The Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Barn Theatre Club presents

Oliver! is the perfect musical for our credit crunch times, packed with unhealthy school dinners, growing poverty and kids drawn to gang culture and crime. It will steal your heart. Please sir, can I have some more?

Alun Palmer, Mirror

Book, Music and Lyrics by Lionel BartDirected by Hannah Humbles

Oom-pah-pah! Oom-pah-pah! That’s how it goes!
18th – 27th April 2024 at 7:30pm
Matinees on 20th and 27th at 2:30pm

Duration: 2 hrs 30 mins including a 20-minute interval.

The timeless musical of Charles Dickens’ classic tale of the orphan Oliver Twist who, after being sold to an undertaker, runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by a disreputable mentor in 1830s London. Oliver tries to navigate his way through London’s underworld of theft and violence, while searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – love.

Box Office Information

Monday – Friday | 9am – 7pm
Saturday | 9am – 5pm

Musicals: Ticket prices for musicals may differ.

Members' Tickets

Member tickets are £12 for most main-stage productions. To access this special price, use the password published in Barn News. Members’ discount is not available on the last night.


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Ian Major

Ian Major

Welcome to the Barn Theatre website. Here you can find out about what’s going on and who we are, and you can also buy tickets for all our productions. I’m sure you’ll find something you want to watch.

We are well into the season and audiences are enjoying the wide selection of plays. The casts and crews are ready and auditions and rehearsals are under way for productions later in the season.

We have a thriving membership, and our club nights are very popular, including Jazz at the Barn and comedy nights. There’s also Singers at the Barn every month.

Please think about joining us and playing a part, as every show needs lots of volunteers on stage, backstage and helping out with the bar and box office. The Barn is open to everyone, and it’s a great way to make new friends. There’s a link on the Membership page where you can join.

I look forward to seeing you at the theatre.


Opening 28th May
By John Finnemore



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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Statement

At the Barn we are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination in all its forms. We strive to create a safe and inclusive environment for all members of the cast and creative team, regardless of their race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity and will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

Part 1, 18th Jan 8pm

Part 2, 19th Jan 8pm

Parts 1+2 20th Jan 2.30pm

Part 1, 23rd Jan 8pm

Part 2, 24th Jan 8pm

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Part 1, 27th Jan 2.30pm

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