Theatre Companies UK, England

UK theatre companies by name

Act One Theatre Group –
Amateur group in Withington, Manchester. Productions, news and gallery.
Act Too Productions –
This company based in Mid-Sussex produces modern musicals, plays, and concert shows catering to all ages. Visit their past and current seasons, news, and ticket information.
Acta Community Theatre –
A community theatre company, providing arts opportunities to excluded communities in the Bristol area.
Ad Lib Theatre Company –
Isle of Wight company producing one outdoor production each year: Past productions, profile and contact information.
Addlestone Community Theatre –
An amateur group with adult and junior members that produces a pantomime, two plays and a variety show every year.
Adlington Music and Arts Society –
Amateur dramatic and operatic society based in Chorley, Lancashire. Details of future and previous productions, social events and how to join.
Albrighton Players –
Amateur drama group in Albrighton, Wolverhampton. Details past productions, future productions, group history and how to get involved.
Alnwick Stage Musical Society –
History, performances, galleries and contact details.
Altrincham Garrick Playhouse –
Amateur theatre in Manchester area. Information on the upcoming season and previous seasons.
Amateur Players of Sherborne –
Amateur society situated in North Dorset. They perform four plays a year and have strong links with an amateur dramatic group in Greece.
Avalon Theatre Company –
Amateur theatre group based in Streatham, South London. The group specialises in musical productions, including light opera, and welcomes members of all ages.
Banner Theatre –
A long-established community theatre company, using drama, music, song, back-projected still and moving images and audio recordings as central elements in its touring productions. Based in Birmingham.
Barton Theatre Company –
Eccles, Manchester. Amateur theatre company producing three to four shows each year for the local community. Information on the current and season productions, history, ticket, and contact details.
Basildon Players –
This group stage three productions a year ranging from comedy and pantomime to tragedy.
Beaconsfield Theatre Group –
Amateur dramatics group based in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. The group usually puts on three shows per year and sometimes enters plays into local drama festivals.
Bear’s Bridge Theatre Company –
Based in Bristol. Information on membership, current and past projects and performances taken to the community.
Bedfordshire Youth Theatre –
Staging the Epic Of Gilgamesh: A project for the new millennium in July 2000. This site follows the production from start to finish.
Bench Theatre –
An amateur theatre company in Hampshire producing a wide range of high quality drama and specialising in classic and contemporary plays.
Bishop Auckland Theatre Society –
A theatre group based in the North East, performing at least twice a year. Information on past and forthcoming productions.
Blackmore Players –
Amateur theatre group based in Brentwood that performs four shows a year. Visit its current and past productions, social events, and bulletin board.
Blackpool & Fylde Light Opera Company –
A group of actors and musicians who live in the Blackpool and Fylde area who perform quality productions of musicals at the Grand Theatre in Blackpool.
Borograds –
Borough Green amateur dramatic society, with details of all productions since 1969, photos, reviews, and booking information for current and future shows.
Bottisham Players –
Amateur dramatics group centred on Bottisham, Cambridgeshire that produces a pantomime and two plays every year. Access pictures of past productions and description of their current show.
Brantham Amateur Theatrical Society –
Based in Brantham, Suffolk, this group performs musicals and plays, as well as hosting an annual play festival and operating two workshops for younger members.
Braunton Productions –
A North Devon based theatre company who perform big musicals, plays and cabarets in and around the Barnstaple area.
Breakaway Theatre Company –
Amateur dramatic group based in St Albans. The company offers an annual open-air production in summer, and new plays and adaptations in winter.
Brighton Little Theatre –
An amateur theatre company based in Brighton, staging between ten and twelve productions a year. Booking information and a photo gallery.
Broadbent Theatre –
The Broadbent Theatre is owned and run by amateur theatre company, The Lindsey Rural Players. Located in Wickenby, Lincolnshire.
