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he Dearne Playhouse was officially opened on July 15th, 2006 by the Dearne’s very own Brian Blessed and has rapidly become the Dearne Valley’s leading venue for shows, comedy, concerts, musicals and plays. As a producing theatre we pride ourselves on staging high standard professional productions as well as giving local talent the best of opportunies.

Our Mission:
To provide unhindered access and opportunity to the people of Goldthorpe and the wider Dearne Valley sub region to high quality creative and artistic experiences.

For any information regarding bookings or hiring, please contact the theatre manager, Julie Medlam, who can be contacted on:
Tel: (01709) 894128 or via email

The Dearne Playhouse is a charity (CIO) registered with the Charity Commission under reg number 1163202