ARC’s policy is to set ticket prices based on demand, like budget airlines, which means we set a price when the event goes on sale and then sometimes put the price up or down depending on how the show is selling. Usually, the price will increase as we get closer to the event, so it is advantageous to book in advance, although sometimes we will put special offers on and reduce the price. Our website will always show the current ticket price.
ARC’s theatre and dance performances are priced on a Pay What You Decide basis, which means you don’t have to pay until after you have seen a show!
We want to encourage more people to come and see shows at ARC, more often. Pay What You Decide not only allows you to pay what you can afford, rather than a fixed ticket price, but also removes the financial risk of buying a ticket for a show in advance without knowing whether you are going to enjoy it or not.
Tickets are available to book in advance as usual, but there is no obligation for you to pay until after you have seen the show. You can then decide on a price which you think is suitable based on your experience, which means if you haven’t enjoyed it at all, you don’t have to pay anything.
All money collected will help ARC pay the artists who have performed, and we therefore hope you will give generously.
Please ensure you have arrived and collected your tickets 15 minutes before the show starts in order to secure your seats. At the end of the show, you can decide what to pay, either by cash on the door or by card at the Box Office.
General Prices: £5 + £0.10 booking fee
Duration: 1hr 30mins
Jake Lynch is a former Tyne Tees television presenter, who launched Network North from Billingham in 1993. Now a university professor, he has turned to fiction with Blood on the Stone, a detective story of the 17th Century.
King Charles II brings the English parliament to Oxford amid a security scare over a supposed ‘Popish Plot’ against the Crown. The hero, Luke Sandys, races against time to solve a murder, thwart a conspiracy, and save a young woman from a grisly ritualistic death. But he is torn between the demands of love and duty – which will he choose to follow?
This event will take place at Skelton Library.
Please note: Tickets will not be issued for any of these events, and you do not need to bring along a booking confirmation. When you arrive at the event, please give a member of staff the name of the person who booked for your party to gain entry.
If you are having trouble booking online, please phone ARC box office on 01642 525199 to book over the phone.