Loading Events

← Back to Events

Festival Theatre

+ Google Map
Grange Road
Malvern, WR14 3HB

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

August 2021

Bye Bye Baby

August 6th 7:45 pm

  Bye Bye Baby are a jaw-dropping concert to the musical phenomenon Jersey Boys and the timeless, iconic music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Incredible four part harmonies, roof raising falsetto complete with energetic and stylish choreography – all backed by their excellent 4-piece band ensures that Bye Bye Baby is a show that will make it a night remember! The show includes Valli’s greatest hits including: Sherry, December ’63 (Oh What A Night), Grease, Can’t Take My…

Find out more »

The Woman in Black

August 9th - August 14th

  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…

Find out more »

Charlie & Stan

August 17th - August 22nd

  David Pugh, Told by an Idiot and Theatre Royal Bath Productions present CHARLIE AND STAN Written and Directed by Paul Hunter In 1910, the then unknown  Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel set sail from Liverpool to New York as part of Fred Karno’s famous music hall troupe. On the voyage, they shared a cabin, they shared comedy routines and they shared laughter ... Inspired by real life events, Told by an Idiot’s acclaimed production of Charlie and Stan is…

Find out more »

Looking Good Dead

August 30th - September 4th

  The thrilling Roy Grace series from multi-million No.1 best-selling author Peter James returns to Malvern with the world premiere stage production of Looking Good Dead, starring award-winning actor and EastEnders icon, Adam Woodyatt, and star of stage and screen Gaynor Faye (Emmerdale, Coronation Street, The Syndicate). No good deed goes unpunished…hours after picking up a USB memory stick, left behind by another passenger on a train seat, Tom Bryce, (Adam Woodyatt) inadvertently becomes a witness to a vicious murder.…

Find out more »
September 2021

  THE NATIONAL G&S OPERA COMPANY PRESENTS THE BEST OF GILBERT & SULLIVAN Your favourite Gilbert and Sullivan opera? There’s no need to decide when you can have a cavalcade of the very best of G&S, from the wonderfully familiar to the surprisingly unfamiliar, performed by the best G&S singers in the world! The National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company, led by celebrated comic baritone Simon Butteriss, and accompanied by the National Festival Orchestra, will take you on a whirlwind tour…

Find out more »

Dead Lies

September 21st - September 25th

  Dead Lies is a fast-moving, hard-hitting political English thriller from No.1 Best Selling Crime Novelist Hilary Bonner. Offering a feast of murder, scandal, sexual indiscretion and political intrigue, this World Premiere of Dead Lies stars Olivier Award nominee Clive Mantle (Casualty, Holby City, Game of Thrones); Kimberly Wyatt (The Pussycat Dolls); Harriet Thorpe (Absolutely Fabulous); John Lyons (Touch of Frost); Jacqueline Leonard (Doctors, EastEnders, Peak Practice), Patrick Pearson (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) & Ashford Campbell (9to5, Dreamgirls). Directed…

Find out more »
October 2021

The Hound of the Baskervilles

October 5th - October 9th

  Mr Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound… Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most celebrated adventure gets a brilliantly farcical overhaul in Lotte Wake-man’s acclaimed production. World-renowned detective Sherlock Holmes and his colleague Dr Watson are asked to unravel the mystery surrounding the untimely death of Sir Charles Baskerville. With rumours of a cursed giant hound loose on the loose moors, they must act fast in order to save the Baskerville family’s last remaining heir. A hit in…

Find out more »

And Then There Were None CANCELLED

October 12th - October 16th

    Unfortunately this tour has been cancelled. If you purchased tickets online you will have received a full refund to your originall method of payment.  If you booked via the box office we will call you in order to arrange a refund.

