Market Theatre

Market Theatre
Market Street, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2AQ
  • Telephone 07967 517125
  • Box office times Mon–Thu 8.45am–4.45pm; Fri 8.45am–4.30pm.
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Intimate theatre with cinema system, presenting theatre, music and cinema in the heart of Ledbury, Herefordshire.

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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

  • 2016
  • UK
  • 91 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Mandie Fletcher
  • Cast: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Celia Imrie, Kate Moss
  • UK release: 2 July 2016

Eddy (Saunders) and Patsy (Lumley) are forced to go on the run after they accidentally kill Kate Moss. Well, you would.

Thu 2 Feb

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years

(2016 - UK/USA) [12A] - 137mins In the 1960s, The Beatles exploded on to the public scene, as their formative years of constant performing, and Brian Epstein’s grooming, finally paid off beyond their wildest dreams. Accompanying interviews with the remaining Beatles, is footage of the heady concert years of 1963 to…

Benny And Joon

(1993 - USA) [12] - 98mins Benny runs a small car repair shop. He must also care for his mentally ill sister Juniper, known as Joon, following the accidental death of their parents. After losing a bet, Benny has to bring another eccentric into his house: Sam (Johnny Depp). Benny is at first outraged, but after an…

Fri 14 Apr

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

The Best Thing - Vamos Theatre

**-*** *a swinging sixties story of unconditional love. Britain’s best full mask theatre company is back in Ledbury! It is 1966. The record player is on, her hair is bobbed and eye-lashes curled: for seventeen year old Susan, life is an adventure waiting to begin. But what happens next turns everything upside down…

Sat 18 Mar

Billy Liar

(1963 - UK) [PG] - 94 mins Billy (Tom Courtenay) is stuck in his dead-end job. Shadrack (Leonard Rossiter) is his hard driving, humourless employer who scolds young Billy for his constant daydreaming. Billy has two women on a string who believe he will marry them: but he is a pathological liar and reverts to an…

Fri 24 Feb

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

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Cinderella: Ledbury Amateur Dramatic Society

The popular tale of Cinderella has been brought to new, magical life by Paul Reakes. Prince Charming returns from Pantomania to take up his rightful place as king upon his father's death. His uncle the Duke Of Verucca tries to steal his crown, but Buttons and his friend Kathy are on hand to help as the Fairy Godmother…

…and 7 more dates until 28 Jan

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

(2016 - UK/USA) [12A] - 133 mins We return to Harry Potter’s world long before he was born, to witness the adventures of Newt Scamander, the future author of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. Seventy years before Newt’s book became required reading at Hogwarts, he travels to a land that even wizards find…

Fri 5 May

Far From The Madding Crowd - Hotbuckle Theatre Company

I shall do one thing in this life - one thing certain - that is, love you, and long for you, and keep wanting you till I die. As three very different suitors compete for her heart, spirited, independent Bathsheba Everdene must choose between them. Will she choose to marry for passion, for obligation or for true love…

Fox And Rabbit’S Idiots’ Guide To The Owl And Pussycat - Makeshift Ensemble

Join Reynard H. Fox and his reluctant sidekick Rabbit as they meander their inelegant way around the world of the Owl and the Pussycat in their beautiful pea-green boat. Dodge the jellyfish in the deep blue sea, climb the bong-tree to meet the spirit who dwells within and journey with them to find the mystical shilling.

Gone Cuckoo

In their new show, storyteller Malcolm Green and musician Joshua Green follow the trail of the Cuckoo to explore the fascinating world of this extraordinary creature through stories, music and song. It’s shortly after dawn at RAF Fylingdales on the North York Moors and a male Cuckoo is having a tiny 4.5g radio…

Sat 6 May

£7–£11 / 07967 517125

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Hell Or High Water

(2016 - USA) [15] - 102mins Two brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster) embark on a bank-robbing spree in order to raise enough money to save their family farm from foreclosure - a conceit that lends the film a piercing timeliness. As yin-yang siblings compelled to embark upon their mission by need, fury, and inherent…

