Cambridge Arts Theatre

6 Saint Edwards Passage, Cambridge
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Cambridge Arts Theatre 17:14 on 8th April Twitter

📻 Tune into @BBCCambs in 5 minutes to hear our Chief Executive Dave Murphy chatting live with @chrismannbbc Mann 🎭 Listen at 95.7 or 96.0 FM.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 09:00 on 2nd April Twitter

We're delighted to announce that we have received £459,907 from the second round of the Government's #CultureRecoveryFund.

Thank you @DCMS, @ace_national and @HMTreasury - we are proud to be #HereForCulture.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 10:53 on 1st April Twitter

.@ETOpera launch their 2021 digital season with a free broadcast of Bach's St John Passion, available on demand from 4pm on Easter Sunday - sign up to watch on ETO at Home now:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 14:13 on 25th March Twitter

We're excited to be re-opening our #WorkExperience placements later this year! If you're a school/college student aged 15 and over and looking for practical theatre experience, this is the perfect placement for you 🎭Head over to our website for more info:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 08:34 on 17th March Twitter

We are thrilled to announce that, as part of our live Spring/Summer 2021 re-opening season, we will be welcoming Ralph Fiennes in T.S Eliot's FOUR QUARTETS from @TheatreRBath and @RoyalDerngate. Find out more here:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 11:40 on 12th March Twitter

Due to the Government's roadmap, @mischiefcomedy Groan Ups will now take place Mon 18 – Sat 23 Oct 2021. We're disappointed to postpone for a second time, but look forward to welcoming you back for a laugh-out-loud, and long overdue, theatre trip.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 17:05 on 24th February Twitter

In light of the government’s ‘road map’ announcement, we are working behind the scenes to re-open the theatre as soon as possible. We’ll be in touch, watch this space…

You can keep up to date with our re-opening plans via our website or social media channels.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 17:31 on 23rd February Twitter

Following the Government's roadmap announcement yesterday, our Chief Executive Dave Murphy will be chatting to @ChrisMannBBC live on @BBCCambs in 15 minutes at 5.45pm - be sure to tune in 📻

Cambridge Arts Theatre 10:52 on 3rd February Twitter

🥳🎂 It’s our birthday... Today we turn 85 years old! To help us celebrate, reply and let us know your favourite Arts Theatre memory from our stage 🎭

Cambridge Arts Theatre 10:41 on 2nd February Twitter

Grab yourself an Early Bird ticket for @OriginalTheatre's latest online production #BarnesPeople a series of monologues by #PeterBarnes starring @jonculshaw #MatthewKelly @jemma_redgrave #AdrianScarborough

Tickets from £7.50 each/£20 for complete series

Cambridge Arts Theatre 14:36 on 14th January Twitter

Join our friends @OriginalTheatre for their thrilling online drama THE HAUNTING OF ALICE BOWLES starring @mouthwaite and @MaxBowden

Watch from just £15 (available to watch anytime until 28 Feb)

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 🎭🌟🎄


Past shows

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