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

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The All Star Stand Up Tour

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

Fri 26 May

£16 (Children £15 under 16s) / 01992 531500

Annie

  • Directed by: Nikolai Foster

An adaptation of Broadway musical about a red-haired orphan girl growing up in a 1930s New York orphanage. With a stunning set, live orchestra and hugely talented and energetic cast.

Thu 8 Jun

£15 (£13.50) / 01992 531500

Fri 9 Jun

£15 (£13.50) / 01992 531500

Sat 10 Jun

£15 (£13.50) / 01992 531500

Ballet Theatre UK: Alice In Wonderland

The Midlands-based company - which is on a mission to make classical ballet accessible and relevant - presents a captivating piece based on Lewis Carroll's children's books Alice's Adventures In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass. Expect a host of familiar characters including the Mad Hatter and the Queen Of Hearts.

Fri 16 Jun

£18 (£15) / 01992 531500

Bikeology

Journalist and TV presenter Ned Boulting takes a ride through the world of bicycles, from commuter s right through to the winner of the Tour de France.

Thu 2 Nov

£20 / 01992 531500

The Close Up Show

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

Sat 13 May

£16.50 / 01992 531500

Sat 17 Jun

£16.50 / 01992 531500

Dance Fever Presents Musical Madness

A mixed programme from a group of student dancers.

Sun 21 May

£10 phone for availability / 01992 531500

Dr Phil's Health Revolution

Dr Phil, the GP known for being funny, combines his medical credentials and humour for a show to leave you in rude health.

Thu 22 Jun

£15 (£13) / 01992 531500

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Fri 6 Oct

The First Hippo on the Moon

David Walliam's children's book about two big hippos and one enormous dream – which of them can make it to the moon first?

HD&OS Young Idea: Bugsy Malone

Students members of Hertford Dramatic and Operatic Society present Alan Parker's famous musical comedy surrounding New York gangsters and street rivalry.

Wed 17 May

£10; £15.50 (£13.50) / 01992 531500

Thu 18 May

£10; £15.50 (£13.50) / 01992 531500

Fri 19 May

£10; £15.50 (£13.50) / 01992 531500

Sat 20 May

HSO: This Sceptred Isle

Tom Hammond conducts Vaughan Williams's Five Variants Of "Dives And Lazarus", Walton's Viola Concerto, Elgar's Sospiri and Arnold's Symphony No 5, with the violist Sarah-Jane Bradley.

Sat 13 May

£17 (£14; Children £6) / 01992 531500

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…

Tue 2 May

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Jackie

  • 5 stars
  • 2016
  • USA
  • 100 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Pablo Larrain
  • Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, John Hurt
  • UK release: 20 January 2017

Impressionistic, non-linear portrait of Jacqueline Kennedy, with an agonising, in-depth performance by Portman, who is gripping either while giving a shy television tour of the White House, or going to pieces in a bathroom. A mesmerising, technically virtuosic and remarkable reflection on celebrity, memory and the…

Wed 3 May

Subtitled

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Jay Foreman: Disgusting Songs For Revolting Children

Quirky and sometimes dark comedy songs from the comedian who became popular on YouTube.

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

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

Sat 23 Sep

Lion

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • Australia/UK/US
  • 118 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Garth Davis
  • Written by: Saroo Brierley, Luke Davies
  • Cast: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman

The true story of Saroo Brierley, who aged five is separated from his mother and family in India, declared lost and adopted by an Australian couple, only to track his family down years later using Google Earth. Hugely emotional, remarkably assured debut from Davis, with fine performances.

Wed 3 May

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OperaUpClose: La Boheme

The ensemble presents its Olivier Award-winning production of Puccini's much-loved tragedy, a new English version by Robin Norton-Hale. When aspiring novelist Rodolfo falls for immigrant cleaner Mimi, he discovers a harsh reality as their youthful passion brings joy and pain.

Thu 29 Jun

£22 (£20) / 01992 531500

Patrick Monahan: That 80's Show

The multi-award-winning comic remembers the decade from the viewpoint of an Irish Iranian immigrant family growing up in the north of England.

Thu 22 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01992 531500

Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

The ventriloquist, who won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with his three puppet characters, Sam, Albert and Baby, plus two new ones.

Sat 16 Sep

Peter Dawkins

Works by the artist depicting his travels and personal experiences.

Mon 1 May

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01992 531500

Tue 2 May

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01992 531500

Wed 3 May

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01992 531500

…and 18 more dates until 21 May

Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age

Russell Kane discusses why it's perfectly okay to be 20 but feel 40 (or vice versa) and explains why nobody really feels their age.

Sat 24 Jun

Sarah and Duck's Big Top Birthday

Sarah and Duck are brought to the stage through the magic of theatre and puppetry. Ages 3+.

Scottish Falsetto Socks Do Shakespeare

A tongue-in-sock adaptation of The Bard's plays.

Fri 23 Jun

Shark in the Park

A stage adaptation of Nick Sharratt's well-loved children's stories, Shark In The Park, Shark In The Dark and Shark In The Park On A Windy Day.

Sat 27 May

£11 ( £10.50) / 01992 531500

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 96 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Clint Eastwood
  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney
  • UK release: 2 December 2016

The story of pilot Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger (Hanks), who became an unassuming hero in 2009 after successfully ditching a US Airways Airbus 320 on the Hudson River. Eckhart gives strong support as co-pilot Jeff Skiles but the film belongs to Hanks, whose understated performance, with the skilful re-enactments of the…

Wed 3 May

Susan Calman: The Calman Before the Storm

The Calmanator's latest show is likely to explore any or all of the following: cats, kittens, and being a little lady with nothing to lose.

Sat 17 Jun

T-Rextasy

Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.

Fri 30 Jun

£21.50 / 01992 531500

Verve

Award-winning postgraduate dance company from Northern School of Contemporary Dance. The show features a mixed bill of new and existing dance pieces.

Fri 5 May

£13–£15 / 01992 531500

Viceroy's House

  • 2 stars
  • 2017
  • UK / India
  • 106 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Gurinder Chadha
  • Cast: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi
  • UK release: 3 March 2017

Lord Louis Mountbatten (Bonneville) is to oversee Britain’s withdrawal from India and the ensuing partition, but he and his wife Edwina (Anderson) witness the violence erupting through the country. A below-stairs romance between Dayal and Qureshi is frustratingly insipid and the Indian characters are all unforgivably…

Tue 2 May

Parent & baby

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William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play

A comedy show celebrating the Bard.

Thu 4 May

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