Nottingham Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse
Wellington Circus, Nottingham, NG1 5AF
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Nottingham Playhouse

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 14 events at this location

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Ben Elton

The legendary comedian, author and playwright heads out on a stand-up tour for the first time in 15 years.

Mon 30 Sep 2019

£31 / 0115 941 9419

David O'Doherty: You Have To Laugh

Armed with his reliable keyboard from 1986, quirky, offbeat multi-award winning Irish musician, actor and comedian David O'Doherty presents an exciting repertoire of silly little songs performed on an even sillier little instrument, combined with traditional stand-up. Witness madness in motion.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

£21.45 / 0115 941 9419

The Elves and The Shoemaker

Clara the shoemaker is very poor and only has one piece of leather left to make some shoes to sell. She carefully cuts out the pieces of leather before going to bed, ready to make them into a pair of shoes in the morning. The next morning… what’s this? The pieces of leather are gone and, in their place, is the most…

Fri 14 Dec

£12.50 / 0115 941 9419

Sat 15 Dec

£12.50 / 0115 941 9419

Tue 18 Dec

£12.50 / 0115 941 9419

…and 12 more dates until 3 Jan 2019

Foil, Arms and Hog

Surreal and energetic sketch comedy and stand-up from the Irish trio comprising Sean Finegan, Conor Mc Kenna and Sean Flanagan.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

£20 / 0115 941 9419

Gill Sims: Why Mummy Drinks

Gill Sims is a mum on a mission against the idealised lives we see on Instagram. Her blog, Peter and Jane, an honest account of family life, spun into a book, Why Mummy Swears. Now she is releasing the follow-up Why Mummy Drinks. Join Gill for a Q&A about her life and career so far.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Prices to be confirmed / 0115 941 9419

Ian McKellen on Stage

Sir Ian McKellen celebrates his 80th birthday by touring the UK with a brand new solo show, with profits benefiting different causes at each location.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

From £25 / 0115 941 9419

Wed 26 Jun 2019

From £25 / 0115 941 9419

Julian Clary: Born to Mince Tour

Saucy comedy from 'renowned homosexual' Julian Clary.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

£26.50 / 0115 941 9419

Lost Voice Guy

Fresh off the back of his Britain’s Got Talent 2018 win, Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) sets out on a tour of the UK for 2019.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

£16.50 / 0115 941 9419

Mo Amer & Guz Khan: Persons of Interest

Mo Amer (The Vagabond) joins forces with Mobeen Guz Khan (BBC 3's Man Like Mobeen) in this comedy tour.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

£25 / 0115 941 9419

Nish Kumar: It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourself

Nish Kumar / Phil McIntyre / Heroes Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and host of The Mash Report trials new material for a national tour. The title is a quote from Terminator 2. There will be jokes about politics, mankind’s capacity for self-destruction and some jokes that simply don’t work. Come watch someone…

Sat 16 Mar 2019

£24 / 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

Reginald D Hunter

Saturday 18 May Front Doors Open: 7pmAuditorium: 7.30pmShow Starts: 8pm To alleviate large queues we ask that you arrive in good time as there are bag searches in place. Where possible please bring small bags with you. Tickets: £23* *A transaction fee of £1.25 per ticket is charged for online purchases…

Wed 22 May 2019

£24.50 / 0115 941 9419

UKYA City Takeover: Nottingham 2019

Over 200 artists from across three continents come together in Nottingham for a week full of contemporary art events.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Free / 0115 941 9419

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