About Middlesbrough Little Theatre

Established in 1930, MLT's first production was "To What Red Hell" by Percy Robinson which was presented in November of that year in St. John's Church Hall which was to be its home for the next 27 years. During that time, members of the society pursued what so often must have appeared to be an impossible dream: a theatre of their own. Yet on October 21st 1957, that dream became a reality when Middlesbrough Little Theatre was formally opened by Sir John Gielgud, the first production being George Bernard Shaw's "Caesar and Cleopatra".

The society ran the theatre until 1972 when responsibility was assumed by the local authority, now Middlesbrough Council, who in 1997 changed its name to Middlesbrough Theatre.

Middlesbrough Little Theatre Company has continued to present high quality amateur productions embracing all theatrical genres for over 70 years now. The company raised £100,000 over a number of years for local charities with its annual Christmas Pantomime, and several former members who have appeared on stage for MLT have gone on to enjoy real success in the profession.

Middlesbrough Little Theatre Company is a registered charity. The company is based at Toft House, adjacent to Middlesbrough Theatre, and has a healthy membership committed to maintaining a vibrant and successful live theatre presence in the town.

New members are actively welcomed and further membership details can be found on the Join Us page.





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