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CONTENTS Holes

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LAVA

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Shebeen

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Sweet Charity

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Kindertransport

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Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood

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The Madness of George III

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Being Old

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The Last Ship

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AMP Night

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Youthfest

People of the Eye

DollyWould

Brian Conley

Grumpy Old Women

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Iain Stirling

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Chris Ramsey

Rhymes Against Humanity

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Bridget Christie

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David Baddiel

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Count Arthur Strong

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King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys

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Sarah McQuaid

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Banff Film Festival Easter Family Fest Leaf

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Motionhouse

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Ballet Black

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Tracy Quaife

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Support Us

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Places to Stay

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How to Find us

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Diary

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Ballet Boyz

Tom Dale Company

Spotlight

Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama John Robins

Richard Herring

Daliso Chaponda

The Sea Show

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Tiddler and other Terrific Tales

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Take Part

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Venue Hire

Our work with Local Businesses

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WELCOME Don’t miss our adaptation of the popular novel, Holes, by Louis Sachar. This heart-warming story is perfect for everyone and stars Kacey Ainsworth (EastEnders, The Worst Witch, Grantchester) and panto favourite John Elkington. We then invite you to party at Pearl and George’s shebeen in 1950s St Ann’s. Against the backdrop of the race riots, this is a story of ambition and love and is written by local playwright, Mufaro Makubika. Shebeen also won the Alfred Fagon Best New Play award even before being produced. In the Neville Studio we present the world-premiere of Lava by acclaimed young playwright, James Fritz, with our associates, Fifth Word. We also host our first AMP Night; showcasing the very best of work by local artists as part of our new programme, Amplify. Looking ahead to autumn, we have Sweet Charity, starring incredible fast-rising talent Rebecca Trehearn (Show Boat), a revival of the modern classic, Kindertransport and Alan Bennett’s epic costume drama, The Madness of George III, starring Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, League of Gentlemen). The BBC recently chose George III as one of the unmissable theatre shows of 2018. We are thrilled by the response to Adam’s first season as the new artistic director and want to thank you for your generous support in this exciting time of change at Nottingham Playhouse.

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A new theatrical version of the multi-award-winning novel by Louis Sachar that went on to be a big screen smash-hit. Starring Kacey Ainsworth (Little Mo in EastEnders, The Worst Witch, Grantchester) and John Elkington (Cinderella, The Cherry Orchard, Forever Young, Noises Off). Stanley Yelnats can’t catch a break. Born into a family cursed with bad luck, it comes as no surprise when he finds himself accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Sent to a labour camp as punishment, he is tasked with digging one hole, five foot wide by five foot deep, every day. He’s told it is to build ‘character’. But the tyrannical Warden is definitely hiding something. How will Stanley and his fellow inmates deal with her demands, her two cronies, plus the fearsome rattlesnakes and yellow-spotted lizards? Will Stanley and his new friends unearth what’s really going on? Expect live music, scary puppets and breath-taking scenery. This off-beat and quirky adventure romp is perfect for adults and children aged 8 and up. Director Designer Lighting Designer Sound Designer Composer/Musical Director Movement Director Casting Director Casting Director

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‘Do you think dreams are wasted on people like us?’ It’s a hot and humid summer in 1958 St Ann’s, Nottingham. Tempers are flaring and Teddy Boys are on the march. Jamaican couple Pearl and George (Martina Laird, Casualty Karl Collins, The Bill and Hollyoaks) are helping Caribbean migrants to cut loose by hosting a forbidden party - a Shebeen. Pearl has dreams of opening a restaurant on the Wells Road. George, a retired boxer, has hung his dreams next to his gloves. A young interracial couple are falling in love and figuring out how to be together. As tensions mount on a night filled with rum, calypso and dancing - and with the Shebeen under threat from the police - everyone is forced to confront the uncomfortable truths their relationships are built upon. Shebeen invites you to the greatest party you never knew existed. Written by winner of the 2017 Alfred Fagon award, Mufaro Makubika (How to Breathe), this story shines a light on a community under siege and the sacrifices made for love. Director Designer Lighting Designer Sound Designer/Composer Movement Director Dramaturg Casting Director

Matthew Xia Grace Smart Ciarán Cunningham Richard Hammarton Rachael Nanyonjo Kirsty Patrick Ward Sarah Bird CDG

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Boy meets girl. Boy can’t talk to girl. Girl takes in the survivor of a natural disaster. A small asteroid has hit the capital city. Thousands have been displaced. And in a town far away, a young man called Vin is finding it hard to talk. The only person who seems to notice is Rachel, who resolves to find out what’s troubling him and help him find his voice again. But when Rach’s family take in the articulate and charismatic survivor of the asteroid incident, Vin’s silence is no longer her first priority. How does it feel when the suffering of others seems more legitimate than our own? Written by award-winning playwright James Fritz (Ross & Rachel, Parliament Square), LAVA rocks with raw emotion and sharp humour in this timely play about grief, masculinity and the power of expression. “James Fritz’s work is current without straining for topicality. His plays have a knack of anticipating the zeitgeist, becoming more rather than less relevant over time.” The Guardian Director

