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my queen’s theatre Here at the theatre we have sixty years full of stories, photos, posters and show programmes – but what about you?

We would like your memories of the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch to form part of a Book of Celebration, completing our Diamond Jubilee Year with a record for all to see. • Do you have fond memories of a Queen’s Theatre Panto? • Were you an actor here in the early days? • Did you see it being built or were even involved in building it? • Did you attend one of the first performances? • Do you remember any Royal visits? • Did you fall in love at the Queen’s Theatre? • Do you have photos or brochures you would like to share with us*?

Email us...myqueenstheatre@queens-theatre.co.uk Tweet @QueensTheatreH with #myqueenstheatre Share on Facebook /QueensTheatreH and tag #myqueenstheatre Write to us at “Memories of My Queen’s Theatre” Billet Lane, Hornchurch RM11 1QT * Original photos and brochures can only be returned if you leave a stamped addressed envelope or arrange to collect from the Box Office.


WELCOME

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Welcome to the Queen’s Theatre and a spring season that aims to surprise and delight our audiences – old and new, of all ages and for all tastes! Once again, the programme features theatre, music, comedy, ballet, opera and circus with some exciting new acts complementing our own productions from our resident company of award-winning actor-musicians cut to the chase… We are very excited about our home-grown productions this season as we present some real classics – the season starts with Graham Greene’s Our Man in Havana a thrilling comedy of spies, scandal and vacuum cleaners which is followed by Two and Two Make Sex – a saucy farce of extra marital mischief, we then have the glamour, extravagance and passion of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and finish with a new production of the divine smash hit musical Godspell. Our Jump the Q Season Ticket gives you the opportunity to enjoy the best seats in the house for our in-house productions from just £12.50 per show. You will save up to 45% on top price tickets and can choose between the extra benefits of a weekender and the value saver.

“A delightful modern theatre, priced well with its own in-house acting company...wonderful, creative productions” Trip Advisor review

With its comfy foyer open to all, the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch is happy to be a welcoming place for the local community to enjoy live music, children’s activities, music hall, comedy and tea dances, or even just to relax over a coffee and take advantage of free wifi at our café Over the Green!

“Q Club changed my life. It showed me something I realised that I loved and it showed me how to be good at it. I literally owe you everything” Q Club member The Queen’s Theatre is also proud to boast a wide and varied education, community and outreach programme for schools, community groups and individuals of all ages – from our own youth groups to Baby Sensory classes. We hope you will enjoy this season and look forward to welcoming you to the Queen’s soon. Remember, you can keep in touch through the year on our website, on Facebook and Twitter.


Jump the Q SEASON TICKETS Save up to 45% on top price tickets with a Jump the Q Season Ticket. Choose between the flexibility and extra benefits of a WEEKENDER Season Ticket or the super value of a SAVER. Our Jump the Q Tickets are simple to use because we don’t ask you to pick your performances straight away. Plus, they’re fully transferable so it’s easy to share them with your friends and family. Buy your Jump the Q Ticket online, by phone or in person at the Box Office and enjoy four great shows in Spring 2014 at your brilliant local theatre.

31 Jan – 22 Feb Graham Greene’s

OUR MAN IN HAVANA

A thrilling comedy of spies, scandal and vacuum cleaners

7 – 29 March TWO AND TWO MAKE SEX by Richard Harris and Leslie Darbon

A saucy farce of extra-marital mischief!

11 April – 3 May F. Scott Fitzgerald’s

THE GREAT GATSBY Glamour, extravagance and passion in an action-packed drama

16 May – 7 June GODSPELL

by John-Michael Tebelak music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

The divine smash hit musical


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WEEKENDER £64 EXTRA benefits and four amazing shows for just £16 each: • Choose from the best available seats for ALL performances, including popular Friday and Saturday evenings* • Get an additional 20% discount** on the following guest shows: Sun 16 March | Brendan Shine | 7.30pm Mon 24 March | Giselle - Moscow Ballet La Classique | 7.45pm Fri 18 April | Forever in Blue Jeans | 7.30pm Sun 18 May | Lee Hurst – Things That Make You Go Aaarggh! | 7.30pm Fri 4 July | An Evening of Burlesque | 7.30pm Wed 16 July | Music Hall | 2.30pm Fri 25 July | Thank You for the Music presents ABBA | 7.30pm • Book up to TWO child tickets at £8.50 each for ANY performance* • Get a 50% discount on programmes bought in advance • Share your tickets with friends and family

SAVER £50

Enjoy four amazing shows for just £12.50 each: • Save over 45% on top price tickets • Access the best available seats for Tuesday – Thursday performances, previews and matinees* • Book up to TWO child tickets at £8.50 each for Tuesday – Thursday performances, previews and matinees* • Get a 50% discount on programmes bought in advance • Share your tickets with friends and family Terms and conditions apply – ask at the Box Office or visit queens-theatre.co.uk *Subject to availability, excludes guest & family shows & pantomime **Subject to availability


31 JANUARY - 22 FEBRUARY


our man in havana

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1950s Cuba at the height of the Cold War. Jim Wormold - hapless vacuum salesman and broke ex-pat – desperately needs money to pay for his teenage daughter’s lavish lifestyle. So when he’s approached by the British Secret Service to become a spy, he agrees, tempted by the promise of a generous expense account. Clueless about espionage, Wormold files pretend reports, using drawings of vacuum cleaner parts and recruiting imaginary agents

A thrilling comedy of spies, scandal and vacuum cleaners...

But things go badly wrong when his ‘agents’ mysteriously begin to get killed off... Will he be next? Amid Havana’s vibrant cocktail bars, seedy backstreets and corrupt police force, Wormold wonders who he can trust and if he’ll live to sell another carpet nozzle! Don’t miss this frantic, fast-paced farce – a hilarious stage adaptation of Greene’s hugely popular novel. Travels with My Aunt, you’ll love this!

“The comedic punches come thick and fast”

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Pre show discussion Thursday 20 February | 2pm

Tickets (see page 35) £12.50 - £26.50 31 January – 22 February

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Adapted by Clive Francis Directed by Bob Carlton Designed by Norman Coates

Our resident company of professional actor-musicians cut to the chase... in a Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch production

Previews Friday 31 January & Saturday 1 February | 8pm Thereafter Tuesday – Saturday | 8pm (Press Night: Monday 3 February | 7.30pm) Matinees | 2.30pm Saturday 22 & Thursday 20 February Audio Described performance Saturday 15 February | 2.30pm Sign Language Interpreted performance Wednesday 19 February | 8pm


7 - 29 march


TWO & TWO MAKE SEX

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Poor George is having a mid-life crisis and is seeking comfort in the arms of pretty young Jane. Suspicious of his “business trips” away and his sudden efforts to lose his middle-aged paunch, George’s long-suffering wife Clare soon cottons on to his antics. Complicating things even more, Jane’s

A saucy farce of extra-marital mischief...

jealous boyfriend Nick hatches a harebrained scheme to put a stop to the affair! When both couples find themselves at the same party one day, the confusion spirals out of control! They’re going to need more than wine and nibbles to sort this mess out... An unmissable hilarious romp!

