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Interview with Alan Ayckbourn


Alan Ayckbourn’s Archivist, Simon Murgatroyd ( reports here on a superb interview with Alan about the upcoming performance of Welcome to the Family at the Old Laundry Theatre (12 -27 May).  It makes for fascinating reading, and we can’t wait to share this world premiere with you in Bowness-on-Windermere.

We are hiring!


The Theatre is a lovely place to work, so please get in touch if you would like to join our …

Keeping the Show on the Road…


As of course, with many other things, our theatre is finding it increasingly difficult to operate both practically and financially and we need your help to keep the show on the road…

Spring 2023 season now on sale!


The Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness-on-Windermere has launched its Spring 2023 season and it is packed full of an eclectic mix of shows for you to enjoy.  Please support your local theatre and book your seats for an entertaining evening out.

Trainspotting Live at the Old Laundry review


All the warnings in the world won’t prepare you for the reality of Trainspotting Live. If you think you’ve seen it all, if you think you’re unshockable, this is the acid test. And it’s also some of the most brilliant physical-theatre acting you’ll ever see. Or hear.

Autumn update!


We are very sorry that we are not able to host a season this year.  It is the first time …

“Superlative Sunday”


Review from Stagey Lady Theatre Reviews
Superlative Sunday

A West End musical in Windermere? The quirky and delightful Old Laundry Theatre at …

Tell Me on a Sunday – coming soon


The count down is on to our big production of the season, Tell Me on a Sunday.  Rehearsals are going well and this stunning production will soon be live on the Old Laundry stage.

Crimes Under the Sun


We are delighted to be hosting award-winning comedy theatre company New Old Friends on Friday 9 & Saturday 10 March …

Our 25th Anniversary season


This year we celebrate 25 years of Theatre here in Bowness.

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn’s light-hearted, fun musical BY JEEVES …