An Introduction to Acting for Radio

Are you an Archers Addict?  Podcast Drama fan?  Considering producing your own audio play?
As live theatre performances continue to be impossible for theatre groups many are considering online presentations or audio shows. This workshop is a creative tonic in these distanced days and serves as a useful introduction to the essential skills needed for successful […]

By |June 24th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Little Theatre Guild Newsletter June 2021

The Little Theatre Guild, now known as the LTG, has been in existence since 1946 to represent the views of Amateur theatres across the UK.  Penrith Players has been a member of the LTG for a long time, and people may have seen the newsletters and year book in the bar area.  LTG creates regular newsletters […]

By |June 24th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Little Theatre Guild Newsletter March 2021

The Little Theatre Guild, now known as the LTG, has been in existence since 1946 to represent the views of Amateur theatres across the UK.  Penrith Players has been a member of the LTG for a long time, and people may have seen the newsletters and year book in the bar area.  LTG creates regular newsletters […]

By |March 7th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Penrith Players Presents – Institute Destitute Substitute

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 last play in the series, Institute Destitute Substitute by Brampton writer, Nigel Banks.

The play, originally written for the stage and now adapted for radio, is set in […]

By |September 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Penrith Players Presents – The Village Weirdo

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 fourth of our recordings, written by Hannah Sowerby, who was a Players’ junior and has acted with us.  She was also part of the group which has […]

By |September 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Penrith Players Presents – The Drop

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 third of our recordings, written by Radio Cumbria producer, Tara Vallente.  The Playhouse may be shut but we are still here.

The play deals with a food bank […]

By |August 25th, 2020|News|0 Comments

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 couple of plays the Players have performed. It is […]

By |August 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

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 to Connect. One a week will be released […]

By |August 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

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 rehearsals and auditions, it seemed the
sensible one. It […]

By |August 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

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 rest of this season and the future. Everything of […]

By |April 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments