Wycombe Swan

Wycombe Swan
St Mary Street, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2XE

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Opened in 1992, Wycombe's Swan Theatre is a regional theatre that presents a mixed bill of work throughout the year, from comedy to drama, plus theatre and community events and Wycombe Swan Youth Theatre.

The complex comprises the main theatre, Wycombe Swan Town Hall, and the Oak Room – an ornate setting for functions and parties.

High Wycombe train station is just five minutes from the theatre and the bus station is also nearby. The theatre has a pay and display car park with 316 spaces including 15 disabled bays.

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There are 34 events at this location

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3 Day Spooktacular

Expect Monsters and mayhem, broomsticks and bogeymen as we produce a showcase of short, themed plays on he Swan stage this Autumn half-term. Directed by professionals from the arts industry, with a wealth of experience producing youth theatre. Come and get involved in this spooktacular theatrical experience where you will…

Mon 24 Oct

£70 for 3 days / 01494 512000

Part of Family Arts Festival.

All Or Nothing

A musical based on the 1960s group The Small Faces.

Thu 27 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01494 512000

Fri 28 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01494 512000

Sat 29 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01494 512000

BalletBoyz: Life

  • 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.

Mon 31 Oct

£15–£28.50 / 01494 512000

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Chinese State Circus: Dynasty

30 Chinese acrobats, aerial artists, and jugglers present a new circus show for 2016, Dynasty.

Fri 4 Nov

£25 (£23; Children £10 under 15s; £59) / 01494 512000

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Count Arthur Strong

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

Wed 29 Mar 2017

£21.50 / 01494 512000

Ellen Kent's Opera & Ballet International: Aida

Verdi's drama about an enslaved Ethiopian princess stars Olga Perrier in the title role and Liza Kadelnik as Amneris. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Sun 20 Nov

Foster & Allen

Popular Irish folk duo whose career spans over 40 years and 30 albums.

Sat 5 Nov

£23.50 / 01494 512000

Gangsta Granny

  • Written by: David Walliams

The world premiere performance of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny book, about a Friday night with Granny that ends up being more exciting than expected. Presented by the Birmingham Stage Company (Horrible Histories).

Thu 24 Nov

£21 (£16.50) / 01494 512000

Fri 25 Nov

£21 (£16.50) / 01494 512000

Sat 26 Nov

£21 (£16.50) / 01494 512000

Sun 27 Nov

£21 (£16.50) / 01494 512000

Hellfire Comedy Club

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

Thu 27 Oct

Town Hall

£10; £14 inc food / 01494 512000

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

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Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Tue 11 Apr 2017

Lock & Key Singles Party

A lock and key party to help you find the one for you.

Fri 18 Nov

Maximum Rhythm & Blues

Rock and blues with a twist of jazz by the Paul Jones-fronted combo, together with PP Arnold and Zoot Money.

Sat 12 Nov

£28–£30 / 01494 512000

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Improvised comic ventriloquism from Conti, who manages to weave humour and poignancy into her shows. Her puppet creations include Monk (a cynical monkey) and Granny (an elder Scotswoman).

Sun 6 Nov

Oh! Carol

Damion Scarcella and Belinda Wolliston bring to life the music and story of songwriting partners Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield who gave the world 'Calendar Girl', 'Breaking Up is Hard to Do', 'Is This the Way to Amarillo', 'Stupid Cupid' and 'Oh! Carol'.

Fri 18 Nov

£23 (£21; £20) / 01494 512000

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Omid Djalili

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

Sat 1 Apr 2017

£25.50 / 01494 512000

Oye Santana

Tribute to the Latin-rock of Santana.

Thu 17 Nov

£16 / 01494 512000

The Phil Collins Experience: Tribute To Phil Collins

Deano pays homage to the singer and former Genesis frontman, accompanied by a 10-piece band.

Tue 22 Nov

Pride and Prejudice

  • Directed by: Deborah Bruce
  • Written by: Simon Reade (adapt)

Simon Reade's adaptation of Austen's classic novel.

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01494 512000

Wed 25 Jan 2017

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01494 512000

Thu 26 Jan 2017

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01494 512000

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jan 2017

The RAF In Concert 2016

Royal Air Force musicians perform an inspirational mix of show tunes, classical pieces, legendary big band numbers and stirring military marches.

Sun 30 Oct

£20.50–£26.50 / 01494 512000

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Remembering Fred

A tribute to Fred Astaire.

Sun 16 Apr 2017

£31–£36.50 / 01494 512000

Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Tribute Show

Paul Hopkins steps into the Roy Orbison role with this tribute to the 80s supergroup.

Fri 6 Jan 2017

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.

Thu 9 Feb 2017

£25–£35 / 01494 512000

A Salute To The 1940s: The Dad's Army Variety Show Special

A variety show with sketches featuring characters from popular British sit com Dad's Army.

Show Of Hands

The long-established and award-winning artists Steve Knightley and Phil Beer perform their folk and roots material.

Thu 3 Nov

£27 (£25; £22) / 01494 512000

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The Sleeping Beauty

Classic tale of Sleeping Beauty set to Tchaikovsky's sublime score.

Sun 22 Jan 2017

Times to be confirmed / £25–£36 / 01494 512000

The Solid Gold Rock‘n’Roll Show

Rock'n'roll from the 50s and 60s.

Sat 19 Nov

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Katie Markham delivers this celebration of one of our generation's finest singer-songwriters with performances of songs from the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25.

Thu 10 Nov

£22 (£20; £17) / 01494 512000

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

Scamp Theatre use puppetry, live music and songs to present Julia Donaldson’s popular picture book about a stick man trying to get back to the family tree.

Sun 13 Nov

£15.50 ( £58) / 01494 512000


Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.

Wed 9 Nov

£21.50 (£19.50) / 01494 512000

Tenors Unlimited

This operatic Rat Pack mix their more traditional vocals with the style and energy of big band music.

Tue 8 Nov

£23.50 (£21.50; £18.50) / 01494 512000

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.

Tue 1 Nov

£27.50 (£25.50) / 01494 512000

This Might Hurt!

When actor Jack Skipton returns from filming to care for his ageing aunt, he has no idea what he's letting himself in for. This Might Hurt! is a timely comedy, written and directed by celebrated Yorkshire playwright John Godber, which dissects the pressures and pains of one family's experiences with an embattled National…

Wed 2 Nov

£15–£23 (£13–£21; £10–£18) / 01494 512000

Fri 25 Nov

Old Town Hall

£11; £8 adv / 01494 512000

Tropicana Nights specialises in good old fashioned party nights.

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