Date: Wednesday 29 March 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Chimes International
Price: £20

Europe’s leading Abba tribute, Abbamania, continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage.

Celebrating 40 years of Abba, Abbamania’s widely acclaimed tribute to Abba is a sensational two hour show featuring record breaking and timeless hits from Waterloo to Dancing Queen which will have you dancing in the aisles.

So dust off your platforms, put on your flares and come along and enjoy an unforgettable night with the amazing Abbamania.


Patsy Cline – The Concert She Never Gave

Date: Thursday 30 March 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Chimes International
Price: £21.50

An evening of song, laughter and legendary stories is promised when you come along to this enthralling tribute to the music, life and times of Patsy Cline.

It is some 50 years since Patsy left a great legacy of hit records. This wonderful show pays tribute to country music’s world renowned superstar.

Featuring the stars of the West End Production ‘Patsy’ and the fabulously talented Sandy Kelly, who is considered as ‘Ireland’s Queen of Country music’. With George Hamilton V a special guest from the USA, who will perform a tribute to George Hamilton IV.

Sandy Kelly’s performance as “Patsy” has captured the hearts of legions of fans all over the world. This feel-good show will leave you wanting more as she performs Patsy’s unforgettable hits, including Crazy, Sweet Dreams, Walking After Midnight and I Fall To Pieces.

Don’t miss an evening of true Country music nostalgia.


Grin & Tonic Comedy Club

Date: Friday 31 March 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.

Joe Lycett
He has wowed audiences from Live At The Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Celebrity Juice, Epic Win, Virtually Famous, Drunk History plus an appearance at the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Festival.

‘If you want to bet on the next mainstream stand-up star put your money on Joe Lycett’
– London Evening Standard

Rob Mulholland
Two-metres plus of wonderfully witty anecdotal mirth, Rob is Hilarity Bites Comedian of the Year, Beat the Frog World Series winner and Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year runner up.

‘Strong comic storytelling…a routine as tight as his skinny jeans’
– Chortle

Steff Todd
A dynamic range of one liners and celebrity impressions.

‘One to watch’
– Funny Women Awards

Tom Lawrinson
Comedy Store King Gong winner.

‘Delightfully absurd and positively horrifying!’

With compere – Anthony J Brown

Please note – the acts are subject to change

Suitable for ages 16+


The Story of Guitar Heroes

Date: Saturday 1 April 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: ETM (Agencies) Ltd.
Price: £18

“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!”

Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!

This phenomenal live concert style ‘Rockumentary’ is performed by one extraordinarily talented and renowned musician: Phil Walker, and backed by his exceptional band.

With over 20 guitars used on stage, the show accurately recreates the sound and ambience of each guitar hero starting from the 1950’s to the present day.

The ultimate guitar show also offers the very latest in video screen technology to create a larger than life event and is compounded in a creative and powerful experience. This show not only appeals to all those budding guitar heroes out there, but to music lovers of all ages.

Watch a video of the Guitar Heroes here

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Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Date:Tuesday 4 to Saturday 8 April 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm, Saturday matinee 2.15pm
Produced by: Chapeltown and District Amateur Operatic Society
Price: Full price £14 – Concessions £13
Special Offer: All tickets on Tuesday are only £10

Bob Wallace and Phil Davis, two iconic song-and-dance men, follow a sister act to Vermont, only to discover that the nearly-bankrupt lodge they were to perform at is owned by their former commanding officer from World War II, General Waverley.

They decide there’s only one thing to do, take their spectacular new show to the Columbia Inn and drum up some much needed business. Little do they know that they are destined to end up in a tangled romantic quartet under the mistletoe.

This sparkling stage adaptation of the classic 1954 movie features many Irving Berlin hits such as Snow, Sisters, Blue Skies, I Love A Piano and of course White Christmas. This show promises to be a merry and bright theatrical experience for everyone!

Based upon the Paramount Pictures Film.
Written For the Screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama & Melvin Frank.
Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin.
Book by David Ives and Paul Blake.
Original stage production directed by Walter Bobbie.
Orchestrations: Larry Blank.
Vocal & Dance Arrangements: Bruce Pomahac.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Theatricals Europe Ltd.
An amateur production by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe

Pre-theatre Dining offer at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available for the Wednesday and Thursday evening performances.

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Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers

Date: Sunday 9 April 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Tangent Management
Price: £22.50

Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is at it again! What’s that you say?? Les is back on tour, bringing his fantastic show to venues across the UK!! The tour promises to be a unique voyage back to the 1970s, when Les and his Legendary band ruled the world’s pop charts and The Bay City Rollers’ music became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers.

