This vibrant 113-seat amateur theatre was established in 1938 on its present site which was converted from an old Victorian bakery.
The theatre is run as a membership club and limited company, managed by a Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for the general running of the theatre and for the artistic standards.
BLT presents eleven full-length plays a year; one a month, with the exception of August, when essential works and maintenance of the theatre is undergone. Each production begins at 7.45pm and covers an extensive eight-night run, commencing always on a Friday (with no performance on Sunday).
Our purpose is to present the best of contemporary dramas, comedies, thrillers, farces, musical productions as well as the classics. We also aim to present occasional new plays which our members may not normally have the opportunity to see. ln recent years, BLT has given a number of plays their premiere production in the UK.
We are always keen to attract new people to take part in our productions and BLT offers a wide-range of opportunities for acting, costume, lighting & sound design / operation as well as set design and construction. With eleven productions a year, there is plenty of scope for involvement in all aspects of theatre production and management.