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Life of Riley
By Alan Ayckbourn

A RAODS Production

Bittersweet, but hilarious - classic Ayckbourn

(Communicating with my husband) is like "talking through a sheet of glass, as if you're in prison - or at the post office". It is lines like that which make every Alan Ayckbourn play a poignant, funny and memorable way to spend an evening at the theatre. In Life of Riley he tells the story of George Riley's closest friends, as they struggle to come to terms with the news that George ("a hippie Peter Pan") has just weeks to live. 

"As perceptive as ever ... Ayckbourn has once again achieved a satisfyingly rich complexity" - Daily Telegraph

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Dates Tue 13th - Sat 17th Nov 2018  |  19:30  |  £12.00


I'm Still Standing - A Tribute To Elton
By Strictly Theatre

Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE, is one of the most highly acclaimed and successful solo artists of all time. In his 5 decade career, he has achieved 38 gold and 31 platinum or multi-platinum albums, he has sold more than 300 million records worldwide, and holds the record for the biggest selling single of all time. Since launching his first tour in 1970, Elton has over 4,000 performances in more than 70 countries to his credit.

I’M STILL STANDING – A TRIBUTE TO ELTON takes you on a journey through Elton's career with an incredibly talented live band recreating the authentic sound of a live Elton concert, peforming classics such as Bennie & The Jets, Your Song, Candle In The Wind, Crocodile Rock, Daniel and I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues, to name but a few.

I'M STILL STANDING - A TRIBUTE TO ELTON is a fabulously entertaining and a dynamic show and a real treat for all Elton fans, young and old !

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Dates Sat 24th Nov 2018  |  19:30  |  £19.00


En Masse Pop Rock Choir
By En Masse Pop Rock Choir

For the first time ever, The En Masse Pop Rock Choir come to The Plaza Theatre, Romsey! If you are thinking ‘just another choir’, think again! The en masse pop choir takes the idea of a traditional choir and turns it on its head! Incorporating intricate harmonies; complex dances and stunning lead vocals and then, if that wasn’t already enough, add to the mix, the backing of a live band to ensure audiences are wowed, time and time again!

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Dates Sun 25th Nov 2018  |  19:00  |  £11.00


E Minor Pop Academy Winter Show
By E Minor Pop Academy

The E Minor Pop Academy will once again put their unique stamp on a range of current and classic pop songs all with live vocals and choreography. Expect to be thrilled by this group of young performers who will never cease to surprise you with their raw energy and unstoppable talent.

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Dates Sat 1st Dec 2018  |  15:00  |  £11.00
Sat 1st Dec 2018  |  19:00  |  £11.00


By Nick Payne

A RAODS Green Room Production

'Let's go for a drink. I don't know what I'm doing here anyway. One drink. And if you never want to see me again you never have to see me again.' Nick Payne's Constellations is a play about free will and friendship; it's about quantum multiverse theory, love and honey. This exceptional romantic drama packs more into just over an hour than most manage in three. Constellations is a playful, ingenious, touching and intellectually searching play.

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Dates Wed 5th - Sat 8th Dec 2018  |  19:30  |  £10.00


The Sound of Christmas
By Michelmersh Silver Band

Michelmersh Silver Band are back for their annual visit!

A Christmas concert full of your favourite things and fun for all the family!

Compered by Mark Ponsford.

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Dates Mon 10th - Tue 11th Dec 2018  |  19:30  |  £12.00

£10.00 concessions


Romsey Ghost Walk from King John's House

Spooky Shenanigans in the dark streets of Romsey!

After a year off, the ghost walks around Romsey return – arranged and run by members of RAODS, the owners and managers of the Plaza.

And this time, they come in two sizes...

On Fridays (25th October(A THURSDAY!), 14th December, 1st February, 8th March) the walk will begin at King John's House, opposite Romsey Abbey – and it will end in the Market Place. The walk itself will begin at 7.30pm, when you will be collected from the medieval Hall within King John's House, where you will have been served with a delicious soup and roll, and a hot drink. Sustenance for the chilling tales to come. King John's House open from 6.30pm.

On Wednesdays (14th November, 9th January, 27th February) the walk will begin at the end of MiddleBridge Street (just past The Three Tuns) and it will end at The Three Tuns itself, where you will be able to obtain a 10% discount off your first round of drinks that evening, by showing your ghost walk ticket.

Both walks will take just over an hour and will include the same historical and ghostly stories. The cost for the Wednesday walks will be £7.50, and for the Friday walks it will be £12. 

