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GRIFF RHYS JONES
Comedy
Sunday 15th September 2019
Griff is back and once again all over the place touring the UK this autumn with his brand new full-length stand-up show. Guaranteed to be packed with wicked insights into the pains of celebrity, the vicissitudes of parenthood and encounters with the great, the good and even the royal.
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CIRCA - HUMANS
Drama
Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th September 2019
Ten acrobats take us on a stirring journey of what it means to be human, and of how our bodies, our connections, and our aspirations all form part of who we are.
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SICK! FESTIVAL - LET'S TALK ABOUT DIS/FACE IN
Drama
Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th September 2019
Candoco Dance Company created a sensation last year when it became the first contemporary dance company to perform on Strictly Come Dancing. Renowned for creating acclaimed and cutting-edge work, Candoco brings a double bill of dramatic and powerful choreography to SICK Festival this autumn.
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SICK! FESTIVAL - A FAMILY OUTING - 20 YEARS ON
Drama
Wednesday 18th September 2019
Twenty years after bringing her parents onstage in the sublime A Family Outing, Ursula Martinez attempts to recreate the show, without her Dad, and with a mother who can no longer remember her lines.
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SICK! FESTIVAL - AN IRRESSPONSIBLE FATHER'S GUIDE TO...
Drama
Thursday 19th September 2019
Comedian Laurence Clark starred in BBC1’s documentary ‘We Won’t Drop the Baby’, following his family’s journey as they welcomed their second child, with the show recently being uploaded to YouTube...
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SICK! FESTIVAL - STILL NO IDEA
Drama
Friday 20th & Saturday 21st September 2019
STILL NO IDEA is Lisa and Rachael’s quest: a mischievous look at two friends searching for drama, action, and a story to tell. Part-verbatim theatre, part-confession, part-comedy sketch show with a bit of singing and dancing thrown in. Turns out getting the public to write your story is quite an adventure.
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SICK! FESTIVAL - THE NATURE OF WHY
Drama
Saturday 21st September 2019
Playfully fusing contemporary dance with a cinematic live-score by Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory, The Nature of Why smashes the divide between musicians, dancers and the audience, in a performance bursting with passion and joyous intensity.
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LIZA TREYGER
Comedy
Sunday 22nd September 2019
LIZA was featured on the prestigious Variety’s 2017 TOP 10 COMICS TO WATCH list and was a standout performer at this year’s Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. She is currently developing a show based on her life in her twenties in Chicago.
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THE THUNDER GIRLS
Musicals
Tueasday 24th to Saturday 28th September 2019
Fame and greed tore their friendship apart, They haven’t spoken in decades …. THE THUNDER GIRLS were a successful ‘80s girl band until lead singer, Chrissie, sensationally quit the Band to pursue a solo career taking with her, Rick, the Band’s manager.  Chrissie broke the Girl Code as Rick was also the boyfriend of Band mate, Roxanne.
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UNDER THREE MOONS
Drama

Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th September 2019

A new play about friendship and growing up, ‘Under Three Moons’ explores how men relate to each other today. Who we are and how we live. And the spaces between.
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ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
Drama
AS YOU LIKE IT
Wednesday 25th September to Saturday 5th October 2019
COME INTO THE FOREST; DARE TO CHANGE YOUR STATE OF MIND... Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and her head. With her cousin by her side, she journeys to a world of exile where barriers are broken down and all can discover their deeper selves. Kimberley Sykes directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.
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ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
Drama
TAMING OF THE SHREW
Friday 27th September to Thursday 3rd October 2019
IN A REIMAGINED 1590, ENGLAND IS A MATRIARCHY. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder.Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story. Justin Audibert turns Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.
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THE OTHER AND ADRENA ADRENA
Drama
Sunday 29th September 2019
Digital Double Bill: The Other and Adrena Adrena at The Lowry - The Other (Sam Kerridge, Taylor Birch and Daisy Dickinson) / Adrene Adrene (Daisy Dickinson & E-da)
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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Family
Sunday 29th September 2019
This classic fairytale now gets the Lyngo treatment so expect lots of surprises and beautiful images as Patrick Lynch (from Cbeebies) tells the gripping story of Jack who sells his cow for 5 magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds.
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FOOD BANK BOULEVARD
Drama
Monday 30th September to Tuesday 1st October 2019
“Food Bank Boulevard” is an irreverent satire commenting on today’s inner city Britain and is from the producers of, “It’s The Wrong Way To Tickle Mary” and “Me, You & George Clooney”.
