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Theatre Venue Spotlight

Theatre Venue Spotlight

The UK has been a longstanding host and culturally important destination for theatre productions from around the world for hundreds of years. 

Home to some of the worlds finest, most historic and independent theatre venues, many award-winning musicals and plays have taken residency here over the years, bringing record breaking numbers of fans through theatre doors.

From London's West End and centuries-old theatres the likes of The Garrick and the Vaudeville Theatre, to The Grand Theatre in Blackpool, and the Palace Theatre in Paignton... there are numerous beloved playhouses scattered across Britain, getting ready to showcase jaw-dropping and breathtaking shows once more in 2021.

Take a look over the list of UK theatre venues presenting must-see shows throughout the year, below...

The Garrick Theatre - London

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical Featured event
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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

The Garrick Theatre, London

7th Jun +4 other dates

7:30pm til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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Achingly funnyWorth seeing again and again. Time Out Theres no stopping The Showstoppers! With t...

Billionaire Boy
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Billionaire Boy

The Garrick Theatre, London

17th Jul +31 other dates

11:00am til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny comes this amazing new production of Dav...

The Drifters Girl Featured event
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The Drifters Girl

The Garrick Theatre, London

4th Nov +74 other dates

7:30pm til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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THEY WERE THE DRIFTERS. SHE WAS THE BOSS. THIS IS THEIR STORY. The Queen of British Soul and West E...

The Criterion Theatre - London

Amélie The Musical
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Amélie The Musical

Criterion Theatre, London

20th May +76 other dates

7:30pm til 10:00pm

No age restrictions

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Hartshorn Hook Productions and Broadway Asia Company in association with The Watermill Theatre pr...

Troubadour Meridian Water - London

Godzilla Vs Kong: Drive-in Cinema
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Godzilla Vs Kong: Drive-in Cinema

Troubadour Meridian Water, London

8th May +10 other dates

6:15pm til 8:10pm

No age restrictions

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12A Legends collide in Godzilla vs. Kong as these mythic adversaries meet in a spectacular battle f...

Finding Dory: Drive-in Cinema
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Finding Dory: Drive-in Cinema

Troubadour Meridian Water, London

9th May

10:45am til 12:45pm

No age restrictions

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(U) With vague memories of her past, an amnesiac blue tang fish, Dory, sets off in search of her lo...

Tom & Jerry The Movie: Drive-in Cinema
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Tom & Jerry The Movie: Drive-in Cinema

Troubadour Meridian Water, London

9th May +11 other dates

1:45pm til 3:26pm

No age restrictions

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Relive the magic of the great American drive-in theatre - a contact-free way to experience film, the...

Wonder Woman 1984: Drive-in Cinema
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Wonder Woman 1984: Drive-in Cinema

Troubadour Meridian Water, London

9th May +2 other dates

4:45pm til 7:16pm

No age restrictions

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Wonder Woman 1984 (12A) 2 hrs 31 mins Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big screen ...

The Little Things: Drive-in Cinema
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The Little Things: Drive-in Cinema

Troubadour Meridian Water, London

11th May +2 other dates

6:30pm til 8:30pm

No age restrictions

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BC Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon (Washington) is sent to Los Angeles for what shoul...

Judas And The Black Messiah: Drive-in Cinema
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Judas And The Black Messiah: Drive-in Cinema

Troubadour Meridian Water, London

11th May +4 other dates

9:45pm til 11:45pm

No age restrictions

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FBI informant William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping...

Honest Thief: Drive-in Cinema
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Honest Thief: Drive-in Cinema

Troubadour Meridian Water, London

13th May

9:45pm til 11:24pm

No age restrictions

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12A Hoping to cut a deal, a professional bank robber (Liam Neeson) agrees to return all the money h...

Shaftesbury Theatre - London

The Vaudeville Theatre - London

Drag Queens Of Pop
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Drag Queens Of Pop

Vaudeville Theatre, London

17th May +2 other dates

7:30pm til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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The best live singing drag queens performing some of their solo releases & some pop classic covers t...

Roles We
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Roles We'll Never Play

Vaudeville Theatre, London

22nd May

7:30pm til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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The 5-star sell out show is back! Tom Duern presents, Roles Well Never Play at The Vaudeville Theat...

Public Domain

Public Domain

Vaudeville Theatre, London

27th May +3 other dates

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Public Domain

Vaudeville Theatre, London

27th May +3 other dates

8:00pm til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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Public Domain is a dark, funny, verbatim musical about the internet: Those who own it; those who liv...

The Last Five Years
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The Last Five Years

Vaudeville Theatre, London

17th Sep +22 other dates

8:00pm til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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Beg, borrow or steal a ticket. WhatsOnStage Jason Robert Browns award-winning musical, The Last Five...

Magic Goes Wrong Featured event
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Magic Goes Wrong

Vaudeville Theatre, London

21st Oct +73 other dates

7:30pm til 12:00am

No age restrictions

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Mischief Theatre have teamed up with Las Vegas legends Penn & Teller (Penn & Teller: Fool Us) to con...

Wyndham's Theatre - London

The Take That Experience
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The Take That Experience

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

31st July

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

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The Take That Experience bring you all the classic songs you know and love from the 90’s throu...

Tina Live - A Tribute Show to Tina Turner
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Tina Live - A Tribute Show to Tina Turner

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

14th August

7:30pm til 9:30pm

Minimum Age: 1

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This fully live energetic show charts the life and career of one of the worlds iconic performers.

