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Theatre on the south Coast

Welcome to South Coast Theatre

SCT was established in 2022 by actor/writer David Hampshire and actor/director Maurice Thorogood with the dual purpose of bringing commercial, accessible theatrical productions to venues on the South Coast whilst providing work opportunities for locally-based professional actors and creatives.

For further information and details of our projects please contact David or Maurice here.


Funny Turns

South Coast Theatre’s inaugural production will be a comedy ‘Funny Turns’ by David Hampshire.

The play will run at the Grove Theatre, Eastbourne from Tuesday 7th to Sunday 12th November 2023.  Directed by Maurice Thorogood.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

Who’s Gracie?

‘Who’s Gracie… ?’ uses the songs of Gracie Fields and tells the story of her life and career up to her death in 1979.


An Evening of Short Plays

SCT’s productions in 2024 will hold ‘An Evening of Short Plays’.


Educating Rita


In 2025, SCT will produce the Willy Russell play ‘Educating Rita’.  The productions will be directed by Maurice Thorogood.


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