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

Presented by Mount St Mary’s College In its 175th year, Mount St Mary’s College students perform one of the world’s favourite musicals - the epic Les Misérables. For Enquiries please call: 01246 433388. This is an amateur performance. Please note disabled access is not available.

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

All or Nothing

A musical based on the 1960s group The Small Faces.

Thu 11 May

£10–£27 / 0844 482 1556

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) / 0844 482 1556

Wed 18 Oct

£8–£30 (£10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

Thu 19 Oct

£8–£30 (£10–£25) / 0844 482 1556

…and 3 more dates until 22 Oct

The BIG Charity Comedy Show

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

Tue 16 May

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Fri 1 Sep

£26 / 0844 482 1556

Bowie Experience: The Golden Years Tour

Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production promises an unforgettable journey of sound and vision, featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy. Bowie Experience continues to amaze audiences with an…

Bring on the

' Phizzical easily justifies its name: it fizzes and whizzes, sizzles and bristles and teases with comedy, makes you want to laugh and sing, and tickles you with a storyline that could be a cousin of The Comedy of Errors or Twelfth Night.' Roderic Dunnett The masters of Bollywood experiences, Phizzical debut at the…

Thu 25 May

£8–£25 (£16–£21; Children £16–£21) / 0844 482 1556

Fri 26 May

£8–£25 (£16–£21; Children £16–£21) / 0844 482 1556

Sat 27 May

£8–£25 (£16–£21; Children £16–£21) / 0844 482 1556

Sun 28 May

£8–£25 (£16–£21; Children £16–£21) / 0844 482 1556

Bring on the Bollywood

Phizzical present a play about a Bollywood actor and his freshly-eligible cousin.

Thu 25 May

£10–£27 / 0844 482 1556

Cultural Echo

A new musical adaptation inspired by Federico Fellini's Oscar winning masterpiece Based on the subject and script work by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano and Tullio Pinelli, directed by Sally Cookson. From the Olivier award-winning Producer of West End hits Top Hat, * The Play That Goes Wrong* and Hetty Feather A…

Mon 10 Jul

£8 (£5; Children £5) / 0844 482 1556

An Evening With Sir Michael Parkinson

***An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson*** celebrates the life and career of a man who has interviewed over 2000 of the most important cultural figures of the 20th and 21st centuries. In conversation with his son Mike and showing highlights from the Parkinson archive, An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson is a unique…

Mon 11 Sep

For Love Or Money

Shirley is a Liverpool housewife. Her kids have left home and she makes chips and egg for her husband while talking to the wall. Where has her life disappeared to? Out of the blue, her best friend offers her a trip to Greece for two weeks and she secretly packs her bags. She heads for the sun and starts to see the world…

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

Future Sounds

***Future Sounds ***is a two-day festival that celebrates our Wider Opportunities programme. 27 Kingston primary schools participate in Wider Opportunities music tuition learning an instrument in a whole class environment. Prepare to be amazed at what can be accomplished in a year as nearly 800 children perform with…

Thu 8 Jun

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 0844 482 1556

Fri 9 Jun

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 0844 482 1556

George's Marvellous Medicine

One of the most talked about shows of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015, O No! is a psychedelic ride and a wonky homage to the woman damned for destroying the Beatles. It borrows Yoko Ono’s art instructions to ask whether falling in love is always catastrophic. It’s about reckless optimism, avant-garde art and what we…

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

Graeme Of Thrones

In this critically-acclaimed theatrical journey through the Seven Kingdoms, avid ‘Thrones’ fan Graeme just wants to recreate his favourite fantasy saga on stage. He doesn’t quite have the same budget as the TV show, or as many cast members, or the performance skills required, but he’s sure George RR Martin would approve…

Mon 12 Jun

£12–£19.50 / 0844 482 1556

Gulliver's Travels adapted by Josh Mathieson

Three RYC Junior groups make up each cast. Tues 2nd May: Groups B, C and D directed by Lucy Morrell Wed 3rd May: Groups A, E and F directed by Josh Mathieson and Ciara Morris

Tue 2 May

Wed 3 May

HONK!

Since it first hatched in 1993, HONK! - a charming twist on Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Ugly Duckling’ - has winged its way around the world in over 8,000 productions and has won multiple awards including the 2000 Olivier Award for Best Musical. We follow Ugly, the runt of the litter. Embarrassed by the way he looks…

Sat 15 Jul

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

The Hunting of the Snark

All aboard! The ship is departing! All children, animals and silly people welcome! The impossible voyage of an improbable crew to hunt an imaginary creature is brought magically to life in this sparkling musical comedy adventure for 4 to 94 year olds. Enter the imaginative world of Alice in Wonderland creator, Lewis…

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

Ignition Dance Festival

West London dance festival, with an array of choreography.

Fri 16 Jun

£6–£7 / 020 8174 0090

Sat 17 Jun

£6–£7 / 020 8174 0090

International Youth Arts Festival

The International Youth Arts Festival aims to promote art made by people aged between five and 26, with a huge programme of theatre, music, dance, film and visual art, comedy, circus and other events, as well as workshops.

