Set in 1930s New York during the Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search...With its award-winning book and score, this exciting production includes the unforgettable songs Hard Knock Life, Easy Street, I Don’t Need Anything But Youand of course Tomorrow. Don’t miss Annie – you can bet your bottom dollar that you’ll love it!

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One Man Two Guvnors

One Man Two Guvnors
It’s 1963 and, after being fired from his skiffle band, our hero Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small-time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who has been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. The permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with Stanley who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart... simple!

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist
During his interrogation by the police, an anarchist mysteriously falls to his death from a fourth-storey window. The burning question is: did he fall, or was he pushed? Accidental Death of an Anarchist is a mixture of biting political satire and clownish comedy. Dario Fo’s larger-than- life, darkly comic play lays bare the murky depths to which a corrupt police force (and establishment) will sink to conceal their own immoral activities. There is a whole load of business with a window, a bomb and a maniac, but who are the real baddies? With its themes of establishment corruption, liberal-left self-righteousness, freedom of the press, and acts of terrorism, Accidental Death of an Anarchist poses a curiously apt 21st- century British conundrum, despite its origins in 1960s Italian social unrest.

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Friday 17 Feb 20178:00pm Book Now
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Youth Drama Festival 2017

Youth Drama Festival 2017
The 73rd youth drama festival.
The week-long Welwyn Garden City Youth Drama Festival is a wonderful week of entertainment, attracting around 250 young people from Hertfordshire and its adjoining counties, who compete for the cups awarded for junior, senior and technical as well as for the adjudicator’s discretionary award.

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Monday 6 Mar 20177:30pm Book Now
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Maurice's Jubilee

Maurice's Jubilee
Maurice and Helena live in suburbia but he has memories of a far grander past when he met the young Princess Elizabeth on the eve of her coronation. Tasked with guarding the Crown Jewels, he ended up dancing with her and she promised to visit him on his 90th birthday, the eve of her own Diamond Jubilee. Maurice’s wife dismisses his story as the delusional result of his cancer medication, but he is adamant that the Queen will keep her word and, as the date approaches, makes preparations for the royal visit..

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The Matchgirls

The Matchgirls
The match-cutters finally rebel against working conditions in which young girls had their jaws rotted away by phosphorus, and discipline was maintained by a system of crippling fines and sanctions. This was a grim episode, but not many minutes of the play are allowed to pass before the natural ebullience of the traditional Cockney sparrow helps to create sparkling entertainment which warms the heart. This story is all about the humour, determination and solidarity of the women working in dreadful conditions but energised by the hope that they have the right to a better life for themselves and their families.

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Friday 21 Apr 20178:00pm Book Now
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Good Things

Good Things
Part of the Barn 2016-17 season, further details to follow soon.

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Friday 12 May 20178:00pm Book Now
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Taming of the Shrew

Taming of the Shrew
Baptista Minola refuses to allow his youngest daughter Bianca to marry until a husband has been found for her older sister Katherine... but Kate the cursed is famous for her hot temper and shrewish manner –no-one in Padua is willing to marry her! Petruchio arrives from Verona and is persuaded to accept the challenge – and so begins a hilarious courtship as Petruchio vows to woo Kate for the challenge of overcoming her fearsome reputation.

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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase tells the story of two cousins, Bonnie and Sylvia, who are determined to defeat the evil schemes of their wicked governess Miss Slighcarp, who has set her sights on the estate of Sir Willoughby and Lady Green, Bonnie’s parents. As the children escape her clutches they find adventure and friendship as they make their way to London. Set in an alternative Victorian England in which the country is overrun by wolves, and strangers can be friend or foe, this is a fast-paced, exciting story of cruelty, loyalty, friendship, secret passages, shipwrecks, wolves... and cheese.

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Tuesday 11 Jul 20177:30pm Book Now
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