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Saddleworth Players present: A Passionate Woman by Kay Mellor

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Saddleworth Players present Quartet at the Millgate

Saddleworth Players are currently taking bookings for the third production in their 2013/2014 season.

Quartet, by Ronald Harwood opens on Saturday 25th January through to Saturday 1st February at The Millgate Arts Centre in Delph starting at 7:30pm each night. Tickets are priced at £8 for Adults and £5 for students.

In this home for […]

Improbable Fiction at the Millgate Theatre, Delph

The second production in the Saddleworth Players current season open this Saturday 16th November at 7:30pm with Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy ‘Improbable Fiction’, at the Millgate Theatre in Delph. The run finishes the following Saturday 23rd November.

When the local amateur writing group has their weekly meeting, their collective writer’s block is causing all sorts of […]