Les brings back the all the thrill and excitement of Rollermania, performing all the original hits including Bye Bye Baby, Shang-a-Lang, Remember, Summerlove Sensation and Give A Little Love plus many many more as well as introducing new songs from the upcoming new Bay City Rollers album.

The current Legendary Bay City Rollers bring a new energy to all the classic hits.

Watch a video of Les McKeown live


Pasha Kovalev – Let’s Dance The Night Away

Date: Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 April 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: ETM (Agencies) Ltd
Price: £24

Pasha Kovalev from Strictly Come Dancing and his fantastic dancers are back again touring the UK with their completely Brand New Show. Expect all your favourite Dances, stunning costumes, great music, chat and fun for all the family.

Pasha won Strictly Come Dancing with Caroline Flack in 2014 and has scored more 10’s than any other professional dancer since the series began.

This is your chance to watch him live!


Stiles and Drewe’s Three Little Pigs

Date: Thursday 13 April 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 2.30pm
Price: Full price £12 Concessions £10
Family Ticket £40*
*Family Tickets – 4 tickets to include a minimum of two children

Music by George Stiles
Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe

From the award-winning writers of ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘Honk!’, Stiles and Drewe, comes a brand new adaptation of this classic fairy tale.

The Three Little Pigs set off into the big wide world to seek their fortune but news soon spreads of a Big Bad Wolf on the loose! Will their houses of straw, twigs and bricks be left standing or will the wolf huff and puff and blow them all down?

The Three Little Pigs teaches little ones how success can be achieved through hard work
and perseverance. Filled with humour and toe tapping tunes, this endearing musical will
leave you squealing with glee and howling with laughter!

Suitable for ages 3 years plus but will appeal to all the family.

The Wind In The Willows

The Wind in the Willows

Date: Saturday 15 April 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 2pm & 7pm
Produced by: Reece Sibbald Productions
Price: Full price £14, Concessions £12
Family Ticket £36 for three people and £48* for four people.
*Family Tickets – tickets to include a minimum of two children

Join the hilarious Mr Toad and his trusted companions as they leap through the countryside and battle the wicked Weasel King in this all-new family musical adventure.

Experience the timeless classic of “The Wind in the Willows” lovingly retold with your favourite characters. We’ve got top-tapping songs from our live band and lots of surprises.

Leading the company is the hilarious Billy Pearce as Mr Toad and from Nickelodeon Jr’s “Go!Go!Go!” Jade Natalie waves her magic wand over proceedings as The Enchantress of the Willows.

Book your seats today! You’d be hopping mad to miss out!


An Evening of Entertainment

Date: Wednesday 19 – Saturday 22 April 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7pm
Produced by: Chera’s Dance Factory
Price: £10

This year the dance factory dancers and singers will bring to the stage a variety of vibrant performances to take you through the ages.

They will be performing musical numbers from past to present. Audiences will be thrilled with this entertaining show.

Join us for a great family evening out.

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Neville’s Island

Date: Tuesday 25 to Friday 28 April 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Produced by: Rotherham Rep
Time: 7.30pm
Price: Full price £9, Concession £8
Season ticket prices – All 5 plays = £37, 4 plays = £30, 3 plays = £24

By Tim Firth.

When four out-of-condition, middle-management businessmen sent off on a team building exercise in the Lake District they succeed in being the first people ever to get shipwrecked on an island in Derwent Water. When night settles in, strange things happen out in the wilds and what should have been a bonding process turns into a muddy, bloody fight for survival. The events on Neville’s Island that foggy November weekend are those which none of this particular team would ever forget.

Tim Firth’s other comedy hits include Calendar Girls, Flint Street Nativity, The Safari Party and The Sign of the Times.


The Edwin Starr Band

Date: Saturday 29 April 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Barry Collings Entertainments
Price: £21

We are coming to party in Rotherham Civic Theatre! Have a great evening at a Soul and Motown Party with Angelo Starr and “The Team”. The amazing music is performed by Edwin Starr’s original band.

The late great Edwin Starr’s brother Angelo Starr is the original musical director of The Team band. He has now taken over lead vocals performing all the fantastic Edwin Starr classics, plus dynamic performances of some great Motown and Soul covers.

Edwin Starr’s original 8 piece band The Team who backed Edwin on all his shows are still intact, with sax, keyboard, lead guitar, bass guitar, drums, percussion and female backing vocalist.

