Posted Friday 11 Sep 2015
The Basement Theatre is one of WIFT's valued discount providers - that means you get a reduced price on tickets if you mention your membership when you book. We encourage members to support these thespians and swap celluloid for the stage occasionally.
The Spring Season is out now: Download the Spring Season brochure
Here are some of the highlights to look forward to:
ERNEST RUTHERFORD: EVERYONE CAN SCIENCE!
8-19 SEP | 7PM | UPSTAIRS
Ernest Rutherford has clawed his way off the hundred dollar bill to give his first lecture in 70 years. Join him on a verbal walking tour through his unbelievable life of science and adventure. Be warned, the front three rows might get wet� with knowledge! By Nic Sampson (Head Writer 'Jono and Ben at 10', Snort, Billy T Nominee 2015).
3-7 NOV | 8PM | THEATRE
Hiraeth: homesickness mixed with intense longing or nostalgia. Bud is desperate to leave the suffocating confines of her family farm, but knows that her departure will sound the deathknell for her homestead. With live contemporary Welsh music and delicious traditional Welsh cakes. One of the hits of Edinburgh 2014, presented by British Council NZ."Undoubtedly this year's find" **** - Evening Standard
10-14 NOV | 7PM | UPSTAIRS
You are invited to Lauren's 1st birthday party, 42 Abbotts Way. In a poor council estate darkness can lurk behind every door and this one is no different. Bryony Skillington will take you on a immersive theatre experience as The Basement is transformed into a North England terrace house. Party food, big laughs and a hard punch in the nuts!
( Download our brochure to read more about each play and see the full season