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WHAT’S ON

OCTOBER 2016 - JANUARY 2017 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636 BOOK ONLINE: WWW.HAWTH.CO.UK


WELCOME TO A NEW SEASON Welcome to The Hawth’s new season, packed with shows to keep you entertained over the coming months. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

A new room. A new place to meet, to learn, to participate, to create. Look out for a range of classes in the future. To find out more or if you are interested in hiring The Hawth’s new space contact Jackie Draper on 01293 859949 or email hawthhire@parkwoodtheatres.co.uk

PRE-THEATRE DINING

Combine your visit with a delicious pre-show meal in the warm and welcoming Café Vita. Open two hours before the show, Café Vita offers a tempting menu of freshly cooked meals, daily specials and desserts you’ll find hard to resist. Reserve your table at the Box Office when you order your tickets or at least a day before the show.

OPEN MON-FRI 10.30AM-2PM Visit us for your lunchtime treat. We offer a range of teas, coffees, sandwiches and snacks for the public and theatre-goers. Free wi-fi is available throughout the building.

The Hawth is operated by Parkwood Theatres working in partnership with Crawley Borough Council.


SEASON HIGHLIGHTS OCTOBER 2016 - JANUARY 2017

10 - 15 OCTOBER

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION

22 OCTOBER

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

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10 - 13 NOVEMBER

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CONTENTS 04

ACCESS/HAWTH YOUTH THEATRE

05 - 40 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 9 DECEMBER - 2 JANUARY

PETER PAN

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CURZON CINEMA

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SWAY DANCE

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HAWTH YOUTH THEATRE

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VISUAL ARTS

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ARTS DEVELOPMENT

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BOOKING INFORMATION

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HOW TO FIND US

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ACCESS

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BSL INTERPRETED PERFORMANCES The Glenn Miller Story Fri 30 September 7.30pm (Signer: Theatresign) The Shawshank Redemption Fri 14 October 7.30pm (Signer: Paul Michaels) Peter Pan Sat 17 December 2pm (Signer: Tony Oliver) Ghost The Musical Fri 17 February 7.30pm (Signer: Donna Ruane)

AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCES The Glenn Miller Story Sat 1 October 2.30pm The Shawshank Redemption Sat 15 October 2.30pm Peter Pan Sat 17 December 2pm & Wed 28 December 5.30pm Ghost The Musical Sat 18 February 2.30pm Please reserve headsets at least a week before the performance.

Join The Hawth Friends and receive exclusive benefits, including: discounts on shows throughout the year, find out about productions before anyone else, enjoy exclusive social events and trips, and receive the regular Hawth Talk magazine. Annual membership is just £10 for individuals (over 60 £7), £15 for a couple (£10 over 60) and £20 for a family of four. Call the Box Office or visit the website to start saving money today!

RELAXED PERFORMANCE Peter Pan Fri 16 December 2pm A specially designed performance adapted to reduce anxiety and create a supportive atmosphere for people with autism spectrum conditions, learning disabilities and other sensory and communication disorders.

This brochure is available in large print, Braille, CD and emailed text versions on request from the Box Office. An audio version is also available at hawth.co.uk on the Access page. For further details including discounted ticket prices please contact the Box Office on 01293 553636.

MON 19 SEPTEMBER / 7.30PM THEATRE Following its Off-Broadway New York success, this celebration of the genius and music of John Lennon comes to the UK. Inspired by the song Glass Onion, John Lennon’s postscript to The Beatles, this show peels away the layers of time and myth to offer clear insight into essence of the life and astonishing talent of one of the world’s most treasured icons.

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Part-concert and part-biography, this two-hander featuring West End star Daniel Taylor showcases 31 hits of Lennon and Lennon/McCartney including Imagine, Revolution and Jealous Guy in a kaleidoscopic collage of song, word and emotion.

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Lennononstage.com TICKETS: £23.50


TUE 27 SEPTEMBER - SAT 1 OCTOBER / 7.30PM / WED, THU & SAT 2.30PM / THEATRE

BRITAIN’S GREATEST SONG AND DANCE MAN RETURNS IN A WONDERFUL NEW MUSICAL FEATURING A SPECTACULAR

16 PIECE ORCHESTRA PLUS SENSATIONAL PERFORMERS AND DAZZLING CHOREOGRAPHY PLAYING THE BIG BAND ERA HITS... IN THE MOOD THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU MOONLIGHT SERENADE TUXEDO JUNCTION CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO LITTLE BROWN JUG PENNSYLVANIA 6-5000 AND MANY, MANY MORE DIRECTED BY

BOB TOMSON CHOREOGRAPHED BY OLIVIER AWARD WINNER

BILL DEAMER DESIGNED BY

MARK BAILEY MUSIC PRODUCED BY

KEITH STRACHAN It’s been 70 years since Glenn Miller vanished over the English Channel during WWII. Did he crash? Was he shot down? Brought to the stage in a brand new musical spectacular is the life, fame and vanishing of America’s most famous big band leader. Music legend TOMMY STEELE commands the stage as only a very great star can in in this extraordinary tale featuring a spectacular 16 piece orchestra. Tommy’s legendary career boasts countless hit singles, Hollywood movies and awardwinning stage musicals such as Singin’ in the Rain at the London Palladium, where he was recently honoured with a prestigious plaque celebrating the fact that he remains the theatre’s most successful ever star.

TICKETS: TUE - THU 7.30PM: £38. 2.30PM PERFORMANCES: £36. FRI & SAT 7.30PM: £41. DISCOUNTS (TUE-THU 7.30PM): £36. GROUPS 10 OR MORE: £5 OFF AT ALL SHOWS.

WED 12 & SAT 15 OCTOBER 4.30PM-6.30PM

AFTERNOON TEA

Enjoy the show and treat yourself to a delightful tea with assorted sandwiches, trio of mini cakes, fruit/ plain scone, jam and clotted cream with pot of tea or coffee. Gluten free options available. TICKETS: £12.95 PER PERSON

THU 13, FRI 14 & SAT 15 OCTOBER FROM 6.30PM / TENNYSON ROOM

VIP EXPERIENCE

Private Room with VIP host, welcome drink, complimentary show programme, interval ice cream, and cloakroom. TICKETS: £16.95 PER PERSON

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SUN 2 OCTOBER 3PM & 6PM / STUDIO

AITVARAS LITHUANIAN PUPPET THEATRE

THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN LITTLE GOATS

The Brothers Grimm fairytale presented by the Lithuanian company. Mother Goat cares for 7 naughty little goats. When she goes to the forest to find food for the family, the crafty wolf sneaks into the house and… to find out what happens next come and see the story live! Performed in Lithuanian (3pm) and English (6pm). Hire - An Eastern Stream event

TICKETS: £8, CHILD: £5, FAMILY OF FOUR: £20

SUN 2 OCTOBER / 3PM / THEATRE

DESFORD COLLIERY BAND Desford kick off the 2016/17 Brass Season with a concert guaranteed to delight its many fans. The season will also feature Grimethorpe Band (30 October), Fairey Band (20 November), Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band (22 January), Virtuosi GUS Band (26 February) and Black Dyke Band (19 March). desfordcollieryband.co.uk

TICKETS: £12.75 (DISCOUNTS: £11.25). BOOK 3 CONCERTS FOR £10.25 EACH, 4 CONCERTS FOR £9.75 EACH, 5 CONCERTS FOR £9.25 EACH, ALL SIX CONCERTS £8.75

MON 3 OCTOBER 7.30PM / THEATRE

10CC

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of their seminal album Sheet Music, which included top 10 hit The Wall Street Shuffle, the band perform the album in its entirety, before performing other hits including I’m Not In Love, Dreadlock Holiday and Rubber Bullets. Led by 10cc co-founder Graham Gouldman, the current live band, which has been together for more than 10 years, features Gouldman on vocals, bass and guitar, Rick Fenn, Paul Burgess, Mick Wilson and Keith Hayman. 10ccworld.com

TICKETS: £34

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TUE 4 OCTOBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

RUMPUS THEATRE COMPANY

THE HAUNTING OF EXHAM PRIORY

A spine-tingling new play based on the classic Gothic chiller The Rats in the Walls by H P Lovecraft. Mr Delapore retires to England to restore his ancestral home, which has lain in ruins for over 300 years. What tragedy overtook the ancient de la Poer family in a single night… and why do the locals hate and fear the Priory so much… and what is there in the walls that so unsettles the Delapore cats? As more and more of its past is uncovered, the Priory reveals a truth more horrific than could possibly be imagined! Rumpus make a welcome return following their visit with Captain Murderer.

‘DELIGHTFULLY DESPICABLE AND FANTASTIC FUN’ TICKETS: £15 (DISCOUNTS: £13)

REMOTEGOAT.CO.UK

THU 6 OCTOBER 7.30PM / THEATRE

After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 rock ‘n’ roll variety show returns with a brand new show!

THAT’LL BE THE DAY

This year’s show features a fresh new line-up of sensational classic gold hits, spanning the ’50s through to the ‘70s and ‘80s, mixed as always, with hilarious comedy! Complete with stunning costumes and incredible live music, we guarantee you’ll be on your feet and dancing in the aisles before the night is over. The golden age of popular music…revived! thatllbetheday.com

TICKETS: £26.50

FRI 7 OCTOBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

JONATHAN PIE: LIVE

‘THIS SHOW JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER AND BETTER’ THE TELEGRAPH Jonathan Pie is a respected News reporter for a respected News broadcaster but he has a problem. He has several problems. He hates his job. He hates his colleagues. But mainly he hates the f**king News. Join him for this live show where he hilariously reveals the truth behind recent News events both home and abroad. He’ll also be discussing his own meteoric rise to mediocrity… and one imagines he’ll be venting plenty of spleen in the process*. *Warning: may contain some f***ing strong language

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Suitable for ages 14+

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FRI 7 OCTOBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

RUSSIAN STATE OPERA

CARMEN TICKETS: £33 (DISCOUNTS: £31)

After the sold-out performance of La Traviata, Russian State Opera is back with Bizet’s great opera. Sung in French with English surtitles, and featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians. Feel the thrill and passion of love, jealousy and violence of 19th century Seville. The story of the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who is seduced by Carmen, a free-spirited femme fatale. José abandons his childhood sweetheart and deserts from his military duties, yet loses Carmen’s love to the glamorous toreador Escamillo. Love, treachery, passion and betrayal, Carmen has it all! www.amande-concerts.co.uk

‘RUSSIAN STATE OPERA ENJOYED A WELL DESERVED STANDING OVATION’ DAILY POST

SAT 8 OCTOBER / 3PM / THEATRE

MISS POLE DANCE UK 2016 Official UK National Pole Dance Professional Championships including Mr Pole Fitness UK and Synchronised Doubles. Miss Pole Dance UK is the definitive pole dance competition in the United Kingdom focusing entirely on athletic skills of dance and fitness. Enjoy high-flying gymnastic, breath-taking performances as the UK’s No. 1 pole performers compete for the title.‘ HIRE - A Pole Passion event misspoledance-uk.com

TICKETS: £25.50. PREMIUM (CENTRAL STALLS ROWS B-D): £35.50. PREMIER TICKET (CENTRAL ROW A: £57.50)

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SAT 8 OCTOBER / 11AM & 1.30PM / STUDIO

MONSTERSAURUS! This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monster-ously good!

