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Autumn/Winter 2019 Book online at theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk

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Welcome to THEATRE ROYAL WINDSOR

WHAT’S ON

And our superb Autumn / Winter season!

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After a Scorching Summer season topped off with our critically acclaimed community production of Oliver!, we have a jam-packed, star-studded programme with a chilling series of Thrillers mixed with some hilarious comedy as well as beautiful ballet before we head into our magical pantomime, Aladdin! Don’t miss the incredible Martin Shaw in a new production of Gaslight, or the classic Ayckbourn Comedy, Ten Times Table with a glittering star-cast, followed by the longest-running show in the world – The Mousetrap! Tickets for Aladdin are flying out of the Theatre – so we are pleased to announce that we are adding an extra week of performances in January just to make sure everyone can join in the fun!

4 GASLIGHT 6 YOUR SUNDAY BEST 7 MURDER, MARGARET & ME 8 TEN TIMES TABLE 10 MOUSETRAP 11 FOOTLOOSE 12 WHAT’S IN A NAME 14 BOOGIE THE NIGHT AWAY! 15 THE NUTCRACKER 16 THE SECRET GARDEN 17 A PERFECT WORK OUTING 18 ALADDIN 20 THE CAT AND THE CANARY 22 MORE OF YOUR SUNDAY BEST

We head in to 2020 with the country house thriller that inspired 3 classic movies - The Cat and The Canary, before a bulging spring season of goodies including the smash hit David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy hitting our stage during half term!

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As always there are so many ways you can get involved with the arts here at TRW – including our new Easter School production! (See page 24 for more details)

30 THE BLACK VEIL

25 THE LAST TEMPTATION OF BORIS JOHNSON 26 BILLIONAIRE BOY 28 THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY 31 THE SLEEPING BEAUTY 32 SOME MOTHERS DO ‘AVE ‘EM

We look forward to welcoming you to Theatre Royal Windsor soon! Best Wishes Anne-Marie & Jon Woodley Theatre Co-Directors

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FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY! RUSSELL HOWARD & FRIENDS Russell Howard is making a triumphant return to Theatre Royal Windsor! Russell will be headlining Stand Up By Royal Appointment with support from Maff Brown (writer for Mock the Week, and as seen in Jack Dee’s Lead Balloon) and Steve Hall (writer for The Russell Howard Hour).

SUN 15 SEP - 5PM & 8PM TICKETS FROM £16

WHITNEY QUEEN OF THE NIGHT is a stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a sensational line-up of musicians and artistes, taking us on a magical rollercoaster ride through three decades of classic hits.

SUN 29 SEPT - 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £19.50

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WINDSOR’S FAVOURITE ACTOR IN PRIOR TO THE WEST END BILL KENWRIGHT PRESENTS

MARTIN SHAW JAMES WILBY

CHAR LOTTE EMMERSON

With M A RY CH ATER & GEORGI A CLA R K E-DAY Directed by LUCY BAILEY Set and Costume designer WILLIAM DUDLEY Lighting Designer CHRIS DAVEY Sound Designer MIC POOL 4


A STAR STUDDED PRODUCTION Martin Shaw, one of the UK’s best loved stars returns to the stage in a new production of Patrick Hamilton’s classic psychological thriller Gaslight, in the role of retired Detective Rough.

Martin is joined by stage and screen star James Wilby. A household name for almost 40 years and renowned for his lead role in the film Maurice, and most recently as the dominant political figure, Lord Falmouth in Poldark. James will play the role of domineering Jack Manningham.

Charlotte Emmerson joins the fantastic line -up in the role of haunted wife Bella. Charlotte made her West End debut playing the title role in Tennessee Williams’ Baby Doll. A seasoned stage actress, Charlotte is also a familiar face on Television having graced several TV shows including Casualty, Silent Witness and Law & Order.

