Mumford Theatre

Mumford Theatre
East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT
  • Telephone 0845 196 2320
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  • Website www.anglia.ac.uk/mumfordtheatre
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Aladdin

Take your children on a spectacular journey across time and space to visit the magical City of Old Peking and be entertained in traditional Pantomime style. Packed solid with comedy, excitement and adventure, the children will love to cheer their hero Aladdin and boo the Evil Abanazar. They will roar with laughter at the…

Sat 16 Dec

£8 / 0845 196 2320

  • 15:00
  • 18:30

Sun 17 Dec

£8 / 0845 196 2320

  • 11:30
  • 15:00

Antigone

Actors Of Dionysus presents a new adaptation of Sophocles's tragedy re-imagined in a dystopian landscape.

Tue 31 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Nov

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Cambridge Schools Big Band Concert

A performance by three local school jazz orchestras.

Sat 25 Nov

£6 / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:00

Charles Draper - Theremin: Dreams Of Ether

Music, narration and projected video combine in this revealing historical account of the world's first mass-produced electronic instrument and its mysterious inventor, Leon Theremin.

Fri 27 Oct

Free / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:10

Chris Ingham Quartet

Chris Ingham and his band celebrate the jazz stylings of Dudley Moore.

Fri 29 Sep

Free / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:10

A Christmas Carol

Following on from last year's sell-out tour, European Arts Company returns with a heart-warming evening in the presence of the author himself! A Christmas Carol was the first public performance Charles Dickens gave of his own work. He enacted it over 150 times and the effect on the public was phenomenal. "The success was…

Tue 12 Dec

£8.50–£12.50 / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

David Gordon Trio: Alexander Scriabin's Ragtime Band

David Gordon plays the music of Alexander Scriabin in a jazz context.

Fri 3 Nov

Free / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:10

Ensemblebash

The four-piece percussion group performs contemporary jazz original.

Fri 17 Nov

Free / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:10

Get The Blessing

Formed in the year 2000, Bristol-based four-piece Get The Blessing boast a truly international fan base, having forged a unique signature sound that defies easy classification, yet never loses sight of thumping tunes, monstrously infectious beats, or joyous collective spontaneity. Their 5th album Astronautilus was…

Wed 22 Nov

£18 (£15; Children £12 under 18s) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Harvest

New Perspectives Theatre Company presents an epic comedy-drama of feuds and farming over four generations, directed by Jack McNamara and written by Richard Bean.

Sat 28 Oct

£8.50–£12.50 / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

Charlotte Brontë’s gothic subversion of fairytale romance is adapted for the stage – under its full title – by writer/director Elton Townend Jones.  Performer Rebecca Vaughan plays more roles than just Jane.

Tue 17 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Wed 18 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Ladies And Gentleman

The Cholmondeleys present a surreal tribute to the traditions of music hall, creating a visual spectacle with choreography by Lea Anderson and music by Steve Blake.

Mon 9 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Lady Windermere's Fan

When a mysterious new beauty enters high society, the in-crowd are sent scattering out, bent backwards and flattened low to find out exactly who they're dealing with. Oscar Wilde's raucous social comedy pulls apart the intricacies of etiquette and flips expectation rump-over-head in this scathingly funny satire.

Sat 2 Dec

£8.50–£12.50 / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Mon 4 Dec

£8.50–£12.50 / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Leaf By Niggle

Puppet State Theatre follows up its successful show The Man Who Planted Trees with this new production for ages 12+. Based on JRR Tolkien’s short story, Leaf By Niggle centres on a painter who keeps getting distracted from his work.

Sat 18 Nov

£10.50 (£9; £8; Children £8) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:00

The Light Princess

A new ballet featuring a specially commissioned score by Internationally acclaimed Welsh harpist and composer Catrin Finch.

Sat 21 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Michael Janisch Band

For this European tour Michael Janisch has assembled a stellar new quintet comprising some of the United States' most exciting performers/improvisers: with the Pakistani/ American guitarist Rez Abbasi - rapidly emerging as one of today's major new voices on his instrument - alongside Grammy-winning alto saxophonist John…

Sun 19 Nov

£18 (£15; Children £12 under 18s) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Mischief Company: Red (Over 15s)

The physical theatre company present a provocative and dark piece influenced by Little Red Riding Hood and Dante's Inferno, as the three characters Red, The Wolf and The Devil, embark on a journey of love, sacrifice and betrayal.

Wed 11 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Nigel Brown And Alicja Smietana - Why Strad?

Virtuoso Alicja Smietana plays excerpts of Stradivarius, Guarneri and Camilli on a selection of instruments as Stadivarius officiando Nigel Brown delivers an enlightening talk on the history of the violin from the mid-16th century to present day.

Fri 20 Oct

Free / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:10

Protein: Border Tales

  • 3 stars

A thought-provoking yet poignant commentary on multicultural Britain through dance, live music and dialogue compiled from the performers' personal experiences. Border Tales looks at post-Brexit Britain seen through the eyes of an international cast and gazes satirically on stereotypical thinking about migrant outsiders…

Wed 8 Nov

£12.50 (£10.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

RipRap

The saxophonist and composer, Kevin Flanagan leads his contemporary jazz ensemble.

Fri 24 Nov

Free / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:10

Robert Castellani

The Suffolk-based acoustic guitarist, who is a three time finalist for Guitarist Of The Year, combines melodies with percussive sounds on the body of the instrument.

Fri 6 Oct

Free / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:10

Sarah Munro

The pop singer performs a variety of dreamy compositions with a jazz influence.

Fri 10 Nov

Free / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:10

Sex Workers Opera

What do you think of when you hear the words 'Stripper', 'Escort', 'Pornstar'? A street worker giving marital advice A webcam model and her ventriloquist dummy A daughter making career choices in a male-dominated world Whether you want to save us, judge us, lust for us or empathise, come down for a night of opera to…

Sat 4 Nov

£12.50 (£12.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Mon 6 Nov

£12.50 (£12.50; £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Living Spit present their self-referential romp through history featuring live music, embroidery and Barbie dolls.

Wed 27 Sep

£5 / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

Blackeyed Theatre presents Nick Lane's adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic bogey tale.

Mon 27 Nov

£12.50 (£10.50; £8.50; Children £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Tue 28 Nov

£12.50 (£10.50; £8.50; Children £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Nov

£12.50 (£10.50; £8.50; Children £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Twist

Theatre Centre present award-winning writer Chino Odimba's adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel which reflects on the 21st century migration crisis. Ages 13+.

Tue 21 Nov

£12.50; £8.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50) / 0845 196 2320

Followed by a Q&A.

The West End at Christmas

Direct from its sold out tour last year Stars from the West End present a magical evening of entertainment featuring hits from the musicals and the best of Christmas song. The talented cast have starred in many West End productions and national tours including Les Miserables, We Will Rock You, South Pacific, Singing in…

Sun 10 Dec

£10–£14 / 0845 196 2320

  • 19:30

Why the Whales Came

A tale by Michael Morpurgo for ages 7+.

Sun 15 Oct

£8 / 0845 196 2320

  • 14:30

Xenia Pestova

The contemporary pianist performs works by living composers and juxtaposes them with the great keyboard masters of the Baroque and 20th century.

Fri 13 Oct

Free / 0845 196 2320

  • 13:10

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