Animation of National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Following a successful pilot in the summer of 2005, CTC actors will be inhabiting the museum and bringing to life elements of Cornwall’s history through theatre and storytelling.
The first in the Cornish Voices series will be focussing on the hay day of Cornwall’s fishing boom and will use stories from the pilchard industry to explore common threads about the challenges facing Cornwall’s fishermen today and in the future. The work runs from February to August 2006.
The Voyage of The Mystery, a new comission from NMM based on the remarkable true story of a bunch of ordinary Newlyn men who sailed to Austrailia in a tiny lugger to seek their fortune. After a successful pilot, this piece will be offered to schools throughout 2007.