Tonight's Mardi Gras

Tuesday night's Mardi Gras

Saturday 25th February to Saturday 4th March at 7.30pm


Crompton Stage Society present



by Amanda Whittington


The funny, heart-warming sequel to the enormously successful Ladies' Day, following the lasses from Hull on their adventures down under.

After hitting the jackpot at Ladies' Day in York, the fishfilleting foursome - Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda - are celebrating in style with the trip of a lifetime to the land of Oz.


Tickets £9.00. Limited availability - BOOK NOW.

Friday 10th March at 8.00pm




Hartlepool based Jar Family are five singer songwriters whose name came from passing a jar around for donations at their early concerts.
They have appeared with established acts such as Jake Bugg, Alabama 3, Babyshambles and The Charlatans. 

They have recorded two albums to great acclaim. 


Tickets £10.00 in advance (£12.50 on the door) on sale now.

Saturday 11th March at 7.30pm

Cheese and Fairtrade Wine Evening.


An evening to celebrate Fairtrade fortnight with a selection of Fairtrade wines and Organic Lancashire cheeses.

Ticket price includes two glasses of wine, Cheese and biscuits.


Tickets £10.00 - Limited Numbers - Available 6th February.

Sunday 12th March at 7.30pm




Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.


Tickets £4.00

Thursday 16th to Saturday 18th March at 7.30pm

Congress Players Present



By Peter Quilter.

Featuring Playhouse2' favourie Rachel Harrison


A very special performance by Congress Players last seen at Playhouse2 in the musical 'Bad Girls'  

Just The Ticket follows the fortunes of Susan,a loud and lonely eccentric, who embarks on a solo trip to Australia to celebrate her 60th birthday. Searching for love and surrounded by chaos, she takes us on a compelling 90 minute journey through her hilarious life.


Tickets £10.00 on sale now. 

Friday 31st March at 8.00pm




Return of the finest Swing Band in the UK.

All are multi-instrumentalists and their live show is something to behold. 


Tickets £15.00 in advance (£17.50 on the door)

On sale from 23rd Jan

 Saturday 1st April at 8.00pm


MOTHERSHIP - Led Zepplin Tribute


A welcome return of the most authentic tribute band in the UK to the sounds of fantastic Led Zeppelin.


Tickets £12.50 in advance (£15.00 on the door) on sale 4th Feb

Saturday 8th April at 8.00pm




From the USA with roots in New Orleans and Deep Country, Woody Pines are returning to Playhouse2.  

Originally from New Hampshire, this Country Band evoke an authentic Southern USA sound.

Tickets £10.00 in advance (£12.50 on the door)

Saturday 22nd to Saturday 29th April at 7.30pm


Crompton Stage Society presents



by Frederick Knott


A retired tennis pro plots the murder of his own wife—but when she turns the tables on her attempted assailant, she is convicted of murder. Can the police detective who brought her to trial now decipher the clues that will save her life? The play that inspired Hitchcock’s suspense classic weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception.


Tickets £9.00 on sale 4th April

Saturday 6th May at 3.00pm 




Princess Poppy, Branch & Bridget will be appearing - in human form so not too scary! 

There will be a meet & greet 20 mins before the movie starts.

Watch your favourite characters perform live and join in with the singing by following the on screen words!! 

This event promises to be discotastic.


Tickets £6.00 on sale from 6th March.

Rogers Floyd on 13th May has been cancelled due to the ill health of a band member.

Friday 19th May at 8.00pm



Tim Chu and Ian Bailey.

As heard on BBC Radio


Introducing singer songwriters Tim Chu and Ian Bailey performing “A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel- The UK’s leading non tribute show” currently dazzling live music lovers throughout the UK whilst supporting the arts in rural communities.


Tickets £12.50 in advance (£15.00 on door) Available 20th March


 Sat 10th June to Sat 17th June at 7.30pm




The final play of our 50th Anniversary Season.

Set in Cornwall in the mid 1930’s tellsof two ageing spinster sisters Ursula and Janet Widdington. Their lives are turned upside down when they discover a young man washed ashore on the beach, close to death. They nurse him back to health and discover he is a talented Polish violinist, on his way to seek a career in the USA. Despite her sister’s concerns, Ursuls falls in love with him. It leads to a journey of discovery for her and a poignant ending.


Tickets £9.00 

 Friday 23rd June at 8.00pm




Actor, Singer and Songwriter Charlie Dore makes her debut at Playhouse 2. Famous for the recording of Pilot of the Airways, Charlie has produced recordings for Celine Dion,Hayley Westernra and Status Quo with her collaborator Julian Littman.

A show not to be missed.


Tickets £12.50 in advance (£15.00 on door) Available 17th April

Saturday 24th June at 8.00pm




A welcome return of our favourite local Rock n’ Roll band. All proceeds going to Chadderton and Oldham Cancer Research and Playhouse 2 Building Fund.


Tickets £10.00

Available 24th April.

Saturday 1st July at 8.00pm




From supporting Robert Plant, Eric Clapton,Paul Jones ,Phil Collins and many more music icons Mike is now the most exciting R’n’B and Rock pianist in the UK. The theatre will be shaking with this fabulous performer. He is back after a break of two years. Sure to be a sell-out.


Tickets £ 17.50 in advance (£20 0n door) Available 1st May

Friday 7th July to Saturday 8th July




Show and details TBA

Saturday 15th July at 8.00pm



Classic Sax Solos


The UK’s finest Sax player brings our 20 years of Music Gigs to a momentous end with his Classic Sax Solos show. Expect ‘Baker Street’, ‘A million love songs’, 'Just the way you are' and many more. Snake has played Sax for the M People, Take That, The Eurithmics, James Brown,Paul McCartney etc and has been a Patron of Playhouse 2 for many years.


Tickets £17.50 in advance (£20.on door) Available 15th May.

Sat 25th Feb to Sat 4th Mar

at 7.30pm


by Amanda Whittington

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