Corpus Playroom
Tue 3 - Sat 7 December
Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society

The Chaplain

Gabriel Owens

Content warning [May contain spoilers]

Fresh from its run at the Camden Fringe, The Chaplain tells of a prison chaplain in 1850s Victorian England, tasked with cleansing the souls of those sentenced to death or transportation for the most heinous crimes.

In a dirty prison cell, the Chaplain meets three convicts. Throughout, he is also plagued by the voice of a mysterious woman who lurks in the cell's shadows, and the Chaplain is certain he has met her somewhere before. As the musical unfolds and the Chaplain's mental state deteriorates, it becomes clear that he too has sins he must confess.

This production is suitable for ages 12 and over.


Tue 3 December at 7:00pm
Wed 4 December at 7:00pm
Thu 5 December at 7:00pm
Fri 6 December at 7:00pm
Sat 7 December at 7:00pm


TUE £7-£9, WED–THU £8-£10, FRI–SAT £10-£12

r*pe and/or sexual assault; abuse (physical, mental, verbal, sexual); death and/or dying; mental illness

The Corpus Playroom is owned by Corpus Christi College, and managed by the University of Cambridge through the ADC Theatre. The College drama society, the Fletcher Players, are the resident company.

The L-shaped studio is Cambridge's primary fringe space, showcasing a variety of productions, with an emphasis on new writing. Seasons are programmed simultaneously with the ADC Theatre.


Please note: This venue is not wheelchair accessible. More information can be viewed here.

Complimentary tickets are available for full-time carers.

The Corpus Playroom is fitted with an infra-red audio system designed to help deaf and hard of hearing patrons. If you are using the system for the first time, please arrive early and seek advice from our Front of House team.

Assistance dogs are welcome in both of our venues. Please call the Box Office or email the above address when booking to ensure you are seated appropriately.

The Corpus Playroom has gender-neutral toilets.


Corpus Playroom
10 St Edward's Passage
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