Droylsden Little Theatre - Upcoming Productions

Some Mother’s Son and The Box of Tricks - Monday 02nd to Saturday 07th July 2018

Two One-Act plays
Some Mother’s Son by Mark Rees
Directed by Kirsty Griffiths
When a murder is committed by a soldier in the line, a captain is sent to a casualty clearing station to investigate. The murderer convinces a young private, who is on his deathbed, to take the rap for him. A young nurse finds out the truth but isn’t sure what to do. A tale with twists and turns set against a backdrop of the carnage of war.

The Box of Tricks by Ric Brady and Stephen M Hornby
Directed by Peter Larkin
Mike returns home for his estranged brother’s funeral. They had been as close as two brothers can be, but something happened and Mike is refusing to even carry his coffin. Mike finds his brother’s Box of Tricks and learns the truth about the past. But is the truth enough?
PLEASE NOTE: CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE

Booking commences 21st June 19.30 p.m.
Box office 0161 370 7713

Glorious! - Monday 01st to Saturday 06th October 2018

Written by Peter Quilter
Directed by Hazel Phillips

The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins. The Worst Singer in the World. This hilarious comedy tells how, in 1940’s New York, the performer whom everyone wanted to see live was Florence, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect.

Booking commences 20th September 19.30 p.m.
Box office 0161 370 7713

It’s A Wonderful Life - Monday 19th to Saturday 24th November 2018

Adapted by Doug Rand
Directed by Ken Redfern

The stage adaptation of the classic film is not only a joyful Christmas tale, it’s the gorgeous love story of George and Mary Bailey, a vivid portrait of the Greatest Generation, a descent into the darkest hour of a man trapped by circumstance, and a powerful meditation on what makes a meaningful life.

Booking commences 8th November 19.30 p.m.
Box office 0161 370 7713

Rattle of a Simple Man - Monday 21st to Saturday 26th January 2019

Written by Charles Dyer
Directed by Tony Birch

When a group of northern soccer fans are down in London for the Cup Final one of their number winds up with a lady of the night. As they talk, the unsophisticated and naive lad starts to believe he has found true love.

Booking commences 10th January 19.30 p.m.
Box office 0161 370 7713

Is There Anybody There? - Monday 11th to Saturday 16th March 2019

Written and Directed by Martin Paul Roche

When Sue meets Ann, an employee of her late husband, she finds a soul mate in more ways than one. And following a chance conversation, they hatch a plan to laugh, to drink, to joke and to make fun with impunity about the afterlife and those who ask the question “Is there anybody there?”

Booking commences 28th February 19.30 p.m.
Box office 0161 370 7713

Our Town - Monday 13th to Saturday 18th May 2019

Written by Thornton Wilder
Directed by Dorothy Wilkinson

Our Town tells the story of Emily and George, two unremarkable teenagers growing up in a small New Hampshire town at the turn of the last century. You’re invited to eavesdrop on this tightly wound community as events unfold, both the apparently trivial and the deeply profound, across the course of a decade.

Booking commences 2nd May 19.30 p.m.
Box office 0161 370 7713

Split Ends and Baggage - Monday 01st to Saturday 06th July 2019

TWO ONE ACT PLAYS

SPLIT ENDS
Written by Frank Vickery
Directed by Jackie Hall
A side-splitting comedy involving a miss- ing wig, a contact lens, a disguise and of course a hospital visit with a dead kitten!

BAGGAGE
Written by Bev Clark
Directed by Mike Jordan
Sandra is a busy wife and mother with a rather demanding family. Annie is a homeless woman with a tragic past. Through laughter and tears the two women form an unlikely friendship and find hope for the future.

Booking commences 20th June 19.30 p.m.
Box office 0161 370 7713


For tickets and booking information, please contact our Ticket Secretary, using the information on the contact us page.

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