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 24 events at this location

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The Abominable Snowman

Moon On A Stick Productions reinvent this wonderful tale of an unlikely hero with a delightful blend of puppetry, live music and enchanting storytelling.

Sat 13 Jan 2018

Neville Studio

£8 (Children £7) / 0115 941 9419

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Bikeology

Journalist and TV presenter Ned Boulting takes a ride through the world of bicycles, from commuter s right through to the winner of the Tour de France.

Thu 23 Nov

£21 / 0115 941 9419

The Cherry Orchard

  • Directed by: Andrew Hilton
  • Written by: Anton Chekhov

Simon Stephens's re-imagining of Anton Chekhov's drama about an aristocratic family unable to adapt to sweeping changes in Russian society. Directed by Giles Croft.

Sat 18 Nov

£12–£32 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:45

Count Arthur Strong Is Alive And Unplugged

Steve Delaney portrays the self-anointed show business legend as he pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can vaguely remember with stories and other nuggets of well-worn stagecraft. Inspired by the BBC sitcom by Delaney and Graham Linehan.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

£23 / 0115 941 9419

  • 20:00

Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

£23 / 0115 941 9419

Daliso Chaponda: What the African Said

Having been 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 Britain's Got Talent in 2017.

Thu 3 May 2018

£15 / 0115 941 9419

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.

Sun 25 Mar 2018

£26.50 / 0115 941 9419

Wed 27 Jun 2018

£26.50 / 0115 941 9419

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

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

Sun 25 Mar 2018

£29.56–£29.68 / 0115 941 9419

Wed 27 Jun 2018

£29.56–£29.68 / 0115 941 9419

Main House

£26.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Ed Byrne: Outside, Looking In

The Dublin-stand-up and regular guest on Mock The Week returns with a new show of observational humor.

Wed 28 Feb 2018

£25.50 / 0115 941 9419

Elkie Brooks

Million-selling British songstress belts out the hits as well as material from her latest album.

Wed 24 Jan 2018

£33.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Fairport Convention

Veteran folk group whose current line-up features founding member Simon Nicol with Gerry Conway, Chris Leslie, Dave Pegg and Ric Sanders.

Tue 30 Jan 2018

£26 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Jenny Eclair, Judith Holder

Moans and groans from three miserable middle-aged women, based on the successful TV show. Starring Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane and Lizze Ropper.

Fri 18 May 2018

£29.50 / 0115 941 9419

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Sat 25 Nov

£18.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 20:00

The Horne Section

The sextet fronted by the inimitable Alex Horne performs a medley of retro jazz-swing and big band music plus stand-up, performance and musical comedy.

Wed 22 Nov

£16 / 0115 941 9419

  • 20:00

Iain Stirling: U OK Hun? X

Upbeat wit and gags from Edinburgh-born stand-up and BAFTA-nominated children's TV presenter.

Fri 25 May 2018

£23.90 / 0115 941 9419

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Wed 25 Apr 2018

Sold out / 0115 941 9419

John Robins: Speakeasy

Storytelling, improvisations and intelligent wordplay.

Tue 24 Apr 2018

£16 / 0115 941 9419

The Last Ship

Sailor Gideon Fletcher returns home from sea to discover the ship-building life he left behind in chaos in this new musical featuring an original score with musics and lyrics by Sting.

Tue 8 May 2018

£19.50–£45 / 0115 941 9419

Wed 9 May 2018

£19.50–£45 / 0115 941 9419

Thu 10 May 2018

£19.50–£45 / 0115 941 9419

…and 2 more dates until 12 May 2018

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.

Fri 2 Mar 2018

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

Morgan & West: More Magic For Kids

The time-travelling duo present a show full of feats of magic with cards, blindfolds, cups, balls - and clever references to quantum waveforms and theoretic physics.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£9 ( £24) / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:00

Morgan & West: Time-Travelling Magicians

Time travelling magic duo both claim to have been born into Victorian England in 1865. Their magic is of the old-fashioned, music-hall variety with cards, blindfolds, cups, balls - and clever references to quantum waveforms and theoretic physics. Hipsters will love the steampunk aesthetic, but the kids will just be…

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£14 (£12) / 0115 941 9419

  • 20:00

Next Door Dance: The Beautiful Game 2018

The company uses a backdrop of famous commentary, catchy songs and personal stories to delve directly into the heart of football and explore why it truly is the people's game.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

Neville Studio

£8 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Jan 2018

Neville Studio

£8 / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

QI: No Such Thing as a Fish

Bizarre and humorous facts from the QI universe in the first live touring version of the hit podcast.

Fri 24 Nov

£19 / 0115 941 9419

Richard Herring: The Best

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

Sun 29 Apr 2018

£21.10 / 0115 941 9419

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