Past Shows

2013

A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

“a miracle of a show. In its small but perfectly formed way it is as memorable as anything I’ve seen ” The Times *****

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Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

“The most enchanting work of stagecraft ever inspired by a movie” Ben Brantley, The New York Times

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Steptoe and Son

Steptoe and Son

Adapted & Directed by Emma Rice A Co-production between Kneehigh and West Yorkshire Playhouse Steptoe and Son is now on tour.

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2011

The Wild Bride

The Wild Bride

In a stunning elemental world of dust, clay and fire here is a red hot story with a brutal edge and a beating heart... The story of what happens when your father accidentally sells you to the Devil.

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Wah! Wah! Girls

Wah! Wah! Girls

East London meets Bollywood in a sparkling new musical from Sadler’s Wells, Theatre Royal Stratford East and Kneehigh.

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

A French romance that just happens to be sung...

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2012

Midnight's Pumpkin

Midnight's Pumpkin

A story for all. A ball for many. A family night out – whatever shape and size your family may be

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The Kneehigh Rambles

The Kneehigh Rambles

Part of the Rambles Programme, Kneehigh Rambles encompasses village hall shows, pop-up shows on harbours and in town centres, and general exploits of the Kneehigh Rambling Association...

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2010

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

Exquisitely dark, sexy and mischievous – The Times *****

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The King of Prussia

The King of Prussia

‘Action-packed, racily written... [a] boisterous, jokey, inventively staged piece which dashes you round many a hairpin bend of plot... The show is a tonic, like a day at the seaside.' The Independent, 8 March 1996.

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BLAST!

BLAST!

A Cornish Expose Performed by 3 Complete Idiots!

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2009

Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Let the irrepressible Kneehigh Theatre take you by the hand and lead you into deepest part of the forest!

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2008

Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

“The most enchanting work of stagecraft ever inspired by a movie” Ben Brantley, The New York Times

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Don John

Don John

England, 1978. The Winter of Discontent. Cold hearts seek comfort and poor souls look for love.

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2007

A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death

It is 1945. A young airman jumps to certain death from his burning aircraft. His last words are to a girl he has never met: "I love you June. You are life and I am leaving you".

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2006

Cymbeline

Cymbeline

Cymbeline is a King. Imogen, his only daughter, has married against his wishes and he has banished her new husband, Postumus, from Court.

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Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Life is harsh and the angry sun burns down on the parched earth. A desperate father whispers gently to his baby daughter, 'I will never forget you - I love you' and leaves her under a rapunzel plant.

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2005

Nights at the Circus

Nights at the Circus

It's 1899 and all of Europe is agape at the arrival of the new century! The world crackles with possibilities - and its people dance to the irresistible rhythms of money, sex, love and freedom.

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2004

The Bacchae

The Bacchae

Kneehigh presents a seductive re-telling of the Euripides classic.

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2003

The Wooden Frock

The Wooden Frock

Music hall meets Zen in this tale of mystery and revelation, innocence and experience.

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Tristan & Yseult

Tristan & Yseult

NEW US DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2014-2015 SEASON

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