the logo of The Unknown Theatre Company
 


Cardiff's leading musical youth theatre /young people's theatre group

About us |
Next shows |

 
only search www.unknowntheatre.co.uk

who we are and where we're going

how we got here

 

link to our facebook page

link to twitter

 

The Unknown Theatre Company is very proud of its production record, and of its other activities.

Kim in Surfing, Carmarthen BayFor full details on all our past productions, click on the show name below.

Photos and information on some events that we have been involved with in the past, other than full productions, can be found at the bottom of the show list. Click here to go straight to that list.

 

adam in crave Jonathan Moore as Cooking Stove in Just So

Full musical productions   Plays
Oliver!    
The Magic Flute - The Musical    
The Curse of Ruddigore   British Final Festival - Contractions
Wind in the Willows   Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival - At First Sight
Cult  

One-Acts Festival 2016 Entries - At First Sight, Contractions, and Not Talking

'97   Immaculate
Wild (under construction)   The Normal Heart
Fiddler on the Roof (under construction)   One-Acts Festival 2015 Entries - The Cut and Just
Alice in Wonderland   Twelfth Night
The Gutterfly Tribe   One-Acts Festival 2014 Entries - Dolores and Little Dolls
Into the Woods   One-Acts Festival 2013 Entries - Making the Grade and Station
The Snow Queen   Sorry, Wrong Number (one-act play)
The True, True Story of Quincy Jones   Future Shock (an Unknown OUTCasts production of a one-act play)

Our House

  ...and then... - a double bill of short plays:
Assassins   Eggplant and At First Sight
Naked Dictators   Jimmy Chase and the Red Jacket Affair
Unga Bunga   Words, Words, Words
Sweeney Todd   Friends Forever - a double bill of short plays:
Spring Awakening   Cotton Girls and Dioxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
A Night's Tale   Surfing, Carmarthen Bay
West Side Story   Ghost City
The Amazing Adventures of Little Red   The Oedipus Plays - the company's 1st full length play
Life, Actually   Facing the Truth - a double bill of short plays:
Guys and Dolls   Crave and This Property is Condemned
Back to the 80s   Telling Tales - a double bill of short plays:
Rumplestiltskin   Dancing on Checker's Grave and Sure Thing
You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown   Changing Lives - a double bill of short plays:
Return to the Forbidden Planet   A Zoo Story and Can't Stand Up for Falling Down
Rose!... and the Wicked Wolfeeee!    
Gold Woman 2007 (RWCMD and Edinburgh)    
A Slice of Saturday Night    
How to Eat Like a Child   Club night works-in-progress
Just So   Play Picnic
Seussical   The Emperor's New Clothes
Dance of the Dragon 2005 - (WMC, Cardiff and the  

The Pied Piper of Hamelin - photo page

World Festival of Amateur Theatre, Monaco)   A Midsummer Night's (Little) Dream
Nell's Belles   Elegy
Little Shop of Horrors    
Babes in the Wood (traditional British Pantomime)    
Eat Your Heart Out!   Musical compilation shows
Godspell   Made in Wales
Rameo & Eweliet (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)   Pop Goes the Musical
Rameo & Eweliet (Sherman Theatre & Pontardawe)   Masters of the Musical
The Wizard of Oz   A Christmas Cracker - 2008
Gold Woman (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)  also   From Wales to the West End (10th Anniversary Concert)
Sherman Studio 3 & Roath Church House)   Les Musicals 3
Quest Gate (International Festival Fusion   A Christmas Cracker
in Kawaguchi, Japan)   Les Musicals '2'
Honk!   Old Time Music Hall
Dance of the Dragon (at The International Festival of   Les Musicals
Musical Theatre in Cardiff)  
one of our junior members from Rose and the Wicked Wolfee!steven from Dance of the Dragon in Monaco
Cinderella (Joint Production Kawaguchi/Cardiff)  
Dance of the Dragon (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)  
Dance of the Dragon - original production  
Dracula Spectacula  
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe  
Dazzle  
Peter Pan  
   

Sam as the Kangaroo in Just So    top of page

Other activities
A webmaster writes:  please note The Unknown Theatre Company has been very active within the community since inception.  This list was started in March 2005 and only goes back as far as 2004. Please email us if you want information about community events we did before then. Not all our non-theatre-production projects are shown here, but it gives you a flavour of the work we do on top of the shows listed above.

2012    
Glamorgan Drama League One-Act Play Festival - Competitors for the 7th time in the GDL One-Act Festival, Swansea - March. We entered two productions, including our first play directed by a company member, Dafydd Weeks. We won 5 of the 6 festival awards available.   chris as grandma in Little Red
Llandough Hospital - several concerts across the year  
   
     
2011    
Glamorgan Drama League One-Act Play Festival - Competitors for the 6th time in the GDL One-Act Festival, Swansea - May. For the first time we were not eligible to enter as a youth company, but director Lon David won the Best Director award, and all four actors involved were nominated for acting awards.   photo from Jimmy chase
Llandough Hospital - May  
Charity Concert at Ynyshir - May  
   
2010    
Sang 'Songs from the Shows' at The Harvest Weekend at St Philip's Community Church, October   photo from Just So
The Glamorgan Drama League - The Glammies 2010 - June
Photos from the Glammies evening will shortly be available on our special Glammies 2010 photogallery page.
 
