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Four Nights in Knaresborough

Main Auditorium15/09/2017 - 23/09/2017Forget everything you think you already know about that murder of that man in that cathedral. This is what happened next. Four men who have just made the worst career move in history. Four men on the run. Holed up in a draughty castle. For a year. What could possibly go wrong?

SUNDAY NIGHTS: Hi-Diddle-Dee-Dee, An Actor’s Life for Me

Main Auditorium17/09/2017 - 17/09/2017Alan Burkitt will present a dazzling selection from his repertoire from the golden oldies to the present day, plus lots of stories of backstage drama!

Jezebel

In the bar27/09/2017 - 01/10/2017Jezebel is a clever comedy about the dumb consequences of hot sex meeting cold statistics. Alan and Robin are a go-getting couple who want to spice up their sex life. Jezebel is a woe-fretting singleton who’s looking to get one. Could a threesome be the answer to all their problems? A light-hearted lesson in what not to do when your sex life needs saving.

Great Britain

Main Auditorium13/10/2017 - 21/10/2017Bean’s play, inspired by the phone hacking trial, provides a hefty kick up the backside of modern Britain. The cosily corrupt connections between the press, police and politics are the key targets providing a loud, rambunctious, foul-mouthed entertainment, packed with lurid characters and vulgar jokes. Please note: this play is not for the faint-hearted!

SUNDAY NIGHTS: Space is BIG!!!

Main Auditorium15/10/2017 - 15/10/2017Fasten your seat belts as local astronomer Hugh Alford takes us on a trip from the Earth to the edge of the known universe, exploring the vastness of space. How far can you expand your mind? To infinity - and beyond!

Hedda Gabler

Main Auditorium10/11/2017 - 18/11/2017Hedda Gabler returns, dissatisfied, from a long honeymoon. Bored by her aspiring academic husband, she foresees a life of tedious convention. And so, she begins to manipulate the fates of those around her to devastating effect.

SUNDAY NIGHTS: Once Upon A Labrador

Main Auditorium12/11/2017 - 12/11/2017Join Alfie the Labrador and Charles Garland - his co-star and producer and director of shows like Last of the Summer Wine, Hi-De-Hi and ‘Allo ‘Allo - for hilarious stories from in front of and behind the TV cameras, extracts from his book, and a three-way chat between Charles, the audience and Alfie!

DNA

In the bar22/11/2017 - 26/11/2017A group of teenagers do something bad - really bad - then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their otherwise fractious lives, where is the incentive to put things right? DNA is a poignant and sometimes hilarious tale with a very dark heart.

Treasure Island

Main Auditorium08/12/2017 - 16/12/2017It’s a dark and stormy night. Jim, the innkeeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in - and her dangerous voyage begins. Pirates, treasure, grog, peril, secrets and betrayal are all woven into a fast-paced, funny, dangerous show.

SUNDAY NIGHTS: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

Main Auditorium10/12/2017 - 10/12/2017With Susan Phillips - Gold Medallist at Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows - flower arranging isn't just fun, it's one of the most entertaining evenings you'll ever have. Come and see Susan demonstrate her art while sharing some priceless stories. You could even win one of her marvellous arrangements - a perfect gift for the festive season!

Private Lives

Main Auditorium12/01/2018 - 20/01/2018Childish, competitive, supercilious and selfish, Elyot and Amanda are mirror images of each other: hedonistic lovers one moment, "scratching and biting like panthers" the next. After a turbulent marriage and an acrimonious divorce, they both remarry new partners in the hope that ‘second best’ will suffice. Elyot weds the girlish, unworldly Sybil and Amanda gets hitched to the stuffy, but decent and reliable, Victor. However, by a hideous coincidence, the two newly-wed couples find that they are spending their honeymoons in adjoining rooms at the same hotel!

Bad Jews

In the bar24/01/2018 - 28/01/2018There's nothing like a death in the family to bring out the worst in people. This unhappy, universal truth is displayed with deliciously savage humour in Bad Jews, Joshua Harmon's 2015 dark comedy. Already strained family relationships are put to the test when a row ensues over who should inherit a precious family religious heirloom.

Female Transport

Main Auditorium24/01/2018 - 28/01/2018There's nothing like a death in the family to bring out the worst in people. This unhappy, universal truth is displayed with deliciously savage humour in Bad Jews, Joshua Harmon's 2015 dark comedy. Already strained family relationships are put to the test when a row ensues over who should inherit a precious family religious heirloom.