Adam Smith Theatre

Adam Smith Theatre
Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1 1ET
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2Faced Dance Company: Dreaming In Code

“Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?” Alfred Lord Tennyson Award-winning choreographer Tamsin Fitzgerald and Eddie Kay for Frantic Assembly present Dreaming In Code, an explosive and visceral double-bill performed by one of the UK’s most innovative dance companies. a breath-taking collision of…

Fri 15 Apr

£9.50 (£8; Children £8) / 01592 583302

Angel Anne Psychic Medium

Angel Anne is a third generation medium and is regularly featured in national press, radio and T.V. she has a bubbly and lively personality, and her humour comes across while she works. She will take those receiving a communication from the unseen world on a trip down memory lane. She brings forth the characteristics and…

Thu 19 May

£17.50 (£15) / 01592 583302

At The Mountains Of Madness

Icarus Theatre Collective brings you the first theatre adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s chilling 1931 masterpiece At the Mountains of Madness. For nearly a century, this cornerstone of Weird fiction has thrilled readers with its tale of a disastrous expedition to Antarctica, and the awful implications of what was discovered…

Thu 25 Feb

£12 (£10; Children £10) / 01592 583302

Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer

Broadcast LIVE from the Garrick Theatre in London (similar to the hugely popular NT Live) Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborneʼs modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as…

Sun 16 Oct

Canned Laughter

Starring Allan Stewart, Andy Gray and Grant Stott, three of Scotland’s most enduringly popular comedians, Canned Laughter tells the tale of friendship, ambition and regret. And, of course, comedy. Lots and lots of comedy. It’s the 1980s and funnymen Alec, Angus and Rory are one of Scotland’s top comedy acts. Now hitting…

Wed 9 Mar

£22 (£18.50; Children £18.50) / 01592 583302

Thu 10 Mar

£22 (£18.50; Children £18.50) / 01592 583302

Fri 11 Mar

Sat 12 Mar

£22 / 01592 583302

£22 (£18.50; Children £18.50) / 01592 583302

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Chris Ramsey: All Growed Up

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations inspired by being Ramsey's realisation that he's not a kid anymore.

Sun 17 Apr

Class Clowns

Come and support Fife’s funniest teens as they take to the stage in Scotland’s only comedy newcomer competition for high-school students. Watch the next generation of comedy superstars battle it out in Fife for a place in the final of Class Clowns 2016 at the Edinburgh Fringe this August. With special guest judges and a…

Sat 23 Apr

Craig Campbell: Don't Look Down

Observational humour from the charismatic Canadian stand-up, who mines his woes for laughs including stories about the aggressive arthritis, which is destroying his joints.

Dad's Army

  • 3 stars
  • 2015
  • UK
  • 60 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Oliver Parker
  • Written by: David Croft, Hamish McColl, Jimmy Perry
  • Cast: Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Bill Paterson, Blake Harrison, Tom Courtenay, Daniel Mays, Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • UK release: 5 February 2016

The Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea find a German spy in their midst – don't panic, indeed. Faithful but strangely pointless recreation of the classic sitcom, in which fine actors like Jones, Nighy, Gambon etc only succeed in being inferior imitations of the originals. Like the characters themselves, brave but ultimately…

Fri 1 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 583302

Dial M For Murder

Tony is convinced his wife is having an affair. We watch mesmerised at Tony’s precision in planning what must surely be the perfect murder … until it falters in the most unexpected way. Following two brilliant productions last year, Talking Scarlet return to Adam Smith with a claustrophobic and frightening new version of…

Tue 15 Mar

£16.50 (£15; Children £15) / 01592 583302

Wed 16 Mar

£16.50 (£15; Children £15) / 01592 583302

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The Dime Notes

The band perform 1920s New Orleans jazz, stomp and swing.

Sat 26 Mar

£14 (£12; Children £12) / 01592 583302

Fife Jazz Festival 2016: Rose Room

Part of Fife Jazz Fesitval With special guests Capella String Quartet and Konrad Wiszniewski The hottest ticket in Scotland right now! Classy vintage swing and gypsy jazz played by a band that combines brilliant musicianship and warm personality. Fronted by Fife’s own ‘dazzling’ fiddle player and sophisticated songstress…

Sat 13 Feb

Fife Jazz Festival 2016: The Big Chris Barber Band

Part of FIFE JAZZ FESTIVAL “It’s incredible,” is what audiences and critics say about the gold standard that this jazz master is setting in 2016. At 84, he’s the bright front man he’s always been, and he sets the musical quality bar on high. Apart from Wynton Marsalis, there’s no-one playing classic jazz at this level.

