WELCOME BACK TO BRADFORD THEATRES! A DAZZLING AUTUMN SEASON OF LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Adam Renton, General Manager Bradford Theatres says:

“It always gives me great pleasure to introduce our new season, but on this occasion, it is more gratifying than ever before. After such a long time, our four venues are open again and we are delighted to come back stronger and more entertaining than ever, with our usual warmest of welcomes.

We have so many great shows, there really is something for everybody, from big feel-good musicals to poignant classics, top comedy, exceptional drag, intimate evening talks and wonderful shows made for our younger audiences.”

September

80s Mania - Friday 3 September 7.30pm, St George’s Hall

9 To 5 The Musical - Tuesday 7 - Saturday 11 September, Alhambra Theatre
Captioned: Fri 10 Sep 7.30pm, Audio Described: Sat 11 Sep 2.30pm
Fresh from 5-star reviews and sold-out houses in London’s West End, 9 to 5 The Musical tells the story of three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. With Louise Redknapp playing ‘Violet Newstead’! Age recommendation: 12+

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac - Wednesday 8 September 7.30pm, St George’s Hall

Some Kinda Wonderful: The Music of Stevie Wonder - Friday 10 September 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley

What’s Love Got To Do With It? Friday 10 September 7.30pm, St George’s Hall

Hairspray - Monday 13 – Saturday 18 September, Alhambra Theatre
Signed: Thu 16 Sep 7.30pm, Audio Described: Sat 18 Sep 2.30pm
Hairspray returns to the Alhambra Theatre.  Starring Brenda Edwards as Motormouth Maybelle, this fun-filled, feel good show is bursting with show-stopping numbers, dazzling costumes, and dizzying dance-routines that you can’t help but shimmy too!

Sindhu Vee: Alphabet - Tuesday 14 September 8pm, King's Hall Ilkley. Age recommendation: 14+

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis - Wednesday 15 September 7.30pm, St George’s Hall. SELLING FAST!

Joe Black: Deco Punk - Thursday 16 September 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley

John Bishop: Warm Up - Thursday 16 September 8pm, St George’s Hall. Age recommendation: 16+. SELLING FAST!

The Cavern Beatles - Monday 20 September 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory - Wednesday 22 September 7.30pm, St George's Hall (Please note this performance contains strong language and adult themes)

John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right - Friday 24 September 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Marisha Wallace: Tomorrow Tour - Friday 24 September 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley
One of the West End and Broadway’s leading ladies, Marisha will effortlessly infuse jazz, gospel and R&B with a healthy dose of soul that will leave you feeling inspired and uplifted.

Dirty Dusting - Tuesday 28 September 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Jonathan Pie: Fake News (Corona Remix) - Wednesday 29 September 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Eric and Ern - Thursday 30 September 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Gangsta Granny - Thursday 30 September – Saturday 2 October, Alhambra Theatre
Signed: Fri 1 Oct 7pm. What Ben doesn’t know is that Granny has a secret – and Friday nights are about to get more exciting than he could ever imagine, as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with his very own Gangsta Granny! From the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories comes the award-winning West End production of this amazing story by David Walliams, the UK’s best-selling author for children.

October

Steve Hackett: Genesis Revisited - Friday 1 October 7.45pm, St George's Hall. SELLING FAST!

Paul Foot: Swan Power - Friday 1 October 8pm, The Studio

Derren Brown: Showman - Tuesday 5 – Saturday 9 October, Alhambra Theatre
The multi-award-winning master of mind control and psychological illusion, Derren Brown, is at his very best on stage. His one-man shows have received wide critical acclaim and more Olivier wins and nominations than any other in history. The content of the show remains a closely guarded secret, but if you’ve seen him before, you know you’re in for a powerhouse treat! Not suitable for under 12s

Undr The Cosh Live - Friday 8 October 7.30pm, The Studio. SOLD OUT!

John Bishop – Right Here Right Now - Friday 8 October & Wednesday 8 December 8pm, St George's Hall. Age recommendation: 16+

Judge Jules Live! Saturday 9 October 8pm, St George's Hall
Global superstar in the world of dance music, Judge Jules present a mashup of dance classics with a 10-piece live band.

