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  • 30 March 2017

    A masterclass in musical-comedy, this joyous, nostalgic, feel-good tale follows the meteoric rise of a hard-working village milkman to stardom during the 1963 pop revolution. Chronicled with wit and invention, and with enjoyably stylish original songs and music by BBC Folk Awards nominee Jez Lowe, this charming show is sprinkled with irresistibly funny satire and delivered with a knowing wink.

  • 30 March 2017

    Inspired by the smash hit multi-million selling albums Dreamboats and Petticoats One, Two, Three, Four and Five, the West End sell out sensation Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical features some of the greatest hit songs of the Rock ‘n’ Roll era. The dazzling success of the first five albums in the Dreamboats and Petticoats series sent the message loud and clear. With over 2 million copies so...

  • 31 March 2017

    Warm, nostalgic musical-theatre (with lovely, emotive folk songs and well-crafted storytelling) of a reclusive hoarder and her strange but sweet ghost, who together in their ramshackle home collect real stories of strong and inspiring women lest they be lost to history. A glorious patchwork story-quilt forms the colourful backdrop to the play, each fragment of fabric a remembered life, some truly affecting and powerful. An extraordinary, comic and compelling modern fairytale.

  • 31 March 2017

    Classic 1920s and 30s acoustic down-home good-time blues, ragtime and jug band music by one of Europe's finest country-folk blues duos. Timeless music, in exceptionally full and hard driving performances.

  • 31 March 2017

    Giant Pandas and Sleeping Dragons by Pollyanna Pickering. The famous local wildlife artist talks on her intrepid travels in Tibet.

  • 31 March 2017

    Giving a modern comedic twist to Shakespeare's popular tragedy, this acclaimed clown theatre sets the action in a pub in the here and now, with pub landlord as king. A compellingly inventive retelling mixing slapstick and pathos with warm humour, this is a marvellously fun night.

  • 31 March 2017

    Fusing charismatic storytelling with terrific live music and dynamic clog dancing, this raucous, joyful show sets a powerful ancient selkie sea-tale firmly in the here and now. A whole world is conjured in words: from a quiet north coast cove to a Whitechapel rush hour; from a dysfunctional family who have lost their way to a disgruntled crow who has lost its rag. An unforgettable evening which flies the flag for storytelling.

  • 31 March 2017

    The true story of Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep), the legendary New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great opera singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful. Her “husband and manager, St Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant) an aristocratic English actor, was determined to protect his beloved Florence ...

  • 31 March 2017

    A masterclass in musical-comedy, this joyous, nostalgic, feel-good tale follows the meteoric rise of a hard-working village milkman to stardom during the 1963 pop revolution. Chronicled with wit and invention, and with enjoyably stylish original songs and music by BBC Folk Awards nominee Jez Lowe, this charming show is sprinkled with irresistibly funny satire and delivered with a knowing wink.

  • 31 March 2017

    Inaugural Chamber music series, 31 March. The finest classical musicians bring some of the most beautiful music ever written to Bakewell. Featuring musicians from the Halle, the programme features the familiar and lesser-known pieces to enrich your musical knowledge. This month’s performance programme is: Mozart-Oboe Quarlet K370, Moeran-Fantasy Quartet for oboe and strings Dohnányi – Serenade...

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