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February 2018

Son of a Preacher Man

February 20th - February 24th

  Three broken hearts, one Soho hang-out, and the only man who could ever help them… Welcome to the Preacher Man, the swinging 1960s Soho joint where the kids danced the night away to the latest crazes and dared to dream of love, while the legendary owner, The Preacher Man himself, dispensed advice to cure the loneliest of hearts. Only, that was a long time ago and all that remains are the memories, the stories and the myths. Until now, that…

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  Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’ Starring Milkshake! favourites; Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters, this all singing, all dancing, musical masterpiece, will take audiences on a journey through the world’s favourite fairy tales. Set amongst Milkshake’s magical bookcase, this brand new live show is sure to amaze and delight! The Milkshake! cast will be singing songs…

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Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

February 27th - March 3rd

  A Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Rose Theatre Kingston co-production DR JEKYLL & MR HYDE STARRING PHIL DANIELS A twisted tale of nerve-jangling horror, this adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic gothic thriller stars PHIL DANIELS as the extraordinary Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. During one of his audacious experiments trying to separate good from evil, the mild-mannered Dr Jekyll inadvertently unleashes an alternative personality… the fiendish Mr Hyde. As this sinister figure starts causing terror and havoc in…

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March 2018

  In 1958, Buddy Holly and The Crickets played 25 venues across England back to back from 1st to 25th March. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Buddy’s only ever visit to our shores, the UK’s first and best-loved Buddy Holly act, Buddy Holly & The Cricketers presents a very special show backed by the English Rock and Roll Orchestra. So don’t miss out on the concert of a decade. Make your Heartbeat a little faster with the show that…

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Spamalot

March 6th - March 10th

  Funnier than the black death! Lovingly ripped off from the hugely successful 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a riotous comedy full of misfit knights, killer rabbits, dancing nuns and ferocious Frenchmen. Join King Arthur as he travels with his hapless Knights of the Round Table on a divine mission to locate the illusive Holy Grail – with uproarious consequences. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best New Musical the hilarious Spamalot was written…

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The Jungle Book

March 13th - March 17th

  A Children’s Touring Partnership and Royal & Derngate, Northampton co-production of THE JUNGLE BOOK By Jessica Swale Based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling Directed by Max Webster   An exciting new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s family classic, The Jungle Book, comes to life in this colourful new show brought to you by the team behind Goodnight Mister Tom and Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild. Loved as a wild and fun tale of family, belonging and identity, this production is packed with memorable characters, new…

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A Bristol Old Vic and Shakespeare's Globe co-production Written and co-adapted by Joel Horwood Directed and co-adapted by Emma Rice ‘She drew out a match – ‘Scratch!’ How it sputtered as it burnt! It gave a warm, bright light, like a little candle, as she held her freezing hand over it. It was really a wonderful light’ Emma Rice's "exquisite" (Daily Telegraph) production comes to Malvern following its critically acclaimed premiere at Shakespeare's Globe. Struggling to keep warm on the…

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Turn of the Screw

March 27th - March 31st

Turn of the Screw by Henry James Adapted by Tim Luscombe Starring Carli Norris and Maggie McCarthy “I don’t save or shield them. It’s as bad as I feared – they’re lost.” 1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly after her arrival, she realises that they are not alone. There are others – the ghosts of Bly’s troubled past. The Governess will risk everything to keep the…

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April 2018

This is Elvis

April 3rd - April 7th

  It’s 1968 - the major musical event of the year is the first live TV special for Elvis Presley in what will come to be known as ‘The ’68 Comeback Special’. Drawing phenomenal ratings, this event re-establishes Elvis as the major entertainment star of the decade, and twelve months later Elvis stars at the International Hotel in Vegas, performing live for the first time in seven years, and securing his place in history as the King of Rock ‘n’…

