Welcome to Beach Hut Theatre Company!


Based by the sea, on the beautiful North Yorkshire Coast, in England's first resort, Scarborough, we produce innovative and exciting plays, musicals and multimedia events. We are committed to creating memorable and spectacular productions at venues and site specific locations across the town and throughout the region.


It is important to us to make theatre accessible to everyone. In addition, we also aim to achieve the objective of creating innovative ways of bringing theatre practitioners into contact with the general public. 

On July 28th, Script Hut Saturdays returns to Scarborough Library and Customer Services Centre – with stories of unruly behaviour, disobedience and some good old fashioned mischief.

Making Mischief features rehearsed readings of original short plays developed through Beach Hut Theatre Company’s fortnightly Script Hut writing workshops under Alison Watt - the plays will be performed as script-in-hand readings.

Join us from 11am - 1.30pm - please note, each play will have its own starting time and will be performed only once. Starting times will be posted nearer the event.

Cast & crew of 'SnOwQuEeN', Scarborough News, April 2017, Photo Richard Ponter

Artistic Director, Alison Watt was one of the winners of the 2016 Writers' Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) Olwen Wymark Theatre Encouragement Awards. This award was set up to give Writers Guild of Great Britain members the opportunity to publicly thank those who had given them a positive experience in new writing over the previous year. Her nomination describes her as: 'A skilled dramaturg, director, playwright, TV writer, actor, mentor and all-round brilliant human being,'



A major Arts Council Funded project that culminated in a successful tour of North Yorkshire Libraries. From the full length musical 'SnOwQuEeN' at Scarborough Old Parcels Office to the run of 'SuDdEnThAwS' at Scarborough Library and Information Centre and at venues across Yorkshire, we had an amazing time performing to so many people. You can read all about the project on our BrEaKiNgThEiCe page and see images and clips of our adventures including the quest for the best All Day Breakfast in North Yorkshire!

'SnOwQuEeN' Performance, April 2017, Photo Dave Barry
'Night Follows Day' SuDdEnThAws Performance, May 2017
'Summers Edge' Performance, October 2016 Photo Fern Lea Yaldren

View 'Summer's Edge' video excerpts on our FANTASIES FABLES & FRIGHTS page.

Natural Shocks


A huge thank you to everyone who took part in and attended 'Natural Shocks' in Scarborough and York! The company had a great time putting this production together. This fantastic project celebrated 400 years of William Shakespeare with a contemporary twist.

'As You Like It' part of 'Natural Shocks' at Scarborough Library. Photo Dave Barry

See more 'Natural Shocks' here

Still from the film 'Rock, Rascals and Revolution!' Directed and edited by Jonathan Jeeves

Watch the full 'ROCK, RASCALS AND REVOLUTION!' film on our past productions page.

'Ark Of The Animals' performance on South Bay Beach, Scarborough. Photo. Paul Nash

Have a look at our gallery for fantastic images and videos of our work

Opportunities to Work with Beach Hut


We will keep you up to date about auditions and workshops for forthcoming shows, on our home page here and on our facebook page. Join us using the link below.        If you are interested in working with Beach Hut, please drop us an email using our contact page.