The Criterion Theatre


In the Bar
26th April from 20:00 to 21:00
In the Bar
1st May from 10:00 to 16:00
In the Bar
6th May from 10:30 to 12:00
In the Bar
3rd June from 10:30 to 12:00
In the Bar
14th June from 20:00 to 21:00
Open Reading
In the Bar
25th June from 19:30 to 22:00
Members - Company AGM
In the Auditorium and Bar
14th June from 19:30 to 22:00




May 6th to 13th 2017

A play by David Almond

Adapted from the award winning novel by David Almond this is a play that will appeal to audiences of all ages: this modern children's classic holds a special fascination for young and old alike in a plot that combines a movingly realistic portrayal of family life with elements of the supernatural.


When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister's illness, Michael's world seems suddenly lonely and uncertain.  Then, one Sunday afternoon, whilst exploring the battered old garage, Michael discovers a 'strange creature' who needs his help to survive.  With his new friend Mina, Michael nourishes Skellig back to health, while his baby sister languishes in the hospital.  But Skellig is far more than he at first appears, and through this magical encounter Michael's world changes forever.


We would recommend that this production is suitable for children of age 10 and above, or younger at the parents' discretion.

Coming Soon

Alan Ayckbourn
Main House
Jun 24th to Jul 1st
Keith Huff
Main House
Sep 2nd to 9th
Tom Wright
Main House
Oct 14th to 21st
David Wood
Main House
Dec 2nd to 9th

Just Finished

Mark Hayhurst
Main House
Mar 18th to 25th