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BEAR PIT PLAY READINGS

Our weekly play readings start on Tuesday 23rd May at The Bear Pit Theatre. The evenings are designed to read published play titles in a informal setting. Refreshments will be provided for what I hope will be a series of fun evenings. We start off with Tuesday 23rd May at 7:30pm in The Bear Pit bar with two plays: […]

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Toad of Toad Hall Auditions

Auditions for our December production of Toad of Toad Hall will take place on Thursday 18th August at 7:30pm in The Bear Pit Theatre. All welcome and no need to prepare for the audition. For more details email: info@thebearpit.org.uk    

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Town Trust Grant Awarded for Redevelopment

‘The Bear Pit Theatre is delighted to have been awarded a grant of £26,000 by Stratford-upon-Avon Town Trust which will go a long way towards improving our backstage facilities,in particular to create 3 changing rooms so we can have dedicated areas for male, female & young actors at the same time,which we haven’t been able […]

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NAME THAT SEAT!

Avid fans of The Bear Pit Theatre in Stratford now have the chance of putting their names in the spotlight! Seating from ‘The Courtyard Theatre, which hosted a wide range of RSC productions during the £112.8 million major renovations programme to both the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres, has been rescued by The Bear Pit […]

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The Bear Pit Theatre Special Spring Package

Don’t miss out on the Bear Pit’s forthcoming productions! We are pleased to offer you a special Spring Ticket Package: Buy tickets for all 3 of our shows and receive 20% off the total price* Buy tickets for any 2 shows and receive 15% off the total price.* The Spring productions are: Body Double by Mark […]

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Bear Pit joins Royal Shakespeare Company

THE RSC CASTS BEAR PIT ACTORS IN A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM! Six actors from The Bear Pit have been cast in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s forthcoming innovative production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream which opens in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre between 17 February – 5 March 2016! Performing in the roles of the ‘Mechanicals’, alongside […]

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Bear Pit Theatre joins the Little Theatre Guild

For the first time, Stratford-upon-Avon, the town of Shakespeare, now has its own permanent and affordable little theatre – The Bear Pit. This is the venue that will continue to be the home for Stratford’s amateur theatre makers.   The Bear Pit are proud to announce that the Little Theatre Guild of Great Britain have […]

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The Bear Pit officially opens its doors.

On Sunday 5 October, Kim Hartman, patron of The Bear Pit (aka as Private Helga Geerhart in the TV comedy series ‘Allo ‘Allo!) officially opened The Bear Pit Theatre’s new entrance and pathway at the United Reformed Church in Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon.   The event was also attended by Guy Winter, whose Great Great Grandfather, […]

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