Theatre Severn

Theatre Severn
Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 9SA
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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.

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80s Invasion Tour

Joint tour from 80s favourites Paul Young, Martika, Toyah and China Crisis.

Tue 7 Mar 2017

£35.50 / 01743 281281

Al Murray: Let's Go Backwards Together

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Fri 10 Mar 2017

Andy Parsons: Live & Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, Parsons is satirical and politically witty.

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.

Sat 4 Feb 2017

£23 (£21) / 01743 281281

Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra: The Silver Screen

Richard Laing conducts a performance of works by Bernstein, Barry, Williams, Herrmann and more in a celebration of classics from the world of film, including many Oscar winners and nominations, with selections from 1940 to the present day.

Sun 29 Jan 2017

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The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Sun 26 Feb 2017

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from Ramsey.

Wed 12 Apr 2017


Eric Smith from BBC Radio Shropshire returns as Baron-Hard-Up in the magical tale of the mistreated scullery maid, who turns into a princess after magical intervention. The Ugly Sisters are Ian Smith and Matt Daines, with Phil Butler as Dandini, Joanne Heywood as Fairy Godmother, Victoria McCabe as Cinderella and Ryan…

Sat 3 Dec

£11.50–£24 / 01743 281281

Sun 4 Dec

£11.50–£24 / 01743 281281

Tue 6 Dec

£11.50–£24 / 01743 281281

…and 28 more dates until 8 Jan 2017

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.

Sun 5 Feb 2017

£24.50–£34.50 / 01743 281281

Count Arthur Strong

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

Wed 8 Mar 2017

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Former X Factor runners up perform pop-opera covers of well-known songs.

Thu 28 Sep 2017

£28.50 / 01743 281281

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Thu 2 Mar 2017

Iain Stirling: Onwards!

Edinburgh's very own Scottish BAFTA-winning and triple BAFTA-nominated comedian returns to the festival following four consecutive sell-out runs. As seen/heard on Drunk History (Comedy Central), Love Island (ITV2) and The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC).

Sat 11 Feb 2017

£13 (£11) / 01743 281281

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Wed 25 Jan 2017

£24.50 / 01743 281281

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  • Directed by: Bill Kenwright
  • Written by: Tim Rice (lyrics)

Bill Kenwright's production of the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical returns, with X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring as the boy with the troublesome coat.

Tue 28 Mar 2017

£17.50–£34.50 / 01743 281281

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Justin Moorhouse: People and Feelings

Upbeat comedy from the former Phoenix Nights actor.

Sun 19 Feb 2017

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Sun 14 May 2017

Martyn Joseph

Cult singer-songwriter, described as the 'Welsh Springsteen', making social and spiritual comment through his acoustic songs.

Fri 27 Jan 2017

£17 / 01743 281281

Menopause the Musical

Parody musical, featuring tunes from the 60s–80s, follows four women in a department store who appear to have nothing in common but a bra on sale. Naturally, come the end of the show, they realise they share more than they originally thought.

Wed 1 Mar 2017

£26.50 / 01743 281281

Miles Jupp: Songs Of Freedom

The actor, stand-up and host of The News Quiz muses on modern life.

Fri 17 Feb 2017

£19 / 01743 281281

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Omid Djalili

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Tue 24 Jan 2017

£25.50 / 01743 281281

The Pitmen Poets

Songs, jokes and stories from North-East England's coalmining tradition.

Thu 26 Jan 2017

Walker Theatre

£19 / 01743 281281

Reginald D Hunter: The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much and Such

The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.

Richard Herring: The Best

A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.

Sat 13 May 2017

£16 / 01743 281281

Rob Auton: The Sleep Show

The award-winning writer performs his latest show about sleep.

Fri 3 Feb 2017

Walker Theatre

£11 (£10) / 01743 281281

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Rob Beckett: Mouth of the South

Observational and high-energy new material from the award-winning stand-up.

Tue 28 Feb 2017

Ross Noble: Brain Dump

The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.

Sun 12 Feb 2017

The Roy Orbison Story

Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.

Thu 2 Feb 2017

£22 / 01623 633133

Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

  • 2016

Tchaikovsky's music brings to life this Christmas favourite in which the toys come to life (and about 200 years before Toy Story at that).

Thu 8 Dec

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.

Wed 15 Feb 2017

£24.50–£34.50 / 01743 281281

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Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Mon 6 Mar 2017

£25 / 01743 281281

The Sons Of Pitches

Inventive pop covers, original numbers and improvised songs from the multi award-winning a cappella YouTube stars and winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir..

Fri 7 Jul 2017

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01743 281281

Sat 8 Jul 2017

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01743 281281

Soul Legends

A night of soul classics.

Fri 24 Feb 2017

£25.50 / 01743 281281

Thank ABBA for the Music

Big ABBA tribute night.

Sat 28 Jan 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 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.

Sat 11 Mar 2017

£22–£26 / 01743 281281

Vampires Rock

Steve Steinman's musical mixes comedy with rock music and, naturally, the undead.

Thu 26 Jan 2017

£24–£26 / 01743 281281

Whitney: Queen Of The Night

A celebration of the music and life of Whitney Houston. This award-winning production features a stellar line up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton.

Fri 3 Feb 2017

£24 (£22) / 01743 281281

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