Chesil Theatre

Chesil Theatre
Chesil Theatre
Chesil Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HU
  • Telephone 01962 867086
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  • Website www.chesiltheatre.org.uk
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The Chesil Theatre (Winchester Dramatic Society) presents six main productions a year, ranging from comedy to classics and also puts on regular rehearsed readings, host occasional visiting companies and runs a regular play writing competition, 10x10.

The theatre has been home to performances for over 150 years.

Open since 1966, the Chesil Theatre occupies a former 12th-century church.

The medieval building provides an intimate 75-seat studio-style theatre and versatile performance space and with around 250 members.

Events at this venue

There are 10 events at this location

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Austen The Musical

This new musical adaptation of the life of Jane Austen explores Jane’s struggle to have her work published in a male dominated environment, her failed romances and her vow to reject a woman’s conventional lifestyle in Georgian England.

Wed 28 Mar 2018

£13 / 01962 867086

Thu 29 Mar 2018

£13 / 01962 867086

Duet For One

A famous concert violinist tries to cope with illness and its effect on her life, with help from her psychiatrist. An immensely moving play for two women.

Sat 20 Jan 2018

£10–£11 / 01962 867086

Mon 22 Jan 2018

£10–£13 / 01962 867086

Tue 23 Jan 2018

£10–£13 / 01962 867086

…and 4 more dates until 27 Jan 2018

Duet For One

A famous concert violinist tries to cope with illness and its effect on her life, with help from her psychiatrist. An immensely moving play for two women.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£10–£11 / 01962 867086

The Hound Of The Baskervilles

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story gets a gloriously funny makeover.

Sat 18 Nov

£10–£11 / 01962 867086

Mon 20 Nov

£10–£13 / 01962 867086

Tue 21 Nov

£10–£13 / 01962 867086

…and 4 more dates until 25 Nov

The Hound Of The Baskervilles

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story gets a gloriously funny makeover.

Sat 25 Nov

£10–£11 / 01962 867086

Lilies On The Land

Based on letters and interviews with original Land Girls, this is a revealing, funny and moving portrait of some of Britain's pluckiest unsung heroes.

Sat 19 May 2018

£10–£11 / 01962 867086

Mon 21 May 2018

£10–£13 / 01962 867086

Tue 22 May 2018

£10–£13 / 01962 867086

…and 4 more dates until 26 May 2018

Lilies On The Land

Based on letters and interviews with original Land Girls, this is a revealing, funny and moving portrait of some of Britain's pluckiest unsung heroes.

Sat 26 May 2018

£10–£11 / 01962 867086

The Railway Plays

A collection of eight short plays providing an enticing smorgasbord of style, subject and theatrical approach, performed back-to-back in under 90 minutes. The absurd jostles with the political for centre stage, the comical with the bleak and the surreal, each play a fresh intervention on narrative and theatrical…

Fri 29 Sep

£7–£11 / 01962 867086

Sat 30 Sep

£7–£11 / 01962 867086

The Venetian Twins

18th Century farce by the master of Italian Comedy, Carlo Goldoni, with echoes of The Comedy of Errors. Twins are mistaken for each other with resulting chaos, duels, betrayals, arrests, a casket of stolen jewels and a bitter-sweet twist at the end.

Sat 17 Mar 2018

£10–£11 / 01962 867086

Mon 19 Mar 2018

£10–£13 / 01962 867086

Tue 20 Mar 2018

£10–£13 / 01962 867086

…and 4 more dates until 24 Mar 2018

The Venetian Twins

18th Century farce by the master of Italian Comedy, Carlo Goldoni, with echoes of The Comedy of Errors. Twins are mistaken for each other with resulting chaos, duels, betrayals, arrests, a casket of stolen jewels and a bitter-sweet twist at the end.

Sat 24 Mar 2018

£10–£11 / 01962 867086

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