Some of the fabulous songs audiences will hear include: Agent 00 Soul, Higher and Higher, 25 Miles, Dancing In The Street, Stop Her On Sight, My Girl, Time, I’ll Be Around, Get Ready, War, Superstition, Headline News, Stand By Me and Eye To Eye Contact.

Watch a video of The Edwin Starr Band


The King and I

Date: Tuesday 2 to Saturday 6 May 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm and Saturday Matinee 2.15pm
Produced by: Greasbrough Operatic Society
Price: £13, Concessions £11 – Tuesday evening and Saturday matinee only

Join us for a delightful musical set in the early 1860s which tells the story of an English governess, Anna Leonowens, who is hired by the King of Siam to teach his many children.

Anna’s ‘western’ ways confuse and challenge the King, but ultimately, after many amusing confrontations, they reach an understanding of each other’s ways.

Don’t miss the fabulous show which will entertain audiences throughout this captivating production.

Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 11
Based on Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon
Original choreography by Jerome Robbins

An amateur production by arrangement with R & H Theatricals Europe


Steptoe and Son

Date: Tuesday 9 – Saturday 13 May 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Phoenix Players
Price: £9.00

By Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Come along and see a British sitcom institution about a father and son who have a rag-and-bone business.

Three of the best episodes are performed on stage for the first time at the Civic Theatre. These entertaining episodes include A Star Is Born, Oh What A Beautiful Mourning and the classic Divided We Stand.

This promises to be a great evening with lots of fun in store!

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The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Sweeney Entertainments
Price: £20

The only show to be endorsed by the CASH family! Johnny Cash Roadshow featuring respected singer/songwriter Clive John. After sold out shows across Europe this is now a bigger show than ever, introducing the ‘Carter Sisters’ and brass section the ‘Roadshow Horns’ all accompanied by emotive screen visuals. This is simply the best celebration of Johnny Cash in the world.

‘Clive’s resemblance is uncanny’

Comment from Rosanne Cash – First daughter of Johnny Cash

‘Clive captures my Grandfather JUST as he was’
‘Absolutely authentic to the point where it felt as if it wasn’t a tribute’

Two comments from Caitlin Crowell, Granddaughter of Mr. Johnny Cash and Mrs. June Carter Cash

‘A voice better than the original’

John Wheatcroft, York Mix

‘Extraordinary concert’

Daily Record and Sunday Mail

‘What an amazing show, you could have sworn that Johnny Cash was there with you’ *****

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The Magic of the Beatles

Date: Friday 19 May 2017 (no performance Wednesday)
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Easy Theatres
Price: All tickets £20

Yesterday – the Golden Anniversary Tour

Join the authoritative live concert show, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Yesterday!

1966 saw Lennon and McCartney come of age as songwriters: the Beatles’ 11th EP, Yesterday, and seventh studio album Revolver both topping the charts.

The Magic of the Beatles returns us to this golden era, and more. Taking you from the Beatles’ Mop Top roots to the psychedelia of Sgt Pepper and beyond. From Love Me Do to Let It Be.

Fantastic costumes, brilliant vocals and incredible musicianship Come Together in a lavish Magical Musical trip back to Yesterday.

Yesterday with The Magic of the Beatles celebrates the most exciting time in pop music history live and in concert. Find out more about them at

As seen by David and Victoria Beckham, Sir Richard Branson, Madonna and Guy Ritchie, Tiger Woods, Wayne Rooney, Gordon Ramsey and a host of other worldwide stars.

Watch a video of Magic Of The Beatles here


Sounds Of The Glenn Miller Era

Date:Saturday 20 May 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: The Nick Ross Orchestra
Price: Full price £19.50, Concessions £18

The lights soften, the mood settles. An audience waits for that first moment of sound. The Big Band is poised, relaxed, but with eyes anxious for the lead. And then, as if giving body to an echo, the murmured notes of ‘Moonlight Serenade’ and the night, it seems, is suddenly full and timeless.

There are those who watch and listen who tap a shy finger to the melodies, others who follow with a silent foot-beat, still others who murmur softly through the lyrics, and those who simply permit a fleeting smile. But common to all are memories.

Recapture the sounds of a bygone era as the Nick Ross Orchestra presents ‘an unmissable evening of music and song’ – the classic Big Band sound of the 1940s.


Joe Longthorne

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


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

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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.

‘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)

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

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!

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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!

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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