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  • How the Lion Became King of Tinga Tinga Land

    Tuesday 31st May 2016
    11:00 - Charter Theatre

    Follow the adventure of Banjoko the wise old bird who decides that the land of Tinga Tinga should have a King, and so she sets about finding the suitable animal worthy to wear the crown. Mixing classic nursery rhymes with traditional East African folktales, this new children’s stage show from the creator of Tweenies is...

  • The Naked Truth

    Wednesday 1st June 2016 -
    Thursday 2nd June 2016
    Charter Theatre

    Starring Vicki Michelle and Faye Tozer with full supporting cast including Louise Michelle, Amy Drake and Eve Burley. Directed by Lisa Riley (Star of Emmerdale and Strictly Come Dancing) Real Women, Real Lives Tailor-made for Women, The...

  • Don't Dribble On The Dragon

    Saturday 4th June 2016
    14:30 - Charter Theatre

    My brother has a dragon and he keeps it secretly Within a box beneath his socks. He’s hiding it from me…  Join us for the world premiere of this mesmerising new musical from the creators of the hit shows Santa In Love and How The Koala Learnt To Hug.  Tom is a...

  • World Snooker Qualifiers

    Tuesday 31st May 2016 -
    Saturday 4th June 2016
    Guild Hall

    Preston Guild Hall are proud to welcome World Snooker back to Preston for a series of qualifiers and ranking events this Spring. Audiences can purchase tickets for the Indian Open qualifier, World Open qualifier and the Riga Open Qualifier which take place between the 28th May and the 4th June in the prestigious...

  • Sarah Millican
    Outsider

    Sunday 5th June 2016
    19:30 - Guild hall

    In the past when you put Sarah Millican outside, she asked things like: ‘Why? Where is the taxi? Do I need a cardie?’ and said things like: ‘There’ll be wasps. I’ve nothing to sit on. Is that poo? Can we go home?’ But things have changed. Now she has outside slippers. She can tell a chaffinch from...

  • Preston's College presents
    Copacabana

    Wednesday 8th June 2016 -
    Saturday 11th June 2016
    Charter Theatre

    Following the success of Into the Woods in summer 2015, Preston’s College performing Arts students present Copacabana. Featuring the music of Barry Manilow, feathers, sequins and fun, this fast moving colourful musical details the imagination of a writer called Stephen. Featuring songs like ‘Copacabana’ and ‘Dancing...

  • Comedy at the Guild: June

    Friday 10th June 2016
    20:30 - Lancaster Suite

      MC: Barry Dodds Self-confessed comedy geek, Barry took to the comedy stage at the tender age of 21 and soon had audiences eating out of the palm of his hand. Using his own combination of irrepressibly cheeky, and surprisingly dark, material, he quickly found himself taking the national comedy circuit...

  • Be Bop A Lula

    Sunday 12th June 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Welcome to Be Bop A Lula! A wonderful night of Rock n Roll from four of the most iconic artists ever to grace the UK.  Celebrating the music of Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury and Roy Orbison this show is guaranteed to get you bopping in your seats and dancing in the aisles. Gene, Eddie and...

  • Preston Schools Music Festival

    Tuesday 14th June 2016 -
    Thursday 16th June 2016
    Charter Theatre

    Show information coming soon.

  • Katherine Ryan
    Kathbum

    Thursday 16th June 2016
    20:00 - Charter Theatre

    Star of Live At The Apollo, QI and The Jonathan Ross Show, the razor sharp and hilariously funny Canadian returns with a highly anticipated new show. Hot on the heels of a complete sell-out UK and Australian tour, Katherine hits the road with another terrific comedy show. Put this at the top of your ‘must see’ list for this...

  • Lady Sings The Blues

    Saturday 18th June 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Billie Holiday, alongside Marilyn Monroe and James Dean, is one of the most enduring popular icons of the 20th century. Frank Sinatra wrote “every major pop singer in the US has been touched by her genius. She was and still remains the greatest single musical influence on me. Lady Day is unquestionably the most important...

  • Kindly Leave The Stage

    Tuesday 21st June 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    The show is a celebration of fun, mayhem and thespian mischief and is of a similar format to ‘Noises off’ a play within a play. The ensemble go head to head as they play the characters in the play and the actors who are in the play…. sound confusing, well it’s not! – It’s a fast-paced farce which is...

