Hall For Cornwall

Hall For Cornwall
Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2LL
  • Telephone 01872 262466
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  • Website www.hallforcornwall.co.uk
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Described as 'a thriving theatre in the heart of Truro', this venue has everything from concerts and dance to drama. It is known for having a strong family-friendly programme of events, with the likes of Peppa Pig and The Gruffalo all having been performed there in recent years.

Rather specifically, it has a capacity of 969, attracts approximately 180,000 theatre-goers each year, and is one of a number of organisations involved with Cornwall Council's proposed National Theatre of Cornwall.

Events at this venue

There are 28 events at this location

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The Addams Family

Musical comedy about the spooky family. Wednesday Addams is all grown up and has fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family.

Sat 24 Jun

£18–£40.50 / 01872 262466

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Back To Bacharach

A celebration of the music of Burt Bacharach, composer of 'Trains and Boats and Planes', 'Close to You', 'The Look of Love', 'Walk On By' and other classics.

Fri 11 Aug

£17.50–£24.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

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.

Tue 18 Jul

£16 / 01872 262466

Wed 19 Jul

£16 / 01872 262466

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

£28.50 / 01872 262466

Tue 20 Feb 2018

£28.50 / 01872 262466

Blake

Poperatic man band.

Sat 22 Jul

£16.50–£24.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Bring on the Bollywood

Phizzical present a play about a Bollywood actor and his freshly-eligible cousin.

Tue 1 Aug

£17–£36 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Wed 2 Aug

£17–£36 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Thu 3 Aug

£17–£36 / 01872 262466

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 5 Aug

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.

Thu 10 Aug

£20–£25 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Courtney Pine

Contemporary jazz saxophonist.

Wed 26 Jul

£17.50–£25.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

David Baddiel: Fame: Not The Musical

It's been a whopping 15 years since David's last stand-up show, so tonight he's exploring the different ways he's perceived: whether it's token Jew, new lad or comedy rock'n'roller.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£26.50 / 01872 262466

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

In his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, David Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats, with a loving focus on his late mother Sarah and dementia-ridden father, Colin. Contains explicit language.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£29.56 / 01872 262466

Death Of A Salesman

What happens when people feel betrayed in their expectations by a society which appears to have abandoned them? The Royal & Derngate Northampton's first independent nationwide tour features Nicholas Woodeson as the exhausted Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's drama exploring the human cost of the American Dream. Directed…

Tue 27 Jun

£21–£35 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Wed 28 Jun

£21–£35 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Thu 29 Jun

£21–£35 / 01872 262466

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 1 Jul

Elaine Paige

The first lady of the British musical sings songs from the nation's favourite musicals and a smattering of hit pop songs including 'Memory', 'Closest Thing to Crazy', 'Cry Me A River' and 'Je Ne Regrette Rien'.

Fri 13 Oct

£45 / 01872 262466

Jack Pack

The Britain's Got Talent finalists perform their revitalised interpretations of golden Hollywood era swing classics with all the style of the Rat Pack.

Sat 12 Aug

£21–£32 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.

Sat 14 Oct

£28.50 / 01872 262466

Tue 17 Oct

£28.50 / 01872 262466

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Bluesy-rock from the solo artist.

Fri 17 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01872 262466

John Mayall

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

Fri 27 Oct

£30.50–£33 / 01872 262466

Let's Hang On

A tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'December '63 (Oh What A Night)'.

Sat 29 Jul

£16–£25 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’

Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters will be appearing at this stage version of the children's TV programme.

Tue 8 Aug

£16 ( £56) / 01872 262466

  • 12:00
  • 16:00

Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

The ventriloquist, who won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with his three puppet characters, Sam, Albert and Baby, plus two new ones.

Thu 9 Nov

£18.50 / 01872 262466

Peace Train - The Cat Stevens Story

Australian singer Darren Coggan steps back in time to the 1970s to pay tribute to the enigmatic rock star, who sold more than 60 million albums.

Wed 6 Sep

£26.95 / 01872 262466

The Phil Collins Experience: Tribute To Phil Collins

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

Wed 12 Jul

£17.50–£25 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Purple Rain

A live celebration of the life, legacy and music of Prince.

Fri 21 Jul

£18–£26 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Sasha Regan's All Male The Mikado

Regan's unique adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera set in Japan, which satirises British culture and politics.

Thu 13 Jul

£26–£30 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Fri 14 Jul

£26–£30 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Sat 15 Jul

£26–£30 / 01872 262466

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sean Kelly

The auctioneering star of the hit TV show, Storage Hunters, return to his stand-up roots.

Sun 22 Oct

£24.20 / 01872 262466

Simon Amstell: What is This?

Stand-up and former Buzzcocks presenter with his acerbic, self-deprecating humour taking on freedom, suffering, forgiveness and other cheery topics.

Wed 11 Oct

£24 / 01872 262466

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 Jul

£17.50–£23.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

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.

Fri 28 Jul

£17–£26.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

That's Life: The Frank Sinatra Story

Prestige Productions presents a celebration of the life of the New York-based legend, as created and performed by singer Frank Cognoscenti.

Thu 20 Jul

£20–£26 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

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