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January 2017

RSC Live: The Tempest

11th January 2017 7:00 pm

On a distant island a man waits.  Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and this no ordinary island. Prospero is a magician, able to control the very elements and bend nature to his will. When a sail appears on the horizon, he reaches out across the ocean to the ship that carries the men who wronged him. Creating a vast magical storm he wrecks the ship…

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Life, Animated (PG)

20th January 2017 - 22nd January 2017
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating indefinitely

Dates: 20 January To 22 January 2017 Times: Fri 20th Jan: 7.30pm Sun 22nd: 7.30pm Price: £8.50 (Concessions apply) From Academy Award® winning director Roger Ross Williams, LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. This emotional coming-of-age story follows Owen as he graduates to adulthood…

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February 2017

The Best Thing

10th February 2017 - 11th February 2017

The Best Thing 2016 show trailer from Vamos Theatre on Vimeo Dates: 10 February To 11 February 2017 Times: 7.45pm Price: £14, £11.76, Under 26's £8.96 (including 12% booking fee) A swinging sixties story of unconditional love from the UK’s leading full mask theatre company. It’s 1966. The record player’s on, her hair’s bobbed and eye-lashes curled: for seventeen year old Susan, life is an adventure waiting to begin. But what happens next turns everything upside down, and its repercussions…

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March 2017

A group of British filmmakers aim to boost morale during the Blitz by making a patriotic movie based on The Miracle of Dunkirk. It’s World War II and it’s no secret that times are tough. When the Brits aren’t singing wartime tunes or rationing food out, they’re… making films? It’s the 1940s. Hitler is marching across Europe and the Allies are defending themselves on the frontline. But back home on the British Isles, life isn’t exactly what you’d call peachy.…

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April 2017

Yamato

12th April 2017

Following their hugely successful tour in 2015, the Yamato drummers are back in the UK by popular demand. Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe. In a brand new show, the drummers challenge and push themselves to their absolute limits. Yamato will leave audiences exhilarated by this visually spectacular, high-energy and explosive show. ★★★★ ‘A GENUINELY THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE, DELIVERED WITH BALLETIC GRACE & INFECTIOUS HUMOUR’…

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Dancer (12A)

15th April 2017

Sergei Polunin’s notoriety as a prodigious, controversial superstar marked him out as ‘the bad boy of ballet’. Blessed with astonishing power and poise, he moved from a modest Ukrainian upbringing – supported by the fierce determination of his mother – to London’s Royal Ballet School at 13, where he went on to become its youngest ever Principal dancer at 19. And then, at the peak of his powers, he walked away. With incredible home video footage and candid interviews, Steven…

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Certain Women (12A)

15th April 2017 - 16th April 2017

This LFF Best Film-winner is an impeccably quiet study of different Montana-based women. Laura Dern’s lawyer is conducting a surreptitious lunchtime affair with a married man. Michelle Williams is Gina, a woman of frustrated ambitions trying to build a ‘perfect’ family home with her husband and surly child. Native American actress Lily Gladstone plays lonely ranch-hand Jamie, who enrols in night school and develops feelings for supply teacher Beth (Kristen Stewart). The whole cast shines, particularly Gladstone – sublime as…

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  This gently moving Spanish drama is the third collaboration between Madrid-born director Iciar Bollain and Scottish screenwriter Paul Laverty (who has penned many of Ken Loach’s films, including I, Daniel Blake). Alma’s (Anna Castillo) family has been producing olive oil in the Baix Maestrat area of Spain’s Castellon for generations. Yet changes in the industry have made their traditional practices untenable, and her grandfather is grieving for a thousand-year-old olive tree that the family uprooted and sold to pay…

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May 2017

  The UK’s own disco pioneers The Real Thing still whip up the crowds from the minute they hit the stage. Eddie, Chris and Dave give their all to such favourites as You To Me Are Everything, Can’t Get By Without You, Whenever You Want My Love and Can You Feel The Force. See more info at thelegendaryrealthing.com Ticket price includes a £1 donation to our heritage fund.

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  Strictly Come Dancing’s Pasha Kovalev invites you to join him as he leads you in dance through his incredible journey from snowy Siberian beginnings to the sparkle of the Strictly Ballroom. Choreographed in his unique way, earning him the most perfect 10s of all the Strictly professionals, this brand new show takes you around the globe, immersing you into the fascinating world of ballroom and Latin dancing like never before. Linking experiences in dance with those in life –…

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June 2017

  Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards is a unique British sporting hero with an incredible story to tell. The world’s ninth-fastest amateur downhill speed skier went on to become Great Britain’s first Olympic (self-taught!) ski-jumper, who missed out on medals by some distance, but won the hearts of the nation with his plucky, positive attitude and down-to-earth persona and emerged as a star of the Calgary ’88 Winter Olympics, returning to Britain as an overnight sporting celebrity. In Try Hard, Eddie…

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    James Seabright presents The Remains of Tom Lehrer (Performed by Adam Kay) Following sell-out shows in London’s West End, award-winning musical comedian Adam Kay presents his take on the legendary songbook of Tom Lehrer. Lehrer’s satirical songs have delighted and horrified audiences for decades including Poisoning Pigeons in the Park, The Masochism Tango and The Elements. ★★★★ “Inspired updates to classic material” Times ★★★★ “Great, guilty fun.” Telegraph Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.…

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NT: Peter Pan

10th June 2017

  All children, except one, grow up… Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues. A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT…

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Sand in the Sandwiches

13th June 2017 - 15th June 2017

  Fresh from a sell-out tour, Edward Fox returns to the stage with his acclaimed portrayal of John Betjeman, one of the best-loved poets of the 20th century. Sand in the Sandwiches celebrates a man famous not only for light verse and laughter, but for his passions, his sense of purpose and his unforgettable poetry. Embracing his delight for nostalgia and delicious irreverence, Sand in the Sandwiches travels through Betjeman’s boyhood, his adolescence, to life as Britain’s Poet Laureate, presenting…

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    Celebrating the release of their eighth studio album Wonderland, Take That invite you to experience their sensational 2017 concert. The live broadcast on June 9th is sold out but join us for this 'encore' screening a week later on June 16th For one night only, cinema audiences will be able to experience this show up close and personal, from the best seats in the house. For the first time ever, Gary, Mark and Howard will perform in the…

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Jasper Carrott Stand Up & Rock

21st June 2017 - 23rd June 2017

  Jasper Carrott’s Stand Up And Rock does what it says on the tin…. Jasper is back to his very best… mic in hand regaling the audience with his inimitable stand up routines before introducing his musical compatriots that have been ‘rockin’ audiences all over the world. Touring with some of Jasper’s best friends comprising of some of the country’s finest musicians, the 2017 line up will be released soon. So do not miss this unique show that gives the…

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  Walton - Belshazzar's Feast Verdi - Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco Knight - Immortality (first performance) Knight - Ebb (an operatic study) Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March no. 5 Malvern Festival Chorus is rounding off its 2016-17 “feast-themed” season with a performance of William Walton’s powerful Belshazzar’s Feast. The concert also includes a new departure for the choir, a performance of Worcestershire composer Richard Knight’s brand new opera “Ebb”, together with the world premiere of his…

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July 2017

  Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana…

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Wonder Woman (12A)

2nd July 2017 4:30 pm

  Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana…

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The Hippopotamus (15)

3rd July 2017 - 4th July 2017

  Disgraced poet Ted Wallace (Roger Allam) is summoned to his friends Lord and Lady Logan's country manor, Swafford Hall, to investigate a series of unexplained miracle healings. Ted tracks down the perpetrator of the phenomena, fifteen year old David Logan, whose parents believe has healing hands. Unaware that David is using some rather unorthodox methods, the Logans are set on sharing their son’s gift with the world. Ted sets out to debunk the miracles and save a young man…

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  Nominated for an Oscar, this wordless, beautifully animated fable recounts the milestones in the life of a human being. Surrounded by the immense and furious ocean, a shipwrecked mariner battles all alone for his life with the relentless towering waves. Famished, yet, determined to break free from his Eden-like prison, after foraging for food and fresh water and encouraged by the dense forest, the stranded sailor builds a raft and sets off to the wide sea, however, an indistinguishable adversary prevents…

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LA BOHÈME : LIVE FROM TAORMINA   Perched high above the picturesque coast of Sicily and sitting under the shadow of Mt. Etna, Teatro Antico di Taormina has inspired artists for over 2000 years – from the ancient Greeks and Romans to Woody Allen and today’s opera stars. Every summer, this romantic and dramatic setting welcomes opera lovers from all over the world. 2017 is no exception, with the staging of Puccini’s La bohème – the tragic love story between…

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  Presented by Speakers from the Edge In Mind Over Matter, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life, from birth to the present day. From light-hearted to strikingly poignant, Mind Over Matter covers Sir Ranulph’s childhood, misdemeanours at school, army life and early expeditions, right through the Transglobe Expedition, to his current Global Reach Challenge, which includes the record breaking and immensely challenging projects - which saw Sir Ranulph receive the Guinness Book of Records accolade as…

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  The ELO Experience - Sensational Tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra  Back Into The Blue Tour - 2017  Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The Out Of The Blue Album Release in 1977 The legacy left by Jeff Lynne & The Electric Light Orchestra barely needs any introduction – suffice to say that between 1972 and 1986 they achieved more combined UK and US Top 40 hits than any other band on the planet! '10538 Overture', 'Evil Woman', 'Living Thing', 'Diary of Horace Wimp',…

