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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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.

Tue 16 May

Babe, The Sheep-Pig

The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.

Mon 20 Mar

£18.50 / 01494 512000

Tue 21 Mar

£18.50 / 01494 512000

Back to Bacharach

A showcase of the music of Burt Bacharach.

Fri 3 Mar

£25 / 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.

Brendan Cole: All Night Long

Choreographer, performer and Strictly's dancer Brendan Cole performs more dazzling ballroom and Latin moves.

Thu 30 Mar

£33.50; £38.50 (£31.50; £36.50) / 01494 512000

The Carpenters Story

  • Directed by: Phil Aldridge

Theatre show telling the tale of the brother/sister duo, featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music.

Fri 28 Apr

£25–£27 (£23–£25) / 01494 512000

Claudia Morris: The Great American Musical Legends: Let There Be Love

The jazz singer celebrates the timeless classics about love including numbers made famous by Doris Day, Carole King, Eva Cassidy and many more.

Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

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

Wed 29 Mar

Dirty Dancing - Friday 7th April 2017

It’s the summer of 1963, and ‘Baby’ Houseman is about to learn some major lessons in life and dancing. On holiday in New York’s Catskill Mountains she stumbles across an all-night dance party. Featuring 35 hit songs, including “Hungry Eyes”, “Hey Baby”, “Do You Love Me?” and the heart stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time…

The Elvis Years

See the world champion Elvis impersonator, Mario Kombou, in action singing over 40 of the King's hits from a period spanning over two decades.

Fri 19 May

£25.50 (£23.50) / 01494 512000

Jam Theatre Company: Evidance

Jam Theatre Company presents its annual dance showcase, featuring 200 student performers, including guest professionals, in a Disney-themed variety show.

Sun 5 Mar

£14.50 (Children £9.50 under 16s) / 01494 512000

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

The young comedy star with a cupboard full of accolades and dreadfully modern hair.

Sat 28 Oct

£20 / 01494 512000

John Mayall

Elder statesman of British blues, who mentored the likes of the young Eric Clapton and Peter Green on his 80th Anniversary Tour.

Thu 16 Nov

£31–£33.50 / 01494 512000

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

Kate Rusby

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

Sun 21 May

£18–£25.50 / 01494 512000


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

Mon 30 Oct

£35.50–£39.50 / 01494 512000

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.

Sat 23 Sep

£30.25 / 01494 512000

Money For Nothing

A Dire Straits tribute band.

Sat 4 Mar

£26.25 / 01623 633133

Noel & Gertie

A celebration of Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence.

Sun 26 Mar

£26 / 01494 512000

Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night

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

Sat 1 Apr

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra

The Orchestra celebrates the music of the great entertainers from Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington to Billie Holiday and Bix Beiderbecke.

Wed 1 Mar

£25.50 / 01494 512000

Remembering Fred

A tribute to Fred Astaire.

Sun 16 Apr

£40.15 / 01494 512000


A cabaret performance from the popular singing star based in Nottingham.

Sun 12 Mar

£19.50–£21 / 01494 512000

Running Wild

  • Directed by: Dale Rooks
  • Written by: Michael Morpurgo (book)

Samuel Adamson's adaptation of the novel by Michael Morpurgo about a young girl on holiday in in Indonesia when a tsunami hits. Featuring fantastic puppets designed by Finn Caldwell and Toby Olié (War Horse).

Tue 14 Mar

£21.50–£31 / 01494 512000

Wed 15 Mar

£21.50–£31 / 01494 512000

Thu 16 Mar

£21.50–£31 / 01494 512000

…and 2 more dates until 18 Mar

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.

Wed 21 Jun

Shirley Valentine

Willy Russell's award-winning play about a bored housewife who takes an impromptu trip to Greece whereupon she rediscovers romance and a new awareness of who she really is.

Tue 18 Apr

£19–£34 / 01494 512000

Wed 19 Apr

£19–£34 / 01494 512000

Thu 20 Apr

£19–£34 / 01494 512000

…and 2 more dates until 22 Apr

Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.

Thu 27 Apr

£23.50 (£21.50) / 01494 512000

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..

Tue 20 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01494 512000

S’wonderful: The Great American Songbook

The former lead singer of The Stranglers, Paul Roberts fronts a swinging live band to celebrate the influential composers and lyricists who propelled the likes of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Judy Garland and Ella Fitzgerald to stardom.

Thu 23 Mar

The Take That Experience

Performs the hits of the re-formed 1990s boy band.

Fri 24 Mar

£24.50 / 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.

Sat 6 May

£26–£28 / 01494 512000

Thoroughly Modern Millie

An adaptation of the 1967 film of the same name telling the story of a small town girl trying to make her dreams come true in New York City, starring Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton as the titular character and Eastenders star Michelle Collins in the role of Mrs Meers.

Mon 6 Mar

£22–£41 / 01494 512000

Tue 7 Mar

£22–£41 / 01494 512000

Wed 8 Mar

…and 3 more dates until 11 Mar

A Viennese Strauss Gala

The European Orchestral Ensemble recreates the glamour of the Viennese Festive season.

Tue 28 Feb

£25 (£23.50) / 01494 512000

Yamato Drummers Of Japan

Following their hugely successful tour in 2015, the Yamato drummers are back in the UK by popular demand. Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe. In a brand new show, the drummers challenge and push themselves to…

Fri 31 Mar

£25–£28 (Children £21 under 16s; £81 four people) / 01494 512000

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