But he has a problem - now he has made them all, what is he going to do with them?!

One day Monty found a book ‘Inventions Very Rare create yourself a monster friend but only if you dare!’.

This energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem - with original music and plenty of audience participation - will delight the whole family!

Follow the young inventor as he creates a whole world of wacky inventions and incredible monsters.

Suitable for ages 3+. Running time: 50mins.

TICKETS £7. FAMILY OF FOUR: £25

SAT 8 OCTOBER / 7.45PM / STUDIO

PETE BROWN’S NEWGRASS CUTTERS TICKETS: £16.50

Pete Brown, son of rock ‘n’ roll veteran Joe, has formed a new, wonderfully talented Bluegrass band. Featuring the same superb musicians who tour with Joe including the incredible Nashville recording artist and banjo/mandolin virtuoso Richard Collins, Mike Nichols on bass, legendary drummer and singer Phil Capaldi plus top producer Pete Brown on guitar, lap steel and mandolin. Expect stunning new arrangements of rock and pop classics, Phil’s brilliant Presley interpretations plus the finest vocal and instrumental performances anywhere. newgrasscutters.com

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MON 10 - SAT 15 OCTOBER 7.30PM / WED & SAT 2.30PM / THEATRE Bill Kenwright presents

PAUL NICHOLLS AS ANDY DUFRESNE

JACK ELLIS AS WARDEN STAMM AS

BEN ONWUKWE AS ELLIS ‘RED’ REDDING

Photos of previous cast

BASED ON THE SHORT NOVEL BY

STEPHEN KING ADAPTED BY OWEN

O’NEILL AND DAVE JOHNS ESBJORNSON

DIRECTED BY DAVID

10 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636


CELEBRATING THE 22nd ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATION’S FAVOURITE MOVIE ‘ELECTRIFYING IT TRULY IS A MUST-SEE SHOW’

‘GRITTY... CAPTIVATING’ THE RICHMOND GUARDIAN

THE OBSERVER

HHHH THE HERALD

HHHH THE SCOTSMAN

HHHH THE CHRONICLE

Despite protests of his innocence, Andy Dufresne is handed a double life sentence for the brutal murder of his wife and her lover. Incarcerated at the notorious Shawshank facility, he learns that no one can survive alone and strikes up an unlikely friendship with the prison fixer, Red. Things take a turn for the better, however when Warden Stammas decides to bully Andy into subservience, a plan is quietly hatched...

PAUL NICHOLLS’ impressive TV career has barely seen him off our screens for 20 years: From Jake Wicks in EastEnders to D.S. Sam Casey in ITV’s Law and Order and more recently starring opposite Sheridan Smith in the acclaimed The C Word.

Based on the 1982 novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, this thrilling stage production examines desperation, injustice, friendship and hope behind the claustrophobic bars of a maximum security facility. The 1994 feature film starred Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman and was nominated for seven Academy Awards.

JACK ELLIS is maybe ‘best hated’ for his potrayal of the villainous prison warden Jim Fenner in ITV’s Bad Girls, and as D.I. Tony Muddyman in Prime Suspect.

BEN ONWUKWE boasts a 30 year stage career including leading roles with The RSC and the Royal Court, and eleven years on TV as Recall McKenzie in London’s Burning.

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TICKETS: MON - THU: £29. WED & SAT 2.30PM: £25, FRI & SAT 7.30PM: £31. DISCOUNTS: MON - THU EVE: £3 OFF. 2.30PM SHOWS: £2 OFF. GROUPS 10 OR MORE: £5 OFF. WED 12 & SAT 15 OCTOBER / 4.30PM-6.30PM

AFTERNOON TEA

THU 13, FRI 14 & SAT 15 OCTOBER FROM 6.30PM / TENNYSON ROOM

VIP EXPERIENCE

Enjoy the show and treat yourself to a delightful tea with assorted sandwiches, trio of mini cakes, fruit/plain scone, jam and clotted cream with pot of tea or coffee. Gluten free options available.

Private Room with VIP host, welcome drink, complimentary show programme, interval ice cream, and cloakroom.

TICKETS: £12.95 PER PERSON

TICKETS: £16.95 PER PERSON

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TUE 11 OCTOBER FROM 7PM / STUDIO

SUPER JAM SESSION: AROUND BLUES AND JAZZ WITH FALCO & THE HAWKS

A workshop, concert and jam session rolled into one! All musicians of any level are invited to bring their instruments along at 7pm for a free 45 minute workshop with a talk about blues and jazz, practical examples, improvisation techniques and more. This will be followed by a concert by Italian band Falco & The Hawks at 8pm who will be re-joined by the workshop participants at 9pm for a jam session.

TICKETS: £10

THU 13 OCTOBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

RICHARD DURRANT & ISMAEL LEDESMA TICKETS: £17.50 (£19 ON DOOR)

MON 17 OCTOBER 7.30PM / THEATRE

CLASSIC ROCK USA!

A South American Guitar and Harp Spectacular Concert guitarist and composer Richard Durrant is one of the great performers of the music of Agustin Barrios in the world today. Ismael Ledesma is a leading Paraguayan harpist and the official Paraguayan cultural ambassador. A unique collaboration by two instrumental stars performing a riveting combination of virtuoso solos and duets drawing upon material from Paraguay and throughout South America. richard-durrant.com ismaelledesma.com Imagine a rock concert involving three of the biggest rock stars of the 21st century! A heart-pumping, drum-beating, pulsating rock extravaganza featuring over 25 hits from Bryan Adams, Jon Bon Jovi and ‘The Boss‘, Bruce Springsteen. An epic journey of all things rock, with the awesome cast and band bringing the house down with the very best of these great artists including Born To Run, Thunder Road, Hungry Heart, Everything I Do, Summer of ‘69, Living on a Prayer, You Give Love a Bad Name, Bed of Roses and more.

TICKETS: £22.50

MON 17 OCTOBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

BLUES NIGHT JERRON ‘BLIND BOY’ PAXTON TICKETS: £15 (UNRESERVED)

12 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636

Jerron Paxton effortlessly embodies the spirit of early music including ragtime, ’20s jazz and Dust Bowl-era blues, delivering them through a dizzying display of virtuosity on guitar, piano, banjo, and fiddle. His delivery in dress, manner, speech, and humour of the period is so spot-on that it seems impossible that it is all contained within one so young. In association with Crawley Blues Club


WED 19 OCTOBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

CHEQUER MEAD PRODUCTIONS

BRASSED OFF TICKETS: £15.50 (DISCOUNTS: £13.50)

After a successful run at Chequer Mead, a special one off performance to coincide with The Hawth’s brass band season. It’s 1994 and the miners are striking as the local colliery faces closure. Danny’s dreams of leading the pit’s band to victory at a national competition at the Albert Hall seem remote as the men choose between picket lines and redundancy packages. But when Flugelhorn-playing Gloria returns to her hometown, the band get their oompah back and romance is rekindled with her childhood sweetheart Andy. However, when the real reason for Gloria’s return is revealed and the pressures of the strike get too much for the band members, things start to fall out of tune... Featuring The Horsham Borough Brass Band live on stage, this is a unique show and one not to be missed. Features adult language throughout. A Chequer Mead (amateur) production

WED 19 OCTOBER / 7.45PM / STUDIO

KATHRYN BARKER PRODUCTIONS

THE COLLECTOR BY HENRY NAYLOR

2003. Mazrat Prison, Iraq. Previously one of Saddam’s most notorious torture houses, where more than 10,000 people died, is now under Allied command. Nassir works here, translating for the American interrogators. He’s local, proWestern, determined to bring liberal values to his country and is about to get married to Zoya, his sweetheart. But when he is recognised by Faisal, new prisoner and psychotic supporter of the old regime, his life becomes a living hell. Born out of Henry Naylor’s own experiences of a visit to Bagram Airbase in 2003, The Collector is a compelling tale of murder, evil and betrayal set in occupied Iraq. One of the most highly-acclaimed shows at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival, it won a prestigious Fringe First Award, and enjoyed a sold-out run at London’s Arcola Theatre. Running time: 75 minutes no interval kathrynbarkerproductions.co.uk

TICKETS: £15 (DISCOUNTS: £13), HAWTH FRIENDS: £12.50. STUDENTS: £8.50.

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STEVE BACKSHALL’S WILD WORLD

Wildlife TV presenter, adventurer, naturalist and children’s author Steve Backshall, takes us on a tour of the real life expeditions that have inspired his books The Falcon Chronicles and his new novel in the series, Shark Seas. It’s a wild journey, illustrated with photos and films from the Arctic to the Antarctic, from the tundra to the top of the world’s highest peaks, and from the depths of the rainforest to the bottom of the ocean. Suitable for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages from 8 to 80. There will be an extended Q & A session after the show. Parents are advised that the content might be challenging for very young children. stevebackshall.com

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THU 20 OCTOBER 8PM / STUDIO

KERRY GODLIMAN: STICK OR TWIST

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Kerry’s straight-talking brand of quick wit and bewilderment covers more of life’s anomalies. Why is there a Buddha at the garden centre? Why collect her children’s teeth? And even though she can’t stand aubergines, why is it her favorite emoji? There’s loads to get sorted. Be there. She’ll do all the talking. Suitable for 16+ kerrygodliman.com

‘A GREAT COMIC WHO OOZES PERSONALITY’ EVENING STANDARD

TICKETS: ÂŁ14.50

FRI 21 OCTOBER 7.45PM / STUDIO 02/03/2016 17:24

OYE SANTANA

The power‌ the passion‌ the perfection. Welcome to Oye Santana - four decades’ worth of hits from Black Magic Woman and Oye Como Va via Carnaval, Dance Sister Dance and She’s Not There to Smooth, Maria Maria and Corazón Espinado. Prepare yourself for guitar wizardry, keyboard mastery, astonishing vocals and powerhouse brass, and a rhythm section with more groove than you could shake a pair of maracas at! Every track is a fiesta – come and listen, come and dance, come and party.

