Crossing

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crossing imageA new play by Russell Kennedy.

In the clubroom with bar.

In the aftermath of the car crash, things are getting on top of Harriet and to make matters worse she’s just been referred to a shrink.

Who was driving that night?

Are your dreams that important?

And can jelly babies really help?

“The man is bonkers! He’s the one needing guidance.”

You learn a lot about yourself in circumstances like these and sometimes you wish you hadn’t.

Performance at 7:30. Tickets £9.00 and £7.50 for concessions.

Tickets now available from Ticketsource and Bay Tree Books

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The Greatest Showcase

Sunday 17th February, 2019
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Whose Line is it Anyway

Saturday 23rd February, 2019
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Based on the long-running TV improvisation show “Whose Line Is It Anyway” 4 groups of 4 players each will perform a series of improvised sketches and routines under the guidance of our Clive Anderson lookalike David Wilson

Saturday 23rd February. 2019
7:30pm
Tickets £5. Available from behind the bar or call on 07718 945605

 

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Loving Vincent (Peak Film Society)

Saturday 2nd March, 2019
7:30 pm

loving-vincent94 mins Certificate 12A Poland/UK/USA 2017

Starring: Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Robert Gulaczyk

Directors: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

The world’s first oil painted feature film explores the life and unusual death of Vincent Van Gogh via depictions of his artworks. One of the most beautiful films of 2017.

 

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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 6 actors playing 27 characters, Professor Van Helsing traipses across Europe trying to convince us that the story is, in actual fact, true.

Tickets: Available now from the following sources

Book on-line

at www.ticketsource.co.uk/partingtontheatre  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)

Alternatively, you can telephone our Ticket Secretary, Emma McDonough,between 7pm and 9pm on 01457 899140.

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

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Custody (Peak Film Society)

Saturday 13th April, 2019
7:30 pm

custody93mins Certificate 15 France 2018

Starring: Léa Drucker, Denis Ménochet, Thomas Gioria, Mathilde Auneveux

Director: Xavier Legrand

After a bitter divorce, Miriam and Antoine battle for sole custody of their son, Julien. Both sides seem to be hiding something with the truth buried in a web of deceit and jealousy. When the judge awards joint custody, Julien becomes a pawn in a tense conflict that soon brings the family’s fraught past to light.

 

French language with English subtitles.

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BLOOD BROTHERS – the play version (Partington Players)

Monday 6th May, 2019 to Saturday 11th May, 2019
7:30 pm

blood-brothers

By Willy Russell. Directed by Carole Wilson.

An amateur production of Blood Brothers (play version) by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD.

The original play on which the long-running musical is based. Humour, drama and raw emotion fill ‘The Tale Of The Johnson Twins’.

Tickets

Book online

at www.ticketsource.co.uk/partingtontheatre from Sunday 24th March 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 the Monday 25th March 2019.

Alternatively, you can telephone our Ticket Secretary, Emma McDonough, from Sunday 24th March between 7pm and 9pm on 01457 899140.

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

 

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The Breadwinner (Peak Film Society)

Saturday 18th May, 2019
7:30 pm

the-breadwinner94 mins Certificate 12A  Ireland/Canada/Luxemburg 2017

Starring:  Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus

Director:  Nora Twomey

A stunning animation matched by a story that dares to confront sobering real-life issues. Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan. When her father is arrested, she cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from stories she invents, as she seeks to find her father and reunite her family.

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Sanctuary (Peak Film Society)

Saturday 15th June, 2019
7:30 pm

sanctuary87 mins Certificate 15 Ireland 2017

Starring: Stephen Marcus, Amy-Joyce Hastings, Tara Breathnach

Director: Len Collin

The film that changed the Irish disability laws. ‘Sanctuary’ balances humour and seriousness, as it follows a group of adults with intellectual disabilities, who break free from an unusually lax supervisor on a pre-Christmas Galway outing.

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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.

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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 partingtonweb@googlemail.com

 

Might you like to enter a play next year?

 If so, please email partingtonweb@googlemail.com 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 partingtonweb@googlemail.com  for a hard copy.

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