Abbey Theatre

Abbey Theatre
Pool Bank Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5DB
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Abbey Players Present "dick Whittington" By Nigel Holmes

Fresh from competing and winning awards in national drama competition, the Abbey Players bring their ever popular pantomime to the Abbey Theatre. In this wonderful adaptation of the story, we find that London is being over run with rats under the control of King Rat. Dick Whittington arrives in town and falls in…

Wed 13 Dec


Thu 14 Dec


Fri 15 Dec


…and 2 more dates until 17 Dec

The Accrington Pals

The Accrington Pals By Peter Whelan Directed by Simon N W Winterman Adults 12.00 and Concessions 10:00 The fourth in our series of World War One Centenary plays, this follows the success of last year’s Private Peaceful. This lyrical, absorbing play, premiered by the RSC, is set in Accrington during 1914-16.

Wed 22 Nov


Thu 23 Nov


Fri 24 Nov


Sat 25 Nov


All England Theatre Festival - Eastern Division Quarter Final

Six award winning teams from the previous round of this national competition go head-to-head to win one of the two places available in the semi-final.

Sat 28 Apr 2018


Beauty And The Beast

January 2018 see’s Sudden Impulse broaden their horizons as they present their very first Pantomime. This new spin on an old tale will take you on a hilarious, fun filled and heart-warming journey with some Panto favourites returning to the Nuneaton stage in 2018. So, what are you waiting for? Book your tickets NOW for…

Tue 9 Jan 2018


Wed 10 Jan 2018


Thu 11 Jan 2018


…and 8 more dates until 20 Jan 2018

Beauty and the Beast

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 9min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Bill Condon
  • Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Emma Thompson, Luke Evans, Ewan McGregor, Josh Gad
  • UK release: 17 March 2017

Belle (Watson) is forced to live with a Beast (Stevens) in this live-action retelling of the 1991 blockbuster. Watson is winsome but feisty, Evans as Gaston is splendid of voice and hilariously odious, McGregor brings much joie de vivre to ‘Be Our Guest’, and it’s an enchantingly realised delight.

Tue 24 Oct


Chorus Of Disapproval By Alan Ayckbourn

Guy Jones joins an amateur operatic society and quickly rises through the ranks and soon finds himself playing the male lead in their production of *The Beggar's Opera. *Whilst doing so he also finds himself thrust into relations with several of the female cast. Tickets £12/£10 7:30pm The Abbey Theatre has a…

Wed 13 Sep


Thu 14 Sep


Fri 15 Sep


Sat 16 Sep


Forbidden Events Ltd Presents "uk's Premier Male Variety Show"

A classy innovative show, FORBIDDEN NIGHTS brings a full theatre style production to The Abbey Theatre with a troupe of professionally trained performers, hand-picked from around the UK with charisma, undeniable talent, sparkling personality and honed physiques in equal measure. They can sing, they can dance and they…

Wed 11 Oct


Forbidden Nights

Forbidden Nights is made up of a male vocalist, aerial artist, pole performer and fire act all with an element of strip tease – think Cirque du Soleil meets Magic Mike.

Wed 11 Oct


  • 19:30

Funhouse Christmas Comedy Special: Markus Birdman, John Scott, Ben Briggs & Barry Dodds

Headliner: Markus Birdman Supported by: John Scott & Ben Briggs Compere: Barry Dodds ***Please be advised that occasionally the line up can change***

Fri 22 Dec


Funhouse Comedy Club

Christmas Special

Fri 22 Sep


Fri 17 Nov


Fri 22 Dec


Funhouse Comedy Club: Nathan Caton, Julian Deane, David Tsonos & Barry Dodds

Headliner: Nathan Caton Supported by: Julian Deane & David Tsonos Compere: Barry Dodds ***Please be advised that occasionally the line up can change***

Fri 17 Nov


Funhouse Comedy Club: Paddy Lennox, Steve Harris, Peter Brush & Ben Van Der Velde

Headliner: Paddy Lennox Supported by: Steve Harris & Peter Brush Compere: Ben Van Der Velde ***Please be advised that occasionally the line up can change***

