Hull Truck Theatre

Hull Truck Theatre
50 Ferensway, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU2 8LB
  • Telephone 01482 323638
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  • Website www.hulltruck.co.uk
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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 33 events at this location

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Abigail's Party

Comedy based on the classic Mike Leigh film.

Thu 27 Sep

£9–£23.50 (£9–£20.50; Children £9–£20.50) / 01482 323638

Fri 28 Sep

£9–£23.50 (£9–£20.50; Children £9–£20.50) / 01482 323638

Sat 29 Sep

£9–£23.50 (£9–£20.50; Children £9–£20.50) / 01482 323638

…and 15 more dates until 20 Oct

Are We There Yet?

In their new show, Hull Truck Theatre’s Act III members explore the huge social changes they’ve lived through and how that’s played out in their personal lives.

Thu 28 Jun

£8 (£5) / 01482 323638

Fri 29 Jun

£8 (£5) / 01482 323638

Sat 30 Jun

£8 (£5) / 01482 323638

The Ballad of Paragon Station

One woman spoken word show. written and performed by Hester Arden Ullyart.

Fri 22 Jun

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Beach Body Ready

Join The Roaring Girls as they smash their way though ingrained fears, toxic advertising and discover just how you can lose 11lbs instantly. A defiantly feel good show which sticks two fingers up to everything the media said you should look like.

Wed 18 Jul

£12 (£10) / 01482 323638

Thu 19 Jul

£12 (£10) / 01482 323638

Camilla George Quartet

London-based sax player, composer and teacher who studied with Jean Toussaint (among other) and has played in Courtney Pine's Venus Warriors.

Sat 21 Jul

Studio

£11.50 (£5–£11.50) / 01482 323638

Cleveland Watkiss: VocalSuite

The award-winning jazz vocalist performs an exclusive a cappella improvisation set.

Thu 19 Jul

£11.50 (£5–£11.50) / 01482 323638

Also a performance of Hull's Freedom Chorus singing What If…?

Denys Baptiste

Contemporary jazz saxophonist who has collaborated with artists including Marvin 'Smitty' Smith, Courtney Pine, Julian Joseph and Steve Williamson and is a previous winner of the Mercury 'Music Album Of The Year' and MOBO award for 'Best Jazz Act'.

Sat 21 Jul

£16 (Students £6) / 01482 323638

  • 21:00

The Dime Notes

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

Sat 21 Jul

Studio

£14 (£5–£14) / 01482 323638

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Sun 18 Nov

£21.50 / 01482 323638

Germaine Greer: Women for Life on Earth

The controversial Australian author and media personality takes to the stage for a candid discussion.

Wed 27 Jun

£14 / 01482 323638

Great Adventures In Storyland

The Story Menders are back; stories are missing beginnings, ends, pages, maps and clues and they need your help to save the stories. Suitable for ages 3–6 and their families.

Sat 28 Jul

£4 / 01482 323638

Jean Toussaint

Contemporary jazz by the New York-based saxophonist and his accompanying musicians.

Fri 16 Nov

£16 / 01482 323638

Studio

£15 (£5–£15) / 01482 323638

Jeremy Hardy

Jeremy Hardy is in his 4th decade as a stand-up. That’s a more dramatic way of saying he started 34 years ago and, without a lottery win, probably has at least another 34 years to go. In 2014, the tenth series of Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation was broadcast on Radio 4 and more recently his brand-new series Jeremy Hardy…

Sat 15 Sep

£15 (£4–£15) / 01482 323638

Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

Sat 15 Sep

£16 / 01482 323638

  • 19:30

Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales: The Ginger Snapped

Drag comedy show from Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales.

Tue 20 Nov

£19 / 01482 323638

Les Miserables: Schools Edition

The world’s most popular musical, as performed by Park Street’s Open Musical Theatre Students up to the age 20.

Wed 25 Jul

£10–£14 (£10–£12; Children £12) / 01482 323638

Thu 26 Jul

£10–£14 (£10–£12; Children £12) / 01482 323638

Fri 27 Jul

£10–£14 (£10–£12; Children £12) / 01482 323638

Sat 28 Jul

£10–£14 (£10–£12; Children £12) / 01482 323638

Liza Pulman Sings Streisand

Liza Pulman pays homage to the great Barbra Streisand.

