Joe Longthorne

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Artistes International Management Ltd
Price: All Tickets £21.50


Rescheduled to Thursday 28 September 2017

Due to Joe’s ongoing treatment with his medical team Joe has recently been unwell and his medical team have asked him to rest and with a change in medication this had made him unwell too. Joe sends his love to all and thanks everyone for their kind messages. Joe and has management apologises for the inconvenience and he looks forward to seeing everyone at the rescheduled date.

TV and Recording star Joe Longthorne Returns to the Civic Theatre in 2017. Joe will be joined on stage with his sensational live band and special guest artist. Come and join Joe as he takes you on a rollercoaster of Songs and impressions including Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and his incredible impression of Sammy Davis Jr, all delivered with 100% accuracy!

With Gold and Platinum albums to his name and with records sales in the region of 10 million, Joe is up there with the best of them!


Brian Poole and The Tremeloes

Date:Thursday 25 May
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by:Nick Leigh Associates Ltd
Price:All tickets £21

Journey back in time as the golden music of the 60s and 70s is recreated by Brian Poole, Dave Munden and Chip Hawkes.

They have come together as the surviving members of the band, who brought to the world songs like Twist and Shout, Suddenly You Love Me, Do You Love Me, Here Comes My Baby, Candy Man, Call Me No.1, Someone, Someone, Silence is Golden and many more top five hits.

In this show we see Brian, Dave and Chip bring the past back to the present for their vast army of avid followers who have stayed loyal to them for more than 50 years.

This spectacular concert of over two hours is packed with all their songs. One thing you can be sure of – they will sing them just the way you like ‘em.

Enjoy a great evening of music with the full cast performing hit after hit just for you.

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Music from the Shows

Date: Friday 26 May 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Maltby Miners Welfare Band
Price:Full £7 Concessions £5

Join us for an evening of wonderful entertainment with the award winning Maltby Miners’ Welfare Band. Featuring the best loved music from the shows including music from My Fair Lady, Les Miserables, Westside Story and Chess.

Featuring vocalist Charlie Hunt and compered by the entertaining Mark Taylor.

If you like the sound of brass bands you will be delighted with the performance of the Maltby Miners’ Welfare Band. Audiences will enjoy a pleasurable concert from start to finish.

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Islands In The Stream –

The Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Story

Date:Saturday 27 May
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Entertainers Show Providers Ltd
Price: All tickets £20

Celebrating the queen and king of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. . .
Stacked with country music’s greatest hits: Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You, Coward of the County, Love is Like a Butterfly and Lady – enjoy the awesome vocals and gentle humour of Dolly and Kenny’s legendary live shows.

Bring-the-house-down performances, a superb score and supreme musicianship tell the story of the simple Smoky Mountains farm girl’s rise to country music’s biggest superstar.
Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door. . . and sail away to another world. . . with the all-new thigh-slapping stage show blockbuster of 2017.

Watch a video of the Islands In The Stream here

‘Sounds just like the real thing’

– Cross Country Magazine

‘Three encores before she left to tremendous applause’

– Cross Country Magazine

‘The show had the audience on its feet by the end, blown away by the quality of the performance’

– Scunthorpe Telegraph

‘The songs sounded great’



The Sooty Show

Date:Thursday 1 June
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 11am & 2.30pm
Produced by: Cadells Ltd
Price: Adults £12 Children £10

Izzy wizzy let’s get busy! Sooty is back in a brand new show with guaranteed giggles for the whole family! Direct from CITV, Sooty, Sweep and Soo head into town accompanied by TV’s Richard Cadell.

Mr Slater has put Richard in charge of running the show but nothing is going to plan! Sooty’s magic tricks turn very messy and Sweep’s escapology act has him all tied up. Maybe Soo and her tap dancing will save the day? With special guest stars Butch and Ramsbottom.

Expect magic, music and mayhem with buckets full of audience participation. A spectacular treat for Sooty fans old and new – plus a chance to meet Richard and Sooty after the show!

‘Works like a dream – your children will love it’

– The Guardian

‘Absolutely Brilliant!’

– Netmums

‘Richard Cadell is as close to a Corbett as you will ever get – Sooty is on the right hands’

– Matthew Corbett


The Dreamers

Date: Friday 2 June
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Barry Collings Entertainments
Price: Adults £17.50 Concessions £15

An Evening with Sixties legends The Dreamers
Alan Mosca, Bryan Byng, Colin Temple, Steve Temple

Authentic sixties music to fill the dance floor from an authentic 60’s group.
Alan Mosca and Bryan Byng have been members of the Dreamers for over 37 years. Their pedigree speaks for itself having been part of Freddie and the Dreamers and members of the band that contained a true superstar of the Sixties Freddie Garrity.

