Peter Bensted was an actor who worked at Half Moon from 1976-1981 in some of the very first participatory productions.
Peter Bensted talks about translating We Can’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! which he thinks didn’t encourage people to steal food. He also talks about how Half Moon informed his global perspective and is still important in his work today in Denmark.
Peter Bensted talks about School for Clowns and getting a two year grant to create work for schools and communities, which marked the very beginning of Half Moon Young People’s Theatre.
Peter Bensted talks about The Crooked Cabaret and the sense of community that has had a huge impact on his work throughout his career.
Peter Bensted was an actor who worked at Half Moon Theatre from 1976-1981. He talks about the interactive performance piece, The Witch of Wapping.
Peter Bensted talks about The Great Gas, an interactive piece for young people which questioned the morals of atomic energy as a source of power.
Peter Bensted talks about an adaptation of Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men and how Pellicci’s cafe got involved in creating a voiceover for a dog in the play. Interviewed by Beccy Allen.