by Richard Harris and Leslie Darbon Directed by Matt Devitt Designed by Clare Lyth

Pre show discussion Thursday 27 March | 2pm

Tickets (see page 35) £12.50 - £26.50 7 – 29 March Previews Friday 7 March & Saturday 8 March | 8pm

“Rude, crude and irresistible”

Thereafter Tuesday – Saturday | 8pm (Press Night: Monday 10 March | 7.30pm)

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Our resident company of professional actor-musicians cut to the chase... in a Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch production

Matinees | 2.30pm Saturday 22 & Thursday 27 March Audio Described performance Saturday 22 March | 2.30pm Sign Language Interpreted performance Wednesday 26 March | 8pm


11 APRIL - 3 MAY


THE GREAT GATSBY

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Amid the glitz of the roaring ‘20s, mysterious young millionaire Jay Gatsby moves into town and throws a series of luxurious parties at his waterside mansion. He arouses the suspicions of Tom Buchanan, a wealthy philanderer who lives across the bay with his beautiful but unhappy wife Daisy.  But when Gatsby meets Daisy at her cousin’s house one fateful afternoon,

Glamour, extravagance and passion in an actionpacked drama...

lives change forever. In this thrilling tale of love, murder and betrayal, the secrets of America’s most privileged and powerful are slowly revealed...

Adapted by Peter Joucla Directed by Simon Jessop Designed by Rodney Ford Presented by arrangement with Samuel French Limited.

Pre show discussion Thursday 1 May | 2pm

Tickets (see page 35) £12.50 - £26.50 11 April – 3 May

“An unashamed nostalgia party for a world we never knew” Save money with a

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Our resident company of professional actor-musicians cut to the chase... in a Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch production

Previews Friday 11 April & Saturday 12 April | 8pm Thereafter Tuesday – Saturday | 8pm (Press Night: Monday 14 April | 7.30pm) Matinees | 2.30pm Saturday 26 April & Thursday 1 May Audio Described performance Saturday 26 April | 2.30pm Sign Language Interpreted performance Wednesday 30 April | 8pm


16 May – 7 June


GODSPELL

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The team that brought you  Return to the Forbidden Planet and  Love, Lies and Lust presents a heavenly new production of the original feel-good musical. This almighty celebration of love bursts with boundless energy and is jam-packed

The divine smash hit musical...

with soul-stirring pop, folk and rock hits such as Light of the World and Day by Day.   From John and Judas to prophets and parables, Godspell retells a timeless tale in a gloriously colourful way. It would be a sin to miss it! Directed by Matt Devitt Designed by Mark Walters

Pre show discussion Thursday 5 June | 2pm

Conceived and Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak Music and New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of the spellbinding West End hit WICKED.

Tickets (see page 35) £12.50 - £26.50

Originally produced on the New York stage by Edgar Lansbury/Stuart Duncan/Joseph Beruh

16 May – 7 June

Presented by arrangement with Samuel French Limited.

“A fizzy, familyfriendly show”

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Previews Friday 16 May & Saturday 17 May | 8pm

Our resident company of professional actor-musicians cut to the chase... in a Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch production

Matinees | 2.30pm Saturday 31 May & Thursday 5 June Audio Described performance Saturday 31 May | 2.30pm Sign Language Interpreted performance Wednesday 4 June | 8pm


LIVE MUSIC, CIRCUS, DANCE, MAGIC, COMEDY Sun 12 January | 4pm | £16

The Black Dyke Band

The world’s most famous brass and reed band returns with a special concert drawing on 150 years of rich musical history. Internationally renowned for its superb performances The Black Dyke Band boasts an incredible 12 European Championship wins and over 350 recordings to its name.

Sun 19 & Mon 20 January | 7.30pm | £26.50 | £23 | £19.50

Circus of Horrors – London after Midnight

Britain’s Got Talent finalists return with their most thrilling show yet! Dragging circus into the 21st Century, this new show is a whirlwind journey through London’s plague-ridden history, packed with some of the most daring and bizarre circus acts on earth. Contains some nudity & language of an adult nature - not suitable for children.

Tue 21 January | 7.30pm | £22.50

The Dreamboys

Age 18+. Contains nudity

If you’re looking for the perfect girls’ night out then look no further than this action and glistening muscle packed show. As seen on The Only Way is Essex, Loose Women and Britain’s Got Talent. With music, magic and mayhem these incredible stripping hunks will have you begging for more!

Sat 25 January | 7.30pm | £23 | £20 | £16.50

Boot-Led-Zeppelin

Big sounds and even bigger hair hit the Queen’s as the ultimate Zeppelin experience returns! Capturing the magic and excitement of Led Zeppelin’s concerts from the 70s Boot-Led offer the definitive tribute to one of the world’s most legendary rock bands.

Sun 2 February | 7.30pm | £19.50 | £17.50 | £15 | £10 (Under 16s)

Stringfever

‘You guys were truly amazing!’ Lorraine Kelly - TV Presenter

Stringfever are not a string quartet - or at least not as you know one! With their striking electric instruments and live beatboxing they combine unrelenting energy, humour and audience interaction with great musical skill as they perform their brand new show which includes.... The History of Music in 5 minutes and Ravel’s Bolero...  played altogether on one instrument!! Stringfever simply dazzles!


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Sun 9 February | 9pm Mon 10 February | 7pm | 9pm | £10 | £7 The Queen’s Young Acting Company presents Pronoun by Evan Placey as part of NT Connections 2014

Josh and Isabella are childhood sweethearts. They were meant to spend their gap year together, they were meant to be together forever. But Isabella has now become a boy. A love story about transition, testosterone and James Dean.

Sun 9 March | 7.30pm | £14

Paul Chowdhry – PC’s World

Host of Channel 4’s Stand Up For The Week and star of BBC1’s Live at the Apollo, Paul Chowdhry is back in 2014 with his biggest tour to date! The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles everything borderline within the human psyche. Why is one person’s offence another person’s humour? It’s time to enter PC’s World.

Sun 16 March | 7.30pm | £18

Brendan Shine

One of Ireland’s best loved singing stars and accordion player Brendan Shine returns to the Queen’s for another winning concert appearance. Join Brendan for an evening of top country favourites, beautiful Irish ballads and easy listening music.

Mon 17 March | 7.30pm | £22.50

An Evening with Pam Ayres

Pam Ayres’ hair-trigger timing, her eye for the detail of everyday life, and for the absurdity therein, makes for an art that hides art. Her latest show coincides with the publication of her new book of poetry, You Made Me Late Again!, copies of which she will be signing after the show.

Sun 23 March | 7.45pm Mon 24 March | 4pm & 7.45pm | £25 | £16 (Under 16s)

Giselle – Moscow Ballet La Classique

The romantic ballet Giselle is a classic. With its haunting musical score, it tells the story of the beautiful village maiden Giselle and her two suitors Prince Albrecht and Hilarion. Featuring dancers from Russia’s leading companies including the Bolshoi and Kirov, this truly exquisite dance-spectacular is perfect for ballet lovers of all ages.


