Told by an Idiot has been creating the unexpected since 1993. We take creative risks, tell universal stories and make theatre for anyone who breathes.

2021 Trustee Appointments

As part of our ongoing Trustee changes in 2021, we are thrilled to announce two brilliant new appointments to the Told by an Idiot board: Helen O'Hanlon and Matt Hassall.


Author: Jennifer Holton

Adapting a Novel or Film for Stage

Workshop based on Told by an Idiot’s adaptation of the Argentinian short story ‘Shoot me in the heart’.  4th December on Zoom. BOOKING OPEN NOW.


Author: Jennifer Holton

If It's Bad Make It Worse

An Idiot’s guide to Commedia, led by Told by an Idiot Artistic Director Paul Hunter. 22nd - 23rd January 2022 as part of London International Mime Festival. BOOKING OPEN NOW.





Author: Jennifer Holton

Location: Studio 1 Jacksons Lane,269a Archway Road, London

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