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Suggs

Due to huge popular demand, after his first tour-de-force, smash hit, one-man show, My Life Story, Suggs is treading the boards again.

If the first show was about how on Earth he got there, Suggs: What a King Cnut is about the surprises that awaited him when he did. Vertigo on the roof of Buckingham Palace. Nearly blowing the closing ceremony of the Olympics. Watching his underpants fall to earth on Bowie’s driveway.

Things have gone a smidge surreal since the Madness frontman was a twelve year old in shorts on the tough streets of North London. Constantly expecting that inevitable tap on the shoulder to hear, what are you doing here, sunshine?, how has he got this far? In this business you can be washed up at any minute. How has he managed to get away with it for so long?

Fame is a tightrope and Suggs has fallen off many times. But for all the near death experiences he takes great solace in the words of the Greek philosopher, Blondie, The tide is high, but I’m holding on...

"Very funny, and delivered with a sense of timing and phrasing that many common-or-garden comics could learn much from." **** Dominic Cavendish, The Daily Telegraph

"Suggs has natural comic timing and tells his story with wit and grace in this hugely enjoyable evening." **** Dominic Maxwell, The Times

"It is impossible not to be charmed by this one man show." **** Jessica Hayes, Time Out

"Suggs is an effortlessly engaging raconteur." Simon Price, Sunday Independent

"The charisma of an accomplished actor the timing of a veteran stand-up." Mark Lawson, The Guardian

"One of the most original and engaging shows I've seen." Mark Lawson, The Guardian.

"Funny and moving Suggs has made his life story into a great night out." Simon Price, Sunday Independent

Tickets £28.50

08/02/2018 19:30
An Evening with Ant Middleton
Ant Middleton, adventurer, survival expert, TV presenter, ex elite forces soldier, will be sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer and expedition leader. Ant’s appetite for adventure and extremes has no limit and has led him to take on some amazing challenges both in the military and in his TV roles – SAS: Who Dares Wins, Mutiny and Escape (Channel 4).

In this adventure filled one-man show, Ant recounts his extraordinary life in the military - having achieved the elite forces holy trinity serving in the paras, marines and SBS - with tales that will defy belief for their sheer bravery and danger. The tour also includes further tales and behind the scenes moments, revelations and gossip from his TV shows; and will give us an exclusive insight into his life and exciting future TV projects.

Ant Middleton’s forthcoming documentary series SAS: Who Dares Wins series 3 and Escape will air in autumn 2017 and spring 2018. 

“Mutiny - one of the best things ever to come out of UK TV.” Chris Evans BBC Radio 2

“Ant is the real deal.” Tom Hiddleston

Tickets £22 Concessions £20
06/03/2018 19:30
Grumpy Old Women

Starring Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane and Lizzie Roper.

Fed up with flogging their guts out and always having to be in charge, the Grumpy Old Women have put their knobbly old feet up in glorious retirement, free at last to practise their extreme colouring-in, ukulele orchestra and novelty fudge-making.

But with the world in a bigger mess than ever before, is there anything that can tempt them off their backsides to unleash their superpowers and once more come to the rescue?!

Join us for 90 minutes of brand new full-fat, batteries included comedy from the mistresses of grump.

"Expect a party." **** The Times

£25

Suitable for ages 16+

17/04/2018 19:30
An Audience with Simon Reeve
Simon Reeve’s first-ever theatre tour will feature the world-famous journalist recount tales from over 15 years of travelling to the most remote and extreme corners of the planet. From being chased by pirates, hounded by the Mafia and bombed by Columbian barons, Simon Reeve has travelled through over 120 countries and his BBC documentaries have sold to over 60 countries around the world! An Audience with Simon Reeve is not only a fascinating and educational show, but at times shocking, inspirational and hilarious! Including exclusive multi-media footage and a 20mins question and answer session. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to see Simon for the first time live and uncut.

Simon Reeve is an adventurer and New York Times bestselling author and TV presenter who has travelled to more than 120 countries making multiple award-winning TV series for the BBC. They include Caribbean, Sacred Rivers, Indian Ocean, Tropic of Cancer, Equator, Tropic of Capricorn, Pilgrimage, Ireland, Australia (Winner of the British Travel Press Award for Broadcast Travel Programme), Greece, Big Life Fix, and his two new series Turkey (2017) and Russia (2017). He has received a One World Broadcasting Trust Award for "an outstanding contribution to greater world understanding" the prestigious Ness Award from the Royal Geographical Society, and the Special Contribution Award at the Travel Media Awards.

