Capability Brown

The latest 4 minute animation by Tim Britton commissioned by The National Trust to celebrate the 300th Anniversary of the birth of the Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, The Greatest Landscape Gardener of All Time. You can watch it here:

Below are just a few of the works from the Forkbeard stable curently available to view or visit.


About Forkbeard

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Please write to: Waterslade Studios, Hockworthy, Wellington, Somerset, TA210NS

Patron: Terry Gilliam

Forkbeard Fantasy is a company limited by guarantee, exempt from the use of the word limited as part of its name. Registered in England and Wales: Company No: 3285861. Registered address: Waterslade Studios, Hockworthy, Wellington, Somerset TA21 0NS. Forkbeard Fantasy is a Registered Charity, No: 1060344

Originally started in 1974 as an experimental performance art group, Forkbeard has developed into what is now a thriving multi media arts company, producing and presenting it's highly individual brand of comic surrealism across the UK and abroad without stop. This makes Forkbeard one of the UK’s longest surviving independent performance companies. Much of the company’s development has been based around touring theatre shows. However this is just one element of a diverse field of work. Forkbeard have a broad range of skills in street & stage theatre, writing, poetry, animation, film-making, mechanical installations & interactive sculptures.

Studio & Equipment

Waterslade Studios are situated in the idyllic Devon countryside set in an acre of wild flowers and ponds. The Studio is a well-equipped and stimulating environment comprising two main elements: the office/post production suite and the studio/making workshop. More info...

People & Skills

Forkbeard is a multi media arts company made-up of artists, designers, performers, makers & film & audio experts. As well as these making up the central artistic team, Forkbeard often collaborate with outside artists and specialists on specific projects. We also have Janice May who manages the company, and a fine Board of Trustees. More info...