Interval Platter (Sleeping Beauty)
When & Where
Delayed live screening from The Old Vic. Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noel Coward’s provocative comedy.
This is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.
There are 6 screenings. Stars Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen & Russell Tovey.
Career con artist Roy Courtnay can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life. (1hr 49mins)
Sleeping Beauty runs from Sat 14th Dec - Sun 5th Jan 2020
Performances are generally 1pm and 5pm daily.
Please choose your adult and child tickets accordingly and if you qualify for a family ticket it will automatically change them to family tickets in your basket.
Child tickets are for children aged under 16 years.
Babe in arms tickets are for children under 12 months. They are £5 and need to be booked through Box Office. Please call the box office to book a babe in arms as you will need to show a ticket on the day and they are not available to book online.
Running Time including interval 2hrs 30mins
Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom. (1h 48mins)
Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom. (1h 48mins)
An intimate evening of close-up magic, trickery and sleight of hand featuring world class magicians from The Magic Circle. Three performers will amaze and entertain from just inches away!
Close-up magic is one of the most popular and impressive forms of the art and this unique event showcases some of the best exponents.
Performers vary with each show and a strictly limited audience get to experience the magic in an intimate setting, often taking part themselves. Prepare to be astonished!
Fri 10th Jan 3.45pm, 7.30pm
Mon 13th Jan 7.30pm
Tues 14th Jan 3.45pm
Pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) and scientist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a gas balloon. (1h 40 mins)
There’s a real buzz about “Off Broadway!” Come along, sit back, relax and enjoy Wyllyotts’ new Sunday ‘Open Mic’ Cabaret evening, with songs from Broadway and the West End, the big screen, popular music and original compositions.
Performers from amateur and professional theatre will entertain you, accompanied by the talented pianist. And, if you fancy singing, (including duets and small groups), just register your interest by emailing email@example.com. Follow us on Twitter: @broadway_off
Mon 13th Jan 1pm, 3.45pm
Tues 14th Jan 7.30pm
Weds 15th Jan 3.45pm
The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it. (2h 18mins)
Tues 14th Jan 1pm
Thurs 30th Jan 1pm
A unique film about a unique man. Given exclusive access to the opening night of the exhibition, the film captures the excitement of the occasion and provides a fascinating exploration of Leonardo’s great works.
Weds 15th Jan 7.30pm
Fri 17th Jan 1pm
Thurs 30th Jan 3.45pm
Gritty British drama directed by Ken Loach. Hoping that self-employment through gig economy can solve their financial woes, a hard-up UK delivery driver and his wife struggle to raise a family. (1h 41 mins)
Fri 17th Jan 3.45pm
Tues 21st Jan 1pm
Weds 22nd Jan 1pm, 3.45pm
Seaside (nowhere near the sea), puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show in an anarchic town on the brink of mob rule. (1h 45mins)
The Story of Guitar Heroes is an awe-inspiring, dynamic show which transports you through time: from the 1950’s with artistes such as Chuck Berry and Hank Marvin from The Shadows, including gifted legends such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, through to modern day players such as the great Brian May and the electrifying Steve Vai, to name but a few!
Presented by guitar virtuoso Phil Walker - this show’s extraordinarily talented band uses over 30 guitars to recreate and accurately reproduce the sound and ambiance of each guitar hero. Featuring video footage of historical moments, with state-of-the-art lighting and delivered with a light hearted vibe – this makes for a truly sensational and enjoyable evening.
Now in its 5th year, The Story of Guitar Heroes has become increasingly popular not only with many guitar players and musicians, but with people and families of all ages.
Don’t miss out on this spectacular show. You won’t be disappointed!
Following two successful years the Warren are delighted to be back at the Wyllyotts with their terrific new pantomime Robin Hood and the Dame of Thrones.
It’s a wonderful family pantomime full of fun, pranks, songs and great music from our own live band. We’ve been performing shows and pantomimes for over 70 years and we’ve donated all our profits to local charities - we’re incredibly proud to be part of this community and we can’t wait to entertain you.
