A weekly chance for students to audition and showcase a huge variety of new material! Click these links to book tickets to our upcoming ADC and Corpus Playroom smokers!
Every February, graduating members of the society present their best sketch and character comedy from the year in the Spring Revue, a week-long main show at the ADC Theatre.
Every summer, the Footlights presents a tour across the UK and North America, with two runs in Cambridge (in June and October). You can find out more about the tour at www.footlightstourshow.co.uk.
Every December, the Footlights team up with CUADC to present a brand new pantomime! It is always the highlight of Michaelmas term, with a script and music written by students. This year we enjoyed the sell out success: Treasure Island!
Every February, the society presents a brand new sketch show, typically written and performed by a troupe of second year students. A late show at the ADC Theatre!
HARRY PORTER PRIZE
Every year, the Footlights offers the Harry Porter prize to a new student-written play. The winner is decided from a shortlist by a judge in the industry; 2020's 'Salmonella' by Maria Pointer was selected by Phil Wang.
The Footlights Stand-up Showcase brings you the freshest new stand-up comedy from our graduating members.
FOOTLIGHTS AT THE ARTS THEATRE
Each Spring, the Footlights host some of the finest student comedy troupes from around the country in two fun-filled evenings at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. Buy tickets here!
'Free Footlights' runs every night throughout the Edinburgh Fringe in August, presenting a mixed bill of material from current students and alumni. The line-up is different every night, and it's completely free!