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‘Showtime from the Frontline’ with comedian Mark Thomas

June 1st, 2020

It’s a win-win! You can watch an incredible show and raise money for the New Wolsey Theatre while you watch! On Tuesday 9th June at 7.30pm, Go Faster Stripe will be streaming their recording of Showtime from the Frontline with a live introduction from comedian Mark Thomas and a live Q & A from London and […]

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A Letter to Self-employed and Freelance Theatre and Performance Makers in the UK

May 22nd, 2020

The New Wolsey Theatre is proud to be a signatory of this open letter to theatre and performance makers, alongside many other theatres, performance companies and venues across the UK. To view a PDF of this letter, please click here (for a PDF in LARGE PRINT, please click the link following the letter): An open […]

Get involved with our latest creative project: StoryLine

May 20th, 2020

(Molly-Grace Cutler as Sheena in Oxy and The Morons leaving a punk poem on StoryLine. Photo Mike Kwasniak.) The New Wolsey Theatre needs you!  We’re putting a call out for people to join in with our latest creative project, StoryLine. StoryLine is a dedicated phone line where you are invited to call 01473 760799 and […]

Announcing Testing Ground 4 commissions!

May 4th, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the outcome of the New Wolsey Theatre Testing Ground 4 Commissioning programme, which develops original work from D/deaf and disabled artists, especially since we have been able to extend the typical amount of commissions that we offer thanks to funding from Ramps on the Moon. Even in the midst of […]

Jump into Bounce…

April 30th, 2020

We’re thrilled to introduce Bounce, our brand new fortnightly curation of the best arts and culture on the web right now. There’s loads of fantastic stuff to enjoy from some amazing arts and culture companies both nationally and locally so we thought we’d pull it all together for you to enjoy in one handy place! […]

We’re pausing for thought

April 9th, 2020

We like to think of our audience members as friends; after all, without an audience there is no theatre. So, dear friend, we’re going to level with you.   We’re thinking about Autumn. We have a cracking season of shows lined up for you. But it’s likely to change. Some of the visiting companies are starting to tell […]

Jack & the Beanstalk Birthday Shows: Frequently Asked Questions

March 30th, 2020

  The Birthday Shows are a special and unique event, so we understand if you have a couple of questions. We have put together this handy FAQ section to try to provide some answers for you, but if you have any further enquiries, you can email us at Please refrain from giving us a […]

Latest update on Coronavirus

March 20th, 2020

We are following Government advice and have closed our theatre and offices. All our shows have been cancelled until September but we are selling tickets for our Rock ‘n’ Roll panto and our Autumn Season online. If you have tickets for a show that has been cancelled we will be contacting you by email if […]

Worlds of Wonder

March 15th, 2020

About to embark on a national tour with their critically acclaimed production of The War of the Worlds, Rhum and Clay’s Matthew Wells and Julian Spooner tell us to expect laughter, visual thrills and even modern technology in their retelling of the ultimate alien invasion story. When HG Wells published his classic sci-fi novel back […]

Cast Announcement for Private Peaceful!

February 28th, 2020

Nottingham Playhouse has revealed the cast of upcoming wartime tale Private Peaceful. Including several actors from Nottinghamshire, it’s a production that is set to transport families and schools back in time. Acknowledged by Morpurgo as his favourite work, this adaptation is a new ensemble-version by Simon Reade. It follows the adventures of Peaceful brothers, Tommo […]

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