The Priory Theatre is a community-run theatre in Kenilworth, Warwickshire producing our own in-house shows. From drama to comedy, crime thrillers, musicals and pantomimes, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
We're also able to offer anyone the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of our theatre. Our volunteers come from all walks of life, and work in our front-of-house, backstage, production and technical teams as well as perform on stage.
This year's Priory Pantomime is the timeless tale of Mother Goose. The simple story of poor Mother Goose who dreams of being rich and beautiful. When her goose starts laying golden eggs, dreams start becoming reality but not necessarily in a good way! Fear not, however, a happy ending is guaranteed in true panto style!
The UK is in crisis: debt is spiralling, unemployment is on the rise and the fragile coalition cabinet, led by Prime Minister Jim Hacker, is at breaking point. But help is at hand in the form of a complex pipeline deal with the oil-rich country of Kumranistan that would entitle the government to a multi-trillion pound loan!
Lisa Jones is on a Journey. It’s a colourful and exciting off-kilter trip in search of one lost hour that has tipped the balance of her life. The inhabitants of the wonderful world she finds herself in – Dissocia – are a curious blend of the funny, the friendly and the brutal! If you liked Alice in Wonderland you will love this play!
From the authors of Guys and Dolls comes one of the most delightfully irreverent musicals of all time! The show follows the rise J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive.
Step back in time and witness the ultimate 60’s experience! The Revolvers are an energetic tribute to the unforgettable decade of the 60's Covering songs from artists such as Small Faces, The Kinks, The Beatles, The Who, Spencer Davis Group, The Rolling Stones and many more.... ONE NIGHT ONLY!
A youth named Sloane comes in search of a room, and is seduced by his landlady. Her brother comes along and also sets about capturing the affections of the youth. Their father believes he witnessed the Sloane murder someone and, to be silenced, is killed The landlady and her brother now have Sloane exactly where they want him!
This is Agatha Christie at her sharpest... Mr Shaitana invites two specialists to dinner along with four people who have committed murder and gotten away with it. As they play bridge after dinner, Shaitana is daringly murdered by someone at the party. Battle sets out to solve the crime aided, of course, by the eager Mrs Oliver!
An opportunity for our talented Youth Theatre tp showcase their talents.
Jack Worthing, found as a baby in a handbag at Victoria Station and named after a railway ticket, is prepared to be re-christened to obtain the Christian name – Earnest – his beloved Gwendolen requires of a husband. He has to confront the stigma of being the illegitimate child of a servant, before fortune, and a benevolent dramatist, reveal his true and entirely respectable identify!
A diffident widower attempts to escape loneliness by joining the local amateur light operatic society. By accident rather than by design, he advances from a small part to the lead. Parallels are skilfully drawn between the Beggar’s Opera and the day to day activities of the society which is performing it.
Kenilworth, CV8 1BN
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