• 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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  • You are invited to our 1st Birthday Party!

    We can’t quite believe it, but it’s already been a year since we moved to our new home at Lanternhouse. We’ve loved seeing familiar and new faces alike come through these doors and as a big thank you for all your support, would like to invite you our first birthday party! Join us for a full day of fun this Sunday with birthday cake on arrival, face painting an array of events throughout the day.

    28 Sep 2022

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  • STV News at Six

    Polly Barlett from STV News visited Lanternhouse during Bold Girls rehearsals. Catch up on the programme to see some rehearsal footage and interviews ahead of our opening night tomorrow.

    23 Sep 2022

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  • Bold Girls Through the Years

    Ever since its debut performance in Cumbernauld in 1991, the popularity of Bold Girls has snowballed, becoming a central piece of Scottish theatre. With just over a week until we open our reimagined production, join us in looking through snapshots of the play’s history in Cumbernauld and further afield.

    15 Sep 2022

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  • Open Call – Christmas Main Stage 2023

    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is looking to support a new interpretation of a classic Christmas or Winter story to be created and presented as our Main Stage production in December 2023.

    14 Sep 2022

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  • In Photos: Rehearsals for Bold Girls

    Our new production of Bold Girls by Rona Munro will open on 24 September. Rehearsals are currently taking place in our Dance Studio – take a peek!

    7 Sep 2022

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  • A double dose of Hitchcock’s Vertigo

    Join us for a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece, Vertigo, and the Hitchcock-inspired ‘Ferguson and Barton’ by Shotput Dance Company.

    5 Sep 2022

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  • Meet the Cast: Bold Girls

    Our re-imagined production of the seminal Belfast-set play Bold Girls, directed by Michael Duke, will be staged at Lanternhouse from 24 September to 1 October, with casting announced today.

    26 Aug 2022

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  • announcing our Autumn/Winter Season

    Highlights of this coming season include our autumn in-house production of ‘Bold Girls’, the main stage winter show ‘Treasure Island’ the launch of our classical music programme in partnership with Dunedin Consort, and live event cinema screenings from the National Theatre and Royal Opera House.

    5 Aug 2022

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  • We’re staging a new adaptation of Rona Munro’s ‘Bold Girls’

    Our re-imagined production of the seminal Belfast-set play Bold Girls, directed by Michael Duke, will be staged at Lanternhouse from 24 September to 1 October.

    3 Aug 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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