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).

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There are 19 events at this location

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American Pastoral

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 126 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ewan McGregor
  • Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning
  • UK release: 11 November 2016

Former sports hero Swede (McGregor) has a radicalised teen daughter (Fanning) who is suspected of domestic terrorism. This adaptation of Philip Roth's novel may lack the complexity of the original but McGregor directs with clarity and composure and gets fine performances (Fanning is fabulous.)

Tue 24 Jan

01992 531500

Andy Parsons: Peak Bullsh*t

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but this is Parsons' latest stand-up show. Can he really promise peak bullshit? Come along and find out.

Sat 25 Mar

£15 / 01992 531500

Ballet Theatre UK: Giselle

  • Written by: Adolphe Adam

A romantic ballet in two acts which follows the doomed affair of a young peasant girl, who falls in love with a handsome suitor, unaware he is a noble duke in disguise.

Sun 19 Feb

£18 (Children £15 under 16s) / 01992 531500


Poperatic man band.

Sat 28 Jan

£20 / 01992 531500

Chess: Ware Operatic

Ware Operatic presents its take on Benny Anderson, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice's acclaimed musical about romantic rivalries and political intrigue.

Tue 7 Mar

£14–£18 / 01992 531500

Wed 8 Mar

£14–£18 / 01992 531500

Thu 9 Mar

£14–£18 / 01992 531500

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The Close Up Show

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

Sat 18 Feb

£16.50 / 01992 531500

Sat 18 Mar

£16.50 / 01992 531500

Ed Byrne

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Fri 6 Oct

£24 / 01992 531500

From Ibiza To The Norfolk Broads

Alex Walton presents a solo production that tells the story of a young David Bowie obsessive. Set against a soundtrack by the late legendary musician.

Thu 23 Feb

£15 (£13) / 01992 531500

Hairspray: RARE Productions

  • Directed by: Drew McOnie

RARE Productions staging of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's exuberant Broadway musical based on John Waters' wonderfully tacky 1988 film of the same name that chronicles the efforts of overweight but spunky teenager Tracy Turnblad to become Miss Hairspray 1962.

Thu 2 Mar

£15 (£13.50) / 01992 531500

Fri 3 Mar

£15 (£13.50) / 01992 531500

Hertford Regional College: Inspired 2017

Students from Hertford Regional College perform a variety show.

Fri 27 Jan

£10 (£8.50) / 01992 531500

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Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

Dyad Productions stage the classic novel with Rebecca Vaughan performing a solo show as the writer Charlotte Bronte and several of her characters. Directed by Elton Townend-Jones.

Wed 15 Mar

£14 (£12) / 01992 531500


  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 103 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker
  • Cast: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, Rachel House, Jemaine Clement, Alan Tudyk
  • UK release: 2 December 2016

Moana (Carvalho) is a plucky Polynesian girl who revives the voyaging tradition of her island tribe, with the help of buffoonish demigod Maui (Johnson, exuberantly sending himself up.) The unabashed positivity is pure Disney but Bush's zingy screenplay satirises the studio's princess obsession and there's a refreshing…

Tue 24 Jan

01992 531500

Niranjan Kamatkar 1997-2017: Selected Artworks Over 20 years - Exhibition

Niranjan Kamatkar is an established filmmaker and artist who delivers art projects and services that profile the culture, identities and issues for marginalized communities. In showing his unique work he looks to meet and establish dialogues with new and experienced local artists.

…and 24 more dates until 26 Feb

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

Richard Herring: The Best

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

Fri 21 Apr

£15 / 01992 531500

Room On The Broom: Tall Stories

Tall Stories brings to life on stage their fun-filled, Olivier Award nominated musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Spooky songs and tales will delight and entertain all the family alike as you follow the tale of the witch, her cat and some hitch hikers along for the ride.

Stephen K Amos: World Famous

Amos, now a well-known face on that there telly, present his latest show of well-spoken funnies.

Thu 9 Feb

Phone for prices / 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…

Tue 24 Jan

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.

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