A 300 seat riverside theatre developed from a Georgian maltings. The programme spans theatre, stand up comedy, live music and children's shows. The building includes two galleries exhibiting work by local artists, a bar and a garden.
St Andrew's multi-storey and Colegate surface car parks are both within walking distance and are open 24 hours. The Playhouse is 15 minutes walk from Norwich Rail Station.
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Annelien Van Wauwe & Amatis Trio
The group performs Ravel's Piano Trio In A Minor and Messiaen's Quartet For The End Of Time.
Bridget Christie: Because You Demanded It
Acute social and political humour from the award-winning stand-up, who repeatedly pokes fun at her own righteous anger, this time taking to task Britain's departure from the EU.
The group performs Dvorak's String Quartet No 12, 'American', Ligeti's String Quartet No 1, 'Metamorphoses Nocturnes' and Tchaikovsky's String Quartet No 1.
Catrin Finch And Seckou Keita
Join us on a stunning shared musical journey between two world class virtuosos - Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and West African kora player Seckou Keita.
Gossamer Thread's Vaudeville Company's cabaret evening with international circus, cabaret and burlesque performers, hosted by Joe Black.
Dial Medicine For Murder
John Bodkin Adams and Harold Shipman were both doctors. They were also both serial killers. Join doctors Harry Brunjes and Andrew Johns as they delve into the murky world of two of history's most infamous homicidal physicians; the national scandals, psychopathy and trials, from unique positions of insight. Andrew Johns…
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
Elio Pace: The Billy Joel Songbook
Pace plays the songs of the Piano Man.
Joe Murphy directs Luke Wright's solo that deals with the life of a radical poet in 1980s.
Gary Delaney: There's Something About Gary
The something about Gary is that he has a lot of opinions on jokes and is going to let you hear them (and hopefully some jokes) on his latest tour.
Graeme Of Thrones
A fan of the book and TV programme Game Of Thrones, attempts to re-create the show on a non-existent budget in this parodic production.
Jason Byrne: The Man With Three Brains
The Dublin-born stand-up follows up his highly-acclaimed Propped Up tour with a new show full of energetic humour, props and fast-thinking improv.
Juliet Kelly: Family Jazz All-Stars
The singer leads a band of top jazz musicians in a tribute to jazz singers past and present, including the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and Astrud Gilberto.
Kathryn Rudge And James Baillieu
The mezzo soprano performs Schubert's Fruhlingsglaube; Nachtstuck; An Die Laute; Im Abendrot, Tosti's Aprile; L'alba Separa Dall Luce L'ombre, Quilter's Seven Elizabethan Lyrics, Britten's Folksongs: Salley Gardens; Brisk Young Widow; Last Rose Of Summer; Oliver Cormwell and Bridge's Coleridge Settings: Thy Hand In Mine;…
Katy Brand: I Was a Teenage Christian
The comedian tells the true story of when she was the member of a teenage church group.
Lee Nelson: Serious Joker
Serial sneaker-into-places-he-shouldn't-be, Lee Nelson, returns with a new standup show.
The reclusive Portuguese singer, composer, guitarist and poet performs a selection of her original works.
Hailing from Northern Estonia, fiddler-singer Maarja Nuut combines traditional dance tunes, songs, and stories with live electronics to create an intricate layered sound. Performing songs from her second album Une Meeles.
Mark Thompson: The Show At The End Of The Universe
Ever since our distant ancestors turned their gaze on the sky we have tried to unravel its mysteries. With fun live demonstrations, Mark brings the current view of the universe to life with a bang. Suitable for over 14s.
Sat 6 May
£12 (Children £9; £36) / 01603 598598
Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show
Explore the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant's toothpaste, vortex-generating dustbins, dancing paste, vanishing beakers and even exploding Pringles tubes.
Theatre Temoin use mask, puppetry, and physical theatre to explore homelessness.
Martin Hayes And Dennis Cahill
The fiddler and guitarist join forces to produce Irish melodies featuring numbers from their album Welcome Here Again.
Monty Python's Spamalot
Winner of three Tony awards, including Best Musical, Spamalot rewrites the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Inspired by the classic comedy film Monty Python And The Holy Grail and performed by Threshold Theatre Company.
The Norwich-based dance company perform a mixed programme of works.
- Written by: Lionel Bart (lyrics & music)
Lionel Bart's musical based on Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist about an orphan, who falls into the clutches of Fagin and his gang of child pickpockets performed by members of Livewire.
Oliver! The Musical
One of the most beloved British musicals ever, Oliver!, brings vividly to life Dickens’ timeless characters with its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more, Lionel Bart’s sensational score includes Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You’ve Got to Pick-a-Pocket or Two, I’d Do Anything,* Oom Pah Pah*, *As Long…
Pam Ann: Fly
Character comedy from the hostess with the mostess.
Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit
The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles more observational stuff in his latest 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.
Richard Herring: The Best
A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.
Simon Amstell: What is This?
Stand-up and former Buzzcocks presenter with his acerbic, self-deprecating humour taking on freedom, suffering, forgiveness and other cheery topics.
Stormy: The Life Of Lena Horne
Camilla Beeput, under the direction of Clarke Peters, performs a celebration of the life of the American dancer, movie star, activist and singer in her centenary year.
Canadian comedian Tom Stade presents his show I Swear: comedy which shows you how to swear properly.
Wed 22 Nov
Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01603 598598
The Way You Look (At Me) Tonight
A musical theatre piece by UK disabled artist Claire Cunningham and international choreographer and performer Jess Curtis about perception.