Archive for Theatre

April 2, 2021
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The Second Best Bed

by Avril Rowlands Directed by Chris Jaeger When Shakespeare died, he famously left his wife Anne only one thing – the second best bed. This superb one-woman play, full of both humour and pathos, has received great critical acclaim since its premiere at the Swan Theatre Worcester in 2012.

May 18, 2019
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Where is Mrs Christie?

  A play by Chris Jaeger, starring Liz Grand Agatha Christie was one of the greatest thriller writers of all time and certainly the most prolific. In 1926, she was at the centre of a mystery as perplexing as any of her fiction, a series of events which sparked one of the biggest and most extensive police hunts in history. Her crashed car was discovered in Surrey and the famous author was missing, presumed dead by many, for eleven days. However, she was eventually found at a luxury hotel in Harrogate. She claimed then, and for the rest of the life, . . .

February 2, 2019
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Henry V

  TCAT is delighted to welcome back Festival Players International, a professional theatre company delivering the best in open-air Shakespeare, and committed to presenting the very best in touring theatre. The company continues to grow in reputation internationally. For its 36th year of touring, Festival Players International brings you Shakespeare’s most popular history play, HENRY V.

January 10, 2019
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Middle-Weight Theatre Company presents: John Chesterton works in a world where political correctness is paramount. Fear of offending an increasingly sensitive populous is widespread, and any language deemed inappropriate or discriminatory is strictly forbidden by the company heads.

August 20, 2018
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Twisted Tales

  Twisted Tales is a hilariously dark triple bill of riotous comedies that reveal the darkness under the domestic; the lengths people will go to for love and how to wash blood stains out of a carpet.