Victoria – Northern Ballet

Victoria

Passion, tragedy, fierce devotion. Queen Victoria’s diaries revealed a life so fascinating that her daughter Beatrice tried to rewrite history.

Her irrepressible love for Albert sparked a royal dynasty. But his untimely death brought the world’s most powerful woman to her knees with grief.

Northern Ballet’s new biopic brings the sensational story of Victoria to life in dance.

Choreographed by Cathy Marston, creator of Northern Ballet’s acclaimed Jane Eyre.

Don’t miss it.

Standing at the Sky’s Edge

Tonight the streets are ours

Standing at the Sky’s Edge is the epic new musical that takes us into the hearts and homes of the people of Park Hill, from its early days as an urban utopia all the way through to now.

Featuring new and classic songs from Sheffield’s Mercury prize nominated Richard HawleyStanding at the Sky’s Edge has been named as one of ‘the theatre shows you won’t want to miss in 2019’ by the BBC and as one of the ‘musicals not to miss’ by WhatsOnStage.

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy now enjoying its third year in the West End!

Following the phenomenal sell-out success of their multi award-winning The Play That Goes WrongMischief Theatre return with their latest fast and fabulous comedy caper, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery.

A priceless diamond has been entrusted to the city bank, an institution so corrupt that even the security guards are on the take. Can it be safely stored or will it all go horribly wrong?

Book now for this smash-and-grab hit comedy, guaranteed to deliver swag loads of laughter. It would be criminal to miss it!

Barber Shop Chronicles

One day. Six cities. A thousand stories.

For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops. Sometimes they have haircuts, sometimes they listen, more often than not they talk. Barber shops are confession boxes, political platforms, preacher-pulpits and football pitches… places to go for unofficial advice, and to keep in touch with the world.

Barber Shop Chronicles is a heart-warming, hilarious and insightful play, set in Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos, Accra and London. The play invites the audience into a uniquely masculine environment where the banter may be barbed, but the truth always telling. The barbers of these tales are sages, role models and father figures, they are the glue that keeps men together.

The Full Monty

The Full Monty is one of the most acclaimed British films ever and The Full Monty stage play has become one of the most phenomenal theatrical productions ever.

This ‘Chuffing brilliant’ (Daily Mail) production about six out-of-work, impoverished steelworkers from Sheffield with nothing to lose, took the world by storm and has become one of Britain’s most successful shows.

Based on his smash hit film and adapted for the stage by Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy, this hilarious and heartfelt production has received standing ovations every night and won the prestigious UK Theatre Award.

Featuring Gary Lucy who has made the part of Gaz his own, with an all-star cast of Andrew DunnLouis EmerickJoe GillKai Owen and James Redmond with songs by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones you really should… drop absolutely everything and book today!

Rough Crossing

All aboard for the long-awaited return of Rough Crossing, from Academy, Tony and Olivier award-winning writer Tom Stoppard, directed by acclaimed director Rachel Kavanaugh.

The star cast is led by John Partridge, winner of this year’s Celebrity Masterchef, well known to TV audiences as EastEnders’ charismatic Christian Clarke, and one of West End theatre’s most prolific leading men (A Chorus Line, Chicago). Starring alongside John is Olivier-award nominee Charlie Stemp, fresh from his Palladium and Broadway triumphs (Hello, Dolly!, Half a Sixpence). They are joined by West-End star Issy van Randwyck (Fascinating Aïda), comedy TV favourite Matthew Cottle (Game On)Holby City’s Rob Ostlere and Simon Dutton (The Saint).

Two famous playwrights, one jealous composer, an unorthodox waiter, and a mistimed lifeboat drill… let the sharp Atlantic winds turn to gales of hysterical laughter as our colourful characters become tantalisingly tangled in a Stoppardian string of absurd events, as they feverishly try to rehearse a show whilst en route to New York.

The Jungle Book

The perfect family adventure comes to Derby Theatre this Easter in a spectacular new production.

Award-winning writer Neil Duffield’s new adaptation of The Jungle Book is inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s magical stories, and is brought to life with brand new songs.

Whilst growing up in the jungle and facing battles with the ruthless Shere Khan, Mowgli learns what it truly means to belong thanks to friends Baloo and Bagheera.

The Jungle Book will have fully integrated BSL interpretation and Captioning, and will also have pre-recorded audio description on all performances from Wednesday 10 April.

Taming of the Shrew

IN A REIMAGINED 1590, ENGLAND IS A MATRIARCHY.

Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story.

Justin Audibert (Snow in Midsummer, The Jew of Malta) turns Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.

Measure for Measure

‘TO WHOM SHOULD I COMPLAIN?’

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her.

Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs this new production.

As You Like It

COME INTO THE FOREST; DARE TO CHANGE YOUR STATE OF MIND.

Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and her head. With her cousin by her side, she journeys to a world of exile where barriers are broken down and all can discover their deeper selves.

Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage) directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.