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.
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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'.
If you missed the lady herself's London performances, perhaps this'll do in case she waits decades between performances again.
Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus
Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
JASON DONOVAN and his Amazing Midlife Crisis
*Jason * is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again in the autumn, only this time; it’s a tour with a twist. He will return to Town Hall with an intimate show, which promises to be a unique opportunity to see him like you’ve never seen him before! At aged 49 ½ and with a wealth of tantalising…
Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock
The comedian regales the audience with his inimitable stand up routines before introducing his musical compatriots Bev Bevan, Geoff Turton and The Bev Bevan Band.
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.
Lee Nelson: Serious Joker
Serial sneaker-into-places-he-shouldn't-be, Lee Nelson, returns with a new standup show.
Paul Zerdin: All Mouth
The ventriloquist, who won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with his three puppet characters, Sam, Albert and Baby, plus two new ones.
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.
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.
Some People v Reginald D Hunter
The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.
Russian State Opera presents Puccini's gripping three-act opera surrounding events leading to Napoleon's invasion of Italy. Sung in Italian with English Surtitles.
Russian State Opera presents Puccini's Tosca, a dramatic masterpiece where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level.