Maddermarket Theatre

Maddermarket Theatre
St Johns Alley, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DR
  • Telephone 01603 620917
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 10am–5pm, Sat 10am–1pm
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  • Website www.maddermarket.co.uk
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The Battle Of Boat

Norfolk Youth Music Theatre Presents The Battle of The Boat *by Jenna Donnelly and Ethan Lewis Maltby * The Battle of Boat is a courageous tale of children trying to find their place in a world at war. Frustrated by their inability to join up, the children decide to do whatever it takes to help in the war…

Wed 1 Nov

£10–£12 / 01603 620917

Thu 2 Nov

£10–£12 / 01603 620917

Fri 3 Nov

£10–£12 / 01603 620917

Big O And The Wilburys

A fantastic tribute to the legendary super-group, The Travelling Wilburys. See tributes to Five Legends in one evening – Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, George Harrison and Bob Dylan. Experience what it might have been like to see The Wilburys live. Featuring hits from the individual artistes as well as the collective…

Sat 7 Oct

£17.50–£19.50 / 01603 620917

Bikeology

British Cycling has seen more drama in the past year than your average soap opera… SO journalist, television presenter and best-selling author Ned Boulting is back this Autumn with his acclaimed sell out ride through the world of Bikeology, featuring brand new tales from life in the cycling lane, as well as the inside…

Sun 5 Nov

£20 / 01603 620917

Bohemians

Angelfall Theatre Company presents Bohemians A New Play by John Mangan In 1881 EDVARD MUNCH comes under the influence of HANS JAEGER, charismatic leader of the Norwegian Bohemian set. In 1892, Munch is at the centre of another Bohemian group in decadent Berlin. In 1893, he paints THE SCREAM and the world is…

Mon 10 Jul

£8 / 01603 620917

Tue 11 Jul

£8 / 01603 620917

Wed 12 Jul

£8 / 01603 620917

…and 2 more dates until 14 Jul

The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band Changed My Life Forever

Isosceles in association with Useful Idiots Presents The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band Changed My Life Forever From the company who brought us The Greatest Comedy Songs Ever, this gem of a play introduces two wonderfully realised characters - two pop wannabees. They may be going nowhere but, in a hugely enjoyable play…

The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band Saved My Life

In this gem of a play, we meet two wonderfully realised characters - two pop wannabees. They may be going nowhere but, in a hugely enjoyable play, laced with some great 60s songs, loads of humour and painful candour, it's a trip well worth taking…… I loved it …..superbly played. Songs include 'The Crying…

Christmas With Frank, Dean And Judy

‘Let in Snow’, ‘Baby its Cold Outside’, ‘White Christmas’ and many more swing hits by sensational singers Paul & Stephen Amer. They will will be joined by a live band, singer Ellie Darnell along with their backing dancers as they perform hit after hit of swing classics made famous by the Rat Pack’s residence at the…

Fri 1 Dec

Comedy Triple Bill

Baroque Theatre Company presents Three fast-paced, comedy plays. **L****ast Tango in Little Grimley*** *(by David Tristram)- Membership of the local amateur dramatic society has dwindled. Time for dramatic action! *A Jolly Sinister Jape * (by Elliot Strange) - A pastiche 1920's thriller, this is Famous…

Dancing At Lughnasa

The Norwich Players Presents Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel A heart-warming and bittersweet story about family set in rural 1930’s Ireland, by one of the greatest playwrights of the 20 th Century. Dancing at Lughnasa (pronounced Loo-na-sa) follows the lives, loves and losses of the Mundy sisters against the…

Fri 22 Sep

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

Mon 25 Sep

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

…and 5 more dates until 30 Sep

Dial M For Murder

The Norwich Players Presents Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott This gripping noir thriller, famously brought to the screen by Alfred Hitchcock, asks the question; Is it possible to commit the perfect crime, or will justice always prevail? Tony is convinced his wife is having an affair. Burning rage soon…

