Parents and Wobblers (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 18th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 6th December 2017

    Wednesday 6th September – Wednesday 6th December’17 (No class 25th October)  Ages 2-4 Toe-tapping fun for toddlers and their grown-ups! This fun class encourages development and confidence in the early years, with plenty of play and imaginative movement. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance!     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Mother! (18)

Dates: October 17th - October 19th
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  A mysterious pair of lodgers break a remote couple’s equilibrium, and as events unfold, things only begin to get weirder. Grace and Eli (Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem) are settling into their new country home. In this remote location, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy each other’s company – just the two of them. However, this brief stint of peace is about to be challenged by the appearance of two strangers (Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer) who arrive and begin lodging with them, seemingly uninvited. Eli seems less troubled by their appearance than his wife, Grace. And…

Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 16th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 16th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Make Your Mark Xtra ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 16th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ‘ 17 (No class 9th and 23rd October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. Individualised and creative workshops aimed at adults with learning disabilities. An inspiring, sociable and stimulating opportunity to enjoy the surroundings of Malvern Theatres and explore different creative mediums. Please note that there are only a limited number of places per session. Registering…

Junior Theatre (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 16th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No class 23rd October)  Ages 7-12 A Junior Theatre group for all budding thespians and enthusiastic performers aged 7-12 years. From the basics of stage geography and vocal techniques, through to the art of creating emotions and believable characters on stage, these fun and creative sessions are perfect for improving drama skills, confidence and creativity. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Lane School of Arts. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Genius

Dates: October 16th
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  Anjali has been celebrating the creative abilities and artistic potential of people with learning disabilities and making high-quality, professional-level dance for over 20 years. During this performance an exceptional group of six dancers will perform two works. Gary Clarke’s Beethoven takes a touching and darkly humorous look at the extraordinary personal life and musical works of Ludwig van Beethoven. In Bloodsucker, Lea Anderson has created a stylised, gently humorous exploration of the legend of the vampire Nosferatu and his depiction in film. Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.   “One of the brightest companies in…

The Real Thing

Dates: October 16th - October 21st
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  Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents Laurence Fox in The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard Directed by Stephen Unwin “A play that reminds you why you go to the theatre and why you fall in love. And why, just sometimes, it is all worth the effort” The Spectator Henry is the smartest and sharpest playwright of his generation. His wife, Charlotte, an actress, has been appearing in a play by Henry about a couple whose marriage is on the verge of collapse. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. When Henry’s affair with Annie threatens to…

Tout en haut du monde (PG)

Dates: October 15th 7:30 pm
  Malvern French Film Centre at the Coach House Theatre Director: Rémi Chayé It is 1882, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition to the North Pole. To save her family's honor, Sasha runs away. Headed towards the Great North, she follows her grandfather's trail in search of his famous ship. (Animation) Cert: PG Running time: 78 mins   [caption id="attachment_5347" align="alignleft" width="300"] Les Intouchables (15) 24th Sept, 7:30pm[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5346" align="alignleft"…

MET Die Zauberflöte

Dates: October 14th 5:55 pm
  Die Zauberflöte (Mozart) Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts the full-length German version of Mozart’s magical fable, seen in Julie Taymor’s spectacular production, which captures both the opera’s earthy comedy and its noble mysticism. Conductor: James Levine Cast: Golda Schultz (Pamina), Kathryn Lewek (Queen of the Night), Charles Castronovo (Tamino), Markus Werba (Papageno), Christian Van Horn (Sprecher), Sarastro (René Pape)   Approx running time: 3hrs 29 mins [meta_gallery_carousel id="2749"]     Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.
  THE FATEFUL VOYAGE Matthew Sandy - Tenor Simon Over - Piano Kate Kennedy - Narrator Devised by biographer, Kate Kennedy, this recital tells the story of the extraordinary friendship between two Great War composers and a poet - F.S. Kelly, William Denis Browne and Rupert Brooke. The sequence weaves together song, poetry, letters and diaries. The Fateful Voyage is the title of a forthcoming biography on the subject by Kate Kennedy. In association with The Friends of the Dymock Poets Colwall Village Hall directions: From Malvern follow B4218 over the hills, go through Colwall Village, turn right before railway…

Youth Theatre ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 14th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until 9th December 2017

    Saturday 16th September – Saturday 9th December ‘ 17 ( No class 28th October)  Ages 12+ Improve your performance skills, vocal techniques and enhance your knowledge of theatrical practices. Youth Theatre will also have the chance to see one of our Autumn shows; along with their very own private Q&A with the cast. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Laine School of Arts. For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (15)

Dates: October 13th - October 16th
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  Gadgets, wit and undeniable class: the quintessentially British renegade spies are back. Both of them. After an ambiguous departure in the last film, Matthew Vaughn’s much anticipated sequel promises even more action for everyone’s favourite key characters. But this time, it’s in the very un-British Wild West. Secret agents Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and Merlin (Mark Strong) are about to form a ‘special relationship’ with their American counterparts – an organisation appropriately dubbed Stateside. The US espionage organisation is every bit Yank that Kingsman is English, complete with headquarters hidden within a whisky distillery, serious guns and, of course, Jeff…
    Friday 8th September – Friday 8th December ’17 (No classes 17th November + 27th October)  For adults of all ages The singing session on Friday 13th October has been cancelled. Come along and join in our relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Ocean Film Festival World Tour

Dates: October 13th
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  Calling all ocean lovers! The annual Ocean Film Festival is sweeping towards Malvern with a brand new selection of the world’s most amazing ocean films, from both above and below the surface. Brought to you by the team behind the Banff Film Festival UK Tour, this collection of short films celebrates divers, paddlers, surfers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray. Be wowed at the mind blowing marine life; exhilarated by the power of the waves, and inspired by the characters who dedicate their lives to answering the call of the ocean. Age Guidance: 12A (TBC) Visit…

Make Your Mark ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 12th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until 7th December 2017

    Thursday 7th September – Thursday 7th December ’17 (No class 26th October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. For adults of all ages, A mentally stimulating session offering tutoring in a variety of creative mediums.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Parents and Wobblers (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 11th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 6th December 2017

    Wednesday 6th September – Wednesday 6th December’17 (No class 25th October)  Ages 2-4 Toe-tapping fun for toddlers and their grown-ups! This fun class encourages development and confidence in the early years, with plenty of play and imaginative movement. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance!     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk
English Symphony Orchestra Kenneth Woods- Artistic Director Raphael Wallfisch- cello Haydn- Symphony no. 45 in F-sharp minor “Farewell” Schumann- Cello Concerto in A minor Mozart- Symphony no. 41 in C major “Jupiter” The ESO launch their new series of concerts in Malvern Priory by saying goodbye with a performance of Haydn’s enigmatic Farewell symphony. Renowned cello virtuoso Raphael Wallfisch joins the ESO for a performance of Schumann’s beloved Cello Concerto and the concert concludes with Mozart’s final symphony, a work crowned by the greatest of all symphonic finales. “Kings Place would be wise to plan a weekend for Woods and…

Cabaret starring Will Young and Louise Redknapp

Dates: October 10th - October 14th
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  In the role that earned him an Olivier award nomination and WhatsOnStage award, Will Young reprises his critically acclaimed performance of Emcee in Rufus Norris’ production of Cabaret. Ever since winning the inaugural series of Pop Idol in 2002, Will Young has been one of the UK’s most popular and successful music artists and holds the record for the fastest selling debut single in British chart history. Playing Sally Bowles will be musician, TV presenter and 2016 Strictly Come Dancing runner up Louise Redknapp. Since its Broadway premiere in 1966 and the famous movie version with Liza Minnelli and…

The Hunting of the Snark

Dates: October 10th
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  All aboard! The ship is departing! All children, animals and silly people welcome! The impossible voyage of an improbable crew to hunt an imaginary creature is brought magically to life in this sparkling musical comedy adventure for 4 to 94 year olds. Enter the imaginative world of Alice in Wonderland creator, Lewis Carroll, in this brand new, highly original, ultra-modern adaptation inspired by his much loved classic poem. Fresh from London’s West End, this show features five high-energy actors, life-like puppets, fantastical characters, and lashings of daft humour. A riotous ragtag gang of bold adventurers including the Boy, the…

Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 9th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 9th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Junior Theatre (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 9th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No class 23rd October)  Ages 7-12 A Junior Theatre group for all budding thespians and enthusiastic performers aged 7-12 years. From the basics of stage geography and vocal techniques, through to the art of creating emotions and believable characters on stage, these fun and creative sessions are perfect for improving drama skills, confidence and creativity. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Lane School of Arts. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

MET Norma

Dates: October 7th 5:55 pm
  Norma (Vincenzo Bellini) – New Production “Ponselle, Milanov, Sutherland, Callas … after last night, Radvanovsky can add her name to the list,” declared the Huffington Post when Sondra Radvanovsky made her Met role debut as Norma in 2013. The 2017–18 season opens with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece, starring Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her archrival, Adalgisa—a casting coup for bel canto fans. Tenor Joseph Calleja is Pollione, Norma’s unfaithful husband, and Carlo Rizzi conducts. Sir David McVicar’s evocative production sets the action deep in a Druid forest where nature and ancient ritual rule.…
  DAVID EVANS FRSA on HAROLD & LAURA KNIGHT A PARTNERSHIP OF PAINTERS   This illustrated talk investigates the development of Laura and Harold's working relationship over more than fifty years. Both were leading artists of the first half of the 20th century. Though a fine portrait painter, Harold was to some extent overshadowed by his more famous wife.   In association with The Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society   Colwall Village Hall directions: From Malvern follow B4218 over the hills, go through Colwall Village, turn right before railway bridge into Mill Lane. The hall is 50 yards on…

Connected Planet to Extended Universe

Dates: October 7th 10:30 am
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  Join us this year to find out about how the Internet of Things is connecting everything around us and how we are innovating to explore the far reaches of the universe. Once again we have an exciting double bill, this year featuring BBC’s Robot Wars judge Dr Lucy Rogers and astrophysicist Dr Megan Argo. Wiring the Internet of Things We're living on an ever more connected planet in which devices all around us are communicating with each other and responding to data. Hear how you can make fun, frivilous and even very useful devices at home with Raspberry Pi…
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Youth Theatre ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 7th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until 9th December 2017

    Saturday 16th September – Saturday 9th December ‘ 17 ( No class 28th October)  Ages 12+ Improve your performance skills, vocal techniques and enhance your knowledge of theatrical practices. Youth Theatre will also have the chance to see one of our Autumn shows; along with their very own private Q&A with the cast. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Laine School of Arts. For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG)

Dates: October 6th - October 12th
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  Haunted by his time fighting in the WWI, author A.A Milne retreats to the countryside, where his son Christopher Robin provides the inspiration to create the magical world of Winne the Pooh. Post-World War I, and Britain is a miserable place, in need of something positive to replace the sense of suffering and loss with hope and joy. Playwright A. A Milne is going through a period of self-doubt, himself bearing the mental scars from witnessing his friends and comrades die in battle. Seeking peace and a little solitude, Milne and his wife retreat to a beautiful woodland home,…

Singing For Fun (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 6th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until 8th December 2017

    Friday 8th September – Friday 8th December ’17 (No classes 17th November + 27th October)  For adults of all ages Come along and join in our relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk
  The CBSO's recently appointed Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla has chosen Malvern for one of her first touring engagements with the orchestra. The concert will open with Weber's celebrated overture to Der Freischutz before the orchestra is joined by clarinettist Jorg Widmann for a performance of Mozart's autumnal Clarinet Concerto. The concert ends with a performance of Brahms's Symphony No. 1. The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla with Jorg Widmann (Clarinet) Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz Mozart: Clarinet Concerto K. 622 Brahms: Symphony No. 1 ★★★★★"The 29-year-old Lithuanian has already established a wonderful rapport with the members of the…

NT: Hamlet (Encore)

Dates: October 5th 7:00 pm
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  Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, the original 2015 broadcast was experienced by over half a million people worldwide. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

Make Your Mark ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 5th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until 7th December 2017

    Thursday 7th September – Thursday 7th December ’17 (No class 26th October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. For adults of all ages, A mentally stimulating session offering tutoring in a variety of creative mediums.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

The Hollies

Dates: October 5th
The Hollies are one of Britain’s best-loved groups. Their soaring, distinctive harmonies, brilliantly crafted songs, and cultivated musicianship; coupled with The Hollies extensive back catalogue of hits, has ensured the longevity of one of the greatest Pop groups to emerge from the early 1960’s British Rock revolution: a time when British Music began to shake the world. The band have released some of the best-loved pop songs ever: The Air That I Breathe, American number 1: Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress), Bus Stop, I’m Alive, Carrie Anne, the soul-stirring He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother... the list goes…

Detroit (15)

Dates: October 4th 2:00 pm
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  Racial tension reaches boiling point on the streets of Detroit in the aftermath of the 1967 Algiers Motel murders, in director Kathryn Bigelow’s tense crime drama. Detroit, 1967, and the shocking murder of three African-American men at the Algiers Motel takes place. Security guard Melvin Dismukes (John Boyega) is on-duty at the time of the shooting, and questioned by police who falsely label him as a prime suspect. The events which unfold in the aftermath lead to a police raid on an unlicensed bar, followed by five days of rioting, leaving over 2,000 buildings destroyed and 43 dead. Fifty…

Parents and Wobblers (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 4th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 6th December 2017

    Wednesday 6th September – Wednesday 6th December’17 (No class 25th October)  Ages 2-4 Toe-tapping fun for toddlers and their grown-ups! This fun class encourages development and confidence in the early years, with plenty of play and imaginative movement. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance!     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk
  Have you got any burning wildlife questions? BBC TV wildlife presenter and cameraman Gordon Buchanan has travelled the planet – from South America, Asia, Africa, Papua New Guinea, Russia and Alaska – and will definitely have some interesting answers! This is a show for any wildlife enthusiast who wants to enjoy the spell-binding stories of the natural world from a man who has experienced danger face to face. Audiences are invited to listen and interact with Gordon Buchanan as the highly acclaimed television wildlife cameraman and presenter of the popular BBC ‘Animal Family and Me’ series shares an insight…

Detroit (15)

Dates: October 3rd 7:45 pm
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  Racial tension reaches boiling point on the streets of Detroit in the aftermath of the 1967 Algiers Motel murders, in director Kathryn Bigelow’s tense crime drama. Detroit, 1967, and the shocking murder of three African-American men at the Algiers Motel takes place. Security guard Melvin Dismukes (John Boyega) is on-duty at the time of the shooting, and questioned by police who falsely label him as a prime suspect. The events which unfold in the aftermath lead to a police raid on an unlicensed bar, followed by five days of rioting, leaving over 2,000 buildings destroyed and 43 dead. Fifty…
  Jemima Parry-Jones MBE is Director of the International Centre for Birds of Prey and is one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject. This special talk promises to answer all your questions about local birds of prey as well as a spectacular display of flying in the Forum Theatre itself.   Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 2nd
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 2nd
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Make Your Mark Xtra ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 2nd
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ‘ 17 (No class 9th and 23rd October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. Individualised and creative workshops aimed at adults with learning disabilities. An inspiring, sociable and stimulating opportunity to enjoy the surroundings of Malvern Theatres and explore different creative mediums. Please note that there are only a limited number of places per session. Registering…

Junior Theatre (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: October 2nd
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No class 23rd October)  Ages 7-12 A Junior Theatre group for all budding thespians and enthusiastic performers aged 7-12 years. From the basics of stage geography and vocal techniques, through to the art of creating emotions and believable characters on stage, these fun and creative sessions are perfect for improving drama skills, confidence and creativity. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Lane School of Arts. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Detroit (15)