Fri 22 Sep



  • 5 stars
  • 1984
  • US
  • 1h 45min
  • 12
  • Directed by: Ivan Reitman
  • Written by: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis
  • Cast: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis

Three disgraced parapsychology researchers team up to fight spooks. An efficiently-managed plot, solid jokes, a cast let off the leash – Murray in particular – and thrilling and imaginative effects combine in a masterful balance of respect for the sci-fi genre and mockery of it; sly humour and wide-eyed wonder; star…

Tue 10 Oct


Masqueraders Theatrical Society Presents "the Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe"

A musical adaptation of C.S. Lewis' classic tale of 4 evacuees who find the magical world of Narnia through a wardrobe.

Tue 7 Nov


Wed 8 Nov


Thu 9 Nov


…and 2 more dates until 11 Nov

Nac Presents "jimmy Cricket Laughter Show"

Classic comedy from the family favourite, Jimmy Cricket, with support from local magician Matt Redmond and dancers from Kelly’s School of Dance

Sun 22 Oct


Nac Presents "the Night! - Jersey Guys"


Sun 8 Oct


Naods Presents "sister Act"

Its time to rejoice. Sister Act is coming to town and ready to put the Nun into Nuneaton! Deloris Van Cartier is an aspiring singer in Philadelphia, where she is auditioning to perform at her gangster boyfriends nightclub. Deloris believes that Curtis is going to introduce her to a big producer, but is upset when he…

Wed 18 Oct


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Sat 21 Oct


Neville Rumble

A film by Richard Miller & Lee Price. Neville Rumble is a man who struggles to fit into society but see it more as the world's problem than his own. His life takes a very strange turn when he meets Lucy Springer at a people skills training course.

Sat 28 Oct


The Rocky Horror Picture Show

  • 4 stars
  • 1975
  • UK
  • 1h 40min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jim Sharman
  • Written by: Richard O'Brien, Jim Sharman
  • Cast: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Nell Campbell, Jonathan Adams, Peter Hinwood, Meat Loaf, Charles Gray

The cult film to end all others, this rock spoof on old horror movies has created a breed of Rocky Horror crazies, and packs them in at late shows everywhere. The film has its moments, and Curry is splendidly camp as the bisexual Frank N Furter.

Wed 1 Nov


Sinatra Spectacular

Vic Clements and a 20 piece big band performs classic hits, such as My Way, Witchcraft, Night and Day, Come Fly With Me and many more.

Sun 24 Sep


Sing-a-long Mamma Mia

  • 2008
  • UK/US
  • 1h 48min
  • Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
  • Cast: Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Dominic Cooper, Julie Walters, Christine Baranski

Help drown out Pierce Brosan's parts by belting along with the popular musical.

Thu 21 Sep


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 2h 13min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Gareth Edwards
  • Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jonathan Aris
  • UK release: 16 December 2016

Troublemaker Jyn Erso (Jones) and Rebel intelligence officer Cassian Andor (Luna) lead a rag crew across the galaxy to make contact with Death Star chief engineer Galen (Mikkelsen), Jyn's dad. This is Star Wars from the trenches, with sensational battle scenes and great performances from Jones and Luna.

Thu 21 Dec


Talon Music Ltd Presents "and Finally… Phil Collins"

'And Finally… Phil Collins’ are recognised throughout the industry as the market leaders and definitive Phil Collins & Genesis tribute show. Now, celebrating their ‘10th Anniversary’ year together, this truly amazing eleven piece band which includes the ‘And Finally Horns’ faithfully re-create all the classic…

Sat 23 Sep


Yellowstone Events Presents "viva Neil Diamond"

Bob Drury returns to the Abbey Theatre with his highly acclaimed one-man show that celebrates five decades of hits from the legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond. A brand new show for 2017 bursting with Neil Diamond gems! All the hits including Sweet Caroline, Forever in Blue Jeans, Love on the Rocks, Cracklin' Rosie…

Fri 27 Oct


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