The Giggleswick Players do Full Frontal

Hatfield Spotlight Theatre group presents an affectionate behind-the-scenes look at life both on and off stage at an Amateur Dramatics group. With ambitions that are amorous as well as artistic, romances flourish and fail, in the midst of the Director’s attempts to stage a musical comedy.

By kind permission of Smith Scripts and Valerie Goodwin

Tickets: £10 / £8 (Under 16 / Over 60) / £7 Group of 10+

Thursday 19th – Friday 20th October – 7:15pm
Saturday 21st – 2:00pm & 7:15pm

(The Thursday production will be signed for those with hearing difficulties)

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16+ advised

Calling Occupants – Celebrating The Carpenters with Anne Fotheringham

Calling Occupants – Celebrating The Carpenters

Well respected singer Anne Fotheringham sings

The Wonderful Music of The Carpenters.

The show is a homage to the music of the talented brother & sister combo.

Thursday 26th October – 6:30pm

Tickets: £12.50 / £11.50 (Under 16 / Over 60)

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Rocky Horror Picture Show! – Film Showing

The Little Theatre and Cinemama Present…

Richard O’Brien’s Cult Classic Film – The Rocky Horror Picture Show!

Follow squeaky-clean sweethearts Brad and Janet on an adventure they’ll never forget, with the scandalous Frank’n’Furter, rippling Rocky and vivacious Magenta.

Get ready for a night of fun, frolics and frivolity in this thrilling cult phenomenon that is bursting at the seams with timeless classics, including: Sweet Transvestite, Damn it Janet, and of course, the pelvic-thrusting Time Warp; Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a non-stop party!

Ready to thrill you with its frothy, fun and naughty moments, this is the boldest bash of them all, so sharpen those stilettos for the rockiest ride of your life!

“Give yourself over to absolute pleasure” by booking early. Party guests will receive a free welcome drink and a complimentary goody bag to interact with the film, containing: rice, a water pistol, a flashlight, rubber gloves, a noisemaker, a party hat and more. Warning: you may get wet!

Come in Rocky Horror – themed fancy dress!

Don’t get “caught in a celluloid jam”, join in the fun by throwing rice, spraying water and dancing to the music. A “Virgin’s Guide” and subtitles will be available to help those who are less familiar to sing along and enter “Transsexual Transylvania”.

Friday 27th October –

Doors open 6:30pm – Film 7:30pm

Tickets: £10 – (includes welcome drink, photo fun + goodie bag!

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Rating: Restricted. Under 17s require an accompanying parent or adult guardian due to strong sexual content including nudity, dialogue, violence and language. You may be asked to provide proof of age.

‘Wiz’

I.C.E Theatre

“An exciting piece of new writing theatre. This comedic play centre around Madam Wiz’s Training Academy for Magical Creatures. This is the most prestigious supernatural school in all the land. The academy trains future cosmic agents to fight the powers of darkness (P.O.D’s). The story see’s students from the academy face their first accidental face to face cosmic battle against the POD’s, in which they must use their limited skills and training to work together as a team to overcome the POD’s evil intentions.”

Saturday 28th October – 2pm & 7pm

Tickets: £6 / £4 (Under 16 / Over 60)

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Beauty and the Beast – Young Lit Presents

A Magic Parrot Production – Adapted and Directed by Barbara Upton

This ‘not the Disney’ version of this famous story tells how master Geltibran gets in to hot water when he tries to find a red rose to give to his daughter, Beauty. He is duped by pirates, accused of stealing and generally hard done to before things come right again. There are songs set to well-known children’s ditties and much skulduggery.

Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd November – 7:00pm

Tickets: £7

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The Three Musketeers

For families / children aged 5+ 

Baroque Theatre Company is proud to present this classic family adventure adapted from Alexandre Dumas’ ‘The Three Musketeers!’

Cry ‘All for one and one for all,’ this winter as we join D’Artagnan and his friends Porthos, Athos and Aramis, in their quest against the scheming Cardinal Richelieu. A rip roaring, fast paced, swashbuckling show ideal for families (ages 5+). Inventive stagecraft, witty dialogue and with colourful characters from the novel, this exciting story is brimming with energy and skillful storytelling to keep audiences captivated. In his struggles to join the Musketeers, D’Artagnan must learn that life is not always simple and love never is, but with him all the way are his friends risking all for country and comradeship! There will be action and romance galore in this specially commissioned production.

Tickets: £10 / £8 (Under 16 / Over 60) / £30 Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children)

Saturday 4th November – 1:00pm and 7:00pm

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Written & Directed by Ivan Wilkinson
Artistic Director: Adam Morley
Adapted from the Alexandre Dumas Novel
Produced by Claire Bibby

Talking Heads – A Little Theatre Production

By kind permission of the BBC
By Alan Bennett
Directed by Barbara Upton

Come along and meet three of Alan Bennett’s most famous characters who will move you, make you laugh and cry with their assessment of life and how they have lived it thus far.

