Offbeat Theatre - unusual and strange plays, shows, costumes and props
Explore the site for details of our PLAYS and HIRES.
The 'INFO' link takes you to themed blog posts with loads of useful/interesting theatre info
We specialise in BUGSY MALONE costume and splurge gun hire. Go to our Dedicated Bugsy Site page for details.
ALSO - Check out the HIRES page for Alice in Wonderland, James and the Giant Peach, Steampunk, Elizabethan Punk and other lovely creations you can HIRE for your show!
PLAYS for Youth Groups and Schools
We also promote selected SCRIPTS for Youth Theatres and Schools that are slightly (or completely) off-the-wall, unusual, fantasy-based or just plain bonkers. You can download preview scripts and get all the info you need on our Plays site!
We also have the SHOTGUN from WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
Feel free to contact us for extra info and queries etc!
OFFBEAT ON STAGE
Offbeat also have a company of jolly folk who perform an 'Offbeat' original every year. Our archive page is appearing soon with details of our last two shows - The Ghost Hunters (winter 2014) and The Killing of Poe (winter 2015). This year we;ll be completely off the wall (as usual) but perhaps a shade lighter (Poe was dark ..) We'll post and blog away as soon as we have news of the 2016 show!
Take me to the OFFBEAT BLOG!
On our lovely blog you can see videos, pics of our shows, info on plays and lots more interesting stuff.
Latest Blog Posts
May Contain Nuts!
Posted on Monday 25th April, 2016
The very very silly ‘May Contain Nuts!’ gets another outing on Saturday 30th April (see poster) This is what it says about Nuts on our Offbeat Plays site Involves: An awful lot of silliness, dressing up as pirates, mysterious old ladies, a few characters from Romeo & Juliet, sword fighting, walking the plank, vampires, talking […]
The Killing of Poe – the BIG review
Posted on Monday 22nd February, 2016
Dark, Depressing, Dripping with Symbolism and Ultimately Uplifting…. The Killing of Poe – Offbeat Theatre at St. Richard’s School, Wednesday 17th February. Extraordinarily apposite for the BBC’s ‘In the Mind’ week, ‘The Killing of Poe’, conceived, written, designed and directed by Barbara Hockley is a dark, neo-gothic tale about the power of the mind. The […]