We develop and produce new plays about the contemporary rural world. We tour around the country, telling stories with local impact and national resonance. We turn up in villages, theatres and people's digital backyards, connecting audiences nationwide.

  • Pentabus Theatre Company secures future Arts Council England NPO funding

  • Young Writers Festival tickets selling fast - don't miss out!

  • Stories from the Street running today in Ludlow - collect your headset from the Castle Bookshop

  • Every Brilliant Thing transferring to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 5-23 August

  • Congratulations to Rory Mullarkey and Alice Birch, co-winners of the George Devine playwriting award

  • Pentabus are searching for a BBC Fellow - look in Get Involved for more info

  • Welcome Crayg - great to have you as part of the team!

  • Pentabus archive moves to new Shrewsbury home

  • New season announced: 10 great plays 10 great writers

  • Thank you to volunteers Mike and Stephen for sorting through 40 years worth of archive photos

  • Check out our youtube site for a snazzy trailer for our Young Writers Festival

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