LIVE MUSIC, CIRCUS, DANCE, MAGIC, COMEDY Sun 13 April | 7.30pm | £21.50

Jim Davidson & Richard Digance – Together Again

Two of the most iconic entertainers of a generation team up for one night only! Jim Davidson is joined by fellow TV star, the BAFTA nominated comedy entertainer and renowned musician Richard Digance. This dynamic pair are not to be missed!

Fri 18 April | 7.30pm | £20 | £18 | £17

Forever in Blue Jeans

The talented cast sing their way through over 80 classic songs, from Jerry Lee Lewis and Brenda Lee to The Beatles and The Monkeys and from Motown greats such as Diana Ross and The Jackson 5 to The Carpenters, Abba and Showaddywaddy. A great night out for ALL the family!

Mon 28 April | 8pm | £25 | £22 | £18.50

The Counterfeit Stones – Let’s Pretend the Night Together A night of pure, unadulterated Xerox-rock. For 23 years these pie-eyed pipers have delivered the best Rolling Stones’ “rusical” on the circuit. Packed with big hits, vintage guitars and a huge dollop of Spinal Tap humour, it’s SATIS-FICTION guaranteed!

Sun 4 May | 7.30pm | £19.50 | £17.50 | £15

Steemy Dan

This fantastic ten-piece Steely Dan tribute will have you Reelin’ in the Years in a dynamic show featuring classic tracks such as Rikki Don’t Lose that Number, Do it Again, Haitian Divorce, FM and many more from the American jazz rock legends.

Sun 18 May | 7.30pm | £15.50

Lee Hurst – Things That Make You Go Aaarggh!

One of the UK’s sharpest comedians is back on the road to find out what really gets on our nerves. Join Lee for an evening of uproarious comedy as he explores the country’s biggest bugbears… and ways to solve them!

Mon 26 May | 7.30pm | £23 | £20 | £16.50

Rat Pack Live

Featuring all the patter and razzamatazz of the Rat Pack’s infamous live stage show, join the UK’s number one Dean, Sammy and Frank live concert extravaganza. Classic hits include: New York, New York, That’s Amore and My Way.


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Sun 1 & Mon 2 June | 7.30pm | £24 | £21 | £18.50

Killer Queen

All the greatest Queen anthems performed with expert musicianship and extraordinary energy in a phenomenal portrayal of the world’s greatest band. Spectacular stage set up, stunning costumes and terrific special effects - just like Queen themselves!

Wed 11 June | 7.30pm | £23 | £20 | £17.50 Return of The Grumpy Old Women - Fifty Shades Of Beige The Grumpies are back to knock some sense into the nation. Perrier Award-winning comedian, writer and original star of Grumpy Old Women Jenny Eclair will be joined by fellow recruits Susie Blake (Mrs Brown’s Boys, Coronation Street) and actress and singer Kate Robbins (Where The Heart Is, Casualty) in this brand spanking new show. Come and bask in an orgy of fury and big laughs in this glorious live version of the hit TV show.

Sun 22 June | 7.30pm | £20 | £18 | £16

Stacey Kent

Grammy-nominated singer, Stacey Kent, returns to the Queen’s with her new album The Changing Lights. It places Kent’s love for Brazilian music centre-stage, featuring Bossa Nova classics like How Insensitive alongside originals by the songwriting team of Jim Tomlinson and acclaimed novelist, Kazuo Ishiguro.

Mon 23 June | 7.30pm | £23 | £20 | £16.50

Mozart by Candlelight

Britain’s best-loved classical touring ensemble, the Locrian, present a musical tribute to the greatest of all composers. Performing in lavish period costume, presented in front of a stunning classical set, these charismatic musicians perform many of Mozart’s most celebrated melodies.

Wed 25 June | 7.30pm | £19.50 | £17.50 | £15

The Jewish Legacy

Celebrate the music of Jewish composers and their work over the last century from some of their most famous shows such as West Side Story, Funny Girl, Fiddler On The Roof, The Wizard Of Oz and South Pacific. You’ll be singing your favourite show tunes all the way home!


LIVE MUSIC, CIRCUS, DANCE, MAGIC, COMEDY Thur 3 July | 7.30pm | £20 | £18 | £16

Tenors Unlimited – The Rat Pack of Opera Show the Suit Who’s Boss! Tour 2014

Join the UK’s original classical-crossover ‘man band’ for a fantastic musical journey. Includes original material and hits from the world of opera, musical theatre and pop.

Fri 4 July | 7.30pm | £21 | £19 | £16 | £2 discount for groups 8+

An Evening of Burlesque

Age 18+

Direct from London’s West End, tantalising yet tasteful, camp and colourful, this fascinating art form is brought to life for your delectation! Expect elegant showgirls, Parisian charm and a large helping of Las Vegas glamour!

Sun 13 July | 7.30pm | £16

Jimmy Jones

Age 18+

The GUVNOR is back with his legendary risqué show! In over 50 years of show business Jimmy has reigned as Britain’s most successful live comedian. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Tue 22 & Wed 23 July | 7.30pm | £22 | £21 concessions

The Drifters – The Optimum Tour

This is The Drifters most spectacular show to date! Hits include More Than a Number in my Little Red Book, Come on Over to my Place, Under the Boardwalk and many more.

Thur 24 & Fri 25 July | 7.30pm | £23 | £20 | £16.50 | Groups 8+ £2 off

Thank You for the Music presents Abba

An all-new, sequin-spangled, spectacular. Celebrating ABBA’s Eurovision triumph with their first worldwide hit Waterloo. Also featuring Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, Mamma Mia, Thank You for the Music and more.

Sun 3 August | 7.30pm | £19.50 | £17.50 | £15

Back to Broadway

Back to Broadway is the all-singing, all-dancing, theatrical sensation that invites you to take a breathtaking journey through the magical world of musicals. All the best-loved songs from the world’s greatest musicals are showcased in a spellbinding and captivating stage spectacular!


MAGICAL MATINEES

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Thu 16 January | 2.30pm | £12.50 Music Hall

Join your Chairman Johnny Dennis for an afternoon packed full of comedy, magic and songs of the Music Hall. Entertainment as it used to be!

Saturday 24 May | 2.30pm | £12.50 Forces Sweethearts

Wowing audiences since 1995 with a unique blend of nostalgia and song. For 2014 they will be remembering The Great War with hits from the musical Oh What A Lovely War including Pack Up Your Troubles, It’s A Long Way To Tipperary and Goodbyee.

MATINEE CLUB

It’s FREE to join and members enjoy: • Free pre-show talks with the director

Sat 15 March | 2.30pm | £12.50 Five Star Swing - In the Mood

A fun, feel-good afternoon with the hits of Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald.

“Swing & Song of the highest order”

Telegraph

Wed 16 July | 2.30pm | £12.50 Music Hall

Join your Chairman for an ol’ cockney knees-up featuring the very best music, comedy and variety acts in the Kingdom.

Valid at: Our Man in Havana Thu 20 February

The Great Gatsby Thursday 1 May

Two & Two Make Sex Godspell Thu 27 March Thu 5 June • The chance to meet the cast after the show over a free cup of tea or coffee Pre-show discussion at 2pm show starts at 2.30pm • 50p off the price of your programme


LIVE MUSIC IN THE FOYER and other events Every Sunday until 29 June

Sunday Jazz with Pete Corrigan and the Band of Hope 12.45pm - 2.45pm | Doors open at 12 noon Regular sessions £4 | Under 18s free Celebrity Jazz sessions £7.50

Enjoy the very best Dixieland jazz, with celebrity guest sessions on the first Sunday every month.

