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Theatre Diary

A Christmas Murder Mystery
Until 16th Dec

National Justice Museum

poster It’s the late 19th century, and snow is silently falling outside Nottingham’s Shire Hall as the annual Festive Soiree is in full flow.

As the guests arrive, a dreadful discovery is made - the world-famous consulting detective Sherwood Flats is missing in action! Is he embroiled in a case, or is there foul play afoot? With the world's greatest detective out of the picture, we need your help to crack the case.

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by Annie Siddons
A Derby Theatre Production
Until 31st Dec

Derby Theatre

poster A striking new version of the classic story perfect for all ages this Christmas.

Come and join us this Christmas for a thrilling theatrical adventure amidst the Derbyshire countryside in the company of our feisty heroine, Cinderella.

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Cinderella (In Person)
Until 13th Jan

Nottingham Playhouse

poster Polish your glass slippers and line up your pumpkins for you SHALL go to the Ball. Our legendary Panto is the most enchanting story of them all – the magical tale of Cinderella!

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Sleeping Beauty
Presented by Nottingham Arts Theatre, in association with Amanda Hall
Until 17th Dec

Nottingham Arts Theatre

poster How dangerous can a spinning wheel be? Well for Princess Aurora… just one prick of her finger on a spinning wheel could have deadly consequences, just because the wicked fairy Nightshade want revenge on her grandparents and their kingdom!

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About my Depression
Until 6th Dec

New Theatre, Nottingham

poster Have you ever been depressed? No sorry that’s such a personal question, you don’t have to answer that, can’t believe I even asked, that’s so inappropriate, gah. Anyway. Skye has depression - that’s me by the way. If you couldn’t tell, I also have anxiety, but who doesn’t these days? Sorry, that was also completely inappropriate, it was funnier in my head.

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Dick Whittington
The Young Theatre Company
Until 10th Dec

Acorn Theatre, Worksop

poster When Dick and his furry friend Tommy The TikTok Tomcat arrive in London, they find the city infested with rotten rodents under the command of the terrifying tyrant, Queen Rat! Join Dick, Tommy and their crazy new friends on a swashbuckling adventure as they sail the high seas to tropical islands and battle the evil Queen Rat herself!

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The Flint Street Nativity
by Tim Firth
Until 9th Dec

Robin Hood Theatre, Averham, Newark

poster Mizzis Horrocks' class of seven year olds is about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and dads - and the occasional social worker. Squabbles arise when Gabriel wants to play Mary, the Star grumbles he's not a proper star like they have at NASA, Herod won't stop waving to his mum and dad and the subversive Innkeeper is determined to liven up the traditional script. And then the stick insect escapes...

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Duchess Players
6th - 9th Dec

Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton, Derbyshire,

poster Hey DP Family! We just wanted to come on and say a massive thank you for your continued support of our little group! Ticket sales have gone amazingly this year and we can't wait for you to see the show! The countdown is on.

We hope you're looking forward to it as much as we are!!!

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Bingham Musical Theatre Company
7th - 9th Dec

Bingham Arena Nottingham

poster This Christmas join all your favourite characters as pantomime returns to Bingham!

‘When the arrogant Prince Fernando is cursed to live as a hideous Beast, banished to his castle, his only hope is to find true love before the last petal falls. Will Belle be the chance he has been waiting for? Will everyone save the day from the evil Beatrix, or might things not be as they seem?’

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King Lear
Nottingham University Student Theatre
7th - 10th Dec

Nottingham New Theratre, Nottingham University

poster The king is dying, and he knows it. After a long and controversial rule, King Lear wants to retire, to enjoy what he can of his remaining time. Having had decades of getting his own way, he ignores the wishes of those around him and makes a game of it. He loses. As the old man begins to lose his faculties, his long-suffering daughters try to secure themselves against their father, his supporters, and each other.

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Advanced tickets 19th Dec @ The Robin Hood, Sherwood, Nottingham

Advanced tickets 20th Dec @ Bakersfield Community Centre, Nottingham

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The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
8th - 16th Dec

Lace Market Theatre, Nottingham

poster A witty and satirical play written by Oscar Wilde. Set in the late Victorian era, revolving around the lives of two young men, Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff, who create fictional alter egos to escape the constraints of their social obligations.

