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Shows

Last Show, Past Shows

Anne Boleyn at Guildburys’ Surrey Picnic Theatres from 11 – 14 July & 25 – 28 July 2018

The perfect accompaniment to a summer evening in the beautiful surroundings of Guildburys’ Picnic Theatres in Farnham and Guildford. Premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and from the pen of Howard Brenton, arguably one of Britain’s greatest living playwrights, this is an altogether different look at the life of King Henry VIII’s most notorious wife. Think you Read More

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Oh Romeo at The Electric Theatre 20 – 23 March, 2019

  Oh Romeo – a comedy by Ephraim Kishon SHAKESPEARE ?  IT’S ALL HIS FAULT! It’s 30 years after Romeo and Juliet failed to commit suicide, and the world’s ideal lovers are married … and constantly fighting. Their youthful romance has long gone and married life is full of disagreements and rows. Romeo’s been disinherited Read More

Last Show, Past Shows

All My Sons at The Electric Theatre 11 -14 April 2018

  ‘I can only say that I enjoyed this production enough to recommend it to all of Guildford. Five star theatre.’  ★★★★★ The Guildford Dragon. The Kellers are an ideal family – apparently. In his iconic play, Arthur Miller lays bare their hopes, secrets and self-delusions  – and exposes the reality of lives and relationships built on Read More

Last Show, Past Shows

One Night in November at The Electric Theatre 15 – 18 November 2017

  ‘At the end of this moving play, as the cast, clutching candles, emerged from the shadows to take their bows, there was no immediate burst of applause. For just a few seconds, the audience were too moved, too deep in thought, to clap. A sure sign of a great piece of theatre.’ Pauline Surrey (N.O.D.A.) Read More

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula at The Electric Theatre 14 – 17 November 2018

  “First of all you have to invite him in.”    The enduring gothic vampire horror, Dracula, is given a modern twist in this acclaimed adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic novel. An English lawyer visits his mysterious Transylvanian client, only to be imprisoned in a castle filled with unspeakable terrors. Back home, his fiancée and Read More

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The Government Inspector 2019 – in Surrey and touring to the Minack.

  The Government Inspector. Our 2019 summer show HIDE OR BRIBE  –  HE’S COMING ! Picture this : A decidedly shady (not to mention crooked) Mayor of a small Russian town in the middle of nowhere is horrified to discover that he and his equally shady cronies are to be visited by a government official, Read More

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Cast of Dracula announced

We are delighted to announce the cast of DRACULA – our autumn show at the The Electric theatre. We are looking forward to this hugely and rehearsals will start in mid September.                                

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Blue Stockings at Hatchlands Park November 2019

  Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale LOVE OR KNOWLEDGE – WHICH WOULD YOU CHOOSE ? Guildburys will be revisiting their acclaimed production of Jessica Swales’ Blue Stockings in Autumn 2019 in a new production, performed in the music room of Hatchland’s Park  – the beautiful National Trust house on the outskirts of Guildford. We are Read More

Reviews

Sardines Magazine

Nigel Dams. Reviewer ONE NIGHT IN NOVEMBER. In the scale of Things Difficult To Stage, I would have thought a living-room getting smashed up by the Luftwaffe would be right up there, but Guildburys did it to superb effect. That was the emotional, dramatic and visual climax to a very thought-provoking show at the Electric Read More

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Essential Surrey Magazine

Janice Dempsey. Reviewer ALL MY SONS 5 STARS. Personal, family and patriotic honour, truth and loyalty – timeless themes in a brilliant production by the talented Guildburys. Laura Sheppard as Kate Kellar is a strong figure, pitiful in her obsessive belief that her other son still lives.Her grief at the end of the play is mythical: Read More

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Anne Boleyn – cast announced !

  Congratulations to our cast. With 2 sessions of terrific auditions followed by a fun recall event, the director has cast our summer play – details are announced here. The company meeting and read through is on May 13th and rehearsals start on May 15th.  It’s an extraordinarily talented cast and we can’t wait to Read More

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Next auditions – Minack Tour

  Our 2019 flagship production performs from July 17 – 20 at our Surrey Picnic Theatre, following which it will tour in August to Cornwall’s Minack Theatre. Auditions are in mid September 2018 – scroll down for dates.  Auditions are held well in advance to enable cast members to book accommodation in Cornwall and schedule Read More