Funbox: Superheroes

The gang become superheroes in their latest sing-a-long adventure.

Fri 8 Apr

£13; £15 (Family £11.50) / 01592 583302

Sat 9 Apr

Sun 10 Apr

Grandma

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • US
  • 79 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Paul Weitz
  • Cast: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden
  • UK release: 11 December 2015

When 18-year-old Sage (Garner) becomes pregnant and decides to have an abortion, she turns to her trash-talking poet grandmother Elle (Tomlin) and the two embark on a road trip. Salty but sensitively shot indie gem with a hoot of a performance from Tomlin and an excellent cast.

Sun 21 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 583302

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Jango Starr: One Man Shoe

Family show about bumbling theatre caretaker Jango, who is thrust into the limelight as he finds out how to transform himself into a star.

Kads In The Studio

Get ready to laugh, cry – and maybe even dance – as KADS return with another entertaining evening of short plays in our bistro setting. Drinks and refreshments will be on sale. www.kadsdrama.co.uk

Fri 12 Feb

Sat 13 Feb

Kdy G & S - Hms Pinafore

The topsy-turvy world of Gilbert & Sullivan is beautifully illustrated in their sparkling nautical comic opera HMS Pinafore. A satirical tale of forbidden love and shocking revelations of class and identity, it’s one of the most enduringly popular of Gilbert and Sullivan’s great comic creations. With glorious music…

Thu 3 Mar

£14 (£13; Children £6) / 01592 583302

Fri 4 Mar

£14 (£13; Children £6) / 01592 583302

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live: Romeo And Juliet

Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden, Lily James and Sir Derek Jacobi in this new production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

Kymt - Legally Blonde - The Musical

Following the record-breaking sell-out run of Grease last year, this talented group of young people are back with Legally Blonde. Based on the Reese Witherspoon film, the London production opened in 2009 starring Sheridan Smith and won the Olivier award for best new musical. Follow the story of sorority president, college…

Thu 18 Feb

£12 (£9; Children £9) / 01592 583302

Fri 19 Feb

£12 (£9; Children £9) / 01592 583302

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Ladyboys Of Bangkok - Forever Yours…x

EARLYBIRD OFFER - 2 for 1 TICKETS - 1st 50 CUSTOMERS FOR 31 AUG. THIS OFFER IS ONLY AVAILABLE VIA THE BOX OFFICE AND VALID UNTIL 31 MAY. Energetic, exotic and completely unpredictable – those sensationally glamorous LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK are back with a dazzling new production of the country’s most spectacular and funniest…

Thu 1 Sep

£25 (£22; Children £22) / 01592 583302

Fri 2 Sep

£25 (£22; Children £22) / 01592 583302

Sat 3 Sep

£25 (£22; Children £22) / 01592 583302

Malcolm Middleton

Ex-Arab Strap guitarist Middleton, wallows in his own miserable life to curiously uplifting effect.

Sat 7 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01592 583302

Morgan & West : Parlour Tricks

Time travelling magic duo Morgan & West present a brand new show chock full of jaw dropping, brain bursting, gasp eliciting feats of magic. The dashing chaps offer up a plateful of illusion and impossibility, all served with wit, charm and no small amount of panache. Be sure to wear a hat – Morgan & West might…

Sat 16 Apr

Morgan & West Utterly Spiffing Magic Show

Time travelling Victorian magic duo Morgan & West unload another boxful of bafflement and impossibility. Witness a mountain of mysterious magic, a hatful of hyper-reality, and of course a truck full of tricks and tea. (Sadly there are no actual mountains or trucks on stage during the show, Mr West simply would not…

National Theatre Live: As You Like It

  • 2016
  • 12A

Shakespeare’s comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind.

Sat 27 Feb

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Nt Live : Hangmen - Encore Screening

Following a sell-out run at London’s Royal Court Theatre, Olivier and Academy Award® winner Martin McDonagh (The Pillowman, The Cripple of Inishmaan, In Bruges) returns to the West End with Matthew Dunster’s award-winning production of his deeply funny new play Hangmen, broadcast live to cinemas by National Theatre Live.

Thu 17 Mar

Parton Sings Parton

A journey through the life and music of Dolly Parton, performed by surname-sharing Stella Parton.

Sun 28 Feb

Paula O'Brien: A Phone Call From Heaven

Rising star in the psychic world (wonder if she saw it in a vision) tours Scotland letting others speak to those in heaven.

