John Peel Theatre

The Little Theatre at the Heart of Wigton

Our Next Production:
A Midsummers Night's Dream

Tickets available online

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or by phoning 01697 424624

President: Melvyn Bragg



Our Facilities:

Proscenium arch theatre

90 raked seats

Wheelchair access

Induction loop

Licensed bar

Real coffee

Ice cream & snacks


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Special thanks to Phil Martin (son of founder member and past chair Jack Martin) for all archive material and notes.

Yes and No
January 1953

Dear Departed - The Frozen Heart - Orange Blossom
April 1953

Came the Night
October 1953

Third production for the WTC. October 1953. Interesting in that it was written and produced by Rowland Eames, a club member and teacher at the Secondary school. He lived on West Avenue I think. The star of the show must have been Graham Tweddle’s wig.
Phil Martin

Night Must Fall
December 1953