Designer and theatre-maker Bill Mitchell, who pioneered landscape theatre at Kneehigh before launching WildWorks theatre company, has died of cancer aged 65.

The designer and theatre-maker Bill Mitchell, who has died of cancer aged 65, was a pioneer of landscape theatre in the UK, at first with Kneehigh, and then with his own influential company, Wildworks. More than 6ft tall, with a gold tooth and a beaming smile that made him look like a friendly pirate, Mitchell brought a visual artist’s sensibility to theatre as well as a free-spirited generosity and a belief that theatre was at its most radical and potent when it sprang from place, space and community... Keep reading on The Guardian

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