Chorley Little Theatre


Dole Lane, Chorley
United Kingdom


Originally opened as Chorley's first electric cinema in 1910, Chorley Little Theatre has become a thriving arts venue in the centre of the town. Since 1960 it has been owned and operated by the amateur dramatics group CADOS, who have been putting on high-quality productions for over 75 years. CADOS now present at least 6 productions per Season (a Season runs from September until July)

It is also the home of the award-winning Chorley Youth Theatre who meet every Saturday, putting on shows throughout the year; and Chorley Film Society who present the cinema experience on their 21-foot wide screen with 8-Speaker Surround Sound.

Run entirely by volunteers the Theatre is fully equipped to present a great night out. The intimate auditorium is perfect for plays, musicals, comedy and music.
It has 236 fully-furbished seats, state-of-the-art sound systems and a full range of lighting equipment.
There are 4 spacious Dressing Rooms to the rear of the stage which include room for costumes and props.
Our fully-licenced Bar has a wide range of drinks at reasonable prices. The building has disabled access throughout the public area, including a toilet, and the auditorium is fitted with hearing loop. There are 3 spaces for wheelchairs in the auditorium.

Event image Date Title Category
The Houghton Weavers at Christmas
Fri 28 Dec 2018, 7:30pm Music
NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra
Sun 30 Dec 2018, 7:00pm Stage on Screen
The King And I
Fri 4 Jan 2019, 7:00pm Stage on Screen
Andre Rieu's 2019 New Year's Concert
Sat 5 Jan 2019, 7:00pm Stage on Screen
Andre Rieu's 2019 New Year's Concert
Sun 6 Jan 2019, 3:00pm Stage on Screen
NT Live: I'm Not Running
Thu 31 Jan 2019, 7:00pm Stage on Screen
Lost Voice Guy ++SOLD OUT++
Sun 3 Mar 2019, 7:30pm Comedy
John-Luke Roberts: All I Wanna Do Is [FX: GUNSHOTS] With a [FX: GUN RELOADING] and a [FX: CASH REGISTER] and Perform Some Comedy!
Fri 15 Mar 2019, 8:00pm Comedy
Carl Hutchinson EXTRA SHOW
Sat 16 Mar 2019, 4:00pm Comedy
Carl Hutchinson ++SOLD OUT++
Sat 16 Mar 2019, 7:30pm Comedy
Seann Walsh ++NEW DATE++SOLD OUT
Fri 22 Mar 2019, 8:00pm Comedy
Buzz Hawkins - The Man Behind The Bradshaws
Fri 29 Mar 2019, 7:30pm Comedy
Jess Robinson: No Filter
Fri 10 May 2019, 8:00pm Comedy
Andrew Maxwell
Fri 17 May 2019, 8:00pm Comedy
Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker
Sat 8 Jun 2019, 7:30pm Comedy
Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker
Sun 9 Jun 2019, 7:30pm Comedy