Please note Thurs Performance is a Preview Evening. All tickets £10
Other performances Adults £14, Children £10
Fri 24th Jan 1pm
Tues 28th Jan 1pm, 3.45pm, 7.30pm
Weds 29th Jan 1pm, 3.45pm
Thurs 30th Jan 7.30pm
The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. (2h 5mins)
Fri 31st Jan 1pm, 3.45pm, 7.30pm
Mon 3rd Feb 1pm
Tues 4th Feb 1pm
Weds 5th Feb 1pm, 7.30pm
Film adaptation of Lloyd Webber’s musical. Stars Idris Elba, Ian McKellen, Rebel Wilson, James Corden.
Kristina is excited to tour the show with even more fabulous costumes, stunning vocals and breathtaking choreography. Hosted by heartthrob Jake Quickenden who first found fame with on the X Factor, I’m A Celebrity and Dancing On Ice and an exciting troupe of dancers featuring South African Ballroom champions Marcella Solimeo and Dylan Daniels, this promises to be an evening not to be missed.
This spectacular show consists of some of the most long lasting and unforgettable sounds of the past and present. From the revered swing era of the 40s/50s to the more popular vocal and instrumental numbers of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond, Add to this classical favourites, iconic film themes with a grande finale of hand-clapping standards all played in the style that made James Last famous.
James Last trademark sound was called “Happy Music” and employed orchestral arrangements of well-known tunes and was a virtual non-stop show with a party atmosphere. This show follows in those footsteps and is delivered in a style that encourages audience participation right from the first few bars of the opening number. It is led by Mike James; one of Britain’s best and most enduring band leader
Kinky Boots The Musical, filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre in the heart of London’s West End, is strutting onto the big screen!
With songs from Grammy and Tony award winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, book by legendary Broadway playwright Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell, the musical is based on the film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth. Running Time: 133 mins including Interval
Fri 7th Feb 1pm
Mon 10th Feb 1pm, 3.45pm, 7.30pm
Weds 12th Feb 1pm, 3.45pm, 7.30pm
Thurs 13th Feb 1pm
Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Stars Saoirse Ronan & Emma Watson. (2h 14mins)
A comedy show for less-than-perfect parents. Following their sell-out Edinburgh run, the Scummy Mummies are bringing their golden cat suits to Potters Bar.
Join Ellie and Helen as they celebrate the scummier side of parenting, from drinking wine at teatime to hiding from the PTA.
Bring your friends and make it a Mum’s (or Dad’s!) night out!
The Illegal Eagles return in 2020 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail and incredible showmanship.
This critically acclaimed show features the very best from the Eagles’ catalogue of classics including: ’Hotel California’; ‘Desperado’; ‘Take It Easy’; ‘New Kid In Town’; ‘Life In The Fast Lane’ and many more.
Bringing to life the music of the giants of rock and roll. Backed by the dynamic Paradise Band, among the many legends we pay tribute to along the way are, Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Eddie Cochran, Ricky Nelson, Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Everly Brothers – and the King himself, Elvis.
Prepare for a nostalgia extravaganza as the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production returns with the BEST OF THAT’LL BE THE DAY!
This very special edition of the show presents the most popularly requested songs, impressions and comic sketches from over 33 years of touring!
Featuring smash hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s this is a throwback evening of brilliant entertainment that guarantees to have you on your feet and dancing in the aisles before the night is over!
Early booking is advised as this ever-popular show attracts a big audience of music lovers ready to party!
'This show just gets better and better' - The Telegraph
‘Three hours of Music & Mayhem!’ - The Express
Performed by The Bohemians
The Bohemians have been paying homage to the world’s most theatrical and dramatic Rock band, Queen since 1996, and in that time have had a huge impact on audiences across the world.
Front man and pianist, Rob Comber’s outrageous stage antics and personality makes him perfect to play an uncannily realistic ‘Freddie’ with just the right look and stage persona.
Rob is joined on stage by an enormously talented band including Christopher Gregory who brings all the electric guitar virtuosity required to play a very convincing Brian May. Their attention to detail is truly impressive.
