Penrith Playhouse

Penrith Playhouse
Auction Mart Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7JG
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Communicating Doors

How can you describe this killer, thriller, comedy? Back to The Future meets Psycho, meets ‘Allo ‘Allo? Mix together a serial wife murderer, two wives from different times, a 'tart with a heart' dominatrix and an incompetent hotel security guard - stir in a connecting suite door that is a time portal and you…

Wed 7 Jun

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Thu 8 Jun

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Fri 9 Jun

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Sat 10 Jun

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Duet For One

"A noble and deeply moving piece of theatre blessed with wit, and insight" said the Daily Telegraph. A challenging and profound two-handed play about a battle between life and death. A once self-assured concert violinist, struck by sudden illness and confined to a wheelchair, reluctantly consults a psychiatrist. In a…

Thu 24 Aug

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Fri 25 Aug

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Sat 26 Aug

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

God Of Carnage

Join us to witness this “fierce and very funny satire”. So, what might happen when two sets of parents meet up to deal with the unruly behaviour of their children? A calm and rational debate?….or just maybe a hysterical night of name-calling, tantrums and tears before bedtime? This fast-paced comedy by one of…

Wed 18 Oct

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Thu 19 Oct

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Fri 20 Oct

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Sat 21 Oct

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

The Graduate

The 1960’s cult book and classic film makes a fascinating piece of theatre, a bittersweet comedy with a bit of steaminess. Essentially a coming-of-age tale as the academically brilliant Ben is seduced by family friend Mrs Robinson and then complicates things further by falling for her daughter Elaine. A black comedy of…

Wed 19 Apr

£8–£9 / 01768 865557

Thu 20 Apr

£8–£9 / 01768 865557

Fri 21 Apr

£8–£9 / 01768 865557

Sat 22 Apr

£8–£9 / 01768 865557

Monty Python's Spamalot

Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur’s quest to find the Holy Grail. Inspired by the classic comedy film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the musical also diverts a bit from more traditional versions of the legend. Instead, Spamalot features shennanigans including a line of beautiful dancing girls, a…

Plays With A Poem

Plays that won the North Cumbria Scriptwriters competition, produced by local theatre companies.

Sat 8 Apr

£5–£8 / 01768 865557

Plug & Play Presents Gilmore & Roberts

Contemporary folk/acoustic duo Gilmore & Roberts combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship and their trademark harmonies to create a powerful wall of sound. Nominated three times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Katriona Gilmore (fiddle, mandolin) and Jamie Roberts (guitar) met while studying at…

Sun 7 May

Plug&play Presents The Hey Down Treaders

The Hey Down Treaders are 5 piece folk, dance, odyssey featuring banjo,guitar,double bass,drums,flute,guitar,piano,northern poetry and more!

Surgical Sensations At St Sennapods

Our Juniors present a Surgically Sensational Play! A top surgeon has disappeared from St Sennapod's Hospital leaving young Dr Boldly in charge of Ward 10. Just the opportunity for the sinister Dr Scalpel to corner the market in spare-part surgery by snipping off spare parts wherever he can! Can Orderly Jim Pill…

Thu 22 Jun

Fri 23 Jun

Sat 24 Jun

Toad Of Toad Hall

A charming stage adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s much loved Wind in the Willows written by A.A. Milne. See Toad getting into all sorts of scrapes and getting out of them again with the help of Badger, Rattie and Mole. There are, of course, the necessary villains to create a frisson of excitement. A wonderful piece of…

Wed 6 Dec

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Thu 7 Dec

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Fri 8 Dec

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

Sat 9 Dec

£5–£9 / 01768 865557

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