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Terry Pratchett’s : “Guards! Guards!”

Guards! Guards!

Adapted by Stephen Briggs

The infamous city of Ankh-Morpork is under threat from a 60-foot fire-breathing dragon, summoned by a secret society of malcontented tradesmen.

Defending Ankh-Morpork against this threat is the entire, underpaid, undervalued City Night Watch – a drunken and world-weary Captain, a cowardly Sergeant, a small opportunistic Corporal of dubious parentage…and their newest recruit, Lance Constable Carrot.

Whether you are new to Pratchett or a long time fan, this production is not to be missed!

Licensed Bar from 7.00pm.  Theatre Doors Open at 7.15pm.   The Play starts at 7.30pm

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Standard :  £12.00 (+£1.01 booking fee)
Under16s : £6.00 (+50p booking fee)
Students w ID : £6.00 (+50p booking fee)

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‘Jaclarabag’

Jaclarabag

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Standard : £12.00
On The Day : £14.00

Jaclarabag are a unique trio of multi-instrumentalists!

A brand new collaboration between 3 musicians, Jaclarabag brings you heartfelt, eclectic folk songs and tunes from across the world with a good dose of original material too!

Performed by seasoned theatre musicians and composers (Kneehigh, Wildworks, Miracle, Horse and Bamboo, Braga Tanga, Femmes de la Mer and more!), Carey, King and Ingleheart come wielding a large palette of instruments and invite you into an exciting world of plaintive airs, brass band mischief and Balkan delights

Doors Open and Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Show starts at 7.30pm

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Standard : £12.00
On The Day : £14.00

Book Online or Phone 01726 63513 ( 9.00am to 8.00pm )
or
Buy In-Person at Tourist Offices in : Truro, Boscawen Street, St Austell at Rail Station, Bodmin, Shire Hall and Liskeard, Pike Street

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Kraftwerk Invented Techno-Pop –

Mark Jenkins : "Kraftwerk"

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Standard : £15.00
On The Day : £17.00

Kraftwerk Invented Techno-Pop –
And by extension, all of modern dance music.

Now for the 50th anniversary of the band’s international breakthrough album “Autobahn”, music technology expert Mark Jenkins (“Tubular Bells for the Moog Synthesizer”, ”Dark Side of the Moon for the Moog Synthesizer”) presents a striking live solo performance of the band’s hits, music they never play, and music they might have played in some alternate future reality of computer graphics, vocoder vocals and artificial intelligence imagery…

Doors Open and Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Show starts at 7.30pm

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Standard : £15.00
On The Day : £17.00

Book Online or Phone 01726 63513 ( 9.00am to 8.00pm )
or
Buy In-Person at Tourist Offices in : Truro, Boscawen Street, St Austell at Rail Station, Bodmin, Shire Hall and Liskeard, Pike Street

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‘Boris and the Joy’

'Boris and the Joy'

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Standard : £14.00
On The Day : £16.00

Boris & the Joy’s flexible indie-folk-electro-pop stylings shimmer with psychedelic undertones, soul-baring lyrics and intimate incantations of love and hope.
With an acoustic, electric guitar and equal parts tender and surreal vocals, this project reflects the beauty and pain experienced in the journey of profound transformation.

Boris – singer, composer and guitar player has toured the world as the guitarist of gypsy-punk band Gogol Bordello for a decade while fronting his own unit Hey Guy.
His life’s journey and the philosophy of joy are the fibres of the emotionally colourful Boris & the Joy.

Doors Open and Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Show starts at 7.30pm

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Standard : £14.00
On The Day : £16.00

Book Online or Phone 01726 63513 ( 9.00am to 8.00pm )
or
Buy In-Person at Tourist Offices in : Truro, Boscawen Street, St Austell at Rail Station, Bodmin, Shire Hall and Liskeard, Pike Street

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1940s Murder Mystery – ‘Shadows of Betrayal’

1940s Murder Mystery

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You will witness a story that unfolds in a small 1940s town where a family are torn apart as complexities of love, loyalty and betrayal unravel during a period of post-war uncertainty.

War veteran, Lloyd, returns to finds his world shattered by the news that his beloved Dotty is now engaged to his brother, Henry, the stage is set for a night filled with secrets, lies, and deadly deceit.

Join us as Dotty navigates a tangled web of love and betrayal, where nothing is as it seems.

Will the truth come to light before it’s too late?
Just who can Dotty trust?
Don’t miss this thrilling tale of love and mystery.

1940s fancy dress is optional, but encouraged for more fun!

