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Thursday 17 November 2016

Dick Whittington Behind the Scenes: A Glimpse into Rehearsals

Earlier this week the cast, creatives and company of this year's traditional family pantomime Dick Whittington and his Cat gathered for the script read-through, an annual tradition for Cambridge Arts Theatre, and always a wonderful way to kick off the rehearsal period.

Everyone from the cast, director and choreographer, to the musical team, producer and Cambridge Arts Theatre staff all joined to meet the team who make our pantomime happen and hear the hilarious words of writing duo Al Morley and Matt Crosby brought to life.

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Thursday 27 October 2016

Win a signed copy of Peter James' Not Dead Enough this Halloween!

Halloween is nearly upon us... pumpkins have been carved and scary stories are ready to be shared, so we thought it was time for a competition!

We're teaming up with the team behind the spine-chilling stage adaptation of Peter James' thriller Not Dead Enough to offer an exciting competition... and winners will win a signed copy of the best-selling novel!

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

Dick Whittington Behind the Scenes: Cast photo shoot!

With 50 days and counting until our festive extravaganza Dick Whittington kicks off, here at Cambridge Arts Theatre we are well and truly gearing up for the festive period and getting into the Christmas spirit… (*Oh yes we are!*)

EastEnders star Paul Nicholas is set to star as the dastardly evil King Rat alongside Cambridge’s number one Dame Matt Crosby, Robert Rees as Idle Jack and Holly Easterbrook in the title role.

Now our brilliant cast is announced, we thought we’d share some behind the scenes glimpses from the photo shoot with you all…  

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Friday 30 September 2016

Wartime drama and The Battle of the Somme: a Q&A with Bryony Shanahan

The Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916. British and French armies fought against the German Empire, and more than one million men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in all of history. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of that fateful battle, and Headlong are on a UK tour with Frank McGuiness’ iconic war play Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme.

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Supporters' Circle Membership Giveaway

To celebrate the launch of our new website, we're offering one lucky winner a year's Ensemble membership to our Supporters' Circle. Benefits of the membership include priority booking for our next season, or any new shows we put on sale, as well as exclusive offers just for you.  

To win this very special prize, just answer the following question: This year, Cambridge Arts Theatre celebrates its 80th anniversary. But who founded the Arts Theatre in 1936?

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Welcome to Cambridge Arts Theatre's brand new website

We’re delighted to bring our audiences, new and old, our re-vamped and much-improved website. We’ve worked very hard putting it all together, to give you an accessible, easy-to-use and engaging website that reflects the shows we bring to the wonderful city of Cambridge.  

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