Multiple NODA Award Nominees and Winners

Irchester Players is a community theatre group based in Irchester, Northamptonshire. We produce severals shows each year. The group is a proud member of the National Operatic Dramatics Association, and has been nominated and has won a number of Noda awards!

To find out more about the group and how we are ran click on the links or menus.

Our next show will be the Little Shop of Horrors, which will run in October 2018, check out the current show section for more details. The book and lyrics are by Howard Ashman and the music is by Alan MenKen. The production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe). We will be launching the show in April 2018 with auditions in May 2018.

Our 2018 Season

In February 2018 Players performed their traditional pantomime with a twist, Cinderella! This family pantomime was written and directed by Dan Wainwright, and if you visit our audience reviews tab you can read peoples reviews on this show! This year also brings Irchester Players first musical in over a decade! Little Shop of Horrors coming to the stage in October 2018.

The 2017 Season

In February 2017 it was Irchester Players 40th year, so we gave our audience four shows! Our pantomime was Alice in Pantoland, directed by Dan Wainwright and Luke Campbell. The 70s disco inspired panto brought us great music, great laughs and beautiful costumes!

Other productions in 2017 included The Vicar of Dibley, directed by Ali Everitt, and was our biggest selling show since PantOZmime back in 2016. We also introduced our audience to our new musical revue, Reel Magic, and ended our amazing year with a Christmas Concert, to spread christmas cheer. But that wasn’t enough for us, we also had Fanny’s Abba Mania, with an amazing tribute act, our Oscars night, and even a Christmas concert held at a residential home in Rushden.

Group Sponsors

Irchester Players are sponsored by Hensmans Hair Salon, Lab.Entertainment and Draping Bliss

Community and Business Partners

We are proud to work with our Community and Business Partners.

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