Friday 4th December - Saturday 9th January 2016: Cutlasses and cannon fire on the high seas. Jim and Long John Silver are on the trail of pirate treasure. Leading a crew of the scurviest sea dogs you ever saw and following a battered old map they’ll find more than they bargained for over the horizon. Scramble on deck for Creation’s fifth family Christmas show at The North Wall. From the team behind last year’s riotous and eccentric The Wind in the Willows comes a new adaptation full of sea shanties, swash buckling and sword fights.
Tickets: £13.50 - £32 Recommended for age 5+.
Thursday 5th November: The year is 1974, the sleepy town is Hemlock-Under-Lye and when werewolf attacks threaten teatime, there’s only one person you can call.
An award-winning comedy by Kill the Beast, He Had Hairy Hands is a 1970’s detective werewolf mystery wrapped in a hilarious Hammer Horror. An American Werewolf In London meets Twin Peaks, The Wicker Man meets Scooby Doo, and The League of Gentlemen meets your fluffiest nightmare
Time: 7pm. Tickets: £12, £10 concessions.
Hardeep Singh Kohli: Big Mouth Strikes Again
Friday 27th November: When you’ve a mouth this big, is it any wonder you get into trouble? The comedian, broadcaster, journalist and chef explains all in a brand new show, on the back of its premier at this year’s Edinburgh Festival.
Time: 7.45pm. Tickets: £12, £10 concessions.
Saturday 7th November: Two feisty señoritas and a downtrodden Englishman take on Don Quixote’s quest accompanied only by an otherworldly guitarist. Award-winning company, Little Soldier presents a hilariously inventive adventure of immense proportions, to be taken with a pinch of salt and a handlebar moustache. Tickets: £13.00 Concession: £11.00 Times: 8pm.
Thursday 19th November: Here is a re-telling of the story of the beginning of everything inspired by Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, only with music, fewer words, more dance and never before seen levels of divine incompetence. A show for anyone who has ever created anything (a child, a garden, a paper aeroplane) and then had to watch that wonderful thing spiral out of control. Tickets: £15.00 Concession: £13.00 Times: 8pm.
Wednesday 25th November: Born seconds apart, Darren and Sinead, aka Pig and Runt, live in a fantasy world of their own in Cork City. Trash TV, Disco beats and cheap booze have fuelled this obsessive friendship. But as they go for their 17th birthday binge, reality violently collides with their fantasy and their world begins to crumble. Tickets: Full Price £13.00 + fee*. Concession £11.00 + fee*. Student £5.00 + fee*.
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Once Upon a Snowflake
Saturday 7th November: Liza has gone missing, and no-one knows where she can be. One thing’s for certain: those mysterious Winter Sprites have something to do with it. Appearing every winter, these tiny elf-like creatures can be found hiding in pockets, shoes and sock drawers, watching everything and hearing everyone. Times: 11am and 2pm. Tickets: £9, £6 concessions.
On The Edge
Thursday 12th November: KEPOW! is back with a wonderful comedy show that explores all those moments in life when we are On the Edge! Falling in love, leaving home, getting a job, bungee jumping, you name it, this show explores it. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £13, £9 concesssions, £6, U18.
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Putting The Higgs Boson in its Place
Friday 6th November: In 2013 there was huge excitement as scientists announced the discovery of the Higgs boson. But given the uncertainties at the heart of quantum physics and experimental physics, can we really say we discovered it or not… is this particle real? For this year’s Simonyi Lecture, Professor Melissa Franklin will talk about her experiences working towards the discovery of the Higgs boson and her work today at the Large Hadron Collider. Melissa Franklin is the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University. She will be introduced by Marcus du Sautoy, Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford. Tickets: £10 (£8) Time: 19:30.
Tuesday 17th - Saturday 21st November: I feel wasted. Not wasted drunk, but wasted unused. Celibate. Wretched. Enter the world of Leah and Georgie: two women discovering the boundaries of their sexuality, saying everything about sex that we all think but never dare to express. Freak is a frank exploration of the intense power and vulnerability of female sexuality. A fresh production of student and prize-winning playwright Anna Jordan’s 2014 play that promises to shock and excite. Freak is enticing, daring, and desperately funny. Times: 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets: £11 - £26.50.
Friday 27th November - Sunday 10th January: Hot on the heels of last year’s spectacular Beauty and the Beast, the Playhouse brings you an Aladdin’s cave of sparkling festive entertainment, written and directed for the first time this year by Steve Marmion, Artistic Director of Soho Theatre and creator of a host of criticallyacclaimed pantos for London’s Lyric Hammersmith and elsewhere. One thing’s for sure whether you’re Mum, Dad, Nana, Grampy or one of the kids – it’ll be sheer GENIEus. Times: Various. Tickets: £15 - £26.
Tuesday 24th - Saturday 28th November: A young girl squares up to a dragon. A small boy packs away his skirts. An advert tells us what to be at any cost. Drawing on our culture’s wildly varied presentations of women, this is a fearsome journey through society’s wild patchwork of performed femininity. Devised by Knotworks, an exciting new student ensemble, this is a politicised, tender and funny look at modern womanhood in all its forms. Times: 9.30pm. Tickets: £6.
Saturday 14th November: Two feisty senoritas and a downtrodden Englishman embark on a journey through Spain, taking on one of the most accomplished works of fiction ever written; Don Quixote. Accompanied only by an otherworldly guitarist whose presence there makes no sense whatsoever, they will lead you to joy, pain and ultimate wisdom. A madcap rendition concluding with a common sentiment: ‘These guys did not read the book’. Tickets: £15, £13.50 (concs). Time: 7.30pm.
Saturday 28th November: Born seconds apart, Darren and Sinead, aka Pig and Runt, live in a fantasy world of their own in Cork City. Trash TV, Disco beats and cheap booze have fuelled this obsessive friendship. But as they go for their 17th birthday binge, reality violently collides with their fantasy and their world begins to crumble. Tickets: £15, £13.50 (concs). Time: 8pm.
Tuesday 10th - Saturday 21st November: The Bodyguard, the award-winning musical based on the blockbuster film, is heading on tour in 2015 starring three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, Alexandra Burke* as Rachel Marron. Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don't expect is to fall in love. Times: 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets: £15.00 - £47.50..
Diversity: Up Close & Personal
Wednesday 25th November: Five sell out UK tours later with 250,000 tickets sold and countless accomplishments; Diversity have announced their most up close and personal tour yet. The tour will see Diversity performing exclusively choreographed routines based on their ITV special. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £29.90 - £39.90.
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Thursday 26th November: Noel Fielding (The Mighty Boosh, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Luxury Comedy) is embarking on his first live tour in five years: An Evening With Noel Fielding. Expect a magical mix of Noel's unique brand of stand up comedy, live animation, music and some of Fielding's best known TV characters (such as The Moon and Fantasy Man). Time: 8pm. Tickets: £28.90.
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