Theatre Severn

Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 9SA
  • Telephone 01743 281281
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  • Website www.theatresevern.co.uk
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Theatre Severn

Purpose built performance space on Frankwell Quay that opened to the public in 2009. The main auditorium seats 638, over three levels, and features a busy schedule of music, theatre and comedy, alongside the more intimate Walker Theatre, Dance Studio, exhibition space and The Haydn Smith Room for hospitality.

Shrewsbury rail station is approximately 10 minutes walk from the theatre, the bus station is five minutes walk, while local buses stop at Frankwell Island and Smithfield Road.

Events at this venue

There are 36 events at this location

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Ali Cook: Principles of Deception

Star of TV shows such as Penn & Teller: Fool Us and Dirty Tricks, Ali Cook presents an awe-inspiring array of illusionary entertainment in this comedy magic show.

Sun 21 Oct

Over-8s only

£15.50 / 01743 281 281

An Audience with Simon Reeve

The journalist sets out on his first-ever tour to discuss the many fascinating adventures he has undertaken.

Thu 18 Oct

£29 / 01743 281281

Barbara Dickson

The songstress explores her catalogue of songs in an acoustic performance with the support of her pianist Nick Holland.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

£31.50 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Benedict Allen: Ultimate Explorer

The adventurer-explorer talks about his recent adventures in Papua New Guinea, in which he missed a flight and everyone feared he'd gone missing.

Mon 29 Oct

£19 (£17) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Birmingham Royal Ballet: Home From Home

Double bill of new works - Petra And The Wolf blends classical ballet with a fusion of urban influences to create a vibrant, multi-disciplinary production and A Season In Our World showcases various music and dance traditions from across the globe.

Fri 17 May 2019

£10–£30 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Sat 18 May 2019

£10–£30 / 01743 281281

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

The Classic Rock Show

Air guitars at the ready for this incredible musical journey through the best moments in rock featuring music by the likes of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Eagles, Dire Straits and Meat Loaf.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

£24.50–£34.50 / 01743 281281

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Curmudgeonly Irish stand-up who wrote and starred in the TV sitcom Black Books.

Tue 30 Oct

£27.50 / 01743 281281

Fame the Musical

Performing arts students dance and sing their way to success in this musical based on the hit movie.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

£20.50–£45.50 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Tue 29 Jan 2019

£20.50–£45.50 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Wed 30 Jan 2019

£20.50–£45.50 / 01743 281281

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 2 Feb 2019

The Great British Take Off: Jon Culshaw & Bill Dare

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

Wed 31 Oct

£26.70 / 01743 281281

Hal Cruttenden: Chubster

  • 3 stars

The London-born TV regular and self-confessed middle-class luvvie shares his brand of upbeat observational humour.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

£21.30 / 01743 281281

The House on Cold Hill

A modern day ghostly thriller. When the Harcourt family move into the dilapidated Georgian mansion in the remote Sussex countryside, they quickly realise they aren't the only residents … A new play by Peter James.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

£19.50–£34.50 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Tue 5 Feb 2019

£19.50–£34.50 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Wed 6 Feb 2019

£19.50–£34.50 / 01743 281281

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 9 Feb 2019

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

  • 4 stars

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Thu 27 Sep

Sold out / 01743 281281

Jess Robinson: Here Come The Girls

Award-winning vocal gymnast and musical impressionist.

Fri 26 Apr 2019

£12 / 01743 281281

Jimeoin: Result!

Jimeoin presents his new show, fresh from a smash-hit New York off-Broadway season.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

£17.50 / 01743 281281

Julian Clary: Born to Mince Tour

Saucy comedy from 'renowned homosexual' Julian Clary.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

£27 / 01743 281281

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

These days Justins not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty Brexit looms, it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and thats before we begin to worry about whats happening in America..closer to home hes starting to feel redundant as a parent. One kid is leaving home, the dog is getting older and doesnt need…

Fri 8 Feb 2019

£15.40 (£5.50) / 01743 281281

Karine Polwart

Contemporary folk songs from the award-winning singer-songwriter whose album Traces was shortlisted for the 2013 SAY award.

Wed 31 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01743 281281

Kate Rusby

One of the British folk scene's best-loved artists and the voice of contemporary English folk music.

Sat 20 Oct

£16–£26 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

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.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

£31.75 / 01743 281281

New Purple Celebration

Tribute to the funk rock of Prince.

Thu 1 Nov

£27.35 / 01743 281281

Nish Kumar: It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourself

Nish Kumar / Phil McIntyre / Heroes Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and host of The Mash Report trials new material for a national tour. The title is a quote from Terminator 2. There will be jokes about politics, mankind’s capacity for self-destruction and some jokes that simply don’t work. Come watch someone…

Sun 17 Feb 2019

£24 / 01743 281281

Ocean Film Festival

A selection of documentaries celebrating the beauty and power of the world's oceans.

Wed 26 Sep

01743 281281

  • 19:30

Paul Foot: Image Conscious

Bizarre stand-up from the madcap comedian, who discusses the problems experienced by soft-shell crabs and the merits of iceberg lettuce.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Tickets on sale Feb 23 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Fri 10 May 2019

£25 / 01743 281281

Pete Firman: Marvels

'The UK's leading comedy magician' (Time Out) is back on the road with an astonishing new show. As seen on ITV1's Tonight at the London Palladium, The Next Great Magician, BBC One's The John Bishop Show and The Sarah Millican Television Programme. Expect Pete's trademark blend of laugh-out-loud comedy and jaw-dropping…

Fri 5 Oct

£16 / 01743 281281

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical

The epic journey of self-discovery and acceptance re-imagined as a musical and performed by Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society.

Wed 3 Oct

£13–£21 / 01743 281281

Thu 4 Oct

£13–£21 / 01743 281281

Fri 5 Oct

£13–£21 / 01743 281281

Sat 6 Oct

£13–£21 / 01743 281281

Ramin and the Broadgrass Band

Iranian-Canadian actor and singer Ramin Karimloo fronts the collective in a performance that combines bluegrass and country.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

£30.66 / 01743 281281

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

Mon 13 May 2019

£24.50–£34.50 / 01743 281281

Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age

Russell Kane discusses why it's perfectly okay to be 20 but feel 40 (or vice versa) and explains why nobody really feels their age.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

£22 / 01743 281281

Seann Walsh: After This One, I'm Going Home

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, observational comic and self-dubbed 'Lie-In King' tours the UK.

Wed 10 Oct

£16 / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. The story takes you through the stories that shaped their music, the dramatic split, their solo careers and a recreation of the 1982 Central…

Tue 25 Sep

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

  • 3 stars

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Sun 26 May 2019

£23 / 01743 281281

The Stylistics

One of the most accomplished soul bands to grace the R&B scene, The Stylistics bring with them the sweet, soulful memories of years past.

Mon 5 Nov

£32.50 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Suggs: My Life Story in Words and Music

Spoken word show from the affable Madness frontman 'with musical accompaniment and uncalled for interjection from Deano his loyal manservant/pianist'.

Mon 15 Oct

£29.50 / 01743 281281

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Fri 28 Sep

£23–£27 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Woman to Woman

Judie Tzuke, Beverley Craven and Julia Fordham perform their hits and album tracks with a five-piece band.

Fri 2 Nov

£34.98 / 01743 281281

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