Tribute to Denis Hunt 1926-2022

There are many people who have made significant contributions to the Loft across its history and Denis Hunt is certainly one of them. It is with great sadness that we announce his death on 25th February 2022. A hugely influential and key actor and director at the Loft, who also undertook many theatre administrative roles […]

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February 2022 News Round Up

FEBRUARY 2022 ARTISTIC ROUND UP We kicked off our Centenary year in style with Lucy Kirkwood’s contemporary version of Hedda Gabler, a classic in world theatre. Judging from the debate in the bar afterwards and feedback from the audience, the fascination of the character of Hedda lives on in this century as in the last. […]

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January 2022 News Round Up

AD ROUND UP JANUARY 2022 HAPPY NEW CENTENARY YEAR! How good it feels to have turned the corner into 2022 and to launch the programme for our Centenary year. Reflecting a hundred years of theatre is daunting, but we have chosen a list of plays which we hope marks the milestones and characteristics of this […]

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Christmas Message from The Loft Theatre

MERRY CHRISTMAS! What a year it has been for us all. We were thrilled to reopen the theatre in July and to stage four main house productions, which received such outstanding artistic success. These were all ambitious and mostly large-scale productions and required courage and determination to stage. Reopening a theatre during a pandemic on […]

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DONATION FROM LEAMINGTON ARTS SOCIETY

We are most grateful to the Arts Society in Leamington Spa for their generous donation to the Loft Theatre during the current pandemic which has caused such hardship for the arts.  They were particularly positive about our encouragement of the youth group. Act One, which has been so successfully run and led by Libby Morris.’

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Madeline Gorrill obituary 1931 – 2021

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BUBBLE FEVER CAST; MORE AUDIO PLAYS TO COME

‘BUBBLE FEVER’ BY DAVID FLETCHER Enormous thanks to everyone who responded to the casting call for David Fletcher’s new play which will be presented online as an audio ticketed production. We cast this in record time and rehearsals and recording of the production will be taking place during February. Watch social media and the website […]

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2020 projects and 2021 reopening

2020 PROJECTS AND A THEATRICAL REOPENING IN 2021 We are getting ready to welcome you back in 2021 and, when restrictions allow, we shall reopen with Alan Bennett’s glorious version of The Wind in the Willows.  Never have we had so much time to prepare a production for you.  We have glorious sets, we have […]

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THE AUDITORIUM AWAITS IN 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR We are waiting for the chance to reopen and to offer you the warmest of welcomes. Your seat awaits… The teams are all standing by… wardrobe, set design, set construction, lighting design and operation, sound design and operation, box office, front of house, bar, scenic artists, actors, directors, production manager, general manager,stage […]

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Our re-opening production: an update

As Leamington heads towards Tier 3 after the national lockdown ends on Wednesday, we are sorry to report that once again we are having to postpone our reopening production, Alan Bennett’s wonderful ‘The Wind in the Willows’. Under Tier 3, we are unable to continue rehearsals – and so we will be unable to reopen as […]

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