coming soon


Welcome to Middlesbrough Little Theatre's website! We are an amateur theatre group based in Linthorpe, Middlesbrough.

On this site you'll find out about both the acting and social sides of MLT, what's going on and how to join.

Why not join our mailing lists to be reminded of when shows are on or our audition mailing list if you're interested in taking part in a show either on or off stage?

We're always looking for new members to act, build sets, stage manage, work lights and sound, help out backstage or work front of house - we'd love you to take part.

You can find out more information about what's happening at Middlesbrough Little Theatre by clicking on any of the links above.



Latest News

To see our 2018 season plays, please see our future productions page.


We have a Singing for Pleasure group in our Studio on Wednesdays. Check out the Studio page for more details.


We have a number of gigs coming up in our Studio. Check out the Studio page for more details.


Auditions for our next play, Much Ado About Nothing will be held on 15th and 21st February (you only need to attend one evening). They start at 7.30, so please arrive from 7 to fill out audition forms. Auditions are workshop style, so you will be working with everyone who is there to audition and there is no need to prepare anything. Cast details are at the bottom of the page. Any queries, please email

The play is on from 2-5 May.


We're on Facebook and Twitter!

You can follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@MbroLTheatre) for latest news


Cast Details for Much Ado About Nothing

LEONATO – Governor of Messina, a ‘white-bearded fellow’
HERO – his (short) daughter, late teens/early 20s
BEATRICE – his niece, taller, older, sassier (could be 30s to 40s)
DON PEDRO – Prince of Arragon, 30s – 40s
CLAUDIO – a young Count, in love with Hero – 20s
BENEDICK, a waggish wit, same sort of age as BEATRICE
DON JOHN – Pedro’s illegitimate brother, mean and moody – the villain
ANTONIO – Leonato’s brother – another ‘white-bearded fellow’
CONRADE – Don John’s henchman – ‘a gentleman’ – any age
BORACHIO – Don John’s other henchman – his name means ‘drunkard’.
URSULA – Hero’s Lady-in-waiting, kind, older and less flighty than Margaret
MARGARET – Hero’s other Lady-in-Waiting, bit of a  girl, by all accounts - 20s – 30s
DOGBERRY – Captain of the Watch.  An ass.  40s – 50s?
VERGES – his colleague – ‘a good old man, sir, but when the age is in, the wit is out’
At least three WATCHMEN  - any age.  Doubling with party guests, servants, soldiers etc
SEXTON – Elderley and grave. 
FRIAR FRANCIS – the local vicar, wise and good.  Could be Sister Frances, fairly easily


Join Middlesbrough Little Theatre


Booking Tickets:

For tickets call 01642 815181,

go to the Middlesbrough Theatre box office or book online



Do you want to be reminded of our next show?

Subscribe to our mailing list



Want to to take part?

Subscribe to our auditions mailing list