The Salterton

What's On

A simple list of our upcoming productions, and the performance dates as well as some basic information. Information on how to buy tickets will be available closer to the dates.

The majority of our plays are performed in our very own acting space, The Salterton Playhouse. If you wish to get involved in any of the upcoming productions please get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Tickets for all of our productions are available approximately 3 weeks in advance of performance dates from Budleigh Salterton Tourist Information Centre - call 01395 445275 to find out more.


Tuesday and Thursday every week 19:30

Beginning in June - Rehearsals at the Playhouse. Pop down, say hello and find out how you can get involved.

Set Building

Most Sundays and Thursdays 10:00

The team are down at the Playhouse most weeks - if you can help with anything from carpentry to a bit of painting or holding a ladder, we will reward you with tea, biscuits and thanks.

Please contact us if you are happy to come along to check we will be there each week.

The Great Millas Murder Mystery - Gala Week

Saturday June 2nd - Doors open 18:45

The Salterton Drama Club has discovered a fascinating (and completely untrue) story of events surrounding the painting of The Boyhood of Raleigh. This year's Murder Mystery is based on this story. 

It is the year 1870 and Salterton has some distinguished visitors. Sir John Everett Millais is staying at the Octagon painting a picture destined to become world famous. Mr Sherlock Holmes and his friend and chronicler Watson are taking a well earned holiday after solving and interesting case on Dartmoor.
They attend the Mayors annual dinner in aid of The Fishermen's Benevolent Society. The Mayors stands to give his welcoming address when a scream rings out....
You are invited to attend.....all are welcome, local fisherfolk, farmers,townspeople and gentry. Join us in the Public Hall for this fun packed event and help Holmes to solve the crime. The wearing of Victorian costume is encouraged......prizes for best costumed lady and gent. Tickets at £20 to include a delicious three course meal, licensed bar, themed . 

Tickets on sale NOW from Budleigh TIC 01395 445275

The Hound of the Baskervilles read through

Tuesday 5th June 19:30 at The Salterton Playhouse

Read Through of the classic Sherlock tale for our December production to be directed by Penny Hill.

Audtions to follow.

If you are interested in participating in the production but are unable to attend - please drop us a line.


3rd - 7th September 19:30 Nightly with Saturday Matinee 8th September 14:30

Directed by Dianne Nicholls

Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford - only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village.

Tickets on sale 13th August from Budleigh TIC 01395 445275