Along with Freddie they toured many country’s including Australia, The Middle East and Europe, and Mosca and Byng were on the second British Invasion tour of America along with The Searchers, Gerry and The Pacemakers and of course Freddie and The Dreamers. They appeared many times on TV shows both home and abroad including Cilla’s Surprise Surprise , Noel Edmunds Houseparty and Australian TV shows .

Their special ‘solo’ concert is a highly entertaining show, combining stories of their time with Freddie Garrity , reminiscences and fun and laughter. This fully self-contained 2 hour concert includes all their hits, album recordings and a selection of the most popular songs of the fifties rock and roll days and their cover versions of some of the great songs from other 60’s heroes.

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Back to Bacharach

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Back to Bacharach
Price: Tickets £21*

Back to Bacharach celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century, who together with Hal David, penned some of the most memorable and iconic hits that stand the test of time.

This exciting production recreates Burt Bacharach’s timeless hits and features an amazing 10 piece live band, and 3 of the finest West End singers who have performed all over the world most recently seeing them perform on tours with Strictly Come Dancing arena tour, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera, My Fair Lady, Miss Saigon, West Side Story and Whistle Down the Wind.

Bacharach songs featured in the show include Alfie, Anyone Who Had A Heart, Arthur’s Theme, Always Something There To Remind Me, Close To You, I Say A Little Prayer For You, Magic Moments, Walk On By, What’s New Pussycat?, 24 Hours from Tulsa, Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head and many more.

Songs everyone will remember and fall in love with again.
Back To Bacharach is a fantastic show for all ages, friends and family!

*We are proud to announce that Back to Bacharach have partnered with Breast Cancer Now, the UKs leading breast cancer charity. Breast Cancer Now supports world class breast cancer research across the UK and Ireland and believes that if we all act now, by 2050, breast cancer will have taken its last life. That’s why Back to Bacharach are pleased to be supporting this worthy charity by donating £1 from each theatre ticket sold, and committing to raise a minimum of £10,000 by doing so.


Hairspray – The Broadway Musical

Date: Tuesday 6 – Saturday 10 June 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7:15pm, Saturday matinee 2:15pm
Produced by: Steps Productions
Price: £14.00, Concessions £12.00 (available on Tuesday & Saturday matinee only)

Pre-theatre Dining is available on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th June

After a sell-out production of ‘Annie’, Steps are back with the magical HAIRSPRAY!

Welcome to the 60s where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams. You Can’t Stop The Beat as she sets out to dance her way onto national TV with The Nicest Kids In Town. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way!

With musical numbers that include, Good morning Baltimore, The Nicest Kids in Town and You Can’t Stop the Beat! Hairspray is the irresistible feel-good show that is guaranteed to have you dancing the night away. Let your hair down and book now!

Book by Mark O Donnell & Thomas Meehan, Music by: Marc Shaiman, Lyrics by: Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with JOSEF WEINBERGER LIMITED on behalf of MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL of New York.

The Billy Joel Songbook

The Billy Joel Songbook – performed by Elio Pace and his band

Date: Sunday 11 June
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Barry Collings Entertainments
Price: Adults £22.50 Concessions £20

Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band, Elio Pace delivers this sensational tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel.

Featuring the massive hits Uptown Girl, Just The Way You Are and My Life as well as fan favourites such as Scenes From An Italian Restaurant, Goodnight Saigon and Piano Man.

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to experience The Billy Joel Songbook in an electrifying concert performed by the dynamic singer/songwriter and piano-player, Elio Pace and his magnificent 6-piece band.

‘Elio rocks!’

– Brian May

‘Elio Pace is a great musician, artist and friend. He is a star!’

– Alfie Boe

‘Elio Pace is fierce! An accomplished musician and performer, his talent can be
equalled only by his infectious enthusiasm’

– Lulu

‘An incredible talent, he’s sensational’

– Nigel Lythgoe


The Good Old Days of Variety – starring The Grumbleweeds

Date: Tuesday 13 June
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 2pm
Produced by: Mark Andrews Productions
Price: All Tickets £14.50

Our first visit brings a fabulous brand new show suitable for all ages, taking you back to the great days of variety entertainment.

Starring the return of the UK’s best loved comedy act – The Grumbleweeds.

Backed by a full supporting company, singers, hilarious comedy, a chairman, live musicians and lots of wonderful songs you will know to sing along with!

Why not bring a group of friends along and have a fun afternoon of entertainment. A show not to be missed!

‘The Grumbleweeds will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter.’

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Lights… Camera…DANCE!