For over four decades’ millions of fans have been enjoying the music of Queen. The band released a total of 18 number one albums, 18 number one singles and 10 number one DVDs with estimates of their record sales ranging from 150 million to 300 million records.
The Best of Queen show features a selection of the most loved and iconic classics from across Queen’s entire back catalogue creating a live stage show which really catches the essence of this most incredible British band.
It’s the authoritative story of soul and Motown in a brand-new-for-2020 stage show spectacular.
Taking you right back to where it all began – the r’n’b hits of the late 50s – on to 60s Detroit, 70s Philly and beyond. Return to time when Ike and Tina Turner were rolling on a river, The Spinners were still working their way back and the world held on for Sam and Dave.
There’ll be no hurrying The Supremes and your Motown memories as the tracks of Smokey Robinson’s tears are well and truly retraced. And please: don’t be too proud to beg for more one more from The Temptations before getting your 70s boogie shoes on to hits from Rose Royce, Tavares and The Trammps.
No show brings back the memories better, packing in so many solid-gold hits along the way. Soul Town USA revives soul music's golden years one last time in the must-see show of the year!
Why not reserve a table and have dinner before the show? A perfect Valentine's evening!
Join 2019 BGT Golden Buzzer comedy star Kojo Anim on his debut UK Tour.
After wowing the judges on BGT as a finalist, Kojo’s ready to hit the road with his new and exciting show. Enjoy as he shares funny observations about life, parenthood and family.
With friends such as Kevin Hart & Dave Chappelle, you can be sure Kojo has some entertaining stories to tell. The time is now for this former BT customer service employee from Hackney East London.
Kojo is here to make the world laugh and it all starts here.
Southgate Opera presents a double bill of opera favourites:
Pagliacci tells the tale of love, heartbreak, betrayal and murder. Based on a real-life love triangle known to the composer, Leoncavallo, the opera is regarded for the searing aria ‘Vesti la giubba’ (Put on the Costume) which is sung by Canio as he prepares for the final performance in which he will confront his wife, Nedda, who is secretly involved with Silvio a young villager.
Trial by Jury is a comic one act opera by Gilbert & Sullivan. The story concerns a breach of promise of marriage lawsuit in which the judge and British legal system are the objects of lighthearted satire. The plot might be ludicrous, but the characters behave as if the events were perfectly reasonable.
Tickets: £19 - £20
A non-professional production
‘The Ronnie Scott’s Story’
Celebrating 60-years since the founding of one of the world's most iconic music venues, the Ronnie Scott's All Stars take to the road to celebrate the 'Ronnie Scott's Story'.
Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club and combining world class live jazz alongside rare archive photos and video footage, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars, take you on a guided, musical tour of this music institution. Featuring classic music from the jazz greats who have performed at Ronnie Scott’s, alongside projected images and footage, and tales of old Soho, miscreant musicians and police raids, ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Story is a glimpse into this unique world and its incredible history.
Rare Productions, the UK’s largest youth musical theatre production company bring this fabulous show to the stage!
With well-known songs such as ‘ Malone’,‘Fat Sam’s Grand Slam’ and ‘Bad Guys’ and exciting dance routines, this is a massively popular show for audiences of all ages to enjoy.
Full details can be found at www.rareproductions.co.uk or 01767 681049
Potters Bar Theatre Company presents Double Acts by John Finnemore, writer of Cabin Pressure, comes not one, not two, but three hilarious plays from his popular radio series Double Acts.
This production brings three wonderful plays together for a triple-feature, Wysinnwyg, Red Handed, and Hot Desk. The characters in these fast pace plays are written beautifully, with sharp, witty and funny dialogue.
We know you will have an entertaining evening. So come and join us to watch John Finnemore's bizarre and hilarious theatrical Double Acts.
This production will take place in the Alexander Wilding Room.
The FUREYS have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 42 years, audiences that have included former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, Former Irish President Mary McAleese and the late Pope John Paul while Tony Blair has publicly stated his favourite peace song of all time is the FUREYS “Green Fields of France” and President Michael D Higgins attended their last concert in National Concert Hall.
