Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
Eastgate Street, Stafford, ST16 2LT
  • Telephone 01785 619080
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  • Website www.staffordfestivalshakespeare.co.uk
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Stafford's Gatehouse Theatre is the main performing venue in Stafford, offering films, plays, concerts, comedy gigs, dance shows, a Shakespeare Festival and Stafford's only official comedy club. Stafford Gatehouse Youth Theatre has been getting kids aged 7–18 involved in theatre for over 25 years. The theatre is available for corporate and conference hire.

The nearest train station is Stafford, long an important stop on the West Coast Main Line, and the theatre is served by numerous local bus routes.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

A selection of exhilarating sports and adventure films.

The Bay City Rollers

Les McKeown take audiences back to the heady days when the Rollers dominated the charts and tartan bellbottoms were considered an acceptable choice of attire. Featuring all the best-known songs including 'Bye Bye Baby', 'Shang A Lang' and 'Summer Love Sensation'.

Fri 31 Mar

Bilal Zafar: Cakes

The comedian presents his highly anticipated debut show where he talks about how he was mistaken for a 'Muslim Only cake shop' and became a prime target for the far right.

Fri 14 Apr

£12.50 / 01785 619080

Comedy In The MET

Established and emerging stand-ups take to the stage.

Sat 25 Mar

£12.50 / 01785 619080

Stand-ups from across the UK circuit take to the stage to perform their humorous, anecdotal and observational material. The line-up is announced on the venue's website the week of the show.

Elio Pace: The Billy Joel Songbook

Pace plays the songs of the Piano Man.

Fri 12 May

The First Hippo on the Moon

David Walliam's children's book about two big hippos and one enormous dream – which of them can make it to the moon first?

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Contemporary folk from the acclaimed young duo.

Mon 3 Apr

£13 ( £10.50) / 01785 619080

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock

The comedian regales the audience with his inimitable stand up routines before introducing his musical compatriots Bev Bevan, Geoff Turton and The Bev Bevan Band.

Wed 5 Apr

Thu 6 Apr

Fri 7 Apr

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

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

Sat 27 May

Phone for availability / 01785 619080

Lynne Hanson & The Good Intentions

The Ottawa-based singer-songwriter and her accompanying musicians bring their Americana songs to the UK's stages.

Mon 24 Apr

Menopause the Musical

Parody musical, featuring tunes from the 60s–80s, follows four women in a department store who appear to have nothing in common but a bra on sale. Naturally, come the end of the show, they realise they share more than they originally thought.

Thu 30 Mar

£23.50 (£20.50) / 01785 619080

The New Grass Cutters

Progressive bluegrass and contemporary country from the four-piece collective.

Sun 30 Apr

£13.50 / 01785 619080

Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.

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.

Fri 3 Nov

Paul Zerdin

Zerdin, the ventriloquist winner of America's Got Talent 2015, presents his show featuring special 'guests' Sam, Baby and Alberta.

Fri 3 Nov

Richard Herring: The Best

A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.

Sat 1 Apr

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', with Frank Allen, Spencer…

Thu 13 Apr

£21.50 / 01785 619080

Some People v Reginald D Hunter

The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.

Soul Legends

A night of soul classics.

Fri 14 Apr

£24 / 01785 619080

The Tap-Dancing Mermaid

Gather round as the Moon offers a magical story about tap dancing Marina who he has watched perform secretly every night since her aunt has banned it. One night, as Marina creeps to the boardwalk to practice she meets a mysterious boy who changes her life forever. A delightful children's theatre production by Pigtails…

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.

Tue 23 May

£24.50 / 01785 619080

Wed 24 May

£24.50 / 01785 619080

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

  • Directed by: Peter Glanville
  • Written by: Barb Jungr (music)

Michael Rosen's award-winning book is brought to the stage for ages 3+.

Fri 21 Apr

Zero For The Young Dudes!: Stafford Gate Youth Theatre Group 7

A contemporary tale about the inmates at a bizarre summer camp as a violent future looms large on the horizon. Written by Alistair McDowall.

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