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SAT 22 OCTOBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA TICKETS: £31.50. CHILD: £10

Conductor: Eduardo Portal Violin: Leticia Moreno Weber: Der Freischütz Overture Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Brahms: Symphony No. 4 Considered to be the first important German Romantic opera, Weber’s thrilling Overture to Der Freischütz contains some of the opera’s great melodies and symphonic twists. Joining the Orchestra will be an artist with ‘a truly spectacular technique’ (Manchester Evening News) Leticia Moreno. Audiences will be able to hear her perform Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, one of the foremost violin concertos of the Romantic Era, which is full of warmth and vitality. Brahm’s majestic Symphony No.4 opens in a dramatic vein and continues to flow with an urgency and lyrical beauty. rpo.co.uk

SAT 22 OCTOBER / 6.30PM / THEATRE

PRE-CONCERT TALK

An informative and entertaining talk by Gwyn Parry-Jones on Brahms Symphony No.4 TICKETS: £4. FREE TO SUBSCRIBERS, HAWTH FRIENDS AND STUDENTS WHO HAVE BOOKED FOR THE CONCERT. A special 3 course waitress-served set meal is available from 5pm in the Spotlight restaurant. A choice of four starters, main courses and desserts (including vegetarian options) followed by coffee and mints, all for £24 per person. Please book in advance at the Box Office. Tables can also be booked in Café Vita open from 5.45pm for pre-concert meals and snacks.

Subscribing to all five concerts in the theatre (Platinum Season) saves £24.50 or subscribe to the Gold Season (all three RPO concerts) and save £7.50. BOOK ONLINE: HAWTH.CO.UK 15


SAT 22 OCTOBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

VOODOO ROOM:

A NIGHT OF HENDRIX AND CREAM

Paying tribute to both Jimi Hendrix & Cream, Voodoo Room are a stunning power trio featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians whose credits include Steve Winwood, Duran Duran, Ben E. King, Fish, Thea Gilmore, Lulu etc. An incredible, high energy show, delivered in the true spirit of these legendary superstars. voodoo-room.com

‘PHENOMENAL... YOU WILL BE BLOWN AWAY’ PHOENIX FM

TICKETS: £12.50 (£14.50 ON DOOR)

SUN 23 OCTOBER 12NOON / SPOTLIGHT

JAZZ LUNCH WITH DEREK NASH

Derek Nash, alto sax soloist with the Jools Holland R&B Orchestra, leader of Sax Appeal and member Ronnie Scott’s Blues Explosion plays a varied selection of jazz. Sit back and enjoy the music and a traditional roast with a choice of meats followed by a dessert of your choice. Fish and vegetarian options available. Advance booking is essential.

TICKETS: £19.95

SUN 23 OCTOBER / 1PM & 3PM / STUDIO

LET’S ALL DANCE

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT They danced by the light of the moon, the moon…. This gorgeous new ballet takes a fresh and humorous look at the famous Lear poem. Fantastic dancing, beautiful costumes and crystal clear storytelling combine to engage and delight young audiences. Perfect for 2-9 year olds, families, and children with special needs. Photo opportunity with dancers after the show. Running time: 35 mins

“GREAT THEATRE. KIDS LOVED IT. LOVELY TO HAVE IT SO ACCESSIBLE TO CHILDREN” PHOENIX FM TICKETS: £8.50 (DISCOUNTS: £7.50)

16 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636


WED 26 - SAT 29 OCTOBER / 7.30PM WED & SAT 2.30PM THEATRE

COS MUSICAL THEATRE

THE WIZARD OF OZ

After a tornado whisks away young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of Oz, she starts her quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her home. Along the way she meets a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodsman and a Cowardly Lion who help her on her journey. Hire - A COS Musical Theatre (amateur) event

TICKETS: £18 (DISCOUNTS: £17), CHILD: £14.

WED 26 OCTOBER 8PM / STUDIO

NISH KUMAR ★★★★★

‘UTTERLY BRILLIANT’

TIME OUT

TICKETS: £15.50 (DISCOUNTS: 13.50)

SAT 29 OCTOBER 8PM - 11PM / SPOTLIGHT

HALLOWEEN MURDER MYSTERY DINNER

Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Unless You Shout the Words Real Loud A comedy show about history, democracy and capitalism. As seen on Live at the Apollo and Have I Got News For You. Best reviewed show of 2015 (British Comedy Guide) Top Ten Comedy shows of 2015 (The Guardian) The five best comedy acts of 2015 (The Telegraph) Suitable for 15+ nishkumar.co.uk An evening of good food and laughs. The winning table can celebrate with a bottle of sparkling wine. Hawth staff and willing diners portray the suspects. Menu: Hog roast pork, apple and sage paté (vegetarian alternative Roasted pepper and mozzarella terrine); Witch’s brew (pea & mint soup); Vampire’s nightmare chicken (chicken pan fried with garlic in a white wine sauce (vegetarian alternative Mushroom risotto); Trick or treat pumpkin pie and coffee.

TICKETS: £31.50

SUN 30 OCTOBER 3PM / THEATRE

GRIMETHORPE BAND

Formed in 1917, Grimethorpe Colliery Band is a British institution. National and British Open Champions on numerous occasions, the band’s contest successes are legendary and include 16 Brass In Concert Championship titles, 11 times Yorkshire Regional Champions, two English National Championship victories, four times British Open Champions and four times National Champion Brass Band of Great Britain. For details on the season and money-saving offers see page 6.

TICKETS: £12.75 (DISCOUNTS: £11.25)

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SUN 30 OCTOBER 7.30PM / STUDIO

THE BOOTLEG SHADOWS

For anyone who loves the sounds of the ‘60s - and a few laughs along the way - a unique tribute that has audiences humming the tunes and doing The Shadows famous ‘walk’ long after they have left the theatre. Remember fantastic hits such as Apache, Dance On, Wonderful Land, Kon-Tiki, FBI, Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, Foot Tapper, Atlantis and many more. The unforgettable sound of The Shadows brought back to life with amazing accuracy and attention to detail. bootlegshadows.co.uk

TICKETS: £19 (DISCOUNTS: £17.50)

MON 31 OCTOBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

RAG MAMA RAG

One of Europe’s finest country blues acts. Ashley Dow (guitars, ukulele and vocals), and Deborah Dow (harmonica, washboard, percussion and backing vocals) produce a full, hard driving rhythmic sound which soon has audience’s feet tapping. Their repertoire is ‘20s and ‘30s bluesbased, encompassing Mississippi, East Coast Ragtime, early White Country, and original compositions. In association with Crawley Blues Club rag-mama-rag.com

TICKETS: £14 (UNRESERVED SEATING)

TUE 1 NOVEMBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

AJTC THEATRE COMPANY

THE UNDERGROUND MAN

A life of fascination, obsession and deep scientific curiosity. William John Cavendish Scott-Bentinck, the 5th Duke of Portland, is an eccentric English aristocrat whose imagination and curiosity know no bounds. This deceptively simple man struggles to come to terms with a world that is teeming with new knowledge, ill-founded opinion and gossip. In a sequence of events that are often bizarre and frequently hilarious he reveals moments of surprising perception and wisdom. Adapted from Mick Jackson’s Booker shortlisted novel this is a free-flowing, innovative performance that features live music and a specially commissioned score.

TICKETS: £15 (DISCOUNTS: £13), HAWTH FRIENDS: £12.50 STUDENTS: £8.50

18 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636

A journey, with a Gothic twist, through the curious tunnels of a Victorian mind. An AJTC/Nottingham Playhouse production ajtctheatre.co.uk


WED 2 & THU 3 NOVEMBER / 7.30PM THEATRE

THE RUSSIAN STATE BALLET AND OPERA HOUSE TICKETS: £34.50 (DISCOUNTS: £32.50). GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE: £29.50. SEE BOTH BALLETS FOR £55

WED 2 NOVEMBER 6.30PM-9.30PM / STUDIO

BLUE BIRD CLUB

SWAN LAKE (WED) Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a live orchestra of over 30 musicians, Swan Lake is the perfect romantic ballet, performed to Tchaikovsky’s haunting and unforgettable score. From the impressive splendour of the palace ballroom to the moonlit lake where swans glide in perfect formation, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all. THE NUTCRACKER (THU) The beloved Christmas classic. Prepare to enter a magical new world - snow flurries, sweets, princes, magic, love, victories and defeats, and Tchaikovsky’s rousing score are just some of the ingredients brought together by the renowned Russian company. A highly accessible ballet, full of familiar music such as the Waltz of the Flowers and the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. amande-concerts.co.uk

Following a jam-packed night in April, the amazing Blue Bird Club returns with resident band The Coasters playing infectious rock, blues and reggae influenced original tunes to get you dancing all night long. Come along and hear special guest beatboxer Krystal Gob and great sets from Outreach 3 Way DJs. Please book in advance as tickets are strictly limited.

TICKETS £3.50. CARERS FREE

FRI 4 NOVEMBER / 7.30PM SPOTLIGHT

QUIZ NIGHT

Come along and test your knowledge in a fun quiz. Teams of 6 maximum, buffet included and prizes for the winning team.

COST: £8.50 (HAWTH FRIENDS: £8)

FRI 4 NOVEMBER / 7.45PM STUDIO

TRISKELLION IRISH THEATRE

ONE EASTER MORN

The story of the Easter Week uprising to mark the centenary of the events in music, song, prose and poetry. Written, and narrated/acted by Gerry Molumby with music from Irish Mist duo and incorporating projected images from the period.

