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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Visiting Productions

  • Concert with The Haar
  • Concert with Damien Barber and Mike Wilson
  • Concert with Mikey Kenney and Michael Paul Metcalfe
  • The Magic of Music concert with Ian Kellett, Paul Cornwall and Dave Hamilton, Tony Stevenson, Neil McHardy, Michelle Dodds and Kate Jensen - Celebrating 60 years of the John Peel Theatre
  • Concert with Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman


  • Concert with Charlie Dore and Julian Littman
  • Concert with John Kirkpatrick
  • The Cookie Inspector by Dragonfly Drama Group


  • Concert with While and Matthews
  • Helen O'Grady parents' show

  • Scrooge Diaries by Peter Macqueen
  • Sleeping Beauty by Shared Experience

  • Concert with Gage
  • Old Herbaceous by Peter Macqueen
  • Concert with Elaine Davidson

  • Concert with Gage
  • The Professor of Adventure by Peter Macqueen

  • Concert with Absolute Zero
  • Concert with Gage supported by Running with Scissors
  • Part of Play with a Poem, which toured to Theatre by the Lake and Penrith, ending with a home performance in April
  • Revolution by Wyldwood
  • Ivenway by Wyldwood Theatre Company
  • Soaked by La’al Marra Productions

  • Helen O'Grady parents' show
  • Concert with Salvation & Blue Sky Illusion
  • Midsummer Night's Dream by Wyldwood Theatre Company
  • Music, Magic and Mayhem touring show