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THE BAND
Musicals
Wednesday 16th to Saturday 26th January 2019
Join us as this group of girls who were once inseparable reunite after 25 years apart and try once more to fulfil their dream of meeting the boyband whose music became the soundtrack to their lives.
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SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL
Musicals
Thursday 17th January 2019
The Showstoppers have been working on the show since 2008, figuring out how to improvise in increasingly esoteric styles, musical, dance, straight theatre, and film genres to name but a few.
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JUSTIN MOORHOUSE: NORTHERN JOKER
Comedy
Friday 18th & Saturday 19th January 2019
Justin Moorhouse returns with his brand new show 'Northern Joker' in January 2019! These days Justin’s not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty – Brexit looms, it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and that’s before we begin to worry about what’s happening in America…
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JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS
Comedy
Saturday 19th January 2019
One of the Edinburgh Fringe's most celebrated talents of recent times sets out on his first full national tour. John-Luke Roberts' show this year was a complete sell-out run and one of the most talked-about shows of the festival: a dizzying avant-garde ride through the mind of a gifted comic-philosopher.
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DAD'S ARMY RADIO SHOW
Drama
Sunday 20th January 2019
Two actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of three classic radio episodes based on favourite scripts from the original TV series. Celebrating 50 years of Perry and Croft’s quintessential sitcom, which won the Best One-Liner accolade in a poll of comedians conducted by Gold, with the immortal words “Don’t tell him, Pike”.
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AHIR SHAH
Comedy
Sunday 20th January 2019
Duffer comes to The Lowry fresh from a critically acclaimed sell-out run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where it earned Shah his second nomination in a row for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
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RAMIN KARIMLOO - FROM NOW ON
Gigs
Monday 21st January 2019
Come be part of the RK community and join Ramin and friends for an intimate evening of great storytelling and music; like watching a group of friends sing in your own home.
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POUND FOR POUND
Comedy
Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Join award winning actor star Jake Wood and his best mate, ex European Super Bantamweight Champion Spencer Oliver as they come live to The Lowry with Pound For Pound: The Live Show, developed from their hit chart-topping podcast. It promises to be a hilarious no-holds-barred evening talking about their favourite fights, current headlines & never-before heard tales from the unpredictable world of boxing.
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CLEM BURKE & BOOTLEG BLONDIE PLAY PARALLEL LINES
Gigs
Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Bootleg Blondie is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band, the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGB’s in New York City before it's demise in 2006 and to have the honour to be thanked on Blondie’s 11th album ‘Pollinator’.
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FLO AND JOAN
Comedy
Thursday 24th January 2019
Following a sell-out run of their critically acclaimed 2017 show The Kindness of Stranglers, musical comedy duo and sisters Flo & Joan are travelling the country with a new hour of their dark and witty songs.
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SAM AVERY
Comedy
Thursday 24th January 2019
Sam Avery - The Learner Parent. A million nappies, Peppa Pig episodes and a head-full of hair loss later, he shares all the lows, highs and hilarious in-betweens of his experiences of first-time parenthood.
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GRAHAM FELLOWS
Comedy
Friday 25th January 2019
Graham Fellows has performed as the character John Shuttleworth for over 25 years on stage, TV and radio, delighting audiences throughout the UK with his songs and quirky take on everyday life.
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ONLY FOOLS THE (CUSHTY) DINING EXPERIENCE
Comedy
Friday 25th January 2019
Brilliantly funny, Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience is a wholly original immersive theatre show created in loving tribute to the BBC’s Only Fools & Horses TV series. All tickets include a 3-course meal.
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CONFETTI AND CHAOS
Comedy
Friday 25th January 2019
Filled with comedy and chaos, the confetti-filled show features four performers playing nine characters in a whirlwind of laughter, love and tears, and a 3-course meal.
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THE TURK
Drama
Saturday 26th January 2019
Surrounded by well-travelled packing crates and empty wine bottles, a drunken and dying Johann Nepomuk Maelzel revisits scenes from his life, losses and adventures with the amazing, chess playing automaton known as, The Turk.
