Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900

Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900

‘Past Tents’ with David Keogh

A hilarious comedy/drama followed by a Q&A with the cast

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When Alan‘s (Seth Jones) car crashes, his bad day (which started with the end of his marriage) gets worse as he comes across a campsite, run by the strange Virgil (Mark Keegan).

Lost with no phone signal, he’s no choice but to stay. Unfortunately, there’s only one plot – situated in-between a sheep-poo bin and a tent belonging to the extremely annoying Justin (David J. Keogh).

Alan despises Justin – a positive family man with his life in control… or is he?

Things aren’t as they seem, and tension builds as they reveal their true selves… with hilarious, unfortunate consequences.

‘Past Tents’ is about two desperate people at the end of their tent ropes, forced into each other’s company. Will they find redemption or kill each other? And what exactly is Virgil doing with those sheep traps?

A funny, dark, moving comedy which contains adult themes & language – recommended 16+

Past Tents is the third play written by both Seth and David at Stuck Productions and has received numerous 5 star reviews from previous performances.


Recommended age 16+

The performance will be followed by a Q&A with the cast, and an opportunity to network in the bar afterwards!

As well as the performance and the Q and A that follows, we have actors from Cue 34 theatre company entertaining the audience in the foyer beforehand and actor Georgie Minter-Brown offering a self-tape surgery with tips and advice to get the best results from a self-tape audition!


★★★★★ “Perfectly pitched… Excellent.” – NUMB BUM PRESS

★★★★★ “An absolutely stunning piece of theatre.” – Ventspleen

★★★★★ “A Funny and allegorical play about loss” – Sam MacDonald, Audience Club

★★★★★ “A very funny and hilarious play“ – Carol Moody, Audience Club

★★★★★ “… highly amusing… with some good twists – The 3 actors put their hearts and souls into the play with gusto.” – Margot Libbey Kibbey, Audience Club

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More about tickets

Group Tickets (where available) and Row E (reserved for wheelchairs) are not available online. Please call the Box Office on 01494 582900 to book these tickets.


Concessionary rates are available where indicated (proof must be provided). Discounts include: over 60s, children (15 years and under), full-time students and registered disabled (and carers).


We regret that tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged after purchase.

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