' by Edwin Alexander, read by Alex Jennings directed by Willi Richards and produced by Roger James Elsgood is available for download from