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02 Dec 2020

COMING SOON: Details of our April and May productions

April: Rights are currently being negotiated for a very new play, directed by Paul Ackroyd that first played at The Bridge Theatre in 2019 which could be an amateur premiere – certainly a socially distanced amateur premiere. Watch this space for booking and audition details. May and Beyond: It is possible that we may be able to revert to our postponed 2020 Season to full capacity audiences by the middle of May though possibly in a different order from previously […]

02 Dec 2020

ANNOUNCING OUR NEW ‘SOCIALLY DISTANCED’ SEASON

We have specifically chosen plays that can be staged in a way which maintains social distancing  and uses the minimum of props. As our capacity is much reduced to ensure social distancing in the auditorium we have extended our run to 11 nights to give more of our members a chance to buy a ticket. HANDBAGGED by Moira Buffini, directed by Dan Armour Playing dates: Thursday 4 February to Sunday 14 February at 7-45. (performances on both Sundays) The Queen […]

10 Sep 2020

Open House Festival

We are delighted to be offering a chance for the public to visit us on Saturday 19th September as part of the Open House Festival 2020. See here for details and how to book.

28 Jul 2020

Redevelopment News

We’ve received planning permission for a major overhaul of our lovely theatre building! Click here to read about it

21 Apr 2020

Cast yourself in a monologue for our new on-line show!

During May we plan to present a series of monologues performed by BLT members on our BLT Group Face Book page. We are inviting actors and directors to participate in this event. Each monologue will be presented by a BLT actor who has worked with a BLT director on a monologue which must NOT exceed 5 minutes – the monologue can be shorter. Jess and I are co-ordinating the project and will provide more detail to participants who get involved. This is the criteria: You […]

18 Mar 2020

closure of our theatre

Owing to Government advice to the public to avoid attending theatres and other social and cultural events, we have taken the difficult decision to suspend all performances with immediate effect. Our theatre will be closed for the foreseeable future and we will re-schedule our programme for 2020/21 as soon as we are able. We understand how disappointing this news will be for everyone involved with our theatre, but the safety and security of all the people who support us is […]

16 Mar 2020

Redevelopment plans take big step forward

We are delighted to announce that our exciting plans to redevelop the theatre to provide modern, outstanding facilities have taken a big step forward. Planning permission has now been applied for and all the documents can be seen here

16 Mar 2020

CeleBLaTion Event Saturday 21st March POSTPONED

We deeply regret that due to Coronavirus/Covid-19 we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the CeleBLaTion event. It will be rescheduled at a later date.

06 Mar 2020

See audience reactions to our latest show, Strangers on a Train!

As our latest show, Strangers on a Train, opens, audiences have been gripped – see their reaction here

05 Mar 2020

Notice: Coronavirus/Covid-19

Please see our message about Coronavirus/Covid-19 here