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Venue and costume hire

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SymphonizeSoft Touch Arts & The Philharmonica Orchestra
The Great American SongbookKerslake and Glover
Black CoffeeLeicester Drama Society
Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Age 13 3/4LAOS
The Shape of ThingsLeicester Drama Society
42nd StreetIDOLS
Alphabetical OrderLeicester Drama Society
Tom Jones & Elvis PresleyLP Management
The Steptoe and Son Radio ShowHambledon Productions and Apollo Theatre Company
Soul TrainKing of Tunes Ltd
Three Men in a BoatGSP Theatre Productions
Entertaining Mr SloaneLeicester Drama Society
AladdinLeicester Drama Society
Educating RitaLeicester Drama Society
The Railway ChildrenLeicester Drama Society


Single Spies (October 2019)


The Little Theatre is pleased to offer its facilities for private hire. The Bar Lounge makes an impressive venue; during the daytime, the main auditorium and studio theatre may be available, depending on show dates. Contact the Box Office to discuss your requirements, the theatre manager will be able to advise. Tel: 0116 255 1302.


As part of the Society’s commitment to the enjoyment of all the arts, the upper foyer gallery gives an opportunity for local artists and photographers to display their work. Both one-man and club shows are welcome. If you or your club wish to exhibit, please contact Bob Morley.


A popular meeting and socialising venue for members and audience alike, our bar lounge is open Monday to Saturday 6–11pm (2–11.00pm on matinée days) for the sale of alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, tea and coffee. Interval drinks may be ordered beforehand at the bar.

We can provide seating for up to 60 people and a large screen is available for presentations. The venue can be hired for a morning, afternoon or for a full day.


The Haywood Studio is an intimate space for a smaller audience of around 50. It is a fully functioning theatrical venue with staging, sound and lighting managed by a regular team who are dedicated to the innovative productions that might otherwise not be produced at the theatre, catering for adult and sometimes challenging themes. It is home also to Youth Theatre and workshop activities. The Studio and our rehearsal rooms in Albion Street are available for hire. Please contact the Theatre Manager for more details. Tel: 0116 255 1302.


We have a wide range of period costumes available for hire, many of which have been used in Leicester Drama Society’s productions at The Little Theatre. We provide excellent quality garments and a friendly personal service, catering for all your needs from complete theatrical productions to individual hire.

• Drama groups, musical societies and pantomimes.

• University, college and school productions.

• Costumed parties, themed events and weddings.

• Corporate events and photo shoots.

• Competitive rates and multiple hire discounts available.

• Special rates for Leicester Drama Society members.

To arrange an appointment, please phone the Box Office during opening hours.