Current Programme - Drama

November Wednesday 21st - Saturday 24th at 7.45 Matinée 2.30pm Saturday 24th

The Ladykillers  by  Gordon Linehan

Colchester Theatre Group

Colchester Theatre Group is excited to present this madcap Marx brothers style comedy written by one of the creators and writers of Father Ted. A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed!

Tickets: £13, £10 (conc)

December Monday 10th at 7.30pm

The Bagman's Uncle and The Bagman's Uncle's Friend  by  Charles Dickens (Adapted by Robert MacCall)

Robert MacCall

Robert MacCall performs his adaptation of two hilarious and exuberant tales from 'The Pickwick Papers'. Set in the ebullient pre-Victorian era, these are the rambunctious adventures of the Bagman's Uncle and his friend. Both are travelling salesmen, with all the freedom and adventure of the open road before them.

Suitable for ages 10 and over.

Tickets: £13, £10 (conc), £7 (accompanied children)

December Friday 14th - Saturday 15th at 7.45pm Matinée 2.30pm Saturday 15th

Happy Holidays

Mad Hatter Productions

A concert chocked full of reinvented seasonal favourites. Featuring classics such as Have Yourself a Merry little Christmas, Fairytale in new York and Merry Christmas Everyone. The perfect treat to get you into the holiday mood.

Tickets: £10, £8 (conc)

December Thursday 20th - Saturday 22nd at 7.30pm Matinée 4pm Saturday 22nd

The Scarlet Pipistrelle  by  Pat Whymark & Julian Harries

Common Ground Theatre Company

They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. His only hope is a daring swoop by that dashing master of disguise and echo-location, The Scarlet Pipistrelle, who has already undertaken several rescues of aristocrats. Who knows, perhaps this time, he might actually succeed!

Tickets: £14, £7 (under 21, income support)