Rose Theatre

Rose Theatre
24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1HL
  • Telephone 0844 482 1556
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  • Website www.rosetheatrekingston.org
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Alice In Winterland

A Christmas twist on Alice's adventure sin Wonderland. For ages 5+.

Thu 7 Dec

£10–£35 (£10–£30; Children £10–£30) / 0844 482 1556

Fri 8 Dec

£10–£35 (£10–£30; Children £10–£30) / 0844 482 1556

Sat 9 Dec

£10–£35 (£10–£30; Children £10–£30) / 0844 482 1556

…and 22 more dates until 7 Jan 2018

Around The World in Eighty Days

Stage adaptation of the classic novel by Jules Verne which follows inventor Phileas Fogg and his trusty valet Passepartout as they attempt to circumnavigate the globe.

Tue 17 Oct

£8–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Wed 18 Oct

£8–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Thu 19 Oct

£8–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

…and 3 more dates until 22 Oct

The BIG Charity Comedy Show

Join stars from the TV, radio and the very best from the UK comedy circuit for a fantastic night full of fun and laughter in aid of local children’s charity, Momentum. We have a fantastic line up of comedians to entertain you for this very special, one-off show. So come along, have a laugh, and help raise money for…

Sun 8 Oct

£10–£20 / 0844 482 1556

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Fri 1 Sep

£26 / 0844 482 1556

Comedy Store (Dec)

***‘The greatest and most influential comedy club on the planet’ * Time Out Enjoy the very best in stand-up comedy at the Rose as ***The Comedy Store*** returns with the brightest talent on the UK and International circuit. This is the place to see the stars of tomorrow. More details of the line up coming soon.

Sun 10 Dec

£10–£15 / 0844 482 1556

Comedy Store

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

Sun 24 Sep

£15 / 0844 482 1556

Sun 29 Oct

0844 482 1556

Sun 10 Dec

0844 482 1556

Comedy Store (Oct)

***‘The greatest and most influential comedy club on the planet’ * Time Out Enjoy the very best in stand-up comedy at the Rose as ***The Comedy Store*** returns with the brightest talent on the UK and International circuit. This is the place to see the stars of tomorrow. More details of the line up coming soon.

Sun 29 Oct

£10–£15 / 0844 482 1556

Comedy Store (Sept)

***‘The greatest and most influential comedy club on the planet’ * Time Out Enjoy the very best in stand-up comedy at the Rose as ***The Comedy Store*** returns with the brightest talent on the UK and International circuit. This is the place to see the stars of tomorrow. More details of the line up coming soon.

Sun 24 Sep

£10–£15 / 0844 482 1556

Curtains

Stephen Bill's play explores the tensions between sisters at an 86th birthday party.

Thu 22 Feb 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Fri 23 Feb 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Sat 24 Feb 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

…and 21 more dates until 17 Mar 2018

David Baddiel: Fame: Not The Musical

It's been a whopping 15 years since David's last stand-up show, so tonight he's exploring the different ways he's perceived: whether it's token Jew, new lad or comedy rock'n'roller.

Thu 22 Mar 2018

£27.50 / 0844 482 1556

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

An irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats.

Thu 22 Mar 2018

£30.56 / 0844 482 1556

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller starring Phil Daniels (Les Miserables, This House, EastEnders) as the eponymous character, tells the gripping tale of Dr Jekyll and his alter-ego Mr Hyde.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Sun 11 Feb 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

…and 6 more dates until 17 Feb 2018

Dreamboats and Petticoats

  • Directed by: Bob Tomson
  • Written by: Laurence Marks, Maurice Gran

Jukebox musical based on the songs of Roy Orbison, the Shadows, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury and others.

Thu 28 Sep

£10–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Fri 29 Sep

£10–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Sat 30 Sep

£10–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Sun 21 Jan 2018

£24 / 0844 482 1556

ELEGIE: Rachmaninoff - A Heart In Exile

★★★★★ ***‘One of the must-see events on the musical calendar’ *BBC Music Magazine   Elégie is the fifth ‘Composer Portrait’ concert to be compiled and scripted by Lucy Parham. Known internationally for her ‘Composer Portraits’ in words and music, pianist Lucy Parham has created a new programme for 2016. It…

Sun 15 Oct

£10–£26 / 0844 482 1556

An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson

The veteran interviewer in conversation with his son Mike, with highlights from his archive.

