THE PIED PIPER (Partington Players)

Friday 30th November, 2018
7:15 pm
Saturday 1st December, 2018
1:00 pm
5:00 pm
Sunday 2nd December, 2018
2:15 pm
Tuesday 4th December, 2018 to Friday 7th December, 2018
7:15 pm
Saturday 8th December, 2018
2:15 pm
7:15 pm

pied-piperA traditional family pantomime by James Done.

Directed by the author.

Please note performance times. There will be no performance on Monday 3rd December.


Tickets will be available to the public from  from Sunday 14th October and from Bay Tree Books, High St. West, Glossop from Monday 15th October.

However, PAID-UP members of Partington Theatre Club will have priority booking access from 1am on Monday 8th October. You will need to contact Judy on 01457 852887 or email for a special password to be able to do this.

An Old Fashioned Christmas by the Fireside

Sunday 9th December, 2018
7:30 pm

Christmas-firesideKathy and friends invite you to join them in the clubroom for an evening of poems, carols and stories.

Doors and bar open 7.00pm.

Ticket price £3 includes coffee after the show.

To book ring 01457 854 411

Chris T, Mas & Carol (2 Boards & A Passion)

Sunday 16th December, 2018
2:00 pm

2-boards-a-a-p-Christmas-2018Tameside’s 2 Boards & A Passion Theatre Company bring you this exciting brand new family show funded by Tameside M.B.C.’s Cultural Services and Arts Council England.

‘The Women’s Institute have arranged a Christmas party for the local children including an exciting professional performance of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. But when the theatre company fails to turn up and the bouncy castle won’t fit, Mas and Carol are left to improvise with a little help from grumpy Chris T. to make sure that the show goes on!’

The show is aimed at children ages 5 and up and their families, and lasts for approximately 50 minutes.

All tickets cost  £5 and can be booked through We Got Tickets.


DRACULA – the bloody truth (Partington Players)

Monday 18th March, 2019 to Saturday 23rd March, 2019
7:30 pm

draculaBy John Nicholson and Le Navet Bête.

Directed by Andrew Wilson

A hilarious comedy staying close(ish) to Bram Stoker’s famous Gothic novel. With the help of 4 actors playing 27 characters, Professor Van Helsing traipses across Europe trying to convince us that the story is, in actual fact, true.


Book on-line at from Sunday 3rd February 2019. You will not be charged a booking fee and you can print out your ticket at home or transfer it to your mobile.

Book by telephone during office hours on 0333 666 3366 (normal call charges apply).  This will incur a charge of £1.50 per booking for your ticket to be posted to you or sent to your mobile.

Book in person at Bay Tree Books, High Street West, Glossop (no booking fee) from Monday 4th February 2019.

Alternatively, you can telephone our Ticket Secretary, Emma McDonough, from Sunday 3rd February between 7pm and 9pm on 01457 899140.

(Details covering TicketSource and Partington data protection policies are available on the TicketSource website.)

THE OPPOSITE SEX (Partington Players)

Monday 24th June, 2019 to Saturday 29th June, 2019
7:30 pm

dinner-party-blueBy David Tristram. Directed by Hazel Phillips.

What should have been a friendly foursome’s dinner party descends into a comic nightmare of black eyes and broken china.

One-act Play Festival 2019

Monday 8th July, 2019 to Saturday 13th July, 2019
7:25 pm

curtain-handThe near-legendary Partington Theatre One Act Play Festival now in its 26th year. Not to be missed!

Come and enjoy a great week of One-Act plays. Each evening there will be 2 or 3 short plays with a short critique by a guest adjudicator the end of the evening.

Every night a different programme of very varied one-act plays presented by theatre groups from all over the area and beyond.  New writing rubs shoulders with famous classics.  Lots to talk about!  Our guest expert will sum up the week and hand out certificates and silverware after the final play.

Tickets cost just £3 per evening or £10 for a bargain festival ticket covering all  6 evenings. Tickets can be purchased at the theatre bar or just come along and pay on the night (unreserved seating). You can reserve tickets by emailing


Might you like to enter a play next year?

 If so, please email for more information.

Entry is welcome from all amateur drama groups. It doesn’t matter whether you are based in a theatre, a church hall, a school or somebody’s front room. We aim to be as helpful as possible to newcomers.

Details of the festival’s aims and rules are here.

An entry form which you can copy and print off is here.

Alternatively, email  for a hard copy.