Following her gripping appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, with a triumphant Sally reaching the final five, the nation’s favourite Psychic and forerunner in the Psychic world is back on tour with her all new show “10 Years and Counting”.
Wowing audiences young and old across the country for over 10 years, Sally’s show will have you on the edge of your seat, as she brings mediumship into the 21st century.
“My Ability” Sally explains “Allows me to harness the energy around individuals in the audience and pass on messages from their loved ones who have passed with incredible accuracy. I call every message validated a wonder moment. So take your seats relax, be open minded and ready to come forward if you think the message is for you".
With her love, laughter and warmth, this show is a unique evening not to be missed. Book your tickets now to see this phenomenal psychic in action.
The show is investigational and for the purpose of entertainment.
Delayed live screening. This classic play will be brought to life with linguistic ingenuity tocelebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelmingodds. Stars James McAvoy.
Bye Bye Baby are ajaw-dropping tribute to the musical phenomenon ‘Jersey Boys’ and the timeless,iconic music of ‘Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons’.
Incredible four partharmonies, roof raising falsetto complete with energetic and stylish choreography– all backed by their excellent 4-piece band - ensures that Bye Bye Baby is ashow that will make it a night to remember! Includes 31 of Valli’s greatest hits.
The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin Rouge
We present to you an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza as you enter the secret world of one of the greatest movie-musicals of all time.
Bursting at the seams with timeless classics including: ‘Come What May’; ‘Your Song’; ‘Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend’; ‘Roxanne’; ‘Lady Marmalade’ plus songs from some of the most iconic movie musicals of all time.
Travel back in time as the children of the revolution take you on a thrilling non-stop journey into the sexy, disreputable and glamorous underworld of Paris.
It's a ‘Spectacular, Spectacular’ evening of unforgettable dancing, dreams, adventure and above all - love.
The unique Abba sound is replicated with an incredible attention to detail by this a seven-piece band featuring electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards and piano, bass and drum.
Two outstanding Abba girls complete the lineup, adding the essential glitz and glamour to a well polished and gently humorous show.
Dynamic non-stop choreography, stunning visuals, top class musicianship and an ALL LIVE performance ensures that the ABBA Forever Show captivates audiences from the opening refrain to the final sing-along chorus.
24K BRUNO is a show guaranteed to have the whole family up out of their seats and dancing the night away!
Featuring hits including: ‘Uptown Funk’; ‘Treasure’; ‘24 Magic’ and ‘Locked out of Heaven’. 24K BRUNO is the number one tribute to the incredible Bruno Mars!
With Andres Cruz coming all the way from Aruba to showcase his stunning vocals and backed by an awesome live band with slick choreography from Hip Hop Pop, this is a show not to be missed!
Following on from our hugely successful first years of touring, building an almost cult following, the incredible "Rock for Heroes" is back on the road for 2020; bringing the perfect combination of your favourite Rock & Pop artists, fundraising in support of the fantastic Help for Heroes.
Performed by a full live rock band and superb singers, complete with brilliant personalities & comedy value this really is a night out unlike any other.
With music from artists such as Queen, The Eagles, Toto, Bon Jovi, Guns N Roses, AC/DC, Dire Straits & many more. This isn’t a tribute act, this is simply paying tribute, the best way we can to legends in music. Escape the 9 to 5 and let your hair down with the Rock For Heroes Family!!
The ultimate feel good show! Another sensational show from the producers of 'Memory Lane', ‘Rolling back the Years’, and ‘Memories are made of This’.
One of the biggest shows of its kind in the UK, taking the audience on a breathtaking musical journey through the 50's, 60's, and some of the brilliant sounds of the 1970's. Including songs by Del Shannon, Frank Sinatra, Cilla Black, Cliff Richard, Showaddywaddy, The Drifters, Queen and many more
Over 160 amazing costumes and choreographed for each decade, performed by 'West End' and international vocalists, along with the stunning ‘Timeless Showgirls’.
Robert Habermann sings the unforgettable songs and tells the remarkable story of Francis Albert Sinatra - from band singer to 1940’s ‘pop idol.
From his fall from popularity to swinging his way through the 1950’s, recording his most famous songs and albums and building his own record label ‘Reprise’.
