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 15 events at this location

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Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Mon 2 Oct

£24 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

Tue 3 Oct

£24 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

Wed 4 Oct

£24 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

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.

Fri 13 Oct

£19.50 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)

Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna, but you won't catch her falling down any stairs at the Brit Awards. Her new show is about being middle aged and whether you're better off accepting it or fighting to the death.

Wed 1 Nov

£19.60 / 01603 598598

Kathy Lette's Girls Night Out

New show from Kathy Lette, taking everything on board – from puberty to menopause – with men, marriage, toy boys, Prince William, and George Clooney along the way.

Sat 4 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01603 598598

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

Serial sneaker-into-places-he-shouldn't-be, Lee Nelson, returns with a new standup show.

Wed 29 Nov

£22.40 / 01603 598598

Thu 30 Nov

£22.40 / 01603 598598

Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles on the Future

Mark Thomas sets out to discover what the future has in store for us by collecting and examining his own predictions and those of his audiences before gambling on their outcome.

Thu 5 Oct

Phone for prices / 01603 598598

  • 19:30 – 20:45

The Nimmo Twins: The Country Cords

Songs, sketches, monologues and anecdotes from the East Anglian duo, Owen Evans and Karl Minns.

Wed 23 Aug

£19.50 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Thu 24 Aug

£19.50 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Aug

£19.50 / 01603 598598

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 28 Aug

Oliver!

  • 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.

Fri 30 Jun

£12 (£11; Children £8 under 16s) / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

Sat 1 Jul

£12 (£11; Children £8 under 16s) / 01603 598598

  • 19:30

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…

Fri 30 Jun

£8–£12 / 01603 598598

Sat 1 Jul

£8–£12 / 01603 598598

Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit

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

Wed 6 Dec

£19.60 / 01603 598598

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£19.60 / 01603 598598

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.

Wed 25 Oct

£17.50 / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

Room on the Broom

  • Directed by: Olivia Jacobs
  • Written by: Toby Mitchell (adapt)

Songs, laughs and scary fun for children with stories of witches, cats, dogs, birds and frogs. Ages 3+.

Tue 4 Jul

£11.50 / 01603 598598

  • 13:00

Wed 5 Jul

£11.50 / 01603 598598

  • 10:30
  • 13:00

Thu 6 Jul

£11.50 / 01603 598598

  • 10:30
  • 13:00
…and 4 more dates until 10 Jul

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.

Sat 14 Oct

£23 / 01603 598598

  • 19:00

Tom Stade

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

Viji Moorthie: Dancing Gods

A showcase of the Indian dance form known as Bharatanatyam, using movement, rhythm, music and storytelling to introduce stories from the Hindu mythologies.

Sun 2 Jul

£10 (£8; £30) / 01603 598598

  • 17:00

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