Named, No.1 Fringe Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon

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The Attic Theatre, (next to Cox's Yard)
Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6YY

Stratford-upon-Avon's Hidden Gem

What's on...

The Attic presents a full season, with performances for all tastes. We have a full programme from our resident company Tread the Boards as well as some exciting visiting companies.

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Pride and Prejudice – Adapted by John-Robert Partridge

14th June – 1st July

Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Regency. Mr Bennet is a gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his wily and loving wife. The Bennets have five daughters; the beautiful Jane, clever Elizabeth, bookish Mary, immature Kitty and the wild Lydia; they are all looking for a future path to take.


Cradle of the Cruel Mistress - Cloud 8

11th-13th July

The Attic Theatre welcomes new and exciting company Cloud 8 and thier latest production. Captain Benjamin Bligh, having been disgracefully forced on a leave on absence after a mutiny on his ship due to the damning testimonies of some of the survivors, returns to Naval service a changed man.


After Aulis - Rowena Cooper

18th July - 21st July

Tread the Boards welcomes After Aulis, performed by TTB regular and friend Emmeline Braefield. After Aulis is a black (and blue) comedy, inspired by Euripides Iphigenia in Aulis. Like the original, this one-woman show explores the ageless moral decision: how far should you sacrifice your own life for those around you? However, this Iphigenia is no innocent victim: shes a sarcastic, self-obsessed adulterer, and shes running away from her fiance, mother, and disabled brother as fast as her stilettos allow


Where is Mrs Christie - Chris Jaeger

28th July

From Worcester Repetory Company comes an answer to a old mystery. Agatha Christie was one of the greatest thriller writers of all time and certainly the most prolific. In 1926, she was at the centre of a mystery as perplexing as any of her fiction, a series of events which sparked one of the biggest and most extensive police hunts in history.


The Wizard of Oz - Adapted by John-Robert Partridge
31st July – 27th August

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. But all is not what it seems in the land of Oz.


Jane Eyre - Adapted by Catherine Prout
6th - 23rd September

Jane Eyre is Charlotte Bronte's story of an orphaned girl who lives with her aunt and cousins, the Reeds, at Gateshead Hall. Follow Jane through the twists and turns of fate, from a tormented girl to a love-struck but headstrong young woman.


Antigone - Adaped by Simáo Vaz

Following their award winning debut production, 'The Course of True Love’, SE Theatre Company return to the Attic Theatre with a new version of the Greek Tragedy, Antigone.


Sweeney Todd - Adapted by John-Robert Partridge and Catherine Prout
11th October – 4th November

A brand new adaptation of a Victorian melodrama, based on the original Penny Dreadful. The 'demon barber' Sweeney Todd is out for blood and pie baker Mrs Lovett is only too willing to dispose of the evidence. What will become of the citizens of Fleet Street?

Lillies on the Land - The Lions Part

6th - 11th November

The story of 4 friends who sign up to become Land Girls, dealing with the harships of farm life and the pressures and losses of war. Funny, touching and captivating, this portrait of some of WW2's unsung heros is based on letters and stories from the original Land Girls. 

The Normal Way - Nick Wilkes
15th - 25th November

Another exciting collaboration with playwright Nick Wilkes, with this seasons second piece of new writing. For more information watch this space.


13th December – 6th January

We round off the year with this traditional panto written and created by the Tread the Boards team. It is sure to be a festive treat for all ages.