Four nights, 11 plays, but just one act

Theatregoers are in for a treat as we look forward to the 21st One Act Play Festival.

Monday, 2nd June 2014, 7:00 am
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As ever the event has proved popular and this year it’s once again ‘full house’ with 11 groups taking part.

Organised by The Broughton Players, the festival, which encourages new writers, directors and performers, will run from the June 18-21 at The Playhouse Theatre, Market St West, Preston.

Curtain up at 7.30 each evening.

The programme is as follows:

Wednesday, June 18

Charity Players –Searching for Matthew – Diary of Lizzie Livesey

Nobody Move Theatre Co – Cats and Ashes by Bernie Hughes

Preston Drama Club – The Proposal by Anton Checkov

Thursday, June 19

Talented Chicks & Odd Cock Theatre Co – The Worker by Walter Wykes

Too Friendly Theatre Co – Saving Grace by Cliff Gillies

Longton Players

Friday, June 20

The Hall Players – This is a Play by Daniel Maelov

The Hoghton Players – The Guilt Card by J. McConnell (Deck Chair Series)

The Broughton Players – But Yesterday by Jimmie Chinn

Saturday, June 21

Preston’s College – The Doula by Derek Martin

The Grimsargh Players – Village Wooing by Bernard Shaw

The plays will be adjudicated by Sue McKay and trophies will be presented on the Saturday night at a gala evening in front of the mayoral party and invited guests.

Tickets are £8 per night (concessions £7) or a great deal on season tickets at only £18 (Concessions £15) for all four nights.

Box Office Tel. 01772 744771 or book online at

Please note, Season Tickets can only be bought up to June 17.

Free parking is available after 6pm on the car park opposite the theatre with a voucher from reception.

Tea and Coffee served at the interval.