Celebrity Jazz dates: 2 Feb | Julian Mark Stringle: Clarinet 2 Mar | Digby Fairweather: Trumpet 6 Apr | Dave Shepherd: Clarinet 4 May | Val Wiseman: Vocals 8 Jun | Enrico Thomaso: Trumpet

Jazz & Swing afternoons Fri 24 January | Fri 23 May 3 – 5pm | £5

Helen Keating and her Band An afternoon of musical nostalgia with gorgeous tunes from Cole Porter, Ira Gershwin, Fats Waller and more.

Fri 14 February | Fri 25 April Fri 20 June | 3 – 5pm | £5

Tea Dance Singer Paul Rhodes leads local choir Dawn Chorus in an afternoon of popular melodies and swing hits. Includes a donation to St Francis Hospice.

Fri 28 March | 3 – 5pm | £5

The DG Quartet featuring Sharon Scott An afternoon of smooth music from the DG Quartet, featuring vocalist Sharon Scott - bringing to life music from the American Song Book.  Relax and enjoy!

Fri 1 August | 3 – 5pm | £5

Jeff Short & His Musicians Music of the First World War & the 1920s

Commemorate this special anniversary of the First World War with Jeff & His Musicians. Featuring popular songs and medleys of wartime and the 1920s.

Every Tuesday from 14 January – 1 April | 11am – 12pm | £5 a session

Over 50’s Musical Theatre Dance Workout Shake off those Tuesday Blues with a fun hour of dance workout to your favourite musical theatre numbers.


LIVE MUSIC IN THE FOYER & OTHER EVENTS

20-21

Sun 26 January | 7.30pm | £10

Sun 6 April | 7.30pm | £10

Burns Night is always a great excuse for a party, whether you’re Scottish or not! Celebrate with haggis, whiskey and popular Scottish melodies with Scotland’s Cavalier of Song Jimmy McWilliams and guests.

If you love Fats Domino, B B King and Louis Armstrong, you’ll go crazy for “The Dogs”! A night in New Orleans with a high-energy mix of funk, Cajun, soul, rock ‘n’ roll and much more besides!

Burns Night with Jimmy McWilliams

Mississippi Swamp Dogs

Tue 28 January | 7.30pm | £10

Tue 8 April | 8pm | £10

The Potatoes play the type of music they call ‘Soil music’ because it’s earthy! Eight talented musicians bring you a high-energy evening of bluegrass, country, folk and Cajun.

Adriano Adewale Group

The Famous Potatoes

Wed 29 January | 8pm | £6

Writenight

Watch the results of our Playwriting Course with rehearsed readings from five emerging local playwrights, performed by professional actors.

Sun 2 March | 7.30pm | £10.50

Memories of the Musicals

An evening packed full of the most popular West End and Broadway classics. With regular Queen’s Theatre performers and guests.

Tue 4 March | 8pm | £10

International Acoustic Night Four guitar players come together for a night of innovation and International influences, across the length and breadth of steel-string guitar. From Grammy Award-winning albums, to Indian-inspired sympathetic strings, and percussive guitar playing.

Uplifting grooves - improvised at times - yet remaining atmospheric and soothing! Last years’ Caratinga concert showed what a fantastic percussionist Adriano is and he returns to the Queen’s this time with his own group who brilliantly blend jazz, African and Brazilian music into an extraordinarily unique sound.

Wed 9 April | 8pm | £11 Isosceles in association with Useful Idiots presents

The Man Who Left the Titanic

This new play by Patrick Prior, performed by Pat Abernethy and Dave Marsden and directed by Jim Dunk tells the story of J. Bruce Ismay, managing director of the White Star Line who stepped into a lifeboat and sailed away from the sinking Titanic…

Sun 11 May | 7.30pm | £11

The Liam Grundy Band

Americana and roots artist Liam Grundy returns with his band for a rocking evening filled with selfpenned songs and classic Bar-Room anthems take you from Nashville to New Orleans and beyond!


Audience member on Jeff Short

Live music on the foyer stage & special events Wed 14 May 8pm | £6

Sat 26 July | 12pm - 5pm | Free

Will Mavin Singer/Songwriter

D’UkesFest 2014 A celebration of all things ukulele!

Join us for a night of acoustic music with a local up and coming singersongwriter. Will’s music is influenced by Damien Rice and Ray LaMontagne.

Tue 13 May | 8pm | £10

Mamane Barka

Mamane Barka is regarded internationally as a master of the Biram; a sacred instrument of the Boudouma people that he learnt in order to save it from obscurity. Performing with famed percussionist Oumarou Adamou, their swirling strings, driving rhythms and haunting vocals evoke the desert and the very soul of nomadic life. DISCOUNT Book 2 - £8 Book 3 - £6 (Per show)

Tue 10 June | 8pm | £10.50

Summer Sauce!

A participative show packed with fun and frolics, comedy capers, ballads and banter. Scintillating songs from the Music Hall, variety and vaudeville to modern day musicals

Sun 15 June | 7.30pm | £10.50

Bare Bones Boogie Band The Bare Bones Boogie Band are a stripped-down, no nonsense blues band, closest in sound and style to the British blues boom of the 60s and 70s. Live, they give it their all. No apologies for their rawness, or tenderness – heavy, soulful blues!

Strum your stuff and join the fun at D’Ukes Fest 2014, an all-day ukulele extravaganza! The mammoth FREE festivities include performances by various ukulele acts and music and craft stalls. D’Ukes teach basic chords and strumming in Ukulele Workshops ending in a Massive Ukulele Jam at 5pm. Just turn up and join in!

Sat 26 July | 8pm | £10.50

D’Ukes Evening Concert Expect anything from Amy Winehouse to the Zutons via Deep Purple and Beethoven when D’Ukes, the masters of the ukulele, make a welcome return to the Queen’s. This exciting 7 piece band are quickly becoming one of the country’s top ukulele. An evening of fun and a few surprises!

Sun 27 July | 7.30pm | £11

Peggy, Duke and Benny A celebration of the world famous Peggy Lee, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, featuring six amazingly versatile musicians and singers, with vocals from Georgina Jackson from the West End show Chicago and regular at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. STAY IN THE LOOP!

