Production Archive

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  • One Side Lies the Sea

    26 performances between 27/03/2020 and 18/04/2020

    ‘Standing out in the middle of the Solway it’s a different world, it’s a different place to be. It takes away all your life stresses. Thinking about the tides will take you away for days. It’s like pr...

  • Malory Towers

    26 performances between 27/03/2020 and 18/04/2020

    Nostalgic, naughty and perfect for now, Malory Towers is a musical of high jinks, high drama and high spirits. Darrell Rivers is starting school with an eager mind, a fierce heart and a quick tempe...

  • Under Pressure

    2 performances between 20/03/2020 and 21/03/2020

    An entertaining, thought-provoking and completely original piece of theatre inspired by the group’s responses to climate change and created by local actor and plawright Emma Rydal and our Elders Compa...

  • NT Connections Festival presents

    3 performances between 17/03/2020 and 19/03/2020

    The National Theatre Connections festival is a celebration of young people, theatre-making and the importance of access to the arts. Each year, the National Theatre commissions ten new plays for young...

  • A Series of Public Apologies (in response to an unfortunate incident in the school lavatories)

    2 performances between 03/03/2020 and 04/03/2020

    A wickedly funny play about how our attempts to define ourselves in public are shaped by the fear of saying the wrong thing. Watch TBTL’s talented Young Actors as they perform this new play from a...

  • Open Space

    on 05/02/2020

    TBTL’s first-ever scratch night Open Space will be a lab for home-grown Cumbrian creatives to explore new ideas they’ve been working on and test them in front of an audience. After a flood of bril...

  • A Christmas Carol

    49 performances between 22/11/2019 and 11/01/2020

    It’s Christmas Eve. Cold-hearted businessman Ebenezer Scrooge grows grumpier and meaner than ever as Christmas Day approaches. When a ghostly apparition appears at his bedside, he’s whisked away on a ...

  • Guards at the Taj

    27 performances between 08/08/2019 and 02/11/2019

    As dawn breaks on the final day of construction of the Taj Mahal, two hapless Imperial Guards must once again resist the urge to look at the most beautiful monument the world has ever seen – by order ...

  • Dear Uncle

    34 performances between 01/08/2019 and 02/11/2019

    Ennerdale in the Lake District, 1935. Sonya and Uncle Marcus live a quiet life with occasional visits from the dashing Dr Ash. But this summer is different. Sonya’s elderly father Cedric has turned...

  • The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

    50 performances between 06/06/2019 and 01/11/2019

    Little Voice has a hidden talent. Alone in her room with only her dead father’s record collection for company, she sings along with the greatest divas of the 20th century with a voice that’s pure gold...