Dates: October 1st 7:45 pm
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  Racial tension reaches boiling point on the streets of Detroit in the aftermath of the 1967 Algiers Motel murders, in director Kathryn Bigelow’s tense crime drama. Detroit, 1967, and the shocking murder of three African-American men at the Algiers Motel takes place. Security guard Melvin Dismukes (John Boyega) is on-duty at the time of the shooting, and questioned by police who falsely label him as a prime suspect. The events which unfold in the aftermath lead to a police raid on an unlicensed bar, followed by five days of rioting, leaving over 2,000 buildings destroyed and 43 dead. Fifty…
  Malvern Outdoor Cinema Season presents: STAR WARS EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE The Imperial Forces -- under orders from cruel Darth Vader (David Prowse) -- hold Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) hostage, in their efforts to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford), captain of the Millennium Falcon, work together with the companionable droid duo R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) to rescue the beautiful princess, help the Rebel Alliance, and restore freedom and justice to the Galaxy. Cert: U Running time: 120 mins Come along with a blanket and enjoy this…

God’s Own Country (15)

Dates: October 1st - October 4th
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  A young farmer’s repetitive existence of casual sex, binge drinking and long working hours in rural Yorkshire takes an unexpected turn with the arrival of a handsome Romanian migrant worker. For 24-year-old Johnny Saxby (Josh O’Connor), life as a farmer’s son in the rolling hills of the Yorkshire countryside couldn’t be any bleaker. Actively gay, yet not openly so to his parents, he fills his time binge drinking and seeking casual sex, which leaves him feeling empty and longing to move elsewhere. But, then along comes a Romanian migrant worker named Gheorghe to assist with lambing season (Alec Secareanu)…
  MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS Starring Jai McDowell winner of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and Michael Courtney Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS is back once again, celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love! With a host of your favourite numbers from the pen of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Kander & Ebb, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Boublil & Schonberg and many more, the talented cast of MAD ABOUT will evoke the true spirit of the stage, with brilliant vocals…

Detroit (15)

Dates: September 30th 7:45 pm
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  Racial tension reaches boiling point on the streets of Detroit in the aftermath of the 1967 Algiers Motel murders, in director Kathryn Bigelow’s tense crime drama. Detroit, 1967, and the shocking murder of three African-American men at the Algiers Motel takes place. Security guard Melvin Dismukes (John Boyega) is on-duty at the time of the shooting, and questioned by police who falsely label him as a prime suspect. The events which unfold in the aftermath lead to a police raid on an unlicensed bar, followed by five days of rioting, leaving over 2,000 buildings destroyed and 43 dead. Fifty…
  Determined to prove his importance on Sodor, Thomas takes James’ trucks and sets off on a big adventure to the Mainland. On the way he makes friends with the cheerful and helpful “Experimental Engines” but, after a wrong turn, finds himself lost in the steelworks. There, Thomas encounters two mysterious engines who instantly make him feel welcome but who aren’t what they first seem... After Thomas fails to return, James sets off to the Mainland but runs into trouble himself and it is up to Thomas and the Experimental Engines to save the day. Join Thomas in a tale…

Youth Theatre ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 30th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until 9th December 2017

    Saturday 16th September – Saturday 9th December ‘ 17 ( No class 28th October)  Ages 12+ Improve your performance skills, vocal techniques and enhance your knowledge of theatrical practices. Youth Theatre will also have the chance to see one of our Autumn shows; along with their very own private Q&A with the cast. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Laine School of Arts. For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

God’s Own Country (15)

Dates: September 29th 7:45 pm
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  A young farmer’s repetitive existence of casual sex, binge drinking and long working hours in rural Yorkshire takes an unexpected turn with the arrival of a handsome Romanian migrant worker. For 24-year-old Johnny Saxby (Josh O’Connor), life as a farmer’s son in the rolling hills of the Yorkshire countryside couldn’t be any bleaker. Actively gay, yet not openly so to his parents, he fills his time binge drinking and seeking casual sex, which leaves him feeling empty and longing to move elsewhere. But, then along comes a Romanian migrant worker named Gheorghe to assist with lambing season (Alec Secareanu)…

Singing For Fun (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 29th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until 8th December 2017

    Friday 8th September – Friday 8th December ’17 (No classes 17th November + 27th October)  For adults of all ages Come along and join in our relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Voices of 1919

Dates: September 28th 7:30 pm
  ON NATIONAL POETRY DAY   Readings from the recently published anthology   VOICES OF 1919   The Great War is over. In the Spring of 1919 the village of Oakby awaits the return of survivors. Each household has its own story. Through the words of 20 contemporary poets, we hear the voices of villagers struggling to recall their past, to understand the present and to imagine the future.   Sponsored by Peter & Angela Sutton and supported by Worcestershire Literary Festival Location details: Elmslie House in at the cross roads of Avenue Road, Albert Road South and Albert Rd…

A Ghost Story (12A)

Dates: September 28th 4:30 pm
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  A young man dies before his time and attempts to reconnect with his beloved wife from the afterlife in this haunting spectacle from the brilliant mind of David Lowery. A young, nameless couple living together in a remote, countryside home. He spends his days composing music, whilst she secretly dreams about leaving. When the man perishes in a nasty car wreck, he yearns to reconnect with his wife and returns to their family home as a ghostly presence, watching others pass through the house. Over time, he begins to accept his place in the afterlife, and comes to understand…

Make Your Mark ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 28th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until 7th December 2017

    Thursday 7th September – Thursday 7th December ’17 (No class 26th October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. For adults of all ages, A mentally stimulating session offering tutoring in a variety of creative mediums.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk
  Timeless World Tour 2017 Following a series of sell-out performances in 2016, the Timeless tour of the UK has been extended into 2017 due to overwhelming public demand! From the very beginnings of Dr Hook to the height of their success, Dennis Locorriere was the unmistakable voice of the band’s biggest hits and best loved songs. Receiving more than 70 Platinum & Gold Discs, Dr Hook have reached legendary status in many countries. Reviving special memories with classics such as Sylvia's Mother, Sexy Eyes, A Little Bit More, When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman, Sharing The Night…

Parents and Wobblers (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 27th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 6th December 2017

    Wednesday 6th September – Wednesday 6th December’17 (No class 25th October)  Ages 2-4 Toe-tapping fun for toddlers and their grown-ups! This fun class encourages development and confidence in the early years, with plenty of play and imaginative movement. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance!     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

A Ghost Story (12A)

Dates: September 26th 7:45 pm
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  A young man dies before his time and attempts to reconnect with his beloved wife from the afterlife in this haunting spectacle from the brilliant mind of David Lowery. A young, nameless couple living together in a remote, countryside home. He spends his days composing music, whilst she secretly dreams about leaving. When the man perishes in a nasty car wreck, he yearns to reconnect with his wife and returns to their family home as a ghostly presence, watching others pass through the house. Over time, he begins to accept his place in the afterlife, and comes to understand…

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Dates: September 26th 7:45 pm
  Direct from its success in London’s West End, a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to Malvern Theatre. Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound and many more. "For once, you really can believe the hype" - British Theatre Guide "Authentic & Exciting" - The Stage "A Real Treat" - The Metro "Amazing" - Elaine Paige, BBC Radio 2 "Enchanting" - Captial Radio "Spine-Tingling…

Victoria and Abdul – Relaxed Screening (PG)

Dates: September 26th 2:00 pm
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  Relaxed screenings are specifically designed for people who find regular performance settings challenging.  We extend a warm welcome to people who feel overwhelmed by the ordinary scheduled cinema screenings.  These relaxed screenings are open to anyone who would benefit from a relaxed, non-judgemental atmosphere including (but not limited to) people living with dementia; people with an Autism Spectrum Condition; people with learning difficulties; people with sensory or communication difficulties; parents with young babies; and anyone who feels they would benefit from a more supportive and inclusive film going experience. About the film: In the latter years of her extraordinary rule, Queen Victoria…

Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 25th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 25th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Make Your Mark Xtra ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 25th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ‘ 17 (No class 9th and 23rd October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. Individualised and creative workshops aimed at adults with learning disabilities. An inspiring, sociable and stimulating opportunity to enjoy the surroundings of Malvern Theatres and explore different creative mediums. Please note that there are only a limited number of places per session. Registering…

Junior Theatre (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 25th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No class 23rd October)  Ages 7-12 A Junior Theatre group for all budding thespians and enthusiastic performers aged 7-12 years. From the basics of stage geography and vocal techniques, through to the art of creating emotions and believable characters on stage, these fun and creative sessions are perfect for improving drama skills, confidence and creativity. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Lane School of Arts. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

How The Other Half Loves

Dates: September 25th - September 30th
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  Directed by Alan Strachan  Following its critically acclaimed West End revival at the Haymarket, Alan Ayckbourn’s hilarious tale of matrimonial mishaps and London’s funniest comedy of 2016 embarks on a national tour. As Bob and Fiona clumsily try to cover up their affair, their spouses’ intervention only adds to the confusion. William and Mary Featherstone become hopelessly stuck in the middle, falsely accused of adultery and with no idea as to how they’ve become involved. The plot culminates in two disastrous dinner parties on successive nights, shown at the same time, after which the future of all three couples…

A Ghost Story (12A)

Dates: September 24th 7:45 pm
Category:
  A young man dies before his time and attempts to reconnect with his beloved wife from the afterlife in this haunting spectacle from the brilliant mind of David Lowery. A young, nameless couple living together in a remote, countryside home. He spends his days composing music, whilst she secretly dreams about leaving. When the man perishes in a nasty car wreck, he yearns to reconnect with his wife and returns to their family home as a ghostly presence, watching others pass through the house. Over time, he begins to accept his place in the afterlife, and comes to understand…

Les Intouchables (15)

Dates: September 24th 7:30 pm
  Malvern French Film Centre at the Coach House Theatre In Paris, the aristocratic and intellectual Philippe is a quadriplegic millionaire who is interviewing candidates for the position of his carer, with his red-haired secretary Magalie. Out of the blue, the rude African Driss cuts the line of candidates and brings a document from the Social Security and asks Phillipe to sign it to prove that he is seeking a job position so he can receive his unemployment benefit. Philippe challenges Driss, offering him a trial period of one month to gain experience helping him. Then Driss can decide whether…
  SACCONI STRING QUARTET   Mark Padmore - Tenor & Freddie Brown - Piano   Finzi - A Young Man's Exhortation Alec Roth - A Song Cycle on poems by Edward Thomas for Tenor & String Quartet (World Premiere - Festival Commission) Vaughan Williams - On Wenlock Edge for Tenor String Quartet & Piano   Sponsored by The Elmley Foundation & Arts Council England   The Autumn in Malvern Festival is a renowned series of artistic events & exhibitions held annually in the surroundings of the glorious Malvern Hills. Some of the most prestigious musicians, poets, writers, film makers and…

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Dates: September 24th
  Come and join Grimethorpe Colliery Band to celebrate their centenary year! The Grimethorpe Colliery band was formed in 1917 as a leisure activity for the workmen at the colliery. International fame came to the band with the making of the 1995 film Brassed Off. Since the release of the film the band has toured extensively in Europe, including a film festival in Norway, the World Cup in Paris and the Eurovision Song Contest to an estimated television audience of 50 million! Price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

Shakespeare’s Globe: King Lear

Dates: September 23rd 2:00 pm
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Please note this broadcast was due to be screened live on Thursday 21st September however will now be recorded and screened on Saturday 23rd September at 2pm. ‘Love, and be silent’ King Lear (Kevin R McNally) has three daughters, but no sons. Boldly he makes a decision to divide his kingdom among his children, but fails to anticipate the consequences of his actions. His generosity is cruelly repaid and Lear finds himself adrift, wandering homeless and destitute. As he comes to realize the false values by which he has lived, he finally encounters his own humanity. Running time: Approx. 3…
  MUSIC & POETRY An illustrated talk by ALEC ROTH A COMPOSER'S PERSPECTIVE   The distinguished composer, Alec Roth, has collaborated with several living poets including Vikram Seth. His illustrated talk will offer some personal insights into the creative processes where words and music come together. Alec's song-cycle with words by the Dymock poet, Edward Thomas, will be premiered by Mark Padmore at tomorrow's concert in Great Malvern Priory.   Sponsored by Jonathan Gibbs Books   GREAT MALVERN LIBRARY, Graham Road, Great Malvern, WR14 2HU   The Autumn in Malvern Festival is a renowned series of artistic events & exhibitions held…

Youth Theatre ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 23rd
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until 9th December 2017

    Saturday 16th September – Saturday 9th December ‘ 17 ( No class 28th October)  Ages 12+ Improve your performance skills, vocal techniques and enhance your knowledge of theatrical practices. Youth Theatre will also have the chance to see one of our Autumn shows; along with their very own private Q&A with the cast. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Laine School of Arts. For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 
  Armonico Consort & Baroque Orchestra Director | Christopher Monks  A towering masterpiece of the early Baroque and one of the greatest pillars of music history, Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 offer a stunning array of brilliant instrumental writing, opulent choruses and moving arias. Over 400 years ago this astounding work marked the end of the Renaissance and the beginning of the Baroque. The publication in 1610 almost certainly helped Monteverdi gain the prestigious post of maestro di cappella at St Mark's in Venice, which he kept until his death in 1643. "An excellent all-round performance, in which Monks led and…
  Join us for this illustrated talk by Joseph Brand, covering the first five opera's in this year's season. Lasting around 2 hours, the talk will be accompanied by recorded musical extracts and will give background information on the creators, performers and production associated with each opera.  Joseph Brand's sixty-plus years of opera-going covers some 2000 performances and he has written, reviewed and lectured widely on the subject of opera.  His enthusiasm has taken him to performances throughout the UK and abroad, including the MET itself. Admission for the talk is FREE, although numbers are limited so please book your…

Singing For Fun (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 22nd
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until 8th December 2017

    Friday 8th September – Friday 8th December ’17 (No classes 17th November + 27th October)  For adults of all ages Come along and join in our relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk
  Welsh stars Rhydian, Richard & Adam come together with their live band to bring you a truly magical evening of classical arias and contemporary songs. Classically trained Rhydian has carved out a successful career both as a recording artist and in musical theatre – most recently starring in the national tour of Little Shop Of Horrors. The BRIT award winner’s entrancing live performances captivate audiences and demonstrate just what captured the hearts of the nation in 2007 when he appeared on the X Factor. Brothers Richard and Adam shot to fame in 2013 when they reached the finals in…

Make Your Mark ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 21st
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until 7th December 2017

    Thursday 7th September – Thursday 7th December ’17 (No class 26th October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. For adults of all ages, A mentally stimulating session offering tutoring in a variety of creative mediums.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk
  115th Season 2017-18 Matthew Trusler violin Thomas Carroll cello Ashley Wass piano     Saint-Saëns Piano Trio No.1 in F, Op.18 Sally Beamish Piano Trio WORLD PREMIERE of a MALVERN CONCERT CLUB COMMISSION Brahms Piano Trio No.1 in B, Op.8 (1889 version)   Trio Apaches, comprising three of the UK’s most respected instrumental soloists, was formed in 2012 as the consequence of a shared desire to focus on innovative projects and challenging cross-genre collaborations, as well as to present masterworks of the trio repertoire in unfamiliar contexts. (Apaches means ‘ruffians’, the name adopted by a group of ‘artistic outcasts’,…

Parents and Wobblers (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 20th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 6th December 2017

    Wednesday 6th September – Wednesday 6th December’17 (No class 25th October)  Ages 2-4 Toe-tapping fun for toddlers and their grown-ups! This fun class encourages development and confidence in the early years, with plenty of play and imaginative movement. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance!     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

My Year With The Flying Scotsman

Dates: September 19th 7:45 pm
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  An Illustrated talk by the film maker DAVID PARKER Is there a finer sight than the grace and power of a huge steam engine on the move? The award winning television programme maker, David Parker, was lucky enough to be able to spend 12 months filming the rebuilding of Flying Scotsman, regarded by many as the world’s most famous steam engine. But the year was anything but a bed of roses. In this illustrated talk David will talk about how he first got involved with filming the ‘Scotsman’ and some of the challenges involved with filming across a year…

Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 18th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 18th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Make Your Mark Xtra ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 18th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ‘ 17 (No class 9th and 23rd October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. Individualised and creative workshops aimed at adults with learning disabilities. An inspiring, sociable and stimulating opportunity to enjoy the surroundings of Malvern Theatres and explore different creative mediums. Please note that there are only a limited number of places per session. Registering…

Junior Theatre (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 18th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No class 23rd October)  Ages 7-12 A Junior Theatre group for all budding thespians and enthusiastic performers aged 7-12 years. From the basics of stage geography and vocal techniques, through to the art of creating emotions and believable characters on stage, these fun and creative sessions are perfect for improving drama skills, confidence and creativity. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Lane School of Arts. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

The Billy Joel Songbook

Dates: September 18th
  THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK performed by ELIO PACE and his band 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, Goodnight Saigon and Piano Man. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to experience The Billy Joel Songbook in this electrifying concert performed by the dynamic singer/songwriter and piano-player, Elio Pace and his magnificent 6-piece…

Mamma Mia in Priory Park (PG)

Dates: September 17th 7:30 pm
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  Malvern Outdoor Cinema Season presents: Mamma Mia (Sing-a-long) Donna (Meryl Streep), an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is preparing for her daughter's wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) , the spirited bride, has a plan. She secretly invites three men from her mother's past in hope of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her big day. Also starring Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Julie Walters and Dominic Cooper. Cert: PG Running time: 106 mins Come along with a blanket and enjoy this classic film.   Refreshments available on the evening. This…
Russian State Opera Presents Tosca –  The world’s best loved opera Music by G. Puccini. Sung in Italian with English Surtitles. “By far the best company to bring Russian opera to British audiences” Stage Talk Magazine After a successful tour with Carmen and Madama Butterfly last year, Russian State Opera is back with another beautiful production of the greatest opera classic – Tosca. Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a delightful live Orchestra, this Puccini masterpiece will be sure to intrigue and fascinate you. Tosca is a melodrama where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the…

Youth Theatre ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 16th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until 9th December 2017

    Saturday 16th September – Saturday 9th December ‘ 17 ( No class 28th October)  Ages 12+ Improve your performance skills, vocal techniques and enhance your knowledge of theatrical practices. Youth Theatre will also have the chance to see one of our Autumn shows; along with their very own private Q&A with the cast. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Laine School of Arts. For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

80’s Mania

Dates: September 16th
Prepare to experience Europe’s ultimate 80’s concert show, featuring 35 chart topping pop icons authentically recreated with live band and awesome dancers. Whether you’re young, young-at-heart or old enough to know better, 80’s Mania is the perfect party night out! Performing over 35 chart topping smash-hits live in concert, with spectacular reviews to Duran Duran, The Human League, Kim Wilde, Culture Club, Madonna, Wham!, Nena, Toni Basil, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Bananarama, Dead or Alive, Madness and many many more! As Ex-Radio1 and Top of the Pops presenter Mike Read enthusiastically described “It’s like Top of the Pops meets Live…

Nobbo

Dates: September 15th 7:30 pm
  VENUE: VENUE ELIM ARTS CENTRE, WEST MALVERN Our Star Theatre Company presents Nobbo - a double bill of one-act comedies written by Herefordshire-based playwright, David Pollard Top Banana - the Boycie Brothers are down on their luck.  After playing the circuit for years, the pubs and clubs just aren’t paying out what they used to...  Cash-strapped - are the musical duo facing their last curtain call?  Tommy is sick of Bernie always playing Top Banana - it just goes to show you; cracks form far quicker than built bridges! Nobbo - the reliable and trusty steed of the pantomime world.  Behind the joviality -…

Victoria and Abdul (PG)

Dates: September 15th - September 28th
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  In the latter years of her extraordinary rule, Queen Victoria finds a much-needed friend in the most unlikely of circumstances. At the ripe old age of 81, Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) has seen and done it all, or so she thinks. As the longest serving monarch in history, she has power and respect, but is also terribly lonely and has grown weary of her privileged life and the people that surround her. When a young clerk named Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) travels from India to serve the Queen during her Golden Jubilee, the pair take a shine to one…

Singing For Fun (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 15th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until 8th December 2017

    Friday 8th September – Friday 8th December ’17 (No classes 17th November + 27th October)  For adults of all ages Come along and join in our relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Make Your Mark ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 14th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until 7th December 2017

    Thursday 7th September – Thursday 7th December ’17 (No class 26th October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. For adults of all ages, A mentally stimulating session offering tutoring in a variety of creative mediums.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Parents and Wobblers (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 13th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 6th December 2017

    Wednesday 6th September – Wednesday 6th December’17 (No class 25th October)  Ages 2-4 Toe-tapping fun for toddlers and their grown-ups! This fun class encourages development and confidence in the early years, with plenty of play and imaginative movement. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance!     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 11th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 11th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Make Your Mark Xtra ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 11th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ‘ 17 (No class 9th and 23rd October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. Individualised and creative workshops aimed at adults with learning disabilities. An inspiring, sociable and stimulating opportunity to enjoy the surroundings of Malvern Theatres and explore different creative mediums. Please note that there are only a limited number of places per session. Registering…

Junior Theatre (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 11th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No class 23rd October)  Ages 7-12 A Junior Theatre group for all budding thespians and enthusiastic performers aged 7-12 years. From the basics of stage geography and vocal techniques, through to the art of creating emotions and believable characters on stage, these fun and creative sessions are perfect for improving drama skills, confidence and creativity. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Lane School of Arts. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Murder in Play

Dates: September 11th - September 16th
  Malvern Theatre Players (resident company of the Coach House Theatre) 41st season present (by permission of Samuel Frech Ltd)    Murder in Play by Simon Brett    Boris Smolensky’s budget repertory company’s production of “Murder at Priorswell Manor” is looking decidedly shaky. The cast are more interested in their egos than the play, and life imitates art when Boris’s wife Renee is murdered on stage. Rehearsals are not going well!! It seems that each of this inept group of actors could have had a motive for murder. Could it have been Christa, a fading TV soap actress; or Boris himself, the…

Our House

Dates: September 11th - September 16th
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  The Olivier Award-winning, West End smash hit musical from the writer of Calendar Girls is back! On the night of his sixteenth birthday, Joe Casey commits a petty crime in a bid to impress the girl of his dreams. When the police arrive he faces a life changing decision; does he stay and own up like an honest man, or make his escape and go on the run? Joe’s world splits in two and in a “sliding doors” moment two very different paths unfold before him. Starring Deena Payne (Emmerdale’s “Viv Hope”) and George Sampson (Britain’s Got Talent), we…
  Nielsen Overture: Maskarade Sibelius Valse Triste Britten Violin Concerto Sibelius   Michael Lloyd conductor Roberto Ruisi violin ‘Rising star’ is not too strong a description of this talented young violinist from Birmingham: already appearing with leading orchestras including the John Wilson Orchestra, he has been fortunate to have been loaned a £1m violin from a local benefactor. He has played at the Proms, and was a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2016. Roberto won the Chandos Young Musician competition in 2015 but was unfortunately unable to fulfill his Chandos engagement last year, so we…

Logan Lucky (12A)

Dates: September 8th - September 14th
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  Three siblings and two crooks plan a heist at one of the busiest, most popular NASCAR events on the calendar. Meet the Logans. They’re a family who struggle in life, being known in their home state of West Virginia for being unlucky – a reputation they’ve sustained for some 90 years. Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) has his mind set on changing that, however. He and his siblings – Mellie (Riley Keough) and Clyde (Adam Driver) – hatch a plan to forever consign their luckless legend to the history books. The Logan siblings enlist their friends, the Redneck Robbers, to…

Singing For Fun (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 8th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until 8th December 2017

    Friday 8th September – Friday 8th December ’17 (No classes 17th November + 27th October)  For adults of all ages Come along and join in our relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk
  The critically acclaimed Australian show with a string of sold out performances to its name, including 7 nights at the World Famous Sydney Opera House, is touring the UK for the first time. Cat Stevens. The name brings back a thousand memories - dark eyes, a winning voice and songs which the whole world sang along to. Back in the 70s, Cat Stevens was the ultimate rock star. Talented, charismatic, with a seemingly endless succession of beautiful melodies streaming from his imagination, the international singing star had everything. He sold more than 60 million albums, earned enough money to…

John Le Carré: An Evening with George Smiley

Dates: September 7th 7:45 pm
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  A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL IN AID OF MÉDECINS SANS FRONTIÈRES Join cinema audiences across the UK for a unique celebration of John le Carré’s work as he discusses the full breadth of his career, and reflects on the continuing story of his most famous creation, the tubby, bespectacled spy, George Smiley. Featuring readings from his new novel A Legacy of Spies, and a rare question and answer session, this will be an unmissable opportunity to experience the author direct and in his own words. Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

Make Your Mark ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 7th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until 7th December 2017

    Thursday 7th September – Thursday 7th December ’17 (No class 26th October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. For adults of all ages, A mentally stimulating session offering tutoring in a variety of creative mediums.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Parents and Wobblers (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 6th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 6th December 2017

    Wednesday 6th September – Wednesday 6th December’17 (No class 25th October)  Ages 2-4 Toe-tapping fun for toddlers and their grown-ups! This fun class encourages development and confidence in the early years, with plenty of play and imaginative movement. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance!     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Private Lives

Dates: September 6th - September 9th
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  In Private Lives, Noël Coward’s most popular and enduring stage comedy, strong passions and stronger personalities set the stage for a classic battle of the sexes. 1930. The South of France. Two newly-married couples occupy adjoining honeymoon suites in the same hotel. As a distant orchestra plays, Sibyl gazes adoringly at charismatic husband Elyot, while Victor admires his new wife, the vivacious and sophisticated Amanda. Champagne flows and the sea shimmers in the moonlight as the newly weds prepare for the evening ahead. But when Amanda overhears a familiar voice singing a forgotten song, an old spark reignites, with…

Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 4th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

Chance 2 Dance AM (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 4th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No classes 23rd October + 6th November)   Ages 55+  A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. These sessions are led by an experienced tutor from Dancefest.   For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

Make Your Mark Xtra ( Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 4th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ‘ 17 (No class 9th and 23rd October)  For adults of all ages Creative Art & Therapy Workshops Making life better through the arts. From marbling mosaics, print work to painting and collages to crafts, Make Your Mark workshops offer fun and stimulating sessions in an inspirational and creative environment. Individualised and creative workshops aimed at adults with learning disabilities. An inspiring, sociable and stimulating opportunity to enjoy the surroundings of Malvern Theatres and explore different creative mediums. Please note that there are only a limited number of places per session. Registering…

Junior Theatre (Autumn Term ’17)

Dates: September 4th
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17 (No class 23rd October)  Ages 7-12 A Junior Theatre group for all budding thespians and enthusiastic performers aged 7-12 years. From the basics of stage geography and vocal techniques, through to the art of creating emotions and believable characters on stage, these fun and creative sessions are perfect for improving drama skills, confidence and creativity. These lessons are taught by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor from Lane School of Arts. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance! For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk

The Lion King in Priory Park (U)

Dates: September 3rd 7:30 pm
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  Malvern Outdoor Cinema Season presents: THE LION KING One of the most popular Disney animated musicals, The Lion King presents the story of a lion cub's journey to adulthood and acceptance of his royal destiny. Simba (voiced first by Jonathan Taylor Thomas, then by Matthew Broderick) begins life as an honored prince, the son of the powerful King Mufasa (voiced by James Earl Jones). The cub's happy childhood turns tragic when his evil uncle, Scar (voiced by Jeremy Irons), murders Mufasa and drives Simba away from the kingdom. In exile, the young lion befriends the comically bumbling pair of…

Valerian & the City of 1000 Planets (12A)

Dates: September 1st - September 2nd
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  Tasked with keeping peace across the universe, Valerian pairs up with Laureline. Together, they move through different planets and dimensions, facing unexpected challenges at every turn. It’s the 28th century. Space and time are a playground that can be crossed and explored. The universe has unfolded to all, allowing different species to mingle and new worlds to develop. But with growth comes responsibility – and danger. Valerian (Dan DeHaan) is a no-nonsense agent, determined to follow protocol and systematically deliver results. Off the clock, however, he’s not so straight-laced… Laureline (Cara Delevingne) is the opposite. Witty, courageous and a…

The Limehouse Golem (15)

Dates: September 1st - September 7th
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  Juan Carlos Medina's (Painless) lurid, violent British horror-thriller - adapted by Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass) from a 1994 murder mystery novel by Peter Ackroyd - stars Olivia Cooke, Bill Nighy, Douglas Booth and Eddie Marsan and is getting excellent early reviews after its screenings at TIFF. Nighy plays Scotland Yard detective John Kildare, transferred outside of London due to rumour but brought back to uncover a Jack the Ripper-esque figure, the Limehouse 'Golem' whose gruesome East End murders have shaken their community. As Kildare investigates suspects including Karl Marx and novelist George Gissing, his path crosses that of music-hall performer Elizabeth…

The Pirates of Penzance

Dates: September 1st - September 2nd
The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company The Pirates of Penzance. This wonderful jolly romp, complete with a brave(ish) band of swashbuckling pirates, a completely dotty Major-General, his beautiful unwed daughters and a bumbling bunch of hopeless but hilarious British policemen has all the elements for a delightfully entertaining and traditional production. Founded in 1995 to perform at the annual G&S Festival, The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company is renowned for producing simply the very best G&S to be seen anywhere in the world. They return to Malvern Theatres in 2017 with HMS Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and…

NT Live: Yerma

Dates: August 31st
  The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday). Billie Piper’s lead performance is described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph). Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her…

Princess Ida

Dates: August 31st
The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company This delightful and rarely performed Operetta contains some of Sullivan’s most charming music. It tells the tale of a medieval Princess who eschews her marriage obligations to a neighbouring Prince and retreats to run a women’s college instead. Based on Tennyson’s poem ‘The Princess’ Princess Ida is a treat for any devotee of Gilbert and Sullivan. Founded in 1995 to perform at the annual G&S Festival, The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company is renowned for producing simply the very best G&S to be seen anywhere in the world. They return to Malvern…

Kedi (U)

Dates: August 29th - August 30th
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  Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they’ve wandered in and out of people’s lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Claiming no owners, these animals live between two worlds, neither wild nor tame – they bring joy and purpose to those people they choose to adopt. In Istanbul, cats are the mirrors to the people, allowing them to reflect on their lives in ways nothing else could. “…a profoundly affecting meditation, at once dreamy and precise, on a force of nature – several…

HMS Pinafore

Dates: August 29th - August 30th
The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company Ralph Rackstraw is a poor seaman who loves Josephine, his Captain's daughter. However, she is far too high up the social ladder for him to even consider asking for her hand in marriage. He also has a rival - Sir Joseph Porter, KCB, the Ruler of the Queen's Navee. Founded in 1995 to perform at the annual G&S Festival, The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company is renowned for producing simply the very best G&S to be seen anywhere in the world. They return to Malvern Theatres in 2017 with HMS Pinafore, The…

Guys and Dolls

Dates: August 29th - September 2nd
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  Malvern Theatres Young Company presents Guys & Dolls A MUSICAL FABLE OF BROADWAY BASED ON A STORY AND CHARACTERS OF DAMON RUNYON Music and lyrics by FRANK LOESSER Book by JO SWERLING and ABE BURROWS Directed by ANDY REISS Malvern Theatres Young Company returns for its sixth year and proudly presents Frank Loesser’s celebrated musical comedy Guys and Dolls; a story about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway. Guys and Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy which takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, and…

Final Portrait (15)

Dates: August 25th - August 31st
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  Featuring Geoffrey Rush, Final Portrait peers into the workshop and personality of Swiss painter and sculptor, Alberto Giacometti, two years before his death. In his fifth film as a director, actor Stanley Tucci shows the artist with all his strengths and weaknesses and relates the chaos of his artistic output, doubts, and courageous ability to destroy and begin afresh. Tucci’s screenplay is based on James Lord’s biography A Giacometti Portrait from 1965. Cert: 15 Running time: 90 mins

