Old Time Music Hall
Mar
2
Mar 4

Old Time Music Hall

Following our very successful concert version of Orpheus In The Underworld in November 2016, we are continuing with our 2016-17 season and are currently in rehearsals for 3 performances of an Old Time Music Hall. 

Lina
Mar
9
Mar 10

Lina

Lina explores the lives and obsessions of brother and sister William and Caroline Herschel. Both talented musicians and celebrated astronomers, they studied the universe and mapped the stars from their garden in 18th century Bath.

London-Paris-Roam!
Mar
30
Mar 31

London-Paris-Roam!

In this funny and moving account of her globetrotting life so far, Sarah is packing her bags, waving au revoir and singing brand new songs all about it. Clear away the clutter… 

My Brilliant Divorce by Geraldine Aron
Apr
4
Apr 8

My Brilliant Divorce by Geraldine Aron

An insightful and hilarious exploration of what life can be like for a 40-something, suddenly single woman, My Brilliant Divorce is wittily observant, achingly funny and heart-wrenchingly real.  

The Dreadful Penny
May
9
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!’ 

Second Sun
May
18
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?

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

Bath Fringe Festival 2017
May
26
Jun 11

Bath Fringe Festival 2017

The 2017 Bath Fringe Festival will take place in the city between Friday 26th May and Sunday 11th June. As an attractive and popular city-centre venue, The Mission Theatre is thrilled to be hosting so many exciting Fringe events. 

Encore
Jun
1
Jun 3

Encore

Novato Dance Company, bringing its brand new show Encore to celebrate the company's 10th year of innovative and compelling dance. 

Alf the Highwayman
Jun
4
11:30 am11:30

Alf the Highwayman

Alf is a highwayman. If he sees a toy he likes, he takes it. Alf likes to say "It's my way or the highway!" Fortunately, Alf soon learns there are better ways to play... Featuring songs, circuses and sentimental value, a show for all ages to enjoy!

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Jun
27
Jul 1

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Birdsong is a powerful dramatisation of Sebastian Faulks’s profoundly moving novel. It charts the tempestuous affair between a British Officer, Stephen Wraysford, and a French woman, Isabelle Azaire. 

Hancock and Co.
Jul
6
7:30 pm19:30

Hancock and Co.

Following James Hurn’s sell-out visit to The Mission Theatre in November 2016, he is back by popular demand with a stunning one-man, many voices, show, celebrating over 60 years of Hancock’s Half Hour. 

Wink by Phoebe Eclair-Powell
Jul
25
Jul 28

Wink by Phoebe Eclair-Powell

What makes you a man? No one seems to have any idea. We don’t really tend to talk about it. The only way to find out is to throw yourself into the mind of one…


Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Feb
14
Feb 18

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

The talented and highly-acclaimed Next Stage Youth Theatre Company excel as they bring this gritty adaptation of Dickens’ least-sentimental love story to the stage with a cast of some of his most unforgettable characters.

Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett
Jan
17
Jan 21

Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus, set in the late 1960's, has all the ingredients of a classic but surreal farce, spiced with the warmth and humanity of Bennett's razor-sharp wit.

Hot Potato Syncopators
Dec
17
7:30 pm19:30

Hot Potato Syncopators

Step into Christmas in style with the Hot Potato Syncopators. Straight from the golden era of the roaring twenties, these three phenomally talented eccentric English gentlemen present a side-splitting review of tip-top jazz and classic vaudevillian comedy.

Bath Film Festival
Nov
4
Nov 5

Bath Film Festival

On Friday 4 and Sat 5 November Bath Film Festival will be bringing their eclectic mix of previews, recent releases, F-Rated features, documentaries, international films and more to The Mission Theatre. 

Hancock's Half Hour: One Man, Many Voices
Nov
3
7:30 pm19:30

Hancock's Half Hour: One Man, Many Voices

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Hancock’s Half Hour, written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, James Hurn – a talented actor and impressionist – will be performing three great episodes of Hancock’s half hour, voicing the entire cast.

Jet Set Go!
Oct
26
Oct 29

Jet Set Go!

A transatlantic flight filled with larger-than-life characters soars to the stage in this high-flying British musical comedy. 

Murder, She Didn't Write
Oct
13
Oct 15

Murder, She Didn't Write

Move over, Sherlock!
In Degrees of Error’s Murder, She Didn’t Write, YOU become the author and watch your very own Murder-Mystery masterpiece unfold on stage.

The Dragon's Dentist by Tom Morris
Oct
3
Oct 7

The Dragon's Dentist by Tom Morris

Local author John Mclay, playwright Tom Morris and illustrator Martin Brown have collaborated with Next Stage Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Ann Ellison in bringing The Dragon’s Dentist to the stage for this World Premiere! 

The River by Jez Butterworth
Sep
6
Sep 10

The River by Jez Butterworth

A haunting and mesmerising love story The River is another compelling piece of theatre brought to us by Jez Butterworth, the author of Jerusalem.

God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza
Jul
27
Jul 30

God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza

When an argument between two young schoolboys results in one of the boys losing his teeth, the parents of both children decide to meet to discuss the matter. 

Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams
Jul
12
Jul 16

Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams

Suddenly Last Summer tells the dark story of Catharine Holly, a relation of a prominent New Orleans family, who appears to have gone insane after witnessing her cousin Sebastian’s death under mysterious circumstances.

Variations Of Pointe
Jun
13
Jun 14

Variations Of Pointe

Variations of Pointe is an exciting new triple bill with something for everyone encompassing all aspects of ballet: grace, elegance and entertainment.

Punk Rock by Simon Stephens
Jun
10
Jun 11

Punk Rock by Simon Stephens

“Don’t you think it’d be better sometimes? Just to end it?” Punk Rock by Simon Stephens is a play about the stresses of modern teenage life and the nature of society and friendship.