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9 to 5
This show features Dolly Parton's original hit title song, 9 to 5 which won her an Oscar nomination and 4 Grammy Award nominations along with her new Tony and Grammy nominated score.
Albee Vector The Sound Collector
- Written by: Sadie Spencer
Greenlight Theatre tell the tale of how Albee and Andromeda survived kings, curses and cruelty on their quest for beautiful sound in the world.
An Audience with Lesley Garrett
An evening of song, reminiscences and chat with the British soprano. Garrett discusses her time on stage in musicals and performing with the English and Welsh National Operas, as well as her TV appearances on shows such as Strictly Come Dancing.
Be My Baby By Amanda Whittington
A poignant comedy about friendship and the naivety of the 1960s, set to a soundtrack of pop hits from the decade. Starring Coronation Street's Brooke Vincent and Ruth Madoc from Hi-de-Hi!.
Beauty And The Beast
A traditional family pantomime written by Chris Hannon and directed by Karen Simpson.
Fri 2 Dec
Sat 3 Dec
Tue 6 Dec
The Collector by Henry Naylor 2003. Mazrat Prison, Iraq. Previously one of Saddam's most notorious torture houses, where more than 10,000 people died, it is now under Allied command. Nassir works here, translating for the American interrogators. He's local, pro-Western, determined to bring liberal values to his country…
Five Star Swing: Swinging Into Christmas
The covers ensemble perform a selection of festive favourites with the dynamic Big band treatment, featuring vocalist Simone from the Ivy Benson Orchestra and composer and arranger Chris Smith Jr.
Forever In Blue Jeans
High energy, hit songs and hot dance in one show as the cast of eight singers take the audience on a musical journey starting in the 50s and ending in the present, passing the likes of Brenda Lee, The Carpenters and Abba on the way.
Shakespeare's bloody revenge piece to life in this vibrant retelling of the Bard's Denmark-based tragedy.
Julian Clary: The Joy of Mincing
Innuendo galore and a dash of the fabulous that made him famous, from Julian Clary.
Michael Morpurgo’s King Arthur is an epic tale of deep magic, heroism, love and betrayal. When a small boy becomes stranded at sea, he is rescued by a mysterious old man who claims to be King Arthur Pendragon. When the old man starts to tell his stories, the boy and the audience are transported back to the days of…
Thu 27 Oct
Fri 28 Oct
Marty Macdonald's Toy Machine
Interactive and song-filled adventure for families, in particular ages 2–7.
Michael Morpurgo's King Arthur
An epic tale of magic, heroism, love and betrayal adapted from the novel Arthur: High King of Britain, by Michael Morpurgo, the author of War Horse and Private Peaceful. A drowning boy is rescued by a mysterious figure who claims to be Arthur Pendragon. As the old man tells his stories, he is transported back to the heady…
The Mulberry Bush
Based on Alfred Schniltzer's play La Ronde, The Mulberry Bush shows a series of encounters between pairs of characters from different levels of society. All are looking for love or friendship in scenes which are by turns comic, tragic and sometimes violent.
Somewhere in England two teenage asylum seekers, fearing deportation, hide out in an abandoned factory. As the cold night unfolds, they imagine their future and tell each other about their past. In the midst of sharing food and stories, they hear someone else arrive. Terrified, they creep towards the door where they find…
A Princess Undone
New play based on HRH Princess Margaret.
Richard Herring: The Best
A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.
Romeo and Juliet
- Directed by: Christopher Moore
Artistic director Christopher Moore's passionate and innovative recreation of the world's greatest love story. Presented by Ballet Theatre UK.
Tue 22 Nov
Round The Horne - 50th Anniversary Tour
From 1965 to 1968 there wasn't a bigger radio programme in Britain than this ground-breaking show. Apollo Theatre Company has revived the original scripts by Barry Took and Marty Feldman.
Comedian Russell Howard tries out brand new material.
Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.
- Directed by: Victoria Rollo
A family musical based on the stories of Dr Seuss. The story centres around Horton the Elephant, who finds himself faced with a double challenge - not only must he protect his tiny friend Jojo (and all the invisible Whos) from a world of nay-sayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left to his care by the…
Wisdom Of A Fool
- Directed by: Kenny Clayton
- Written by: Jack Lane and Martyn Bell
In this emotional rollercoaster one-man play Jack takes you behind Norman Wisdom's well-known character to reveal a tough and lonely childhood. After joining the Army he discovers a passion for comedy and begins to perfect an act that would go on to shape his unique style. The world of post-war Music Hall and…