Nottingham Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse
Wellington Circus, Nottingham, NG1 5AF
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Nottingham Playhouse has been a producing theatre since it was founded in 1948 and maintains a strong touring practice. It attracts in excess of 100,000 theatr goers a year and is involved in initiatives to attract new audiences such as pay what you can.

The current theatre was design by Peter Moro and opened in 1963 with a main auditorium seating 750 people, a studio theatre and The Cast restaurant.

A work by Anish Kapoor, Sky Mirror, is situated immediately in front of the Playhouse.

Events at this venue

There are 21 events at this location

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Caitlin Moran Live

The journalist, novelist and prolific Twitter user discusses her latest book, How To Be Famous, as well as other social and political issues.

Sun 24 Jun

£25 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Dance Express And Variations 2018

Students from the Tracy Quaife Theatre Dance School perform a showcase of various styles of dance.

Sat 7 Jul

£15 (£14.25) / 0115 941 9419

  • 13:30
  • 19:15

Sun 8 Jul

£15 (£14.25) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:15

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.

Wed 27 Jun

£26.50 / 0115 941 9419

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

An irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats.

Wed 27 Jun

£29.68 / 0115 941 9419

Main House

£26.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Journeys: A Collection Of Drama, Dance And Song

Members of FirstSight Performing Arts and The Rollo Academy of Performing Arts perform a mixed programme that includes a telling Roald Dahl's early life, group of women attempting to form a new type society and youth dance.

Sat 14 Jul

£9 (£7) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:00

Julian Clary: The Joy of Mincing

Innuendo galore and a dash of the fabulous that made him famous, from Julian Clary.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

£26.50 / 0115 941 9419

Lava

James Fritz's drama exploring grief, masculinity and the power of expression is set in the aftermath of an asteroid strike.

Tue 26 Jun

Neville Studio

£15.50; £15.50; £15.50 pay what you can (£14; £14) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:45

Wed 27 Jun

Neville Studio

£15.50; £15.50; £15.50 pay what you can (£14; £14) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:45

Thu 28 Jun

Neville Studio

£15.50; £15.50; £15.50 pay what you can (£14; £14) / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:00
  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 30 Jun

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Spotlight Theatre Company presents its version of the romantic comedy about Elle Woods and her trip to university. Directed by Amanda Hall.

Sat 14 Jul

£16.50 (£14.50) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Sun 15 Jul

£16.50 (£14.50) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

MADD: Annual Showcase

Midlands Academy of Dance & Drama students present a mixed programme of styles.

Fri 29 Jun

£23 (£18.50) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Sat 30 Jun

£23 (£18.50) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna be Alright

The star of Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town and newspaper columnist of the year is back with a new show guaranteed to make the world seem even more wild than it is.

Wed 11 Jul

£16 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

The skilled improvisational comic, also known for his deadpan, surreal and dark comedy, comedian hits the road with Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and Kirsty Newton.

Fri 24 May 2019

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0115 941 9419

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Fri 24 May 2019

£24.50 / 0115 941 9419

Rachel Parris: It's Fun to Pretend

The award-winning comedian, as seen on The IT Crowd and Murder In Successville, presents a collection of songs, stories and stand-up.

Sun 3 Mar 2019

£14 / 0115 941 9419

Rich Hall's Hoedown

Rich Hall and friends host a mash-up of music and stand-up featuring the Hoedown's regular band.

Mon 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0115 941 9419

Robert Newman's New Theory Of Evolution

  • 3 stars

Chaotic stand-up based around the development of the human race.

Fri 26 Oct

£16.50 / 0115 941 9419

Sara Pascoe - LadsLadsLads

The award-winning comedian returns with her new show.

Sat 27 Oct

£19.50 / 0115 941 9419

Stand In The Spotlight

The annual showcase by students of Spotlight Theatre Company.

Sun 15 Jul

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:00

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

  • 3 stars

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Sun 14 Oct

£20 / 0115 941 9419

Tom Dale Company

Free flowing urban contemporary dance set to dubstep, drum and bass, garage and grime.

Tue 3 Jul

£10 (£6) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Urban Explorers 18

Tom Dale Company's piece is based on contemporary urban dance.

Tue 3 Jul

£10 (£6) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

You've Got Dragons

Award-winning Taking Flight Theatre presents an inclusive and accessible take on Kathryn Cave's book.

Sat 21 Jul

£8 / 0115 941 9419

  • 12:00
  • 14:00

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