Hull Truck Theatre

Hull Truck Theatre
50 Ferensway, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU2 8LB
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Hull Truck Theatre

If you like theatre, you'll like Hull Truck. This venue supports theatrical works of all kinds, be they small, intimate performances or larger productions, and has a reputation in the local area for its high-quality programming.

As the venue's own website states, 'through an extensive community engagement programme and commitment to growing the next generation of exceptional talent, Hull Truck uses its unique resources to bring local people, artists and audiences closer together.'

Events at this venue

There are 29 events at this location

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Ain't Misbehavin'

A romp through 30s and 40s jazz sounds, inspired by the Hot Club de France.

Wed 12 Jul

Studio

£11.50 / 01482 323638

The Bakers' Wife

Musical comedy about a middle-aged baker, whose wife leaves him for a local heartthrob.

Tue 18 Jul

£15 (£12) / 01482 323638

Wed 19 Jul

£15 (£12) / 01482 323638

Thu 20 Jul

£15 (£12) / 01482 323638

…and 2 more dates until 22 Jul

Bang Said The Gun

Poetry for people who don't like poetry, featuring new and fresh talent every time.

Fri 28 Jul

£16.50 / 01482 323638

BBC Writersroom Roadshow

Meet the people who wade through the 10,000 scripts submitted to the BBC every year, and hear about what they look for in a script. They'll also be talking about the new 'Scotland Writes' programme, a writing development initiative from the BBC.

Fri 26 May

Free / 01482 323638

Binker & Moses

MOBO Best Jazz album winners Binker & Moses.

Sat 15 Jul

Studio

£11.50 / 01482 323638

A Christmas Carol

Dickens' festive fable.

Fri 1 Dec

£9–£21.50 (£4–£18.50; Children £6–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Sat 2 Dec

£9–£21.50 (£4–£18.50; Children £6–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Tue 5 Dec

£9–£21.50 (£4–£18.50; Children £6–£18.50) / 01482 323638

…and 23 more dates until 6 Jan 2018

Courtney Pine

Contemporary jazz saxophonist.

Sat 15 Jul

£22 / 01482 323638

The Drowsy Chaperone

Tony award-winning show, in which a musical theatre fan's favourite cast album comes to life in his living room.

Wed 5 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Thu 6 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Fri 7 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Sat 8 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Family Open Day

A day of free family activities at the theatre. Take a tour behind the scenes, take part in sound and lighting demonstrations, have your face painted, get arty at the craft table, try on costumes and have fun in the photo booth.

Sat 29 Jul

01482 323638

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Finlay McGuigan's Adventures

Join Finlay McGuigan for a week of creative fun in Storyland. Listen to his tales, make up your own and get crafty with Fin and his team of helpers.

Sat 27 May

Studio

£3; Children £3 / 01482 323638

Sat 24 Jun

Studio

£3; Children £3 / 01482 323638

Sat 29 Jul

Studio

£3; Children £3 / 01482 323638

…and 3 more dates until 28 Oct

First Time Out

First Time Out gives artists the chance to share new work as it develops and audience a chance to be among the very first people to see this work and input their thoughts at a key stage of the creative process. It could be anything from a rehearsed reading of a new play, a scratch performance or a preview. Following the…

Thu 25 May

Studio

£5 / 01482 323638

James Graham Workshop

Award-winning playwright James Graham shares his thoughts and some practical skills. Booking is essential.

Fri 26 May

£10 / 01482 323638

James Wilson-Taylor: Ginger is the New Black

  • 3 stars

A musical history of the redhead from James Wilson-Taylor.

Sat 24 Jun

Studio

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Lady Macbeth

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 89 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: William Oldroyd
  • Cast: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Naomi Ackie

Katherine (Pugh) is a young bride shackled to a middle-aged man; when left alone in the grand manor house she begins an affair with a stable-hand (Jarvis) and it all goes downhill. Restrained, compulsively watchable debut feature with a chilling, droll performance from Pugh as the wicked but compelling Katherine.

Wed 14 Jun

Studio

£6 (£5–£6) / 01482 323638

Mighty Atoms

A play inspired by Hull's original Mighty Atom, world champion boxer Barbara Buttrick.

