Cambridge Arts Theatre

6 Saint Edwards Passage, Cambridge
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Cambridge Arts Theatre 14:01 on 11th January Twitter

Calling all #theatrebloggers! 🎭 We are updating our press/PR database and would love to include more #bloggers Please tag your blog and we'll take a look 💻

Cambridge Arts Theatre 13:45 on 24th December Twitter

We're sad that today's 3pm performance of Dame Trott's Panto Palaver will be our last, but we're ready to go out with a bang! 🎉 There's a handful of tickets still left... email us at or book online to join us🎭

Cambridge Arts Theatre 18:57 on 23rd December Twitter

We are sorry to announce that following the recent announcement that Cambridgeshire is to move into Tier 4, we are unable to complete our run of Dame Trott’s Panto Palaver.

Please visit our website for a message from our Chief Executive Dave Murphy:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 17:29 on 21st December Twitter

Reviews are in for Dame Trott's Panto Palaver... *spoiler alert* they loved it!🎭👏

'Pure escapism' @CambridgeIndy

'A beacon of much-needed joy and cheer' @elystandard

'Puts enchantment back into Christmas' The Cambridge Critique

Read our blog here:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 12:47 on 21st December Twitter


We're thrilled that you're all enjoying Dame Trott's Panto Palaver, and we now have three more shows on sale:

Sun 27 Dec, 7pm
Mon 28 Dec, 10am
Tue 29 Dec, 7pm

To make sure you've got the best seats in the house, call 01223 503333 or visit our website

Cambridge Arts Theatre 14:24 on 18th December Twitter

Just a few of the wonderful comments we've received from the audiences of Dame Trott's Panto Palaver 🎭

With performances running until Sunday 3 January, there's still time to gather your loved ones, join us for the festivities and make it a Christmas to remember 🌟🎄

Cambridge Arts Theatre 12:57 on 18th December Twitter

Just a few of the wonderful comments we've received from the audiences of Dame Trott's Panto Palaver.

With performances running until Sunday 3 January, there's still time to gather your loved ones, join us for the festivities and make it a Christmas to remember.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 10:36 on 18th December Twitter

Today is #PantoDay and we'd like to send our love to the entire industry, particularly to theatres who are unable to open in this difficult year

Cambridge Arts Theatre 14:52 on 16th December Twitter

We’re back! 🥳🎭 We’re so thrilled to be open, and delighted we can showcase our outstanding cast’s incredible talent, but our hearts go out to all theatres, arts professionals, creatives and freelancers who have been affected by this difficult year ❤️ 📸 by @acambridgediary

Cambridge Arts Theatre 11:47 on 16th December Twitter

A huge thank you to @CamClinLabs for their help this year, they have been amazing!…

Cambridge Arts Theatre 11:08 on 15th December Twitter

FIRST LOOK at our spectacular panto-themed adventure Dame Trott's Panto Palaver!

Thank you Martin Bond @ACambridgeDiary for our beautiful production photos.

See the full selection here:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 12:53 on 14th December Twitter


Win 4 tickets to Dame Trott's Panto Palaver tonight at 7pm! Follow us and retweet this post to enter - a winner will be picked at 4pm today.

Good luck!

Cambridge Arts Theatre 14:49 on 10th December Twitter

Tune into @BBCCambs at 3pm to hear @ChrisMannBBC chatting to Cambridge's #1 Panto Dame Matt Crosby AKA Dame Trott! @watkin76

Cambridge Arts Theatre 17:08 on 9th December Twitter

We’ve made the front page! 🎭 Pick up a copy of @CambridgeIndy to see how we are safely putting on a show during the pandemic, plus a special appearance from our Theatre Manager Tom Thurbon! 🎭🎄🌟

Cambridge Arts Theatre 14:57 on 8th December Twitter

Dame Trott's Daily Titter...

Wishy-Washy: "I'm absolutely knickered"
Fairy Godmother: "Knickered?"
Wishy-Washy: "Yes, knickered! My breaths coming out in short pants"

Three days to go until Dame Trott's Panto Palaver!

Cambridge Arts Theatre 12:25 on 8th December Twitter

📻 Tune in to @BBCCambs at 3pm today to hear the utterly evil Count Covidula (AKA Stephen Beckett!) chatting to @ChrisMannBBC all about Dame Trott's Panto Palaver.

Listen at 95.7 FM or by clicking here:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 16:00 on 7th December Twitter

Massive thanks to @AF_Blakemore for their donation to our Panto Wheels scheme. We’re still fundraising! Find out more here...

Cambridge Arts Theatre 11:29 on 7th December Twitter

Count Covidula doesn’t look thrilled that he’s bubbled up with Dame Trott (fun fact: our entire cast have formed a household in order to bring panto back to Cambridge safely this year!) Grab a copy of Wednesday’s @CambridgeIndy to see them in action 🎭🌟🎄

Cambridge Arts Theatre 09:30 on 5th December Twitter

📻 Tune in to @cambridge105 radio this morning at 10:30am to hear our resident panto writer Al Lockhart-Morley @quartlifecrisis on air chatting all things Dame Trott's Panto Palaver.

Listen at 105 MHz or click here:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 11:48 on 4th December Twitter

Stage Door Selfie 🎭📸 Dame Trott’s Panto Palaver opens a week today 🌟

Cambridge Arts Theatre 10:21 on 3rd December Twitter

Dame Trott’s Panto Palaver kicks off a week tomorrow and our Theatre office dog Powder is getting in the Christmas spirit already! 🐶🎄🎭

Cambridge Arts Theatre 10:25 on 2nd December Twitter

A big thank you to @CambridgeIndy for a fantastic spread in this week’s paper! Pick up a copy to read an interview with our brilliant cast members Matt Crosby and Stephen Beckett 🎭🎄 #Cambridge #Pantomime #Christmas

Cambridge Arts Theatre 15:00 on 1st December Twitter

Dame Trott's Daily Titter... join us every day 'till Christmas for a panto-joke-a-day!

"My mate said that it was impossible to make a bike out of spaghetti... she'll be laughing later when I ride pasta!"

Cambridge Arts Theatre 18:27 on 25th November Twitter


Are you looking for a temporary job over the Christmas period? We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and responsible team players to join our Front of House team over the Dame Trott's Panto Palaver season #artsjobs

Cambridge Arts Theatre 18:37 on 24th November Twitter

Cambridge Arts Theatre is proud to present our brand-new, feel-good, warm-hearted panto themed adventure like nothing you've ever seen before! Fri 11 Dec 2020 - Sun 3 Jan 2021

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE: Read our COVID-19 Guide here

Cambridge Arts Theatre 18:06 on 20th October Twitter

We are incredibly relieved and grateful to receive funding from the Government's #CultureRecoveryFund. Thank you @DCMS, @ace_national & @hmtreasury
Read our full statement here:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 09:47 on 7th October Twitter

On Sunday, the #EclecticLightShow Theatre Special with @Icloudmandy featured the Arts Theatre, with plenty of interviews with stars that have graced our stage over the years. Enjoy listening to their stories and catch up with the show here:…

Cambridge Arts Theatre 20:52 on 2nd October Twitter

An interview with our Chief Executive, Dave Murphy, was featured on @itvanglia this evening.

In case you missed it, you have 24 hours to catch up here:…

Tune into the second Anglia West video at 2 mins 25 seconds.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 16:07 on 18th September Twitter

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Groan Ups (19 – 24 Oct 2020) has been rescheduled. Performances will now take place from Mon 5 –Sat 10 April 2021. All tickets remain valid for the equivalent performances and have been transferred automatically. Read more:


Past shows

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