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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, [...]

It’s Showtime at Oldham Library

‘Secret Life of You and Me’ – Lowri Evans

Oldham Library is joining forces with Oldham Coliseum Theatre to bring a whirlwind programme of live events to the borough.

Live@thelibrary is an exciting journey of adventure, laughter and theatrical drama with new work by theatre companies and artists. Four unique events will take place [...]

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 [...]

New season at the Millgate Arts Centre

Saddleworth Players kick off their 2013 – 14 season later this month with “The Mysterious Mr Love” by Karoline Leech playing at Delph’s Millgate Arts Centre from Saturday 21st to Saturday 28th September.

This wonderful play throws together two characters in a mix of suspense, trickery and passion. Season subscriptions for all plays are available [...]

Half in Earnest at the Millgate, Delph


The Saddleworth Players present

Half In Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, adapted by Vivian Ellis

Millgate Theatre, Delph, 1st-8th June, 2013

This glorious musical adaptation of Oscar Wildes classic The Importance of Being Earnest, sees John Worthing – Jack in the country, but Earnest in the city, attempting to overcome the fearsome Lady Bracknell, [...]

Heaven knows I’m miserable now

Heaven knows I’m miserable now by local playwright Colin Smith opens at the Millgate Arts Centre, Delph on the 6th April and runs to the 15th.

Newly rewritten; with a new ending, it follows the plight of (recently deceased) Andy Reardon, a man faced with a dilemma. He has to choose one [...]

An evening with Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn

Oldham Libraries and Delph Community Association are hosting an evening with award winning author, Radio and TV personality, Gervase Phinn at the Millgate Arts Centre, Delph on Friday 26th April.

Gervase will be sharing hilarious tales of life as a schools inspector in the Yorkshire Dales. One of Britain’s most popular writers [...]

Saddleworth Players present bluff and double bluff in a fast moving thriller

The second play of the season, Brian Clemens’ “Strictly Murder” which runs from November 17th – 24th marks the Saddleworth Players’ directorial debut of acting stalwart Sam al- Hamdani.

Although this is his first time at the helm in the Millgate Theatre, Sam is no stranger to the director’s chair having directed for several other [...]

Saddleworth Players present Barefoot in the Park

The 2012 – 2013 Season at the Millgate Theatre, Delph, opens with Neil Simon’s romantic comedy ‘Barefoot in the Park’ which runs from 22nd – 29th September.

The play, which premiered on Broadway in 1963, was an immediate hit and subsequently received the Hollywood treatment in 1967 starring original cast members Robert Redford and Jane [...]