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THE CLASSIC ROCK SHOW
Gigs
Sunday 27th January 2019
From AC/DC to ZZ Top and everything in between, including Led Zeppelin, Dire Straits, Queen, The Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Meatloaf plus much much more.
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TRIAL BY LAUGHTER
Comedy
Tuesday 29th January 2019
IAN HISLOP AND NICK NEWMAN’S | TRIAL BY LAUGHTER - Following critical acclaim for The Wipers Times, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman have once again taken inspiration from real life events for their new play Trial by Laughter.
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DRIP
Musicals
Thursday 31st January 2019
A one-man musical comedy. Liam is 15 and he’s just signed up for Bev Road Baths’ first ever synchronised swimming team. It’s for his best mate Caz really. She needs to get a team together to win the annual Project Prize at school. She tries every year. She always loses. But Liam’s an optimist, he’s determined to help. There’s just one problem. Liam can’t swim.
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MATT FORDE
Comedy
Saturday 2nd February 2019
The whole thing’s a mess and only one person can sort it out. Sadly, we have no idea who it is. Join Britain’s leading political comedian, Matt Forde, for the show that was a complete sell-out at this year’s Edinburgh Festival and his last as an EU citizen.
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TOM STADE: I SWEAR
Comedy
Saturday 2nd February 2019
Direct from the Edinburgh Festival, join Tom as he continues to figure out exactly where he fits into this emerging new world of feelings and FaceTime. Just when did he, and all his stuff become vintage? And why didn’t he see it coming?
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DAVE GORMAN
Comedy
Sunday 3rd February 2019
Dave Gorman, the man behind Dave TV’s hit show Modern Life Is Goodish as well as Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack Adventure, is back on the road with a brand new live show, With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint.
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SIMPLY DYLAN
Gigs
Sunday 3rd February 2019
A musical journey through the career of one of the world’s most iconic singer-songwriters.
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BILLIONAIRE BOY
Family
Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th February 2019
This hilarious new musical is a triumphant treat for the whole family, based on the bestselling book by David Walliams, and presented by the NST team following their award-winning “whisker-licking treat” Fantastic Mr Fox.
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THE DELIGHTFUL SAUSAGE
Comedy
Thursday 14th February 2019
Join Chris and Amy as they rally the inhabitants of Icklewick in a bid to get the ailing northern community crowned the UK's next City of Culture.
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TWIRLYWOOS LIVE
Family
Friday 15th to Monday 18th February 2019
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.
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LOST VOICE GUY
Comedy
Friday 15th February 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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CHRIS WASHINGTON
Comedy
Saturday 16th February 2019
Chris Washington - You Beauty! In 2017 a Wigan postman used all his annual leave to take a show to the world’s biggest arts festival and was nominated for Best Newcomer. A true ‘you beauty’ underdog story… “A revelation” Chortle
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THE NOISE NEXT DOOR
Comedy
Sunday 17th February 2019
THE NOISE NEXT DOOR are the U.K’s premier improv comedy troupe who have taken the comedy world by storm. The boys are back with a brand spanking new, full length adult evening show The Noise Next Door – REMIX!!!
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MARK WATSON
Comedy
Sunday 17th February 2019
Mark Watson is a comedian, author, sports pundit and husband. He did his first gig in 2002 and the same year won the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Competition.
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ELMER THE PATCHWORK ELEPHANT
Family
Tuesday 19th to Thursday 21st February 2019
Based on the classic children’s book series by David McKee, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter! Elmer The Patchwork Elephant Show tells the tale of an elephant that stands out – both with his patchwork-coloured skin and his sense of humour – but ultimately realizing that his friends have always valued his unique characteristics.
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ROBERT WHITE
Comedy
Wednesday 20th February 2019
Known for his brilliant timing and anarchic performance style, Robert’s chaotic stage presence, improvisational skills and delivery saw him win the Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality.
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ED GAMBLE
Comedy
Thursday 21st February 2018
Ed Gamble - Blizzard - After a sellout national tour in 2017, Ed Gamble is back at The Lowry with another bracing flurry of idiocy.
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THE LIFE I LEAD
Drama
Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th February 2019
The Life I Lead - A richly comic and moving tale of fathers and sons across different generations, filling in the blanks behind a very well-known face.
