Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

Written by: Show dates: In October 2013, we performed Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly witty play ‘Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead’ at The Countess of Huntingdon’s Chapel in The Paragon, Bath. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are summoned to attend Elsinore to help discover why Hamlet is acting so strangely.  On the way they meet the Players as they prepare […]

Dancing at Lughnasa

Written by: Brien Friel Show dates: Wednesday 3rd to Saturday 6th July 2013 We performed Brian Friel’s beautifully evocative, multi-award-winning play at the Rondo Theatre in July 2013. Set in the fictional Irish village of Ballybeg in 1936, it tells the story of five impoverished spinster sisters who live together with Michael, the seven year […]

Out of Order

Written by: Ray Cooney Show dates: Wednesday 4 – Saturday 7 July 2012 Core’s summer 2012 production at the Rondo was Ray Cooney’s ‘Out of Order’ – a rather bawdy farce directed by Anji Henderson. When Conservative Junior Minister Richard Willey checks into the Westminster Hotel with the secretary of the opposition for a little […]

The Crucible

Set in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, The Crucible tells the story of how hysteria grips the small town after a group of teenage girls are discovered dancing by moonlight…

Devil’s Night

Written by: Various local writers Show dates: Sunday 30th October 2011   Devils Night was our first story telling event. Held at Molloys in Bath, on the night before Halloween 2011, our group of storytellers entertained guests with eight original spooky stories which were submitted to us after we put out notices about what we […]


Written by: Alistair McGowen Show dates: 29th June – 2nd July 2011 Core were delighted to be the first company to perform Timing in the Bath and Bristol area. This fast paced comedy from the pen of comedic talent Alistair McGowan takes a long hard look at the relationships we build throughout our lives, and the […]


Written by: William Shakespeare Show dates: 2nd – 5th February 2011 One of Shakespeare’s greatest tales of greed, ambition, jealousy, love and revenge. Witches, ambition, murder and madness.  Shakespeare’s tale of one man’s descent into madness and another’s quest for revenge truly gives meaning to the word ‘tragedy’.  As the stories of the houses Macbeth […]

Mixed Doubles

Written by: Various Show dates: 15th – 18th April 2009 Mixed Doubles: An entertainment on Marriage, a collaboration of some of England’s most highly respected playwrights, including Harold Pinter, Alan Ayckbourn, George Melly, Faye Weldon, John Bowen, Lyndon Brook, David Campton, Alun Owen and James Ssunders. Mixed Doubles is made up of eight dramatic sketches, […]

Three Sisters

Written by: Anton Chekov Show dates: 11th – 14th June 2008 A privileged family in an isolated provincial town, search for meaning in a changing world. Dissatisfied and frustrated with their present lives, they dream of returning to Moscow where they were happiest as children. As the play develops, will they find happiness? Or will […]

Of Dark and Bright

Written by: Alison Farina Show dates: 19th – 22nd March 2008 A new play by Alison Farina, based on the banishment of Eleanor Cobham, Duchess of Gloucester. The trial and banishment of Eleanor Cobham, for the crimes of treasonable necromancy and witchcraft. As wife to Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, brother to Henry V and Lord […]