The Actor's Wheel

"I challenge anyone not to be beguiled by the black magic of this young company’s adaptation... watching them perform is like stepping into a dream." (Lucy Corley - Public Reviews 4 stars - Faustus 2015).

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

2016 national tour

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Out of war, migration and refuge comes a tale of love, justice and inequality...

The Actor’s Wheel return with a re-telling of Brecht’s famous play of social injustice and refuge  in the midst of civil war, contemporised by this dynamic and inventive ensemble with live music and physical ingenuity.

Plymouth (University of St Mark & St John)

  • 18-20 May at 7:30pm at the Desmond Tutu Theatre
  • Tickets: £8/£6 from


  • 1 June at 7:30pm at Jacksons Lane, Highgate
  • Book online or call 020 8341 4421


  • 2 June at 7:30pm and 3 June 2:00pm at Rondo Theatre
  • Book online or call 0333 666 3366


  • 9 June at 7:30pm at Z-Arts
  • Book online or call 0161 232 6089


  • 10 June at 7:30pm at the Gate Arts Centre
  • Book online or call 029 2048 3344

 Plymouth (Barbican)

  • 11 June at 7:30pm at Barbican Theatre
  • Book online or call 01752 267131 

The Winter's Tale

2016 regional tour

The Winter's Tale

“A wild dedication of yourselves … To undiscovered waters, undreamed shores.

The Actor’s Wheel return with a re-telling of Shakespeare's most enigmatic work of love, jealousy and redemption. Inventive and compelling storytelling by this truly unique ensemble.

Plymouth (University of St Mark & St John)

  • 11-13 May at 7:30pm, Desmond Tutu Theatre
  • Tickets: £8/£6 from


  • 26 May at 7:30pm, Sterts Theatre
  • Book online or call 01579 362382


  • 27 May at 7:30pm, The Flavel Arts Centre
  • Book online or call 01803 839 530

Plymouth (Barbican)

  • 28 May st 7:30pm, Barbican Theatre
  • Book online or call 01752 267131 

Old favourites

Our past productions

We have toured the following shows:

  • Sex Strike (2016) - a modern take on the ancient Greek comedy Lysistrata touring mainland Greece.
  • Faustus (2015) - A collision of texts based on the Faustian Myth which toured regionally recieving a 4 star national review.
  • Feast of Famine (2015) - Our first international tour was a devised response to Shelly's Swellfoot the Tyrant touring mainland Greece.
  • The Tempest (2014) - was our first touring production and recieved high praise from audience members and reviewers.
  • Picking Up The Fallen (2014) an original piece devised for Armistice Day, centenary commemoration of the beginning of World War One.

Actor's Wheel - Train to act with us

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Train to act with us

Our company members study on a cutting-edge vocational acting degree at the University of St Mark & St John. It equips upcoming actors with a range of skills, from performing in professional productions, to attending auditions and developing productions and enables them to develop a wide and varied portfolio. We audition for new company members on an annual basis.