Welcome to the Stane Street Players website. 

Stane Street Players are the local drama group for Halstead and Earls Colne. We celebrated 40 years of non-professional drama in 2015 and are proud to have put on  around 120 productions in the local area.

We produce around 3 shows a year including our hugely popular pantomimes and are lucky enough to be the resident drama group at the lovely Empire Theatre in Halstead. We also perform at Earls Colne Village Hall.

Find information about our past productions, view and download images from our galleries, meet the cast , contact us about becoming a member or just get in touch.

What’s going on…

Our spring production...'Sudden Death at Thornbury Manor'

We’ve done Radio Plays before, we’ve done Murder Mystery evenings before…but this combines the very best of both! Online Box office open now for Earls Colne production, telephone box office also now open 07423 063007


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Cinderella - Critical review

As well as reviews in the press we also have longer critical reviews done by a local theatre guild, which many local groups belong to. Ours is the North Essex Theatre Guild

And below is their critical appraisal of our recent production of Cinderella of which we can be justly proud!

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Cinderella says Goodbye


Cinderella - Halstead Gazette Reviews

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Stane Street Players in the News

Halstead Gazette 5th Jan 2018

Big well done to Jamie and Paul and our occasional SSP Lewis!

See us next in Cinderella – end of this month at the Empire!

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So Goodbye Funny Money...Hello Cinderella

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Funny Money all done at Earls Colne... Now for The Empire!

Well that’s it for the first two performances of Funny Money   Thank you to our Earls Colne Audience! And now the set is moving to Halstead for next week’s performance at the Empire Theatre in Halstead. Tickets still available from their box office http://www.empire-theatre.co.uk/funny-money DSCF2137.JPG

Some rehearsal shots for Funny Money and a nice piece from the Gazette

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The Cast and Crew of Our Man in Havana - Backstage at the Legion

Cosy quarters and a happy crew


Gaslight's NODA Best Play Nomination for 2016

Delighted to see we came in the top 3 !


Workshop completed!!

Thanks to the amazing success of our production of the Vicar of Dibley we have been able to complete the workshop at the Empire – a real and  tangible way to mark 40 years of the Stane Street Players

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