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NISH KUMAR
Comedy
Sunday 24th February 2019
Nish Kumar - It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourself - Double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Nish Kumar is taking his brand new show on a nationwide tour of the UK! The title is a quote from Terminator 2.
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ANDREW DOYLE
Comedy
Sunday 24th February 2019

Andrew Doyle is one of the UK’s foremost political satirists.  Friendly Fire is his seventh solo stand-up show.  It follows the critically acclaimed Thought Crimes, which ran at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year and later transferred to the Soho Theatre in London.

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NOUGHTS & CROSSES
Drama
Tuesday 26th February to Saturday 2nd March 2019
Pilot Theatre presents this gripping Romeo and Juliet story by acclaimed writer Malorie Blackman and adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz is a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.
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IN THE NIGHT GARDEN LIVE
Family
Thursday 28th February to Sunday 3rd March 2019
Join Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka and friends at In the Night Garden Live for a brand-new show on their first ever UK theatre tour in 2019! You’ll see all your favourite characters beautifully brought to life with full-size costumes, magical puppets, and enchanting music that will keep your little ones captivated. There are other shows for young children, but as The Independent wrote, ’there’s nothing quite like In the Night Garden Live.’
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STEVE HARLEY ACOUSTIC TRIO
Gigs
Sunday 3rd March 2019
Steve Harley, the original Cockney Rebel, tours frequently with his Acoustic Trio, playing an intimate, unique and atmospheric show. The performance promises subtle lyricism, mingled with great improvisation and rocky rhythms.
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ANDREW MAXWELL
Comedy
Sunday 3rd March 2019
A memorable cocktail of personal stories, astute political observations and the odd surprise foray into character cameos.
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OPERA NORTH'S THE MAGIC FLUTE
Opera
Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th March 2019
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Adventure jostles with fantasy, comedy with drama, and Mozart sets it all to a score full of miraculous music.
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OPERA NORTH'S KATYA KABANOVA
Opera
Thursday 7th March 2019
In Katya Kabanova, Janáček created one of opera’s authentic masterpieces, charting his heroine’s tragedy with profound compassion in wildly beautiful music that crackles with tension and barely suppressed eroticism.
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OPERA NORTH'S GIANNI SCHICCHI & THE RITE OF SPRING
Opera
Friday 8th March 2019
The opera is presented together with Stravinsky’s groundbreaking ballet The Rite of Spring in a double bill which offers two very different reflections on the decline of the old order and the beginning of the new.
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AN EVENING WITH THE HAIRY BIKERS
Comedy
Sunday 10th March 2019
National Treasures Si King and Dave Myers, aka The Hairy Bikers have announced a huge nationwide tour for 2019 taking in over 37 dates between February and April. With their irresistible enthusiasm, An Evening With The Hairy Bikers will be an epic night of cooking and conversation.
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ROBIN INCE
Comedy
Sunday 10th March 2019
Robin Ince is a multi-award winning comedian and broadcaster. His shows have been described as 'a bundle of fascinating and surprising digressions and uncanny impressions'.
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RAIN MAN
Drama
Monday 11th to Saturday 16th March 2019
Based on the Oscar winning film which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, Bill Kenwright presents the inaugural Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company with a production of RAIN MAN, which won Oscar’s for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor for Hoffman.
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THE DUBLIN LEGENDS
Gigs
Thursday 14th & Friday 15th March 2019
The Seven Drunken Nights and More Tour 2019. Irish Folk music at its very best! The Dublin Legends return to our stage in March 2019!
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KIERAN HODGSON
Comedy
Saturday 16th March 2019
Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, Star of Radio 4’s Earworms and Lance, and as seen regularly on BBC2’s Two Doors Down, Upstart Crow and Dad’s Army: We’re Doomed.
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GEORGE LEWIS
Comedy
Sunday 17th March 2019
When George was 12 he fell for the most beautiful, most orange girl in Stockport. To win her heart, he tried to act less like a boy and more like a man. Specifically, Liam Gallagher. In this show, George looks back on teenage life in a world going crazy for Britpop, Minidiscs and New Labour.
