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Small Island - National Theatre Live (12A)

Thursday 27 Jun 20197:00pm Book Now

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.


Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.


The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.


A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the National Theatre in this timely and moving story.


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How To Train Your Dragon 3 (PG)

Saturday 29 Jun 201910:30am Book Now

When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.

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The Italian Job (1969) (PG)

Saturday 29 Jun 20192:30pm Book Now

Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam.

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Kes (PG)

Saturday 29 Jun 20197:30pm Book Now

A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet kestrel.

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Monte Carlo Or Bust (PG)

Sunday 30 Jun 20192:30pm Book Now

An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight.

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The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie (12)

Sunday 30 Jun 20197:30pm Book Now

Maggie Smith stars in the film which won her an Academy Award for Best Actress, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE.


“I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the crème de la crème. Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she’ll be mine for life. I am dedicated to you in my prime.”


Edinburgh, 1932. The world is on the cusp of change and at the forefront, leading the charge is the estimable Miss Brodie, teacher at the Marcia Blaine School for girls. As a new term begins for Miss Brodie, she is fully prepared. For whatever the subject, Miss Brodie is adept at bringing it around to the experiences girls should look forward to when they too are in their prime.


Meanwhile Miss Brodie’s personal life is not so clear cut, torn as she is between the passionate advances of a young married artist, and the more conservative desires of a mature associate, she nevertheless manages to walk a strident path somewhere between the two.


But Miss Brodie’s philosophy for living rubs up against the school’s rigid moral standards, and when one of her young charges is inspired into a tragic act of foolhardy bravery, an act of almost religious betrayal follows that will shake the firm convictions of Miss Brodie to the core.

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Garret Millerick & Pierre Novellie (Edinburgh Preview) (16)

Saturday 6 Jul 20198:00pm Book Now

Selby Town Hall hosts six top comedians across three weekends in July as they prepare for a month long run at the world's biggest performing arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe.


Each night you get to see two full length comedy shows for just £7 as a little slice of the greatest festival on earth comes to Selby! Almost every major comedy act of the last 25 years made their name in Edinburgh - you could be watching the next big thing...


GARRETT MILLERICK


An acclaimed stand up comedian, writer and director, Garrett Millerick is an increasing force to be reckoned with on the UK circuit. In the few short years since debuting in new act competitions, he has established a reputation as one of the stand out live acts of his generation. In 2018 his breakout show Sunflower became one of the best reviewed and most talked about shows of The Edinburgh Festival. The show played to packed houses throughout the month, and an additional show at The Pleasance Cabaret Bar was added due to phenomenal demand followed by a run in London’s Soho Theatre. Already a fixture at the country’s most respected comedy clubs, in 2017 Garrett became one of a new generation of comedians to be making regular weekend appearances at the world-famous Comedy Store. As well as being in demand on both the alternative and club circuits in the UK, Garrett’s stand up has seen him tour Europe, Australia and Asia. His debut radio sitcom Do Gooders was recently recorded for Amazon’s Audible platform with an all-star cast featuring Jack Dee and Meera Syal and produced by Hat Trick Productions. It is currently being developed for television.


‘a virtuoso display of unforgivingly grumpy stand up delivered with fire in his soul’

★★★★ ½

Steve Bennett, Chortle

‘This brave and winning hour certainly pulls no punches’

★★★★ The Times

‘wickedly funny’

★★★★ The Scotsman

‘stand up with an insolent twist’

★★★★ The Sunday Times

‘just wants to entertain you and does it superbly’

★★★★ The Mirror

‘nitpicking misery raised to high levels of artistry’

★★★★ The List

‘the biggest u-turn in Edinburgh comedy history’

★★★★ Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke


PIERRE NOVELLIE


Award-winning comedian and star of BBC2's The Mash Report Pierre Novellie comes to Selby Town Hall to try some new stuff out.


Come, people of Selby, and aid me in discovering what is hilarious and what is not so hilarious. Your impact on my comedy will last a thousand years.