A lost watch, a missing brooch, a displaced picture frame... Tricks of the mind perhaps, but for Bella Manningham everything seems horribly real. As the fog-bound evening draws in and the gaslight dims again, Bella realizes she is alone with no one to protect her from the footsteps creaking in the attic. Only the unexpected arrival of former Police Detective Rough can help untangle fact from fiction and save a woman on the brink of insanity. Box Office 01753 853888

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YOUR SUNDAY BEST! A Tribute to Luther Vandross The World’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’. Experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever written. Fronted by international Luther Vandross tribute Harry Cambridge and his 10 piece band.

SUN 13 OCT - 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £21.50

Jive Talkin’ Renowned as the original and very best Bee Gees tribute show, and THE ONLY Bee Gees tribute show that have actually performed with the original Bee Gees! For a truly amazing experience and an opportunity to hear all the great Bee Gees hits; Tragedy, Night Fever, Massachusetts, Stayin Alive, Jive Talkin, and more, in a 2 hour explosion of music and vocal harmony, this is a night not to be missed!

SUN 20 OCT - 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £19.50

Roy Orbison & the Traveling Wilburys Experience ‘Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience’ will take you on a journey through the story of the Wilburys, with expert narrative and BIG SCREEN ACTION. This 32nd Anniversary Special is absolutely unmissable. Featuring tributes to Jeff Lynne, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison and Bob Dylan. Hear the Traveling Wilbury classics - Handle with Care, End of the Line and many more.

SUN 27 OCT - 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £19.50

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AGATHA CHRISTIE TURNS SLEUTH

STARRING LIN BLAKLEY AS AGATHA CHRISTIE

HHHHH “PRETTY MUCH PERFECT VERSION.. I LOVED THE PRODUCTION...TERRIFIC...BRAVO” (GREAT EXPECTATIONS 2018) LIBBY PURVES THEATRE CAT Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford should never have been friends. Their paths crossed when they found themselves at the heart of one of British cinema’s most successful franchises. However, the Miss Marple films almost didn’t get made. Murder, Margaret and Me is a story of friendship, identity and the achievement of women in the long-lost world of the silver screen. From the company who brought you Great Expectations and Our Man in Havana, Tilted Wig Productions are delighted to return to the Theatre Royal with this fascinating play which tells the story of two of our greatest and most celebrated national treasures. Lin Blakley is most recently known to audiences as Pam Coker in EastEnders. Box Office 01753 853888

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THE COMMITTEE FROM HELL... ...AND A ‘FÊTE’ WORSE THAN DEATH!

ROBERT DAWS

GEMMA OATEN

CRAIG GAZEY

DEBORAH GRANT

BILL KENWRIGHT presents

The Hilarious Hit West End Comedy

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Alan Ayckbourn DIRECTED BY ROBIN

MICHEL HOLT LIGHTING DESIGN SOUND DESIGN BY DAN SAMSON

SET & COSTUME DESIGN BY

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“ONE OF AYCKBOURN’S MOST HILARIOUS HITS!”

MARK CURRY

ROBERT DUNCAN

ELIZABETH POWER

In the long-since ‘grand’ ballroom of the local Swan Hotel, a most miscellaneous assemblage gather to conduct the business of the Pendon Folk Festival, led by excitable chairman Ray. Unfortunately, for Ray, his calamitous committee quickly divides, as his wife Helen has a bone to pick... Add a Marxist schoolteacher, a military dog-breeder and an octogenarian secretary, and the table is set for one of comedy master Ayckbourn’s most hilarious plays. This tumultuous comedy by committee is not to be missed. The star cast is led by TV and stage actor ROBERT DAWS, who is most loved for his role as Dr. Gordon Ormerod in The Royal alongside his time in other hit shows such as Poldark, Outside Edge and Roger Roger. Joining him is DEBORAH GRANT best known for playing Wendy in Not Going Out and Deborah Bergerac in Bergerac. ROBERT DUNCAN of Drop The Dead Donkey fame joins ELIZABETH POWER known for playing Christine Hewitt in EastEnders and theatre veteran MARK CURRY famous for his role as Kevin in Last Of The TUE 8 – Summer Wine. Completing this star cast is CRAIG SAT 19 OCT GAZEY known for playing the eccentric Graeme Proctor in Coronation Street and GEMMA OATEN Mon – Sat 8pm who played Rachel Breckle in Emmerdale. Thu 2.30pm ROBERT DAWS leads an all-star cast in the Classic Sat 4.45pm Ayckbourn Comedy. Ten Times Table is the inaugural production of The Classic Comedy Theatre Company, produced by Bill Kenwright and his team behind: The Agatha Christie, The Classic Thriller, and The Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Companies - which between them have enjoyed over 15 years of theatrical success across the UK.