Fri 10 Mar

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

His Way - The Frank Sinatra Show

The remarkable story of Francis Albert Sinatra - from band singer to 1940s ‘pop idol’; from his fall from popularity to swinging his way through the 1950s; recording his most famous songs and albums; and building his own record label Reprise. Award winning singer Robert Habermann tells the Chairman of The Board’s…

Sat 27 May

I, Daniel Blake

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • UK/France
  • 100 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ken Loach
  • Cast: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires

Newly widowed Newcastle joiner Daniel (Johns) has worked all his life, but when his doctor tells him that his heart condition means he can't work, the welfare system disagrees. Familiar territory for Loach and screenwriter Laverty but despite unapologetic heartstring-tugging, the subject – the system's intrinsic cruelty…

Fri 3 Mar

£3–£6 / 07967 517125


(2016 - Spain) [15] - 99mins (Subtitles) After a chance meeting, middle-aged Julieta (Emma Suarez) learns that her long-lost daughter has resurfaced in Madrid. This begins a painful reflection by Julieta into her checkered past, flashing back to the moments of pain that defined her current life. This drama is…

Thu 2 Mar

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

Kollectivet (The Commune)

(2016 - Denmark) [15] - 111mins (Subtitles) The Commune sees Vinterberg (Far from the Madding Crowd) collaborating with screenwriter Tobias Lindberg (A War, A Hijacking) to present the story of Erik and Anna, an academic couple who set up a Danish commune in bohemian 1970s Copenhagen. What follows is a compelling…

Wed 8 Mar

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Lads Presents   Cinderella

Come and join the fun at LADS famous pantomime! The popular tale of Cinderella has been brought to new, magical life by Paul Reakes. Whilst poor Cinderella is being forced to carry out the every wish of her cruel stepmother and ugly stepsisters, Mattie and Hattie, Prince Charming has left to travel the world and the…

Thu 19 Jan

Fri 20 Jan

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Lads Presents  The Dark Earth And The Light Sky   By Nick Dear

Edward Thomas was killed in France at the Battle of Arras on April 9th 1917, so 2017 will be the centenary of his death. Nick Dear’s play The Dark Earth and the Light Sky is a moving evocation of the years leading up to Thomas’s death, his friendship with Robert Frost, his marriage to Helen and the mutual affection of…

Ledbury 2017 Summer Youth Project

After the success of our 2015 & 2016 Summer Youth Projects in Ledbury, we are pleased to announce the dates for our 2017 Summer Project. The Summer Project will run from the 31st July through to the 13th August (Excluding 5th and 6th August) Join us for 2 weeks of Singing, Dancing and Acting as we work towards…

Mon 31 Jul

Ledbury Memories On Film

The Bigger Picture Archive Project and Herefordshire Life Through a Lens present an evening of recollections. What was life like in Ledbury and the surrounding countryside in the 50s, 60s and 70s? What sorts of events took place and how have they changed over the years? Who were the stars of the town and what were the…

Wed 1 Feb

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

The Light Between Oceans

(2016 - UK/NZ/USA) [12A] - 132 mins Tom takes a job as lighthouse keeper on a remote island off the Australian coast. He becomes captivated by Isabel, a girl from the mainland; and they are soon married and living on the island. Their happiness is only marred by their inability to start a family, so when a boat with a…

Wed 12 Jul

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

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Live Ballet Screening - Jewels

George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Fauré provides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of ‘Emeralds’, while the fire of ‘Rubies’ comes from Stravinsky and the jazz-age energy of New York. Each of the three…

Tue 11 Apr

£12.50–£15 / 07967 517125

Live Ballet Screening - The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty combines the best of classical ballet, with all its charms and virtuosity, splendid music and talented dancers. The rich evocations of the baroque opulence of a royal court, the panoramic journey of the prince to the overgrown castle and the colourful characters in this famous fairy tale make this…

Sun 5 Mar

Live Opera Screening - Madama Butterfly

Ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much-loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time at Covent Garden. The exotic imagery of the Nagasaki setting is drawn from 19th-century Western artists' romanticised views of Japan.

