Harrogate Theatre in February

A look ahead at what’s coming up at the Harrogate Theatre in February.

 



Thursday 2 February

YOU’RE NOT LIKE THE OTHER GIRLS CHRISSY

Following huge acclaim from last year’s Edinburgh Festival Caroline Horton presents her one-woman show – You’re Not Like the Other Girls Chrissy. Comic theatre at its most moving and inspiring, You’re Not Like the Other Girls Chrissy is the portrayal of one woman’s experience of love and war.

Date:                           Thursday 2 February

Time:                          7.45pm



Location:                   Studio Theatre

Tickets:                      £12 (conc. available)

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Friday 3 – Saturday 4 February

JOHN PEEL’S SHED

Written by John Osbourne

In 2002, John Osborne won a competition on John Peel’s Radio One show. His prize was a box of records that took eight years to listen to. This five-star, sell-out smash theatre hit of the Edinburgh Festival, broadcast on BBC Radio Four in December 2011, is an ode to radio, those records and anyone who’s ever sought solace in wireless. Script edited by Joe Dunthorne (Submarine).   “One of the loveliest things you’ll see all year” * * * * The Herald

Date:                         Friday 3 – Saturday 4 February

Time:                          7.45pm

Location:                   Studio Theatre

Tickets:                      £12 (conc. available)

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Friday 3 February

CHRIS ADDISON

Chris Addison, the man who put the ‘Chris Addison’ into, “I see Chris Addison is touring again,” is touring again. He’s written a brand new show, The Time Is Now, Again, specifically for the venue this website refers to.* (*And about 40 others, but the point still stands.) Top class stand-up from one of the classiest, toppiest stand-ups around. Limited seating available

“Exquisite, super-smart solo show … gloriously funny” Time Out

Date:                          Friday 3 February

Time:                         8.00pm

Location:                  Main Auditorium

Tickets:                     £20

Box office:                01423 502116

Book online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Saturday 4 February

SYD LAWRENCE ORCHESTRA

The Syd Lawrence Orchestra return to Harrogate with their brand new show – Carry on Swinging, with the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and many more.

Date:                         Saturday 4 February

Time:                         7:30pm

Tickets:                     Circle: £18.50 (conc. available)

                                    Stalls: £16.50 (conc. available)

                                    Balcony: £14.50 (conc. available)

                                    Box: £66

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:            www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk  

 
 

Monday 6 February

STEVE HUGHES : BIG ISSUES

Inimitable Australian comic and ex heavy metal drummer, Steve Hughes embarks upon his eagerly-awaited debut tour having recently supported Reginald D Hunter on a national tour. Direct from sell-out shows at the Sydney and Melbourne Comedy Festivals and storming sets on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC One), Stand Up For The Week (CH4) & One Night Stand (Dave).  Please note: this event will contain language some people may find offensive “INTELLIGENT, PROVOCATIVE, PROFOUND.  SEE HIM WHILE IT’S STILL LEGAL” Chortle

Date:                         Monday 6 February

Time:                          8pm

Location:                   Main Auditorium

Tickets:                      £12 (conc. available)

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Tuesday 7 February

Awkward Cough Present

CRIMINY

Following a hugely successful run at last year’s Edinburgh festival Awkward Cough return to the Harrogate Theatre Studio with Criminy. The plan was simple: Find bank. Rob bank. Flee bank. Witness the slapstick escapades of three down-on-their-luck stooges, as they squabble, fumble and generally make a giant pig’s ear of what should be a straightforward bank robbery. “A consummate piece of storytelling packed with humour” Fringe Guru

Date:                         Tuesday 7 February

Time:                          7.45pm

Location:                   Studio Theatre

Tickets:                      £12 (conc. available)

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Monday 13 – Friday 17 February

HEROS AND VILLAINS ACTIVITY WEEK

Half Term Fun With everything from stage combat to creating your own comic, this half term has everything to suit all ages surrounding the fantastic theme of Hero’s and Villain’s. Join us for interactive story telling session for little ones where you can become characters! Don’t miss out this half term- check out the website!

Date:                          Monday 13 – Friday 17 February

Time:                          Various Times

Location:                   Harrogate Theatre

Tickets:                      Check out the website for prices per event

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Friday 10 & Saturday 11 February

PRESTON REED

Acknowledged by an ever-growing string of plaudits from critics, musicians and fans alike, guitarist extraordinaire Preston Reed has single-handedly reinvented acoustic guitar playing. Don’t miss one of the most dazzling displays of musicianship you will ever see in the intimate surroundings of the Harrogate Theatre Studio.

