The Nottingham New Theatre

Who Are We?

The Nottingham New Theatre is the only entirely student run theatre in the country, staging an in-house production every week of term and a further ten throughout the year in our emerging site specific external season. In this respect we are unique, offering hundreds of roles both on-stage and off-stage.

We’re dedicated to providing a multitude of opportunities for our members and producing work of a professional standard.


“Effortless performances and a superb production” - James Sheldrake, Noises Off

“The true ruling tone of the festival was set by Nottingham University’s revival of Orphans” - The Sunday Times

Nottingham University’s fantastic playhouse and productions company and the only 100% student run theatre in England!

From The Blog…

Spring Season Begins

Its all systems go as we enter our new season. And what a season its going to be, there will be Shakespeare, Pinter and some fantastic new-writing, there will be shows inside and out of the theatre and work-shops, socials and parties.   Checkout our In-House Season here   Watch this space for upcoming news […]

Autumn Season in Numbers

Autumn Seasons Are Over. Here are some highlights: 89 Days at uni 58 Shows performed 12 Student written plays 21 Sold-out performances 364 Members 203 New members 82 Acting roles 9 On-stage deaths 3 Pairs of Christmas pants 2 Incarnations of the Devil 1 Dodgy meat pie Work will commence again late January, watch this space […]