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The Regent Theatre, a handsome example of 1929 Art Deco, was originally a cinema but after a long career serving Stoke-on-Trent's cinema and music lovers, it went dark in the late 1980s. It was reopened in 1999 after extensive restoration, and now hosts major touring plays, musicals, ballets, operas and stand-up comedy, as well as serving as the Northern base for Glyndebourne Touring Opera.
Part of Ambassadors Theatre Group, the Regent offers workshops and summer schools to the local community.
- Provides: Wheelchair access
- Open since: 1999
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Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.
Relax and enjoy a pot of tea or coffee along with sandwiches and cakes before a matinee performance.
Alan Carr: Yap, Yap, Yap
The camp face of Chatty Man proves his status as the King of bitchy comedy.
See parts of the theatre usually off-limits.
Beyond the Barricade
A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.
- Directed by: Thea Sharrock
- Written by: Alex Dinelaris (book)
Musical adaptation for the stage of the 1992 film which featured Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.
Wed 20 May
- Directed by: Nick Winston
Jodie Prenger stars in this Watermill Theatre touring production of the Wild West musical, which also features a cast of multi-talented actor-musicians. Directed by Nikolai Foster.
Wed 11 Mar
Thu 12 Mar
Bizet's opera about the downfall of Don José who is seduced by the seductress gypsy, Carmen.
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.
The Chuckles Of Oz
The Chuckle Brothers present their unique take on the famous musical in which Dorothy goes to see the wizard. To me. To You. Etc.
A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.
Fri 6 Mar
MC Damion Larkin leads proceedings as each show three different comics take to the stage.
Dara O'Briain: Crowd Tickler
The Irish comedy star and host of BBC2's Mock the Week returns to with his observational humour in a new show – Crowd Tickler.
Derren Brown: Infamous
- Directed by: Andy Nyman
- Written by: Derren Brown
The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.
Derren Brown: Miracle
- Written by: Derren Brown
The multi-award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion is back on tour in 2015 with a brand-new one-man show, Derren Brown: Miracle.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
- Directed by: Jerry Mitchell
- Written by: lyrics)
Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound star in this West End production, based on the 1989 film.
Wed 29 Jul
- Written by: Ashley Banjo
The latest show from the dance troupe, led by creator Ashley Banjo, featuring a selection of energetic street dance-based routines, performed to a range of music.
- Written by: Ashley Banjo
Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent who actually, believe it or not, have some of the aforementioned talent.
The ultimate ladies night featuring some of the best looking boys in an all male glamour extravaganza.
The veteran vocal harmony group celebrate over 60 years of The Drifters with hits including 'Under the Broadway', 'Saturday Night at the Movies’ and ‘Up on the Roof’.
Dylan Moran: Off the Hook
Moran plays up to the stereotype of the bumbling, drunken Irishman, but his comedy is much more intelligent than mere cliché-mongering: on stage he is uniquely charismatic, a foul-mouthed mixture of lovable and misanthropic, and always very, very funny. Moran'll be on your radar in a very big way if you know your…
Ellen Kent Opera & Ballet International: Rigoletto
- Directed by: Ellen Kent
- Written by: Verdi
Verdi's tragic opera in three acts tells the dramatic tale of the jester's daughter who falls in love with an untrustworthy ruler. Directed by Ellen Kent. Starring Vladimir Dragos as Rigoletto.
Wed 8 Apr
£17.90–£41.40 / 0844 871 7649
Ellen Kent's Die Fledermaus
Ellen Kent presents Johann Strauss II's operetta.
Ellen Kent's Rigoletto
Verdi's masterpiece performed by Ellen Kent.
Ellen Kent's Tosca
Traditional setting of Puccini's opera mixing true love, torture and treachery.
The ELO Experience
This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.
An Evening of Dirty Dancing
- Directed by: Leanne Harwood
A song and dance show featuring a number of performers showcasing well-known tunes including 'Do You Love Me', 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'I've Had The Time Of My Life'.
The Full Monty – The Play by Simon Beaufoy
Adaptation by Simon Beaufoy based on his own BAFTA winning screenplay. A group of unemployed Sheffield men form an unlikely striptease act.
Mon 26 Oct
Tue 27 Oct
Wed 28 Oct
- Directed by: Drew McOnie
The Falkirk Bohemians bring this famous tale of Baltimore in the1960s to life.
Halfway To Paradise: The Billy Fury Story
Colin Gold and Fury's original backing band, Fury's Tornados, tell his story through words and music.
Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall with special guest Melanie C.
Kevin Bridges: A Whole Different Story
The biggest name in Scottish stand-up continues his reign with another show packed with astute observations and deathly funny gags.
LOL Comedy Club
The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club bring their funniest to the stage. Each show offers three comedians hosted by MC Damion Larkin.
- Directed by: Ellen Kent
- Written by: Puccini
Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Starring Elena Dee and Miki Mori.
Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft
Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.
Northern Ballet: Elves And The Shoemaker
Northern Ballet retell the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm.
Northern Ballet: Madame Butterfly
The company presents the heartbreakingly tragic Madame Butterfly.
English comic actor and TV personality know for his work with Peter Kay and his innuendo laiden presenting on dating show Take Me Out. No likey, no lighty.
The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show
The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.
Return To The Forbidden Planet
- Directed by: Frederick 'Frido' Ruth
- Written by: Bob Carlton
Join Captain Tempest and his fearless crew on a stellar adventure into hyperspace in this intergalactic musical. The show includes plenty of rock favourites such as 'Rattle and Roll', 'Great Balls of Fire' and' Johnny B Goode'.
Wed 18 Mar
The award winning producer Ellen Kent returns this spring with a stunning traditional production of Verdi's Rigoletto, the masterpiece they tried to ban.
Sex and the Suburbs
Claire Sweeney stars in – and co-wrote – this comedy musical about an agony aunt who finds it hard to take the advice she is so used to dishing out.
Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music
Warm up your vocal cords and get singing along to the evergreen musical.
The Solid Silver 60s Show 2014
Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Vanity Fare, Chris Montez, Chris Farlow and Brian Poole & the Tremelos.
Monty Python's Spamalot returns in its latest stage tour.
Wed 25 Mar
- Directed by: Christopher Luscombe
- Written by: music)
The Knights of the Round Table-spoofing musical from the Monty Python, written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.