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April 2020

  Josh Widdicombe: Bit Much…  Tour extended due to phenomenal demand!  “one of the most bankable talents in UK comedy” Guardian Guide  The guy everyone can do an impression of is back with a brand-new stand-up tour. A show that will change your life and how you perceive your place in the world. Bit much? Fine, it’ll be a very funny night of grumbles and jokes in which Josh will finally tackle the hot comedy topics of advent calendars, pesto…

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  The Glee Club, made up of five hard-working, hard-drinking miners and a church organist, is preparing for the local gala. Though they’re established in the working men’s clubs, they aren’t exactly at the vanguard of a musical revolution. This is the summer of ’62. Britain and music are about to change, so too are the lives of these six men. Will anything ever be the same again? A raucous comedy featuring live music, Out of Joint, CAST and Kiln…

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  ‘Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?’ Thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum have managed just fine since his dad moved away. But now his mum is sick and not getting any better. His grandmother won’t stop interfering and the kids at school won’t look him in the eye. Then, one night, Conor is woken by something at his window. A monster has come walking. It’s come to tell…

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  Mozart’s combination of glorious music and farcical comedy make Così fan tutte an enduring favourite, a story of young love and fidelity. It is in many ways Mozart’s most perfect opera, and was his third collaboration with librettist De Ponte, following their successes with The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni. Director Laura Attridge breathes new life into this classic opera. Holly Mathieson conducts the forces of ETO’s resident period orchestra, the Old Street Band. This is a Così…

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  One of Handel’s most celebrated operas: a story of passion and revenge, featuring a treasure trove of great arias with immense dramatic intensity. The opera follows the events surrounding Julius Caesar’s conquest of Egypt, as well as his uneasy alliance and romance with fabled Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. Handel’s epic opera returns to ETO in an adapted revival of their widely acclaimed 2017 production, led by ETO’s Artistic Director, James Conway and conductor, Jonathan Peter Kenny who will lead the…

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May 2020

  Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.  Box Office will contact ticket holders as soon as possible to offer refunds.

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The Woman in Black

May 11th - May 16th

  A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It all begins innocently enough, but then, as they reach further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds. Join the millions of theatre…

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Absurd Person Singular

May 19th - May 23rd

  ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR BY ALAN AYCKBOURN Directed by Michael Cabot Set Design by Simon Scullion Lighting Design by Andy Grange Costume Design by Kate Lyons Three married couples.  Three kitchens.  Three Christmas parties. Sidney Hopcroft, a small-time tradesman, persuades wife Jane to throw a party hoping to find favour with a bank manager and local architect.  As celebrations begin, class differences and naked ambition combine to hilarious effect as, one by one, the characters seek refuge in Jane’s kitchen.…

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Malory Towers

May 26th - May 30th

  David Pugh presents a Wise Children production Nostalgic, naughty and perfect for now, Malory Towers is a musical of high jinks, high drama and high spirits which visits Malvern prior to the West End. Darrell Rivers is starting school with an eager mind and fierce heart. Unfortunately, she also has a quick temper! Can she learn to tolerate the infuriating Gwendoline Lacey, or value the kindhearted Sally Hope? Can she save the school play and rescue terrified Mary Lou from the…

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June 2020

Sheila’s Island

June 2nd - June 6th

  The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre presents Sheila’s Island A comedy in thick fog By Tim Firth Sheila, Denise, Julie, and Fay are Team C in Pennine Mineral Water Ltd.’s annual outward bound team-building weekend on Derwentwater. Somehow, Sheila has been nominated team leader, and, using her cryptic crossword solving skills, has unwittingly led her team into the unknown. As the cold, hunger, and desperation take over, our four intrepid heroines find themselves increasingly isolated. Questions are asked; truths are told;…

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July 2020

  Unfortunately this performance has been cancelled.

