• Cast announced for UGLY! A Cinderella Story

    Today Cumbernauld Theatre Company announces the cast for its upcoming festive production ‘Ugly! A Cinderella Story’, an unforgettable new spin on the classic Cinderella story from writer Gary McNair.

    21 Sep 2023

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  • Cast announced for Tally’s Blood

    The Gaiety, Ayr, Perth Theatre and Cumbernauld Theatre Company have announced the cast for their co-production of Ann Marie Di Mambro’s Tally’s Blood.

    28 Aug 2023

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  • Night in ‘The Nauld’

    Our very own People’s Theatre Company presented its first public performance last weekend – a brand-new devised work telling untold stories from Cumbernauld. Take a look back at the show captured by Kirk Lothian Photography.

    7 Jul 2023

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  • Meet our new board members

    We’re pleased to announce the appointment of three new Board Members of Cumbernauld Theatre Trust: Edward Edgcumbe from Dunedin Consort, Alan Caldwell, a civil servant, and Gregor Duthie, a solicitor.

    7 Jun 2023

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  • Cumbernauld Theatre announces exciting Autumn/Winter Season at Lanternhouse

    Highlights of the season include:

    • Two new Cumbernauld Theatre co-productions: Sonata, a unique fusion of classical music and dance with Dunedin Consort and award-winning choreographer Marc Brew, and the revival of modern Scottish classic Tally’s Blood for a first Scottish tour in twenty years

    • The premiere of a magical family show taking to the stage this Christmas: Ugly! A Cinderella Story by Gary McNair

    • Exciting visiting theatre from some of Scotland’s leading companies, including Moorcroft, Battery Park, Sex Education Xplorers (S.E.X.)

    • Live music as Lanternhouse welcomes legendary musical guests including Dougie MacLean, Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

    25 May 2023

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  • Announcement: Tally’s Blood

    Twenty years after it was last seen in full-scale production, Cumbernauld Theatre Company, The Gaiety Ayr and Perth Theatre are combining to present a brand-new tour of Ann Marie Di Mambro’s modern Scottish classic ‘Tally’s Blood’.

    25 Apr 2023

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  • Introducing our Festive Shows for 2023

    We’ve got some exciting news to share! This year we’re presenting two brand-new festive productions in our Main Auditorium and Studio Theatre. Tickets will be on sale from Friday 31 March, but you can secure your tickets now by becoming a Friend.

    24 Mar 2023

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  • Cumbernauld Theatre Trust Seeks New Board Members

    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is seeking multiple Trustees including a new Chair of the Board. This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of one of Scotland’s leading producing theatres with a vibrant portfolio of professional in-house and visiting theatre, music, dance, comedy, cinema and community engagement. We are a performing arts charity with an appetite for change and growth and are looking for Trustees who are passionate about theatre and believe in its transformative and empowering potential.

    30 Jan 2023

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  • Feral Arts – Artists in Residency at Lanternhouse

    This week we welcome MHz and collaborator Hannah Finn in residency at Lanternhouse to work on their latest project [dream] ENGINE. This new work, produced by Feral Arts, harnesses the ethereal quality of dreams through immersive AV, somatic sound fields and the art of contortion.

    17 Jan 2023

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  • Opportunity for Young People (14-24)

    Led by Amanda Glover and Fraser Morrison, Operation: LEGACY is a community project, in which young writers, devisors and performers are invited to create a piece of performance work which will be showcased in our Main Auditorium. We will collaborate with a local composer/musician and a movement director to explore the wealth of storytelling possibilities which this topic brings to the table.

    22 Dec 2022

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  • Artist callout: WINTER 2022 – MAIN STAGE PRODUCTION
    Cumbernauld Theatre and Visible Fictions are looking to support a daring theatrical idea to be created and presented this festive season on the stage of Lanternhouse, Cumbernauld. The chosen idea will be produced and presented for this coming December, and Visible Fictions will artistically help and support you to deliver it.
    For more information on this opportunity and the application process, please visit our website:

    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is delighted to announce the opening of Lanternhouse cinema on Saturday, 30 April 2022, bringing the best cinema experiences right to your doorstep! Watch this space for more details or visit our website next week!

    Jack Docherty, the BAFTA award-winning star of BBC's Scot Squad and one of Scotland’s favourite comic performers, is bringing his critically-acclaimed play Nothing But to Lanternhouse on Thursday, 21 April.
    A love letter to Edinburgh, the Fringe and summer rain, Nothing But is a tender, playful, darkly comic tale, where Jack grapples with lost youth, infatuation, fatherhood, sex, secrets and truth. Age guidance: 16 + For more info and tickets please visit our website:…/jack-docherty-nothing-but/

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