Chicago - Monday 11 – Saturday 16 October, Alhambra Theatre
Signed: Thu 14 Oct 7.30pm, Captioned: Fri 15 Oct 7.30pm, Audio Described: Sat 16 Oct 2.30pm
Chicago, the ‘sexiest musical ever’ (Metro) is back! Starring Coronation Street’s Faye Brookes (Dancing On Ice, Grease, Legally Blonde) as Roxie Hart, international recording artist and pop star Sinitta as Matron ‘Mama’ Morton, West End and TV star Darren Day (Joseph, We Will Rock You, Doctors, Celebrity Big Brother) as Billy Flynn, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK star Divina De Campoas Mary Sunshine, and West End stars Djalenga Scott(Annie, Chicago, West Side Story) as Velma Kelly and Joel Montague (Waitress, Fat Friends, School of Rock)as Amos Hart.

Bad Boy Chiller Crew - Tuesday 12 October 8pm, St George's Hall. SOLD OUT! Age recommendation: 14+ (under 18s to be accompanied by an adult). Bradford’s own BBCC make their St George’s Hall debut.

Total 90s - Thursday 14 October 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Anything For Love The Meat Loaf Story - Friday 15 October 7.30pm, St George's Hall

An Evening with Andrew Cotter, Olive and Mabel - Monday 18 October 7.30pm, King's Hall. SOLD OUT!

Blood Brothers - Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 October, Alhambra Theatre
Signed: Thu 21 Oct 7.30pm, Captioned: Fri 22 Oct 7.30pm, Audio Described: Sat 23 Oct 2.30pm
Lyn Paul returns for her farewell tour in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone, which she first made her own in

London’s West End. The superb score includes Bright New Day, Marilyn Monroe and the emotionally charged hit Tell Me It’s Not True.

Dr John Cooper Clarke - Wed 20 October 8pm, King's Hall. SOLD OUT!

The Elvis Years - The Story of the King - Thu 21 October 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Laugh Me A Laugh - Thursday 21 October 7.30pm, King's Hall
Tommy Cannon will be joined on stage by his good pals, Johnnie Casson and Stu Francis. Enjoy a magical nostalgic evening of laughter and song.

Paul Zerdin Hands Free - Friday 22 October 7.30pm, King's Hall

An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson - Monday 25 October 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley

School of Rock - Monday 25 – Saturday 30 October, Alhambra Theatre
Signed: Thu 28 Oct 7.30pm, Captioned: Fri 29 Oct 7.30pm, Audio Described: Sat 30 Oct 2.30pm
Get ready to stick it to the man Bradford, because Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End and Broadway hit musical School of Rock is coming to rock out at the Alhambra Theatre!

Rich Hall’s Hoedown Deluxe - Wednesday 27 October 8pm, King's Hall.  Age recommendation: 14+. SELLING FAST!

Dr Richard Shepherd Unnatural Causes - Wednesday 27 October 7.30pm, St George's Hall
Hear real-life tales from a forensic pathologist. Not for the faint hearted! Age recommendation: 16+

Tony Christie - Thursday 28 October 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Rapunzel The Adult Drag Panto - Friday 29 October 8.15pm, St George's Hall

Fascinating Aida - Saturday 30 October 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Ian Waite & Vincent Simone The Ballroom Boys - Sunday 31 October 2.30pm, St George's Hall. Age recommendation: 12+

November

The Comedy of Errors - Tuesday 2 – Saturday 6 November, Alhambra Theatre
Signed: Fri 5 Nov 7.15pm, Audio Described: Sat 6 Nov 2pm, Captioned: Sat 6 Nov 2pm
Direct from Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company returns to the Alhambra Theatre for a riotous farce of unlikely coincidence and everyday miracles.

Jason Manford Like Me - Wednesday 3 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall. Age recommendation: 14+

Billy Pearce - Thursday 4 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall. Age recommendation: 18+

Chris Ramsey - Friday 5 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall. Age recommendation: 14+. SELLING FAST!

Amy Winehouse A Celebration of her Life and Music – Saturday 6 November 7pm, St George's Hall
The National Youth Jazz Orchestra performs an amazing concert celebrating Amy Winehouse’s enduring legacy.

Janey Godley’s Soup Pot Tour - Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 November 7.30pm, The Studio

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever - Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 November, St George's Hall

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - Thursday 11 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Lost in Music One Night at the Disco - Friday 12 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Go Now! The Music of The Moody Blues - Friday 12 November 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley

Paul Smith Changed - Wednesday 17 November 8pm, St George's Hall

The Roy Orbison Story - Thursday 18 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Tez Ilyas The Vicked Tour - Saturday 20 November 6pm & 8pm, The Studio

Showaddywaddy - Friday 19 November 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley

The Rocky Horror Show - Monday 15 – Saturday 20 November, Alhambra Theatre
Captioned: Friday 19 Nov 8.30pm, Audio Described: Saturday 20 Nov 5pm
Ready to thrill you with fun and naughty moments, Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical The Rocky Horror Show returns to the Alhambra Theatre.