Sat 7 Jul

£20 (£18) / 01482 323638

  • 19:30

Macbeth

The Scottish Play. Presented by RSC Associate Schools Festival.

Tue 10 Jul

£5 / 01482 323638

Wed 11 Jul

£5 / 01482 323638

Marcus Brigstocke - Devil May Care

A new stand-up show from the multi award-winning comedian who decides it is time to establish, once and for all, what is good and what is bad.

Fri 2 Nov

£15 / 01482 323638

Mary and the Witch’s Flower

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • Japan
  • 1h 43min
  • Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
  • Cast: Hana Sugisaki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Yûki Amami

Mary (Barnhill) is a young girl who discovers a magic flower that earns her a place at a school of witchcraft, but she soon discovers that the place is not as welcoming as it seems. Energetic adaptation of Mary Stewart’s novel The Little Broomstick, comfortingly familiar to fans of Ghibli but also fresh and gorgeous.

Sat 23 Jun

Studio

£6 (£5–£6; Children £4) / 01482 323638

National Theatre Live: Julie

New version of August Strinberg’s play, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.

Thu 6 Sep

£12–£14 / 01482 323638

Studio

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

National Theatre Live: King Lear

  • 2018

Ian McKellen leads the cast of the five-star Chichester Festival Theatre production.

Thu 27 Sep

£12–£14 / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Northern Ballet: The Ugly Duckling: Christmas Special

Northern Baller presents the tale of the Ugly Duckling, as seen on CBeebies.

Mon 17 Dec

Studio

£9 (£7; Children £7) / 01482 323638

Tue 18 Dec

Studio

£9 (£7; Children £7) / 01482 323638

Wed 19 Dec

Studio

£9 (£7; Children £7) / 01482 323638

…and 10 more dates until 5 Jan 2019

Oliver Twist

Dickens adaptation for ages 7+.

Fri 30 Nov

Times vary / £10–£26 / 01482 323638

Sat 1 Dec

Times vary / £10–£26 / 01482 323638

Sun 2 Dec

Times vary / £10–£26 / 01482 323638

…and 34 more dates until 5 Jan 2019

Royal Shakespeare Company: Macbeth

  • 2018

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

Tue 10 Jul

£5 / 01482 323638

Wed 11 Jul

£5 / 01482 323638

Rsc Associate Schools Festival Present Macbeth

Hull Truck Theatre is delighted to partner with the Royal Shakespeare Company once again to present to you our Associate School’s Festival, in conjunction with St Mary’s College. SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES… Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their…

Tue 10 Jul

Times vary / £5 / 01482 323638

Wed 11 Jul

Times vary / £5 / 01482 323638

Seann Walsh: After This One, I'm Going Home

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, observational comic and self-dubbed 'Lie-In King' tours the UK.

Tue 18 Sep

£15 / 01482 323638

Snake Davis

Notable session musician and saxophonist.

Sat 30 Jun

£19 / 01482 323638

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs

Dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod gives an interactive and educational talk on the deadliest predators that roamed the planet.

Sat 23 Jun

Over-5s only

£12.50 / 01482 323638

TEDxHull: Making Waves

TEDx talks and videos from a range of speakers.

Sat 22 Sep

Studio

£39 / 01482 323638

Too Clever By Half

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle meets H.P. Lovecraft in this amusingly thrilling and thrillingly amusing spoof of the Great British Detective Story.

Tue 10 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Wed 11 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Thu 12 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

…and 2 more dates until 14 Jul

Vimala Rowe & John Etheridge

Legendary guitarist John Etheridge (Soft Machine, Stéphane Grappelli, John Williams) joins forces with sensational vocal star Vimala Rowe.

Fri 20 Jul

£16 / 01482 323638

Wall to Wall Prince

An evening celebrating the iconic Prince with a stellar band led by Musical Director Janette Mason.

Fri 20 Jul

£22 (£5–£22) / 01482 323638

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