Key Theatre

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

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Thu 25 Jun

£19 / 01733 207239

The Art Of Being Heard

Develop skills needed for delivering key note speeches with confidence with the help of straightforward and easy to memorise techniques.

Mon 27 Apr

£375 / 01733 207239

Ballet Theatre UK: Aladdin

A dazzling re-telling the classic children's story about an orphan, an evil sorcerer and a magic lamp.

Sat 6 Jun

£18.50 (Children £13 under 16s) / 01733 207239

Bella Hardy & The Midnight Watch

To mark her thirtieth birthday Bella is taking the party on the road with her band, The Midnight Watch, and embarking on a thirty venue tour celebrating her six solo albums to date.

Wed 13 May

£16 (£14) / 01733 207239

The Big Chris Barber Band

The veteran slide trombonist leads his big band in a programme of swing and New Orleans-style jazz.

Fri 5 Jun

£21 / 01733 207239

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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'.

Brighouse And Rastrick Band

Brass and old and new favourites, conducted by Alan Morrison.

Sun 14 Jun

£17 / 01733 207239

The Carpenters Story

  • Directed by: Phil Aldridge

Producer Phil Aldridge presents a new production of The Carpenters Story, featuring Claire Furley as Karen Carpenter.

Sat 30 May

£20 / 01733 207239

Chris Ramsey: All Growed Up

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from the Geordie stand-up, actor and 2011 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

Sun 1 Nov

£17.50 / 01733 207239

City Academy Of Ballet

A showcase of performances by pupils.

Fri 26 Jun

£11 / 01733 207239

Sat 27 Jun

£11 / 01733 207239

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Courtney Pine

Contemporary jazz saxophonist.

Fri 12 Jun

£21 (£19) / 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 10 Sep

The ELO Experience

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

Fri 29 May

£20 / 01733 207239

An Evening With Ann Widdecombe

Former Tory politician and sometime ballroom dancer Ann Widdecombe talks about herself.

Tue 2 Jun

£15 / 01733 207239

An Evening with Gervase Phinn

The Yorkshire writer and radio personality talks about his life and work.

Thu 7 May

£17.50 / 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

Every Brilliant Thing

  • Written by: Duncan Macmillan

Based on true and untrue stories, this play is simultaneously heartbreaking and life-affirming as it revolves around a six-year old's wish list: an uplifting look at hope in the face of adversity.

Fri 19 Jun


£11 / 01733 207239

G2 Definitive Genesis: Genesis Tribute

A tribute to the classic Seconds Out period in Genesis's long and colourful history.

Sat 23 May

Hop (Over 4s)

Dedalus hatches an ingenious plan for he and his son Icarus to fly free from the island they are trapped on and hop over the sea. Experience the power of dreams and a moving relationship between a father and his son.

Thu 25 Jun


£11 (£7) / 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

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Jimeoin: Yeehaa!

Refining a lost art of the commonplace, Jimeoin is a comic with a delightful sense of the absurd and a uniquely low-key style.

Fri 16 Oct

£18.50 / 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

Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model

  • 4 stars

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

Wed 1 Jul

Key Comedy Nights: Daliso Chaponda

Stand-up from the African writer, with Iain Stirling, Rhys James and Edd Hedges.

Fri 12 Jun

£12; £10 adv / 01733 207239

Key Comedy Nights: Ray Peacock

Stand-up from Peacock, Dane Baptiste and Jenny Collier.

Fri 15 May

£12; £10 adv / 01733 207239

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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 11 Oct

Letz Zep

The acclaimed tribute act to the English rock band fronted by Robert Plant has performed in 24 countries on four continents and boasts a repertoire of more than 50 songs.

Fri 15 May

£17 (£15) / 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

The Magnificent Music Hall

A variety show of song, dance and comedy entertainment.

Sat 9 May

£15.50 (£13.50) / 01733 207239

Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting & Nancy Kerr

A range of traditional and contemporary folk works performed by the three musicians.

Fri 19 Jun

£16 (£14) / 01733 207239

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Ministry Of Science Live

Interactive science show exploring the inventors and engineers who have shaped the modern world we live in.

Tue 12 May

£14 / 01733 207239

Noah: A Musical Adventure

Saltmine Theatre Company presents a family-friendly musical based on the story of Noah's Ark. The original songs are by Doug Horley and Mark Read, with life-size animal puppets by Bethany Orrell.

Thu 28 May

£14 (Children £10; £43) / 01733 207239

Oasis UK

Oasis tribute act.

Sat 13 Jun

£16 / 01733 207239

The Rat Pack Is Back

  • Directed by: Don Hunt (musical director)

An evening of classics celebrating Frank, Sammy and Dean – Vegas style.

Wed 27 May

£19.50 (£18.50) / 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.

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Ronnie Scott's All Stars

A mix of classic jazz music from greats such as Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald.

Sat 2 May

£17 / 01733 207239

Roy Orbison & The Travelling Wilburys Tribute Show

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

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

The Searchers

The Searchers have survived multiple line-up changes as well as a schism of People's Front of Judea-style bitterness, the echoes of which twang across the internet to this day. Longest-lasting original member John McNally leads the band that gave us 'Needles and Pins' and 'Sweets for my Sweet'.

Thu 18 Jun

£22 (£20.50) / 01733 207239


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

Sat 16 May

£20 / 01733 207239

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The Three Degrees

The long-running trio of female vocalists from Philadelphia perform live.

Thu 11 Jun

£26 / 01733 207239

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

What are you going to do when a tiger pulls up a chair and wants fed? This play, based on Judith Kerr's charming children's book, tells the delightful tale.

Mon 29 Jun

Tue 30 Jun

Voodoo Room

Tribute trio to Jimi Hendrix and Cream.

Sat 20 Jun

£15 (£13.50) / 01733 207239

We'll Meet Again

A wartime cavalcade of music, song and comedy with impressions of the wartime comedians from Steve Barclay and Maggie O'Hara singing the songs of Vera Lynn and Gracie Fields.

Sun 17 May

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01733 207239

Youth Music Awards 2015 Presentation Ceremony

A chance to see the talented young winners receive their prizes.

Thu 30 Apr

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