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June 2019

Thriller Live

June 24th - June 29th

  Direct from London’s West End where it is now in its record breaking 10th year, THRILLER LIVE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer. Seen by over 4 million people in over 30 countries, THRILLER LIVE continues to moonwalk around the world, taking you on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michael’s 45 year musical history. You will experience over two hours of non-stop hits from pop to…

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July 2019

Fame

July 8th - July 13th

  The definitive 30th anniversary tour of Fame The Musical starring Keith Jack (Any Dream Will Do, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Mica Paris (Love Me Tender, Chicago, Mama I Want To Sing) and Jorgie Porter (Hollyoaks, Dancing On Ice). Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, Fame The Musical is the international smash hit sensation following the lives of students at New York’s High School For The Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs…

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The Mousetrap

July 15th - July 20th

  Discover why Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has kept people guessing for so long, becoming the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre. The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity…

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Rocky Horror Show

July 22nd - July 27th

  Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical returns to the UK as part of a sell-out worldwide tour, having now been seen by over 30 million theatregoers. Starring Strictly Come Dancing Champion Joanne Clifton as Janet, James Darch (An Officer and a Gentleman, Wicked, Mamma Mia) as Brad alongside West End star Stephen Webb as Frank ‘N’ Furter and Kristian Lavercombe, who reprises his role as Riff Raff following more than 1500 performances around the world. Comedian Steve Punt…

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Amélie

July 29th - August 3rd

  Amélie is the story of an astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind. She secretly improvises small, but extraordinary acts of kindness that bring happiness to those around her. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realises that to find her own contentment she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in her heart. Amélie is a new musical based on the much loved five-time Oscar®-nominated film, and an…

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August 2019

Educating Rita

August 5th - August 10th

  When married hairdresser Rita enrols on a university course to expand her horizons, little does she realise where the journey will take her. Her tutor Frank is a frustrated poet, brilliant academic and dedicated drinker, who’s less than enthusiastic about taking Rita on, but the two soon realise how much they have to teach each other. This hilarious and heart-warming comedy won the Olivier award when it was produced in London’s West End by the RSC and was adapted…

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Saturday Night Fever

August 13th - August 17th

  Marking 40 years since its famous UK cinema release, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is spectacularly reimagined in a big new music and dance extravaganza. Whilst paying homage to the 1977 John Travolta classic, this new stage version promises more drama, more music and hot new choreography, which is sure to have you dancing in the aisles! SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER tells the story of Tony Manero, who escapes the harsh realities of working-class Brooklyn life when he embarks on a reckless, yet thrilling road to…

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Little Miss Sunshine

August 27th - August 31st

  The road to happiness is a bumpy ride. Based on the Oscar-winning film, Little Miss Sunshine is a new musical comedy from Tony Award-winners James Lapine (Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George) and William Finn (Falsettos, 25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee). This EUROPEAN PREMIERE stars Mark Moraghan (Coronation Street, Holby City, 9 to 5), Lucy O’Byrne (Evita, Les Misérables, The Sound of Music), two-time Olivier-award nominee Paul Keating (Little Shop of Horrors, The Full Monty),…

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September 2019

The Pirates of Penzance

September 3rd - September 4th

  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, what could possibly go wrong? Frederic, a pirate’s…

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The Yeomen of the Guard

September 4th 7:30 pm

  National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company The Yeomen of the Guard Accompanied by a full Orchestra The Yeomen of the Guard is set in the Tower of London. Colonel Fairfax, a gentleman, soldier and scientist is wrongly accused of sorcery, imprisoned in the Tower and sentenced to be beheaded within the hour. To avoid leaving his estate to his accuser he secretly marries strolling gypsy, Elsie Maynard. Jester Jack Point is also in love with Elsie but agrees to…

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The Gondoliers

September 5th - September 6th

  National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company The Gondoliers Accompanied by a full Orchestra The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company returns with a sparkling new production of The Gondoliers. This is a visually stunning show with toe-tapping tunes and glorious, lively dances and has proved to be one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most enduring successes. Marco and Guiseppe, the handsome Palmieri brothers, lead a charmed life as gondoliers in sunny Venice. They can take their pick of the pretty…

