Montage of plays performed in Nantwich Theatre

Big Big Sky

Tue 2 August 2022Big Big Sky

Nantwich Players are very proud to present Tom Wells’ Big Big Sky as the premiere of our new season. This heart-warming play is the perfect antidote to settle us in to the autumnal months as we wave goodbye to the summer sun.

Set in the small town of Kilnsea, East Yorkshire, Angie and Lauren are closing up the café for another winter. Lauren is on the cusp of her new life as an independent adult, having left the family home she shared with her bashful but loveable father, Dennis. Yet a new arrival to this sleepy town brings with him an infectious energy that forces everyone to reflect and re-evaluate what it means to them to be happy. This beautifully tender play explores love and loss in all its forms, and how a little bit of compassion can be enough to finally make someone feel whole.

First premiered in July 2021, this modern play radiates warmth, humour and humility – and this been reflected in the rehearsal process. Anastasia Newton, playing Lauren, says “Working on this play has been wonderful. The play is so heartfelt and I leave every rehearsal full of joy.”

Big Big Sky is a directorial debut for Nantwich Players’ acclaimed Sian Weedon who’s love for this play shines through on stage. She has fully encapsulated the tenderness of this play and achieved the perfect balance of humour and sensitivity to tell this beautiful story.

Performances will be at 7.45pm on 9th – 17th September 2022. Tickets priced at £10 will be on sale from Nantwich Tourist Office (01270 600727) or on-line at from Tuesday 9th August 2022 at 9am.

Priority tickets for our VIP Supporters go on sale Saturday 6th August 2022. To find out more about becoming a VIP Supporter visit the membership section of the website