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 33 events at this location

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Andy Parsons: Peak Bullsh*t

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but this is Parsons' latest stand-up show. Can he really promise peak bullshit? Come along and find out.

Wed 25 Oct

£15 / 01482 323638

Arun Ghosh Quintet

Jazz and world music combo.

Thu 16 Nov

£15 (Students £6) / 01482 323638

Studio

£14 (£5–£14) / 01482 323638

Bare Skin on Briny Waters

  • 4 stars

Underscored with live folk music, Bare Skin on Briny Waters is a story about survival and escape. It’s about two young women standing on a cliff edge steadily being blown on an unexpected course. Presented by Bellow Theatre.

Fri 6 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Sat 7 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Beautiful Thing

Stage version of Jonathan Harvey's tender tale about a teenager who falls for his neighbour, Ste.

Tue 17 Oct

£15 (£13) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Wed 18 Oct

£15 (£13) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Thu 19 Oct

£15 (£13) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

…and 2 more dates until 21 Oct

The Bill Laurance Project

Snarky Puppy's keyboardist's new project mixing classical and jazz influences.

Fri 17 Nov

£15 (Students £6) / 01482 323638

  • 21:00
Studio

£14 (£5–£14) / 01482 323638

A Christmas Carol

Dickens' festive fable.

Fri 1 Dec

£9–£21.50 (£1–£18.50; Children £6–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Sat 2 Dec

£9–£21.50 (£1–£18.50; Children £6–£18.50) / 01482 323638

Tue 5 Dec

£9–£21.50 (£1–£18.50; Children £6–£18.50) / 01482 323638

…and 23 more dates until 6 Jan 2018

Drip

One-man musical comedy about a boy who can't swim, but who signs up for Hull's first ever synchronised swimming team nonetheless. Based on Tom Wells' book, with music by Matthew Robins.

Thu 9 Nov

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

  • 20:00

Fri 10 Nov

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

  • 20:00

Dusty & Shirley

An evening celebrating the iconic British pop sound of Shirley Bassey and Dusty Springfield, reimagined by Musical Director Janette Mason and brought to life with a six-piece band and star vocalists David McAlmont and Gwyneth Herbert.

Fri 17 Nov

£21 / 01482 323638

Part of Hull Jazz Festival.

The Electric Strawbs

Folk rock survivors who featured Rick Wakeman in their line-up at one time.

Tue 24 Oct

£16.50 / 01482 323638

England Is Mine

  • 2 stars
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 32min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Mark Gill
  • Cast: Jessica Brown Findlay, Jodie Comer, Jack Lowden

Manchester, 1976: Steven Patrick Morrissey (Jack Lowden) impatiently waits for his genius to be uncovered. Lowden shows some stage presence but this unauthorised biopic of the Smiths frontman has little to say and features none of the band's iconic music.

Tue 26 Sep

Studio

£6 (£5–£6) / 01482 323638

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 30 Sep

Studio

£3; Children £3 / 01482 323638

Sat 14 Oct

Studio

£3; Children £3 / 01482 323638

Sat 28 Oct

Studio

£3; Children £3 / 01482 323638

Sat 25 Nov

Studio

£3; Children £3 / 01482 323638

Growth

Play about a young man who after much procrastination decides to do something about that lump.

Tue 3 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

The Gruffalo's Child

Tall Stories presents Julia Donaldson's Gruffalo sequel, following the adventures of his child as she sneaks out in the night to see if the Big Bad Mouse really does exist.

Wed 1 Nov

£13.50 / 01482 323638

Thu 2 Nov

£13.50 / 01482 323638

Fri 3 Nov

£13.50 / 01482 323638

Sat 4 Nov

£13.50 / 01482 323638

He Ain't Heavy

Performer Grania Pickard tells the story of growing up with her disabled autistic brother, Sean, using physical theatre, aerial circus, audience interaction and storytelling.

Thu 12 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Fri 13 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Sat 14 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

The Hogwallops

Chaotic tale about a family of misfits. Ages 3+.

