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We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two amazing shows with Horrible Histories live on stage!


From the fascinating Pharaohs to the power of the pyramids, discover the foul facts of death and decay with the meanest mummies in Egypt. Are you ready to rumble with Ramesses the Great? Dare you enter through the Gates of the Afterlife? It’s the history of Egypt with the nasty bits left in!

For information & tickets for TERRIBLE TUDORS click here.

"The auditorium seems fit to combust spontaneously in an explosion of joy and excitement!"
The Times

"Wholly accessible, educating, entertaining and enjoyable, HORRIBLE HISTORIES live on stage is a tour de force!"

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours including one interval.

Age Advice:

Recommended age 5+
Under twos are permitted.

Standard Pricing
Fri 10.30am £19.50 to £22.50
Sat 6pm £19.50 to £22.50
Sun 11am £19.50 to £22.50
Executive Membership £6 off top two prices at all performances.
Family Ticket (max 4) £70 for a family of 4 where at least 2 in the party are children.
Any subsequent child tickets £12.50 (not available online - please call 02380 711811).
Available on top price tickets only.
Groups (10+) £15 per ticket and one free with every 10 purchased.
Not available online - please call 02380 711811.
School & Young Persons Groups (10+) £12.50 per student and one free with every 10 purchased. Additional supervisors full price.
Not available online - please email
Combined Ticket Book for both Awful Egyptians and Terrible Tudors and receive a 20% discount.

Click here for further information on concessions, discounts & groups.


Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant


Start your visit in style! Our award winning restaurant on the third floor within the theatre is open for pre-show theatre lunches and dining. Relax, unwind and enjoy classic flavours with a modern twist. Tempted? See our Menus


Awful Egyptians

Awful Egyptians