EVENTS

"Without a doubt the highlight of our events calendar."

 - The National Trust

Performance History at it's best. Live theatre, stage combat, storytelling, drama and interactive characters from history.

Standard shows and special commissions available. 

Ongoing Projects

Past Lives

Bespoke history theatre for all! Plays, interactive storytelling and meet and greet characters blend comedy and fact with audience participation. Time periods from The Dark Ages to The First World War available as standard.

Grand Tours

Add extra adventure and family fun to a guided tour with characters from  history leading the way. Scripts are meticulously researched and performances are immersive, educational and entertaining.

Front Lines

Historical interpretation and scripted live performance for Museums and Heritage sites. 

Listen to dramatic first hand accounts from those who winessed history. Saxons, Knights, Samurai and soldiers.

Stage Combat

Swordfighting Shakespeare, perilous pirates and women warriors. Histrionics' highly experienced fight-masters mix spectacular action with history to create entertainment for drinks receptions and musuem galleries.

Live Events & Storytelling

A selection of our most popular performances.

Iron Men

Men-at-Arms meet in stunning tournament competition. Watch our armoured Knights duel it out in a show full of 15th century fight moves and detailed information on Trials by Combat.

Below Stairs

Interactive stories of servants lives, specifically crafted for Stately Homes and National Trust Properties. Tours or Shows are esearched, written and passionately performed.

Suffrajitsu

Head of Emmeline Pankhurst's bodyguard, Edith Garuud, teaches self defence techniques, Edwardian stick fighting and ju-jitsu in an astonshing true life tale of fighting for women's rights.

Our Men in the North

Taken from the accounts and memoirs of real soldiers, these performance pieces paint a terrifying and yet moving picture of serving in the army during The Great War.

Battles of The Bard

"Once more into the breach, dear friends.." Histrionics' Performance Historians shed light on the fights in Shakespeare's plays by re-enacting them with reproduction arms and armour.

Knight School

Perfect for open-air sites, castles and heritage centres. Our actors train would be warriors in the art of etiquette, battle and manners; as well as imparting inspirational interactive advice.

Rising Son

The first Englishman to become a Samurai, William Adams speaks about his adventures across the globe and his new life in 17th centruy feudal Japan. Ideal for Museums & Conferences alike.

Anchormen

Pirates aplenty! An adapatble performance package that can include swashbuckling sword-fights, dramatic shows and myth-busting presentations of scurvy knaves through the ages.

"How amazing! You've delighted crowds and brought fun and magic to the heart of our event!" - Tatton Park, Cheshire.

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