The King Lear 27th April
Friday 27 April, 7.30pm

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Times:
Fri 27th Apr 19:30

"When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools." 

When the landlord of “THE KING LEAR” announces his retirement and the division of his “kingdom” between his daughters he imitates his famous namesake and demands to know which of them loves him the most. 

He unleashes a playful, irreverent interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy. Set not in Stratford-Upon-Avon but in a pub!

Tickets: £13.50

NT Live: Macbeth (15) 10th May
Thursday 10 May, 7pm

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Times:
Thu 10th May 19:00

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. 

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. 

Rated 15 due to a scenes of a graphic nature.

Tickets: £17.50


Old Herbaceous 18th May
Friday 18 May, 7.30pm

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Fri 18th May 19:30

Old Herbaceous is the humorous love story of a single-minded yet gentle man with a passion for plants - a charming one man play which has entranced sell-out audiences around the country. 

Renowned actor Giles Shenton truly lives the part of the legendary Head Gardener, Herbert Pinnegar, inviting you to feel included in a private chat from a bygone, comforting age. 

"Wonderful production...Downton Abbey with gardening tips" Surrey Advertiser 
"Not to be missed" BBC Radio Kent

Tickets: £13.50

James Phelan: Trickster (magic) 1st June
Friday 1 June, 8pm

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Times:
Fri 1st Jun 20:00

James Phelan presents his unique magical prank show that is both jaw-dropping and laugh out loud funny, described as ‘extraordinary’ in The Mirror and ‘legendary’ by The Sun. 

A show where anything can happen - and quite often does. People are tricked, phones are destroyed, needles are swallowed - no-one is safe. Nephew of the late Paul Daniels and Strictly Come Dancing’s Debbie McGee - don't miss this night of hilarious mind-blowing entertainment.

Tickets:£14.50

Wuthering Heights 7th June
Thursday 7 June, 7.30pm

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Times:
Thu 7th Jun 19:30

‘Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.’ When Cathy’s father brings home an orphaned Heathcliff, the effect will echo for generations.

Emily Bronte’s only novel is a timeless Gothic classic of passionate love, revenge and despair. Shropshire-based Hotbuckle Theatre Company bring their unique magic to this powerful and emotional story. 

‘Perfect theatre with seemingly no effort at all’ BBC Radio Shropshire 

Tickets: £13.50

Spoken Word Night: 1000 Monkeys (poetry) 21st June
Thursday 21 June, 7.30pm

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Thu 21st Jun 19:30
Take a seat, grab a drink and enjoy poetry readings from Dónall Dempsey, Kitty Coles, Kyle McHale, Ray Pool, Janice Dempsey and others. 

There will be an open mic for readers from the audience, so come along and share your own poems for up to 5 minutes at the mic. An informal evening of listening and sharing poems in a friendly atmosphere.

Free

An Evening with Hurtwood House 22nd June
Friday 22 June, 7.30pm
 

Times:
Fri 22nd Jun 19:30

Come along and enjoy a dramatic presentation from some of the sixth form students involved in the Acting Company at Hurtwood School.

Tickets: £11

A Dance for all Seasons, Quicksilver Showcase 30th June
Saturday 30 June, 7.30pm

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Sat 30th Jun 19:30

An evening of dance and music presented by Quicksilver Dance Company and special guests. Featuring dance from across the genres, from lyrical jazz and ballet, to contemporary folk and Spanish. 

Quicksilver is a Surrey-based dance performance company for dancers aged fifty and above, with no sell-by date! Our aim is to celebrate life through dance, to entertain and to encourage dance for all ages. 

"With their energy and artistry, Quicksilver prove that dancing in later life can be dynamic, beautiful and fun!" - Celia Imrie, Actress and Quicksilver Patron

Tickets:£15

Surrey Youth Theatre Summer Show 4th July
Wednesday 4 July, 7pm

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Times:
Wed 4th Jul 19:00

Everything you see on stage will be devised and performed by the students of Surrey Youth Theatre. It is a thrilling experience for them. 

Using themes, emotions, situations and locations, the show will be 30 minutes of rollercoaster emotions.

Tickets:£8

Artists, Antiquaries & Collectors: Illustrations of Surrey 11th July
Wednesday 11 July, 7.30pm

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Wed 11th Jul 19:30

Illustrations of Surrey collected by Robert Barclay of Bury Hill, Dorking, c.1800.

Join Surrey History Centre’s Julian Pooley as he explores Robert Barclay’s extensive collection of prints, watercolours and drawings. The collection includes over 500 original watercolours which provide a wonderful glimpse of Surrey buildings and high streets two centuries ago. 

This illustrated talk will include examples of work by artists including John and Edward Hassell, John Carter and Henry de Cort relating to Cranleigh and the surrounding area. 

Julian Pooley is an archivist and is the Public Services and Engagement Manager at Surrey History Centre, Woking.

Tickets:£7

Measure for Measure: Outdoor Theatre in the Vicarage Garden 3rd August
Friday 3 August, 7.30pm

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Fri 3rd Aug 19:30

Some rise by sin and some by virtue fall. Vienna is rife with brothels, loose morality and ludicrous characters. The weak Duke goes undercover, leaving his strict deputy Angelo in charge to clean the city up. But when Angelo sentences young Claudio to death for sleeping with his wife to be, Claudio’s sister Isobel, a nun, pleads for his life. Angelo agrees to spare him, but the stakes are high. Isobel faces an impossible choice... Changeling theatre’s 

Measure for Measure is inspired by the Moulin Rouge with more than a hint of the Burlesque. This bawdy and witty Shakespeare comedy has a storyline full of twists and turns as sin meets virtue and good battles against evil.

Tickets: £16 Adult, £13 Under 16s

Only Fools and Boycie, featuring John Challis 13th October
Saturday 13 October, 7.30pm

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Times:
Sat 13th Oct 19:30

Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1's Only Fools and Horses. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career. 


Having worked with some of the biggest names in show business, he'll be spilling the beans about Only Fools and Horses co-stars like Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst and friends and fellow performers like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Oliver Reed and George Best. He’ll also recall tales from his time in Dr Who, Coronation Street and other TV classics. 

Mr Challis will also meet fans after the show to sign autographs and pose for pictures, while signing copies of his autobiography, Being Boycie, and novel, Reggie: A Stag At Bay. 

Running time: 90 minutes with 20 minute interval. 

Tickets: £18.50