  • Toyah
    Up Close and Personal

    Friday 24th June 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Household name, pop icon, TV presenter, and stage/screen actress (Calamity Jane, Cabaret, Peter Pan, Jubilee, Quadophenia) Toyah comes to the Charter Theatre, Preston this June with her Acoustic, Up Close & Personal show. This is a unique chance to experience Toyah in an intimate setting where music and stories take centre stage....

  • Preston City Wrestling
    Afternoon Show

    Saturday 25th June 2016
    13:30 - Guild Hall

    June 25th is Armed Forces Day! It's a day of celebration and in honour of our troops we put on not one but two huge wrestling shows in partnership with Preston Armed Forces Day and North West Lancs Chamber Of Commerce and Preston Guild Hall.    DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND AFTERNOON SHOW ADDED. See stars of the...

  • Preston City Wrestling - SOLD OUT!

    Saturday 25th June 2016
    18:00 - Guild Hall

    June 25th is Armed Forces Day! It's a day of celebration and in honour of our troops Preston City Wrestling is putting on a huge show in partnership with Preston Armed Forces Day, the Guild Hall and North West Lancs Chamber Of Commerce.  Featuring World Famous Wrestling Stars including Former WWE world Champion Rob...

  • Military Wives
    featuring special guest Jai McDowall

    Saturday 25th June 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Join us on Armed Forces Day for a unique opportunity to see one of the UK’s most successful choirs in concert. Since its creation in 2010, the Military Wives choir have recorded 2 top 5 albums and 2 number 1 singles in the UK. They have performed with Gary Barlow, Lulu, Jon Joseph-Kerr and Gareth Malone; recording their...

  • Laughter in the One & Nines

    Sunday 26th June 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    I'm Sorry I Haven’t a Clue's Colin Sell forsakes his piano to turn film buff and share his favourite British comedy film clips. From Fred Kite to Carry Ons, shaggy dogs to shady drag, Kind Hearts to Ladykillers, Col explores the laughter-makers of our cinema from the beginning of Britcom up to the 60s - Will Hay, Arthur...

  • Tea Dance

    Tuesday 28th June 2016
    14:00 - Grand Hall

    Join us for a wonderful afternoon with live music provided by our organist Chris Hopkins (Direct from the Blackpool Tower Ballroom) Featuring mixed ballroom and sequence dancing.Refreshments available.

  • Dance Academy Showcase
    Swing, Strut & Sing

    Friday 1st July 2016 -
    Saturday 2nd July 2016
    Charter Theatre

    Preston's College Dance Academy presents - Swing, Strut & Sing.

  • Comedy At The Guild - July

    Friday 1st July 2016
    20:30 - Lancaster Suite

    Hosted by award winning comic Phil Walker, you’re in for a cracking night this July! First up is Allyson June Smith with her sassy blend of in-your-face stand-up and hilariously insightful commentary. Peter Brush, unassumingly takes the stage before consummately conquering it with an arsenal of...

  • A Night in Venice

    Monday 4th July 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    From the producers of Magical Mozart and A Viennese Strauss Gala comes this glittering Opera Extravaganza; recreating all of the romance and glamour of Venetian soirees, the masked balls and society bustle, Night in Venice encapsulates some of the great music of Verdi, Puccini and Rossini. With music performed by the European Baroque...

  • September In The Rain

    Wednesday 6th July 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    September in the Rain Tour July 2016 from Little Diamond Theatre Company on

  • David Gest Is Not Dead But Alive With Soul Tour!

    Thursday 7th July 2016
    20:00 - Guild Hall

    The 'David Gest Is Not Dead But Alive With Soul Tour' is to go ahead in tribute to the late star. David Gest’s show that is scheduled to be performed at Preston Guild Hall on 7th July is set to go ahead. In the weeks before his shock death at the age of 62 on April 12, David had been busy organising a spectacular soul...

  • Kidz 4 Kidz
    Step Back In Time

    Saturday 9th July 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Kidz 4 Kidz is a community theatre group which has been going for 15 years. 'Step Back in Time' is a cabaret of dance and singing from the 60s to now, with popular songs that denote each decade, interlinked with projections of cast comments, facts and memories. With a cast of over 90 energetic performers, the atmosphere for this 15 year...