Award winning singer Robert Habermann tells the ‘whole’ story of the Chairman of The Board singing all the great Sinatra classics: 'Come Fly With Me'; 'Fly Me To The Moon'; 'Witchcraft'; 'You Make Me Feel So Young'; 'Strangers In The Night'; 'My Way'; 'New York New York' and many more.
Whenever any pundit or supporter is asked to name thegreatest Irish footballers in history, it seldom takes too long for them tomention Liam Brady’s name.
A left-footed playmaker with outstanding technical abilityand vision, Brady spent nine years at Highbury, winning Arsenal’s Player of theYear award three times, lifting the FA Cup in 1979 and signing off with anappearance in the 1980 European Cup Winners’ Cup final.
During the evening Liam and Perry will talk candidly abouttheir successful playing careers and their opinions on the game ingeneral.
After phenomenal sell out tours, Walk Right Back is...BACK! From the Producers of That'll be the Day, the show tells the story of the most successful duo of all time - The Everly Brothers.
Featuring hits such as Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dream and Cathy’s Clown, this unique concert-based musical entwines the wonderful, sad yet glorious story of The Everly Brothers around those trademark “harmonies from heaven”.
Follow the brothers rise to fame, through their decade-long feud to the glorious reunion that gave them back to the world, and back to each other.
11 weeks runs from Thurs 9th Jan - Thurs 2nd April 7.30pm - 9.30pm
As seen on PETER KAY’S PHOENIX NIGHTS...
The world- renowned clairvoyant, medium and psychic is back!
Join paranormal sensation Clinton Baptiste as he takes you on a hilarious yet touching journey through his life, out the other side and beyond the Celestial Curtains.
Clinton Baptiste is the hapless clairvoyant, medium and psychic from Peter Kay’s smash hit Channel 4 tv show PETER KAY’S PHOENIX NIGHTS. Now, some eighteen years after the show aired, he returns to conjure up his extraordinary powers for a new generation.
Clinton will give readings to the audience, offering advice from beyond the grave. He will predict your future, tell you about your past and all manner of spooky stuff an’ that.
But more, he takes you through his demise, his comeback and finally…finally on this special night, he will attempt to pass over to The Other Side and return (before the venue want you all out)….with THE ANSWER!
Starring ALEX LOWE, Clinton Baptiste is the copyright of Goodnight Vienna Productions.
‘Hundreds of years ago when man walked the planet he had no real means of communication. In time man developed a phenomena which has never been fully understood by the psychic community. This phenomena is…Clinton Baptiste’ - Peter Kay (That Phenomena)
Ages 14+ years
You think science is boring, think again; this is science like you have never seen it before.
Designed for children and adults alike, Mark’s Spectacular Science Show explores the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant’s toothpaste, vortex-generating dustbins and even howling jelly babies!
Tickets: £19.50, £17.50 child/concs, Family of 4 £68
Rare Pantomimes are delighted to be appearing at The Wyllyotts Theatre.
They will bring a talented cast of professional actors together with a chorus of local juveniles to delight you with their production of Beauty and the Beast.
Join Belle and the Beast in the enchanted castle. With Dame Dotty taking full control of everyone's lives hindered by the hapless Muddles and arrogant Count George, what could possibly go wrong?
A traditional pantomime for all the family built around audience participation. A real Easter show!
TUES 14TH APR – SAT 18TH APR 7.30PM
SAT MAT 2.30PM
TICKETS: £18 - £20, £16 CHILD
A story of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery… all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts!
PBTC brings Kander & Ebb’s wonderful score to life, including: ‘All that Jazz’; ‘Razzle Dazzle’ and ‘Roxie’.
With comedy, heartache, an array of colourful costumes and killer dance routines, join us back in the sassy Speakeasy’s of 1920s Chicago.
A non-professional production by PBTC
TUES 21ST APR – SAT 25TH APR 7.30PM
SAT MAT 2.30PM
TICKETS: £14 - £22
The award winning ELODS proudly presents My Fair Lady, a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Pygmalion’, book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. This timeless classic is not to be missed.
