19 01, 2018

International Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

International Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

A joint initiative of Christian Friends of Israel (Essex) and Tikvah Chadasha Synagogue (Shenfield & Brentwood) supported by

Brentwood Borough Council

You are invited to

“ No Child’s Play”

An exhibition portraying the lives endured by children during the Holocaust, a production of Museums Division, Yad Vashem – the

World Holocaust Remembrance Centre.

Thursday 25th January 9:30 – 4:00 pm, Friday 26th January 9:30 – 4 pm and Saturday 27th January 10:30 – 1 pm at Brentwood Theatre

With an opportunity to hear, on Thursday 25th & Friday 26th from 11 am – 12, German Jewish Refugee, Herman Rothman in conversation about his remarkable life. Arriving in Britain in 1939 Herman eventually served in the Intelligence Corps of HM Forces, later interrogating high-ranking Nazi War Criminals, being instrumental in discovering Hitler’s Will & establishing information about the Führer’s death. His book, “Hitler’s Will” will be available.

To hear him (during which there will be no active viewing of the Exhibition) arrival is recommended between 10.40 & 10.55 as regretfully, it will not be possible for later arrivals to enter after the interview has commenced. Therefore to secure your place please register any group larger than 6 by contacting Moira Dare-Edwards on 01277 213243 or email: mdareedwards@btinternet.com

Meeting of Commemoration

At 6:30 pm on Saturday 27th January in The Main Hall of Brentwood County High School, Seven Arches Road,

Shenfield Common, Brentwood CM14 4JF


Guest Speaker – Ruth Barnett

Ruth was born in Berlin, Germany and arrived in England in 1939 aged 4 on the Kindertransport. Her Jewish father escaped to Shanghai whilst her Gentile mother, having taken part in the only mass public demonstration by Germans in the Third Reich against deportation of Jews, went into hiding until 1945. Ruth, eventually becoming a Secondary schoolteacher, then a psychotherapist, having converted to Judaism, marring her Jewish boyfriend & having a family, will be telling her personal story. Her books will be available for purchase, including “Person of No Nationality” portraying the struggles of a displaced person searching for her identity.


Followed by:

The Act of Commemoration

For the six million victims of the Nazi Holocaust


Free admission to all events but donations are welcome. A freewill offering will follow the evening meeting

Bookstalls ~ information stalls ~ Refreshment after Saturday meeting

16 01, 2018

Brentwood Theatre Movies are back

Muppet Treasure Island movie

Muppet Treasure Island Movie | Brentwood Theatre


A hoy matey, Brentwood Theatre movies are back on Saturday 27 January at 7:30pm, with the Disney classic Muppet Treasure Island! Join Kermit and friends through an exciting action packed adventure, as they set out to find the treasure.

This film is perfect for all of the family so come along and grab some popcorn here at you local Theatre.

Please click here to find out more information and to book.


22 12, 2017

Pay What You Can

Narnia Banner

Brentwood Theatre Company is delighted to announce this year’s ‘Pay What You Can’ tickets to our annual children’s Christmas show, Narnia.

Narnia has had a fantastic response from the schools and families who have already visited, described as “absolutely amazing” by Hornchurch Life. Thanks to sponsorship from the Brentwood Breakfast Rotary Club, Brentwood Theatre Company is once again able to subsidies ticket prices to make live theatre accessible to all families.

The tickets are for Thursday 28th December at 6pm, and are strictly limited, so please call our box office volunteers on 01277 200305 for details of how to book. Everyone is welcome, and tickets for this performance cost whatever you can afford, whether it is £1, £2 or £5.

The show continues to run until December 30th, with limited tickets available to what has become the best selling Christmas show produced by Brentwood Theatre Company in its 17 year history. Book now to avoid disappointment and join Aslan’s Army in this epic adventure to save Narnia from the White Queen and her endless winter.

For more detail about the show, please click here

24 11, 2017

Lighting Up Brentwood

With December just a week away, we’re preparing to join the rest of the town for Lighting Up Brentwood tomorrow.

The Theatre will have its own stall on the High Street – with plenty of info about our Christmas show, Narnia, which opens next week to schools!  Pop by for a chat and photo opportunities and don’t forget to check out our new shop window display too, going up this weekend at 1 High Street.

Our cast are now rehearsing hard, having arrived in town at the start of this week, and it’s shaping up to be another excellent show.

17 11, 2017

Too cold for Calendar Girls, but we do have Ladies in Lavender!

Ladies in Lavender | Hutton Players | Brentwood Theatre

16 – 18 of November, the award-winning Hutton Players return with Ladies in Lavender, a poignant drama set in a Cornish village in 1936.

A touchingly humorous story of two sisters questioning their lives and feelings of emptiness, made famous by the 2004 film starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Village life is smooth and calm until new arrivals disturb their rhythm. Tickets are £13/ £11.50 conc.

Click here to find out more. 

9 11, 2017

Calling all Country Music Fans

Country Music Club | GT Proudctions | Brentwood Theatre

Calling all country music fans to come along this Sunday 12 November to see the final Country Music Club for this year with Legends Sung by Marshall King and Steve Cherelle.

Enjoy an evening full of nearly three hours of songs from your favourite legends of country music.

All tickets are £10. Click here to book.

9 11, 2017

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….

Star Wars: The Force Awakens | Brentwood Theatre | Friday 10 November

“Chewie.  We’re home!”

Even Mark Hamill has been joining in this week with the Twitter news that Star Wars is coming to the big screen at Brentwood Theatre, as our final movie night for this year.
Whether you’re a would-be Sith Lord or Jedi, join us this Friday at 8pm for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  Maybe catch a photo op with our special guest Stormtroopers on the door too?
For more information and to book, click here.
20 10, 2017

The con is on…

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels The Musical | Brentwood Operatic Society | Brentwood Theatre

All this week, Brentwood Operatic Society have been transporting packed houses to the French Riviera for this musical treat, based on the hit film from the 80’s that starred Michael Caine and Steve Martin.

Just two shows left to catch, with a few last tickets remaining for Saturday’s matinee and evening show.

Book here.

Here’s what this week’s audience have been saying:

“Outstanding performance!”    “So entertaining and funny…”   “Brilliant!  Comical with great choreography and singing.”

20 10, 2017

It’s just a jump to the left…


The Rocky Horror picture show | Brentwood Theatre

On 31 October, we are celebrating Halloween with a special big-screen showing of Richard O’Brien’s cult-classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show!

Continuing our new Movie Nights, tickets are available priced £8 for a night of comedy musical-mayhem, as Brad and Janet have their innocence whipped away by the eerie Dr. Frank N. Furter.

Join us for an unforgettable night where dressing up is optional, but joining in is probably not…

For more information and to book, click here.