BROS Musical Productions –
An amateur musical theatre company based in the Alexandra Theatre, Bognor Regis, West Sussex.
Canterbury Players –
Amateur dramatics group playing at venues in the Canterbury area.
Celesta Players –
Amateur dramatic society based in Manchester. Performs several shows each year and has an active youth group.
Centre Stage –
Amateur musical theatre company based in Central London, performing two shows per year. The group rehearses mainly in the St John’s Wood area.
CHaPs Drama Group –
An amateur theatre group based in the Cadbury Heath area of Bristol.
Chesham Musical Theatre Company –
Performs musicals, Gilbert and Sullivan, light opera and old time music hall at least twice a year in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Includes a gallery of photos from past productions.
Chesham Theatre Company –
Theatre group based in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Includes profile, information on past and future events, news and contact information.
Chesham Youth Theatre –
A drama group for people between 11 and 18, serving Chesham, Buckinghamshire and the surrounding area. The group has weekly meetings and two main shows a year, and also offers workshops and theatre trips.
Cheshire Theatre Guild –
Representing amateur theatre groups in Cheshire area. Includes contact information for all member groups, diary of events, newsletters and information on courses held.
Chicken Shed Theatre Company –
Specializes in musicals, ballets, mime, and dance. Based in Southgate, North London.
Chipstead Players Theatre Company –
The Chipstead Players located in Surrey. Interviews, articles, season information and photographs page.
Chorley Little Theatre –
Based in Lancashire this venue hosts 7 shows a year including musicals. Information on current and past productions, map and booking information.
Clacton Amateur Dramatic Society –
Productions, news and gallery.
Cody Farnborough Amateur Operatic Society –
One of the premier “non-professional” musical theatre groups in the North Hampshire area, performing 2 major musicals each year at the professional venue the Princes Hall in Aldershot.
Colbury and Ashurst Theatrical Society –
Community theatre in Ashurst (on the Southampton side of the New Forest) producing plays, pantomimes and musicals. Information on current and past productions, history, membership information, and links to scripts.
Coleshill Operatic Society –
Based in the West Midlands. Includes details of past productions, and booking information.
Concordia Theatre –
Independently run amateur theatre in Hinckley, Leicestershire. Hosts pantomime, opera, plays, musicals, dance and professional and corporate events. Details of bookings, future presentations, parking, and a map.
Derbyshire Ensemble –
Working with young and old people alike, this company produces a musical, an open-air concert, and a series of smaller concerts troughout the year in the area of Matlock, Derbyshire.
Detling Players –
Based in the village of Detling, near Maidstone, Kent, this group presents a range of plays including comedy, murder mystery and serious drama.
Dover Operatic and Dramatic Society –
Amateur group performing four main shows a year – drama, panto, operatic and next generation (youth) sections. Press and production archives, discussion forums and general information.
Dunstable Rep Theatre Club –
This community theatre offers a look at its current season, how to join, and photos from previous shows. Access their webcam.
Durham Shakespeare Group –
Amateur group from Durham that can be hired for a small charge to perform a play at evening events. Photos and contact details.
Eastbury Players –
Amateur operatic and dramatic society based at in Barking, Essex. Access information on new productions, discussion forum, and social events.
Erith Playhouse –
A non-professional repertory theatre sited on the Thames in the London Borough of Bexley. Site features current productions, theatre history and general information.
Exeter Drama Company –
An amateur drama company based in Exeter, Devon, presenting four productions a year. Details of forthcoming and past plays, news and links.
Forest Musical Productions –
Amateur musical company which performs in Ilford. Contains information about current shows as well as social events.
Foursight Theatre –
A women’s theatre company based in Wolverhampton. The company is committed to creating ‘total theatre’ – a holistic style of performance rooted in physical theatre, combining word, movement and music in equal measure.
Gladstone Theatre –
Wirral theatre presenting both professional and amateur shows. Includes information about current and coming productions, theatre hire, and the trust.