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Starring West End and Olivier award-winning rising star Rebecca Trehearn (Show Boat) as Charity and Marc Elliott (EastEnders). Unlucky in both love and life, Charity Hope Valentine is a kind young woman who earns her keep dancing in the seedier bars of New York City. After being unceremoniously dumped by her latest sketchy boyfriend, Charity is determined to change her life for the better. But is a chance encounter with a shy young man in a brokendown lift the kick-start her love life needs? And how will she realise her dreams of happiness and success in a selfish, cynical world? Sweet Charity is the ultra-stylish Broadway classic which became an Oscar-nominated film starring Shirley MacLaine. This electrifying musical comedy features stunning set-piece choreography and hits like Hey Big Spender, The Rhythm of Life and If My Friends Could See Me Now. Feel the spirit of the Swinging Sixties in the Big Apple revitalised in this bold new production directed by Bill Buckhurst (Sweeney Todd in the West End and Off-Broadway). Book by Neil Simon, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields Based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano Produced for the Broadway stage by: Fryer, Carr and Harris. Conceived, Staged and Choreographed by Bob Fosse

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“Didn’t it ever occur to you that I might have wanted to die with you. Because I did. I never wanted to live without you.” 1930s Germany: a young Jewish girl flees Nazi persecution on a train bound for England. Finding herself in a strange country and unable to speak the language, she must shed her past in order to survive an uncertain future. 1980s England: a woman sifts through the attic as she prepares for her daughter to leave home. Memories are unearthed among the boxes and questions must be answered about a life long-buried. When thousands of Jewish child refugees were uprooted from mainland Europe and sent to England in the months leading up to World War II, they left their parents behind to an uncertain fate. In its 80th anniversary year, Kindertransport tells a raw and poignant story about the past’s powerful hold over the present. If you had survived the horror of war, what lengths would you go to protect yourself from its painful memories? Director Designer

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Starring Olivier award-winner Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, The League of Gentlemen, Doctor Who, Wolf Hall, Gunpowder).

“I’ve always been myself, even when I was ill. Only now I seem myself. And that’s the important thing.” 1786. King George III is the most powerful man in the world. However his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy; his mind unravelling at a dramatic pace. As the Queen and Prime Minster attempt to hide the King’s illness from his subjects, royal doctors hopelessly squabble over the correct cure, subjecting him to torturous medical treatments. Ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince begin a power struggle, endangering the stability of the crown. A play about power and identity, examining the fine line between a King and a man. The Madness of George III is an epic, multi-awarding winning drama, familiar from stage and screen. Expect grand costumes and royal pomp alongside nail-biting tension in Nottingham Playhouse’s brand new production of Alan Bennett’s moving and funny masterpiece. Selected as theatre highlight of 2018 by BBC News, Daily Mail and Nottingham Post. Director Designer Lighting Designer Sound Designer Casting Director

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MON 17 SEP 2018 Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company presents

BEING OLD FILM SCREENING

What’s it like being old? What do you do all day? What happens to your body? We know the stereotypes: cardigans, fluffy moccasins, a dodgy hip, the blue rinse, but what is it really like being old? Being Old gets to the heart of the question, examining the good and the bad of this very human experience. This verbatim piece will shine a light on the experiences of the elderly, through the charm of a child’s-eye view, in a beautifully insightful and funny film directed by Fiona Buffini.

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An evening celebration for local youth theatres from around Nottinghamshire. A great platform to share their work and meet like-minded people. Nottingham Playhouse invites Nottingham and Nottinghamshire young people to get involved.

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TUE 8 – SAT 12 MAY 2018 Northern Stage in association with Karl Sydow and Kathryn Schenker present

THE LAST SHIP

Starring Joe McGann, Richard Fleeshman, Frances McNamee and Emmerdale’s Charlie Hardwick. The UK premiere of Sting’s personal, political and passionate musical is an epic tale of community, hope and a great act of collective defiance. The Last Ship features an original score with music and lyrics by Sting. Gideon Fletcher, a sailor, returns home from sea to discover the ship‑building life he left behind in chaos. The yard

is closing and no one knows what will come next. With the engine fired and pistons in motion, picket lines are drawn as foreman Jackie and his wife Peggy fight to hold their community together in the face of the gathering storm. Music and lyrics by Sting. Directed by Lorne Campbell. Northern Stage in association with Karl Sydow and Kathryn Schenker. MEMBERS - Save 15% on top three prices

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VISITING DRAMA

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The Deaf and Hearing Ensemble present

Nottingham Playhouse presents

Sh!t Theatre with Show and Tell present

A story about a family finding their way through unfamiliar territory. A story about parents, sisters and the complex love that binds families together. With video projection, sound, live performance, and creative accessibility, People of the Eye explore memories, feelings of isolation and finding the joy in difference. Accessible to D/deaf, hard of hearing and hearing audiences through the use of BSL, spoken English and creative captions. HHHHH “Extraordinary and visceral. The kind that leaves a mark”

AMP night showcases brand new ideas by exciting local artists. It’s the opportunity to witness the birth of a new show or career. Audiences can feedback their responses which helps artists develop their work. AMP night is part of Amplify, our new artist development programme which nutures exciting local talent. If you are a local theatre maker please see the Amplify section of our website for details of how to join Amplify and apply to perform at AMP night.