Mon 11 Sep

£15–£26 / 0844 482 1556

Sun 11 Mar 2018

£15–£26 / 0844 482 1556

For Love Or Money

***'Hysterically funny…left the audience gagging for more'***  The Guardian  ***'Richly vivid and comic' * The Observer  ***'A gloriously bawdy romp… Hypnotically funny… Undiluted joy' *The Stage  It’s the 1920s. In a small Yorkshire town, the wily-widow, Rose (Sarah-Jane Potts***, Waterloo Road; Holby City)…

Tue 31 Oct

£10–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Wed 1 Nov

£10–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Thu 2 Nov

£10–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

…and 2 more dates until 4 Nov

Frozen

Fun for all the family – experience Frozen on the big screen in our main auditorium. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey with rugged mountain man Kristoff and a snowman named Olaf to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. A bouncing snowflake hovers…

Thu 21 Dec

£8 / 0844 482 1556

Frozen Sing-a-long

  • 2013
  • US
  • 1h 42min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Chris Buck/Jennifer Lee
  • Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff

Sing 'Let It Go' at the top of your lungs without getting into fisticuffs. Dress as your favourite character and don't worry if you aren't word perfect – the lyrics appear on screen. Warm hugs all round.

Thu 21 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

George's Marvellous Medicine

  • Directed by: Graeme Messer
  • Written by: Roald Dahl

The Birmingham Stage Company brings to life the classic Roald Dahl story of George and his ingenious potion.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

£10–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Wed 28 Mar 2018

£10–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Thu 29 Mar 2018

£10–£30 (£10–£25; Children £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

…and 9 more dates until 8 Apr 2018

Great Expectations

A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict forever changes the life of the orphaned Pip. Turning his back on his humble beginnings, he strives to better himself and become a gentleman, unaware of the hidden dangers that await him.   Ormerod and Donnellan’s ingenious adaptation of Dickens’ celebrated novel brings to…

Fri 25 Aug

£10–£15 (£10; Children £10) / 0844 482 1556

Sat 26 Aug

£10–£15 (£10; Children £10) / 0844 482 1556

The Hill

Images of Romania by photographer Alex Sturrock.

Mon 18 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0844 482 1556

Tue 19 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0844 482 1556

Wed 20 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0844 482 1556

…and 3 more dates until 23 Sep

The Hunting of the Snark

  • Directed by: Gemma Colclough
  • Written by: Gareth Cooper (music & lyrics)

Musical comedy inspired by Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem.

Tue 24 Oct

£10–£15 / 0844 482 1556

Wed 25 Oct

£10–£15 / 0844 482 1556

Thu 26 Oct

£10–£15 / 0844 482 1556

…and 2 more dates until 28 Oct

Jenny Eclair

★★★★ * The Times* ★★★★  Mail on Sunday Following a complete sell-out 100 date tour, ***Jenny Eclair*** extends her hit tour for the final time. Professional grumpy old woman, Splash survivor, amateur soup maker, and novice knitter Jenny is younger than Madonna but eats crisps and likes wine. Semi –bearded and…

Thu 1 Feb 2018

£10–£19.50 / 0844 482 1556

Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)

Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna, but you won't catch her falling down any stairs at the Brit Awards. Her new show is about being middle aged and whether you're better off accepting it or fighting to the death.

Thu 1 Feb 2018

£19.60 / 0844 482 1556

Kieran Hodgson: Maestro

  • 4 stars

The two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee spins a humorous yarn about falling in love.

Tue 3 Oct

£10–£45 (£12–£40; Children £12–£40) / 0844 482 1556

Wed 4 Oct

£10–£45 (£12–£40; Children £12–£40) / 0844 482 1556

Thu 5 Oct

£10–£45 (£12–£40; Children £12–£40) / 0844 482 1556

…and 8 more dates until 14 Oct

Kingston RPM: Records, People and Music

A unique free entry exhibition showcasing stories, objects, records, photos and music memorabilia from the 1940s–1970s in Kingston.

Fri 8 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0844 482 1556

Sat 9 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0844 482 1556

Little Red

A fun interactive new show specially devised for under 6s

Sat 30 Sep

£6 / 0844 482 1556

Mark Thomas: Red Shed

  • 4 stars

Incisive humour and satire as Mark Thomas explores the arena where he began stand-up: a red wooden shed in Wakefield.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£10–£35 (£15–£30; Children £15–£30) / 0844 482 1556

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£10–£35 (£15–£30; Children £15–£30) / 0844 482 1556

Mon 12 Feb 2018

£10–£35 (£15–£30; Children £15–£30) / 0844 482 1556

…and 5 more dates until 17 Feb 2018

The Night Pirates

A magical tale for children aged 3+, based on the popular children's book. One night, Tom awakes to find the front of his house being stolen by a rambunctious gang of girl pirates. Follow his adventures in this charming puppet show.