"Phenomenally good jokes" (The Guardian)

"One to Watch" (Time Out)

'Well-crafted, hilarious routines' (Sunday Times)

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Sophie Duker & Foxdog Studios (Edinburgh Preview) (16)

Saturday 13 Jul 20198:00pm Book Now

Selby Town Hall hosts six top comedians across three weekends in July as they prepare for a month long run at the world's biggest performing arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe.


Each night you get to see two full length comedy shows for just £7 as a little slice of the greatest festival on earth comes to Selby! Almost every major comedy act of the last 25 years made their name in Edinburgh - you could be watching the next big thing...


SOPHIE DUKER


Sophie Duker describes herself as a “sexy-cerebral comedy underdog” and is quickly establishing herself as one of the most exciting new acts on the circuit.

In 2018 Sophie starred in a comedy pilot for Channel 4 called Riot Girls, as well as a new pilot for Comedy Central UK called What I Wish I’d Said.

She is also a comedy writer whose funnies you might have heard in the following places: the British Broadcasting Co-orporation (Famlam, BBC2; The News Quiz, The Now Show, BBC Radio 4) and Cartoon Network (The Amazing World of Gumball).

Sophie is an alumna of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve, has been shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Award and is a previous finalist of the Funny Women Awards.

She founded and hosts MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRLS, an international, intersectional feminist comedy show that appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2016 and 2017. Since January 2018 Sophie also hosts Wacky Racists, a ‘crazy stupid cool’ comedy cabaret gameshow, in a monthly residency at the Aces & Eights.


“A sparky proposition… intelligent jokes” – The Independent


FOXDOG STUDIOS


A double act comprised of IT professionals-turned-comedians Lloyd Henning and Peter Sutton. Combining comedy, computer programming and rock music, Foxdog Studios are making a name for themselves as the most innovative acts to emerge in recent years. Bringing multimedia audience participation to the mobile phone in your pocket, the duo have performed their unique brand of comedy to sold-out audiences nationwide and played at festivals in the UK and beyond. Their 2018 Edinburgh Fringe show Foxdog Studios: Robot Chef sold out in advance, with extra shows added to meet phenomenal demand. The show earned them a British Comedy Guide recommendation along with spots on numerous publications’ top picks of the Fringe, including The Independent’s ‘Best Comedy Shows to see’, The Scotsman’s ‘Most Unusual Comedy Shows at the Fringe’ and The Skinny’s ‘Top Picks’.


Their previous shows have earned them them a nomination for the Chortle Award for Innovation, along with nominations for the Malcolm Hardee’s Award for Comic Originality and Act Most Likely to Make a Million Quid. Lloyd and Peter were featured in a profile in WIRED Magazine in 2018.

“Foxdog Studios’ technological wizardry is matched only by their baffling modesty… this is ridiculous, unique and so funny your face will hurt”

★★★★★

The Skinny

“A solid hour of entertainment, laughs and a bit of something different”

★★★★★

Broadway Baby

“A perfect blend of geeky fun, rock’n’roll and daftness, there would have to be something wrong with you to not be able to enjoy yourself… their talent is sickening”

★★★★½

Shortcom

“If you don’t enjoy their brand of techy musical comedy, there must be something wrong with your hardware. Try turning yourself off and on again”

★★★★

Time Out

“The most loopily inventive show on the Edinburgh Fringe”

★★★★

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Steve Bugeja & Ray Badran (Edinburgh Preview) (16)

Saturday 20 Jul 20198:00pm Book Now

Selby Town Hall hosts six top comedians across three weekends in July as they prepare for a month long run at the world's biggest performing arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe.


Each night you get to see two full length comedy shows for just £7 as a little slice of the greatest festival on earth comes to Selby! Almost every major comedy act of the last 25 years made their name in Edinburgh - you could be watching the next big thing...


STEVE BUGEJA


Seve Bugeja was crowned the BBC Radio New Comedy Award winner in 2013 and has gone on to have a number of critically acclaimed sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and Leicester Square Theatre.