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature (U)

Dates: August 25th - August 31st
  Surly the squirrel is back, and this time he’s up against an army of bulldozers in this animated comedy. After their ordeal securing their home at Nibblers Nut Shop, squirrels Surly (Will Arnett) and Andie (Katherine Heigl) and their furry friends thought they finally had it made. Until the shop explodes! Their belongings, shelter and, most importantly, peanut butter is completely destroyed. They must find a new place to live – and quick. Luckily, just around the corner, there’s a lush forest, golden sunshine and enough food for everyone. The beauty of Liberty Park beckons, and they decide to…

A Man Called Ove (15)

Dates: August 24th 7:45 pm
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  Sweden's smash hit and sleeper contender for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Hannes Holm's A Man Called Ove is an irresistible adaptation of Fredrik Backman’s bestselling novel. Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing block association rules that only he cares about and visiting his wife's grave, Ove has given up on life. But when pregnant Parvaneh (Bahar Pars) and her young family move next door, his solitary, regimented world is shaken in ways he would never have imagined, and…

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Dates: August 24th - August 27th
THE OLIVIER AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST ENTERTAINMENT & FAMILY THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Live on Stage! A musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD, based on the book by JUDITH KERR. Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem... expect to be surprised! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly…

The Railway Children

Dates: August 22nd - August 27th
  The Railway Children Adapted by Dave Simpson E. Nesbit’s classic novel The Railway Children is brought thrillingly to life in a stunning new stage production. This best-loved tale, made famous by the iconic 1970 movie starring Jenny Agutter and Bernard Cribbins, delivers a compelling coming of age story and a fascinating insight into Edwardian rural life. When their father mysteriously disappears with two strangers one evening, the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are turned upside down. Forced to leave the comforts of their privileged London life in exchange for a simple existence in the depths of the Yorkshire…

A Man Called Ove (15)

Dates: August 19th 4:30 pm
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  Sweden's smash hit and sleeper contender for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Hannes Holm's A Man Called Ove is an irresistible adaptation of Fredrik Backman’s bestselling novel. Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing block association rules that only he cares about and visiting his wife's grave, Ove has given up on life. But when pregnant Parvaneh (Bahar Pars) and her young family move next door, his solitary, regimented world is shaken in ways he would never have imagined, and…

The Beguiled (15)

Dates: August 18th - August 24th
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  An injured Union offer is imprisoned in a Confederate girls’ boarding school, and thinks up a novel but treacherous way to spend his time there. It’s the 19th century and America is in the midst of a civil war – one that will go down in history. Amidst the chaos and carnage of the front lines, an injured Union officer is cooped up in a Confederate girls’ boarding school. Injured and imprisoned, the solider must pass his time there in some way, but how? Surrounded by women, he gets to know many of them personally, conning his way into each…

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (U)

Dates: August 18th - August 24th
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  Two comic-book-writing school kids hypnotise their headmaster, transforming him into the perfect title character for their work: Captain Underpants. The beloved underwear-adorning school superhero, Captain Underpants, is taking the leap from print to silver screen, in a retelling of one of the most cherished children’s books of the last decade. George Beard (Kevin Hart) and Harold Hutchins (Thomas Middleditch) are best friends. They’re 10 years old or thereabouts, and have already started their own company – Treehouse Comix, Inc – where they write and draw comics which are then sold to fellow school kids on the playground. Constantly under…

The Crucible

Dates: August 16th - August 19th
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  Malvern Theatres Young Company presents THE CRUCIBLE Written by Arthur Miller Directed by Nic Lloyd Arthur Miller’s 1950s masterpiece plots the brutal self-destruction of a fragile Puritan community obsessed by fear. It’s 1692 and a dark magic possesses Salem. A children’s game has terrifying consequences as accusations of witchcraft break out. The God-fearing citizens are on their guard and no one is beyond suspicion. As investigations reach their height, a young woman accuses Elizabeth, the blameless wife of John Proctor. False allegations are rife as the devout community is enveloped by a hysteria from which it can never return.…
  Saturday night and the lights are low. . . Malvern Theatres is the place to go. . . join the fantabba-ulous party of the year as the 40th anniversary of ABBA’s greatest hit Dancing Queen is celebrated in sequin-spangled style. ABBA classics abound. Rocking the retro sounds of “the right music” – Super Trouper; Waterloo; Mamma Mia; Gimme, Gimme, Gimme; Knowing Me Knowing You and more – to Lycra-tight perfection. Record-breaking movies, smash-hit West End musicals, chart-topping albums and singles – ABBA’s incredible legacy now lives on in concert with this all-new for 2016 international smash-hit show. Dancing kings…

Spiderman: Homecoming (12A)

Dates: August 12th - August 17th
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  Peter Parker juggles the highs and lows of adolescence with his newfound powers, and learns life is tough when you’re a teenage superhero with the weight of the world on your shoulders. After his first brush of danger doing battle alongside Iron Man, Peter Parker returns home to Aunt May, where his normal life presents a very different set of problems. School is a drag, money is tight and he is forbidden to use his superpowers to win the heart of the cute girl he can’t stop staring at. But, Peter doesn’t have too much time to ponder the…
  Al Gore live in conversation followed by a screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power. The sequel to An Inconvenient Truth shows us that an energy revolution is close to hand. A decade after 'An Inconvenient Truth' brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes - in moments both private…

RSC Live: Titus Andronicus

Dates: August 9th
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  Blanche McIntyre returns to direct Shakespeare’s brutal revenge tragedy, as the decay of Rome reaches violent depths. The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss, who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt society. Shakespeare’s gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment, and, as the body count piles up, poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society. Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC after her…

The Emoji Movie (U)

Dates: August 4th - August 17th
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  Multi-expressional emoji, Gene, goes on an epic quest to define his one true characteristic through the lands of Textopolis and beyond. Deep inside the world of your phone lies Textopolis, where all your emoji live, ready to be used in your texts… There are all kinds of emoji living there, each with their own personalities, but one is a little different. Gene (T.J. Miller) is an exuberant character, born without a filter, dancing about between a range of expressions. And all he wants is one specific persona to call his own. He enlists the help of his two best…

Baby Driver (15)

Dates: August 4th - August 10th
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  Fuelled by a supercool soundtrack, a talented young getaway driver earns his stripes as the best in his game, but walking away with his life in tact is going to be his bumpiest ride to date. When a horrific car smash leaves young Baby (Ansel Elgort) scarred, and suffering from tinnitus, he quickly learns that only one thing can drown out the constant ringing: good music, whether it happens to be Barry White, The Damned or The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. Fast forward to young adulthood, and Baby is the go-to getaway driver for a ruthless crime lord named…
  A story of treachery, guilt and mercy Vitellia’s path to the throne is thwarted by the man who deposed her father, so she presses her admirer Sesto to murder him. Sesto is caught in an agonising dilemma, for the man in question is not only his best friend but also his sovereign. Driven by love, Sesto does his worst. But in return, receives a lesson in forgiveness. Mozart’s last opera Conducted by Robin Ticciati and directed by Claus Guth, Mozart’s last opera delivers all of the sublime musical beauty and heart-tugging humanity we expect of him. Loosely based on…
  A bold and exciting feature documentary that encapsulates a momentous period in the history of Russia and the Russian Avant-Garde. Drawing on the collections of major Russian institutions, contributions from contemporary artists, curators, and performers and personal testimony from the descendants of those involved, the film brings the artists of the Russian Avant-Garde to life. It tells the stories of artists like Chagall, Kandinsky, Malevich and others a’ pioneers who flourished in response to the Utopian challenge of building a New Art for a New World, only to be broken by implacable authority after 15 short years. Price includes…

Cars 3 (U)

Dates: July 28th - August 3rd
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  Lightning McQueen must up his game and his engine to keep pace with the speedy new breed of modern racers currently ruling the track. Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) was on top of the racing world at one point, but his career has begun to spiral downwards as the next generation of racers leave him in their dust. He may be a little bit old fashioned now, and his mentor, the Fabulous Hudson Hornet may have passed, but this hasn’t quenched Lightning McQueen’s thirst for firsts. To set about getting back his crown as the number one racer in the…
  America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Russell Tovey (The Pass). This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse). Part One:…

Shirley Valentine

Dates: July 24th - July 29th
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  “Why……why do y’ get…….all this life, when it can’t be used? Why……why do y’ get……all these….feelin’s an’ dreams an’ hopes if they can’t ever be used?” Willy Russell’s heart-warming one-woman comedy play premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. Now, on its 30th anniversary, Jodie Prenger (Calamity Jane; One Man, Two Guvnors) stars in the first major revival of this national treasure. Shirley is a Liverpudlian housewife. Her kids have left home and she makes chips and egg for her husband while talking to the wall. Where has her life disappeared to? Out of the blue, her…
  Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries. Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests. André delivers an unforgettable musical experience full of humour, fun and emotion for all ages. This presentation of…

Singing For Fun

Dates: July 21st 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 21st July 2017

  Friday 28th April – Friday 21st July ’17 (No class 2nd June ’17) 10.30am-12pm £70 per term For adults of all ages Come along and join in our NEW relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more info please contact Bridget: bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk   

Dunkirk (12a)

Dates: July 21st - August 3rd
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  With the odds thoroughly stacked against them, the Allied forces must pull off a daring escape from the beaches of Dunkirk, before Nazi troops close in. The story of Dunkirk is one that defines World War 2, and is about to be told to a brand new generation on the big screen. Depicting the true story of the plight of the Allied soldiers midway through the Second World War against the Axis powers, Dunkirk is not a tale of a hard-fought battle victory, but of a miraculous evacuation. Against the odds, the Allies find themselves stuck on a war-torn…

Despicable Me 3 (U)

Dates: July 21st - July 27th
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  Gru must fend off two enemies this time around. One is a former child star of the 80s, and the other is his long-lost brother…   Another day, another supervillain trying to take over the world. And this time, it’s one Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker). And Bratt is a former child star – obsessed with the character he played back in the 80s. So obsessed in fact, that he has almost become that character, leaving his old self behind. Despicable Me 3 has Gru (Steve Carrell) facing off against this new supervillain on the scene, though that’s not the only…
  America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Russell Tovey (The Pass). This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse). Running time:…

The Scarecrows’ Wedding

Dates: July 19th - July 22nd
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  Scamp Theatre present THE SCARECROWS’ WEDDING Based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo   Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay invite you to . . . The best wedding ever, the best wedding yet, The wedding that no one will ever forget. Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are excellent scarecrows (they scare a lot of crows). Harry loves Betty, and Betty loves Harry, so they decide to get married and Harry sets off to search for their wedding day essentials including a dress of feathers, a bunch of flowers and a necklace made…

The Other Side of Hope (12A)

Dates: July 18th 7:45 pm
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  Finland’s master of deadpan comedy, Aki Kaurismäki (Lights in the Dusk, Le Havre), returns with the story of an unlikely friendship between a Syrian asylum seeker and an elderly Finnish restaurant owner. Winner of the Berlin Silver Bear for Best Director, it’s a beautiful, timely film from one of the world's leading auteurs. Khaled (Sherwan Haji) arrives at the port of Helsinki concealed in a coal container, fleeing war-torn Syria to seek asylum in Finland. Dazed and frustrated by the monolithic administration he encounters at the detention centre, he makes a break for it and heads out onto the…

The Play That Goes Wrong

Dates: July 17th - July 22nd
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Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue! Hailed “a gut-busting hit” by the New York Times, Mischief Theatre’s sell-out West End comedy has won a host of celebrity endorsements from the likes of Joanna Lumley “We laughed until the tears ran down our faces, it has to be seen” to…

The Other Side of Hope (12A)

Dates: July 16th 4:30 pm
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  Finland’s master of deadpan comedy, Aki Kaurismäki (Lights in the Dusk, Le Havre), returns with the story of an unlikely friendship between a Syrian asylum seeker and an elderly Finnish restaurant owner. Winner of the Berlin Silver Bear for Best Director, it’s a beautiful, timely film from one of the world's leading auteurs. Khaled (Sherwan Haji) arrives at the port of Helsinki concealed in a coal container, fleeing war-torn Syria to seek asylum in Finland. Dazed and frustrated by the monolithic administration he encounters at the detention centre, he makes a break for it and heads out onto the…

NSSO Concert

Dates: July 16th 3:00 pm
  Programme to be announce. The National Schools Symphony Orchestra (NSSO) has provided high quality orchestral experience for talented young players for over twenty years.
  Programme to be announce. Young NSSO is a training orchestra for children of primary/prep school age. Members are drawn from both state and independent schools, are typically aged 9-13 years old and playing at ABRSM grades 3-5 standard.  The orchestra provides an outstanding opportunity for these young musicians to play ensemble repertoire which is likely to be beyond the range of their school or local group. The NSSO Sinfonia was created to provide opportunities for younger players by bridging the gap between Young NSSO and the NSSO main orchestra. It is also possible to graduate from Young NSSO without aspiring to early…

Cwmbach Male Choir

Dates: July 15th
  The Internationally Acclaimed Cwmbach Male Choir in Concert An ensemble at the peak of its form, the internationally acclaimed Cwmbach Male Choir showcases its beautiful sound, thrilling technique and exhilarating close harmony talents. Formed in 1921 and hailing from the Welsh Valleys, it has performed to great acclaim, toured extensively worldwide and appeared with world renowned artists and orchestras. With a diverse musical repertoire this is a superbly crafted and fabulously entertaining recital that will send chills up the spine. This will be the choir’s sixth appearance in Malvern and they will be accompanied on the night by the…

Singing For Fun

Dates: July 14th 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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  Friday 28th April – Friday 21st July ’17 (No class 2nd June ’17) 10.30am-12pm £70 per term For adults of all ages Come along and join in our NEW relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more info please contact Bridget: bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk   
Another memorable evening of hysterical nonsense from the cream of Cornish comedians. We take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of probably the greatest comic storyteller ever to grace the stage. Jethro beguiles and befuddles his audience with the endless stream of irreverent twaddle that has created a comedy genius. Over 4 million DVD sales pay testament to the legion of fans who have followed him faithfully throughout his career. Now, with stories old and new we present – live on stage – JETHRO. Ticket price includes a £1 donation to our heritage fund.