Date: Friday 16 & Saturday 17 June 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Rotherham Dance Centre
Price: £10

Rotherham Dance Centre is proud to present this years annual show; Lights .. Camera.. DANCE. Expect all the best music from your favourite movies, and as always, a few surprises! Expect to see everything from ballet, tap, Musical theatre, Contemporary to street dance, commercial, and fantastic gymnastics displays. There is something for everyone in what promises to be the best dance show this summer. So come and see what our talented school is bringing to the stage this year! Thats a wrap!

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The Land of Make Believe

Date: Tuesday 20 – Saturday 24 June 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm Saturday Matinee 2pm
Produced by: Janet Mitchell School of Dance
Price: Tickets £10

Celebrating the talent of the Janet Mitchell School of Dance. Children from 2 ½ years to adults visit the Land of Make Believe, with wonderful musical numbers to entertain the whole family.


West End to Braodway

Date: Tuesday 27 – Saturday 1 July 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Gillian Banks Creative Productions
Price: Tickets £14

This is a variety show of all the new and old musicals. Join us in the Westend or travel to Broadway as we perform the classics and modern day musicals with live orchestra and fabulous voices.

Canterbury Tales

Canterbury Tales: Chaucer Made Modern

Date: Tuesday 4 – Friday 7 July 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Produced by: Rotherham Rep
Time: 7.30pm
Price: Full price £9, Concession £8
Season ticket prices – All 4 plays = £30, 3 plays = £24

By Phil Woods & Michael Bogdanov.

It’s extremely funny and a little bit rude at times but nothing that you can’t bring granny along to see!

All of your favourite tales are included from James Knight’s tale of chivalric honour and courtly love to Will Miller’s comic, bawdy (and potentially banned) story of a deceitful, cheating pair. Phil Woods has updated the 600 years old Chaucer for modern audiences with the spectacle, humour and bawdiness of the fourteenth century original.

These classic tales are all entrants in a tale telling competition where you have the power to decide which tale teller should win the coveted title of ‘Annual Geoffrey Chaucer Canterbury Tale-telling Competition Champion 2017’. Who wins is up to you!


Thank You for the Musicals

Date: Monday 10 – Saturday 15 July 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.00pm Saturday Matinee 2.00pm (No performance on Wednesday)
Produced by: Born to Perform Academy
Price: Tickets £10

An all singing all dancing show with highlights from Grease, Les Miserable, Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the Beast, Annie, Mamma Mia, Cats and many more. Extremely entertaining and excellent value for money.


Pretty on Pointe

Date: Monday 17 – Tuesday 18 July 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: JHL School of Dance
Price: Tickets £11 Concessions £10.50

A selection of tap, ballet, modern and acrobatics performed to music through the years.

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Grin & Tonic Comedy Club

Date: Friday 21 July 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 8pm
Produced by: Stagefright Comedy
Price: Full price £10 Concessions £9

Grin and Tonic Comedy Club

Get your laughing gear ready! Join us for an evening of hilarious stand-up comedy at the Grin and Tonic Comedy Club.

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From ITV’s award-winning quiz show The Chase. ‘Master of the killer punchline’ – The Stage If.Comedy Award-nominated star of his own Radio 4 series Paul Sinha’s Citizenship Test. He has also featured on Live At The Palladium, 7 Day Sunday, Just A Minute, Loose Ends, The Alternative Comedy Experience and Fighting Talk among numerous others.
Patrick Draper and compere – Anthony J Brown

Please note – the acts are subject to change

Suitable for ages 16+


Let US Entertain You

Date: Monday 24 – Wednesday 26 July 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.00pm
Produced by: Pickering School of Dance
Price: Tickets £10

A family fun dancing show. There will be something for everyone, old and young alike.



Date: Thursday 27 – Saturday 29 July 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.00pm
Produced by:Parker-Knight School of Dance
Price: Tickets £10

Are you ready for Parker-Knight School of Dance’s annual show. Our students have worked incredibly hard this year to bring you this visual feast. All dance styles are brought to life with exciting music, choreography, lighting effects and superb sound creating another masterpiece to entertain the whole family. We can’t wait to welcome you along to 5,6,7,8.


An Evening With Marc Bolton & The Soul Street Band

Date: Sunday 30 July 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: RJones Entertainments
Price: £18

The band along with lead vocalist Marc Bolton have just come off a major 35 date three month nationwide acclaimed theatre tour starring platinum selling recording artists and 2013 X Factor winner Sam Bailey.

Marc and the band have spent over 27 years perfecting their craft working with some top names all over the world.

With their unique show of classic Soul, Motown, R&B and Funk this is truly a night to remember.

