Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
- Telephone 01785 619080
- Website www.staffordfestivalshakespeare.co.uk
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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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.
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'.
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.
Chas & Dave
The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.
Comedy In The MET
Established and emerging stand-ups take to the stage.
Sat 25 Feb
Sat 25 Mar
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.
Wed 8 Mar
Thu 9 Mar
Fri 10 Mar
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?
Sat 25 Mar
Irish folk legends perform timeless classics for a night of Irish music, songs and stories.
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.
Joel Dommett: LIVE
The young comedy star with a cupboard full of accolades and dreadfully modern hair.
Justin Moorhouse: People and Feelings
Upbeat comedy from the former Phoenix Nights actor.
The singer-songwriter from Indiana brings her Americana originals across the Atlantic to the UK's stages.
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)'.
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.
The Mersey Beatles Show 2017
The most famous group ever to have come out of Liverpool have their hits performed.
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
£12.50 / 01785 619080
Morgan and West: Parlour Tricks
The time travelling duo presents a show of illusions and magic.
Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show – For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups)
The travelling Victorian duo perform a magical show for the whole family.
Thu 23 Feb
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.
Sat 20 May
Richard Herring: The Best
A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.
Schools Gotta Sing
Various school choirs perform from across the Stafford and Stone district alongside local singers.
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.
Singer/guitarist plays stirring folk music.
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.
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.