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30th anniversary season

Welcome to the home of LipService Theatre Company.  We share an anniversary year with Charlotte Bronte who was born 200 years ago. To celebrate we have made a film version of our show Withering Looks which will air later in the year in independent cinemas.  In the autumn we launch a new touring show, Mr Darcy Loses the Plot about Jane Austen. Phew!

darcy poster

"Britain’s favourite literary lunatics"

-The Independent

"Laughter is a life-affirming experience, it is a signal of acceptance and positive interaction. It is our primary aim to provide a positive night out at the theatre, which is cathartic and exhilarating."

-Maggie Fox & Sue Ryding Artistic Directors

"What Lip Service do well is blurring those lines between the professionals and the audience. ‘Come with us’, they seem to say, ‘because we’re not sure what we’re doing but we’re all friends here, right?’ I think they like it here, with their friends, rather than on a pedestal. And for an audience member, it’s pretty joyous being considered one of their friends". Northern Soul

"The theatre goers embraced the performers with something that can only be described as affection"

-The Independent

On Tour