Cytringanis an ancient name for Kettering, Northamptonshire, dating back to 956AD. The Cytringan Players, originally from Kettering, haven’t been around quite that long, but we have been presenting plays in Northamptonshire for 80 years. We are a small group who like to perform a varied programme of exciting, challenging drama. After many years of presenting plays to Kettering audiences, we have now made our home at the Studio Theatre at he Castle Theatre in Wellingborough, and enjoy the intimacy of the smaller venue. Box Office 01933 270007 Production week normally runs as follows: Sunday - ‘Get-In’ + Technical Monday - Rehearsal Tuesday - Rehearsal or Performance Wednesday to Saturday - Performances Saturday post-performance - ’Get-Out’ Sunday - Scenery barn
We aim to do two major, full-length productions each year, usually in Spring and
We have been keen participants in One-Act Play festivals, usually around May and
June each year, with one ‘Showcase’ evening presented at the Studio Theatre in May,
for our local audience. In recent years this has lapsed, but we do still have the
desire to continue with them once more - just need willing (and available!) participants.
C’mon you lot - who’s up for it? The Cyts have a glorious history!
We have had notable successes at various Drama Festivals, and have been invited to
take part in the National Drama Festivals Association’s British All-Winners Finals
on several occasions.
We entered the Isle of Man Full-Length Festival as an extra production for our 70th
anniversary year in 2006. We were thrilled to win, and then took part in the All
Winners Final 2006 at Woking. We also successfully defended our title at the Isle
of Man in 2007.