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ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
Drama
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Tuesday 1st to Saturday 5th October 2019
‘TO WHOM SHOULD I COMPLAIN?’ When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her. Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs this new production.
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LAUREN HENDRY - TETRA-DECATHLON
Drama
Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Having never even been for a jog around the park, Lauren signed up to compete in the Tetra-Decathlon World Championships; committing to learn 14 different athletic events and then compete on the World stage, all in just 600 days.
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HEDDA TESMAN
Drama
Thursday 3rd to Saturday 19th October 2019
A doting husband. A troubled writer. A loaded gun. It’s 2019 and Hedda Tesman returns to a life she can’t seem to escape. After thirty years of playing wife, Hedda is bitter and bored. When her estranged daughter, Thea, suddenly reappears asking for help, the present begins to echo the past and Hedda embarks on a path of destruction.
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AZARA MEGHIE: JUST ANOTHER DAY AND NIGHT
Drama
Thursday 3rd October 2019
Every day we enter spaces that provide us with comfort. Sometimes we enter communities where we are less at ease. But we cross these boundaries with confidence and humility; embracing our identity, not trying to please.
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NIGHTSHIFTER
Drama
Friday 4th October 2019
Nightshifter is part superhero-fantasy-epic, part tragic insight into the health of humanity. Combining Temper Theatre’s signature fluid muscular movement, fragmented imagery and soul-shaking soundscapes, Nightshifter attends to a world in desperate need of emergency care.
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ELF LYONS
Comedy
Saturday 5th October 2019
Following her sold out run at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2017’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee Elf Lyons and award-winning comedian hits the road with her new show Love Songs to Guinea Pigs, a surreal tale of love and loneliness.
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OSKAR'S AMAZING ADVENTURE
Family
Sunday 6th October 2019
Fun-loving puppy Oskar leaves the snowbound little house on top of the mountain to try to find a friendly animal to play with. But where are all the animals? And why does Oskar have to wait till spring to play his favourite game again? This original play for young children uses a rich mix of storytelling, physical theatre, clowning, puppetry and music & song to tell the tale of a puppy’s search for friendship in the wilderness of the Alps.
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TROJAN HORSE
Drama
Tuesday 8th to Saturday 12th October 2019
Trojan Horse was a local story that hit the national press, accusing ‘hardline’ Muslim teachers and governors of plotting extremism in Birmingham schools. Adapted from the real-life testimonies of those at the heart of the UK Government’s inquiry, critically acclaimed theatre-company LUNG investigates what really happened.
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AN EVENING WITH ARMISTEAD MAUPIN
Drama
Tuesday 8th October 2019
In his first ever UK tour, Fane Productions and Kilimanjaro present an evening with the bestselling, much-loved author and LGBT activist, Armistead Maupin. Don’t miss the chance to join America’s ultimate storyteller, as he recounts his favourites tales from the past 4 decades, offering his own engaging observations on society and the world we inhabit.
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JOSH WIDDICOMBE
Comedy
Wednesday 9th October 2019
The guy everyone can do an impression of is back with a brand new stand up tour. A show that will change your life and how you perceive your place in the world. Bit much? Fine, it’ll be a very funny night of grumbles and jokes in which Josh will finally tackle the hot comedy topics of advent calendars, pesto and the closing time of his local park.
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SADLER'S WELLS PRESENTS...
Dance
ZOONATION'S SOME LIKE IT HIP HOP
Friday 11th & Saturday 12th October 2019
ZooNation’s smash-hit sensation Some Like it Hip Hop thrilled audiences and critics when it opened in 2011, prompting five-star reviews and standing ovations with its infectious “wit, heart and magnificent energy” (The Independent).
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HOOVERING LIVE
Comedy
Sunday 13th October 2019
The podcast all about eating: live. Host Jessica Fostekew (The Guilty Feminist, Cuckoo and Motherland) joins a panel of celebrity guests to share some interesting local grub as well as their funniest and most brilliant stories about scoffing it.
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RAY BRADSHAW: DEAF COMEDY FAM
Comedy
Sunday 13th October 2019
Full of hilarious, revealing tales about growing up with deaf parents, Deaf Comedy Fam presents a very first for comedy, as each show will be performed by Ray simultaneously in both spoken English and British Sign Language – which just so happens to be Ray’s first language.
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THE LOVELY BONES
Drama
Tuesday 15th to Saturday 19th October 2019
Susie Salmon is just like any other young girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead.
