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Oh What A Lovely War
A production of Joan Littlewood's legendary musical satire which has been revived to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
Mar 2-7, 7.45pm, mat Mar 5, 7, 2.30pm
The King's Speech
Jason Donovan stars in David Seidler's drama about King George VI and his Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue as they work to correct the King's stammer and help him deliver the radio address that will inspire his country. This is a Birmingham Rep-Chichester Festival Theatre co-production.
Mar 9-14, 7.45pm-10.15pm, Mar 12 & 14, 2.30pm-5pm
An Audience with Lucy Worsley
A discussion on the world of the Georgian court.
The Woman In Black
Robin Herford directs Stephen Mallatratt's stage adaptation of Susan Hill's creepy novel about an emotionally scarred lawyer obsessed with the idea of a family curse. The production stars Malcolm James and Matt Connor.
Mar 16-21, 7.45pm, mats Mar 19, 21, 2.30pm
Kneehigh presents a production based on Daphne Du Maurier's famous novel. Directed and adapted by Emma Rice.
Mar 23-28, 7.45pm, mat Mar 26, 28, 2.30pm
Mar 23-28 eve £35, Mar 26 mat £30, Mar 28 mat £35
Tom Stoppard's comedy drama. In 1809 a talented pupil makes a discovery well ahead of her time and present day academics try to put together the pieces of the true story.
Mar 30-Apr 4, 7.45pm, mat Apr 2, 4, 2.30pm
Mar 30-Apr 4 eve £30, Apr 2 mat £25, Apr 4 mat £30
A chance to sign the songs from the film.
£15, child £10, family £33-£46
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong, apply the same accident-prone touch to JM Barrie's classic tale of the boy who wouldn't grow up in the guise of the hilariously ham-fisted Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society. Directed by Adam Meggido with music by Rob Falconer and Richard Baker.
Apr 7-11, 7.45pm, mat Apr 9, 11 & 12, 2.30pm
Cassa Pancho's company of black and Asian classically trained dancers presents a new narrative ballet by Mark Bruce, The Second Coming, drawing on inspiration from Grimm's fairy tales and Yeats' poem of the same name, as well as works by Kit Holder and Will Tuckett.
Join Footlights for two nights showcasing the finest sketches, songs and stand-up from some of the country's finest student comedians.
A Mad World My Masters
The handsome yet cash-strapped Richard Follywit is on the lookout for some quick money and a good time, but finds he has to live on his wits. Thomas Middleton's Jacobean comedy, co-presented by English Touring Theatre and the RSC, is here set in London's Soho in 1956. Not suitable for under 14s.
Apr 21-25, 7.45pm, mat Apr 23, 25, 2.30pm
The Absence Of War
The Labour leader George Jones realises that the time is now to lead the opposition into glory, and him into Number Ten. But with a hostile media, divisions in the party and his own demons haunting him, George only has three more weeks to convince the public of his qualities, and to decide which tie to wear for Prime Minster's Questions. David Hare's political drama is directed by Jeremy Herrin.
Apr 28-May 2, 7.45pm, mat Apr 30, May 2, 2.30pm
This stage adaptation by best-selling author Michael Simkins is based on Roger Mortimer's often hilarious, sometimes touching, always generous letters to his son, Charlie, packed with crisp anecdotes and sharp observations. Starring James Fox.
May 4-9, 7.30pm, mat May 7, 9, 2.30pm
May 4-9 eve £35, May 7 mat £30, May 9 mat £35
Room On The Broom: Tall Stories (Ages 3-8)
An adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's tale.
mats May 5, 1.30pm & 4.30pm, May 6, 8, 10.30am & 1.30pm, mat May 7, 10.30am, mats May 9, 9.30am & 11.30am
The Tiger Who Came To Tea: KW & NB Ltd (Over 3s)
Children's theatre, based on the picture book by Judith Kerr.
mats May 10, 1.30pm & 3.30pm, May 11-13, 10.30am & 1.30pm
Richard Alston Dance Company
Celebrating its 20th year, Richard Alston Dance Company returns with a knock-out programme, featuring a brand new work commissioned for the Festival Theatre by Martin Lawrance, creator of Brink and Madcap.
The Importance Of Being Earnest
David Suchet purses his lips as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's razor-sharp satire on Victorian manners about best friends Algernon and Ernest, who adopt different identities as they swan between dual lives in the city and country. Directed by Adrian Noble.
May 18-23, 7.45pm, mat May 21, 23, 2.30pm
May 18-23 eve £35, May 21 mat £30, May 23 mat £35
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