Your ticket price includes a Welcome Drink and a Pasty Supper, either Steak or Cheese & Onion

Doors Open with a Welcome Drink from 7.00pm. The Murder Mystery starts at 7.30pm
Approximate End time : 10.30pm

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Standard : £23.00 – includes your Welcome Drink and Pasty Supper
Please choose Steak or Cheese & Onion Pasty when you book your tickets.

Book Online or Phone 01726 63513 ( 9.00am to 8.00pm ) – Need help booking? Just call us !
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Buy In-Person at Tourist Offices in : Truro, Boscawen Street, St Austell at Rail Station, Bodmin, Shire Hall and Liskeard, Pike Street

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‘Can’t Wait To Leave’

'Can't Wait To Leave'

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Meet Ryan.

19 (but young for his age).
School drop-out (but smart).
Turkey sandwich enthusiast (365 days a year).
Absolute stunner (no addendum).

He’s new in town, and all he wants to do is check out. The hard part is coming up with an exit plan.

When the one person he thought he could rely on ups and leaves, Ryan finds himself adrift in a city he still hasn’t learned to like, looking for direction. Six months to kill, no money, no rules… surely this is the worst possible time to be alone?

That’s when he meets Richard, who seems to have all the answers…

Fierce, razor-sharp, and uncompromisingly honest, Can’t Wait To Leave is a bitingly frank portrayal of loneliness and self-discovery.

Theatre Reviews :
“A great debut [and] a fabulous narrative… Can’t Wait To Leave is tender, enthralling, energetic, shocking” – Bookmarks and Stages ★★★★★

“Hawkins gives his all to this performance and barely misses a beat… This is a show that has been written, directed and acted with a high level of understanding and care” – Broadway Baby ★★★★
“An intelligent performance [with] excellent presence and energy which doesn’t let up… it’s an impressive portrayal of somebody who knows they want to leave, but doesn’t know where they want to go.” – Theatre & Tonic ★★★★
“A highly accomplished monologue… [and] there’s plenty to laugh at.” – The Quintessential Review ★★★★

Phone Credit : Max Caine

NB Recommended Ages from 16 years plus

Doors Open and Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Play starts at 7.30pm

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Adults : £14.00
Concessions : £11.00

( Please select your Concession when booking )
( Tickets are non-refundable )

Book Online or Phone 01726 63513 ( 9.00am to 9.00pm ) – Need help booking? Just call us !
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Buy In-Person at Tourist Offices in : Truro, Boscawen Street, St Austell at Rail Station, Bodmin, Shire Hall and Liskeard, Pike Street

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More Info !
Can’t Wait To Leave had a short initial run at Waterloo East Theatre in February 2023 and enjoyed highly positive
reviews, with LastMinuteTheatreTickets calling the show “a superbly written and performed piece of theatre” and
LondonTheatre1 awarding it a five-star review.
It subsequently ran at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe the same year and was highly praised by critics and audiences, receiving a slew of highly positive reviews and going on to sell out its final performance. The show was subsequently nominated for an OffFest award.
A solo performance with additional voice cast, the show addresses and explores themes of loneliness among young
people, childhood trauma, family estrangement, and sexual identity.
Particular praise has been given to both the
writing and performance, with BroadwayBaby writing that the show is “[written] with impressive realism and deep
connection to [its] founding concepts” and BroadwayWorld noting that the play’s star Zach Hawkins “does incredible
work… he waltzes through the flowing stream of consciousness with ease, handling the final shift in tone with depth
and reflection.” Audience response has also praised the rare positive and nuanced representation of male bisexuality, something still relatively uncommon in modern media.

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

Duos come and duos go, and some nurture and fine tune their art and watch it grow into something totally original and captivating.  For over a quarter of a century Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman’s partnership has proved personal, permanent and pivotal.
From their early days in folk supergroup ‘Equation ‘ through to their new album, Almost A Sunset, this multi award-winning musical couple continue to exude timeless class with their exquisite brand of traditional and contemporary acoustic music.

2024  sees them release ’The Collection’. 18 of their most loved songs compiled into one seamless album.


Twice voted BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Best Duo
“It’s folk music for the modern age.” – The Telegraph – London
“These guys are something very special” – Acoustic Magazine
“Rightly regarded as one of the most engaging folk / acoustic duos on the circuit” – Rock n’ Reel
‘The couple’s intimacy and strength of passion on stage have won them many fans and an enviable reputation as ‘songwriters par excellence’- fRoots

Doors Open and Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Show starts at 7.30pm

Click Here to Book Your Tickets in advance : Standard : £18.00
( On The Day : £20.00)

Tickets are non-refundable

Book Online or Phone 01726 63513 ( 9.00am to 8.00pm )
or
Buy In-Person at Tourist Offices in : Truro, Boscawen Street, St Austell at Rail Station, Bodmin, Shire Hall and Liskeard, Pike Street

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‘Eurovision Song Contest Night’

Eurovision 2024

 

Sorry, this event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.   Our apologies for any disappointment that this may cause.

