our work:


That was the beginning of it all. That first night in The Barn, the start of that final week. The start of the whole thing with Alex and me and that ghost…’

Sam’s got a confession, fifteen years in the making. Are you ready to listen? Join Fifth Knuckle Theatre in their nail-biting one-man show about the disappearance of a boy on Dartmoor, a haunted barn, and the kind of secrets best left buried.

reviews for ‘Fifteen Years of Granite‘:

Eerie, atmospheric and absorbing‘ – Old Fire Station, Oxford

Sharply observed and wonderfully evocative‘ – Stage Talk Magazine

about us

J. H. Archer – Artistic Director

John-Hugh trained as an Actor at East 15 School of Acting, and then as a theatre-maker with the Theatre Royal Plymouth on their Lab Scheme. He then went to work professionally as an actor-musician with companies such as The Narwhal Ensemble, The Barbican Theatre Plymouth, Assembleth Theatre, and Above Bounds Theatre.

He is also a playwright. His plays have been performed at the House Theatre at the University of Plymouth, The Lab at Plymouth Theatre Royal, and at Exeter Phoenix. He was a Charles Causley resident playwright with Down Stage Write and the Causley Trust in 2019.

Alex Dover – Artistic Associate

Alex trained at East 15.

Recent credits include: You didn’t know you were thirsty until you started to drink (Down Stage Write), Colour is too sweet (Now Panic Productions), Romeo & Juliet (Moving Stories), Macbeth (Barbican Theatre Plymouth). Credits whilst training include: Twelve Angry Men, Mephisto, The Night Heron, The Seagull, Twelfth Night, Richard III.

‘Fifteen Years of Granite’ is Alex’s first collaboration with Fifth Knuckle.


upcoming projects & performances.

See us live:

  • Fifteen Years of Granite @ Bath Forum (Coming winter 2022)

R&D projects:

  • Proof‘, a play about doubt. (Coming 2023)
  • Upcoming projects with the Bath Forum.

get in touch.