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CASTING CALL FOR CHEKHOV AUDIO PLAY

THE HOUSE WITH THE MEZZANINE by David Fletcher, based on a short story by Anton Chekhov The third production in our season of audio-plays will be a free adaptation of a wonderful tale by one of the world’s greatest short-story writers. This short play is both a tale of unrequited love, and also a depiction […]

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.’

Madeline Gorrill obituary 1931 – 2021

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Loft Theatre awarded ‘See It Safely’ mark, ready for the return of live theatre to Leamington

A summer and autumn busily working to make Leamington’s Loft Theatre Covid-secure has paid off, as the Loft has now been awarded the Society Of London Theatre & UK Theatre’s ‘See It Safely‘ mark. On hearing the news, Artistic Director Sue Moore said “We wanted to reassure audiences, actors, staff and volunteers alike that you […]

Loft theatre to reopen as a Covid secure venue

UPDATE 01/12/20: Following the news that Leamington is moving to Tier 3 after 2nd December, we have had to postpone rehearsals once again, so our reopening will be delayed. New dates will be provided once we know we can restart rehearsing. We are looking forward to opening our doors to you again as soon as […]

We’re having to send our Wind in the Willows car back to the garage

We’re having to send our Wind in the Willows car back to the garage, as it really does need some work before we reopen in January 2021 – have you seen what a state it’s in?!