Theatre News


A highly original show celebrating playwright George Bernard Shaw will be available to view free online on the 70th anniversary of his death on Monday, November 2.

Prolific mirth-maker Alan Ayckbourn’s smash-hit play Relatively Speaking is coming to the Abbey Theatre in St Albans, care of the Company of Ten.

As theatres plot a way to welcome back live audiences safely with social distancing measures in place, the Herts Advertiser takes a look behind the scenes of how creatives at one St Albans venue have adapted its productions to today’s coronavirus world.

An innovative cultural hub in St Albans has been awarded nearly £65,000 to help it bounce back from the impact of COVID-19.

It will be another rock ‘n’ roll Christmas thanks to Gordon Craig Theatre regulars That’ll Be The Day.

The Company of Ten’s production of Building The Wall opened at the Abbey Theatre in St Albans on Tuesday night. Madeleine Burton reviews the theatre’s first play back with a socially-distanced audience.

Following the hugely successful run of The 39 Steps, the Maltings Theatre’s autumn season continues this week with Henry V.

Christmas is cancelled? Oh no, it isn’t! Car Park Panto is coming to Knebworth House this December as the Hertfordshire estate welcomes the world’s first and best-selling drive-in Christmas show.

The Maltings Theatre opened its doors to a seated audience for the first time in 200 days last night, with a performance of The 39 Steps.

Live theatre performances in front of an audience return to the Maltings Theatre this week.

With the American presidential campaign entering its closing stages, an extraordinarily relevant play for now, Building the Wall, is coming to the Abbey Theatre stage in St Albans courtesy of the Company of Ten.