Le Guin layers her work with themes of self-discovery, relationships, isolation and connection, love and betrayal, violence and redemption. Earthsea has unique characters, glorious geography and the energy of its own songs, sagas and myths.
2019 – 2021
Holtby’s landscape is both the homeland of her childhood and imaginary: a fictional Riding of Yorkshire continuously haunted by ghosts of the dead and disenfranchised.
2015 / 2016
The story, songs and recitative were inspired by the “true tale” of Betty Mouat, a crofter from Shetland, who spent eight days drifting alone in the North Sea in 1886.
The Baroque Story
2013 – 2020
A multi-media re-working of the Hampton Court Palace visitor introduction to the King’s Baroque Apartments in the reign of William lll and Mary ll.
The Left Hand of Darkness
April 12th & 19th 2015
Dramatisation of the award-winning, ground-breaking and deeply influential novel by Ursula K. Le Guin.
Hampton Court Palace 500: Rewind
April 3rd 2015
A unique commission writing for 59 Production’s project celebrating the 500th anniversary of the construction of Hampton Court Palace.
Creative Workshop Space, West Yorkshire
Established in 2003 by playwright Judith Adams, artist / photographer Simon Warner and Leo Warner, creative director of 59 Productions, Whitestone Arts produces and facilitates creative, cross-media projects. At our base in the West Yorkshire Pennines we develop new collaborative work, supporting emerging artists as well as running and hosting workshops on landscape, art, dance and text. We also have residential and training facilities available for hire in our converted farmhouse buildings.