January 2018 Shows presented by Hertfordshire local theatre and musical groups


Follow the links for playing dates, photographs and further details.
Each site is the responsibility of the theatre or theatre group presenting the show.

Important: Some of these shows may be fully booked in advance. You should always contact the Box Offices to confirm dates and times, and reserve seats before travelling.

Wednesday 17
to Sunday 21 January
Hertford Dramatic & Operatic Society
Snow White
Hertford Theatre (formerly Castle Hall)
Thursday 18
to Saturday 20 January
web page Broxbourne Theatre Company
Pantomime: Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood (2nd weekend)
Spotlight Theatre (formerly Broxbourne Civic Hall)

Join Robin Hood and his Merry Men as they search the forest to rescue the Babes from the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. Nurse Norah the pantomime dame doubles as their school teacher. Her lessons are sure to be much more fun than any class you've been in. Together with Maid Marian and a large supporting cast and chorus, this will be another colourful and spectacular show for all the family to look forward to. You can be one of Robin's Gang too. 6 times winner of local NODA best pantomime award....


Thursday 18
to Sunday 21 January
Cheshunt Dramatic Society
Camelot the Pantomime
Goffs Oak Village Hall

It's the day when Princess Guinevere arrives in Camelot to marry Prince Arthur, but the scheming Morgan le Fay has other ideas and forges a magic document that seems to promise the Princess to Valerin the Vicious, with a little help from his mum! Not only does Prince Arthur have to woo Princess Guinevere in double-quick time, but he has to overcome kidnap plots and a couple of Knights, only one of whom is visible!...


Friday 19
to Saturday 27 January
Company of Ten
The Effect
Abbey Theatre, St Albans

Two young people sign up for a trial to test a new antidepressant. They quickly fall in love. But what is love? And when you view the world through a haze of drugs, how can you tell if what you’re feeling is really you?...


Friday 19
to Saturday 27 January
Barn Theatre Club
84 Charing Cross Road
Barn Theatre, Welwyn

This enchanting play is a dramatisation of letters between a writer in New York and an antiquarian bookshop in London. Unfolding over 20 years, the story begins just after the Second World War when struggling writer Helene Hanff contacts Marks & Co, the eponymous bookstore at 84, Charing Cross Road. Frank Doel is the delightfully dusty supplier who seeks to fulfil Helene’s voracious literary appetite. Despite their transatlantic separation – and Hanff’s irascibility and sarcastic wit – the coupl...


Sunday 21
to Saturday 27 January
Incognito Theatre
Night Must Fall by Emlyn Williams
Incognito Theatre, Friern Barnet

Dan, a bell hop who arrives at the Bramson bungalow, has already murdered one woman and there is little doubt that he will soon murder another: the aged Mrs. Bramson herself. He skillfully insinuates himself into her affections while attempting to seduce her suspicious niece Olivia from exposing his diabolical intentions. And though she professes loathing, Olivia is attracted and fascinated by Dan. Fatally....


Thursday 25 January
to Friday 2 February
Company of Players
Doctor Scroggy's War by Howard Brenton
Little Theatre, Hertford

In Howard Brenton's epic and hilarious new play about the First World War, Jack Twigg, nineteen years old, enlists in the London Regiment and goes on a journey he never imagined - nor did the rest of the world....



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