Key Theatre

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

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Ballet Theatre UK: The Snow Queen

The company presents a re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairytale ballet, telling the story of Gerda and her quest to find her friend Kay, whom the Snow Queen has placed under an evil spell.

Sat 14 Nov

£17.50 (Children £12 under 16s) / 01733 207239

The Barron Knights

The long-running four-piece play comedy pop songs.

Sun 22 Nov

£18 / 01733 207239

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Rock'n'rollercoaster of a show featuring all the timeless classics from a band who have been on the tribute trail for 20 years.

Sun 4 Oct

£18 / 01733 207239

Chris Ramsey: All Growed Up

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations inspired by being Ramsey's realisation that he's not a kid anymore.

Sun 1 Nov

£17.50 / 01733 207239

The Count oOf Monte Cristo

Common Ground Theatre presents a high-spirited comedy adaptation of Alexandre Dumas's adventure yarn.

Fri 11 Sep

£14 (£10) / 01733 207239

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The Count Of Monte Cristo: Island Of True Stories

Contemporary works in a variety of media inspired by the themes of betrayal, revenge, disguise and patience portrayed in the adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, by artists including Annabel Dover, Cathy Lomax, Hayley Lock, Alex Pearl and Mimei Thompson.

Fri 11 Sep

£14 ( £10; Children £10 under 16s) / 01733 207239

Doc Brown: The Weird Way Round

Tongue in cheek take on hip-hop culture.

Thu 10 Sep


Classic British singer-songwriter blending pop, rock, folk, jazz and psychedelic influences known for hits including 'Mellow Yellow', 'Catch the Wind', 'Colours', 'Hurdy Gurdy Man', 'Universal Soldier', 'Sunshine Superman' and 'Season of the Witch'.

Tue 20 Oct

£29.50 / 01733 207239

Dreaming of Kate - A Tribute to Kate Bush

The iconic singer-songwriter has her oeuvre performed.

Fri 13 Nov

An Evening With Des O'Connor

You'd be hard-pressed not to know about Des O'Connor – the showbiz stalwart has been around for ages and done pretty much everything (remember his chat show with Melanie Sykes?). Tonight, he draws on his variety roots for an evening of comedy and music.

Sat 31 Oct

£22 / 01733 207239

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Fantastical Story Factory

A musical adventure which will have you exploring magical kingdoms, meeting wonderful characters and singing along by the end.

Wed 28 Oct

£10 / 01733 207239

Father Brown: The Curse Of The Invisible Man

A spine-chilling whodunit based on the classic mysteries by G K Chesterton.

Fri 25 Sep

£17.50 (£15) / 01733 207239

Glasshouse Acoustic

The best in local, acoustically-based talent.

Sun 13 Sep

Free / 01733 207239

Sun 18 Oct

Free / 01733 207239

Sun 8 Nov

Free / 01733 207239

The Irish House Party

An award-winning music and dance show celebrating the best of Irish culture.

Thu 8 Oct

£19.50 (£18) / 01733 207239

It's A Wonderful Life

  • Directed by: Guy Retallack
  • Written by: Tony Palermo (adapt)

Frank Capra's iconic film is retold as a radio play, complete with sound effects created live on stage is this adaptation by Tony Palermo, directed by Guy Retallack.

Mon 26 Oct

£22 (£19) / 01733 207239

Tue 27 Oct

£22 (£19) / 01733 207239

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Jackson Live In Concert: Amir Sharma: Michael Jackson Tribute

The tribute act performs pop and R&B covers by the late American star known as the King Of Pop.

Fri 18 Sep

James Acaster: Represent

  • 4 stars

As seen appearing on Russell Howard's Good News and Mock the Week so if the bigwigs like him you probably will too.

Sun 15 Nov

£14 (£12) / 01733 207239

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

The Kings Of Cool

Matt Ford sings the hits of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and many more.

Thu 17 Sep

£18 / 01733 207239

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

Thu 4 Feb 2016

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Magic: A Kind Of Queen

Long-running tribute to pomp rockers Queen.

Fri 23 Oct

£19 / 01733 207239

Mike Harding: The Adventures Of The Crumpsall Kid

Spend an evening in the company of the multi-talented Mike as he talks about growing up in Crumpsall in the 1950s in the shadow of a dark satanic cream cracker factory.