As seen on Love Island Aftersun (ITV2), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and heard on BBC Radio 4’s Fresh From The Fringe. Steve performed at The Melbourne Comedy Festival 2017, where he appeared in the prestigious 'Opening Night Gala' and 'Comedy Up Late' on ABC.


“Bugeja has an eye for original comic detail that’s all his own” The Guardian


“Plentiful jokes and compelling storytelling” ★★★★  Scotsman


“Truly hilarious” ★★★★ Fest Mag


“drum-tight, as if polished by a sitcom writers’ room to cram as many jokes in as humanly possible” ★★★★ Steve Bennett, Chortle


RAY BADRAN


Ray Badran is a stand-up comedian and writer. Originally from Sydney, Ray has performed in England, Wales, Scotland, Holland, Norway, Belgium, America, Hong Kong, New Zealand and across Australia. He has written comedy for various TV shows, comedians, advertising agencies, theatre, radio, and more.


Widely considered to be one of the rising stars in Australian comedy, Ray has performed two solo shows, Raised and Confused (2015) and Junior (2016) at Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He has also performed shows as part of the Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and New Zealand comedy festivals. He has appeared on the Sydney Comedy Festival Gala twice in 2014 and 2017.


In 2017 he created the Comedy Central Australia/NZ TV show No Experience Necessary and the ABC Comedy Podcast Positions Vacant (Top 5 comedy podcasts in Australia, Top 20 Podcasts in Australia). He was also awarded Best International Guest Comedian by the New Zealand Comedy Guild.


Ray is currently based in London, where he is a regular at comedy rooms and festivals across the UK.

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Beer Festival (18)

Saturday 3 Aug 20194:00pm Book Now
Featuring 20 Yorkshire ales, ciders and perries as well as live music.
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The Lehman Trilogy - National Theatre Live (12A)

Thursday 5 Sep 20197:00pm Book Now

The Lehman Trilogy


by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power

directed by Sam Mendes


The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.


Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.


On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins. 163 years later, the firm they establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.


This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) and will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.


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Front Country

Friday 6 Sep 20198:00pm Book Now

Front Country are an acclaimed acoustic roots band from California, fronted by gifted singer and songwriter Melody Walker and her huge bluesy voice. The quintet is based around bluegrass instrumentation but draws on a broad palette of Americana, pop, blues and jazz influences.


Now based in Nashville, this entertaining five-piece are packed with instrumental and songwriting talent, including Jacob Groopman (guitar/vocals), Jeremy Darrow (double bass), Adam “Roscoe” Roszkiewicz (mandolin/vocals) and Leif Karlstrom (fiddle).


Touring almost continually across the world over the last five years, Front Country have received acclaim for their creativity and impressive live performances. They released their second album Other Love Songs to warm reviews in 2017 and their highly anticipated third album is slated for a late 2019 release. With three previous tours of the UK under their belts, Front Country return in late August and early September 2019 for a range of festival and concert performances.


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Mark Watson: The Infinite Show (14)

Friday 13 Sep 20198:00pm Book Now (Call Box Office)

Cluster-bombed with yoghurt on 'Taskmaster', half-killed on 'Bear Grylls' Celebrity Island', Watson returns to what he's best at: being indoors.


Inspired by the mostly alarming state of the world his children are growing up in, and a genuine, urgent desire to do something about it, this show is about empathy. 99 percent of the world's population is made up of other people: why can't we understand them? As scrawny and impassioned as ever, one of the UK's most beloved and thinnest acts offers some suggestions, with his usual notoriously high joke- and-rant-per-minute rate.


‘He sparkles with originality and verve' Chortle

'A kind of unstoppably funny Superhero' Sunday Times

'Hugely entertaining, craftsmanlike, remarkable' Telegraph

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One Man, Two Guvnors - National Theatre Live (12A)

Thursday 26 Sep 20197:00pm Book Now

One Man, Two Guvnors

by Richard Bean

based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding


Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.


Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.


Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart.  Simple.


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A Midsummer Night's Dream - National Theatre Live (12A)

Thursday 17 Oct 20197:00pm Book Now

‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’


A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences.


Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The Barber Shop Chronicles) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.


Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will build on the success of his immersive staging of Julius Caesar (NT Live 2018). The Bridge Theatre will become a forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.


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Ma Bessie And Her Blues Troupe

Friday 18 Oct 20198:00pm Book Now

Ma Bessie (Julia Titus) and her Blues Troupe (internationally renowned drummer, Sam Kelly, with Musical Director Paul Jobson on piano, Tony Qunta on acoustic guitar, Marianne Windham on upright bass, Clare Hirst on sax/clarinet and Kevin Davy on trumpet) perform to a narrated show, featuring music from the era and showcasing many of Bessie's songs. The show chronicles her life from a one-room shack in Blue Goose Hollow, to becoming the highest-paid black entertainer of that time, to the tragic accident on Route 61 in September 1937 that ended her life aged 43 years.


Nicknamed the “Empress of the Blues”, Bessie Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and was a major influence on other jazz singers.


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Jaki Graham: An Evening With

Saturday 19 Oct 20198:00pm Book Now

Jaki Graham is one of the most appealing Soul entertainers to emerge from the UK, as a true pioneer having paved the way for many a black British female solo artist who followed. Jaki achieved international success with a string of hits from '85 including Could it Be I'm Falling In Love?, Round and Around, Set Me Free, Step Right Up and Breaking Away, also making the Music Guinness Book of Records in the 80's as the first black British female solo artist to have 6 consecutive Top 10/20 hits.


Her career excelled in the 90's with her album Real Life selling more than 800,000 copies in less than four weeks. Her cover of Ain't Nobody reached No. 1 in the US Billboard Dance charts for 5 weeks as well as achieving gold in Australia, Japan and the USA.


Jaki is officially a Motown artist, as one of the only British females to hold this credential alongside Kiki Dee. Jaki also holds a Doctorate from the University of Wolverhampton, for which she was also made Pro-Chancellor due to her outstanding contributions to the music industry and awarded her very own Star on Birmingham’s Broad Street.


Jaki Graham firmly maintains her position as one of Britain’s most revered ladies of soul with the 2018 release of her long awaited new studio album When a Woman Loves which topped the UK Soul Charts and produced a US Independent Chart No.1 single!


An Evening With Jaki Graham gives the perfect opportunity for real music lovers to experience Jaki’s hits and Motown classics stripped back, whilst turning the spotlight on her powerful and emotive vocals, highlighting her effervescent personality that she’s known and loved for, up close and personal!

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Gordon Haskell

Friday 25 Oct 20198:00pm Book Now

Gordon Haskell has often been described as a brilliant mix of Bill Withers and James Taylor with the feel of J.J Cale; but ultimately Haskell is a craftsman with his own unique style and presence, who has been consistently winning audiences with his warmth and golden voice for decades.


After 35 years of dedication to developing his craft of the singer-songwriter, Gordon Haskell finally broke through in 2001 with his hugely popular song ‘How Wonderful You Are’ reaching No. 2 in the UK chart and top chart positions right across Europe.


In 2002 his albums ‘Harry’s Bar’ and ‘Shadows on the Wall’ reached No. 2 and No 44 in the UK chart, and in the top 20 in Germany, France, Poland, Finland and the Netherlands. Both albums reached Gold status with the single selling 400,000+.


Since then he has continued to perform and record mostly in Europe, travelling from his home in Greece, and released a book ‘The Road to Harry’s Bar’.  


Having had a handful of sporadic concerts (& hugely successful) live appearances since, Gordon returns to the road in 2019 to bring his jazz/blues-influenced songbook and golden voice back to theatre audiences nationwide; up-close, intimate evenings with Gordon Haskell – the master singer-songwriter.

