Other Stories

May 2017, University of Birmingham


I fell in love with a tree.  I couldn’t not.  It was in blossom


Four stories by award winning writer Ali Smith, looking at life from an unexpected angle.  Someone confesses an affair, a child is found in a supermarket trolley, a phone call in the middle of the night.

Developed in collaboration with Birmingham University and performed by students 1st-3rd June 2017.


Performed by Harriet Audaer, Nell Baker, Charlotte Boyer, Pip Evans, Olivia Long, Jessica Watts

Adapted and directed by Matthew Evans

Design – David Crisp

Lights – Phil Speck

Sound – Danny Warboys

Stage Manager – Struan Sewell

Deputy Stage Managers – Kirsty Bennett, Freya Bramble

Assistant Stage Manager – Jessica Boot

Technical Department – Laura Oakley, Harry Tennison, Amy Scott

Design Department – Sophia Donnelly, Abigail Gibbs