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comedy club

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Join us every month for a side-splitting evening of the best stand-up acts on the comedy circuit

IN THE

FOYER

Raymond and Timpkins Review Time Out

Three Weeks

Thu 6 Mar

‘Spectacularly funny’

‘His material is excellent’

‘Confident and razor sharp’

Thu 15 May

Joel Dommett HHHHH ‘Manically funny act’

Thu 10 Apr

Thu 30 Jan

Shows starts | 8.30pm | Bar opens from 6pm | £11.50 | £10 Concessions

Junior Simpson Daily Mail

Zoe Lyons Observer Magazine

Joe Lycett ‘A younger Julian Clary’ Metro

Michael Fabbri ‘Startlingly insightful’ The Guardian

Suzi Ruffell

Geoff Norcott

‘A real stand-up gem’

‘A comedian with a big future’

The Guardian

Daily Mirror

John Gordillo

‘One of our finest stand ups’ Evening Standard

Tom Deacon ‘A mighty fine comic’ The Guardian

Stephen Grant

Keith Farnan

‘Consummate comedian’

‘Laugh out loud funny’

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CHILDREN’S SHOWS in our comfy foyer Join us in our spacious foyer for an hour of theatrical fun and games, stories and activities for babies to 10 year olds. Sat 1 February | 11.30am | ages 4 – 10 | £5 adult | £5 child

The Honk Project presents Rag & Bone

In this magical, family-friendly show, meet the jaunty and graceful Mr. Rags with his eccentric puppet pony Bonesy, a cart full of treasured objects and an array of stories and songs! Perfect for children and adults alike.

Sat 1 March | Sat 28 June | 11.30am | ages 2 – 6 | £5 adult | £5 child

Mr Popcorn’s Fun-Time Show with Suzy Sparkle’s Face Painting Join Mr Popcorn & Scruffy the Dog for lots of fun and games, balloon modelling and a guess the cartoon drawing competition with your chance to win one of Mr Popcorn’s wonderful pictures!

Sat 5 April | 11.30am | ages 2 – 7 | £5 adult | £5 child

Nicholi the Clown

Here’s Nicholi the Clown with a fun filled show for Easter. With comedy, magic and lots of audience participation!

Sat 3 May | 11.30am | ages 3 – 10 | £5 adult | £5 child

Mr Zippy’s Magical Mayhem!

Kids are transformed into magicians for the day as they help bumbling Mr Zippy in this hilarious new show. Expect comical clumsiness, conjuring tricks and custard pies!

Sat 7 June | 11.30am | ages 4 - 7 | £5 adult | £5 child

Magical Mel

Interactive magic, dancing, games and a giant bubble you can actually get inside!

10am | 45 minutes duration | ages 5 - 7 | £5 (adult ticket not required)

Story Play

Children will love these interactive storytelling workshops bursting with fun and games, based on a popular children’s story. Sat 1 February Sat 1 March Sat 15 March Sat 5 April Sat 3 May Sat 17 May Sat 7 June Sat 28 June

| The Owl and the Pussycat | Spot the Dog | Hairy Maclary | The Jolly Postman | The Very Hungry Caterpillar | Goldilocks and the Three Bears | The Tiger that Came to Tea | The Cat in the Hat


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45mins a session | £6 (adult ticket not required)

Baby Sensory

Award winning baby development classes designed for babies from birth to 13 months. Sessions: 10:30 & 11.45am Thu 6 February Thu 6 March | Thu 3 April

Create & Play Mornings

Two hours of fun sticking, gluing and making your very own creatures. 10am - 12pm | ages 5-7 | £10

Tue 19 August

Alien Adventures

Thu 1 May | Thu 12 June

Wed 20 August

Sat 15 March | 11.30am | ages 2 – 7 £5 adult | £5 child

Thu 21 August

Monty and Mirabella

Enter Monty and Mirabella’s exciting storybook world in a vibrant show bursting with dance, mime, music and slapstick. But look out for naughty birds, angry worms and a cheeky tango!

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“A delightful work of children’s theatre” The Public Reviews

Sat 17 May | 11.30am | ages 6 – 11 £5 adult | £5 child

Ian Billings - Dumbs Up! (Stand-up comedy for kids and their keepers)

A chuckle-filled hour of kids’ stand-up comedy with international kids’ comic, Ian Billings. Warning!! May contain giggles, chuckles, guffaws and the occasional boff. No hamsters allowed.

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“It’s very, very funny.A great fun show for both parents and children.” Primary Times

The Queen’s Theatre is a Mumsnet Award Winner!

Puppet Pirates Salty Sea Monsters Create & Play Special Offers Book two Create and Play Mornings and get the third one free! Book any Create and Play Morning and receive 10% off food and drink at Over the Green - The Queen’s Theatre Café Bar - for all bookers.


CHILDREN’S SHOWS IN THE MAIN HOUSE Creative and fun workshops led by a professional drama tutor leading towards a showcase for family and friends.

Easter Holiday Workshops 7 - 11 April | 9.30am – 1.30pm ages 7 – 10 | £60

Create a play in a week Have fun, play drama games and create your very own play in a week.

Summer Holiday Workshops 4 - 8 August | 9.30am – 1.30pm ages 7 – 11 | £60 Mini Summer School Join us for a fun week of drama, games and craft where you will create your own play in a week.

Summer School Make a Mini Musical

11 - 15 August | 10am – 4pm ages 11 – 18 | £90 Work with a director and a musical director to create a musical and perform it in a week. Join us for an acting, singing and dancing extravaganza.

Jesters Drama Club

Saturdays | 18 January - 5 April 26 April - 24 May | 1.30pm – 3.30pm | ages 7-11 | £6 These fun drop-in drama workshops are full of exciting drama games and are a great way to develop confidence and make new friends. Please book in advance through the Box Office 01708 443333

Mon 17 February | 12pm | 3pm £12.50 adult | £10.50 child | £42 family ticket

Postman Pat Live – It’s Showtime! It’s the day of the Great Greendale Talent Show and there’s much excitement as this year a top talent scout will be on the lookout for a rising star. Postman Pat has a new karaoke machine to deliver for the show – but when the machine breaks down it looks like the talent show might be in jeopardy. Can Pat save the day? Which of your favourite characters will take part? And who has a ‘golden’ voice that the big name judge might notice? Come and find out! With songs, laughs and audience participation Postman Pat Live is the must see show for 3-6 year olds.


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Tue 15 April | 2pm Wed 16 & Thu 17 April | 11am | 2pm ages 6 – 11 | £6.50

Mon 21 April 11am | 2pm | 4.30pm £12.50 | Danger Zone Seats £15

A Theatre for Young Minds Production

Dinosaur Zoo

Milly and the Minotaur Milly is 9 and ill in hospital but she is lucky because she has the ‘best Gran in the world’ (who secretly fancies the doctor!) But ssh! Don’t tell anyone! Hospitals can be scary old places, especially at night, with what seems like a labyrinth of corridors. But just when things get tough, Milly is helped through the worst times by her secret friend. It just so happens that her secret friend is a Minotaur! Join us for a magical tale of courage, hope and discovery in Philip Michell’s enchanting tale of survival and friendship.

FO THE R ALL FA AGE MILY S 3+

Direct from Australia, Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you’ve never seen them before, up close and personal! Observe and interact with these extraordinary life-like dinosaurs in this fun, entertaining and highly imaginative live show. But watch out - not all of these ravenous reptiles are as tame as they seem! Children can watch wide-eyed from a safe distance or dare to get right up close to the creatures. www.dinosaurzoolive.com @dinozoolive #dinosaursome /DinosaurZooLive /bosproductions/dinosaur-zoo


CHILDREN’S SHOWS IN THE MAIN HOUSE

Sat 5 July | 7pm || Sun 6 July | 2pm | 7pm

£15 adult | £12 child | £48 family School Groups: £10 for groups of 10 + One teacher free with every 10 students Science Museum Live presents

The Energy Show: explosive family theatre for curious minds Methane bubbles are set alight to make fireballs, hydrogen balloons explode and rockets are fired into the audience. Stand back and cover your ears – theatre just got dangerously exciting! Two futuristic science students race against time to prove their knowledge of energy. With help from the incredible virtual lab-assistant, i-nstein, and a steampunk workshop full of gadgets and chemicals, they explore, experiment and explode anything and everything they can find, live on stage. Produced by the world famous Science Museum in London. Suitable for everyone aged 7+.