VenueKing John's House, RomseyBOOK NOW
Dates Fri 14th Dec 2018  |  19:30  |  £12.00
Fri 1st Feb 2019  |  19:30  |  £12.00
Fri 8th Mar 2019  |  19:30  |  £12.00


Romsey Ghost Walk to the Three Tuns

Spooky Shenanigans in the dark streets of Romsey!

After a year off, the ghost walks around Romsey return – arranged and run by members of RAODS, the owners and managers of the Plaza.

And this time, they come in two sizes...

On Wednesdays (14th November, 9th January, 27th February) the walk will begin at the end of MiddleBridge Street (just past The Three Tuns) and it will end at The Three Tuns itself, where you will be able to obtain a 10% discount off your first round of drinks that evening, by showing your ghost walk ticket.

On Fridays (25th October (A THURSDAY!), 14th December, 1st February, 8th March) the walk will begin at King John's House, opposite Romsey Abbey – and it will end in the Market Place. The walk itself will begin at 7.30pm, when you will be collected from the medieval Hall within King John's House, where you will have been served with a delicious soup and roll, and a hot drink. Sustenance for the chilling tales to come. King John's House open from 6.30pm.

Both walks will take just over an hour and will include the same historical and ghostly stories. The cost for the Wednesday walks will be £7.50 and for the Friday walks it will be £12. 

VenueThe Three Tuns, RomseyBOOK NOW
Dates Wed 9th Jan 2019  |  19:30  |  £7.50
Wed 27th Feb 2019  |  19:30  |  £7.50


Puss In Boots
By Bob Heather

A RAODS Production

Our fun-filled, hilarious family panto!

When Mark Miller discovers his father's will, he inherits the old run down mill and the family cat - but he doesn't realise that Puss is a talking cat. When the wicked Squire also discovers the cat can talk, he decides he wants the cat for himself. Aunt Maisie arrives to help Mark with the mill, but in the meantime he has fallen in love with the beautiful Princess Rose. Not knowing what to do or which way to turn, help arrives unexpectedly from Mark's magical cat. 

Suitable for ages 3+.

Family tickets available - 4 tickets for £45 (at least 1 adult and 1 child).

For tickets to the 'Relaxed' performance on 17th January, use the following link: BOOK RELAXED PERFORMANCE

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Dates Thu 10th - Fri 11th Jan 2019  |  19:30  |  £13.00
Sat 12th - Sun 13th Jan 2019  |  14:00  |  £13.00
Sat 12th Jan 2019  |  18:00  |  £13.00
Thu 17th Jan 2019  |  19:30  |  £8.00

'Relaxed' Performance - perfect for those with an autism spectrum condition, or learning disability. Family ticket £25.

Fri 18th Jan 2019  |  19:30  |  £13.00
Sat 19th - Sun 20th Jan 2019  |  14:00  |  £13.00
Sat 19th Jan 2019  |  18:00  |  £13.00
Fri 25th Jan 2019  |  19:30  |  £13.00
Sat 26th Jan 2019  |  14:00  |  £13.00
Sat 26th Jan 2019  |  18:00  |  £13.00


An Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Tony Stockwell
By Tony Stockwell

Remarkably compelling, amazingly detailed and always humorous.

The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell has a long established credibility as one of the top Intuitive Mediums and has shared the stage all round the world with international mediums such as Colin Fry, James van Praagh and Lisa Williams. Tony demonstrates his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones with detailed messages frequently including names, dates and locations and all  delivered with emotion, sensitivity and empathy. The evening may include psychometry, photographs readings and psychic prediction. 

Recent legislative guidelines insist that any Evening of Mediumship should be billed ‘for entertainment purposes’. Tony certainly uses his natural wit, showmanship and Cockney charisma to entertain but more important, Mediumship has the potential to change someone’s life and instil in them a sense of peace, comfort and purpose.We hope that nobody can fail to come away untouched by the experience.

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Dates Tue 29th Jan 2019  |  19:30  |  £19.00

Premium seats (first 5 rows) at £21


Viva Neil Diamond
By Bob Drury

Back at the Plaza by popular demand!

To celebrate the icon’s 50 year recording career, the UK’s very own ‘voice of Neil’ Bob Drury (The Neil Diamond Story) takes to the road with Viva Neil Diamond, a brand-new one-man stage show simply bursting with Neil Diamond gems!

