De Montfort Hall
- Telephone 0116 233 3111
- Website www.demontforthall.co.uk
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Babe The Sheep Pig: Illyria (Over 5s)
- Written by: David Wood (adaptation)
Illyria presents Dick King-Smith's heartwarming tale of friendship, courage and determination, adapted by David Wood.
Bardi Wind Orchestra
- Directed by: David Calow (cond)
David Calow conducts classical works depicting the theme of Hope with guest soloists.
The veteran singer-songwriter and Roxy Music frontman performs pop-rock and 1920s jazz style songs with his backing band to promote the album The Jazz Age.
Dutch singer putting a modern pop spin on post-war jazz styles.
Derren Brown: Infamous
- Directed by: Polly Findlay
- Written by: Iain Sharkey
The master of mentalism takes his brand new show (we hope he's actually written it by the time it gets here) on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm. Not suitable for children under 12 years.
Dora the Explorer Live
A live musical adventure with Dora as she sets off in search of the City of Lost Toys with help from Map, Backpack, Boots, Diego and, of course, the audience!
Fri 7 Jun
Sat 8 Jun
Dreamboats And Petticoats
- Directed by: Carole Todd
- Written by: Maurice Gran
In 2007 the compilation album Dreamboats And Petticoats became one of the best selling albums of the decade. It's follow-up Dreamboats And Petticoats Two was also successful in the UK music charts, which reached number two in its first week of release. Bill Kenwright, Laurie Mansfield and Universal Music present the…
Mon 24 Jun
Tue 25 Jun
Wed 26 Jun
Ed Byrne: Roaring Forties
Observational humour from the Dublin-stand-up and actor about reaching middle age.
Eliza Carthy Band
The award-winning singer-songwriter and fiddler leads her folk outfit.
Distinctive vocal harmonies from Tony Hicks, Ray Stiles, Peter Howarth, Steve Lauri, Ian Parker and Bobby Elliott.
Illyria: The Mikado
- Written by: Gilbert And Sullivan
A performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's Far Eastern tale of love and bumbling bureaucrats.
I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue
Jack Dee and David Mitchell join Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer for this live performance of the popular Radio 4 show.
Jimmy Carr: Gagging Order
The deadpan one presents his new crude, rude, but clever show, no doubt packed with puns aplenty and jokes that teeter on the verge of acceptability.
Julian Clary: Position Vacant, Apply Within
- 60 min
Camp humour and double entendres as the distinctive stand-up, journalist, radio regular and 2012 Celebrity Big Brother contestant searches for a husband.
Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, The Big Chris Barber Band, Acker Bilk And His Paramount Jazz Band
The veteran trumpeter performs traditional jazz songs with his band.
Tue 21 May
£25–£27 / 0116 233 3111
Kiran Vinkar, Kishor Gohil
Asian music by the flautist.
Literature At Lunchtime: Les Miserables By Victor Hugo: Lecture
Dr Jane Mackay explores Hugo's epic about France in the early 19th century, with reference to its modern popularity as a result of the West End musical.
Thu 27 Jun
£6 / 0116 233 3111
- Directed by: Anne Hughes (cond)
Anne Hughes conducts a wide selection of popular and classical music, with Aoife Miralles, harp and Sam Rodwell, guitar.
Mario Vargas Llosa: Talk
Dr Jane Mackay talks about the Peruvian author's semi-autobiographical novel, Aunt Julia And The Scriptwriter.
The Mavericks are back and for lead singer Raul Malo, The Mavericks' reunion is a testament to faith, fate and chance. For drummer Paul Deakin, it's rekindled a way of being in tune that they don't have with anyone else. Bassist Robert Reynolds encapsulates the mood of their new album 'In Time' as 'big love, big…
Micky Flanagan: Back in the Game
You may have caught him on one of his increasingly regular TV appearances, so here's a chance to catch the distinctively voiced Cockney in the flesh.
Milton Jones: On the Road
The king of beautifully unexpected one-liners and surreality, popping up on all manner of panel shows these days, takes his bizarre nonsense On the Road.
Ready Steady Cook Live
Watch the red peppers and green tomatoes fly at this live food show.
Reginald D Hunter: In the Midst of Crackers
The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.
The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter takes to the stage to perform songs from his sixth studio album All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu. The Canadian-American's UK tour to promote his album also coincides with the London premiere of his critically acclaimed opera Prima Donna. The opera follows the life of an opera…
Sally Morgan: Psychic Sally on the Road
Sally pretends her 'psychic' powers have been with her since she was nine months old, and she's now taking her 'psychic' knowledge on tour.
Sarah Millican: Home Bird
You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live onstage.
Sean Lock: Purple Van Man
You know fine well who he is, now pop along and see his new show, which looks at life from a skewed white van man's perspective.
Solid Gold Sixties Show
Bands and musicians perform rock'n'roll and pop covers.
A reformed line-up of the chart-topping, Coventry-based ska and 2-tone legends, featuring singers Terry Hall and Neville Staple with guitarists Lynval Golding and Roddy Radiation.
Stewart Lee: Much A-Stew About Nothing
Typically subversive humour from Lee as he works on material for the latest series of Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle. Please note: this is a work in progress show.
- Directed by: Craig Revel Horwood
- Written by: Craig Revel Horwood
An intimate show written and directed by Craig Revel Horwood and starring celebrities and dancers of Strictly Come Dancing, Lisa Riley, Artem Chigvintsev, Natalie Lowe and Ian Waite, who talk about their backgrounds, love for dance and performance, as well as performing dance routines.
An afternoon dance session.
Tubular Bells For Two: Mike Oldfield Tribute
The Australian duo of Daniel Holdsworth and Aidan Roberts performs the musician's hit 1973 album Tubular Bells in its entirety.