Find out more »

  ALISTAIR MCGOWAN - The Piano Show "The classical concert you’ve always wanted to see” A unique mix of classic comedy and classical music Following the surprise success of his Sony album, which reached No 1 in the UK Classical Album charts, comes Alistair McGowan’s new show, combining his talents as master impressionist and comedian with his new-found talent as a classical pianist! Join Alistair as he plays classical gems by Glass, Chopin, Gershwin, Grieg, Debussy, Tiersen and Satie -…

Find out more »
November 2021

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

November 2nd - November 6th

  Welcome to Sleepy Hollow. Population 436. May you never leave! With Hallowmas celebrations fast approaching, the residents of Sleepy Hollow spin tall tales of legends and unsightly entities. But who can tell truth from nightmare? Ichabod Crane enters an eerie world of secrets and unsettling tradition as he arrives in Sleepy Hollow to become the town teacher. While quickly finding friendship with the town patriarch and his spirited daughter, his presence is not wholly welcome. But not all is…

Find out more »

The Play That Goes Wrong

November 9th - November 13th

Kenny Wax Ltd & Stage Presence Ltd present A Mischief Production The Play That Goes Wrong RETURNING FOR YET ANOTHER CALAMITOUS RUN! We can’t believe it either! Mischief’s multi award-winning international smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong is returning to Malvern, following previous sell-out successes! The Cornley 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…

Find out more »

The Good Life starring Rufus Hound

November 16th - November 20th

  Fiery Angel presents The Good Life A New Comedy by Jeremy Sams, based on the TV series by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey Remember the Goods - Tom and Barbara, suburban eco-warriors? And their next-door neighbours Margo and Jerry Leadbetter, desperately trying to maintain the Surbiton status quo? Well, they’re back – and on stage for the first time starring award winning actor, presenter and comedian Rufus Hound in this theatre reimagining of the TV sitcom that delighted countless millions…

Find out more »

The Nutcracker

November 21st 7:00 pm

  The Russian State Ballet and Opera House Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky Featuring live Orchestra with over 30 musicians Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to your local theatre for a dazzling production of the most famous ballet in the world – The Nutcracker. Traditionally, Russian State Ballet and Opera House returns for their annual UK tour with a vibrant and enchanting full touring ballet production. This year they are bringing to you the Mariisky State Ballet Theatre…

Find out more »

The Lemon Table

November 23rd - November 27th

  Wiltshire Creative, Malvern Theatres, Sheffield Theatres and HOME in association with MGC present Ian McDiarmid in THE LEMON TABLE By Julian Barnes Directed by Michael Grandage Wiltshire Creative, Malvern Theatres, Sheffield Theatres and HOME in association with MGC announce Ian McDiarmid in the world première of Julian Barnes’ The Lemon Table, directed by MGC’s Artistic Director Michael Grandage. In The Lemon Table, Julian Barnes brings his unsentimental, wryly comic perspective to the complicated business of ageing with its attendant,…

Find out more »

Dial M for Murder

November 29th - December 4th

  THE GENRE-DEFINING THRILLER FOR ALL TIME. Can you ever get away with the perfect crime? A brand-new production of the blueprint for the modern thriller, Dial M for Murder is back. TV and stage favourite, Tom Chambers, (Top Hat, Strictly Come Dancing) stars as the charismatic and manipulative Tony Wendice, a jaded ex-tennis pro who has given it all up for his wife Margot, played by Diana Vickers, West End star (Little Voice), no.1 chart-topping recording artist and The…

Find out more »
December 2021

Peter Pan 2021/2022

9th December 2021 - 2nd January 2022

  Flying into Malvern for Christmas 2021 is the swashbuckling adventure, Peter Pan.   December 2021 Thurs 9th             7pm Fri 10th                 1pm & 7pm Sat 11th                 2.30pm & 7pm Sun 12th               1pm & 5pm Mon 13th              1pm & 6pm Tues 14th              10.15am & 6pm Wed 15th              10.15am & 6pm Thurs 16th            1pm & 6pm Fri 17th                  No Performances Sat 18th                 2.30pm & 7pm Sun…

Find out more »
January 2022

The Dresser

18th January 2022 - 22nd January 2022

  Inspired by memories of working as Donald Wolfit’s dresser as a young man, Ronald Harwood’s evocative, affectionate and hilarious portrait of backstage life is one of the most acclaimed dramas of modern theatre. It is 1942 and in a war-torn provincial theatre an ageing actor manager, known to his loyal acting company as ‘Sir’, is struggling to cling on to his sanity and complete his two hundred and twenty seventh performance of King Lear. It is down to Norman,…

Find out more »