Oh look, 2016 Fringe First Award winners Sh!t Theatre again. What is it this time? Oh, is it unemployment? Is there a crisis? Did the government do something wrong again? No, it’s a show about Dolly Parton. We f*cking love her. DollyWould enjoyed a 100% sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and comes to you on its nationwide tour off the back of a four-week offWest End London run. HHHH “Exhilaratingly daft – Sh!t Theatre overshare their love for Dolly Parton, with delightful results” Time Out

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FRI 27 APR 2018

MOTIONHOUSE – CHARGE Inspired by the incredible role of electricity in the human body, Charge is the electrifying new dance-circus show from acclaimed company Motionhouse. From the electrical charge that sparks human life, to the beating of our hearts and the memories we make, six performers use dance and acrobatics to delve deep into the human body, tracing the amazing story of energy in our lives. In this exhilarating multi-media production, digital projections create a magical world on stage where dancers and images interact seamlessly, bringing to life stories of energy in our own bodies. An exciting

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fusion of art and science, Charge was inspired by work with partners from the University of Oxford on the role of electricity in the human body. Charge is the third element of Kevin Finnan’s Earth Trilogy, developing on themes explored in Scattered (2009) and Broken (2013) about our relationship with water and the Earth. “Motionhouse are an immensely appealing company, daring, fun and eager to draw the audience into their world to share the adventure” Seeing Dance

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BALLETBOYZ - FOURTEEN DAYS Celebrated across the world for their stunning live performances, films and TV appearances, BalletBoyz are back with four brand new works and the return of an audience favourite.

“It took the entire train ride home for my adrenaline to stop pumping. Wow.”

For the new works in the first half of Fourteen Days choreographers Javier de Frutos, Craig Revel Horwood, Iván Pérez and Christopher Wheeldon were teamed with composers Scott Walker, Joby Talbot, Charlotte Harding and Keaton Henson and each given just fourteen days to create their pieces. Playing with the concept of balance and imbalance, the result is an exciting and varied programme of dance and music.

“Dancers soar and rebound off each other’s bodies, orchestrating a paradox of muscular impact and weightless flight that I’ve never seen on stage.”

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“Superbly danced and unforgettable. Must see.” Financial Times

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Fallen forms the second half of the evening, choreographed by Russell Maliphant and set to a powerful score by French film composer Armand Amar. Fallen won the National Dance Award for Best Modern Choreography in 2013. balletboyz.com Co-produced by Sadler’s Wells in association with artsdepot

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What’s On Summer 2018 WED 16 MAY 2018

BALLET BLACK Audiences can’t resist the ‘joyously unpredictable’ (Guardian) programmes danced by Ballet Black, back for their fifth year here. at Nottingham Playhouse Led by Artistic Director Cassa Pancho, this company celebrates dancers of black and Asian descent, showcasing technique, precision and grace in specially commissioned pieces. As part of their latest double bill, Cathy Marston, renowned for her expressive and beautifully crafted work, choreographs a new narrative ballet for the Company. Based on Can Themba’s South African fable The Suit, this is the first dance adaptation of the affecting short story. MEMBERS Save 50% on full price seats

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Completing the evening is Arthur Pita’s Olivier nominated A Dream Within a Midsummer Night’s Dream, a heady piece of dancetheatre for which Pita also earned a Critics’ Circle and South Bank Award nomination following its premiere in 2014. Described as ‘charming and hilarious’ by Dance Europe magazine, the production mixes the classical and contemporary to distil the essence of Shakespeare’s comedy, unfolding to an eclectic soundtrack that includes Eartha Kitt, Barbra Streisand and Yma Sumac. Performing it, ‘the company have never looked better’ (Independent). MAIN HOUSE Evening 7.30pm Tickets £18.50 - £12.50


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URBAN EXPLORERS 18 Tom Dale Company’s Urban Explorers is back after the acclaimed and hugely successful premiere in 2017. Expect evocative, free flowing urban contemporary dance borne out of the intensity and creativity of dubstep, drum and bass, garage and grime. MAIN HOUSE Evening 7.30pm Tickets £10 (£6 concessions) SAT 7 – SUN 8 JUL 2018

Tracy Quaife Theatre School presents

DANCE EXPRESS 2018 and VARIATIONS 2018

Two days of superb entertainment, choreographed and produced by principal Tracy Quaife. Pupils of all ages will perform in dazzling costumes, to a wide range of musical MAIN HOUSE styles, showcasing the many talents of Nottingham’s young stars of tomorrow. Evening 7.15pm Matinee Sat 7 Jul, 1.30pm

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SPOTLIGHT THEATRE This award winning company return to the Nottingham Playhouse stage with two fantastic shows. Check the website for details.

