Join us for our annual family pantomime, the classic tale of Beauty & the Beast... A handsome but selfish Prince is turned into a Beast by a spell that can only be broken when he learns to love, and be loved in return. Will he ever win the love of another and break the spell…..?
Even thought the 2016 season is about to begin, we are starting to plan the 2017 season and are holding a Directors' meeting on Sunday 17 January 2016 at 10am at the Theatre. The meeting will be open to existing directors and anyone who is interested in directing.
Our Priory Youth Theatre returns with David Wood's adaption of Roald Dahl's classic tale. Directed by Callum Roberts & Hannah Farquharson, James and the Giant Peach sees the classic tale faithfully told by James himself and the insect characters – Miss Spider, Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybird and Earthworm.
Depicting the personal and political conflicts of Henry II of England, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, their children and their guests during Christmas 1183, this drama by James Goldman is filled with duplicitous machinations of the various members of the family each hoping to advance their agendas through lies and manipulation.
There’s trouble brewing in the normally peaceful village of Much Trumping. The crops are dying and the ruthless Giant Blunderbore and his henchman Gutrot are destroying everything in their sight. Join us for a magical pantomime adventure at the Priory with beautiful sets and costumes, hilarious comedy and bags of knockabout fun.
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.
Jack Worthing 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!
Made In 48 Hours is a not-for-profit theatre company that stage full original productions once a year over the course of a weekend in order to raise money for a range of local charities around the West Midlands. Tickets are available direct from Made in 48 Hours on 07886 415129.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!