Droylsden Little Theatre - Upcoming Productions

The Ladykillers - Monday 02nd to Saturday 07th October 2017

A comedy by Graham Linehan
Directed by Richard Parker

The Ladykillers is a classic black comedy; a sweet little old lady, alone in her house, is pitted against a gang of criminal misfits who will stop at nothing.
Posing as amateur musicians, Professor Marcus and his gang rent rooms in the lopsided house of sweet but strict Mrs Wilberforce. The villains plot to involve her, unwittingly, in Marcus’ brilliantly conceived heist job.

Booking commences 21st September
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Steel Magnolias - Monday 20th to Saturday 25th November 2017

A Drama by Robert Harling
Directed by Amanda Mallinson

Hilarious and touching, this play for six women is set in a beauty parlour in Louisiana. Through four scenes spanning three years the staff and customers engage in small-town gossip but we see a deep strength and purposefulness emergeā€¦

Booking commences 9th November
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Pygmalion - Monday 22nd to Saturday 27th January 2018

A play by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Ken Redfern

“You see this creature with her kerbstone English… Well sir, in three months I could pass that girl off as a duchess…” So begins Henry Higgins’ linguistic project to transform Eliza Dolittle’s speech. But he hadn’t bargained on Eliza’s feisty character…

Booking commences 11th January
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The Lady in the Van - Monday 12th to Saturday 17th March 2018

A comedy by Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett draws from his memoirs to offer a dramatized account of the genteel vagrant, Miss Shepard, who parked her van in his driveway for fifteen years. Maggie Smith starred in London’s West End.

Booking commences 1st March
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Spring and Port Wine - Monday 14th to Saturday 19th May 2018

A comedy by Bill Naughton
Directed by Dorothy Wilkinson

Rafe Crompton is not a stern man but has such unswerving integrity that his family is forced to hide slight peccadilloes from him. His daughter Hilda particularly resents this and her refusal to eat a herring which is placed before her at dinner makes the situation explosive.

Booking commences 3rd May
Box office 0161 370 7713

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?

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


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

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