Current Programme - Drama

December Monday 11th at 7:30pm

The Chimes  by  Charles Dickens adapted by Robert MacCall

Robert MacCall

Tickets: £12, £10 (unemployed/65+), £6 (child)

January Friday 5th - Saturday 6th at 7.30pm Friday 6.00pm Saturday

Sherlock Holmes And The Hooded Lance  by  Pat Whymark & Julian Harries

Common Ground Theatre Company

Holmes and Watson face their stiffest challenge yet, in the shape of the Hooded Lance, their newest and deadliest adversary, who is hell bent on spoiling everyone's Christmas and being really annoying! Can our intrepid duo save the festive season from the clutches of this dastardly demon. Can they cook his goose, or will he crush their baubles and make prize turkeys of them?

Tickets: £12, £8 (under 21's and unwaged)

February Thursday 1st at 7.30pm

Solo Showcase

BA(Hons) Acting & Creative Performance

One actor. A stage. An expectant audience...What would you perform if the spotlight was all yours? These 3rd year students are going to find out! Join us for a night of varied short solo shows from the very best that the Acting & Creative degree course has to offer! 16+ Strong Language. Nudity (Possibly)

Tickets: £10, £8 (conc)

February Tuesday 6th - Saturday 10th at 7.30pm

The Crucible  by  Arthur Miller

Paper Lantern Theatre Company

Paper Lantern Theatre Company, who achieved sell out success with their production of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' by Tennessee Williams and 'The Graduate' by Terry Johnson, present Arthur Miller's classic 1952 play, 'The Crucible'. This iconic literary masterpiece is a tragic and timeless depiction of how bigotry, personal vengeance and hysteria can tear a community apart. It is regarded as a central work in the canon of American drama. As pioneers of what has been termed 'Filmic Theatre', Paper Lantern promises a theatrical feast. Book tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £15, £12 (conc)

March Wednesday 14th - Saturday 17th at 7.45pm Saturday Matinée 2.30pm

Bazaar and Rummage  by  Sue Townsend

Headgate Theatre Productions

Set in 1981, the play sees a group of agoraphobic women and their well- meaning social workers stage a jumble sale to raise awareness of their condition. Confessions and secrets are shared in this bittersweet comedy looking at the strength and frailty of women battling this awful condition.

Contains sexual themes and VERY adult language. Not suitable for children.

Tickets: £13, £11 (seniors), £10 (students)

March Tuesday 20th - Saturday 24th at 7.45pm

Blood Brothers  by  Willy Russell

Mad Hatter Productions

Mickey and Edward are twins who are separated at birth due to their mother's financial and personal struggles. How will their different upbringings affect their adult lives? Mad Hatter return to the Headgate with a new production of this British classic.

Contains strong language and sexual references

Tickets: £12, £10 Concessions (OAP, Students, Children)

April Saturday 7th at 7.45pm

From Zimbabwe with Love  by  Michael Angus

Serendipity Theatre Company

One man's journey across continents and cultures in an uplifting story about family ties, love and honesty. Meet Robert Matalsie, professional footballer. Hear his funny, touching, and explosive journey from his Shona Tribe in Africa to Norwich after being spotted by premiership scouts in Zimbabwe. Witness the agonising decision he must make and its consequences. Suitable for people 10yrs and over

Tickets: £10, £9 (conc)

April Wednesday 11th at 7.45pm

Ink on the Road

A surprise package of entertaining short plays by East Anglia's finest writers. Includes the world premiere of 'The Famous 5', an extraordinary collaboration by five celebrity fans of INK, Richard Curtis, Esther Freud, Blake Morrison, Steve Waters, and Libby Purves. They weave five magical tales from the same mysterious suitcase into the same short play! Suitable for age 14+

Tickets: £12 (full) £10 (conc)