TICKETS: £11.50 (DISCOUNTS: £8.50)

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SUN 6 NOVEMBER 7.30PM / THEATRE

THANK ABBA FOR THE MUSIC

A two-hour theatre spectacular capturing all of the magic and excitement of one of pop’s most successful and iconic bands. With stunning costumes, a 7-piece live band, interactive video projection and of course ABBA’s spectacular trademark harmonies, this is the ultimate feel-good party show! Featuring all the greatest hits including Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!, Fernando, Super Trouper and many more! thankabbaforthemusic.co.uk

‘ABBA-TASTIC’ THE TIMES & STAR

TICKETS: £23.50 (DISCOUNTS: £22)

TUE 8 & WED 9 NOVEMBER 7.30PM / STUDIO

PITCHY BREATH

PLAYING WITH FIRE

There are moments in life where people take a risk, stir up trouble or behave recklessly and the results can be profound, humorous and heart breaking. There are other moments when we just sit back, play with matches and watch the flames flicker. Pitchy Breath Theatre Company present a series of short plays about risky decisions, troublemakers and the consequences of our actions. pitchybreath.co.uk A Crawley Arts Development event

TICKETS: £10 (DISCOUNTS: £9)

THU 10 NOVEMBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

2 BIT CLASSICS

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

BY JANE AUSTEN

21 characters, 2 actors and 1 one of the most romantic stories of all time. Over 200 years after the nation’s favourite novel was published, this highly praised, sparklingly fresh stage adaptation of Pride and Prejudice comes to Crawley. A brand new, fast and very funny interpretation of one of the most romantic stories ever written. Catch the five Bennett sisters and the whole world of Austen and some of her other wellloved characters brought to life by just two actors in a treat not to be missed. twobitclassics.blogspot.co.uk

TICKETS: £16.50 (CHILD/STUDENT: £11.50). GROUPS 10 OR MORE: £10.50

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THU 10-SUN 13 NOVEMBER / THU 10.30AM & 5.30PM, FRI 10.30AM & 7PM, SAT & SUN 11AM & 3PM / THEATRE

It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure – it’s going to be sooooooooo boring! But what Ben doesn’t know is that Granny has a secret – and Friday nights are about to get more exciting than he could ever imagine, as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with his very own Gangsta Granny! From the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories comes the world premiere of this amazing story by David Walliams, the UK’s best-selling author for children.

Illustrations © Tony Ross, 2011 Cover lettering of author’s name ©Quentin Blake, 2010

‘A FANTASTIC SHOW! SUPERB! AND SO MUCH BETTER THAN THE BOOK!’ DAVID WALLIAMS

TICKETS: 10.30AM PERFORMANCES: £11.50, THU 5.30PM & FRI 7PM £:19.50 (CHILD: £17), SAT & SUN: £21.50 (CHILD: £19) DISCOUNTS (EXCEPT 10.30AM SHOWS): £2.50 OFF. GROUPS: £5 OFF FAMILY OF FOUR: THU 5.30PM & FRI 7PM £64. SAT & SUN: £72

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FRI 11 NOVEMBER 8PM / STUDIO

SOFIE HAGEN SHIMMER SHATTER

Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Newcomer and Chortle Best Newcomer 2015 winner, brings her brand new show to Crawley. Join one of the fastest rising stars in comedy as she attempts to tackle her inner and outer demons in this hilarious and very personal show. Sofie has appeared on Live from the BBC, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Radio 4’s The Now Show amongst many others. Her popular ‘Guilty Feminist’ podcast has reached 250,000 downloads. Suitable ages 16+ thesofiehagenblog.com

TICKETS: £12 (DISCOUNTS: £10)

SAT 12 NOVEMBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

FRANK VIGNOLA DUO PLAYS THE SHADOWS AND OTHERS

A return visit by one of the most extraordinary guitarists performing today, with regular collaborator Vinny Raniolo. Frank’s stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world’s top musicians, including Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, Tommy Emmanuel, and guitar legend Les Paul, who named him one of his ‘Five Most Admired Guitarists’. frankvignola.com

TICKETS: £15 UNRESERVED SEATING.

SAT 12 NOVEMBER 8PM / THEATRE

ROMESH RANGANATHAN: IRRATIONAL PLUS SUPPORT

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Romesh Ranganathan is back with his new show exploring the rationality of his worldview. Suitable for ages 14+ (Parental Guidance). Likely to be swearing and adult content. romeshranganathan.co.uk

‘RANGANATHAN’S PUNCHLINES ARE SHARPER AND FUNNIER THAN MANY OF HIS PEERS’ THE GUARDIAN


MON 14 NOVEMBER / 7.45PM / STUDIO

BLUES NIGHT

GUY DAVIS AND BROOKS WILLIAMS INSIDE THE DELTA

New York blues legend Guy Davis and Georgia-born roots and Americana singer songwriter Brooks Williams, one of the top acoustic guitarists of all time explore the routes of the blues. In association with Crawley Blues Club

‘AN UNBELIEVABLE AND UNFORGETTABLE GREAT NIGHT OUT’ THEATRE & PERFORMANCE TICKETS: £15 (UNRESERVED SEATING)

TUE 15 NOVEMBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

An outstanding production telling the incredible and compelling story of the king of rock ’n’ roll. With a top lineup of actor-musicians, multiple costume changes and nostalgic film footage, this glittering production charts Elvis’ amazing journey from poor truck-driving teenager from Tupelo to the legendary Las Vegas concerts.

THE STORY OF THE KING

Starring Mario Kombou (from West End’s Jailhouse Rock), who is officially endorsed by Elvis Presley Enterprises and Elvis’ first cousin Donna Presley. theelvisyears.com

TICKETS: £21.50 (DISCOUNTS: £19.50)

PRE-SHOW DINING Enjoy a delicious meal up to two hours before the show. Choose from a tempting menu of freshly cooked menu items or from the daily specials board. Reserve your table when you book your tickets or at least 24 hours before by calling 01293 553636.

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WED 16 NOVEMBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

CZECH NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TICKETS: £34.50. CHILD: £10

Conductor: Heiko Förster Smetana: From Bohemia’s Forests and Meadows Dvořák: Cello Concerto Philip Glass: Adagio from Symphony No. 3 Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 We are delighted to welcome back one of the leading Czech orchestras, for a performance of Beethoven’s elemental 5th Symphony, which is sure to be something very special. The first half opens with Smetana’s From Bohemia’s Forests and Meadows from Ma Vlast, which hauntingly evokes the Czech landscape, setting the scene perfectly for renowned cellist Tim Hugh to perform Dvořák’s much-loved cello concerto.

WED 16 NOVEMBER / 6.30PM

PRE-CONCERT TALK An entertaining and informative talk by Terry Barfoot on Dvořák’s Cello Concerto TICKETS: £4. FREE TO SUBSCRIBERS, HAWTH FRIENDS AND STUDENTS WHO HAVE BOOKED FOR THE CONCERT. A special 3 course waitress-served set meal is available from 5pm in the Spotlight restaurant. Tickets: £24. Please book in advance at the Box Office. Tables can also be booked in Café Vita open from 5.45pm for pre-concert meals and snacks.

WED 16 NOVEMBER / 7.45PM / STUDIO

ELLIE TAYLOR: INFIDELLIETY

Ellie Taylor, star of Mock the Week, The John Bishop Show, Radio 4’s The Now Show and 8 out of 10 Cats is back with a new stand-up show dealing with that pesky bit of marriage known as monogamy. Plus support. Suitable for 14+ ellietaylorcomedy.com

‘RADIATES NATURAL CHARISMA… BLESSED WITH GREAT FLAIR’ THE GUARDIAN

★★★★★

TICKETS: £13.50

24 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636


FRI 18 NOVEMBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

After the sell out success of her last tour, Judie is back on the road performing a special acoustic concert.

JUDIE TZUKE

An intimate evening of old favourites and new songs and tales from across her life and career from one of the UK’s finest singer/songwriters, known all over the world for her timeless song Stay With Me Till Dawn and her classic Welcome To The Cruise album.

SONGS AND STORIES

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TICKETS: £22.50

SAT 19 NOVEMBER 4PM & 7.30PM / THEATRE COPTHORNE SCOUTS & GUIDES WITH COPTHORNE SILVER BAND

GANG SHOW

TICKETS: £15.50, OVER 65: £13.50, CHILD: £11.50

The Copthorne Scouts and Guides look forward to welcoming you to their 12th Gang Show at The Hawth. Another great adventure for around 300 Scouts & Guides, accompanied by Copthorne Silver Band. Bringing you a show like no other, the Copthorne Gang create a riot of singing, dancing, sketches and laughter – there’s something for everyone! Hire - A Copthorne Scouts event Tickets online at gangshow.copthornescouts.co.uk or email copthornegangshow@gmail.com or call 07816523144. A screening of the Buster Keaton classic silent movie Sherlock Jr with live accompaniment by drummer Buster Birch’s Jazz Quartet featuring saxophonist Jo Fooks, known to jazz fans for her playing with the Humphrey Lyttelton’s Band. There will be a support film which will also be accompanied by the quartet.

SUN 20 NOVEMBER 3PM / STUDIO

STUDIO JAZZ

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BUSTER PLAYS BUSTER

TICKETS: £14

SUN 20 NOVEMBER 3PM / THEATRE

FAIREY BAND

The Fairey Band has achieved many musical successes under the brilliant direction of Harry Mortimer, their Musical Director for over 30 years. The Band has been 16 times British Open Champions and National Champions of Great Britain on 9 occasions. Winners of the BBC ‘Best of Brass’ and Granada ‘Band of the Year’ titles add further touches of distinction to this famous Band. For details on the season and money-saving offers see page 6.

TICKETS: £12.75 (DISCOUNTS: £11.25)

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MON 21 NOVEMBER 7.30PM / THEATRE

PSYCHIC SALLY: CALL ME PSYCHIC

The nation’s favourite psychic, Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her brand new and most jaw-dropping show yet. Funny, entertaining, sometimes heart-breaking, often controversial; the show celebrates her 8th year on the road. A fantastic and unique evening out not to be missed. Book your tickets now to see this phenomenal psychic in action! The show is investigational and for the purpose of entertainment. Hire - A SME promotion

TICKETS: £25.50

MON 21 NOVEMBER 7.45PM / STUDIO

BLOFELD & BAXTER:

ROGUES ON THE ROAD

Blowers and Backers are back again by popular demand! The two rogues present a special show after their sell out Spring tour - crammed with even more wonderful (and occasionally outrageous) anecdotes. Henry ‘My Dear Old Thing’ Blofeld is one of Britain’s most loved and recognisable broadcasters, while legendary producer of Test Match Special Peter Baxter has been corralling lost passports, misplaced visas, and errant broadcasters for over 34 years. They have some tales to tell - they’ve seen plenty of shenanigans, so come ready to be shocked and entertained by good men behaving badly.