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  Multi Award Winner Gordon Hendricks brings you “The Spirit of ELVIS in Concert”which takes you on a journey through all of Elvis’ iconic music. From his early years through the 68 special, ‘stage rehearsal’ sets from the 70’s and culminating in the Vegas period, this show brings you all his classic hits in 2 hours of sheer enjoyment. Gordon is without doubt the World No 1 Elvis Tribute and his shows are sensational – it’s as if Elvis himself…

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  This incredible live show creates a new era in Irish entertainment, featuring world champion dancers, a traditional Irish band, and the handsome Young Irish Tenors, an array of the most talented, gifted cast who keep audiences wowed all over the world. The show continues to evolve thanks to the constant striving for perfection by its producer, “Rhythm of the Dance” celebrates a renewed vigour in Irish culture, embracing traditional and current to the ancient SeanNos dance style. Internationally rated…

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Another memorable evening of hysterical nonsense from the cream of Cornish comedians. We take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of probably the greatest comic storyteller ever to grace the stage. Jethro beguiles and befuddles his audience with the endless stream of irreverent twaddle that has created a comedy genius. Over 4 million DVD sales pay testament to the legion of fans who have followed him faithfully throughout his career. Now, with stories old and new…

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  The Internationally Acclaimed Cwmbach Male Choir in Concert An ensemble at the peak of its form, the internationally acclaimed Cwmbach Male Choir showcases its beautiful sound, thrilling technique and exhilarating close harmony talents. Formed in 1921 and hailing from the Welsh Valleys, it has performed to great acclaim, toured extensively worldwide and appeared with world renowned artists and orchestras. With a diverse musical repertoire this is a superbly crafted and fabulously entertaining recital that will send chills up the…

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  Programme to be announce. Young NSSO is a training orchestra for children of primary/prep school age. Members are drawn from both state and independent schools, are typically aged 9-13 years old and playing at ABRSM grades 3-5 standard.  The orchestra provides an outstanding opportunity for these young musicians to play ensemble repertoire which is likely to be beyond the range of their school or local group. The NSSO Sinfonia was created to provide opportunities for younger players by bridging the gap between…

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NSSO Concert ’17

16th July 2017 3:00 pm

  Programme to be announce.  

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The Scarecrows’ Wedding

19th July 2017 - 22nd July 2017

  Scamp Theatre present THE SCARECROWS’ WEDDING Based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo   Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay invite you to . . . The best wedding ever, the best wedding yet, The wedding that no one will ever forget. Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are excellent scarecrows (they scare a lot of crows). Harry loves Betty, and Betty loves Harry, so they decide to get married and Harry sets off…

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André Rieu Maastricht Concert

22nd July 2017 - 23rd July 2017

  Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries. Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very…

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August 2017

  A bold and exciting feature documentary that encapsulates a momentous period in the history of Russia and the Russian Avant-Garde. Drawing on the collections of major Russian institutions, contributions from contemporary artists, curators, and performers and personal testimony from the descendants of those involved, the film brings the artists of the Russian Avant-Garde to life. It tells the stories of artists like Chagall, Kandinsky, Malevich and others a’ pioneers who flourished in response to the Utopian challenge of building…

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  A story of treachery, guilt and mercy Vitellia’s path to the throne is thwarted by the man who deposed her father, so she presses her admirer Sesto to murder him. Sesto is caught in an agonising dilemma, for the man in question is not only his best friend but also his sovereign. Driven by love, Sesto does his worst. But in return, receives a lesson in forgiveness. Mozart’s last opera Conducted by Robin Ticciati and directed by Claus Guth,…

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  Saturday night and the lights are low. . . Malvern Theatres is the place to go. . . join the fantabba-ulous party of the year as the 40th anniversary of ABBA’s greatest hit Dancing Queen is celebrated in sequin-spangled style. ABBA classics abound. Rocking the retro sounds of “the right music” – Super Trouper; Waterloo; Mamma Mia; Gimme, Gimme, Gimme; Knowing Me Knowing You and more – to Lycra-tight perfection. Record-breaking movies, smash-hit West End musicals, chart-topping albums and…

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Guys and Dolls

29th August 2017 - 2nd September 2017

  Malvern Theatres Young Company presents Guys & Dolls A MUSICAL FABLE OF BROADWAY BASED ON A STORY AND CHARACTERS OF DAMON RUNYON Music and lyrics by FRANK LOESSER Book by JO SWERLING and ABE BURROWS Directed by ANDY REISS Malvern Theatres Young Company returns for its sixth year and proudly presents Frank Loesser’s celebrated musical comedy Guys and Dolls; a story about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway. Guys and Dolls is…

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September 2017

Chance 2 Dance PM ( Autumn Term ’17)

4th September 2017
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 4th December 2017

    Monday 4th September – Monday 4th December ’17  (No classes 23rd October + 6th November) Ages 55+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.     For more information please contact bridget@malvern-theatres.co.uk or laurac@malvern-theatres.co.uk 