A story with heart and comedy, My Fair Lady is a beautiful musical about transformation, patronage, gender politics and class. With unforgettable songs such as: ‘Wouldn’t It Be Lovely’; ‘Get Me To The Church On Time’ and ‘I Could Have Danced All Night’, this enchanting classic will be a real treat.
Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the loss of the hilarious, genteel, groundbreaking and incomparable monologist, Joyce Grenfell.
Choice Grenfell is a wonderful tribute featuring some of the best of Joyce’s hilarious songs and monologues from Stately as a Galleon and Free Activity Period to A Terrible Worrier and First Flight. Joyce is our guide for a delightful delve into some of her most endearing characters, ably accompanied by her trusted pianist William Blezard.
We are delighted that the family of William Blezard have allowed us access to previously unpublished rehearsal recordings and personal letters from Joyce allowing a unique insight into the queen of comediennes.
Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (The Players) are today Italian opera’s most famous double act, but they were written independently.
Cavalleria rusticana came first, its hugely successful premiere in 1890 doubtless an influence on Leoncavallo. His Pagliacci in 1892 was another triumph.
The two works, each undeniable masterpieces of the verismo tradition of realism, share dramatic concision, melodic richness and an obsession with violent jealousy.
Following sold-out smash hit tours, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns to theatres with an even bigger production.
Direct from the West End, the show brings to life the music of Ireland's favourite sons 'The Dubliners’. Telling the story of a career spanning 50 years and evoking the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Jim McCann, Ciaran Bourke and John Sheahan. This talented cast of musicians and singers bring the music of this iconic group to life.
A performance that will have you singing and clapping along to such classics as The Wild Rover, The Black Velvet Band, The Irish Rover, Molly Malone, Finnegan’s Wake, McAlpines Fusileers, Raglan Road and of course The Seven Drunken Nights.
This celebration of the music of The Dubliners is a celebration of Irish music itself and a guaranteed evening of music, humour and ‘craic’.
Join Vienna Festival Ballet as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary with their glorious revival of one of the best known and loved classical ballets of all time. Lavish costumes, stunning scenery, international stars, and the magnificent music from Tchaikovsky make this a night not to be missed.
Swan Lake is the most popular ballet in the world. It's the ballet that captures like no other the full range of human emotions - from hope to despair, terror to tenderness and melancholy to ecstasy.Don’t miss this magical evening.
“The entire show was captivating from start to finish”
- WELWYN HATFIELD TIMES
‘’A truly spellbinding performance’’
- BURNLEY EXPRESS
“This production looks and feels absolutely right”
- WORTHING HERALD
‘’The whole evening was a delight’’
- LICHFIELD LIVE
Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light.
The poem was inspired by the agony of Dante’s own exile, and traces his path from crisis to revelation guided by his literary hero Virgil and his lost love Beatrice.
In his new work, The Royal Ballet’s trailblazing Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor creates a world premiere in collaboration with an award-winning team – contemporary conductor-composer Thomas Adès, artist Tacita Dean, lighting designer Lucy Carter and dramaturg Uzma Hameed – to bring us closer to Dante and his extraordinary vision.
Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to lively debate and both shocked and excited audiences since its 1909 premiere.
Antonio Pappano conducts music that combines violence with moments of exquisite tenderness in his first Strauss interpretation for The Royal Opera since 2002.
The outstanding cast includes Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde in last Season’s Der Ring des Nibelungen) in the title role, and Karita Mattila in her role debut as the haunted queen Klytämnestra.
From the producers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Sarah and Duck Live on Stage comes another enchanting show for young audiences.
The Twirlywoos are setting sail around the UK to welcome young fans along for a theatrical adventure.
Expect mischief, music and plenty of surprises as they share the delight of discovery. With beautifully inventive puppetry the show promises a cast full of all your favourite characters from the hit TV show.
Crooners is the music show bringing all your much-loved, Big Band hits to the stage with a quintessentially British twist and an outrageous mini Big Band.
Packed with personality and humour, Crooners is a witty and exhilarating show full of crooner classics, hilarious one-liners and laugh-out-loud silliness.