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NO SUCH THING AS A FISH
Comedy
Sunday 17th March 2019
We can’t wait to get back on the tour bus to spread the nerdery further and wider across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales than ever before.
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BRB: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Dance
Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd March 2019
A cruel Prince, cursed to spend the rest of his life living in a fantastical castle with the animals he callously hunted, finds salvation in the heart of a beautiful girl.
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BRB: FIRST STEPS BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Family
Friday 22nd March 2019
This hour-long, interactive show, specially adapted for children aged from three to seven, features ballet excerpts from Beauty and the Beast, performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet's amazing dancers and orchestra, interspersed with scenes in which a storyteller introduces the children to the music and the leading characters, and shares some technical magic.
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SINDHU VEE
Comedy
Friday 22nd March 2019
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee embarks on a UK tour with her critically acclaimed and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show, Sandhog.
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PAUL CARRACK
Gigs
Sunday 24th March 2019
With a back-catalogue of hits to his name including “How Long”, “Tempted” and “The Living Years”, Paul’s uniquely soulful voice is a must for his millions of fans around the world.
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MISHA GLENNY - McMAFIA
Comedy
Monday 25th March 2019
Misha Glenny is an Award-winning journalist and author, his international bestselling book, McMafia, was recently turned into the hit BBC TV series of the same name.
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THE WORST WITCH
Family
Tuesday 26th to Sunday 31st March 2019
Featuring all of Jill Murphy’s beloved characters, this thrilling new stage adaptation is directed by Theresa Heskins and features songs, music, magic and a dose of Mildred-induced-mayhem. Age 7+
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RHOD GILBERT
Comedy
Wednesday 27th March 2019
Blue Jeans Management Proudly Presents Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John. This show sees Rhod as funny as ever, but like never before. Raw, personal and brutally honest; no more lies, no more nonsense.
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MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP - PEPPERLAND
Dance
Friday 29th & Saturday 30th March 2019
Dance Consortium presents an unprecedented chamber music ensemble of voice, theremin, soprano sax, trombone, two keyboards, and percussion teases out and elaborates on Sgt. Pepper’s non-rock and roll influences.
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SINGALONGA: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
Gigs
Sunday 31st March 2019
Woah, woah, woah woah. Ladies and Gents this is the moment you’ve waited for… Singalonga Productions, producers of Singalonga Sound of Music and Singalonga Grease brings you their newest show, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing – The Greatest Showman!
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WOMAN TO WOMAN
Gigs
Sunday 31st March 2019
Woman to Woman sees a unique and timeless collaboration between three of the UK’s most celebrated female Singer-Songwriters.
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LOL (LADIES OF LAUGHTER) with NOREEN KHAN
Comedy
Sunday 31st March 2019
Noreen Khan hosts a night of comedy with some of the UKs favourite female acts. Come along for an evening of laughter - full line up to be confimed in October.
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THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
Drama
Monday 1st to Saturday 6th April 2019
The Girl On The Train - Based on the best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins and the DreamWorks film. Adapted from Paula Hawkins’ novel – an international phenomenon selling over twenty million copies worldwide – this gripping new play will keep you guessing until the final moment.
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ROOM ON THE BROOM
Family
Tuesday 2nd to Sunday 7th April 2019
Join the witch and her cat on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
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STEPHEN BAILEY
Comedy
Saturday 6th April 2019
Everyone’s favourite ‘guilty pleasure’ (Daily Record), stand-up comedy star, Stephen Bailey is back on tour with his brand-new show ‘Our Kid’
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AN EVENING WITH BRIAN BLESSED
Comedy
Sunday 7th April 2019
Larger Than Life? British actor Brian Blessed is known for his hearty, king-sized portrayals on film and television. An Evening with Brian Blessed is an experience that nobody should miss. His eloquence and humour will have the audience captured from the moment he walks on stage until the moment he leaves.
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TOMMY TIERNAN
Comedy
Sunday 7th April 2019
Back on the road again Tommy Tiernan has a new show, Paddy Crazy Horse. He rants and raves, he dances and acts. He tries to be very silly and very serious at the same time.
