Roundabout Festival

Lighthouse are bringing a unique, intimate pop-up theatre to Poole Park.

You’ll be seated around the stage with a great view of the actors. Roundabout combines comfortable seating with cutting edge sound and lighting technology to create an unmissable theatrical experience.

The concept is brought to you by renowned and respected theatre company, Paines Plough in partnership with Theatre Clwyd and Orange Tree Theatre production  


The event features three separate performances

By Brad Birch 

Rebecca and Paul are running away. Away from memories and mistakes.  

They’re trying to save their relationship. They need time and space. An isolated house in the country is the perfect place to work things out. They set themselves rules: they have to be honest, they have to listen and they have to be fair. 

But you can’t run forever. Especially when you’re being followed.  

Black Mountain is a tense psychological thriller about betrayal and forgiveness by winner of the Harold Pinter Commission Brad Birch.


By Elinor Cook 

Lorna and Grace do everything together. They share crisps, cigarettes and crushes. That's what happens when you're best friends forever.   

But when Lorna gets a place at University, and Grace gets pregnant, they suddenly find themselves in starkly different worlds. Can anything bridge the gap between them?  

A tale of friendship, love and rivalry over thirty years from award-winning playwright Elinor Cook. 

"Intelligent and savagely funny" The Times on Elinor Cook  


By Sarah McDonald-Hughes  

Molly cooks. Molly does the dishes. Molly gets her little brother Joe ready for school. Molly is only 12, but she doesn't feel much like a kid anymore.   

Now Molly's Mum is feeling better, maybe things will get back to normal. Can you help Molly learn how to be a kid again? 

Join Molly, Joe and her Nan for a larger than life story of family, friends and fitting in. 

Warning: Contains dancing, chocolate cake and an epic car chase. 

For ages 7+.  

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