Opened in 1878 and formerly known as The Institute Shanklin Theatre has a colourful past - war time dances, a serious fire and housing the Town Mortuary, now used as an Internet Radio Station. The theatre offers a professional summer season, local amateur dramatics, a Christmas pantomime, a children's stage school and is a venue for the Isle of Wight Dance Festival.
There are no parking facilities available at the theatre but car parks are situated within walking distance.
Events at this venue
There are 16 events at this location
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Andy Parsons: Live & Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious
You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, Parsons is satirical and politically witty.
Sat 30 Sep
£15 / 01983 868000
Andy Parsons: Peak Bullsh*t
You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but this is Parsons' latest stand-up show. Can he really promise peak bullshit? Come along and find out.
Sat 30 Sep
£15 / 01983 868000
Big Girls Don't Cry
Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.
Wed 30 Aug
£18.50 / 01983 868000
The Country Superstars Experience
Dolly Parton-impersonator Sarah Jayne and vocal impersonator Andy Crust take a trip back through time to country music's heyday, featuring Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Billie Jo Spears, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson and John Denver.
Sun 6 Aug
£16.50 / 01983 868000
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
Mon 27 Nov
£24 / 01983 868000
JASON DONOVAN and his Amazing Midlife Crisis
The vocalist performs stripped-back and acoustic versions of classic pop hits, intermingled with stories and chat about the highs and lows of his career.
Wed 18 Oct
£25 / 01983 868000
Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock
The veteran comic and national treasure (he was awarded an OBE in 2002) regales the audience with his inimitable stand-up routines before introducing his friends, former The Move and ELO musician Bev Bevan, who performs with his band, and Geoff Turton from the Rockin' Berries. This show is proof that the best wine is to…
Sun 24 Sep
£27 / 01983 868000
Refining a lost art of the commonplace, Jimeoin is a comic with a delightful sense of the absurd and a uniquely low-key style.
Fri 3 Nov
£18 / 01983 868000
Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.
Sat 26 Aug
£27.50 / 01983 868000
Paul Zerdin: All Mouth
The talented British ventriloquist, who conquered The States when he won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with Paul, Sam, Albert and Baby plus two new characters. His technical skills are amazing and his humour harks back to the grand old days of TV variety.
Wed 8 Nov
£17.50 / 01983 868000
Rich Hall: 3:10 to Humour
The latest musings from the deadpan grouch, star of ridiculous amount of stuff on the tellybox and a favourite at the Fringe each year.
Sat 11 Nov
£17 / 01983 868000
The Roy Orbison Story
Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.
Fri 11 Aug
Phone for prices / 01623 633133
Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake
- Written by: Russian State Ballet
Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.
Sat 18 Nov
Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast
You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. The story takes you through the stories that shaped their music, the dramatic split, their solo careers and a recreation of the 1982 Central…
Sun 27 Aug
£19 / 01983 868000
Russian State Opera presents Puccini's Tosca, a dramatic masterpiece where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level.
Fri 15 Sep
Prices to be confirmed / 01983 868000
- 19:30 – 22:00