Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Threat from new planning application

SODC are looking at an application for 9 dwellings to be built in the Lloyds Bank car park adjacent to the Corn Exchange. Please show your support for us by expressing your views. The deadline for objections is Monday 12th February. The planning reference is P17/S3579/FUL and you can object by clicking this link.


Friday, January 26th, 2018

Scaffolding in the auditorium – update

Its all done now. 171 seats available for shows.


Saturday, January 6th, 2018

NT Live dates for your diary

The next NT Live productions coming up are Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on February 22nd ; Julius Ceaser on March 29th and Macbeth on May 10th . All shows start at 7pm prompt. Come and watch these superb productions in our luxurious new seats.


Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

New Campaign to Modernise the Theatre

We raised £500,000 to replace our glass roof and that is finished. BUT costs have risen and we need another £150,000 to modernise the theatre. So fundraising must continue. Please support all our fundraising initiatives.The Foyer is open for tea, coffee and cakes every Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. Please click here to help.


Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Sound in the Cinema

The standard level for film sound in an Auditorium is 7.0 on the calibrated Dolby™ Volume level control. However, many cinemas including this one, have found that this setting can allow excessive sound levels on some film soundtracks. However, as part of the experience, the sound in a cinema will always be louder than that