Drama in the Parlour at Wightwick

The logo of Don't Go Into The Cellar Theatre Company

Join us in the Great Parlour for a series of original stage-plays. Brought to you by Don't Go Into The Cellar Theatre - the British Empire's leading practitioners of macabre Victoriana!

In 2019, we welcome back 'Don't Go Into The Cellar' Theatre Company, for another season of plays full of good old-fashioned thrills, chills and chuckles!

Please note: All of our plays are now fully sold out. Please check back next year for our 2020 programme.

To book tickets for any of the productions, please click on the title of the play, or call 0344 249 1895. £20 per person, booking essential. Suitable for children over 16 years, but they must be accompanied by a full-paying adult.

'Tea With Oscar Wilde' - Friday 27 September 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Ladies, Gentlemen, Etc... You are all cordially invited to the 1880’s wittiest “Chit-Chat” show where a gay time is guaranteed! You’ll be ‘Wilde’ about who he has on his chaise...

The popular modern chat show re-imagined for the Victorian age, hosted by the acclaimed wit of the era, Oscar Wilde. Following the now familiar format, gusts include a selection of some of the 'celebrities' of the day. Packed with gossip, song and humour - and a few surprises!

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Poster for 'Tea with Oscar Wilde', a play from Don't Go Into The Cellar Theatre Company.
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'The Witching Hour' - Tuesday 22 October 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm - Sorry, SOLD OUT

Montague Rhodes James returns with another selection of unsettling tales of antiquarian terror!

Brave the horrors lying in wait within "An Episode of Cathedral History"! Witness the spectral malevolent seeking revenge in "A Warning to the Curious"! One-man show and follow-up to our successful touring production of "Old Haunts".

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'Another Christmas Carol' - Wednesday 11 December 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm Sorry, SOLD OUT

Enjoy an audience with Charles Dickens as he regales you with this hitherto-unknown festive tale.

In the style of the public performances the great Victorian writer gave during the nineteenth century, this one-man stage show is the perfect seasonal treat to whet your appetite for the Yuletide celebrations!

Expect chills, laughter and sentiment as Mr Dickens presents, for one night only, Another Christmas Carol!

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A poster for 'Another Christmas Carol' a play by Don't Go Into The Cellar theatre Company, with the title inside a Christmas wreath.
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