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November 2021

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…

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December 2021

Peter Pan Panto 2021/2022

9th December 2021 - 2nd January 2022

  Flying into Malvern for Christmas 2021 is the swashbuckling adventure, Peter Pan starring West End and Emmerdale star Tom Lister as Captain Hook, Malvern's favourite funny man Mark James as Smee, Lloyd Warbey from Disney Junior's Art Attack as Peter Pan, and Jenny Huxley-Golden as Emily Darling. December 2021 Thurs 9th             7pm Fri 10th                 1pm & 7pm Sat 11th                 2.30pm & 7pm Sun 12th         …

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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,…

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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…

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Groan Ups

31st January 2022 - 5th February 2022

  Something a little different from the creators of The Play That Goes Wrong… Following their phenomenal rise to global success with The Play That Goes Wrong, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, multi award-winning Mischief Theatre return on tour with their brand new comedy all about growing up. Do we choose who we become? Is the story of our lives already written? Do we ever really grow up? Follow an unruly classroom of six year olds on…

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February 2022

The Ballad of Maria Marten

22nd February 2022 - 23rd February 2022

  Summer, 1827. In a red barn Maria Marten awaits her lover. A year later her body is found. It was an event that had all the hallmarks of a classic crime drama – a missing body, a country location, a disreputable squire and a village stuck in its age-old traditions. But in all this hysteria Maria’s own story gets lost. Until now. Eastern Angles spine-tingling retelling rediscovers her story, bringing it back to vivid, urgent life. Told through the…

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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…

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March 2022

Blood Brothers

1st March 2022 - 5th March 2022

  Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. Few musicals have received quite such acclaim as the multi-award winning Blood Brothers. Bill Kenwright’s production surpassed 10,000 performances in London’s West End, one of only three musicals ever to achieve that milestone. It has been affectionately christened the ‘Standing Ovation Musical’, as inevitably…

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  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…

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An Hour and a Half Late

14th March 2022 - 19th March 2022

  All looks rosy in leafy London W4. Peter is about to retire and sell his half of the accountancy business to his partner. They’ll be loaded. Laura has just packed their youngest off to university and the world is their oyster. Will they go on a cruise? Hike in the Himalayas? Take up golf? All that remains is for the documents to be signed. They’re off for a celebratory dinner when Laura drops a bombshell…… Olivier Award winners Griff Rhys…

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Catch Me If You Can

21st March 2022 - 26th March 2022

  The GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER by Robert Thomas Adapted by Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert To what lengths is a person prepared to go? US stars, Dallas legend Patrick Duffy (The Man from Atlantis; Step By Step) and Linda Purl (Happy Days; Homeland) fly in from Hollywood for this special production in which they will star alongside Gray O’ Brien (Peak Practice; Coronation Street). Inspector Levine is called to a house in the remote Catskill mountains to investigate the disappearance of…

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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…

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April 2022

Private Lives by Noël Coward

5th April 2022 - 9th April 2022

  Patricia Hodge and Nigel Havers star in the Classic Comedy by Noël Coward With Dugald Bruce-Lockhart,  Natalie Walter and Aïcha Kossoko, Directed by Christopher Luscombe Noël Coward’s gloriously entertaining Private Lives is the inaugural show from The Nigel Havers Theatre Company, which will be touring the country with a wonderful line-up of theatrical gems. Elyot and Amanda, who were once married, find themselves on honeymoon with their new partners, in the same hotel on the French coast, admiring the view…

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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…

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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…

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  Jonathan Church Theatre Productions and Cambridge Arts Theatre present Penelope Keith TWO CIGARETTES IN THE DARK By Stephen Wyatt  A bitter-sweet comedy about facing the end. Bright, witty, and fiercely independent, Isabel is not ready to let go just yet. In a series of encounters with an old friend and her two sons, by turns funny, startling and poignant, home truths are exchanged, and her past begins to emerge. As Isabel confronts her own hidden regrets and family secrets, we learn what hides…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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