Date:                          Friday 10 & Saturday 11 February

Time:                         7.45pm

Location:                  Studio Theatre

Tickets:                     £12 (conc. available)

Box office:                01423 502116

Book online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Tuesday 14 February

SINCERELY NOËL

Alistair McGowanThis Valentine’s Day, the songs, poems and prose of Noël Coward will come to life in a newly devised piece by Alistair McGowan. The play was originally performed in a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival 2009 under the title “Cocktails with Coward”. Sincerely Noël will see the union of Alistair McGowan(Impressionist, stand-up comedian, actor and writer) and musical actress CharlottePage (Christine – Phantom of the Opera) engage in an evening of mini dramas and songs.

Date:                           Tuesday 14 February

Time:                          7.30pm

Location:                   Main Auditorium

Tickets:                      £18 (conc. available)

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Wednesday 15 February

MOISHE’S BAGEL

Moishe’s BagelTalented music group, Moishe’s Bagel have a very distinctive sound which combines the energy and passion of Eastern European folk music with the excitement and soul of improvisation. Don’t miss your chance to witness their intoxicating sound and dazzling musicality. “Expressive and raunchy… striking” The Guardian

Date:                           Wednesday 15 February

Time:                          7.30pm

Location:                   Main Auditorium

Tickets:                      £15 (conc. available)

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Wednesday 22 February

RICHARD HERRING

Celebrated comedian Richard Herring returns with his Edinburgh Festival smash – What is Love, Anyway? Having sorted out religion (Christ on a Bike, 2011) and politics (Hitler Moustache, 2010), the star of the award-winning podcast As It Occurs To Me and Radio 4’s Richard Herring’s Objective seeks to define and destroy love – before it destroys him. Again.

 ?“Stimulating and exhilarating… utterly hilarious” ***** Chortle

Date:                            Wednesday 22 February

Time:                            8.00pm

Tickets:                        £15 (conc. available)

Box Office:                   01423 502116

Book Online:               www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Friday 24 February

NICK LOWE

Nick LoweMusic legend Nick Lowe graces the Harrogate Theatre stage for one night only. Nick played at Glastonbury 2011, performing a short solo set of Brinsley Schwarz tracks on The Spirit Of 71 stage, where they played back in 1971, before heading to the Acoustic Stage for a full band show. His new album ‘The Old Magic’ is due for release in September 2011.

Date:                           Friday 24 February

Time:                          8.00pm

Location:                   Main Auditorium

Tickets:                      £22

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Saturday 25 February

LITTLE HOWARD’S BIG SHOW

The nations’ favourite human-cartoon double act: Big Howard and Little Howard return to the stage with their brand new comedy spectacular Little Howard’s Big Show.This brand new show features songs, sketches, magic, a cheeky pigeon from Barnsley, a brand new invisible character, The Royal Monkey Philharmonic Orchestra, a large frying pan and more laughs than should be possible.

Date:                           Saturday 25 February

Time:                          2.30pm

Location:                   Main Auditorium

Tickets:                      Adults: £12/ Children £10

                                     Family (2 Adults, 2 children) £40

Recommended:        Ages 3+

Running Time:          90 minutes including interval

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Saturday 25 February

Hyena Comedy Club

The times they are a-changin’ at Harrogate’s longest running monthly comedy club. This season will see the Hyena Comedy Club move to Saturday evenings which means you can let your hair down, laugh your socks off and not worry about having to get up for work the next day (unless you work on a Sunday that is!). Jason Cook is headlining February’s show.

Date:                           Saturday 25 February

Time:                          8pm

Location:                   Main Auditorium

Tickets:                      £12 (concessions available)

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 

Tuesday 28 February

THIRSTY

ThirstyExploring our nation’s apparent love affair with alcohol, Thirsty weaves together hundreds of real life memories and booze-based confessions. Through live music, verbatim text and stunning physical theatre, The Paper Birds tell the story of one night, leaping from nightclubs to working men’s clubs, from the happy hours to the early hours.

Contains some strong language

Date:                           Tuesday 28 February

Time:                          8pm

Location:                   Main Auditorium

Tickets:                      £12 (concessions available)

Running Time:          1 hour no interval

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 
 

Wednesday 29 February

STEWART LEE : CARPET REMNANT WORLD

A new full length touring show from the acclaimed star of BBC2’s Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle. What can a sexless middle aged married man, whose life now consists mainly of watching Scooby Doo cartoons with a four year old boy, possibly find to write comedy about? “Fascinating, funny stuff” The Times

Date:                           Wednesday 29 February

Time:                          8pm

Location:                   Main Auditorium

Tickets:                      £18.50

Box Office:                01423 502116

Book Online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk


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