Thu 30 Mar

Live Opera Screening - Otello

by Giuseppe Verdi World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi’s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award-winning…

Wed 28 Jun

£12.50–£15 / 07967 517125

Me Before You

(2016 - UK/USA) [12A] - 110 mins Lou Clark knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home, and that she might not love her boyfriend. What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about to lose her job. Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live, but doesn’t know is that Lou is about to…

Wed 1 Mar

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

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Motown Big Sing Uk - Ledbury

Spend a fun afternoon within a group, learning a medley of MOTOWN songs. With West End Performers as your Singing Coaches. There are no Auditions, and you will not be required to sing on your own. We will work towards an end of Workshop presentation which your family and friends are welcome to attend.

Sat 24 Jun

£12.50–£25 / 07967 517125

National Theatre Live: Amadeus

Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.

Wed 22 Feb

National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler

  • 2017

A live screening of Hedda Gabler, directed by Ivo van Hove who directed A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre.

Thu 9 Mar

National Theatre Live Screening - Twelth Night

Where music is the food of love and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible. A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited…

Thu 6 Apr

Open Sky Productions Presents  Scorched

Brilliantly received at Edinburgh Fringe 2016, using new writing inspired by writer Lisle Turner's grandfather, visual physical theatre, period music and an innovative set to create the workings of a mind sinking into the sands of time. Egypt. WWII. An escaped German officer. A two day chase across the…

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Pride And Prejudice - Pantaloons Theatre Company

The Pantaloons are back after last year's triumph with *The Importance of Being Earnest. *It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen’s witty and romantic masterpiece is one of the best-loved stories of all time, dealing with the most important questions in life… Will Mrs. Bennet manage to offload her…

Red Hot Boogie

One of the most popular Rock ’n Roll bands in the area Red Hot Boogie have long been delighting audiences with their up-tempo versions of 50s and 60s hits from Carl Perkins, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis, and many more. Over a hundred years of experience between them means the boys guarantee that…

Sat 4 Mar

£10 / 07967 517125

Royal Shakespeare Company: Live From Stratford - Antony And Cleopatra

Following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello *(2015) and *Much Ado About Nothing (2012), Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where *Julius Caesar *ends. After Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire…

Royal Shakespeare Company: Screening - Julius Caesar

Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control. Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power. The Rome season in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre opens with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to…

Wed 22 Mar

£12–£14 / 07967 517125

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Sofia Buckingham In Concert

The songs that Sofia writes come from deep inside and speak of emotions, raw and real. * * She delivers every word with a passion that is both inclusive and electrifying. After years of writing songs, Sofia spent time in the studio this past summer crafting them into an inspired new album. This collaboration, created…

Sat 1 Apr

A Street Cat Named Bob

(2016 - UK) [12A] - 103 mins A fact-based feel good tale inspires this moving and life-affirming true story of the unlikely friendship between a young homeless busker, James Bowen, and the stray ginger cat named Bob who changed his life. An unapologetically heart-warming film that should move all but the most…

Wed 10 May

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

A Taste Of Latin With Sonrisa

A musical journey from Spain to South America, combining a collection of original material with traditional songs from the Latin world, and all given a unique interpretation. Performed by five outstanding professional musicians comprising vocals, trumpet, flute, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, cajon and…

Sat 11 Mar

Things To Come

(2016 - France/Germany) [15] - 102 mins Subtitles A film shot in a single take about Victoria, a runaway party girl, who is asked by three friendly men to join them as they hit the town. Their wild night of partying turns into a bank robbery. The single-take production is undeniably impressive, but it’s also an…

Fri 2 Jun

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

Those Good Old Days Of Music Hall - Worcester Gilbert And Sullivan Society

Come and join the Worcester Gilbert and Sullivan Society for an entertaining and fun-filled evening in the traditional style of the music hall. An evening packed with well-loved songs, close harmony singing and comedy all under the watchful eye of a venerable virtuoso of vocabulary, Worcs. GASS’ worthy chairman. Our…


(2015 - Germany) [15] - 140 mins Subtitles A film shot in a single take about Victoria, a runaway party girl, who is asked by three friendly men to join them as they hit the town. Their wild night of partying turns into a bank robbery. The single-take production is undeniably impressive, but it’s also an effective…

Fri 12 May

£3–£6 / 07967 517125

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