Gloc Musical Theatre –
West London based non-professional musical theatre company, specialising in the performance of contemporary musicals.
Godalming Operatic Society –
An amateur operatic society, based in Godalming, Surrey, UK, performing mainly the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. Lists upcoming performances with a gallery of past events, and ticket details.
Godalming Theatre Group –
A community theatre company in Surrey presenting musicals, pantomime and a youth theatre with classwork in acting, singing and dance.
Gravesend Theatre Guild –
An amateur dramatic and musical society presenting 6-8 productions per year and based in Northfleet, Kent.
Grayshott Stagers –
Based in Hampshire. Information about their previous shows and other diary dates.
Greville Theatre Club –
A well known and well supported amateur drama group based in the north west corner of rural Essex.
Halifax Playhouse –
An amateur theatre in Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Hampstead Players –
This amateur company, based at the Parish Church of St. John-at-Hampstead, present a studio production, a classic, and a major show every year. View their news, programme of events, and membership options.
Harlequin Players –
Amateur theatre group with own theatre in Northwich, Cheshire. Six main plays per season. New members for acting or backstage always welcome.
Harrogate St. Andrew’s Players –
An amateur dramatics society based in Harrogate, performing two shows a year. Photo gallery and information on past and future productions.
Havering Music Makers –
An amateur theatre group performing musicals and other shows at the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, Essex.
Headgate Theatre –
This company, administered by Theatre Arts Action Trust, is based in Colchester, Essex. Access their rental and booking rates, current and past productions, and newsletter.
Hersham Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society –
Stages bi-annual productions, and includes news, information about memberships, props, costumes, upcoming and past performances, and contact details.
Imperial College Union Dramatic Society –
Information about this London based society, productions, and members.
KDC Theatre –
A Central London based amateur theatre group dedicated to giving Londoners the chance to put on and perform plays. The group offers three themed seasons a year.
Kelvedon Players –
An amateur dramatic society that stage pantomimes, dramas and musicals. With three or four productions each year. Based in Kelvedon, Essex.
Kentish Players –
Theatre company specializing in musical theatre producing two major productions a year. Includes history, photos, reviews, production, and contact information. Based in Rochester, Kent.
Kidz R Us Theatre Company –
Based in St. Ives, Cornwall. The site features information about the children’s theatre company including past, present and future productions.
Kings Langley Light Opera Company –
Amateur group that performs up to two shows a year, mainly musicals. Based in Kings Langley, Herts.
Kippax Operatic Society –
The society puts on one major show, a pantomime and a cabaret every year. Based in Kippax, Leeds.
Knowle Operatic Society –
Amateur group originally performing in Knowle Village Hall: includes online ticket reservations, calendar, company’s history.
Knutsford Amateur Operatic Society –
Amateur musical theatre company in Knutsford. Information on current and previous shows and background on the group.
Lane Theatre Newquay –
Offers a mix of productions. What’s on and how to book. Located in Newquay, Cornwall.
Launceston Amateur Dramatic Society –
This group puts on 2-3 productions a year, enters competitive festivals and offers opportunities for acting, backstage, front of house and social contact.
Laxfield Children’s Drama Club –
Amateur group based in Laxfield, Suffolk.
Leeds Combined Arts (LCA) –
Based in Leeds, this company aims to bring theatre to schools and centres through the use of workshops, enable people with learning difficulties to experience the arts, and promote a sense of involvement and enjoyment of theatre.
Little Theatre Company –
Live theatre in the heart of Burton upon Trent by Little Theatre Company, a major user of the Brewhouse Arts Centre.
Liverpool Network Theatre Group –
Amateur theatre group based in the centre of Liverpool. Information about workshops and current productions.
Longueville Little Theatre Company –
An amateur company that performs three times a year in Milton Keynes. Booking information and details of past shows.
