Current Season

Deadly Nightcap

Monday 5th May, 2014 to Saturday 10th May, 2014
7:30 pm

whisky-and-moonBy Francis Durbridge. Directed by Andrew Wilson.

Murder and mystery abound in this ingenious drama from the master of the genre. A husband appears to be planning the demise of his wife but all is not necessarily as it seems. The audience is kept guessing till the end – and maybe even after they’ve left the theatre!

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It Could Be Any One Of Us

Monday 23rd June, 2014 to Saturday 28th June, 2014
7:30 pm


By Alan Ayckbourn. Directed by Rod Goddard.

A thunderstorm. A windswept country house. A family of failures. A disparate and dysfunctional group wrangling over a bequest. All the prime ingredients for another murder mystery…but this is a comedy… by Alan Ayckbourn…

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One-Act Play Festival

Saturday 12th July, 2014 to Saturday 19th July, 2014
7:25 pm


Please note change of dates.

The near-legendary Partington Theatre One Act Play Festival.

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.¬† A guest adjudicator from Greater Manchester Drama Federation¬† will give an expert critique of each production and dish out certificates and silverware on the final night. GMDF logo

Aims and rules of the festival can be seen here.

Entry form here.

Some photos of winners of the 2013 Festival, adjudicated by Carmel Bird, can be seen here.