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Advanced tickets 19th Dec @ The Robin Hood, Sherwood, Nottingham

Advanced tickets 20th Dec @ Bakersfield Community Centre, Nottingham

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Snow White
8th - 31st Dec

Palace Theatre, Newark

poster "Mirror, Mirror on the stage, what's the most enchanting panto of them all? We're thrilled to bring you a spellbinding Christmas adventure with Snow White! Join us on a magical journey through the enchanted forest alongside an extraordinary cast featuring Mark Siney as the delightful Dame Dotty, Dave Bibby as the hilarious Herbie the Huntsman, Cait O'Malley as the charming Snow White, Anna Stolli as the wicked Narcissia, and Ben Boskovic as the dashing Prince Simon of Sofaria.

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Far Out Theatre
9th Dec

The Space, Nottingham

poster Howdy, partner! It’s time to saddle up and ride ’em, cowgirl because the wild west just got a bit wilder. That’s right, Far Out Theatre are in town with their annual adults only pantomime, YeeHaw! Definitely not for the faint of heart, this fairytale has gangs and lawmen, outlaws and gunslingers, cowboys and pioneering women!

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Tutti Frutti
Christmas Show
9th - 13th Dec

Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham

poster This beautiful warming wintery tale is the story of a bother of a boy, a mithered mother and a grand old brass band of a granddad. All set in the village of knitters, with fingers flicking and needles clicking – this is a place where every new Christmas jumper has a tale to tell.

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Mountbatten Hospice Wing Walk 2024
Emily Jones

In 2024, I am taking to the skies and taking part in the first charity Wing Walk on the Isle of Wight in aid of the wonderful Mountbatten Hospice on the island who looked after my lovely Dad and our whole family in his final weeks.
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Dick Whittington
9th - 14th Jan

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

poster TV favourite and panto legend Shane Richie leads the cast in the title role, and TV Doctor and children’s BAFTA winner Dr Ranj will play Spirit of The Bells. Musical theatre star Anne Smith will play rodent-in-chief, Queen Rat, Emily Beth Harrington as Alice Fitzwarren, panto dame extraordinaire Iain Stuart Robinson, joins the cast as Sarah the Cook, and performer Kenan-Lewis Smith will star as Dick Whittington’s trusty sidekick, Kitty Cat.

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Give While You Shop

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10th - 13th Dec

New Theatre, Nottingham University

poster On an island shaped by sand, sea and storm, five human figures stand in the 'Green Chapel. In their theatre of war, they're planning something terrible - but their performance of authority is about to be interrupted. Five extraordinary forces are approaching.

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Sweet Charity
Kristian Thomas Company
12th - 16th Dec

Duchess Theatre, Derbyshire, NG10 1EF

poster Sweet Charity follows the romantic trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine, “a girl who wanted to be loved.” Charity is a taxi dancer, a dance partner-for-hire at a seedy dance hall in New York City. Though the job may be decidedly undesirable, Charity’s hopeful romanticism and unfailing optimism lift her out of her circumstances and help her reach for a life beyond. In the past, she’s been strung along and hung out to dry by a series of bad relationships and lousier men.

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The Gift
A Christmas Ghost Story by Guy Jones

On the top floor of an old Victorian house, that should be empty, there is a light on. A low light. A candle light.

And next to the light, just visible ... or was it my ... a figure ... and was it ... was she looking straight at me?

She? Yes, it was a girl.

All proceeds go toward HotHouse Theatre's Edinburgh Fund

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The Mermaid and the King
and other folktales
Hothouse Theatre

Tues 19th Dec @ The Robin Hood, Sherwood, Nottingham

Wed 20th Dec 2023 @ Bakersfield Community Cent, Sneinton Dale, Nottingham

poster An evening of folktales in a very grown-up style.

The Mermaid and the King is a weaving together of 3 classic folk tales into a new tale with a very modern theme.

There will be other invited storytellers plus a few 5-minute open mic slots available on each night.

Tickets are 'pay what you can'. All proceeds go towards Hothouse Theatre projects.

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