Artistic Director: Dominic Knutton
The Old Grammar School, West Park,
Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3AJ
01209 212044

Current Work

The Zigzag Way

‘There can be so many worlds in one place'

The Cornish Theatre Collective and Carn to Cove
The Zigzag Way
by Anita Desai
Adapted by Pauline Sheppard
A gripping story which winds through cultures and across time to paint a picture of love,revolution,and sacrifice.

This production tours Cornwall in Autumn/Winter 2007

Prince of the Burning Sun
The Remarkable True Story of Thomas Pellew of Penryn

A new play written by Justin Chubb based on the astonishing true events of a boy from Penryn kidnapped by pirates and sold into slavery in Morocco in the 1700's. In association with Penryn Community Theatre, this was performed at The Minack Theatre week of June 25h 2007.

The Alchemist

CTC's acclaimed production, personally endorsed by Paulo Coelho has just completed its highly successful 2007 tour.

Click here for further information about the production.

Hevva! Hevva!

Animation of National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Following a successful pilot in the summer of 2005, CTC actors will be inhabiting the museum and bringing to life elements of Cornwall’s history through theatre and storytelling.

The first in the Cornish Voices series will be focussing on the hay day of Cornwall’s fishing boom and will use stories from the pilchard industry to explore common threads about the challenges facing Cornwall’s fishermen today and in the future. The work runs from February to August 2006. 

The Voyage of The Mystery, a new comission from NMM based on the remarkable true story of a bunch of ordinary Newlyn men who sailed to Austrailia in a tiny lugger to seek their fortune. After a successful pilot, this piece will be offered to schools throughout 2007. Please contact Stuart Slade at NMM to book.


In Development:

Oral Fixation

A storm in a teacup drama with music set in the heady world of a Karaoke competition. Following a grant from ACESW, the company will go back into rehearsals in Spring 2007 with writer Jane Pugh to develop the script for touring Autumn 2007. Contact us for availability.