People's Company

People's Company

As a People’s Company member you can get involved in a variety of workshops ranging from theatre and performance, through to singing and playwriting. There are also production opportunities, including performing on stage in The Drum or getting involved behind the scenes in back stage roles.

All of our People’s Company activities are open to anyone over the age of 18. You don’t need to have any previous experience – the most important thing is that you want to have a go! If you have any access requirements, simply let us know when you get in touch.

Joining the People’s Company

Anyone 18 years or over can become a member for just £6 a year. To join the People’s Company please add a membership to your basket and follow the steps to order. Please use the account of the person who will be using the membership. If you don’t have an account you can create one as part of this process.

Membership benefits

• PC membership card.
• Opportunity to take part in our regular workshops. This includes a free taster session in week 1 of the term. Please note taster sessions may only be booked within two weeks of the start of term.
• Opportunity to audition for PC productions.
• Money off most tickets for shows in The Lyric on Monday to Thursday evenings and Saturday matinees (This does not apply to all shows and is at the discretion of the show producer/s)
• Tickets to most performances in the Drum Theatre for £11 (Prices may differ on all shows especially those aimed at children).


A limited amount of bursary places are available for people who, for financial reasons, would be unable to attend workshops without this support. Please contact us on the numbers below for more information and an application form.

Renewing your membership

We will email you when your membership is nearing its expiration. To renew, please visit your account where you will see the status of your membership; a ‘Renew’ button will appear if your account is nearing its expiration. You can also renew via our Box Office in person or by calling 01752 267222.

For more information please call 01752 230379 between 10am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

Next term dates

The People’s Company Summer Term began the week commencing 22nd of April, and will end week commencing 7th July (There are no sessions during half term: w/ c 27th May, nor on Bank Holidays)