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Mary Queen Of Scots

Mary Queen Of Scots (15)

Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.


Director Josie Rourke

Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie and Jack Lowden

Running time 124 mins

Sunday 24 Mar 201914:30 Book Now
Sunday 24 Mar 201919:30 Book Now


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Made in Motown

Made in Motown

Mowtown was the beat of a generation & the sound of a nation. It was the sound that changed America.

Made in Motown recreates the classic music & sounds of Detroit during the 1960s & 70s.

The band comprises high quality musicians dedicated to authentically recreating the ‘sounds of the ‘Motor City’, fronted by the incredible talents of the band’s three female vocalists.

If you're a fan of Martha Reeves, The Temptations, Supremes, The Marvelettes, Marvin Gaye & many more Motown legends, come along and dance the night away to this unmissable show and enjoy the songs that were ‘Made in Motown’.


Saturday 23 Mar 201919:30 Book Now


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Bon Jovi Forever

Bon Jovi Forever

The only Bon Jovi tribute show you need to see!

A high energy electric packed show guaranteed to get your hands in the air, Bon Jovi Forever have been reviving the heyday of the 1980/90's with their sellout tribute show in venues throughout the UK.


Come along to an electric performance that will recreate a stadium style show here at The Forum packed with Bon Jovi's hits, album tracks and so much more. This show is guaranteed to give all fans of Bon Jovi ‘One Wild Night’.


Bon Jovi Forever come loaded with authentic signature guitars, stage clothes and a stunning light show with a first class sound system as well as stunning stage effects and explosions to make you believe you're stepping back in time to watch the real thing!


Meet the band:


Gregg (Jon Bon Jovi)

A time served professional vocalist with over 20 years' experience in the rock industry, Gregg is a huge Bon Jovi fan which certainly comes across in his flawless live performance as Jon.

Phil (Richie)

Also with over 20 years of teaching guitar and playing liv, Phil lays down the Richie role perfectly. Loaded with signature guitars and amp: seeing is believing!

Dan (Tico)

Dan has toured the world with various rock legends! He's currently working with The Tony Martin Band (ex Black Sabbath) and continues to tour and record with UK metal band 'Venom'. Dan is a total powerhouse drummer perfect for Tico's style.

Stev (Alec)

Stev a lecturer and teacher in all things bass. With 2 solo albums to his name and over 5,000 live show performances, Stev certainly has sold his soul to rock ‘n’ roll!

Matt (David)

Matt has previously toured with the UK's best Pink Floyd show (Shine On) and his sounds and playing are second to none. Also providing stunning backing vocals, Matt is the perfect David.

Friday 29 Mar 201919:30 Book Now


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La Forza Del Destino

La Forza Del Destino

LIVE STREAMED PERFORMANCE


Christof Loy directs a star-studded cast of singers, including Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufman and Ludovic Tezier, in Verdi's epic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano.


Leonora falls in love with Don Alvaro, but when her father forbids their marriage, a fatal accident triggers a drama of obsession,

vengeance and tragedy. Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebko star in Verdi’s epic La Forza del Destino (The Force of Destiny) an opera which demands the very best of singers for its powerful music and the fullest theatrical treatment for its story of bitter

revenge pursued across miles and years.


The production comes to The Royal Opera in a sensational staging from Amsterdam packed with colour and action. It is directed by Christof Loy  and conducted by Antonio Pappan, Music Director of The Royal Opera.

Tuesday 2 Apr 201918:15 Book Now


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Tom Jones and the Shades

Tom Jones and the Shades

Tom Jones & The Shades of the 60s brings Jones’ story of an unprecedented rise through the charts to the UK stage.


Rediscover his music in hit after hip-rocking hit! Relive his transformation from 60's sex symbol to 70's icon, to his

career rebirth in the early 2000s and the legendary status he has today. An exciting and nostalgic journey celebrating

the voice and the star, prized all over the world.


Starring the age-defying voice of Daniel Chettoe, best known for his outstanding vocal performances on Britain’s Got

Talent.


Wide collars and tight trousers are back so ladies, warm up those hips for shaking and gents, bring along your

dancing shoes… it’s time to be Burnin’ Down the House!

Wednesday 3 Apr 201919:30 Book Now


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Scones 4 you & Forum Fundraiser

Scones 4 you & Forum Fundraiser

We are holding another coffee morning in conjunction with Scones 4 You to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy

Scones, cakes and coffees will be on offer as well as a tombola and raffle to raise money and awareness.


Please come along and support this worthy cause.

Free Admission no ticket needed.

