Hull Truck Theatre
- Telephone 01482 323638
- Website www.hulltruck.co.uk
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.'
There are 35 events at this location
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Ahir Shah: Machines
An hour of comedy from Ahir Shah, covering topics as diverse as democracy, internationalism and lizards.
Antonio Forcione and Sarah Jane Morris
Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione promote their new album.
Big Band Spectacular
Big band tunes from Hull Big Band, City of Hull Youth Jazz Orchestra and East Riding Youth Jazz Orchestra.
Humorous tale about three old friends trying improve their lot in life.
Douglas John Thorp and Donald Ross Skinner present talented spoken word/comedy/music performers from the area.
Tue 1 Nov
Wed 2 Nov
Thu 3 Nov
A Christmas Treasure Island
A festive take on Treasure Island. Young Jem Hawkins and her Uncle David discover a treasure map but are betrayed by Long John Silver and his pirates gang before they reach the islands of the frozen north.
Fri 2 Dec
Sat 3 Dec
Tue 6 Dec
Don't Wake The Damp
Comedy captains Kill the Beast present a new twisted tale, inspired by 80s sci-fi, 90s gaming and cracking superhero theme-tunes. The skyline of 2035 is looking a little strange. One by one, tower blocks are being demolished, foundations torn up. There are whispers of an evil from the deep, a damp darkness rising. But…
Thu 10 Nov
Fri 11 Nov
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.
Fri 25 Nov
Sat 26 Nov
Sat 28 Jan 2017
From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads
The story of a young David Bowie fan who follows in the late, great man's footsteps.
Fri 25 Nov
Drama based on the real-life disaster of the Gaul, a 36-man trawler lost off the coast of Norway in 1974.
Sat 22 Oct
Hackney Colliery Band
Funky East London-based brass band that does drum & bass and Prodigy covers.
Hull Dance Prize
Dance companies from across Yorkshire perform brand new works in front of a panel of professional judges.
The new play from Richard (One Man, Two Guvnors) Bean.
I, Daniel Blake
- 100 min
- Directed by: Ken Loach
- Cast: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires
Newly widowed Newcastle joiner Daniel (Johns) has worked all his life, but when his doctor tells him that his heart condition means he can't work, the welfare system disagrees. Familiar territory for Loach and screenwriter Laverty but despite unapologetic heartstring-tugging, the subject – the system's intrinsic cruelty…
- 99 min
- Directed by: Jack Clayton
- Written by: Novella: Henry James; Screenplay: William Archibald, Truman Capote, (additional dialogue), John Mortimer
- Cast: Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Pamela Franklin, Clytie Jessop, Isla Cameron
Simply put, one of the finest ghost stories ever committed to film. A shocking psychosexual/supernatural chiller adapted from Henry James's classic novel, The Turn of the Screw. Exceptionally ambiguous, it's unlikely to provide an obvious conclusion save that you'll want to see it again.
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.
- 89 min
- Directed by: Roger Ross Williams
- Cast: Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Owen Suskind
Documentary following a young autistic boy named Owen Suskind who found a path to language through Disney films.
The Muppet Christmas Carol
- 85 min
- Directed by: Brian Henson
- Cast: Michael Caine, Steven Mackintosh, Muppet Performers:, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, David Rudman, Steve Whitmire
- UK release: 18 December 1992
It's Christmas time, and nasty old miser Scrooge (Caine) needs to be taught a lesson by three seasonal ghosts. Colourful version of Dickens' classic tale that will please the kids and keep the adults smiling with its little irreverent spices.
National Theatre Live: No Man’s Land
Pinter's play is brought to life by Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart.
Norris & Parker: See You at the Gallows
The Mancunian twosome performs its eccentric sketch and character comedy. Age 16+.
Wed 14 Dec
Thu 15 Dec
Fri 16 Dec
Sat 17 Dec
Contemporary jazz violinist and rhythmic jazz musician.
Entertainment from the comedian and magician, star of BBC 1's Magicians, bringing together weird tricks and a cocky performance.
Shakespeare's sombre drama.
Robert Glasper Experiment
Genre-crossing pianist brings his blend of jazz, hip hop, R&B and rock.
Royal Shakespeare Company: King Lear
RSC Associate Artist Antony Sher plays King Lear in one of the bard's most powerful plays, directed by RSC Artist Director Gregory Doran.
Tue 1 Nov
Royal Shakespeare Company: The Tempest
Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in a production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. The play is brought to life with the help of Intel and Andy Serkis' Imaginarium, featuring advanced technology in a bold reimagining of this Shakespearean classic.
- 146 min
- Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
- Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelly Duvall, Philip Stone.
Kubrick's overwrought, overlong horror film dispenses with much of the psychic apparatus of Stephen King's novel to concentrate on the deeper horror of a family turning in on itself. Nicholson, with all the stops out, is bug-eyed and demonic as the writer cracking up violently in an isolated hotel, and the final scenes…
Spillikin – A Love Story
Odd-couple romance set in the 1970s.
Mainstream jazz and Latin by the American singer-songwriter with her accompanying band.
Let your emotions run away with themselves as the staff and customers of a Louisiana beauty parlour remain steadfast friends through all their troubles.
Ten Foot Tales
A show for ages 5+ featuring four fantastical stories in one play.
Mon 24 Oct
Tue 25 Oct
This Might Hurt
John Godber's black comedy about the NHS.
Contemporary jazz by the Leeds-based saxophonist.
War on Everyone
- 98 min
- Directed by: John Michael McDonagh
- Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña, Stephanie Sigman, Theo James
- UK release: 30 September 2016
Terry Monroe (Skarsgård) and Bob Bolaño (Peña) are two reckless New Mexico cops who think nothing of casual violence, drug taking and petty larceny. McDonagh stumbles on his third feature; the twisted sense of humour is mostly intact but the third-act lurch into seriousness and a child abuse subplot feel shoehorned.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
- 92 min
- Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
- Cast: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Charles Fleischer, Stubby Kaye, Joanna Cassidy
In 1949 LA, the humans live alongside the Toons, cartoon characters working in movies. Animated star Roger Rabbit hires private dick Hoskins to keep tabs on his wife, but he uncovers a conspiracy that threatens the future of Toontown itself. An amazing technical achievement for the interaction of cartoons and live action…