HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM GAMBOLLING ARENA

Welcome to our busy and productive programme for the 12 months ahead!First a stroll down memory lane for 2017 – An exciting year (not least because we all kept working by and large) with the launch of a few new projects. “Joyce Grenfell – The Time of her life” took to the stage for a couple of scratch performances which were so well received that the production has been picked up and starts touring in spring. As a company we started 2017 with a celebration of the 75th anniversary of Enid Blyton’s Famous Five and ended the year with Fawlty […]

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Carrie

Gambolling Arena are very excited to announce that this weekend sees the first performance of ‘Carrie’ outside of Merseyside. Our take on Stephen King’s classic horror is showing for one night only at Manchester’s Z-arts theatre. ‘Carrie’ was author Stephen King’s first published novel. Released on 15th of April 1974, it revolves around the eponymous Carietta N. White, a high school misfit who is bullied relentlessly before finally using her newly discovered telekinetic powers to exact revenge on her tormenters, whilst simultaneously causing one of the worst local disasters in America. Tickets are available on the door or you can […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2016 was another tremendously busy time for GAMBOLLING ARENA and we are grateful in a year that bore witness to Brexit and President Trump, that sanity ruled within GA headquarters and artistic merit rocked. Two new pieces of writing took to the boards in 2016. To celebrate DAHL 100, we embarked on a new version of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, with a soundtrack of the best music of 1962 when Roald Dahl wrote this most loved children’s favorite. […]

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