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The Mikado

September 7th

  National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company The Mikado Accompanied by a full Orchestra Set in the fictional Japanese town of Titipu, The Mikado satirises British society, customs and pretensions through a farcical Gilbertian plot brimming with humour. In the topsy turvy world of The Mikado, flirting is punishable by death and Nanki-Poo (the son of The Mikado disguised as a wandering minstrel) attempts to escape from the formidable Katisha and into the arms of his love, Yum-Yum. Meanwhile Ko-Ko,…

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The Entertainer

September 9th - September 14th

  Anthology Theatre, Simon Friend & Curve present John Osborne's The Entertainer Starring Shane Richie, Diana Vickers and Sara Crowe Directed by Sean O'Connor 1982: Archie Rice is a washed-up entertainer playing a summer season. As his soldier son sails with the Task Force to liberate the Falklands, his daughter Jean returns from campaigning against the war, and Archie’s professional and personal lives collide with devastating consequences. Shane Richie takes on the role memorably created on stage and screen by…

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Friendsical

September 16th - September 21st

  Friendsical is an original and unique new parody musical inspired by the gang in Friends, the iconic TV show. When Ross’s wife leaves him for another woman, he fears he will never find love again. But then Rachel runs back into his life… will he end up with his one true love? With original new songs such as ‘(He’s her) Lobster!’, ‘Richard’s Moustache’ and ‘You’re Over Me, When Were You Under Me?’, the gang take on naked Thursdays, a…

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Jane Eyre

September 24th - September 28th

  Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park Arts Centre presents A World Premiere Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Adapted for the Stage by Nick Lane   “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will”  In Autumn 2019, Blackeyed Theatre brings to the stage a brand new adaptation of one of the greatest works of English fiction, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. A gothic masterpiece of tempestuous passions and…

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Nigel Slater’s Toast

September 30th - October 5th

  PW Productions and Karl Sydow present the Lowry Production of Nigel Slater’s Toast DIRECT FROM THE WEST END… Toast vividly recreates Nigel Slater’s childhood through the tastes and smells he shares with his mother, culminating in the young Nigel’s escape to London. From making the perfect sherry trifle, through the playground politics of sweets, the rigid rules of restaurant dining, and a domestic war over cakes, this is a moving and evocative tale of love, loss and...toast. ★★★★★ “The show rises…

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October 2019

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

October 14th - October 19th

  The iconic musical PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT is coming to Malvern Theatres! Starring Strictly Come Dancing winner Joe McFadden, PRISCILLA is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for the Outback to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic journey is a heart-warming story of self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance. With more glitter than ever before, this smash-hit show features a dazzling array of stunning costumes, fabulous feathers and a…

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The Girl on the Train

October 21st - October 26th

  Based on the best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins and the Dreamworks film adapted by Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel Starring Samantha Womack Rachel Watson longs for a different life. Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and in love. Or so it appears. When Rachel learns that the woman she’s been secretly watching has suddenly disappeared, she finds herself as a witness and even a suspect in a thrilling mystery…

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SIX the Musical

October 29th - November 3rd

  Nominated for 5 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, the sell-out London smash hit ‘SIX’ is the phenomenon everyone is losing their head over! From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of 21st century girl power. These Queens may have green sleeves but their lipstick is rebellious red. Direct from the West End, the…

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November 2019

An Inspector Calls

November 5th - November 9th

  The National Theatre's Landmark Production. Directed by Stephen Daldry Stephen Daldry’s record breaking and multi award-winning production for the National Theatre of AN INSPECTOR CALLS returns after a sell-out London season and American tour. Daldry’s visionary, radical, challenging version of JB Priestley’s classic thriller, hailed as the theatrical event of its generation, has been seen by more than 4 million people worldwide. When Inspector Goole arrives unexpectedly at the prosperous Birling family home, their peaceful dinner party is shattered…