The BBC describes Simon as “British television’s most adventurous traveller”, and after a decade spent making more than 70 programmes Simon has become a familiar face on British TV, well known for his extraordinary foreign journeys. Most of Simon’s documentaries combine travel and adventure with global environmental, wildlife, and conservation issues, and have taken him across jungles, deserts, mountains and oceans, and to some of the most beautiful, dangerous and remote regions of the world. Simon’s dodged bullets on frontlines, hunted with the Bushmen of the Kalahari, dived with manta rays, seals and sharks, survived malaria, walked through minefields, tracked lions on foot, been taught to fish by the President of Moldova, adopted by former head-hunters, and detained for spying by the KGB. Simon’s adventures have been broadcast in dozens of countries, enthralling millions. 

"Simon Reeve is British television’s most adventurous traveller." BBC

"TV's most interesting globetrotter." Independent

"In the last decade, he's made a name for himself as British TV's most adventurous presenter." Radio Times

"The craziest (or bravest) man on TV." Mail on Sunday

"When it comes to explaining complex issues in simple terms, Simon Reeve is an expert…a man whose very name is a guarantee of interesting television. Outstanding." Observer

"Like all the best travellers, Reeve carries out his investigations with infectious relish, and in the realisation that trying to understand the country you’re in is not just fascinating, but also hugely enjoyable." Daily Telegraph

"Simon might just be the best tour guide in the world." The Sun

"Reeve is in a class of his own." The Times

Tickets £25 Over 60s/unemployed £20 Under 16s £17.50
Family and group offers available
22/10/2018 19:30
Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me

The legendary Joanna Lumley will embark on her first ever live tour, It's All About Me, in autumn 2018. 

Joanna will take audiences through her hilarious and interesting adventures from her incredible career spanning more than four decades, recounting some never heard before stories. She will also be joined on stage by friend and producer Clive Tulloh, who will put to Joanna questions from the audience that they’ve always wanted to ask, making the show a unique and hilarious night to remember.

On announcing It’s All About Me, Joanna said: "The thought of this tour next year, travelling across the British Isles and Ireland, has completely taken over my waking hours. It’s utterly thrilling to start planning the stories I can tell, and the rapture (and gratitude, to be fair) with which I shall greet the audiences. Nothing like this has come my way before, and I may have to be dragged off with a hook at the end of each show. Oh people! This is especially for you from me, with masses of love. I think it will be fabulous."

Joanna Lumley icon, national treasure, activist, comedy actress and all-round top girl is barely off our TV screens and appears to have been a permanent fixture in our sitting rooms since she burst onto our screens as Purdey in the New Avengers in 1976. Now in a nationwide tour she will take us through the random journey that started in London in the swinging 60’s. Beginning as Jean Muir’s house model and muse, progressing to becoming a full-blown photographic model, featuring in knitting patterns, mini-skirts, toothpaste commercials and the occasional front cover.

From there Joanna will share her stories of her acting career that includes Coronation Street, On the Buses, Dracula and as a brainwashed Bond Girl in Blofeld’s lair in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Joanna’s breakthrough role was as Purdey, a part for which over 800 girls auditioned. Purdey propelled her to instant fame and created one of the "must-have" hairstyles of the 1970s – the Purdey bob. She became a pin-up figure for a generation of British males who grew up watching her as the high-kicking action girl.

Alongside iconic hairstyles Joanna started to develop a nice side line as adventurer and activist; popping up all over the globe she was often seen gasping at the Northern Lights, turning her bra into espadrilles and finding the source of the Nile.

Then as Patsy Stone in Absolutely Fabulous she became a degenerate role-model for a generation. Winning two BAFTAs, Joanna emerged as one of the best comedy actresses of her generation. For 25 years the adventures of Patsy and Edina have sporadically lurched across our screens culminating in AbFab The Movie in 2016.

This intimate night with Joanna tells some of these tales and more as we gallop through almost 50 years in this business we call show.

Tickets £29.50 £39.50 £59.50

06/11/2018 19:30