Betty Ratcliffe as Bella Manningham|
Welcome to the Loft Theatre Company’s online archive. Here you
can find a complete list of past productions (many with accompanying
photographs), a brief history of the company and a selection of other
A note about the photographs
On this site you will find photographs of all Loft shows since
September 2000. However, coverage of earlier productions is patchy.
The theatre has a paper archive containing photographs, programmes and
press cuttings for almost every production in its
94-year history and
these are in the process of being scanned into digital form, but
it’s a mammoth task.
This is where you come in! If you have any photographs of Loft
productions prior to September 2000 which you are able to scan,
please do so and email them to
Likewise, if you are able to advise details of casts and/or directors
for past shows, please do so. The aim is to build up a complete
record of the director and cast of every show in the Loft’s
Your help will be gratefully received.
Click one of the links below to view a record of every Loft Theatre
production since 1922, including photographs where available.
The Loft Theatre a brief history
The story of the Loft from 1922 to
the present day.
Other past events from the Loft
Pictures of some of the Loft’s
Tributes to some past members who helped shape the Loft we know