The Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Barn Fringe 2013

Producer Coral Walton
3rd – 12th October 2013

A week of one-off Comedy, Music and Theatre Events

This is an Arts Week with single-evening dramatic and musical activities taking place on stage, each a ticketed event.

  • Thursday 3rd8.00pm £8.00

    My Sister’s Investigation

    KATS ACT – A new play from a new Theatre Company
    Visit the Kats Act website to read more
    Not suitable for children under 12.
    Strobe lighting will be used in this performance.
  • Friday 4th8.00pm £10.00
    Rachel Dawson & Friends with Victor & Albert
    A musical comedy with Adult Content “it’s bound to be brilliant…” Word has it Victor & Albert are awesome!
    Visit the Victor & Albert website to read more
  • Saturday 5th8.00pm £12.00

    Matthew Hale – Comedy Hypnotist

    Australia’s award-winning Comedy Hypnotist Matthew Hale returns to his hometown of WGC (via Vegas!)
    “…you are AMAZING!…” – Mike Tyson.
    Read about Matthew Hale on Facebook
  • Sunday 6th7.00pm £7.00 in the bar area (Performers £5.00)
    Singers at the Barn
    If you’ve never been before… come and see what you’ve been missing! Read more
    No advance tickets – pay on the door.
  • Monday 7th8.00pm £8.00
    Barn Youth strut their stuff
    The Barn Youth Theatre is re-launching this season under new drama tutors and is thrilled to be taking up residence in the new Barn studio next year. Read more

    Scaramouche Jones
    – White Cobra Productions
    “Wow!  Impressed. Properly refreshing…tough brilliant play…clearly a class act.” Read more
  • Tuesday 8th8.00pm £8.00

    Just a Straight Man
    – a play by Tiger Productions
    Home-grown, and award-winning, Bob Thomson & Adam Dryer’s festival hit.
    Read more on the Tiger Theatre website

    A Number
    – Hitchin-based Walking Shadow Theatre Company presents Caryl Churchill’s play with Keith Swainston & Martin Jolly.
    Read more on the Walking Shadow Productions website
  • Wednesday 9th8.00pm £10.00
    Comedy Night 
    Marian Pashley & Stephen Carlin… Live at the Barn… stand-up comedians. Read more

    The Loves I Haven’t Known
    – Bush & McCluskey bring their 4-star musical comedy act from last year’s Edinburgh Festival. Read more
  • Thursday 10th8.00pm £12.00

    Red Stripe Band
    – rock, boogie, jazz, big band…
    Stephen Fry said “…Red Stripe’s immediate rapport with the audience and quirky humour makes this show unmissable.”
    Visit the Red Stripe Band website to find out more
  • Friday 11th8.00pm £10.00
    Excerpts from Jekyll & Hyde – Phoenix Youth Theatre Company
    Our very own local award-winning theatre company with another full-on winner.
    Find out more on the Phoenix Youth Theatre Company website

    Hancock’s Last Half Hour
    – White Cobra Productions
    Hot off the press – White Cobra’s brand new production!
    Read more on the White Cobra Productions website
  • Saturday 12th8.00pm £10.00
    Raw Talent Two – The popular sell-out show of musical hits returns with Rob and Lou Wallace with Tammy Wall and crew. Read more


Coral Walton


Production Manager
Stage Director
Production Secretary
Stage Manager
Publicity & Printing
Poster & Program Design


Opening 28th May
By John Finnemore
Opening 13th June
By Mary Chase



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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.

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