Alone in Berlin (12A)

Dates: July 14th - July 20th
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  The much anticipated film adaptation of Hans Fallada’s bestselling novel in which a couple try to keep their heads down during the Nazi regime, but when a tragic event strikes their lives, they can’t ignore the injustices anymore. Otto (Brendan Gleeson) and Anna Quangel (Emma Thompson) are an ordinary, working-class couple living in Berlin, 1940. At the start of the war, and the terrifying Nazi regime, the two try to lay low and ignore what is happening around them. When their only son is killed, and the fate of their elderly Jewish neighbour seeming perilous, the two cannot stand…

Rhythm of the Dance

Dates: July 13th
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  This incredible live show creates a new era in Irish entertainment, featuring world champion dancers, a traditional Irish band, and the handsome Young Irish Tenors, an array of the most talented, gifted cast who keep audiences wowed all over the world. The show continues to evolve thanks to the constant striving for perfection by its producer, “Rhythm of the Dance” celebrates a renewed vigour in Irish culture, embracing traditional and current to the ancient SeanNos dance style. Internationally rated as one of the most popular and successful Irish Step Dance shows on tour, by critics, audiences, and millions of…

Interlude in Prague (15)

Dates: July 11th 7:45 pm
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  Based on true life events, Interlude in Prague is a powerful drama which follows the story of a few turbulent months in the short life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart that influenced the creation of the operatic masterpiece, Don Giovanni. A love story and a tragedy of epic proportions, the film sees Mozart in a Shakespeare in Love style drama with a Dangerous Liaisons tragic end. Set in Prague in 1787, the narrative follows a brief interlude in the composer’s colourful life during one of his several visits - the dates and locations are real but the plot is fictitious.…

Our Man in Havana

Dates: July 11th - July 15th
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  Creative Cow presents Graham Greene’s Our Man in Havana Adapted by Clive Francis  “You should dream more, Mr. Wormold. Reality in our century is not something to be faced.” Graham Greene, Our Man in Havana   Cuba 1958. Meet Jim Wormold – a hapless vacuum cleaner salesman who gets sucked in to a dirty world of espionage and double agents when the chance of helping out MI6 with a job or two proves too good an offer to resist. And, quite frankly, he could do with the cash to pay for his teenage daughter’s ever increasing lifestyle. From the…
  Multi Award Winner Gordon Hendricks brings you “The Spirit of ELVIS in Concert”which takes you on a journey through all of Elvis’ iconic music. From his early years through the 68 special, ‘stage rehearsal’ sets from the 70’s and culminating in the Vegas period, this show brings you all his classic hits in 2 hours of sheer enjoyment. Gordon is without doubt the World No 1 Elvis Tribute and his shows are sensational – it’s as if Elvis himself is on that stage – maybe just maybe he is. 2014 Collingwood Elvis Festival Grand Champion 2011 European Elvis Champion…
  Join us for a performance of Bach’s B Minor Mass given by Academia Musica Choir and Selwyn College Choir with the English Symphony Orchestra. Amy Wood soprano Esther Brazil alto Ruairi Bowen tenor Michael Mofidian bass Sarah MacDonald conductor   Academia Musica website www.academiamusica.co.uk ESO website www.eso.co.uk Selwyn College Choir www.sel.cam.ac.uk/selwyn-college/chapel-choir/choir-organ Academia Musica facebook page www.facebook.com/AcademiaMusicaChoir

Singing For Fun

Dates: July 7th 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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  Friday 28th April – Friday 21st July ’17 (No class 2nd June ’17) 10.30am-12pm £70 per term For adults of all ages Come along and join in our NEW relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more info please contact Bridget: bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk   

Hampstead (12A)

Dates: July 7th - July 13th
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  Emily is an American widow drifting through life without a purpose. And then she meets Donald, who’s lived in a shack on ‘Hampstead’ Heath for 17 years. Initially gruff and reclusive, Donald gradually opens up to her and a tentative romance begins to blossom. And when a property developer tries to evict him so they can build luxury apartments on his land, he and Emily team up to try and save his home. You can find love anywhere – even on ‘Hampstead’ Heath – with this charming comedy drama starring screen legends Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson. Cert: 12A…

The ELO Experience

Dates: July 7th
  The ELO Experience - Sensational Tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra  Back Into The Blue Tour - 2017  Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The Out Of The Blue Album Release in 1977 The legacy left by Jeff Lynne & The Electric Light Orchestra barely needs any introduction – suffice to say that between 1972 and 1986 they achieved more combined UK and US Top 40 hits than any other band on the planet! '10538 Overture', 'Evil Woman', 'Living Thing', 'Diary of Horace Wimp', Don't Bring me Down' and of course 'Mr Blue Sky' went on to become the soundtrack of our lives. In 2016…

Wonder Woman (12A)

Dates: July 6th 2:00 pm
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  Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana…
  A story of betrayal, revenge and madness To be, or not to be. This is Hamlet’s dilemma, and the essence of Shakespeare’s most famous and arguably greatest work, given new life in operatic form in this original Glyndebourne commission. Thoughts of murder and revenge drive Hamlet when he learns that it was his uncle Claudius who killed his father, the King of Denmark, then seized his father’s crown and wife. But Hamlet’s vengeance vies with the question: is suicide a morally valid deed in an unbearably painful world? ‘The themes of life and death, love and betrayal have opera…
  Presented by Speakers from the Edge In Mind Over Matter, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life, from birth to the present day. From light-hearted to strikingly poignant, Mind Over Matter covers Sir Ranulph’s childhood, misdemeanours at school, army life and early expeditions, right through the Transglobe Expedition, to his current Global Reach Challenge, which includes the record breaking and immensely challenging projects - which saw Sir Ranulph receive the Guinness Book of Records accolade as ‘Greatest Living Explorer’ - while suffering frostbite and risking life and limb in some of the most ambitious private expeditions…

The Red Turtle (PG)

Dates: July 5th
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  Nominated for an Oscar, this wordless, beautifully animated fable recounts the milestones in the life of a human being. Surrounded by the immense and furious ocean, a shipwrecked mariner battles all alone for his life with the relentless towering waves. Famished, yet, determined to break free from his Eden-like prison, after foraging for food and fresh water and encouraged by the dense forest, the stranded sailor builds a raft and sets off to the wide sea, however, an indistinguishable adversary prevents him from escaping. Each day, the exhausted man never giving up hope will attempt to make a new, more improved…
LA BOHÈME : LIVE FROM TAORMINA   Perched high above the picturesque coast of Sicily and sitting under the shadow of Mt. Etna, Teatro Antico di Taormina has inspired artists for over 2000 years – from the ancient Greeks and Romans to Woody Allen and today’s opera stars. Every summer, this romantic and dramatic setting welcomes opera lovers from all over the world. 2017 is no exception, with the staging of Puccini’s La bohème – the tragic love story between a young poet and a seamstress. Directed by Enrico Castiglione, this retelling of the timeless classic will enchant cinema audiences…

The Red Turtle (PG)

Dates: July 4th
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  Nominated for an Oscar, this wordless, beautifully animated fable recounts the milestones in the life of a human being. Surrounded by the immense and furious ocean, a shipwrecked mariner battles all alone for his life with the relentless towering waves. Famished, yet, determined to break free from his Eden-like prison, after foraging for food and fresh water and encouraged by the dense forest, the stranded sailor builds a raft and sets off to the wide sea, however, an indistinguishable adversary prevents him from escaping. Each day, the exhausted man never giving up hope will attempt to make a new, more improved…

The Mikado

Dates: July 4th - July 8th
    Following the phenomenon which was Matthew Bourne’s all-male Swan Lake, another thrilling all-male version of a much-loved classic… Sasha Regan returns with one of the most popular G&S operas, following her hugely successful all-male production The Pirates of Penzance – winner of Best Off West End Production at The What’s On Stage awards, and recently returned from a tour of Australia, including a run at Cate Blanchett’s Sydney Theatre. Gilbert and Sullivan at the height of their creative genius, take us to the far away land of Titipu, where their penchant for poking fun at British Institutions combined…

The Hippopotamus (15)

Dates: July 3rd - July 4th
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  Disgraced poet Ted Wallace (Roger Allam) is summoned to his friends Lord and Lady Logan's country manor, Swafford Hall, to investigate a series of unexplained miracle healings. Ted tracks down the perpetrator of the phenomena, fifteen year old David Logan, whose parents believe has healing hands. Unaware that David is using some rather unorthodox methods, the Logans are set on sharing their son’s gift with the world. Ted sets out to debunk the miracles and save a young man from a lifetime of embarrassment. Cert 15 Running time 90 mins

Wonder Woman (12A)

Dates: July 2nd 4:30 pm
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  Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana…

Wonder Woman (12A)

Dates: July 1st
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  Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana…

Wonder Woman (12A)

Dates: June 30th 7:45 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:45pm, repeating until 6th July 2017

One event on 1st July 2017 at 7:45pm

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  Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana…

Singing For Fun

Dates: June 30th 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 21st July 2017

  Friday 28th April – Friday 21st July ’17 (No class 2nd June ’17) 10.30am-12pm £70 per term For adults of all ages Come along and join in our NEW relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more info please contact Bridget: bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk   

The Odd Couple

Dates: June 27th - July 1st
    Felix Ungar is holding on to life by his fingertips, his wife has thrown him out, and to top it all he’s missing the Friday night poker game cos he’s roaming the streets of New York with nowhere to go and no future. Step in unlikely guardian angel, Oscar Madison. Oscar thinks nothing of stubbing out his cigar in the meatballs or leaving the laundry to fester under the sofa. To say he’s a slob is an insult to slobs. He offers sanctuary to Felix, who includes clean napkins, coasters and vacuuming in his spare time among his…

Emma

Dates: June 27th - July 1st
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  The Production Exchange presents Jane Austen’s EMMA A new adaptation by Tim Luscombe Directed by Colin Blumenau Designed by Libby Watson Two hundred years after the much-loved author’s death, Jane Austen’s comic masterpiece, Emma, takes us on a joyful journey packed full of warmth and wit, romantic schemes and mistaken intentions. Young, bright and beautiful, Emma Woodhouse has the world at her feet, or at least the small part of Surrey in which she lives. When the dashing Mr Elton comes to town she decides to take it on herself to perform the role of matchmaker to her new…
  Walton - Belshazzar's Feast Verdi - Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco Knight - Immortality (first performance) Knight - Ebb (an operatic study) Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March no. 5 Malvern Festival Chorus is rounding off its 2016-17 “feast-themed” season with a performance of William Walton’s powerful Belshazzar’s Feast. The concert also includes a new departure for the choir, a performance of Worcestershire composer Richard Knight’s brand new opera “Ebb”, together with the world premiere of his “Immortality”, a choral prologue to the opera specially written for this concert. These two works both travel from darkness to…

Singing For Fun

Dates: June 23rd 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 21st July 2017

  Friday 28th April – Friday 21st July ’17 (No class 2nd June ’17) 10.30am-12pm £70 per term For adults of all ages Come along and join in our NEW relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more info please contact Bridget: bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk   

Churchill (PG)

Dates: June 23rd - June 29th
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  With just 48 hours left until D-Day, the fate of the UK lies in the hands of one man and his decision. It’s May 23rd 1944, and Hitler and his relentless Nazi army are preparing to strike their most devastating blow to date. While tensions throughout the globe reach fever pitch, the fate of the UK is at stake. And for one man, it’s decision time. British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill (Brian Cox), must come up with a plan, and do it fast. But bitter clashes with the Americans and his own generals, as well as his inner-demons, are…

The Doctors Who Made Malvern Great

Dates: June 23rd
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MALVERN CIVIC SOCIETY – CIVIC WEEK A new talk by local historian and chair of The Malvern Spa Association, Dr John Harcup OBE, to mark the 150th anniversary of the death of Dr James Wilson, who brought the Cold Water Cure to Malvern and the 175 th anniversary of the arrival of the Cure. The story starts in the 14th century and involves 12 men and one woman – not all Water Cure doctors. This is a fascinating look at Malvern’s past and is part of Civic Week. The proceeds will be given to three local charities.

Letters from Baghdad (PG)

Dates: June 22nd 4:30 pm
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One event on 22nd June 2017 at 4:30pm

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Letters from Baghdad is the story of a true original—Gertrude Bell—sometimes called the “female” Lawrence of Arabia. Voiced and executive produced by Academy award winning actor Tilda Swinton, the documentary tells the dramatic story of this British spy, explorer and political powerhouse. Bell traveled widely in Arabia before being recruited by British military intelligence to help draw the borders of Iraq after WWI. Using never-seen-before footage of the region, the film chronicles Bell’s extraordinary journey into both the uncharted Arabian desert and the inner sanctum of British male colonial power. With unique access to documents from the Iraq National Library…

NT Live: Salomé

Dates: June 22nd
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  Yaël Farber’s radical retelling of the classic tale The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production on the stage of the National Theatre. ‘Epic. A near-perfect production.’ The Guardian (on Les Blancs).…
  Jasper Carrott’s Stand Up And Rock does what it says on the tin…. Jasper is back to his very best… mic in hand regaling the audience with his inimitable stand up routines before introducing his musical compatriots that have been ‘rockin’ audiences all over the world. Touring with some of Jasper’s best friends comprising of some of the country’s finest musicians, the 2017 line up will be released soon. So do not miss this unique show that gives the opportunity to see and hear great legendary artistes belt out a night of fantastic songs and Jasper back where he…

The Devil is in Malvern

Dates: June 20th
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MALVERN CIVIC SOCIETY – CIVIC WEEK The Devil is in Malvern Robert Payne and Andrew Huntley will perform extracts from The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. This is a FREE event – just come along and listen.

Shadowlands (U)

Dates: June 20th
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MALVERN CIVIC SOCIETY - CIVIC WEEK 1993 biographical film telling the story of C.S. Lewis and his meeting with American poet, Joy Davidman, who became his wife. A moving love story, starring Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger and Julian Fellows. 131 minutes Rated (U)

Strictly Murder

Dates: June 20th - June 24th
    April 1939. An English couple, Peter and Suzy, are living in Provence in idyllic isolation, far, it seems, from the rumblings of the coming war. Their peace is shattered from within when Suzy discovers she has been betrayed: Peter is not the man he claims to be. Suzy’s life is thrown into turmoil as the possibility arises that Peter may in fact be a ruthless killer on the run. Then a Scotland Yard detective arrives and events become even more complicated and frightening… Lies, subterfuge and murder make this fast-moving thriller a dark and disturbing roller coaster of…

Letters from Baghdad (PG)

Dates: June 18th 4:30 pm
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One event on 22nd June 2017 at 4:30pm

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Letters from Baghdad is the story of a true original—Gertrude Bell—sometimes called the “female” Lawrence of Arabia. Voiced and executive produced by Academy award winning actor Tilda Swinton, the documentary tells the dramatic story of this British spy, explorer and political powerhouse. Bell traveled widely in Arabia before being recruited by British military intelligence to help draw the borders of Iraq after WWI. Using never-seen-before footage of the region, the film chronicles Bell’s extraordinary journey into both the uncharted Arabian desert and the inner sanctum of British male colonial power. With unique access to documents from the Iraq National Library…
    Celebrating the release of their eighth studio album Wonderland, Take That invite you to experience their sensational 2017 concert. The live broadcast on June 9th is sold out but join us for this 'encore' screening a week later on June 16th For one night only, cinema audiences will be able to experience this show up close and personal, from the best seats in the house. For the first time ever, Gary, Mark and Howard will perform in the round at the O2 arena, giving fans a unique and unbeatable cinematic experience. Spectacular light displays, a water show, circus-style…

Singing For Fun

Dates: June 16th 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 21st July 2017

  Friday 28th April – Friday 21st July ’17 (No class 2nd June ’17) 10.30am-12pm £70 per term For adults of all ages Come along and join in our NEW relaxed adult singing sessions, led by experienced singing tutor Shirley Goddard. These sessions will be fun and uplifting and no experience is necessary. Come and give it a go! For more info please contact Bridget: bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk   

The Graduate

Dates: June 13th - June 17th
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  A West Yorkshire Playhouse and Curve co-production in association with Simon Friend & Gavin Kalin Productions A Play Adapted by Terry Johnson Based on the Novel by Charles Webb And the Motion Picture Screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry Starring Catherine McCormack ★★★★★ “...often laugh-out-loud funny and beautiful from start to finish” The Yorkshire Post ★★★★ “A smart revival with a satirical edge and a brave performance by Catherine McCormack.” The Stage ★★★★ “A splendid comedy” Daily Mail ★★★★ “Quite simply as perfect as you could wish. A wonderful…a first-class homage to one of cinema’s finest hours.” Daily…

Sand in the Sandwiches

Dates: June 13th - June 15th
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  Fresh from a sell-out tour, Edward Fox returns to the stage with his acclaimed portrayal of John Betjeman, one of the best-loved poets of the 20th century. Sand in the Sandwiches celebrates a man famous not only for light verse and laughter, but for his passions, his sense of purpose and his unforgettable poetry. Embracing his delight for nostalgia and delicious irreverence, Sand in the Sandwiches travels through Betjeman’s boyhood, his adolescence, to life as Britain’s Poet Laureate, presenting a hugely entertaining insight into the world of this national treasure. Double BAFTA award winner Edward Fox is one of…

NT: Peter Pan

Dates: June 10th
  All children, except one, grow up… Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues. A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre.   Ticket price includes a…
    Celebrating the release of their eighth studio album Wonderland, Take That invite you to experience their sensational 2017 concert LIVE at Malvern cinema on Friday 9th June! There will also be a recorded 'encore screening' on Friday June 16th at 7.45pm For one night only, cinema audiences will be able to experience this show up close and personal, from the best seats in the house. For the first time ever, Gary, Mark and Howard will perform in the round at the O2 arena, giving fans a unique and unbeatable cinematic experience. Spectacular light displays, a water show, circus-style…

My Cousin Rachel (12A)

Dates: June 9th - June 22nd
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  This retelling of Daphne Du Maurier’s classic 1951 novel sees feelings of revenge held by a young Englishman become ever more complicated when hate turns to love. Philip (Sam Claflin) – a young English gent in his twenties – is mourning the death of his much-loved cousin Ambrose, his former guardian. Having moved to Italy in search of warmer climes, Ambrose succumbed to health problems while in the company of his new wife and Philip’s cousin, Rachel (Rachel Weisz). Convinced that Rachel murdered Ambrose to inherit his vast fortune, there’s one thing Philip hasn’t accounted for – the emotion…
    James Seabright presents The Remains of Tom Lehrer (Performed by Adam Kay) Following sell-out shows in London’s West End, award-winning musical comedian Adam Kay presents his take on the legendary songbook of Tom Lehrer. Lehrer’s satirical songs have delighted and horrified audiences for decades including Poisoning Pigeons in the Park, The Masochism Tango and The Elements. ★★★★ “Inspired updates to classic material” Times ★★★★ “Great, guilty fun.” Telegraph Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.                          