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  A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL IN AID OF MÉDECINS SANS FRONTIÈRES Join cinema audiences across the UK for a unique celebration of John le Carré’s work as he discusses the full breadth of his career, and reflects on the continuing story of his most famous creation, the tubby, bespectacled spy, George Smiley. Featuring readings from his new novel A Legacy of Spies, and a rare question and answer session, this will be an unmissable opportunity to…

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  The critically acclaimed Australian show with a string of sold out performances to its name, including 7 nights at the World Famous Sydney Opera House, is touring the UK for the first time. Cat Stevens. The name brings back a thousand memories - dark eyes, a winning voice and songs which the whole world sang along to. Back in the 70s, Cat Stevens was the ultimate rock star. Talented, charismatic, with a seemingly endless succession of beautiful melodies streaming…

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  Nielsen Overture: Maskarade Sibelius Valse Triste Britten Violin Concerto Sibelius   Michael Lloyd conductor Roberto Ruisi violin ‘Rising star’ is not too strong a description of this talented young violinist from Birmingham: already appearing with leading orchestras including the John Wilson Orchestra, he has been fortunate to have been loaned a £1m violin from a local benefactor. He has played at the Proms, and was a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2016. Roberto won…

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80’s Mania

16th September 2017

Prepare to experience Europe’s ultimate 80’s concert show, featuring 35 chart topping pop icons authentically recreated with live band and awesome dancers. Whether you’re young, young-at-heart or old enough to know better, 80’s Mania is the perfect party night out! Performing over 35 chart topping smash-hits live in concert, with spectacular reviews to Duran Duran, The Human League, Kim Wilde, Culture Club, Madonna, Wham!, Nena, Toni Basil, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Bananarama, Dead or Alive, Madness and many many more!…

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  THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK performed by ELIO PACE and his band Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band, Elio Pace delivers this sensational tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel. Featuring the massive hits, Uptown Girl, Just The Way You Are and My Life as well as fan favourites such as Scenes From An Italian Restaurant, Goodnight Saigon and Piano Man. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to experience The…

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My Year With The Flying Scotsman

19th September 2017 7:45 pm

  An Illustrated talk by the film maker DAVID PARKER Is there a finer sight than the grace and power of a huge steam engine on the move? The award winning television programme maker, David Parker, was lucky enough to be able to spend 12 months filming the rebuilding of Flying Scotsman, regarded by many as the world’s most famous steam engine. But the year was anything but a bed of roses. In this illustrated talk David will talk about…

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  115th Season 2017-18 Matthew Trusler violin Thomas Carroll cello Ashley Wass piano     Saint-Saëns Piano Trio No.1 in F, Op.18 Sally Beamish Piano Trio WORLD PREMIERE of a MALVERN CONCERT CLUB COMMISSION Brahms Piano Trio No.1 in B, Op.8 (1889 version)   Trio Apaches, comprising three of the UK’s most respected instrumental soloists, was formed in 2012 as the consequence of a shared desire to focus on innovative projects and challenging cross-genre collaborations, as well as to present…

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  Welsh stars Rhydian, Richard & Adam come together with their live band to bring you a truly magical evening of classical arias and contemporary songs. Classically trained Rhydian has carved out a successful career both as a recording artist and in musical theatre – most recently starring in the national tour of Little Shop Of Horrors. The BRIT award winner’s entrancing live performances captivate audiences and demonstrate just what captured the hearts of the nation in 2007 when he…

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  Armonico Consort & Baroque Orchestra Director | Christopher Monks  A towering masterpiece of the early Baroque and one of the greatest pillars of music history, Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 offer a stunning array of brilliant instrumental writing, opulent choruses and moving arias. Over 400 years ago this astounding work marked the end of the Renaissance and the beginning of the Baroque. The publication in 1610 almost certainly helped Monteverdi gain the prestigious post of maestro di cappella at St…

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

26th September 2017 7:45 pm

  Direct from its success in London’s West End, a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to Malvern Theatre. Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound and many more. "For once, you really can believe the hype" - British Theatre Guide "Authentic & Exciting" -…

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  Timeless World Tour 2017 Following a series of sell-out performances in 2016, the Timeless tour of the UK has been extended into 2017 due to overwhelming public demand! From the very beginnings of Dr Hook to the height of their success, Dennis Locorriere was the unmistakable voice of the band’s biggest hits and best loved songs. Receiving more than 70 Platinum & Gold Discs, Dr Hook have reached legendary status in many countries. Reviving special memories with classics such…

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October 2017

  MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS Starring Jai McDowell winner of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and Michael Courtney Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS is back once again, celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love! With a host of your favourite numbers from the pen of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Kander & Ebb, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Boublil & Schonberg…

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  Jemima Parry-Jones MBE is Director of the International Centre for Birds of Prey and is one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject. This special talk promises to answer all your questions about local birds of prey as well as a spectacular display of flying in the Forum Theatre itself.   Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

