Friday, August 01, 2014

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Welcome to Brighton Little Theatre!

We are a thriving, leading not-for-profit theatre company who stage at least 10 plays a year in our very own little theatre in Brighton, East Sussex. We are made up of a membership of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers who strive to produce a consistently high standard of theatre. We are always grateful to receive new members, so if you are interested please visit the Join us section of this website.You can also join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter by clicking on the links below.

You can now choose your desired seat when you book online!

  

 

The Accrington Pals by Peter Whelan - Aug 5-9 Brighton Little Theatre, Aug 21-23 Lewes Castle Gun Garden
The Accrington Pals is probably the best remembered of the battalions raised in the early months of the First World War in response to Kitchener's call for a volunteer army.  Groups of friends from all walks of life in Accrington and its neighbouring towns enlisted together to form a battalion with a distinctively local identity.  In its first major action, the battalion suffered devastating losses in the attack on Serre on 1st July 1916, the opening day of the Battle of the Somme.  The losses were hard to bear in a community where nearly everyone had a relative or friend who had been killed or wounded.  This play tells their story.
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  Lovesong by Abi Morgan - September 23-27
That is the story of our beginning. And this is the story of…the end’
Lovesong
intertwines a couple in their 20s with the same man and woman a lifetime later. Their past and present selves collide in this haunting and beautiful tale of togetherness. All relationships have their ups and downs; the optimism of youth becomes the wisdom of experience.
Love is a leap of faith. Leap with me.
"Like love itself, Lovesong can take your breath away" - The Observer  
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Where we are

We are located in central Brighton at the end of Clarence Gardens which is off Clarence Square, Western Road. There is a Costa Coffee on one corner of Clarence Square/Western Road and a Santander Bank on the other corner. Walk towards the 'Pull and Pump' pub and then down the steps of the lane to the right, past the cottages on the right and then you will find the theatre at the end of the lane.

Click HERE to view map.

Getting here

The theatre is easily located on public transport routes which include local buses and trains, and mainline rail services. There are no on-site parking facilities at the the theatre so you must park in the street (pay-and-display) or use one of the local multi-story car parks. For detailed information about getting to us via train or bus, and for details of parking facilities in central Brighton please click HERE.

Accessibility

Please be aware we aren't called the 'Little' Theatre without good reason...we are very little! Our main auditorium houses 71 guests and our seats are snug, but comfortable, and are about the size of an airline seat in terms of width and pitch. Arm rests on the seats cannot be moved to create more space if you are of a large build. Due to the cozy nature of our venue, we have very limited facilities to accomodate guests in wheelchairs or those with severley reduced mobility as there are stairs to climb in order to gain access to the main auditorium, of which a ramp cannot be installed (whether permanent or temporary). There are also steps leading down to the bar area, which again, a ramp cannot be used. If you need assistance with climbing/descending stairs our friendly staff will be glad to assist on the night. There are male and female toilet facilities on site.

Refreshment facilities

We have a lovely cozy bar serving pre-show, interval, and post-show drinks. We serve beer, wine, soft drinks, fresh coffee, and bar snacks. The bar staff will be happy to take your order for interval drinks so that they are ready for you at the start of the interval. Cold drinks may be taken into the theatre auditorium but in plastic glasses only, which bar staff will be happy to provide.

Smoking

Brighton Little Theatre is a non-smoking venue throughout. There is space at the back of the theatre for smoking, accessible through one of the fire exits in the bar. After 11pm, smoking is only permitted in Castle Street in order to minimise noise disruption to our neighbours.

Box Office

Customers can purchase tickets online by clicking on the 'Book tickets' link against each show, or by calling the Box Office on 0844 888 0432.

Lines are open: Monday to Friday: 8.30am – 9.00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 9.00am – 9.00pm, Bank Holidays: 10.00am – 6.00pm (closed Christmas Day & New Year’s Day).

Booking online now allows you to view an interactive seat map of the theatre, and to select your favourite seat. The online system shows the EXACT seat available so if it shows as sold out, we are sold out!

Payment for tickets is at the point of sale and payment can only be made with a valid credit or debit card for advance bookings. We do not charge surcharges for paying with debit or credit cards. Cash or cheques are no longer accepted for advance bookings however tickets may be purchased on the door using cash only (we cannot process payments by debit or credit card for tickets purchased on the door, or accept cheques).

Ticket prices

Productions in the main theatre (upstairs): £9.00
Productions in the DOWNSTAIRS@TheLittle performance area:  £6.50
Productions in the Brighton FRINGE FESTIVAL £10 (£9 concessions)
Productions at Lewes Castle: £10 (£9 concessions)

Please note that prices are the same regardless of whether booked online or over the phone. We do not charge any booking fees.

We operate a 'ticketless' system now so no tickets are mailed out, and no personalised tickets are issued when you arrive at the theatre. Your name will be checked off on the attendance list, and you will be given a ticket with your seat number on. This ticket is checked by the steward at the auditorium door.

A copy of the theatre's seating plan can be downloaded by clicking HERE