- Telephone 02380 671771
- Website www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk
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.
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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.
Babe, The Sheep-Pig
The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.
Count Arthur Strong
Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.
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.
Mary Shelley's horror story.
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…
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.
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…
The Grapes of Wrath
Stage adaptation of Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece explores issues of social justice, poverty and compassion.
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.
An Italian Straw Hat
Eugene Labiche and Marc-Michel's farcical comedy.
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.
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…
Story tracing the history of the golden age of song and dance.
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…
Sat 18 Feb
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
Wed 7 Jun
Thu 8 Jun
Adaptation of the best-selling Terry Pratchett novel of the same name.
Tue 31 Jan
Wed 1 Feb
Thu 2 Feb
NST Youth Theatre present a new play about the outbreak of a disease, in the style of Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein.
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.
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…
Pat A Cake Baby
Long Nose Puppets offer up a marvellous moonlit show full of riotous rhyme, zany puppets and spiffy special cake.
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.
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.
Tue 21 Feb
Wed 22 Feb
Ruby Wax: Frazzled
Ruby Wax discusses her new book, Frazzled, which is a guide to mindfulness.
Sara Pascoe: Animal
Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.
Shappi Khorsandi: Oh My Country! From Morris Dancing to Morrissey
As a way of celebrating the 40th anniversary of her arrival in Britain, Shappi's offering up a love letter to her country.
Sun 30 Apr
£15 (£13) / 02380 671771
Roald Dahl's monstrous tale. Directed by Max Webster. Ages 6+.
Wed 29 Mar
Thu 30 Mar
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.