The Bridewell Theatre has been running since 1994 in what was once a swimming pool. Come along to one of our evening performances, taking in a pre show drink in our Theatre bar.
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Arms and the Man
Raina Petkoff craves more out of life. Having read every book in the library, including all the romance novels, she’s sure there is more in store for her - she wants adventure, she wants love, she wants to get the hell out of town. So, when a charming soldier on the hop from the battlefield clambers into her bedroom, what’s a clever, practical minded girl to do? Offer him sanctuary, feed him chocolate and fall in love. It’s only natural.
Len is on his deathbed and in Basildon the family gather to say their farewells. His sisters still aren't speaking after nearly 20 years. His best mate, Ken, knows lots of secrets. His niece and nephew and their other halves all have issues. Why aren't the sisters speaking and what is in the will? A bitter sweet family drama that will make you laugh and cry. This play received 4-star reviews from the press when it was first shown at the Royal Court.
It got a facelift in the 90s with Cruel Intentions and now Sedos brings a fresh new take on the classic story of seduction, betrayal and exploitation.
Bring It On: The Musical
Bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass and inspired by the hit film, Bring It On The Musical takes audiences on a high-flying journey that is filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness.
Half a Sixpence
Based on H.G. Wells semi-autobiographical novel, Kipps. It tells the story of Arthur Kipps, an over-worked orphan draper’s assistant at the turn of the last century. When Kipps unexpectedly inherits a fortune that propels him into high society, it confuses everything he thought he knew about life.