Inspector Drake's Last Case

2020 Season 1

Standby for the ultimate Agatha Christie spoof, as Inspector Drake attempts to solve a hilarious mystery. The evolution of our Youth Project!


2020 Season 2 – Cancelled

*This show has unfortunately been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns.*

Four men confront the elements, each other, and themselves, during 119 days adrift in the overturned boat, Rose-Noëlle.

Bakersfield Mist

2020 Season 3

*This show has unfortunately been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.*

Maude, an unemployed bartender living in a trailer park, has bought a painting for a few bucks from a thrift store and is convinced it’s a lost masterpiece by Jackson Pollock.


2020 Season 4

A fast and furious comedy about the lengths we will go to when our backs are against the wall.

The Architect

2020 Season 5

A moving and thought-provoking new work that grapples with one of life’s biggest questions – how do we become the architect of our lives?

Brighton Theatre Company is a place for actors and artists of all stages and all ages. Whether you’re just starting out or looking for a place to develop your craft, we encourage you to get involved
and be a part of our vibrant and welcoming community!



3 – 18 April 2020

Written by Ken Duncum
Directed by David Collins

In April 1989, four men set sail for Tonga from New Zealand. Three days out they ran into a gale and their boat capsized. The men huddled together in a tiny compartment in the hull. Drenched by freezing seawater, with most of their gear lost, the four strangers crammed into a compartment just six and a half feet by four and a half feet, struggling to survive. A strong will to live bound them together as each man’s strength and character was truly tested.

Based on the true survival story and the book Capsized (written by one of the survivors), Flipside chronicles the tale of the four men adrift in the South Pacific for a record 119 days, as they confront the elements, each other, and themselves in the overturned boat, Rose-Noëlle.

This is the Australian premier of this riveting drama and psychological thriller. With a stellar cast of Brighton regulars and up-and-comers, it’s another BTC production not to be missed!


JIM – John Murphy

JOHN – Anthony Lahey

RICK – Tom Browning

PHIL – Aaron O’Farrell

Bookings: Online here or by phone 1300 752 126

Dates: 3 – 18 April 2020

WED 8:00PM THU 8:00PM FRI 8:00PM SAT 2:15PM SAT 8:00PM SUN 2:15PM
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2020 SEASONS 2 + 3


The Brighton Theatre Company Management Team has made the sad decision to cancel our Australian premiere of Flipside by Ken Duncum, as well as our production of Bakersfield Mist by Stephen Sachs, our 2020 Season 2 and Season 3 shows, respectively. The decision was made following Australian Government guidelines and restrictions, and in consultation with medical professionals in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. All ticket purchases will be refunded.

At this time no decision has been made surrounding our other upcoming seasons. We will provide an update on these productions in due course. If you have any questions, please email:

Our production crew, cast, director, and the whole BTC team wishes all our patrons, members, and the whole community the very best health and appreciate your support and understanding.


Our Youth Project has evolved!

Get ready for a full-fledged BTC season showcasing the very best of our up-and-coming talent and mentors.

Starting in 2020 with Interesting Times, every Season 1 at Brighton Theatre Company will be dedicated to increasing youth involvement in every aspect of theatre, with guidance from experienced BTC alumni.



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