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 47 events at this location

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Alexander O'Neal: 30 Years of Hearsay

The icon celebrates his 1987 album, Hearsay, widely regarded as one of the greatest R&B albums of all time.

Fri 10 Nov

£38.30 / 01743 281281

Thu 12 Apr 2018

£15 / 01743 281281

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 2018

£29 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

  • 4 stars

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Sat 28 Oct

£15 / 01743 281281

Bedroom Farce: Shropshire Drama Company

  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourn

Peter Hall's critically acclaimed production of Bedroom Farce, one of Ayckbourn's best-loved works, tours the UK following its recent smash hit run in the West End. The action famously focuses on four couples in three bedrooms, with two celebrations, one blazing row and an illicit kiss (or two). Alan Ayckbourn's ingenious…

Wed 8 Nov

Walker Theatre

£16 ( £14) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Thu 9 Nov

Walker Theatre

£16 ( £14) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Fri 10 Nov

Walker Theatre

£16 ( £14) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Sat 11 Nov

Walker Theatre

£16 ( £14) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Fri 25 May 2018

£25.50 / 01743 281281

Charlie Landsborough

Septuagenarian country singer who is as entertaining on stage as he is melodic.

Sat 11 Nov

£21 / 01743 281281

Cinderella

Cinderella dreams of meeting the Prince at the spectacular Royal Ball, but her ugly step-sisters have other plans in this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical adaptation, presented by Get Your Wigle On.

Wed 1 Nov

£16.50–£19 (£12.50; £58–£66) / 01743 281281

  • 19:00

Thu 2 Nov

£16.50–£19 (£12.50; £58–£66) / 01743 281281

  • 19:00

Fri 3 Nov

£16.50–£19 (£12.50; £58–£66) / 01743 281281

  • 19:00

Sat 4 Nov

£16.50–£19 (£12.50; £58–£66) / 01743 281281

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

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.

Mon 5 Feb 2018

£23.50–£33.50 / 01743 281281

Daliso Chaponda: What the African Said

Having been born in Canada, raised in South Africa and then moving to the UK, Chaponda is able to blend a world of cultural influences and observations in to his stand-up material, which saw him achieve third place Britain's Got Talent in 2017.

Sat 3 Mar 2018

£15 / 01743 281281

Fri 4 May 2018

£15 / 01743 281281

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

  • 2 stars

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Fri 17 Nov

£25.50 / 01743 281281

The ELO Experience

This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.

Fri 27 Oct

£23 ( £20.70) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Feeling Good - The Michael Bublé Tribute Show

Mitchell Rutter's tribute to the swing and easy listening hits of Michael Bublé.

Fri 27 Oct

Walker Theatre

£22.50 ( £20.25) / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Finding Joy

Danny becomes a carer to his grandmother, who is gradually losing her memory, in Vamos Theatre Company's touching and funny full mask performance.

Thu 2 Nov

Walker Theatre

£16 (£14) / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Fri 3 Nov

Walker Theatre

£16 (£14) / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Fisherman's Friends

A nine-man shanty folk group drawing on 200 years of traditional vocal repertoire.

Tue 20 Feb 2018

£23.50 / 01743 281281

Graeme Swann's Great British Spin Off With Henry Blofeld

Reminiscence, anecdotes and impressions in the company of England's celebrated spin bowler Swann and the vastly experienced Blofeld, who has spent more than 40 years in the Test Match Special commentary box. No one is better placed to discuss the ups and downs of Swanny's illustrious career.

Sat 28 Oct

£26 / 01743 281281

Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Jenny Eclair, Judith Holder

Moans and groans from three miserable middle-aged women, based on the successful TV show. Starring Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane and Lizze Ropper.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

£29.50 / 01743 281281

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Sun 12 Nov

£18.50 / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Iain Stirling: U OK Hun? X

Upbeat wit and gags from Edinburgh-born stand-up and BAFTA-nominated children's TV presenter.

Fri 2 Mar 2018

£14.44 / 01743 281281

Into The Shadows

Shadows tribute band.

Sat 4 Nov

Walker Theatre

£16.50 / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)

Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna, but you won't catch her falling down any stairs at the Brit Awards. Her new show is about being middle aged and whether you're better off accepting it or fighting to the death.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£21.10 / 01743 281281

Jobs Fair

Job fair.

Fri 10 Nov

Free / 01603 663094

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Wed 21 Mar 2018

Free Admission / 01603 663094

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Joe Brown

The rock'n'roll veteran plays a set which spans rock, country, gospel and ballads.

Tue 23 Jan 2018

£27–£29 / 01743 281281

With Henry Gross.

Joe Lycett: That's The Way, A-Ha A-Ha, Joe Lycett

  • 4 stars

Lycett's latest show is all about the ability to be a wee bit useless in life while trying to figure out what it's all about. He talks about his home town (Birmingham, doncha know?) and about the time he met Kim Kardashian, which is bound to be an interesting story if nothing else.

