CTC is the oldest, one of the largest, and most successful theatre companies in Durham. Internationally revered and loved by both college and university, CTC showcases the best of Durham talent, each year performing phenomenal productions. In the Castle’s 950th birthday year, CTC will be aiming to put on as many shows within the Castle walls as possible. The company also aims to produce more inclusive and diverse productions, helping to forge the new history of the 21st century Castle. CTC’s annual Shakespeare Tour premiers in venues across England and the United States of America and is one of the most sought-after productions every year. If you are interested in theatre in any capacity, or simply keen to give something different a-go, CTC is the perfect theatre company for you!

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Previous Shows:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream:

“Each member of the troupe added their own flair to the production, assisting its dramatic cohesion and amusing comedy” (Palatinate)

Education, Education, Education:

“All the actors were phenomenal and everyone in this show should be proud of what they have achieved” (First Night)


“I would like to commend the cast and crew for providing such a unique and intimately engaging experience of Hamlet” (First Night)