Ahoy There!! We are Red Sauce Theatre

Community Engagement and Education through performance and creative workshops

We are from Pompey!
We interpret our history in an outside the box way!!
We work intergenerationally, sharing the stories, to create empathy and spread positivity of our own heritage
We love to perform, teach and make people feel good about where they come from!

Rachel Goodall is the founder of Red Sauce Theatre, she has a BA Hons in Performing Arts and a Certificate of Education, as well as being an Exercise to Music Instructor.  She is insured with Equity and has a current DBS and Full Driving License.  

Rachel worked as a teacher withinin Secondary and FE Education for fifteen years delivering the BTEC and GCSE Drama.  She left full-time teaching to teach within the community and historical settings, working as an Education and Learning Officer at The National Museum of the Royal Navy and The Kings Theatre Southsea, as well as leading the HMS M33 WW1 project at the NMRN.

Rachel now runs Red Sauce theatre and The Red Sauce Inclusive Theatre delivering workshops and performances across Hampshire.  Red Sauce has collaborated with large corporate organisations including The Alzhiemers Society, Portsmouth University, The New Theatre Royal, The Kings Theatre and they partner with local CICS including Pamodzi,  Film Crew 4 U CIC and Global Visions CIC 

For more information or an informal chat Ring Rachel on 07591961234 or email redsaucetheatre@gmail.com

Who are Red Sauce Theatre?

We are professional actors
Costumed facilitators and teachers
Street-theatre Performers
We even employ or collaborate with film makers and musicians
We have an inclusive theatre company

Regardless of Age we Engage

We treat all our audiences with respect and mindfulness.

We encourage and deliver to our community: 

  • movement to music and meditatioIn 
  • singing, chanting and vocal warm ups
  • team games, activities  and role-play
  • storytelling and imagination exercises and forum theatre

Rachel has worked with diverse groups in the community for the past ten years including our wonderful veterans, service groups, elderly and those living with dementia, we would like to thank Pompey in the Community, FVUK, Kitbags and Berets, The Remind Service, The Alzheimers Society, the Royal British Legion and Lions Club and the many care homes across Portsmouth  for their ongoing support.


We strive to share our skills to give everyone the opportunity to work professionally or just have fun, regardless of age or disability, we support SEND and neurodivergent performers.

Who are our customers? Where can you find us?

You can find us working for museums, with community groups and at festivals or events!

We even work with green screen-technology to put your time travellers into the era, we will just send you the footage in an email, to see our past projects please do visit our Museum and Education page!

But what is it we actually do?

Working with organisations, we research our history and create an engaging funny and uniquely creative and interactive experience.

Festival Fun and Events

The Laughing Sailor , he will sing and smooze to your crowds and even tells cheesy jokes!

For something a little Zany, we give you…”The end of the pier show” Our Victorian booths are custom made with LED lighting and sound-tracks for the more unusual event.

 Victorian Drama with a twist…see our Festival and Events page for more details or Ring Rachel on 07591961234

Rachella the Fortune Teller , dances and delights your crowds.

But what do our organisers think of us??

Cliff Croppley - Kitbags and Berets
“You were just what the group needed to uplift them, and people gave lots of positive feedback as they were leaving. I received an email from one carer referring to the ‘brilliant day’ saying, “I needed a lift and most certainly got it today.”
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Lorna Knight - Project Officer - Portsmouth City Council
Rachel has a wonderful way of engaging with people, there was so much laughter and enjoyment. The members continue to talk about how much they enjoyed themselves.
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Fiona Harvey - National Museum of the Royal Navy
Victory on our Doorstep was so powerful, the group continue to talk about the performance 2 years later
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Jill Phipps - Older Persons Champion - Portsmouth Cathedral
Thank you for giving us your time and sharing your gift with us, you have such talent in using joy and laughter
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Daniel Jessop - Portsmouth City Museum
thanks Rachel for all of you and the team's making of magic moments for lasting memories over the winter.
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