Devonshire Park Theatre

Devonshire Park Theatre
8 Compton Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BW
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Devonshire Park Theatre is a small Victorian theatre with a noted, ornate interior. Often known as 'The Playhouse in the Park’ it presents a varied programme with touring productions and one-night shows. It was designed by Henry Currey and built in 1884. It seats 930.

A 2 year renovation project will start in 2017 also involving the Congress Theatre, Winter Garden and tennis facilities.

Events at this venue

There are 17 events at this location

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Body Double

Mark Carey's play-within-a-play where everyone starts to lose track of what is real and what is simply being 'acted out'. So, when one of the characters tries to take on the life of another this leads, inevitably, to deadly consequences.

Tue 1 Aug

£15.50–£21.50 (£9–£20) / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 2 Aug

£15.50–£21.50 (£9–£20) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Thu 3 Aug

£15.50–£21.50 (£9–£20) / 01323 412000

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 5 Aug

Brassed Off

  • Written by: Paul Allen, Mark Herman

Jeffrey Holland stars as Danny in a Wolverhampton Grand and Talking Scarlet co-production of Paul Allen and Mark Herman's life-affirming comedy drama about the efforts of Grimley Colliery Band to perform at the National Brass Band Competition at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Tue 12 Sep

£15.50; £18; £20; £10 under 25s; £16; £10 under 25s; £15.50; £19.50; £21.50; £10 under 25s (£14.50–£20; £14.50–£20; £9; £9; £9; Children £9;… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 13 Sep

£15.50; £18; £20; £10 under 25s; £16; £10 under 25s; £15.50; £19.50; £21.50; £10 under 25s (£14.50–£20; £14.50–£20; £9; £9; £9; Children £9;… / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Thu 14 Sep

£15.50; £18; £20; £10 under 25s; £16; £10 under 25s; £15.50; £19.50; £21.50; £10 under 25s (£14.50–£20; £14.50–£20; £9; £9; £9; Children £9;… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 16 Sep

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Rock'n'rollercoaster of a show featuring all the timeless classics from a band who have been on the tribute trail for over a quarter of a century. Enjoy hits including 'That’ll Be The Day', 'Peggy Sue', 'Heartbeat', 'It Doesn’t Matter Anymore', 'Raining In My Heart' and 'Oh Boy!'.

Tue 3 Oct

Phone for prices / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

The Christians

Liverpool's undisputed kings of soulful pop harmonies.

Wed 15 Nov

£30–£33 / 01323 412000

Dr Hook

Dennis Locorriere brings his incarnation of Dr Hook to town.

Sun 15 Oct

£30–£36 / 01323 412000

  • 19:30

Footloose

Stage adaptation of the Kevin Bacon dance movie.

Tue 15 Aug

£22.50–£37.50 / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 16 Aug

£22.50–£37.50 / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Thu 17 Aug

£22.50–£37.50 / 01323 412000

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 19 Aug

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.

Mon 16 Oct

£28.50 / 01323 412000

  • 20:00

Joe Brown

The rock'n'roll veteran plays a set which spans rock, country, gospel and ballads.

Wed 22 Nov

£24.50–£28.50 / 01323 412000

Midge Ure

Ultravox hits, solo work and covers from the man behind Band Aid.

Wed 15 Nov

£30–£33 / 01323 412000

Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’

Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters will be appearing at this stage version of the children's TV programme.

Sun 10 Sep

£16 (Children £14.50; £56 four people) / 01323 412000

  • 11:00
  • 15:00

New Jersey Nights

  • Directed by: Emma Rogers

A celebration of the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, taking the audience on a nostalgic musical journey through the career of one of the biggest selling groups of all time. Directed and choreographed by Emma Rogers.

Tue 8 Aug

£20–£28.50 (£19–£25.50) / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 9 Aug

£20–£28.50 (£19–£25.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Thu 10 Aug

£20–£28.50 (£19–£25.50) / 01323 412000

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 12 Aug

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Sat 21 Oct

01323 412000

  • 14:30 – 16:30
  • 19:30 – 21:30

The Russian State Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare’s tale of primal passion and timeless tragedy is brought to life by the Russian State Ballet.

Sun 22 Oct

01323 412000

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Written by: Russian State Ballet

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

Fri 20 Oct

01323 412000

Showaddywaddy

Doo wop nostalgia merchants who performed on Top of the Pops over 50 times and have now been together over 40 years.

Sat 9 Sep

£19.50 / 01323 412000

  • 19:30

Sweet Charity: Rattonians

New York City dancer Charity Hope Valentine must choose between her fun-loving past and the simple love of a shy tax accountant in the era-defining musical with a book by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Dorothy Fields. The songbook includes Big Spender, Rhythm Of Life and If My Friends Could See Me Now.

Fri 28 Jul

£14–£16.50 / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Sat 29 Jul

£14–£16.50 / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Wait Until Dark

Frederick Knott's thriller about a blind woman who takes on London's criminal underworld while her husband is away on business.

Thu 24 Aug

£18–£25.50 (£9–£23.50) / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Fri 25 Aug

£18–£25.50 (£9–£23.50) / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Sat 26 Aug

£18–£25.50 (£9–£23.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 5 more dates until 2 Sep

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