Shakers Re-Stirred

Shakers Re-Stirred

The Duchess Theatre, Chatsworth Arts Centre

Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company cordially invites you to an evening of entertainment in a 1980s cocktail bar. Come along and get to know the waitresses – Carol, Adele, Nikki and Mel. You’ll soon discover the characters that lie behind the smiles and politeness that greet you. From cocky lads to arrogant yuppies, drunken girls to sexist businessmen, you’ll meet them all! Expect plenty of laughs and a few tugs on the heartstrings, all wrapped up with some great music from the 80s.

Book Now24/09/2019

Barber Shop Chronicles

Barber Shop Chronicles

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Following two sell-out runs at the National Theatre and a world tour, Inua Ellams' acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles comes to The REP.

Newsroom, political platform, local hotspot, confession box, preacher-pulpit and football stadium. For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world. These are places where the banter can be barbed and the truth is always telling.

Book Now26/09/2019

Prism

Prism

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Following a sold-out run at London's Hampstead Theatre, the astonishing true story of the man who made Hollywood's greatest divas beautiful comes to The REP.

Robert Lindsay is 'magnetic' (The Guardian), 'perfect' (The Times) and 'glorious' (Mail on Sunday) in Terry Johnson's delightfully witty and poignant play based on the extraordinary life of double Oscar-winning cinematic master Jack Cardiff; 'the man who made women look beautiful' (Vanity Fair).

Book Now08/10/2019

Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In

Guildhall, Lichfield

Set to the backdrop of Winter,1984, in Stockholm, Let Me In are set to create an immersive theatre experience, suspended in time and place, unlike any production you have seen before.

Let the Right One In is a truly rare piece of theatre. It twists and weaves unexpectedly as it combines an enchanting, brutal horror tale and an honest, coming-of-age love story.

Book Now22/10/2019

Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman

Piccadilly Theatre, London

"I don't say he's a great man…but he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid. He's not to be allowed to fall in his grave like an old dog. Attention, attention must finally be paid to such a person."

Following her recent award-winning successes on Company and Angels in America, Marianne Elliott co-directs Death of a Salesman with Miranda Cromwell, who worked as Associate Director on both shows. Together, they bring a unique vision to one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century, seen through the eyes of an African-American family.

Book Now26/10/2019

Come From Away

Come From Away

Phoenix Theatre, London

This joyous new musical shares the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these ‘come from aways’ into their lives.

Book Now26/10/2019

My Beautiful Laundrette

My Beautiful Landrette

 

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

This November, Hanif Kureishi's iconic and Oscar-nominated screenplay My Beautiful Laundrette comes to the stage. This bold new drama will be presented against a funky backdrop of 80's music composed by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of iconic British pop duo Pet Shop Boys, exploring cultural conflict, gender equality, class and generational strife.

Book Now05/11/2019

Hansard - NT Live

Hansard

 

National Theatre Live - Cinemas Nationwide

It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport.

Book Now07/11/2019

Noises Off

Noises Off

Garrick Theatre, London

Noises Off follows the cast of the disastrous flop Nothing On, following the mishaps and fumbles both on and off stage as the show goes from rehearsal to performance. Anything that can go wrong does, in this hilarious, high-energy farce that will have you rolling in the aisles.

Book Now09/11/2019

42nd Street - The Musical

42nd Street

Broadcast into cinemas nationwide

42nd Street, the legendary Broadway musical theatre classic, is a ‘glorious’ and ‘utterly moreish extravaganza of glitz’. Telling the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway, this is the largest ever staging of the Tony Award-winning musical and it was filmed live at the magnificent Theatre Royal in the heart of London’s West End. Starring national treasure Bonnie Langford as Dorothy Brock and featuring iconic songs 42nd Street, We’re In The Money and Lullaby Of Broadway, this is pure musical magic on the big screen.

Book Now12/11/2019

The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

David Walliams’ heart-warming comedy comes to the stage for the first time in a musical adapted by Mark Ravenhill, new songs from Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers, directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran.

Book Now13/11/2019

Assassins

Assassins

 

 

Nottingham Playhouse

Assassins is a satirical and stylish look at why individuals reach for a gun when they feel their voice can’t be heard. Clever, funny and thought-provoking, this is a musical about the power of the President, the lure of celebrity and the failure of the American dream.

Book Now16/11/2019

Present Laughter - NT Live

Present Laughter

 

National Theatre Live - Cinemas Nationwide

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

Book Now28/11/2019

Aladdin

Aladdin

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Jump aboard the magic carpet and travel to ancient China to meet our hero, young Aladdin. A traditional family pantomime full of songs, laughter, fun, baddies, silliness – and lots of custard pies!

Book Now14/12/2019

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

All children, except one, grow up...

Book Now19/01/2020

King John

King John

Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Richard the Lionheart is dead. His brother John is King of England. Threatened from all sides by Europe, the English noblemen and even his own family, King John will stop at nothing to keep hold of his crown. Shakespeare’s rarely performed tale of a nation in turmoil vibrates with modern resonance in this vivid new production by Director Eleanor Rhode in her debut at the RSC.

Book Now22/01/2020

The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

Birmingham Hippodrome

What makes us tick? Mozart and his librettist da Ponte understood this better than most great artists. In The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart allows us to eavesdrop into a day in the life of Count Almaviva’s household. Over the course of the opera we get to see each character’s agendas, flaws, wit and strengths.

Book Now06/05/2020

Sunday in the Park with George

Sunday in the Park with George

Savoy Theatre, London

Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece for a strictly limited run at the Savoy Theatre.

Book Now25/07/2020