Friday 5 Apr 201910:00 Book Now


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If Beale street could talk

If Beale street could talk (15)

A woman in Harlem embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime.



Director: Barry Jenkins

Writers: Barry Jenkins (written for the screen by), James Baldwin (based on the book by)

Stars: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King

Friday 5 Apr 201914:30 Book Now
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Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

Justin Moorhouse - Comedy


These days Justin’s not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty – Brexit looms, it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and that’s before we begin to worry about what’s happening in America…..Closer to home he’s starting to feel redundant as a parent. One kid is leaving home, the dog is getting older and doesn’t need much walking, and the youngest kid hits thirteen and cancels the family subscription to The Beano.


On top of this, the golden age of the Northern straight white male comedian has gone the way of the dinosaurs. How will he adapt if he wants to survive? What next for this Northern Joker? What can he talk to his daughter about now she cares little for Dennis the Menace and the Bash St Kids? Hang on - perhaps nothing has changed that much! When he was thirteen, the Russians were scary, the White House was a madhouse and he’d never been to Europe anyhow. Thinking back, this was when his reading habits changed too, more Dark Knight than Desperate Dan, more Catwoman than Minnie the Minx.


Perhaps our heroes never went away….they just waited for us to pick them up again. Perhaps she just needs a different type of comic.

Justin would ike to offer anyone in receipt of JSA a ticket for the reduced price of £5 this is something he is very passionate about, please bring proof that you are in receipt of this benefit to apply for the ticket.


Age 14+

Friday 5 Apr 201919:30 Book Now


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Alan Johnson: In My Life

Alan Johnson: In My Life

Alan Johnson is one of the most popular politicians of recent times and now a best-selling author, his memoirs 'This Boy, Please Mr Postman and The Long and Winding Road' selling half a million copies to date.


Inspired by his latest book 'In My Life', in this highly entertaining show Alan tells his personal story with the help of some of the music that has soundtracked his life, from growing up as an orphan in a West London slum in the 1950s to becoming a postman and his subsequent rise through the Labour Party ranks to hold several cabinet posts, including that of Home Secretary.

Saturday 6 Apr 201919:30 Book Now


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Sunday Jazz

Sunday Jazz

Come along and enjoy the fabulous sounds of the Big Band Era performed, in an open session, by Alan Owens and The Forum Big Band. It's just £4 to get in and the bar is open.
Sunday 7 Apr 201912:00 Book Now
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NTL All about Eve

NTL All about Eve

National Theatre Live

All About Eve

By Joseph L Mankiewicz

Adapted and directed for the stage by Ivo van Hove



Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve…don’t you…?

Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production, from one of the world's most innovative theatre directors, Ivo van Hove (Network, NT Live: A View from the Bridge), asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth and identity never seems to get old.

All About Eve is adapted by Ivo van Hove from the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film by Joseph L Mankiewicz and the play “The Wisdom of Eve” by Mary Orr. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage version with set and lighting design from Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey, alongside Tom Gibbons’ sound design. Casting is by Julia Horan CDG.

Photographs: Gillian Anderson by Pari Dukovic and Lily James by Perou. Design: Bob King Creative.


Thursday 11 Apr 201919:00 Book Now


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Mother Goose

Mother Goose

Tom Rolfe Productions are so EGGcited to be back at The Forum for the third consecutive year with a CRACKING new show this Easter featuring hilarious comedy, stunning costumes and an all-star cast.


Will Mother Goose manage to find the goose that lays the golden egg?

Will the wicked Demon Vanity succeed in taking over the entire kingdom?

Will beauty rule over evil?

Find out by booking your tickets today for our funniest show yet!


All seats £9.50 if booked before 1st April* (£12.00/£10.50 afterwards).


*Booking fees may apply at some venues.


Management reverse the right to change casting without notice.



Tuesday 16 Apr 201918:00 Book Now
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Little Mix Tribute 2019

Little Mix Tribute 2019

Following their fabulous recent performance here at The Forum we're delighted to announce the return of  Black Magic, the Little Mix Tribute Show, back here next Easter on Good Friday 19th April 2019.


Performing all of Little Mix's hits in a great show full of dance, lights and music that will have the audience on its feet, this is definitely not one to be missed!


Please note under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.


Friday 19 Apr 201919:00 Book Now


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Train your Dragon hidden world

Train your Dragon hidden world (PG)

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.