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The Pitmen Poets

Monday 4 Nov 20198:00pm Book Now

FROM BILLY ELLIOT TO AUF WIEDERSEHEN PET

FROM WHEN THE BOAT COMES IN TO THE LIKELY LADS

NOW BE ENTHRALLED AND ENTERTAINED BY THE PITMEN POETS


BILLY MITCHELL, BOB FOX, BENNY GRAHAM AND JEZ LOWE


A NIGHT OF SONGS AND STORIES LACED WITH NORTH EAST HUMOUR AND HUMANITY


“Whoever's idea it was to bring these four together for a show should be awarded a gold medal for services to music. ”


“A striking performance from The Pitmen Poets, one of the stand-out gems of this year’s festival.”… Costa Del Folk


Dave Burland - It was without a doubt one of the very best nights I have been to in 50 years of concert going.


Anne Marie Bailey - Thank you for the songs and fun. Your show is very moving in many ways.


John Wilson - Well, bonny lads, you gave wor lass and me one of the best nights out since we left Ashington in 1978


David Kennedy Saw - them at Keswick last night, brilliant show, great music and lots of laughs. Well done lads.


John Meechan - We went on Thursday in Coalville. I agree, one of the best concerts I've ever been to. The whole gamut of emotions!


David Attenborough - See these boys before they become extinct!



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Sugaray Rayford

Wednesday 13 Nov 20198:00pm Book Now

“Sugaray is a first-rate blues artist with a deep-runninig, church honed soulfulness” – Living Blues Magazine


“Sugaray Rayford is a singer by the power of Bobby Blue Bland and Solomon Burke” – Wax Poetics Magazine


Following on from his four nominations in last year’s Blues Music Awards in Memphis for: Best Soul Blues Album; Soul Blues Male Artist; Best Instrumentalist Vocals; and for the BB King Entertainer Award, Texas-born “Sugaray” Rayford is back in the UK.


“Sugaray” Rayford is an american blues singer and songwriter who has released four albums to date and is known for his high energy concerts with his USA band. His latest album, Somebody Save Me, showcases his old school vocal style that echoes Muddy Waters and Otis Redding. Musically, the album slides between the new blues sound of Gary Clark Jr. and the vintage soul sound of Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings.

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Hansard - National Theatre Live (15)

Thursday 5 Dec 20197:00pm Book Now

Hansard; noun

The official report of all parliamentary debates.


See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.


It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport.


Don’t miss this witty and devastating portrait of the governing class, directed by Simon Godwin (NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra, Twelfth Night) and part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday season.


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Present Laughter - National Theatre Live (12A)

Thursday 19 Dec 20197:00pm Book Now

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.


As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.


Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.


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Killer Rhapsody - The Queen Experience

Friday 27 Mar 20208:00pm Book Now

Purple Tangerine Promotions presents:

The hottest and most riveting tribute to Freddie Mercury and Queen. Publicly endorsed and featured on none other then Dr Brian Mays Guitars - www.brianmayguitars.co.uk


Performing a spectacular show, running for over 2 hours long; featuring both the mega hits and deeper cuts such as: Last Horizon, I'm In Love With My Car, Brighton Rock and more... Any major or casual QUEEN fan is in for an amazing time you will not forget.


A performance synonymous with the energy and passion of one of the world’s biggest bands, Killer Rhapsody use their years of experience in live music to produce one of the most genuine and authentic Queen and Freddie Mercury experiences.

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Lucy Porter: Be Prepared (14)

Saturday 6 Jun 20208:00pm Book Now

TV favourite Lucy returns with another fantastic stand-up show.


At Brownies, Lucy thought she’d be prepared for anything as long as she had her emergency 10p for a phone box, and knew how to tie a Fisherman’s knot.

Life turned out to be slightly more complicated than Brown Owl let on.


‘A treat from start to finish’ - The Herald


‘Impeccably punch-lined anecdotes… genuinely delightful‘ - The Telegraph


Recent TV includes Would I Lie to You, QI and Impossible, she’s a regular on Radio 4’s News Quiz and The Now Show.