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“A CLASSIC AMONG MURDER THRILLERS” The Observer

SUSPECT EVERYONE AGATHA CHRISTIE’S

The Mousetrap has become the longest running show of any kind in the world by keeping audiences on the edge of their seat in this masterful whodunit by the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie. A snowstorm closes in on a guest house, trapping a group of strangers inside with a murderer… Who is it and why have they come to Monkswell Manor? Experience the mystery and suspense of one of Agatha Christie’s greatest plays, and remember – keep the secret!

MON 21 – SAT 26 OCT

Mon – Sat 8pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £19.50 Members 2 for 1 Mon 21 Oct

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EVERYBODY’S GOTTA CUT LOOSE…

RARE Productions presents

THE MUSICAL

AN AMATEUR YOUTH MUSICAL BY KIND PERMISSION OF R&H THEATRICALS EUROPE LTD

Moving in from Chicago, newcomer Ren McCormack is in shock when he discovers the small Midwestern town he now calls home has made dancing and rock music illegal. As he struggles to fit in, Ren faces an uphill battle to change things. With the help of his new friend, Willard Hewitt, and defiant teen Ariel Moore, he might loosen up this conservative town. But Ariel’s influential father, Reverend Shaw Moore, stands in the way.

TUE 29 OCT – SAT 2 NOV

Tue – Sat 7.30pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £17.50 Members 2 for 1 Tue 29 Oct

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THE INTERNATIONAL HIT COMEDY ADAM BLANSHAY PRODUCTIONS AND NICOLAS FALAR PRESENT THE BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE PRODUCTION OF

P R I O RE TO TH ND E WEST

A LITTLE NAME CAN SPELL A LOT OF TROUBLE... BY MATTHEIU

DELAPORTE AND ALEXANDRE DE LA PATELLIÈRE SAMS

TRANSLATED AND ADAPTED BY JEREMY

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STARRING “ INBETWEENER” JOE THOMAS

JOE THOMAS

LAURA PATCH

BO PORAJ

ALEX GAUMOND

SUMMER STRALLEN

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‘A BREATHTAKINGLY FUNNY 90 MINUTES’ Sunday Times

Father-to-be Vincent and his partner Anna are invited to dinner by his sister Elizabeth and her husband, Peter. But a startling revelation about the name chosen for Vincent’s and Anna’s expected child becomes the catalyst for a destructive argument which spirals hysterically out of control. Tonight no one is holding back! Egos, childish resentment and unspoken feelings are relentlessly and hilariously exposed for the first time in this international smash hit based on the award-winning French film and stage sensation Le Prénom. Box Office Office 01753 01753 853888 853888 Box

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MON 4 – SAT 9 NOV

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BOOGIE THE NIGHT AWAY! THE MAGIC OF MOTOWN Get ready for all the hits, glittering costumes, dazzling dance routines and outstanding musicianship in this breath-taking live concert spectacular. including all the Motown classics from artists such as, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and many many more. Celebrate the sound of a generation and Reach Out for - The Magic of Motown!

SUN 3 NOV - 3PM & 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £19.50

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ABBA MERRY CHRISTMAS! Featuring Dynamic non-stop choreography, stunning visuals, top-class musicianship and an ALL-LIVE performance, the Tribute to ABBA Forever Show captivates audiences from the opening refrain to the final sing-along chorus of this two-hour spectacular.

