Past shows

Browse our past main house productions.


05 Oct ‐ 03 Nov 2018

An audacious condensed staging of two of Shakespeare’s most brutal and poetic plays.

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Matthew Arnold Amateur Dramatics (MAAD) presents The Changing Room

27 Apr 2018

A lyrical piece about existing on the cusp of growing up.

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The Plough and the Stars

15 Mar ‐ 07 Apr 2018

Set amid the tumult of the Easter Rising, The Plough and the Stars is the story of ordinary lives ripped apart by the idealism of the time. 

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Things I Know to be True

11 Jan ‐ 03 Feb 2018

Following a hugely successful 2016 Australian and UK tour, the critically acclaimed Things I Know To Be True returns to delight audiences in early 2018.

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Jack & the Beanstalk

18 Nov 2017 ‐ 06 Jan 2018

This year's panto looks set to be the biggest ever.

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The Seagull

03 Oct ‐ 04 Nov 2017

Unrequited love. Creative jealousy. Guns. Vodka and Art.

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Fantastic Mr Fox

26 Jul ‐ 20 Aug 2017

Back by popular demand! This brand new musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is family fun at its finest.

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14 Jun ‐ 15 Jul 2017

Guilty. Not Guilty. You Decide. Enter the courtroom. Hear the evidence. Make your judgement.

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City of Glass

21 Apr ‐ 20 May 2017

Tony Award-winning 59 Productions and Olivier Award-nominated playwright Duncan Macmillan bring this seminal American novel to life in a dazzlingly original stage adaptation.

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UK Premiere


04 Mar ‐ 08 Apr 2017

A cast of veteran actors play a group of seventeen year olds in this unique production. Funny, wise and a little bit sad.

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Fantastic Mr Fox

25 Jan ‐ 19 Feb 2017

This brand new musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is family fun at its finest.

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19 Nov 2016 ‐ 07 Jan 2017

Lyric's annual panto filled with live music, lots of laughs and a magical Genie

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Shopping & F***ing

07 Oct ‐ 05 Nov 2016

A prophetic vision of our twenty-first century world

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Bugsy Malone

11 Jun ‐ 04 Sep 2016

The Lyric's critically acclaimed, Bugsey Malone returns to the Lyric for a 12 week run.

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4:48 Psychosis

23 ‐ 28 May 2016

The last work of the radical British playwright Sarah Kane, first performed posthumously in 2000 after her suicide in 1999.

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11 ‐ 14 May 2016

Rising star composer Mark Simpson makes his operatic debut with this thriller, set in a gay club.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

19 Feb ‐ 19 Mar 2016

The Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays returns to the Lyric, after its critically acclaimed 2012 run.

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15 Jan ‐ 13 Feb 2016

Simon Stephens’ unflinching and disturbing portrait of adolescent violence

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