We are an amateur dramatic group, now celebrating our 42nd year.

We present a pantomime every Spring and plays every Summer and Autumn.

We raise money for local and distant charitable causes.

We are based in the beautiful Peak District of Derbyshire, United Kingdom as well as on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

Future Productions

The Scrooge Diaries

(Written and Performed Peter Macqueen)

Raising funds for the Parkinson’s Disease Society

The real story of ‘A Christmas Carol’ as revealed in this revelatory exclusive as Ebenezer Scrooge opens his diary to expose the awful truth about Tiny Tim, the Fezziwigs, Jacob Marley… and the vengeful, slanderous, author of that fiction – Charlatan Dickens!

“A wickedly wild and witty play…Macqueen is a master of these one-man delights!” David Upton, British Theatre Guide

“thanks to a bit of outside help, Scrooge ends up full of Christmas spirit and so do we!” Mark Green, Cumberland News

From 7pm on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th December 2021 at the Hathersage Memorial Hall.

Tickets go on sale from Sunday 14th November 2021.

Why not ruin someone’s Christmas and buy them a ticket as an early present!

3rd - 4th December 2021

Charlie and The Button Factory

(by Kirsty Rogerson)

Just when you thought you were safe from Players’ comedy and mayhem, "iiiiiiiitttttttttt’s Panto time"!

In a brilliant new script (how does Kirsty do it (with assistance from Stuart Turner)?), we follow the adventures of Charlie, Grandparents Jo, Mo, Fo and Beau, Mum and Dad as they take on Wonky Willy, the Lumpyjumpas, Yummy Mummy and Amazonia! Mr I. P. Freely is in there for good measure!

Come and join us for a wonderful show for all ages as half the village appears on stage!

2nd - 5th February 2022

Past Productions

Two Into One

10th - 13th November 2021

Family Fun Day in the Meadows

30th - 30th August 2021

Music in the Meadows 2

28th - 29th August 2021

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

22nd - 27th June 2021

Jack and the Beanstalk(ish)!

13th - 13th March 2021

“If Love be Love.....”

14th - 26th February 2021