Mindhorn (15)

Dates: June 8th 2:00 pm
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A has-been actor jumps at the chance to reignite his career by negotiating with a serial killer who is obsessed with his former TV show. Richard Thorncroft (Julian Barratt) shot to fame throughout the Isle of Man in the 80s, playing cyber-detective Mindhorn. Certain that his next step is to take over Hollywood, Thorncroft insults his entire cast, crew and the inhabitants of the Isle of Man during an interview with Terry Wogan. Jump forward to the present day, and Thorncroft is unemployed, overweight and totally alone. The latest thorn in his side? Being replaced by John Nettles in an…
  RECORDED BROADCAST A story of sacrifice, love and surrender Alfredo, a young man from the provinces, falls in love with Violetta, the stylish toast of Paris. But she’s not the marrying kind – at least not until now. However, their dreams of domestic bliss are threatened by both a merciless society that condemns Violetta’s racy past and an equally merciless disease. Verdi’s most beloved opera The age-old ‘tart with a heart’ is a familiar dramatic trope. In versions ranging from an ancient Sanskrit drama through to Greta Garbo’s Camille to the film Moulin Rouge, it has always been a…
  Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards is a unique British sporting hero with an incredible story to tell. The world’s ninth-fastest amateur downhill speed skier went on to become Great Britain’s first Olympic (self-taught!) ski-jumper, who missed out on medals by some distance, but won the hearts of the nation with his plucky, positive attitude and down-to-earth persona and emerged as a star of the Calgary ’88 Winter Olympics, returning to Britain as an overnight sporting celebrity. In Try Hard, Eddie talks through his incredible life-journey, demonstrating the steely resilience of a fearless man determined to overcome huge sporting and life…

Mindhorn (15)

Dates: June 6th 7:45 pm
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A has-been actor jumps at the chance to reignite his career by negotiating with a serial killer who is obsessed with his former TV show. Richard Thorncroft (Julian Barratt) shot to fame throughout the Isle of Man in the 80s, playing cyber-detective Mindhorn. Certain that his next step is to take over Hollywood, Thorncroft insults his entire cast, crew and the inhabitants of the Isle of Man during an interview with Terry Wogan. Jump forward to the present day, and Thorncroft is unemployed, overweight and totally alone. The latest thorn in his side? Being replaced by John Nettles in an…

Mad to be Normal (15)

Dates: June 5th - June 7th
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Mad To Be Normal reveals the story of R.D. Laing, the famous psychiatrist and one of Scotland’s greatest ever minds. Working out of Kingsley Hall in East London throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Laing performed various daring experiments on people who were diagnosed as mentally disturbed. His revolutionary methods involved experimenting with LSD on his patients and practicing a form of self-­healing known as metanoia, causing outrage and controversy in the medical profession and radically changing attitudes and perceptions of mental health around the world. Starring David Tennant (Dr Who, Broadchurch), Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) and…

Mindhorn (15)

Dates: June 4th 7:45 pm
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A has-been actor jumps at the chance to reignite his career by negotiating with a serial killer who is obsessed with his former TV show. Richard Thorncroft (Julian Barratt) shot to fame throughout the Isle of Man in the 80s, playing cyber-detective Mindhorn. Certain that his next step is to take over Hollywood, Thorncroft insults his entire cast, crew and the inhabitants of the Isle of Man during an interview with Terry Wogan. Jump forward to the present day, and Thorncroft is unemployed, overweight and totally alone. The latest thorn in his side? Being replaced by John Nettles in an…

Mindhorn (15)

Dates: June 3rd 7:45 pm
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A has-been actor jumps at the chance to reignite his career by negotiating with a serial killer who is obsessed with his former TV show. Richard Thorncroft (Julian Barratt) shot to fame throughout the Isle of Man in the 80s, playing cyber-detective Mindhorn. Certain that his next step is to take over Hollywood, Thorncroft insults his entire cast, crew and the inhabitants of the Isle of Man during an interview with Terry Wogan. Jump forward to the present day, and Thorncroft is unemployed, overweight and totally alone. The latest thorn in his side? Being replaced by John Nettles in an…

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (12A)

Dates: June 3rd - June 4th
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Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot are back for ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’, in a cosmos-spanning adventure to try and track down Peter Quill’s mysterious father. They know he’s not human, but it’s not much of a lead to go on. And their search doesn’t go smoothly as a new threat rears its head – after all, the galaxy isn’t going to save itself. Get hooked on a feeling all over again for ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’, which reunites our beloved space heroes and introduces new people to the team. Ooga chaka! Cert: 12A Running time:…

Mindhorn (15)

Dates: June 2nd 7:45 pm
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A has-been actor jumps at the chance to reignite his career by negotiating with a serial killer who is obsessed with his former TV show. Richard Thorncroft (Julian Barratt) shot to fame throughout the Isle of Man in the 80s, playing cyber-detective Mindhorn. Certain that his next step is to take over Hollywood, Thorncroft insults his entire cast, crew and the inhabitants of the Isle of Man during an interview with Terry Wogan. Jump forward to the present day, and Thorncroft is unemployed, overweight and totally alone. The latest thorn in his side? Being replaced by John Nettles in an…
Elgar Birthday Concert Tasmin Little Violin Conducted by Michael Seal Elgar: Serenade for Strings Elgar: Violin Concerto Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

The Handmaiden (18)

Dates: June 1st 7:45 pm
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  A handmaiden hired to look after a Japanese heiress in her luxury estate hides a multitude of dark secrets in this bold and visually stunning period thriller. 1930’s Korea, and a beautiful heiress named Hideko (Min-hee Kim) lives a strange and largely secluded life with her uncle, Kouzuki (Jin-woong Jo), in a decadent countryside estate. But Kouzuki is not your average tycoon uncle. Vulgar, twisted and manipulative, he forces Hideko to entertain his male dinner guests by reading pornography out loud while they feast, much to her disgust. Meanwhile, a conman masquerading as a nobleman by the name of…
  John Williams guitar John Etheridge guitar Gary Ryan guitar After a barnstorming debut at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in June 2015, John Williams and John Etheridge have invited Gary Ryan to join them once more on a UK tour with their guitar supergroup 6 Hands. John Williams is a well-known classical guitarist with an interest in contemporary music; John Etheridge is an iconic jazz guitarist known for pushing the boundaries whilst Gary Ryan is a classical guitarist and composer and together, they will perform a programme of solos, duos and trios. Ticket price includes  a £1 contribution to our heritage…

Lady Macbeth (15)

Dates: May 31st
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  Katherine was sold to be the bride of a bitter man twice her age. When she gets a taste of freedom, she stops being a housewife and becomes ‘Lady Macbeth’. She’s trapped in a life she never wanted with a cruel man and his cold family. When she begins a passionate affair with a young worker on the estate, she realises what her life could be, and will stop at nothing to obtain it. Starring Florence Pugh as the titular ‘Lady Macbeth’, this is a portrait of a beautiful but merciless woman determined to seize her independence in a…

The Handmaiden (18)

Dates: May 30th 7:45 pm
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  A handmaiden hired to look after a Japanese heiress in her luxury estate hides a multitude of dark secrets in this bold and visually stunning period thriller. 1930’s Korea, and a beautiful heiress named Hideko (Min-hee Kim) lives a strange and largely secluded life with her uncle, Kouzuki (Jin-woong Jo), in a decadent countryside estate. But Kouzuki is not your average tycoon uncle. Vulgar, twisted and manipulative, he forces Hideko to entertain his male dinner guests by reading pornography out loud while they feast, much to her disgust. Meanwhile, a conman masquerading as a nobleman by the name of…
Inspired by ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ We invite you to come along and take part in creating Malvern's longest caterpillar and most exquisite butterflies! Inspired by Eric Carle’s imaginative story, `The Very Hungry Caterpillar’, there will be plenty of creative fun using different materials and textures, painting, ripping, and sticking. After a short break with a cupcake or a nice green leaf you can take your beautiful creation home with you.  

Waiting For God

Dates: May 30th - June 3rd
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  James Seabright presents WAITING FOR GOD A comedy by Michael Aitkens Directed by David Grindley Starring Nichola McAuliffe and Jeffrey Holland Nichola McAuliffe (Surgical Spirit) and Jeffrey Holland (Hi-de-Hi!, Coronation Street) star in this premiere stage production of the BAFTA Best Comedy Series nominated Waiting For God, which delighted TV audiences across several BBC series in the 1990s. This all-new script is penned by the sitcom’s creator Michael Aitkens, and directed by Tony Award winner David Grindley. The cast of nine is led by Olivier Award-winning McAuliffe and Holland. All the favourite characters from the original series are reimagined for…

Lady Macbeth (15)

Dates: May 29th
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  Katherine was sold to be the bride of a bitter man twice her age. When she gets a taste of freedom, she stops being a housewife and becomes ‘Lady Macbeth’. She’s trapped in a life she never wanted with a cruel man and his cold family. When she begins a passionate affair with a young worker on the estate, she realises what her life could be, and will stop at nothing to obtain it. Starring Florence Pugh as the titular ‘Lady Macbeth’, this is a portrait of a beautiful but merciless woman determined to seize her independence in a…

Lady Macbeth (15)

Dates: May 28th
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  Katherine was sold to be the bride of a bitter man twice her age. When she gets a taste of freedom, she stops being a housewife and becomes ‘Lady Macbeth’. She’s trapped in a life she never wanted with a cruel man and his cold family. When she begins a passionate affair with a young worker on the estate, she realises what her life could be, and will stop at nothing to obtain it. Starring Florence Pugh as the titular ‘Lady Macbeth’, this is a portrait of a beautiful but merciless woman determined to seize her independence in a…
  Ages 13+ An intergenerational session for improvers, adults and students over the age of 13 years. Steven Sproat is an impressive singer songwriter, guitarist , ukulele exponent and bestselling Tutorial Author. www.stevensproat.co.uk He has performed with a wealth of reputable performers such as Frank Skinner, Harry Hill and Jools Holland to name but a few. Steven offers to share his expertise with you in delivering a fabulous Ukulele workshop here in The Forum Theatre.

The Handmaiden (18)

Dates: May 27th 7:45 pm
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  A handmaiden hired to look after a Japanese heiress in her luxury estate hides a multitude of dark secrets in this bold and visually stunning period thriller. 1930’s Korea, and a beautiful heiress named Hideko (Min-hee Kim) lives a strange and largely secluded life with her uncle, Kouzuki (Jin-woong Jo), in a decadent countryside estate. But Kouzuki is not your average tycoon uncle. Vulgar, twisted and manipulative, he forces Hideko to entertain his male dinner guests by reading pornography out loud while they feast, much to her disgust. Meanwhile, a conman masquerading as a nobleman by the name of…

Lady Macbeth (15)

Dates: May 27th
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  Katherine was sold to be the bride of a bitter man twice her age. When she gets a taste of freedom, she stops being a housewife and becomes ‘Lady Macbeth’. She’s trapped in a life she never wanted with a cruel man and his cold family. When she begins a passionate affair with a young worker on the estate, she realises what her life could be, and will stop at nothing to obtain it. Starring Florence Pugh as the titular ‘Lady Macbeth’, this is a portrait of a beautiful but merciless woman determined to seize her independence in a…

The Boss Baby (U)

Dates: May 26th - June 1st
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Tim isn’t happy to give up his only-child status – but it’s not your typical case of sibling rivalry… In the Templeton family, it’s always just been Tim (Miles Bakshi), his mum (Lisa Kudrow) and his dad (Jimmy Kimmel) – and that’s always been enough. And so one day, when this parents suddenly show up with his new baby brother, seven-year-old Tim isn’t happy, to say the least. But it’s not for the reasons you might think… He doesn’t get the same amount of attention that he used to, and his parents are constantly preoccupied with his little brother, but…

Lady Macbeth (15)

Dates: May 26th
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  Katherine was sold to be the bride of a bitter man twice her age. When she gets a taste of freedom, she stops being a housewife and becomes ‘Lady Macbeth’. She’s trapped in a life she never wanted with a cruel man and his cold family. When she begins a passionate affair with a young worker on the estate, she realises what her life could be, and will stop at nothing to obtain it. Starring Florence Pugh as the titular ‘Lady Macbeth’, this is a portrait of a beautiful but merciless woman determined to seize her independence in a…

A Quiet Passion (12A)

Dates: May 25th
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The story of American poet Emily Dickinson, from her youth to adulthood as misanthropic, struggling writer. As a young girl, Emily Dickinson (Emma Bell) was a vivacious, witty and hugely intelligent child. Developing a passion for all classical subjects, she adored education and savoured her role in the family. Death struck her closest friends, leaving Emily feeling lost and melancholy – a feeling that would follow her into adulthood. As the years went by, her obsession with immortality and death grew, and adult Emily Dickinson (Cynthia Nixon) became reclusive, focussing her life into her poetry. This dramatic biopic of the…
  Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends. Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end. Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing (2012). Ticket price includes a £1…

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Dates: May 24th - May 25th
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  The timeless classic makes its way off the page and onto the stage. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories – The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Running time approx 1 hour. ★★★★★ “The perfect combination of ambition, achievement & genius”Live Theatre UK “Colourful, engaging, charming.” The Huffington Post “Bedazzling! Will mesmerize audiences!” The New York Times “We rate it five smiles” Newsday “Refreshing,…

A Quiet Passion (12A)

Dates: May 23rd
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The story of American poet Emily Dickinson, from her youth to adulthood as misanthropic, struggling writer. As a young girl, Emily Dickinson (Emma Bell) was a vivacious, witty and hugely intelligent child. Developing a passion for all classical subjects, she adored education and savoured her role in the family. Death struck her closest friends, leaving Emily feeling lost and melancholy – a feeling that would follow her into adulthood. As the years went by, her obsession with immortality and death grew, and adult Emily Dickinson (Cynthia Nixon) became reclusive, focussing her life into her poetry. This dramatic biopic of the…

Death of A Salesman

Dates: May 23rd - May 27th
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A Royal & Derngate, Northampton production in association with Cambridge Arts Theatre Willy Loman is not as young as he once was, and boy is he feeling it. After half a lifetime on the road, this once successful travelling salesman is unable to keep up in a changing workplace; he’s on the brink of unemployment, and he and his wife have got bills to pay. When his drop out son Biff moves home again, Willy decides to give success one last shot. Can he prove to everyone he’s got what it takes? Widely considered to be one of the greatest…

Another Mother’s Son (12A)

