A Conspiracy of Boredom

A collection of musings on theatre from our Artistic Director, Paul Hunter Read more

Idiot Show Archive

your opportunity to see a different Idiot show each week Read more

Idiots in Isolation

As we all live through these extraordinary times of constraint we have put together an exciting programme of activity that responds to our current sense of isolation and allows  people to continue to engage with our work digitally. Read more

Top 10 Films that inspire the Idiots

Film has always been a seminal influence on our work, we are fascinated by movies but we’ve never sought to imitate them. Over the past twenty seven years we have created performances that explore the ways in which film uses visual storytelling, rhythm, music, editing, and ambiguity. Here are ten movies that have left their mark on Told by an Idiot, and which we think are worth having a look at during these days of quarantine. Read more

Associate Company: AUGMENTED

AUGMENTED: A new play written and performed by Sophie Woolley and Directed by Rachel Bagshaw. Read more

Dom Baker

Video Designer for 'The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel' Read more

Nuna Sandy

Nuna Sandy choreographed the dance in 'The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel' Read more

Jerone Marsh-Reid

Cast member of 'The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel' Read more

Sara Alexander

Cast member of 'The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel' Read more

Terms and Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS Read more

Nick Haverson

Cast member of 'The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel' Read more

Andrea Cabrera Luna

Told by an Idiot Assistant Director Read more

Sophie Tetlow

TSM for Told by an Idiot Read more

Hannah Blamire

Told by an Idiot Production Manager Read more

Does Cinderella Have to Have Blonde Hair?

A Taught by an Idiot primary school project that uses play and storytelling to explore and challenge stereotypes, while improving literacy and oracy. Read more

Paul Hunter

Artistic Director of Told by an Idiot Read more

Schools & Universities

We deliver one-off workshops and longer projects at primary and secondary schools, colleges, drama schools and universities in London, across the UK and internationally. Read more

Jos Houben

Physical Comedy Consultant for 'The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel' Read more