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 [...]
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 at £35 [...]
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 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 of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Planet Rabbit, a professional strolling theatre group, has made two visits to Millgate over the Summer and performed two very entertaining playlets. They are keen to increase their popularity in the area. On the 7th September, 2012, they will produce a full length comedy, “A Little in Tents” (see the flier).
Tickets are £9.50 (£7.50 [...]
The saddleworth Players present Tom Jones “A ribald and rowdy romp. Directed by Roger Holland, the play runs from May 19th – 26th at the Millgate Arts Centre in Delph.
“The play by Joan Macalpine, faithful to the ’18 books’ Fielding wrote on ‘Tom Jones – the History of a Foundling’, is a ribald and rowdy [...]
Photo: Stuart Coleman©2012
For those amongst you who love dogs and who think “my dog understands everything I say, if only he/she could talk”, the next production at the Millgate Theatre in Delph is certainly for you. In A R Gurney’s play, “Sylvia”, which runs from 24th to 31st March, you can listen in [...]