January 2020 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 1
to Saturday 11 January
Digswell Players
Sleeping Beauty
Digswell Village Hall
Wednesday 8
to Sunday 12 January
web page Broxbourne Theatre Company
Puss In Boots
Spotlight Theatre (formerly Broxbourne Civic Hall)

Puss in Boots has regularly appeared in pantomimes since 1817 and featured in a large number of films. A prominent character in the Shrek movies of 2004, 2007 and 2010, Puss finally starred in his own 2011 animation and is expected to appear again in a newly announced 2019 film. Now it is time to let the cat out of the bag as we announce that Puss in Boots will be Broxbourne Theatre Company’s 2019/20 pantomime. A panto dame, an ogre, a princess, a fairy, our hero Puss and numerous comi...

Wednesday 15
to Sunday 19 January
Hertford Dramatic & Operatic Society
Sleeping Beauty
Hertford Theatre (formerly Castle Hall)
Friday 17
to Sunday 26 January
Barn Theatre Club
Whipping It Up y Steve Thompson
Barn Theatre, Welwyn

The new Tory government is facing dissent over its latest Bill so the Whips are out in force, to keep the dissenters in line. But boy scouts are rioting in Whitehall, the PM’s golfing with the President, and the Chief Whip’s playing Santa – could this be the beginnings of a leadership challenge?...

Friday 17
to Saturday 25 January
web page Barn Theatre Club
The Railway Children by E Nesbit
Barn Theatre, Welwyn

Bobbie (Roberta), Phyllis, and Peter lead us back in time to the year they were ‘the Railway Children’. When father is mysteriously called away, the family has to move from the luxury of their mansion to a small cottage in the Yorkshire countryside where life is very different....

Friday 24 January
to Saturday 1 February
Company of Players
Alfie by Bill Naughton
Little Theatre, Hertford

The ultimate amoral "swinger", Alfie swaggers and philosophizes his way through a parade of 'birds' in 1960's London, allowing the audience to eavesdrop as he goes. When one carefree entanglement proves too close for even Alfie's comfort, the "swinger" lands with a thud. A hit in London, this story became a classic film that made a star of Michael Caine as the title cad....

Friday 24 January
to Saturday 1 February
web page Company of Ten
Abbey Theatre, St Albans

A successful teacher with a loving family, Daniel has everything he wants. But he’s forced to watch his whole world crumble as an allegation is made against him by a former pupil. Is he guilty? And does it even matter, as the press and public have already made up their minds?...

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