Festive cheer as live theatre returns to Delph with ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’

THE annual pantomime has been cancelled but the show will go on at Delph’s Millgate Theatre this Christmas with a socially distanced, ‘Covid-secure’ children’s production.…

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Arts ache: Millgate doors closed for immediate future

DELPH’S thriving Millgate Arts Centre may not fully re-open as an entertainment hub for another 12 months. That’s the message from chairman Ian Shepherd in…

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Borough’s theatres close doors due to coronavirus outbreak

Theatres across Oldham and Saddleworth have closed their doors as the coronavirus outbreak continues. Oldham Coliseum shut on Monday, March 16 and they confirmed the…

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Dame and fortune – dare you miss Duncan’s panto trip down memory lane

WHO remembers Christopher Cullen in Coronation Street? Probably only the keenest of soap infatuated fans can recall Chris was a 16-year-old paperboy who worked in…

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Grand night out – Saddleworth Players return to stage is memorable

A FIRST night standing ovation and two visits already from playwright Alan Stockdill are testimony to the triumph of Le Grand Return – Saddleworth Players’…

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Happy return to Delph for Saddleworth Players with award-winning production

THERE will be a familiar look to the first Saddleworth Players’ offering of the new decade. But while it is often thought unwise to recreate…

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All strings attached ensure Quartet hit the right notes in Delph

ONE of the great wonders of civilisation is how a group of bright, talented, skilled musicians meet, develop their talents and make music to move…

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