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Welcome to the Garrick Theatre!
The Stockport Garrick Theatre is the oldest 'Little Theatre' in the country and has staged plays continuously since it was formed in 1901, even during both World Wars. Members pay an annual membership fee to be a part of the company providing high quality drama. The Garrick is proud of its reputation for achieving a professional standard of production.
FREE PARKING ON SHOW NIGHTS: 6.30 - 10.45PM
16-17 Season Ticket - only £58!
The Garrick Performing Arts Summer School 2016...
Our 16-17 Season begins with...
Ladies in Lavendar
Adapted for the stage by Shaun McKenna based on the film written and directed by Charles Dance from a short story by William J. Locke.
10-17 September 2016, 7.30pm
An evocative, heart-warming story set in picturesque Cornwall in 1937. Two ageing sisters discover a handsome young man near death on the beach below their home. As they nurse him back to health the mystery of his true identity unfolds in a touching, often very funny and emotionally moving story, revealing you’re never too old to fall in love.
Full details of our 2016-2017 season are on our 'What's On' page
Quotes & Reviews
'This is the first time we have been here and certainly won't be the last,based on the excellent production of 'Allo 'Allo. A friendly welcome in a lovely little theatre with fabulously talented and funny actors.If you get the chance to visit you won't be disappointed' Tripadvisor review, June 2016
'Well where do I start, GO AND SEE THIS SHOW, Fantastic, brilliant, what a belly burster. The whole cast were brilliant from Rene to the Accordion player. This is by far the best performance we have ever seen at this theatre' Tripadvisor review of 'Allo 'Allo, June 2016
'I love this theatre. It's the gem of Stockport.' Audience member, March 2014
'Dear Garrick Theatre, I just had to contact you to let you know how much my husband and I enjoyed last night's performance - the acting, the staging, the special affects and the music were simply SUPERB, FIRST CLASS and we could not have had a better experience had we decided to go and see a show in the West End!' My Boy Jack audience member, June 2014
'A very bold choice of play and a real challenge to cast and audience alike and not a spare seat in the house which speaks volumes': In Camera audience member, June 2014
'Exceptional performances by everyone and impeccable verse speaking': Winter's Tale audience member, April 2014
'Most enjoyable - I've been a regular patron since my schooldays - about 30 yrs!' Lend Me A Tenor audience member, Feb 2014
'The theatre I grew up fantasizing about having a play at': Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens on the Garrick's 2013 production of his play Harper Regan.
‘We both enjoyed it greatly, and agreed that the acting and staging of the play were first-class. It's really good to see how well the theatre is supported and how varied is the range of plays staged’: audience members at If I Were You by Alan Ayckbourn, September 2013.
'Really exciting, a very atmospheric show, a really imaginative production an enjoyable evening; thank you!': audience members at Skellig by David Almond, December 2013
Always a warm and welcoming experience & the performances never fail to surprise and impress' Audience member, Feb 2014
'Always professional, enjoyable, uplifting, in an intimate & welcoming environment' Audience member, April 2014