Deafinitely Theatre and Birmingham Stage Company present

Dreadful Deaf

Deafinitely not for the faint-hearted

We all want to meet people from history.

The trouble is everyone is deaf dead!

So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage as it delves into the dreadful, dangerous and deluded stories of the deaf! From groovy Greeks to gorgeous Georgians, ruthless Romans to vile Victorians, come with us into this incredible world to discover the extraordinary people and amazing stories you simply won’t believe!

Deaf or hearing, this bilingual production – in spoken English and British Sign Language – is a truly frightful treat for all the family!

  • You can support this production by visiting our Horrible Histories Donation Page


Bristol Old Vic 

29 May - 1 June 

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York Theatre Royal

7 June - 8 June

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Stratford Circus Arts Centre 

16 June

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North Wall, Oxford

18 June 

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Derby Theatre 

22 June - 23 June

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Director: Paula Garfield

Designer: Paul Burgess

Lighting Designer: Joe Hornsby

Composer and Sound Designer: Chris Bartholomew

Press Kate Morley PR
Marketing JHI Marketing

This production and associated events is made by possible by the generous support of:

Arts Council England, Autograph Sound Recording, Edwardian Hotels London, New Diorama Theatre, Old Diorama Arts Centre, Regents Place, Wellcome and Whitelight Ltd.