John Peel Theatre

The Little Theatre at the Heart of Wigton


President: Melvyn Bragg

Tickets available online from

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Our Next Production:


Our Facilities:

Proscenium arch theatre

90 raked seats

Wheelchair access

Induction loop

Licensed bar

Real coffee

Ice cream & snacks


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Our Cozy Little Theatre Offers…
90 Raked Seats
We do not operate a seat numbering system, so you can sit where you like on the night. However, if you have any special requirements for seating we are more than happy to accommodate you. Just drop us a line via this site or by calling one of our numbers.

Wheelchair Access
We have step free access into the theatre and wheelchair spaces in the auditorium. We also have a fully accessible toilet.

Induction Loop

Licensed Bar
See our bar page for details.

The Technical Stuff
For club members we also have a number of backstage and technical areas:

  • Proscenium arch stage with trap door and apron
  • Large control box with computerised lighting and sound desks
  • Two dynamic moving head lights
  • Sound stage
  • Excellent sound system for live music
  • Live video and audio feed of the stage to the backstage area
  • 3 dressing rooms
  • Prop store
  • Large costume collection
  • Scenery dock
  • Workshop
  • Kitchen area
  • Cast toilet

Our theatre is available to hire. For enquires please contact
Connie Jensen
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