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Site Specific Theatre In Cambridge

Since 2000, in situ: theatre has created and performed challenging and exciting site-specific, environmental theatre in Cambridge.

We have performed at a range of non-theatre venues in and around the East Anglian city, from museums, churches and parks to an ordinary suburban house.

In 2015, in situ: performed at the Brighton Fringe festival to great acclaim, returning in 2016.

2017 Performances

The Demon Lover

Time: 8:00pm
Venue: The Leper Chapel, Cambridge | Map
Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions) available in advance and from 7.30pm at the venue.

Friday 17 – Sunday 19 November, 2017

Tales Of Mystery and Imagination

Time: 8:00pm
Venue: The Leper Chapel, Cambridge | Map
Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions) available in advance and from 7.30pm at the venue.

Saturday 2 December, 2017

Ghost Stories

Time: 8:00pm
Venue: The Leper Chapel, Cambridge | Map
Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions) available in advance and from 7.30pm at the venue.

Saturday 16 December, 2017

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in situ: regularly performs at venues such as The Leper Chapel in Newmarket Road, Wandlebury Country Park, St. Andrew’s Hall in Chesterton and The House, a suburban house in South Cambridge.

The House

Performances at The House are invitation-only exclusively to members of our mailing list.

Further Reading

Richard Spaul tells The Demon Lover

Richard Spaul talks about The Demon Lover

This winter, our new production is The Demon Lover, the third in director Richard Spaul’s series of spine-chilling tales performed in the Leper Chapel. Here he talks about the show. Why is the idea of ‘a demon’ so compelling to us – even though, given the decline of religion, we may think there is no Read more about Richard Spaul talks about The Demon Lover[…]

Voice is the Muscle of the Soul

Imaginative Mysteries Descending on Cambridge This Summer

This summer, director Richard Spaul brings a pair of one-man shows on spectral themes to the atmospheric setting of the Leper Chapel. Tales of Mystery and Imagination contains two of the stories from Edgar Allan Poe’s collection of the same name. Here, Richard talks about his inspirations and hopes for the performance. The choice of Read more about Imaginative Mysteries Descending on Cambridge This Summer[…]

Ghost Stories… mysteries unveiled

A dark winter night. An atmospheric medieval chapel. A lone narrator who delivers chilling tales and haunting songs. When I saw ‘Ghost Stories’ I was left feeling wholly entranced, appropriately unsettled, the memories lingering. Just the effect a good ghost story should have. I was also left feeling curious. I wanted to know more, and Read more about Ghost Stories… mysteries unveiled[…]

Also In Cambridge


WRiTEON is an open scriptwriting forum of writers, actors, directors and producers from the Cambridge region and beyond: https://www.camdram.net/about

Acting Now

Acting Now is a social theatre company based in Cambridge: http://www.actingnow.co.uk


Bawds is an amateur production company based in Cambridge: http://www.bawds.org/

Combined Actors of Cambridge

Combined Actors acts as a production company in Cambridge: http://combinedactors.org/


Camdram supports the student performing arts community in Cambridge: https://www.camdram.net/

Cambridge Footlights

The Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club are a world-famous student comedy troupe: https://www.cambridgefootlights.org/

ADC Theatre

The ADC Theatre is a department of the University of Cambridge, and the oldest University playhouse in the United Kingdom: https://www.adctheatre.com/

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Cambridge Arts Theatre is a 666-seat theatre in central Cambridge: https://www.cambridgeartstheatre.com/

In Situ: recommends…

Lone Twin

Lone Twin works with other artists to tell stories about the jigsaw of people’s lives: http://www.lonetwin.com/

Forced Entertainment

Forced Entertainment is a group of six artists exploring what theatre and performance can mean in contemporary life: https://www.forcedentertainment.com/

Stan’s Cafe

Stan’s Cafe is a group of artists, primarily theatre practitioners, working under the artistic direction of James Yarker: http://www.stanscafe.co.uk/