Barn Theatre Club presents
By Miles Tredinnick | Directed by Maureen Davies
A riot from start to finish!
14th – 22nd January 2022 at 8:00pm
Matinee on January 22nd at 2:30pm

Duration: 1hr 20mins approx. with one interval.

Up Pompeii is based on the classic British TV comedy series broadcast between 1969 and 1975, starring Frankie Howerd. It’s a hilarious romp through ancient Roman times, focusing on Lurcio, head slave of Senator Ludicrus Sextus, his wife Ammonia, their daughter Erotica and virginal son Nausius. At the start of the play Lurcio tries to deliver his prologue and begin proceedings, but is invariably interrupted by the demands of Ludicrus, Ammonia and all the various other characters in the play and he’s quickly caught up in a myriad of secret liaisons and shenanigans happening in and around his master’s house. As chaos ensues, an increasing rumbling is heard in the distance…

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited.

Part of the Barn’s 2021-2022 season
Bar Manager Vacancy

We are sorry to announce that after nearly ten years of sterling service to the Barn, Ian Colpitts has decided to retire as our Bar Manager. We are grateful to him for all he has done in that time to make the bar a welcoming and efficiently run service to our members and audiences alike.

We are therefore looking for an experienced Bar Manager to replace Ian.

The Barn Theatre Bar serves club members and theatre audiences. The work involves the ordering and organisation of stock; maintenance and cleaning of bar equipment; recruitment and training of volunteer bar staff from the club membership; and serving behind the bar if no volunteers are available.

Total hours per month average between 40 and 50, of which around 15 are likely to be evenings. The full job details can be seen via the button below.


Opening 4th February
by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman


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Simon Parr

Welcome to our New Season!

Thanks for visiting the Barn Theatre’s website - It feels really good to welcome you with so much finally going on.
We have already had the first few productions of our new season, and it feels great to be back after such a long dark time. Thanks to all of you who managed to come along - we look forward to welcoming you back in great numbers again soon.
Ten plays in the main auditorium that are designed to give us all some much needed light relief - auditions and rehearsals already underway which are such a relief after so much uncertainty - as well as some really interesting content scheduled for the studio.
This new website is also coming along nicely, so why not take a look around and get used to it.
See you all in December for Goodnight Mr Tom!

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