Rehearsals are underway for a theatre show coming to Bolton next week.

Bolton Little Theatre have being rehearsing for their production of She Stoops to Conquer, with shows starting on Monday.

‘She Stoops To Conquer’ is a joyous comedy that has been keeping audiences entertained for nearly 250 years.

Mr Hardcastle wants his daughter, Kate to marry Marlow, the son of his old friend Sir Charles, but Hardcastle’s boisterous, mischievous booby of a stepson, Tony Lumpkin plays a cracking practical joke and sets off a chain of mishaps and mistaken identity, giving the play its alternative title ‘The Mistakes of a Night’.

She Stoops to Conquer cast members and managers include David Smart, Nigel Miller, Joel Cheetham, Frances Clemmitt, Peter Schofield, Chelsea Nelson and Nick Eccles.

David Smart, Chairman of Bolton Little Theatre said: "Bolton Little Theatre, a community theatre right at the heart of Bolton, which has been entertaining the local community since 1931.

"Producing plays throughout the year, from our famous “family fun Pantomime” at Christmas, to our more dramatic productions throughout the year.

"There is always something worthwhile coming to the theatre for and to be entertained well.

"This production, “She Stoops to Conquer”, is a joyous comedy, and although it was written over 250 years ago, it has been entertaining audiences ever since.

"True comedy never tires, it just gets better and better.

"The cast have had a wonderful time rehearsing, being directed by our very talented Director, Mr. Simon Mott.

"After the difficult past two years, this production has given us all the opportunity to make our theatre live once more by entertaining our audiences."

Actor Nick Eccles, talked about his leading role of George Hastings in the production.

He said: "The rehearsal process is going really well, travelling down in the cold is not but we're warming up on stage and I'm really enjoying the experience."

The production will be running from Monday until Saturday at the Hanover Street theatre from 7:30pm and tickets are priced at £10.

If you would like to buy tickets go to or call 01204 524469.

There will also be a British Sign Language showing on Tuesday evening.