Murder at the Cabaret

Murder at the Cabaret

The Stag’s Head, 68 Newport, Lincoln LN1 3DP

Thursday 22 June and Friday 23 June at 7:30pm

Tickets £7.50 from The Stags Head or on the door 

or you can email us to reserve tickets at


Keeping themselves busy in between the usual Mystery Plays, a group of Lincoln Mystery Players are at their final rehearsal for ...

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Casting Call for the 2022 Production

The Lincoln Mystery Plays are once more gathering a cast of amateur actors to tell an epic story of communities torn apart and brought together.

Postponed by the pandemic to the summer of 2022, new cast members are now needed to take on roles including the Devil and the Virgin Mary.

These historical performances, rooted in ancient tradition, will bring Bible stories to life at locations across Lincolnshire, including the new gardens at Lincoln Cathedral, from July 26 to August 6 next ...

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“Truth, Lies and Power”

With the 2020 pandemic delaying our latest production, 2022 is realistically only just round the corner: Welcome our latest production director, Strasz.

Meet Tom Straszewski. Tom graduated with a MA in Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance from the University of York in 2013. He is an experienced director of Shakespeare and medieval drama as well as a script reader for Champion Scripts. Tom was also the Artistic Director for the 2018 York Mystery Plays.

“I am an advocate of ...

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A new show for 2018!



Lincoln Drill Hall 11 – 17 November 2018

Written by local playwright, Steven Gillard
As the nation marks exactly 100 years since the end of The Great War, the Lincoln Mystery Plays Company
presents the extraordinary story of Women’s football a century ago through the eyes of one of the most enduring teams of the time, the Lincoln Ladies.
Throughout the war women across he country had successfully undertaken a huge range of traditional male roles, but ...

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All you need to know about the 2016 show

Thank you for buying tickets to attend the 2016 Lincoln Mystery Plays in the Cathedral Cloisters. We really hope that you enjoy the shows over the days ahead.

To help you get the most from the experience, we hope that this information may help.

Lincoln Cathedral Cloisters
The plays take place outdoors, in the secluded setting of the Cloisters.
Entrance is via ...

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Lincoln Mystery Plays Mini Baron Trail

Mini barons depicting religious figures from the Bible will be on display throughout uphill Lincoln as part of the return of the Lincoln Mystery Plays.

A total of 13 mini barons will be dressed as characters such as Jesus, God, the Holy Spirit, Satan, Noah and the Virgin Mary across various locations in the Bailgate this summer.

The Mystery Plays’ Mini Barons’ Trail will be launched in Castle Hill on Bank Holiday Monday, May 30, and run through to July 10.

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Can you help? Get involved with backstage and beyond!


As a celebration of life, the Lincoln Mystery Plays seeks to employ and engage all of our talents for creativity.
With this in mind there are more ways to support this summer’s performances than as a valued audience member.
Historically the Mystery Plays relied upon the resources of the city and county community in piecing them together.
And they still ...

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2016 Production

With their engaging and illuminating style, the Lincoln Mystery Plays are world-renowned.
August 2016 will see the latest cycle at Lincoln Cathedral, and you are critical to their enduring success.
Presented in a bright, new, visionary way there will be an emphasis on dignified simplicity, drawing on both their spiritual and secular foundations and opening up fresh interpretation.
A source of cultural and civic pride they evolve with fresh direction, impetus, relevance and your participation onstage, backstage, out front ...
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