Chorley Little Theatre


Dole Lane, Chorley
United Kingdom


Originally opened as Chorley's first electric cinema in 1910, Chorley Little Theatre has become a thriving arts venue in the centre of the town. Since 1960 it has been owned and operated by the amateur dramatics group CADOS, who have been putting on high-quality productions for over 75 years. CADOS now present at least 6 productions per Season (a Season runs from September until July)

It is also the home of the award-winning Chorley Youth Theatre who meet every Saturday, putting on shows throughout the year; and Chorley Film Society who present the cinema experience on their 21-foot wide screen with 8-Speaker Surround Sound.

Run entirely by volunteers the Theatre is fully equipped to present a great night out. The intimate auditorium is perfect for plays, musicals, comedy and music.
It has 236 fully-furbished seats, state-of-the-art sound systems and a full range of lighting equipment.
There are 4 spacious Dressing Rooms to the rear of the stage which include room for costumes and props.
Our fully-licenced Bar has a wide range of drinks at reasonable prices. The building has disabled access throughout the public area, including a toilet, and the auditorium is fitted with hearing loop. There are 3 spaces for wheelchairs in the auditorium.

Event image Date Title Category
Don't Panic! A Dad's Army Tribute Show
Sat 25 May 2019, 7:30pm Comedy
The Favourite
Sun 26 May 2019, 7:30pm Film
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
Tue 28 May 2019, 2:30pm - 4:25pm Film
John-Luke Roberts: All I Wanna Do Is [FX: GUNSHOTS] With a [FX: GUN RELOADING] and a [FX: CASH REGISTER] and Perform Some Comedy!
Fri 31 May 2019, 8:00pm Comedy
Manford's Comedy Club
Sat 1 Jun 2019, 8:00pm - 10:30pm Comedy
Paul Mayhew-Archer: Incurable Optimist
Sun 2 Jun 2019, 7:30pm Comedy
Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker ++SOLD OUT++
Sat 8 Jun 2019, 7:30pm Comedy
Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker
Sun 9 Jun 2019, 7:30pm Comedy
RSC Live: The Taming of the Shrew
Sun 23 Jun 2019, 7:00pm Stage on Screen
NT Live: Small Island
Sun 30 Jun 2019, 7:00pm Stage on Screen
Fishermans Friends
Sun 14 Jul 2019, 7:30pm - 9:25pm Film
Edinburgh Previews: Mark Simmons & Jack Gleadow
Fri 19 Jul 2019, 8:00pm Comedy
First Man
Sun 21 Jul 2019, 7:30pm - 9:45pm Film
Edinburgh Previews: James Meehan and Delightful Sausage
Tue 23 Jul 2019, 8:00pm Comedy
NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy
Thu 25 Jul 2019, 7:00pm Stage on Screen
Andre Rieu Summer 2019 - Shall We Dance?
Sat 27 Jul 2019, 7:00pm Stage on Screen
Andre Rieu Summer 2019 - Shall We Dance?
Sun 28 Jul 2019, 3:00pm Stage on Screen

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