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Coming up in 2015….

The Foundry Group is a band of writers and performers committed to producing affordable, popular, intelligent touring shows with a broad appeal.


Our acclaimed tribute to the music of Freddie Phillips, ‘Trumpton Comes Alive!’ comes to wonderful new open air theatre BOAT on June 21st in a Father’s Day special. Buy tickets here.

Chocks away! Our brand new production of Mitchell & Nixon‘s hit play Those Magnificent Men – the nail-biting, side-splitting true story of Alcock and Brown and the first ever non-stop transatlantic flight – took to the skies at Leicester Comedy Festival prior to a spring tour (more dates tba) with full houses, appreciative audiences and a glowing review. Details here.

Our multiple prize-winning comedy-drama Big Daddy Vs. Giant Haystacks finally hung up its wrestling boots (for the foreseeable future) following a sell-out farewell performance at Brighton’s brand new venue The Rialto Theatre. If you missed it, you can read all about it here and catch a little taster:

Our co-production with award-winning company Driftwood Productions of Mitchell & Nixon‘s zinging, swinging sixties comedy musical The Opinion Makers played the festival circuit last spring to full houses and rapturous reviews. It was
awarded a prestigious Argus Angel for artistic excellence in the Brighton Festival and returns for a run at Rialto Theatre, Brighton, in autumn.

Eliza Skelton/Ernie

And Eliza Skelton and Friends, our event with renowned musicians and Foundry Group members Eliza Skelton and Emma Kilbey that played the World Famous Spiegeltent in May, was also a Fringe sell-out and was nominated for Best Music Event in the Brighton Festival Awards.

We also have a stable of wonderful stock shows, including ‘Seven Studies in Salesmanship’ – our award-winning sequence of short comic plays supported by Arts Council England, Derby Theatre and Create Theatre – and

Both shows are stock pieces generally available for booking throughout 2014 and 2015.

There are great shows from renowned comedian Joanna Neary and acclaimed writer/performer Emma Kilbey.

Please click on the images, or go to ‘SHOWS’, for full details.



February 23rd, 2015 | Published in Uncategorized

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