Louth Playgoers Society –
A long standing amateur dramatics company dedicated to bringing productions of a professional standard to Louth and North East Lincolnshire.
Lyme Regis Operatic Society –
Includes a library of past productions, news, forthcoming shows and contacts for the society, which began in 1921.
Manchester Universities G&S Society –
MUGSS has members from all of the universities in Manchester, and produces a Gilbert and Sullivan show each March.
Medway Little Theatre –
Amateur theatre company in Rochester, Kent, with its own 106 seat theatre, active youth sections and occasional professional events.
Mere Amateur Dramatic Society –
Also incorporates the literary festival. Meeting dates, history of the society, details of past and future productions. Cheshire.
Nailsea Musicals –
Amateur musical society based in Nailsea, North Somerset. Details on current, future and past Productions, juniors and adults sections.
Network Theatre –
Amateur theatre company based in the heart of London, underneath Waterloo Station.
New Stagers Theatre Club –
An amateur group based in Wandsworth, London. The group produces 3 plays and a pantomime each year, and welcomes anyone with an interest in any aspect of theatre.
Newton Abbot & District Musical Comedy Society –
Newton Abbot, Devon based group producing a musical and a pantomime each year. The group also has a junior society which puts on one production a year.
NODA South-East –
Regional organization of the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA), representing amateur theatre in the southeast of England.
Norbury Theatre –
Volunteer-run amateur theatre group based in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire. Includes details of upcoming productions, membership, booking, and contact information.
North Hykeham Dramatic Society –
A community theatre group based in Lincolnshire, producing two or three shows annually in and around Hykeham. Membership is open to anyone interested in amateur theatre.
Nottingham Arts Theatre –
Over 250 volunteers produce and perform in the 10-show season. Information on current and past productions, map and booking information.
Otley Community Players –
An amateur community theatre group in Otley, West Yorkshire. Information about productions, past and current, membership, rehearsal schedule, and contacts.
Ottershaw Players –
Amateur theatre society based in Ottershaw, Surrey. Membership information and details of forthcoming plays.
Oxfordshire Theatre Company –
Performs to communities locally, regionally and nationally. View its past, current and future productions, and their funders and sponsors.
Panda Players –
Amateur theatre company in Amersham and Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Lists next show, previous shows, costume hire, concert group and some photos.
Parkside Players –
Amateur theatre company based in Ilford, Essex. The group performs four plays a year, with a traditional pantomime at Christmas, as well as performing each year in the Felixstowe Drama Festival.
Pewsey Vale Amateur Dramatic Society –
Based in Pewsey Wiltshire, this society performs shows, pantomimes, cabarets, plays and musicals. Includes pictures from the shows, information on how to join the society, and theatrical links.
Phoenix Theatre Company –
An amateur company presenting musicals in the Southampton area of England. Visit its past and current shows, contact information, and local and theatre links.
Pinner Players –
Amateur dramatics group based in Pinner, Middlesex.
Pintsize Theatre Company –
A non-profit community theatre group performing in the East Midlands. The group’s philosophy is one of reflecting local issues though theatre and film.
Playgoers’ Society of Dartington Hall –
Amateur theatre group in South Devon, performing regularly at Dartington Hall, Totnes.
Proscenium –
An amateur theatre company, founded in 1924, continues to present both classical and contemporary plays to as wide an audience as possible. Based in Harrow, London.
Putney Arts Theatre –
Community theatre based in Putney, south-west London, home to two amateur theatre companies: Putney Theatre Company and Group 64 Youth Theatre.
Quarndon Amateur Dramatic Society (QUADS) –
Amateur dramatic society which puts on two plays per year in Quarndon, Near Derby, Derbyshire.
Quaysiders Amateur Dramatic Society –
Puts on two plays a year at the Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft.
Rainbow Pantomimes –
An organization in the Wolverhampton/Dudley area in the West Midlands who stage an annual pantomime, the profits from which are given to local charities.