Director: Dean DeBlois

Writers: Dean DeBlois, Cressida Cowell (based upon the "How to Train Your Dragon" book series by)

Stars: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham

Monday 22 Apr 201914:30 Book Now
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Best of British

Best of British

Forget Brexit and come along to the Forum and enjoy Great Britain in song and dance including a glitzy Bond section! We will be taking you on a journey with british composers, Beatles, Adele,Andrew Lloyd Webber, Edward Elgar and much, much more.

The show will finish with a rousing "proms" style finale with "Land of hope and glory", "Rule Brittania" and so forth! We will also be joined by a talented team of youngsters who will enjoy bringing you songs from "Oliver" and "Matilda".

Thursday 25 Apr 201919:30 Book Now
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Dumbo

Dumbo (PG)

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.



Director: Tim Burton

Writers: Helen Aberson (novel), Ehren Kruger (screenplay)

Stars: Eva Green, Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton

Friday 26 Apr 201914:30 Book Now
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Royal Opera - Faust

Royal Opera - Faust

LIVE STREAMED PERFORMANCE


Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in David McVicar's spectacular production of Gounod's best-loved opera.


There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling. Michael Fabiano stars as Faust, with Diana Damrau as his beloved Marguerite and Erwin Schrott as the diabolical Méphistophélès.


Virtuoso leading roles, a large chorus, sensational sets, ballet and an ecstatic finale make this the epitome of theatrical spectacle – the lavish scale of French grand opera is wonderfully in evidence in this production by David McVicar, set in 1870s Paris. Above all, the music includes several of popular opera’s most recognizable numbers, performed by a cast of great international singers and the Royal Opera Chorus.

Tuesday 30 Apr 201918:45 Book Now


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All is true

All is true (12A)

A look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.





Director: Kenneth Branagh

Writer: Ben Elton

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Lolita Chakrabarti, Jack Colgrave Hirst, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen.

Friday 3 May 201914:30 Book Now
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Barbara Nice "Raffle"

Barbara Nice "Raffle"

Barbara Nice: ‘Raffle’


Join the Edinburgh Fringe’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun. Entrance price includes a complimentary raffle ticket!


Barbara Nice was all-conquering in her four-part BBC Radio 2 sitcom broadcast in March 2017.


Experience this critically acclaimed tip-top character comedy live from ‘Phoenix Nights’ actress and comedian Janice Connolly. A playful, life-affirming show for all the family including the chance to win a prize from Barbara’s table.


With her enviable track record of garnering five star reviews and sell-out shows, Barbara will put a smile on your face and a spring in your step with this new show about chance and luck.


Age: 14+



Sunday 5 May 201919:30 Book Now


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The old lady who swallowed a fly

The old lady who swallowed a fly

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly...

But The People’s Theatre Company do!

And now you can too as they bring one of the world’s best loved nursery rhymes to life just in time to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Pam Adams' best selling book!

From the creators of Don't Dribble On The Dragon, this magical show has been written especially for grown ups to enjoy with their children, so come and relive the delights of this most charming of tales complete with a feast of sing along songs, colourful animal characters and heart warming family fun.

It’s the perfect treat for anyone aged 2 to 102!

The songs in the show including If You're Happy and You know It, Incy Wincy Spider and many more are available to sing along to on The People's Theatre Company's website at www.ptc.org.uk so why not have a listen and join in when you visit the theatre!


A great introduction to the theatre with just the right balance of sitting listening and taking part  ★★★★★ – Bristol Guide

Thoroughly entertaining and brilliant fun. ★★★★★ - Patricia Goodwin, What's on Stage

Suitable from age 2 +


Monday 6 May 201914:30 Book Now


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The Desert Queen

The Desert Queen


Providing a platform for North Eastern Talent


A new play by award winning playwright David Farn

Directed by Neil Armstrong

Join Gertrude Bell, archaeologist, mountaineer, map maker,

librarian, confidante to Lawrence of Arabia and Churchill,

on her pioneering adventures in the Alps and desert at a time

when  women were supposed to be at home doing crochet.



Thursday 9 May 201919:30 Book Now


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The Aftermath

The Aftermath (15)

Post World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house.



Director: James Kent

Writers: Rhidian Brook (novel)

Stars: Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Clark

Friday 10 May 201914:30 Book Now
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An evening with Bryan Robson

An evening with Bryan Robson

Bryan Robson AKA Captain Marvel is best known for playing in Midfield for England, Manchester United and Middlesbrough. Captaining his country an amazing 65 times and playing in 3 World Cups, Robbos career is one many ordinary players could only dream of. A total of 661 career appearances for club & country and an incredible 141 goals made Bryan one of the best players of his generation.


