Actors for a 30min low-budget independent short film, Olde Habits, shooting in Penrith this summer.

2 lead roles, 2 support roles. Roles are unpaid but the final product is intended for national festival submission.

Synopsis: Jack messed up. He’s not quite an alcoholic, not really a drug addict, but after toeing the line one too many times […]

By |July 14th, 2016|Castings|0 Comments

Classic Theatre Cumbria’s remarkable achievement

King Lear, written in 1605 or 1606, shortly after James I ascended the throne and when the question of Elizabeth I¹s succession had been solved, deals not only with the problems arising from division of a kingdom between a king¹s heirs, but also with the subjects of disloyal children; age versus youth; madness, particularly that brought on by grief; […]

By |July 14th, 2016|Reviews|0 Comments

Bombshells read through and casting, June 20th & 27th

Bombshells By Joanna Murray-Smith

Hopefully some members still recall our highly amusing production of “The Female of the Species” which we put on in 2014. Director Lizzie has chosen another work by the same author for a bar production which will run on 10th, 11th and 12th of November this year.

The piece consists of a number of funny, […]

By |June 16th, 2016|Castings, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Arcadia read through evening

June 8, 7pm, at Penrith Players.

Performing in October,  Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is a great play, considered a masterpiece and voted in the top five of theatregoers’ favourites across the country.  Its two intertwining stories are set in 1809 and the 1990’s, as a modern-day garden historian and author seeks the identity of a mysterious hermit […]

By |June 2nd, 2016|Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Casting evening for Arcadia

On Wednesday 15th June starting 7pm, there will be a casting evening for Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, performing in October, so please come along if you are interested.  It’s a great play, considered a masterpiece and voted in the top five of theatregoers’ favourites across the country.  Its two intertwining stories are set in 1809 and […]

By |May 24th, 2016|Castings|0 Comments

Autumn plays – date change

We have decided to swap round the two plays in autumn.  The delightful comedy Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime by Constance Cox, based on an Oscar Wilde short story, seemed more suitable for the Christmas period so that will now perform on 30th November to 3rd December.   Which means Tom Stoppard’s witty and engrossing masterpiece, Arcadia, […]

By |May 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Play Reading Evenings

These are social evenings in the bar – which is open each evening – where we run through a chosen play.  People can come along at any time during the evening and join in reading if they like, or just listen, maybe chat about the play.

Incorporated are plays forming part of the Players programme, so it’s an […]

By |May 24th, 2016|News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Rookery Nook cancelled

We apologise that Rookery Nook has been CANCELLED.  The next play is King Lear  on July 1st and 2nd, in conjunction with Classic Theatre Cumbria

By |May 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Players’ first-rate show – Cabaret

EMOTIONS run high in Penrith Players’ first-rate production of the darkly-themed musical Cabaret, which is due to be performed for a final time at the town’s Playhouse, in Auction Mart Lane, tonight. Lucy Ivison is simply superb as sultry singer Sally Bowles  the star turn at the Kit Kat Klub. There is so much more […]

By |April 29th, 2016|Reviews|0 Comments

Welcome to our new website

Penrith Players are pleased to launch our new website.

This site will show more information, be clearer and enable you to interact with Penrith Players and book tickets.

By |April 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments