(NB:  Ticket information for the 1st December show will follow shortly!)

The Beyond Shakespeare Company Presents…

Discover John Heywood:

Entertainer to the King (and the Queen, another King, and another Queen – he lived a long time…)

Live Recording of a Podcast for the Beyond Shakespeare Company

Beginning his career as a musician and all round entertainer in the court of Henry the Eighth, John Heywood became a writer of some of the best plays of his age. The Beyond Shakespeare Company has been producing a complete works of John Heywood throughout 2018, playing his comedies and dramas for audiences online.

As a special fundraiser and launch for the newly created company, we present a selection box of Heywood’s best work to entertain and edify. Recording live as a radio show in the atmospheric and historic location of the Lavenham Guildhall, Discover John Heywood will be an evening of comedy, debate, satire, history and the odd fart joke.

Go Beyond Shakespeare and discover the greatest theatre maker of his age.

Performing on Sunday 2nd December at 7.00pm, (doors open 6.30pm) at the Lavenham Guildhall, Market Square, Lavenham

Tickets £10 – available in advance via Ticketsource – any enquiries call 07946 652 196, or email

Directed by Robert Crighton and performed by the Beyond Shakespeare Enterluders – including Heydn McCabe, Rob Myson, and Geir Madland.

The Beyond Shakespeare Podcast can be found online via itunes or your favourite podcast provider. Follow us on Twitter @BeyondShakes

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