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We do not accept unsolicited scripts by email, nor have any jobs, internships, apprenticeships nor facilitate/source actors for media/student projects/tv/film/rent a crowd as we are an amateur theatre group.



Rehearsal Venue Location

Above Smiths Restaurant at the top end of Church Street in Eccles.

Eccles railway station is adjacent. There are two doors from the car park. The right hand side one leads upstairs. Ring the bell labelled BTC for entry.

See the About page for a map.

Past History 2010s

We performed many shows at Salford Arts Theatre and various festivals. We also took part in the Royal Shakespeare Company's festival to celebrate the 2012 World Shakespeare Festival. Our production was Macbeth. We performed in many locations including The Contact Theatre in Manchester.

Year Month Title Type Author(s)
2010 May Good Things Drama Liz Lochhead
  September Freccles Station Open Day Historical Elaine McCann
  December Trouble With Thunder Family Play Elaine McCann
Songs and Music by Dean Sumner
2011 February A to Z of the Bridgewater Canal for 250th anniversary opening event. Historical Elaine McCann
  May Ladies Down Under Comedy Amanda Whittington
  July Monton Festival 2011 An A to Z of the Bridgewater Canal - To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Bridgewater Canal Historical Elaine McCann
  July Worsley Festival 2011 - A Right Royal Regatta Historical Elaine McCann
  September Eccles Festival 2011 - A Right Royal Regatta Historical Elaine McCann
  December Rapunzel Family Play Joan Breen
2012 May Macbeth - In conjunction with Royal Shakesphere Company Open Stages 2012 Tragedy William Shakespeare
  July Murder at Monton Grange Radio Play (Comedy) Elaine McCann
  December Pinocchio Family Play Joan Breen
2013 May Iron Drama Rona Munro
  September That's Entertainment Sketches Joan Breen and Brian Cogswell
  December Babes In The Wood Family Play Elaine McCann
2014 May Shakers Restirred
performed at:
 Salford Arts Theatre
Wakefield Drama Festival 2014 (Winner)
Comedy John Godber and Jane Thornton
  June/Aug All The Kings Men
performed at:
Spirit of Salford picnic
Wilmslow Guild Festival (Winner)
Irlam and Cadishead Festival
Ordsall Hall Poppy Day

Historical Joan Breen
  December Aladdin Pantomime Joan Breen
2015 May Touch And Go
performed at:
Salford Arts Theatre
Wakefield Drama Festival 2015
Comedy Derek Benfield
  June/July Heavy Breathing
performed at:
WIlmslow Guild Festival Of One Act Plays
Preston One Act Festival
Manchester Fringe Festival
Comedy Joan Breen
  December Cinderella Pantomime Joan Breen
2016 April/May Dracula
Performed at Salford Arts Theatre
Wakefield Drama Festival 2016 (Winner best supporting actress for Elly Hayton)
Drama Liz Lochhead
  May/June/July Like There's No One Looking
performed at:
Chorlton Arts Festival
WIlmslow Guild Festival Of One Act Plays (Winner of best production and winner of best overall actor - Val Ridings)
Manchester Fringe Festival, Alberts Chophouse
Smiths Restaurant, Eccles

Drama Elaine McCann
  September Up Your Street as part of Love Eccles Festival 2016 Community Elaine McCann and Joan Breen
  December Beauty And The Beast Pantomime Joan Breen
2017 May The Thrill Of Love Drama Amanda Whittington
  July Waiting for Elvis Drama Joan Breen
  July Maybe Tomorrow Drama Elaine McCann
  September Eccles Festival Various Elaine McCann, Joan Breen and Javier Hinojo
2018 January Mother Goose at the Lowry Pantomime Joan Breen
    Mother Goose at Sedgley Tigers RUFC Pantomime Joan Breen
  May Arabian Nights Drama Dominic Cooke


Other years


Apologies for any author we have not credited.