TICKETS: £20

TUE 22 NOVEMBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

THE SENSATIONAL ’60S EXPERIENCE Returning by huge popular demand, for one night only 3 hours of nonstop ’60s nostalgia.

Seven legendary names take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten. With the definite feel good factor this is the must see ’60s show for 2016. Step back to when pop music was at its very best. Hits include I’m Into Something Good, Out Of Time, Hippy Hippy Shake, Storm In A Tea Cup plus many more.

TICKETS: £28.50

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The nation’s critically acclaimed bar-basedbraveheart, Al Murray - The Pub Landlord embarks on a common sense campaign to re-Great Britain in his brand new show.

WED 23 NOVEMBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

We live in troubling times. Europe. The NHS. Whatever the hell is going on in the Middle East. The gathering storm of fortnightly bin collections? Who knows where it will all end? Watch the one man who will call time on tyranny even though he isn’t quite sure what it means. Watch the one man who isn’t afraid to say no to women ordering anything other than a glass of white wine (or fruit based drink). thepublandlord.com

H H H H H ‘A SUPREMELY POLISHED PERFORMER’ MAIL ON SUNDAY

AL MURRAY THE PUB LANDLORD: PRESENTS

LET’S GO BACKWARDS TOGETHER HHHHH ‘‘A cool knowingness WED 23 NOVEMBER / 8PM / STUDIO that is spot-on today’’ TICKETS: £29.50

HHHHH ‘‘Sheer joy’’ HHHH THE SCOTSMAN

‘‘Dapper, handsome and quick witted’’

JOE STILGOE: SONGS ON FILM THE GUARDIAN

TICKETS: £21.50

THE TIMES

After two sell-out years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and entertainer brings his smash hit show to Crawley. Paying tribute to much-loved movies, self-confessed film buff Joe raids his collection and adds his own original and stylish orchestrations to some of the most memorable moments in cinematic history. From Hollywood’s golden age, to the classic films of the ’80s, to the work of Tarantino, Tati, Paramount and Pixar, Joe and his remarkable band perform songs written for and inspired by some of the greatest films of the last century. A show full of virtuosic musicianship, breathtaking theatricality and wit. joestilgoe.com

HHHHH THE GUARDIAN

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FRI 25 & SAT 26 NOVEMBER 7.30PM AND SAT 2.30PM / THEATRE

ENGLISH YOUTH BALLET

SWAN LAKE

English Youth Ballet presents a magical brand new production of Swan Lake. EYB’s professional principal dancers lead a large cast of up to 100 young talented dancers in a highly acclaimed company offering aspiring ballet students an opportunity to showcase their talents on a major stage in a full-length classical ballet production. Now in their 18th year, the Company has been honoured for their outstanding work with young people with The Stage Award for Special Achievement in regional theatre. englishyouthballet.co.uk

TICKETS: £23.50 (DISCOUNTS: £21.50, SAT 2.30PM: £20) GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE: £20 WITH 1 FREE IN EVERY 10

TUE 29 NOVEMBER 8PM / THEATRE

RUSSELL KANE: RIGHT MAN, WRONG AGE

28 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636

NOTTINGHAM EVENING POST

Are you 16-years-old, yet feel 21? Are you 40, but tragically faking 25? Or maybe you’re full-on 80 years, with the heart of three oxen and the sex drive of a bonobo chimp. 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. Russell Kane unleashes a new, blisteringlyfunny, award-winning stand-up performance about growing up and growing down. No support. Suitable for ages 14+ (parental guidance). russellkane.co.uk

H H H H ‘ONE OF THE QUICKEST, MOST STIMULATING STAND-UPS IN THE LAND’ THE TIMES EVENING POST

TICKETS: £18.50

‘A FANTASTICALLY POLISHED PROFESSIONAL SHOW’


WED 30 NOVEMBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

LET’S HANG ON Following continued public demand, Let’s Hang On returns with their award-winning celebration of the legendary Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Featuring an anthology of classic hits including Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Bye Bye Baby, December 1963 (Oh What A Night!), Walk Like A Man, Sherry, Working My Way Back To You, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Grease and many more. Prepare for an electric atmosphere and don’t be surprised to find yourself on your feet and dancing before the night is over!

‘AN AUTHENTIC MASTERPIECE’ BBC TICKETS: £24 (DISCOUNTS: £23)

THU 1 DECEMBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

AND SPECIAL GUESTS PP ARNOLD AND ZOOT MONEY A fabulous evening of Rhythm and Blues nostalgia with some the greatest artists of the ‘60s! The Manfreds, featuring both of the band’s vocalists Paul Jones and Mike D’Abo, soul pioneer PP Arnold and one the biggest characters of the ‘60s R‘n’B scene Zoot Money. Featuring all their greatest hits including 5-4-3-2-1, Do Wah Diddy, The Mighty Quinn, Pretty Flamingo, Up the Junction, Sha La La, Fox On The Run, Handbags & Gladrags, When I’m Dead and Gone, Angel Of The Morning, The First Cut Is The Deepest, Big Time Operator and many more!

TICKETS: £30

SAT 3 DECEMBER 2.30PM & 7PM / THEATRE

WHITESIDE’S SCHOOL OF DANCE

WHAT A NIGHT

With pupils from 3 years old up to students of 20, the school guarantees something for everyone. Ballet, modern, tap, street and for the first time, contemporary numbers, will entertain all ages. If you do nothing else all year then take the time to come and see the talent at the school - imaginative and original - no one does it like Whiteside’s! Hire - A Whiteside’s School promotion

TICKETS: EVENING: £15 (STUDENT/CHILD: £13.50). MATINEE: £13 (DISCOUNTS £11.50)

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SAT 3 DECEMBER / 7.45PM / STUDIO

Christmas: a time to remember the past, celebrate the present, and look to the future; a time of feasts and festivities; of holly and mistletoe; a time of visits and visitations. A time of ghosts. Come in from the cold and enter into the Christmas spirit as a dark and spectral woman tells haunting tales of the festive season, lighting a candle to the frailties of human nature and illuminating the cold and chilling depths of the bleak, wintry dark...

CHRISTMAS GOTHIC TICKETS: £15 (DISCOUNTS: £13)

Following the international touring success of Female Gothic, Dyad Productions resurrects a Victorian tradition by presenting three seasonal tales of terror to scintillate the gooseflesh for dark Christmas nights. This dark celebration of Christmas is adapted and performed by Rebecca Vaughan (Dalloway, Austen’s Women, I, Elizabeth, Female Gothic). dyadproductions.com

SUN 4 DECEMBER / 3PM / STUDIO

DANTE QUARTET

Mendelssohn: ‘Cappriccio’ Op. 81 Stanford: Quartet No. 5 in B flat major Beethoven: Quartet Op. 130 in B flat major. The award-winning Dante Quartet - Krysia Osostowicz (violin), Oscar Perks (violin), Yuko Inoue (viola), and Richard Jenkinson (cello) - is renowned for its imaginative programming and the emotional intensity of its performances. dantequartet.org TICKETS: £17.75, (CHILD: £5)

FRI 9 & SAT 10 DECEMBER 7.30PM / STUDIO

ARIEL COMPANY THEATRE

MUSICALITY

A powerful eclectic mix from modern musicals that have taken the West End and Broadway by storm over recent years. Musicality presents a collage of all that’s best from shows such as Priscilla, Tommy, Spamalot, Miss Saigon, Matilda, Taboo, Bonnie & Clyde and Book of Mormon to name but a few. Musicality even delivers a new take on some numbers from more established shows! arielct.co.uk Hire - An ACT (amateur) event TICKETS: £14, OVER60/STUDENT: £9. CHILD: £6

30 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636


SUN 11 DECEMBER 1.30PM & 3PM / STUDIO

PIED PIPER THEATRE

BURGLAR BILL

Join Pied Piper Theatre Company in a fun and engaging stage adaptation of Janet and Allan Ahlberg’s charming picture book. Who’s that creeping down the street? Who’s that climbing up the wall? Who’s that coming through the window? Who’s that?....It’s Burglar Bill. Capturing the spirit of the book, and with an exciting set featuring lots of windows to climb through, Burglar Bill and Burglar Betty tell this much loved story with the help of puppets, music, song and dance. Burglar Bill has delighted families for nearly forty years. Children aged three plus, and their parents and grandparents will love this show!

TICKETS: £7.50. FAMILY OF FOUR: £26

MON 12 DECEMBER 7.30PM / THEATRE

ROY WOOD BIG BAND

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Featuring Roy Wood & his Rock ‘n’ Roll band performing all his classic hits, I Can Hear The Grass Grow, Flowers In The Rain, Blackberry Way, California Man, See My Baby Jive, I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday and many more. Support - The Vals. ‘60s influenced pop band fresh from supporting Paul Weller. roywood.co.uk

XMAS SHOW SPECIAL TICKETS: £30

TUE 13 & WED 14 DECEMBER / 6PM / STUDIO

RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

THE PLANET OF CHRISTMAS TREES A unique theatrical production for children in Russian. An interactive show for the whole family based on the original story by Gianni Rodari. Be prepared to take a trip to a magical planet where Christmas exists the whole year. After the show everyone is invited to meet Ded-Moroz and Snegurochka around the Christmas tree where children will be treated to a present. Hire - An Eastern Stream production TICKETS: £12 (CHILD: £13.50 - INCLUDES PRESENT)

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FRI 16 & SAT 17 DECEMBER 7.30PM / STUDIO

THE TOMMY COOPER SHOW TICKETS: £17.50 (DISCOUNTS: £16.50)

West End and Blood Brothers star Daniel Taylor stars as Tommy Cooper, in the knockout performance of the year. The show comes with a fabulous supporting cast and between the story, the gags, the magic and Daniel’s incredible portrayal of a showbusiness legend, this promises to be a very special show.

‘DIFFICULT TO CONCEIVE A BETTER RECREATION OF SUCH A UNIQUE AND MEMORABLE CHARACTER’ BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE

MON 19 DECEMBER / 7.30PM / THEATRE

THAT’LL BE THE DAY CHRISTMAS SHOW

Topped with lashings of Christmas spirit get ready to party as That’ll Be The Day returns with its brand new Christmas Show! The UK’s most popular rock ‘n’ roll variety show celebrates the festive season with all your favourite Christmas classics from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s, plus plenty of hilarious comedy!