Thu 8 Jun

£9–£21.50 (£1–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Fri 9 Jun

£9–£21.50 (£1–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Sat 10 Jun

£9–£21.50 (£1–£18.50) / 01482 323638

…and 15 more dates until 1 Jul

National Theatre Live: Coriolanus

  • 2014

Josie Rourke directs Shakespeare's infamous Rome-set tragedy of politics and revenge about a war hero, who must face an angry people threatened with famine. Starring Tom Hiddleston in the demanding title role.

Wed 11 Oct

Studio

£13 (£11) / 01482 323638

National Theatre Live: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and David Haig star in Tom Stoppard's situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London. David Leveaux's new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play that made a young Tom Stoppard's name overnight.

Mon 29 May

Studio

£13 (£11) / 01482 323638

Thu 1 Jun

Studio

£13 (£11) / 01482 323638

Thu 27 Jul

Studio

£13 (£11) / 01482 323638

Fri 28 Jul

Studio

£13 (£11) / 01482 323638

Nerija

Hip hop, hi-life and Afrobeat-inspired jazz sounds.

Sat 15 Jul

Studio

£11.50 / 01482 323638

Wed 16 Aug

£9–£14 (£4–£11) / 01482 323638

Thu 17 Aug

£9–£14 (£4–£11) / 01482 323638

Fri 18 Aug

£9–£14 (£4–£11) / 01482 323638

Sat 19 Aug

£9–£14 (£4–£11) / 01482 323638

The Pass

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 88 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ben A Williams
  • Cast: Russell Tovey, Arinzé Kene, Lisa McGrillis
  • UK release: 9 December 2016

Jason (Tovey) is a footballer who shares a kiss with friend and teammate Ade (Kene) the night before their first team debut, a moment which affects their lives and careers. Ten years are covered in three acts; Tovey and Kene are both impressive, and the theatrical setup is sufficiently full of incident and insight not to…

Sat 17 Jun

Studio

£6 (£5–£6) / 01482 323638

Richard III

Shakespeare's sombre drama. 2017 marks twenty-five years of Northern Broadsides, and this co-production with Hull Truck Theatre brings the celebrated company back to its roots, when it staged Richard III as its first play in the Marina Boatshed in Hull.

Thu 25 May

£11–£21.50 (£1–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Fri 26 May

£11–£21.50 (£1–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Sat 27 May

£11–£21.50 (£1–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Roots and Routes: 24 Hour Plays

An exploration of the theme of roots and routes, featuring 30 artists, four plays and 24 hours.

Sat 27 May

Studio

£5 / 01482 323638

Royal Shakespeare Company: Antony & Cleopatra

  • 2017
  • UK
  • 177 min
  • Directed by: Iqbal Khan
  • Cast: Josette Simon, Antony Byrne
  • UK release: 27 May 2017

Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends.

Wed 31 May

Studio

£13 (£11) / 01482 323638

Sebastian Giniaux Trio & The Grimaldi Quartet

Guitarist Giniaux is joined by the gypsy jazz group.

Fri 14 Jul

Studio

£11.50 / 01482 323638

Sex Cells

Bittersweet comedy about motherhood set in a busy call centre selling sex toys.

Tue 27 Jun

Studio

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Wed 28 Jun

Studio

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Thu 29 Jun

Studio

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

…and 2 more dates until 1 Jul

Small Worlds

A performance from Mimika Theatre that takes place within a white canvas dome, combining animation, music and puppetry to tell six interweaving stories.

Sat 3 Jun

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

The Snake Davis Band

Mainstream jazz, soul, funk and pop by the well-travelled saxophonist and band.

Tue 11 Jul

£19 / 01482 323638

Stun and Stay Showcase

Theatrical discussions focusing on collaborations in the North West and Yorkshire.

Thu 25 May

Studio

Free / 01482 323638

The Transfiguration

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 97 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Michael O'Shea
  • Cast: Eric Ruffin, Chloe Levine, Aaron Clifton Moten
  • UK release: 21 April 2017

Lonely orphan teenager Milo (Ruffin) lives with his war veteran brother (Moten) in a housing project; obsessed with vampire lore, he meets Sophie (Levine), a fellow orphan and outsider. Low-key, staunchly realistic take on vampirism as a metaphor for how violence operates in teen lives, soldily acted, imaginative and…

Tue 30 May

Studio

£6 (£5–£6) / 01482 323638

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