All are welcome!


Rossendale Players is entirely volunteer-run, and relies on people like you helping to make sure the show goes on. Become a member today! No previous theatrical experience is required, and we’re looking for people in all roles – from leading lady to costume creation.

We're currently accepting applications for new members, join us today! There is an admin fee of £10 a year to be part of our amazing team.

Meet our (amazing) team


Simply put, without the work of all the people listed below and many more, we wouldn't be here. These incredible people ensure the show goes on!

Our Trustees


  • Stanley Whittaker

    Stanley Whittaker

    Member

  • Joe Teasdale

    Joe Teasdale

    Member

  • Geoffrey Collinge

    Geoffrey Collinge

    Front of House Manager

  • Jeff Heyes

    Jeff Heyes

    Member

Our Executives


  • David West

    David West

    Chairman

  • David Rhodes

    David Rhodes

    Deputy Chair

  • Dawn Rowe

    Dawn Rowe

    Secretary

  • Kathryn Smith

    Kathryn Smith

    Treasurer

  • Tony Doherty

    Tony Doherty

    Sound & Light

  • Anne Riding

    Anne Riding

    Ticket Secretary

  • Christine Durkin

    Christine Durkin

    Membership Secretary

  • Peter Smith

    Peter Smith

    Member

  • Ben Ventress

    Ben Ventress

    Member

  • Daniel Starkie

    Daniel Starkie

    Member

Our Members


  • Hilary Whitworth

    Hilary Whitworth

    Member

  • Stephen Claxon

    Stephen Claxon

    Member

  • John Ashworth

    John Ashworth

    Set Design/Build

  • Rita Chew

    Rita Chew

    Member

  • Jim Rowe

    Jim Rowe

    Member

  • Martyn Frost

    Martyn Frost

    Member

  • Rosanna Taylor

    Rosanna Taylor

    Sound & Light

  • Bethany Turnbull

    Bethany Turnbull

    Member

  • Stuart Corless

    Stuart Corless

    Set Design/Build

  • Carolanne Connolly

    Carolanne Connolly

    Member

  • Paul Higginbottom

    Paul Higginbottom

    Member

  • Janet Curtis

    Janet Curtis

    Member

  • Sue Engledow

    Sue Engledow

    Wardrobe

  • Helena Rose

    Helena Rose

    Member

  • Patrick Duffy

    Patrick Duffy

    Member

  • Lynn Atkinson

    Lynn Atkinson

    Member

  • Paul McGowan

    Paul McGowan

    Member

  • Lynda Birch

    Lynda Birch

    Member

  • Kathleen McEvoy

    Kathleen McEvoy

    Member

  • Kathryn Lewis

    Kathryn Lewis

    Wardrobe

  • Darren Brierley

    Darren Brierley

    Member

  • Noah Burd

    Noah Burd

    Member

  • Alex Kennedy

    Alex Kennedy

    Member

  • Andrew Husband

    Andrew Husband

    Member

  • Carole Bardsley

    Carole Bardsley

    Member

  • Christine West

    Christine West

    Member

  • Ewa Kopaka

    Ewa Kopaka

    Member

  • Hazel Mrozek

    Hazel Mrozek

    Member

  • Kathryn Bland

    Kathryn Bland

    Member

  • Mark Storton

    Mark Storton

    Member

  • Michelle Monk

    Michelle Monk

    Member

  • Steve Gill

    Steve Gill

    Member

  • William Gedling

    William Gedling

    Member

  • Elaine Brignall

    Elaine Brignall

    Member

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