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  Have you got any burning wildlife questions? BBC TV wildlife presenter and cameraman Gordon Buchanan has travelled the planet – from South America, Asia, Africa, Papua New Guinea, Russia and Alaska – and will definitely have some interesting answers! This is a show for any wildlife enthusiast who wants to enjoy the spell-binding stories of the natural world from a man who has experienced danger face to face. Audiences are invited to listen and interact with Gordon Buchanan as…

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The Hollies

5th October 2017

The Hollies are one of Britain’s best-loved groups. Their soaring, distinctive harmonies, brilliantly crafted songs, and cultivated musicianship; coupled with The Hollies extensive back catalogue of hits, has ensured the longevity of one of the greatest Pop groups to emerge from the early 1960’s British Rock revolution: a time when British Music began to shake the world. The band have released some of the best-loved pop songs ever: The Air That I Breathe, American number 1: Long Cool Woman (In…

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  The CBSO's recently appointed Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla has chosen Malvern for one of her first touring engagements with the orchestra. The concert will open with Weber's celebrated overture to Der Freischutz before the orchestra is joined by clarinettist Jorg Widmann for a performance of Mozart's autumnal Clarinet Concerto. The concert ends with a performance of Brahms's Symphony No. 1. The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla with Jorg Widmann (Clarinet) Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz Mozart: Clarinet Concerto…

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MET Norma

7th October 2017 5:55 pm

  Norma (Vincenzo Bellini) – New Production “Ponselle, Milanov, Sutherland, Callas … after last night, Radvanovsky can add her name to the list,” declared the Huffington Post when Sondra Radvanovsky made her Met role debut as Norma in 2013. The 2017–18 season opens with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece, starring Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her archrival, Adalgisa—a casting coup for bel canto fans. Tenor Joseph Calleja is Pollione, Norma’s unfaithful husband, and Carlo Rizzi…

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  Calling all ocean lovers! The annual Ocean Film Festival is sweeping towards Malvern with a brand new selection of the world’s most amazing ocean films, from both above and below the surface. Brought to you by the team behind the Banff Film Festival UK Tour, this collection of short films celebrates divers, paddlers, surfers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray. Be wowed at the mind blowing marine life; exhilarated by the power of the waves, and…

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MET Die Zauberflöte

14th October 2017 5:55 pm

  Die Zauberflöte (Mozart) Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts the full-length German version of Mozart’s magical fable, seen in Julie Taymor’s spectacular production, which captures both the opera’s earthy comedy and its noble mysticism. Conductor: James Levine Cast: Golda Schultz (Pamina), Kathryn Lewek (Queen of the Night), Charles Castronovo (Tamino), Markus Werba (Papageno), Christian Van Horn (Sprecher), Sarastro (René Pape)   Approx running time: 3hrs 29 mins     Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

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Genius

16th October 2017

  Anjali has been celebrating the creative abilities and artistic potential of people with learning disabilities and making high-quality, professional-level dance for over 20 years. During this performance an exceptional group of six dancers will perform two works. Gary Clarke’s Beethoven takes a touching and darkly humorous look at the extraordinary personal life and musical works of Ludwig van Beethoven. In Bloodsucker, Lea Anderson has created a stylised, gently humorous exploration of the legend of the vampire Nosferatu and his…

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  Come and join in this exclusive, intimate evening of stories, songs, and silver tinged laughter “One of the most affecting voices in British folk” – Q Magazine “Her voice remains a thing of extraordinary beauty.” – MOJO One of the finest interpreters of traditional folk song and one of our most emotive original songwriters - melding old and new so you can barely see the join. Mercury Prize Winner. Folk Singer of the Year, Best Live Act, Best Album and…

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  Re-live the iconic sound of The Police and front man Sting with this unmissable pitch perfect production. Fans of the legendary rock band won’t believe their ears as Message in a Bottle brings the stage alive with the magic of The Police’s greatest hits including Every Breath You Take, Roxanne, Message in a Bottle, Walking on the Moon, So Lonely and Englishman in New York. Whether you’re a diehard fan or just a lover of great music, this energetic…

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Dinosaur World

21st October 2017 - 22nd October 2017

  Looking for fun days out with the kids this October Half-Term? Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family (ages 3+). Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan and Segnosaurus, to name a few! Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our…

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Rich Hall’s Hoedown

25th October 2017 8:00 pm

  Off The Kerb Productions presents RICH HALL’S HOEDOWN  Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever. His BBC Four documentaries, most recently Rich Hall’s Countrier Than You and Rich Hall’s Presidential Grudge Match and BBC Radio 4 series Rich Hall’s (US Election)…

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  115th Season 2017-18..   Doric String Quartet Alex Redington violin Jonathan Stone violin Hélène Clément viola John Myerscough cello   Thomas Adès The Four Quarters, Op.28 (2010) Haydn String Quartet in A, Op.20, No.6 Mendelssohn String Quartet No.6 in F minor, Op.80   The Doric String Quartet has firmly established itself as the leading British string quartet of its generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics across the globe. Selected for representation by the Young Classical Artists Trust…