Dates: May 21st
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  Based on the true story of Louisa Gould, the drama is set during World War II on the Nazi-occupied island of Jersey. Lou took in an escaped Russian POW and hid him over the war's course. The tension mounts as it becomes clear that Churchill will not risk an assault to recapture the British soil, and the island-community spirit begins to fray under pressures of hunger, occupation and divided loyalty. Against this backdrop, Lou fights to preserve her family's sense of humanity and to protect the Russian boy as if he was her own. Cert: 12A Running time: 103…

Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience (U)

Dates: May 20th - May 21st
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  Bring your little one to see Peppa Pig and friends in this fun, interactive big screen experience! Featuring nine brand new, never before seen episodes, Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience is an interactive opportunity for you to introduce the little ones to the big screen in a safe, fun and exciting environment. Classic nursery rhymes will be given the Peppa Pig treatment, and there are lots of games and dancing for pre-schoolers (and parents!) to join in with the antics on screen. In these brand new episodes, Peppa Pig and her friends visit London and are given a…

A Quiet Passion (12A)

Dates: May 20th
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The story of American poet Emily Dickinson, from her youth to adulthood as misanthropic, struggling writer. As a young girl, Emily Dickinson (Emma Bell) was a vivacious, witty and hugely intelligent child. Developing a passion for all classical subjects, she adored education and savoured her role in the family. Death struck her closest friends, leaving Emily feeling lost and melancholy – a feeling that would follow her into adulthood. As the years went by, her obsession with immortality and death grew, and adult Emily Dickinson (Cynthia Nixon) became reclusive, focussing her life into her poetry. This dramatic biopic of the…

A Quiet Passion (12A)

Dates: May 19th
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The story of American poet Emily Dickinson, from her youth to adulthood as misanthropic, struggling writer. As a young girl, Emily Dickinson (Emma Bell) was a vivacious, witty and hugely intelligent child. Developing a passion for all classical subjects, she adored education and savoured her role in the family. Death struck her closest friends, leaving Emily feeling lost and melancholy – a feeling that would follow her into adulthood. As the years went by, her obsession with immortality and death grew, and adult Emily Dickinson (Cynthia Nixon) became reclusive, focussing her life into her poetry. This dramatic biopic of the…
  Strictly Come Dancing’s Pasha Kovalev invites you to join him as he leads you in dance through his incredible journey from snowy Siberian beginnings to the sparkle of the Strictly Ballroom. Choreographed in his unique way, earning him the most perfect 10s of all the Strictly professionals, this brand new show takes you around the globe, immersing you into the fascinating world of ballroom and Latin dancing like never before. Linking experiences in dance with those in life – with all the highs, lows and emotions that come with it – you’ll feel the romance of the Rumba, the…

The Zookeeper’s Wife (12A)

Dates: May 18th
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The true story of two zookeepers who protected humans and animals during World War II. Jan (Johan Heldenbergh) and Antonina Żabiński (Jessica Chastain) lived an idyllic life, caring for the animals of Warsaw Zoo. That all changed with the outbreak of World War II, as the zoo became a target for bombing, destroying the buildings and killing many of the animals living there. As the remaining structures are closed to the public to inhabit farming, Antonina and Jan are pulled by an insatiable desire to help the innocents who are suffering from the war – the animals, and the Jewish…
  Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films); Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers); Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Fortitude, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s new production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, broadcast live to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London. In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party…
    For quarter of a century, this breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles. It stars some of the finest actor-musicians in the UK whose combined West End credits include Buddy, Lennon, Forbidden Planet and Jailhouse Rock and was endorsed as Britain’s most popular Buddy Holly act when the boys guested on BBC One’s Saturday night live programme, “The One and Only”, hosted by Graham Norton. This show rarely…

The Zookeeper’s Wife (12A)

Dates: May 17th
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The true story of two zookeepers who protected humans and animals during World War II. Jan (Johan Heldenbergh) and Antonina Żabiński (Jessica Chastain) lived an idyllic life, caring for the animals of Warsaw Zoo. That all changed with the outbreak of World War II, as the zoo became a target for bombing, destroying the buildings and killing many of the animals living there. As the remaining structures are closed to the public to inhabit farming, Antonina and Jan are pulled by an insatiable desire to help the innocents who are suffering from the war – the animals, and the Jewish…

Cezanne et Moi (15)

Dates: May 16th
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Cezanne et Moi traces the parallel paths of the lives, careers and passionate friendship of post-impressionist painter Paul Cezanne and novelist Emile Zola. The two boys grew up in Aix-en-Provence. Emile was fatherless and poor. Paul came from a wealthy family. As young men, dreaming of glory and beautiful women, they left the south to conquer the art scene in Paris. Soon Emile had it all, success, money, and the perfect wife, and embraced the very bourgeoisie he mocked in his books. Meanwhile, Cezanne rejected the Parisian scene to focus only on his work, ignored by his peers and the…

The Zookeeper’s Wife (12A)

Dates: May 16th
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The true story of two zookeepers who protected humans and animals during World War II. Jan (Johan Heldenbergh) and Antonina Żabiński (Jessica Chastain) lived an idyllic life, caring for the animals of Warsaw Zoo. That all changed with the outbreak of World War II, as the zoo became a target for bombing, destroying the buildings and killing many of the animals living there. As the remaining structures are closed to the public to inhabit farming, Antonina and Jan are pulled by an insatiable desire to help the innocents who are suffering from the war – the animals, and the Jewish…

The Zookeeper’s Wife (12A)

Dates: May 15th
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The true story of two zookeepers who protected humans and animals during World War II. Jan (Johan Heldenbergh) and Antonina Żabiński (Jessica Chastain) lived an idyllic life, caring for the animals of Warsaw Zoo. That all changed with the outbreak of World War II, as the zoo became a target for bombing, destroying the buildings and killing many of the animals living there. As the remaining structures are closed to the public to inhabit farming, Antonina and Jan are pulled by an insatiable desire to help the innocents who are suffering from the war – the animals, and the Jewish…

Don’t Dress For Dinner

Dates: May 15th - May 20th
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Jordan Productions along with phil&ben Productions in association with Eastbourne Theatres present Don't Dress for Dinner A side-splitting comedy of duplicity. Written by Marc Camoletti this superb comedy of confusion stars the Olivier Award winning Sara Crowe (EastEnders, Four Weddings and a Funeral), with the brilliant farceurs Damian Williams (Birds Of A Feather, Being Tommy Cooper) and Ben Roddy (Absolutely Fabulous - The Movie, Boeing Boeing). Bernard has invited Suzy, his gorgeous Parisian mistress, to his home for the weekend as his wife is away; he’s invited his best friend Robert along as an alibi, and with a feast from…

Cezanne et Moi (15)

Dates: May 14th
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Cezanne et Moi traces the parallel paths of the lives, careers and passionate friendship of post-impressionist painter Paul Cezanne and novelist Emile Zola. The two boys grew up in Aix-en-Provence. Emile was fatherless and poor. Paul came from a wealthy family. As young men, dreaming of glory and beautiful women, they left the south to conquer the art scene in Paris. Soon Emile had it all, success, money, and the perfect wife, and embraced the very bourgeoisie he mocked in his books. Meanwhile, Cezanne rejected the Parisian scene to focus only on his work, ignored by his peers and the…

I Am Not Your Negro (12A)

Dates: May 13th - May 14th
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In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin’s death in 1987, he left behind only thirty completed pages of his manuscript. Now, in his incendiary new documentary, master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood…

Smurfs: The Lost Village (U)

Dates: May 13th
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It’s time to learn about the history of The Smurfs, in this rip-roaring animated family adventure! Living in their beautiful forest, The Smurfs are comfortable with their simple way of life. Populated almost entirely by male Smurfs, the village is full of character and personality, with the single female, Smurfette (Demi Lovato), feeling like she might go her whole life without meeting anyone else like her. When stumbling across a series of clues while exploring the surrounding forest, Smurfette is convinced that there might be another village outside of their home. Despite warnings from Papa Smurf (Mandy Patinkin), Smurfette and…

The Zookeeper’s Wife (12A)

Dates: May 13th
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The true story of two zookeepers who protected humans and animals during World War II. Jan (Johan Heldenbergh) and Antonina Żabiński (Jessica Chastain) lived an idyllic life, caring for the animals of Warsaw Zoo. That all changed with the outbreak of World War II, as the zoo became a target for bombing, destroying the buildings and killing many of the animals living there. As the remaining structures are closed to the public to inhabit farming, Antonina and Jan are pulled by an insatiable desire to help the innocents who are suffering from the war – the animals, and the Jewish…

The Zookeeper’s Wife (12A)

Dates: May 12th
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The true story of two zookeepers who protected humans and animals during World War II. Jan (Johan Heldenbergh) and Antonina Żabiński (Jessica Chastain) lived an idyllic life, caring for the animals of Warsaw Zoo. That all changed with the outbreak of World War II, as the zoo became a target for bombing, destroying the buildings and killing many of the animals living there. As the remaining structures are closed to the public to inhabit farming, Antonina and Jan are pulled by an insatiable desire to help the innocents who are suffering from the war – the animals, and the Jewish…

The Real Thing

Dates: May 11th
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  The UK’s own disco pioneers The Real Thing still whip up the crowds from the minute they hit the stage. Eddie, Chris and Dave give their all to such favourites as You To Me Are Everything, Can’t Get By Without You, Whenever You Want My Love and Can You Feel The Force. See more info at thelegendaryrealthing.com Ticket price includes a £1 donation to our heritage fund.

NT Live: Obsession

Dates: May 11th
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  Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film. Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves…

Neruda (15)

Dates: May 9th
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Beloved poet Pablo Neruda (Luis Gnecco) is also the most famous communist in post-WWII Chile. When the political tides shift, he is forced underground, with a perseverant police inspector (Gael Garcia Bernal) hot on his trail. Meanwhile, in Europe, the legend of the poet hounded by the policeman grows, and artists led by Pablo Picasso clamor for Neruda’s freedom. Neruda, however, sees the struggle with his police inspector nemesis as an opportunity to reinvent himself. He cunningly plays with the inspector, leaving clues designed to make their game of cat-and-mouse ever more perilous. In this story of a persecuted poet…

Out of Order

Dates: May 8th - May 13th
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  When a Government Junior Minister plans to spend the evening with one of the Opposition’s typists in the Westminster Hotel, things go disastrously wrong – beginning with the discovery of a body trapped in the hotel’s only unreliable sash window. Desperately trying to get out of an extremely sticky situation, things quickly go from bad to worse. This stellar company includes Arthur Bostrom, best known for his iconic role as ‘Officer Crabtree’ in classic sitcom ‘Allo ‘Allo, as the ‘Hotel Manager’, alongside Shaun Williamson (EastEnders, Extras) as ‘George Pigden’; Sue Holderness (Only Fools & Horses, Green Green Grass) as…

The Sense of an Ending (15)

Dates: May 5th - May 11th
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Preoccupied with the events of his youth, an old man is sent a memento of his past that sparks a desire to learn the whole truth. Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent) has spent his seniority reflecting on the events of his past. As a teenager, he had a relationship with a beautiful young woman, and he had a best friend. The girlfriend and the best friend eventually developed their own relationship, causing Tony to send them both a wrenchingly cruel letter. Their lives moved on, but when Tony is sent a diary, he realises that his memories of the past might…

Fracked!

Dates: April 24th - April 29th
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A new play by ALISTAIR BEATON Directed by RICHARD WILSON ★★★★★ “Comedy Gold” Daily Mail ★★★★ “Very funny” Guardian ★★★★ “As topical and pacy as the deluge of headlines breaking by the minute.” The i newspaper Following an acclaimed, sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, FRACKED! OR PLEASE DON’T USE THE F-WORD now visits [venue] as part of a major UK tour. Alistair Beaton’s provocative new comedy takes us to an idyllic English village threatened by an energy company intent on drilling for shale gas. Anne Reid plays Elizabeth, a retired academic who finds herself transformed from obedient citizen to…

The Olive Tree (15)

Dates: April 21st
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  This gently moving Spanish drama is the third collaboration between Madrid-born director Iciar Bollain and Scottish screenwriter Paul Laverty (who has penned many of Ken Loach’s films, including I, Daniel Blake). Alma’s (Anna Castillo) family has been producing olive oil in the Baix Maestrat area of Spain’s Castellon for generations. Yet changes in the industry have made their traditional practices untenable, and her grandfather is grieving for a thousand-year-old olive tree that the family uprooted and sold to pay off debts. Unable to bear the thought of her grandfather dying without this terrible wrong corrected, Alma embarks on a…

Abigail’s Party

Dates: April 17th - April 22nd
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Hilarious and horribly compelling, Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party is an undisputed classic. It’s forty years since the appalling Beverly first put Donna Summer on the turntable, stacked a plate with little cheesey-pineapple ones, plied her guests with alcohol, cigarettes and Demis Roussos and slow-danced her way across the shag-pile into theatrical history. The drinks party from hell begins when Beverly and estate agent husband Laurence invite round new neighbours, Tony and Ange, along with nervous divorcee Sue, jittery about the bash her teenage daughter, Abigail, is throwing up the road. As that party reportedly gets out of hand, this one too…

Certain Women (12A)

Dates: April 15th - April 16th
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This LFF Best Film-winner is an impeccably quiet study of different Montana-based women. Laura Dern’s lawyer is conducting a surreptitious lunchtime affair with a married man. Michelle Williams is Gina, a woman of frustrated ambitions trying to build a ‘perfect’ family home with her husband and surly child. Native American actress Lily Gladstone plays lonely ranch-hand Jamie, who enrols in night school and develops feelings for supply teacher Beth (Kristen Stewart). The whole cast shines, particularly Gladstone – sublime as the near-silent young woman struggling to articulate the nature of her interest in Beth. Reichardt’s delicate direction ensures that the…

Dancer (12A)

Dates: April 15th
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Sergei Polunin’s notoriety as a prodigious, controversial superstar marked him out as ‘the bad boy of ballet’. Blessed with astonishing power and poise, he moved from a modest Ukrainian upbringing – supported by the fierce determination of his mother – to London’s Royal Ballet School at 13, where he went on to become its youngest ever Principal dancer at 19. And then, at the peak of his powers, he walked away. With incredible home video footage and candid interviews, Steven Cantor’s documentary gives us an insight into a truly brilliant performer and the price of this virtuosity. English, Russian and…

The Lost City of Z (15)

Dates: April 14th - April 20th
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Deep in the Amazonian jungle, there lies a fascinating hidden civilisation that predates our own. And Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam) is determined to find it. It’s the turn of the 20th century and Fawcett is convinced there’s something incredible waiting to be discovered in wildest corner of the planet. As the rest of the world preoccupies itself with the politics of war, he pours over scraps of evidence that point towards an entirely undocumented society that existed within the Amazon rainforest. But nobody believes him. Or nobody wants to. Fawcett faces snobbery and adversary from his contemporaries, who dismiss his…

Yamato

Dates: April 12th
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Following their hugely successful tour in 2015, the Yamato drummers are back in the UK by popular demand. Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe. In a brand new show, the drummers challenge and push themselves to their absolute limits. Yamato will leave audiences exhilarated by this visually spectacular, high-energy and explosive show. ★★★★ ‘A GENUINELY THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE, DELIVERED WITH BALLETIC GRACE & INFECTIOUS HUMOUR’ THE TIMES ★★★★★ ‘PURE ENERGY MEETS SPIRITUAL HIGH’ THE SCOTSMAN

The Founder

Dates: April 10th - April 12th
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  Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) is a restaurant machinery salesman. A small restaurant in Southern California is interested in purchasing his products. The restaurant name? McDonalds. Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) is a restaurant machinery salesman. A small restaurant in Southern California is interested in purchasing his products. Once Kroc steps through the door, he sees the potential to turn the family-run business into a national franchise. The restaurant name? McDonalds. When brothers Dick McDonald (Nick Offerman) and Mac McDonald (John Carroll Lynch) are reluctant to cooperate with Kroc’s demand, the salesmen is determined to take on the company himself… whatever…