As well as being an outstanding player he also went on to manage Middlesbrough, where he led them to 2 top flight promotions and the clubs first ever cup finals. He also managed Bradford City, Sheffield United, West Bromwich Albion and Thailand.


With one of the UK’s best MC’s Mark Jones conducting the evening this will be a night that will deliver laughs, fantastic stories and an opportunity to meet one of Football’s all-time greats.

Standard Tickets £25

VIP Tickets £35 – Include early entry, meet & greet with a photograph with Robbo that will be printed on the night.




Friday 10 May 201919:30 Book Now


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Swing the mood

Swing the mood

Featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and many many more

Alan Owens & The Forum Big Band return for their annual concert on behalf of Heriot's Hospice performing some of the greatest hits of the Big Band era made famous by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald as well as more up to date arrangements by Michael Buble and Gordon Goodwin.



Saturday 11 May 201919:30 Book Now


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NTL All My Sons

NTL All My Sons (12A)

All My Sons

by Arthur Miller

directed by Jeremy Herrin


Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons.

America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business.

But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. With the return of a figure from the past, long buried truths are forced to the surface and the price of their American dream is laid bare.

Jeremy Herrin (NT Live: This House, People, Places & Things) directs a cast including Jenna Coleman (Victoria), and Colin Morgan (Merlin).

All My Sons is an Old Vic co-production with Headlong


Tuesday 14 May 201919:00 Book Now


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RSC As you like it

RSC As you like it (12A)

AS YOU LIKE IT


Come into the forest; dare to change your state of mind.

Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and her head. With her cousin by her side, she journeys to a world of exile where barriers are broken down and all can discover their deeper selves. Director Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage) directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.



Thursday 16 May 201919:00 Book Now


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Simply Westlife

Simply Westlife

With one of the biggest selling boybands of the last 20 years. Relive The Westlife concert experience like no other with Simply Westlife Tribute. This hits filled concert recreates the magic of Shane, Mark, Nicky & Kian and listen to their scintillating No.1 Hits such as Flying Without Wings, Swear it again, If i let you go, I have a dream and many more.Simply Westlife Tribute Will Recreate thrills of been at a live Concert and all immaculately delivered with fantastic Voices, Charisma, Costumes and dance routines delivered to you the audience as close to the real thing.


With Westlife  announcing their 2019 stadium tour Simply Westlife tribute show will provide you with a show as close to the real thing.

Friday 17 May 201919:30 Book Now


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On the basis of sex

On the basis of sex (12A)

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.




Director: Mimi Leder

Writer: Daniel Stiepleman

Stars: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux

Saturday 18 May 201914:30 Book Now
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Within the Golden Hour

Within the Golden Hour

ENCORE PERFORMANCE


Two recent works and one world premiere showcase the contemporary face of the Royal Ballet.


The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is shown in works from three of today’s leading choreographers. Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour is based around seven couples separating and intermingling, to music by Vivaldi and

Bosso and lit with rich colours suggested by sunset.


Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern, revived for the first time, uses a large dance ensemble and Górecki’s familiar music from his

Symphony of Sorrowful Songs for a poignant and passionate reflection on migration. Between them, a new work by

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, created by The Royal Ballet has its premiere to bring the contemporary truly up-to-date.

Sunday 19 May 201914:00 Book Now


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Matthew Bournes Swan Lake

Matthew Bournes Swan Lake (TBC)

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake comes to cinemas with a fresh look for the 21st century and is ‘as bold and beautiful as ever’ (★★★★★ Telegraph). This thrilling, audacious and witty production is perhaps still best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which shattered convention, turned tradition upside down and took the dance world by storm. Retaining the iconic elements of the original staging loved by millions around the world, Matthew Bourne and award-winning designers Lez Brotherston (Set & Costumes) and Paule Constable (Lighting) have created a ‘spellbinding’ (★★★★★ Independent) re-imagining of this classic New Adventures production. Filmed live at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake stars Will Bozier as The Swan/The Stranger, Liam Mower as The Prince and Nicole Kabera as The Queen.

Collecting over thirty international accolades including an Olivier Award and three Tonys on Broadway, Matthew Bourne’s powerful interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s beloved tale is ‘still original, still unmissable’ (★★★★★ Metro), a passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times.


Tuesday 21 May 201914:30 Book Now
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Green Book

Green Book (12A)

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.




