Comedy Thriller “Deathtrap” at The Playhouse Theatre this February

The amateur group present their latest production – Deathtrap – from Tuesday 19 February. Unknown dramatist Clifford Anderson has sent his new thriller to award-winning Broadway author Sidney Bruhl for comment – or has he? Without a success to his credit for some years, Sidney plots with his reluctant wife Continue Reading

Playhouse present something different for Christmas, with Rules for Living

Fancy something other than a panto at the theatre this Christmas? The Playhouse Theatre take a quirky look at Christmas Lunch with Sam Holcroft’s Rules for Living from Tuesday 11 December 2018. Far from your standard production documenting family dynamics and societal norms, Rules For Living introduces more and more bizarre, and Continue Reading

Kick The Bucket by LIMBO, Review | The Playhouse Theatre, Northampton

Northampton comedy group, LIMBO, brought their brand new show “Kick the Bucket” to the packed out Playhouse Theatre on Clare Street Writer and performer Joe Joseph took the original incarnation of LIMBO to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013 with a show called Fisting For Biscuits. Now the group is back Continue Reading

Interview with… The Cast of Defying Gravity

With just over a week to go until they take to the Playhouse Theatre, Northampton with one of Masque Theatre’s most adventurous productions ever, we’ve grabbed a few minutes with Bex Fey and Julia Langley (Teacher and Elizabeth) to tell us more about Defying Gravity… What inspired you to audition Continue Reading

The Playhouse Theatre Northampton announce cast for Love In A Mist

Weekes Baptiste directs Kenneth Horne’s romantic comedy, “Love In A Mist” at The Playhouse Theatre from Tuesday 18 to Saturday 22 September 2018. Newlyweds Pat and Nigel get lost in the mist and end up trapped in a cottage owned by Mr and Mrs Evans, which also happens to be Continue Reading

Dark comedy, The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband, takes to The Playhouse

The next production from The Playhouse Theatre, Debbie Isitt’s “The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband” runs Tuesday 10 to Saturday 14 July 2018 Kenneth and Hilary have been married nearly twenty years, but as middle age approaches, Ken finds himself in the arms of another woman. At first, Laura appears Continue Reading

Captive Audience Review | The Playhouse Theatre (One Act Play Fest)

Described as a “panto play in one act”, Keith Lipscombe’s “Captive Audience” features 4 willing actors, and a whole cast of unwitting ones. Alfie has, at the request of his children apparently, installed the latest “must have” home entertainment system – a live audience. Talking at us, but not to Continue Reading