The Close Up Show
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!
When & WhereChoose Day
Screening live from The Royal Opera House. ‘Love cannot kill: it brings new life.’
On a starlit night in Nagasaki, these are the words spoken by American soldier Pinkerton to young geisha Cio-Cio-San. But as they both learn, words and promises carelessly spoken can have indelible consequences.
With a score that includes Butterfly’s aria, 'Un bel dì, vedremo' (‘One fine day’) and the Humming Chorus, Giacomo Puccini’s opera is entrancing and ultimately heart-breaking. Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s exquisite production takes inspiration from 19th-century European images of Japan.
In the 2021/22 Season, Dinara Alieva and Lianna Haroutounian share the title role, with Dan Ettinger conducting. In the 22/23 season, Maria Agresta and Lianna Haroutounian share the role of Cio-Cio-San, with Nicola Luisotti conducting.
Approximate running times:
Act I: 55 minutes
Interval: 25 minutes
Acts II and III: 1 hour 30 minutes
Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Star of the Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie to You?, Have I Got News for You, QI, and Live at the Apollo... One of the UK's top stand-ups Chris McCausland is on tour with a stand-up show about life, family and loads of other nonsense as well!
Tour extended due to exceptional demand! Suitable for 16 yrs+ Running Time: 2 hours
"A joke heavy show with gags a plenty" The List
'Passionate and rib-tickling. An illuminating, heartfelt performance. Highly recommended!'
'Proper stand-up, honest, straightforward, balls-out funny'
This stunning 100% live show combines first class music with the slickest choreography and an amazing band, to deliver truly outstanding performances for the best Motown experience you will ever have!
This show will have you Dancing On The Ceiling, with songs from legendary artistes such as Lionel Richie, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson Five, The Isley Brothers, Edwin Starr and many, many more.
THE COUNTERFEIT STONES
(The Great British Take Off)
Why pay a fortune to see ants in a stadium when for a fraction of the price you can get up close and smell the faking brilliance of the Counterfeit Stones - described as Rolling Stones’ hooky masterpiece. Their latest fast shuffle promises yet another night of pure, unadulterated Copy-Rock. Now in their 32nd year, these prank-stars continue to deliver the best “mock ‘n’ roll” show on the circuit. Packed with big hits, retro fashion, vintage guitars and a huge dollop of “Spinal Tap” humour, it’s Satis-fiction guaranteed. So “Come On” all you Honky Tonks and Get Yer Doo Dahs Out !
IT’S PHONEY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL AND YOU’LL LIKE IT!
“The most famous Stones band in England”… SIR MICK JAGGER
“They’re hilarious”… JERRY HALL
“Four out of five stars”… THE TIMES
“Your contribution was much remarked upon”… BUCKINGHAM PALACE
“Better than the originals”… THE GUARDIAN
“They brought back my youth”… SIR TIM RICE
Screening live from The Royal Opera House.
Inspired by dark and gripping real life events, this Royal Ballet classic depicts the sexual and morbid obsessions of Crown Prince Rudolf leading to the murder-suicide scandal with his mistress Mary Vetsera. The oppressive glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court in the 1880s sets the scene for a suspenseful drama of psychological and political intrigue as Rudolf fixates on his mortality.
Kenneth MacMillan's 1978 ballet remains a masterpiece of storytelling and this revival marks 30 years since the choreographer’s death. Expect to see the Company at its dramatic finestacross potent ensemble scenes and some of the most daring and emotionally demanding pas de deux in the ballet repertory.
Approximate running times: 3 hours
Act I: 40 minutes
Interval: 20 minutes
Act II: 55 minutes
Interval: 20 minutes
Act III: 40 minutes
A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night).
Featuring a cast including: Caroline Quentin (Jonathan Creek); Laurie Davidson (Guilty Party); Natalie Simpson (Three Sisters) and Kelvin Fletcher (Emmerdale).
July 1940. After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish.
Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms.
Emily Burns (The Comeback) directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Sheridan’s The Rivals.
Running Time: 3 hours
Served an hour and a quarter before the performance, you will need to book in advance either through the Box Office or online.
The table is yours for the night. Why not pre-order your coffees, drinks or ice creams for your table during the interval?
No waiting, no tipping, a stress free way to eat before the show.
Served with Seasonal Vegetables & Potatoes
Choice of Three Desserts available on the night £16
BOOK NOW for the PURRR-fect Family Pantomime.
Wyllyotts Theatre in association with Jordan Productions presents
Dick Whittington and his Cat
From the streets of London to a spectacular voyage over the seven seas to Morocco!
Join Dick Whittington, his acrobatic cat and a cast of crazy characters on the adventure of a lifetime!
Dick Whittington and his Cat Pantomime runs from Fri 9th Dec 2022 - Sat 31st Dec 2022
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