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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Are You Experienced? A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix

Psychedelic rock covers from the three-piece tribute band.

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 2017

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.

Thu 24 Nov

£22 (£20) / 01892 530613

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Fri 27 Jan 2017

Count Arthur Strong

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

Fri 2 Jun 2017

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Don't Dribble on the Dragon

An adventure about friendship featuring a magical dragon.

Wed 26 Oct

£11 (Children £9.50) / 01892 530613

Ellen Kent's Opera & Ballet International: Aida

Verdi's drama about an enslaved Ethiopian princess stars Olga Perrier in the title role and Liza Kadelnik as Amneris. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Sat 19 Nov


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

Wed 8 Mar 2017

£27.50 / 01892 530613

Gower, Cowdrey & The Holy Bail

Lifetime friends David Gower and Chris Cowdrey, both former England cricket Captains are now taking off (not in a Tiger Moth) on a UK theatre tour. The two old muckers are treading the boards to discuss everything from meeting on a rugby pitch at school, growing up through the England ranks, being each other’s best men…

Fri 3 Mar 2017

Guys And Dolls: Tunbridge Wells Operatic & Dramatic Society

  • Directed by: Carlos Acosta
  • Written by: Jo Swerling

Tunbridge Wells Operatic & Dramatic Society present the toe-tapping musical about two gamblers who wager on matters of the heart. Based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser.

Tue 29 Nov

£15.50 from (Children £14.50) / 01892 530613

Thu 1 Dec

£15.50 from (Children £14.50) / 01892 530613

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Jamie Raven

Tricks and illusions from the Britain's Got Talent runner-up.

Thu 9 Feb 2017

£21.50 / 01892 530613

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

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 2017

Kevin Bloody Wilson

Australia's cult comedy king performs his too-crude-for-TV songs.

Tue 22 Nov

£29.50 / 01892 530613

Lee Hurst: Comedy Show No 9

Stand-up comedy show from the veteran Londoner.

Sat 4 Mar 2017

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Lee Mead

The West End performer and actor presents some of his favourite songs, and welcomes special guest Stephen Rahman-Hughes.

Thu 27 Oct

£22 / 01892 530613

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…

Thu 13 Apr 2017

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.

Sun 30 Oct

£25.50 / 01892 530613

The Manfreds

Rock and blues with a twist of jazz.

Fri 18 Nov

£28.50 / 01892 530613

Maximum Rhythm & Blues

Rock and blues with a twist of jazz by the Paul Jones-fronted combo, together with PP Arnold and Zoot Money.

Fri 18 Nov

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The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Ian Talbot
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

Mon 7 Nov

£28–£35 / 01892 530613

Tue 8 Nov

£28–£35 / 01892 530613

…and 3 more dates until 12 Nov

Omid Djalili

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

Sun 9 Apr 2017

£25.50 / 01892 530613

Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time.

Sat 29 Oct

£30–£40 / 01892 530613

Reginald D Hunter: The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much and Such

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

Remembering Fred

A tribute to Fred Astaire.

Tue 30 May 2017

£21.25–£36.75 / 01892 530613

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Rob Beckett: Mouth of the South

Observational and high-energy new material from the award-winning stand-up.

Rob Brydon: I Am Standing Up …

Him of Marion & Geoff, Gavin & Stacey and The Trip fame, the one with the Welsh accent and the funnies, is bringing a brand new stand-up show out on tour.

Thu 2 Mar 2017

Ross Noble: Brain Dump

The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.

Tue 15 Nov

RTWCS: Remembrance Day Concert

Rebecca Miller conducts the ensemble with the Salomon Orchestra and soloists Natalie Montakhab and Alex Ashworth for a performance of Johannes Brahms's Requiem and Gustav Mahler's Ruckert-Lieder.

Sun 13 Nov

£10–£22 / 01892 530613

RTWSO: George Vass

A performance of three works by English composers including Arnold's English Dances Set 1, Tippett's Concerto For Double String Orchestra and Vaughan William's A London Symphony.

Sun 6 Nov

£17–£27 ( £1) / 01892 530613

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Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

Sun 8 Jan 2017

Russell Brand: The Messiah Complex

The loverfella with the upwardly-mobile hair struts around the world on his first global tour. This time he's looking at the idea of a Messiah Complex and dissecting historical and social figures to psychoanalyse them in his loquacious way. Plus, he'll talk about sex. And maybe the necessity of revolution.

Seriously Dead

A comedy starring Crissy Rock, Frazer Hines, Billy Pearce, Leah Bell and Paul Dunn, following a chain of extraordinary events that unfold one day in the quiet town of Olwinskirk.

Thu 2 Feb 2017

£18–£22 / 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 2017

Show Of Hands

The long-established and award-winning artists Steve Knightley and Phil Beer perform their folk and roots material.

Fri 25 Nov

£24 / 01892 530613

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

The story of one of music's most compelling duos.

Sun 15 Jan 2017

£20 (£18) / 01892 530613

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Traditional panto featuring Su Pollard, Jamie Rickers, Millie Booth and Jamie Steen.

Fri 9 Dec

Sat 10 Dec

…and 18 more dates until 2 Jan 2017

The Solid Gold Rock‘n’Roll Show

Rock'n'roll from the 50s and 60s.

Some Enchanted Evening: Lee Mead

The Essex-born West End star who came to prominence as part of the BBC TV casting show Any Dream Will Do, performs classic rock and pop covers.

Thu 27 Oct

Steve Harley

The original Cockney rebel playing his hits including that song … can't think what it's called.

Wed 2 Nov

£22.50–£27.50 / 01892 530613

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 17 Nov

£23.50–£25.50 / 01892 530613

Turin Brakes

The acoustic guitar-toting English duo take some new tunes on the road, along with their decade-strong back catalogue in tow.

Wed 23 Nov

£23.65 / 01892 530613

World On Stage: Magical Mozart By Candlelight

Presented By World On Stage From the producers of A Viennese Strauss Gala, this sumptuous fully costumed show immerses us in the wonderful music and the classical baroque world of one of the world's greatest romantic composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart's most popular and famous operas are all beautifully sung…

Wed 16 Nov

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