Film & Theatre

Sharnbrook Mill Theatre reopens with ‘Men of the World’

The smell of the greasepaint and the roar of the crowd will return to Sharnbrook Mill Theatre tonight, as the award-winning venue prepares to open its doors once more with the hilarious and bitter-sweet play...

Blockbusters on show as Bedford’s cinemas get set for first post-lockdown weekend

Bedford Vue and Cineworld cinemas are gearing up for socially distanced screenings as they open for the first weekend since they closed for lockdown. Easing cinephiles into their seats...

Quarry Theatre launches post-lockdown season with whodunnit comedy

With waiter service to your seat and a programme of socially distanced events in the diary, the Quarry Theatre is looking forward to welcoming back audiences on Friday 21 May. Its first production is Done to Death, By Jove!...

Debut for new play about Bedford’s Joe Clough, Britain’s’ first black bus driver

The Place Theatre's new outside performance space will showcase another debut performance when 'Farewell Leicester Square’ heads to Bradgate Road this summer. Townsend Theatre Productions' new play is based on...

Unknown Soldier performance at The Place Theatre to highlight homeless veterans

A new hard-hitting show combining film and performance will have its debut at The Place Theatre this month, asking us to remember homeless veterans. David Tovey’s new autobiographical work, Unknown Soldier...

Musical theatre returns to The Place this summer

Musical theatre will return to Bedford this summer in a newly created outdoor performance space at the Place Theatre. Toffe Apple productions will be bringing Andrew Lloyd Webber..

Theatre highlights: November

by Paula Walker Beginning tonight, the Place Theatre is hosting three digitally streamed performances throughout November as the perfect antidote to the latest lockdown restrictions. Visit...

A message from our friends at Bedfringe

Like so many things this year, we have had to cancel Bedfringe. This was a heart wrenching decision for us, and we are desperate to return

Life After Lockdown – James Pharaoh

We catch up with James Pharaoh about what his ideal first day after lockdown will look like.Lockdown continues albeit with some small changes,

Bedford Modern School present Our Country's Good

The true story of the first convict colony in Australia, Our Country’s Good is fearlessly bold and vibrantly theatrical. A play which cunningly redresses...

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