The Churchill Theatre presents major touring shows, concerts and comedy acts, as well as creating its own productions and hosting a comedy club and performances by local amateur companies.
- Provides: Wheelchair access
- Open since: 1977
Events at this venue
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All or Nothing
A musical based on the 1960s group The Small Faces.
Fri 30 Jun
Sat 1 Jul
The All Star Stand Up Tour
Featuring Jarred Christmas, Gary Delaney, Sean Hughes and Pete Firman.
Babe, The Sheep-Pig
The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.
Mon 26 Jun
Tue 27 Jun
- Written by: Javier de Frutos
The company of all-male dancers present two new works inspired by life and death, by choreographers Pontus Lidberg and Javier de Frutos.
Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
- Directed by: Rob Bettinson
- Written by: Alan Janes
Celebrate the man and the music as the popular touring production of the rock musical rolls into town again.
Thu 11 May
The Carpenters Story
- Directed by: Phil Aldridge
Theatre show telling the tale of the brother/sister duo, featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music.
Champions of Rock
Lavish tribute tot he rock stylings of Queen.
Chas & Dave
The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.
Close Up At The Churchill
An intimate evening of close-up magic, trickery and sleight of hand, with three skilled magicians.
Creeds Cross: The Celtic Journey
A tribute to the music of Ireland, documenting the worldwide journey of the Celtic influence across the globe. The show will immerse you in an evening of all that is magical and invigorating about the Celtic tradition of music and dance.
The Fascinating Aïda linchpin goes solo.
The Irish songsmith and his backing band takes to the stage to perform country-pop songs from his album My Kinda Country. The album is a collection of Kirwan's favourite country songs including Spread A Little Love Around and If I Had To Do It All Over Again. Kirwan began his career as a successful Irish dancer, following…
The Elvis Years
See the world champion Elvis impersonator, Mario Kombou, in action singing over 40 of the King's hits from a period spanning over two decades.
An Evening with Pam Ayres
A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.
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?
Tue 2 May
Wed 3 May
Thu 4 May
Stage adaptation of the Kevin Bacon dance movie.
Fri 21 Jul
The Good Old Days Of Variety
A nostalgia show for all ages, taking you back to the great days of variety entertainment. Starring Anita Harris.
Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option
New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.
Islands in the Stream
Musical celebrating the queen and king of country: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.
Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.
Jon Richardson: Old Man
Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.
Lee Nelson: Serious Joker
Serial sneaker-into-places-he-shouldn't-be, Lee Nelson, returns with a new standup show.
Leo Sayer performs his debut album Silverbird in full.
Let's Hang On
A tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'December '63 (Oh What A Night)'.
Live On Mars - a Tribute To David Bowie
An evening celebrating the life of David Bowie and the glam era.
Pop icon, Bond singer and 1969 winner of the Eurovision Song Contest whose singing career spans six decades.
The Magic of Motown
Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.
Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’
Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters will be appearing at this stage version of the children's TV programme.
Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour
The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on his first ever live theatre tour in the UK. Join Mister Maker and his colourful pals The Shapes for arty adventures, songs and dancing.
Northern Ballet: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The company performs this child-friendly ballet, based on the fairy tale, that is an opportunity to introduce young children to the live ballet, music and theatre.
Northern Ballet: The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
Daniel de Andrade directs this heartbreaking story based upon the book by John Boyne, set during World War Two, about two young boys, Bruno and Shmuel, who form an innocent friendship, despite being divided by a barbed wire fence.
Fri 16 Jun
Not Dead Enough
Olivier Award-winning Ian Talbot directs Shaun Mckenna's adaptation of Peter James's murder thriller in which a detective confronts the mysterious disappearance of his spouse. Bill Ward stars as DS Roy Grace alongside Laura Whitmore, one of the stars of 2016's Strictly Come Dancing on BBC1, and Coronation Street's Stephen…
Thu 1 Jun
Out of Order
Ray Cooney's 1990 farce set in a posh London hotel.
Thu 22 Jun
Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet
Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.
Priscilla Queen Of The Desert
West Wickham Operatic Society perform an adaptation of the film featuring a range of hit parade of dance floor favourites.
Tue 16 May
Wed 17 May
Thu 18 May
Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire.
Rhythm Of The Dance
World champion dancers join the Young Irish Tenors for a showcase of song and dance celebrating traditional Irish culture and embracing the ancient SeanNos dance style.
Rich Hall: 3:10 to Humour
The latest musings from the deadpan grouch, star of ridiculous amount of stuff on the tellybox and a favourite at the Fringe each year.
The swivel-hipped rock'n'roller, fondly remembered from the 1980s, tours in support of his critically acclaimed twelfth studio album Echoes Of Our Times, in which he explores his intriguing family history.
Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story
The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.
Thu 13 Jul
£24 ( £19) / 020 3285 6000
Son of a Preacher Man
A witty musical set to the hits of Dusty Springfield.
They Live In You: Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again
A host of variety, song and dance acts perform in a charity show produced and directed by Michael Porter to raise monies for families fighting for justice and inspired by the murder of his mum in Crete in 2009.
Sun 30 Apr
£22–£29 / 020 3285 6000
Thoroughly Modern Millie
An adaptation of the 1967 film of the same name telling the story of a small town girl trying to make her dreams come true in New York City, starring Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton as the titular character and Eastenders star Michelle Collins in the role of Mrs Meers.
Thu 8 Jun
The Violet Jive
A melange of swing, Latin and rock'n'roll, mixed with alternative and dark elements, comes from this South of England-based threesome.
The Wedding Singer
The cast from The Wedding Singer the Musical (based on the smash hit Adam Sandler movie) perform hits from the show alongside West End hits and 80s classics.