The Time Machine Tour | Tour Concluded

The Time Machine Tour

Original Theatre Company have announced The Time Machine 2023 Tour. The Time Machine is a fast-paced, wise-cracking retelling of the novel by H.G Wells.

The Time Machine 2023 Tour

From the team behind the smash hit comedy The Hound of the Baskervilles and the award-winning Original Theatre who delivered Agatha Christie’s The Mirror Crack’d and Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art, this is an adaptation like no other. When the world of science fiction and science fact collide extraordinary and mind-boggling things can happen. Audiences can expect the most surprising and unforeseen consequences as they go on a roller coaster journey through time. Warning: may contain show tunes.

The Time Machine’s creative team is Orla O’Loughlin (Director), Steven Canny and John Nicholson (Writers), Fred Meller (Designer), Colin Grenfell (Lighting Designer) and Greg Clarke (Sound Designer).

Michael Dylan(The Stage Award 2022 forWilf), Dave Hearn(founding member of the Olivier Award-winningMischief Theatre) and Amy Revelle(Offside) are to star.


“A leader in the field” Mark Lawson 

Operating and touring since 2004, Original Theatre have toured extensively all over the UK and since 2020 have launched Original Theatre Online, producing a number of acclaimed online productions. In 2022, Original Theatre were awarded a Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for our exceptional theatre-making during the Covid lockdowns. 

Recent stage productions include: Agatha Christie’s The Mirror Crack’dThe End of the Night (a co-production with Park Theatre), The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Splinter of Ice, The Croft, Sarah Waters’ The Night Watch, Stephen Jeffreys’ Valued Friends (coproduction with Rose Theatre Kingston); Torben Betts’ Caroline’s Kitchen (originally Monogamy); Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Frederick Knott’s Wait Until Dark, Torben Betts’ Invincible, Emlyn Williams’ Night Must Fall, Terence Rattigan’s Flare Path and the award winning tours of Sebastian Faulks’s Birdsong adapted by Rachel Wagstaff. 

Since March 2020, Original Theatre have produced 14 digital theatre shows that have been streamed over 54,000 times collectively online, being viewed in 60 countries including America, India, Canada and Australia. Directed by Tristan Shepherd, their Original film VIRAL has gone on to win three awards at the 2022 U.S. Nevermore film festival: Audience Award, Best Long-Form Narrative Short and Best Actress for Saffron Coomber. 

Feels like an entirely new dramatic genre from the aptly named Original Theatre Company” The Guardian 



The Time Machine Tour Dates

New Wolsey Theatre
23 February – 4 March 2023

Derby Theatre
7 – 11 March 2023

York Theatre Royal
14 – 18 March 2023

Devonshire Park Theatre Eastbourne
21 – 25 March 2023

Malvern Theatre
28 March – 1 April 2023

Octagon Theatre
12 – 22 April 2023

Theatre Royal Bath
24 – 29 April 2023




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