Malvern Theatres

Malvern Theatres
Grange Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3HB
  • Box office 01684 892 277
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  • Website www.malvern-theatres.co.uk
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A major centre for the arts in the West Midlands offering a diverse programme of theatre, music, comedy, dance, film and workshops. Malvern Theatres is home of the Malvern Festivals, founded by Bernard Shaw and Barry Jackson in 1929. There are two bars and a bistro, Scene Bistro, which is open for lunch and dinner each day.

The venue is 10 minutes walk from Great Malvern Train Station.

Events at this venue

There are 33 events at this location

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  • Written by: Eddie Kay

Three new commissions by choreographers Tamsin Fitzgerald, Lenka Vagnerova and newcomer Rebecca Evans that explore the darker side of humanity. Presented by 2Faced Dance.

Tue 9 May

Forum Theatre

£14–£16.24; £8.96 under 26s / 01684 892 277

6 Hands Guitar Trio

Jazz and classical from the trio comprising of John Williams, John Etheridge and Gary Ryan.

Thu 1 Jun

Forum Theatre

£28 / 01684 892 277

The All Star Stand Up Tour

Featuring Jarred Christmas, Gary Delaney, Sean Hughes and Pete Firman.

Sat 6 May

Forum Theatre

£23.52 / 01684 892 277

Babe, The Sheep-Pig

The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.

Fri 16 Jun

Forum Theatre

£16–£18 (Children £11) / 01684 892 277

Sat 17 Jun

Forum Theatre

£16–£18 (Children £11) / 01684 892 277

Sun 18 Jun

Forum Theatre

£16–£18 (Children £11) / 01684 892 277

Big Girls Don't Cry

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

Thu 4 May

Forum Theatre

£29–£12 (£26.88) / 01684 892 277

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Thu 14 Dec

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Rock'n'rollercoaster of a show featuring all the timeless classics from a band who have been on the tribute trail for 24 years.

Thu 18 May

Forum Theatre

£18.48; £21.84 / 01684 892 277

City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Elgar Birthday Concert

Violinist Tamsin Little joins the orchestra, for Elgar's Violin Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No 7.

Fri 2 Jun

Forum Theatre

£24.08–£37.50 / 01684 892 277

Don't Dress For Dinner

Jordan Productions and Phil&Ben in association with Eastbourne Theatres presents this comedy of duplicity and confusion written by Marc Camoletti, and starring Sara Crowe, Damian Williams and Ben Roddy.

Mon 15 May

Festival Theatre

£20.16–£31.36 / 01684 892 277

Tue 16 May

Festival Theatre

£20.16–£31.36 / 01684 892 277

Wed 17 May

Festival Theatre

£20.16–£31.36 / 01684 892 277

…and 3 more dates until 20 May

Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards: Try Hard

The Olympic ski jumper talks about his life and career.

Thu 8 Jun

Forum Theatre

£17.92 / 01684 892 277

Fracked! Or: Please Don't Use The F-Word

James Bolam and Anne Reid star in this razor-sharp black comedy by Alistair Beaton that takes a timely look at the conflicted core of planetary energy and earthly power.

Wed 26 Apr

Thu 27 Apr

Festival Theatre

£20.72–£37.52 / 01684 892 277

Fri 28 Apr

Festival Theatre

£20.72–£37.52 / 01684 892 277

Sat 29 Apr

The Graduate

Iconic characters from Charles Webb's novel and the classic film are brought to life in this hilarious black comedy and moving coming-of-age story directed by Lucy Bailey and adapted by Terry Johnson.

Tue 13 Jun

Festival Theatre

£15.50–£28.50 / 01684 892 277

Wed 14 Jun

Festival Theatre

£15.50–£28.50 / 01684 892 277

Thu 15 Jun

Festival Theatre

£15.50–£28.50 / 01684 892 277

…and 2 more dates until 17 Jun

I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again…Again!

A night of parodies, puns and manic songs celebrating the radio series that gave birth to The Goodies, Monty Python's Flying Circus and I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue. With special guests, original cast members and writers, Graeme Garden and Jo Kendall.

Wed 3 May

Forum Theatre

£13.44 / 01684 892 277

Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock

The comedian regales the audience with his inimitable stand up routines before introducing his musical compatriots Bev Bevan, Geoff Turton and The Bev Bevan Band.

Wed 21 Jun

Forum Theatre

£24.50–£27.50 / 01684 892 277

Thu 22 Jun

Forum Theatre

£24.50–£27.50 / 01684 892 277

Fri 23 Jun

Forum Theatre

£24.50–£27.50 / 01684 892 277

A Judgement in Stone

Crime drama based on the best-selling novel by Ruth Rendell.

Tue 2 May

£24.08–£33.04 / 01684 892 277

Wed 3 May

£24.08–£33.04 / 01684 892 277

Thu 4 May

£24.08–£33.04 / 01684 892 277

…and 2 more dates until 6 May

Ken Dodd: The Happiness Show

The veteran comedian, who was awarded a knigthood in the Queen's New Year honours list, brings happiness to fans across the country with a variety show of jokes, songs and stories.

Sun 30 Apr

Festival Theatre

£24.08–£26.32 / 01684 892 277

Malvern Festival Chorus

The choir performs Walton's Belshazzar's Feast.

Sat 24 Jun

Forum Theatre

£15 / 01684 892 277

Wed 10 May

Forum Theatre

£20.16–£30.24 / 01684 892 277

Violinist Jennifer Pike joins the orchestra for Haydn's Symphony No 25/Mozart's Symphony No 37, Mozart's Violin Concerto No 3 In G and Schubert's Symphony No 5 In B Flat.