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FRISKY AND MANNISH
Comedy
Saturday 19th October 2019
10 years since they burst onto the scene with their wildly popular brand of musical infotainment, Frisky & Mannish are officially Pop PhDs, fully qualified to conduct scientific analyses of the molecular intersections between every pop song ever...
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CHRIS DE BURGH
Gigs
Sunday 20th October 2019
Chris de Burgh will perform two of his most outstanding recordings, back to back and in their entirety, on his Classic Albums Tour, 2019.
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LOST VOICE GUY
Comedy
Sunday 20th October 2019
Following the unprecedented success of his appearance on the final of Britain’s Got Talent 2018, BBC New Comedy Award winner and star and writer of BBC Radio 4’s comedy series, Ability, Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) is setting out on a tour of the UK.
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DADA MASILO - GISELLE
Dance
Tuesday 22nd & Wednesday 23rd October 2019
South Africa’s internationally renowned choreographer, Dada Masilo, presents her fearless re-imagining of the iconic classic, Giselle.
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ELIZABETH DAY: HOW TO FAIL
Drama
Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Inspired by her hugely popular podcast, How To Fail is Elizabeth Day’s latest book: part memoir, part manifesto, this is a book for anyone who has ever failed i.e. EVERYONE. Based on the simple premise that understanding why we fail ultimately makes us stronger, How to Fail reveals that failure is not what defines us; rather it is how we respond to it that shapes us as individuals.

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BEN ELTON
Comedy
Thursday 24th October 2019
More than 30 years ago, Ben Elton exploded into the national consciousness hosting Channel 4’s ground breaking Saturday Live. Now, after a 15 year absence, the Godfather of modern stand-up returns to the medium he did so much to define. Back on the road with an all new stand-up show, Ben promises to try and make sense of a world which appears to have gone stark raving mad.
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FAWLTY TOWERS - THEMED DINNER SHOW
Comedy
Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October 2019
Enjoy a three course meal in the company of Basil, Sybil, Polly and of course Manuel. Featuring scripts and stories from the original TV Series.
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JUSTIN LIVE
Family
Friday 25th October 2019 - The Lowry
Come and see CBeebies superstar and children’s favourite Justin Fletcher live on stage in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza. Justin Live is a fun show for all the family packed full of popular interactive song and dance routines, comedy, and some custard pies too!
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ELLIE TAYLOR
Comedy
Friday 25th October 2019
Fresh from recording her debut Netflix stand up special, the star of The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo and QI is back with a brand-new show. Join Ellie as she bangs on about life, love and what will happen if one more person tells her “you got this”.
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DEAR ZOO
Family
Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October 2019
After a successful debut tour, Dear Zoo the timeless children’s classic book is back on stage for 2019! Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted young readers since it was first published in 1982, and has sold 8 million copies worldwide. This production will delight all those who have read the book (both young and old) as it unfolds with child-engaging puppets, music and lots of audience interaction.
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JAMES ACASTER
Comedy
Friday 25th October 2019
"One time I bought a lasagne from the supermarket, heated it up in the oven and ate a bit of it and it wasn't very nice so I put it in the fridge because it felt wrong to dump a whole lasagne in the bin and then later on I ate a spoonful of the cold lasagne because I was drunk and it was absolutely delicious." - JAMES ACASTER
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LISA STANSFIELD
Gigs
Saturday 26th October 2019
Lisa Stansfield has announced a Salford show to mark the 30th anniversary release of her debut solo album ‘Affection’. Now, on its 30th anniversary, the album will be celebrated with a tour that will see Lisa and her prodigious band perform the hits and more from ‘Affection’, alongside favourites and classics from Lisa’s seven subsequent solo records.
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JASON BYRNE
Comedy
Saturday 26th October 2019
Jason Byrne returns with his brand-new show, Wrecked But Ready. After 23 consecutive years Jason is wrecked but he is as ever ready (which is a battery, but he’s more Duracell than Eveready).
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COUNT ARTHUR STRONG
Comedy
Sunday 27th October 2019
As well as being the all‐round entertainer we all know and love from the telly, Count Arthur Strong is also a lifelong fan of astronomy, since having been given a microscope, or whatever it is they use, for Christmas when he was a small precocious baby. In fact, it’s said the first word he spoke was ‘Uranus’.
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IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARET ATWOOD
Drama
Sunday 27th October 2019
On Tuesday September 10, the wait will be over…THE TESTAMENTS, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to THE HANDMAID’S TALE, will be revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor.
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