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We make productions for young audiences with professional actors and creatives.

From our base in Swindon we also make productions with young actors and young creatives.

Our professional work includes new plays from authors including Terry Deary and tours theatres and schools.

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Our productions

FOSAC Young Arts Showcase 2019

On a stage. On a page. On a screen

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When being different brings the most wonderful of surprises...

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Green Game


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Last Thursday: A Verbatim Project

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This Secret Life

Lizzie loves Jack. Jack loves Lizzie. So much that he’ll never leave her alone...ever.

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A baby butterfly has just been born and can’t wait to explore the world with its brand new wings.

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250 Young People, 2 Weeks, One Classic Story

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The Odyssey

The first production to be written by Prime Theatre’s young playwrights

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The year is 2046. London is under flood. Adults have messed up. Youth is taking over.

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The Wyvern Of Wiltshire

A new radio play written by Terry Deary with BBC Wiltshire and Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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This Is Our Town

The name of our town is Swindon, Wiltshire.The year is 1901. And 1903. And 1913. And 2018.

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Punk Rock

Welcome to Sixth Form Hell

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The 11th Hour

1918. A trench. The First World War ends in an hour. A British soldier and German Soldier meet. What will they do? Who will triumph? Can war ever have a winner?

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We are proud to present these words

Transforming Swindon For Decades

Prime Theatre, its team, productions and projects have been transforming Swindon for decades.Through my years in several schools I have witnessed Prime bring joy and skills to generations, especially children who are hard to reach or engage.

Helen Swanson - Drove Primary School

Consistently Engaging

"Prime successfully combines education and creativity and their work is consistently engaging for a diverse range of audiences"

Abygail Hughes - Theatre Practitioner

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