Top Five Theatre Picks This Christmas

It’s Love Theatre Day!

From ballet to comedy, Latitude arts booker Kirsty has curated her Top Five Theatre Picks this Christmas – including some that are local to the festival – to get you all in the festive thespian spirit.

Figs In wigs – Wind In the willows

What is it?

This Christmas, Latitude faves Figs In Wigs will reimagine the beloved tale of Mole, Ratty and Toad in a brand new, suitably festive production at Cambridge Junction. It’s sure to be an all-singing, all-dancing, and all-laughing extravaganza, and one for the whole family.

Where and when?

Cambridge Junction, 11th December 2019 – 5th January 2020.

Figs In Wigs

sh!t theatre: sh!t actually

What is it?

Rebecca Biscuit and Louise Mothersole – also known as Sh!t Theatre – are also Latitude regulars, and this December they’re bringing you a remake of everyone’s favourite Christmas film: Love Actually. That’s right. The two of them are playing all the roles. By themselves. Guaranteed to be hysterical.

Where and when?

Camden People’s Theatre, London, 3rd-31st December.

Sh!t Theatre

northern ballet: cinderella

What is it?

For something a little more traditional, Northern Ballet will be bringing the magical story of Cinderella to the Norwich Theatre Royal in a breathtaking reimagining of the classic fairytale. Prepare to be dazzled.

Where and when?

Norwich Theatre Royal, 26th-30th November.

Northern Ballet

a circus carol

What is it?

Charles Dickens’ unforgettable Christmas Carol is given a new lease of life in a spectacular circus production from one of the UK’s leading circus companies, Lost In Translation. Expect the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future to be mixed with thrilling acrobatics.

Where and when?

Norwich Playhouse, 11th-21st December.

A Circus Carol

third angel: 600 people

What is it?

Want to see some theatre this Christmas but prefer something a little less… festive? You’re in luck. If you didn’t catch Third Angel‘s captivating show about space travel, evolution and astrophysics at Latitude 2019, there’s still time. Get your thinking caps on.

Where and when?

Colchester Arts Centre, 11th December.

Third Angel

Latitude 2020 will be the ultimate destination for theatre lovers when it returns to Henham Park on 16th-19th July 2020. Early bird tickets are on sale now!