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MIDLANDS ACADEMY OF DANCE AND DRAMA ANNUAL SHOWCASE. MAIN HOUSE Evenings 7.30pm Tickets £23 (£18.50 concessions)

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COMEDY TUE 24 APR 2018

JOHN ROBINS

THE DARKNESS OF ROBINS

Edinburgh Comedy Award WINNER 2017

John Robins – one of the most exciting and distinctive voices in comedy – returns reflecting on love, loss and lamenting the fact he can’t break up with himself. He’ll shout, snarl and sneer in his “Electric”, “Goosebump-inducing” attempts to grapple with life’s fallouts in what promises to be a pivotal The Telegraph moment in his being. Powerful, “A must see” Reviews Hub angst-ridden comedy at its finest, this MAIN HOUSE is a must-see from one of the UK’s Evening 7.30pm Tickets £16 Age 16+ brightest talents. SUN 29 APR 2018

RICHARD HERRING OH FRIG I’M 50

“I only regret the people I didn’t have sex with….. And 60% of the people I did have sex with.” “Podfather” (the Guardian) and star of Radio 4’s Relativity, Richard Herring gets to the half century (against all odds) and looks at how his life has changed in the last decade, from irresponsible, single kidult, literally fighting his way through a mid-life crisis, to married father who is mid-way to the telegram from the Queen (though given she will be 140 in 2067, she might forget to send it). MAIN HOUSE Evening 7.30pm Tickets £19 Age 16+

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DALISO CHAPONDA:

“WHAT THE AFRICAN SAID…” Britain’s Got Talent and Amanda Holden’s golden buzzer act comedian Daliso Chaponda embarks on his debut stand-up tour. Malawian-born Daliso has lived in countries where the press is not allowed to criticise the government, and in others with no libel laws where they can say anything. He has been both a journalist and a jaded newsreader. He is the perfect comedian to discuss what the media has become, which he does in his hilarious new show. MAIN HOUSE Evening 8pm Tickets £16

THU 17 MAY 2018

BRIAN CONLEY

STILL THE GREATEST ENTERTAINER – IN HIS PRICE RANGE The multi- talented and irrepressible Brian Conley returns to the stage with his brand new show. Featuring brand new comedy, sketches and songs alongside some of his best-known material from stage and screen. Hurry along and book to see why Brian Conley remains one of this country’s most loved entertainers. “Conley is a Legend of Stage and Screen” Daily Express “A consummate entertainer” Daily Mirror MAIN HOUSE Evening 8pm Tickets £22.50

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What’s On Summer 2018 FRI 18 MAY 2018

GRUMPY OLD WOMEN TO THE RESCUE

Starring Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane & Lizzie Roper Fed up with flogging their guts out and always having to be in charge, the Grumpy Old Women have put their knobbly old feet up in glorious retirement, free at last to practise their extreme colouring‑in, ukelele orchestra and novelty fudge‑making. But with the world in a bigger mess than ever before, is there anything that can tempt them off their backsides to unleash their superpowers and once more come to the rescue? MAIN HOUSE Join us for 90 mins of brand new ‘full‑fat’, ‘batteries included’ comedy Evening 7.30pm Tickets £26.50 from the mistresses of grump. SAT 19 MAY 2018

CHRIS RAMSEY LIVE 2018 (JUST HAPPY TO GET OUT OF THE HOUSE TOUR)

Critically acclaimed and awardwinning stand-up comedian, host of his own TV entertainment show and stand-up show on Comedy Central, Celebrity Juice regular and the only person to ever put Katie Hopkins in her place; Chris Ramsey brings his brand new 2018 live tour to Nottingham Playhouse. It sold out last time so snap tickets up as soon as you can! MAIN HOUSE Evening 7.30pm Tickets £21.50

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IAIN STIRLING U OK HUN?

BAFTA-winning comedian Iain Stirling is back after a summer narrating smash hit Love Island (ITV2) and now you can see his actual face on his brand new tour! Join the ‘star of comedy’ (The i) as he explores dinner party etiquette, feminism and the pressures on a generation brought up in a world of instant gratification. How has modern living affected our ability to find long term happiness? Can social media ever reflect real life? And why is the floor lava? MAIN HOUSE ‘Provides an intriguing Evening 7.30pm twentysomething perspective on the Tickets £21.50 current state of his nation’ The Guardian SAT 2 JUN 2018

RHYMES AGAINST HUMANITY THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL

MissImp presents an improv double bill of Rhymes Against Humanity, The improvised Musical and Vox Pops, where true stories will be turned into comedy. Most musicals take years to write and bring to the stage, however Rhymes Against Humanity will take a title from an audience member and use it to create a brand new musical theatre piece on the spot. Every Miss Imp show at the Playhouse was sold out last year, so get your tickets quick. “The group’s timing, imagination, quick wit and speedy reactions are perfection” Behind The Arras

NEVILLE STUDIO Evening 8pm Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) Age 18+

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THU 21 JUN 2018

BRIDGET CHRISTIE WHAT NOW?

Brexit. Trump. Nuclear apocalypse. Environmental catastrophe. Is rolling news affecting your ability to enjoy the simple things? Like baking, gardening and auto-erotic asphyxiation? This new show from multi-award winning member of the Metropolitan Liberal Elite, and star of her own Netflix special, is for you. Join Bridget (Room 101, Have I Got News for You, Harry Hill’s Alien Fun Capsule) for a night of hope and despair. Winner of Rose D’Or, Edinburgh Comedy Award and Southbank Sky Arts Award. Bridget’s last show was The Guardian’s No 1 Comedy of 2016. MAIN HOUSE Evening 8pm Tickets £19.50 (£17.50 conc)

