Key Theatre

Key Theatre
Embankment Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1EF

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The Addams Family: Peterborough Operatic & Dramatic Society

A Broadway musical comedy based on Charles Addams's cartoon strip about an extended family of macabre Gothic characters in their rundown home.

…and 2 more dates until 28 Mar

Andrew Lawrence: Reasons to Kill Yourself

  • 3 stars

Vitriolic humour from the former double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

Sat 14 Mar


£13 (£11) / 01733 207239


Three interwoven stories about social security benefit claimants and their existences, staged by Cardboard Citizens. The production uses forum theatre, a type of interactive theatre which allows the audience to change the action of the play. Ages 14+.

Wed 18 Mar

£11 / 01733 207239

Thu 19 Mar

£11 / 01733 207239

Fri 20 Mar

£11 / 01733 207239

Big Girls Don't Cry: A Tribute To Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

The Burlesque Show

Top UK artistes present burlesque routines, magic and comedy.

Sat 28 Feb

£25 / 01733 207239

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Bushfield's Roller Family

A fun family roller skating session.

Sun 1 Mar

£3.50 / 01733 207239

Chris Dean's Syd Lawrence Orchestra

A night of swing, dance, and jazz from the ever popular Syd Lawrence Orchestra.

Sun 8 Mar

£16.50 / 01733 207239

Count Arthur Strong

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

Thu 12 Mar

£17.50 / 01733 207239

Doc Brown: Of Mic & Men

Rap-infused stand-up from the former script consultant on Danny Robins's Radio 4 sitcom Rudy's Rare Records.

Thu 23 Apr

Doc Brown: The Weird Way Round

People may be more familiar with Doc Brown's career as a rapper and member of the London rap group Poisonous Poets. His name is a reference to the character in the Back To The Future films known as Emmett or Doc Brown. He became interested in comedy in 2006 when he featured in a BBC Radio 4 show about the origins of the…

Thu 23 Apr

£15 / 01733 207239

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An Evening with Julian Lloyd Webber

Julian Lloyd Webber talks about his distinguished musical career, with musical support from Jiaxin Lloyd Webber (cello) and Pam Chowhan (piano).

Sun 3 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01733 207239

Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

Fri 8 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01733 207239

John Shuttleworth: A Wee Ken To Remember

Versatile singer/organist, John Shuttleworth, wants to share fond memories of his favourite past weekends. However, a typo on the poster means John is obliged to spend the evening paying homage to his next-door neighbour and sole agent, the diminutive Ken Worthington.

Wed 11 Mar

£17 / 01733 207239

Julian Lloyd Webber

  • Directed by: David Curtis (cond)
  • Written by: Mozart

The distinguished cellist gives a recital.

Sun 3 May

£25 / 01733 207239

Katharine Of Aragon Festival 2015

Local school children dressed in Tudor costume will proceed from Peterborough Museum to Peterborough Cathedral for a service to commemorate Katharine of Aragon.

Sun 1 Mar

£3–£15 / 01733 207239

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Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model

  • 4 stars

Witty jokes and pop culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.

Thu 23 Apr

Wed 1 Jul

Key Comedy Club ft Tom Allen

The award-winning stand-up recounts extraordinary tales in this headline show.

Fri 17 Apr

£12; £10 adv / 01733 207239

Little Howard's Big Show for Kids

Real human Big Howard and interactive animation Little Howard are putting on the show of their lives.

Sat 14 Mar

Little Women: Wildcats Theatre School

  • Written by: Allan Knee

A musical based on Louisa May Alcott's timeless novel about four sisters growing up in America during the Civil War.

Fri 20 Mar

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Lucy Beaumont: We Can Twerk It Out

Surreal and interactive humour from the 2012 BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Award-winner.

Wed 11 Mar

Key Studio

£10 / 01733 207239


  • Written by: William Shakespeare

Adaptation of Shakespeare's witch-ridden tragedy, set in modern India.

Tue 28 Apr

£15; £11 (£13; £13) / 01733 207239

Wed 29 Apr

£15; £11 (£13; £13) / 01733 207239

Maurizio Minardi Quartet

Jazz pianist/accordionist Minardi and his band.

Fri 27 Mar

£13 / 01733 207239

Mitch Benn: Don't Believe a Word

Doubt, pragmatism and agnoticism in Benn's new show in which he delights in the joys of being a sceptic.

Fri 13 Mar

£10–£13 / 01733 207239

National Theatre Live: Behind The Beautiful Forevers

  • 2015
  • Directed by: Rufus Norris
  • Written by: David Hare

National Theatre present David Hare's adaption of Katherine Boo's novel. Set in India the story follows the inhabitants of a makeshift slum who work in the garbage trade.

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A Night of Dirty Dancing

An evening of music.

Tue 3 Mar

£18.50 / 01733 207239

One Night of Elvis: Lee 'Memphis' King

An evening in the company of top Elvis impersonator Lee 'Memphis' King, performing a selection of Presley's hip-shaking greatest hits.

Sat 11 Apr

The Real Thing

1970s soul band celebrating 40 years in the business perform their classic hits.

Thu 2 Apr

£22.50 (£20) / 01733 207239

Reduced Shakespeare Company In The Complete History Of Comedy (Abridged)

  • Directed by: Austin Tichenor
  • Written by: Reed Martin

The Reduced Shakespeare Company present the entire history of comedy in 75 minutes.

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Rich Hall

The latest musings from the deadpan grouch, star of ridiculous amount of stuff on the tellybox and a favourite at the Fringe each year.

Sat 14 Mar

£17 / 01733 207239

Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee

  • 3 stars

Sharp and intelligent satire inspired by mis-hearing the lyrics to a well-known hymn.

Royal Opera House: Guillaume Tell

  • 2015
  • UK
  • Directed by: Damiano Michieletto

Live production of Rossini’s final opera starring Gerald Finley as the title character. Conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Sun 5 Jul

Royal Shakespeare Company: Richard II

  • 2013

Screening of the play, starring David Tennant as Richard II.

Wed 4 Mar

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

The story of one of music's most compelling duos.

Sat 7 Mar

£18.50 / 01733 207239

Sister Act: Westwood Musical Society

Alan Menken's feelgood musical comedy in which a gangster's moll and wannabe diva is forced to take refuge in a convent.

Tue 14 Apr

£16; £16 (£13; £50; £50) / 01733 207239

Wed 15 Apr

£16; £16 (£13; £50; £50) / 01733 207239

Thu 16 Apr

£16; £16 (£13; £50; £50) / 01733 207239

…and 2 more dates until 18 Apr

Stacey Kent

Mainstream jazz and Latin by the American singer-songwriter with her accompanying band.

Sat 4 Apr

£18.50 (£17.50) / 01733 207239

Supreme Queen

Tribute to Freddie Mercury et al.

Fri 27 Feb

£18.50 / 01733 207239

Swinging at the Cotton Club

A step back to Harlem during the 1920s, with this exciting show celebrating the music and songs of New York's famous jazz club.

Wed 8 Apr

£19 / 01733 207239

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