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May 2022


May 16th - May 21st

Following two critically acclaimed tours and a West End run, Footloose is back and better than ever with the incredible Jake Quickenden (Dancing on Ice winner, Hollyoaks, Dreamboys, Hair,  Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure) as loveable cowboy Willard and the legendary Darren Day (TV personality and star of numerous West End and National tours including Mame, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Grease and Summer Holiday). City boy Ren thinks life is bad enough when…

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An Yvonne Arnaud Theatre production Ladies of Letters by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman Adapted by Jonathan Harvey (Coronation Street, Gimme Gimme Gimme) Starring Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools and Horses, Grantchester) and Gwyneth Strong (Only Fools and Horses, EastEnders), and directed by Joanna Read. Irene and Vera meet under a table at a wedding, after consuming too much sherry. Over the ensuing years, they form a hilarious, barbed long-distance friendship. Tessa Peake-Jones plays Irene, a retired medical receptionist with a…

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June 2022

Agatha Christie's A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED – A MISS MARPLE MYSTERY Adapted for the stage by Leslie Darbon Directed & designed by Michael Lunney Middle Ground Theatre Company Ltd is delighted to present their acclaimed production of a classic Miss Marple mystery. The residents of Chipping Cleghorn are astonished to read an advert in the local newspaper that a murder will take place this coming Friday at Little Paddocks, the home of Letitia Blacklock. Unable to resist, the group gather…

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June 20th - June 25th

  Was it Miss Scarlett, with the revolver in the dining room, or Professor Plum, with the lead pipe in the library…? Starring Michelle Collins at Miss Scarlett, CLUEDO is an exciting, comedy thriller based on the hit 1985 film CLUE and the classic board game loved by generations. Directed by Mark Bell, director of the award winning The Play That Goes Wrong and A Comedy About A Bank Robbery just like the game, this brand new play promises a…

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July 2022

Boeing Boeing

July 5th - July 9th

  London Classic Theatre return to Malvern with a hilarious new production of one of the greatest plays from the master of the French farce. Paris, 1962. Bernard, a successful architect, has a very complicated love life. His three fancées, Gloria, Gabriella and Gretchen, work for different airlines with different timetables. With the help of his maid, long-suffering Bertha, Bernard has somehow managed to keep all three women blissfully unaware of the others’ existence. However, the arrival of an old friend from the…

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August 2022

  A Celebratory Concert Join us on a musical journey celebrating our catalogue of musicals with Malvern Theatres Young Company. This uplifting anniversary concert will celebrate Malvern Theatres Young Company and their performers, both past and present. The evening will showcase our past six musical productions with musical direction from Andy Reiss and choreography from Kate Leeming of Beyond the Barricade, who have worked extensively with the young company. Emerging new performers from our Musical Masterclass workshop will form the cast, plus,…

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Dreamboats and Petticoats

August 30th - September 3rd

BILL KENWRIGHT and LAURIE MANSFIELD present DREAMBOATS & PETTICOATS: BRINGING ON BACK THE GOOD TIMES!   THE GOOD TIMES ARE BACK! And so are Bobby, Laura, Sue, Norman, and the gang! It’s time to shake off those blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll like never before! Special guest star Mark Wynter joins the cast in this feel-good show inspired by the latest release in the series of smash-hit, multimillion selling Dreamboats & Petticoats albums. Bringing On Back The Good Times is filled…

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September 2022

One of the most enduringly popular of Gilbert and Sullivan’s great comic creations, The Pirates of Penzance is full of memorable melodies. 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, what could possibly go wrong? Malvern Theatres is delighted to welcome back the National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company after an absence of three years, with two G&S favourites, The Pirates of…

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  Life in the fairy kingdom has been pretty miserable since Iolanthe was banished for marrying a mortal, forbidden by fairy law, but things start to look up when the Fairy Queen pardons her.  Iolanthe's son Strephon, a shepherd, was born half fairy and half mortal and is madly in love with Phyllis, a Ward of Chancery.  But Phyliss has a dilemma.  She is so beautiful that all members of the House of Lords and her guardian, Lord Chancellor, want…

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  HMS Pinafore is one of the greatest successes of the G&S partnership, and in Opera della Luna’s hands it becomes a fast-moving, totally delightful, and hilarious re-creation of the original hit. Gorgeous costumes, a chamber orchestra, and an ingenious and imaginative production make this a production not to be missed. Malvern Theatres is delighted to welcome back the National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company after an absence of three years, with two G&S favourites, The Pirates of Penzance and…

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The Da Vinci Code – Cancelled

September 13th - September 17th

  We very much regret that the tour of The Da Vinci Code has been cancelled. We appreciate that this will come as a disappointment for which we’re sorry. We are currently in the process of contacting ticket holders to arrange full refunds.  The blockbuster story that captivated the world is now an epic stage thriller. Can you crack the code and solve a centuries old mystery? The curator of the Louvre has been brutally murdered, and alongside his body are a…

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Spike by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman

September 13th - September 17th

  Karl Sydow, Trademark Films and Anthology Theatre present the Watermill Theatre Production of SPIKE By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman “I’m not acting crazy. I’m the genuine article.” It’s the booming fifties, and Britain is in the clutches of Goon mania as men, women and children across the country scramble to get their ear to a wireless for another instalment of The Goon Show. While Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers get down to the serious business of becoming overnight…

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November 2022

Rocky Horror Show

November 28th - December 3rd

  Ready to thrill you with fun and naughty moments, Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical, The Rocky Horror Show comes to Malvern Theatres as part of its sell-out tour, having been seen by over 30 million theatregoers. The Rocky Horror Show is the story of two squeaky clean college kids – Brad and his fiancée Janet. When by a twist of fate, their car breaks down outside a creepy mansion whilst on their way to visit their former…

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December 2022

Beauty and the Beast – Pantomime 2022-23

8th December 2022 - 1st January 2023

A sparkling fairy tale pantomime for 2022-23, starring Melanie Walters (Gavin and Stacey) as Fairy Bon Bon, Malvern's Favourite Funny Man Mark James as Louis La Plonk and Quinn Patrick as Polly La Plonk. Join Belle, The Beast, Fairy Bon Bon, larger than life Polly La Plonk and her cheeky chappy son Louis La Plonk as they are transported to a cursed castle, under the spell of an evil enchantress. Can the wicked Hugo be defeated, can Belle see beyond the Beast…

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January 2023

  DON’T JUST SEE IT. SOLVE IT. AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP is the world’s longest-running play. This thrilling West End production is THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time… case closed! As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at a stately countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover – to their horror – that a killer is in their midst! One by one,…

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