Asking4It Productions make innovative, experimental theatre and opera. We were founded in Wales in 2011.

Our current project in development is NATASHA – A triptych – studies in experimental opera.

We are a new member of Opera and Music Theatre Forum. http://omtf.org.uk

HUGE THANK YOU to our supporters for making the crowd funding campaign a resounding success.


Natasha is a libretto written by Jane Fox which explores aspects of modern slavery, the sex trade and human trafficking. In 2015 we held a successful research and development period for one section of the libretto; Shelter. This period included a performance for industry professionals and a Q&A discussion. Shelter was made possible by an award from the Arts Council of Wales.

Composer Ashley John Long was commissioned to write the part-graphic score for Shelter. We are developing Natasha – A triptych – studies in experimental opera for public performances in 2017.


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Lara-Clare Bourdeaux and Laura Curry
Tom Smith
Lara-Clare, Laura and Tom
Lara-Clare Bourdeaux, Laura Curry and Tom Smith


Butcher is an examination of genetics, the medical profession, the pharmaceutical and cancer fundraising industries, pink-washing and the surgical removal of healthy breasts and other organs.

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James Ottley on cello
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Ashley John Long Composer, musical director and double bass

Butcher with original score composed by James Flight was performed in-the-round with tiered seating which was constructed as a circus top. The performers examined audience members with probes and sculptural appendages and film of DNA and surgical incisions were projected on the red drapes.


I admire your great courage in tackling such a contentious and frightening subject. Butcher has been one of the most memorable theatrical performances I have ever seen. Brenda Oakes


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