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The Haunting

19th January 2019 to 26th January 2019

Caxton Theatre Main Stage

Director:Nigel Stolworthy

Writer:Hugh Janes


This is a ghost story, a very scary ghost story The late Lord Gray has died leaving the estate in debt. The new incumbent has called upon business associates Filde and Nephew to arrange the sales of rare and valuable books in the library. To this end David Filde has arrived at the manor to begin the process. On the first night strange and supernatural events begin to unfold. These events increase in intensity through the following days until the final terrifying climax. **Please be aware we have a NO REFUNDS POLICY on our tickets** *You will not receive your tickets in the post or a confirmation email, ensure you print out the confirmation page for your records*

The Haunting Performance Times

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Sat 19th January 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Mon 21st January 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Tue 22nd January 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Wed 23rd January 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Thu 24th January 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Fri 25th January 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Sat 26th January 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

A Foot in the Door

2nd March 2019 to 9th March 2019

Caxton Theatre Main Stage

Director:Nadine Bennett-Wood

Writer:Richard Harris


May an elderly widow, has invited several salespeople to her London semi. The first guest to arrive is Warren, (windows), soon followed by an increasing array of colourful characters (decorating, keyboard etc). Each salesperson adopts a persona they think will persuade their prospective client to put her money their way, but May's inability to wrench her eyes from her TV - and her lack of interest in any of the products - look set to wreck their hopes. **Please be aware we have a NO REFUNDS POLICY on our tickets** *You will not receive your tickets in the post or a confirmation email, ensure you print out the confirmation page for your records*

A Foot in the Door Performance Times

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Sat 2nd March 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Mon 4th March 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Tue 5th March 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Wed 6th March 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Thu 7th March 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Fri 8th March 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Sat 9th March 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

Lloyd Griffith: All-Rounder

13th March 2019 to 14th March 2019

Caxton Theatre Main Stage

Director:N/A

Writer:N/A

Some performances have limited availability


After the success of his sold out 2017/18 UK tour, comedian, choirboy and host of Soccer AM, Lloyd Griffith is back on the road with his hilarious new stand up show. Expect jokes, dubious impressions, jokes, a bit of choral singing, jokes, maybe a fact about a Cathedral, jokes and probably the story about that time he had a toilet incident on the A46. As seen on: Soccer AM (Sky One), Live at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central), Bounty Hunters (Sky), Drunk History (Comedy Central), The Premier League Show (BBC2). Online: Every Premier League Football Fan in 90 seconds, Jack Whitehall's Training Days, Taxi to Training, BBC3 Quickies: The Tape Guy

Lloyd Griffith: All-Rounder Performance Times

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Wed 13th March 2019Limited Availability 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Thu 14th March 2019Limited Availability 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

Chamber Music

4th April 2019 to 6th April 2019

STUDIO BAR

Director:Gillian Shields

Writer:Arthur Kopit


Seven famous women from seven different historical periods. One year, one insane asylum. A dark comedy. ***PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE A NO REFUND POLICY ON OUR TICKET SALES*** ***PLEASE BE AWARE THAT YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE YOUR TICKETS THROUGH THE POST OT VIA EMAIL, YOU MAY PICK UP YOUR TICKETS FROM THE BOX OFFICE DURING ITS OPENING HOURS***

Chamber Music Performance Times

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Thu 4th April 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Fri 5th April 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Sat 6th April 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

Holmes and the Ripper

27th April 2019 to 4th May 2019

Caxton Theatre Main Stage

Director:Jack Scott

Writer:Brian Clemens


London. 1888. The streets of the East End are plagued by the ghastly murders of the infamous Jack the Ripper. With the capital under murderous threat, the world’s greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes and his astute companion Dr. John Watson, join forces with the enigmatic psychic Catherine Mead to put an end to the bloodshed. **Please be aware we have a NO REFUNDS POLICY on our tickets** *You will not receive your tickets in the post or a confirmation email, ensure you print out the confirmation page for your records*

Holmes and the Ripper Performance Times

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Sat 27th April 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Mon 29th April 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Tue 30th April 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Wed 1st May 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Thu 2nd May 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Fri 3rd May 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Sat 4th May 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

Around the World in 80 Days

8th June 2019 to 15th June 2019

Caxton Theatre Main Stage

Director:Gemma Dodds

Writer:Jules Verne adapted by Laura Eason


The fabulously wealthy Victorian gentleman Phileas Fogg wagers his life's fortune that he can circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days. Along with his hapless valet, Passeportout, he sets out on a dazzling escapade that takes him from the misty alleys of London to the subcontinent and on to the Wild West as they race against the clock on a dizzying succession of trains, steamers, wind-propelled sleighs and elephants. Packing in more than 50 unforgettable characters, this production is going to achieve this with just five actors! **Please be aware we have a NO REFUNDS POLICY on our tickets** *You will not receive your tickets in the post or a confirmation email, ensure you print out the confirmation page for your records*