Thu 21 August | 1.30pm | 4.30pm Fri 22 August | 10.30am | 1.30pm | 4.30pm Sat 23 August | 10.30am | 1.30pm

£12 adult | £10 child | £38 family

The Sooty Show Izzy Wizzy lets get busy It’s The Sooty Show! Joining the nations favourite bear will be Sweep, Soo and Sooty’s TV Partner Richard Cadell - who will be attempting to keep Sooty from getting up to mischief! It’s Sooty’s Birthday party and things aren’t going to plan. Sooty and Sweep get messy baking the Birthday cake and will Soo ever decide which dress to wear? Special party guests include legendary Sooty favourites Butch the bulldog and Ramsbottom the snake. There’s also a chance to meet Richard and Sooty after the show.

“A real treat for the children and a dose of nostalgia for the parents” The Stage


PANTO

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We’re delighted to announce the Queen’s Theatre pantomime for 2014/15 is...

“AMAZING stage design, OUTSTANDING cast, FANTASTIC songs, Truly MAGICAL, A must for families” Yellow Advertiser

Everyone’s favourite fairytale comes to life in the enchanting, fun-filled family pantomime for all ages. Once upon a time in a land far, far away, a beautiful baby Princess was born. But at her blessing ceremony, an evil fairy cast a spell on the Princess so that on her 18th birthday she would prick her finger and fall asleep for 100 years. Will the dashing Prince undo the wicked curse and save the day?

“Dripping with SPARKLE and pretty as a picture book” The Public Reviews

Book before 31 March to get the BEST seats and SAVE 10% with our EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT. Or book now and spread your payments over the year by joining our Christmas Club.


Learning and participation A visit to the Queen’s is not just about watching great shows. There are many ways to get involved behind the scenes as well – from drama classes and guided tours to large-scale community theatre projects and writers’ workshops. We work annually with over 12,000 participants to offer a wide range of exciting classes, talks and events catering to all ages from 0 to 90, offering fun ways to build confidence, develop new skills and meet like-minded new friends.

Sun 9 February | 9pm | £10 | £7 Mon 10 February | 7pm | 9pm | £10 | £7 The Queen’s Young Acting Company presents

Pronoun by Evan Placey as part of NT Connections 2014 Josh and Isabella are childhood sweethearts. They were meant to spend their gap year together, they were meant to be together forever. But Isabella has now become a boy. A love story about transition, testosterone, and James Dean.

Sun 16 February | 7pm | £8 | £5 Q Youth Theatre One Act Festival 2014 An evening of one act plays performed by members of Q Youth Groups – Q Club, Q Junior, Q Dance and Orchard Village Drama.

Sun 25 May | 6pm | 8pm | £6 First Feat Two performances celebrating the creativity and diversity of young dancers in East London & Essex. If you are a dance group and would like to perform please contact 01708 462373, email education@queens-theatre.co.uk or visit queens-theatre.co.uk for an application pack.

30 July – 2 August | 8pm Sat 2 August | 2.30pm | £15 | £12.50 | £10 Paper Planes - The Story of William Leefe Robinson VC A new musical by Dave Ross, Gerry Sweeney, Patrick O’Sullivan and Steven Markwick (From the team that brought you Lighting Up the Lane in 2012)

Join in the fun of this summer’s Community Musical and be part of history! If you would like to be part of this exciting new show produced by the Queen’s professional team then come along to the auditions. We are looking for a multitalented cast of over 50 performers. Auditions are open to everybody aged 7 to 100! Rehearsals take place from early May to mid-July. You must be available for all rehearsals.


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Sat 12 April | 10am – 3pm Auditions for The Queen’s Community Musical 2014

Details for auditions: •If you would like a lead part then please prepare a short 2 minute speech from a play, a verse and chorus of a song. •If you would like a small part in the company then you will be taught a song on the day.

“I loved my year with Cut 2. A diverse, fantastic group of people, learning lots as a cast on our challenging and varied journey...” Young Person on Cut 2

•If you would like to work backstage then simply come and sign up on the day.

Q Youth Theatre & Dance Programme

Q Youth is a shining opportunity to create exciting theatre and even get the chance to perform on the Queens stage. Groups are divided by age from 7 – 19, and are open to everyone no matter what your level of experience: Q – Club | ages 7 – 11 Q Junior | ages 11 – 14 Q – Dance | ages 13 – 19

Cut 2 | ages 14 - 19 An exciting opportunity to be part of our dynamic young performance company! With entry by annual audition, Cut 2 is a weekly youth theatre for young people to learn, create and mount thrilling, fully staged new productions each year!

Q Company | ages 19+ Our adult drama club meets every Tuesday evening to learn new theatre skills and develop full-scale productions for the Queen’s stage.

For schools and colleges Whatever the age group, we have a wonderful range of workshops, performance opportunities and touring productions designed specifically for schools.

Backstage Tours and Talks Get a rare glimpse of what goes on behind the curtain at one of the country’s last producing repertory theatres. Open to groups and schools.

Contact Us For more information on any of the above contact us on 01708 462373/377, email education@queens-theatre.co.uk or visit queens-theatre.co.uk.


LOCAL COMPANIES The Queen’s Theatre is delighted to welcome a variety of shows presented by local amateur groups, charities, schools and colleges. Tickets for the following shows are available to book at queens-theatre.co.uk or by calling our Box Office on 01708 443333. Tue 25 – Wed 26 February | 7.30pm | £16 Thu 27 – Fri 28 February | 7.30pm | £18 Sat 1 March | 2.30pm | £16 | 7.30pm | £18 Shenfield Operatic Society presents

Barry Manilow’s Copacabana The Musical Award-winning Shenfield Operatic Society brings to you an amateur production of Barry Manilow’s much-loved musical. Here we follow the dreams of Stephen, an aspiring songwriter, as his remarkable imagination carries us back to the era when ‘music and passion were always the fashion’ at the world famous Copacabana nightclub.

Wed 7 – Sat 10 May | 7.30pm Sat 10 May | 2.30pm | £17 | £15 concessions Lennox Productions for The Lennox Children’s Cancer Fund presents

Honk! - The Award-Winning Musical Comedy Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling, “Honk!” tells the story of an odd looking baby duck, Ugly, and his quest to find his mother.

“...Imagine the colour and wit of Disney’s Jungle Book, mixed with the vivacity of ‘40s Hollywood musicals, exuberantly staged, and you still only have some idea of how stonkingly brilliant this treat is...” Time Out


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Thu 10 – Sat 12 July | 7.30pm Sat 12 July | 2.30pm | £16 | £14 concessions Havering Music Makers present

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel Set on the New England coastline, Carousel is a story of love, loss and feelings left unspoken. The deeply-touching musical follows the ill-fated love affair between bad boy Billy Bigelow and naïve Julie Jordan, and is sure to capture your heart.  Featuring If I Loved You, June is Bustin’ Out All Over and You’ll Never Walk Alone. Early Bird Discount: £1 off all tickets booked before Tue 8 April.

