Opened in 1983 by the Duke of Kent, the Orchard Theatre has been attracting a range of genres and styles through its doors. Ranging from comedians, West End musicals, drama, opera and music, the theatre maintains the area's cultural leanings.
Handily situated in Dartford town centre, the theatre is just a few minutes from the train station, which services direct trains from London and Kent. Parking is available in two venues: the Civic Centre car park (just over the footbridge; free after 6pm) and the Orchard Shopping Centre car park (parking charge; closes at midnight).
Events at this venue
There are 17 events at this location
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Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Story
Beautiful Noise, performed by Fisher Stevens and his band, is Europe’s leading Neil Diamond show, charting the story of Neil’s career and telling the story of the man behind the songs.
Wed 27 Nov
£27 / 01322 220000
La Boheme An Ellen Kent production
Senbla by arrangement
Thu 23 Apr 2020
Curtains: The Whodunit Musical
Jason Manford stars in Kander and Ebb's musical about the murder of a leading lady.
Mon 25 Nov
Tue 26 Nov
David Baddiel - Trolls: Not the Dolls
The follow-up to his acclaimed shows Fame: Not the Musical and My Family: Not the Sitcom. David Baddiel comes back to the stage with a brand new one-man show, Trolls: Not the Dolls. Trolls – the terrible people who spend all day insulting and abusing strangers for no other reason than to fill the huge gaps in their…
Wed 22 Apr 2020
£31.74 / 01322 220000
Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael
An affectionate celebration of the life and music of George Michael including his early days with Wham!.
Mon 14 Oct
£30.65 / 01322 220000
Frank Skinner: Showbiz
Frank Skinner embarks on his first stand-up tour in four years.
Thu 5 Dec
Prices to be confirmed / 01322 220000
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Tue 3 Dec
£31 / 01322 220000
Kevin Bloody Wilson
Australia's cult comedy king performs his too-crude-for-TV songs.
Thu 7 Nov
£29.50 / 01322 220000
Lost Voice Guy: I'm Only In It For the Parking
Fresh off the back of his Britain’s Got Talent 2018 win, Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) sets out on a tour of the UK for 2019.
Sun 10 Nov
Tue 19 Nov
Madama Butterfly An Ellen Kent production
Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards Back by overwhelming public demand, this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including a…
Wed 5 Feb 2020
English comedian as seen on Mock the Week and heard on BBC Radio 4.
Wed 22 Jan 2020
Peppa Pig's Adventure
A live show with Peppa Pig, George and their friends as they take on a new adventure.
Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John
Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert returns to comedy after a six year hiatus and discusses the unfortunate turns his life has taken since the last time he was on stage.
Sun 1 Dec
£29 / 01322 220000
Rip it Up The 70s
Dance showcase set to a soundtrack from the 1970s by Strictly Come Dancing star Louis Smith MBE, joined by Rachel Stevens and Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton and backed by a live band.
Stewart Francis: Into the Punset
Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.
Sat 19 Oct
£22.50 / 01322 220000