Corner Theatre

Headlines Interview

Hear Nancy, the director of headlines, and writers Alison and Dom get interviewed on BCFM 

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Headlines 29th Nov- 3rd Dec

CornerTheatre is proud to present a new writing showcase,  based on news events of 2011.

In summer of 2011, Corner Theatre contacted writers from the US and UK to be a part of a production of new writing.  In a year, full of global revolution, journalistic scandal and tragic natural disasters, the news felt like the right theme for these extraordinary writers to take on and explore.

What we've ended up with are six ten minute plays and a production that travels the world to bring us some of the most provocative and inspiring stories of 2011.


The Little Black Box is possibly Bristol's smallest and most intimate performance venue so please book tickets in advance to avoid any disappointment. 

Please visit our tickets page for more info on how to reserve your seat today!

To find out more about the cast and creative team please visit about us.

**Alongside the plays we will be exhibiting artwork by local talent, Jacob Gough, Meghan Leslie and Charlotte Hawke.  Also after Thurs- Sat night performances, we will be treated to the live musical talents of Alice Maria Sparey and David Dawson.  More on these artists please visit our artists page.


Savage in Limbo 7th-10th April

Corner Theatre is thrilled to be producing John Patrick Shanley's 'Savage in Limbo' as our debut production in Bristol.  This is the first in a series of productions aimed at bringing relevant scripts to a new audience. We are excited to be working alongside CoExist at the Hamilton House and turning their event space into an enchanting theatrical venue. 

The Play. This production promises to be very special as New York director Nancy Medina, a group of five talented Bristol actors and Shanley's dynamic writing have come together to tell their own version of this very extraordinary urban tale.  

It’s a Monday night, in a slighty seedy neighbourhood bar in the 1980’s.  A bartender, a mixed up couple, a failed nun, and a virgin find themselves taking refuge at Scales bar from the tedium and disappointment of LIFE.  Tony wants to leave Linda for ugly girls.  Murk wants things to stay the same.  April is holding it together.  And Denise, well, Denise Savage is on the cliff.

Artwork.  As part of this event there will also be an exhibition of local artwork.  Please visit our Exhibition Artists page to read more about the participants.

Free Tickets. As a commitment to the locals and our mission to help make theatre accessible to all, residents of Stokes Croft can get free tickets to watch 'Savage in Limbo' at the Hamilton House. There will be a select amount of tickets dispersed for each performance, first come, first serve.  Please click here for details