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A Streetcar Named Desire

April 10th - April 14th

  “Every man is a king.” Stanley Kowalski is no exception. Until one summer, when his sister-in-law Blanche comes to stay. Anxious, seductive and fiercely clever, Blanche is just about keeping it together. But her arrival threatens his entire way of life. As the temperature soars and passions intensify, a burning desire threatens to tear their world apart. This bold new revival of Tennessee Williams’s timeless masterpiece is a fiery portrayal of what it means to be an outsider, in…

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May 2018

    The Original Theatre Company and Ghost Light Theatre Productions Ltd present Monogamy by Torben Betts starring Janie Dee Monogamy means sharing your life with one person, but what if you shared your kitchen with 5.6 million? Caroline Mortimer, the nation’s favourite TV cook, has it all - a sparkling career, a big house in Highgate, a (golf) loving husband, smart kids and the best kitchen money can buy. But beneath the immaculate furnishings, studio lighting and away from the…

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Madama Butterfly

May 13th 7:30 pm

  Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra  Winner of “The Best Opera Award” Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards  Puccini MADAMA BUTTERFLY  Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim* from the Korean National Opera, Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*  Back by overwhelming public demand, this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets that include a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan.…

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This House

May 15th - May 19th

  Jonathan Church Productions and Headlong present: The National Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre production of THIS HOUSE Produced in the West End by Nica Burns, Neal Street Productions and Headlong Written by James Graham Directed by Jeremy Herrin Following sell-out runs at the National Theatre and in the West End this extraordinarily prescient play takes on a new importance in the current political climate. Are we in the midst of a political revolution? Can the country stay united? Roll…

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  LEE MEAD – 10 YEARS – THE ANNIVERSARY TOUR It's been ten years since Lee Mead first donned the coat in the West End production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. So Join Lee and his amazing band as he takes you through the last ten years of his life. Featuring songs from the classic shows he has starred in, such as THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA , MISS SAIGON , CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG , LEGALLY BLONDE,…

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  Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective? Sherlock Holmes lives in retirement on the South Coast. He keeps bees, occasionally casts his fly fishing rod, even plays his Stradivarius when the rheumatism allows. All too aware that he’s older and slower, he’s concerned that he might have lost his touch, paranoid that he is an easy target for his enemies: there have been so many over the years. He never truly believed Moriarty - his…

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June 2018

    WANNABE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the World's biggest girl band, the Spice Girls. Featuring the greatest Spice Girls hits, this musical celebration recreates the era of Girl Power! From the chart stomping 'Spice Up Your Life' through to the hip shaking 'Who Do You Think You Are?', WANNABE takes you on a Spice World journey through the Spice Girls group and solo careers that will make you Zig-A-Zig-Ahhhh. Come and join the…

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Birdsong

June 26th - June 30th

  By Sebastian Faulks Presented by Birdsong Productions in association with Original Theatre Company Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Birdsong is the hit, critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks. In pre-war France a young Englishman, Stephen Wraysford, embarks on a passionate and dangerous affair with the beautiful Isabelle Azaire that turns their world upside down. As the war breaks out over the idyll of his former…

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August 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong

August 13th - August 18th

  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, this sell-out West End comedy has won a host of celebrity endorsements from the likes of…

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September 2018

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of a satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Great War. Following a sell-out West End run and an appearance at the Passchendaele Centenary in Ypres, The Wipers Times comes to Malvern in Autumn 2018. In a bombed out building during the First World War in the Belgian town of Ypres (mis-pronounced Wipers by British soldiers), two officers discover a printing press and…

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December 2018

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

13th December 2018 - 6th January 2019

  THE SPECTACULAR FAMILY PANTOMIME SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS! A magical show for all the family, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs stars the legendary Su Pollard as the Wicked Queen. Back by popular demand is comedy star Mark James who will play Muddles. Further cast to be announced! Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to Malvern Theatres panto we go!   TIMES & PRICES  December Thurs 13th – 7pm Fri 14th – 10.15am & 7pm Sat 15th…

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