Penrith Players Presents – Strangers in Paradise

During lockdown the Players carried on meeting through Zoom and read a play every Tuesday. They decided to record some plays written by local writers and here’s the second of our recordings, written by an old friend of Penrith Players, Kevan France. He has written a...

Penrith Players Presents – Number 47 Bus

During lockdown the Players carried on meeting through Zoom and read a play every Tuesday. They decided to record some plays written by local writers and this is the first of the results. They were recorded by Jordan Summers of i5 Events and were supported by Create...

Covid-19 update

Following a meeting of the Penrith Players’ theatre committee it has been agreed to cancel the rest of the season and we hope to open again to the public in 2021. Mike Head, chair of Theatre Committee said: “It has been a tough decision but given the need for planning...

Penrith Players and Covid 19

The theatre, plays and entertainment may be on lockdown, but Penrith Players are staying active. They have been using technology to keep in touch, using social platforms for play reading evenings and virtual meetings. Last week they met on the internet to plan the...

Mandrake casting evening and workshop

BUCKLE up for an evening of laughter and intrigue with a first full read through of The Mandrake — which is due to be premiered at Penrith Playhouse next year. Set to take place on Wednesday, 20th November, from 7pm, the read through evening will provide an...

Abandonment read through and casting

Our first production of 2020 is Abandonment by Kate Atkinson and the read through is Thurs 7th Nov at 7pm in the upstairs rehearsal room; casting evening is Tue 19th Nov (originally Tues 12th), 7.30. There are 12 characters in the play, played by 7 actors. 5 of the...

2020 Season

19 22 February Abandonment by Kate Atkinson directed by Viv Moules Elizabeth, forty-something, childless, recently separated, just wants to be alone. She’s moved into a converted Victorian mansion, alive with history, character, woodworm and dry rot. But her best...

Comfort and Joy Casting Evening

How to enjoy those darkening pre-Christmas evenings! Actors with a sense of humour and fun needed for the Players’ December production Comfort and Joy, Mike Harding’s joyous celebration of all those little things that can go awry with a family Christmas....