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Ten Times Table

November 11th - November 16th

  Bill Kenwright presents The Classic Theatre Company Alan Ayckbourn’s Hilarious Hit West End Comedy In the long-since ‘grand’ ballroom of the local Swan Hotel, a most miscellaneous assemblage conduct the business of the Pendon Folk Festival... led by excitable chairman Ray... Unfortunately for Ray, his calamitous committee quickly divides, as his wife Helen has a bone to pick... Add a Marxist schoolteacher, a military dog-breeder and an octogenarian secretary, and the table is set for one of comedy master…

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Cabaret

November 19th - November 23rd

  Bill Kenwright presents the multi-award winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical, Cabaret. Directed by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris, the production has enjoyed two smash hit West End runs at The Lyric and The Savoy theatres. Cabaret features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and iconic songs Money Makes The World Go Round, Maybe This Time, Cabaret and more. Since its Broadway premiere and the movie version with Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey, Cabaret has won numerous stage and screen awards including 8 Oscars, 7 BAFTAs and 13…

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Prism starring Robert Lindsay

November 25th - November 30th

  Greg Ripley-Duggan for Hampstead Theatre Productions presents a Hampstead Theatre and Birmingham Repertory Theatre co-production of Robert Lindsay and Tara Fitzgerald in PRISM Written and Directed by Terry Johnson with Victoria Blunt and Oliver Hembrough Following a sold-out run at London’s Hampstead Theatre, don’t miss the astonishing true story of the man who made Hollywood’s greatest divas beautiful. Robert Lindsay is ‘magnetic’ (The Guardian), ‘perfect’ (The Times) and ‘glorious’ (Mail on Sunday) in Terry Johnson’s delightfully witty and poignant play based on…

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December 2019

My Cousin Rachel

December 2nd - December 7th

  Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents HELEN GEORGE in My Cousin Rachel adapted from the novel by Daphne du Maurier by Joseph O'Connor   Ambrose Ashley, a wealthy landowner, is wintering in Italy when he meets Rachel, a distant relation, and everything changes… At home his young ward, Philip, is surprised to receive letters from Ambrose telling him that he has married Rachel and even more surprised when he arrives in Florence, to find that Ambrose has died suddenly, and…

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Aladdin 2019/20

12th December 2019 - 5th January 2020

  THE SPECTACULAR FAMILY PANTOMIME ALADDIN! Starring John Challis from Only Fools and Horses and Malvern's favourite funny man, Mark James. Follow Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee, and of course his mother Widow Twankey, on a spectacular adventure. Expect flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp-full of laughs, so book your magic carpet ride to Malvern to the magical pantomime Aladdin! TIMES & PRICES  December Thurs 12th – 7pm Fri 13th – 10.15am & 7pm Sat 14th…

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February 2020

Madama Butterfly

2nd February 2020 7:00 pm

  Senbla by arrangement With Opera International presents An Ellen Kent Production with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra Puccini MADAMA BUTTERFLY Welcoming back the fabulous Korean soprano Elena Dee and the celebrated international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*. Back by overwhelming public demand, this award-winning Opera returns in a new production with exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan. One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells…

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La Bohème

23rd February 2020 7:00 pm

  Senbla by arrangement With Opera International presents An Ellen Kent Production with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra Puccini LA BOHÈME Starring Elena Dee the Korean soprano in her iconic role as Mimi and the celebrated international soprano Alyona Kistenyova. Directed by Ellen Kent, this brand new production is traditionally staged and features beautiful sets and costumes. La Bohème is one of the most romantic operas ever written. It tells the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive…

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March 2020

Once

23rd March 2020 - 28th March 2020

  A Broadway and West End hit musical that's a ravishing love story with a bittersweet difference, Once casts a spell over the audience just as its two lead characters cast a spell over each other. Based on a cult 2006 Irish indie feature, originally shot on a micro-budget of just $160,000, it tells the uplifting yet yearning story of a part-time Dublin guitarist busker (who works by day in his dad's Hoover repair shop) who falls unexpectedly in love…

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