‘THE BEST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL SHOW ON THE ROAD!’ TIME OUT TICKETS: £26.50

MON 19 - WED 21 DECEMBER 7.30PM / STUDIO

MAYPOLES TO MISTLETOE Martyn Wyndham Read, Sue Mills, Carolyn Robson, Mike Nicholson, Jim Farr, Dick Streeter, Tony Elphick, The Broadwood Men, Magog, The Rusper Mummers and The Maypole Band return to The Hawth to celebrate the seasons of the year in verse, music, drama, dance and song. Hire - A Maypoles To Mistletoe (amateur) promotion

TICKETS: £15

34 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636


WED 28 DECEMBER / 12NOON & 3PM / STUDIO Have you ever wanted to know a secret? A Christmas secret! Maybe you’d like to know where the fairy on top of the Christmas tree comes from, or why you never see a Christmas elf, or what exactly happened to Frosty the Snowman? Or maybe you’d like to know the greatest secret of them all... the one about Santa Claus and the thing he secretly loves best. Could it be presents? Could it be reindeer? Could it be snow? You’ll never guess, so if you want to find out join Santa and his friends in this fun filled family musical complete with games, giggles and all your favourite Christmas songs. Santa will be available after the show to meet your little ones and give them a present, so don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the smiles! Suitable for ages 2+. Running time: 40 minutes for the show and 15-20 minutes for the meet and greet. TICKETS: CHILD: £10 (INCLUDES GIFT), ADULTS: £6

SAT 7 JANUARY 2PM & 7PM / SUN 8 JANUARY 2PM SAT 14 JANUARY 2PM & 7PM / SUN 15 JANUARY 2PM / STUDIO

COS MUSICAL THEATRE

DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT A Pantomime by Louise Anne Bateman

You may think you know the story of Dick Whittington, but you’ve never heard the secret tale of his cat, Sampson! Is London a city where the streets are paved with gold, or do rats run riot? Can love conquer all when the most beautiful girl in the world is already engaged? And is it possible for an enchanted prince to break the spell that turned him feline? Sorcery and surprises, high-jinks and hilarity abound in this new adaption of the traditional tale of the Lord Mayor of London. A COS Musical Theatre (amateur) production TICKETS: £15 (CHILD: £10). FAMILY OF FOUR: £45

THU 12 JANUARY / 7.30PM / THEATRE

TOMMY EMMANUEL

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE with special guest Clive Carroll Two-time Grammy nominee whose five decade career has garnered hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide, brings his passionate and infectious live show to town. tommyemmanuel.com

TICKETS: £27.50

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Led by the The Jam’s original bassist Bruce Foxton, From The Jam recreate the excitement of the years 1977 to 1982 and play all the classic tracks from The Jam’s back catalogue.

SAT 14 JANUARY 7.30PM / THEATRE

FROM THE JAM

Bruce is joined by Russell Hastings (vocals and guitar) and drummer Smiler in an authentic and passionate performance. Expect to hear classic hits such as Down In The Tube Station At Midnight, Going Underground, Town Called Malice and The Modern World as well as some live favourites and songs from Bruce’s solo career. fromthejamofficial.com

TICKETS: £22.50. STANDING DOWNSTAIRS, SEATING IN CIRCLE ONLY

MON 16 & TUE 17 JANUARY 7.30PM / THEATRE

MOSCOW CITY BALLET ROMEO & JULIET (MONDAY) SLEEPING BEAUTY (TUESDAY) Moscow City Ballet is currently at its outstanding artistic best – winning new invitations to perform across the world. The orchestra, choreography, interpretation, beauty and outstanding virtuoso performances repeatedly win rave reviews. The Sleeping Beauty, the evergreen tale of the love of a handsome prince and beautiful princess, is the glamorous jewel in its repertoire. Tchaikovsky ‘big story ballets’ are the essence of Russian culture - composed, choreographed and premiered in Russia. Seeing performances by the Moscow City dancers never fails to add that magical ingredient of Russian soul. moscowcityballet.com/en

TICKETS: £35 (DISCOUNTS: £32.50). SEE BOTH BALLETS FOR £56

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H H H H ‘NOT TO BE MISSED’ SUNDAY EXPRESS


THU 19 JANUARY 7.30PM / THEATRE

CREEDS CROSS: THE CELTIC JOURNEY

An extraordinary live show of song and dance. A tribute to the music of Ireland, documenting the worldwide journey of the Celtic influence across the globe. The show will immerse you in all that is magical and invigorating about the Celtic tradition of music and dance. A spectacular show of electrifying music and tribal rhythms, skilfully performed by extremely talented musicians and dancers that you won’t forget.

TICKETS: £17.50

FRI 20 JANUARY 7.30PM / THEATRE

LEE HURST

Lee Hurst is back on the road with his next stand up show… Comedy Show No. 9. It’s a show, it’s the 9th one and it’s comedy. What else do you need to know? Come along for a night of laughs with that bald bloke you thought was dead. Suitable for 16+ leehurst.com

TICKETS: £18.50

FRI 20 JANUARY 7.45PM / STUDIO

ROBERT DRURY

VIVA NEIL DIAMOND

In 1966 Neil Diamond’s first hits smashed into the music charts. To celebrate this 50 year recording career, Bob Drury (The Neil Diamond Story) presents a new one-man show bursting with gems including Sweet Caroline, Forever In Blue Jeans, Love on the Rocks, America, Hello Again, Play Me, Song Sung Blue and many more. vivaneildiamond.com

TICKETS: £16

SAT 21 JANUARY 7.30PM / THEATRE

Celebrating the centenary of Sinatra Live at the Sands, and starring the world’s No. 1 Frank Sinatra, Stephen Triffitt.

FRANKLY SINATRA

Stephen played 3 seasons at the legendary Sands Casino, created the role of Ol’ Blue Eyes in the West End, and sold out the London Palladium twice with his own solo spectacular.

TICKETS: £24. GROUPS 10 OR MORE: 1 IN 10 FREE. EARLY BIRD £2 OFF IF BOOKED BEFORE 30 NOVEMBER.

The swagger and velvet vocals backed by the fantastic sound of big band swing performing classics Fly Me to the Moon, Mack the Knife, New York, New York, My Way, That’s Life, Under My Skin and many more. easytheatres.com

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SUN 22 JANUARY / 3PM / STUDIO

DIMITRIS DEKAVALLAS GUITAR RECITAL A welcome return for award-winning guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas performing pieces by Bach, Juliani, Piazzolla, Houghton, and Chopin. dimitrisdekavallas.com

TICKETS: £15.75 (CHILD: £5)

SUN 22 JANUARY / 3PM / THEATRE

CARLTON MAIN FRICKLEY COLLIERY BAND One of the most famous bands in the brass band world, and currently one of the highest ranked bands in the world. The band competes at the highest level in the world’s leading contests alongside the very best and most prestigious bands in the world. For details on the season and money-saving offers see page 6. www.carltonmain.co.uk

TICKETS: £12.75 (DISCOUNTS: £11.25)

STAND BY ME A CELEBRATION OF BEN E KING & THE DRIFTERS

THU 26 JANUARY / 7.30PM THEATRE The phenomenal musical history of one of the biggest selling bands of all time. The icons, challenges, controversy and conflicts, told through anecdotes of former members on screen, sit alongside the succession of more than 50 hits over the last six decades, including Under the Boardwalk, Saturday Night at the Movies, Up on the Roof, On Broadway and many more.

TICKETS: £27.50 (DISCOUNTS: £26.50) EARLYBIRD OFFER: £5 OFF BEFORE 10 OCTOBER

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THU 26 JANUARY / 7.45PM / STUDIO

PAUL JONES & DAVE KELLY

A combination of arguably the greatest British harp player and slide guitarist, both excellent vocalists for an amazing evening of acoustic blues and anecdotes.

TICKETS: £22.50

SUN 29 JANUARY / 11AM - 4PM / THEATRE

WEDDING FAYRE

Now established as one of the most important and popular events in the wedding calendar. Over 60 wedding supplier exhibitors of all kinds, covering every aspect of the celebration under one roof. Lots of new ideas, offers and competitions! Free catwalk fashion show featuring bridal and menswear, music and entertainment, décor, florists, health and beauty, photographers and video, cars and transport, venues, entertainers, caterers, gifts and more! Pre-register for free tickets at sussexweddinfayre.com

TUE 31 JANUARY / 7.30PM / THEATRE The world’s ultimate homage to Fleetwood Mac returns, encompassing nearly five decades of legendary music and channeling the spirit of the band at their very best. From classic hits Rhiannon, Don’t Stop, You Make Loving Fun, and Seven Wonders, to the bestselling Rumours album, and the work of legendary British bluesman Peter Green including Albatross, Oh Well, and Man of the World. rumoursfm.com

TICKETS: £25. GOLD CIRCLE (ROWS E-N): £35

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MON 13-SAT 18 FEBRUARY / 7.30PM / THU & SAT 2.30PM / THEATRE

THE OSCAR-WINNING LOVE STORY LIVE ON STAGE IN A BRAND NEW PRODUCTION

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Walking back to their apartment late one night a tragic encounter sees Sam murdered and his beloved wife Molly alone, in despair and utterly lost. But with the help of a phony storefront psychic Sam, trapped between this world and the next, tries to communicate with Molly in the hope of saving her from grave danger… The Double Academy Award winning movie is a huge success story, both critically and at the box office, where it was the highest grossing film in the year of its release. It starred the late Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore,

Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg and was directed by Jerry Zucker. Bruce Joel Rubin’s script won the Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay and Whoopi Goldberg won the Oscar® for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. The film’s most iconic and moving scene was famously performed to The Righteous Brother’s Unchained Melody, which also features in the musical. Taking its inspiration from the classic movie, this innovative reimagining will feature an expanded book, new music and original staging.

Upgrade to our VIP Experience for just £15 per person. Private room, personal service with welcome drink, show programme, interval ice cream and cloakroom service. Book at Box Office or online. TICKETS: MON-THU: £43. FRI & SAT: £45. THU 2.30PM: £37.50. SAT 2.30PM: £40 DISCOUNTS: £5 OFF. GROUPS 10 OR MORE: £7.50 OFF 40 BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636


The best in digital cinema screened with the benefit of state of the art technology to The Hawth Studio. In addition to the regular cinema screenings, we also screen live performances from the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre and the Royal Opera House.

