What's On - Theatre

Upcoming theatre shows at the Theatre...

November 2015

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Charlotte Anne Polland Productions Presents:
Oh What A Night! by The Notations

27th November

Charlotte Anne Polland Productions is proud to present female vocal group The Notations performing 'Oh What a Night' a celebration of musical theatre favourites from the West End, Broadway & the Big Screen!

'Oh What a Night' includes showstoppers from Les Miserables, Wicked, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys, Hairspray, Grease, Blood Brothers & many, many more!


December 2015

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The Panto Company Presents:
Sleeping Beauty

3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th December

The Panto Company’s 2015 pantomime production of Sleeping Beauty is filled with lively characters, up to date chart songs and slapstick humour, with something to please everyone, romance and of course – a daring adventure.

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The Counterfeit Sixties - Christmas Show

16th December

Join us for The Counterfeit Sixties first Christmas show! Following on from the success of their last sell-out visit to the Century Theatre, they are bringing their Christmas show – a fantastic mix of fantastic sixties music and classic Christmas songs from the seventies. It’ll be a great night, guaranteed to get you in the mood for Christmas!

January 2016

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The Pitmen Poets

28th January 2016

Since the first Pitmen Poets tour in 2011, Sam West's revival of the seminal “Close the Coalhouse Door” has completed a triumphant UK tour and Lee Hall's “Pitman Painters” has been a hit in the West End and also on Broadway. Interest in the North East's mining tradition has never been more intense. What better time could there be for an opportunity to experience the brilliant entertainment of The Pitmen Poets?

The Pitmen Poets celebrate the songs, humour, and culture of North East England's Coal Mining tradition, bringing together four of the region's leading champions of it's musical heritage.

February 2016

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Performing Arts @ Century Theatre Presents:

20th February 2016

Returning to the Century after 4 sell-out shows, T.Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 20 years, a career that ironically out lives Marc's very own T.Rex. The band is now accepted as the world's only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan & T.Rex.

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An Evening with Sergeant White

27th February 2016

Sgt Frederick White of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment is recruiting for King, Country, and Empire!

It is August 1914 and Britain is at war with Germany. Belgium and parts of northern France are already occupied and Lord Kitchener has called for the immediate recruitment of 100,000 men. Sgt White, a veteran of campaigns in the Sudan and South Africa has been sent out from the Regimental Depot in Warwick, in search of recruits, men aged 19 to 30, and to encourage them to rally to the colours with stirring stories of the glory to be had in the service of the King!

March 2016

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Expressions Dance & Natalie Nightingale Presents:
Disney Delights and Musical Magic

5th March 2016

Join us for an unforgettable evening of music and dance, laughter, thrills and a touch of romance. You will be well and truly entertained with all your favourite Walt Disney songs and dances, plus hits from popular West End shows.

Profits from this show will be donated to Redgate Animal Sanctuary, based in Coalville.


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Mark Steel - Who Do I Think I Am?

10th March 2016

It never really bothered me that I’d never met my mum.

It never occurred to me I needed to meet her to ‘find out who I was’, as it didn’t seem likely I’d discover I was someone different to who I thought I was. Could it turn out I was three stone lighter than I thought, or I spoke Italian or supported Arsenal or had a fear of Liquorice Allsorts?

See Mark Steel in his newest stand up show; a surprising and enthralling story told with aplomb.

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Tayo Aluko and Friends Presents:
Call Mr Robeson - A Life With Songs

18th March 2016

A rollercoaster journey through African-American actor and singer Paul Robeson’s remarkable life, highlighting his pioneering and heroic political activism. Features Ol’ Man River and other famous songs, much fiery oratory, and a defiant testimony to the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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Talon - The Acoustic Collection 2016

19th March 2016

In 2016 the show will once again be touring the UK and if you have not seen ‘The Acoustic Collection’ before then you are in for a real treat. Sat on bar stools and armed with no more than their trademark four part vocal harmony, acoustic instruments and laid back banter, Talon will leave you spellbound. Come and experience the other side of Talon as they perform a wide and varied selection of their own arrangements of contemporary acoustic classics from the 1920’s to the present day.

May 2016

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The Eduardo Niebla Duo

14th May 2016

If you don’t know the stunning guitar playing of Eduardo Niebla, you’re in for a treat. If you are already amongst his admirers around the world, you know you have something quite extraordinary in store. The virtuoso Spanish guitarist makes music that transcends genres and crosses barriers, fusing flamenco gypsy jazz with a myriad of classical and Indian colours that are quite breathtaking. And moreover it is heart-rending lyricism that brings a truly poetic quality to Eduardo’s performances and a dynamic energy that makes each concert unbelievably invigorating.

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Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3LN
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