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Sold Out!

Tickets for our next production Breezeblock Park have sold out. If you didn't manage to get a ticket, don't panic. We often get a couple of returned tickets each night so why not pop down to the theatre one night of the performance and see if you can get one. 

Performances will be at 7.45pm on 9th – 17th December, 2016.

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Nantwich Events Calendar 2017 is now on sale.

Featuring all our plays and Nantwich’s other Festivals and Events (Jazz Festival / Holly Holy Day / Food Festival / Words & Music / Nantwich Show etc) it comes in a cellophane wrapper with an envelope for posting.

This is just what you need to organise your life. It’s ideal for Christmas presents as well as a wonderful way to promote our town and Nantwich Players. Support the Players and buy one or more on your next visit to the theatre.

On sale at the Theatre on Tuesday evenings and at our plays starting with Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick with performances 21 st - 29 th October.

Very reasonably priced at £3.99

Enquiries (including retail) : ring 01270 620914
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Foyer Extension Progress

The Foyer Extension is proceeding well. The new wall which divides the old rehearsal room (aka 'the garage') is nearly built and will form the rear boundary of the extension.  Supporting beams are in place for when the breakthrough to the existing foyer occurs.  The next big development will be the new roof!  Scaffolding is erected inside to facilitate this and the Players are all hoping for good weather when the changeover is due. 

There are a few more weeks of building work to be done, inside and outside, and then the fitting out will be started.  We look forward to showing off the new Foyer to all our members and patrons in due course.
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Tickets for Cleo, Camping, Emanuelle and Dick

Tickets for our next production Cleo, Camping, Emanuelle and Dick go on sale next Tuesday 4th October from the Nantwich Tourist Office (01270 600727) or on-line at www.nantwichtowncouncil.gov.uk

A sharp and hilarious biographical play based on the life of “Carry On” star Sid James. ‘Carrying on’ in the great tradition of British comedy, Terry Johnson’s play takes some familiar faces and gets a bit familiar with them.

Filming’s not as glamorous as it’s cracked up to be. It’s a miserable business if your caravan leaks or your co-star’s a manic depressive, and those younger women aren’t so young any more. Carrrying on with jokes, innuendos and asides, this play tells of changes as the popularity of the genre fades.

Make sure you get your tickets early for this wonderful comedy before they are all gone.  

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2016/17 Plays Announced

The Nantwich Players are delighted to announce our season of plays for 2016/17. This is a fantastic collection of plays with something for everyone! Tickets are available for all of these production on the dates specified below from the usual outlets: Nantwich Tourist Information Center at the Civic Hall, on the phone (01270 600727) or online www.nantwichtowncouncil.gov.uk

The season kicks off in September with 6 of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads plays spread over 2 weeks. There will be three plays between 5th - 10th September followed by a further three between 12th - 17th September. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 9th August.

Following in October is Cleo, Camping, Emanuelle and Dick by Terry Johnson. Performance dates for this Carry On Comedy are 21st - 29th October. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 4th October. Auditions are to be held on Tuesday 12th July.

This year's Christmas play will be the hilarious Breezeblock Park by Willy Russell. Performances will be 9th - 17th December. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 22nd November. Auditions are to be held Tuesday 27th September.

On to 2017 and our first play of the new year will be a comedy take on one of Sherlock Holmes' great stories The Hound of the Baskervilles adapted for stage by Steven Canny and John Nicholson for Peepolykus. Performances will be between 10th - 18th February. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 24th January. Auditions to be held Tuesday 15th November.

The Youth Theatre will follow with a production yet to be announced between 22nd - 25th March. Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday 28th February.

Our penultimate play of the season is the gritty heart warming play Bold Girlsby Rona Munro. Performance dates are 5th - 13th May. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 18th April. Auditions will be held on Tuesday 28th February.

The final play of the 2016/17 season will be Alan Aykbourne's time-travelling comedy thriller Communicating Doors. Performances will be between 7th - 15th July. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 20th June. Auditions will be on Tuesday 11th April.

 Auditions are open to members of the Nantwich Players only, however, new members can join on the night of the auditions. 

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