Artistic Director’s News Round up – April/May

To some it was Wyrd and to others, just weird, but we had a huge number of Terry Pratchett fans and others who were being introduced to him for the first time, loving our last production of Wyrd Sisters; many attending multiple times. I think four visits was the record! Enormous thanks to Lorna Middleton […]

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Loft offers free tickets to young theatre-goers

FREE TICKETS FOR YOUNG THEATRE-GOERS Do you want to see great theatre for free? We are making a great offer to young people to get the theatre habit. It is important for theatres to build their future audience and introduce people to the delights of live theatre. During 2024, tickets to Loft Theatre productions will […]

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Loft appoints new Production Manager

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Production Manager, Amy Carroll. Amy brings 20 years professional theatre experience to the role. She has a first class honours degree in Theatre Design and Production from Trinity University College, including vocational training in the USA at California State University.   Amy’s professional freelance career […]

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Farewell from Production Manager Kim Green

After 11 years, 3 months and 90 productions, it is time for me to take my final bow as the Production Manager at The Loft.   As many of you will know I am not one who enjoys the bright lights of the stage, but I couldn’t disappear without saying, a few thank yous.  I […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Read the Artistic Director’s round up of news for October

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ROUND UP OCTOBER 2022 So The Seagull flew away and we concluded our production of a Chekhov play, to mark his importance to us as a regular feature in our theatre programme across our history. Thank you to all of you who made a donation to the relief fund for those whose lives […]

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Read the Artistic Director’s round up of news for September

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ROUND UP SEPTEMBER 2022   The summer shimmered with heat and now the temperatures and daylight hours remind us that autumn is beckoning. We staged our new play in July, commissioned specially for the Centenary, written by David Fletcher.  Entitled ‘Taking The Waters’ it told the story of how the discovery of the […]

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