Haunted by the ghost of the marauding pirate, Blackbeard, Moonfleet is a village of intrigue and drama where shadowy smugglers lurk. Against this backdrop, young orphan John Trenchard dreams of Blackbeard’s treasure and the wealth and happiness it could bring.
Following sell-out runs at the National Theatre and in the West End this extraordinarily prescient play takes on a new importance in the current political climate. Are we in the midst of a political revolution? Can the country stay united?n an era of chaos, both hilarious and shocking, fist fights break out in the parliamentary bars, high-stake tricks and games are played, while sick or dying MPs are carried through the lobby to register their crucial votes as the government hangs by a thread.
James Graham's biting, energetic and critically-acclaimed play strips politics down to the practical realities of those behind the scenes who roll up their sleeves, and on occasion bend the rules, to manoeuvre a diverse and conflicting chorus of MPs within the Mother of all Parliaments.
The Importance Being Earnest by the master of comedy Oscar Wilde, makes a welcome visit to Lichfield society in this wonderfully witty, deliciously decadent and classic revival from The Original Theatre Company.
Chilean director Sebastián Lelio follows up his 2013 hit Gloria with this luminous and life-affirming gem about a young transgender woman struggling to live with her own grief - and the prejudice she suffers - after the death of her lover.
King of comedy and pantomime legend Brian Conley is joined by celebrity fashion-guru Gok Wan, who will work his wardrobe wonders as the Fairy Gokmother in the greatest pantomime of them all!
Soak up the Christmas market atmosphere as you browse more than 100 stalls offering a wide range of Christmas gifts and decorations – you’ll be sure to find perfect presents for all the family.
Following 8 record-record breaking years in London’s West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play War Horse will soon tour the UK.
Birmingham’s biggest arts festival, Birmingham Weekender, will return from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 September 2017.
The award-winning Birmingham Weekender promises a packed weekend of free outdoor theatre, music, art installations and performance across the city centre, from Broad Street to Digbeth, including the city’s retail heart. The festival will feature well-known local arts organisations and invited international artists, including a number of significant new commissions.
Haydn’s vision of a universe emerging from chaos also inspired music of cosmic grandeur, and with Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducting the CBSO Chorus and a world-class team of soloists, there’s no more life-affirming way to open our new season.
The Windsor Festival was founded in 1969 with the aims of promoting high quality performances of music and the arts within the Royal Borough, access to unique venues, and development of young performers.
Performing the albums ‘SUBSTANCE’ by Joy Division & New Order
Peter Hook & The Light Announced National Tour Performing Substance – The Albums Of Joy Division & New Order For March 2017.
Ben Humphrey – narrator and singer; Kenneth Woods – conductor
Worcester's preeminent dynamo of the theatre joins the International Orchestra of Elgar Country for a celebration of the power of musical storytelling.
Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem… expect to be surprised!
This best-loved tale, made famous by the iconic 1970 movie starring Jenny Agutter and Bernard Cribbins, delivers a compelling coming of age story and a fascinating insight into Edwardian rural life.