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1001 Nights: Transport
- Directed by: Douglas Rintoul
The inspirational stories of Arabian Nights
Sat 17 May
- Written by: Jean Anouilh
Something Wicked presents an exciting production of European Theatre in the original: the modern French classic by Jean Anouilh.
A family-friendly dance piece choreographed by Enrique Cabrera. Inspired by the work of artist Joan Miro, the piece combines live dance, puppetry, and digital visuals.
The five-piece from the West Coast of Canada performs lively and high-energy acoustic folk.
- Directed by: Bryony Shanahan
Solo drama set in the world of women's boxing.
Blending double bagpipes, whistle, fiddle, song and Scottish stepdance with Celtic flair and frenzy.
Charlie & Lola's Best Bestest Play
Exciting stage production based on the popular books for tots about Charlie and his funny little sister Lola, and the many, many obstacles standing between her and bedtime. Ages 3+.
Sat 26 Apr
Chris Ramsey: The Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning Television
Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations inspired by being removed from the Soccer AM sofa for saying a naughty word.
Sun 2 Nov
£16.50 / 01227 769075
A mixture of dance, spoken work and physicality which explores two versions of reality and the complexities of humanity; from the intimate to the superfluous.
Entertaining Mr Sloane
- Directed by: Michael Cabot
- Written by: Joe Orton
Joe Orton's unique blend of farce and black comedy was first staged at the Arts Theatre in London in 1964, winning the London Critics Variety award for best play of the year.
Ernest And The Pale Moon
Inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Alfred Hitchcock, Ernest And The Pale Moon is a spine-chilling tale of obsession and murder from Les Enfants Terrible.
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.
This non-verbal show playfully uses live music and beautiful projection to tell a delightful tale of teamwork.
Fireside Tales With Granddad: Pickled Image (Over 5s)
Cuddle up around the campfire in this ingeniously staged children's puppet show, as Granddad regales you with tales of greedy goblins, grumpy trolls, sneaky princes, a giant pair of underpants and a daring escape from a hungry shark.
Sun 4 May
£7 / 01227 769075
Geminus: Compagnie Ubi (Over 2s)
The French company presents a theatre piece for young children, exploring the wonder of mirrors and reflections.
Sat 24 May
Sun 25 May
The pianist performs various works.
Mark Grist: Rogue Teacher
A performance by the poet and ex-English teacher who rose to prominence following a rap battle against a teenage grime artist.
Mark Watson: Flaws
Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.
Monday's Child: Tutti Frutti & York Theatre Royal (Ages 3-7)
- Written by: Brendan Murray
A delightful show about the unique bond between a great-grandmother and her grandchild.
Mon 26 May
£7 / 01227 769075
Motionhouse Dance Theatre Company: Broken
Contemporary dance piece exploring humanity's relationship to planet Earth.
The Noise Next Door: The Noise Are Back In Town
Fast-paced improv from the Brighton-based troupe.
The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.
Babakas Theatre, a Birmingham-based international group, presents a performance which combines stand-up comedy, contemporary dance, video installation and scenes from the TV show The Sopranos to explore modern-day fatherhood.
Our Friends, The Enemy
- Directed by: Tom O'Brien
- Written by: Alex Gwyther
Private James Boyce takes us on a magical, haunting journey through the events surrounding the Christmas truce during the First World War.
Pinocchio: Hiccup Theatre
- Written by: Michael Rosen
Michael Rosen's adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic tale.
Sat 10 May
Propeller Theatre Company's all-male ensemble cast presents a 60-minute version of Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream, tailored especially for younger audiences. Directed by Edward Hall.
The Princess And The Pea: Norwich Puppet Theatre (Over 3s)
- Written by: Julian Butler
Adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's children's tale.
Mon 2 Nov 2015
£7; £1 Baby on lap (0-12months) (Children £7) / 01227 769075
Rambert School Of Ballet & Contemporary Dance
A sophisticated programme of works characterised by exciting dance theatre and performed by exquisite dancers to vivid live music.
Rubbish: Theatre-Rites (Over 5s)
Imagine a world that celebrates its rubbish. A world, where at the touch of a puppeteer's hand, the contents of a bin bag transforms before your eyes. Four inquisitive excavators explore the unexpected value of discarded objects. What will emerge from a bag full of sludge and what could possibly happen when they find a…
Teatro alla Scala: Peter Grimes
- 175 min
- Directed by: Richard Jones
- Written by: Benjamin Britten
- Cast: John Graham-Hall, Susan Gritton, Christopher Purves, Felicity Palmer, Malin Christensson
Broadcast of English director Richard Jones' production of Benjamin Britten's opera, performed at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan.
Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions
The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.
Taboo-busting and provocative humour from the acclaimed stand-up.
Under the Skin
- 108 min
- Directed by: Jonathan Glazer
- Written by: Michel Faber (novel), Walter Campbell (screenplay)
- Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Paul Brannigan, Robert J. Goodwin
- UK release: 14 March 2014
An alien in human form picks up unwary travellers in Scotland.
Vikings: Live from the British Museum
Take a look around the British Museum's Viking exhibition, right from the comfort of your cinema seat. Introduced by Michael Wood and Exhibition Curator Gareth Williams.