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 24 events at this location

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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

Bilimankhwe: The Tempest

Kate Stafford directs this pared-down, intense, urban production of Shakespeare's last play featuring the contemporary African dance choreography of Shyne Phiri and music by Malawian recording artist, Ben Mankhamba.

Thu 19 Oct

£15 (£13) / 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 21 Oct

£17.50 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

Sat 11 Nov

£17.50 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

The Counterfeit Stones

A Rolling Stones tribute band laced with a dash of Spinal Tap humour.

Fri 10 Nov

£22 / 01992 531500

  • 19:45

Dance JAM Academy: Centre Stage

Spectacular performances in everything from Street to Tap, Ballet to Acro, and Irish to Musical Theatre.

Sat 21 Oct

£15 (£13) / 01992 531500

  • 12:00
  • 15:00

Despicable Me 3

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 30min
  • U
  • Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda
  • Cast: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Nev Scharrel, Steve Coogan, Julie Andrews, Jenny Slate, Pierre Coffin
  • UK release: 30 June 2017

Gru (Carell) and new wife and fellow agent Lucy (Wiig) are ensconced with their adorable adopted daughters when supervillain Balthazar Bratt (Parker) decides to take revenge on Hollywood for neglecting him. It’s all a bit familiar but it skilfully balances kid and adult appeal with its madcap approach and embarrassment of…

Tue 24 Oct

01992 531500

  • 13:30

The Emoji Movie

  • 1 star
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 26min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Tony Leondis
  • Cast: T. J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Jake T. Austin, Christina Aguilera, Sofia Vergara, Patrick Stewart
  • UK release: 4 August 2017

Gene (Miller) is a ‘meh’ emoji living in Textopolis who can’t help displaying mixed emotions. Targeted for deletion, he goes on the run with perky Hi-5 (Corden) and hacker Jailbreak (Faris). A combination of product placement, ingratiating voice work and barrel-scraping studio desperation, it’s a witless and blandly…

Tue 24 Oct

01992 531500

  • 16:30

God's Own Country

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 44min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Francis Lee
  • Written by: Francis Lee
  • Cast: Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones

Johnny (O’Connor) is a young Yorkshireman living with his sour grandmother (Jones) and disgruntled father (Hart), whose life is turned upside-down by the arrival of Romanian migrant Ghoerghe (Secareanu). Fluid photography and achingly honest performances make for a transformative drama about the possibility of a better…

Tue 24 Oct

01992 531500

  • 19:45

Thu 2 Nov

01992 531500

  • 13:30

The Great British Take Off: Jon Culshaw & Bill Dare

A night of utterly spontaneous unscripted observations, recollections and character collections.

Fri 3 Nov

£20 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

The Hairy Maclary and Friends Show

  • Written by: Lynley Dodd

Meet the doggy crew and their feline antagonists in a show for those aged 3+ based on the enormously popular books by Lynley Dodd.

Sun 22 Oct

£12 ( £44) / 01992 531500

  • 13:30
  • 15:30

The Hunting of the Snark

  • Directed by: Gemma Colclough
  • Written by: Gareth Cooper (music & lyrics)

Musical comedy inspired by Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem.

Sat 4 Nov

£14 ( £52) / 01992 531500

  • 13:30

Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)

Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna, but you won't catch her falling down any stairs at the Brit Awards. Her new show is about being middle aged and whether you're better off accepting it or fighting to the death.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£20.72 / 01992 531500

Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

Sat 11 Nov

£14 ( £5) / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

Katie Piper

Philanthropist, TV presenter and former model shares what she has learnt and what helped her remain positive even through the toughest of times.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

£21.50 / 01992 531500

The Magical Santa Christmas Show

Join Santa and his assistant, Ellie The Elf as they try to get everything ready for Christmas. Combined with spectacular magical tricks and sing-a-long Christmas songs for all the family, this show is a great Christmas treat for young children.

Sat 16 Dec

£7 (Children £10) / 01992 531500

  • 10:30
  • 12:30
  • 14:30

Sun 17 Dec

£7 (Children £10) / 01992 531500

  • 10:30
  • 12:30
  • 14:30

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright

The star of Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town and newspaper columnist of the year is back with a new show guaranteed to make the world seem even more mental than it is.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£16 / 01992 531500

  • 20:00

Nell Gwynn: HD&OS

  • Directed by: Christopher Luscombe
  • Written by: Jessica Swale

Jessica Swale's warm-hearted, bawdy comedy, which won the 2016 Olivier Award, tells the story of an unlikely heroine, who went from lowly orange seller to winning the adoration of the public and the heart of a king. Directed by Andy Lee.

Wed 15 Nov

£16.50 / 01992 531500

  • 19:45

Thu 16 Nov

£16.50 / 01992 531500

  • 19:45

Fri 17 Nov

£16.50 / 01992 531500

  • 19:45

Sat 18 Nov

£16.50 / 01992 531500

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Fri 8 Dec

£26.40 / 01992 531500

Only Fools And Boycie

An evening with John Challis, who played Boycie in Only Fools and Horses.

Fri 20 Oct

£17 / 01992 531500

  • 19:45

Rapunzel

The long-haired title character longs to untangle herself from the clutches of the cruel witch, Mother Gothel, in this witty, musical adaptation.

Sat 2 Dec

£10–£22 ( £68–£80) / 01992 531500

  • 13:00
  • 17:00

Mon 4 Dec

£10–£22 ( £68–£80) / 01992 531500

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Tue 5 Dec

£10–£22 ( £68–£80) / 01992 531500

  • 10:30
  • 13:30
…and 24 more dates until 1 Jan 2018

Shakespeare Schools Festival 2017

Students from primary, secondary and special schools perform various Shakespeare plays.

Wed 1 Nov

£9.50 (£7) / 01992 531500

  • 19:00

Stephen K Amos: Bread and Circuses

The stand-up comedian delivers his original material – based on current affairs including Trump and Brexit – with honesty and exuberance.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£20.35 / 01992 531500

Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor

  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 10min
  • U
  • Directed by: David Stoten
  • Cast: Mark Moraghan, John Hasler, Hugh Bonneville, Joseph May
  • UK release: 25 August 2017

Thomas and the new experimental engines set out to save James and bring him back to the Island of Sodor.

Tue 24 Oct

01992 531500

  • 10:30

The Wizard Of Oz

Quirky Youth Theatre presents the classic musical, which follows Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto as they head down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Wizard.

Sat 28 Oct

£17 (£15) / 01992 531500

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sun 29 Oct

£17 (£15) / 01992 531500

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

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