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We are Half-Time Orange, a brand-new theatre company dedicated to producing innovative and exciting work bringing local communities and their histories to the stage.

With an emphasis on accessibility and outreach the company looks to work alongside local venues and charitable organisations in order to better engage communities with local history and the creative arts.


We are proud to have been appointed one of the Associate Artists of

The Hawth Theatre in Crawley.


Just On...

The Big Picture - Tales of Shoreham-by-Sea

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Marlipins Museum, Shoreham-by-Sea

30th September & 1st October 2023

“A truly immersive, intimate walk through Shoreham's history and an innovative and exciting event in this year's Shoreham Wordfest literary festival!” - Ingenue Magazine

An immersive theatre history trail and part of Shoreham WordFest.

Lights, camera, action! … Fingers crossed.


Budding screenwriter Sylvia Morley is searching for inspiration for her next script. Take a trip through time as she threads the history of the town into would-be projects and stories just waiting to be told. Whilst journeying through the oldest secular building in Britain you can experience Shoreham through the ages (as well as it’s glamorous connection to the early days of film-making) and perhaps, with a little help from others, Sylvia may well find, tucked away amidst the exhibits and artefacts, the inspiration for her next idea, her next killer script, her next… Big Picture.

Produced by Half-Time Orange Theatre with Shoreham WordFest in association with Marlipins Museum and Sussex Past

Sylvia Morley // The Screenwriter | Hannah Johnson

Charles II // The King | Bruce Allinson

Phoebe Hessell // The Solder | Ashley Christmas

Cecil Pashley // The Aviator | Thomas Dorman

Just On...

A Night's Watch - Tales of Crawley

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Crawley High Street 

A trip through time and a chance to experience Crawley through the ages!

Led by the ghost of the old Nightwatchman, meet various characters from Crawley's past and hear their stories as you journey through one of the High Street's oldest buildings.

Produced by Half-Time Orange Theatre with Crawley Borough Council as

part of Crawley WordFest in association with The Hawth Theatre

Mark Hurston // The Nightwatchman | Ollie West

Sadie Hawkhurst // The Smuggler | Hattie Chapman

John Leech // The Illustrator | Ryan Woodcock

Max Stroud // The Soldier | Joseph Vaiana

"Truly immersive and a perfect representation of Crawley's past!"

The Sussex Express

18th & 19th November, 2022 // 24th & 25th March 2023 

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