"The Man with the Golden Bum" Tickets On Sale July 1st!

Get ready to snag your seats for the comedy event of the season! Up Close Theatre proudly presents "The Man with the Golden Bum," bringing vintage radio mayhem to life onstage at The Golden Lion Tap in Barnstaple. Save the date for laughs aplenty on Thursday, June 27th at 7:45pm, Friday, June 28th at 9:30pm, and Saturday, June 29th at 9:15pm. Pleas...

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You'll Never See Him Coming!

Dive into the timeless intrigue of H.G. Wells' "The Invisible Man" as Up Close Theatre takes audiences on a journey through the classic tale in a unique vintage radio broadcast-style production. This innovative approach promises an immersive experience, with live sound effects enhancing the storytelling in both indoor and outdoor settings throughou...

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Revealing 'The Man with the Golden Bum'!

Up Close Theatre is thrilled to present "The Man with the Golden Bum" at this year's Barnstaple TheatreFest in June. This irreverent 'vintage radio mayhem' show promises a whirlwind of fast-paced, side-splitting, bawdy humor! Crafted with unapologetic wit, the show offers a comedic rollercoaster featuring colorful characters and outrageous sce...

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The Gang Show: Celebrating Community and Creativity

Join Henry Marks on Up Close Radio for a look into the spirit of the Gang Show, featuring one of its dedicated leaders, Mark. This special program offers insights into the essence of the Gang Show—a celebration of talent, teamwork, and community.  The Gang Show, set to take place at The Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe from Wednesday 14th to Sat...

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But is it ART?

ART is a very clever comedy about friendship and a very expensive painting, by Yasmina Reza. Up Close Theatre is currently beginning rehearsals for this play, that was a huge success in the West End. Serge has bought a modern painting for an enourmous amount of money.  Marc hates it and cannot believe a friend of his could possibly want such a...

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Scrooge is paying a visit

Get ready to embark on a heartwarming journey this holiday season as we bring Charles Dickens' timeless classic, 'A Christmas Carol,' to the stage!  Mark your calendars for November/December 2023 as we transport you to the enchanting world of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.  Redisco...

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AGM 2023

Friday 29th September, 2023 - 7pm for 7:30pm StartVenue: Cavelier Inn, Well St., Great Torrington, EX38 8EP Open to members and non-members. Only current members can vote or stand for office. Membership forms are available on the night for 2023/24 year. £10 yearly membership can be paid on the night. Hear about our year and what we h...

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