A unique theatre company

Formed in 1997, based in Bristol, and with seventy four productions to its credit, Stepping Out Theatre is the country's leading mental health theatre group. It has produced a wide range of work on mental health themes and is open to people who have used mental health services and their allies.

Mark Rylance, Patron

"The work Stepping Out Theatre is doing should be supported by all interested in a society that is healthy. Stepping Out understands and does not shy away from the possibility that theatre, the ancient art of these islands North West of Europe, is a transformative and healing activity which brings joy into people's lives. If you want to hear something true, go and hear what Stepping Out Theatre are saying. I only found myself in theatre, and I hear that Stepping Out is helping other people do the same. I have great hopes for this company and deep respect for what they are doing right now."

Most Recent Show

Doctor! Doctor!

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Safetycatch Theatre in association with Stepping Out Theatre, Bath Fringe & IOU Theatre

Roll up for your check up.

An Ambulance. A medical team. A farcical epic - mid epidemic.

The satirical slapstick medical roadshow.

Part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old time travelling medicine show. Coming to an operating theatre near you...

With support from Arts Council England & 101 Outdoor Arts

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01 Jun 2019
Invisible Circus, Unit 15, Premier Business Park, Sussex St, Bristol BS2 0RA

02 Jun 2019
The Bedlam Fair, outside Bath Theatre Royal, BA1 1ET

Latest News

Stranger on the Bridge on Bristol TV
May 2019

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The Stranger on the Bridge has been featured in 3 articles on Bristol TV. Check them out below -

Clip 1 - Tackling the stigma of mental health
Clip 2 - Tackling mental health one performance at a time
Clip 3 - Local Legend

Lunar Sea gets article in The Stage
Sep 2018

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The adventures of the Lunar Sea team in Finland have been recognised by The Stage.

Click on the image below to read their article.

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Stepping Out Theatre
19 Webb Court, Park Road
Bristol BS11 0FH

Registered charity - 1117912

e. info@steppingouttheatre.co.uk
m. 07790 980688

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