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  From a very young age Ray discovered the joys of exploring the Wilderness, the most intact, undisturbed wild natural areas left on our planet. His fascination with this environment that has not been modified by civilised human activity, has greatly shaped his life. Ray will take you on a journey that he deeply values for cultural, spiritual, moral and aesthetic reasons and explain why he believes these are vital for the human spirit and creativity.   Ticket price includes…

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Alexander O’Neal

28th October 2017 7:45 pm

  Alexander O’Neal confirms Malvern amongst his final '30 Years of Hearsay' UK Tour dates! Alexander O'Neal has created a cult appreciation across the globe. His back catalogue transporting his singles in to the UK and Billboard top tens as well as a triple platinum selling album and ever expanding discography. Securing his name in the R&B history books, Alexander O'Neal is one of the genres most iconic names. With chart smash ‘Criticize' still lighting up dance floors across the world thirty years after…

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  How do you tame wildness? For hundreds of thousand of years our ancestors existed in a world where they depended on wild plants and animals. They were hunter-gatherers – consummate survival experts, but taking the world as they found it. Then a revolution happened: we started to domesticate wild species and they became crucial to our own survival and success. Join Alice Roberts as she delves into archaeology, history and genetics to reveal the amazing stories of the species…

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November 2017

Hans Rey: Riding Life

1st November 2017 7:45 pm

  Presented by Speakers from the Edge: Hans Rey, the former World Champion, pioneer of Freeride, Mountain Bike Hall of Famer and mountain bike adventurer, will take audiences on an inspiring journey through his 30 year career and show you some of the best trails and destinations worldwide. Covering his early riding days in Germany, the mountain bike boom in America, his extreme biking feats and adventures – which include the first bike descent of Mt. Kenya, riding the Indian…

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An Evening with Pam Ayres

3rd November 2017 7:30 pm

      Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Funny and warm, her charming understated manner belies a rare comic precision.   Her hair-trigger timing, her eye for the absurd details of everyday life, and unforgettable turn of phrase, combine to make her a true national treasure. Recent radio broadcasts include Just A Minute, Loose Ends, and five of her own series of Ayres On The Air for Radio 4. “Pam Ayres’ session was…

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Stick Man

6th November 2017 - 7th November 2017

  Scamp Theatre and Freckle Productions present STICK MAN Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is coming back to Malvern Theatres! What starts off as a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to play fetch with him, a swan builds a nest with him, and he even ends up on a fire! How will Stick Man ever get back to the family tree? This award-winning…

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Antigone

8th November 2017 7:45 pm

  A brother condemned to walk forever in the shadow of death. A family teetering on the brink of catastrophe. A world where one girl dares to take a stand. This blistering new adaptation sees Sophocles’ tragedy reimagined in a dystopian landscape, where fate is written in code and where drones flock across the skies. Brought to life by innovative theatre company Actors of Dionysus, this production combines bold ideas with passionate and visceral physical theatre. Running time 1 hour…

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Showaddywaddy

10th November 2017

  ‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 4 decades! Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the World extensively. Their live show is dynamic and uplifting featuring all of their biggest hits, many of which reached number one in the pop charts of Europe. ‘Under…

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The Magic Flute

11th November 2017 7:30 pm

  Following their hugely popular and critically acclaimed production of Carmen last February, Olivier award winning OperaUpClose return with their bold new take on Mozart’s classic. Invited behind the velvet rope at London’s most exclusive club, Tamino doesn’t have time to stop for beggars, paparazzi, or even his girlfriend Pamina.  Going to bed after a blazing row later that night, this ordinary couple relive the events and encounters of the evening in dreams made extraordinary by the lateness of the…

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  Butterworth A Shropshire Lad R Strauss Four Last Songs Elgar/Payne Symphony No 3   Michael Lloyd conductor Alison Roddy soprano   An air of nostalgia pervades this programme: Butterworth’s lovely Rhapsody with its tangible sense of yearning for an England gone by; the emotional depths of Strauss’s heart-achingly beautiful Four Last Songs; and the old-order resistance to changing world events in Elgar’s writing, so illuminatingly brought to life by Anthony Payne in 1997. We are joined by international opera…

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  Phoenix Dance Theatre return to Malvern to present three diverse, emotional, and sassy dances in one thrilling and thought-provoking performance. Beginning with Calyx, a new piece for 2017 by company dancer Sandrine Monin: this beautiful work explores the theme of desire, inspired by ‘The Flowers of Evil’ by Charles Baudelaire. Next, Beast, by choreographer Douglas Thorpe  immerses the audience into the darkest reaches of the mind, using six dancers in a powerful, intimidating and uncompromising performance. Lastly, Aletta Collins’…

