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Calling playwrights – see your work on stage at Oldham’s oldest theatre

Saddleworth news theatre listingsLyceum Theatre Oldham has set its sights on making you laugh with a season celebrating British Comedy in all its different forms. Spanning 80 years and many genres, 2017/18 is a season to make you smile. ( See listings below)

Next year, Lyceum Theatre Oldham is celebrating a significant birthday and is starting the celebrations by putting on stage three brand new plays created by its audience. PLOTFEST, launched this summer, asks local playwrights to send in new one-act plays to be judged anonymously. The best will be performed on 13 & 14 July 2018 at Lyceum Theatre Oldham.

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Lyceum Theatre Oldham presents

ONE FOR THE ROAD by Willy Russell
22-30 September 2017 7.30pm (no performance Sunday 24 September)
All Tickets: £8.50

THE LADYKILLERS by Graham Linehan
24 November – 2 December 2017 7.30pm (no performance Sunday 26 November)
All Tickets: £8.50

2 – 10 February 2018 7.30pm (no performance Sunday 4 February)
All Tickets: £8.50

WHEN WE ARE MARRIED by J. B. Priestley
13 – 21 April 2018 7.30pm (no performance Sunday 15 April)
All Tickets: £8.50

NOT NOW DARLING by Ray Cooney and John Chapman
8 – 16 June 2018 7.30pm (no performance Sunday 10 June)
All Tickets: £8.50

Season Tickets have just gone on sale for only £7 per ticket, saving £1.50 on full price seats. Tickets for individual productions go on sale on 28 August. To buy Season Tickets, go to the website ( and download a booking form.


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