About Us • Our History

Whitby’s Apollo Players were formed in the late 1960’s initially as a dramatic society with the view to stage plays. Our first pantomime production was in 1971 and, with the exception of 1976, we have presented a pantomime every January since then at Whitby Pavilion Theatre.

Pantomime will always be the Apollo Players main forte but in the past the Players have staged plays, musical shows, variety and revue shows.

In more recent years the society branched out from its pantomime roots and has presented special one night only shows on Broadway, at the Movies, a special Eurovision tribute  and Back to the 60's....all proving to be a  success and showcasing the society's talents beyond the pantomime stage.

Summer 2014 saw the society present a full length stage play version of Noddy.

In January 2022 the players will present a special 50th pantomime production, Cinderella.