Hertford Theatre

Hertford Theatre
The Wash, Hertford, SG14 1PS
  • Telephone 01992 531500
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  • Website www.hertfordtheatre.com
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The place to be if you're a fan of all things arts. It has a strong theatre, comedy and music programme on throughout the year, and if you're a movie lover, make sure you check out the cinema screenings (for both mainstream films and classic indie numbers).

Events at this venue

There are 28 events at this location

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Andy Hamilton: Change Management

Change is an inescapable part of the human condition. Why and is that fair? Celebrated Radio Four comedian and writer Andy Hamilton contemplates why some changes are good and others bad, and rues how we all end up working longer hours for the same or less pay.

Fri 1 Jun

£21 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

  • 4 stars

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Fri 26 Oct

£16.50 / 01992 531500

Ballet Theatre UK: The Little Mermaid

This is a visually stunning re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen's profound story about a mermaid who gives up everything for love. It explores the nature of longing, how some choices have lasting consequences and how goodness can be rewarded in unexpected ways. Directed by Christopher Moore.

Sun 17 Jun

£19 (£16) / 01992 531500

  • 14:30

A Brave Face

Vamos Theatre explores post-traumatic stress in the military, based on years of research with ex and serving soldiers, families and health professionals. Performed in a wordless, full-mask style.

Tue 1 May

£12–£15 / 01992 531500

  • 19:45

The Close Up Show

An intimate evening of close-up magic, trickery and sleight of hand, with three skilled magicians.

Sat 28 Apr

£17.50 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

Dinosaur World Live 2018

* Friday 1st June, 11am & 2pmThursday 31st May, 2pm & 4.30pm * BOOK NOW BEFORE TICKETS BECOME EXTINCT! A brand new dino-mite adventure! Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family. ***Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across…

Thu 31 May

£9.50–£15 / 01992 531500

The Gruffalo

  • Directed by: Olivia Jacobs
  • Written by: Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (book), Julia Donaldson (book)

Theatrical adaptation of Julia Donaldson's clever and colourful book about a resourceful mouse and, of course, the terrible Gruffalo.

Fri 29 Jun

£13 / 01992 531500

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 30 Jun

£13 / 01992 531500

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

The Gruffalo's Child

***Thursday 28th June, 1.30pm - School ShowFriday 29th June, 10.30am and 1.30pm- School Shows with some seats available for the general publicSaturday 30th June, 11am and 2pm*** ***The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood…*** After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist…

Thu 28 Jun

£10–£13 / 01992 531500

Fri 29 Jun

£10–£13 / 01992 531500

Sat 30 Jun

£10–£13 / 01992 531500

Hal Cruttenden: Chubster

The London-born TV regular and self-confessed middle-class luvvie shares his brand of upbeat observational humour.

Sat 15 Sep

£18 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

Hal Cruttenden

  • 3 stars

The star of BBC Radio 4's Hal and regular TV panelist rants about modern life.

Sat 15 Sep

£19.80 / 01992 531500

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain Part Four

Saturday 28th July, 2.30pm & 7pm July, 2.30pm & 7pmth Friday 27 July, 2.30pm & 7pmth Thursday 26 July, 2.30pm & 7pmthWednesday 25 We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it's time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with a brand new show…

Wed 25 Jul

£13–£53 / 01992 531500

Thu 26 Jul

£13–£53 / 01992 531500

Fri 27 Jul

£13–£53 / 01992 531500

Sat 28 Jul

£13–£53 / 01992 531500

Kathy Lette's Girls Night Out

New show from Kathy Lette, taking everything on board – from puberty to menopause – with men, marriage, toy boys, Prince William, and George Clooney along the way.

Fri 25 May

£17 / 01992 531500

  • 19:45

Lee Hurst: Mucking About

Stand-up comedy show from the veteran Londoner and former They Think Its All Over team captain.

Sat 5 May

£18 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

Serial sneaker-into-places-he-shouldn't-be, Lee Nelson, returns with a new standup show.

Fri 15 Jun

£23.52 / 01992 531500

The Little Mermaid

Sunday 17th June at 2.00pm Ballet Theatre UK’s charming and poignant ballet explores the nature of longing, how making choices have lasting consequences and how goodness can be rewarded in unexpected ways. Determined to pursue her love on to the shore she makes a bargain with an evil Sea Witch, but it comes at a heavy…

Sun 17 Jun

£16–£19 / 01992 531500

Me & My Bee

A family-friend comedy by ThisEgg about bees, environmentalism and political activism.

Sun 20 May

£8 / 01992 531500

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

The Nutcracker - Russian National Ballet

Wednesday 3rd October £22, £20 concessions * - * approx 2hrs, plus an interval. Suitable for all ages, although we recommend most suitable for children aged 6+. Please consider whether your child is likely to sit through a full-length ballet. * ***Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky A nutcracker who may just be a handsome…

Wed 3 Oct

£20–£22 / 01992 531500

The Owl and the Pussycat

Saturday 2nd June, 2pm Will this meloobious family return together, will they always be a three? Join Owly-cat and fellow family members, Jumblie and Quangle Wangle Quee, in a story inspired by the nonsense world of Edward Lear. The spongetaneous trio travel to the dolomphious land where the bong tree grows, learning…

Sat 2 Jun

£13–£48 / 01992 531500

Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I'm 50!

  • 4 stars

Richard Herring's pontificating over what it's like reaching a half century on this earth.

Thu 24 May

£17.50 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

Richard Herring: The Best

A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.

Thu 24 May

£19.60 / 01992 531500

Rose Gooding, Peggy Quinn And Maureen Masterman

A joint show by three artist friends who studied at Oaklands College. Works range from figurative portraits to encaustic abstracts and other mixed media pieces.

Wed 25 Apr

Free / 01992 531500

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 26 Apr

Free / 01992 531500

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 27 Apr

Free / 01992 531500

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 24 more dates until 25 May

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

  • 3 stars

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Sat 27 Oct

£18.50 / 01992 531500

Stewart Francis: Into The Punset… The Last Time You'll See This Ass

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the quickfire Canadian stand-up and TV regular seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Sat 27 Oct

£18.50 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

There is puppetry, music and a host of colourful characters in this adaption of the books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Fri 4 May

£11–£14 / 01992 531500

Sat 5 May

£11–£14 / 01992 531500

Sun 6 May

£11–£14 / 01992 531500

UK Pink Floyd Experience

A tribute show that spans PF's Gilmour-led catalogue from Dark Side to The Division Bell.

Fri 20 Jul

£22 / 01992 531500

The Upbeat Beatles

'The closest you'll get to the real thing' with this high-energy tribute act.

Fri 11 May

£22 (£20) / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

We Are The Lions, Mr Manager

The inspirational story of Jayaben Desai's fight for dignity in the workplace and the Grunwick Strike 1976-78.

Tue 8 May

£15 (£13) / 01992 531500

  • 19:45

What the Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson (adaptation)

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Sat 21 Jul

£13–£48 / 01992 531500

Sun 22 Jul

£13–£48 / 01992 531500

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