On a snow-dusted night in a house in London, Jenny helps her daughter Anna write a letter to Santa Claus, marking the start of their epic adventure as they fight to save Christmas in this family-focused musical feast.
BSL Signed Show - Tuesday 20th December at 7.30pm
Relaxed Performance - Thursday 29th December at 2.00pm
A talk and tour about the fascinating history of this beautiful theatre from 1865 to the present day. This is a great opportunity to have an in depth view of the newly redeveloped building.
Inspired by Janet and Allan Ahlberg’s beautiful picture book. The fun and well defined characters are brought to life on stage with an exciting set design, puppets, and original music and songs.
As well as hilarious new songs, John will bash out the favourites on his trusty Yamaha: “Two Margarines”, “I Can’t Go Back To Savoury Now”, “Mutiny Over The Bounty”, “Y Reg” plus many more.
Three-week course for developing your writing, looking at inspiration, structure, characterisation and more. Suitable for beginners and suitable for all types of creative writing, whether plays, short stories or novels.
Calling Wolf-cubs everywhere, Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book" is getting the Oddsocks treatment!
Enjoy the comical adventures of Mowgli the man cub as he battles to survive and become the leader of the pack.
This is primarily an editing workshop to help you get the best out of your first, or fifteenth, draft. In order for you to gain the most from this day, you should have a completed draft (however rough) and be prepared to bring a section to share.
If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then ABBA MANIA is for you!
Silver Lining is the hilarious new comedy by writer, actor, presenter and political activist Sandi Toksvig.
It tells the tale of 5 extraordinary yet forgotten women, who come together one treacherous night to recreate The Great Escape - senior citizen style!
We have torn up the pages of the traditional fairytales and glued them back together in the wrong order and what trouble have we caused!
Inspired by Chris Colfer’s children books, join the Young Creatives on this two day drama workshop full of costume and fractured fairy tale fun.
Bill Kenwright’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, continues to enjoy huge success across the country with standing ovations at every performance.
Frederic reaches his 21st birthday and tries to release himself from the life of piracy to which he was mistakenly apprenticed as a boy. Chaos ensues in the following battle between the pirates and the police in one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular comedies. The full University Orchestra plays in the pit.
Scattered combines Motionhouse’s highly physical trademark style with entrancing digital imagery in an extraordinary interaction between film and live performance.This astonishing production explores our relationship with water.
Join Britain’s most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat. Her behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage.
A celebration of ‘Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
, is a fast paced, energetic production with an authentic live concert feel.
Join the Academy of Future Stars
in the Wonderful Dreams of Oz
. Come along with Dorothy and friends on their way to see the Great and Powerful Wizard!
Worried about your job? Worried about your family? Worried about yourself? Worried about the health service? Education? Climate change? World War 3? Worried about worrying? Sod it! We could all use a laugh.
Based on Susan Hill's acclaimed ghost story, this gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.
If you don’t know the voice of Cara Dillon, you’re in for a treat. With music that transcends genres and crosses barriers, her unique voice is truly enchanting and reaches well beyond her award winning Irish Folk origins.
Based on the fabulous new book by Steven Lee and with magic designed by the legendary late Paul Daniels, this spectacular musical adventure about growing up and the importance of family is the perfect feel good show for big hearted adults and loving little ones alike.
A hands on three day workshop looking at how different puppets are used in performance, working on the techniques used to bring puppets alive and creating our own movable puppets.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd's first release, Think Floyd's brand new production for 2017 features music from all 15 Pink Floyd albums.
One of the UK’s most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his new solo show, Joel Dommett: LIVE.
14+ (Parental Guidance) Likely to be swearing and adult content
RAY McVAY presents the world’s GREATEST Big Band Show featuring the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders, the sublime vocals of Catherine Sykes and Mark Porter as well as the energetic and exciting Swing Time Jivers!
One of the best known love stories, performed by the ever popular Vienna Festival Ballet with the glorious music from Tchaikovsky make this a night not to be missed.
During the 15 years in which Reginald D Hunter has lived in the UK, Reginald's searingly honest material has garnered him a popular fanbase that spans the generations. He returns in 2017 with his highly anticipated brand new show.
The years are 1917 and 1937. Step back in time with us as NTR and Friends recreate a Golden time of entertainment.
Our 2017 line up Concert Party bring you a Big Band, choirs, gymnasts, street dancers and songbirds galore. Hip hop meets trench warfare in this rebooted commemoration of 'the wars to end all wars'.
Are you 16-years-old, yet feel 21? Are you 40, but tragically faking 25? Don’t worry: this is normal. No one is ever the ‘right’ age – it’s is the beauty and the curse of being a real person.
The University of Portsmouth Orchestra and Wind Band present an eclectic mixture of music related to opera, from classical to rock. Directed by Colin Jagger and Ken Wharton-Emms, a great night is guaranteed, but be wary of the phantom!
For two performances only, join Ian Waite & Camilla Dallerup from Strictly Come Dancing plus professional singer Paul Amer & guests for a spectacular evening of Dance, Singing and stories from their time on the BBC hit show.