ADC Theatre

Park Street, Cambridge, CB5 8AS

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ADC Theatre 19:55 on 3rd March Twitter

Tonight on ADC Online, S.H.E.E.P. A Comedy Sketch Show.

Head over to our YouTube channel tonight at 8pm to watch -

ADC Theatre 12:01 on 3rd March Twitter

Tune into our YouTube at 8pm next Wednesday for "In Denial" - a new student-written satire of last-ditch political posturing gone terribly wrong, but in its own terribly funny way.

Make sure to book your FREE tickets now to avoid missing out!

ADC Theatre 19:56 on 2nd March Twitter

Don't miss the final installment of the Footlights Online Smoker tonight at 8pm.

Follow this link to watch -

ADC Theatre 19:55 on 24th February Twitter

Don't miss CUMTS Presents: The Spotlight tonight!

Head over to our website in 5 minutes to watch!

ADC Theatre 12:01 on 24th February Twitter

Featuring romance, betrayal, brotherhood and a thrilling contest across the blurred lines of good and evil, tune into 'A Blown Job' next Thursday at 8pm to find out what this musical comedy has in store!

Book your FREE tickets now to avoid missing out!

ADC Theatre 19:55 on 23rd February Twitter

Are You Sitting Comfortably for the Footlights Spring Revue?

Don't forget to tune in over on our YouTube channel in 5 minutes!…

ADC Theatre 12:01 on 23rd February Twitter

Join us for an hour of ZANY, HIGH ENERGY, TOP QUALITY FUNNIES with Cambridge’s funniest sheeple next Wednesday at 8pm!

Book your FREE tickets now to make sure you don't miss out!

ADC Theatre 19:55 on 17th February Twitter

Don't forget to tune into The Well-Beloved in 5 minutes time over on our YouTube Channel!

Watch it for free at

ADC Theatre 12:05 on 17th February Twitter

CUMTS Spotlight is back! Join your hosts as they chat live about musical theatre and performing remotely, interspersed with pre-recorded performances from this term's stellar line-up!

Book your free tickets now to make sure you receive a link!

ADC Theatre 19:56 on 16th February Twitter

Join The Cambridge Footlights in 5 minutes time for an evening of the funniest songs, sketches, monologues and stand up!

Watch it at

@Cam_Footlights #comedy #cambridge

ADC Theatre 17:02 on 16th February Twitter

One week to go until the Cambridge Footlights Spring Revue: Are You Sitting Comfortably premiers on our YouTube channel and the trailer has just landed! Check it out below:

Don't forget to book your FREE tickets here:

ADC Theatre 12:01 on 15th February Twitter

Next week we have the annual Footlights Spring Revue, one of the biggest events on the Cambridge comedy calendar - a mixture of new sketches and old highlights from finalists of the Footlights!


#comedy #footlights #theatre #cambridge

ADC Theatre 19:55 on 10th February Twitter

The Impronauts Clickfire begins LIVE in five minutes! Tune in and give suggestions for a team of talented improvisers to work with.

Watch it here:

#improv #cambridge

ADC Theatre 12:01 on 10th February Twitter

Next week we're broadcasting an adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel, The Well-Beloved, with a script by Rebekah King. You can see the trailer here:

Get a free ticket at

#theatre #cambridge #livestreaming #thomashardy

ADC Theatre 19:56 on 9th February Twitter

The comedy show CHARACTER ASSASSINATION starts in five minutes!

Watch it for free here:

#comedy #cambridge

ADC Theatre 12:01 on 9th February Twitter

Next Tuesday we have the second Footlights Online Smoker of term! Join this 'uproariously funny' sketch troupe for a night of original material and giggles!

Get a free tickets at

#cambridge #comedy

ADC Theatre 09:35 on 5th February Twitter

Only a few days left for you to send in your application to stage a show this summer at the ADC Theatre or Corpus Playroom!

Make your application here:

Applications close on Monday at 11am

#theatre #cambridge

Photo: 'Ordinary Days' (Emily Brailsford)

ADC Theatre 19:55 on 3rd February Twitter

The surrealist comic drama 'The Backwards People' starts in 5 minutes!

You can watch it for free here:…

#theatre #surreal

ADC Theatre 12:01 on 3rd February Twitter

Next Wednesday at 8pm, the Impronauts will be streaming an improvised show LIVE from our YouTube channel, using your suggestions as prompts!

Book a free ticket to remind yourself to watch, at

ADC Theatre 19:55 on 2nd February Twitter

Tonight's Online Smoker begins in 5 minutes! It's a quick 15 minute-long show that should brighten up your evening!

Watch it at…

@Cam_Footlights #comedy #cambridge

ADC Theatre 12:01 on 2nd February Twitter

Next week is the debut of 'Character Assassination', a show where some of Cambridge's finest comedians explore what inanimate objects might say, if they could speak.

Tuesday 8 February at 8pm

Book a free ticket to get a reminder to watch at


ADC Theatre 15:23 on 1st February Twitter

Have a look at the trailer for 'The Backwards People', a surrealist comic drama, debuting this Wednesday at 8pm!…

Visit to book a free ticket to remind you to tune in and watch.

#drama #online

ADC Theatre 14:01 on 29th January Twitter

You've got just over a week to apply to stage a show next term!

Find out more at

Photo: 'Survival Strategies' (cred Cordelia Sigurdsson)

#theatre #cambridge

ADC Theatre 12:39 on 27th January Twitter

Tickets for our new ONLINE SEASON are now on sale!
We have another great season of plays, musicals, sketch shows, improv and more, all being produced by students in the safety of their own homes - they'll all be broadcast on our YouTube channel for FREE!

ADC Theatre 14:49 on 25th January Twitter

In the hope that we can re-open as a socially-distanced venue by Summer, we have opened applications for students to stage a show next term!

Find out more details and apply at

#student #theatre

ADC Theatre 15:13 on 19th January Twitter

#OnThisDay in 1935, the ADC Theatre re-opened to the public after burning down in a fire.

We look forward to re-opening again as soon as we can!…

ADC Theatre 14:01 on 14th January Twitter

Don't forget to apply to our ADC Online season, where you can produce an online show this Spring!

More information and details on how to apply can be found at

#theatre #student

ADC Theatre 15:00 on 11th January Twitter

During this Spring lockdown we are keen to support some online productions! If you have a video or radio show that you would like to produce, then make an application at

#theatre #ADCOnline

ADC Theatre 15:02 on 7th January Twitter

Due to the University of Cambridge's announcement that students will not return for its Spring season, we have had to cancel all performances at the ADC until Monday 5th April.

If you have tickets for a cancelled production, you will receive an email on how to claim your refund

ADC Theatre 15:00 on 5th January Twitter

Due to the current lockdown, we have unfortunately had to cancel all performances at the ADC Theatre until Monday 22nd February.

If you already have tickets for a cancelled production, you will receive instructions via email on how to claim your refund.


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Past shows

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