ESSEX GIRL ~ 2 October

Written by Maria Ferguson. Directed by Lucy Bairstow.

Wednesday 2 October @ 7:30pm

Essex Girl: a young working-class woman from the Essex area, typically considered as being unintelligent, materialistic, devoid of taste and sexually promiscuous. – Collins English Dictionary.

Kirsty is a sixteen-year-old girl growing up in 00s Brentwood. She likes WKD, Elton John, Pie and Mash and Charlie Red body spray. She’s on a quest to win Sexy Ricky’s heart and pass her GCSEs. She also has a secret to tell you. One she can’t tell anyone else.

Follow Kirsty’s story through the house parties and Irish pubs of Essex. From West Ham matches to choir practice, pre-drinks to registration, she will tell you what it’s really like to be an Essex Girl.

Developed with support from Arts Council England, Battersea Arts Centre and Soho Young Company.
Shortlisted for the Tony Craze Award 2018.

Show of the Week Winner, VAULT 2019

★★★★ ‘ a valuable addition to the current feminist dialogue’  Spy in the Stalls

TICKETS: £10 Full | £6 Concession 


IN OLD LEIGH ~ 17 – 20 October

BA Acting & Community Theatre present:

New writing. Directed by Jason Warren.

A walk through Old Leigh past cockle sheds and fishing boats, over cobbled streets and down an alleyway, this promenade performance immerses the audience in the sounds of Leigh’s successes, secrets and scandals.

A ‘promenade’ production.

Audience members should meet in the large car park behind Leigh-on-Sea station. Please wear shoes suitable for uneven surfaces.

Please check our social media channels for any updates or alternative plans if the weather is inclement.

Tickets must be booked in advance by calling Clifftown Theatre on 01702 328335. 

TICKETS: £10 Full | £6 Concession


REVOLUTION ~ 31 Oct – 2 Nov

BA World Performance present:

Devised by the Company. Directed by Gaël  Le Cornec & Andrew McPherson.

Focusing on relevant and contemporary issues, these never-before-seen works of theatre will amuse, provoke, inspire and raise awareness. Be entertained, enlightened and possibly angered by a performance that examines the world we live in.


MAYHEM ~ 14 – 16 Nov

BA Physical Theatre present:

Devised by David Glass and The Company. Directed by David Glass.

A Post Punk Apocalopera.

David Glass returns for the 3rd co-production between the East 15 Physical Theatre course and his Ensemble. After the success of This Changes Everything and Fahrenheit 451, Mayhem is a brutal outrageous and hilarious bitter cartoon attack on capitalistic American. A visual and physical treat.


DOCTOR FAUSTUS ~ 28 – 30 Nov

BA Acting & stage Combat present:

Written by Christopher Marlowe. Adapted by Colin Teevan. Directed by Simon Wegrzyn.

Faustus makes a pact with the Devil, selling his soul in return for the ability to perform absolutely anything he pleases with the power of black magic. This fatal decision catapults him into an intoxicating world of celebrity, as he becomes a world-renowned conjuror, international heartthrob and friend of the rich, famous and powerful. But what is the cost of his insatiable thirst for wealth and fame?



BA Acting & Community Theatre present:

New writing. Directed by Ainslie Masterton. Musical Director Stephen Douse.

Our annual cabaret will Jingle all the way through the Jangle of 90s indie sounds. Feel free to dress all 1990s and get jiggy with it. We don’t believe in fear so it’s gonna be mint.