Sun 8 Nov

My Pet Monster And Me (Ages 3-7)

Blunderbus Theatre Company present a charming tale about Sophie Bucket who isn't allowed a pet because the family farm is already full of animals, so when an egg hatches and a monster pops out, she decides to keep it.

Sun 11 Oct

Nick Ross Orchestra: Sounds Of The Glenn Miller Era

The band plays 1940s and 1950s swing classics made famous by the likes of Miller, Dorsey, Basie and James.

Sat 3 Oct

Noggin The Nog

The classic stories by Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin, which became one of the most iconic television series of the 1970s, are playfully retold using puppets, original music and film.

Thu 29 Oct

£12.50 (£8.50) / 01733 207239

Fri 30 Oct

£12.50 (£8.50) / 01733 207239

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

  • Written by: Ken Kesey

A production of the famous drama set in a mental institution, based on Ken Kesey's novel.

Wed 4 Nov

£12.50 / 01733 207239

Thu 5 Nov

£12.50 / 01733 207239

Fri 6 Nov

£12.50 / 01733 207239

Sat 7 Nov

£12.50 / 01733 207239

Only One Direction

Lookalike tribute to the world-conquering boyband.

Sat 12 Sep

£16 / 01733 207239

Parkway Dreams

The Eastern Angles theatre company present a musical inspired by the city of Peterborough and created by Essex-born writer, Kenny Emson with original songs by Simon Egerton, featuring a quirky mix of oral history interviews, 1970s and 1980s TV references and backroom city council shenanigans.

Tue 6 Oct

£13 (£12) / 01733 207239

Wed 7 Oct

£13 (£12) / 01733 207239

Peterborough Arts Festival

New arts festival taking place in the centre of Peterborough.

Sat 5 Sep

Times vary / Free / 01733 207239

Sun 6 Sep

Times vary / Free / 01733 207239

The Pirates Of Penzance

A contemporary version of Gilbert And Sullivan's classic operetta.

Mon 21 Sep

£15 (Children £7.50 under 18s) / 01733 207239

Tue 22 Sep

£15 (Children £7.50 under 18s) / 01733 207239

Wed 23 Sep

£15 (Children £7.50 under 18s) / 01733 207239

Thu 24 Sep

£15 (Children £7.50 under 18s) / 01733 207239

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Rob Beckett: Mouth Of The South

Beckett's back with a brand new hour of funnies and he's taking on the big issues like Kit Kats and flatbread! Star of BBC One's Live at the Apollo, BBC Two's Mock the Week, Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats & ITV2's I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now.

Sun 27 Sep

£14 (£12) / 01733 207239

Roger Waters The Wall

  • 2014
  • Directed by: Sean Evans, Roger Waters
  • Written by: Sean Evans, Roger Waters
  • Cast: Roger Waters, Dave Kilminster, Snowy White

Documentary about the artist Roger Waters who originally wrote 'The Wall' for Pink Floyd based on his own experiences growing up in post-war England. The 1979 The Wall album is one of the biggest-selling LPs in chart history. Described by Walters as a 'protest movie' the film includes concert footage from his three year…

Tue 29 Sep

£11 / 01733 207239

Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Tribute Show

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

Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.

Sat 24 Oct

Showstopper: The Improvised Musical

Watch a talented cast of improvisers create a brand new musical from scratch based on audience suggestions.

Wed 28 Oct

£15.50 / 01733 207239

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Son Yambu

Original and classic Cuban son music by the London-located outfit.

Sat 19 Sep

£16 (£13) / 01733 207239

The Take That Experience

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

Fri 2 Oct

£19 / 01733 207239

Think Floyd

Tribute act performing Pink Floyd's greatest hits.

Thu 1 Oct

£20 / 01733 207239

Waterloo - The Best Of Abba

The group performs the hit singles by Abba.

Fri 9 Oct

£20.50 (£19) / 01733 207239

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.

Sun 25 Oct

£20 / 01733 207239

You're Never Too Old

  • Directed by: Danusia Iwaszko
  • Written by: Steve Wood

Diane Keen and Graham Cole star in Steve Wood's one-act bittersweet comedy about a mismatched couple who meet on a park bench. Directed by Danusia Iwaszko.

Mon 14 Sep

£16 (£14.50) / 01733 207239

Tue 15 Sep

£16 (£14.50) / 01733 207239

Wed 16 Sep

£16 (£14.50) / 01733 207239

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