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BLOOD BROTHERS
Musicals
Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th April 2019
Written by Willy Russell, the legendary 'Blood Brothers' tells the captivating & moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on the opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. The superb score includes 'Bright New Day', 'Marylin Monroe', & the hit 'Tell Me Its Not True'.
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ART GARFUNKEL
Gigs
Sunday 14th April 2019
An evening of songs and stories with American singer and poet Art Garfunkel, who is best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. He will be performing a career retrospective, featuring Simon & Garfunkel, classic and solo hits, plus pieces from his new autobiography.
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DEMETRI MARTIN
Comedy
Tuesday 16th April 2019
Award-winning American comedian and star of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Demetri Martin is heading across the pond to the UK in April 2019 as part of his brand new tour – Wandering Mind. As part of his limited UK tour, Demetri Martin will perform at The Lowry for one night only.
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SHEN YUN
Dance
Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th April 2019
Take an enlightening journey through 5,000 years! SHEN YUN’S unique artistic vision expands the theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures—the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture.
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EQUUS
Drama
Tuesday 23rd to Saturday 27th April 2019
Inspired by a true story, Peter Shaffer’s gripping psychological thriller, Equus, explores the complex relationships between devotion, myth and sexuality. This gripping new production is directed by the award-winning Ned Bennett.
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ROB AUTON
Comedy
Sunday 28th April 2019
The Talk Show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking by award-winning writer and performer Rob Auton. The Talk Show was the second best reviewed comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival 2018.
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CATHERINE MAYER: FFS
Comedy
Sunday 28th April 2019
The author and Women’s Equality Party co-founder is at the end of her tether. A better, brighter, more equal future shimmers on the horizon, yet we seem to be hurtling in the opposite direction. A Funny, Free-wheeling Show about soundbite culture in a messy world. Go and see it: For Future’s Sake.
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UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN
Gigs
Sunday 28th April 2019
George Hinchcliffe's Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. The world’s very first Ukulele Orchestra is not just about ukuleles; it is about entertainment, joy, fun, strum and artistry.
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RUMOURS OF FLEETWOOD MAC
Gigs
Wednesday 1st May 2019
Personally endorsed by Fleetwood Mac founding member, Mick Fleetwood, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac is the ultimate tribute to one of rock and roll’s most remarkable groups.
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MICKY P KERR
Comedy
Thursday 2nd May 2019
In this, his debut solo tour, the now semi-famous Micky invites you to join him for an evening of music, social commentary and, above all, lots of laughs.
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STEWART FRANCIS
Comedy
Thursday 2nd May 2019
The star of 'Mock the Week', 'Live at the Apollo' and 'Crackerjack' embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER!!! See him before he heads off...INTO THE PUNSET.
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STRICTLY COME DANCING - THE PROFESSIONALS
Dance
Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th May 2019
Audiences will enjoy the incredible talent of these world-class dancers as they perform exquisitely choreographed Ballroom and Latin routines with all the sequins, sparkle and stunning production values we have come to know and love!
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JESS ROBINSON
Comedy
Friday 3rd May 2019
Multi-award-winning Jess Robinson is back with a new show! With more spot-on celebrity impressions, musical comedy and stunning vocal gymnastics.
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THE GUILTY FEMINIST
Comedy
Sunday 5th May 2019
The Guilty Feminist podcast has become a comedy phenomenon with over 50 million downloads since it launched in late 2016. Comedian Deborah Frances-White and her guests discuss things which all twenty-first century feminists agree on – while confessing the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears which undermine those noble goals.
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NORTHERN BALLET'S THE GREAT GATSBY
Dance
Wednesday 8th to Saturday 11th May 2019
Northern Ballet's The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel is brought to life as dancers glide across the floor in gorgeous Chanel-inspired costumes to a cinematic score by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE.
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RUBY TURNER
Gig
Sunday 12th May 2019
For many years Ruby Turner has been regarded as having one of the greatest voices the UK has ever produced. Ruby can breathe life and meaning into a song whether it is a passionate soaring ballad or a soulful up-tempo groove. Her career to date has been sensational with major tours, film, TV and theatre appearances.
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PAUL MERTON'S IMPRO CHUMS
Comedy
Sunday 12th May 2019
The collective improvisational experience embodied in the Chums is enough to stun an elephant.
