Norwich Playhouse

Norwich Playhouse
42–58 St George's Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1AB
  • Telephone 01603 598598
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  • Website www.norwichplayhouse.co.uk
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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.

Events at this venue

There are 29 events at this location

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Chris Ramsey: Just Happy To Get Out Of The House

Upbeat anecdotes, feel-good humour and witty observations from the Geordie stand-up, actor and Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, instantly recognisable from his own television show, which kicked off on Comedy Central in January, and his role as Jack in BBC2's Hebburn.

Sun 24 Jun 2018

£20 / 01603 598598

  • 19:00
  • 21:00

Count Arthur Strong Is Alive And Unplugged

Steve Delaney portrays the self-anointed show business legend as he pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can vaguely remember with stories and other nuggets of well-worn stagecraft. Inspired by the BBC sitcom by Delaney and Graham Linehan.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

£22.50 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Thu 19 Apr 2018

£22.50 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Daliso Chaponda: What the African Said

Having been born in Canada, raised in South Africa and then moving to the UK, Chaponda is able to blend a world of cultural influences and observations in to his stand-up material, which saw him achieve third place Britain's Got Talent in 2017.

Sun 18 Feb 2018

£15 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Dear Zoo

The popular pop-up book by Rod Campbell about Ben and Sally's search for a pet is brought to the stage with puppets and audience participation. Suitable for ages two and over.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£14 / 01603 598598

  • 13:30
  • 15:30

Sun 11 Feb 2018

£14 / 01603 598598

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Mon 12 Feb 2018

£14 / 01603 598598

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Fiddler On The Roof

This celebrated and much loved musical is packed with show-stopping songs including the hitsIf I Were A Rich Man, TraditionandMatchmaker.

Fri 20 Jul 2018

£8–£12 / 01603 598598

Sat 21 Jul 2018

£8–£12 / 01603 598598

Fields Of Vision

An exhibition of landscape paintings by Robert Sanderson showing at Norwich Playhouse through November and December.

Wed 13 Dec

Free / 01603 598598

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Thu 14 Dec

Free / 01603 598598

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Fri 15 Dec

Free / 01603 598598

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 5 more dates until 20 Dec

Germaine Greer: Women for Life on Earth

The controversial Australian author and media personality takes to the stage for a candid discussion.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£15 (£13) / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I?

Stories, anecdotes, reminiscences and outright lies – from forty years of travelling – down rivers and up mountains, into Africa, out of India, and across the arid wastes of the BBC canteen.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£20 (£18) / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Jenny Eclair, Judith Holder

Moans and groans from three miserable middle-aged women, based on the successful TV show. Starring Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane and Lizze Ropper.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

£28 / 01603 598598

The Horne Section

The sextet fronted by the inimitable Alex Horne performs a medley of retro jazz-swing and big band music plus stand-up, performance and musical comedy.

Sat 10 Mar 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01603 598598

Iain Stirling: U OK Hun? X

Upbeat wit and gags from Edinburgh-born stand-up and BAFTA-nominated children's TV presenter.

Wed 4 Apr 2018

£22.40 / 01603 598598

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Wed 28 Feb 2018

Sold out / 01603 598598

Thu 1 Mar 2018

Sold out / 01603 598598

Jimeoin: Ridiculous

Refining a lost art of the commonplace, Jimeoin is a comic with a delightful sense of the absurd and a uniquely low-key style.

Tue 20 Feb 2018

£16.50 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

The Joe Ringer Band

The group covers a selection of songs from film and stage musicals with a festive flavour.

Tue 19 Dec

£19 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Wed 20 Dec

£19 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Kerry Ellis

A celebration of 20 years since Kerry Ellis made her West End debut.

Sat 3 Mar 2018

Phone for availability / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Little Shop Of Horrors

Sound Ideas Theatre Company presents Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's toe-tapping musical about a downtrodden flower shop assistant and his ditzy girlfriend, who battle a voracious man-eating plant from outer space.

Wed 13 Dec

£20 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Thu 14 Dec

£20 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Fri 15 Dec

£20 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Sat 16 Dec

£20 / 01603 598598

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna be Alright

The star of Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town and newspaper columnist of the year is back with a new show guaranteed to make the world seem even more wild than it is.

Thu 5 Apr 2018

£15 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

Fri 6 Apr 2018

£15 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

Mark Watson: MW

A mixture of classic and new material from the comic.

Wed 24 Jan 2018

£17 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Michael McIntyre: Warm Up Shows

The dapper dafty warms up for his 2018 world tour.

Wed 10 Jan 2018

£25 phone for availability / 01603 598598

Thu 11 Jan 2018

£25 phone for availability / 01603 598598

Mo Gilligan

Highly-energetic stand-up from the actor, comic and social media star.

Thu 31 May 2018

£15 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra

The Orchestra celebrates the music of the great entertainers from Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington to Billie Holiday and Bix Beiderbecke.

Fri 5 Jan 2018

£20 (£18) / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£20 (£18) / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit

The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles more observational stuff in his latest show.

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£19.60 / 01603 598598

Radio Active

Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope reunite to perform classic scripts from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 show.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

£20 (£17.50) / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I'm 50!

  • 4 stars

Richard Herring's pontificating over what it's like reaching a half century on this earth.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£17.50 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress and Misfit

  • 3 stars

The TV regular and award-winning comic presents a show about Lady Emma Hamilton, the mistress of Lord Nelson.

Fri 9 Mar 2018

£13–£15 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

Simon Evans: Genius

Sardonic and supercilious humour brought to the stage by the Radio 4 regular and writer.

Sat 17 Mar 2018

£15 (£13) / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

Stephen K Amos: Bread and Circuses

The stand-up comedian delivers his original material – based on current affairs including Trump and Brexit – with honesty and exuberance.

Mon 29 Jan 2018

£17.50 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

Tim Vine: Sunset Milk Idiot

Quick-fire one-liners from the Not Going Out actor.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Times to be confirmed / £23.50 / 01603 598598

Tom Allen: Indeed

  • 4 stars

The sharply dressed, well-spoken, disparagingly camp son of working-class Bromley discusses how living at home at the age of 33 is making life seem like its passing by.

Wed 14 Mar 2018

£14 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

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