  • Let's Hang On

    Saturday 16th July 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Following huge demand after their performance here last year, Let’s Hang On returns to Preston Charter Theatre with their award-winning celebration of the legendary Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons! Featuring an anthology of classic hits including Can’t Take My Eyes Off...

  • BBC Big Band
    The Sound Of Cinema

    Saturday 16th July 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    Inspired by some of the greatest movie sound-tracks of all time, the internationally renowned BBC Big Band and conductor Barry Forgie celebrate The Sound of Cinema. Featuring music and themes from films such as: ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’, ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’ and...

  • A Celebration of John Denver

    Sunday 17th July 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    We invite you to pay homage to one of the most prolific artists of the twentieth century – John Denver.  ‘A Celebration of John Denver’ will take you on a magical journey through the musical career of John Denver, featuring popular hits such as ‘Annie’s Song’, ‘Leaving...

  • The Rat Pack
    Vegas Spectacular

    Saturday 23rd July 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Purveyors of Cool Swing into town with - "The Greatest Music Of The 20th Century" Wonderful memories of classic Las Vegas, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis. Totally live performance now in its 15th year. Every song is a winner: Come Fly With Me, Volare, That’s Amore,...

  • The Dolly Parton Story ft Kenny Rogers

    Thursday 28th July 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    The glittering show features the fantastic lead vocals of Andrea Pattison, who is able to closely mimic Dolly’s unmistakable sound and phrasing, as well as her renowned onstage wit and charm. On this special night, she'll be joined on stage by the UK's top Kenny Rogers impersonator, Peter White.  As well as Dolly classics...

  • National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain

    Saturday 30th July 2016
    19:00 - Guild Hall

    Featuring the best young musical talent the UK has to offer, the NCO makes their performance debut at Preston Guild Hall. Enjoy an evening of electrifying performances as the young musicians demonstrate their fresh approach to renowned concert repertoire. The nation’s most talented young musicians -...

  • Never 42

    Sunday 31st July 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Formed in 2010, Never 42 have become established as the forerunner Level 42 Tribute band based in the UK. Over the last 15 years the band members have been well travelled musicians, performing throughout the UK, Europe and Asia performing in theatres, festivals and along side some for the worlds most accomplished musicians who have...

  • The Dressing Room

    Tuesday 2nd August 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Following the fantastic sell-out show last year, Bobby Ball brings a brand new play to Preston Guild Hall, with an all-star cast including Bobby Ball, Tommy Cannon, Stu Francis and Johnnie Casson. Comedy play ‘The Dressing Room’ gives the audience a sneak peak into life behind the scenes. Set backstage in the dressing...

  • Russell Watson
    Songs from the Heart

    Wednesday 3rd August 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    RESCHEDULED DATE: Wednesday 3rd August 7.30pm2015 was a phenomenal year for Russell, with a sell-out UK tour, special guest performances at US National Memorial Day in Washington DC, the Caracalla Unicef Concert in Rome and BBC Proms In the Park. The...

  • Ladies of Swing Ft. The Honeybirds

    Thursday 4th August 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Revisit your favourite swing hits in this lively feel-good show, staring close-harmony specialists 'the Honeybirds'.​Expect to hear songs made famous by all the top Ladies of Swing from the 1920s right through to the 1950s - singers including Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Nina...

  • Martin Daniels Comedy Show

    Friday 5th August 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Comedian, entertainer, magician and presenter Martin Daniels is a spectacular stage and screen performer, captivating audiences with his uproarious sense of humour, charming personality and consummate magical skill. The son of legendary TV magician Paul Daniels, Martin harboured ambitions to become a...

  • Rock 'n' Roll Paradise

    Saturday 6th August 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Rock 'n' Roll Paradise is a brilliant rock 'n' roll show where the music plays the leading role! Now in its amazing 7th year on the road, this incredibly talented cast brings you the show that never happened in the golden era of rock and roll, but delivered with all...

  • Arrival
    The Hits of ABBA

    Thursday 11th August 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Over four decades after Swedish pop legends ABBA swept to stardom, their music remains as popular as ever and the magic of the era is being brought to stages across the country courtesy of ARRIVAL  – the international, multi award-winning show that has sold out in over 20 different countries...

  • Hollywood Special Effects Show

    Friday 12th August 2016
    14:30 - Charter Theatre

    Get closer to the action than ever before as this interactive and explosive family show takes you behind the scenes of your favourite films to discover the science and secrets of creating movie magic. Join our team of professionals for a revealing insight into the world of special effects; feel the heat from an onstage inferno,...

