Dick Whittington

Our pantomime for 2019 will be Dick Whittington, written by Alan Frayn and directed by Jane Cairns. We are planning a couple of play readings during the summer, followed by auditions in September, for the performance in January. If you would like to book tickets or get more information on auditioning, please see the Box Office page.

18th July 2018 at 20:00Play reading at the WI Hall
6th August 2018 at 20:00Panto reading at the WI Hall
10th September 2018 at 20:00Second panto reading at the WI Hall
12th September 2018 at 20:00Panto auditions at the WI Hall
From 17th September 2018Rehearsals at the WI Hall
11th January 2019 at 19:30Friday evening performance
12th January 2019 at 14:00Sat early matinee
12th January 2019 at 17:00Sat late matinee
13th January 2019 at 14:00Sun matinee

The performances will be at the Cecil Hepworth Playhouse in Walton on Thames - please see the Events page for more information. Click here to place an order.

Since 1946, the Desborough Players have performed shows throughout the year at the now recently refurbished Cecil Hepworth Playhouse in Walton on Thames. This means that this year, we are celebrating our 70th anniversary!

Our members age range from secondary school to retirement, and we always welcome new members - from performers to the all important backstage crew. If you are interested in joining the Desborough Players, please see our 'Join the group' page for more information.

If you are interested in keeping up to date with all our performances, please join our mailing list via the contact form.

We have our rehearsals, play readings and other meetings at the WI Hall in Hersham. Most of our performances are put on at the Cecil Hepworth Playhouse in Walton-on-Thames.

Rehearsal hall


WI Hall
4 Burhill Rd
Hersham
KT12 4JH

Walton Playhouse


Bridge Street
Hurst Grove
Walton-on-Thames
KT12 1AU