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…

Absent Friends by Alan Ayckbourn
Sep
5
Sep 9

Absent Friends by Alan Ayckbourn

Absent Friends is Ayckbourn at his very best: the hilarious moments on stage are juxtaposed with insightful and heart-wrenching home truths, with the minutiae of suburbia providing the realistic background.

The 17th Jane Austen Festival
Sep
11
Sep 16

The 17th Jane Austen Festival

The Jane Austen Festival 2017 will be held from Monday 11th September to Saturday 16th September at The Mission Theatre. As usual, there is a huge variety of Austen themed events for you to enjoy.

The Great British Soap Opera
Sep
20
Sep 23

The Great British Soap Opera

From the creative team behind last year’s high-flying, sell-out show Jet Set Go! comes Not Another Theatre Company’s second production – another guaranteed laugh-out-loud hit you’d be mad not to tune into!

Cult Figure: Kenneth Williams
Sep
24
8:00 pm20:00

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.

Bath Children's Literature Festival 2017
Sep
30
Oct 8

Bath Children's Literature Festival 2017

2017 Bath Children's Literature Festival events take place at the Mission Theatre over the weekends of Saturday 30th September to Sunday 1st October and Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th October.

And Then They Came For Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank
Oct
2
Oct 5

And Then They Came For Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

And Then They Came for Me is a unique experience… a multimedia play that combines videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors Eva Geiringer Schloss and Ed Silverberg, with live actors recreating scenes from Ed and Eva’s lives as teenagers during WW ll.

Bottom's Dream
Oct
6
8:00 pm20:00

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…

Murder Ballad
Oct
12
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.

Twelfth Night (or What You Will)
Nov
3
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.

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

Rough Justice by Terence Frisby
Nov
15
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

Democracy by Michael Frayn
Nov
28
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.

The Little Match Girl by T. A. Woodsmith
Dec
5
Dec 6

The Little Match Girl by T. A. Woodsmith

London. The last evening of the year. The snow is falling. A little girl struggles fiercely through the dark streets. In a vain attempt to stay warm she strikes a match. In the fatal cold the flames blaze to life and we are transported into her tumultuous hopes and dreams.

Gone
Dec
7
7:30 pm19:30

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.

Cinderella
Dec
8
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.

Odile
Dec
14
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.


Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders by David Webb
Jul
11
7:30 pm19:30

Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders by David Webb

Agatha Crusty (pronounced Croosty) is a crime novelist. She’s also pretty adept at solving crimes. When her sister-in-law, Alice, invites her to spend a few days with her in the Village of Chortelby, it’s not long before she gets caught up in a series of murders.

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. 

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. 

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.

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?

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!’ 

Quartet: 4 short plays by Samuel Beckett
Apr
13
2:00 pm14:00

Quartet: 4 short plays by Samuel Beckett

The company perform a quartet of plays by Samuel Beckett, winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature and master of minimalist precision. His plays create a surreal world in which characters are propelled by undetermined forces and humanity is revealed in unexpected ways.

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.  

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…