February 7-11, 2017
Director: Jason Salmon
A house by the sea. Teddy wants more light. He’s knocked that staircase down. Alison is soaked through. She’s livid. Clarissa’s ready to burst. They can’t keep meeting like this. An explosive new family drama that asks if we can ever let go ... [More]
February 28 - March 4, 2017
Director: Bob Callender
When John Oldman a university professor unexpectedly resigns his startled colleagues impulsively go to his home to press him for an explanation, but what he tells them is too unbelievable to be true ... or is it? [More]
March 21 - 25, 2017
Director: Lisa Thomas
Brian Friel's award winning play about the lives, loves and hopes of the Mundy Sisters set during the festival of Lughnasa in the final days of the summer of 1936 in rural Ireland. [More]
April 18-22, 2017
Director: Mark Ireson
A gripping and unsettling parable, Foxfinder is a darkly comic exploration of belief, desire and responsibility, set in a world both strange and familiar. [More]
May 9-13, 2017
Director: Jess Osorio
Behind every man there’s a great woman… Forget history. These are her stories. From King Midas to the Krays, via Darwin and the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy’s The World’s Wife throws new light on a host of seemingly familiar characters. [More]
June 13-17, 2017
Director: Colleen Batson
Frank is packing his suitcase, and summons up memories of his childhood and adolescence during the Second World War, watching the experiences of his younger self with a mixture of amiable amusement, mortification and nostalgia.
June 27 - 1July 1, 2017
Director: Siobhán Campbell
The King of Navarre and his three closest friends swear an oath to scholarship, which includes fasting and avoiding contact with women for three years ... as they agree the oath the enchanting Princess of France and her party arrive putting the oath and the friendship of the men to test.
August 15-19, 2017
Director: Richard Canal
A Bright Room Called Day follows a group of artists and political activists struggling to preserve themselves as the Weimar Republic surrenders to the seduction of fascism set in the parallel worlds of 1930s Berlin and contemporary USA.
by Jessica Swale
September 5-9, 2017
Director: Lily Ann Green
Cambridge 1896. Trinity College is shocked to find the women of Girton Ladies College attending classes and holding their own intellectually. Their College Mistress is trying to change the rules but fighting for change is never easy ... and when you wear heels and petticoats it’s even harder.
Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
by David & Robert Goodale after P.G. Wodehouse
September 26-30, 2017
Director: Naomi Liddle
Bertie Wooster decides to stage a one-man show revolving around his recent experiences at Totleigh Towers, only to discover on the evening that, in typical Wooster fashion, nothing has gone to plan and the show is not quite ready.
Bette & Joan: The Final Curtain
by James Greaves, with Sarah Thom & Sarah Toogood
October 10-14, 2017
Director: Caroline Beckett
It's 1989. Bette Davis is fragile, on her death bed and is realising with ever growing horror that she is about to spend eternity with her greatest rival Joan Crawford.
God of Carnage
by Yasmina Reza, in a translation by Christopher Hampton
October 31 - November 4, 2017
Director: Simon Gleisner
A darkly comic play that sees two married couples meet regarding a brawl between their two young sons, but as the evening progresses the civilised discussion degenerates into chaos.
Edith in the Dark
by Phillip Meeks
November 21-25, 2017
Director: Catherine Raku Evans
As midnight swiftly approaches, Edith Nesbit gives a reading of her work. Not one of her cherished children’s tales, but her terrifying early horror stories. As the stories unfold it becomes clear all is not what it seems … someone in the attic is hiding a deadly secret.