Current Season


Monday 14th March, 2016 to Saturday 19th March, 2016
7:30 pm

teechersA classroom comedy by John Godber.

Directed by Jose Warhurst and Kerry Morris.

Three actors – twenty-one characters – life at a modern Comprehensive.  Fast-moving and inventive, Godber’s parody exposes the poignancy and transience of school life.

Online booking from Sunday 31st January at

Kindly Leave The Stage

Monday 2nd May, 2016 to Saturday 7th May, 2016
7:30 pm

kindly-l-t-stageBy John Chapman

Directed by Andrew Wilson

Laughs abound in this fast-paced comedy of theatrical disaster. As the actors become hopelessly enmeshed in their own tangled webs of love and deceit, utter chaos becomes inevitable.

September Tide

Monday 20th June, 2016 to Saturday 25th June, 2016
7:30 pm

september-tideBy Daphne du Maurier

Directed by Nigel Chamberlain

Du Maurier’s atmospheric tale chronicles the turbulent changes in the life of a beautiful, solitary and contented Cornish widow after she meets her artist son-in-law for the first time.

One-Act Play Festival

Monday 4th July, 2016 to Friday 8th July, 2016
7:25 pm


Please note – these dates are at present provisional.

The near-legendary Partington Theatre One Act Play Festival now in its 23rd 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 from Greater Manchester Drama Federation at the end of the evening.

The theatre bar opens at 7 0’clock and the curtain goes up at 7.30 each 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 on Saturday night.

Tickets cost just £3 per evening or £10 for a bargain festival ticket covering all  5 evenings. Tickets can be purchased at the theatre bar or just come along and pay on the night. (Seats are not reserved)

Aims and rules of the festival can be seen here.

Interested in entering a play? – entry form (for next year) here.

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