Enjoy once more all the hits including Sweet Caroline, Forever In Blue Jeans, Love on the Rocks, America, Hello Again, Play Me, Beautiful Noise, Song Sung Blue, I’m A Believer, Red Red Wine, and many, many more.

As well as his extensive UK tours, Bob Drury has performed Neil Diamond’s songs throughout the world including in 2015, for the American Neil Diamond Fan Club in Nashville, Tennessee and then in Las Vegas in 2016. Following the success of his shows in the US, Bob is featured in the movie Diamond Mountain due for release shortly.

This show is an absolute ‘must see’ for any Neil Diamond fans!

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Dates Sat 2nd Feb 2019  |  19:30  |  £14.00

Concessions for groups of 8 or more.


One For The Road
By Willy Russell

A RAODS Green Room Studio Production

Dennis loses patience with domesticity and makes a break for the freedom of the open road.

Dennis and Pauline live in a bungalow in Phase Two of a northern housing estate, and are serving hachis a parmentier to their guests Jane and Roger. Pauline is very pleased about this. Dennis is less enthusiastic – he will be forty tomorrow, feels like he is wasting his life, and would rather they just called it cottage pie. Outside, Dennis’s parents are lost on the estate, and vandals are decapitating garden gnomes and obscenely vandalising vegetables.

As Dennis’s anarchic streak reveals itself, what was supposed to be an impeccably middle-class dinner becomes a first-class row about middle age, affairs, and what’s locked in the bureau.

Russell’s hilarious and sharply observed play was first performed at the Lyric Theatre, London in 1987.

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Dates Tue 12th - Sat 16th Feb 2019  |  19:30  |  £10.00


Forbidden Nights: Circus Just Got Sexy
By Forbidden Nights

Roll Up! Roll Up!

Brace yourself for two hours of thrilling action, provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden strip tease (and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure).

Abandon your inhibitions at the door as the talented cast of acrobats, fire acts, aerial artists and world-renowned circus performers flip and spin across the stage in this high-octane show. This sexy but classy evening with Forbidden Nights is guaranteed to get your pulse racing and leave you begging for more.

Yes, ladies -  Circus Just Got Sexy!

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Dates Thu 21st Feb 2019  |  19:30  |  £21.00

Premium seats available at £23.


Gimme ABBA
By Gimme ABBA

"ABBA have left a fine musical legacy, and it's in good hands."

Gimme ABBA have been performing this fabulous tribute to ABBA for over 18 years and 2018/19 will see the band embark on their sixth UK theatre tour, with performances nationwide to be enjoyed by an ever-growing audience of both young and old.

This complete and superb ABBA show comes with a repertoire that draws from the greatest hits of Sweden's most famous export, full of all the popular songs known and loved by millions, along with some additional tunes to please the most ardent Abba fan.

"The humour, energy and enjoyment generated on stage delights audiences" and provides a light hearted side to our ever evolving show, without compromising the integrity of the performance. This spectacular show will bring back memories of that golden ABBA era. This is not just another Abba tribute but a ‘truly complete and exciting Abba experience’ so what are you waiting for? Dust off those platforms! Put on those Flares! And come on our nostalgic trip back to the 70s.

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Dates Sat 23rd Feb 2019  |  19:30  |  £TBA


Goodnight Mr Tom
By David Wood

A RAODS Production

During the war two lost souls find true love and friendship.

Based on the book by Michelle Magorian, this wonderfully uplifting tale is brought gloriously to life on stage. Set during the build up to WWII, Goodnight Mister Tom follows young William Beech, who is evacuated to the idyllic English countryside and forges a remarkable and heart warming friendship with the elderly recluse, Tom Oakley.  All is perfect until William is suddenly summoned by his mother back to London. "It ends as children's theatre should. Adults audibly snivelling and children breathlessly attentive".

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Dates Tue 12th - Sat 16th Mar 2019  |  19:30  |  £13.00


Mark Ponsford: One Man, One Tuesday!
By Mark Ponsford

It's that man again!

In April 1988, while rehearsing for RAODS' historic production of Nicholas Nickleby, Mark was asked to perform a solo show in aid of the Plaza Appeal. He has subsequently returned to the Plaza on many occasions, and in recent years has become established as a popular compere here for Michelmersh Silver Band's annual Christmas concerts, with his trademark wry humour and eccentric songs! Expect a programme of lighthearted music, musings and anecdotes... And of course, the inevitable nod to his beloved "G and S"!

