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March News Roundup

We staged Jez Butterworth’s play ‘The Winterling’ and you certainly approved.  We had great audience numbers and the feedback was spectacular.  Here is one such comment from a group who came:- “The standards at the Loft are extraordinary.  Can you raise the bar much higher? The quality of acting, sound, lighting and set design all […]

Reading and Audition Notice dates for Macbeth

MACBETH  by William Shakespeare  Director: David Fletcher   “Macbeth is quite simply the greatest theatrical poem ever written. The language, once heard, haunts the memory forever.”  Michael Billington The Guardian PERFORMANCE DATES 25 October – 4 November 2023 Rehearsals: there will be some preliminary rehearsals in July and August, with full rehearsals starting in early […]

February News Round-Up

What a cracking start to 2023 that was! I had enjoyed directing our opening play, Yasmina Reza’s ‘Art’, so much, working with a brilliant cast and crew and I knew that we had brought something special to the stage. I was not prepared though for the overwhelmingly positive response not only from the reviewers, but […]

New Year News Round Up

NEW YEAR NEWS ROUND UP So there it was……..the Centenary Year………..all wrapped up like a Christmas present. I can hardly believe that it seems to have played out so fast. My thanks to director Mike Rolfe and his immaculate company for delivering such a splendid and visually stunning Shakespeare to round off the year in […]

Latest news round up from Artistic Director

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ROUND UP NOVEMBER 2022 So, here we are moving towards the end of the Loft’s special year to mark its Centenary. It hardly seems possible. When we started planning for this year at the start of the pandemic it seemed ages away and when the pandemic lengthened, we were concerned we would even […]