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31st January – 4th February 2017 @ Nuffield Theatre Southampton

Monstrous Regiment – By Terry Pratchett

Adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs

This January let SUP Theatre Company take you on a journey to the Discworld!


“People don’t look for a woman in trousers, see?  Men’s clothes, short hair and a bit of a swagger is all it takes to be a man.  Oh, and a second pair of socks.”

It started as a sudden strange fancy:  Polly Perks needed to join the army to find her lost brother.  Except that in Borogravia, women aren’t allowed to join the army, or do much of anything interesting, really.  A haircut, a change of clothes, and an extra pair of socks later, Polly is now Private Oliver Perks, marching off to war as part of the finest army in the world, joined by a (reformed) vampire with a coffee habit, a lieutenant who is more of a danger to himself than the enemy, and the most legendary sergeant in Borogravia. As the enemy forces are fast approaching, it appears the best man for the job might just be a woman.


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About the society

We are a community amateur dramatic society based at the University of Southampton. We put on two major productions at the Nuffield Theatre a year as well  one act play evenings, children’s outdoor productions and murder mysteries. In addition we regularly participate in local drama festivals. As well as our theatrical productions we organise a range of social events including theatre trips, play readings and quiz nights as well as offering members the chance to attend workshops to learn backstage skills.

Interested in joining us?

Membership is open to people of all ages from the local community, including current and past university staff and Alumni. We are a small and very friendly society, with a real team spirit and are always looking to welcome new members. Whether you would like to act, direct, stage manage, make costumes, find props or simply join us for play readings, we would love to hear from you. We welcome the experienced and also those with no or limited experience but are keen to learn. You will receive all the support and encouragement you need. As a member you will receive our monthly newsletter as well as be eligible to participate in any of our productions or events. To join the society please complete the form on our Join The Society page and a member of the society will be in contact to welcome you.