FRI 22 JUN 2018

COUNT ARTHUR STRONG

ALIVE AND UNPLUGGED Alone, solo and by himself, with no one with him, the show business Colossus takes us back on a journey through his early career. Using the latest technology and all that (I presume we’ve got a projector?) he will be delving into his own personal box of video cassettes and talking us (you) through the highlights of his glittering TV career, with many of his trademark stories we’ve come to love him for. “Just gets funnier and funnier… left me light headed with delight“ The Guardian

“Laugh-out-loud absurdity“ Chortle

MAIN HOUSE Evening 8pm Tickets £23

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WED 27 JUN 2018

DAVID BADDIEL

MY FAMILY: NOT THE SITCOM My Family: Not the Sitcom is a show about memory, ageing, infidelity, dysfunctional relatives, moral policing on social media, golf, and gay cats. A massively disrespectful celebration of the lives of David Baddiel’s late sex-mad mother, Sarah, and dementiaridden father, Colin. Come and be offended on David’s behalf! HHHH “Hugely funny... If you’re going to disrespect the dead and the incapacitated, do it like this: truthfully, inventively and, finally, lovingly.” The Times

MAIN HOUSE Evening 7.30pm Tickets £26.50


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ENTERTAINMENT SAT 28 APR 2018

KING PLEASURE AND THE BISCUIT BOYS Since their first performance in 1987, the band has played nearly 6000 performance in 21 countries; made 73 television appearances; opened for BB King, Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, Ray Charles and the real Blues Brothers Band (the one from the movie), and recorded 11 albums. So come and join in the celebration and watch “maybe, just maybe, the swingingest band on this planet.”

WED 2 MAY 2018

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR Follow the expeditions of some of today’s most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports and be inspired by thoughtprovoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe. Ignite your passion for action and travel through an exhilarating collection of the latest films from the most talented adventure filmmakers of today.

The Jazz Rag magazine

THU 17 MAY 2018

SARAH McQUAID Recently honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Ards International Guitar Festival in Northern Ireland, come and watch Sarah McQuaid perform her fifth album, If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous. With a voice likened to malt whisky and melted chocolate, Sarah will expand on her battery of instruments to include piano and electric guitar for an intimate performance in the Neville Studio. “The precision and sophistication of the writing and playing blows me away” guitar legend Michael Chapman

MAIN HOUSE Evening 8pm Tickets £15 (£12 conc)

MAIN HOUSE Evening 7.30pm Tickets £14.50 (£13 conc)

NEVILLE STUDIO Evening 8pm Tickets £10 (£8 conc)

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What’s On Summer 2018

MON 9 – FRI 13 APR 2018

EASTER SAT 14 APR 2018 Half Moon Presents a Tam Tam Production

LEAF Our Easter Family Fest will have something for all ages and abilities, whether it’s our under 3s show, Leaf, our morning workshops for children and their families, or our longer half day sessions for the 12 - 16 year olds, we’ve lined up a range of creative events taking place over the Easter holidays. Keep your eyes on our website, when we will be releasing the various activities soon. Contact the Participation Department on participation@nottinghamplayhouse. co.uk for more information.

A leaf is born… It grows and glows in the sunshine and the rain Then the wind blows and it becomes colder The leaf changes colour In the snow, the leaf falls… But when spring comes, a new leaf grows… Join us as we tell the life story of a very special leaf in this warm, intimate and playful new piece for under 3s inspired by nature and the seasons. Framed within an evocative soundscape, this is the perfect introduction to theatre for the very young. At the end of the performance, children are invited onto the stage to play among the leaves and explore a landscape created by the changing seasons. Ages 0-3 years (Running time 25 mins, followed by 15 mins interactive play session) NEVILLE STUDIO Morning 10.30am Afternoon 12pm and 2.15pm Tickets £8 Ages 0-3

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Family Shows

SUN 20 MAY 2018

TIDDLER AND OTHER TERRIFIC TALES

From the books by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

SAT 21 APR 2018

Four terrific tales – one superb show.

Squashbox Theatre Presents

Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales The Sea Show is a quirky and hilarious are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful mix of puppet show, natural history characters from Julia Donaldson and and comedy cabaret. Axel Scheffler’s best-loved titles: Meet crazy characters like Morwenna Tiddler, Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest the ‘beautiful’ mermaid, Ruan the Giant in Town and A Squash and a reformed seagull and salty seadog Squeeze. Funky moves, toe tapping Captain Pemburthy, as well as a cast tunes and giggles are guaranteed! of mischievous sea-squirts, anemones, Is Tiddler telling the truth? limpets, crabs and pilchards. Will Monkey find his Mummy? Come and celebrate the sea with tall Will George The Giant make lots of tales, silly slapstick, fantastic facts, live friends? music and songs - unmissable fun for Can the old lady really squash and children and adults of all ages! squeeze all those animals in? For children aged 5+ and their Suitable for all ages! families (Running time 50mins) HHHH “Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s tales are lovingly brought to life. A perfect children’s show” The British Theatre Guide

THE SEA SHOW

NEVILLE STUDIO Morning 11am Afternoon 1pm Tickets £8 Ages 5+

MAIN HOUSE Afternoon 2pm & 4.30pm Tickets £13 (Family Ticket £48)

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· Pre Theatre Set Priced Menu · Summer Cocktails & Drink Deals · Outside Dining · Summer BBQ’s · Homemade Cakes · Local Real Ales


VENUE HIRE

Summer 2018 What’s On

Your venue... for galas, fundraisers, away days, training sessions, network events, conferences, community events and public meetings, we’re here for everyone. A simple way to be charitably minded and support Nottingham Playhouse Trust, whilst securing an ideal city centre venue.

