What’s On

NT Live, Encore: Hansard

28th Jan 2020, 7:00pm

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See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Woods, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.

Once Upon A Time In… Hollywood

29th Jan 2020, 7:30pm

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Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore.

Chinese New Year Extravaganza

29th Jan 2020, 6:30pm

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Mark the fresh beginning and welcome the Year of the Rat (the first in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac) as Jinlong Culture & Performing Arts brings a spectacular line-up of Chinese acrobatics, music and dance!

Open Mic Night

30th Jan 2020, 7:30pm

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Hosted by Edge Hill’s very own Charity Shop Pop, Open Mic is an opportunity for Edge Hill students who can sing, dance, recite poetry, play an instrument or surprise us with a hidden talent, to come along and show off theirs.

Extraordinary Wall [of Silence]

3rd Feb 2020, 7:30pm

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Three coming-of-age stories, united in a struggle against violence, ignorance and oppression. Ad Infinitum combine the company's signature style of physical storytelling with the beauty of British Sign Language in an unmissable feast for the senses.

Katherine Ryan

5th Feb 2020, 8:00pm

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Katherine Ryan is dominating television and live comedy scenes both in the UK and abroad. Her second Netflix stand-up special Glitter Room was released globally on 1 July 2019, following 2017’s In Trouble. She hosted an all-female 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown special (C4) and fronted C4’s How’d You Get So Rich?, as well as hosting The Stand-Up Show with Katherine Ryan for The Comedy Network in Canada.

Downton Abbey The Movie

5th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

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The worldwide phenomenon Downton Abbey has become a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue that leaves the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

The Birth of Death

6th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

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The Birth of Death is a collaboration between Internationally acclaimed multi award-winning, physical theatre creator Yael Karavan and award winning solo performer, Fool and End of Life Doula Joanne Tremarco. It is inspired by Tremarco's experiences supporting her Mum at the end of her life.

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

8th Feb 2020, 8:00pm

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Award-winning comedian and star of ITV’s The Chase, Paul Sinha has, thus far, lived his life content in the understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him. Nonetheless, several decades of cheerfully bearing boozy witness to the narratives of others can slowly change a man. And so can a prosecco-fuelled Christmas.

Judy

12th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

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Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform in a sell-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in THE WIZARD OF OZ, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown.

Daniele Pantano, Juana Adcock and Deryn Rees-Jones

12th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

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Daniele Pantano is a Swiss poet and literary translator. He has published over twenty volumes of poetry, essays, and literary translations, and his poems have been translated into a dozen languages. Juana Adcock is a Mexican-born Scotland-based poet and translator. Her first book Manca, was named by the distinguished critic Sergio González Rodríguez as one of the best poetry books published in 2014.

Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer

13th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

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This is no Bollywood ‘raga to riches' story, this is the real deal. Follow Shane’s transformation from ‘fat kid’ to international performer as he rips up ideas of race, language and culture in a bedazzling mix of theatre, dance and film.

100% Simon Brodkin

15th Feb 2020, 8:00pm

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After three hugely successful BBC series as Lee Nelson, multiple sell-out tours and various court appearances following world-famous stunts on Theresa May, Sepp Blatter, Donald Trump, Kanye West and Britain’s Got Talent, the award-winning comedian unleashes his funniest creation yet… himself!

GUY The Musical

18th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

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Finding love isn’t easy being fat, gay and nerdy. Luckily for Guy, you can be anybody online...including your best friend. But little does Guy know, he’s not the only one with a big reveal.

NT Live, Encore: Present Laughter

18th Feb 2020, 7:00pm

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Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter, a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. Captured live from The Old Vic in London.

Hustlers

19th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

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Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez and Julia Stiles star in this US drama based on the 'New York' magazine article 'The Hustlers at Scores' by Jessica Pressler.

A Rush Of Laughter Comedy Night

22nd Feb 2020, 8:00pm

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Join us for a fantastic evening of comedy, with stars of TV Carl Donnelly (Mock The Week, Russell Howard's Good News), Andrew Lawrence (Michael McIntyre's Roadshow, Dave's One Night Stand, and as heard on Radio 4) Gareth Richards (Russell Howard's Good News, Live At The Electric). Hosted by Adam Rushton.

Jazz In The Red Bar

24th Feb 2020, 8:00pm

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For the evening The Red Bar will become a cabaret style jazz club and the quartet will entertain you by playing jazz standards from the 1930's onwards and popular songs from the American songbook - swing music at its best!

Sorry We Missed You

26th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

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‘Sorry We Missed You’ follows Ricky and his family as they struggle against debt. Ricky gets the chance to be a self-employed delivery driver, which brings new challenges. He was convinced to take the job by promises of independence, but he doesn’t get paid if he’s unable to deliver the packages.

Open Mic Night

2nd Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Hosted by Edge Hill’s very own Charity Shop Pop, Open Mic is an opportunity for Edge Hill students who can sing, dance, recite poetry, play an instrument or surprise us with a hidden talent, to come along and show off theirs.

