Big Spirit Youth Theatre are based at The Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin

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The Queen Mother Theatre is a modern, purpose built theatre in North Herts offering a varied programme of professional and amateur productions. Home of the Bancroft Players, Bancroft Juniors and a critically acclaimed Youth Theatre.


The Queen Mother Theatre is home to The Bancroft Players who both own and run the venue. The history of the group and the theatre are closely intertwined. From the groups earliest days there was a declared intention to establish a permanent drama venue in Hitchin.


The Bancroft Players have been established since 1945 and moved to their home at The Queen Mother Theatre in 1983 – read more about the history of the society in excerpts from “The Bancroft Players 1945 – 1985, A Personal View“ by Keith Crook.

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