Fri 17 Nov

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

Mon 20 Nov

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

…and 5 more dates until 25 Nov

Edith Piaf -'non Je Ne Regrette Rien'

Dreamcast Productions presentsEdith Piaf - 'Non Je Ne Regrette Rien' A musical revue featuring Edith Piaf's most treasured songs.Back by popular demand!Marking the centenary year of her birth, this is an intimate evening featuring the spellbinding songs and heartrending journey through the life and loves and of ‘La môme’…

Great British Spin Off

Following on from their hit 2016 tour, Graeme Swann, England’s greatest ever spin bowler and cricket’s best loved commentator, Henry Blofeld, are back by popular demand with a barrage of new stories from on and off the field. Expect the sprinkler, expect red trousers, expect a review of the summer’s cricket, and expect to…

Tue 3 Oct

An Ideal Husband

The Norwich Players Presents An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife, he has it all. But when an old acquaintance threatens to reveal a scandalous misdeed from Robert's past, only his womanizing, party-loving friend Lord Goring…

Fri 20 Oct

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

Mon 23 Oct

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

…and 5 more dates until 28 Oct

Intellectual Hooligans

The “Intellectual Hooligans” are Norwich’s premium Improv comedy troupe. The show will consist of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” style games based entirely on audience suggestions. Anything goes and we mean anything! Tickets £6

Sat 17 Jun

Redwell Bar

£6 / 01603 620917

Sat 12 Aug

Redwell Bar

£6 / 01603 620917

Sat 16 Sep

Redwell Bar

£6 / 01603 620917

…and 2 more dates until 9 Dec

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Youth Production

Limelight Studios return to the Maddermarket with their production of Joseph, with memorable songs, characters and of course his famous coat this is sure to be a great night out.

Kindertransport

Kindertransport by Diane Samuels Directed by Tony Fullwood As the clouds of war gather in 1930’s Germany, a desperate mother forces her nine year old daughter onto a train, sending her out of danger and into the arms of strangers. In peaceful, suburban, 1980’s England, a proud mother prepares to say farewell to…

Tue 23 May

£8–£12 / 01603 620917

Wed 24 May

£8–£12 / 01603 620917

Thu 25 May

£8–£12 / 01603 620917

…and 2 more dates until 27 May

Nell Gwynn

An orange seller turns actress in this raucous comedy about one of the first women to tread the boards – pretty, witty, Nell Gwynn. The favourite of Charles II, Nell makes waves with her performances and demands more and better parts for women, making her mark on the history of theatre! Filled with bawdy song, dazzling…

Fri 23 Jun

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

Mon 26 Jun

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

…and 6 more dates until 2 Jul

Nell Gywnn

An orange seller turns actress in this raucous comedy about one of the first women to tread the boards – pretty, witty, Nell Gwynn. The favourite of Charles II, Nell makes waves with her performances and demands more and better parts for women, making her mark on the history of theatre! Filled with bawdy song, dazzling…

Fri 23 Jun

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

Mon 26 Jun

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

…and 6 more dates until 2 Jul

Norwich Jazz Club - Jazz Jam

Monthly open Jazz Jam. Join us in the Redwell Maddermarket Theatre Bar for our monthly jam session, where guest performers are invited to sit in with the house trio. Musicians of all ages and experience are welcome, so come on down and have a blow, or relax and listen to some of the city’s finest jazz talent.

…and 3 more dates until 4 Dec

Norwich Jazz Club Presents Deelee Dubé

Norwich Jazz Club presents Deelee Dubé Deelee Dubé (vocals) Renato D'aiello (tenor) Simon Brown (piano) Ivars Galanieks (bass) Alfonso Vitale (drums) We're delighted to welcome Deelee on her debut appearance at Norwich Jazz Club, and where she's joined onstage by collaborator and mentor…

Tue 12 Dec

Norwich Jazz Club Presents Jam Experiment

Norwich Jazz Club presents Jam Experiment Rory Ingham (trombone) Alexander Bone (sax) Toby Comeau (piano) Joe Lee (bass) Jonny Mansfield (drums) Set up in 2014, 'Jam Experiment' have already performed at a number of UK jazz festivals, attracting praise from the likes of Dennis Rollins, Liane…

Tue 19 Sep

Norwich Jazz Club Presents Open Jazz Jam

Monthly open Jazz Jam. Join us in the Redwell Maddermarket Theatre Bar for our monthly jam session, where guest performers are invited to sit in with the house trio. Musicians of all ages and experience are welcome, so come on down and have a blow, or relax and listen to some of the city’s finest jazz talent.