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      Would you like the opportunity to work with professional dancers and a professional choreographer? Come and take part in this enlightened dance workshop delivered by the Phoenix Dance Company. In this package you will also get to see the wonderful performance on the 14th November, this is not one to miss out on! TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS PLEASE CALL THE BOX OFFICE ON 01684 892277

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  Islands in the Stream – The Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Enjoy the songs of the Queen and King of country music - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty! This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny’s charisma and energy with hit after hit. Enjoy a superb score…

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FastLove – The Everything She Wants Tour. The World’s largest George Michael celebration FASTLOVE is back with a brand new show for 2020. Now touring in 18 countries, FASTLOVE has quickly become a global phenomenon and you can be a part of it on this amazing journey for a night like no other. There will only ever be one George Michael and this show pays tribute to all his incredible music, his life and the great man himself. The Everything…

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  Oysterband: 40th Celebration Special Classic songs from every era of a long and mighty career Oysterband was born in the summer of 1977 when the sound of punk rock rang loud from the radio, disaffection became the order of the day and riots filled the streets of Thatcherite Britain. There were many on the UK folkscene who felt the same urge for similar challenges and change in their own music and lives, and Oysterband’s hard-edged music and performances amply…

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A Night of Dirty Dancing

19th November 2017 7:45 pm

  No film has captured the hearts of a generation like Dirty Dancing. Relive the Cult Classic and celebrate the music of one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time. Be part of the glorious summer of ‘63 and experience all your favourite songs such as She’s Like The Wind, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Hey Baby, Hungry Eyes and of course the Oscar Winning (I’ve Had) The Time of my Life. It’s going to have you dancing dirty in…

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Ned Boulting’s Bikeology

21st November 2017 7:30 pm

  British Cycling has seen more drama in the past year than your average soap opera… SO journalist, television presenter and best-selling author Ned Boulting is back this Autumn with his acclaimed sell out ride through the world of Bikeology, featuring brand new tales from life in the cycling lane, as well as the inside scoop from his time at the 2017 Tour de France. What drives the cyclist (apart from a sturdy, well-oiled chain) to such ecstasies of endurance?…

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  115th Season 2017-18 .. Mozart Sonata in E flat, K.282 Schubert Three piano pieces, D.946 Schubert arr. Liszt Die junge Nonne; Du bist die Ruh’; Auf dem Wasser zu Singen Brahms Three Intermezzi, Op.117 Chopin Polonaise in A flat, Op.53, Heroic   Leon McCawley, one of Britain’s foremost pianists, has forged a highly successful career since winning 1st Prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and 2nd Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition, building on…

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  Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR’ will once again feature all those classic ‘Eagles Greatest Hits’ from their timeless back catalogue including ‘Hotel California’, ‘Take It Easy’, ‘One Of These Nights’, Take It To The Limit, ‘Desperado’, ‘Lyin’ Eyes’, ‘Life In The Fast Lane’ and many more. This world class seven piece band are a phenomenon and have…

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Malvern Festival Chorus

26th November 2017 5:30 pm

    Programme Mozart - Requiem in D Minor Haydn - Te Deum Mozart - Solemn Vespers of the Confessor   Soloists will include Emma Hall - Soprano, Susanna Spicer - Mezzo-soprano, and Malvern Festival Chorus's President James Oxley - Tenor.   Malvern Festival Chorus presents an evening of choral works by two of the most popular composers of the classical period. Mozart's Requiem, one of his best-loved choral works, was unfinished when he died in 1791 and the question of who contributed to…

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  Tawai is the word the nomadic hunter gatherers of Borneo use to describe their inner feeling of connection to nature. In this dreamy, philosophical and sociological look at life, explorer Bruce Parry travels the world to learn from people living lives very different to our own. From the jungles of Malaysia to the tributaries of the Amazon, TAWAI is a quest for reconnection, providing a powerful voice from the heart of the forest itself. After the film has screened,…

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December 2017

Armonico: Handel’s Fireworks

2nd December 2017 7:30 pm

  Composed for the coronation of King George II, and performed at every coronation since, Zadok the Priest and The King Shall Rejoice have stamped their mark on music history as some of the most powerful and evocative works to have been composed for such an event. Made up of 18 short movements for chorus and soloists, the Te Deum is one of Handel’s most splendid works, written to celebrate King George II’s triumphant return from the Battle of Dettingen in 1743. The concert also features the famous…

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THE SENSATIONAL 60’s EXPERIENCE Without doubt the most explosive 60’s show touring the UK, for one night only. With a BRAND NEW PRODUCTION for 2017. THE SENSATIONAL 60’S EXPERIENCE. Five legendary names take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten. With the definite feel good factor this is must see 60’s show for 2017. Starring Mike Pender (Original voice of The Searchers) Chris Farlowe, Herman’s Hermits, The Fortunes, The New Amen Corner. Hits include…

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Magic of Motown

8th December 2017 7:45 pm

  Celebrating the sound of a generation Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a 1 million people all over the world and recently performed for the Royal Variety Performance 2016. Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience. Celebrate the sound of a generation as the timeless music…

