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.

Events at this venue

There are 42 events at this location

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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.

Annie Get Your Gun: TWODS

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

Tue 25 Apr

£14.50 / 01892 530613

Thu 27 Apr

£14.50 / 01892 530613

…and 2 more dates until 29 Apr

At Last: The Etta James Story

Theatre production telling the story of soul legend Etta James’ turbulent life, featuring some of her most beloved songs.

Tue 4 Apr

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Thu 6 Apr

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

Ellen Kent's La Bohème

Puccini's romantic opera is staged traditionally, directed by Ellen Kent and starring international soloists.

Sat 22 Apr

£31; £36 / 01892 530613

ELO Again

Relive the sounds of Elo including classics 'All Over The World', 'Evil Woman', 'Hold On Tight' and 'Roll Over Beethoven'.

Fri 21 Apr

£20.50 / 01892 530613

Flashdance

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

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

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Sat 25 Mar

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

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Let's Hang On

A tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'December '63 (Oh What A Night)'.

Sat 8 Apr

£24 (£22) / 01892 530613

Levellers

STANDING TICKETS CIRCLE SEATS FROM VENUE www.assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk 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 Little Mermaid

Wicked Productions presents a stage adaptation of the famous and ever-popular Hans Christian Andersen story. Starring Tom Swift, Jimmy Burton-Iles, Georgia Rowland-Elliot, Ant Payne and Robert Pearce.

Fri 14 Apr

£15 (Children £13.50) / 01892 530613

Sat 15 Apr

£15 (Children £13.50) / 01892 530613

Sun 16 Apr

£15 (Children £13.50) / 01892 530613

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

Milton Jones is Out There

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Sun 8 Oct

Northern Ballet: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The company performs this child-friendly ballet, based on the fairy tale, that is an opportunity to introduce young children to the live ballet, music and theatre.

Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

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

Rent

  • 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

RTWSO: Mozart & Mahler

Roderick Dunk takes the reigns for a performance of Mozart's Symphony No 39 and Mahler's Symphony No 5.

Sun 2 Apr

£17–£27 ( £1) / 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

The Sensational 60's Experience

Relive the soundtrack to the swinging sixties, when pop music was at its finest! Herman's Hermits, Chris Farlowe, The Merseybeats, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Fortunes, The Ivy League and New Amen Corner perform classic hits such as Hippy Hippy Shake, Out Of Time and I'm Into Something Good. Hosted by Alan Mosca from…

Thu 30 Mar

£28 (£26) / 01892 530613

Shakin' Stevens

The eighties' singer with the famous hips performs his past hits to celebrate the anniversary of 30 years since the release of his first hit in the UK. In 1980 the singer released Hot Dog after years of touring and recording Stevens got his big break. His success in the eighties continued with the release of Marie Marie…

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

Stand By Me: The Ben-E King & Drifters Revue

The story of Ben E King and the Drifters. Featuring 'Under the Boardwalk', 'Saturday Night at the Movies', 'Up on the Roof', 'On Broadway' and more.

Stewart Lee: Content Provider

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

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Thu 20 Apr

£25.50 / 01892 530613

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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