Welcome to Sharnbrook Mill Theatre

The Mill Theatre is located in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, between Bedford and Rushden just off the A6. We produce around four shows a year with a mixture of drama, musicals and variety, with audiences drawn from both the surrounding area and further afield. Details of what's on at The Mill can be seen below.

We are an amateur society and welcome new members. If you would like to apply for membership, please find out more here.

What's On

The Railway Children

26th-30th November 2019
with a special matinée performance on Saturday, 30th November at 2.30pm

From E. Nesbit's timeless classic, The Railway Children follows a group of children and their mother who move to the countryside and fall in love with the nearby railway.

Director: Paul Wildman / Musical Director: Mike Gibbons

The cast list for The Railway Children is available here.

Tickets are available online and in person from Pick-a-Lily on Sharnbrook High Street. Please see below for details of our opening night in aid of St Mary's Church, Higham Ferrers.

Ruby Reflections

Saturday, 7th December

Ruby Reflections - Celebrating 40 years of The Mill with Lincoln Noel and Friends.

Lincoln Noel will be joining us, in Concert, to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Sharnbrook Mill Theatre. He will be joined by performers from The Mill.

Tickets are £15 (including a glass of fizz) and are available online and in person from Pick-a-Lily on Sharnbrook High Street.

In aid of the Cool-Down Appeal

Decorating Your Home for Christmas

14th December 2019

A morning-to-lunch workshop making wreaths to hang on your door for the Festive period. 10.30am-2.30pm.

Tickets available now from Brenda Stafford 01234 823060.

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

An Evening of Clairvoyance

18th January 2020

Wayne Marriott from The Open Circle (and Francis Nurse in our recent production of The Crucible!) will take us on an exciting adventure exploring the world of supernatural.

Tickets are £15 and will be available from 20th November from Little Box Office.

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

Lunch at the Mill - Say Cheese!

12th February 2020

Christine Twell, cheesemaker, from Neneview Dairy will delight us with stories of her craft and business.

Tickets are £16 and will be available soon.

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

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).

Tickets are available now from The Quarry Theatre.

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

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.

Tickets available after The Railway Children.

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 will be available soon from Little Box Office and in person at Pick-a-Lily in Sharnbrook.

In aid of the Cool-Down appeal.

Quiz Night

17th April 2020

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

Tickets available soon.

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.

Made in Dagenham

1st-6th June 2020

Based on a true story, this musical dramatises the 1968 sewing machinists strike at the Ford Dagenham plant, where female workers walk out in protest against sexual discrimination, demanding equal pay.

Workshops, auditions and rehearsals information.

Tickets 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

7th-12th 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!

Tickets available after Made in Dagenham.

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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