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

 - The National Trust

Bring laughter, drama and a whole host of incredible characters from across the ages to your venue.

Our profesional performers have earned a reputation for authenticity and evocative performance, impressing the crowds at National Trust Properties and National Museums across Britain. Whether you want Knights in full-plate armour fighting at a wedding, or a Victorian Tour of a Stately Home, Histrionics will approach your event brief with the same enthusiasm and commitment as we perform the final piece.

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! Plays, interactive storytelling and meet and greet characters blend comedy and fact with audience participation. Time periods from The Dark Ages to The First World War available as standard.

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 immersive, educational and entertaining.

Front Lines

Historical interpretation and scripted live performance for Museums and Heritage sites. 

Listen to dramatic first hand accounts from those who winessed history. Saxons, Knights, Samurai and soldiers.

Stage Combat

Swashbuckling Shakespeare, perilous pirates and women warriors. Histrionics' highly experienced fight-masters mix spectacular action with history to create entertainment for drinks receptions and musuem galleries.

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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