Director: Peter Farrelly

Writers: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie (as Brian Currie)

Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini

Friday 24 May 201914:30 Book Now
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Patrick Monahan # Goals

Patrick Monahan # Goals

Multi award winning comedian and Edinburgh Fringe favourite Patrick Monahan returns on Tour with another brand new stand-up show # Goals!


We all have life goals. Whatever amazing things they are, whether it’s to win the lottery or marry up, make it your goal to come and watch a great comedy show from an Irish Iranian smoggy!


Constantly touring, comedy website Ents24 has listed Patrick for the past 3 years in the

Top 3 of the hardest working comedians in the UK.



Patrick Monahan is adored by his audiences everywhere! He performs all over the UK and Europe and has appeared in far-flung hotspots including Dubai, Bahrain and Costa Rica! He is very much in demand performing literally hundreds of shows a year!  His many TV appearances include ‘The Wright Stuff’ (C5) ‘Weekend’ (ITV) ‘Live Stand-up Set for BBC Asian Network’ (BBC iplayer 2017) ‘Safeword’ (ITV2) ‘Celebrity Squares’ (ITV) ‘Fake Reaction’ (ITV2) and ‘The One Show Edinburgh Festival’ (BBC1).


‘Patrick’s a Fringe Legend and it is easy to see why!’ The Mirror ★★★★

‘Delightful, impressive and very funny’ The Scotsman ★★★★

‘A definite must see’ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★

‘He really hits the mark…great depth’ www.broadwaybaby.com ★★★★

AGE 14+


Friday 24 May 201919:30 Book Now


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Cannon and Ball

Cannon and Ball

If it is the wonderful tonic of laughter that you are looking for,  then you have come to the right place!

Cannon and Ball bring their own magical and unique brand of humour to your theatre in 2019.

Opening the show with 45 minutes of unforgettable “Cannon & Ball” they will perform some of their legendary sketches and routines before the interval.

Tommy and Bobby open Act Two with a song and then into storytelling of their career after which they will open the Mike to the audience for Q & A’s.

This magical and intimate “Close and Upfront!” evening is a treat for all comedy fans of all ages!


Saturday 25 May 201919:30 Book Now


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Peppa Pig Festival of fun
Monday 27 May 201914:30 Book Now
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Fishermans Friends

Fishermans Friends (12A)

Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties.



Director: Chris Foggin

Writers: Piers Ashworth, Meg Leonard

Stars: Tuppence Middleton, James Purefoy, Daniel Mays, Dave Johns

Friday 31 May 201914:30 Book Now
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Lego Movie 2

Lego Movie 2 (PG)

t's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.



Director: Mike Mitchell

Writers: Phil Lord (screenplay by), Christopher Miller

Stars: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett

Friday 31 May 201917:30 Book Now
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The White Crow

The White Crow (15)

The story of Rudolf Nureyev's defection to the West.



Director: Ralph Fiennes

Writers: David Hare (screenplay), Julie Kavanagh (Inspired by her book: "Rudolf Nureyev: The Life")

Stars: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann |

Friday 31 May 201919:30 Book Now
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RSC The taming of the Shrew

RSC The taming of the Shrew (12A)


THE TAMING OF THE SHREW



In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story. Justin Audibert (Snow in Midsummer, The Jew of Malta) turns Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.




Wednesday 5 Jun 201919:00 Book Now


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Sloemotion Gin tasting evening

Sloemotion Gin tasting evening

Founded in 2002, Sloemotion is a small family business based at Green Farm, in the village of Barton-le-Willows, just north of York and nearby to the market town of Malton in North Yorkshire. This event to celebrate world gin day on June 8th will be hosted by Sloemotions brand Ambassador Adam who will guide you through each edition giving tasting notes, perfect serves and gin facts. A history of gin and the story of Sloemotion will also be part of the discussions.

Included in the ticket price will be 3 full size Gin and Fevertree tonics, and a Damson gin cocktail all served with garnishes, and a mouthwatering selection of canapes including, mini yorkshire puddings with roast beef and horseradish, brie and grape crostinis, honey and mustard cocktail sausages, red pepper mini quiches, BBQ belly pork bites and Pate and caramelised onion squares, all freshly prepared on the evening.

Early booking is advisable as tickets are limited.


Friday 7 Jun 201919:00 Book Now


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Royal Ballet - Romeo & Juliet

Royal Ballet - Romeo & Juliet

ENCORE PERFORMANCE


Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers encounter passion and tragedy in Kenneth Macmillan's 20th century ballet masterpiece.


Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over. Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a modern ballet classic.


The choreography captures the emotions of the young couple as they fall in love, despite the barriers that finally bring about the story’s tragic end. Each revival gives opportunities for new dancers to interpret the doomed lovers. The whole Company brings the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting, and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and Capulets.

