Victoria Theatre

Victoria Theatre
Fountain Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1BP
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Opened in 1901 as the Victoria Hall, the building was eventually named the Victoria Theatre in 1993. It seats 1,512 or 1,860 part-standing.

Past performers include Acker Bilk, Status Quo, The Beatles, The Jackson 5 and The Human League.

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Barbara Nice: Raffle!

Stockport's favourite housewife, former Phoenix Nights actress Janice Connolly, dispenses life-affirming stories and good advice in a show that includes a complimentary raffle ticket for every audience member. The atmosphere is similar to that of an old-fashioned family knees-up - and no-one has ever had more fun with a…

Fri 20 Oct

£15 / 01422 351158

  • 20:00

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Fri 6 Apr 2018

£24.25 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

Big Girls Don't Cry

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

Thu 8 Mar 2018

£28.50 / 01422 351158

The Bootleg Beatles

Relive the sights and sounds of the 60s with the most established Beatles tribute band.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

£33.50 / 01422 351158

Brendan Cole: All Night Long

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

Sat 3 Mar 2018

£32.75–£40.25 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

Chantry Dance Company: The Sandman

The Sandman brings sleep by dropping sand into the eyes of humans and uses a magical rainbow umbrella to impart good dreams, or a dark umbrella to send nightmares. This contemporary ballet is inspired by Hans Christian Anderson's tale of Ole Lukoje and features an original score by composer Tim Mountain.

Mon 25 Sep

£12 (£11) / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

The Christians

Liverpool's undisputed kings of soulful pop harmonies.

Tue 31 Oct

£29–£33 / 01422 351158

Christmas With The Rat Pack

Beat the winter blues with seasonal classics including 'Baby It's Cold Outside', 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer', 'Let It Snow' and many more.

Thu 30 Nov

£29.25–£31.25 / 01422 351158

The Circus of Horrors: The Never Ending Nightmare

The troupe celebrates its 21st anniversary with its latest spectacular featuring an amalgamation of bizarre, brave and beautiful acts all woven into an Alice in Horrorland type story driven by a mainly original soundscape.

Fri 2 Mar 2018

£22–£26 / 01422 351158

Daliso Chaponda: What The African Said

Ahead of his latest tour the comedian tests out new material on a live audience. Born in Canada, raised in South Africa and then moving to the UK, Chaponda is able to blend a world of cultural influences and observations in to his stand-up material, which saw him achieve third place in popular TV show, Britain's Got…

Tue 24 Oct

£16.75 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30
  • 21:00

Dick And Liddy's Comedy Club

Up and coming stand-ups perform under the watchful eye of hosts Dick and Liddy.

Fri 29 Sep

Green Room Bar

£10 (£9) / 01422 351158

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of stand-up.

  • 20:30

Fri 27 Oct

Green Room Bar

£10 (£9) / 01422 351158

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of stand-up.

  • 21:30

Ed Gamble, Lou Sanders & Steve Bugeja

The three up-and-coming artists perform their original stand-up material at this triple bill.

Mon 23 Oct

£16.75 / 01422 351158

  • 20:00

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show

  • Directed by: Leanne Harwood

A song and dance show featuring a number of performers showcasing well-known tunes including 'Do You Love Me', 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'I've Had The Time Of My Life'.

Fri 6 Oct

£24.75 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

An Evening with Gervase Phinn

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

Thu 28 Sep

£19 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

Halifax Choral Society

The choir performs Philip Wilby's The Holy Face, Mendelssohn's Psalm 114 and Bruckner's Te Deum Laudamus.

Sun 15 Oct

£12–£24 / 01422 351158

  • 18:30

Halifax Comedy Festival

Featuring some of the top comedians in the world. Acts include Sara Pascoe, Richard Herring and Lee Nelson.

Fri 20 Oct

£10–£16.75 / 01422 351158

  • 20:00

Sat 21 Oct

£10–£16.75 / 01422 351158

  • 20:00

Sun 22 Oct

£10–£16.75 / 01422 351158

  • 20:00
…and 5 more dates until 28 Oct

Icons of The 80s - Go West & Cutting Crew

Go West and Cutting Crew are here to service all your 80s nostalgia needs.

