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The Hebden Bridge Little Theatre is a small, dynamic and welcoming theatre group, producing consistently high quality drama. Each year they present a programme of five plays, which seeks to appeal to all tastes.

The Long Road is just around the corner. The next Little Theatre play (April 8-13) is by Shelagh Stephenson and explores the emotions of a family that has lost a member via a stabbing. Directed by Rachel Doyle-Richards. Read more 14 March 2024

Hay Fever From Monday, 26 February Hebden Bridge Little Theatre starts its Centenary year with Noel Coward's Hay Fever – written 100 years ago in 1924! Directed by Hannah Stow and starring Judith Bliss. Read more.

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre Celebrates Centenary During 2024 Hebden Bridge Little Theatre is celebrating 100 years! Not even the Second World War could prevent the curtain being raised, with well over 70,000 seats being sold during the six-year conflict. Read more 17 Jan

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, is being performed at Hebden Bridge Little Theatre from 2-7 October. The director uses physical theatre in the style of Frantic Assembly, involving a lot of dance-like movement.  More info

Little Theatre: Centenary Book Launch on Sunday, 3 September. The book is Hebden Bridge Little Theatre: An Illustrated History 1924-2024 by Vaughan Leslie.

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New Book on the Little Theatre The Centenary Album - Hebden Bridge Little Theatre: An Illustrated History 1924-2024 by Vaughan Leslie.

Read more 28 June

Quartet - this April, at the Little Theare. The stage play, which was also a highly-acclaimed film starring Billy Connolly and Maggie Smith, focuses on four retired opera singers in a care home. Read more

10 April 2023

Play Write! – A Festival of New Drama At the end of July, Hebden Bridge Little Theatre plays host to a special event in the arts calendar, as the second Play Write! Festival takes place. Read more 30 June 2022

Things I Know to be True The Little Theatre's June production is this intense family drama by Andrew Bovell and directed by Rachel Doyle-Richards, from Mon 20 June till 25 June. Read more. 6 June 2022

Wife After Death The Little Theatre's April production (25-30) is the hilarious comedy, Wife After Death by Eric Chapell. Comedian and national treasure Dave Thursby has died, and on the day of his funeral, friends and colleagues gather beside his coffin to pay their last respects. Read more 13 April 2022

When We Are Married In December, the Little Theatre returns to a regular programme, starting with When We Are Married, J.B. Priestley's most popular play, a comedy, full of larger than life characters, depicting the snobbery and pomposity of the North's nouveau riche. Read more 20 Nov 2021

A Touch of Danger Read-through/ Audition 21 October 2021

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre is back! - Aug 2021

Little Theatre looking for a large cast - March 2020

Entertaining Angels - 7 February 2020

Bazaar and Rummage - Saturday, 9 November 2019

Theft - 24 September 2019

Bazaar and Rummage audition - 11 Aug 2019

Witness for the Prosecution - 9 June 2019

Little Theatre invites you to tread the boards - 23 May 2019

Pyrenees by David Greig - April 2019

If I Were You - Feb 2019

The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow - November 2018

'Allo Allo'  - Sept 2018

Lovesong by Abi Morgan - May 2018

Gaslightby Patrick Hamilton - April 2018

Be My Baby by Amanda Whittington - Feb 2018

Roleplay by Alan Ayckbourn- Nov 2017

A View from the Bridge - April 2017

Spring and Port Wine - February 2017

Moonlight and Magnolias - September 2016

See also

Little Theatre website