Coming soon at HCH: Captain Stirrick

Tickets are now on sale for the Hampton Court House production of Captain Stirrick on Thursday and Friday 8-9 March, our atmospheric musical set in the murky underworld of late Georgian London.

The cast have been working incredibly hard to produce a show to a professional standard, working with guest director Jeremy James Taylor OBE, founder of the National Youth Music Theatre.

The story is based on an article in The Times from high summer 1807, telling the story of a child thief called Thomas Gray who was arrested by the Court of Pie Powder, a pop-up court dispensing summary justice at St Bartholomew’s Fair. To avoid further “inducement” (in the reporter’s chilling understatement), Gray informed on his friends. It emerged that he was part of a vagrant gang of child thieves, who travelled around England’s fairs, robbing and pickpocketing, whom the police had been hunting for two years – led by the magnetic, murderous child thief “Captain” Ned Stirrick…


Director: Jeremy James Taylor OBE
Musical Director: Kieran Brunt
Producer: Adam D’Souza
Co-director and Voice Coach: Kathryn Sumner

This production is presented in association with Music Theatre International (Europe)