Nuffield Theatre

Nuffield Theatre
Nuffield Theatre
University Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1TR
  • Telephone 02380 671771
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  • Website www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk

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Awarded Regional Theatre of the Year 2015 at The Stage Awards the theatre is home to Southampton’s leading professional theatre company, Nuffield. The company produces new work for local and national audiences and collaborates with other theatre companies. In addition to theatre the programme include stand-up comedy and children's shows.

Pay and display parking is available before 5pm, however spaces are very limited particularly during University term-time. After 5pm and at weekends all university car parks are free.

Event times

There are 29 events at this location

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Andy Parsons: Peak Bullsh*t

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but this is Parsons' latest stand-up show. Can he really promise peak bullshit? Come along and find out.

Sun 26 Mar

£15 (£13) / 02380 671771

Babe, The Sheep-Pig

The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.

Tue 30 May

£10–£25 (£8–£25) / 02380 671771

Wed 31 May

£10–£25 (£8–£25) / 02380 671771

Thu 1 Jun

£10–£25 (£8–£25) / 02380 671771

…and 2 more dates until 3 Jun

Count Arthur Strong

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

Sun 14 May

David O'Doherty: Big Time

Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.

Sun 26 Feb

£15–£17 / 02380 671771

Dr Frankenstein

Mary Shelley's horror story.

Mon 3 Apr

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

Tue 4 Apr

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

Wed 5 Apr

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

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Dr Frankenstein

Dr Frankenstein opens at Northern Stage (3 Feb - 11 March) before touring. Following the story of a brilliant, visionary young woman born into a world not ready for her, Dr Victoria Frankenstein's scientific experiments lead her to the very brink of human knowledge in Selma Dimitrijevic's psychologically disturbing…

Tue 4 Apr

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

Wed 5 Apr

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

Thu 6 Apr

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

…and 2 more dates until 8 Apr

Eleanor Conway's Walk of Shame

Ludicrous observations from the comedian who discusses porn, sex, drugs and drink and all the stuff you're supposed to know by the age of 31.

Sun 11 Jun

£16 (£14) / 02380 671771

Goldilocks

An original adaptation of the well-loved tale. Feisty ragdoll Goldilocks enters the Raggedy Woods and we follow her hilarious journey to the three bears' house. Expect hurdy-gurdy music, naughty goblins, helpful spiders, porridge, and sing-a-long fun! Martin Bridle and Su Eaton have woven extra drama and humour into the…

Sat 11 Mar

£6 / 02380 671771

The Grapes of Wrath

Stage adaptation of Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece explores issues of social justice, poverty and compassion.

Mon 6 Feb

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

Tue 7 Feb

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

Wed 8 Feb

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

…and 31 more dates until 16 Mar

The Grapes of Wrath

Steinbeck's great American novel is brought to the stage by NST associate director Abbey Wright and features a community chorus with live music.

Mon 6 Mar

£10–£25 (£8–£25) / 02380 671771

Tue 7 Mar

£10–£25 (£8–£25) / 02380 671771

Wed 8 Mar

£10–£25 (£8–£25) / 02380 671771

…and 14 more dates until 25 Mar back to top

An Italian Straw Hat

Eugene Labiche and Marc-Michel's farcical comedy.

Tue 24 Jan

£12–£13.50 / 02380 671771

Wed 25 Jan

£12–£13.50 / 02380 671771

Thu 26 Jan

£12–£13.50 / 02380 671771

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jan

Jimeoin: Renonsense Man

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

Sun 12 Feb

£18 / 02380 671771

Little Bo Peep

Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep and doesn't know where to find them. Her friend Little Boy Blue is doing his best to help find the woolly runaways but he keeps falling asleep. Meanwhile, The Nursery Rhyme Man is in his kitchen baking a surprise cake for Little Bo Peep's birthday. As he works a naughty mouse keeps…

Sat 11 Feb

MGM Story

Story tracing the history of the golden age of song and dance.

Sun 19 Feb

£10–£25 / 02380 671771

The Mikado: LOpSoc

This year LOpSoc brings to the Nuffield Theatre a fresh and unique production of The Mikado, one of the most loved and best lasting Gilbert & Sullivan operettas. With a new aesthetic twist and setting, witty libretto and gorgeous music, this is a production to please newcomers and G&S fans alike. The tale begins…

Wed 15 Feb

£14 ( £10) / 02380 671771

Thu 16 Feb

£14 ( £10) / 02380 671771

Fri 17 Feb

£14 ( £10) / 02380 671771

Sat 18 Feb

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Miss Meena and the Masala Queens

The story of an ex-Bollywood lip-sync dance star and his attempts to get back in the spotlight.

