Sue Casson's first musical, Two Tigers, based on the life of short story writer Katherine Mansfield, was a Vivian Ellis Finalist (1986) and subsequently produced at The Pleasance Edinburgh. Discover what came next by clicking an image.
Premiered Edinburgh 2014 and
touring in 2021
A song cycle exploring the birth of human rights in Europe.
Nationwide tour 1990s
20th anniversary revival
London, Edinburgh, Dublin
Edinburgh and London fringe
A musical revue of the Thatcher years
London Arcola in Grimeborn's first season
Oxford OFS and Edinburgh Fringe
One woman show premiered at Edinburgh
Vivian Ellis prize show,
re-imagined for the centenary of Mansfield's death in 2023
In addition, with Simon Rae, Casson has written songs for two children's shows
THE PIRATE, THE POTATO, THE CAMEL ...
...and THE PIRATE AND THE POTATO IN SPACE
(The Space, Edinburgh, Thorndike Leatherhead)
Between 2004 and 2010 Sue Casson worked on
a series of summer shows and nativities
in her local 'outstanding' OFSTED rated school, encouraging children of all primary ages
to create and perform their own work.
It culminated in a collaborative presentation of
5 Kent schools celebrating the cultural Olympiad at The Stag Theatre, as part of the Sevenoaks Festival.
'Inspirational!' Margaret Pearson, head teacher St John's School Sevenoaks
A new take on a satirical play with songs
featuring The poems of Rupert Brooke,
James Logie Robertson and Neil Munro
A recording and podcast of a film with the songcycle at its' heart
Dreams of Peace & Freedom recording released in 2020