Glamorgan Drama League One-Act Play Festival - Competitors for the 5th time in the GDL One-Act Festival, Swansea - April. Won the Youth Award for the 5th year running with Cotton Girls. Photos from our time in Swansea will shortly be available on our special One-Act Festival 2010 page.  
Llandough Hospital, April  
National Trust AGM, March  
     
2009    
Christmas performance, All Saints Church, Llandaff North. Cardiff - December   kelly in Return to the forbidden planet
Christmas performance, St Germans Church in Adamsdown. Cardiff - December  
Llandough Hospital, December  
Penylan Nursing Home - September  
Choral singing as part of James Williams's production of King Lear at St Fagan's open air festival - July  
The Glamorgan Drama League - The Glammies 2009 - June
Photos from the Glammies evening are available on our special Glammies 2009 photogallery page.
 
Wales Final Festival of One-Act Plays, The Torch Theatre, Milford Haven - performed at the national final for the first time - June  
Llandough Hospital, June  
Glamorgan Drama League One-Act Play Festival - Competitors for the 4th time in the GDL One-Act Festival, Swansea - May. Won the Youth Award for the 4th year running with Ghost City. Photos from our time in Swansea are available on our special One-Act Festival 2009 page.  
Shrove Tuesday concert, Roath Church House, Cardiff - February    
     
2008    
Extracts of A Christmas Cracker - Tesco Stage at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay - December  
mel in can't stand up for falling down
Christmas performance, St Philip Evans Church Hall, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff- December  
Christmas performance, All Saints Church, Llandaff North. Cardiff - December  
Christmas performance, St Germans Church in Adamsdown. Cardiff - December  
 
Penylan Nursing Home - September  
Guest singers at Flower Festival at St Margaret's Church, Roath - July  
The Glamorgan Drama League - The Glammies 2008 - May  
Glamorgan Drama League - Competitors for the 3rd time in the Glamorgan Drama League 1-Act Festival, Swansea - April. Won the Youth Award for the 3rd year running. See show page Facing the Truth for the home performances of the Swansea entries.  
Shrove Tuesday concert, Roath Church House, Cardiff - February  
     

2007

   
Christmas performance, St Philip Evans Church Hall, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff- December  
one of our junior members from How to Eat Like a Child
The Glamorgan Drama League - The Glammies 2007 - June  
Glamorgan Drama League - Competitors for the 2nd time in the Glamorgan Drama League 1-Act Festival, Swansea - April. See show page Telling Tales for the home performances of the Swansea entries.  
Workshops series with West End performer Sarah Lark - April  
Extracts of Slice of Saturday Night - Tesco Stage at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff - March  
Shrove Tuesday concert, Roath Church House, Cardiff - February (see also How to Eat Like a Child which was performed as part of this concert)  
     

2006

   
Christmas performance, St Philip Evans Church Hall, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff- December   Andrew Machin in Sure Thing - part of Telling Tales double bill
Extracts of Just So - Tesco Stage at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay - October  
Penylan Nursing Home - June  
Performance of Dance of the Dragon at St Avertin, France - May  
The Glamorgan Drama League - The Glammies 2006 - May  
Glamorgan Drama League - Competitors for the 1st time in the Glamorgan Drama League 1-Act Festival, Swansea - March  
Shrove Tuesday concert, Roath Church House, Cardiff - February

 
     

2005

   
Christmas Performances - Cardiff   Iain in Dazzle
The Glamorgan Drama League - The Glammies 2005 - May  
Penylan Nursing Home - May  
Special Guests, Glamorgan Drama League 1-Act Festival, YMCA Cardiff - April  
Workshops series with theatre professionals including Lesley Ross - March-April  
Shrove Tuesday Concert, Roath Church House, Cardiff - February

 
   

2004

   
Community Concert - Llanedeyrn Church Hall  
Lizzie Gauder in Babes in the Wood
Opening of Wales Millennium Centre - November  
Summer School Performance 2004 'The Unknown Rhythm' - August  
The Glamorgan Drama League - The Glammies 2004 - May  
BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year Competition 2004   - May  
Penylan Nursing Home - April  
Workshops series with theatre professionals Lesley Ross and Matthew Brind - March & April  
Shrove Tuesday concert for Roath Church House - March  



     

17 January 2017
© The Unknown Theatre Company

 

top of page
home

from Just Sofrom Babes in the Woodfrom Rose and the Wicked Wolfeefrom The Oedipus Playsfrom Rose and the Wicked Wolfeefrom Dance of the Dragon in Monaco in 2005from The Oedipus Plays

Homepage | News | Rehearsals | Auditions | About us | Next shows | Box Office | Join us | History | Past Shows | Awards | Reviews | Alumni | Sponsorship | Contact Us | Links |