THU 27 OCTOBER / 7PM

BRANAGH THEATRE COMPANY LIVE THE ENTERTAINER Kenneth Branagh stars as Archie Rice in John Osborneʼs modern classic conjuring the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment

TUE 6 SEPTEMBER / 7PM

THU 29 SEPTEMBER / 7PM

Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece contains one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama.

Mack the Knife is back in town.

NATIONAL THEATRE ENCORE THE DEEP BLUE SEA

Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing.

NATIONAL THEATRE ENCORE THE THREEPENNY OPERA A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. Suitable for ages 15 plus. Contains scenes of a sexual nature, violence and filthy language.

SAT 31 DECEMBER / 4PM

BERLINER PHILHARMONIKER NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA CONCERT Conducted by Sir Simon Rattle with star pianist Daniil Trifonov Dmitri Kabalevsky: Overture to Colas Breugnon Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor William Walton: Orchestra Pieces from Façade Antonín Dvořák: Slavonic Dances (Selection)

WED 28 SEPTEMBER / 7PM

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY LIVE CYMBELINE

Melly Still directs Shakespeare’s rarely performed romance.

WED 12 OCTOBER / 7PM

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY LIVE KING LEAR

Antony Sher plays King Lear, one of the greatest parts written by Shakespeare, in one of his most epic plays.

CURZON DISCOUNT CARD The Curzon Discount Card offers an extra £2 discount on every screening for a year plus vouchers for two free seats and offers on live shows. Annual membership £30 (discounts: £25).

TICKETS FOR LIVE SCREENINGS: £15 (DISCOUNTS: £12). TICKETS FOR ENCORE SCREENINGS: £9.50.

WED 11 JANUARY / 7PM

RSC LIVE THE TEMPEST

Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in this groundbreaking production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. In a unique partnership with Intel, the production will be using today’s most advanced technology in a bold reimagining of Shakespeare’s magical play, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience. BOOK ONLINE: HAWTH.CO.UK 41


SWAY DANCE STUDIO AT THE HAWTH

For everyone from toddlers to adults. Have fun, workout, dance, laugh, stretch and learn with Sway! Dance classes and more brought to you by qualified teachers with opportunities to perform on stage with Sway and professional companies. Please book your class in advance.

CHILDREN’S CLASSES Jumping Beans

1 & 2 years: Monday 11am-11.30pm 3 years plus: Monday 11.35am-12.05pm Learn to jump, hop, skip, sing to nursery rhymes and use dance materials like ribbon wands. Bring a teddy.

Street Dance

Monday 4 & 5 years beginners: 3.45pm-4.15pm 5-7 years: 4.15pm-5pm 8-12 years: 5pm-5.45pm 13-16 years: 5.45pm-6.45pm Wednesday 4 & 5 years beginners: 3.45pm-4.15pm 5-7 years: 4.15pm-5pm 8-11 years: 5pm-5.45pm Authentic hip hop, lockin’, poppin’, breakin’ and more.

Perform: Drama & Singing

ADULT CLASSES West End Masterclass Tuesday 6.30pm-8.30pm

Sing, dance, act and get a taste of the West End with musical theatre professionals.

Ballet Tots

Thursday 2 years: 11am-11.30am 3-4 years: 11.35am-12.05pm Introduce your child to the magical world of music and dance.

Ballet N.A.T.D.

Thursday Prep (3-5 years) 4pm-4.30pm Prep Advanced (4-5 years) 4.30pm-5pm Primary (5-7 years) 5pm-5.30pm Grade 1 (8+) 5.30pm-6.15pm

Tuesday 5-6 years: 4pm-5.10pm 7-8 years: 4.30pm-6.30pm 9-11 years: 4.30pm-6.30pm

Saturday Prep (3-5 years) 10am-10.30am Prep Advanced (4-5 years) 11am-11.30am

Join our professional tutors for our fun classes. Choose Singing or Drama, or do both!

Tap

Saturday Prep (3-5 years) 10.30am-11am Classes must be booked in advance.

Classes open to all, no matter what your level of ability. Ask Box Office about a free taster session available in most classes.

Pilates

Monday 9.30am-10.30am Work on your core, flexibility, mobility and muscle strength.

Zumba

Monday 7pm-7.45pm Wednesday 6pm-6.45pm Thursday 6.15pm-7.15pm

Yoga

Wednesday 10.30am-11.30am A yoga class for all levels. Hatha Yoga can be as gentle or challenging as you want to make it.

Adult Street Dance

Thursday 7.20pm-8.20pm

Stretch & Tone

Fridays from 9.30am-10.30am A mixture of Tai Chi, yoga and pilates.

Tap and Jazz Workshops

Back in September, call Box Office for details and to join waiting list.

Street Dance Half Term Workshop Mon 24 & Tue 25 October House and Lock-in with Bagsy and Breakin with JP Omari. Contact Box Office for details.

Mummy & Me Pilates Thursday 9.30am-10.15am Rebuild those important muscles weakened during pregnancy, get strong and lean with this relaxed pace whole body workout. Babies very welcome. £7 (Pay as you go session) or £36 (Block of 6 sessions) For further details or online booking only at Fitmummy.co.uk or reserve your space online and pay in class. SWAYCRAWLEY @SWAYDANCEHAWTH

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THE HAWTH YOUTH THEATRE If you love performing why not join our weekly Youth Theatre? Each term The Hawth Youth Theatre (or THYT for short!) rehearse a show for performance on one of our professional stages at The Hawth. From classical to new plays, we perform it all and even find time to create our own! So if you love acting and want to be in the spotlight, this is the youth theatre for you! Being part of THYT also gives our members opportunities to appear alongside professional companies performing at The Hawth and you can take advantage of discounted tickets to see selected shows! What are you waiting for?! To find out more contact hawthyt@parkwoodtheatres.co.uk

Junior Company (11-14 years, key stage 3) Mondays 5-7pm and/or Thursdays 5-7pm Senior Company (14-18 years, key stages 4 & 5) Thursdays 7.15-9.15pm Free Trial/Taster Session Monday 5 September or Thursday 8 September Junior and Senior Company We offer a range of theatre masterclasses in school holidays which give young performers the opportunity to explore and learn new skills as well as develop existing technique. Masterclasses are open to all so why not come along, try something different, make new friends and have some fun?

CHOIR THE HAWTH

October Half Term: Silent Movie Masterclass

February Half Term: Storytelling Masterclass

Thursday 27 and Friday 28 October 10.30am - 3.30pm

How can you bring a story to life through voice and movement on stage? Learn the skills to turn a simple story into a magical experience for a theatre audience.

For ages 11-18. Learn the skills needed to make your own silent movie inspired theatre performance that will be performed to parents and friends on Friday afternoon at 4pm. Price: £30 (£20 for THYT members)

‘I’VE PERFORMED MORE ALREADY THIS YEAR THAN I EVER HAVE BEFORE I LOVE IT! YOU LEARN SO MUCH FROM PUTTING ON A SHOW AND WE ALWAYS HAVE SO MUCH FUN’ SENIOR YOUTH COMPANY MEMBER

More details soon so watch this space! Contact Sarah Slator at hawthyt@ parkwoodtheatres.co.uk for more information Follow us on Twitter and Facebook on@thehawthYT

Hawth Choir! Hawth Choir Wednesdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm 17 years plus. Love to sing? Ever wanted to sing in choir? Now’s your chance! The Hawth is launching a new choir so come along and sing to your heart out! Covering a wide range of musical styles, the sessions promise to be lots of fun and a great way to make new friends. Regular classes commence on Wed 14 September for 6 weeks culminating in a short concert for family and friends. Cost: £27 for six week term or £5.50 per week BOOK ONLINE: HAWTH.CO.UK 43


DANCE STUDIO VISUALSWAY ARTS AT THE HAWTH FREE ADMISSION. EXHIBITIONS IN THE HAWTH FOYER CAN BE VIEWED MON-SAT 9AM-LATE (6PM IF NO SHOW).

MON 19 SEPTEMBER FRI 7 OCTOBER

CRAWLEY CAMERA CLUB MON 10 - FRI 21 OCTOBER

DOUBLE EXPOSURE PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP MON 24 OCTOBER FRI 11 NOVEMBER

JOHN BURGESS MON 14 NOVEMBER FRI 2 DECEMBER

STEVE MCDONALD & LAURA MORGAN MON 5 - FRI 16 DECEMBER

CRAWLEY ARTS SOCIETY

MON 19 DECEMBER FRI 13 JANUARY

EAST GRINSTEAD CAMERA CLUB

Crawley Camera Club meet all year round on Mondays and Wednesdays 7.45pm-10pm in hut 16 at Tilgate recreation centre, where they welcome all photographers, learners to advanced, and offer a programme of events including studio evenings, lectures, competitions, demonstrations, and outings, plus tuition to help on all aspects of photography. Come along, first visits are free. 10th anniversary exhibition of the Group initially formed by a number of keen local amateur photographers who met whilst studying for a City & Guilds qualification in photography. The group meets regularly to review each month’s theme challenge, and undertake field trips. The exhibition reflects the diversity of each photographer’s work, differing styles and photographic interests. John paints mainly British and Irish pastoral landscapes and seascapes in oils and is a member of Caterham Art Group and Dorking Group of Artists.

Steve McDonald Photography and Laura Morgan Photography exhibit new portfolios from their travels. Laura’s work focuses on her recent visits to Cuba, Colombia and Ecuador while Steve’s work covers images from around the world. Visitors will also have the chance to buy a range of original African art which Steve has personally selected to support local artists in Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Kenya. Painting Life - a collection of paintings that show our daily lives. Places visited, people met and captured moments interpreted through watercolour, acrylic, oil, pastel and gouache. Crawley Art Society encourages interest in art and provides opportunities to practice and exhibit. New members are always welcome. For more information please ring 01342 716549 or visit crawleyartssociety.co.uk The Camera Club meets weekly at Felbridge Village Hall from September until May. The exhibition showcases a diverse selection of photography from members. egcc.org.uk

FOR MORE DETAILS ON HOW TO EXHIBIT YOUR WORK CONTACT JACKIE DRAPER ON 01293 859949 OR HAWTHHIRE@PARKWOODTHEATRES.CO.UK

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CRAWLEY ARTS DEVELOPMENT PITCHY BREATH THEATRE Based at The Hawth we are a project based theatre company committed to new writing. We are always looking for new members regardless of experience so why not give us a go? For more information see pitchybreath.co.uk

ARTS DEVELOPMENT: The Arts Development Team work to stimulate and encourage engagement in the arts. We provide a programme of events, performances, workshops and participation opportunities. There is a weekly workshop programme and year round community and professional performances and project based work across the town. • Offer the opportunity to experience arts of the highest possible quality. • Offer workshop and performance opportunities which encourage healthy living, personal expression and lifelong learning. • Produce events which encourage and showcase local talent in drama, dance and music. • Support local groups to engage with the wider community. • Provide a range of performance and participation opportunities to celebrate cultural diversity and social inclusion.

