• Local voices at the heart of Cumbernauld Theatre’s Spring/Summer 2023 season

    Cumbernauld Theatre at Lanternhouse today announces its 2023 Spring/Summer season, with tickets now on sale for all productions.

    30 Nov 2022

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  • First Look:Treasure Island

    Production images for Treasure Island, our swashbuckling winter show and co-production with Visible Fictions, are released today. Take a sneak peek before our first public show tomorrow!

    28 Nov 2022

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  • First Look: Life of the Party (under 5s Show)

    Our special new festive show for children under 5 will open on 3 December. We’ve got some lovely production shots ahead of the show – take a peek!

    27 Nov 2022

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  • Meet Sal and Al: Life of the Party

    Life of the Party, our brand-new festive show for under 5s, opens in two weeks. Meet the show’s two creators who will also be starring as ‘Sal and Al’!

    18 Nov 2022

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  • Five Facts About Robert Louis Stevenson

    Are you ready to set sail at Lanternhouse this winter? Ahead of our re-imagined telling of Treasure Island, we’ve got some fun facts about Robert Louis Stevenson to share with you! Find out more from writer, Ross McKay.

    17 Nov 2022

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  • Five Facts About Pirates

    Are you ready to set sail at Lanternhouse this winter? Ahead of our re-imagined telling of Treasure Island, we’ve got some fun facts about pirates to share with you! Find out more from writer, Ross McKay.

    10 Nov 2022

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  • Meet the Cast: Treasure island

    Our re-imagined production of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, written by Ross McKay and co-produced with Visible Fictions, will be staged at Lanternhouse from 29 November to 24 December. Meet the four stars of the show.

    7 Nov 2022

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  • Double-bill of family shows set to delight Cumbernauld audiences this festive season

    A new Cumbernauld-set telling of the classic ‘Treasure Island’ from award-winning writer Ross MacKay is to premiere at Lanternhouse. Co-produced with leading production company Visible Fictions, the show will run from 2nd December to Christmas Eve.We will also host a magical new festive show for under-5s, Life of the Party, from 3 December.

    1 Nov 2022

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  • Bold Girls: Recent School Visits

    From Cumbernauld to Campbeltown, 26 schools visited Lanternhouse last week for our in-house production of ‘Bold Girls’. On World Teachers Day we would like to thank all those teachers who chose us for their Drama and English group trips. Here are some snapshots of the week.

    5 Oct 2022

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  • Introducing ‘Wind Down Wednesdays’ at Lanternhouse Cinema

    Cumbernauld Theatre at Lanternhouse has been in celebratory mood since opening its brand new state-of-the-art cinema in April. And next week it is introducing bespoke sensory-friendly screenings.

    30 Sep 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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