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  • Tickets for The Accrington Pals can now be purchased online via our new ticket booking system at http://belfreytheatretickets.ticketsource.co.uk/. The traditional methods are also still available:- boxoffice@belfreytheatre.com or 01952 222277.

    NEW – Online booking system being trialled for The Accrington Pals

    Tickets for The Accrington Pals can now be purchased online via our new ticket booking system at http://belfreytheatretickets.ticketsource.co.uk/. The traditional methods are also still available:- boxoffice@belfreytheatre.com or 01952 222277.

  • SHROPSHIRE DRAMA FESTIVAL 2014 – RESULTS

  • Youth Section Best Play : Living With Lady Macbeth – Belfrey Youth Theatre Runner Up Best Play : If I Should Fall From Grace With God – Q3 Academy Best Actor : Dan Wilson (Dante, If I Should Fall from Grace With God) Best Actress : Tabitha Heeley (Lily Morgan, Living With Lady Macbeth) Best Supporting Role : Fiona Boyle (Mother, Living With Lady Macbeth) Best Director : Clare Foster (Living With Lady Macbeth) Full Length Section Best Play : Deoxyribonucleic Acid – Belfrey Players Best Actor : Rob Fisher (Willie, Blue Remembered Hills) Best Actress : Natalie Goldup (Audrey, Blue Remembered...

    40TH (2013) WELLINGTON DRAMA FESTIVAL RESULTS

    Youth Section Best Play : Living With Lady Macbeth – Belfrey Youth Theatre Runner Up Best Play : If I Should Fall From Grace With God – Q3 Academy Best Actor : Dan Wilson (Dante, If I Should Fall from Grace With God) Best Actress : Tabitha Heeley (Lily Morgan, Living With Lady Macbeth) Best Supporting Role : Fiona Boyle (Mother, Living With Lady Macbeth) Best Director : Clare Foster (Living With Lady Macbeth) Full Length Section Best Play : Deoxyribonucleic Acid – Belfrey Players Best Actor : Rob Fisher (Willie, Blue Remembered Hills) Best Actress : Natalie Goldup (Audrey, Blue Remembered…

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    The Belfrey's latest newsletter can be downloaded from here.

  • Another success for the cast of NINE, Laura Delves and Roxy Roscoe, who were runners-up at the Shropshire Drama Festival and went on to represent the county at the Quarter Final at Burton-upon-Trent where Laura received a nomination for Best Actress. Also, congratulations to Ali Fear who garnered the Best Director award at Shropshire for NINE. And to Belfrey Youth who won the Youth section at Shropshire with D.I.Y. Frankenstein Outfit, with Madison Coyle taking away the Best Youth Actress award. And to Jess Bracken who got the Best Supporting award for her part in Players’ production of Red Balloon....

    More Drama Festival Successes!

    Another success for the cast of NINE, Laura Delves and Roxy Roscoe, who were runners-up at the Shropshire Drama Festival and went on to represent the county at the Quarter Final at Burton-upon-Trent where Laura received a nomination for Best Actress. Also, congratulations to Ali Fear who garnered the Best Director award at Shropshire for NINE. And to Belfrey Youth who won the Youth section at Shropshire with D.I.Y. Frankenstein Outfit, with Madison Coyle taking away the Best Youth Actress award. And to Jess Bracken who got the Best Supporting award for her part in Players’ production of Red Balloon….

  • Wellington Theatre Company's production of The Glass Menagerie was performed at The Gaiety Theare, Douglas, IOM on Wednesday 3rd April as part of their Easter Festival. At the awards ceremony on Friday 5th April Hugh Jones was awarded best supporting actor. Congratulations to Hugh for winning this award with such tough competition. Those who went were - Actors, Jack King as Tom, Margaret Leigh as Amanda, Clare Foster as Laura and Hugh Jones as Jim, the gentleman caller. Assisting were Matt Richardson, Laura Delves, Cathy Turner, Milly Corbett, Heather Foster, Andrew Foster. Director, trip organiser Marianne Foster and assistant director...

    Glass Menagerie on the Isle-of-Man

    Wellington Theatre Company’s production of The Glass Menagerie was performed at The Gaiety Theare, Douglas, IOM on Wednesday 3rd April as part of their Easter Festival. At the awards ceremony on Friday 5th April Hugh Jones was awarded best supporting actor. Congratulations to Hugh for winning this award with such tough competition. Those who went were – Actors, Jack King as Tom, Margaret Leigh as Amanda, Clare Foster as Laura and Hugh Jones as Jim, the gentleman caller. Assisting were Matt Richardson, Laura Delves, Cathy Turner, Milly Corbett, Heather Foster, Andrew Foster. Director, trip organiser Marianne Foster and assistant director…

70 Years of Theatre
  • The 1940’s 1940- Nine Till Six 1941- Meet the Family 1942- Ladies in Retirement 1943- Happy Days, If Four Walls Told 1944- Candied Peel, To Kill a Cat 1945- The Blue Goose, Quiet Wedding 1946- Double Door, Nothing but the Truth 1947- Last Mrs. Cheyney, Such Things Happen 1948- The Silver Chord, Grand National Night 1949- Lady from Edinburgh, Pink String and Sealing Wax The 1950’s  1950- Chiltern Hundreds, Rose without a Thorn 1951- A Murder has been Arranged, Young Wives Tale 1952- School for Spinsters, Treasure Hunt 1953- One Wild Oat,  Glad Tidings 1954- Nine Till Six, Suspect 1955-...

    70 Years of Past Productions

    The 1940’s 1940- Nine Till Six 1941- Meet the Family 1942- Ladies in Retirement 1943- Happy Days, If Four Walls Told 1944- Candied Peel, To Kill a Cat 1945- The Blue Goose, Quiet Wedding 1946- Double Door, Nothing but the Truth 1947- Last Mrs. Cheyney, Such Things Happen 1948- The Silver Chord, Grand National Night 1949- Lady from Edinburgh, Pink String and Sealing Wax The 1950’s  1950- Chiltern Hundreds, Rose without a Thorn 1951- A Murder has been Arranged, Young Wives Tale 1952- School for Spinsters, Treasure Hunt 1953- One Wild Oat,  Glad Tidings 1954- Nine Till Six, Suspect 1955-…

  • The building that is now the Belfrey Theatre was originally part of the Prince’s Street Infants School.  Josie Grant, the guiding light of the Wellington Theatre Company (established in 1939), was keen to find a permanent home for the company having produced plays at various venues in and around Wellington, including: The Grammar School, Drill Hall and Charlton Arms Hotel.  After the Prince’s Street School closed, the Belfrey Arts Trust was established and purchased the school buildings from the local Authority for just £1.  Legend has it that the Belfrey name was taken when Jose said of the project “I...

    History

    The building that is now the Belfrey Theatre was originally part of the Prince’s Street Infants School.  Josie Grant, the guiding light of the Wellington Theatre Company (established in 1939), was keen to find a permanent home for the company having produced plays at various venues in and around Wellington, including: The Grammar School, Drill Hall and Charlton Arms Hotel.  After the Prince’s Street School closed, the Belfrey Arts Trust was established and purchased the school buildings from the local Authority for just £1.  Legend has it that the Belfrey name was taken when Jose said of the project “I…

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