Yin

3rd Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Contemporary dance and live music synchronises in a fearless evocative piece. In Chinese philosophy yin and yang describe how opposite forces are interdependent and need each other to co-exist. Performed by four female artists, Yin reflects upon these universal symbols, drawing inspiration from the natural life cycle and lived experiences.

Wicked Women

4th Mar 2020, 1:30pm

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Wicked Women celebrates extraordinary women from history that changed the world. A moving and uplifting physical performance exploring the lives of known and unknown heroines from Elizabeth I to Malala Yousafzai.

Wicked Women

4th Mar 2020, 7:00pm

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Wicked Women celebrates extraordinary women from history that changed the world. A moving and uplifting physical performance exploring the lives of known and unknown heroines from Elizabeth I to Malala Yousafzai.

Blinded By The Light

4th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Blinded By The Light tells the story of Javed a British teen of Pakistani descent, growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of 'the Boss’, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in Springsteen's powerful lyrics.

James Wilton Dance

5th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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James Wilton Dance, one of Europe’s most in demand dance companies, present The Storm, a whirlwind of lightning fast, athleticism, where acrobatics, break-dancing, martial arts and contact work fuse to form dance that will blow audiences away.

Sugar, Daddy?

6th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Mrs Pankhurst’s Players return to mark International Women’s Day 2020 by offering a sneak peek behind the curtains of their new show: Sugar, Daddy?

RED

10th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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RED is fearless, RED is fierce, RED is powerful – a one woman show full of film and fabulousness. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you won’t forget.

Official Secrets

11th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain's help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq.

Delightful Sausage

12th Mar 2020, 8:00pm

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See the bizarro character comedy nominated for ‘best show’ at the Edinburgh festival. Visit Ginster’s, a holiday camp experience you’ll not forget in a hurry. Join the Salmon Coats as they keep the guests entertained, medicated and above all else - obedient.

A Rush Of Laughter Comedy Night

14th Mar 2020, 8:00pm

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Another brilliant night of comedy from A Rush Of Laughter, with Nigel Ng (Stand Up Central & Roast Battles) Esther Manito (Russell Kanes Evil Genius & Radio 4) and Tom Deacon (The Rob Brydon Show, Daves One Night Stand, Fake Reaction, BBC2, Sky F1, Radio 1 & Capital FM). Hosted by Adam Rushton.

Jazz In The Red Bar

16th Mar 2020, 8:00pm

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For the evening The Red Bar will become a cabaret style jazz club and the quartet will entertain you by playing jazz standards from the 1930's onwards and popular songs from the American songbook - swing music at its best!

An Evening with Irenosen Okojie & Leone Ross

18th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Irenosen Okojie’s debut novel Butterfly Fish won a Betty Trask award and was shortlisted for an Edinburgh International First Book Award. Leone Ross is a novelist, short story writer, editor and lecturer in fiction writing. Her first novel, All The Blood Is Red was long listed for the Orange Prize in 1997.

Herring Girls

19th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Herring Girls is a multimedia dance collaboration helmed by Vicci Riley. Herring Girls makes visible the remarkable stories of women that gutted and salted fish for a living. It also shines a light on the ‘silver darlings’. Movement, text, story, sound and video join forces to create an embodied folk tale.

HEDDA

23rd Mar 2020, 2:30pm

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Hedda is unable to live . . . a victim of the way things are. Hedda cares little for others, particularly the new husband and the old flame. Hedda is unkind and self-serving to the point of thinking nothing of crushing the hopes of others. This queer reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece is cinematic theatre starring the iconic artist David Hoyle in a one person show, directed by Jen Heyes with original composition by Tom Parkinson.

HEDDA

23rd Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Hedda is unable to live . . . a victim of the way things are. Hedda cares little for others, particularly the new husband and the old flame. Hedda is unkind and self-serving to the point of thinking nothing of crushing the hopes of others. This queer reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece is cinematic theatre starring the iconic artist David Hoyle in a one person show, directed by Jen Heyes with original composition by Tom Parkinson.

HEDDA

24th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Hedda is unable to live . . . a victim of the way things are. Hedda cares little for others, particularly the new husband and the old flame. Hedda is unkind and self-serving to the point of thinking nothing of crushing the hopes of others. This queer reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece is cinematic theatre starring the iconic artist David Hoyle in a one person show, directed by Jen Heyes with original composition by Tom Parkinson.

Raves R Us

25th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

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Toys R Us has closed down for good leaving Charlie and his mates unemployed, depressed and searching for any escape from this rundown bigot-lead society. Charlie’s vision arrives fully formed. They have an abandoned warehouse, an abandoned nation... it’s time to make a sanctuary, an escape... a Rave.

NT Live: The Welkin

21st May 2020, 7:00pm

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James Macdonald (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) directs Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything, Funny Cow) and Ria Zmitrowicz (Three Girls, Mr. Selfridge) in this bold and gripping thriller from Tony Award-nominated writer Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica, Skins). Broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.