Unlocking Canons House

A specially commissioned play as part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and National Lottery Community Fund restoration of Canons House, Mitcham.

For two weekends only, the play written by Mitcham playwright Daniel Ward will take you on a journey through the house to understand it’s history, the people who’ve passed through the house & grounds and it’s place in the community today. Performed by a cast of professional actors, the play will be performed over the weekends of the 15th/16th and 22nd/23rd October.


Daniel Ward


Daniel is a writer and actor from South London. A graduate of the NYT and LAMDA, he has performed in theatre’s all over the country whilst continually writing and honing his artistic voice. This led to his debut play THE CANARY AND THE CROW which opened at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe 2019 to rousing accolades and sold out performances. It went on to receive the Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence before embarking on a UK tour, which included a run at Theatre Royal Stratford East, and ended 2020 on a high by winning Daniel the George Devine Award.