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Based on the film by Blake Edwards
Directed by Dexter Bourke
15th November - 8th December, 2018
The Lowe Auditorium
The Pink Panther Strikes Again
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Written by Hugh Whitemore
Directed by Malcolm Sussman
21st February - 16th March, 2019
The Lowe Auditorium
Breaking the Code
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Written by Rex Pickett
Directed by Justin Stephens
In association with redfox3
4th April - 4th May, 2019
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Sideways
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Written by Agatha Christie
Directed by John Mills
23th May - 15th June, 2019
The Lowe Auditorium
The Mousetrap
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Written by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Justin Stephens
8th August - 31st August, 2019
The Lowe Auditorium
Baskerville - A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Written by Henrik Ibsen - Adapted by Eamon Flack
Directed by Dexter Bourke
3rd October - 26th October, 2019
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Ghosts
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Written by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Pip Le Blond
14th November - 7th December, 2019
The Lowe Auditorium
Leading Ladies
Fri 14

The Spoken Word

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Feb 21

Breaking the Code

21/02/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Wishing you a Merry Christmas for 2018 from 1812 – Plus a great gift idea!

Our final show of the year has come to a close with the Pink Panthers now having a good catnap away from the stage.

We are looking forward to all the things Christmas has to bring while we enjoy a little time off – mince tarts, advent calendars (you have to treat yourself a little each day!), Christmas pudding, and most importantly spending time with loved ones.

It’s been an exciting year at the 1812 with a lot more than our season productions gracing the 1812 this year.

With our Spoken Word evenings, Sounds of Silent Movie Nights, Youth Theatre having two great seasons and an extra production with Till Death Us Do Part, it been a great and busy year.

At this point we would like to take the opportunity to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas, and a safe, happy festive season.

We look forward to seeing you again next year.

Have a great Christmas break!

The 1812 Theatre.

Four or Six Show Season Passes

If you’re looking for gift ideas, or some last minute stocking stuffers, why not check out our Season Ticket options?

These make a great Christmas present for the avid theatre lover, offering a season pass to all six productions for 2019, or the four Lowe Auditorium performances at a greatly discounted rate. With an amazing line-up, they are sure to love it.

You can also check out our 2019 Season here.

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again – Now Showing!

The Pink Panther Strikes Again has been showing for a week now, with the audience and the reviewers loving it!

theatrepeople.com.au’s Alison Hilbig has to say:

Taking a film to a stage adaptation is never an easy task, but under the skillful direction of Dexter Bourke, the 1812 Theatre have managed to pull it off. This is a clever adaptation and fans of the original film will not be disappointed (and yes, the well-loved Pink Panther theme by Henry Mancini is included).

The Pink Panther Strikes Again is a thoroughly entertaining night of theatre for audiences of all ages, guaranteed to give you a laugh, and if you’re old enough to remember the original film version, stir up some hilarious memories.

Read the full review here!

Also – check out a great teaser trailer here!

About the production:

The world’s most unusual criminologist, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau, fights for his life and for the future of all mankind in the most bizarre and dangerous caper of his brilliantly successful and utterly clumsy career. Paul Dreyfus, once his long-suffering boss, now turned into a raving lunatic, holds the world at bay with the ultimate weapon, the Doomsday Machine. Dreyfus is out to get Clouseau, the man whose undeserved success has driven him crazy, and he threatens to vaporize continents if the nations of the world don’t deliver Clouseau to him alive or, if at all possible, dead!

Blissfully unaware that the army of deadly assassins is gunning for him, or that the beautiful girl who seeks him out is a Russian agent, Clouseau incredibly stumbles and slips by every attack. However, the world is running out of time because the increasingly frustrated Dreyfus, doodling with the Doomsday Machine, is running out of patience.

Showing in The Lowe Auditorium – 15th November to 8th December, 2018

 

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again – Tickets Now On Sale

We are up to our final season for the year, and what better way to end the 2018 season than with The Pink Panther Strikes Again!

Scroll down to get the latest information (and your tickets!)

We also have a great special event coming up on the 9th of November, a Silent Film with a Live Band.  See Buster Keaton in Sherlock Jnr. and make Friday night a unique night out.  Click for more info.

About the production:

The world’s most unusual criminologist, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau, fights for his life and for the future of all mankind in the most bizarre and dangerous caper of his brilliantly successful and utterly clumsy career. Paul Dreyfus, once his long-suffering boss, now turned into a raving lunatic, holds the world at bay with the ultimate weapon, the Doomsday Machine. Dreyfus is out to get Clouseau, the man whose undeserved success has driven him crazy, and he threatens to vaporize continents if the nations of the world don’t deliver Clouseau to him alive or, if at all possible, dead!

Blissfully unaware that the army of deadly assassins is gunning for him, or that the beautiful girl who seeks him out is a Russian agent, Clouseau incredibly stumbles and slips by every attack. However, the world is running out of time because the increasingly frustrated Dreyfus, doodling with the Doomsday Machine, is running out of patience.

Showing in The Lowe Auditorium – 15th November to 8th December, 2018

 

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Fri 14

The Spoken Word

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Feb 21

Breaking the Code

21/02/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • It was our first time at the 1812 and we purchased tix for our family and my Dad for his 70th birthday. As HUGE fans of the vicar (I met Dawn French earlier this year!) I was not expecting anything too special to be honest. But we were all blown away by the production, the set, the professionalism and the frivolity of the night! To top it off, the supper was awesome. We did not actually have anything to eat as we had eaten dinner before the show but there was such a lovely selection. The immerse photo project was there too which just topped off our night! Fabulous job to everyone! Thanks for making the theatre accessible to all!

    Survey Response Attendee of The Vicar of Dibley 2016
  • What a wonderful experience ! Loved everything about the evening from the free parking, quality free program, sherry on arrival, opportunity to view the photographic exhibition beforehand, chilled water at interval (not served from plastic - thank you!), delicious supper & OJ at the close of the evening, the special touch of audience participation and that's even before mentioning the outstanding set, terrific performance and reasonable ticket price. Well done, once again, from an appreciative audience member.

    Kathy D. Facebook Review
  • I saw 'The Vicar Of Dibley' in Dec 2016 - twice! Absolutely loved it. The cast were perfect - from the way they looked visually to the way they spoke audibly. The sets looked amazing, too.Such a terrific show! Such a terrific show!

    Rob K. Facebook Review
  • We always have dinner at the Royal beforehand, then stroll up to the theatre. It feels like being part of a huge family when we enter the doors. The welcoming smiles, not only from 1812 staff but the theatregoers as well, always lifts the spirits and our enthusiasm for the play we are about to be presented with.

    Survey Response Attendee of The Vicar of Dibley 2016
  • First time to the 1812 Theatre and it was nothing short of fabulous. Charming venue and lovely staff who provided us with a perfect night out. The play was enthralling and the actors and actresses were brilliant and funny. Will be back for more in the future!

    Denise B. Facebook Review
  • Swamp Fox Productions and cast and crew of 'Strands' made this playwright extremely happy. I loved the production. What a team! The actors were sublime. And the [email protected] is now one of my favourite Theatre spaces. Thanks so much for your bravery and commitment to producing great nights out. Will be back.

    Peta B. Facebook Review
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