The Marlowe Papers Play

The Marlowe Papers Play

A one-man performance by Jamie Martin. You’re the author of the greatest plays of all time. But nobody knows. And if it gets out, you’re dead. It’s 1593, and Kit Marlowe, the most successful playwright in Elizabethan England, is stabbed through the eye at the age of 29. Except he isn’t. Because Marlowe is also […]

The Marlowe Papers on Stage – Jamie Martin as Kit

The Marlowe Papers on Stage – Jamie Martin as Kit

The first run of the Marlowe Papers opens in Brighton on Tuesday 26th January 2016. It’s on for just five days, with the final night on Saturday 30th. The director is my friend Nicola Haydn, who helped me adapt this one-man version from the book. The adaptation was no mean feat: the audio book version […]

Marlowe Event, Oxford Blackwells

Thursday 28th May 7pm – 8.30pm Blackwells, Oxford To coincide with the Bodleian’s Marks of Genius exhibition (which displays, among other things, Edmund Malone’s quarto of Marlowe’s The Tragicall History of Doctor Faustus I’ll be reading from The Marlowe Papers and talking about Marlowe.  If you’re in the area, do come along – it’s free!  Includes […]

The Marlowe Papers at Wantage Betjeman Festival

Vale & Download Museum, Wantage Workshop  1-3pm   £10 Reading      6pm        £6/£4 Ros Barber’s critically acclaimed verse novel The Marlowe Papers has been called ‘the best read, so far, this year’ (Sunday Express), ‘elegant and charmingly playful’ (Sunday Telegraph), ‘a thrilling alternate version of Marlowe’s life’ (Observer) and ‘a gripping addition to […]

The Marlowe Papers at the Dylan Thomas Festival 2012

Wednesday, 7 November, 7.30pm Ros Barber and Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch at the Dylan Thomas Festival 2012 Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch’s acclaimed third collection, Banjo (Picador), commemorates the arrival of Captain Scott at the South Pole in 1912, exploring the way in which music and theatre enabled the ice-bound communities to survive. Ros Barber’s The Marlowe Papers (Sceptre) is an extraordinary novel in verse, telling Christopher […]