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Christmas. Time

by Near-ta Theatre

theatre, comedy

Bringing bucketloads of Christmas spirit and festive cheer is Near-ta Theatre’s yuletide comedy, Christmas. Time!

about the production

Set in a small prison cell, Charlie and Toby are feeling low, and why wouldn’t they? It’s Christmas Day and they’re serving time at Her Majesty’s pleasure. But why shouldn’t they be having a Merry Christmas in spite of their incarceration? What’s stopping them from creating Christmas around them? Absolutely nothing! A Christmas cabaret ensues, and they set off on their festival of carols, Claus, Christ and custody! Join them on a fantastical adventure through Dickens, pantomime, musical, Christmas dinner and Christmas films! See as they build a wonderfully Merry Christmas around them with songs, snowmen and lots of laughs

about the artist

Near-ta Theatre have been producing innovative comedy since 2004, delighting audiences across Cornwall with their inventive and original work. Christmas. Time. was their twelfth show, originally commissioned by The Poly, Falmouth, in 2009. It has been performed every year since, seeing national tours of the work, and delighting audiences across the country. This December marks its twelfth year of touring. Their iconic show Christmas. Time is directed by Simon Harvey (o-region, Kneehigh) and written and performed by Ciaran Clarke (Miracle Theatre, o-region) and Daniel Richards (‘Owdyado Theatre, Miracle Theatre).

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stage dimensions

width: 4 metres

height: 3 metres

depth: 4 metres

Self contained technically

10+ - A family show, ideal for older children.

"Finally got to see @NeartaTheatre Christmas. Time @Poly Falmouth. Comedy genius that needs to be performed every year til the Apocalypse" Lee Trewhela

"Better than many full scale pantomimes" Frank Ruhrmund (West Briton)

Do offer workshops

£700 per show. £650 for 2 shows. £600 for 3 shows.