Rushden Amateur Theatrical Society (R.A.T.S.)


The R.A.T.S. has been providing live theatre to the town of Rushden in Northamptonshire for more than 50 years. We perform regularly at the Pemberton Centre in the town, with a pantomime every January, and most summers we perform a play, which is usually a comedy. New members from the age of 5 upwards are always welcome.

Our next pantomime

Sleeping Beauty January 2016

Our next production is



written and directed by Gordon Oliver

who is a member of the R.A.T.S.

by arrangement with Jasper Publishing

The play has many twists and turns before the murderer is revealed.

May 21-23 2015 at 7:30pm

All performances are at the Pemberton Centre, Rushden

Adults £10.00     Concessions £8.00


Geoffrey Taylor

David Wicks

Malcolm Crawford

Daniel Fortune

Janice Foster

Lesley Evans

Audrey Wilton

Gillian Tidbury

Miss Chambers

Clair Bellamy

Charles Grosvenor

John Curson

PC Cockburn

Anthony Curson

DCI Dillinger

Richard Llewellyn

Come and join us!

Are you interested in any aspect of amateur dramatics? Have you been looking to join the R.A.T.S. but have not been sure how to go about it? Contact us by clicking 'Join Us' at the top of the page.

© Rushden Amateur Theatrical Society 2014