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Dates Tue 26th Mar 2019  |  19:30  |  £11.00


Fleetingwood Mac
By Fleetingwood Mac

A young and exciting new tribute to the legendary band, Fleetwood Mac.

We didn’t just want to be  another tribute band, with tacky wigs and fancy dress outfits. Instead we wanted to bring across the live sound of Fleetwood Mac, with just one guitar, a keyboard, a drum kit, a man on the bass and of course, the vocals!

As much as we aim to create a genuine Fleetwood Mac sound, we can’t help but give it a modern edge, it’s just the way we play. How else are five people supposed to play tribute to a band that have lasted nearly 50 years?

Songs you can expect to hear at our shows: Rhiannon, Go Your Own Way, Sisters of the Moon, Oh Well, Tusk, I’m so Afraid, Everywhere, Songbird, Gold Dust Woman, Don’t Stop, You Make Loving Fun, Black Magic Woman, Dreams, Little Lies, Gypsy, Say You Love Me, The Chain, Landslide, Seven Wonders, Silver Spring, Second Hand News, Isn’t it Midnight, Sara, As Long As You Follow, Oh Diane, Big Love, Blue Letter, Hold Me, Green Manalishi, World Turning, Edge Of Seventeen.

We also want to introduce the songs to a new generation of Fleetwood Mac fans, who just like ourselves, weren’t even born when the band were in their prime. We do not go on stage pretending to be Fleetwood Mac, instead we go on as who we are, five young musicians who love the music, and want to share the music of one of the worlds greatest bands to a wider  audience.

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Thu 4th Apr 2019  |  19:30  |  £TBA


Daisy Pulls It Off
By Denise Deegan

A RAODS Production

An hilarious parody of wholesome adventure stories about life in a 1920s girls' English boarding school.

Energetic Daisy Meredith, a girl from a poor background, has to overcome snobbish prejudice and pranks from the wealthier girls. She and her best friend, zany Trixie Martin, search for missing treasure that could save the exclusive Grangewood School for Young Ladies. Along the way, Daisy overcomes false accusations, saves the lives of her enemies and discovers that the mysterious stranger seen around the grounds is her long-lost father. "A perfectly ripping yarn".

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Dates Tue 16th - Sat 20th Apr 2019  |  19:30  |  £13.00


Book of Genesis - Genesis Tribute
By Book of Genesis

Celebrating the early songs of the influential progressive rock band Genesis, The Book of Genesis are the leading UK Genesis Tribute band faithfully recreating the 1970s era complete with period musical instruments, fabulous costumes, an animated slide show, and atmospheric synchronised lighting in a packed 3-hour show.

This is a welcome return by The Book Of Genesis to the Plaza, and follows successful year of touring both in the UK (including Charterhouse School - where Genesis formed) , and in Europe (The Gamla, Oslo, Norway and t'Blok, Nieuwerkerk a/d ljsse l, Rotterdam, The Netherlands).
"The fantastic progressive rock music in combination with the costumes and other props are a real feast for your eyes and ears ... a band which covers it all the way are The Book Of Genesis" - Henri Strik.

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Dates Sat 27th Apr 2019  |  19:30  |  £17.00

10% discount for groups of 8 or more.


Bye Bye Baby: A Celebration of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
By Bye Bye Baby

A musical journey through the sounds of one of the most successful bands of all time.

With slick choreography and the recognisable falsetto, this really sets the scene for a great night. The show demonstrates the diversity and harmonic sounds as once performed by the great band themselves.

This sensational production features many of the bands worldwide hits, including: LETS HANG ON, RAG DOLL, WALK LIKE A MAN, SHERRY, WORKING MY WAY BACK TO YOU, BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY, and many more...

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Dates Fri 3rd May 2019  |  19:30  |  £20.00

10% discount for groups of 8 or more.


How To Disappear Completely And Never Be Found
By Fin Kennedy

A RAODS Green Room Production

An award winning play about identity and the traces we leave on the world around us.

When Charlie, a young executive, reaches breaking point and decides to disappear, he pays a visit to a master of the craft in a seafront fortune teller’s in Southend. Haunted by visitations from a pathologist who swears he is already lying flat out on her slab, he begins a nightmarish journey to the edge of existence that sees him stripped of everything that made him who he was.

VenueGreen Room 
Dates Tue 11th - Sat 15th Jun 2019  |  19:30  |  £10.00


Oye Santana: Tribute Act
By Oye Santana

Introducing the No. 1 tribute act of 2018 and the best Sanatana tribute in the world - Oye Santana!

