Rehearsals are well underway for the Little Theatre’s first play of the season, Be My Baby, a poignant drama about teen pregnancy, set in a Mother and Baby Home in the north of England, in the early sixties. Jenny Gore is directing Amanda Whittington’s debut play, having previously directed Ladies’ Day and The Thrill of Love, by the same author.

A strong, all-female cast includes Devan Dallas (A View From The Bridge, RolePlay), Phoebe Farrington (The Thrill of Love, Stepping Out, etc.), Catherine Shaw (Stepping Out), Rachel Peter (The Children’s Hour, Time of My Life, etc.), Trizia Wells (The Thrill of LoveTime of My Life), and Siobhan Coulding (A View From The Bridge).

The play runs from 19-24 February, at 7.30pm. Book tickets online at, or in person at Innovation, Hebden Bridge.

Rehearsal photos © Bruce Cutts