Sunday 16 Jun 201914:00 Book Now


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The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor (TBC)

Double-meanings, disguises and dirty laundry abound in The Merry Wives of Windsor as Sir John Falstaff sets about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. But the ‘Merry Wives’ quickly cotton on to his tricks and decide to have a bit of fun of their own at Falstaff’s expense…

The Merry Wives of Windsor is the only comedy that Shakespeare set in his native land, and with its witty mix of verbal and physical humour, the play celebrates a tradition that reaches right down to the contemporary English sitcom.

Directed by Nicole Charles and Elle While, this new production of The Merry Wives of Windsor is staged at the beautiful and iconic Globe Theatre in London, a reconstruction of an open-air Elizabethan playhouse on the bank of the River Thames.


Thursday 20 Jun 201919:20 Book Now


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NTL Small Island

NTL Small Island (12A)

National Theatre Live

Small Island

adapted by Helen Edmundson

based on the novel by Andrea Levy



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.


This production has been filmed live in front of an audience.

Thursday 27 Jun 201919:00 Book Now


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Strictly Nashville

Strictly Nashville

Celebrating the very best in music from America's 'Music City’, this brand new show promises an exciting fusion of pure Country gold with 'New Country' blockbusters!


Guitarist, vocalist and band-leader Bob Drury, who has been selling out in theatres across the country for the past 6 years with his highly acclaimed shows, heads up an amazing cast of musicians to a deliver a set of pristine classics from the likes of Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Brad Paisley, Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson and Kenny Rogers.


Featuring Bob's daughter Harriet on female lead vocals the band present stunning versions of monster hits from Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Alison Moorer, Eva Cassidy, June Carter and many more.  Harriet is an established vocal performer with a "stunning, soaring voice" that will knock your socks off!  With their combined talents, Bob and Harriet also lovingly re-create vocal duets from Country's Hall of Fame.


Saturday 29 Jun 201919:30 Book Now


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Tom Rosenthal & Lloyd Griffith

Tom Rosenthal & Lloyd Griffith

Tom Rosenthal & Lloyd Griffith

Two working in progress shows. Tom Rosenthal (Friday Night Dinner, Plebs) and Lloyd Griffith (Soccer AM) try out new material.  

As seen as the drunkest guy on Drunk History (Comedy Central) and taking down Chris Ramsey on Roast Battle (Comedy Central).

This year Tom Rosenthal is discussing his manhood, or lack thereof.

A show that is about reaching maturity.

Lloyd Griffith: LIVE (Work in Progress)

Lloyd comes to the Forum to try out some new jokes for a new tour.  Jokes and some singing probably. Host of Soccer AM (Sky), Flinch! (Netflix) & Taxi To Training (BBC3). As seen on Bounty Hunters (Sky), Drunk History (Comedy Central), The Premier League Show (BBC), Strictly Come Dancing (one day). Jack Whitehall and Rob Beckett’s tour support and Diane Griffith’s son.

"Supersub Lloyd Griffith delivered some punchy gags about growing up in Grimsby. He also revealed a jaw-dropping singing voice. Expect to hear more from Griffith"...BRUCE DESSAU, EVENING STANDARD

"Disarmingly good"...DOMINIC MAXWELL, THE TIMES


"There’s no doubt about it; Lloyd Griffith is the king of the unexpected. His sense of fun is infectious, his singing voice faultless and his anecdotes are told with boundless confidence. Griffith has clearly established his own style of comedy" ★★★★★...THREE WEEKS

Suitable for 16+


Friday 19 Jul 201919:30 Book Now


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Andre Rieu Shall We Dance

Andre Rieu Shall We Dance

André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of

the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop

for unforgettable concerts fi lled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages – and, of

course, magnifi cent music.

This year André Rieu invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown

concert from Maastricht: ‘Shall we Dance?’

You can waltz the night away with André Rieu - the majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to

André throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life.

And this year the maestro will bring the waltz to life in an unforgettable evening of music and dance.

Summer nights are made for dancing and this is a party you do not want to miss! Prepare to be swept

off your feet by this magical celebration of dance on the big screen in the comfort of your local cinema.

Join André Rieu, his Johann Strauss Orchestra, world class sopranos, The Platin Tenors and special

guests for a magical cinema experience. Audiences will be treated to behind the scenes content and

an exclusive interview with André and as always, some delicious surprises.