Wed 6 Sep

0844 482 1556

Thu 7 Sep

0844 482 1556

Fri 8 Sep

0844 482 1556

…and 6 more dates until 16 Sep

Noggin the Nog

Fun tales based on the popular TV series.

Thu 25 Jan 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Fri 26 Jan 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Sat 27 Jan 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

The Real Thing

Tom Stoppard's play about playwright Henry and his actress wife, Charlotte. When Henry’s affair with Annie threatens to destroy his own marriage, he realises life has started imitating art. But are they really in love? Is it the real thing?

Mon 2 Oct

£17–£45 (Students £12–£40; Seniors £12–£40) / 0844 482 1556

Sat 14 Oct

£17–£45 (Students £12–£40; Seniors £12–£40) / 0844 482 1556

Ribbet Ribbet Croak

Join Grandma and Grandpa Frog, who are planning a big surprise! Moulded Theatre present a playful interactive performance featuring Makaton. Suitable for complex needs audiences. Performance length: 50 mins.

Sat 11 Nov

£6 / 0844 482 1556

Rose Christmas Celebration

Begin your Christmas festivities with our Celebration, including performances by Tiffin Children's Chorus, Singing it back Choirs, Voice Festival UK Champions (2014) The Tiffinians, Movement Warriors Boys Dance Troupe and the internationally renowned Tiffin Boys’ Choir. Proceeds from this event raise funds to support…

Mon 18 Dec

£10–£26 / 0844 482 1556

Rose Christmas Concert

An evening of festive music and carols featuring local community, school and university choirs.

Mon 18 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Rory Macdonald, conductor Kian Soltani, cello Beginning with the haunting rhapsodic work by Vaughan Williams – his Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis. Cellist Kian Soltani performs Elgar’s rich Cello Concerto, with melodic, autumnal beauty remaining one of the greatest examples of English music to date. Dvořák’s…

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£10–£35 / 0844 482 1556

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, founded by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946, is one of the most respected orchestras in the country.

Sat 3 Mar 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Kian Soltani is the soloist in Elgar's Cello Concerto, plus there's Vaughan Williams Variations on a theme by Thomas Talls and Dvořák’s Symphony No.9.

  • 19:30

Rules For Living

A dark comedy set over a family Christmas, written by Sam Holcroft.

Tue 7 Nov

£10–£35 (£15–£30; Children £15–£30) / 0844 482 1556

Wed 8 Nov

£10–£35 (£15–£30; Children £15–£30) / 0844 482 1556

Thu 9 Nov

£10–£35 (£15–£30; Children £15–£30) / 0844 482 1556

…and 8 more dates until 18 Nov

RYT SUMMER Play-in-a-Week (Macbeth)

Rehearse and perform a play all in a week, with a performance for friends on the Saturday. Can be booked directly through Box Office. PLEASE TAKE FULL DETAILS.

Mon 28 Aug

£200 / 0844 482 1556

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Strictly Murder

Murder mystery starring Brian Capron (Coronation Street, Where the Heart Is, Grange Hill, Celebrity Masterchef), Corrinne Wicks (Doctors, Emmerdale) and Gary Turner (Emmerdale).

Tue 26 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £15–£30 (Students £10–£25; Seniors £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Sat 30 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £15–£30 (Students £10–£25; Seniors £10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Susan Calman: The Calman Before the Storm

The Calmanator's latest show is likely to explore any or all of the following: cats, kittens, and being a little lady with nothing to lose.

Thu 22 Feb 2018

£10–£45 (£12–£40; Children £12–£40) / 0844 482 1556

Fri 23 Feb 2018

£10–£45 (£12–£40; Children £12–£40) / 0844 482 1556

Sat 24 Feb 2018

£10–£45 (£12–£40; Children £12–£40) / 0844 482 1556

…and 18 more dates until 17 Mar 2018

Una Coello Guitar Girl

Music, singing and movement classes for babies, toddlers and children under six.

Sat 14 Oct

£6 / 0844 482 1556

Spooky Autumn Singalong

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