Mon 12 Jun

Norwich Jazz Club Presents Ralph Wyld's "mosaic"

Norwich Jazz Club presents Ralph Wyld's "Mosaic" Ralph Wyld (vibraphone) James Copus (trumpet) Sam Rapley (clarinets) Cecilia Bignall (cello) Misha Mullov-Abbado (bass) Scott Chapman (drums / perc) Having visited the club with Tom Hewson's trio in 2015, it's a real pleasure to welcome back…

Tue 20 Jun

Norwich Jazz Club Presents The Alex Hutton Trio

Norwich Jazz Club presents The Alex Hutton Trio Alex Hutton (piano) Yuri Goloubev (bass) Asaf Sirkis (drums) The trio's set for the evening features compositions from Alex's "Magna Carta Suite", interspersed with their arrangements of familiar jazz standards. Stealing from Palestrina, early…

Tue 22 Aug

Norwich Jazz Club Presents The Freddie Gavita Quartet

Norwich Jazz Club presents The Freddie Gavita Quartet Freddie Gavita (trumpet) Tom Cawley (piano) Calum Gourlay (bass) James Maddren (drums) 2017 is the year in which Freddie releases and promotes his debut album "Transient", whose production was funded with proceeds from a successful Kickstarter…

Tue 17 Oct

Norwich Jazz Club Presents The Tim Kliphuis Trio

Norwich Jazz Club presents The Tim Kliphuis Trio Tim Kliphuis (violin) Nigel Clark (guitar) Roy Percy (bass)) Award-winning violinist Tim Kliphuis is a legend in the Gypsy Jazz world through his work with The Rosenberg Trio, Fapy Lafertin and Angelo Debarre. He has performed at all the major Django…

Tue 14 Nov

Norwich Jazz Club Presents Tina May

Norwich Jazz Club presents Tina May With the Simon Brown Trio An in-demand performer, tutor and workshop leader, Tina May has over a dozen albums to her credit, having recorded and performed with the biggest names in jazz. Her song interpretations, impressive vocal range and vocal improvisations have made her an…

Tue 18 Jul

Redwell Bar

£6–£12 / 01603 620917

Purple Zeppelin

Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin tribute act rolled into one.

Sat 10 Jun

Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Tribute Show

Paul Hopkins steps into the Roy Orbison role with this tribute to the 80s supergroup.

A Salute To Sinatra And The Swing Legends

Award winning singer Matthew Ford is widely regarded as the finest big band singer in the UK, and he is delighted to present this show which celebrates Ol’ Blue Eyes and the Swing Legends. As always his nine piece band will feature the UK’s finest musicians, who with Matt, will perform a comprehensive celebration of…

Schiz By Alexander Banks

Moss Banks Productions presents Schiz by Alexander Banks Benjamin Teel, a paranoid schizophrenic whose mind has been clouded for years with dangerous delusions, believes he is responsible for the murder of millions. Millions who now want him to pay for his sins. Within his mental chaos he finds a singular…

Mon 17 Jul

Wed 19 Jul

Thu 20 Jul

Scratch Shot

Scratch Shot is the staging of fresh new writing from Norfolk's local talent. Enjoy a variety of scripts from sketches to screenplays; comedy to horror and everything in between. You can apply to be a writer or actor at Redduckproduck@gmail.com Or just join us for the brilliant price of £5

