Four men broke into a house in Saddleworth and knocked a woman to the ground.
At around 2.30pm on Tuesday 1 December 2015, the 63-year-old woman was watching television in her home on Delph Lane when the men opened the back door of her house. They claimed they were police officers and were checking houses […]
A shattering secret changes family life forever in this funny and heartfelt comedy.
It is hard to say which is more remarkable, the play itself or the story behind it.
A Passionate Woman is the captivating tale of Betty’s loveless marriage, her “bit of a thing” with the Polish neighbour in the flat below, and […]
The last play of Saddleworth Players 2014-15 Season at the Millgate is Filumena by Eduardo de Filippo, which runs from 30th May to 6th June.
Better known for her on-stage performances, Sue Radcliffe makes her Millgate directorial debut with this, beautifully constructed comedy. Set in Naples, it tells of Filumena’s resourceful struggle to legitimise her […]
How Many Alan Ayckbourn Characters Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb?
The answer – at least according to Absurd Person Singular – is six: one to attempt suicide with an exposed light-fitting and five others to remain so blithely wrapped up in their own affairs that they fail to notice.
Directed by Rod Fitton, […]
Saddleworth Players commemorate the centenary of the start of the great war with Peter Whelan’s drama “Accrington Pals”, with performances at Delph’s Millgate Arts Centre from 22 to 29 November 2014 at 7.30pm.
At the outbreak of war in 1914, the 700 strong local battalion from Accrington, Lancashire marched off optimistically in response to Lord […]
The new Delph Medical Surgery (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)
by Ken Bennett
A brand new medical surgery, which has laid idle for months, could open within days, thanks to intervention of the Oldham Chronicle and the Saddleworth and Lees District Partnership (DP).
Five thousand patients in Delph and surrounding villages were shocked when they discovered […]
Keith Partridge – Confessions of an adventure cameraman
Where: Millgate Arts Centre, Delph, Saddleworth OL3 5DY
Date: Thursday, November 13.
Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Cost: Tickets £10 available from Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/oldham-library-3419033869
Oldham Libraries is bringing Keith Partridge, EMMY award winning cinematographer, to Saddleworth for a behind the scenes exploration of filmmaking in […]
The last advertised play in the Saddleworth Players season, at the Millgate Theatre, is Bill Naughton’s ‘All In Good Time’ which runs from 31st May to 7th June.
Directed by Rod Fitton, this warm, funny and touching play centres on the sensitive Arthur and his new bride forced by economic circumstances to live with his […]
Dr Jenny Lunn: Discovering Britain Project Manager
Diggle features in a new walk created by the Royal Geographical Society. ‘Discovering Britain’ is a prestigious collection of walks around the country, each with a geographical theme.
The Discovering Britain project is managed by Dr Jenny Lunn, who grew up in Delph. She wanted to ensure […]
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)
Saddleworth Players present a classic Agatha Christie murder mystery ‘And Then There Were None’ at the Millgate Arts Centre from 5 – 12 April 2014.
In this superb murder mystery comedy, eight strangers are lured to a house by their apparently absent host, […]