With Oye Santana, every track is a fiesta, every performance is a show!

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Thu 27th Jun 2019  |  19:30  |  £20.00


The Lady In The van
By Alan Bennett

A RAODS Production

Charity begins at the bottom of the driveway...

Adapted by the author from his autobiographical memoir, The Lady in the Van tells the story of Miss Mary Shepherd, whom Alan Bennett first came across when she was living in the street near his home in Camden Town. Taking refuge with her van in his garden originally for three months, she ended up staying fifteen years. Funny, touching and unexpectedly spectacular, The Lady in the Van marked the return to the stage of one of our leading playwrights.

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Dates Tue 16th - Sat 20th Jul 2019  |  19:30  |  £13.00


Belinda's Dance Academy Show
By Belinda's Dance Academy

Belinda's Dance Academy summer show.

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Fri 26th Jul 2019  |  15:00  |  £10.00
Fri 26th Jul 2019  |  19:00  |  £10.00


The Wind In The Willows
By Glyn Maxwell

A RAODS Outdoor Production at Island House

A new adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, a classic children’s novel notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, morality, and camaraderie...

A spot of spring cleaning on a sunny English riverbank – so begins the adventures of four beloved friends. Follow  Mole, Ratty, Toad and Badger on their journey through riverside picnics, wild woods, jailbreaks, car chases and cross-dressing amphibians to save Toad Hall from disaster and get little Mole home. All played out on the banks of the River Test in the delightful gardens of Island House.

VenueIsland House, Romsey 
Dates Tue 13th - Sat 17th Aug 2019  |  19:30  |  £14.00


Sounds Like The Seekers
By Sounds Like The Seekers

In 1963 Judith Durham, a shy young Australian jazz singer, joined Keith, Bruce and Athol to form The Seekers. Within a year they were one of the biggest selling bands in the world. Samantha recreates perfectly the persona of Judith Durham and the group will entrance you with all The Seekers biggest hits: Georgy Girl, A World Of Our Own, I'll Never Find Another You, The Carnival Is Over and many more. The Stage newspaper said of Samanthas voice: "Perfection".  "Effervescent", said The Southern Evening Echo. Come along and experience again the joyful sound of The Seekers - the carnival isn't over!

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Fri 23rd Aug 2019  |  19:30  |  £TBA

10% off groups of 8 or more.

10% off family ticket.


Wall of Floyd
By Wall of Floyd

The Wall of Floyd gives you a performance that provides the true essence of a Pink Floyd show from one of the greatest bands of all time.

With great musicians and a fabulous sound system, The Wall of Floyd delivers a great aural and visual experience with the quality you would expect from Pink Floyd themselves. 

See more info at 

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Sun 25th Aug 2019  |  19:30  |  £18.00

10% discount for groups of 8 or more.

10% discount for family ticket.


Charity Concert for Naomi House
By Sam's Music Co

A night of local music for a fantastic local charity!

This night of local musical talent is being put together for one night at the Plaza Theatre with all profits going to Naomi House and Jacksplace. This fantastic local hospice charity does so much and to help them celebrate their 21st year we are hoping to raise money to help them to keep doing the great work that they do. 

There will be four half hour sets from local musicians and with covers and originals you can have a great night while supporting a great cause. With artists like Lucy Bernardez and Maddison Douch performing you can expect a chilled out evening of acoustic guitars and simple but beautiful vocals.

Click the ticket link below and be on your way to supporting a very worthy cause while also supporting your local music scene.

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Dates Sun 1st Sep 2019  |  19:30  |  £13.00


The Electric 80s Tribute Band Show
By The Electric 80s

Get ready to step inside the DeLorean, switch on the flux capacitor and go back in time with The Electric 80s Show.

​The Electric 80s Show is the UK's ultimate LIVE tribute spectacular to the music of the 1980s performed to the highest possible standard by some of the UK'S top singers and musicians.
The stars of Electric 80s Show faithfully recreate the authentic sound of 40+ classic 80s songs by legendary artists including Michael Jackson, Madonna, The Human League, Kylie Minogue, Frankie goes to Hollywood, Bananarama, George Michael, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Bryan Adams, Spandeau Ballet, Tiffany, Duran Duran, The Weathergirls, Erasure, Huey Lewis And The News, Simple Minds, The Proclaimers, Eurythmics, Belinda Carlisle, Queen, Cher, and many, many more!

So put on your ra ra skirt, pull up your leg warmers and get ready to rewind back to the 80s for the ultimate party night with some of the best music ever written!