20th Century Women

Dates: April 7th - April 13th
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  Golden Globe nominated film 20th Century Women is the story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s. Realising that her old-school methods and ideology are too often falling upon deaf ears, Dorothea Fields (Annette Bening) seeks help from two young women in a bid to connect with her son, Jamie (Lucas Jade Zumann) – Abbie (Greta Gerwig) is a carefree photographer lodging with the Field’s, and Julie (Elle Fanning) is the family’s provocative and streetwise neighbour. Together, the three do their best to instil structure into Jamie’s life, and set about…

Beauty and the Beast

Dates: April 7th - April 20th
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  Beauty and the Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in his castle. When Belle (Emma Watson) realises her father has been away from home for far too long, she sets out to discover what happened to him. Travelling through the forest, she comes a mysterious castle, and enters to ask for help. Belle soon finds her father imprisoned within the castle’s dungeons. Gravely ill, she desperately wants to rescue him from this freezing hole, when the terrifying beast (Dan Stevens)…

Not Dead Enough

Dates: April 5th
THE THRILLING NEW STAGE PLAY FROM THE NO.1 BEST SELLING AUTHOR Following the huge sell-out success of The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple, the thrilling work of multi-million selling author Peter James returns to the stage with the world premiere production of Not Dead Enough. Starring award-winning actor Shane Richie as DS Roy Grace, Laura Whitmore, one of the stars of 2016’s Strictly Come Dancing on BBC1, and Stephen Billington, best known for roles on Hollyoaks and Coronation Street. On the night Brian Bishop murdered his wife, he was sixty miles away, asleep in bed. At least that’s what he…

Ghost The Musical

Dates: April 3rd - April 8th
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  The timeless love story, GHOST the musical, returns in a brand new production for 2017. Walking back to their apartment one night, Sam and Molly are mugged, leaving Sam murdered on a dark street. Sam is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next and unable to leave Molly who he learns is in grave danger. With the help of a phony storefront psychic, Oda Mae Brown, Sam tries to communicate with Molly in the hope of saving and protecting her. West End leading lady Carolyn Maitland (Miss Saigon, Groundhog Day, From Here to Eternity) joins the…

Joseph

Dates: March 21st - March 25th
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                Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat STARRING JOE MCELDERRY AS JOSEPH! Bill Kenwright’s “Amazing”, “Wonderful” and “Brilliant” production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical continues on its record breaking tour having sold to date an estimated 15 million tickets. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph and the coat of many colours, this magical musical, the UK’s longest running, is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door To Me. Starring singing sensation and X-Factor winner Joe McElderry, alongside Britain's Got Talent’s…

La La Land (12a)

Dates: March 21st - April 4th
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An aspiring actress and dedicated jazz musician fall in love in LA. Mia (Emma Stone) wants to be an actress. Unfortunately, her career has yet to take off, so she spends most of her time serving coffee to the stars and attending auditions, waiting for her big break. Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) is a passionate musician, struggling to pay the bills by playing his eclectic jazz music in dive bars. When the two meet, they steadily and passionately fall in love. As their relationship matures, so do their careers, with the two enjoying the kind of success only Los Angeles can…

Hidden Figures (PG)

Dates: March 17th - March 23rd
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            Golden Globe nominated film Hidden Figures tells the true, untold story of three of NASA’s most important mathematicians. Segregation, racism, sexism: none of it stopped thee African-American women who helped NASA to win the 1960s Space Race. Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) and Dorothy Vaughn (Octavia Spencer) are three brilliant women working for NASA, and are known as the ‘Human Computers’. Despite their genius, segregation forces the three to work in an outbuilding, at lower pay, often entirely forgotten about by those within the agency. It almost seems that their…

Viceroy’s House (12A)

Dates: March 10th - March 16th
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            It’s the final days of Britain’s colonial involvement in India and Lord Mountbatten is about to step down as Viceroy. But is the country ready to govern itself? It’s 1947 and colonial Britain is coming to an end – particularly in India – where the last Viceroy is about to step down… Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) and his wife Edwina (Gillian Anderson) are to hand the ruling of India back to its people, but is the country ready to rule itself once again? Traditionally living upstairs at the home of the former English rulers…

Toni Erdmann (15)

Dates: March 9th
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Ines’s father employs his ultra-tacky alter ego to gain a better relationship with his corporate daughter. Winfried (Peter Simonischek) and Ines (Sandra Hüller) are father and daughter. And while they may have similar genes, that’s just about where their similarities end. He is a life-loving practical joker, while she is a corporate strategist who’s either attending a meeting or buried under paperwork. To have a better father-daughter relationship, Winfried pays her a surprise visit in Bucharest, poking fun at her corporate lifestyle to get her to liven up a bit. Unsuccessful, Winfried returns home to Germany. But Ines’s dad won’t…

Their Finest (12A)

Dates: March 7th
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A group of British filmmakers aim to boost morale during the Blitz by making a patriotic movie based on The Miracle of Dunkirk. It’s World War II and it’s no secret that times are tough. When the Brits aren’t singing wartime tunes or rationing food out, they’re… making films? It’s the 1940s. Hitler is marching across Europe and the Allies are defending themselves on the frontline. But back home on the British Isles, life isn’t exactly what you’d call peachy. But you’ve just got to do what you can to stay positive. Never mind the Keep Calm and Carry on…

Toni Erdmann (15)

Dates: March 5th
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Ines’s father employs his ultra-tacky alter ego to gain a better relationship with his corporate daughter. Winfried (Peter Simonischek) and Ines (Sandra Hüller) are father and daughter. And while they may have similar genes, that’s just about where their similarities end. He is a life-loving practical joker, while she is a corporate strategist who’s either attending a meeting or buried under paperwork. To have a better father-daughter relationship, Winfried pays her a surprise visit in Bucharest, poking fun at her corporate lifestyle to get her to liven up a bit. Unsuccessful, Winfried returns home to Germany. But Ines’s dad won’t…

Fences (12a)

Dates: March 3rd - March 9th
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In this Golden Globe nominated film, Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) has spent his life in a small town working each day to provide for his family. And he’s having trouble coming to terms with it. It’s 1950 and Troy Maxson struggles to make ends meet. A waste collector in Pittsburgh, he doesn’t have a glamorous routine, but he still shows up each day, committed to the life he’s locked into. But soon the repetitive patterns start to wear on his mind. As he looks at his teenage son, Cory (Jovan Adepo), and reflects upon the dreams he never achieved, an…

Jackie (15)

Dates: March 2nd
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Jackie (15)

Dates: March 2nd
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Jackie (15)

Dates: March 1st
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Jackie (15)

Dates: March 1st
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Jackie (15)

Dates: February 28th
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Jackie (15)

Dates: February 28th
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Jackie (15)

Dates: February 27th
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Jackie (15)

Dates: February 27th
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Gaslight

Dates: February 27th - March 4th
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One of the greatest thrillers of all time hits the UK stage starring the highly acclaimed stage and television actress Kara Tointon. Gaslight is written by one of the 20th Century’s most renowned British writers, Patrick Hamilton. This masterpiece of suspenseful playwriting will have you on the edge of your seat and is a superb mystery thriller. While Jack Manningham is on the town each evening his wife Bella (Kara Tointon) is home alone. She can’t explain the disappearance of familiar objects, the mysterious footsteps overhead or the ghostly flickering of living room gaslight – is she losing her mind?…

Jackie (15)

Dates: February 25th
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Lion (PG)

Dates: February 25th - March 2nd
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An adopted man is compelled to find his original family, thousands of miles away in this Golden Globe nominated film. Haunted by flashbacks and reoccurring dreams, 30-year-old Saroo Brierley (Dev Patel) has an otherwise blessed life. Living in Australian with his adoptive mother Sue (Nicole Kidman), and father John (David Wenham), he has a loving relationship with his girlfriend, Lucy (Rooney Mara), but something is missing. As a five-year-old, Saroo sought shelter on a train while waiting for his family member. Awoken suddenly, Saroo realised he was trapped on the train, and it was transporting him across India by thousands…

Sing (U)

Dates: February 25th - March 13th
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To save his theatre from closing down, Buster the koala decides to host a singing competition. As the local talent assembles, things begin to turn into a zoo. But you know what they say – the show must go on… The world of show-business is turbulent – when you’re up, you’re flying. But when you’re down, it’s the pits. Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey) is familiar with this roller coaster. He’s a koala who owns a theatre in a society where the stage is rapidly being swallowed by the reign of the screen. Buster Moon is in the pits. However, he’s…

Jackie (15)

Dates: February 24th
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In the wake of JFK’s assassination, his wife – now widow – must fight to rekindle her spirits and preserve her husband’s legacy in this Golden Globe nominated film. While JFK has always been remembered through the history of the last half a century, what about JBK – Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy? In an intimate portrait of the President’s widow, Jackie picks up where the scenes of one of the most well-documented assassinations of the 21st century end. Beginning just days after the life-changing event, we see how Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) is coping with the loss of her husband, in…

Whitney: Queen of the Night

Dates: February 24th
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A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a stellar line-up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton delivering a powerhouse and breathtaking performance as Whitney. Taking us on a magical rollercoaster ride through three decades of classic hit’s that include, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, One Moment In Time, I’m Every Woman, Greatest Love of All, My Love is Your Love, So Emotional Baby, Run to You, I will Always Love You, That’s What Friends Are For, and many more, the show beautifully remembers the…

Carmen

Dates: February 16th
Date: Thursday 16 February 2017 Times: 7.30pm Price: £21.28, £19.04 (including 12% booking fee) Members discounts apply CARMEN by GEORGES BIZET New orchestration by Harry Blake New English version by Robin Norton-Hale OBSESSION. CONTROL. FREEDOM. Carmen captivates and provokes, disturbing the composure of everyone she encounters. Sparks fly when she meets José, but as her passion cools, his turns to obsession. Unable to control his feelings or the woman who inspired them, he descends into violence. But Carmen will not give up her freedom for anyone. This tantalising new production takes place in a torrid South American landscape of dust…

Swan Lake

Dates: February 15th
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Date: 15 February 2017 Times: 2.30pm & 7.30pm Price: £25.76-£39.20 (including 12% booking fee) Book 2 or more ballets and save 20%. Bookable through the box office only on 01684 892277 Performed by The Russian State Ballet of Siberia Accompanied by a live orchestra The Orchestra of the Russian State Ballet The greatest romantic ballet of all time is brought to life by Tchaikovsky’s haunting and unforgettable score. From the impressive splendour of the Palace ballroom to the moon-lit lake where swans glide in perfect formation, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all. From Odile, the temptress in…

The Best Thing

Dates: February 10th - February 11th
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The Best Thing 2016 show trailer from Vamos Theatre on Vimeo Dates: 10 February To 11 February 2017 Times: 7.45pm Price: £14, £11.76, Under 26's £8.96 (including 12% booking fee) A swinging sixties story of unconditional love from the UK’s leading full mask theatre company. It’s 1966. The record player’s on, her hair’s bobbed and eye-lashes curled: for seventeen year old Susan, life is an adventure waiting to begin. But what happens next turns everything upside down, and its repercussions will last for decades to come. Step into the wordless world of Vamos Theatre for this bitter-sweet story of mistaken…

Hysteria

Dates: February 1st - February 4th
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Dates: Wednesday 1st to Saturday 4th February Times: Evenings at 7.30pm Thurs and Sat mats at 2.30pm Price: £11.76-£27.44 (including 12% booking fee)   1938. Hampstead, London. Sigmund Freud has fled Nazi-occupied Austria and settled in leafy Swiss Cottage. The ageing Freud intends to spend his last days in peaceful contemplation, but when Salvador Dali pays a visit, and discovers a naked woman in the closet, intoxicating mayhem ensues. An acknowledged modern classic, Terry Johnson’s hilarious farce explores the fallout when two of the twentieth century’s most brilliant and original minds collide. Terry Johnson is one of the UK’s most…

A Monster Calls (12a)

Dates: January 27th - February 2nd
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Dates: 27 January To 02 February 2017 Times: Fri 27th Jan: 7.45pm Sat 28th: 4.30pm & 7.45pm Sun 29th: 7.45pm Mon 30th: 7.45pm Tues 31st: 10.30am Wed 1st Feb: 7.45pm Thurs 2nd: 2pm & 7.45pm Price: Evenings: £8.50/£9.50 (Premium Seats) Mornings and matinees: £6.50/£7.50 (Premium Seats) Conor’s mother is sick, he’s being bullied at school and he is angry at the world. A giant tree monster is going to help him gain revenge. Conor (Lewis MacDougall) has nightmares. He wakes in the dead of night, disturbed by the things that torment his sleep. But how do you overcome your night…

The Verdict

Dates: January 25th - January 28th
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Dates: 25 January To 28 January 2017 Times: Evenings at 7.30pm Thurs & Sat mats at 2.30pm Price: £17.36-£28.56 (including 12% booking fee) Members Discounts Apply MIDDLE GROUND THEATRE COMPANY LTD Presents The World Stage Premiere of The Verdict By Barry Reed Adapted by Margaret May Hobbs Designed & directed by Michael Lunney STARRING CLIVE MANTLE, JACK SHEPHERD and RICHARD WALSH in a full cast of fifteen. The powerful best-selling courtroom thriller that inspired a multi Academy Award-Nominated film. What price the truth? Frank Galvin is a washed up veteran lawyer and an alcoholic. He is presented with one last…

Gaslight

Dates: January 20th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Life, Animated (PG)

Dates: January 20th - January 22nd
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Dates: 20 January To 22 January 2017 Times: Fri 20th Jan: 7.30pm Sun 22nd: 7.30pm Price: £8.50 (Concessions apply) From Academy Award® winning director Roger Ross Williams, LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. This emotional coming-of-age story follows Owen as he graduates to adulthood and takes his first steps toward independence. The subject of his father Ron Suskind’s New York Times bestseller, Owen was…

T2 Trainspotting (18)

Dates: January 20th - February 23rd
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Twenty years may have passed, but for Renton, Sick Boy, Begbie and Spud, old habits die hard in the highly-anticipated Trainspotting sequel. <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/EsozpEE543w?rel=0" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe>     Two decades after we first met hopeless addict Renton (Ewan McGregor) and his despicable friends, the world is a very different place – but some things never change. After years in the wilderness, trying to escape his sketchy past, Renton returns home and reunites with his old acquaintances – who have all defied the odds and managed to stay alive. Just. He even manages to hunt down old-flame Diane (Kelly…

RSC Live: The Tempest

Dates: January 11th 7:00 pm
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On a distant island a man waits.  Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and this no ordinary island. Prospero is a magician, able to control the very elements and bend nature to his will. When a sail appears on the horizon, he reaches out across the ocean to the ship that carries the men who wronged him. Creating a vast magical storm he wrecks the ship and washes his enemies up on the shore. When they wake they find themselves lost on a fantastical island where…

Star Wars: Rogue one

Dates: 27th December 2016 - 5th January 2017
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Soon after the Galactic Empire is founded, word gets out that the Emperor has ambitious plans for a space station that will act as a super-weapon to help enforce his Empire’s steely rule. Its name? The Death Star. In an attempt to stop him, the Rebel Alliance puts together a motley crew of fighters and send them on a daring mission to steal the plans for the project. One such fighter is Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones); an unruly young rebel whose questionable past makes her a risky choice for the assignment. Will playing a wild-card prove to be a winning…

Sister Act

Dates: 5th December 2016 - 22nd December 2016
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SING HALLELUJAH FOR THE ALL NEW PRODUCTION OF SISTER ACT STARRING JOANNA FRANCIS The habits have hit the road again! The Broadway and West End smash hit musical comedy returns to the UK with a brand new production and is coming to the Malvern. Directed and choreographed by CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD, SISTER ACT is the feel-amazing musical comedy based on the smash hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith. Featuring original music by Tony® and 8-time Oscar® winner ALAN MENKEN (Disney’s Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Enchanted), dazzling dance routines and songs inspired by Motown, soul and…