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Footloose

July 13th - July 18th

  Following two critically acclaimed tours and a West End run, Footloose is back and better than ever with the incredible Gareth Gates (ITV's Pop Idol, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Les Miserables, Loserville, Legally Blonde) returning to give a ‘faultless’ performance as loveable cowboy Willard (Manchester Evening News) and Darren Day (TV personality and star of numerous West End and National tours including Mame, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Grease and Summer Holiday). City boy…

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I’m Sorry Prime Minister

July 27th - August 1st

  Former Prime Minister Jim Hacker longs to see out his days from his grand Master’s Lodge at Hacker College, Oxford. The College Fellowship and Students have very different ideas and eviction looms large. Can Sir Humphrey Appleby, the PM’s former Cabinet Secretary save the day one last time? Will it be Yes, Prime Minister or I’m Sorry, Prime Minister? The final hilarious chapter in the classic Yes, Prime Minister series continues its biting satire on the political classes and provides a fitting final chapter…

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September 2020

The Sorcerer

September 8th 7:30 pm

National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company THE SORCERER A rare opportunity to see Gilbert & Sullivan’s magical show The Sorcerer. The plot is based on a Christmas story, An Elixir of Love, that Gilbert wrote for The Graphic magazine in 1876. Love potions, a sorcerer and his magic spells … what could possibly go wrong? Don’t miss this spellbinding production directed by John Savournin. Founded in 1995 to perform at the annual G&S Festival, The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company is renowned…

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  National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Accompanied by a full Orchestra The Pirates of Penzance is one of the most enduringly popular of Gilbert and Sullivan’s great comic creations full of memorable melodies you will be humming all the way home. Jam-packed with sentimental, swashbuckling pirates who are really peers of the realm, a completely dotty Major General and a bumbling bunch of hopeless but hilarious policemen. Founded in 1995 to perform at the annual…

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Patience

September 10th 7:30 pm

  National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company PATIENCE Accompanied by a full Orchestra For the first time, The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company’s present Patience in Malvern. With its foppish poets, lovesick maidens, beautiful tunes and mesmerising wit, this rip-roaring riot of love will enchant and amuse. Premiering in 1881, Patience portrays the absurdity of love and the over-the-top aspects of the aesthetic movement of 1870s and 80s. This is a light-hearted tale of the rivalry of two poets…

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HMS Pinafore

September 11th - September 12th

  National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company HMS PINAFORE Accompanied by a full Orchestra 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…

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November 2020

Notes from a Small Island

November 4th - November 7th

  The literary phenomenon, Bill Bryson’s masterpiece Notes from a Small Island journeys to the stage for the very first time in a witty new comedy, starring hilarious comedian and impressionist Jon Culshaw (Dead Ringers) for a major new UK tour in Autumn 2020. Adapted from the smash-hit memoir by national treasure Bill Bryson, Notes from a Small Island spent three years in the Sunday Times best sellers list, sold over two million copies and was voted on World Book…

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Bring It On The Musical

November 17th - November 21st

  Amber Davies and Louis Smith are ready to BRING IT ON as the smash hit Broadway Musical back flips into the UK. Inspired by the film of the same name, Bring It On The Musical takes you on a high-flying, energy fuelled journey which tackles friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness – wrapped up in explosive choreography and tricks. Cheer-royalty and newly crowned Squad Captain, Campbell, should be embarking on her most cheertastic senior year at Truman High School. When…

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December 2020

Peter Pan 2020/2021

10th December 2020 - 3rd January 2021

  Flying into Malvern for Christmas 2020 is the swashbuckling adventure, Peter Pan.   December Thurs 10th            7pm Fri 11th                  1pm & 7pm Sat 12th                 2.30pm & 7pm Sun 13th                1pm & 5pm Mon 14th              1pm & 6pm Tues 15th              10.15am & 6pm Wed 16th              10.15am & 6pm Thurs 17th            1pm & 6pm Fri 18th                  No Performances Sat 19th                 2.30pm & 7pm Sun 20th                1pm & 5pm Mon 21st               1pm & 6pm Tues 22nd              1pm & 6pm Wed 23rd              1pm & 6pm…

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March 2021

Looking Good Dead

1st March 2021 - 6th March 2021

  Roy Grace is back as the thrilling work of multi-million No.1 best-selling author Peter James returns to Malvern with the world premiere stage production of Looking Good Dead. No good deed goes unpunished….hours after picking up a USB memory stick, left behind on a train seat, to try to return it to its owner, Tom Bryce inadvertently becomes a witness to a vicious murder. Reporting the crime to the police has disastrous consequences, placing him and his family in grave danger. When…

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