Saddleworth Players


Subscribers to Saddleworth Players have priority booking and may book tickets before they go on general sale. They have an exclusive two week priority period at the start of the season, during which they can reserve seats for specific shows online or by calling the box office.

Subscriptions are now open for the 2018-19 season. The cost of subscription for the a full season is just £40 per person. The subscription includes entry to five plays (our Christmas play and touring plays are not included), regular mailings throughout the season, and an invitation to our end of season supporters’ party.

2018/19 subscriptions

You can write to our Subscribers’ Secretary, Maricar Shepherd at 12 Grains Road, Delph, Oldham OL3 5DS. Please include name, address, postcode, telephone number and e-mail, together with a cheque for £40 per person (payable to 'Millgate Arts centre Limited'). For further details on subscriptions you can also call 01457 871736 or email us.


Once the subscribers' priority period has finished, play tickets go on open sale (price £9). Bookings can be made online or by phone. The box office is open in the Library on Tuesdays 2pm–5pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays 2pm–7pm, and Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30am–1pm. The box office telephone number is 01457 874644. Tickets must be paid for at the time of booking, and we accept payment using all major credit and debit cards. Postal bookings can be made by sending a cheque and s.a.e. to The Box Office, Saddleworth Players, The Millgate Arts Centre, Delph, Oldham OL3 5DY.

If you have any specific access requirements, please contact the theatre.

Opening hours

Doors open half an hour before productions start (typically 7.00pm for a 7.30pm curtain up). The bar opens at the same time and is open during the interval and until 11.00pm Monday to Saturday or 10.30pm for any Sunday public performance.