Tue 6 Jun

£10–£25 (£10–£25) / 02380 671771

Wed 7 Jun

£10–£25 (£10–£25) / 02380 671771

Thu 8 Jun

£10–£25 (£10–£25) / 02380 671771

…and 2 more dates until 10 Jun

Monstrous Regiment

Adaptation of the best-selling Terry Pratchett novel of the same name.

Tue 31 Jan

£13 (£8–£10; Students £5) / 02380 671771

Wed 1 Feb

£13 (£8–£10; Students £5) / 02380 671771

Thu 2 Feb

£13 (£8–£10; Students £5) / 02380 671771

…and 2 more dates until 4 Feb

The Monstrum

NST Youth Theatre present a new play about the outbreak of a disease, in the style of Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein.

Mon 27 Mar

£10 (£8) / 02380 671771

Tue 28 Mar

£10 (£8) / 02380 671771

Old Mother Hubbard

Join Old Mother Hubbard as she clatters about her kitchen hanging out the washing and making breakfast with her dancing dog Oscar at her side. Performed using puppets and folk music.

Sat 4 Mar

Oliver: Southampton Operatic Society

Award-winning Southampton Operatic Society is joining forces with Debut Youth Theatre to bring you a show to remember. Lionel Bart's Oliver! is one of the world's most enduringly popular musicals - and for good reason. Based on the Dickens novel Oliver Twist, this story of the workhouse boy who wanted more has everything…

Tue 7 Feb

£12–£15 / 02380 671771

Wed 8 Feb

£12–£15 / 02380 671771

Thu 9 Feb

£12–£15 / 02380 671771

…and 2 more dates until 11 Feb back to top

Pat A Cake Baby

Long Nose Puppets offer up a marvellous moonlit show full of riotous rhyme, zany puppets and spiffy special cake.

Sat 18 Mar

Pygmalion

George Bernard Shaw's comedy drama exploring snobbery and the British class system through the story of Professor Henry Higgins and his mission to transform the speech of cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle.

Tue 25 Apr

£10–£25 (£8–£25) / 02380 671771

Wed 26 Apr

£10–£25 (£8–£25) / 02380 671771

Thu 27 Apr

£10–£25 (£8–£25) / 02380 671771

…and 14 more dates until 13 May

Room On The Broom: Tall Stories

Tall Stories brings to life on stage their fun-filled, Olivier Award nominated musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Spooky songs and tales will delight and entertain all the family alike as you follow the tale of the witch, her cat and some hitch hikers along for the ride.

Mon 20 Feb

…and 3 more dates until 25 Feb

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Ruby Wax discusses her new book, Frazzled, which is a guide to mindfulness.

Sun 21 May

£20 / 02380 671771

Sara Pascoe: Animal

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.

Sun 9 Apr

£14 (£12) / 02380 671771

Shappi Khorsandi: Oh My Country! From Morris Dancing to Morrissey

  • 3 stars

As a way of celebrating the 40th anniversary of her arrival in Britain, Shappi's offering up a love letter to her country.

The Twits

Roald Dahl's monstrous tale. Directed by Max Webster. Ages 6+.

Tue 28 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 02380 671771

Wed 29 Mar

Thu 30 Mar

…and 2 more dates until 1 Apr

Walrus And Carpenter

Loosely based on Lewis Carroll's poem, this show for all ages is led by a large weepy Walrus puppet and his lugubrious chippy companion. Expect hilarity, eye-watering recitation, music and slapstick in a salty combination of theatre and haute cuisine.

The Woman in Black

  • Directed by: Robin Herford
  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adapt)

Spookily Gothic and highly theatrical adaptation of Susan Hill's story about a young lawyer trying to exorcise his metaphorical demons.

Tue 16 May

£10–£30 (£8–£30) / 02380 671771

Wed 17 May

£10–£30 (£8–£30) / 02380 671771

Thu 18 May

£10–£30 (£8–£30) / 02380 671771

…and 2 more dates until 20 May

Comments & ratings

1. Salma Palma15 Jun 2014, 12:06am Report

3.25 for a small bottle of water in the theatre bar!!

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