ADC Theatre

Park Street, Cambridge, CB5 8AS

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ADC Theatre 17:40 on 17th October Twitter

"A triumph of student theatre" @TCSNewspaper, ★★★★★

THE DEEP BLUE SEA is getting wonderful reviews! Don't miss it at the ADC Theatre, tonight until Saturday at 7.45pm


#play #blue

ADC Theatre 09:00 on 12th October Twitter

From Beijing to the Corpus Playroom... @UCATT_Cambridge's flower power production of George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION opens on Tuesday!

ADC Theatre 09:30 on 11th October Twitter

October is Black History Month and this month we are proud to be staging Danai Gurira’s THE CONVERT.

In this interview, Director Dami Laoye discusses what he hopes a modern audience will take from its interrogation of a pivotal point in colonial history.…

ADC Theatre 12:38 on 10th October Twitter

"enthusiasm and genuine enjoyment [...] underpins the whole show"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from @TCSNewspaper for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS!

There are only 3 more days to catch this "fabulously jazzed-up adaptation" of one of Shakespeare's silliest plays.…

ADC Theatre 15:24 on 7th October Twitter

Two of our alumni, #RachelWeisz and @twhiddleston, starred in a film adaptation of Terence Rattigan's THE DEEP BLUE SEA in 2011.

We're thrilled to be staging this heart-rending portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion in a week's time.

ADC Theatre 10:00 on 7th October Twitter

Reimagined as the world’s most anarchic birthday-do, @castcambridge's production of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS has had audiences across the USA in stitches all summer.

Fresh from tour, their final run opens at the ADC Theatre tomorrow!

ADC Theatre 14:15 on 6th October Twitter

Intrigued by our upcoming production of Terence Rattigan's THE DEEP BLUE SEA?

Mariam Abdel-Razek (Director) and Ben Galvin (Freddie Page) will be talking all about the show with Jeremy Sallis on @BBCCambs tomorrow! Tune in from 2.15pm.

ADC Theatre 16:49 on 30th September Twitter

We're excited about this week's production of THE ANCIENT MARINER at the Corpus Playroom!

Here's an interview with Coleridge expert @malcolmguite about the show:…

Thu 3 to Sat 5 October at 7pm


ADC Theatre 09:05 on 28th September Twitter

We are recruiting a part-time Box Office Administrator! You could oversee our Box Office, and its wonderful staff like Tim here!

You can apply here:

#boxoffice #artsjobs

ADC Theatre 17:44 on 27th September Twitter

Fantastic review for THE APARTMENT from @Cambridge105

Tickets for remaining performances at…

ADC Theatre 10:25 on 23rd September Twitter

Is improv *really* all made up? Upcoming improv comedy THE APARTMENT answers all the questions you have about improv (but are too afraid to ask).

Read their blog here:

Thu 26 to Wed 28 September at the Corpus Playroom


ADC Theatre 10:00 on 23rd September Twitter

Liverpool, 1989. Greg is doing everything he can to buy tickets to see LFC in the semi-final against Nottingham Forest.

We're proud to present BOTTLENECK, a gritty coming-of-age tale dedicated to those who lost their lives at Hillsborough.

ADC Theatre 09:10 on 22nd September Twitter

Great reviews are flying in for CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG! Tickets have almost sold out for weekend performances but there are tickets available during the weekdays.

Book online at

@Cambridge105 @SardinesMag #chitty #chittychittybangbang

ADC Theatre 10:30 on 20th September Twitter

There are only a few seats left for the show that had @CamBreakfast's reviewer "weeping with laughter"!

With "excellent staging" and a "superb" cast, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG is a "magical" show that is not to be missed!

ADC Theatre 09:30 on 20th September Twitter

Tune in to @cambridge105 at 10.20 tomorrow morning to catch @UnplannedM chatting about THE APARTMENT, their new improvised comedy show!

ADC Theatre 09:00 on 19th September Twitter

If you've been out and about in the city centre lately, you may have spotted this fantastic poster for THE APARTMENT, the latest improvised comedy drama from @UnplannedM, which opens in a week at the Corpus Playroom!

ADC Theatre 16:40 on 18th September Twitter

Have a look at the Truly Scrumptious bar board for our Chitty Chitty Bang Bang mocktail! Designed by Bella Biddle.
Tickets available here:
Show running until Sat 28 September!
#cocktail #menu

ADC Theatre 14:00 on 16th September Twitter

🎪 "Come to the Funfair, follow the throng!" 🎪

Jamie and Luke, our Theatre Manager and Operations Manager, are having great fun testing out the CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG set ahead of the @CamPiedPipers' Tech Rehearsal tonight!

ADC Theatre 09:30 on 16th September Twitter

We're thrilled to launch the poster for @BrickhouseTC's upcoming production of Terence Rattigan's THE DEEP BLUE SEA!

One of the greatest tragedies of the twentieth century, the play offers a portrait of a woman steeped in need, loneliness, and a long-repressed passion.

ADC Theatre 09:10 on 15th September Twitter

We found this old picture online of F.C. Burnand, the founder of Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club! The club was founded in 1855 and still operates in the ADC Theatre to this day

This image belongs to @ExploreWellcome


ADC Theatre 09:30 on 14th September Twitter

Thank you to @ETCInc for these excellent posters explaining the fundamentals of lighting design!

We look forward to a season of brilliant lighting designs this autumn...

ADC Theatre 18:16 on 13th September Twitter

After a turbulent first flight through the stage traps, our Chitty has made it onto stage!

Book your tickets to see her in action in less than a week's time at 🚗

ADC Theatre 14:15 on 12th September Twitter

Each Mainshow at the ADC Theatre has its own show cocktail. Here are all the ones for Autumn term: can you guess which show matches which cocktail?


ADC Theatre 11:10 on 9th September Twitter

Just amazing - RUST the musical won BEST MUSICAL at the Edinburgh Fringe at the Derek Awards!

If you missed it, see its home run at the ADC Theatre between the 13th and 16th November.


@derekawards1 @RustTheMusical #musical #edfringe

ADC Theatre 11:10 on 8th September Twitter

The poster is on display for THE CHAIR, a chilling ghost story taking place at the Corpus Playroom next week.

Tickets available here:

#ghost #chair

ADC Theatre 09:10 on 8th September Twitter

Did you know that the ADC has an archive in the Cambridge University Library?

It's filled with fascinating tidbits of the history of the theatre, including this poster of a show in 1986!

@TheUL #archive #library

ADC Theatre 19:00 on 7th September Twitter

"Is that all you do, Mr. Potts? Invent things?"

Rehearsals are going down a treat for @CamPiedPipers' Caractacus Potts and Truly Scrumptious. We can't wait to see them in full costume in less than two weeks time!

ADC Theatre 14:00 on 7th September Twitter

Don't miss the last day of the Cambridge Drama Festival, with performances today at 2.30pm and 7.45pm!


@camdramnet #festival…

ADC Theatre 13:07 on 6th September Twitter

"Nasty smellin' things, motor cars!"

Several almost ran us over in the process, but the banner for @CamPiedPipers's upcoming production of CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG is up!


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Past shows

See all the shows that have been performed here at the venue history page.