MON 11 NOV - 8PM TICKETS FROM £19.50

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WINDSOR’S FESTIVE BALLET TRADITION IS BACK!

“THE WHOLE EVENING WAS A DELIGHT” LICHFIELD LIVE

Be swept away on a magical adventure in one of the most famous classical ballets of all time The Nutcracker. With its combination of enchanting choreography and unforgettable music, this fabulous ballet is a Christmas treat like no other. Set to Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score, the traditional tale of The Nutcracker tells the story of Clara and her enchanted nutcracker doll. Their adventures see Clara and the Nutcracker combat the Mouse King, and join the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier on a wonderful journey through the glistening Land of Snow to a kingdom made entirely of sweets. Box Office 01753 853888

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TUE 12 – SAT 16 NOV

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A MAGICAL MUSICAL TREAT FOR ALL THE FAMILY

THE MUSICAL Book Book and and Lyrics Lyrics by by

Marsha Norman Music Music by by

Lucy Simon Based Based on on the the novel novel by by

Frances Hodgson Burnett This amateur production of “The Secret Garden” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD, a Concord Theatricals Company University Centre Weston returns with a classic heart-warming tale for the entire family! The multi-Tony award winning The Secret Garden, is an enchanting adaptation of the classic children’s story reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman. The story follows 11 year-old Mary Lennox who, after becoming orphaned in India, returns to Yorkshire to live with her reclusive uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. The estate’s many wonders include a magic garden which beckons the children with haunting melodies and the spirits from Mary’s past who guide her through her new life. Box Office 01753 853888

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MON 18 – SAT 23 NOV

Mon – Sat 7.30pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £17.50 Members 2 for 1 on Mon 18 Nov

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A PERFECT (Pre-Christmas) WORK OUTING!

SHOWADDYWADDY Living up to their title of “The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World” Showaddywaddy have sold over 20 million records and toured internationally. A dynamic and uplifting show featuring hits including “Under The Moon Of Love”, “Three Steps To Heaven”, “Pretty Little Angel Eyes”, and “Hey Rock & Roll”.

SUN 24 NOV - 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £26.00

11TH TICKET FREE FOR PARTIES SING-A-LONG-A BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY The smash hit film as you have never experienced it before. Our live host will warm up your voices in true Freddie Mercury style, teach you some iconic dance moves and show you how to use your interactive prop bags. Then sit back and sing along with the on screen lyrics not forgetting YOU the audience becoming part of their famous Live Aid concert.

TUE 26 NOV - 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £18.00 Box Office 01753 853888

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HE’S BEHIND YOU BASIL!

PAUL NICHOLAS THE BADDEST BADDIE EVER!

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HHHH “Ah, British panto, boom boom! there is nothing quite like it. A stellar comedy cast proves Brexit isn’t the only show in town...” The Daily Mail Aladdin

Windsor Favourites KEVIN CRUISE and STEVEN BLAKELEY return, celebrating 10 years as our hilarious comedy duo at Theatre Royal in this year’s spectacular pantomime. Joined by PAUL NICHOLAS, Musical Legend MARTI WEBB, and not forgetting the little fox with the big laugh, BASIL BRUSH! Aladdin promises to be bigger, messier and funnier than ever before!

Join Aladdin, Jasmine and friends and let them take you on a magical carpet ride in the greatest pantomime adventure of them all.