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Beyond the Barricade

9th December 2017 7:45 pm

  ‘Beyond the Barricade’ has delighted audiences throughout the UK and mainland Europe for more than a decade, with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in musical theatre, all performed totally live! Recreating original West End/Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, this cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables, present a blockbusting two hour show, and is now established as the nation’s favourite musical theatre concert. Starring Andy Reiss, David Fawcett, Katie Leeming and Rebecca Vere, together with their…

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Please note that tonight's BBC Hereford and Worcester Celebration of Christmas has been cancelled. If you are a ticket holder, please contact the box office in the coming days to arrange a refund. Festive music and readings in aid of BBC Children in Need. Featuring the Worcestershire Symphony Orchestra, Holborne Brass, Herefordshire Youth Choir, South Sisters Choir, soloist Mike Skilbeck, Hosted by BBC Hereford & Worcester presenters Ticket price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.

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  Accompany Charles Dickens as he is inspired to write A Christmas Carol, and discover his inspiration for the characters we know and love. Prior to 1843, a critical element would be missing from everyone’s Christmas, both in the UK and abroad: Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Crafting a festive novel that would stand the test of time, and supply the people of forthcoming eras with morals to live their lives by, would be no quick or simple task. The…

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  'World’s Number 1 Celebration of David Bowie.’ Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production promises an unforgettable journey of sound and vision, featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy. Bowie Experience continues to amaze audiences with an astounding attention to detail, bringing the golden years of David Bowie to theatres across the globe. So, put on your red shoes and Let’s Dance!…

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A Country Night in Nashville

16th December 2017 7:45 pm

  A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music. Prepare to be transported on a musical journey through the history of Country, featuring songs from its biggest stars both past and present. Hits from Johnny Cash to Alan Jackson, Dolly to the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson to Little Big Town, are showcased by the amazing vocals of…

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  Swing into the season of goodwill with Chris Dean and The "Best Big Band in the Land". Christmas would not be complete without the ultimate festive Big Brand concert, packed with the music of the legendary Glenn Miller along side yuletide favourites, bringing non-stop Christmas cheer. Recently voted the UK's No.1 Big Band for the 10th consecutive year, this musical spectacular will really put youn 'In The Mood' for Christmas. "The best band currently playing the music anywhere in…

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Paddington 2 (PG)

22nd December 2017 - 4th January 2018

  When something special of Paddington’s is stolen, the adventure-loving bear and his adoptive family must solve a mystery and find the thief. After finally being accepted into the Brown family, Paddington (Ben Whishaw) has become quite the neighbourhood attraction. After all, it’s not every day you see a talking bear – even in London! Despite his small fame and loving adoptive family, Paddington has never forgotten the family he left behind, namely his beloved Aunt Lucy, who is about…

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A Christmas Carol: Recorded Live from The Old Vic

24th December 2017 2:00 pm
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  Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control this event has been cancelled.

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January 2018

CBSO Viennese New Year

5th January 2018 7:45 pm

  FEATURING Martin Yates – Conductor Ilona Domnich – Soprano You haven’t seen in the New Year until you’ve raised a glass of champagne to Vienna, where the melodies are sweeter than sachertorte and every waltz awakes a thousand memories. The CBSO’s Viennese evening has all the tunes you love: Vilja, Roses from the South, Vienna Blood, the Tritsch-Tratsch Polka and of course The Blue Danube, with opera star Ilona Domnich singing some of Viennese operetta’s most mouth-watering numbers. All together now: prosit neujahr! PROGRAMME Includes: Suppé: Light Cavalry:…

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  Johnny Cash Roadshow is not just another tribute band, it is a full concert, production and finest celebration of Johnny Cash in the world. Also the only show to be endorsed by the CASH family! JCR are now recognised and loved as a band in their own right, unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash. Fronted by respected singer/songwriter Clive John, this re-creates with astounding accuracy and truly captures the essence…

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  Mozart Don Giovanni (Overture) Mozart Symphony no41 'Jupiter' Beethoven Piano concerto no3 in C minor John Lill - piano David Curtis – conductor Acknowledged as a leading interpreter of the works of Beethoven, John Lill has been performing recitals since the age of nine. John will be performing a Piano Concerto premiered in 1803, with Beethoven himself as the soloist. Two works by Mozart are featured in the first half: Don Giovanni’s Overture, completed - some say - on…

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  FAITH – THE GEORGE MICHAEL LEGACY A stunning celebration of one of the greatest singer–songwriters of all time, featuring international George Michael tribute Wayne Dilks and his 8 piece band. A musical journey of 35 years of hit records, from Wham to his solo career, the show uses actual video footage from The George Michael 25 live tour and is a 2 hour spellbinding spectacle of his songs such as, Club Tropicana, I’m Your Man, Faith, Fast love, Outside, Freedom,…

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