"Without a doubt the highlight of our events calendar."

 - The National Trust


Bring wit, drama and a host of incredible characters from across the ages to your venue. Our actors and fight-masters have earned a reputation for combining historical knowledge with dynamic performance to create unforgettable entertainment.


Here you'll find details on our ongoing projects, new shows and the range of our live events on offer. We also provide commisions so get in touch to see how Histrionics can bring good times to all your audiences

Ongoing Projects

Past Lives

Bespoke history theatre for all, a raucous blend of comedy and fact with audience participation positively encouraged. Plays, dramas, sketches and games created especially for your event on any time period you choose!

Grand Tours

Add extra adventure and family fun to a guided tour with characters from  history leading the way. Scripts are meticulously researched and performances are interactive, immersive and entertaining.

Front Lines

Storytelling, historical interpretation and scripted live performance. Suitable for pre-schoolers, families and grown-ups. Using historical fact to entertain in pieces that are peformed anywhere and anywhen.

Stage Combat

Swashbuckling Shakespeare, perilous pirates and women warriors. Histrionics' highly experienced fight-masters mix spectacular action with historical drama and humour to capture the imagination.

New Shows & Highlights


Head of Emmeline Pankhurst's Bodyguard, Mrs Edith Garrud, teaches a self-defence class in the art of ju-jitsu and Edwardian Stick-Fighting. Hear her incredible true life tales as she literally fights for women's rights.

Men of Steel

Marvellous metal mayhem as two tournament knights duel for a baying crowd. Hear all about the history of armour and get hands on after the show. Ideal for museums, heritage sites & dinner receptions.

"How amazing! You've delighted crowds and brought fun and magic to the heart of our event!" - Tatton Park, Cheshire.

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