WEEKLY EVENTS: WORKSHOPS

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Our friendly and welcoming workshops are a great opportunity to make new friends and learn new skills. And your first session is free!

Open music jam sessions, suitable for all levels

ALL OUR WORKSHOPS TAKE PLACE DURING SCHOOL TERM TIMES.

NORTHGATE COMMUNITY CENTRE TUESDAY 7.30PM – 10PM ALL AGES: £5

An integrated dance company for people with learning difficulties and disabilities and volunteers (14+ years) MANOR GREEN PRIMARY SCHOOL WEDNESDAY 5.15PM - 6.30PM 8+ YEARS: £3.50

SPICE OF LIFE

CIRCUSWURX ADULT

Singalong sessions for the over 60s

A sociable workshop for jugglers and unicyclists of all abilities. Beginners welcome. Equipment and tea provided

NORTHGATE COMMUNITY CENTRE FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 2PM - 4PM £3.50

FOOTLOOSE DANCE GROUP

BROADFIELD COMMUNITY CENTRE THURSDAY 7.30PM - 9.30PM £3.50

udio is available for hire FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CRAWLEY ARTS DEVELOPMENT AND OUR PROJECTS d dance schools. CONTACT liz.hart@crawley.gov.uk 01293 438156 ils, contact Jackie Check out out www.crawley.gov.uk and www.hawth.co.uk. Facebook Crawley Arts Development for all the up to date news. 93 859949 or email rkwoodtheatres.co.uk

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BOOKING AND ACCESS INFORMATION BOOKING IN PERSON: The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6YZ Monday - Saturday from 10am - 6pm (8pm when there is a performance). Open Sundays from one hour prior to performance. BY PHONE: 01293 553636 Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm TextRelay calls are welcomed. ONLINE: hawth.co.uk BY POST: Please indicate performance date, time, price and discounts (if applicable). Please make cheques/postal orders payable to Parkwood Community Leisure and include your telephone number.

GIFT VOUCHERS

Hawth Theatre Gift Vouchers are available from the Box Office and online to any value and come with an attractive presentation card. Vouchers are valid for one year.

FRIENDS OF THE HAWTH

Become a friend and take advantage of priority booking facilities, special offers on most events, a quarterly magazine and special social events. Annual subscription: Individual: £10 (£7 over 60). Couples: £15 (£10 over 60). Family: £20.

METHODS OF PAYMENT

FREE MAILING LIST/EMAIL ALERTS Keep in touch with what’s on at The Hawth by joining the mailing list at Box Office or visiting our website hawth.co.uk. You can also keep up to date by following us @thehawthcrawley on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

When collecting tickets, please bring along the card used for the booking, a matching signature will be asked for.

The Hawth is committed to make the theatre as an accessible and enjoyable experience for all our patrons.

A charge of £1 applies if you would like your tickets posted to you. CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS Mastercard, Visa and Debit Cards all welcome.

Tickets booked less than five working days before the performance should be collected from the Box Office. RESERVATIONS Reservations should be paid for within three working days, otherwise they may be released for sale. Reservations for group bookings are by arrangement. DISCOUNTS Although discounts apply in most cases, promoters may on occasion exclude certain categories. Only one discount may be claimed per ticket. CHILDREN under 16 years old OVER 60 People aged 60 or over STUDENTS People over 16 years in full time education GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE Hawth Friends Please show your cards or quote membership number when booking FAMILY OF FOUR should include at least one child The Hawth reserves the right to introduce discounts and other price changes without notice. These will not apply to tickets already purchased.

REFUND/EXCHANGE OF TICKETS

We will issue a credit voucher for tickets returned at least a week before the performance. For sold out performances, the Box Office must ensure a buyer for the tickets before a credit voucher can be offered. Admin charges apply. Cash refunds cannot be given.

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ACCESS

DISABLED ACCESS Disabled parking spaces available. Level access. Spaces in front stalls for wheelchair users and companions (available for half price at all Hawth promotions). Adapted toilet facilities are also available. INTERPRETED AND DESCRIBED PERFORMANCES British Sign Language interpreted and Audio Described performances are advertised with the event in the brochure. Audio Description begins 10 minutes before the performance, please order headsets a minimum of a week in advance. TICKETS Half price tickets available at all performances for the visually impaired. FREE TOUCH TOURS Visually impaired customers and a companion are guided around the stage to feel the stage sets, props and possibly costumes an hour before the show (subject to producer’s permission). If you are interested, please ask when you book tickets. BROCHURE Large print, Braille, CD and emailed text versions of this brochure are available on request from the Box Office. An audio version is also available at hawth.co.uk PARENT AND BABY ROOM Located adjacent to the male toilets in the lower foyer. BOOSTER SEATS The Hawth has a limited number of booster seats available on a first come, first served basis.


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BY BUS Buses 4 and 5 stop at the large square roundabout just over the railway bridge from The Hawth. The buses serve Crawley and Three Bridges train stations, the town centre, Langley Green, County Oak and Pound Hill. For a full timetable information www.metrobus.co.uk BY RAIL Either Three Bridges or Crawley stations (both a 15 minute walk away). Both stations have taxi ranks. For further details of rail services, www.thetrainline.com BY ROAD Crawley is minutes away from the M23 motorway which links to the M25. The Hawth is well signposted on all major routes into the town. There is free car and coach parking on site. Downloadable maps and links are available www.hawth.co.uk

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AT THE HAWTH

Are you looking to raise your company profile in the local area? Do you want an inspiring setting for business meetings and conferences? Perhaps you want to entertain key clients, build relationships and reward employees - or maybe you’re just looking for a fresh way to promote your services?

SPONSORSHIP

Sponsoring The Hawth’s entertainment programme is an imaginative and cost effective way of marketing your business and services to a vast audience or a very specific one. Current sponsorship options include individual shows, a themed series of events or an arts development project.

This brochure is available in large print, Braille, CD and emailed text versions on request from the Box Office. An audio version is also available at hawth.co.uk on the Access page Thanks to our current sponsors

For more information, contact Steve Crane on 01293 859954 hawthmarketing@parkwoodtheatres.co.uk BOOK ONLINE: HAWTH.CO.UK 47


CALENDAR OCTOBER 2016 - JANUARY 2017 THEATRE

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27 Sept - 1 Oct The Glenn Miller Story 2 Desford Colliery Band 3 10cc 6 That’ll Be The Day 7 Carmen 8 Miss Pole Dance UK 10-15 The Shawshank Redemption 17 Classic Rock USA 19 Brassed Off 20 Steve Backshall’s Wild World 22 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 26-29 The Wizard of Oz 30 Grimethorpe Band

NOVEMBER 2 & 3 6 10-13 12 15 16 19 20 21 22 23 25 & 26 29 30

DECEMBER 1 3 9-2 January 12 19

JANUARY 12 14 16 & 17 19 20 21 22 26 29 31

The Russian State Ballet Thank Abba For The Music Gangsta Granny Romesh Ranganathan The Elvis Years Czech National Symphony Orchestra Copthorne Gang Show Fairey Band Psychic Sally The Sensational ’60s Experience Al Murray English Youth Ballet Russell Kane Let’s Hang On The Manfreds Whiteside’s School of Dance Peter Pan Roy Wood Big Band That’ll Be The Day Christmas Show Tommy Emmanuel From The Jam Moscow City Ballet Creeds Cross Lee Hurst Frankly Sinatra Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band Stand By Me Wedding Fayre Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Key (CC) Curzon Cinema (F) Foyer (S) Spotlight

BOX OFFICE: 01293 553636 BOOK ONLINE: HAWTH.CO.UK

19 Sept - 7 Crawley Camera Club Exhibition (F) 2 The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats 4 The Haunting of Exham Priory 7 Jonathan Pie 8 Monstersaurus! 8 Pete Brown’s NewGrass Cutters 10-21 Double Exposure Exhibition (F) 11 Super Jam Session: Around Blues and Jazz 12 RSC Live: King Lear (CC) 13 Richard Durrant & Ismael Ledesma 17 Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton 19 The Collector 20 Kerry Godliman 21 Oye Santana 22 Voodoo Room 23 Jazz Lunch with Derek Nash (S) 23 The Owl and the Pussycat 24 - 11 Nov John Burgess Exhibition (F) 24 & 25 Street Dance Workshops 26 Nish Kumar 27 Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer (CC) 27 & 28 Youth Theatre Masterclass 29 Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner (S) 30 The Bootleg Shadows 31 Rag Mama Rag

NOVEMBER 1 2 4 4 8 & 9 10 11 12 14 - 2 Dec 14 16 18 20 21 23

DECEMBER

3 5-16 4 9 & 10 11 13 & 14 16 & 17 19-21 19-13 Jan 28 31

JANUARY

The Underground Man Blue Bird Club Quiz Night (S) One Easter Morn Playing with Fire Pride and Prejudice Sofie Hagen Frank Vignola Duo Steve McDonald & Laura Morgan Exhibition (F) Guy Davis and Brooks Williams Ellie Taylor Judie Tzuke Buster Plays Buster Blofeld & Baxter Joe Stilgoe Christmas Gothic Crawley Arts Society Exhibition (F) Dante Quartet Ariel Musicality Burglar Bill Russian Christmas Celebration The Tommy Cooper Show Maypoles to Mistletoe East Grinstead Camera Club Exhibition (F) Santa In Love Berliner Philharmoniker New Year’s Eve Gala Concert (CC)

7 & 8, 15 & 16 Dick Whittington 11 RSC Live: The Tempest (CC) 20 Viva Neil Diamond 22 Dimitris Dekavallas 26 Paul Jones & Dave Kelly

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