Programme

Future:

Summer 2017

'QuirkHouse Five' Theatre Crawl

5 Plays, 5 Actors, 5 Writers, 5 Venues, 5 Short Walks

Five very different monologues, performed each hour from 1pm - 5pm each day over the 15th & 16th July, around Bury St Edmunds.

After reading all submissions, the finalists are as follows:

'Bespoke' by Geoff Barford
1pm each day; Oakes Barn, St Andrew's St South, BSE IP33 3PH

'Me-Me the Mime 2' by Alex Griffin
2pm each day; Abbeygate Cinema, Hatter St, BSE IP33 1NZ

'A New Chapter' by Clare Shaw
3pm each day; Baileys 2 (Saturday only), 5 Whiting St, BSE IP33 1NX 
Constitutional Club (Sunday only), 12 Guildhall St, BSE IP33 1PR

'Nothing Like a Dame' by Haydn McCabe
4pm each day; Constitutional Club, 12 Guildhall St, BSE IP33 1PR

'Ragnarok' by Joanna Hagan-Young
5pm each day; Cafe Rouge, 59 Abbeygate St, BSE IP33 1LB

Tickets to see any five productions of your choice over the two days are £20 and are available from:
http://www.wegottickets.com/event/401752
Tickets for any single performance are £5 and are available on the door.

Winter 2017

'Winter Tails III' by Jackie Carreira

QuirkHouse Theatre's annual seasonal treat; a selection of magical, profound and somewhat silly animal tales and fables, suitable for all ages!

Sunday 3rd December - 2pm matinee:
Oakes Barn, St Andrews St South, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PH
Wednesday 6th December - 7:30pm:
Constitutional Club, 12 Guildhall St, BSE IP33 1PR
Thursday 7th December - 7:30pm:
St Mary's Church, Hill Rd, Westley, Suffolk IP33 3TL
Friday 8th December - 7:30pm:
Tithe Barn, Up St, Bardwell, Suffolk IP31 1AA
Saturday 9th December - 7:30pm:
Felsham Village Hall, Yewlands, Felsham, Suffolk IP30 0PN

For any enquiries, please use the 'Contact Us' page 

or call 0782 888 9218

Past:

November 2016

'Winter Tails 2 - Bigger, Funnier, Furrier.'  by Jackie Carreira

'Winter Tails' was previously such a success in Bury St Edmunds that this season, it was toured. A magical selection of animal tales and fables, suitable for all ages!

'Great fun!'
'A really charming and enjoyable evening - a packed house and appreciative audience. Congrats all round.'
'It was so funny - we laughed from start to finish and can't wait until the next one! Thank you.'

October 2016

'QuirkHouse Five' Theatre Crawl

5 Plays, 5 Actors, 5 Writers, 5 Venues, 5 Short Walks

Five very different monologues, performed each day around Bury St Edmunds:

'Getting a Man In' by Sian Notley 
'Fool' by Art Tanner
'Me-Me the Mime' by Alex Griffin
'Febronia' by Richard Stainer 
'Dustman' by Jackie Carreira 

'I would like to congratulate you on a brilliant idea, very well put on. The writing and acting was superb.'
'I loved the way they were all so different but complimented each other.'
'Such a good idea - a really enjoyable, interesting day!'
'I hope you make this a regular fixture on your calendar!'

April Tour 2016

'Talking in the Library' by Jackie Carreira 

A moving exploration of literature, literacy and life, set in the library where four disparate characters meet.

'Full of touching observations and warm humour, with an abundance of clever parallels to famous literary pieces, making it a real treat for theatre and literary fans to unpick.'  - Broadway Baby

Some audience reviews:                                                                                    

'A superb play... Lots of humour, pathos and questions to keep you engaged; well worth seeing.'
'A really good play, so well acted... A brilliant performance.'
'
Full of surprises, it made me laugh and it made me cry.'
'
Truly stunning.'
'
A pleasure to see - I enjoyed it immensely.'
'I highly recommend going to see this fantastic play.'

Autumn Tour 2015

'Head to Head' - an evening of three one-act duologues, including two new works by local writers:

'The Dumb Waiter'  by Harold Pinter
'Body and Soulmates'  by John Gleeson
'An Extraordinary Rendition'  by Richard Stainer

'Thanks to all. The three plays were really well written and performed; I will most definitely be coming to the next show. A big 'yes' from me!'
'All three were excellently performed and directed. I've never seen a Pinter play before but I will go to more in future.'
'Innovative use of sound made the performances very intimate.'

Spring Tour 2015

'The Seventh Train'  by Jackie Carreira

A poignant tale of journeys, beginnings and endings.

'I was totally blown away. I wasn't expecting such depth and beauty to the writing.'
'We loved the play; it was very well written with great acting and we're looking forward to the next QuirkHouse production.'
'Now I want to get on the Seventh Train... I could, you know.'

Winter 2014

'Winter Tails'  by Jackie Carreira

'I loved the mix of traditional storytelling and creative physical theatre in an intimate space.'
'
Very good fun with a bit of silliness on top!'

Summer 2014

'Talking In the Library'  by Jackie Carreira

'Wow, just wow. If you missed this play, hope that it is performed again and soon. Great and very moving performances and brilliantly written.' 
'Well-written and performed, we enjoyed it immensely.'