The Watson Players

While The Lights Were Out

by Jack Sharkey

Guildhall Theatre

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Wed 21 - Sat 24 Jun 2017

Tickets: £11 More price information

Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes - approximate, including any interval(s).

Most tickets cost more when booked via telephone or in person at box office. See our Ts & Cs for details.

About the event

The delightful evening of mayhem gallops madly about the stage and will leave you breathless with surprise and laughter.

The Wickenham home in Bermuda. The family await guests for dinner. The police arrive before any crime has been committed. The guests arrive. There is a thunderstorm! The lights go out! An agonised voice! A pistol shot! The lights come up! A blonde in black lace stands over a dead man holding a bloody dagger! The detective examines the body. This triggers a series of events of one of the most astounding and hilarious murder mysteries ever staged. Every clue is a lulu and the plot twists furiously. The final solution involves the most bizarre motive ever conceived! 


Notice for those coming to see 'Whilst the lights are out'

The Assembly Rooms car park will be closed for maintenance from 9pm on the 22nd June until 6am the following day. Bold Lane or Chapel street are the nearest car parks. For disabled parking there are limited spaces opposite the Premier Inn.

We hope this doesn't cause too much inconvenience. Thank you for your patience.

Dates & Tickets

While The Lights Were Out

Wed 21 Jun 2017, 7:30pm


Thu 22 Jun 2017, 7:30pm


Fri 23 Jun 2017, 7:30pm


Sat 24 Jun 2017, 7:30pm


Prices & Offers


Concessions: £9

Concessions are typically available to over 60s, under 16s, students, unemployed and disabled people. Click through to Buy Tickets for individual prices and availability. Please note that proof may be required on collection of tickets or on entry to the auditorium.

Concession tickets are only available for the Wednesday performance of While The Lights Were Out.