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The 2023 Season
16th August

We are really pleased to be able to announce the 2023 season of plays. Coming back after the Covid lockdown has been a difficult journey, and there were different routes we could have taken. We have decided to go big and be ambitious and I do hope that you will come along with us for the ride!

We believe we have put together a season that is exciting, challenging and with lots of interest for everyone. Now we really need everyone to get behind the season, and this includes audiences, actors, backstage teams and front of house. Come along and be part of a wonderful year of theatre. 

February 4-11

‘After Life’ by Jack Thorne

Directed by Anne-marie Greene

March 25-April 1

Programme to be confirmed.

This will be a festival of one act plays and short pieces, spoken words, music and other creative events, in collaboration with our local community.


June 17-24

‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’

by Hugh Wheeler and Stephen Sondheim

Directed by Debra Relton-Elves, Musical Director: Liam Walker

The Cost of You

by Andrew Sharpe

July 12-15

'The Cost of You' by Andrew Sharpe

Directed by Chris Ingall

A Studio Production

September 2-9

‘Beryl’ by Maxine Peake

Directed by Helen Withers

October 21-28

‘The Welkin’ by Lucy Kirkwood

Directed by Nicol Cortese

December 9-16
‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ by Joseph Kesselring
Directed by Bill Butler


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