Thursday 16th & Friday 17th November – 7:30pm

Tickets: £10 / £8 (Under 16 / Over 60)

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FRONT

Carr-Nival Academy of Theatre Skills Presents:

Front – By Robert Caisley

Set in London during the Blitz, this play focuses on some individuals and families that have to come to terms with the emotional and socio-economic impact of war upon the Home-front.

A poignant account of female perseverance.

Tickets £10 / £8

Saturday 18th November  7:00pm

Sunday 19th November – 3:00pm

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Shakers

ELITE THEATRE ARTS presents Shakers

Restirred by John Godber and Jane Thornton. The hilarious comedy set in a cocktail bar in the eighties comes to The Little Theatre for one night only.

A talented cast of four multi role play a selection of characters from ‘The lads’ to the hen party girls. This fast paced satire is guaranteed to be a great night out for all. “A wickedly funny glimpse of this world by the four long-suffering waitresses, offering a fascinating view of the reality that lurks behind the plastic palms and Pina Colades in this revised version of the ever-popular play”.


The director Jo Watkinson has extensive experience in teaching the techniques of practitioner John Godber at GCSE and A-Level, and can be booked for a workshop or a theory session for students needing to study his work for exam or coursework. Contact: [email protected]


Thursday 23rd November – 7:00pm

Tickets: £9 / £8 (Under 16 / Over 60)

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Chris Lafferty in Concert

Award Winning International Vocalist

Chris Lafferty – In Concert

Back to Broadway

Friday 24th November – 7:00pm

Tickets: £15 / £14 (Under 16 / Over 60)

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An evening with John Fairhurst

Keep Music Live Presents…

An Intimate, Sit Down, Solo Performance..

With support from Scott Wainwright
Folk, Blues, Gospel & Yorkshire Hip Hop


“John Fairhurst is possibly the finest guitarist you will ever see. Brilliant songwriting and a gravel-swilled belter of a voice” – BBC Manchester

“A mutant Jim Hendrix/ Neil Young hybrid. The inspiration here comes from Howlin’ Woof, Muddy Waters and many others..
Over-driven guitar and Towm Waits dukes it out with Mark-Lanegan vocals…
Astonishingly powerful.” – Music Riot

“This is a magnificent thumping wall of electric blues.” – Fatea


Saturday 25th November – 7:30pm

Tickets £6 / £5 Concessions (Under 16 / Over 60)
Advance booking advisable

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Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps!

Talegate Theatre Productions:

Father Christmas is back, and this time he’s had three helpings of sprouts!

As he tries to deliver the presents, his tummy rumbles, gurgles and groans, but Father Christmas knows he must keep it in – he doesn’t want to wake anyone up!

TaleGate Theatre Productions hit the perfect combination of witty humour, fantastic music and the extra sparkle for which they have become known in this fabulously funny and brilliantly bouncy musical adaptation of Nicholas Allan’s sequel to ‘Father Christmas Needs a Wee.’


Friday 1st December – 6pm
Saturday 2nd December 2pm & 6pm

Tickets: £11 / £10 (under 16 / Over 60)

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This musical has been put together by the team than brought you the festive musical ‘Father Christmas Needs a Wee!’ which has seen success in a sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and sell out UK tours for the past five years. With ‘Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps’ TaleGate Theatre Productions have yet again hit the perfect combination of witty humour, fantastic music and the extra sparkle for which they have become known in this fabulously funny and brilliantly bouncy musical adaptation of Nicholas Allan’s much loved series of books.

Artistic Director, James Worthington comments “We are very excited to tour our new festive musical across the UK. It promises to beat our own high standard and really pack a tuneful punch. We are really lucky to be working with Nicholas Allan again on another of his books as they are perfect for cheeky children everywhere. When even the title makes you laugh you know you are in for a good time!”

Previous reviews for ‘Father Christmas Needs a Wee!’

“This show has certainly kept her magical belief in Santa alive!” – Families Online ★★★★★ (2016)

“This was an excellent romp of a show that had both children and adults laughing along.”- Broadway Baby ★★★★ (M. Johnson, 2015)

Bedlam High [revised]

The Theatre Gang return with their hilarous show about the secondary school, Bedlam High. The new ‘reevised’ script has new characters, new lessons, but the same outragous humour.

Written and devised by The Theatre Gang.

Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th December – 7pm

Tickets: £8

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The Funky Grinchmas Carol Pantomime

Acting Up! Presents

The most funniest and family loving pantomime you will ever see.

It will get you laughing and grooving off your seats!

Saturday 9th December at 3:00pm & 7:30pm

Tickets: £6

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