Play On Words Theatre Company has become synonymous with award-winning productions that have left a lasting global impressions.

Tom Crean - Exploring Antartica

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Young Peoples' Theatre

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PLay on WOrds Theatre

Meet the Company

Bruce Mason, DesignerRandy Bradley, Developer

Aidan Dooley


Miriam Cooper

We are Play on Words,
a theatre company based in South East, England, UK.



Play On Words Theatre Company is an Independent
Theatre Company providing full Touring Theatre Productions & Educational Workshops for Schools and Colleges.
With over 3 decades of experience, see our internationally toured performances, or if you are a young person, step into the creative world of the theatre in our youth theatre or our workshop events.



Play On Words Theatre

Our Associates
Between international tours, lecturing, performances and writing, Where to find us:


June- Aug

Tom Crean: Antarctic Explorer

UK & Alaska Title, Exploring Antarctica: Heroic tales of Shackleton, Crean & Scott.

Aidan performs his critically acclaimed solo show this Summer; Touring in Alaska (Curnard Cruiseline), Canada, UK and Ireland. 

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Canterbury Christ Church Uni

Both Miriam and Aidan lecture and stage performances with th Performing Arts Students of  CCCU. Bi-annually staging Shakespeare on the Pond. More on our socials.

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National Theatre

Miriam has performed multiple roles at the National Theatre (London) in Dear Octopus by Dodie Smith. 

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Discovering Antarctica: Heroic Tales of Shackleton, Crean & Scott

See the award winning solo performance of the incredible story of Tom Crean, written and performed by Aidan Dooley. Follow our socials @tomcreanshow and visit the show's official website HERE