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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Auditions: ‘Salt Of The Earth’ by John Godber.

Wednesday 3rd July, 2019
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

******AUDITION NOTICE ******

The first play of next season will be ‘Salt Of The Earth’ by John Godber.

Auditions will be held on Wednesday 3rd July, at 7.00 in the theatre.

DIRECTED by Jose Warhurst and Sophie Rawcliffe

 Salt of the Earth’ is a poignant comedy, written by John Godber.  It follows the lives of two sisters living in a West Yorkshire pit village.  The play spans several decades from 1940’s to the 1980s.

 The play dates are Monday 7th – Saturday 12th October 2019

(Rehearsals will begin in August 7 weeks prior to the show opening.)

 If you are interested in auditioning or require any further information about the play , please see link below or contact Jose Warhurst on 07854526226 or

Link :

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The Great Gatsby Cocktail Evening

Saturday 6th July, 2019
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

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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


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.

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