Assembly Hall Theatre

Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2LU
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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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Al Murray: Let's Go Backwards Together

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

The Andrews Sisters UK

Vocalists perform a faithful tribute to the 1940s American female vocal harmony group, backed by the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK.

Sun 14 May

£16.50 / 01892 530613

Annie Get Your Gun: TWODS

An amateur production of Irving Berlin's musical about the life of Annie Oakley.

Fri 28 Apr

£14.50 / 01892 530613

Chas & Dave

The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.

Fri 16 Jun

£29.50 (£27.50) / 01892 530613

Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

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

Counterfeit Stones: Rolling Stones Tribute

More than a tribute band, the Counterfeit Stones have toured the globe for nearly 20 years presenting their hilarious mockumentary about the Rolling Stones. Fans include Bill Clinton, Prince Edward, Lemmy, the Gallagher brothers, Jerry Hall – and even, they'd have us believe, Mick Jagger himself.

Debra Stephenson: Night of One Hundred Voices

The multi-talented entertainer presents an evening of comedy, music and impressions.

Sat 17 Jun


  • 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

…and 3 more dates until 18 Nov

Gangsta Granny

  • Written by: David Walliams

The world premiere performance of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny book, about a Friday night with Granny that ends up being more exciting than expected. Presented by the Birmingham Stage Company (Horrible Histories).

Wed 21 Jun

£10–£14.50 / 01892 530613

Thu 22 Jun

£10–£14.50 / 01892 530613

Fri 23 Jun

£10–£14.50 / 01892 530613

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jun

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Sat 23 Sep

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Sat 13 May

£25 (£23) / 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

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

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from singer-songwriter Clive John.

Sat 2 Sep

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.

A Judgement in Stone

Crime drama based on the best-selling novel by Ruth Rendell.

Mon 15 May

£15–£24.50 / 01892 530613

Tue 16 May

£15–£24.50 / 01892 530613

Wed 17 May

…and 3 more dates until 20 May


STANDING TICKETS CIRCLE SEATS FROM VENUE Brighton folk/punk band Levellers celebrated the 25th anniversary of the release of their second full-length, and now classic, album Levelling the Land in 2016 with a huge sold out tour of the UK. They have announced plans for a new album in 2017…

Fri 30 Jun

£24.75 / 01892 530613

The Levellers

Perennial crusty favourites influenced by punk and traditional English music.

Fri 30 Jun

£24.75–£27.54 / 01892 530613


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

Marty Macdonald's Toy Machine

 Interactive and song-filled adventure for families, in particular ages 2–7.

Mon 29 May

£10.50 (Children £9.50) / 01892 530613

Milton Jones is Out There

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Sun 8 Oct

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour

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

One Night of Queen

Tribute to Freddie Mercury et al, starring Gary Mullen – winner of ITV's Stars in Their Eyes – and his band the Works, bringing you all the Queen hits.

Fri 12 May

£20 (£18) / 01892 530613

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire.

Tue 30 May

£21.45–£38.50 / 01892 530613


  • Written by: Jonathan Larson (lyrics)

A 20th anniversary production of Jonathan Larson's landmark Tony Award-winning musical based on Puccini's La Boheme, which chronicles the trials and tribulations of a group of impoverished young artists in New York City's East Village in the days of bohemian excess. The songbook includes Seasons Of Love, Take Me Or Leave…

Tue 23 May

£15–£31.50 / 01892 530613

Wed 24 May

£15–£31.50 / 01892 530613

Thu 25 May

£15–£31.50 / 01892 530613

…and 2 more dates until 27 May

Rhythm of the Dance

A celebration of Irish dancing in a variety of styles.

Wed 19 Jul

Royal Tunbridge Wells Choral Society

Rebecca Miller directs the choir and the Southbank Sinfonia in Johann Sebastian Bach's Mass In B Minor.

Sun 7 May

£10–£22 / 01892 530613

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Ruby Wax discusses her new book, Frazzled, which is a guide to mindfulness.

Wed 10 May

£20 / 01892 530613

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

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

Wed 20 Sep

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

£25–£27.50 / 01892 530613

Shakin' Stevens

The swivel-hipped rock'n'roller, fondly remembered from the 1980s, tours in support of his critically acclaimed twelfth studio album Echoes Of Our Times, in which he explores his intriguing family history.

Sun 30 Apr

Shirley Valentine

Willy Russell's award-winning play about a bored housewife who takes an impromptu trip to Greece whereupon she rediscovers romance and a new awareness of who she really is.

Mon 3 Jul

£15–£32.50 / 01892 530613

Tue 4 Jul

£15–£32.50 / 01892 530613

Wed 5 Jul

…and 3 more dates until 8 Jul

Some People v Reginald D Hunter

The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.

Thu 11 May

Son of a Preacher Man

A witty musical set to the hits of Dusty Springfield.

Tue 31 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

Wed 1 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

Thu 2 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01892 530613

…and 2 more dates until 4 Nov

Stewart Lee: Content Provider

Lee's latest live show is undoubtedly just as caustic as ever.

Uk Stars - Kent Heats 2017

Dance competition in Kent

Sun 11 Jun

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

Wed 6 Sep

Thu 7 Sep

£15–£24 / 01892 530613

…and 2 more dates until 9 Sep

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