  • Geno Washington & the Ram Jam Band

    Friday 12th August 2016
    19:30 - Foyer

    Geno originates from Evansville in Indiana, USA and first came to England in the 1960's as part of the US Air Force. His love of Blues and Soul music soon found him jamming with local bands in and around Ipswich and eventually led him to London where he caused a sensation singing with top R&B acts Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames and...

  • Comedy At The Guild - August

    Friday 12th August 2016
    20:30 - Lancaster Suite

    Hosting our August line up will be upbeat comic Dave Ward…whose cynicism gives his comedy a unique gentle bite. He will be joined by Steve Shanyaski who will lead you Pied Piper-like down the charming avenues of his inner mind. Following Steve is David Whitney. David’s material...

  • Lennon
    Through A Glass Onion

    Friday 2nd September 2016 -
    Saturday 3rd September 2016
    Charter Theatre

    Following its Off Broadway New York Success, this celebration of the genius and music of John Lennon comes to Preston. Part concert and part biography, Daniel Taylor reveals the true essence of the life and astonishing talent of one of the world’s most treasured icons. This two hander Features 31 hits of Lennon and...

  • Raffles
    The Mystery of the Murdered Thief

    Monday 5th September 2016 -
    Tuesday 6th September 2016
    Charter Theatre

    A sparkling whodunit based on the thrilling classics by E W Hornung  Harry “Bunny” Manders is convinced that his erstwhile partner in crime, the gentleman cracksman A J Raffles, drowned while escaping a daring theft aboard a transatlantic liner. But a chance reply to...

  • THE LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK
    FOREVER YOURS....X

    Wednesday 7th September 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Energetic, exotic, eclectic and completely unpredictable – those sensationally glamorous Lady Boys of Bangkok are ready to whoop it up in Britain with a dazzling new production of the country’s most popular touring cabaret show,,,   FOREVER YOURS...X. FOREVER YOURS... X is a show like no...

  • Ray Quinn

    Thursday 8th September 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Ray Quinn Autumn Tour 2016 Ray Quinn returned to the studio in 2015 to start work on a new commercial sound that would return him to his music. Working with a team of songwriters and producers in London he has been creating an album of original songs for his eagerly awaited second album. As yet untitled, the album is due for release...

  • Lewis Schaffer
    You Are Beautiful

    Friday 9th September 2016
    20:00 - Charter Theatre

    Lewis Schaffer is Free until Famous! The acclaimed New York comic with his unique pay-what-you-want free show.  You Are Beautiful takes the audience on an incredible and surprisingly uplifting journey. 'You Are Beautiful' has been called “hilarious”, “amazing and brilliant” and...

  • Comedy At The Guild - September

    Friday 9th September 2016
    20:30 - Lancaster Suite

    MC Dave Williams has performed all over the world, now he is poping over to Preston to host September’s line-up. Dave will be introducing failed singer/musician and doomed to a life of temping, comedian Keith Carter. Now a professional character comedian, actor and writer, Keith will be appearing as ‘Nige’....

  • Ronnie O’Sullivan V Judd Trump
    The Eleven 30 Series

    Sunday 11th September 2016
    19:00 - Guild Hall

    Preston Guild Hall is proud to present two of the world’s biggest snooker stars in one of the biggest grudge matches ever! Starring the world’s most popular player, Ronnie O’Sullivan settling scores with the young pretender Judd Trump. Ronnie is the current...

  • Preston Musical Comedy Society presents Guys and Dolls

    Wednesday 14th September 2016 -
    Saturday 17th September 2016
    Charter Theatre

    Rolling the dice is the vice of choice for Nathan Detroit. He has big spenders ready to join his latest illegal craps game, but he’s having trouble arranging a safe location—and finding the money to pay for it, and he needs that money fast. So he taps up notorious gambler Sky Masterson, a guy who can never turn...

  • G4
    Back For Good Tour 2016

    Saturday 17th September 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    Having reunited in 2014, G4 are now officially 'Back For Good'. “Hail the kings of Popera!” Daily Mail"A 5* masterclass in delivery, tone and performance "Celebrity Radio“"A pitch-perfect performance” Frost Magazine “Vocally...