Rainham Theatrical Society –
An amateur dramatic society based in Rainham, Kent, staging six main productions a year and actively participating in community events and drama festivals.
Ringwood Musical and Dramatic Society –
An amateur Musical Society that performs musicals, concerts, plays and revues. Based in Ringwood, Hampshire.
Riverside Players –
Amateur dramatics group based in Old Windsor, Berkshire, specializing in musical, drama, and pantomime.
Rugby Theatre –
An amateur society which owns its own 313 seat theatre. It puts on ten live shows each year.
Sainsbury Singers –
Amateur theatre company based in Reading, in the Thames Valley, that produce musical productions.
Salisbury Amateur Operatic Society –
News of productions and events. Production photos.
Scissett Stage Door Theatre Company –
A community theatre group based in the village of Scissett near Wakefield/Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. The group actively encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to take part in amateur theatre, and performs at least one show and one pantomime each year.
Screaming Theatre –
Produces innovative contemporary theatre in Preston, with the aim of engaging new people into theatre. Provides the company’s history, past and upcoming productions.
Sheep Town Theatre Company. –
The resident company at The Mart Theatre in Skipton, North Yorkshire, who stage performances featuring new writing based on local themes, issues and stories.
Shinfield Players –
Theatre group based near Reading, Berkshire. The site provides information about the theatre, what the group offers, and current productions. Several productions each year.
Sounds Musical Theatre Company –
One of Plymouth’s oldest amateur theatre companies. Features upcoming shows, a list of previous productions and a photo gallery.
South London Theatre –
Amateur theatre company producing 22 shows per year in two theatre spaces.
South Manchester Amateur Operatic Society –
Amateur society based in East Didsbury dedicated to putting on two productions of major musicals each year.
South Shields Gilbert and Sullivan Operatic Society –
Information about the amateur operatic society, past and current events, and a gallery.
Southwold and Aldeburgh Theatre –
Based in Suffolk. Information on past and upcoming productions.
Spot On! Amateur Productions –
Skipton. New prforming group formed by two young theatre enthusiasts. Information on past and coming performances, photos, press releases, and contact details.
St. Albans Operatic Society –
Amateur operatic and dramatic society based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Productions range from Gilbert and Sullivan, to high opera, via the popular West End and Broadway musicals.
St. Giles Pantomime Society, Pontefract –
A community pantomime society established by the Vicar of St.Giles Church in 1949, bringing quality theatrical entertainment and fellowship to the West Yorkshire area. Includes their history and newsletters.
Stirling and Bridge of Allan Operatic Society –
Amateur musical society based in Stirling, Scotland. Shows, club news and social events.
Stourbridge Amateur Operatic Society –
Performs operettas and modern musicals in Stourbridge, West Midlands.
Summerseat Players –
A company in Ramsbottom, near Manchester, providing details of current and future productions at the Theatre Royal. Also offers a youth theatre program.
Teddington Theatre Club –
The group puts on plays of all types: modern, classics, British, foreign, comedies, tragedies, musicals and dramas. Information on current and future productions.
The Clarendon Players –
An amateur drama group of Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Highlights future productions with photos from past shows.
The Club Theatre Altrincham –
Amateur theatre in South Manchester. Site shows past productions, what’s on and theatre news.
The Company –
Based in Sheffield. Includes information on past productions and on the group’s history.
The Curtain Theatre –
An amateur theatre group in Rochdale, producing five shows per year. Includes information on current and future productions.
The Edward Alderton Theatre –
A non-professional theatre company in Bexleyheath, Kent.
The Geoffrey Whitworth Theatre –
Amateur theatre in Crayford, Kent. The theatre holds ten or eleven productions annually, each usually lasting for 8 nights.
The Hawth Theatre Crawley –
The Hawth Theatre offers one of the best and most diverse programmes of arts, entertainments and events in the South.