Neville Studio (110 people max)

Ustinov Room (45 people max)

Auditorium (750 people)

BE CENTRE STAGE Hold your wedding or civil partnership ceremony on the set of one of our forthcoming productions.

central aisle, arriving on-stage in this iconic venue is guaranteed to remain a special occasion.

With limited availability around each show, your walk down the

Prices and packages details are available on our website hires page.

For rate cards see nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/hire-us. To make a booking contact Tracy James, Theatre Manager tracyj@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk – 0115 947 4361

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TAKE PART At Nottingham Playhouse, we aim to give everyone the opportunity to get involved in the arts and create theatre. We run groups for people of all ages in the community and welcome D/deaf and disabled people in all our activities – no experience necessary.

WHAT’S NEW FOR SPRING 2018 YOUNG PRACTICE (Ages 11-19)

We are running our Easter Youth Theatre on 4th – 6th April for D/deaf and disabled young people. Would you like to explore your skills, experiment with different drama activities, work with scripts and devise pieces in a friendly environment. These 3 days will be run in a wheelchair accessible space and a sign language interpreter will be with us. Assistance dogs are welcome. £24 for 3 days or £10 per day.

LITTLE PLAYHOUSE

(2-4 years, £5 per session accompanying adult free)

Fun and interactive drop in sessions for children and their carers using art, messy play, music movement storytelling and sensory play. Mondays 10 – 11am

YOUTH THEATRES (5-16 years)

HOMGROWN

(Ages 16-22, £70 per term)

Homegrown is a new opportunity for young actors, dancers and creatives –including writers and directors – to explore and improve their craft. This group will engage in a skills development programme with industry professionals. Please see our website for more information.

FRESH A monthly session for 11-16yr olds interested in exploring their creativity through spoken word and live music. It is led by Blessing Magore and his team from Anthill Music Academy. If you are interested please email participation@ nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

55+ We have teamed up with Theatre Royal + Royal Concert Hall to expand our offer for our 55 + groups. Join and enjoy a variety of short creative courses that are designed for beginners.

Sessions take place every Wednesday during term time £65 for ten sessions.

SCHOOLS We offer workshops, masterclasses and backstage tours for students to get the most out of our productions. Our Teachers’ Forum events provide the chance to learn more about our current schools offer and to network with other teaching professionals – free show ticket and drink included.

SHINE COMMUNITY YOUTH THEATRES ( Ages 9+) We have local youth theatres in Bulwell, Bramcote, Mansfield, Netherfield, Newstead, Sherwood, Sneinton and Chilwell. All our commuinity youth theatres are free to attend and have been created through donations to Nottingham Playhouse’s SHINE Appeal. This year we will begin delivering Arts Award to several of our SHINE youth theatres.

Enjoyable, enriching drama sessions to young people aged 5-16, whatever their ability. All our Youth Theatres run in the early evening and are booked on a first come-first-served basis.

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TO BOOK ON TO ANY OF OUR GROUPS PLEASE CALL THE BOX OFFICE ON 0115 941 9419. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT NOTTINGHAMPLAYHOUSE.CO.UK OR EMAIL PARTICPATION@NOTTINGHAMPLAYHOUSE.CO.UK.


SUPPORT US

Summer 2018 What’s On

Nottingham Playhouse is a registered charity (number 1109342) and committed to making world-class theatre available to all. We pride ourselves on offering life-changing opportunities to people of all ages and backgrounds so they can take part, learn, and develop new skills.

You can support our work by making a donation 50/50: When booking your tickets, please make a donation to 50:50 and donate a theatre ticket to a local community group or charity. £10 will fund one ticket and share the joy of theatre. REGULAR DONATION: Support all of the creative, cultural and community work of Nottingham Playhouse by making a monthly donation. LEAVE A LEGACY: Leaving a gift in your will is the perfect way to ensure that world class theatre continues to thrive in Nottingham and enrich lives to come.. Please contact Sanpreet Janjua on 0115 873 6235 or sanpreetj@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk to find out more about supporting your Playhouse.

TAKE A SEAT A lasting way of showing your support More than 200 plaques already adorn our auditorium to represent the support of our audience members. For just £200, you too can take your place and become a lasting part of Nottingham Playhouse. It’s a truly wonderful way to mark a special occasion, give a unique gift or to show your support to us. Please contact Sanpreet Janjua on sanpreetj@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk or 0115 873 6235 to dedicate a seat and carve your place in theatre history.

‘I chose to dedicate a seat to my parents for their 65th Wedding Anniversary as a fitting acknowledgement to their enduring love of the theatre (and of each other). I was delighted to be able to select a seat numbered 27 as that is their “lucky number”.’ Jackie Lymn Rose, P27

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OUR WORK WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES Nottingham Playhouse is very proud to work with a range of enlightened local businesses, whose support for the theatre is incredibly important. We would like to extend our sincere thanks to:

Nottingham Playhouse provides businesses with creative and cost‑effective ways to market their brands and promote their products and services. We give companies access to effortless entertainment, excellent networking opportunities and a unique insight into the brilliant theatre that is made right here in Nottingham.