  • An Evening of Dirty Dancing:
    The Tribute Show

    Wednesday 21st September 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Now in its record breaking 6th year, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. Often imitated but never bettered, this is the original concert celebration of the iconic music from the multi-award winning soundtrack to Dirty Dancing. A high energy, emotional...

  • Bugsy Malone

    Friday 23rd September 2016 -
    Sunday 25th September 2016
    Charter Theatre

    Time Travel back to New York in the 20’s and join ShepherdMay Productions, Bugsy Malone, Tallulah, Fat Sam and Blousey Brown at the Guild Hall for some musical gangster fun. By Arrangement with Faber Music Ltd on behalf of Warner/Chappell Music Ltd ShepherdMay Productions are proud to present Alan Parker’s...

  • Romesh Ranganathan
    Irrational

    Friday 23rd September 2016
    20:00 - Grand Hall

    ★★★★ Sunday Times “Ranganathan's punchlines are sharper and funnier than many of his peers.” The Guardian Romesh Ranganathan is back with a brand new show exploring the rationality of his worldview. ‘Irrational’ will see Romesh examine the issues close to his heart, and explains why everybody else is wrong...

  • The Billy Joel Songbook
    Elio Pace and his band

    Thursday 29th September 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band, Elio Pace delivers this sensational tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel. Featuring the massive hits, Uptown Girl, Just The Way You Are and My Life as well as fan favourites such as Scenes From An Italian Restaurant,...

  • Killer Queen

    Friday 30th September 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen’s concert since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accurate portrayal of the world’s greatest live band have rightfully earned Killer Queen the title of Queen tribute royalty. Thrilling sell-out audiences across the globe from the UK to...

  • Always & Forever
    Celebrating the Songs of Luther Vandross

    Saturday 1st October 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Let Luther live again with the help of the super smooth Matt Philips  A celebration of the greatest songs of Luther Vandross brought to you with the same passion and charisma.   

  • King of Pop
    The Legend Continues
    Navi & Jennifer Batten

    Monday 3rd October 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    Led by the world’s number one Michael Jackson tribute artist ‘Navi’, which alone sets this show above the rest.  Navi is the only MJ tribute ever invited to perform for Michael himself.  Michael actually stood up and gave Navi a standing ovation after he performed at one of his birthday parties in LA.  The two...

  • Professor Brian Cox Live

    Wednesday 5th October 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    SOLD OUT Physicist   *   TV Presenter   *   Author   Coming to venues across UK and Ireland in autumn 2016 is the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox, OBE. The show will take audiences on a...

  • Daniel Sloss - SO?

    Wednesday 5th October 2016
    20:00 - Lancaster Suite

    LIVE NATION IN ASSOCIATION WITH MZA PRESENTS; DANIEL SLOSS - SO? With special guest Kai Humphries *  Don’t miss the stunning new show from Scotland’s internationally acclaimed and award winning comedian! Daniel has sold out 8 consecutive Edinburgh Fringes and tours extensively throughout UK, Europe,...

  • Pride & Prejudice

    Thursday 6th October 2016 -
    Saturday 8th October 2016
    Charter Theatre

    A highly praised and sparkling interpretation of one of the most loved stories of all time, this is a must for Austen fans and those looking for a fresh and surprising new piece of theatre. Over 200 years after the nation’s favourite novel was first published, Two Bit Classic’s adaptation of Pride and Prejudice...

  • Comedy At The Guild - October

    Friday 7th October 2016
    20:30 - Lancaster Suite

    There’s nothing bland or predictable about this month’s MC, Brendan Riley. Between telling amusing anecdotes he will introduce you to Multi award winning exponent of interactive stand-up Sully O’Sullivan. Sully will be followed by Andy Watson whose trademark energy and incredibly high...

  • Big Dance Night

    Saturday 8th October 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    Fever Dance Company & Dancers Preston present Big Dance Night.With Live Big Band sounds from the Mike James Dance Orchestra & Singers.A 50/50 Social dance evening featuring Ballroom, Latin and Popular Sequence Dancing. with Live Big Band Music, hosted by Stephen Holland and Peter Ronson.Doors open at 7pm,...

  • Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

    Sunday 9th October 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Experience the power of thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums, mysterious masked choreography, synchronisation timed to perfection, post-apocalyptic martial imagery & infectious humour - all in a spellbinding display of sheer energy. As the most successful touring taiko drum group on this continent, Mugenkyo create a...

