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Welcome to The Hawth Crawley’s new season. Ticket prices below are full prices. Disabled customers that are members of The Hawth’s free Access Scheme are entitled to a free companion ticket. We hope to see you soon!

The Case of the Frightened Lady

Mon 12 - Sat 17 February 7.30pm & Wed and Sat 2.30pm

The Classic Thriller Company present a brand new adaption from the legendary ‘king of the detective thriller’, Edgar Wallace widely recognised whose gripping page-turners are regarded as the bedrock of the modern thriller and The Case of the Frightened Lady is one of his most celebrated works. The star cast includes Gray O’Brien, one of TV’s most popular actors, (Coronation Street as Tony Gordon); Rula Lenska, one of Britain’s best-loved actresses; Denis Lill (The Royal and Only Fools and Horses); Charlie Clements (Bradley Branning in EastEnders); Philip Lowrie (Dennis Tanner in Coronation Street); April Pearson (star of award-winning drama Skins); Ben Nealon ( Soldier Soldier), and Glenn Carter ( the definitive Jesus in the hit musical and film of Jesus Christ Superstar.) This is your chance to catch this chilling, captivating, and complex thriller live on stage... BSL Interpreted Performance: Fri 16 February 7.30pm (signer: Laura Miller) Audio Described Perfomance: Sat 17 February 2.30pm

The Kite Runner

Tue 20 - Sat 24 February 7.30pm & Wed and Sat 2.30pm

Following an outstanding West End run, this unforgettable theatrical tour-de-force comes to Crawley. Based on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel, this haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents, follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. ★★★★★ ’The best page-to-stage show since War Horse…. a spellbinding production’ The Stage BSL Interpreted Performance: Fri 23 February 7.30pm (signer: Taz Hockaday) Audio Described Performance: Sat 24 February 2.30pm

Great Expectations

Wed 6 - Sat 9 June 7.30pm, Evenings 7.30 & Thu 1.30pm Following a terrifying encounter with an escaped convict, young Pip is given an unexpected chance to better himself by visiting the reclusive and mysterious Miss Havisham. In the decaying grandeur of her house, Pip falls in love with Estella and helped by an anonymous benefactor, he moves to the bustling city to pursue his dream of winning Estella’s heart and of becoming part of the educated elite. Olivier Award-winning actress, Nichola McAuliffe, leads the cast as the iconic Miss Havisham. Nichola is best known for her role in the long running TV series, Surgical Spirit, the films Tomorrow Never Dies and Chéri and her many stage appearances including Kiss Me Kate for the RSC, The Night of the Iguana in the West End and Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van. Age 12+ Running time approx. 2 hours 30 min including interval. BSL Interpreted Performance: Fri 16 February 7.30pm (signer: Laura Miller) Audio Described Perfomance: Sat 17 February 7.30pm


Tue 18 - Sat 22 September, 7.30pm Wed, Thu & Sat 2.30pm

DIRECT FROM ITS WEST END TRIUMPH ★★★★★ ‘A sensationally good production of webber and rice’s greatest musical’ Mark Shenton, The Stage Following its smash hit runs in London Bill Kenwright’s production of EVITA is thrilling audiences once again across the UK. Telling the story of Eva Peron, EVITA follows her journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status which ultimately lead her to be heralded as the ‘spiritual leader of the nation’ by the Argentine people.Featuring some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre, including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars and Another Suitcase in Another Hall. BSL Interpreted Performance: Fri 21 September 7.30pm Audio Described Perfomance: Sat 22 September 2.30pm

Blood Brothers

Mon 15 - Sat 20 October 7.30pm & Wed, Thu and Sat 2.30pm

Written by Willy Russell, the legendary BLOOD BROTHERS tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. Bill Kenwright’s production surpassed 10,000 performances in London’s West End, one of only three musicals ever to achieve that milestone. It has been affectionately christened the ‘Standing Ovation Musical’, as inevitably it “brings the audience cheering to its feet and roaring its approval” (The Daily Mail). The superb score includes Bright New Day, Marilyn Monroe and the emotionally charged hit Tell Me It’s Not True. BSL Interpreted Performance: Fri 19 October 7.30pm Audio Described Perfomance: Sat 20 October 2.30pm

Disabled Access

The Hawth car park has assigned disabled parking, as well as free parking for cars and coaches. There is level access into the theatre, which has adapted toilet facilities. Tickets in the front stalls can be purchased for wheelchair users and their companions (available for half price at all Hawth promotions). For further details including discounted ticket prices, please contact the box office on 01293 553636.

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Access Membership

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Access newsletter Feb - Oct  

Access performances at The Hawth in Crawley

Access newsletter Feb - Oct  

Access performances at The Hawth in Crawley