Visiting Productions

When The Band Begins To Play

Friday 3rd July, 2015
8:00 pm

pat-hartshorneAward-winning Patricia Hartshorne and pianist Peter Dobson bring WW1 Cabaret to the stage of the Partington Theatre. A mix of humour, horror – and a few surprises. Meet Woodbine Willie, Sapper Dorothy and the Kaiser!


Hartshorne is, in turns, comic, sad – and positively breath-taking. All accompanied by her brilliant pianist, Peter Dobson. BUXTON FRINGE 2014


One-Act Play Festival

Monday 6th July, 2015 to Saturday 11th July, 2015
7:25 pm


Please note these dates are provisional, depending upon the number of entries.

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.