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£38.95–£47.75 / 01422 351158

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Thu 5 Oct

£25.50 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Thu 1 Feb 2018

£28.50 / 01422 351158

Sat 14 Apr 2018

£28.50 / 01422 351158

Joe Brown

The rock'n'roll veteran plays a set which spans rock, country, gospel and ballads.

Tue 30 Jan 2018

£28.25–£30.25 / 01422 351158

With Henry Gross.

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

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

Wed 29 Nov

£18.50 / 01422 351158

John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

Sat 14 Oct

£23.10–£28.60 / 01422 351158

John Mayall

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

Wed 15 Nov

£35.65–£38.63 / 01422 351158

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Sat 2 Dec

£21.50 / 01422 351158

Madama Butterfly

The Russian State Opera presents one of the most colourful and exotic operas – Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

Sun 8 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01422 351158

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Midge Ure

Ultravox hits, solo work and covers from the man behind Band Aid.

Tue 31 Oct

£29–£33 / 01422 351158

Midge Ure, The Christians & Altered Images

Midge Ure with his Band Electronica, The Christians and Altered Image featuring Clare Grogan, three critically acclaimed legends of the 80s join forces in this major new UK tour. With millions of albums sales and iconic hits, plus over 30 years perfecting their craft, performing to audiences at sold out stadiums…

Tue 31 Oct

£38.63 / 01422 351158

Milton Jones is Out There

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Sun 19 Nov

£27 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit

The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles more observational stuff in his latest show.

Sat 23 Sep

£24.08 / 01422 351158

Ray Mears: Born To Go Wild

The wildlife adventurer and TV presenter talks about his career and passion for exploring the wilderness.

Mon 30 Oct

£26.75 (Children £19.25 under 16s) / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire. Remembering Fred features classic songs including 'Cheek To Cheek, 'Puttin’ On The Ritz'* and 'The Way You Look Tonight'.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

£26.75–£76.75 / 01422 351158

Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I'm 50!

  • 4 stars

Richard Herring's pontificating over what it's like reaching a half century on this earth.

Fri 20 Oct

£16.75 / 01422 351158

  • 20:00

Rip It Up

Jay McGuiness, Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the 1950s. The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and rock'n'roll.

Thu 12 Oct

£20.50–£36 / 01422 351158

Rob Rouse: Are You Sitting Comfortably?

The stand-up contemplates his adult life, which chiefly involves becoming a father and owning uncontrollable pets.

Fri 27 Oct

£15.75 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

New stand-up show from the star of Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage.

Wed 21 Feb 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01422 351158

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Sat 4 Nov

01422 351158

  • 20:30 – 22:00

Sara Pascoe: Animal

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.

Sat 21 Oct

£16.75 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30
  • 21:00

Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.

Wed 23 May 2018

£30 / 01422 351158

The Sensational 60's Experience

Relive the soundtrack to the swinging sixties, when pop music was at its finest! Herman's Hermits, Chris Farlowe, The Merseybeats, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Fortunes, The Ivy League and New Amen Corner perform classic hits such as Hippy Hippy Shake, Out Of Time and I'm Into Something Good. Hosted by Alan Mosca from…

Sat 7 Oct

£26–£28 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

Shane Filan

The Westlife member heads out on tour, performing tracks from his solo albums You and Me, Right Here and Love Always.

Tue 26 Sep

£34.50–£51 / 01422 351158

Shazia Mirza: With Love from St Tropez

The Birmingham-born stand-up returns with a new show about truth and lies, nudity, the periodic table, and how little is appropriate to wear to sunbathe on a public beach. Ages 14+.

Wed 25 Oct

£14.25 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. The story takes you through the stories that shaped their music, the dramatic split, their solo careers and a recreation of the 1982 Central…

Thu 16 Nov

£19.25–£21.25 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Sat 21 Oct

£13.75 (Children £11.75) / 01422 351158

  • 11:00
  • 14:30

The South

Original Beautiful South members Dave Hemingway, Alison Wheeler, Dave Stead, Damon Butcher, Tony Robinson and Gaz Birtles reform with a slightly different name and Phil Barton and Steve Nutter added to the line-up.

Thu 2 Nov

£25–£28.50 / 01422 351158

  • 19:30

The Summer of Love

Tribute to the classic 60s hits of the original summer of love.

Wed 8 Nov

£24.84 / 01422 351158

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