The Sue Townsend Theatre

The Sue Townsend Theatre
Upper Brown Street, Leicester, LE1 5TE
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The Sue Townsend Theatre is part of Leicester College and offers a programme of theatrical productions and is a space for music and performance training.

Formerly called Phoenix Arts Centre and the Upper Brown Street Theatre.

Events at this venue

There are 12 events at this location

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Austentatious! An Improvised Jane Austen Novel (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

After five glorious years of sell-out shows in Edinburgh, Austentatious returns to Leicester! Join the all-star cast as they improvise a hilarious new Jane Austen masterpiece, based on a single audience suggestion. Previous "lost" works include Sixth Sense and Sensibility, Double 0 Darcy and Mansfield Shark. No two shows…

Sun 11 Feb 2018

£10–£12

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

  • 4 stars

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Sun 11 Feb 2018

£12

  • 19:00

Ed Gamble

  • 4 stars

Solo comedy from the 2014 Chortle Award winner and star of BBC America's Almost Royal.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£12

Ed Gamble - Mammoth (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

After a sell-out success in 2016, that gobby little toerag Ed Gamble is back with a brand-new lumbering beast of a comedy show. Off of Mock the Week (BBC Two), Drunk History (Comedy Central), Conan (TBS), Almost Royal (E4), Russell Howard's Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live (BBC Three) and Man…

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£12

Knightmare Live (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

Enter, stranger!Knightmare Live is back, and offers you the chance to wear the iconic helmet of justice and take part in the Greater Game.The critically acclaimed comedy stage adaption of the cult TV classic is now bigger and better than ever.Multiple dungeoneers will be required to take on Lord Fears catacombs of evil in…

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£13–£15

Knightmare Live: The Game Has Changed

Warning team, dire warning! The cult TV show comes to life before your very eyes on stage as multiple contestants take part in an entirely improvised adventure against Lord Fear or one of the other agents of evil. Fantastically absurd and paradoxical, the show demands that you give in to your silly side and relish the…

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£15

  • 19:00

Patrick Monahan: Rewind Selector 90s

Stand up show focusing on life in the 90s.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£10–£12

Paul Sinha: Shout Out To My Ex

The Rose d'Or award-winner, qualified general practitioner and star of hit ITV quiz show The Chase, Sinha certainly has a lot going for him and is now one of the most popular acts on the UK comedy circuit. He performs intelligent, self-confident stand-up referencing social and cultural observations.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£14

  • 21:00

Paul Sinha - Shout Out To My Ex (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

In his 2015 Edinburgh Fringe show, the stand-up comedian and doyen of daytime, Paul Sinha, weaved an intricate tale of happiness based on a combination of doing the two jobs he loved, enjoying parental approval, and, actually being in a proper, grown-up, long-term relationship. The day after he returned home from…

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£12–£14

Phil Wang: Kinabalu

  • 4 stars

Phil Wang, son of the British Empire, muses on the realities of being a British East Asian in his laid back style.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£12–£14

Tiff Stevenson: Bombshell

The critically acclaimed stand-up - as seen on Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and the BAFTA nominated People Just Do Nothing - offers smarty, witty and culturally acute material.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£12

  • 20:45

Tiff Stevenson - Bombshell (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

Critically acclaimed stand-up Tiff Stevenson, who you may know from Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and the BAFTA nominated People Just Do Nothing, or your dreams, she's definitely been there. Some say she oscillates wildly between Sylvia Plath and Beyonce, like Belva Lockwood fused with your drunken aunt. Tiff says she's…

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£10–£12

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