Around the World in 80 Days Performance Times

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Sat 8th June 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Mon 10th June 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Tue 11th June 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Wed 12th June 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Thu 13th June 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Fri 14th June 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Sat 15th June 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

Decision Height

20th July 2019 to 27th July 2019

Caxton Theatre Main Stage

Director:Debbie Shepherd

Writer:Meredith Dayna Levy


It’s November 1943 at Avenger Fields Campus. We see the arrival of the incoming class of 44-W-4 at the Women Airforce Service Pilots training base. We follow the women over a period of 6 months as they train endeavouring to achieve their ‘wings’. They all come together from different areas, backgrounds and of all ages. Their lives will be turned upside down as they experience life in a very different way. The development of each individual character is of the upper most importance. They have to show their experiences of fear, loneliness, hate, stress, anxiety but then again they need to express excitement, courage, warmth, love and tenderness. Their journey is unique, showing how their feelings for one another change with time. How along the way there is also joy during such a turbulent, horrendous period of time and also heartaches, taking them from strangers to family over an unforgettable 6 months in their lives. The play will be staged in a very minimalistic yet dramatic way involving lighting, projection and fabulous war time music. **Please be aware we have a NO REFUNDS POLICY on our tickets** *You will not receive your tickets in the post or a confirmation email, ensure you print out the confirmation page for your records*

Decision Height Performance Times

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Sat 20th July 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Mon 22nd July 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Tue 23rd July 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Wed 24th July 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Thu 25th July 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Fri 26th July 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Sat 27th July 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

Boudica

7th September 2019 to 14th September 2019

Caxton Theatre Main Stage

Director:John Ferguson

Writer:Tristan Bernays


Boudica Synopsis A brand-new ancient-history play in verse that tells the story of one of Britain's most iconic women: a queen, a warrior and a rebel. AD 61, Britannia. On the furthest outreaches of the Roman Empire – at the very edge of the known world – rebellion is brewing. The King of the Iceni has died and his widow, Boudica, has tried to claim her rightful throne. For her insolence in defying Rome, the queen has been flogged, her daughters have been raped, and they have been banished from their homeland. But now, Queen Boudica has returned. And this time she has an army. She will have revenge. She will have blood. She will make Rome quake in fear. Boudica by Tristan Bernays premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe, London, in September 2017. **Please be aware we have a NO REFUNDS POLICY on our tickets** *You will not receive your tickets in the post or a confirmation email, ensure you print out the confirmation page for your records*

Boudica Performance Times

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Sat 7th September 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Mon 9th September 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Tue 10th September 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Wed 11th September 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Thu 12th September 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Fri 13th September 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Sat 14th September 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

A Bunch of Amateurs

19th October 2019 to 26th October 2019

Caxton Theatre Main Stage

Director:Debra West

Writer:Ian Hislop and Nick Newman


Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steel arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. And instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a bunch of amateurs trying to save their theatre from developers. Jefferson’s monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic am-dram thespians. As acting worlds collide and Jefferson’s career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself – along with his inner Lear! **Please be aware we have a NO REFUNDS POLICY on our tickets** *You will not receive your tickets in the post or a confirmation email, ensure you print out the confirmation page for your records*

A Bunch of Amateurs Performance Times

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Sat 19th October 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Mon 21st October 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Tue 22nd October 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Wed 23rd October 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Thu 24th October 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Fri 25th October 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Sat 26th October 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

A Christmas Carol

7th December 2019 to 14th December 2019

Caxton Theatre Main Stage

Director:Robert C Till

Writer:Patrick Barlow


This adaptation brings the timeless tale to life with just five actors and all the wit, flair and theatrical invention you’d expect from Patrick Barlow, who brought The 39 Stepsto the stage so memorably. Charles Dickens’ tale, adapted by Olivier Award winning and Tony nominated Patrick Barlow, returned to the stage of the Noël Coward Theatre in 2015, starring Jim Broadbent as Ebenezer Scrooge. Other plays adapted by Patrick Barlow include The 39 Steps, also published by Samuel French. **Please be aware we have a NO REFUNDS POLICY on our tickets** *You will not receive your tickets in the post or a confirmation email, ensure you print out the confirmation page for your records*

A Christmas Carol Performance Times

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Sat 7th December 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Mon 9th December 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Tue 10th December 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Wed 11th December 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Thu 12th December 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Fri 13th December 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now
Sat 14th December 2019 19.30 to 21.45 Book Now

The Caxton Players

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