KING LEAR On The Road...

by Oddbodies in Lydford, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 9th May 2019 we successfully raised £750 with 33 supporters in 28 days

Our new show, a one-man adaptation of Shakespeare's KING LEAR is touring. First stop Brighton Fringe and we'd love you to support us!

by Oddbodies in Lydford, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

Extra money will go towards paying for our wonderful tour booker who is getting on with setting up a nationwide tour of LEAR for the Autumn/Spring 2019/20...

We are Oddbodies, an award winning small scale production company based on Dartmoor in Devon. (

LEAR is our first theatre show in a while and we are thrilled to be getting it in front of audiences at last.

First stop will be BRIGHTON, one of the country's leading Fringe Theatre Festivals, and we need your support to help us get it there.

The show is new. Feedback from preview audiences at the end of last year was overwhelmingly positive and we are very excited to have the opportunity to get it seen by a wider audience, hopefully attract press and get along venue promoters who can help us to tour it far and wide.

We've not received any public funding to develop this project and have had to apply again for support from ACE to help tour the show. This means we are currently having to find significant upfront costs to make it all happen right now.

Our aim is to raise £750. This will go towards registration fees, venue costs and publicity and marketing.

We have some wonderful rewards on offer for people wanting to support us. Please take a look...


For just £5 (less than the price of a couple of cappuccinos), you will be entered into a draw to win a 2 night 'BREAK FOR TWO'* in this cosy and romantic Shepherdess Hut situated on the edge of beautiful Dartmoor National Park. Click HERE for details.


For £10 you will be entered into the 'BREAK FOR TWO'* draw to win 2 nights in the Shepherdess Hut AND you will also be entered into a draw to win one of two pairs of 'TICKETS FOR TWO'** to a LEAR performance of your choice. Click HERE for up-to-date info on tour dates.


By pledging us £50, not only will you be entered into both draws to win the 'BREAK FOR TWO'* and a pair of 'TICKETS FOR TWO'**, but you will ALSO receive a limited edition print of 'Dost Thou Call Me Fool Boy?' there are only 10 of these handmade drypoint prints made exclusively for this Crowdfunder Campaign by artist Tanya Morel


If you give us £150,  you don't need to go in the draws because you automatically qualify for a 2 night 'BREAK FOR TWO'* in the cosy and romantic Dartmoor Shepherdess Hut, as well as 'TICKETS FOR TWO'** to a LEAR performance of your choice. AND you also get one of the limited edition 'Dost Thou Call Me Fool Boy?' prints. Whaaaat?!! three guaranteed rewards in one go...?!! That is a bargain.


For £650 Oddbodies will literally come and do a performance of KING LEAR for you at a venue of your choice ... ***


'BREAK FOR TWO'* Subject to availability (does not include Christmas and NY). Break must be booked within a 2 month period of Crowdfunder ending and used within a 12 month period

'TICKETS FOR TWO' **Subject to availability

*** UK only, Subject to availability, venue suitability and within reasonable limitations (travel and accommodation, distance etc)


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

Win 2 night 'break for two' on beautiful Dartmoor

For just £5 you will be entered into a draw to win 2 nights in the adorable, cosy and romantic Shepherdess Hut situated on the edge of the beautiful Dartmoor National Park - See opposite for details *(Subject to availability)

£10 or more

Win two tickets to a LEAR performance

Pledging us £10 will automatically enter you into the 'break for two' draw as well as a draw to win one of two pairs of tickets to LEAR performance of your choice (see website for tour dates coming up)

£50 or more

1 of 10 claimed

'Dost Thou Call Me Fool Boy?'Limited Edition Print

As well as being entered into the 'break' draw and the 'ticket' draw, you will also receive one of ten limited edition handmade drypoint prints by artist Tanya Morel, specially commissioned for this Crowdfunder campaign.

£150 or more

0 of 4 claimed

Winner Takes It All

You will automatically win a 2 night break for two in the Shepherdess Hut, a pair of tickets to a LEAR performance of your choice, AND receive one of the 10 limited edition prints of 'Dost Thou Call Me Fool Boy?' - Three rewards in one!!

£650 or more

0 of 3 claimed

Your very own LEAR performance

If you pledge £650 we will literally bring the show to you. A performance of KING LEAR in a venue and date of your choice ***(This offer is subject to availability and certain conditions)

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