Welcome to the Merlin Theatre
It’s the Spring Season at the Merlin Theatre and we have an exciting range of award-winning performances for all tastes. We’ve got fantastic theatre for all ages, mesmerising dance, thought-provoking films and laugh-out-loud comedy. Our £5 What Did You Think initiative continues with brilliant shows from Probe, Kate Tempest and Luke Wright and there are several opportunities to celebrate young people in theatre. Come and join us – have a look at out performance listings andd see what you fancy!
The Merlin, in partnership with Tri.art Theatre School offers a wide range of weekly performance based activities including street dance, theatre, dance classes, plus holiday workshops for children and young people ages 6 up. We also give the opportunity for schools and groups to take part in exciting workshops from visiting professional companies and artists.
The Merlin offers a variety of adult workshops from our ever popular weekly ‘Stitch n Bitch’ group, to classes in Ballet, Tap or Dance Yourself Fit with Tri.art Dance Academy. Actor and Director Mark McGann holds Screen and Acting Master classes on a regular basis.
The Merlin offers an exciting array of workshops for young people. These one-off sessions are led by visiting companies bringing professional shows to the theatre and by guest artists. They range in everything from dance, theatre, spoken word, mask making, and puppet making- and anything and everything in between!
National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the London stage to cinemas across the UK and around the world. Past broadcasts include Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, One Man, Two Guvnors with James Corden and The Last of the Haussmans with Julie Walters.