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A friendly community theatre group, we rehearse two nights a week at the University of Southampton main campus, usually Tuesday & Thursday

All members can attend rehearsals. Interested in joining SUP and want to see a rehearsal or come to a social? Get in touch here

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“A thumping good detective-ghost-horror-whodunnit-time travel-romantic-musical-comedy theatrical epic” – quick link for tickets


Cast, technical crew, costume, alien design and special FX are gearing up for Dirk Gently! From Douglas Adams: the award-winning imagination behind The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and the highest-rated classic Doctor Who

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Social Events:  next up is the ‘Dirk Gently’ aftershow party.
The SUP Quiz is planned for Friday 2nd March upstairs at The Frog & Frigate – with play readings, bowling night and London tour being planned. Please email for details.

Arrives Tuesday 30th January!
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Based on the hit novel by Douglas Adams
Written by James Goss and Arvind Ethan David
30th January to 3rd February at 7:30pm

£13 Adults, £10 concessions + groups of 6 pay only £10 each
As Seen on Netflix and BBC TV… A comedy about the fundamental interconnectedness of all things involving a mysterious murder, ghosts, pizza, aliens and an impossible sofa.

You can book tickets here
Contact SUP: please email us

Murder Mystery events

Our most recent Murder Mystery  was a charity fundraiser for the Creative Options Community Mental Health Project – helping raise more than £600 for this amazing cause

Our highly experienced Murder Mystery team is available for club and society bookings, private parties and charity events: we provide the whole package for a highly affordable  price:  licensing, script, cast, rehearsals, costumes, special props – and of course, lots of audience interaction on  the night! Please email SUP or events organiser Ali for details

Dying to host a Murder Mystery without the hassle? Get in touch!

Keep up to date on  productions, offers and competitions
If you’re interested in seeing our productions and hearing about offers and promotions, follow us on Twitter @SUPamdram and Facebook or submit your details here

About SUP Theatre Company in Southampton

Open to all residents of Southampton, we are a community amateur dramatic society established in 1965. Our home and rehearsal base is the University of Southampton – whose year-on-year support we gratefully acknowledge. We put on two major productions a year, including one at the NST Campus (Nuffield) theatre as well as one-act play evenings, murder mysteries and other events, including community theatre and private parties. We regularly participate in local drama festivals.

As well as theatrical productions we organise social events including theatre trips, play readings and quiz nights, and offer members the chance to attend workshops to learn acting and backstage skills.

Interested in joining us?

Membership is open to everyone. We are a small and friendly society, with a team spirit and are always looking to welcome new members. We welcome all: the experienced and  people with no or limited experience

Whether you’d like to act, direct, stage manage, make costumes, manage props or simply join us for play readings, get in touch. You’ll receive all the support and encouragement you need. As a member you receive our monthly newsletter and are eligible to participate in all productions and events. To join please complete tthe Join The Society form and we’ll be in touch.