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29-Nov 30-Nov 1-Dec 2-Dec 3-Dec 4-Dec 5-Dec 6-Dec 7-Dec 8-Dec 9-Dec 10-Dec 11-Dec 12-Dec 13-Dec 14-Dec 15-Dec 16-Dec 17-Dec 18-Dec 19-Dec 20-Dec 21-Dec 22-Dec 23-Dec 24-Dec 25-Dec 26-Dec 27-Dec 28-Dec 29-Dec 30-Dec 31-Dec 1-Jan 2-Jan 3-Jan 4-Jan 5-Jan 6-Jan 7-Jan 8-Jan 9-Jan 10-Jan 11-Jan 12-Jan

Performance Schedule SHOW TIMES

1.30pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm NO PERFORMANCE 1.30pm** 10.30am 1.30pm 1.30pm 4pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm NO PERFORMANCE 1.30pm 10.30am 1.30pm 1.30pm 1.30pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm NO PERFORMANCE 1pm 1pm 1.30pm 1pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm NO PERFORMANCE 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm NO PERFORMANCE 1pm 4pm 4pm 1pm 4pm 1pm 4pm NO PERFORMANCE 2:30pm 1pm 1pm

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THE ORIGINAL COUNTRY HOUSE THRILLER WHICH INSPIRED THREE CLASSIC MOVIES

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JOHN WILLARD ROY MARSDEN

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INHERITANCE CAN BE MURDER...

S C A STA R TIN A N NT O B E G OUN CED

THE LATEST INSTALMENT IN THE CLASSIC THRILLER SERIES.

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Twenty years after the death of Mr. West, his descendants gather at a remote mansion to learn who will inherit his vast wealth and the hidden family jewels. When the heir is revealed, the heritage hunters turn into prey and a chain of macabre events is set in motion.

Photos: recent The Classic Thriller Company productions

Will the heirs dare to face the haunting presence toying with them? When the cat prowls, the flock takes fright…

WED 15 – SAT 25 JAN

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MORE OF YOUR SUNDAY BEST! Jimmy Carr Terribly Funny Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket. *Not for the easily offended. Not suitable for under 16’s!

Please note: There will be no interval during the performances. However, our bars will be open from 5.30pm and after the show.

SUN 19 JAN – 7.00PM & 9.30PM TICKETS FROM £34.50

The Elvis Years The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley. Join Mario Kombou (Jailhouse Rock, West End) for an unforgettable journey in this glittering two-hour production featuring classic hits Suspicious Minds, Heartbreak Hotel, Blue Suede Shoes, Hound Dog, Love Me Tender and many more!

SUN 26 JAN – 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £21.50 Box Office 01753 853888

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FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY Chicago Blues Brothers The Chicago Blues Brothers are on a new mission to bring you the greatest movie anthems of all time, performed live in concert, not forgetting all the much loved Blues Brothers classics, with a ton of surprises and lots of lunacy. You’ll dance, you’ll sing, you’ll have the time of your life.

SUN 2 FEB - 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £19.50

A Country Night in Nashville A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music. Prepare to be transported on a musical journey through the decades; from Johnny Cash to Alan Jackson, Dolly to the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson to Kacey Musgraves, don’t miss this incredible celebration of the very best of country music. SUN 9 FEB - 7.30PM TICKETS FROM £19.50 Box Office 01753 853888

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR OUR EASTER COMMUNITY PROJECT! After our critically acclaimed Summer production of Oliver! we will be adding to our Community offer and running an Easter Community Project, culminating in x6 performances of a popular production (title soon to be announced!) Easter School is open to anyone from 9 to 18 years old who has a passion for performing or technical theatre. Easter School rehearsals will run from Mon 6 – Sat 11 April Performance week Tues 14-Sat 18 Apr Prices : £160 per child £145.50 Sibling Discount for second child £135.50 Sibling discount for third child Thanks to the generosity of funds raised by Sir Ian McKellen, means-tested scholarships may be available. TO REQUEST FURTHER INFORMATION AND TO RESERVE A SPACE, PLEASE EMAIL Learning@theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk


THE FASTEST MOVING STORY OF OUR TIME ‘Achingly clever and perceptive black comedy’ West End Wilma

