what's on


Welcome to the Clifftown Theatre & Studios website. Built in 1865 with its magnificent gothic bell tower and stunning fascia, Clifftown United Reformed Church has been one of the finest sites in Southend for over a century. Purchased in 2008, it was transformed into a stunning state-of-the-art Theatre and performance space and awarded the Southend Society's 'Clifftown Award' for 2010. With 5 rehearsal studios and a dynamic theatre space, Clifftown Theatre & Studios has given rise to a diverse range of shows, workshops, summer schools, community events and professional touring productions, and is home to the world renowned East 15 Acting School.


Welcome back! We hope you have enjoyed a wonderful summer and are ready for a new season of delights at the Clifftown Theatre! See below for some not to miss dates for your diary!


Want more info? Just click on a show title in the 'What's On' box to find out more!


SECRETS OF THE PRIORY: 18th & 19th October


REVOLUTION: 6th-8th Nov


THE PASSAGE: 20th-22nd Nov


LIFE'S A SWINDLE: 4th-6th Dec


MACBETH: 11th-13th Dec





23rd-24th Oct


Moscow turned to madness by the Devil and his kin

The Master has his novel, and Margarita's sin...


FRAGMENTS are revisiting their epic sell out production ‘The Master & Margarita’ by Mikhail Bulgakov in a new version by Hannah Burke. Directed by Shane Dempsey, and researched and developed in Moscow, this highly physical production sheds new light on one of the greatest novels of The Twentieth Century.



It couldn’t be easier to get free tickets!

1)   Get your free Loyalty Card from the Box Office.

2)   Collect the stamps.

3)   Collect 9 stamps; get your 10th ticket free!


From adults to children, and from the traditional to the unusual, Clifftown Theatre offers something for everyone to enjoy!



The Box Office will reopen for telephone bookings/queries on Wed 8th Oct. In the meantime, it's fast and simple to order your tickets online! Just click on the show you would like to see and follow the signs to 'Buy Tickets'. Simples!


Already know which show you'd like to see? Why not CLICK HERE to go straight through to the Box Office online booking service. NB:  please call The Box Office to book specific seats, and to discuss any mobility issues or special needs: 01702 328335