Puppet Animation Festival: Anonymouse

In a hole in the wall of a timber house, on the edge of a wood, there lives a mouse… as the seasons unfold with sensory poems (told by a very small, very shy, furry little poet) we meet a writer who has come to the woods for inspiration, and finds the greatest things in the tiniest of spaces. Musical, tactile, curious and…

Puppet Animation Festival: Duvet Day

We’re staying in bed all day. So put on your snuggliest pyjamas, bring your very best toy and crawl inside the blanket fort to play – it’s duvet day! Packed with puppets and original stories to share with your little ones in a multi-sensory theatre experience. www.oldsaw.co.uk Running time 30mins with 15mins play

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Puppet Animation Festival: The Worm - An Underground Adventure

Join Wilma and William, two nature lovers, on a journey underground as they discover a family of friendly, musical worms and their colourful miniature world. With laugh-out-loud songs, The Worm is full of fun musical tales guaranteed to make everyone giggle, wiggle and love the squirmy wonders beneath our feet. After the…

Snoopy & Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • US
  • 93 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Steve Martino
  • Written by: Bryan Schulz, Charles M. Schulz
  • Cast: Francesca Capaldi, Madisyn Shipman, Noah Schnapp
  • UK release: 21 December 2015

Charlie Brown (Schnapp) is an anxious schoolboy who wants to impress a cute red-haired girl, but only his inspirational dog Snoopy can show him the way. Reverential, crowd-pleasing animation which scores by keeping the stakes small and the scale personal, with some exhilarating set-pieces as Snoopy pursues his Red Baron…

Sun 21 Feb

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

  • 5 stars
  • 2015
  • US
  • 136 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: JJ Abrams
  • Written by: Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt
  • Cast: John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker
  • UK release: 17 December 2015

From the ashes of the Empire, the villainous First Order rises up to destroy Luke Skywalker (Hamill) – but where is he? Fans can rejoice: Episode VII is sensational and surprisingly emotional, with a finely-crafted script and effects that never overpower the performances. Star Wars is back in a big way.

Fri 12 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 583302

Sunset Song

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • 135 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Terence Davies
  • Written by: Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Terence Davies
  • Cast: Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan, Kevin Guthrie
  • UK release: 15 October 2015

Adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon's novel about Chris Guthrie (Deyn), a bright and able young woman in north-east Scotland in the early years of the last century. Plaintive but rigorously unsentimental; Deyn's tender performance is a revelation and the film has the force to linger and grow in the memory.

Sun 7 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 583302

Tae Sup Wi' A Fifer (1)

Tae Sup Wi’ a Fifer is hosted and programmed by Fife’s very own James Yorkston. This session will feature: Martin Carthy Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) Geoff Hattersley

Sat 5 Mar

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Tae Sup Wi' A Fifer (2)

Tae Sup Wi’ a Fifer is hosted and programmed by Fife’s very own James Yorkston. This session will feature: Linton Kwesi Johnson Kathryn Joseph Adam Ross - (Randolph's Leap)

Sat 9 Apr

Tae Sup Wi' A Fifer (3)

Tae Sup Wi’ a Fifer is hosted and programmed by Fife’s very own James Yorkston. Following the successful series last Autumn, which featured sold-out shows and guests such as Karine Polwart and Steve Mason, James returns to curate another set of fascinating musical collaborations. This session will include: Yorkston Thorne…

Sat 7 May

Tell Me On A Sunday

  • Directed by: Tamara Harvey
  • Written by: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Marti Webb stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's one-act song cycle about a young English girl in America, and her romantic trials and tribulations.

Tue 31 May

Tom Stade: You’re Welcome!

The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.

Wed 13 Apr

Victor Frankenstein

  • 2 stars
  • 2015
  • US
  • 109 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Paul McGuigan
  • Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay
  • UK release: 25 September 2015

In Victorian London, circus freak Igor (Radcliffe) is rescued by the titular scientist (McAvoy), who he plans to bring life to dead flesh. Seemingly pieced together from previous adaptations, this mish-mash never finds itself and despite Radcliffe's conviction and McAvoy's energy it wastes its ideas.

Wed 10 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 583302

Where You're Meant To Be

A collaboration between lo-fi pop raconteur Aidan Moffat (Arab Strap) and filmmaker Paul Fegan as they tour Scotland documenting their journey. These live shows will be part ceilidh, part poetry recital, part gig featuring local guests along the way.

Wed 6 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 583302

Zoe Lyons : Work In Progress

It’s a well known fact that Fifers have the best sense of humour, so star of Live at The Apollo, Mock the Week and The John Bishop Show, Zoe Lyons will road testing some brand new material when she makes her debut appearance at That's Fife. Expect her trademark high energy routines, all before anyone else has a chance to…

Sat 23 Apr

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