Partnerships with Nottingham Playhouse are also about investing in the local community and supporting the culture of the city and the county – our participation and community programmes reach thousands of people of all ages in Nottingham and the East Midlands every year. Tailor-made sponsorship packages are available for all businesses and budgets.

To find out more, contact Sanpreet Janjua, on 0115 873 6235 or by emailing sanpreetj@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

PLACES TO STAY

Here are our top three recommendations to stay after a show: Hart’s Hotel is a 4-star boutique hotel and just three minutes away from the Playhouse. Visit hartsnottingham.co.uk

Jury’s Inn is located near Nottingham train station, making it a convenient place to stay if you’re visiting the city. Visit jurysinn.com

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Best Western Plus Nottingham City Centre Hotel provides great personal service just minutes from the theatre. Visit bestwestern.co.uk


ACCESS Enjoy a range of accessible options and performances. • There are four parking spaces available to Blue Badge Holders on North Circus Street/East Circus Street. • There is level access to enter the theatre and a lift providing access to all levels of the theatre from the Box Office foyer. • There is access to the auditorium from inside the theatre and via East Circus Street. We can accommodate wheelchair users on row M of the main auditorium and in the Neville Studio. • Assistance dogs are always welcome. Please advise Box Office on booking to ensure your seating is accessible for yourself and your dog. • For people who benefit from hearing enhancement, headsets are available that are compatible with or without hearing aids. Please reserve your headsets with the Box Office when booking. • Patrons who require an assisting companion for their visit will receive the second ticket for free. This is only available for Nottingham Playhouse Company main stage productions.

ACCESSIBLE PERFORMANCES Audio Described, Captioned and BSL Interpreted performances are available for Nottingham Playhouse Company main stage productions. Touch Tours are available one hour before audio described performances.

RELAXED PERFORMANCES

RP

We offer performances that are more relaxed, where loud noises are reduced, elements of surprise are kept to a minimum, lighting is brighter in the auditorium and there is a relaxed approach to audiences moving around the auditorium.

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY PERFORMANCES

DF

These performances are carefully tailored for people with dementia and their families or carers so that everyone can enjoy the wonder of theatre at Nottingham Playhouse in an environment that is comfortable and supportive. Dates can be found in the diary on pages 40-41 or online. For more information visit nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/access

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HOW TO FIND US

BUS

RAIL

Nottingham City Transport - £2.50 Eventrider ticket Valid on all NCT buses within the Greater Nottingham City area until the last bus at midnight or the last ‘N’ bus at weekends. Present your show ticket to the driver and pay just £2.50. Trent Barton - zigzag A zigzag ticket entitles you to unlimited day travel on Trent Barton buses after 9am. Tickets can be purchased on the bus on the day of travel and cost £6 for one person, £10 for two people or £13 for up to five people.

We are a 15 minute walk from Nottingham Station.

TRAM NET’s £2 Event Ticket There are no parking worries with NET’s event ticket. For all our shows they offer free park and ride and just £2 return travel. Tram tickets are available to purchase on our website or from our Box Office.

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CAR Use M1 junction 25 (south) or 26 (north). Please use postcode NG1 5AL for satellite navigation.

PARKING Parking is available in the NCP car parks on Mount Street and St James Street for just £5.80. Show your parking ticket to our Front of House team and they will validate it for you. On-street parking around Wellington Circus is £1, 6pm – 8pm, and then free after 8pm. There are also a number of parking bays for blue badge holders on North and East Circus Street, all in close proximity to the Playhouse.


BOX OFFICE

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OPENING TIMES Mon - Sat: 10am - 8pm Sundays and Bank Holidays: Two hours before the show (if applicable).

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CONCESSIONS

GROUP DISCOUNTS

Concessions are available for under 26s and full time students, wheelchair users and Universal Credit and benefits recipients for Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company productions. For full details see nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

Enjoy discounts of up to 20% on Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company productions when you book 10+ tickets. To find out more, call our friendly Box Office team on 0115 941 9419.

EXCHANGES We will exchange tickets up to 24 hours before a performance to a different performance of the same run of a Nottingham Playhouse Theatre company main stage production. We cannot exchange single event tickets, work in our studio or any visiting company. To find out more about our exchange and refund policy visit nottinghamplayhouse. co.uk/howtobook or call the Box Office.

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TICKETS FOR CHARITIES We believe theatre should be accessible for everyone, which is why we offer discounted tickets for community and charity organisations as part of our Hothouse scheme. For more information please contact the Box Office, marking your email Hot Nights.

SCHOOL VISITS Tickets for schools are from ÂŁ12 and one teacher goes free with every ten tickets purchased for main stage Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company productions. We also have a range of school wraparounds for students and teachers to get the most out of the plays programmed. For more information visit nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/participation All discounts subject to availability.

