It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen’s witty and romantic masterpiece is one of the best-loved stories of all time, dealing with the most important questions in life …

Will Mrs Bennet manage to offload her numerous daughters in record time? Will Lizzy and Darcy actually get together? Will creepy Mr Collins just go away please? The literary classic gets the full Pantaloons treatment in this beautifully hilarious and delightfully innovative new adaptation.

“Glorious … a cleverly adapted, joyous comic makeover of the treasured story.” * * * *  (The Stage)

“There is genuine delight at the comic inventiveness of this show … this is a hilarious take on a much loved novel.”  (Bath Chronicle)


We’re delighted to welcome the Pantaloons Theatre Company to Emmanuel Church on Sunday 2 April 2017 at 5.00 pm.I have enjoyed their productions several times over the years (Castle Hedingham and Ryde Hall) and have always enjoyed their joyous and witty productions. We’re particularly pleased that we’ve been able to arrange for them to perform in Billericay, the only Essex date on their tour, and it’s sure to be a sellout – so book your tickets soon.

Tickets are £12 I Under 16’s £6 & Fees I Door £14/8 (if not sold out) and are available from

Emmanuel is 25 yrs old and has a modern ‘in the round’ style with theatre lighting and has great acoustics.  There’s not a bad view to be had anywhere!  Emmanuel is a 10 minute walk from Billericay station (which is 25 mins from Liverpool Street) and there is good car parking on site and off the High Street behind Iceland. We are also only 5 mins off the A127 or 15 mins off the A12.  The postcode is CM12 9LD.

Refreshments will be available!

Check out The Pantaloons website at

You can download a poster here and copies are available from me!