The Rose Company was established in 2013 out of the love of classic and historical performance texts and a belief in gender justice. This first production represents their commitment to bringing historical texts to contemporary life.
“Straight Talking” is a performance that addresses attitudes towards LGB (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual) issues. This piece has been endorsed by Elly Barnes, LGBT Schools Advisor for Birmingham City Council and Number One on The Independent’s 2011 “Pink List”
Over 3000 Manchester secondary school pupils have seen the Exceeding Expectations play – OUTLOUD – which tells the stories of local young peoples’ experiences of homophobia, and the effects of homophobic bullying in the city’s schools.