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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There are 29 events at this location

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Andy Fairweather Low & The Lowriders

The former frontman of 60s group Amen Corner, who has worked with the likes of Hendrix, Dylan and Clapton, playing songs from throughout his 40-year career.

Sun 26 Feb

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

Chas & Dave

The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.

Sat 4 Mar

£30 (£28) / 01785 619080

Comedy In The MET

Established and emerging stand-ups take to the stage.

Sat 25 Feb

£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.

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.

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Doreen's Grand Night Out (Over 16s)

The local treasure and internet sensation performs a unique mix of satirical stand-up, music and video surprises, as she assesses the state of the nation.

An Evening with Levison Wood

The best-selling author, photographer and TV presenter shares anecdotes from his career.

The Far Away Tree: Stafford Gatehouse Youth Group 3

An adaptation of Enid Blyton's magical tale featuring three children Jo, Bessie and Fanny and their adventures at the top of the tree in the Enchanted Wood.

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?

The Fureys

Irish folk legends perform timeless classics for a night of Irish music, songs and stories.

Sun 12 Mar

£20 (£18) / 01785 619080

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Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Iain Stirling: Onwards!

Iain Stirling explores the perception of his generation within today’s society and looks at their function within it.

Thu 16 Mar

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

Justin Moorhouse: People and Feelings

Upbeat comedy from the former Phoenix Nights actor.

Krista Detor

The singer-songwriter from Indiana brings her Americana originals across the Atlantic to the UK's stages.

Mon 13 Mar

£13 ( £10.50) / 01785 619080

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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…

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)'.

Fri 24 Mar

£23 / 01785 619080

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 Mersey Beatles Show 2017

The most famous group ever to have come out of Liverpool have their hits performed.

Sat 11 Mar

Morgan & West: A (sort of) Christmas Carol Magic Show!

Magic show for ages 5+ based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The show stars time travelling magicians Morgan & West, who have to play all the parts themselves.

Thu 23 Feb

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Morgan and West: Parlour Tricks

The time travelling duo presents a show of illusions and magic.

Reginald D Hunter: The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much and Such

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

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

Schools Gotta Sing

Various school choirs perform from across the Stafford and Stone district alongside local singers.

Mon 27 Feb

£11.50 / 01785 619080

Wed 1 Mar

£11.50 / 01785 619080

Thu 2 Mar

£11.50 / 01785 619080

Fri 3 Mar

£11.50 / 01785 619080

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs?

Scientist TV answers questions about dinosaurs and uses film footage from the BBC's Planet Dinosaur to talk about deadly predators. There's also the chance to show off your own dino knowledge.

Fri 24 Feb

Stephen Fearing

Singer/guitarist plays stirring folk music.

Mon 20 Feb

MET Studio

£13 (£10.50) / 01785 619080

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

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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