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DIARY MARCH SAT 31

APRIL

Holes

MON 2 TUE 3 WED 4 THU 5 FRI 6 SAT 7

Holes Holes Holes Holes Holes Holes People of the Eye TUE 10 Holes WED 11 Holes THU 12 Holes FRI 13 Holes SAT 14 Leaf SUN 15 TUE 17 WED 18 THU 19 FRI 20 SAT 21

Holes Holes Holes Holes Holes Holes The Sea Show Holes

SUN 22 TUE 24 WED 25 FRI 27 SAT 28

Holes John Robins Joe Lycett Motionhouse - Charge King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys SUN 29 Richard Herring

MAY

TUE 1 WED 2

Youth Fest Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour THU 3 Daliso Chaponda FRI 4 BalletBoyz TUE 8 The Last Ship WED 9 The Last Ship THU 10 AMP Night The Last Ship FRI 11 The Last Ship SAT 12 The Last Ship WED 16 Ballet Black THU 17 Brian Conley Sarah McQuaid

FRI 18

7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 3pm, 7pm 7:30pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 10:30am, 12pm & 2:15pm 3pm, 7pm 3pm 1:30pm 1:30pm 7pm TT 7pm 11am, 1pm TT 3pm 7pm 3pm 7:30pm 8pm 8pm 8pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 8pm 7:30pm 7:45pm 2:30pm, 7:45pm 8pm 7:45pm 2:30pm, 7.45pm 5pm, 8:15pm 7.30pm 8pm 8pm

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Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue DollyWould SAT 19 Chris Ramsey SUN 20 Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales FRI 25 Iain Stirling

7:30pm

FRI 1 SAT 2

7:30pm 7:30pm 8pm

JUNE

MON 4 TUE 5 WED 6 THU 7

Shebeen Shebeen Rhymes Against Humanity: The Improvised Musical Shebeen Shebeen Shebeen Shebeen

FRI 8 SAT 9 TUE 12 WED 13 THU 14

Shebeen Shebeen Shebeen Shebeen Shebeen

FRI 15 SAT 16

Lava Shebeen Lava Shebeen

Lava TUE 19 Lava WED 20 Lava THU 21 Lava Bridget Christie FRI 22 Lava Count Arthur Strong SAT 23 Lava TUE 26 Lava WED 27 Lava David Baddiel THU 28 Lava FRI 29 Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama Annual Gala Showcase Lava SAT 30 Lava Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama Annual Gala Showcase

8pm 7:30pm 2pm, 4:30pm 7:30pm

7:30pm 7pm 7:30pm 1.30pm 7.30pm 7:30pm 2:30pm, 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 1:30pm TT 7:30pm 7:45pm 7:30pm 7:45pm 2:30pm TT 7:30pm 2pm, 7:45pm 7:45pm 7:45pm 2pm, 7:45pm 8pm 7:45pm 8pm 2pm, 7:45pm 7:45pm 7:45pm 7:30pm 2pm, 7:45pm 7:30pm 7:45pm 2pm, 7:45pm 7:30pm


JULY

NOVEMBER

TUE 3 SAT 7

Urban Explorers 18 The Tracy Quaife Theatre Dance School

SUN 8 SAT 14 SUN 15

The Tracy Quaife Theatre Dance School Spotlight Theatre Spotlight Theatre

7.30pm 2pm, 7.30pm

FRI 31

Sweet Charity

7:30pm

SAT 1 MON 3 TUE 4 WED 5 THU 6 FRI 7 SAT 8 TUE 11 WED 12 THU 13 FRI 14 SAT 15

Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity

MON 17 TUE 18 WED 19 THU 20

Being Old Sweet Charity Sweet Charity Sweet Charity

FRI 21 SAT 22

Sweet Charity Sweet Charity

7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7pm 1:30pm, 7:30pm 7:30pm 2:30pm, 7;30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 1:30pm, 7:30pm 7:30pm 2:30pm TT 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 1:30pm TT 7:30pm 7:30pm 2:30pm, 7:30pm

FRI 5 SAT 6 MON 8 TUE 9 WED 10 THU 11

Kindertransport Kindertransport Kindertransport Kindertransport Kindertransport Kindertransport

FRI 12 SAT 13 TUE 16 WED 17 THU 18 FRI 19 SAT 20

Kindertransport Kindertransport Kindertransport Kindertransport Kindertransport Kindertransport Kindertransport

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

FRI 2

7.30pm 1:30pm 7:15pm 7:15pm

7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7pm 7:30pm 1:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 2:30pm 7:30pm

TT

TT

The Madness of George III SAT 3 The Madness of George III MON 5 The Madness of George III TUE 6 The Madness of George III WED 7 The Madness of George III THU 8 The Madness of George III FRI 9 The Madness of George III SAT 10 The Madness of George III TUE 13 The Madness of George III WED 14 The Madness of George III THU 15 The Madness of George III FRI 16 SAT 17

The Madness of George III The Madness of George III

7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 7pm 7:30pm 1:30pm, 7:30pm 7:30pm 2:30pm, 7:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 1:30pm 7:30pm 7:30pm 2:30pm 7:30pm

TT

TT

Neville Studio Performances P Preview PWYC Pay What You Can Press Night Post-Show Discussion Audio Described TT Touch Tour British Sign Language Interpreted Captioned RP Relaxed Performance DF Dementia Friendly Performance

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What's On Summer 2018  

See what's coming up at Nottingham Playhouse, including Olivier award-winning star Rebecca Trehearn in Sweet Charity.

What's On Summer 2018  

See what's coming up at Nottingham Playhouse, including Olivier award-winning star Rebecca Trehearn in Sweet Charity.

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