Bumbling wordsmith and fondue-set winner on Richard Osman’s House of Games, Ivo Graham, returns to live comedy to discuss three years of heavy-duty pranking, parenting and procrastinating.
A former winner of The Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe Award ( “I’ve got an Eton College Advent Calendar, where all the doors are opened by my father’s contacts” ), Ivo also received a nomination for Dave’s 2019 Best Comedy Show of the Year Award.
He has been seen/heard on Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Have I Got News For You, British As Folk, and hosted a very popular Lockdown Zoom Quiz.
“A hugely enjoyable evening of stand-up comedy” (The Times)
“Has ‘Star-In-The-Making’ coming off him like steam” (The Telegraph)
Strictly 16+, likely to be swearing and adult content
Doors and Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Show starts at 8.00pm
Free Car Parking
Phone CRBO on 01726 63513
or Buy at Tourist Offices in St Austell, Bodmin or Truro
The Sea Show is an hilarious mix of puppets, natural history and comedy cabaret, suitable for young and young at heart.
It’s created and performed by Craig Johnson, an actor, musician, puppeteer, and long-standing member of Cornwall’s renowned Kneehigh Theatre.
“Funny, funny, funny! What a lovely show!” Audience Member
Meet crazy characters like Morwenna the ‘beautiful’ mermaid, Ruan the reformed Seagull and salty seadog, Captain Pemburthy, as well as a cast of mischievous sea-squirts, anemones, limpets, crabs and pilchards.
“Craig Johnson is a consummate actor of rare skills. Totally at ease with his audience – adult and child alike – he combines an innate understanding and delight in storytelling with fantastic comic and musical skill.” Mike Shepherd, Founder, Kneehigh Theatre
Come and celebrate the sea with tall tales, silly slapstick, fantastic facts, live music and songs – unmissable fun for children and adults of all ages!
“Johnson’s natural rapport and good humoured fun with the young people make this an absolute celebration of all that is good about theatre for children.” Whatsonstage.com
Welcome to the ingenious, ridiculous, inspiring, surprising, comical, musical, educational, ecological world of Squashbox Theatre.
“A mix of great traditional kids’ entertainment with a smidge of adult humour thrown in for free!” Audience member
From 1999 – 2017, Craig was a member of Cornwall’s renowned Kneehigh Theatre, performing in major national and international tours such as Tristan & Yseult, Cymbeline, Don John, A Matter Of Life And Death and The Bacchae, as well as small-scale village hall shows, including directing and acting in Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
Craig says, “My aim with Squashbox Theatre is to create shows that are funny, friendly, surprising, inspiring, unusual, informative (and a little bit mischievous!) and which use traditional puppetry and storytelling skills in an exciting, innovative way, mixing the modern with the traditional.
(And did I mention funny?!)”
Tickets in advance : Click Here to Book Online Now
or Phone 01726 879500
Adults : £10.00
Child : £5.00 – ages 5 years to 16 years
Family : £25.00
(Family = 2 Adults, 2 Children ages 5 to 16)
Buy at Truro Tourist Centre, Boscawen Street
Most recently seen in Ricky Gervais‘ worldwide hit comedy series, After Life, Kerry’s now back on tour after what she thought would be a little “she” time.
Her Bosh-like nature will never let her rest. Well, that and a needy cat, a constantly disappointing camper van, ever-raging feelings of mum guilt and bewilderment at the phasing out of thimbles. All will be explained!
As seen on Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Taskmaster, Michael McIntyre’s Big Show, Cats Does Countdown, After Life, Save Me and Call The Midwife and heard on BBC Radio’s The News Quiz, The Now Show and I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue.
Her new show, finds her on exquisitely crowd-pleasing form. Some sublime culture-clash material. **** Evening Standard
Godliman, nicely foul-mouthed when she wants to be, is caustic when required. **** Arts Desk
Standard : £16.00
Unwaged : £14.00
Phone 01726 879500
Welcome to ‘The Canterbury’, an Olde English Inn,
Infamous around these parts for villainy and sin.
The floor is caked in sawdust, for soaking up the spit,
And the air is thick with stories told with wisdom, guile and wit.
Some stories are romantic, some are bawdy, others scary
And there are tales about the devil that should make you oh so wary,
Some are beautifully poetic and some a little coarser;
A medieval medley from the pen of Geoffrey Chaucer!
From the company that brought you ‘A Christmas Carol‘, ‘Dracula’ and ‘The Odyssey’ comes a One-man performance of ‘The Canterbury Tales’.
David Mynne has an enviable reputation for providing amongst the best and most entertaining One-Man shows in the UK. David was also seen in Kneehigh Theatre’s production of “Fup” at Heligan Gardens.
Revered as one of the most important works in English literature, ‘The Canterbury Tales’ paints an ironic and critical portrait of English society in the Middle-Ages.
All of life is here in these few bawdy, funny, serious and sometimes shocking, short stories.
