ROUNDABOUT is our beautiful portable in-the-round theatre: a completely self-contained auditorium that flat packs into a single lorry and can pop up anywhere from theatres to school halls, sports centres to warehouses.
We built ROUNDABOUT because we’re passionate about new plays and we want as many people as possible to be able to see them. Many places in the country don’t have theatres. Now we can take a theatre to them.
ROUNDABOUT flat packs into a lorry and pops up all over the country. You might find it in Ordsall Park in Salford or Longton Park in Stoke-on-Trent, on a village green in Grasmere, on the seafront in Margate or Bournemouth, by the fountains of St George’s Square in Luton, or on the university campus in Lincoln.
ROUNDABOUT needs no special skills to assemble and the only tool you need is an Allen key. No piece of the auditorium takes more than two people to carry. It takes six people about a day to pop it up and plug it in, and away we go.
ROUNDABOUT is completely self-contained with state-of the-art LED lighting and surround sound.
In the coming years, ROUNDABOUT will continue to travel the length and breadth of the UK bringing the nation’s best playwrights and a thrilling theatrical experience to people’s doorsteps.
By naming a seat you will join our growing band of friends and supporters helping us raise funds to support our work. In this tough funding climate, your support is more valuable than ever. We can only do what we do because of you.
To name a seat we are suggesting a donation of £500. But we are very grateful for any amount you are able to donate. Every penny will help keep ROUNDABOUT on the road. We will acknowledge all donations on our website, and send you news of our travels around the country.
If you have any questions about naming a seat, please contact Aysha Powell:
firstname.lastname@example.org / 0207 240 4533
Thank you so much for supporting Paines Plough.
There are 160 seats available for naming.
Seatsare allocated on a first come first served basis.
Naming a seat does not include admission to individual events and performances or guarantee reserved seating.
Location of seat purchase is at the discretion of Paines Plough.
Names will remain on seats for a minimum of five years.
We will contact you again when the names are being installed in the new theatre to confirm the wording and design for your dedication.