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The New European

Daily Mail

by Jonathan Maitland The smash hit play that sold out its London run returns for a U.K. tour! It was the dinner that changed history: the night in February 2016 when Boris Johnson decided to vote ‘leave’. Guests included fellow MP Michael Gove, the journalist Sarah Vine and, for Boris at least, the spirits of Prime Ministers past – Margaret Thatcher, Winston Churchill and Tony Blair. Fast forward to post-Brexit Britain, 2029. Boris, no longer in power (for reasons that may be fact and/or fiction at time of performance!), roams the political wilderness. But unexpected events see him back in the spotlight! Box Office 01753 853888

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MON 10 – SAT 15 FEB

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THE PRODUCERS OF GANGSTA GRANNY

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Joe Spud is twelve years old and the richest boy in the country! He has his own sports car, two crocodiles as pets and £100,000 a week pocket money! But what Joe doesn’t have is a friend. So he decides to leave his posh school and start at the local comp. But things don’t go as planned for Joe and life becomes a rollercoaster as he tries to find what money can’t buy! From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny and Horrible Histories comes this amazing new production of David Walliams’ bestselling story! Box Office 01753 853888

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WED 19 – SAT 22 FEB

Wed – Sat 7pm Thu, Fri & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £20 Members 2 for 1 on Wed 19 Feb

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YOUR CHANCE TO SEE THE ULTIMATE

“THE SHOW YOU WILL NEVER FORGET” DAILY MAIL

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ROCK AND ROLL STORY LIVE ON STAGE

“JOYOUS! I LOVE THIS SHOW” SUNDAY EXPRESS

SEEN BY OVER 22 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE This sensational multi award-winning West End show first opened in 1989 and has been thrilling audiences around the world ever since. Now it triumphantly visits Theatre Royal Windsor as part of its landmark 30th Anniversary Tour. Forget feel good, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is FEEL GREAT! Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including That’ll Be The Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B. Goode, Raining In My Heart, Everyday, Shout and many many more, this show is just Peggy Sue-perb!   Box Office 01753 853888

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MON 24 – SAT 29 FEB

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CHARLES DICKENS’ CHILLING VICTORIAN THRILLER

“EERIE, NIGHTMARISH, CHILLINGLY SPOOKY …A SURE-FIRE WINNER” DERBYSHIRE TIMES

CHARLES DICKENS’

Newly-qualified doctor Stephen Ruggles has just arrived home on a stormy winter’s evening and is warming himself by the fire. A mysteriously-veiled elderly woman arrives at his door and begs him to visit a nameless patient at daybreak the following morning. Against his better judgement, Ruggles agrees, only to find himself embroiled in … … a web of lies and deceit that ends in death … but for whom! Packed full of atmosphere and shocks, THE BLACK VEIL is “a chilling thriller [that] leads the audience down several blind alleys before revealing all with a clever double twist... nothing is as it seems” theargus.co.uk Box Office 01753 853888

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TUE 3 – SAT 7 MAR

Tue – Sat 8pm Thu 2.30pm Sat 4.45pm Tickets from £19.50 Members 2 for 1 On Tue 3 Mar

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A DREAM OF A BALLET

Join Vienna Festival Ballet as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the classic fairytale set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, stunning choreography, beautiful costumes all combine to portray the struggle between good and evil. The wicked Carabosse casts a spell on Princess Aurora proclaiming that she will one day prick her finger - and die. The Lilac Fairy changes the spell, and instead on the fateful day the Princess and the entire Palace fall into a deep sleep. A century later Prince Désiré revives the Princess with a kiss, the Palace awakes and a parade of fairytale characters attend the wedding. Following the traditional tale of Sleeping Beauty, this ballet is sure to enchant audiences of all ages. Box Office 01753 853888

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MON 16 – SAT 21 MAR

Mon – Sat 7.30pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £17.50 Members 2 for 1 on Mon 16 Mar

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OOH BETTY, BETTER BOOK YOUR TICKETS!

