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Social Play Read Throughs

These read throughs are open to anyone who has any interest in theatre, whether you are a current member of Otley Players or not. They are informal read throughs of plays so that if you are not currently involved in a production but want to stay involved or are new to Otley Players and are unsure of whether you want to dip your toe in, you can do so in a very and friendly setting. All read throughs are at the Black Horse in Otley on the following dates:

Date and TimeScriptVenue
Monday 23rd May 22 8pmFind Me by Olwen WymarkUpstairs in Black Horse
Monday 20th June 22 8pmAbridged version A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William ShakespeareUpstairs in Black Horse
Monday 18th July 22 8pmThings I Know To Be True by Andrew BovellUpstairs in Black Horse

AGM: 17th February 2022

Following a tremendous success with ‘Shakespeare’s Lost Christmas Play’ in December, Otley Players has turned its head to plan for 2022. The Players will be performing two of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads monologues on the 19th and 20th March at the Labour rooms and rehearsals are well under way with ticket becoming be released imminently at Brown’s Gallery or by reserving by emailing

Otley players is hosting its AGM on the 17th February at the Black Horse, Otley at 8pm and we are really keen to welcome anyone interested in performing, writing, costumes, directing, producing or stage managing. No experience is needed, all comers welcome.

Wharefedale Observer article supporting Otley Players

Don’t miss this great piece in the Wharfedale Observer about ‘Shakespeare’s Lost Christmas Play.’ Otley Players are getting a lot of support from businesses and other community groups in putting on our Christmas play, thank you to everyone who is helping.