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Sleeping Beauty

“The Sleeping Beauty” – a musical pantomime written, directed and produced by George Critchley for PMA Productions Ltd

Fri 11th Dec to
Thu 24th Dec
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Chris Helme + Bad Cardigan

Chris Helme is best known for writing songs and fronting Britpop band THE SEAHORSES before moving onto to other projects including The Yards. These days he is well established as a solo performer with a wealth of songs to hand and his truly special voice.

Fri 15th Jan 7.00pm
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The UK's Worst Serial Killers - Trevor Marriott

The show is a two-hour audiovisual show in which Trevor Marriott tells the stories behind some of The UK`s worst serial killers from the late Victorian period up to the present day.

Thu 17th Mar 7.30pm
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Johnny Hates Jazz - Turn Back the Clock

The trio found worldwide success in the mid 80s, with debut single ‘Shattered Dreams’ becoming a top 5 hit in both the UK and US, along with the UK no.1 album ‘Turn Back The Clock’.

Fri 4th Mar 7.00pm
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The improvised comedy musical-Created by the audience!

Fri 26th Feb 7.30pm
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An Audience with Spandau Ballet's Martin Kemp

Best known as the bassist from Spandau Ballet and his portrayal as Steve Owen in Eastenders

Fri 8th Jan 7.30pm

Coming Soon

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Annual Christmas Concert

Sun 6th Dec 1.30pm
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NT Live -Jane Eyre

Tue 8th Dec 7.00pm
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White Christmas

Tue 8th Dec 2.00pm

Latest News

DLT Community Promoters Learn How to Time Travel

If you were out and about in Darwen on Friday 25th September you may have stumbled across the wonderful Silvermoon Jazz band playing in Darwen Markets. Maybe you stopped and listened for a while? Maybe you tried a ration recipe rock bun? And maybe you got chatting to one of our Community Promoters?


Now children as young as 5 can take part in a regular youth theatre!  Due to demand for places, we are changing our age groups and running three sessions instead of two. From 7 September, the three groups will be: 5-8 years; 9-12 years and 13-18 years.  Sessions are still every Monday.

Fun Filled Open Afternoon

We’re opening up the theatre, so come along and join us for some fun! It’s completely free, there’s no tickets, just come along and do as many workshops as you like.  We’ll have pros on hand to give you 20 minute courses in stand-up comedy, acting, prop making and much more. Plus you’ll get to go […]