Written & Directed by Guy Unsworth Based on the TV series by Raymond Allen

Starring

Joe Pasquale Images of original cast

Hilarious mishaps and DIY disasters are bringing the house down, quite literally, as Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em returns with Joe Pasquale lovable accident-prone Frank Spencer. Susie Blake stars as his disapproving Mother-inLaw and Sarah Earnshaw as his long-suffering wife Betty. Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em is the ultimate feelgood night out, washed down with lashings of nostalgia and Mother’s prune wine.

TUE 24 – SAT 28 MAR

Tue – Sat 8pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £19.50 Members 2 for 1 on Tue 24 Mar

Quite Frank-ly, it’s a hit! Box Office 01753 853888

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There is always a warm welcome at

THEATRE ROYAL WINDSOR

TEAS & TOURS Begin your Royal experience by

Make your Royal experience extra joining us pre-show and treating special with our teas and tours. yourself to a glass of something There’s no better place to enjoy special in our traditional stalls bar. a beautiful British afternoon tea.

We stock a range of premium spirits and beers and if you would like to take your drink in to the auditorium, we are now proud to be able to offer fully compostable, disposable glasses for your use. Our Coffee bar serves Darvilles of Windsor Teas and Illy Coffee, as well as serving a selection of scrummy cakes!

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HOW TO BOOK AND GETTING HERE Book in Person Address: Theatre Royal Windsor 32 Thames Street Windsor Berkshire SL4 1PS

Box Office Opening Hours: Monday–Saturday, 10am-8pm Sunday-varies according to show time. During the Box Office opening hours, you may purchase tickets at the Theatre with the assistance of our Box Office Sales Advisors.

BOOK ONLINE AND JOIN OUR MAILING LIST Visit our online Box Office at www.theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk to choose your seats on our interactive seating plan. Tickets can be collected from the Box Office on arrival at the Theatre or posted out to your address for a small postage charge. Sign up to our mailing list and receive the latest updates by email for new shows going on sale and news of exciting upcoming events and offers. How to find us Theatre Royal Windsor is situated in the stunning Royal Borough, nestled next to the historic Windsor Castle. Windsor is accessible by train, served by two stations Windsor & Eton Central and Windsor & Eton Riverside. Both stations are situated a short walk from the Theatre. If travelling by car, there are a number of local car parks situated within a shortwalking distance of the Theatre. For further details, please visit our website or call Box Office.

WINDSOR THEATRE DESCRIBERS ASSOCIATION

Blind or visually impaired? Come and enjoy live theatre at Theatre Royal Windsor. Fulldetails of the shows which are audio described are available on our website or contact the Box Office. Box Office 01753 853888

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REACHING OUT TO OUR COMMUNITY There are now more ways than ever to get involved at Theatre Royal Windsor! If you would like to find out more, please email Learning@theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk or call our box office on 01753 853 888

WINDSOR WORDS After a very successful launch earlier this year, we are soon to announce our next title! Take part in read-through’s of new and known work here at the Theatre. There is no cost to get involved. Just bring yourself and an open mind and we will bring the tea!

SCRATCH CHOIR

– Sun 17th Nov 1-8pm - £40 per place

Have a day of fun putting together a choir from scratch and then performing a free show for your friends and family that evening. 7 to 107 year olds are welcome. Just bring yourself and a packed lunch!

LAMDA EXAMS We are thrilled to offer LAMDA Drama classes with our in house LAMDA teacher. It doesn’t matter what age or level you are. We offer small group or private lessons. Build your self-confidence and performance skills by working towards qualifications with one of the UK’s oldest and most respected awarding bodies. Contact us for costs and further information.

REDROOFS AT THE ROYAL From September Redroofs School for the Performing Arts will be offering Saturday morning classes for future Musical Theatre Stars! With classes for tiny tots up to 11 year olds there will be plenty of opportunity to go Mad about the Musicals in a fun and supportive environment. Email info@redroofs.co.uk to find out more!

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Theatre Royal Windsor Autumn/Winter Brochure 2019  

Theatre Royal Windsor Autumn/Winter Brochure 2019  

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