Thu 15 Jun

Redwell Bar

£5–£6 / 01603 620917

Scratch Shot - June

REDuck proDUCKtions presents in collaboration with the Maddermarket Theatre. **Scratch Shot – New Writing Evening**** ★★ REDuck producktions presents ‘Scratch Shot’, an evening dedicated to the performance of fresh writing – be it for theatre, screen, radio or just for fun. Experienced and new writers are…

Thu 15 Jun

Redwell Bar

£5 / 01603 620917

St. Gregory's Orchestra

Sunday 11th June 7pm Conductor: Martin Wyatt Overture: *The Italian Girl in Algiers … *Rossini Oboe Concerto Op 7, no 3 … Albinoni Soloist: Terry Edwards Knightsbridge March … Eric Coates Orchestral Suite: *My Fair Lady … *Lerner & Leowe Symphony no 104 (The London) … Haydn Concert given as…

Sun 11 Jun

Sun 3 Dec

Swallows And Amazons

Arthur Ransome’s famous and much-loved children’s classic is brought thrillingly to life in Helen Edmundson’s wonderfully theatrical adaptation, with ‘delightfully catchy and often witty’ (Telegraph) songs by Neil Hannon of The Divine Comedy. When John, Susan, Titty and Roger are granted their wish to set sail…

Fri 18 Aug

Sun 20 Aug

…and 11 more dates until 2 Sep

Swing Time

As seen on BBC TV, Dame Vera Lynn’s Charity Ball & Blackpool Tower Ballroom* The unique *Swing Band show, with Chris Smith from Herb Miller Big Band (Glenn’s brother), plus Tony Bennett’s trombonist, this is sure to be a great night, featuring * *Miller, Sinatra, Basie and Ella. “Swing and Song of the Highest…

Thu 5 Oct

£15–£17 / 01603 620917

T-Rextasy

Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.

Fri 6 Oct

£22.50 / 01603 620917

Taking Steps

The Norwich Players Present Taking Steps by Alan Ayckbourn Described by Ayckbourn as his only true farce, Taking Steps is ingenious, frantic and ‘riotously funny’ (The Guardian). A builder, who has leased his house to Roland, a hard-drinking business tycoon, is now desperate to sell it to him. Roland wants to…

Fri 21 Jul

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

Mon 24 Jul

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

…and 5 more dates until 29 Jul

Theatre De Decadance

The charismatic cabaret sensation, Natalya Umanska, returns with a glitter fuelled show and an opulent cast. Expect an evening of sparkle, wit and glamour featuring performances from Hollywood glamour puss, Marianne Cheesecake. This year, Natalya teams up with her delectable partner in crime, Paul Preston Mills, whilst…

Sat 2 Dec

Twisting The Night Away

TWISTING THE NIGHT AWAY An authentic modern day celebration featuring the powerhouse vocals of retro King SI CRANSTOUN and his band’s blend of Doo Wop, Rock n’ Roll and Rocking Rhythm & Blues. The distinctive tenor highs of Si Cranstoun’s voice echo that of Jackie Wilson and Sam Cooke and the great black…

Thu 6 Jul

Ushers The Front Of House Musical

Sound Ideas Theatre Company presents Ushers, The Front of House Musical Following a working shift in the lives of the stagiest people in the theatre – the front of house staff, portraying the hilarious, ridiculous and frequently moving stories of ice-cream and programme sellers who dare to dream… A preview…

Wed 6 Sep

Thu 7 Sep

Fri 8 Sep

Vocal Jazz Workshop With Tina May

Tuesday 18th July - Vocal Jazz Workshop led by Tina May, with the Simon Brown We're delighted that ahead of her appearance at the club this evening Tina has agreed to lead a vocal jazz workshop. A highly accomplished and experienced performer and tutor, Tina is currently a visiting professor at Leeds College of…

Tue 18 Jul

Weddings, Rings & Other Things - An Afternoon Of Music From The G&s Operas

Join us for an afternoon delight down memory lane with classic songs from Gilbert and Sullivan. Solos, duets, trios and quartets that you will know and love, plus a free tea or coffee and some delightful cakes.

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