Thu 27 Sep 2018

£24 / 01743 281281

Kerry Ellis

A celebration of 20 years since Kerry Ellis made her West End debut.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

Phone for availability / 01743 281281

  • 19:00

Lucy Porter: Choose Your Battles

All-new show from the Fringe fave about being offended, irritated or outraged by people.

Sat 19 May 2018

£15 (£13) / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Lulu

Pop icon, Bond singer and 1969 winner of the Eurovision Song Contest whose singing career spans six decades.

Wed 25 Oct

£45 / 01743 281281

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna be Alright

The star of Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town and newspaper columnist of the year is back with a new show guaranteed to make the world seem even more wild than it is.

Sun 20 May 2018

£16.50 / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit

The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles more observational stuff in his latest show.

Mon 6 Nov

£24.08 / 01743 281281

Peppa Pig's Surprise

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis

Fun family show following the adventures of little Peppa Pig, who's having fun playing outside, but Mum and Dad have a surprise …

Wed 8 Nov

£18 / 01743 281281

Thu 9 Nov

£18 / 01743 281281

Purple Rain

A live celebration of the life, legacy and music of Prince.

Thu 16 Nov

£24 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire. Remembering Fred features classic songs including 'Cheek To Cheek, 'Puttin’ On The Ritz'* and 'The Way You Look Tonight'.

Wed 25 Apr 2018

£37.50–£42.50 / 01743 281281

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band

The veteran singer-songwriter performs hits from his career proving there's more to him than that one Christmas song.

Wed 15 Nov

£29.50 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

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.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

£23.50–£33.50 / 01743 281281

Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Sold out / 01743 281281

The Sensational 60s Experience

Music show featuring Mike Pender (original voice of the Searchers), Chris Farlowe, Herman’s Hermits, The Fortunes, the New Amen Corner. Hits include 'Needles and Pins', 'Out of Time', 'I’m Into Something Good', 'Storm in a Tea Cup', 'Bend Me Shape Me' plus many more.

Thu 26 Oct

£28 ( £25.20) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Severn Jesters #55

Canadian Tanya Lee Davis is a 3ft 6in stand-up comedian and successful actress. Her racy show pulls no punches about attitudes to little people. Plus Nige, Josh Pugh and MC Dan Nightingale.

Sun 5 Nov

£10; £9 adv ( £9) / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Shropshire Royal British Legion County Festival Of Remembrance

The annual Royal British Legion concert, hosted by BBC Radio Shropshire's Eric Smith.

Tue 24 Oct

£10 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Evolution present Paul Hendy's pantomime adaptation of the classic fairy-tale about a beautiful girl, the fairest in the land, who hides in the forest from the jealous queen and encounters magical strangers. Starring Shropshire's favourite Dame, Brad Fitt.

Wed 29 Nov

£12–£24.50 / 01743 281281

  • 10:15
  • 14:00

Thu 30 Nov

£12–£24.50 / 01743 281281

  • 10:15
  • 14:00

Fri 1 Dec

£12–£24.50 / 01743 281281

  • 10:15
  • 18:00
…and 32 more dates until 7 Jan 2018

Son of a Preacher Man

A witty musical set to the hits of Dusty Springfield.

Tue 13 Mar 2018

£28.50–£37; £21–£34; £31–£41 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Wed 14 Mar 2018

£28.50–£37; £21–£34; £31–£41 / 01743 281281

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 15 Mar 2018

£28.50–£37; £21–£34; £31–£41 / 01743 281281

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 17 Mar 2018

The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

Blackeyed Theatre presents Nick Lane's adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic bogey tale.

Wed 14 Feb 2018

£16.50 (£15) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£16.50 (£15) / 01743 281281

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£16.50 (£15) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

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.

Tue 14 Nov

£27.50–£30 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Talon: The Best of the Eagles

Eagles tribute band Talon once again perform their popular tribute to the beardy country rockers.

Sun 5 Nov

£23.50 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

Tamed: With Professor Alice Roberts

Alice Roberts delves into archaeology, history and genetics to reveal the amazing stories of the species that became our allies. From dogs, cattle and horses to wheat, potatoes and apples, find out how taming all these species has left its mark on them – and us.

Thu 26 Oct

£19 (£17) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30
Walker Theatre

£19 (£17) / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

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.

Sun 19 Nov

£22.50–£26.50 / 01743 281281

  • 19:30

We Are The Lions, Mr Manager

Townsend Productions presents Medhavi Patel in Neil Gore's biographical drama telling the true story of the inspirational leader of the 1976-78 Grunwick Strike, Jayaben Desai. It tells how she turned the dispute into a national movement for human rights, challenging the assumptions of both employers and the white…

Tue 31 Oct

Walker Theatre

£15 (£13; £10; £13.50; Children £10) / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Wuthering Heights

Hotbuckle Theatre Company presents Emily Bronte's classic love story, set on the North Yorkshire Moors.

Sun 29 Oct

Walker Theatre

£15 (£13; £7.50; £13.50) / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

Mon 30 Oct

Walker Theatre

£15 (£13; £7.50; £13.50) / 01743 281281

  • 20:00

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