Saturday 27 Jul 201919:00 Book Now
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RSC Measure for measure

RSC Measure for measure (12A)

MEASURE FOR MEASURE


"To whom should I complain?"

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her. Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, directs this new production.



Wednesday 31 Jul 201919:00 Book Now


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The Tempest

The Tempest (12A)

The Handlebards are cycling actors who carry all the set, props and costume needed to perform extremely energetic, charmingly chaotic and environmentally sustainable Shakespeare plays across the globe.


They specialise in outdoor theatre, as they love performing in the open air, but really, theyre happy performing almost anywhere.


In Summer 2019, both the all-female troupe and  all-male troupe are cycling across the UK bringing a unique brand of Shakespeare to all corners of the country, before touring internationally.


The all-female troupe are touring with The Tempest, whilst the all-male troupe are performing Much Ado About Nothing.


A shipwreck washes the court of Milan up onto a mysterious desert island, inhabited by magicians, sprites and monsters, where nothing is as it seems…


Join the all-female troupe for a riotous bicycle powered production, filled with  magic, musicality and Shakespearean mayhem.


Tickets are at a special early bird price for a limited period so book early!

Saturday 10 Aug 201919:00 Book Now


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The New Jersey Beat

The New Jersey Beat

Back by popular demand, get your tickets early as last time the show was a sellout!!


The musical story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.


Brought to you direct from the West End, former cast members of 'The Jersey Boys' who have entralled thousands of theatre goers with their portrayal of this iconic group present their own fantastic, fast paced, energetic show.


Featuring timeless classics including 'Oh! What a night', 'Ragdoll', 'Walk like a man', 'I've got you under my skin', 'Sherry', 'Beggin', 'Let's hang on' and many more hits from the Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' catalogue.


With slick dance routines, plenty of charm and charisma and outstanding vocals this show tells the story of this iconic multi million record selling group, with the benefit of an outstanding stellar cast and fabulous live band.



Friday 6 Sep 201919:30 Book Now
Saturday 7 Sep 201919:30 Book Now


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The Neil Diamond Story

The Neil Diamond Story


Bob Drury's  'The Neil Diamond Story'  - The life of a legend in song


Described in Las Vegas as one of the world's finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond, Bob Drury has been astounding audiences with his vocal likeness for ten years during which time he has performed throughout the UK, Europe and in the United States for the Amerian Neil Diamond Fan Club in both Nashville and Las Vegas.


Bob is joined by his amazing band this year and the show tracks Neil’s journey from unknown and struggling New York songwriter to international mega-star. The music covers every stage of a staggering music career spanning five decades.  Join in with all the favourites such as Cracklin' Rosie, America, Love on the Rocks, Play Me, Hello Again, Forever in Blue Jeans, Beautiful Noise, I'm a Believer, Red Red Wine and, of course, Sweet Caroline.  Bob's duet with Harriet on the Diamond/Streisand classic 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers' is one of the best versions you'll ever hear. The show also features a couple of lesser known songs that are sure to become your favourites by the end of the evening.  A fantastic evening guaranteed!




Saturday 5 Oct 201919:30 Book Now


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Sindhu Vee: Sandhog

Sindhu Vee: Sandhog

Sindhu Vee

Sandhog


Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee extends her UK tour due to popular demand with her critically acclaimed show, Sandhog.


Loving your children, spouse and ageing parents (in that order, please don’t tell my mother) is very hard work, very intense and a lot of the time it sucks. But who wants to live without love? Highly anticipated debut from the host of BBCR4’s Comedy of the Week podcast.  As seen on QI - BBC2, Have I Got News for You - BBC1 and Alan Davies As Yet Untitled - Dave, and heard on Guilty Feminist podcast.


“one of the finest hours of stand-up I've ever witnessed” – I Talk Telly


“Acerbic perspective and unapologetic delivery of less politically correct home truths”— The List


★★★★★ I Talk Telly        ★★★★One4Review          ★★★★Fringe Biscuit        ★★★★Fest                ★★★★ The Times     ★★★★Fest Mag



Friday 11 Oct 201919:30 Book Now


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Pop Divas

Pop Divas

Get ready for the best songs from all your favourite female stars in one fabulous fun-packed show. Little Mix will cast some Black Magic and Taylor Swift will Shake It Off as four enormously talented girls bring you up close and personal with the greatest female pop performers of today.

Meghan Trainor, Ariana Grande, Beyoncé and Rihanna will all be dropping in to the biggest Pop Party ever so make sure you’re there!

With dazzling choreography, state of the art videos and superb vocals Pop Divas Live! is the perfect pop concert experience for the little divas in your life.

