Make a dramatic difference to a child

Prime Theatre

Creating new plays

Creating new artists

Creating a new world

Ages 5-25yrs

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SIGNAL FESTIVAL!! 22 July- 3 August

All events free or £2!

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Join us for Signal Festival

22 July- 3 August


We make professional theatre shows for children and young adults. We share them at home, across the UK and abroad.

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Youth Theatre

We run physical workshops and performance projects for young actors and writers. Our digital offer is open to all across the UK.

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We’re not just in theatres. We’re in schools and colleges developing teachers, young talent and delivering qualifications.

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Make a dramatic difference to a child

Professional Theatre for Children & Young People aged 5 to 25+

An Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation

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Showcasing since 1986...

Over 60 professional productions

Over 100 youth productions

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What people say about us...

Prime changed my life

by making me feel part of a group and developing me as a person and a young actor.

Jacob: Young Trustee and Prime Youth Theatre Member

An outstanding youth theatre

for my daughter, teaching her how to perform and building great social skills.

Laura: Parent

So many opportunities

to perform, write, direct and make friends for life.

Erin: Ex-Prime Youth Theatre Member and Young Trustee

The best theatre company

for children and young people as both audiences and creatives in and out of school.

Helen: Principal - Drove Primary School

Remarkable quality

and diversity in your projects, productions and people!

Faye: Arts Council England

Thank you, thank you

for the growth of skills, language and confidence our pupils show when working with Prime.

Bob: Headteacher - Abbey Meads Primary School

Prime got me into Drama School

and I've never looked back during years of performing on stage and screen!

Chris: Professional Actor

The best decision I ever made

was joining your youth theatre. You made me aware of what was possible in me & my career.

Sarah: Digital theatre maker and director

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