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Yorkshire meets Paris at the Millgate this April!

John Godber’s brilliantly funny look at the English abroad, April in Paris, will be performed by the Saddleworth Players at the Millgate Arts Centre in Delph from April 7 to 14.

Al and Bet lead a quiet, boring life in Yorkshire. After 20 years working for the same company, Al is made redundant and is […]

Filumena: Marriage Italian Style

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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 […]

Saddleworth Players present, ‘Whose Life Is It Anyway?’

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Whose Life is it Anyway?

by Brian Clark

Sculptor Ken Harrison is badly injured in a car accident and finds himself permanently paralyzed below the neck and reliant on others for his care and survival. Strong-minded and passionate, he decides he does not want to go on with the compromised, highly […]

Saddleworth Players present Absurd Person Singular

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, […]

Accrington Pals at the Millgate Arts Centre

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 […]

Confessions of an Adventure Cameraman

Keith Partridge

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:

Oldham Libraries is bringing Keith Partridge, EMMY award winning cinematographer, to Saddleworth for a behind the scenes exploration of filmmaking in […]

‘All in Good Time’ at the Millgate Theatre, Delph

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 […]

A Most Popular Murder Mystery

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, […]