“My baby sister absolutely loved it. She got the chance to meet and dance on stage with them which was a dream come true. Thank you so much!”

“My 5 and 7 year old girls had the time of their lives! The length of the show was just right and we even got a picture at the end.”

“Absolutely fantastically! My daughter and I loved it! An excellent introduction for children who are too young to go to big concerts.”


Friday 1 Nov 201918:00 Book Now


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John Challis (Boycie)

John Challis (Boycie)

Only Fools and Boycie


John Challis is one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1's Only Fools and Horses, and latterly as Monty, in ITV 1's Benidorm. In his solo show, the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career. Having worked with some of the biggest names in showbusiness, he'll be spilling the beans about Only Fools and Horses stars like Sir David

Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst and friends and fellow performers like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Oliver Reed and George Best. He’ll also recall tales from his time in Dr Who, Coronation Street and other TV classics. Mr Challis will also meet fans after the show to sign autographs and pose for pictures, while signing copies of his autobiography.


Saturday 9 Nov 201919:30 Book Now


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From Bykers to Baftas

From Bykers to Baftas

Dave johns has been a stand up comic for nearly 3 decades touring  his one man shows  world wide.  

Best known for his critically acclaimed breakthrough performance in Ken loaches 2016 Palme D'or and bafta winning film I Daniel Blake.  

Thereafter Many film parts have followed. The Keeper,  Fisherman’s Friends, including his latest film, 23 walks'  staring alongside Alison Steadman.

due to be realised in 2020


This autumn Dave presents his New stand up show for 2019.

From Byker to the Baftas


hilarious and emotional... one of the unlikeliest, most uplifting stories you will ever hear" - Guardian : ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. Book Now “

 


Saturday 16 Nov 201919:30 Book Now


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 Chubby Brown

Chubby Brown (18)

Roy Chubby Brown is back and hes as naughty as ever. His choice of language and his politically incorrect jokes are all delivered with a cheeky grin and perfect comedy timing.

His trademark flying helmet and goggles, coupled with his coat of many patches makes him instantly recognisable.

Chubby Brown is a master of his craft and guarantees a regular supply of new jokes every time you see him. So if you are not easily offendedand want a good old fashioned laugh,book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

STRICTLY OVER 18S ONLY

Friday 13 Dec 201919:00 Book Now
Saturday 14 Dec 201919:00 Book Now


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Elvis the Legend at Christmas

Elvis the Legend at Christmas

This new smash-hit Christmas tribute concert show, starring the world’s leading Elvis impersonator & tribute artist JD KING, is a musical journey through all eras of the King’s incredible career. ELVIS THE LEGEND features Elvis’ greatest, most-memorable songs from ground-breaking 1950's Rock ‘n’ Roll to the dramatic Las Vegas big-band ballads of the 1970's.


An interactive and high-energy event, the show boasts JD’s powerful vocals, pulsating dance moves and a truly uncanny characterisation of Elvis that not only leaves audiences utterly amazed, but thoroughly entertained and immersed throughout.


For over 15 years JD KING (Jim Devereaux) has wowed audiences worldwide with his incredibly dynamic and energetic portrayal of the King. At 33 years old (the same age        as Elvis when he performed his 1968 Comeback Special) JD is the perfect age to re-create all eras of Elvis Presley with energy and credibility – rendering Elvis at his very best.


A professionally trained actor and singer, JD becomes the character of Elvis in a way that transports the audience to that special place and time – the closest anyone can get to Elvis himself.

Sunday 15 Dec 201919:30 Book Now


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Mark Watson: The Infinite Show

Mark Watson: The Infinite Show


Big name comedy at the Forum with author and comedian Mark Watson. 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


Friday 10 Jan 202020:00 Book Now


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Swede Dreams ABBA tribute

Swede Dreams ABBA tribute

Back by popular demand!!!!

From the opening beats of Waterloo to the final notes of Thank You For The Music, Swede Dreamz will take you on a journey through some of ABBA’s greatest, most memorable hits including Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Take A Chance On Me, SOS, Fernando, Chiquitita, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!, Knowing Me Knowing You, Money Money Money and many, many more.


This ABBA tribute stage show features superb live vocals and clever harmonies throughout, stunning replica costumes and a fantastic lightshow.  A Swede Dreamz ABBA tribute show really does capture all the magic and excitement of one of the world's most successful and entertaining live bands.  With audience participation encouraged throughout, you're sure to be having the time of your life!

Saturday 22 Feb 202019:30 Book Now


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