2019 Programme

Explore the 2019 Hastings Theatre Festival programme - a week of world-class theatre showcasing unique work from national and international performers at The Stables Theatre.


For phone enquiries please call the Box Office on 01424 423221.


Those Magnificent Men

2nd July, 7.30pm

The nail-biting, side-splitting true story of the first ever non-stop flight across the Atlantic by Capt. John Alcock and Lt. Arthur Brown. 


Shakespeare Unbound

3rd July, 7.30pm

Actor John Heminges reminisces about his life-long friendship with “Young Will”, a genius who was not of an age, but for all time.

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Yours Ever, Jane

4th July, 7.30pm

The life of Jane Austen, told through her intimate correspondence with her beloved sister, Cassandra. Get to know Jane’s sense of fun and insight into her times.


In Loyal Company

5th July, 7.30pm

The incredible true story of missing World War II soldier Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew, David William Bryan.


The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

6th July, 7.30pm

Neil Gore brings this witty and absorbing book to life, featuring political conjuring, music and songs echoing life in the building trades of Edwardian England.


Black is the Colour of My Voice

7th July, 7.30pm

Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, a successful jazz singer and civil rights activist seeks redemption after the untimely death of her father.