  • Someone Like You

    Wednesday 12th October 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Touring UK theatres for the very first time, Someone Like You is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters. Hand-picked by Adele herself on Graham Norton’s BBC ADELE Special, the outstanding Katie Markham has the show-stopping voice and captivating charisma to deliver all your...

  • The Illegal Eagles

    Thursday 13th October 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Long established as the World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute, The Illegal Eagles make a welcome return for yet another outstanding show promising more of their tight harmonies, acute attention to detail and incredible showmanship.  Their ability to recreate the distinctive sound of The Eagles with...

  • Big Girls Don't Cry
    Featuring the Eastcoast Boys celebrating the music of
    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

    Saturday 15th October 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Oh what a night awaits for all music fans. . . during the 60s and 70s No1 hits  Sherry, December 1963 (Oh What a Night), Walk Like a Man, Rag Doll and Big Girls Don’t Cry saw the Four Seasons and lead singer Frankie Valli propelled to super stardom. Selling an incredible...

  • Michael Portillo
    Life: A Game Of Two Halves

    Monday 17th October 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM.  A track record like that suggests to many a privileged friend of the rich and famous with little or no understanding of or care for the ordinary...

  • Twopence to cross the Mersey

    Wednesday 19th October 2016 -
    Saturday 22nd October 2016
    Charter Theatre

    The new stage play version of Helen Forrester’s Twopence to Cross the Mersey is coming to Preston Charter Theatre following a hugely successful six-week tour in Spring 2015. This much loved account tells the true story of a young girl and her formerly wealthy family as they are suddenly thrown into...

  • That'll Be The Day

    Sunday 23rd October 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show! This year’s show features a fresh new line-up of sensational classic gold hits, spanning the 50’s through to the 70’s & 80’s,...

  • Legends of American Country

    Monday 24th October 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Direct from Ireland The Legends of American Country Show is now firmly established as Europe's  No.1 Country Music Tribute show featuring   the music of 8 of the biggest icons  on the American Country scene including  Garth Brooks, Randy Travis, Dolly Parton , Tammy Wynette, Merle Haggard , Alan Jackson, Buck Owens and...

  • Forty Shades of Green Meets Country Roads

    Wednesday 26th October 2016
    19:30

    Forty Shades Of Green Meets Country Roads is the only and Ultimate tribute show to Irish and Country Music.  The evening will be a mixture of song and dance with  The Country Roads Band. This show will take you on a Magical Journey across to Ireland and the USA. Staring three outstanding vocalist's, Jason Bracken,...

  • Maximum R'n'B
    The Manfreds & guests PP Arnold & Zoot Money

    Thursday 27th October 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    Join 60s luminaries The Manfreds, PP Arnold and Zoot Money for a fabulous evening of Rhythm and Blues nostalgia, and some of the greatest hits ever written! The Manfreds with an all star line up of original members Paul Jones, Mike D’Abo, Tom McGuinness and Mike Hugg with...

  • Jimeoin
    Renonsense Man

    Thursday 27th October 2016
    20:00 - Charter Theatre

    An evening of brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious stand-up from the internationally acclaimed star of TV shows including ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘Royal Variety Performance', ‘John Bishop Show’, CH4’s O2 Gala’ and ‘Sunday Night at the...

  • Jimmy Carr
    The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

    Saturday 29th October 2016
    20:00 - Guild Hall

    Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.  A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to...

  • Some Guys Have All The Luck
    The Rod Stewart Story

    Sunday 30th October 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Some Guys Have All The Luck is a brand new theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart – from street busker through to international superstar! Marking Rod’s 70th birthday year in 2015, Paul Metcalfe delivers an authentic and...

  • Nogal productions present
    9 to 5

    Wednesday 2nd November 2016 -
    Saturday 5th November 2016
    Charter Theatre

    • Adults £16• Concessions  £12• Student groups £10• All tickets on opening night (31st October) £12• Party rates one free ticket with every 10 booked (except student groups who already have a discount)• Family ticket i.e. 2 adults and 2 concessions £45

  • Elvis World Tour
    Shawn Klush

    Friday 4th November 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    Direct from the USA, the world's most successful Elvis tribute artist of all time returns to the UK by popular demand.   Featuring original Elvis band members ‘The Sweet Inspirations’ who performed with the King as his backing vocalists on over one thousand shows from 1969 to 1977. The incredible Shawn Klush...

