Welcome to Sharnbrook Mill Theatre

The Mill Theatre is located in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, between Bedford and Rushden just off the A6.

We are a friendly, open and multi-award-winning amateur theatrical society, entirely run by volunteers. We produce around four shows a year with a mixture of drama, musicals and variety and welcome audiences from the surrounding area and further afield. Find out more.

If you would like to become a performing member or volunteer in any other way, we'd love to hear from you! When you're ready, you are welcome to become a member.

Our next production at Sharnbrook Mill Theatre

Daisy Pulls It Off

3rd-7th March 2020
with a matinée performance on Saturday, 7th March at 2.30pm

Daisy, a girl from a poor background, must overcome snobbish prejudice and schoolgirl pranks from the wealthier girls at an English boarding school. Find out if she succeeds in this Youth-led drama. Age recommendation: from 11 years.

More information is available here.

Tickets are available from Little Box Office and from Pick-a-Lily on Sharnbrook High Street.

What else is on?

Nocturne at The Quarry Theatre, Bedford

23rd February 2020

The third programme of words and music scripted and adapted from letters and diaries by Lucy Parham chronicles the romantic life of one the greatest and most popular composers for solo piano – Frédéric Chopin. The narrative follows his turbulent relationship with the controversial literary figure George Sand, their time together in Majorca, his fragile health and his ultimate demise in poverty in Paris at the age of 39. The readings are interspersed with some of his most loved and poignant compositions. Featuring narrators Patricia Hodge and Alex Jennings (subject to other engagements).

Sorry, this event is now SOLD OUT!

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

Social Evening - all welcome!

20th March 2020 from 7.45pm

Following the success of the January social evening, we invite you to another evening where you can socialise, have a drink at the bar and enjoy being at The Mill without the pressure of rehearsals! The evening is open to members and non-members and if anyone would like a tour of The Mill, there will be plenty of people on hand to show you around.

No tickets or anything, just turn up and enjoy yourself!

Gilbert & Sullivan with The Wandering Minstrels

28th March 2020 at 7.30pm

Savoy favourites, combining the biting wit of W.S Gilbert and the enchanting music of Sir Arthur Sullivan.

Tickets are £15 and are available online from Little Box Office and in person at Pick-a-Lily in Sharnbrook.

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

The 39 Steps - Workshops and Auditions

6th & 8th April 2020

Two spies, a blonde and a guy go North by Northwest in this fast-paced whodunit packed with non-stop laughs, an onstage plane crash, handcuffs and some romance!

Director Susan Moore will be conducting workshops and auditions for this show, starting at 7.30pm at The Mill.

More information, including a character list, is available here.

Quiz Night

17th April 2020

Once more unto the breach, dear friends! Our popular quiz night returns!

Tickets are £5 per person. Teams should be 4-6 people and there is a cash prize for the winning team.

Tickets are available from Brenda Stafford by email or on 07484 843141.

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

Race Night

16th May 2020 at 7.30pm

Place your bets! Join us for our Race Night at The Mill!

Tickets available soon.

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

Little Shop of Horrors

1st-6th June 2020

In this sci-fi-tinged, well-known musical comedy, shop boy Seymour must take on the fearsome, man-eating plant Audrey II and find love in a mad world! With a mix of rock, doo-wop and Motown music, you'll be tapping your toes the whole way through.

The cast for this production has now been announced.

Tickets will be available after Daisy Pulls It Off.

Lunch at The Mill - Page to Stage

10th June 2020

Join us for a lunchtime special of monologues and duologues written by Bedford Writers' Circle and performed by top performers from The Mill.

Tickets are £16 and will be available soon.

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

The 39 Steps

14th-19th September 2020

Two spies, a blonde and a guy go North by Northwest in this fast-paced whodunit packed with non-stop laughs, an onstage plane crash, handcuffs and some romance!

Workshops and auditions on 6th and 8th April.

Tickets available after Little Shop of Horrors.

The Clinic of Lost Souls

9th-14th November 2020

The Strange Tale of the Jilted Bride

Discover the secrets that haunt “The Institute” in this World Première from the creators of Cloud and Chase Dark - a touching, humorous story about love and loss.

Tickets available after The 39 Steps.

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