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 17 events at this location

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The Ballad of Paragon Station

Written and performed by Hester Arden Ullyart. One woman ‘spoken word’ show. “ It’s the middle of the night and four people are still awake in a Northern City. One is escaping, one is returning and two used to be lovers.” Funny, intimate story about a generation of millennials trying to find the everything in nothing…

Thu 21 Jun

Studio

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 01482 323638

Fri 22 Jun

Studio

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 01482 323638

Black Men Walking

Black Men Walking is dedicated to the stories of Black Men's walking group, who meet the first Saturday of every month, but this one is different…. Part of the Revolution Mix programme, which aims to place "the black narrative at the heart of British theatre" and explore the hidden stories of Black British History.

Tue 27 Feb

Studio

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 01482 323638

Wed 28 Feb

Studio

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 01482 323638

Thu 1 Mar

Studio

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 01482 323638

…and 2 more dates until 3 Mar

The Bold Knights of Britain

'A mash up of This is England meets Monty Python. It's a raucous black comedy about extremism, terrorism and feeling lost.'

Tue 20 Feb

Studio

£9 / 01482 323638

Wed 21 Feb

Studio

£9 / 01482 323638

Thu 22 Feb

Studio

£9 / 01482 323638

…and 2 more dates until 24 Feb

Brighton Rock

Still under development (no running time yet) A murder thriller adapted from the book of the same name. Following the story of love, murder and gang relationship within Brighton in the 1930’s. http://pilot-theatre.com/performance/brighton-rock/about-the-show

Tue 20 Mar

£11–£21.50 (£8–£18.50; Children £8–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Wed 21 Mar

£11–£21.50 (£8–£18.50; Children £8–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Thu 22 Mar

£11–£21.50 (£8–£18.50; Children £8–£18.50) / 01482 323638

…and 2 more dates until 24 Mar

Dark Winter

A murder thriller set on the streets of Hull based on the book of the same name. Following a detective while he solves three connected murders in the familiar streets of Hull. Still under development.

Tue 13 Mar

Studio

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 01482 323638

Wed 14 Mar

Studio

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 01482 323638

Thu 15 Mar

Studio

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 01482 323638

…and 2 more dates until 17 Mar

Great Adventures In Storyland

DETAILS Each session lasts approximately 30 – 45 minutes. Free arts stories are missing beginnings, ends, pages, maps and clues and we need your help to save the stories. We can’t wait to use our imaginations, make new friends and go on exciting adventures with you!

Sat 20 Jan

£4 / 01482 323638

Wed 24 Jan

£4 / 01482 323638

Sat 17 Feb

£4 / 01482 323638

…and 4 more dates until 28 Jul

Michael Rosen's Chocolate Cake

this scrumptious musical follows the story of two brothers as they solve the mystery of the disappearing chocolate cake! It's a chocolaty musical adaptation of the poem we're going on a bear hunt! https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=7BxQLITdOOc

Sat 26 May

£0–£10 / 01482 323638

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Z Theatre Company Do you love the sesh? Do you love Shakespeare? Ever wondered what might have been if the Bard was a 21st-century raver? On the fringes of the maddest party all summer, love and mischief entangles ravers who have no idea what kind of magic has hit them. Swap lutes for bassline, ruffs for bucket hats;…

Tue 17 Apr

£11–£21.50 (£11–£18.50; Children £11–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Wed 18 Apr

£11–£21.50 (£11–£18.50; Children £11–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Thu 19 Apr

£11–£21.50 (£11–£18.50; Children £11–£18.50) / 01482 323638

…and 2 more dates until 21 Apr

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Tue 17 Apr

£11–£21.50 (£11–£18.50; Children £11–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Wed 18 Apr

£11–£21.50 (£11–£18.50; Children £11–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Thu 19 Apr

£11–£21.50 (£11–£18.50; Children £11–£18.50) / 01482 323638

…and 2 more dates until 21 Apr

National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

A bold reimagining of Tennessee Williams Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Sienna Miller alongside Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.

Tue 1 May

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £11) / 01482 323638

National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar

  • 2018
  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Cast: Ben Whishaw, Michelle Fairley

Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius in Nicholas Hytner’s production of Shakespeare's political drama.

Thu 22 Mar

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £11) / 01482 323638

Nina

After a sell out run at the Unity Theatre Liverpool Nina is coming to Hull! This soulful performance explores the singer Nina Simones part in the Civil Rights movement. in the 60's. The show also explores her personal struggles within her relationship with Josette Bushell-Mingo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEYZRwtJHIs

Wed 14 Mar

£14–£19 (£11–£16) / 01482 323638

Thu 15 Mar

£14–£19 (£11–£16) / 01482 323638

Red Riding Hood and The Wolf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQxxrGlEPfg One woman show, creates characters by animating dolls, stuffed animals and household objects – DIY puppetry. Tells the story from the point of view of the Wolf. Running Time: 50 minutes. 3 star review Time Out

Tue 27 Mar

Studio

£9 / 01482 323638

Wed 28 Mar

Studio

£9 / 01482 323638

Thu 29 Mar

Studio

£9 / 01482 323638

Red Riding Hood and The Wolf

Time for bed. Tuck yourself in. This is where Robyn’s story begins. How can they expect her to sleep at a time like this? She takes a book and starts to read. But she can’t relate to Red Riding Hood, sugar and spice and all things nice. There are two sides to every tale, and that is not how this one goes! What if the Big…

Tue 27 Mar

Times vary / £0–£10 / 01482 323638

Wed 28 Mar

Times vary / £0–£10 / 01482 323638

Thu 29 Mar

Times vary / £0–£10 / 01482 323638

Royal Shakespeare Company: Macbeth

  • 2018

Shakespeare’s psychological thriller starring Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack.

Fri 20 Apr

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £11) / 01482 323638

Turning the Tide

2018 is 50 years since the Triple Trawler Tragedy. Multi-media performance. Involves spoken word, projected image, testimony, archive footage, storytelling and singing duo Hissyfit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljyTjOKCdQ4

Tue 6 Feb

Studio

£14 (£12; Children £12) / 01482 323638

Wed 7 Feb

Studio

£14 (£12; Children £12) / 01482 323638

Thu 8 Feb

Studio

£14 (£12; Children £12) / 01482 323638

…and 2 more dates until 10 Feb

Whisky Galore

Flora Bellerby's adaptation of Compton Mackenzie's famous comic novel of life on a Hebridean island.

Wed 2 May

£11–£21.50 (£1–£18.50; Children £11–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Thu 3 May

£11–£21.50 (£1–£18.50; Children £11–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Fri 4 May

£11–£21.50 (£1–£18.50; Children £11–£18.50) / 01482 323638

…and 6 more dates until 12 May

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