  • Solid Gold Rock'n'Roll

    Thursday 10th November 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Original ‘dreamboats’, Marty Wilde, Eden Kane, Mike Berry, and The Wildcats, as well as very special guest Mark Wynter, join forces in The Solid Gold Rock n Roll Show. The late fifties and early sixties were without doubt some of the most...

  • Jive Talkin' perform The BeeGees

    Saturday 12th November 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    The timeless repertoire of the Bee Gees is brought to life in this stunning stage production that is taking the country by storm. This charismatic ensemble boasts stars from TV and London's West End and is fronted by real-life family members Darren, Gary and Jack Simmons making for an unrivalled vocal harmony blend. Backed up...

  • Lakin McCarthy presents
    Down to Earth with Monty Don

    Sunday 13th November 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Monty Don is a renowned gardening writer and BBC television presenter and the nation’s favourite and most respected gardener. Hear him speak about his life and travels visiting gardens all over the world, what really happens behind the scenes when filming, about how he made his own organic garden from a bare field and how understanding...

  • Russian State Ballet & Opera House present
    Swan Lake

    Monday 14th November 2016
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Swan Lake – a compelling legend of tragic romance Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky  Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians  ‘A superb performance which lived up to the mystery...

  • Mike Denver in concert
    With special guests Caitlin & Gerry Guthrie

    Tuesday 15th November 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    Show information coming soon.http://themikedenverband.com/

  • Sean Lock
    Keep It Light

    Friday 18th November 2016
    20:00 - Guild Hall

    Every three years the comedian Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand-up show. Well he's only gone and done it again! What's he like? Come and see what he's blithering on about this time.  ‘He just lets the brilliance of his material dominate the room’  The...

  • Cash for Kids
    Magic of the Movies

    Saturday 19th November 2016
    19:00 - Charter Theatre

    Following on from a highly successful show last year the Cash for Kids team are back with another fantastic line up of local talent. For one night only Magic of the Movies will bring together a host of talented performers, with numbers from everyone's favorite movies and musicals. Come along with the whole family for an...

  • The Sensational Sixties Experience

    Sunday 20th November 2016
    19:30 - Grand Hall

    Returning by huge popular demand, for one night only. Seven legendary names take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten. With the definite feel good factor this is must see 60’s show for 2016. Starring Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe, New Amen Corner, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Fortunes, The Ivy...

  • DR. HOOK starring DENNIS LOCORRIERE
    'Timeless World Tour'

    Friday 9th December 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    For the first time in 30 years DENNIS LOCORRIERE, who, from the very beginnings of DR. HOOK to the height of their success, was the unmistakable voice of the band’s biggest hits and best loved songs, is on tour. Following a series of sell-out performances in Australia and New Zealand, Dennis and his incredible band are bringing...

  • Jack and The Beanstalk

    Monday 12th December 2016 -
    Thursday 5th January 2017
    Charter Theatre

    Following the huge success of our first in house pantomime Sleeping Beauty, we're excited to announce that our 2016 pantomime will be Jack and The Beanstalk!  Jack and The Beanstalk see's 2015 Sleeping Beauty star and director Silly Billy Phil Walker return with a cast of stars yet to be...

  • THE ANDY WILLIAMS CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA

    Wednesday 21st December 2016
    19:30 - Guild Hall

    Tony Denton Promotions presents:  THE ANDY WILLIAMS CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA STARRING THE OSMONDS with special guests Ventriloquist - Steve Hewlett (Britain’s Got Talent) & Singer Charlie Green...

  • Al Murray
    Let's Go Backwards Together

    Saturday 18th February 2017
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Al Murray The Pub Landlord: Let’s Go Backwards Together Publican. Politician. Other thing beginning with P. Philosopher, yeah, that. The nation’s critically acclaimed bar-based-braveheart, Al Murray - The Pub Landlord embarks on a common sense campaign to re-Great Britain in his brand new...

  • Jackson Live In Concert

    Saturday 18th November 2017
    19:30 - Charter Theatre

    Michael Jackson is one of the most influential artists of all time. His career spanned nearly five decades of music, and he was continually at the forefront of popular music. Jackson Live in Concert sees long-time fan and hugely talented Ben Bowman recreate the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite...

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