David Baddiel Trolls: Not The Dolls
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David Baddiel Trolls: Not The Dolls

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

17th September

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 15

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David has stories to tell, come with him on this comedy journey into our culture’s most dank v...

Cloneplay
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Cloneplay

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

1st October

7:30pm til 9:30pm

Minimum Age: 1

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Cloneplay (formally Viva La Coldplay) recreate the complete anthology of Martin, Buckland, Berryman ...

Tim Vine is Plastic Elvis
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Tim Vine is Plastic Elvis

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

2nd October

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 12

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Plastic Elvis hits the stage backed by his incredible five piece THE HIGH NOON BAND.

Legends of Swing with The Down for the Count Orchestra
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Legends of Swing with The Down for the Count Orchestra

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

8th October

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

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Join the Down for the Count Swing Orchestra for “one hellova celebration of vintage music̶...

Everything Changes - The Take That & Robbie Williams Story
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Everything Changes - The Take That & Robbie Williams Story

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

9th October

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

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EVERYTHING CHANGES with their band & dancers are delighted to be bringing the songs of UK chart topp...

The ultimate tribute to moulin rouge
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The ultimate tribute to moulin rouge

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

13th November

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

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An all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza - The ULTIMATE TRIBUTE to Moulin Rouge.

Oh! What A Night
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Oh! What A Night

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

10th December

7:30pm til 9:30pm

Minimum Age: 1

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OH! WHAT A NIGHT takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Franki...

Jason Manford: Like Me
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Jason Manford: Like Me

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

28th January 2022

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

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He’s back! ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road, a...

Blake Live In Concert
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Blake Live In Concert

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

19th February 2022

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

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Since joining together in 2007, Brit Award Winning vocalists Blake have recorded and performed many ...

The Rubettes featuring Bill Hurd
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The Rubettes featuring Bill Hurd

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

18th March 2022

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

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The Rubettes stormed their way to the top of the UK charts, with their single Sugar Baby Love & went...

Ed Byrne: If I
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Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest...

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

19th March 2022

8:00pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

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Ed Byrne presents his brand-new masterclass in observational comedy hot on the heels of his 17/18 To...

Nish Kumar - Control
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Nish Kumar - Control

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

26th March 2022

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

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'Kumar is the smartest, and often the silliest, political comic we’ve got'

Spirit of the Blitz
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Spirit of the Blitz

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

2nd April 2022

2:30pm til 4:30pm

Minimum Age: 1

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To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we dust off the 1940s songbook for a tribute to the legendar...

Omid Djalili: The Good Times Tour
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Omid Djalili: The Good Times Tour

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

4th April 2022

8:00pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 16

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Intelligent, always provocative, entertaining, Omid’s legendary stand-up performances is a cap...

Gyles Brandreth – Break A Leg!
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Gyles Brandreth – Break A Leg!

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

24th April 2022

3:00pm til 5:30pm

Minimum Age: 11

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Just a Minute regular Gyles delivers a dazzling evening of wit, wisdom, high drama, low comedy, and ...

The Rat Pack
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The Rat Pack

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

11th June 2022

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

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The star studded cast of the UK’s original and longest running Rat Pack show have achieved man...

Celine - My Heart Will Go On
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Celine - My Heart Will Go On

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

7th October 2022

7:30pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 1

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Experience the ultimate Celine Dion tribute Concert as it tours across the UK.

The Lyric Hammersmith - London

Aladdin (pantomime @ Lyric Hammersmith) Featured event
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Aladdin (pantomime @ Lyric Hammersmith)

Lyric Hammersmith, London

3rd Dec +23 other dates

7:00pm til 9:15pm

No age restrictions

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Join Aladdin, the Genie and their friends this Christmas and go on a magical carpet ride where all o...

New Theatre Royal - Lincoln

Come What May - The ULTIMATE TRIBUTE to Moulin Rouge
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Come What May - The ULTIMATE TRIBUTE to Moulin Rouge

New Theatre Royal Lincoln, Lincoln

29th May

7:30pm til 10:00pm

No age restrictions

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An all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza - The ULTIMATE TRIBUTE to Moulin Rouge.

Total 90s
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Total 90s

New Theatre Royal Lincoln, Lincoln

1st July

7:30pm til 4:00am

Minimum Age: 18

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The 90s… Girl Power, Boy Bands, Mysterious Girls, and Men In Black…Things U Can’t ...

The DriveINSIDE Trafford Centre Theatre - Manchester

Miss Manchester 2021
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Miss Manchester 2021

The DriveINSIDE Trafford Centre Theatre, Manchester

16th May

7:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

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On our 60th year we will be crowning Miss Manchester, Miss Greater Manchester, Miss Cheshire and Mr ...

Theatreland - Taking you from the West End to Broadway
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Theatreland - Taking you from the West End to Broadway

The DriveINSIDE Trafford Centre Theatre, Manchester

22nd May

2:00pm til 4:00pm

No age restrictions

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The hits from Wicked, Hairspray, Phantom of the Opera, We Will Rock You, Dirty Dancing, Jersey Boys,...

Fallen Angel
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Fallen Angel

The DriveINSIDE Trafford Centre Theatre, Manchester

1st June

7:45pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

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Beyond Theatre Creators of Entertainment Experiences present The London Preview of the Immersive Roc...