Fri 7 Jul

£5–£15 (Festival Pass £75) / 020 8549 2120

Sat 8 Jul

£5–£15 (Festival Pass £75) / 020 8549 2120

Sun 9 Jul

£5–£15 (Festival Pass £75) / 020 8549 2120

…and 7 more dates until 16 Jul

JUNKYARD

★★★★***  'A touching tale' * The Times ★★★★ '***A show that celebrates young people's sense of adventure' The Guardian*** It's 1979, rubbish is on the streets, and it’s tricky being Fiz. She's 13, she's got no money, her sister's pregnant and her mum thinks she’s a waste of space… Rick remembers what it’s like to…

Tue 25 Apr

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

Wed 26 Apr

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

Thu 27 Apr

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

…and 3 more dates until 30 Apr

Little Goats by CAPTCHA Theatre (U6s)

“Across a bridge made of wood, There was a land full of food,  Three Billy Goats needed grass to chew, But something lurked beneath their hooves…” The classic children’s tale of ‘The Billy Goats Gruff’ is retold in this interactive show with puppets! ***Little Goats*** is CAPTCHA Theatre’s newest production…

Little Red

Cardboard Citizens presents Cathy by Ali Taylor Directed by Adrian Jackson Settled …. Until suddenly you’re not… Candid, poignant and intimate, this new play by award winning playwright * Ali Taylor * offers a timely reflection on the personal and social impact of spiralling rents and forced relocation, for a…

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

One of the greatest thrillers of all time hits the UK stage starring the highly acclaimed stage and television actress Kara Tointon. Gaslight is written by one of the 20th Century’s most renowned British writers, Patrick Hamilton. This masterpiece of suspenseful playwriting will have you on the edge of your seat and is…

Wed 6 Sep

£10–£15 / 0844 482 1556

Thu 7 Sep

£10–£15 / 0844 482 1556

Fri 8 Sep

£10–£15 / 0844 482 1556

…and 6 more dates until 16 Sep

Rich Hall's Hoedown

Rich Hall and friends host a mash-up of music and stand-up featuring the Hoedown's regular band.

Sat 10 Jun

£12–£17 / 0844 482 1556

The Ronnie Scott's All Stars

Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club and combining world-class live jazz, narration and rare archive images, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars take to the stage to celebrate ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Songbook’. Since it’s humble beginnings as a basement music bar where musicians would jam, through to the internationally…

Sun 11 Jun

RPM: Records, People and Musi

Free live music, exhibitions and events designed to celebrate the rich and varied musical heritage of Kingston.

Sat 8 Jul

Free / 0844 482 1556

Rules For Living

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

Tue 7 Nov

£10–£35 / 0844 482 1556

Wed 8 Nov

£10–£35 / 0844 482 1556

Thu 9 Nov

£10–£35 / 0844 482 1556

…and 8 more dates until 18 Nov

RYT SUMMER Play-in-a-Week

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. Email Sarah after each booking taken.

Mon 21 Aug

£200 / 0844 482 1556

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.

RYT SUMMER Play-in-a-Week (Wind in the Willows)

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.

The Scarecrows' Wedding

★★★★ ***'***** Enchanting and hilarious. Bags of sheer family fun' * The Stage* ★★★★ 'Charming and cheerful. These scarecrows will make every child smile' Daily Mail ★★★★ ***'***** As thrilling as any of the big and joyous West End musicals' * LondonTheatre 1* ★★★★ ***'***** Playful and delightful' * Reviews…

Fri 23 Jun

£10.50–£12.50 / 0844 482 1556

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Freddie Flintoff & Robert Penn Talk Docs & Chips

Doc/Fest welcomes cricketing legend and former England captain, along with journalist and co-presenter Robert Penn, to talk about their popular series for Sky 1; Flintoff: Lord of the Fries and the upcoming, Freddie Fries Again. Freddie and Rob will discuss the making of the series that saw them traveling the UK and…

Thu 11 May

£8–£25 (£16–£21; Children £16–£21) / 0844 482 1556

Fri 12 May

£8–£25 (£16–£21; Children £16–£21) / 0844 482 1556

Stewart Lee: Content Provider

Lee's latest live show is undoubtedly just as caustic as ever.

Fri 5 May

Sat 6 May

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

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

  • Written by: Jonathan Rockefeller (adapt)

Based on Eric Carle's hand-painted books, Jonathan Rockefeller's family-friendly stage production uses a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets to faithfully bring to life the four stories: The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Wed 31 May

…and 2 more dates until 4 Jun

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Direct from a smash-hit WEST END season and international tour. Michael Rosen’s award-winning book ***We’re Going On A Bear Hunt*** is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score. Join our intrepid family of adventurers and…

Wed 17 May

£10.50–£12.50 / 0844 482 1556

…and 2 more dates until 21 May

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