Acts needed for summer show!

Calling all performers! An exciting part of our 2018 programme is Penrith Variety Performance, in which we want to showcase the full range of talent we have in Penrith Players.

We are looking for all kinds of acts, so whether you’re a magician waiting to be un-masked, a circus performer in need of a big top, […]

By |February 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments

February play reading – Tuesday 13th at 7:30pm.

As love will be in the air around Valentine’s Day, February’s social play reading evening will be Derek Benfield’s seductive comedy, “A Toe in the Water”.

Mr Potter’s health farm is the absolute picture of morality and high behavioural standards. Much to Mr Potter’s horror, it becomes the perfect setting for a riotous time with middle-class […]

By |February 2nd, 2018|News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Play reading and social evening – January 23rd

Come and join us in the Theatre Bar at 7pm onwards on January Tuesday 23rd for a play reading and social evening based round a reading of “All My Sons” by Arthur Miller. It’s a tight set drama of a family at a critical turning point and there are great characters to read. We’ll read […]

By |January 15th, 2018|News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Players Needed For All My Sons

Penrith Players are staging Arthur Miller’s play, All My Sons in late April and are looking for eight actors for a variety of roles.

Director Ian Baker says “It’s Miller’s first successful play, a drama of a family at a critical turning point, set in the 1940’s. There are some great acting opportunities, and for a […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Castings, News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Committed 2 Rock

Don’t miss the return of committed 2 rock, after their sell out concert last year. We’ll have you rocking in the aisles and singing all the way home. A great concert to get you into the spirit of Christmas.

Get your tickets soon to avoid disappointment: penrithplayers.org.uk/buy-tickets

By |November 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Toad Needs Support

Come and join in!  Might you be able to assist with our December staging of Toad of Toad Hall?  We have a good list of names from the first production meeting, now we need to start firming up teams. Our second meeting is on Thursday 28th September at 7.30pm.   So, if you can help with any of the sort […]

By |September 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Nutty Professor – Oct 8th

Fun-filled vibrant & interactive family entertainment for adults & children of all ages.

The Nutty Professor accompanied by his wonderful assistant Miss Squeakybottom deliver a spectacular panto-style bubble show laced through a storyline of hilarious comedy & magic.  When the Professor arrives from Bubble Land with his wacky Bubble Lab the stage comes alive & the fun […]

By |September 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Casting for Toad of Toad Hall

“Never work with children and animals”? Don’t believe them – its great fun! We are shortly recruiting actors for our December production (6th-9th) of A A Milne’s stage version of the Wind in the Willows. We need a Toad and his friends, a judge, a nurse, a policeman, rabbits, chief stoat, a gaoler, etc etc…. […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Castings, News|0 Comments

Players on Tour

Penrith Players are putting together a small programme to take to Women’s Institutes or village halls. The programme will consist of scenes and playlets that do not require a licence and music. This means it will come at no costs to the hosts. The package should be ready to go out by October, so the […]

By |July 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Toad of Toad Hall is on the Horizon!

Come and get involved! The Players are performing this delightful play on 6th-9th December. We have an inaugural meeting fairly soon to get together a good-sized team to support Director Roy Beeby in the production. TUESDAY 25th JULY 7.30pm in the Theatre bar.

We are wanting to gather all people who might help or be involved […]

By |July 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments