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


  • Christine Durkin

    Christine Durkin

    Chair

  • Hilary Whitworth

    Hilary Whitworth

    Deputy Chair

  • Lynda Birch

    Lynda Birch

    Secretary

  • Kathryn Smith

    Kathryn Smith

    Treasurer

  • Tony McDonagh

    Tony McDonagh

    Member

  • Anne Riding

    Anne Riding

    Member

  • Gudrun Heatley

    Gudrun Heatley

    Wardrobe

  • Janet Curtis

    Janet Curtis

    Member

  • Tony Doherty

    Tony Doherty

    Sound & Light

  • Stephen Claxon

    Stephen Claxon

    Member

  • John Ashworth

    John Ashworth

    Set Design/Build

Our Members


  • Rita Chew

    Rita Chew

    Member

  • Dawn Rowe

    Dawn Rowe

    Member

  • Jim Rowe

    Jim Rowe

    Member

  • Helena-Rose-Soule

    Helena-Rose-Soule

    Member

  • Martyn Frost

    Martyn Frost

    Member

  • Patrick Duffy

    Patrick Duffy

    Member

  • Rosanna Taylor

    Rosanna Taylor

    Sound & Light

  • Bethany Turnbull

    Bethany Turnbull

    Member

  • Lynn Atkinson

    Lynn Atkinson

    Member

  • Paul McGowan

    Paul McGowan

    Member

  • Stuart Corless

    Stuart Corless

    Set Design/Build

  • Carolanne Connolly

    Carolanne Connolly

    Member

  • Paul Higginbottom

    Paul Higginbottom

    Member

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