Season 2014-2015

Main Stage

The Play's The Thing

The Play's The Thing

Cathryn Parker

11 - 18 October

A celebration of the past 75 years of Lewes Theatre Club.

Cathryn Parker is co-ordinating actors and directors to perform extracts from some plays and musicals which have been performed at our theatre since 1939.


The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

Chris Weber-Brown

29 November - 6 December

Adapted by Francis Goodrich and Albert Hackett.

This remarkable play is an adaptation of Anne's diary which she kept whilst in hiding with her family in an attic for 2 years during the Nazi occupation of Holland.


The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

James Firth-Haydon

4 - 7 February

Adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson for Peepolykus

Presented by the older members of the youth group


Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Tim Rowland

6 - 8 February

Adapted by Eva La Gallienne & Florida Friebus

Presented by the younger members of the youth group

Join The Mad Hatter, the Red Queen, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, and the perplexed Alice for a thrilling and magical adventure for all the family.


The Weir

The Weir

Conor McPherson

Sandra Tomlinson

21 - 28 March

Locals swap ghostly stories to impress a visiting stranger. Haunting, funny and moving.


The Thrill of Love

The Thrill of Love

Amanda Whittington

Miles Jenner

16 - 23 May

The story of Ruth Ellis. This production coincides with the 60th anniversary of her trial and execution. The subsequent public outcry ensured the abolition of the death penalty.


Inherit the Wind

Inherit the Wind

Robert E. Lee & Jerome Lawrence

Cathryn Parker

4 - 11 July

Centred on a controversial trial about religious fundamentalism versus the freedom of individual thought this gripping play is not about science versus religion. It's about the right to think.


Extras

75th Anniversary Exhibition

75th Anniversary Exhibition

13 - 27 September

To celebrate 75 years of Lewes Theatre Club and Lewes Little Theatre, there will be an exhibition showing our history and behind the scenes of producing a play.

Open Monday - Saturday 10am-4pm, at Lewes House, School Hill, Lewes.


Only Fools and Boycie

Only Fools and Boycie

14 November

Meet Only Fools and Horses Star John Challis for an intimate evening of amusing anecdotes.

Tickets £15


Gardeners' Question Time

Gardeners' Question Time

BBC

27 April

The BBC are coming to the theatre to record Gardeners' Question Time.

Recording starts at 6:30pm; doors open at 5:30pm

Tickets £4.50 from the box office Monday 16th March to Saturday 28 March 10.30am to 12 noon and 7.00pm to 7.30pm.


Flanders and Swann

Flanders and Swann

6 June

Starring Gordon Peters with David Carter at the piano


A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare

James Firth Haydon & Tim Rowland

19 July


Drama Summer School

Drama Summer School

Tim Rowland

10 - 15 August

An opportunity for students aged 8 to 18 to devise and produce a piece of drama with the Lewes Theatre Youth Group.


Costume Sale

Costume Sale

29 August

Sale of Costumes, 10.30am - 1.00pm

Dresses, coats, suits, hats, jewellry and other accessories