The Kelvin Players –
Large drama group based in Bristol, England, with own studio premises. Non-professional company, with several productions during each year.
The Kingswood Players –
A theatre group in Bristol who stage three productions annually. Lists current and historical information on their activities, updated weekly.
The Lissenden Players –
Traditional music hall company performing in Highgate, North London and elsewhere on request. Upcoming shows, photos, and history.
The Nomad Theatre –
Theatre group based in East Horsley, Surrey. The site contains information on current and future productions, the classes and groups run by the company, and the history of the theatre.
The Penfold Players –
Theatre group based in Washingborough, Lincoln, UK, performing pantomimes and plays. Information on past and current productions, and a history of the group.
The Phoenix Theatre –
Presenting a variety of professional and amateur productions. Information on tickets, the current season, photos, theatre and contact details. Northumberland.
The Questors Theatre –
Based in Ealing, London, this is the largest community theatre in Europe, staging around 20 productions a year, a variety of courses and workshops, and a regular programme of visiting companies.
The Rickmansworth Players –
Local amateur society who perform a play and a musical each year. Membership, society, and production information.
The Southwark Mysteries –
An information and communication site to promote the Southwark Mysteries community drama project, The Mystery Plays and the Vision Books.
The Ullenhall Players –
Amateur dramatic society based in Ullenhall, Warwickshire. Includes news and details of productions and events.
The Urmston Musical Theatre –
The group puts on musical shows in Trafford, Manchester. Booking information and details of productions.
The Valley Players –
Drama group based in Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, staging three productions per year.
The Village Players –
A friendly amateur dramatics group who meet at Pilning Village Hall and put on two shows a year.
The Worthy Players –
An amateur dramatic society based near Winchester, Hampshire. Various information is available on past shows and forthcoming productions.
The Wranglers Theatre Company –
Plymouth based amateur theatre company which produces up to four shows a year. Details of productions and information for potential new members.
Theatre484 –
Company set up to create plays in just 484 hours.
Theatrecraft –
An amateur dramatic society based in Herne Bay, Kent. Three productions a year, including a summer musical, a pantomime and a play.
Tickenham Drama Group –
Details on the activities of Tickenham Drama Group, a North Somerset based amateur dramatic group. Information on future shows and auditions.
Tyldesley Little Theatre –
Amateur dramatic society based in Tyldesley, providing drama, comedy and pantomime to the local community in Lancashire, Cheshire and the North West of England.
Tynemouth Priory Theatre –
[North Tyneside] Presents classic and new stage productions in its own 200 seat venue. Show and contact information along with photos, audition announcements, and membership details.
Warwick University Drama Society –
Information on membership, productions and workshops.
Westfield Productions –
An amateur dramatics company based in Southampton, Hampshire. The group performs an annual pantomime and a summer show.
Weston Panto –
Amateur group that writes and performs annually in Weston on Trent, Derbyshire.
Whitefield Garrick Society –
Amateur company located in South Bury, near Manchester. Produces five plays each year in their own thrust stage theatre. Includes photos and information about how to join.
Whitwell Players –
Amateur dramatic group in the village of Whitwell, Hertfordshire. Information on productions, history of the group and theatrical links.
Wilmslow Green Room Theatre Society –
An amateur society that performs 5 times a year, and annually on the lawns of Gawsworth Hall. Information on past and future events, photographs and a newsletter.
Woodford Operatic and Dramatic Society –
Details of the group’s shows, which are usually at the Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford, Essex. Site also includes membership information and reviews of past events.
Woodhouse Players –
An amateur drama group based in Leytonstone, East London, staging four or more productions per year.
Woodley Theatre –
Amateur theatre group with their own 100-seat theatre in Woodley, near Reading. They average six productions a year.
Youth Action Theatre –
Group based in London, providing an opportunity for any young person, in the age range 16 to 25 years, to acquire or enhance their acting or allied theatrical skills by participation in drama workshops and on-stage performances.