Thu 7 – Sat 9 August | 3pm | 7.30pm | £21 | £16 concessions CPA School presents

Celebration – CPA School’s 30th Anniversary Show

CPA School celebrate their 30th Anniversary with 6 amazing performances at the Queen’s, where their first production An Evening of Entertainment was performed. CPA has nurtured the talents of several of the stars of today including Rochelle Humes and Frankie Sandford (The Saturdays), James Buckley (The Inbetweeners) and Jessi J.


BE A SUPPORTING ACT The Queen’s Theatre is a registered charity that relies on the support of individuals and businesses to thrive as an inspirational arts organisation. Despite generous funding from the London Borough of Havering and Arts Council England, we need to raise 75% of our annual income to continue to entertain, delight and engage theatergoers and the local community.

HOW YOU CAN HELP • Make a donation • Become a corporate partner • Remember the Queen’s Theatre in your will or make a memorial donation Call 01708 462349 or email development@queens-theatre.co.uk for more information. To find out how your business can benefit from a partnership with the Queen’s Theatre, call Head of Development Martha Grisi on 01708 462365 or visit www.queens-theatre.co.uk/business

BUSINESS SUPPORT We are sincerely grateful to our growing number of business supporters. To find out how your business could benefit from a partnership with our busy and vibrant theatre call 01708 462349 or email development@queens-theatre.co.uk

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INNER CIRCLE MEMBERS

We are also grateful for support from:

OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL THEATRE QUEEN’S THEATRE CLUB To join or for more information visit our website, pick up a leaflet in the foyer or contact membership secretary Mr Alan Garrood, 8 Nyth Close, Upminster RM14 1RB Tel 01708 225978.


HOW TO BOOK

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Online

Select your own seat online queens-theatre.co.uk

If you make an online booking and choose to have your tickets posted there is a £1 postage fee.

By phone 01708 443333 | Monday – Saturday 10am – 8pm & one hour before Sunday and Bank Holiday performances

Calling the Box Office to book your tickets there is a handling charge of £1 which includes a postage fee.

In person Monday – Saturday 10am – 8pm & one hour before Sunday and Bank Holiday performances PRICES (Our Man in Havana, Two and Two Make Sex, The Great Gatsby and Godspell). Fri & Sat eves

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Concessions and discounts (No Concessions Fri & Sat eves) Under 26s, students and children (under 18 and in full-time education) All tickets £9.50 | Friday previews £7 off all prices | Monday – Thursday evenings & matinee performances Over 60s £3.50 off all prices Monday – Thursday evenings, Saturday preview & matinee performances Disability Living Allowance claimants £3.50 off all prices Monday – Thursday evenings, Saturday preview & matinee performances Jobseeker’s Allowance and Income Support claimants £7 off all prices Monday – Thursday evenings, Saturday preview & matinee performances Discounts - Groups of 8+ £4 off all prices Monday – Thursday evenings, Saturday preview & matinee performances School and student group discounts Please call the Box office on 01708 443333 for details There are no refunds on tickets. We reserve the right, if necessary, to cancel or alter details of listed events. Tickets for our own productions can be exchanged for a later performance of the same show. Terms and conditions and a small administration fee applies.Tickets may be reserved at the discretion of the Box Office and must be paid for within 7 days.


ACCESS We want your visit to the Queen’s to be as enjoyable as possible. If you have special access requirements then joining our Access Scheme is the best way for us to give you the help you need. For more information about our Access Scheme call the Box Office on 01708 443333 or email access@queens-theatre.co.uk There are three blue badge parking spaces in front of the theatre. Four wheelchair spaces are available in the auditorium for each performance. We schedule Sign Language Interpreted performances for BSL (British Sign Language) users and Audio Described performances for people with visual impairment for all of our own productions. Details can be found on pages 6, 9, 11, and 13. Infra red audio transmission is available in the auditorium. Free headsets or neck loops are essential. If you require one please let us know when booking and collect from the box office. Large print and audio versions of this brochure are available on request from access@queens-theatre.co.uk

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CALENDaR JAn 14 Mon 13 Tue 14 Wed 15 Thu 16 Fri 17 Sat 18 Sun 19 Mon 20 Tue 21 Wed 22 Thu 23 Fri 24 Sat 25 Sun 26 Mon 27 Tue 28 Wed 29 Thu 30 Fri 31 Feb 14 Sat 1 Sun 2 Mon 3 Tue 4 Wed 5 Thu 6 Fri 7 Sat 8 Sun 9 Mon 10 Tue 11 Wed 12 Thu 13 Fri 14 Sat 15 Sun 16 Mon 17 Tue 18 Wed 19 Thu 20 Fri 21 Sat 22 Sun 23 Mon 24 Tue 25 Wed 26 Thu 27 Fri 28 Mar 14 Sat 1 Sun 2 Mon 3 Tue 4 Wed 5 Thu 6 Fri 7 Sat 8

P Preview SP Sign Language Interpreted AD Audio Described PN Press Night

11am 50+ Dance 2:30pm Music Hall

1.30pm Jesters 12.45pm Jazz 11am 50+ Dance

3pm Helen Keating 1.30pm Jesters 12.45pm Jazz

7pm Undiscovered Heat 7:30pm Elvis Years 7:30pm Elvis Years 7:30pm Circus Horrors 7:30pm Circus Horrors 7:30pm The Dreamboys 8pm Russell Kane 7:30pm Grease 7:30pm Boot Zeppelin 7:30pm Burns Night

11am 50+ Dance 8pm Famous Potatoes 8pm Writenight 8.30pm Comedy Club 8pm Havana P

10am Owl & 11.30am Honk 1.30pm Jesters 8pm Havana P 12.45pm Julian Mark Stringle 7:30pm Stringfever 7:30pm Havana PN 11am 50+ Dance 8pm Havana 8pm Havana 10.30 & 11.45am Baby Sensory 8pm Havana 8pm Havana 1.30pm Jesters 8pm Havana 12.45pm Jazz 9pm Pronoun 7 & 9pm Pronoun 11am 50+ Dance 8pm Havana 8pm Havana 8pm Havana 3pm Tea Dance 8pm Havana 1.30pm Jesters 2:30pm Havana AD 8pm Havana 12.45pm Jazz 7pm Q Youth 12pm P Pat 3pm Postman Pat 11am 50+ Dance 8pm Havana 8pm Havana SP 2:30pm Havana 8pm Havana 8pm Havana 1.30pm Jesters 8pm Havana 12.45pm Jazz 11am 50+ Dance

7.30pm Copacabana 7.30pm Copacabana 7.30pm Copacabana 7.30pm Copacabana

10am Spot 11.30am Mr Pop’ 1.30pm Jesters 2.30 & 7.30pm Copa’

12.45pm Digby Fairweather F

7.30pm Memories

11am 50+ Dance 10.30 & 11.45am Baby Sensory

8pm Sound Scenes 7pm Quiz Night 8:30pm Comedy Club 8pm Two & Two P 8pm Two & Two P

