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Putney Theatre Company is one of the leading amateur theatre companies in the UK,
based at Putney Arts Theatre in south west London.

Ten plays in eight days

27 July – 3 August 2024

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Flare Path
by Terrence Rattigan

24–28 September 2024

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Check out our Auditions page for details of upcoming auditions. 

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We provide a friendly atmosphere and a process that helps actors, directors and backstage crews develop, make new friends and become part of the local community. 

If you're interested in joining us, we run regular member events where new members are always welcome. Get in touch with us to find out about upcoming events and ways to get involved.


Past productions

Sense and Sensibility

Having seen our June 2023 production of Jane Austen's much-loved classic, adapted for the stage by Jessica Swale, Vince Francis wrote: "...I enjoyed this production enormously and have no hesitation in saying that it’s well worth a look, even if you’re not an Austen aficionado... Ben Clare’s direction is crisp and considered, pushing the action along at pace. The cast draw every ounce from their characters and the humour certainly helps to engage..." 
Read the full review on markaspen.com

Reviews of previous productions

The Last of the Haussmans, reviewed by Steve Mackrell : "...the play provided a great evening’s entertainment in SW15...it’s Chekhov’s angst meets Ayckbourn’s middle class values...great fun and certainly worth a visit." Read the full review

Great Expectations, reviewed by Eleanor Lewis: "...Putney Theatre Company’s Great Expectations is an atmospheric, entertaining and highly enjoyable production of a refreshing version of a Dickens classic, suitable for all the family" (markaspen.com). Read the full review

Ulster American, reviewed by Eleanor Lewis: "Ulster American is expertly directed by Stuart Watson who has brought out every element of this clever piece of writing" Read the full review

Lights Up podcast

Putney Theatre Company's podcast, Lights Up, features show reviews, interviews with directors, cast and crew, and audience feedback.

Any theatre revolves around its shows, and Putney Theatre Company productions range from large-cast plays to monologues.

We stage about 12 main productions a year and our range is wide, entertaining and challenging. Recent productions have included works by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Alan Bennett, Nina Raine, Tom Stoppard, Vicky Jones and Lucy Prebble to name just a few.

We aim to produce a diverse range of theatre we  don't only play the classics. Putney Theatre Company actively supports new writing, and often stages plays by relatively unknown writers  with much success.  We also provide a showcase for our own members’ writing: members’ plays are regularly performed, and several have gone on to be published and performed elsewhere.

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Photography on this website is provided by numerous members over the years. In particular we would like to thank: Ben Copping, Martin Jessop, Rich Evans and Steve Lippett who have contributed so much to capturing our productions in such amazing quality.

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Tel: 020 8788 6943



Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW

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