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Key Theatre Autumn Season

Key Theatre Autumn Season

3rd September - 4th January

Key Theatre Autumn Seasons are always packed with quality from start to finish and this year is no different. With drama as far as the eye can see, music that will have you singing until Christmas, comedy that will have...

Jack and The Beanstalk

Jack and The Beanstalk

4th December - 4th January

Key Theatre

Whatever you do, don’t miss this year’s GIANT family pantomime

Carols By Candlelight

Carols By Candlelight

22nd December

Key Theatre

A seasonal delight

JOHN (Encore Screening)

JOHN (Encore Screening)

5th January

Key Theatre

JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18yrs+. Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. DV8 Physical Theatre has...

Treasure Island (Live Screening)

Treasure Island (Live Screening)

22nd January

Key Theatre

Suitable for 10+ Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. It’s a dark, stormy...

The Mystery of St Finnigan's Elbow

The Mystery of St Finnigan's Elbow

27th January - 31st January

Key Studio

The famous relic - St Finnigan’s funny bone – has disappeared!

Andrea Chenier (Live Screening)

Andrea Chenier (Live Screening)

29th January

Key Theatre

Umberto Giordano’s Andrea Chénier (1896) presents a fictionalized account of the last years of the French poet André Chénier, guillotined during the Reign of Terror in 1794. It is the greatest of Giordano’s...

The Johnny Cash Story

The Johnny Cash Story

31st January

Key Theatre

‘JOHNNY CASH COMES TO TOWN.’ IF YOU SAW THE FILM ‘WALK THE LINE’ THEN YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS FANTASTIC SHOW! SINCE APPEARING ON BBC TELEVISION AT THE AGE OF 14 SINGING ‘THE TENNESSEE FLAT TOP...

My Dog's Got no Nose

My Dog's Got no Nose

3rd February - 4th February

Key Theatre

My Dog’s Got No Nose – By Ron Aldridge Starring Damian Williams My Dog’s Got No Nose takes us on a journey through the events surrounding a stand-up comedian’s first ever performance. Sometimes funny,...

Lee Hurst -  "Things That Make You Go Aaarggh!!!”

Lee Hurst - "Things That Make You Go Aaarggh!!!”

5th February

Key Theatre

In this stand up show, comedian Lee Hurst is back on the road to ask audiences what winds them up? Mostly people get on with living their lives, but everyone has at least one thing that gets on their nerves and...

BLACK

BLACK

7th February

Key Theatre

Following last year’s acclaimed Melody Loses her Mojo, 20 Stories High return to The Key with a powerful and moving monologue piece with live music, exploring how racial tensions in a tight knit community can test...

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

8th February

Key Theatre

Now celebrating 50 years of existence NYJO features some of the best, most gifted and talented of the next generation of UK jazz musicians. NYJO is world-famous as a glittering showcase for the country’s best young...

Draupadi

Draupadi

10th February

Key Theatre

Born of fire into a royal dynasty, the life imagined for Draupadi is one of privilege and advantage, but challenges come her way when she is torn between duty and justice. Will our fiery heroine prevail? In this...

Love Labours Lost (Live Screening)

Love Labours Lost (Live Screening)

11th February

Key Theatre

Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their pledge than the Princess of France...

Bouncers

Bouncers

12th February - 14th February

Key Theatre

Bouncers by John Godber The international smash hit comedy returns! Lucky Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph are the original men in black as they tell the tale of one night in a Yorkshire disco in the 80’s in this...

Key Comedy Nights - Imran Yusuf

Key Comedy Nights - Imran Yusuf

13th February

Key Studio

Edinburgh Festival Best Newcomer Nominee 2010, As seen on BBC3’s Fried, Dave’s One Night Stand and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow. Imran Yusuf is well renowned for his super-high energy...

Arthur's Dreamboat

Arthur's Dreamboat

15th February

Key Studio

It is the story about a little boy who has a dream. One night, Arthur has an amazing dream about a beautiful pink and green boat with a stripy mast. He can’t wait to tell everyone about it but no one (not even...

Treasure Island (Encore Screening)

Treasure Island (Encore Screening)

18th February

Key Theatre

BBFC Certificate 12A Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. It’s a dark,...

Paul Foot

Paul Foot

19th February

Key Theatre

Heralded by critics, Paul’s previous tours have been showered with 5 star reviews and nominations, credited as “masterful” (Scotsman) and “ingenious” (The Australian Herald Sun). His...

Songbird:

Songbird:

20th February

Key Theatre

SONGBIRD: THE MUSIC OF EVA CASSIDY is a fantastic concert performance which also tells the story of one the greatest singers of the 1980s and 1990s. The music of Eva Cassidy only came to prominence in this country...

The Chicago Blues Brothers

The Chicago Blues Brothers

21st February

Key Theatre

The Winners of the National tribute awards 2013 and official No 1 tribute to the Blues Brothers in the UK are coming, featuring over 40 classic blues. Soul and motown hits with plenty of fun and lunacy thrown in for...