Phoenix Theatre Company is pleased to announce our productions for the  2021 season. 

In our second season we have selected a modern classic that we are sure will enthral you all, book online or contact us for more information. 

Lady in the Van

New Dates for 2022

In our second full play Phoenix Theatre Company CIC will finally get to perform Alan Bennett's The Lady In the Van.


The cast and crew have been busy rehearsing in our new "normal" remote environments and with government guidance now giving dates for releasing restrictions on live theatre audiences we are excited to announce our new planned dates.


In the last few months we've come to love this play more and more but don't just take our word for it, the reviews below speak for themselves. 

"A wonderfully bittersweet comic diary of the years in which a lethally dotty and very smelly old bat parked her unroadworthy vehicle in Bennett's Camden garden, thereby providing him with roughly equal amounts of good journalistic copy and guilty landlord irritation." - Spectator"Hilarious...A consistently enjoyable entertainment." - The New York Times

"Without doubt, the best new play of the year." - Daily Telegraph

"Bennett's writing is nimble, ironical, cruel and humane...Gives the West End one of its saddest, funniest, and most distinguished offerings for years." - London Times

The Lady in the Van

Alan Bennett draws from his memoirs to offer a dramatised account of the genteel vagrant, Miss Shepard, who parked her van in his driveway for fifteen years.



Thursday 21st July 2022


Saturday 23rd July 2022



Daneside Theatre, Park Road, Congleton, CW12 1DP


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