Waterloo The Best of ABBA - Saturday 20 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Danny & Luke from Thunder - Monday 22 November 7.30pm, Kings Hall

Henry Normal The Escape Plan - Tuesday 23 November 8pm, King's Hall

An Evening with Sir Geoff Hurst - Wednesday 24 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Gary Delaney Gary in Punderland - Wednesday 24 November 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley. Age recommendation: 16+

Dirty Dancing - Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 November, Alhambra Theatre
Signed: Thu 25 Nov 7.30pm
The iconic story of Baby and Johnny, featuring the hit songs Hungry Eyes, Hey! Baby, Do You Love Me? and the heart stopping (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life, returns to the stage, following two blockbuster West End runs, four hit UK tours, and multiple sensational international productions.

The Magic of Motown - Thursday 25 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Clinton Baptiste Goes Stratospheric! Thursday 25 November 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley. SELLING FAST!

A Beautiful Noise - Friday 26 November 7.30pm, St George's Hall. Celebrating the music of Neil Diamond

Blake – Friday 26 November 7.30pm, King’s Hall Ilkley

Positively Swing - Sunday 28 November 1pm & 5pm, King’s Hall Ilkley
A charity cabaret in aid of Jacqui’s Million, packed with hugely popular ‘Swing’ hits.

Adam Kay Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas Live - Sunday 28 November 8pm, St George's Hall

December

Sarah Millican Bobby Dazzler - Thursday 2 December 8pm, St George's Hall. Age recommendation 16+ SELLING FAST!

Katherine Ryan Missus - Friday 3 December 8pm, St George's Hall. Age recommendation 14+ SELLING FAST!

The Ultimate 70s Show - Friday 3 December 7.30pm - King's Hall Ilkley

Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band Carols & Capers - Saturday 4 December 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley

Bootleg Beatles - Tuesday 7 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Fastlove A Tribute to George Michael - Thursday 9 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Great Yorkshire Chorus Christmas Spectacular - Friday 10 December 7.15pm, St George's Hall

Sleeping Beauty - Sat 11 December 2021 – Sun 16 January 2022, Alhambra Theatre
Signed: Thu 16 Dec 2pm & Sun 16 Jan 5pm, Audio Described: Thu 6 Jan 2pm & 7.15pm, Captioned: Sun 9 Jan 5pm, Relaxed performance: Tue 11 Jan 6pm. Billy Pearce, Bradford’s best-loved comic, returns to the Alhambra Theatre in his 22nd pantomime playing King Billy, joined by TV celebrity Dr Ranj playing The Royal Doctor, overseeing medical proceedings in the Royal Household!

The Drifters - Saturday 11 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Whitney Queen of the Night - Sunday 12 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Sir Ranulph Fiennes - Living Dangerously - Monday 13 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Kate Rusby at Christmas - Tuesday 14 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Fairytale of New York - Wednesday 15 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Brighouse & Rastrick Band Christmas Concert - Friday 17 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

The James Bond Concert Spectacular - Saturday 18 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Rick Wakeman The Not Quite As Grumpy As Last Xmas Tour - Monday 20 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

G4 Christmas - Tuesday 21 December 7.30pm, St George's Hall

Whole Lotta Shakin - Thursday 23 December 7.30pm, King's Hall Ilkley

 

Coming Soon

The Addams Family - Tuesday 1 – Saturday 5 February 2022, Alhambra Theatre
Everyone’s favourite kooky family are back on stage in this spectacular musical comedy starring Samantha Womack as Morticia and Cameron Blakely as Gomez.

The Dresser - Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 February 2022, Alhambra Theatre
Julian Clary and Matthew Kelly star in this funny and affectionate portrait of backstage life. Inspired by memories of working as Donald Wolfit’s dresser as a young man, Ronald Harwood’s evocative, affectionate and hilarious portrait of backstage life is one of the most acclaimed dramas of modern theatre.

 

To book for all of these shows please contact the Box Office on 01274 432000

or visit our website: bradford-theatres.co.uk

Booking fees apply

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