Assembly Hall Theatre

Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2LU
  • Telephone 01892 530613
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  • Website www.assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk
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Assembly Hall Theatre

A home for comedy, theatre, music and more right in the heart of Tunbridge Wells. Expect big touring acts alongside local productions and a traditional panto every Christmas. Sereved by regular buses and just five minutes walk from Tunbridge Wells train station.

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There are 39 events at this location

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Aladdin

Climb aboard a magic carpet for a family favourite as Assembly Hall Theatre offer their adaptation of the rags-to-riches tale of a boy who is granted three wishes by a genie.

Fri 8 Dec

£10 / 01892 530613

  • 19:00

Sat 9 Dec

£10 / 01892 530613

  • 14:00
  • 18:00

Sun 10 Dec

£10 / 01892 530613

  • 13:00
  • 17:00
…and 19 more dates until 3 Jan 2018

Be Bop A Lula

Rock'n'roll West End style show featuring tributes to the golden age of rock: Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury and Roy Orbison.

Thu 19 Oct

£22.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Sat 2 Dec

£23 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Thu 3 May 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Fri 4 May 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Daliso Chaponda: Laughrica

Cultural and social observations, including musings on HIV, ivory smuggling and dictatorships, from Daliso Chaponda.

Sun 3 Jun 2018

£15 / 01892 530613

Daliso Chaponda: What The African Said

The debut tour from the raw and cheeky Britain's Got Talent star, who came third in the show in 2017.

Sun 3 Jun 2018

£15 / 01892 530613

  • 20:00

Dire Straits UK: Dire Straits Tribute

The classic pop-rock of ace guitarist Mark Knopfler and his band is performed live in tribute.

Thu 5 Oct

£18 / 01892 530613

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Thu 8 Feb 2018

£24 / 01892 530613

Flashdance

  • Directed by: Nikolai Foster, Phil Edwards (musical supervision), Arlene Phillips (choreography)
  • Written by: Tom Hedley (book), Robert Cary (book & lyrics), Robbie Roth (music)

A story of a young girl named Alex who is a welder by day and a 'flashdancer' by night. She dreams of becoming a professional dancer at the Shipley Dance Academy, but when a romance surfaces will it threaten her ambitions?

Mon 13 Nov

£26.40–£38.88 / 01892 530613

Tue 14 Nov

£26.40–£38.88 / 01892 530613

Wed 15 Nov

£26.40–£38.88 / 01892 530613

…and 3 more dates until 18 Nov

G4

Former X Factor runners up perform pop-opera covers of well-known songs.

Fri 23 Mar 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Get Ready

Take a trip back to 1960s Detroit with the brand-new, celebrated stage show featuring the music of the Temptations, Four Tops, Supremes, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.

Sat 7 Oct

£22.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

The Hairy Maclary and Friends Show

  • Written by: Lynley Dodd

Meet the doggy crew and their feline antagonists in a show for those aged 3+ based on the enormously popular books by Lynley Dodd.

Thu 24 Aug

£10 / 01892 530613

  • 14:00

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Sat 23 Sep

£17.75 / 01892 530613

  • 20:00

The Hollies

Veteran beat pop combo still swearing that their brother ain't heavy and the like.

Fri 6 Oct

£31 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Thu 24 May 2018

£25 / 01892 530613

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Joe Brown

The rock'n'roll veteran plays a set which spans rock, country, gospel and ballads.

Sat 28 Oct

£28.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

John Mayall

Elder statesman of British blues, who mentored the likes of the young Eric Clapton and Peter Green on his 80th Anniversary Tour.

Sun 22 Oct

£32 / 01892 530613

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from singer-songwriter Clive John.

Sat 2 Sep

£22 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Kate Rusby

One of the British folk scene's best-loved artists and the voice of contemporary English folk music.

Wed 25 Oct

£20–£25 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

The King Of Pop

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a Michael Jackson tribute show whose star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from the King of Pop himself.

Sun 29 Oct

£21 / 01892 530613

  • 19:00

Lulu

Pop icon, Bond singer and 1969 winner of the Eurovision Song Contest whose singing career spans six decades.

Wed 11 Oct

£40 / 01892 530613

Madama Butterfly

The Russian State Opera presents one of the most colourful and exotic operas – Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

Thu 21 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01892 530613

  • 19:30 – 22:00

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Sat 24 Mar 2018

£27 / 01892 530613

Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’

Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters will be appearing at this stage version of the children's TV programme.

Sun 24 Sep

£15 (Children £13.50 under 16s; £52) / 01892 530613

  • 12:00
  • 15:30

Milton Jones is Out There

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Sun 8 Oct

£26 / 01892 530613

  • 20:00

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour

The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on another live theatre tour. Join Mister Maker and his colourful pals The Shapes for arty adventures, songs and dancing.

Thu 26 Oct

£14.50 / 01892 530613

Of Mice and Men

Set in 1930s California, Steinbeck epitomises the angst of the American Dream through two migrant workers, looking for a better life in a land they think is made of milk and honey.

Mon 26 Mar 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

…and 3 more dates until 31 Mar 2018

Rip It Up

Jay McGuiness, Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the 1950s. The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and rock'n'roll.

Wed 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01892 530613

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.

Wed 20 Sep

£30.50 / 01892 530613

Tue 7 Nov

£30.50 / 01892 530613

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Wed 29 Nov

01892 530613

  • 20:30 – 22:30

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.

Sun 25 Nov 2018

Sold out / 01892 530613

The Selecter and The Beat

A co-headline tour featuring the two of the original 2-Tone ska acts who both formed in the late 1970s.

Sat 14 Oct

£27.50–£29.70 / 01892 530613

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Katie Markham delivers this celebration of one of our generation's finest singer-songwriters with performances of songs from the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25.

Sun 25 Feb 2018

£19.50 / 01892 530613

Son of a Preacher Man

A witty musical set to the hits of Dusty Springfield.

Tue 31 Oct

£15–£36.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Nov

£15–£36.50 / 01892 530613

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 2 Nov

£15–£36.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 4 Nov

Tap Factory

A mixed programme of contemporary dance styles including urban, tap dance, hip hop, comedy and acrobatics, accompanied by a live band.

Tue 17 Oct

£19.50–£26 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Teletubbies

Everyone’s favourite colourful characters, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, take to the stage for their first live show in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

Wed 14 Mar 2018

£13 / 01892 530613

Thu 15 Mar 2018

£13 / 01892 530613

Twinkle Twinkle

A show combining music and light with puppetry and audience interaction as Marty the puppy goes on a journey to learn more about love, loss and loneliness.

Thu 12 Oct

+ one child / 01892 530613

  • 10:00
  • 11:30
  • 14:30

The Wedding Singer

The cast from The Wedding Singer the Musical (based on the smash hit Adam Sandler movie) perform hits from the show alongside West End hits and 80s classics.

Tue 5 Sep

£15–£24 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Wed 6 Sep

£15–£24 / 01892 530613

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 7 Sep

£15–£24 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 9 Sep

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