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May 2017

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…

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June 2017

The Graduate

June 13th - June 17th

  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…

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  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…

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July 2017

The Hippopotamus (15)

July 3rd - July 4th

  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…

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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…

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The Play That Goes Wrong

July 17th - July 22nd

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…

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September 2017

Private Lives

September 6th - September 9th

  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…

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Nobbo

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…

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October 2017

Rich Hall’s Hoedown

October 25th 8:00 pm

  Off The Kerb Productions presents RICH HALL’S HOEDOWN  Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever. His BBC Four documentaries, most recently Rich Hall’s Countrier Than You and Rich Hall’s Presidential Grudge Match and BBC Radio 4 series Rich Hall’s (US Election)…

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November 2017

      Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Funny and warm, her charming understated manner belies a rare comic precision.   Her hair-trigger timing, her eye for the absurd details of everyday life, and unforgettable turn of phrase, combine to make her a true national treasure. Recent radio broadcasts include Just A Minute, Loose Ends, and five of her own series of Ayres On The Air for Radio 4. “Pam Ayres’ session was…

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