We are excited to announce that our next GTC play 'Good Grief' will be performed on

Thursday 20th, Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd April 2017

 Keith Waterhouse's sparkling, hilarious and often poignant play is a treasure of unforgettable moments. It begins with a woman coming home from her husband's memorial service who decides that she'll start a diary to help her cope with her bereavement. June Pepper dismisses the idea of writing and embarks instead on a 'talking diary' which is a sort of private conversation with her dead husband Sam, and which only the audience can hear! June has a distinct liking for vodka and alcohol in particular, which her stepdaughter Pauline is determined to curb, likewise Eric Grant an ex-colleague of her husband who turns up supposedly to "help". But June be-friends an unemployed, middle-aged man (The Suit) who she meets in the local pub, and who is, like June, lonely. However, Pauline, Eric and The Suit each have their own agenda, and when skeleton's in Sam's cupboards emerge, June gives a masterful final entry to Sam in her talking diary!

 The play provides richly rewarding roles for two women played by Sue Hill and Mand Austen, and two men, Tony Towers and Eddie Panter, and is directed by Gill Blow.

Tickets are £8 (Full) and £6 (Concessions)

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For One night only - Friday 5th May @ 7.30pm

Originally conceived 40 years ago, Amici Touring Theatre's latest production, Bouncers, is now one of the country's most performed plays.
It's Friday night in a town near you. The music is playing, and it's all happening at Cinders, the hottest spot in town. Come and see Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph play threatening bouncers, mincing lad's on the make, giggly girls, pogo-ing punks, Hooray Henry's and a host of other characters. Fast and furious, the action is non-stop against a backdrop of tatty, glitzy glamour and the flashing lights and pulsating beat of the disco floor.

Tickets are £8 (Full) and £7 (Concessions)

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   Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May


Story telling by Rhubarb Theatre 

Come and be part of

We're going on a bear hunt AND Dinosaurs love underpants

 Tickets available shortly - Keep checking this webpage !

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Steptoe & Son

For ONE night only - Wednesday 31st May @ 7.30pm

Albert and Harold; father and son. One proclaims he's 'a poor old man' while the other protests that he's 'a dirty old man!' In actual fact, both are telling the truth. Now it's time to relive some of their finest misadventures through this brand new production. Marking fifty-five years since the show's first broadcast, Hambledon Productions breathe life back into the Steptoe household with this faithful, fresh and hilarious adaptation.

 Tickets are £10 (Full) and £9 (Concessions)

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 Membership of The friends of the Old Nick is only £10 per year and you get a number of benefits including reduced price theatre tickets for GTC productions.

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Mission Statement

We are a registered charity (No.1137513). The organisations objectives are to advance the education of the public in all aspects of dramatic art and the development of public  appreciation of such by the provision of a theatre and facilities for the presentation of public performances.

To this aim we present a minimum of three full productions of our own each year, two youth theatre productions and productions from visiting theatre companies. We train young people between the ages of seven and sixteen in all aspects of stagecraft, lighting,  costume and scenery.

We are a non-profit making organisation. The theatre is a former Police station and Magistrates Court, it is a listed building (Grade 2) and the main structure is over 160 years old. The income we receive from grants, donations, hires and ticket sales is all utilised in maintaining the theatre structure and improving the facilities.


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