1.30pm Jesters

Sun 9 Mon 10 Tue 11 Wed 12 Thu 13 Fri 14 Sat 15 Sun 16 Mon 17 Tue 18 Wed 19 Thu 20 Fri 21 Sat 22 Sun 23 Mon 24 Tue 25 Wed 26 Thu 27 Fri 28 Sat 29 Sun 30 Mon 31 APR 14 Tue 1 Wed 2 Thu 3 Fri 4 Sat 5 Sun 6 Mon 7 Tue 8 Wed 9 Thu 10 Fri 11 Sat 12 Sun 13 Mon 14 Tue 15 Wed 16 Thu 17 Fri 18 Sat 19 Sun 20 Mon 21 Tue 22 Wed 23 Thu 24 Fri 25 Sat 26 Sun 27 Mon 28 Tue 29 Wed 30 MAy 14 Thu 1 Fri 2 Sat 3

12.45pm Jazz

7:30pm Paul Chowdhry 7:30pm Two & Two PN 8pm Two & Two 11am 50+ Dance 8pm Two & Two 8pm Two & Two 8pm Two & Two 10am Maclary 11.30am Monty 1.30pm Jesters 2.30pm 5 star 8pm Two & Two 12.45pm Jazz 7:30pm Brendan Shine 7:30pm Pam Ayres 8pm Two & Two 11am 50+ Dance 8pm Two & Two 8pm Two & Two 8pm Two & Two 1.30pm Jesters 2:30pm Two & Two AD 8pm Two & Two 12.45pm Jazz 7:45pm Giselle 4pm Giselle 7:45pm Giselle 11am 50+ Dance 8pm Two & Two 8pm Two & Two SP 2:30pm Two & Two 8pm Two & Two 3pm The DG Quartet feat Sharon Scott 8pm Two & Two 1.30pm Jesters 8pm Two & Two 12.45pm Jazz 7pm Future Faces 11am 50+ Dance

10.30 & 11.45am Baby Sensory 10am Jolly Postman 11.30am Nicholi... 1.30pm Jesters Hewitts PA 12.45pm Dave Shepherd 7.30pm Swamp Dogs 9.30am W’shops 8pm Adriano Adewale 9.30am W’shops 8pm ‘Left the Titanic 9.30am W’shops 8:30pm Comedy Club 9.30am W’shops 9.30am W’shops 8pm Gatsby P 8pm Gatsby P 12.45pm Jazz 7:30pm DavidsonDigance 7:30pm Gatsby PN 2pm Milly 8pm Gatsby 11am Milly 2pm Milly 8pm Gatsby 11am Milly 2pm Milly 8pm Gatsby 7:30pm Forever B’Jeans 8pm Gatsby 12.45pm Jazz 11am Dino Zoo 2pm Dino Zoo 4:30pm Dino Zoo 8pm Gatsby 8pm Gatsby 8pm Gatsby 3pm Tea Dance 8pm Gatsby 1.30pm Jesters 2:30pm Gatsby AD 8pm Gatsby 12.45pm Jazz 8pm The C’feit Stones 8pm Gatsby 8pm Gatsby SP 10.30 & 11.45am B’ Sensory 2:30pm Gatsby 8pm Gatsby 8pm Gatsby 10am H’ Caterpillar 11.30am Mr Zippy 1.30pm Jesters 8pm Gatsby


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12.45pm Val Wiseman

7:30pm Steemy Dan

7.30pm Honk! 7.30pm Honk! 7.30pm Honk! 1.30pm Jesters 2.30pm Honk! 7.30pm Honk! 12.45pm Jazz 7.30pm Liam Grundy 8pm Mamane Barka 8pm Will Mavin 8:30pm Comedy Club 8pm Godspell P 10am Goldilocks 11.30am Ian B 1.30pm 8pm Jesters Godspell P 12.45pm Jazz 7:30pm Lee Hurst 7:30pm Godspell PN 8pm Godspell 8pm Godspell 8pm Godspell 3pm Helen Keating and Her Band 8pm Godspell 1.30pm Jesters 2:30pm Forces S’hearts 8pm Godspell 12.45pm Jazz 6 & 8pm First Feat 7:30pm Rat Pack Live 8pm Godspell 8pm Godspell 8pm Godspell 8pm Godspell 8pm Godspell 2:30pm Godspell AD

12.45pm Jazz

7:30pm Killer Queen 7:30pm Killer Queen 8pm Godspell 8pm Godspell SP 8pm Godspell 2:30pm Godspell 8pm Godspell 10am Tiger that... 11.30am Magical MeL 8pm Godspell 12.45pm Enrico Thomaso 8pm Summer Sauce! 7:30pm Grumpy Women 10.30am & 11.45am Baby Sensory

12.45pm Jazz

12.45pm Jazz

7:30pm Bare Bones Boogie Band

3pm Tea Dance 7:30pm Stacey Kent 7:30pm Mozart 7:30pm Jewish Legacy

10am The Cat in the Hat 11.30am Mr Popcorn... 12.45pm Jazz

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2pm The Energy Show

7:30pm Tenors 7:30pm Burlesque 7pm Energy Show 7pm Energy Show

7.30pm Carousel 7.30pm Carousel 7.30pm Carousel 7:30pm Jimmy Jones

2.30pm Carousel

2:30pm Music Hall

12pm D’Ukesfest

7:30pm The Drifters 7:30pm The Drifters 7:30pm Abba 7:30pm Abba 8pm D’Ukes Evening Concert 7:30pm Peggy, Duke and Benny 8pm 8pm

3pm Jeff Short & His Musicians 2:30pm Paper Planes

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8pm Paper Planes 8pm Paper Planes 7:30pm Back to B’way

9.30am Summer Holiday Workshops 9.30am Summer Holiday Workshops 9.30am Summer Holiday Workshops 9.30am SHW 3pm CPA School’s 30th 7:30pm CPA School’s 30th 9.30am SHW 3pm CPA School’s 30th 7:30pm CPA School’s 30th 3pm CPA School’s 30th 7:30pm CPA School’s 30th 10am Summer School 10am Summer School 10am Summer School 10am Summer School 10am Summer School

10am Alien Advetures 10am Puppet Pirates 10am Salty Sea Monsters 1:30pm Sooty 4:30pm Sooty 4:30pm Sooty 1:30pm Sooty 10:30am Sooty 1:30pm Sooty 10:30am Sooty


Relax and enjoy breakfast, lunch or an evening meal in our light and airy theatre cafÊ with views OVER THE GREEN or chill out with a coffee whilst you enjoy our FREE WiFi and watch Hornchurch life go by. We also have comfy sofas throughout our Foyer and in the downstairs bar. We are open from 10am Monday to Saturday and from noon on Sundays exclusively for those enjoying Jazz in the Foyer (tickets available from the Box Office on 01708 443333). OVER THE GREEN is also able to cater for children’s parties, group theatre trips, wedding receptions, local groups, parties and conferences for up to 500 people. For more information, or to book a pre-show dinner, call 01708 462379 or visit queens-theatre.co.uk.

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