Blue Orange Arts is a registered charity (1145871) formed in March 2012.

We focus on social projects, fund raising, accessible theatre and a vibrant, diverse youth theatre.


We are recording some of our plays in the form of a radio play/podcast. These will be available on various platforms including a ‘behind the scenes recording’ on YouTube.

Youth Theatre

Blue Orange Youth Theatre classes aim to provide an exciting, enjoyable and creative platform for local young people to learn skills in creating excellent quality theatre. The classes are divided into Juniors and Seniors who meet on Saturdays.

New Members 

New members are welcome throughout the term. If the term has already started just drop us a message or come along on Saturday

Our current age groups are:

Tots – (ages 3-6): 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Juniors – (ages 7-9): 9.30am – 11.00am

Intermediates – (ages 10-13): 11.15am – 12.45pm

Seniors – (ages 14-18): 1.00pm – 2.30pm

What you will do (amongst other many, many other things)

Learn basic drama skills

Build teamwork and confidence

Develop vocal and physical technique

Learn how to create original theatre

Learn how to devise, improvise and write scripts

Put on a presentation to friends and family twice yearly

Seniors most years also have the opportunity to make a short film

Dates for 2019/2020Term 1:Saturday 21st September to Saturday 7th December 2019Half term: Saturday 26th October 2019 and Saturday 2nd November 2019  (NO YOUTH THEATRE)Term 2:Saturday 11th January to Saturday 21st March 2020Half term: Saturday 15th February 2019 and Saturday 22nd February 2020 (NO YOUTH THEATRE)Term 3:Saturday 25th April to Saturday 11th July 2020Half term: Saturday 23rd May 2020 and Saturday 30th May 2020 (NO YOUTH THEATRE)


  • £70 a term per child
  • £45 a term for each subsequent child (can be used on any youth theatre age group)

Early Bird tickets (£60 – £40 for each subsequent child) are available until the 4th January 2019. 

To book and for more information please visit blueorangetheatre.co.uk


Blue Orange Arts presents –

The 39 Steps

Adapted from the novel by John Buchan

A cast of 4 deliver this hilarious adaptation of John Buchan’s ‘The 39 Steps’ Expect over 150 zany characters, an onstage aerial dog fight, thrills and spills upon a speeding train, handcuffs, nazi spies and good old-fashioned romance!

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have the 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre!

Dates and time of show: 

Thursday 23rd April at 7.45pm

Friday 24th April at 7.45pm

Saturday 25th April at 3.00pm and 7.45pm

Tuesday 28th April at 7.45pm *Pay What You Can performance (see below for details)

Wednesday 29th April at 7.45pm

Thursday 30th April at 7.45pm

Friday 1st May at 7.45pm

Saturday 2nd May at 3.00pm and 7.45pm

Ticket price:

Standard ticket: £12.00

Concession ticket: £10.00

For tickets visit the Blue Orange Theatre site www.blueorangetheatre.co.uk


Please get in touch.