Sterts Theatre and Arts Centre

Sterts Theatre and Arts Centre
Upton Cross, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 5AZ
  • Telephone 01579 362382
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  • Website www.sterts.co.uk
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Also known as 'the Theatre on the Moor' Sterts offers patrons the unusual experience of enjoying performances in a natural amphitheater covered by a giant tent. The venue showcases a mix of in-house theatre by Sterts Theatre Company as well as touring companies. The programme also includes classical music, musicals, stand-up comedy and children's shows as well as exhibitions in the gallery.

There is limited free parking on site and additional parking on the roadside and in the village. Cushions and warm clothing are recommended.

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East Cornwall Bach Choir

  • Directed by: Paul Ellis (cond)
  • Written by: Handel

An auditioned choir of 40 amateur singers, founded in 1965 and based in Liskeard.

Sat 10 Jun

£10 (under 18s £6) / 01579 362382

Performing African Sanctus with Caradon Youth Choir, featuring Soprano Bianca Phillips, African drumming and Shona Mbira. African Sanctus was composed by the ethno-musicologist David Fanshawe.

  • 19:30

Illyria Theatre: The Mikado

In the town of Titipu flirting has been made illegal - and the penalty, by order of The Mikado, is death. Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera is set in Japan, but the political satire, and high romance, is universal. Not suitable for under 5s.

Fri 4 Aug

£14 (£12) / 01579 362382

  • 19:30

The Lost World By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Four intrepid explorers travel to an uncharted South American plateau in Illyria Theatre's adaption of the Sherlock Holmes-author's adventure yarn. Not suitable for young children due to possible appearance of scary dinosaurs.

Thu 17 Aug

£13 (£11; Children £9) / 01579 362382

  • 19:30

The Merry Wives Of Windsor

The roguish and foolish night Falstaff schemes to woo two married women, in order to get his hands on their husband's money, in Shakespeare's comedy. The Festival Players present an all-male cast directed by Michael Dyer.

Tue 15 Aug

£14 (£12; Children £8) / 01579 362382

  • 19:30

Pride And Prejudice

Outdoor theatre specialists Illyria present their adaptation of Jane Austen's glorious social comedy, which shows the 19th-century author at her vibrant, pacy, forthright, bitchy best.

Tue 18 Jul

£12 (£10; Children £6) / 01579 362382

  • 19:30

The Secret Garden

Heartbreak Productions presents an adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's children's novel in which a lonely orphan child is placed under the care of her grief-stricken uncle in the Yorkshire moors. Not suitable for under 6s.

Fri 1 Sep

£12 (£10; Children £6) / 01579 362382

  • 17:00

The Taming of the Shrew

Open air performance brought to life by the Heartbreak Productions. Suitable for ages 8+.

Thu 20 Jul

£12 (£10; Children £6) / 01579 362382

  • 19:30

The Third Policeman

Flann O'Brien's darkly comical tale adapted by Bill Scott, Meiert Avis and Robert Bayley. Presented by Miracle Theatre.

Wed 2 Aug

£12 (£10; Children £6) / 01579 362382

  • 19:30

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