Voting is now open to find the My Theatre Matters! UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre 2016, in association with Smooth Radio. The Orchard Theatre offers a wide variety of shows capturing audience imaginations of all ages.

My Theatre Matters! UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre is an award celebrating theatres across the United Kingdom and is voted for by members of the public. Votes are cast on the My Theatre Matters website

The voting closes at 12noon on Monday 19 September. There will be a winner in each of the 12 Regions and an overall winner will be announced at the UK Theatre Awards at London’s Guildhall on Sunday 9 October.

The Orchard Theatre strive to deliver first-class customer services to our audiences offering a range of entertainment from leading West End Musicals, top comedians, bands, dramas, dance, classical music, opera, and of course, our popular annual pantomimes. The Orchard Theatre are also proud to shout out about The restaurant, where you can enjoy a mouth-watering meal, prepared by our talented chefs using fresh, seasonal produce just footsteps from your auditorium seat. We hope that as a loyal and valued customer you feel warmly welcomed into The Orchard Theatre every time you visit.

The UK Theatre Awards are the only nationwide awards to honour creative excellence and the outstanding achievement seen on and off stage throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The UK Theatre Awards are supported by The Stage, Smooth Radio, White Light, Theatre Tokens, John Good, Harbottle & Lewis and UK Theatre Insurance.

For more information visit or call the Ticket Office on 01322 220000.