Fri 27 Oct

£9 / 01482 323638

Sat 28 Oct

£9 / 01482 323638

The Hull Dance Choreographic Prize

Dance prize now in its 4th year, recognising the best companies from the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Sat 11 Nov

£9–£14 (£7–£12; Children £7–£12) / 01482 323638

Hull Independent Cinema: ENGLAND IS MINE

Hull Independent Cinema presents England is Mine A portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 80s band The Smiths. Steven Patrick Morrissey wants to write and sing. But as a young man, his voice goes no further than the NME letters…

Tue 26 Sep

Studio

£6–£7 / 01482 323638

Hull Independent Cinema: Liza, The Fox-Fairy

Hull Independent Cinema & Leeds International Film Festival presents Liza, The Fox-Fairy Winner of the Leeds audience award in 2014, Liza, The Fox Fairy is a delightful black comedy. Liza is a lonely nurse caring for the widow of a former Japanese ambassador. Her only friend is Tomy Tani, the ghost of a Japanese…

Wed 27 Sep

Studio

£6–£7 / 01482 323638

Insyriated

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • Belgium
  • 1h 25min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Philippe Van Leeuw
  • Cast: Hiam Abbass, Diamand Bou Abboud, Juliette Navis
  • UK release: 29 June 2017

Character-led drama set against the background of war-battered Damascus. Skilfully made, and the lead actresses in particular do raw but heartfelt work, but it’s all very manipulative and for all its sincerity and technical achievement, you’re left with not much more than a feeling of how lucky you are.

Tue 10 Oct

Studio

£6 (£5–£6) / 01482 323638

Loving Vincent

  • 2017
  • 1h 35min
  • Directed by: Dorota Kobiela/Hugh Welchman

The world’s first fully painted feature is an animated film about the life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh. ‘Loving Vincent’ was first shot as live action and then hand-painted frame by frame in the painter's style by over 125 artists.

Tue 28 Nov

Studio

£6 (£5–£6) / 01482 323638

Medea

Classic Greek tragedy that follows the myth of Jason and Medea. After Jason leaves Medea for a Greek princess, Medea plans to take vengeance on Jason by murdering his new wife and children.

Tue 24 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Wed 25 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

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: Follies

  • 2017
  • Directed by: Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee, Imelda Staunton

Stephen Sondheim’s musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Wed 29 Nov

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Studio

£13 (£11) / 01482 323638

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

  • 2015
  • 4h
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Lyndsey Turner
  • Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

Thu 5 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01482 323638

Studio

£13 (£11) / 01482 323638

National Theatre Live: Young Marx

  • 2017
  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Written by: Richard Bean, Clive Coleman.
  • Cast: Rory Kinnear, Oliver Chris

Rory Kinnear is Marx and Oliver Chris is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman.

Thu 7 Dec

£14; £12 / 01482 323638

Studio

£13 (£11) / 01482 323638

Not About Heroes

Stephen MacDonald's play about the encounter between WWI poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen in Edinburgh's Craiglockhart War Hospital and their burgeoning friendship in the turmoil of warfare.

Wed 18 Oct

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

Thu 19 Oct

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

Fri 20 Oct

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

Sat 21 Oct

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

Phill Jupitus: Juplicity

Phill brings poetry and chat to the masses.

Tue 21 Nov

£15 / 01482 323638

Sad Little Man

Stand-up tragedy set performed by the mind of a young man in shock. Written by Josh Overton, winner of The Times Playwriting Award 2015, and created by the Pub Corner Poets, Total Theatre Emerging company 2015 nominees.

Fri 27 Oct

Studio

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

Sat 28 Oct

Studio

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

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

An adaptation of Marina Lewycka's comic novel.

Tue 26 Sep

£15–£22.50 / 01482 323638

Wed 27 Sep

£15–£22.50 / 01482 323638

Thu 28 Sep

£15–£22.50 / 01482 323638

…and 12 more dates until 14 Oct

Songs for the End of the World

A mixture of gig and theatre as Dom Coyote blurs the line between the two.

Thu 2 Nov

Studio

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Fri 3 Nov

Studio

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Stuart McCallum

Jazz guitarist and composer who's worked with John Surman, Kenny Wheeler and Gwilym Simcock, and who has a regular gig with Cinematic Orchestra.

Fri 17 Nov

£12.50 (Students £6) / 01482 323638

With Revenu. Part of Hull Jazz Festival.

Studio

£11.50 (£5–£11.50) / 01482 323638

This Evil Thing

The compelling, shocking and inspiring story of the men who fought against going to war.

Fri 29 Sep

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Sat 30 Sep

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01482 323638

Studio

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

Zoe Gilby's Family Jazz All Stars

Newcastle-based vocalist performing jazz classics at this family friendly show suitable for ages 5+.

Sat 18 Nov

Studio

£11.50 (£5–£11.50; Children £5) / 01482 323638

Part of Hull Jazz Festival.

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