The Eighth Annual
A powerhouse of new writingThe Observer
In its eighth year, HighTide Festival ran from April 10th-19th 2014 in Halesworth, Suffolk. The Royal Shakespeare Company’s former Director Michael Boyd directs the European premiere of Dan Le Franc’s The Big Meal, in which Diana Quick returns to HighTide Festival; Kate Mosse interviewed writers David Hare and Anthony Horowitz; Michael Billington talked to Michael Gambon. Evening Standard Award winning young playwright Nick Payne premiered his new play Incognito along with three other premieres; Eastern Angles will present Palm Wine and Stout whilst Ronnie Scott’s & The Hackney Colliery Band kept the music playing. Scroll down to take a look at the 2014 programme in full.