Bottom's Dream
Oct
6
8:00pm 8:00pm

Bottom's Dream

Nick is an amateur actor of the kind we’ve all met, blessed with rather more enthusiasm than talent. Once again, an audition in his drama group, the Athenian Players, has ended in disappointment for Nick. Drowning his sorrows, he nods off…

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Murder Ballad
Oct
12
to Oct 14

Murder Ballad

For the first time in the UK outside of London, this is a rare opportunity to see this new musical sensation. A steamy exploration of the complications of love, the compromises we make and the betrayals that undo us.

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Goodnight Mister Tom adapted by David Woods from the novel by Michelle Magorian
Oct
24
to Oct 28

Goodnight Mister Tom adapted by David Woods from the novel by Michelle Magorian

In September 1939 a boy, William Beech, is evacuated from London. In the tranquil village of Little Weirwold Tom Oakley, a recluse, lives with his dog Sammy. When Tom reluctantly agrees to billet William neither can begin to imagine the monumental consequences that will ensue, changing both their lives forever

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Twelfth Night (or What You Will)
Nov
3
to Nov 4

Twelfth Night (or What You Will)

Christmas 1917. As war rages on, those at home in Illyria try to forget and seek distraction. But when refugee twins, Viola and Sebastian, are shipwrecked and separated, they shake up this grief-stricken community, resulting in mistaken identity, folly and love.

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The Yeomen Of The Guard by W.S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan
Nov
7
to Nov 10

The Yeomen Of The Guard by W.S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan

In Scott Rogers’s exciting new production we are
transported to 1942 with the Tower community in the midst of WW2. A political prisoner is framed for a crime he didn’t commit, whilst catastrophe and intrigue ensue as others attempt to release him from this devious plot and secure his freedom from the Tower and the firing squad.

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Rough Justice by Terence Frisby
Nov
15
to Nov 18

Rough Justice by Terence Frisby

James Highwood, a TV personality who presents British Justice - a programme looking at the failings of the judicial system - is on the stand at the Old Bailey for the murder of his severely handicapped child. During the battle to have his intentions understood he constantly comes into conflict with the judge and eventually cracks under the pressure of cross-examination by the prosecuting QC

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Democracy by Michael Frayn
Nov
28
to Dec 2

Democracy by Michael Frayn

Democracy, Michael Frayn’s 2003 play, creates a drama of extraordinary urgency and subtlety out of the known events of twentieth-century history. It explores the relationship that developed between Willy Brandt, the West German Chancellor from 1969 to 1974, and his assistant, Gunter Guillaume - an East German spy planted in the Government offices - whose presence is a constant threat to Brandt’s survival.

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Gone
Dec
7
7:30pm 7:30pm

Gone

A remarkable tale told with Box Tale Soup’s beautiful handmade puppetry, physical theatre and poetry, Gone is inspired by the writing, experiences and true stories of refugee collective Stone Flowers, interwoven with an original score by Stone Flowers, inspired by musical influences from Congolese Rumba, African Blues, and Tamil and Kurdish folk song.

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Cinderella
Dec
8
to Dec 9

Cinderella

This Christmas, the most magical pantomime of them all comes to Bath. Cinderella, the old tale of rags to riches, takes a modern twist in this completely original pantomime which will have you laughing out loud.

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Odile
Dec
14
to Dec 15

Odile

Odile is a fresh look at the Swan Lake story told through neo-classical ballet, in JSLN Dance’s inimitable style of dance-narrative, under the artistic directorship of Soren Niewelt.

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Cult Figure: Kenneth Williams
Sep
24
8:00pm 8:00pm

Cult Figure: Kenneth Williams

Kenneth Williams was one of the most unique and beloved figures in British comedy history.Celebrated actor Colin Elmer, who played Kenneth Williams in the 50th Anniversary Tour of Round the Horne, reprises his role in this brand new production, telling the great man’s story in his own words, using anecdotes, writing and some of the material for which the comedy legend was so well-known.

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Our Country's Good by Thomas Keneally and Timberlake Wertenbaker
May
22
to May 24

Our Country's Good by Thomas Keneally and Timberlake Wertenbaker

Australia, 1788. The First Fleet lands at Sydney Cove. Half of those aboard are convicts – murderers, thieves, and prostitutes – exiled to the shores of this strange new land. Eager to impress his superiors, Second Lieutenant Ralph Clark takes up the task of bringing culture to the burgeoning colony by offering to direct the country’s first play.

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Second Sun
May
18
to May 20

Second Sun

In Second Sun, the mighty have fallen. And evil has won against all odds. No one can foresee the future. Not even the Gods. Who will be there to save them? Who will be there to speak for the voiceless against the three-faced foes that no one chose? Who will lead the country into ruin?

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The Dreadful Penny
May
9
to May 13

The Dreadful Penny

The Dreadful Penny is a ripping comedy adventure. The year is 1882 and Cecil Snerd has invented the world’s first sprung leather bicycle saddle; a blessed relief to velocipedists everywhere, who have already dubbed the Penny-farthing: ‘the man slicer!’ 

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