Same Time Next Year

26th January 2022 - 29th January 2022

  Doris and George meet in 1951, a chance encounter in a Californian hotel that leads to a passionate one-night stand. Both are married to other people but, soon aware that this might be the start of something, they promise to meet 12 months later. So begins a romantic love affair that lasts 25 years. The play charts their lives through the ups and downs of parenthood, career highs and lows as well as the shifting fashions and morals of…

Find out more »
February 2022

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

27th February 2022 7:30 pm

  Bram Stoker’s Dracula Adapted and Performed by James Gaddas Directed by Pip Minnithorpe Original Music by Jeremy Swift Illusion Design by John Bulleid Movement by Deborah Radin ONE MAN’S SEARCH FOR THE TRUTH… The most famous Gothic horror story of all time. Few stories capture the imagination more powerfully than Dracula. But when James Gaddas (Bad Girls, Coronation Street, Medics) comes across Bram Stoker’s original handwritten copy while working on a satellite channel TV show, what he reads chills…

Find out more »
March 2022

  Senbla presents Opera International's award winning Ellen Kent Production with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra Puccini: Madama Butterfly WINNER 'BEST OPERA AWARD' Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards “Above all it was a production which captured the raw emotion at the centre of the opera. Don’t take a handkerchief with you, take a box of them.” The Independent Welcoming back the fabulous Korean soprano Elena Dee and the celebrated international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*. Back by overwhelming public demand, this…

Find out more »

Aida

27th March 2022 7:00 pm

  THE RUSSIAN STATE OPERA PRESENTS A NEW PRODUCTION OF AIDA MUSIC BY GIUSEPPE VERDI SUNG IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES. Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a live Orchestra numbering over 30 musicians After its successful season of Madama Butterfly, Carmen and La Traviata last year, Russian State Opera returns with Aida. The brand new production guarantees to delight you with sumptuous sets and splendid new costumes. Verdi brings ancient Egypt to the stage with a love story set against the backdrop of war. The…

Find out more »
April 2022

Carmen

10th April 2022

  Senbla presents Opera International's award winning Ellen Kent Production with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra Bizet: Carmen “Impassioned and sultry” The Observer “Hot-blooded, a joy” The Independent An evening of passion, sexual jealousy, death and unforgettable arias. This dazzling production with orchestra features Bizet’s unforgettable melodies including ‘The Toreador’s Song’, Carmen’s enticing ‘Habanera’, and Don José’s lyrical ‘Flower Song’ in a setting evoking the stunning architecture of  Seville and its main square with Roman and Moorish influences. Sung…

Find out more »

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

11th April 2022 - 16th April 2022

  One of Britain’s greatest modern plays, The Rise & Fall of Little Voice, is embarking on a UK Tour next year. The Olivier Award-Winning comedy-drama from Jim Cartwright has earned international acclaim across the globe, including a Golden Globe winning smash-hit film starring Jane Horrocks and Michael Caine. Meet Little Voice and Mari Hoff. A mother and daughter central to the heart of this Northern fairy-tale, but as far apart in character as can be. Little Voice leads a…

Find out more »
May 2022

Footloose

16th May 2022 - 21st May 2022

  City boy Ren thinks life is bad enough when he's forced to move to a rural backwater in America. But his world comes to a standstill when he arrives at Bomont to find dancing and rock music are banned. Taking matters into his own hands, soon Ren has all hell breaking loose and the whole town on its feet. Based on the 1980s screen sensation which took the world by storm, Footloose sizzles with spirit, fun and the best in UK…

Find out more »
June 2022

Cluedo

20th June 2022 - 25th June 2022

  Was it Miss Scarlet, with the revolver in the dining room, or was it Professor Plum, with the lead pipe in the library?…….. Based on the classic detective board game loved by generations and the hit 1985 film CLUE, the brand new stage play of CLUEDO is coming to Malvern Theatres next Spring. This UK premier production is directed by Mark Bell, director of the award winning The Play That Goes Wrong and A Comedy About A Bank Robbery…

Find out more »
September 2022

The Da Vinci Code

12th September 2022 - 17th September 2022

  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 series of baffling codes. Follow the pulse-racing journey as Professor Robert Langdon and fellow cryptologist Sophie Neveu attempt to solve the riddles, leading to the works of Leonardo Da Vinci and beyond, deep into the vault of history. In a…

Find out more »
+ Export Events