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Nantwich Players' Mini-Season

Unfortunately we have been unable to cast Love`s Labours` Lost and therefore this will not be going ahead as previously planned. As a replacement, Nantwich Players is announcing a 9 performance mini-season of four productions over two weeks in February! Announcing the mini-season, your theatre committee is very excited to provide audiences with more chances to see exciting theatre in one month at Nantwich than ever before: The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufmann, presented by Ashton Hayes Theatre Club at Nantwich Players Monday 11th Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th of February £9 An engrossing docu-drama that testifies to the seismic impact of a hate crime on a small town to the whole of America. Nearly 20 years later it is still powerfully resonant and relevant to modern society as we know it. Not suitable for under 14s. The Hollow Crown, an RSC production by John Barton, presented by Nantwich Players Thursday 14th, Friday 15th & Saturday 16th February £9 From the death of William in 1066 to Queen Victoria's description of her coronation, we present poetry and extracts from plays as well as speeches and letters from monarchs over a period of 800 years. A Double Bill of Albert by Richard Harris, followed by Edgar and Annabel by Sam Holcroft, presented by Nantwich Players Studio Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th February £7 Albert is a wonderful one act comedy that provides a laugh a minute performance about the confusion that arises across the language barrier. Edgar & Annabel is an Orwellian dystopian fable about a group of freedom fighters attempting to stand up to a repressive regime, while being continuously subjected to surveillance. Not suitable for under 14s. Tickets for individual shows: Priority Tickets for subscribers of the scheme will be on sale in the theatre foyer between 10-11am on Saturday 19th January. Please note that you are now able to purchase tickets by debit / credit card, cheque or cash. If you can't be there on Saturday you can send your requirements (stating choice of dates and seats) to the theatre. If you would like to join this scheme pick up a leaflet next time you come to a play. Tickets go on sale to the public online and at the Civic Hall at exactly the same time - 9.00am on Tuesday 22nd January. Tickets booked online can be collected from the Theatre foyer box office on the night. is the address to use. NTC charge a booking fee of £1 for this service
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Important News

In a change to the originally advertised programme We will be presenting the first Nantwich Players 'Mini Season' including 4 exciting plays running from 11th Feb 2019 to 24th Feb 2019. More info to follow. Tickets available from 22nd January 2019 from TIC. Tickets priced at will be on sale from Nantwich Tourist Office (01270 600727) or on-line at
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It's a Wonderful Life

It’s Christmas Eve 1946 and the Nantwich Players Studio Theatre are live from Manhattan to bring you Frank Capra’s Christmas Classic; It’s a Wonderful Life. 
For 2 nights only, join the cast to enjoy a performance like no other. Set in a 1940s radio theatre, 9 actors will play all the characters from the film and our expert foley team will create the soundscape to transport you to Bedford Falls, New York. 

Set at Christmas, the play tells the life story of George Bailey, a small town family man, who dreamed of travelling the world but ends up running his late fathers business, the Building and Loan. When a bank loan goes missing, George considers if he would be more worth more dead than alive and it’s up to his guardian angel to convince him that his is truly a Wonderful Life. 

Performances are at 7.45PM on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd December at the Nantwich Players theatre.  

Tickets are priced £6 and available from

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Tickets for The Secret Garden

Tickets for our next production The Secret Garden are on sale Tuesday 20th November! Tickets priced at £9.00 will be on sale from Nantwich Tourist Office (01270 600727) or on-line at “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” In Jessica Swale’s richly imagined adaptation of Hodgson Burnett’s much-loved classic, we follow the fortunes of the orphaned Mary as her ice begins to thaw and her curiosity leads her on one of the greatest adventures in popular literature. In this work of beauty, poetry, deep mystery and pure magic, step into a closed world where one’s destiny may be discovered. Be prepared to be enchanted by the power of Mother Nature as the seasons change, animals talk, love grows and the knowing that if we put down firm roots anything in life is possible. This is a play allowing the young and “young at heart” to hope, believe and dare, if you will, that miracles can come true. In this season of love and goodwill on earth, this feel-good play is a must see for all the family! Directed by Michaela Warrilow, performances will be at 7.45pm on 7th – 15th December with a 2.30pm matinee on Saturday 15th December, 2018. Tickets priced at £9.00 will be on sale from Nantwich Tourist Office (01270 600727) or on-line at from Tuesday 20th November 2018. Priority tickets for our VIP Supporters go on sale Saturday 17th November at the Theatre. To find out more about becoming a VIP Supporter visit the membership section of the website.
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New Logo!!!

We are sorry for the silence here at the Nantwich Players website but we are working on a shiny new website which will be coming your way soon. In the mean time here is a sneaky peak at our brand new logo. We hope you like it.

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