Pendle Hippodrome Youth Theatre

Membership is open to all persons aged 10 and over. We welcome both performing and non-performing members, no previous experience is necessary and no audition is required to be in a production (auditions are held for principal roles). We open to new members after each production but often have to close the doors quickly as numbers are limited. Names are added to a waiting list for the following year.

Annual membership is £20 and then £5 per month for rehearsals.

Youth members are encouraged to take an active interest in all aspects of theatrical work, not just appearing on stage. This may involve building scenery, advertising and promotion, general admin and costumes.

Rehearsals take place on Sunday mornings at The Hippodrome or sometimes at Encore Dance School.

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Past productions

The Card Nov 1989
The Boy Friend Nov 1990
Grease Nov 1991
A Shot In The Dark May 1992
Bugsy Malone Nov 1992
Love on the Dole May 1993
Bye Bye Birdie Nov 1993
Dracula Spectacular May 1994
Wizard of Oz Dec 1994
Take Three May 1995
Finian's Rainbow Nov 1995
The 20th Century - without the boring bits May 1996
Roman Invasion of Ramsbottom Nov 1996
A little bit of Extra Terrestrial May 1997
Return to the Forbidden Planet Nov 1997
A Nice Little Earner & A Proper Little Nooryeff Feb 1998
Bugsy Malone Feb 1999
Annie Feb 2000
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Feb 2001
Shake, Ripple and Roll Nov 2001
Midsummer Night's Dream May 2002
Whistle Down the Wind Feb 2003
Babes In Arms Aug 2003
Romeo & Juliet Feb 2004
The Boy Friend Feb 2005
Les Misérables School Edition Feb 2006
Oliver! Aug 2006
Summer Holiday Feb 2007
Back To The 80s Feb 2008
Anything Goes Feb 2009
Disco Inferno Feb 2010
The Likes Of Us Feb 2011
Half A Sixpence Feb 2012
Footloose The Musical Feb 2013
Bugsy Malone Feb 2014
High School Musical - On Stage Oct 2014
The Phantom Of The Opera - Youth Group Production Feb 2015
Wizard Of Oz Feb 2016
Elf The Musical Jr. Feb 2017
Annie Feb 2018
Popstars Feb 2019
Shrek The Musical Jr. Jun 2019
Summer Holiday Feb 2020
Legally Blonde Jr. Feb 2022
Nativity! The Musical Jan 2023
The Little Mermaid Feb 2024


Julie Scott

Vice Chairman
Helen Spencer

Gillian Mason

Karin Wilson

Child Welfare
Angela Schofield

Christine Spencer
Alice Birt
Claire Conboy
Jane Barritt
Leisa Chadwick
Vicky Goldsworthy
Olivia Riley

Youth Representatives
Eden Barritt
Natalie Barritt
Isla Rigby