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1973: A Year In Rock

1973: A Year In Rock

A cursory look at the music released in this year will show that some of Rock music’s most seminal albums burst into the public consciousness. The Album Project will perform some of the finest tracks off these albums plus songs that were in the top 100 selling singles of that year.  There will be some old favourites, and some surprises spanning a range of genres.

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Friday 3 Dec 20217:30pm Book Now (Closed)
Saturday 4 Dec 20217:30pm Book Now (Closed)

Die Hard (18)

Die Hard (18)
New York City policeman John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia) and two daughters on Christmas Eve. He joins her at a holiday party in the headquarters of the Japanese-owned business she works for. But the festivities are interrupted by a group of terrorists (led by Alan Rickman) who take over the exclusive high-rise, and everyone in it. Very soon McClane realizes that there's no one to save the hostages -- but him.

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Monday 6 Dec 20217:30pm Book Now

Trading Places (15)

Trading Places (15)

Christmas is coming and commodity brokers the Duke Brothers decide to undertake a social experiment for the sake of a bet: can they take a common criminal (Eddie Murphy) and make him a successful businessman in their company?

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Tuesday 7 Dec 20217:30pm Book Now

Swinging Rocking Xmas

Swinging Rocking Xmas

The Playhouse’s favourite pianist is back with the perfect kick start to the festive period! Peter will be bringing his band The Good Time Charlies to the stage to provide some much needed Christmas cheer with a fabulous mix of boogie woogie, rock ‘n’ roll and swing classics together with a sprinkling of seasonal songs.  Is Santa Claus Comin’ to Town? Will there be a Winter Wonderland?


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Friday 10 Dec 20217:30pm Book Now

Tim Jones at Christmas

Tim Jones at Christmas

Gloucestershire's lockdown internet singing sensation Tim Jones is back at the Playhouse this December for some more swing tunes, musical theatre hits, a generous smattering of seasonal songs and, of course, his special brand of waffle!  

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Saturday 11 Dec 20212:00pm Book Now
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Sunday 12 Dec 20212:00pm Book Now
Sunday 12 Dec 20217:30pm Book Now

Xmas at Toad Hall

Xmas at Toad Hall

Christmas time is approaching and the animals are preparing for the big event. With Mole keen to decorate the Wild Wood in readiness for Santa’s visit, Ratty looking forward to skating on the river, and Badger preparing for his traditional Christmas at home, all seems to be going well – until Toad insists everyone comes to Toad Hall where he promises a Christmas to remember! Surely nothing can go wrong?

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Saturday 18 Dec 20212:00pm Book Now
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Music for Christmas

Music for Christmas

An hour's programme of music including carols for choir and audience plus a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie!

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Saturday 18 Dec 20213:00pm Book Now

The Muppet Xmas Carol (U)

The Muppet Xmas Carol (U)

Charles Dickens' immortal classic gets a Muppet makeover with Michael Caine as the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit and Miss Piggy as Mrs Cratchit.

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Monday 20 Dec 20217:00pm Book Now

Home Alone (PG)

Home Alone (PG)

Kevin is thrilled to have the house to himself until a pair of burglars decide to target it while they assume everyone is away. It’s up to Kevin to thwart them!

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Tuesday 21 Dec 20217:00pm Book Now

Miracle 34th Street (U)

Miracle 34th Street (U)

Richard Attenborough is Kris Kringle, the department store Santa. But is he the REAL Father Christmas?

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Wednesday 22 Dec 20217:00pm Book Now

CCO: Bartok, Sibelius etc

CCO: Bartok, Sibelius etc

Cheltenham Chamber Orchestra present their first concert of 2022 with a programme including Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, Sibelius's Pelleas et Melisande and Vaughan Williams's Fifth Symphony

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Saturday 8 Jan 20227:30pm Book Now

Around the World in 80

Around the World in 80

1872.  The Nightingale has struck again! The famous art thief has stolen three paintings from museums around London and is now attempting to flee the country for the safety of foreign soil. At the same time, Phileas Fogg and his new valet Passepartout are attempting to go Around The World In 80 Days in order to win a bet of £20,000. But is that just a cover story to hide the dastardly escape of The Nightingale?

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Wednesday 12 Jan 20227:30pm Book Now
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Howlers January

Howlers January

Bringing you the best in UK and international stand up!

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Thursday 27 Jan 20227:30pm Book Now

Alex Voysey Blues Band

Alex Voysey Blues Band

The Alex Voysey Blues Band brings together 4 stunning musicians, breathtaking grooves and riffs, and a deep passion for blues. Their new show, ’Old Dogs, New Tricks’ is a travelogue through the very best of blues history.

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Saturday 29 Jan 20227:30pm Book Now

Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

It's family panto! Oh yes it is!

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Thursday 3 Feb 20227:00pm Book Now
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A Warning to the Curious

A Warning to the Curious

Two ghost stories by M R James performed by Robert Lloyd Parry.

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Friday 11 Feb 20227:30pm Book Now

An Audience with Phil Beer

An Audience with Phil Beer

An Audience with Phil Beer has been described as a glimpse into his world where folk, blues, hymns, the sea, the West Country and a life spent in music combine to make a true show. A Phil Beer gig is one spent in the company of a true craftsman, a master musician and consummate performer.

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Saturday 12 Feb 20227:30pm Book Now

Howlers February

Howlers February

Bringing you the best of UK and international stand up!

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Thursday 17 Feb 20227:30pm Book Now

Twisted Tales

Twisted Tales

A brand new original comedy for all the family from the author of Horrible Histories.

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Saturday 19 Feb 20222:00pm Book Now

Doing Shakespeare

Doing Shakespeare

Six actors performing six different plays will do Shakespeare as Shakespeare has never been done before. David Spicer’s hilariously mad Shakespearean mash-up will have you rolling in the aisles and the Bard turning in his grave.

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Friday 25 Feb 20227:30pm Book Now

Howlers March

Howlers March

Bringing you the best of UK and international stand up!

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Thursday 10 Mar 20227:30pm Book Now

Anniversary Dinner Dance

Anniversary Dinner Dance

Our much-delayed 75th anniversary dinner dance (now taking place on the eve of our 77th anniversary)!

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Friday 8 Apr 20227:00pm Book Now

Howlers April

Howlers April

Bringing you the best of UK and international stand up!

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Thursday 21 Apr 20227:30pm Book Now