Current Production

Abba Mania

On the 25 November 2017 Irchester Players will host Fanny’s Abba Mania as a fund raiser for the group.

This one night only event will feature an Abba Themed  Act, comedic performances from Irchester Players, and stand-up by Fanny the Fairy.  The evening will also include a disco, offer access to a fully licensed bar, prize raffle and the chance to win  Fanny’s 70s fancy dress competition.

Tickets cost £10.00 and are available by emailing Alternatively, visit Looking Good, Irchester WMC or Malivoire’s, Rushden. You may also obtain tickets from Irchester Players rehearsals, call our box office or book online.

The show is directed by Alex McKenzie and produced by Luke Campbell. Creative direction is by James Campbell and vocal coaching is by Emma Ellson. Choreography is by Chloe Ellson and Luke Campbell.

40th Birthday Christmas Concert

To complete Irchester Players 40th Birthday Year the group will be staging a Christmas concert for the Village of Irchester, to thank all our supporters over the past 40 years. The event will display all your favourite Christmas songs and a few comedy acts too.

To obtain your free ticket to this event contact the Irchester Players Box Office via telephone or email, Alternatively, pop into one of our rehearsals at Irchester WMC. Please note that tickets are limited, and because of the complementary nature of tickets they are likely to move fast! So do not delay in booking.


The show is directed and written by Dan Wainwright. Luke Campbell is the producer of the event. James Campbell is the Creative Director and Cate Wainwright will coach the company vocally.

Cinderella  2018

Written and Directed by Daniel Wainwright

This winter Irchester Players will retell the traditional story of Cinderella in its very own and unique way!

As the group’s annual family pantomime, this will not be a show to miss. You will meet all the traditional Cinderella characters, and a few new ones too. The sound track to accompany the show is also up-beat and will have you humming along all night long!

The costumes have been designed to be bigger and better than ever, whilst our sets and staging are more amazing then ever before – you will watch in amazement as we transform Cinderella and her pumpkin on stage! Yes that is right on stage!!

The producing team is made up of some of Players most experienced show producers. The script is written and directed by Dan Wainwright, whose work is Noda recognised and award winning; produced by Luke Campbell, whom is one of Players most experienced procedures; Musically directed by Richard Awdry, who worked on Alice in Pantoland and the award winning PantOZmime; the Creative Director will be the talented James Campbell.

Do not miss out on this amazing show, which runs from 7th February 2018 to 10th February 2018.  

Show Dates

The show will run from 7 February– 10 February 2018 at Parsons Hall, Irchester

Evening performances start at 19:30, with doors opening at 18:45.

Saturday Matinee performances start at 14:00, with doors opening at 13:15

Box Office

Tickets will be available for Cinderella from December 2017. You may purchase tickets online via our e-box office. Alternatively, you can visit one of our box office providers – Looking Good, Irchester; Irchester WMC; or Malivoire’s, Rushden.

A new pricing regime has been introduced for 2018: all tickets on Wednesday will be £6.00; all tickets on Thursday – Saturday, including the matinee will be £8.00. Group booking deals are available.

Tickets to our pantomimes are always in high demand, we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.

Production team

Writer: Dan Wainwright

Director: Dan Wainwright

Musical Director: Richard Awdry

Creative Director: James Campbell

Executive Producer: Luke Campbell

Producers, Assistant Producers: Kim Hollis, Chris Taylor, Tom Spencer, Laura French

Stage Manager: Alex McKenzie

Technical Manager: Stew Bunce

Front of House Manager: Amanda Campbell

Chaperone Manager: Zoe Whitestone

Secretary: Ali Everitt