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2018 May Bosom Pals & Snake in the Grass

BOSOM PALS By Carol Donockley by Kind Permission of Carol Donockley Bosom Pals Written by Cumbrian playwright Carol Donockley, Bosom Pals was first performed at Penrith Playhouse in 2012 (when it was one of the winning entries in the ‘One…

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2018 April Alice in Wonderland

Written by Lewis Carroll Adapted for the Stage by Brainerd Duffield Alice plunges down the rabbit hole and becomes involved in that madcap and deliciously satiric series of adventures immortalised by Lewis Carroll. Dramatised as a series of fourteen episodes…

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2018 March The Ladykillers

Adapted for the stage by Father Ted scriptwriter Graham Linehan by Kind Permission of Samuel French Director Morgan Sweeney This stage version of the classic 1955 Ealing Studios comedy was a massive hit in the West End and it’s sure…

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2018 February Under Milk Wood

Written by Dylan Thomas by Kind Permission of Samuel French ‘To begin at the beginning: It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible-black…’ These famous opening lines draw us into a radio masterpiece capturing 24 hours…

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2017 December Goodnight Mr Tom

From the novel by Michelle Magorian Now a modern classic, Michelle Magorian’s wonderfully uplifting tale is brought gloriously to life in this magical stage adaptation by David Wood. Set during the dangerous build-up to the Second World War, Goodnight Mister…

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2017 December A Film about Madness

Definitive Therapy - A Film about Madness A dark thriller of a film production made in West Cumbria during 2017 and featuring Cumbrian actors. Dr Hal Lewis starts his new job at a Hospital for the Criminally Insane. There he will…

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2017 October The Thrill of Love

Written by Amanda Whittington A divorcee with a young child to care for, Ruth Ellis works in the kind of nightclubs where more than just drink is on offer. The girls work hard, play hard and dream of living like…

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2017 July The Wind in the Willows

Adapted from the book by Kenneth Grahame and directed by Millie Hardy Sims "Mole has a sudden case of spring fever, gives up on her house-cleaning, and wanders in the fields and meadows. She finds himself by a river (she…

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2017 July Macbeth

Written by William Shakespeare When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain? The Scottish Play is a massively powerful story of greed, ambition and lust for power. The shortest of Shakespeare’s tragedies, it crackles and hums…

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