Corpus Playroom
Tue 2 - Sat 6 July
Historyonics Theatre Company


Simon Woods

Content warning [May contain spoilers]

It's the summer of 1988. Tory politician Robin Hesketh returns to his idyllic home in the Cotswolds. It’s his birthday and, having successfully passed Section 28; effectively banning the 'promotion' of homosexuality in schools, he is in a celebratory mood. However, his welcome is not as he'd hoped.

Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts with the familiar rhythms of marital sparring quickly turns to blood-sport.

Historyonics Theatre Company presents Hansard, a witty and savage portrait of the governing class and the society at the time. Funny, tender, and ultimately brutal.

Actors: Geraldine Hindley and Michael Flintoff
Directed by: Rosina Piovani
Executive Production: Kimberly Tongish
Photography: Bonsai Media

This amateur production of “Hansard” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Samuel French Ltd.

This production is suitable for ages 12 and over.


Tue 2 July at 7:00pm
Wed 3 July at 7:00pm
Thu 4 July at 7:00pm
Fri 5 July at 7:00pm
Sat 6 July at 7:00pm


TUE–THU £7.50–£9.50, FRI–SAT £9.50–£11.50

moderate language; references to suicide; homophobia; references to cancer and AIDS

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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