Chris durnall's Blog (9)


Company of Sirens are looking for a versatile,experienced Wales based performer to play the role of Dorothy Edwards in our production of “A Beautiful Rhythm of Life and Death” by Gary Raymond. Age range 25-40.
Rehearse from 9th May…

Added by chris durnall on March 28, 2023 at 21:57 — No Comments

Stone the Crows

Winterlight in association with Company of Sirens present the premier of ‘Stone the Crows’ by Tim Rhys.…


Added by chris durnall on February 23, 2022 at 23:38 — No Comments

Souvenirs of a Killing Company of Sirens

"The heatwave continued and it became clear she had been taken away, against her will.
There is a purity to friendship not found with lovers.
With lovers we edit. We cut out what we don’t wish to see and add…

Added by chris durnall on June 16, 2020 at 3:01 — No Comments

Sovenirs of a KIlling

We at Company of Sirens are excited by the developing online possibilities emerging by sharing the development of our new piece Souvenirs of a Killing. Working with Angharad Matthews in Berlin and members of Sightlife Wales are proving to be unique and thrilling collaborations.
Look out for the online material to appear. The piece is the second of our explorations into the the nature of grief and its connections to art. It follows on from last years…

Added by chris durnall on May 11, 2020 at 22:54 — No Comments


Company of Sirens new production will be The Wolf Tattoo a new play by Lucy Gough. The production is supported by the Arts Council of Wales and Chapter and directed by Chris Durnall. It runs at Chapter Arts Centre Cardiff from 19th to 30th of June 2018 with further dates in…


Added by chris durnall on March 28, 2018 at 23:00 — No Comments

The Nether

Company of Sirens with / a good cop bad cop present the Welsh premier of / yn cyflwyno’r perfformiad cyntaf yng Nghymru


The Nether by / gan Jennifer Haley | Directed by / Cyfarwyddwr Chris Durnall

“At the play’s end, the world - both real and virtual 

simply doesn’t look quite the same”



Added by chris durnall on January 20, 2017 at 1:00 — No Comments


Winterlight are looking for an experienced young actor 18 – 25 with good physical skills to play the leading role of “Carl” in the upcoming production of Touch Blue Touch Yellow by Tim Rhys

To be presented in the theatre at Chapter Arts Centre from 1st  till 5th December 8.00 (matinees Wednesday and Saturday)

Rehearsals from 9th November. Company wage.


Carl understands stars, galaxies and other planets but the…


Added by chris durnall on October 9, 2015 at 0:37 — No Comments

Winterlight productions present The Boy the Broke the Pegs by Tim Rhys directed by Chris Durnall

The Boy That Broke the Pegs follows dramatic episodes in the lives of three autistic young people, whose lives have diverged widely as they have reached adulthood. Their different stories show different facets of the autistic experience but all of them are centred on the difficult interface between people with autism and wider society and on different manifestations of acceptance and exclusion, of friendship and loneliness, of making connection and…


Added by chris durnall on July 19, 2015 at 22:20 — No Comments

Company of Sirens Tour of Dark Vanilla Jungle

Company of Sirens



Dark Vanilla Jungle

By Philip Ridley


Tour September/October 2015




Seren Vickers as Andrea


Directed by Chris Durnall


Following its acclaimed  Welsh premier in March  Company of Sirens are touring Philip Ridley’s extraordinary  one woman play about a young girls search for love and home.

Seren Vickers plays Andrea a young girl abandoned by…


Added by chris durnall on July 19, 2015 at 22:04 — No Comments

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