We strive to explore the repertoire of the boys’ companies. The work is demanding, requires discipline and is enormous fun. It also involves a great deal of sex and violence. Onstage. What more could a group of boys ask for?

Recent Productions


The Woman Hater at La Maison des Choeurs, Montpellier, March 2016

The Woman Hater (2016)

Stratford, Oxford, London, Montpellier and Béziers
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The Lady’s Trial (2015)

Oxford, Walsall, Stratford and London
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Critical Acclaim for Edward’s Boys

More than any other theatre company, including the best of the professionals, Edward’s Boys are in the vanguard of exploring the theatrical style of Thomas Middleton and other contemporaries of Shakespeare… They are clearly leading the way in the exploration of early modern plays using an all-boys cast. Those of us privileged to see these productions are learning about a key aspect of the production of plays in Shakespeare’s period. We are also seeing excellent productions of plays that are insufficiently performed, and, above all, enjoying some memorable evenings in the theatre.
Professor John Jowett, The Shakespeare Institute, UniversityBirmingham
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