Out of Order

Ray Cooney's 1990 farce set in a posh London hotel.

Mon 8 May

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale soon / 01684 892 277

Tue 9 May

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale soon / 01684 892 277

Wed 10 May

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale soon / 01684 892 277

…and 3 more dates until 13 May

Pasha: Let's Dance The Night Away

The Strictly Come Dancing star and his fantastic dancers are back again touring the UK with their completely brand new show. Expect favourite dances, stunning costumes, great music, chat and fun for all the family.

Fri 19 May

Forum Theatre

£26.88–£28 / 01684 892 277

Piano Men: Generations: A Tribute To Billy Joel And Sir Elton John

The music of Billy Joel and Sir Elton John come to life in this multimedia tribute starring the voice of American Terry Davies plus his son Nick and a seven-piece ensemble.

Fri 28 Apr

The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Mon 17 Jul

£19.60–£33.04 / 01684 892 277

Tue 18 Jul

£19.60–£33.04 / 01684 892 277

Wed 19 Jul

…and 3 more dates until 22 Jul

The Real Thing

1970s soul band celebrating 40 years in the business perform their classic hits including 'You To Me Are Everything', 'Can't Get By Without You' and 'Can You Feel The Force?'.

Thu 11 May

Forum Theatre

£21.28–£23.52 / 01684 892 277

The Remains Of Tom Lehrer (Performed By Adam Kay)

From pigeon poisoning to masochistic tangoing via the periodic table, Tom Lehrer's satirical songs are revisited and reimagined by award-winning musical comedian Adam Kay.

Fri 9 Jun

Forum Theatre

£21 / 01684 892 277

Rhythm Of The Dance

World champion dancers join the Young Irish Tenors for a showcase of song and dance celebrating traditional Irish culture and embracing the ancient SeanNos dance style.

Thu 13 Jul

£24 / 01684 892 277

Sand in the Sandwiches

  • Directed by: Gareth Armstrong
  • Written by: Hugh Whitemore

Award-winning actor Edward Fox stars in an adaptation of John Betjeman's poem about British seaside culture.

Tue 13 Jun

£15 / 01684 892 277

Thu 15 Jun

£15 / 01684 892 277

Sasha Regan's All Male The Mikado

Regan's unique adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera set in Japan, which satirises British culture and politics.

Tue 4 Jul

£12.88–£27.44 / 01684 892 277

Thu 6 Jul

£12.88–£27.44 / 01684 892 277

…and 2 more dates until 8 Jul

Scott Brothers Duo

The sibling duo performs four-handed piano pieces, including original duets and arrangements of classical favourites by the likes of Rossini, Schubert, Saint-Saens and Liszt.

Thu 27 Apr

Forum Theatre

£21.28 ( £6.72) / 01684 892 277

Shirley Valentine

Willy Russell's award-winning play about a bored housewife who takes an impromptu trip to Greece whereupon she rediscovers romance and a new awareness of who she really is.

Mon 24 Jul

£15–£28.50 / 01684 892 277

Tue 25 Jul

£15–£28.50 / 01684 892 277

Wed 26 Jul

£15–£28.50 / 01684 892 277

…and 3 more dates until 29 Jul

Shout! the Mod Musical

Musical featuring popular hits from the 60s. The story follows five woman in different decades of their lives who all write to Shout! magazine's advice column.

Tue 6 Jun

Festival Theatre

£28–£44.80 (£8.96–£42.80) / 01684 892 277

Wed 7 Jun

Festival Theatre

£28–£44.80 (£8.96–£42.80) / 01684 892 277

Thu 8 Jun

Festival Theatre

£28–£44.80 (£8.96–£42.80) / 01684 892 277

…and 2 more dates until 10 Jun

Strictly Murder

April 1939. An English couple, Peter and Suzy, are living in Provence in idyllic isolation, far, it seems, from the rumblings of the coming war. Their peace is shattered from within when Suzy discovers she has been betrayed: Peter is not the man he claims to be. Suzy's life is thrown into turmoil as the possibility arises…

Tue 20 Jun

Festival Theatre

£14.50–£24.50 (£8–£22.50) / 01684 892 277

Wed 21 Jun

Festival Theatre

£14.50–£24.50 (£8–£22.50) / 01684 892 277

Thu 22 Jun

Festival Theatre

£14.50–£24.50 (£8–£22.50) / 01684 892 277

…and 2 more dates until 24 Jun

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

  • Written by: Jonathan Rockefeller (adapt)

Based on Eric Carle's hand-painted books, Jonathan Rockefeller's family-friendly stage production uses a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets to faithfully bring to life the four stories: The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Wed 24 May

Festival Theatre

£12.88 (Children £10.64) / 01684 892 277

Thu 25 May

Festival Theatre

£12.88 (Children £10.64) / 01684 892 277

Waiting For God

David Grindley directs Michael Aitkens' comedy based on the popular 1990s BBC sitcom of the same name, starring Jeffrey Holland and Nichola McAuliffe.

Tue 30 May

Festival Theatre

£19.04–£35.84 / 01684 892 277

Wed 31 May

Festival Theatre

£19.04–£35.84 / 01684 892 277

Thu 1 Jun

Festival Theatre

£19.04–£35.84 / 01684 892 277

…and 2 more dates until 3 Jun

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