Experience a journey down the foul and fetid footpaths of fourteenth-century England, told with the usual irreverence, wit and silliness!
Expect archaic naughtiness and nonsense!
Possibly tights and a codpiece!
Definitely medieval swearing!
Let’s party like it’s 1387!
This is Chaucer… but not as you think you know it!
A Christmas Carol was beautiful – apparently simple theatre with just one actor but you go home remembering a cast of dozens! He is a genius. – Richard Wolfenden-Brown: Director The Plough Arts Centre(on ‘A Christmas Carol’)
“David Mynne’s performance is exquisite: a masterclass in the telling of tales, it needs to be seen” – Ciaran Clarke: Arts End of Nowhere.
NB This event is scheduled to be an Open-Air show but may be held in the Theatre, depending upon Covid-19 regulations at the time
Tickets in advance : Click Here to Book Online Now or Phone CRBO on 07900 817608
Adults : £10.00
Children (Ages 12 to 16years) : £5.00
Tickets are non refundable.
Suitable for Adults and Older Children (12+).
Jam First Theatre presents ‘Hellish !’, a new comic Cornish folk tale.
(Definitely not for Kids)
unfortunately…so will the Devil!
‘Socially distanced’ in your own open-air theatre pod of up to 6 people.
Definitely not for kids!
( NB Seating is in individual ‘open-air’ pods of up to 6 people.
Please contact CRBO if you need to be in a ‘pod’ with someone who has already ordered their own tickets )
Phone CRBO on 01726 879500
Two Cornishmen with an impressive range of West End, Broadway and TV shows between them, including Peter Pan Goes Wrong and Poldark.
“My ribs are still aching from laughing!”
“It was fabulous!” (Fern Britton)
“We never stopped laughing from beginning to end. Your energy was fantastic and we had a good laugh at the naughtiness!”
“This is NOT to be missed!! So much energy and laughter!”
Kernow King, the hilarious comic creation of actor Edward Rowe brings his Greatest Hits show to the St Austell Arts Centre on the afternoon of Sunday, 18th October.
No subject in Cornwall goes untouched, from the greatest things the Duchy has to offer, to those probably best kept quiet about! Ed Rowe recently received national – and international – acclaim for his portrayal of Martin in the BAFTA award winning film, ‘Bait’.
Now, more than ever we need a good laugh and we can rely on the Cornish King of Comedy to give us just that!
Supported by fellow Cornish comedian, Anna Keirle, the show contains some themes and language of an adult nature.
Suitable for 16 year olds and over.
Advance Bookings Only – NO Tickets On The Door.
Advance booking may close late Saturday 17th or early Sunday, 18th October
Seating will be arranged to allow for Social Distancing
Please make one booking for your entire ‘Social Bubble’ of up to 6 people.
Seating will be provided and allocated in socially distant ‘pods’.
A Licensed Bar will be available, with waiter service to your ‘pod’.
(Card Payments Only!).
The Stage In The (Car) Park is an outdoor venue (obvs!) and the show will continue in all but the worst weather.
So, please, dress for the weather and, if it’s thought necessary, wear waterproof coats with hoods – NO Umbrellas, please.
Refunds will only be given if the show is cancelled by the organisers
Car Parking will be at Blantyre, Truro Road- the entrance below the Arts Centre’s usual entrance.
Car Parking – Disabled / Blue Badge holders – please pre-book parking on 01726 879500
Doors Open & Licensed Bar from 1.00pm.
Show Starts at 2.00pm
(Approximate end time 4.00pm-ish)
Click Here to Book Tickets in advance only : (NO Tickets On The Door)
Standard : £13.00
Or Phone 01726 879500
(8.00am to 10.00pm, 7 days a week)
Tues 18th – Sat 22nd, 2020
Tickets: £7.00 & £5.00 available from Burrows Estate Agents, Duke Street, St Austell. Tel: 01726 77748.
No online booking available.
Details to follow.
Date: Wednesday, 6th November 2019
(Cornish word meaning ‘longing for home’ )
A Film of the Theatre Show and the Making of a Documentary
1914. West Cornwall. Harry Elton is starting a new life below the ground mining for tin.
Across the channel, a great war rages.
When the British Army arrive with an unexpected offer, Harry and his friends swap the dirty, dark and dangerous tunnels of Geevor for the deadly underground warzone beneath the Western front.
‘You battle everyday with nature. You fight to drag minerals from the ground. You’re already fighters. You’re already warriors. Its time for you to lend those skills to the war effort’.
This epic production tells the untold story of Cornwall’s forgotten war heroes and the unique impact they had on the First World War.
Featuring a cast of professional actors and a community chorus, ‘Hireth‘ marked the centenary of the end of World War 1 in the Grade-II listed St Just Miners’ Chapel in November 2019.
Cornwall World Heritage Site is delighted to support the showing of the Hireth film in communities in Cornwall and West Devon.