 

Get ready to experience the magic of Eurovision like never before!

Join us for an unforgettable Eurovision Song Contest Night at the St Austell Arts Theare!
Immerse yourself in the glitz, glamour, and pure entertainment of Europe’s most beloved musical extravaganza.

Watch all the action unfold on our Big Screen, where you’ll feel like you’re right in the heart of the competition.
From dazzling performances to outrageous costumes, every moment will be larger than life, and make sure you dress for the occasion

Whether you’re a die-hard Eurovision fan or just looking for A Fun Night Out, this event promises to be an absolute blast!

Don’t miss out on the excitement – gather your friends and join us for a Eurovision experience unlike any other at St Austell Arts Theatre. See you there!

Doors Open and Licensed Bar from 6.30pm. Eurovision starts at 7.00pm
(Approximate end time – Midnight)

Tickets in advance :
Standard : £10.00

( Tickets are non-refundable )

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or
Phone 01726 63513 ( 9.00am to 8.00pm )
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Buy In-Person at Tourist Offices in : Truro, Boscawen Street, St Austell at Rail Station, Bodmin, Shire Hall and Liskeard, Pike Street

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1920s Murder Mystery – ‘Drama & Deception’

Fundraising for Cornwall Hospice Care

A Murder Mystery evening – a 1920s themed, Fundraiser for Cornwall Hospice Care

The Plot :
You will witness a story that takes you behind the curtain of an established theatre company with more than meets the eye.

The evening will take you into a world where secrets and affairs intertwine, and the spotlight unveils more than just talent!

Prepare to witness the scandal and revelations that will change lives forever.

Will the show go on, or will their stage be tainted by the truth forever?

Don’t miss this tale of passion, love and the dramatic web that binds them all.

Will the evening end in tragedy??

1920s Fancy Dress is Optional – but lots of fun too !
We’ll have a “Photo Station” for you to record a memory of the evening
The Evening’s action and story sequences will be performed by a group of professional Murder Mystery actors

Doors Open and Welcome Drinks served from 7.00pm. There will also be a Licensed Bar available.
The Murder Mystery starts at 7.30pm

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Murder Mystery including Welcome Drink and your choice of Pasty : £22.50

Choose as and when you book : either a Steak or a Cheese and Onion Pasty, per person
( Tickets are non-refundable )

Book Online or Phone 01726 63513 ( 9.00am to 8.00pm )
or
Buy In-Person at Tourist Offices in : Truro, Boscawen Street, St Austell at Rail Station, Bodmin, Shire Hall and Liskeard, Pike Street

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Cornwall and the Sea: An Evening with The Press Gang and Kana

The Press Gang

Based in and around the St Austell Bay Area, The Press Gang are a group of nine singers and musicians who perform foot-stomping shanties, melodic songs of the sea and songs of their beloved Kernow.

Well established and revered by audiences near and far, they are known for reworking traditional shanties into their own harmonious, energetic style and mixing Cornish tradition with raucous entertainment.

From grand festival stages to small intimate venues, The Press Gang have been taking audiences on maritime and Cornish heritage voyages through songs and shanties for well over a decade.

Come, stomp your feet, clap your hands and let them immerse you in the captivating melodies of the sea and Cornwall.

Joining The Press Gang are Twin Harmony – Jenna and Morwenna Matthews.

The voices of twin sisters, Jenna and Morwenna blend to create an utterly enchanting harmony.
Born and bred in Penzance, they have been entertaining audiences for over fourteen years both locally and throughout the country.

Doors Open and Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Show starts at 7.30pm
( Show ends about 10.00pm )

Click Here to Book Your Tickets in advance : Standard : £10.00 ( £12.00 On The Day )
Special Offer ! Group booking for 10+ People : Just £8.00 per person !
(Groups to make booking in One Order)

( Tickets are non-refundable )

Reserved Seats
Free Car Parking On-Site

Book Online or Phone 01726 63513 ( 9.00am to 8.00pm )
or
Buy In-Person at Tourist Offices in : Truro, Boscawen Street, St Austell at Rail Station, Bodmin, Shire Hall and Liskeard, Pike Street

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