Social Play Reading Evening – Tues Nov 13th

Come and join us in the Theatre Bar at 7pm onwards on Tuesday November 13th for a play reading and social evening based round a reading of “A Gypsy’s Tale” by Cumbrian Scriptwriter Julie Sandilands.

Set in the small market town of Appleby, Cumbria in October 1967, A Gypsy’s Tale follows the adventures of a […]

By |September 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sound and Lighting Workshop – Tues Oct 2nd 7pm

Ever wondered how all those effects come together during a play? Sometimes fancy being in that little “magic” box at the back of the auditorium making it all happen? Would you like to join a growing team that contributes hugely to our plays?

All members and non-members are welcome to come along and […]

By |September 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Casting Evening, Sep 8th – Blackadder Goes Forth

Following on from the informal read through in August there will now be an official casting evening on Saturday 8th September, 7pm in the bar!

All are welcome, whether you’re wanting to perform in the play or just to unleash your inner Rowan Atkinson! We’ll be aiming to read through the three episodes we’ll be staging […]

By |September 3rd, 2018|Castings, News|0 Comments

Social Play Reading Evening – Tues Sep 11th

Come and join us in the Theatre Bar at 7pm onwards on September Tuesday 11th for a play reading and social evening based round a reading of “Deathtrap” by Ira Levin.
 
Thrills and laughs abound in this ingeniously constructed play.  An unknown dramatist has sent a script to an award-winning playwright, but when he goes to […]

By |August 16th, 2018|News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Casting Evening – The Importance of being Earnest

This classic play runs 17th-29th October and the casting evening is Wednesday 25th July, 7.30 at the Playhouse. If you want a part please come along, all welcome. Here are the notes from our Director John Davies:

This marvellous play needs no introduction. It is one of the purest gems in the crown of British theatre. […]

By |June 27th, 2018|Castings, News|0 Comments

History comes to life at the launch of the Eden Heritage Trails at Brougham Castle

A brand new set of heritage trails are now available to both visitors and locals. These new trails covering most of Eden highlight the rich and diverse heritage of our area in an easy to use, colourful style. The free leaflets are accompanied by a heritage trail app and display boards at Alston, Appleby, Kirkby […]

By |June 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

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