We’ve been delving into the dusty depths of the Maddermarket’s archive to bring to light some of our extraordinary history. We’re not short on material; from our pioneering early years to changing trends in directing, acting and theatre-going across a century. Discover here the events, productions and people that have shaped, and continue to shape your community theatre.
As You Like It was the first performance on the Maddermarket Theatre stage and has been staged once a decade since, significantly more than any other Shakespeare. Looking at pictures of the productions offers a fascinating insight into changing trends in theatre-making as well as the evolving architecture of the Maddermarket stage.