So come with us on a walk down SOUL STREET

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The Lion,the Witch and the Wardrobe

Date: Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 September 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm Saturday Matinee 2.15pm
Produced by: Rotherham Teachers Student Academy
Price: Tickets £13 & £14

This musical adaptation of C.S. Lewis’s classic children’s story is the tale of four children evacuated from London during the Blitz to stay with the Professor. Whilst exploring, Lucy stumbles across the wardrobe, gateway to another world, and the adventure begins. The land of Narnia is under the spell of the wicked White Witch and very quickly the four find themselves caught up in a deadly struggle between good and evil. This famous classic is sure to keep the whole family entertained..

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Dramatised by Adrian Mitchell
Music by Shaun Davey

This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD.

The Searchers

The Searchers

Date: Sunday 24 September 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Price: Tickets £21

The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as Sweets For My Sweet, Needles and Pins, Don’t Throw Your Love Away, Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry. There is no doubt that the decade that gave us The Beatles as well as The Searchers and many others was very special and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression.

With total record sales in excess of 50 million, The Searchers still have great appeal to audiences of all ages. They tour the globe as much today as they have done throughout a fantastic career spanning 5 decades.

Their special ‘solo’ concert is a highly entertaining show and has been enthusiastically and warmly received throughout the world. Combined with anecdotes and reminiscences, this fully self-contained concert includes all their famous hits, plus many album recordings, B-sides and a selection of other collector and well known favourites.

Don’t miss The Searchers live in concert!

Starring John McNally, Frank Allen, Spencer James and Scott Ottaway

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Formerly of Bucks Fizz

Date: Saturday 30 September 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Price: Tickets £22.50

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Kast Off Kinks

Date: Thursday 5 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Barry Collings
Price: Full £21 Concessions £19

Former members of the legendary band ‘The Kinks’, back together playing great music and re-living the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name. This great line-up features Mick Avory (the original drummer on all the classic hits from 1964-84), John Dalton (bass/vocals, Kinks 60’s & 70’s), Ian Gibbons (keyboards/vocals, Kinks 80’s & 90’s and still with Ray Davies) with Dave Clarke (guitar/vocals, formerly of the Beach Boys, Noel Redding & Tim Rose).
Expect all the hits: You Really Got Me, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, Sunny Afternoon, Lola, Days, Waterloo Sunset, Come Dancing, and many more for a great night out. Not to be missed!


Barry Steele & Friends

‘The Roy Orbison Story 30 year special’

Date: Saturday 21 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: LMSWorldwide LTD
Price: £20

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant. Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced musical journey in time, in which we celebrate the 30th anniversary of musical legacy of The Big O and The Traveling Wilburys.

The show also features chart busting hits originally performed made famous by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Jerry lee Lewis, Del Shannon and of course the Big O, all backed by a big screen and phenomenally talented musicians resulting in an incredible fusion of ‘60s solid gold classics and ‘80s contemporary musical genius all on one stage.

‘This production really is very special, so come along and remember’

The Big O

‘True Identikit Brilliance’

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Let’s Hang On

Date: Sunday 29 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Derek Block Concerts Ltd.
Price: Full £23.50 Concessions £22.50

This award-winning production, endorsed by Frankie Valli himself, celebrates the music of one of popular music’s most successful bands of all time.

Take a step back in time with an anthology of classic hits including Grease, December 1963 (Oh What a Night!), Sherry, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Beggin’, Walk Like A Man, Big Girls Don’t Cry, and many more, climaxing with a spectacular finale of, of course, Let’s Hang On!

Complete with a brand new stage design for 2017, prepare for an electric atmosphere and plenty of dancing in the aisles!

‘You guys are dynamite!’

Frankie Valli

‘These guys are absolutely brilliant’

The Paul O Grady Show

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Date: Tuesday 7 to Friday 10 November 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Wickersley Youngstars
Price: £13


Jack and the Beanstalk

Date: Thursday 30 November 2017 – Sunday 7 January 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: Various performances
Produced by: Shone Productions in association with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Price: Off-Peak performances – Adults £14, Children & Concessions £12 & Family ticket* £48
Peak performances – Adults £15, Children & Concessions £13 & Family ticket* £52
Xmas Eve, Boxing day and New Years Eve performances – Adults £16, Children & Concessions £14 & Family ticket* £56

*Family Tickets – 4 tickets to include a minimum of two children

SIGNED PERFORMANCES ARE ON THE 28th December at 11am and 6th January at 6.30pm

All children must have a ticket. Babes in arms tickets are available. To obtain a ticket for a baby to sit on the lap of a paying adult, please visit in person or call the Box Office on 01709 823621.

Opening Night: Thursday at 6.30pm. Tickets £11

Come and join us for this years Giant of a pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk.

Filled with magical song and dance routines, loads of audience interaction and hilarious jokes.


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Made in Dagenham

Date: Tuesday 13 to Saturday 17 March 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Maltby Musical Theatre Group
Price: £14, Concessions £13