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THE MOUSETRAP
Drama
Monday 13th to Saturday 18th May 2019
Discover why Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has kept people guessing for so long, becoming the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre. The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be?
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EMILY ATACK
Comedy
Thursday 16th May 2019
Emily Atack takes to the stage in Spring 2019 for her debut comedy show. A live memoir of anecdotes, impressions and tales of an actress in her twenties.
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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN SET
Comedy
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May 2019
LipService give you a whistle stop tour of epic landscapes, nostalgic railway scenes and train top tussles that will leave you breathless and racing for the refreshment coach.
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AL MURRAY - LANDLORD OF HOPE AND GLORY
Comedy
Sunday 19th May 2019
Al Murray brings his show Landlord of Hope and Glory to The Lowry in May 2019! - Citizens of Hope and Glory! Our new tomorrow beckons. A new tomorrow that smells reassuringly of yesterday, but with wifi.
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SOFIE HAGEN
Comedy
Sunday 19th May 2019
After a total sell-out of her ‘Dead Baby Frog’ tour in 2018, Sofie returns with the show that won her the Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer award. Plus, a first chance to hear her read from her new book ‘Happy Fat’, and a Q & A. An evening of varied delights from one of the most exciting talents of recent years. Book early.
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WALLACE AND GROMIT THE WRONG TROUSERS
Family
Sunday 26th May 2019
Wallace and Gromit The Wrong Trousers - Musical Marvels: A Cracking Live Orchestra ShowEveryone’s favourite dynamic duo are heading on tour in Spring 2019 with their live, interactive show -Wallace & Gromit’s Musical Marvels.
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LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE - A ROAD MUSICAL
Musicals
Monday 27th May to Saturday 1st June 2019
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE is a touching and hilarious musical comedy, created by the Tony Award-winning team of James Lapine (Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George) & William Finn (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Falsettos) & based on the Oscar-winning film by Michael Arndt. A smash hit off-Broadway, it arrives in a brand new, European premiere production.
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RUBY WAX
Comedy
Sunday 2nd June 2019
Ruby Wax - How to be Human is the show you need to help you upgrade your mind as much as you’ve upgraded your iPhone. With a little help from monk Gelong Thubten, who explains how the mind works, & neuroscientist Ash Ranpura who explains where everything that makes us ‘us’ can be found in the brain.
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ZOG
Family
Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June 2019
Freckle Productions and Rose Theatre Kingston present Zog. Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved Zog comes to life in Mike Shepherd’s magical adaptation with Johnny Flynn’s sumptuous folk score featuring live musicians.
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WOMAN TO WOMAN
Gigs
Saturday 8th June 2019
Woman to Woman sees a unique and timeless collaboration between three of the UK’s most celebrated female Singer-Songwriters.
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JANE MCDONALD
Gigs
Sunday 23rd June 2019
One of the nation's best-loved entertainers, is back with her phenomenal new live show.  The BAFTA award-winning star of Cruising with Jane McDonald and Jane & Friends always delivers a stunning performance and along with her fantastic live band, guarantees to bring the audience to their feet with this evening of music and laughter!
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JIMMY CARR
Comedy
Sunday 30th June 2019
Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket.
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VULVARINE
Musicals
Thursday 11th & Friday 12th July 2019
The critically-acclaimed sellout Edinburgh Fringe hit. Bryony Buckle is astoundingly average. Her days are filled with mind numbing office work, thinking about lunch and lusting after Orson Bloom from IT. But following a dose of hormone therapy gone wrong and a well-timed bolt of lightning, Bryony gains superhero abilities and a brand-new persona: Vulvarine, saviour of womankind.
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WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT
Family
Saturday 3rd August to Sunday 1st September 2019
See the smash-hit production of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt on tour, direct from the West End, as it returns vividly and noisily in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score.
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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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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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ARDAL O'HANLON
Comedy
Sunday 17th November 2019
Ardal O’Hanlon, star of Death in Paradise, Father Ted and My Hero (BBC), continues to tour his acclaimed stand-up shows worldwide. Because he loves it. And it’s a compulsion. And the world is a funny place.
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