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Dates Thu 5th Sep 2019  |  19:30  |  £18.00


Purple Zeppelin - the Ultimate Rock Tribute Show
By Purple Zeppelin

Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to the two greatest Rock Bands of all time: Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin – together on the same bill! As featured in the BBC TV documentary ‘The Joy of the Guitar Riff’ and twice voted Best UK Tribute Act! 

In a ‘full on’ two and a half hour show, using the same stage costumes, guitars and equipment as the original bands, you’ll hear more than 30 classic songs. Basically: THE BEST BITS, ALL OF THE TIME. However, this is more than just a great band performing the ‘Greatest Hits’ – it’s a theatrical insight to these two giants of Rock, complete with special effects, onstage ‘artistic differences’ and even some audience participation!

With the accent firmly on entertainment, this is a show not to be missed, complete with Ritchie Blackmore’s on stage antics, Jimmy Page’s twin neck guitar and theremin and a very special violin bow solo. Purple Zeppelin are four talented and versatile musicians – with decades of playing between them comprising thousands of sessions and gigs, both in the UK and overseas.

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Sat 7th Sep 2019  |  19:30  |  £18.00

10% discount for groups of 8 or more.


Mary Shelley
By Helen Edmundson

A RAODS Production

Daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft. Lover of Shelley. Author of Frankenstein..

Helen Edmundson's Mary Shelley is a play that explores the extraordinary life of the author of Frankenstein. It was first performed in a co-production between Shared Experience, Nottingham Playhouse and West Yorkshire Playhouse, at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, on 16 March 2012.

The play centres on a crucial episode in Mary's early life. Her parents, radical feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft and political philosopher William Godwin, are struggling under the weight of heavy debts. When young poet Percy Bysshe Shelley becomes a regular visitor to the house, his financial stability and dangerous charisma charms the family, especially Godwin’s three young daughters. But it is feisty young Mary who becomes the object of his affections. The play details their scandalous elopement when Mary was just sixteen and the impact it has upon her stepmother, her sisters and above all, her troubled father. Three years after this life-changing event, Mary would write one of the greatest novels in the English language, Frankenstein, which changed the literary landscape forever.

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Tue 24th - Sat 28th Sep 2019  |  19:30  |  £13.00


By John Kander, Fred Ebb, Joe Masteroff

A RAODS Production

Life is a cabaret, old chum. Come to the Cabaret!

Cabaret is set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power, it focuses on the nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, and revolves around young American writer Cliff Bradshaw and his relationship with English cabaret performer Sally Bowles. There's also a doomed romance between German boarding house owner Fräulein Schneider and her elderly suitor Herr Schultz, a Jewish fruit vendor. Overseeing the action is the Master of Ceremonies at the Kit Kat Klub, which serves as a metaphor for ominous political developments in late Weimar Germany.The 1966 original Broadway production became a hit, inspiring numerous subsequent productions in London and New York, as well as the 1972 film starring Liza Minelli.

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Tue 22nd - Sat 26th Oct 2019  |  19:30  |  £14.00


Dead Funny
By Terry Johnson

A RAODS Production

Nudity. Violence. Simulated sex. Frankie Howerd impersonations. Custard pie fights - Terry Johnson's bitingly funny comedy has it all. 

Richard and Eleanor's marriage is not going well. Not going at all in fact. Then Benny Hill, the hero of the Dead Funny Society (of which is Richard is currently chairman), dies, and the plans to celebrate his life with a tribute party bring all kinds of skeletons, real and metaphorical, clattering in and out of cupboards. Only the very dead could fail to see the funny side, but bring a tissue; it could also make you weep.

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Tue 19th - Sat 23rd Nov 2019  |  19:30  |  £13.00


By Elaine Murphy

A RAODS Greenroom Production

A funny and insightful glimpse into the power of female friendship. 

Five women with five different stories on a girls' night in to remember. It's Breda's birthday, but life's not been going according to plan of late and she's in no mood to celebrate. Her friends, however, have other ideas...

'A truly gorgeous paean to the power of female friendship... bittersweet, poignant, and side-splittingly funny'.

VenueGreen Room 
Dates Wed 4th - Sat 7th Dec 2019  |  19:30  |  £10.00


Camelot the Panto
By Ben Crocker

A RAODS Production

A madcap twist on one of the English speaking world’s best loved legends.

VenueMain Stage 
Dates Wed 8th - Sat 25th Jan 2020  |  19:30  |  £14.00


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