Belgrade Theatre - Upcoming events http://www.belgrade.co.uk/events/rss/ Upcoming events at Belgrade Theatre en-gb <![CDATA[SEND Summer Programme ]]> Belgrade Theatre 0.00000000 0.00000000 Creative drama sessions for young adults aged 16-30 on the autistic spectrum or with learning disabilities

SEND Summer Programme Working with or know a young adult with special educational needs or disabilities? The Belgrade Theatre in partnership with Open Theatre and Euphoric Ink is holding creative drama sessions for young adults aged 16-30 years old on the autistic spectrum or with mild to moderate learning disabilities. These sessions will be fun and engaging - bringing out and developing hidden abilities for improvising, performing and exploring all kinds of interesting and amusing situations and characters. We won't be working with scripts but will make up our own stories and tales with lots of music and colourful props. Seem like your kind of thing? Come along! ]]>
2019-07-22T10:00:00 2019-07-22T10:00:00
<![CDATA[Customer Care Training Workshops]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 This fun and practical workshop aims to prepare businesses for the incoming opportunities in 2021 and beyond

Customer Care Training Workshop Whether you’re part of a large organisation or a sole trader, this fun and practical workshop aims to prepare businesses for the incoming opportunities in 2021 and beyond. Developed with staff at the Belgrade Theatre, we’ll be using creative approaches to examine areas of customer service strengths and develop further skills and confidence in delivering City of Culture as a city-wide programme. This session is for any business in Coventry involved with front-facing customer service and would like to get culture-ready, learn techniques to provide excellent customer service, as well as understand how their part in Coventry 2021 can strengthen customer relationships for their business and for the city. ]]>
2019-07-24T17:00:00 2019-07-24T17:00:00
<![CDATA[Summer School 2019, Ages 8-11]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join us for our Summer School where you'll learn new skills, make new friends and create a play in a week!

Summer School Our annual *Summer School* consists of 5 fun-filled days for young people aged 8-11 (primary group) and 11-16 (secondary group). During these popular workshops we keep young people entertained, nurture their curiosity and help them to learn new skills and make new friends. The theme of this year’s summer school is Play in a Week, during these fun and practical workshops, your young people will produce a short piece of theatre that they create themselves using skills that they learn throughout the week. *Summer School* is led by our experienced DBS checked practitioners in the Belgrade’s safe and professional theatre. No previous drama experience is necessary to take part. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, and lots of enthusiasm! Lunch is not provided, so please bring a packed lunch with you or some money to get something from our Café. There will be a designated lunch area for participants to use, which will be supervised at all times. We also recommend bringing plenty of water to drink throughout the day. *Summer School* takes place from *Mon 29 July to Fri 2 Aug* from 10am – 4.30pm at the Belgrade Theatre. At 4pm on the final day we’ll share what we’ve been working on with family and friends. In order for young people to get the most from these activities, the groups are separated by age based on school years. Participants are welcome join the 8-11 group while they are at primary school, including when they’re in Year 6. If a young person is in Year 7 and above, they can join the 11-16 group. If a young person is in between Year 6 and 7 when they take part in Summer School, we’re happy for you to choose whichever group feels most appropriate. An Early drop-off and late pick-up option is available for busy parents and sibling discounts are available. See ‘Ticket Information’ on the right for specific details. We like to be able to send you an email before Summer School begins, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book your place. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. *Please note, places are limited*. ]]>
2019-07-29T10:00:00 2019-07-29T10:00:00
<![CDATA[Summer School 2019, Ages 11-16]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join us for our Summer School where you'll learn new skills, make new friends and create a play in a week!

Summer School 2019 Ages 11-16 Our annual *Summer School* consists of 5 fun-filled days for young people aged 8-11 (primary group) and 11-16 (secondary group). During these popular workshops we keep young people entertained, nurture their curiosity and help them to learn new skills and make new friends. The theme of this year’s summer school is Play in a Week, during these fun and practical workshops, your young people will produce a short piece of theatre that they create themselves using skills that they learn throughout the week. *Summer School* is led by our experienced DBS checked practitioners in the Belgrade’s safe and professional theatre. No previous drama experience is necessary to take part. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, and lots of enthusiasm! Lunch is not provided, so please bring a packed lunch with you or some money to get something from our Café. There will be a designated lunch area for participants to use, which will be supervised at all times. We also recommend bringing plenty of water to drink throughout the day. *Summer School* takes place from *Mon 29 July to Fri 2 Aug* from 10am – 4.30pm at the Belgrade Theatre. At 4pm on the final day we’ll share what we’ve been working on with family and friends. In order for young people to get the most from these activities, the groups are separated by age based on school years. Participants are welcome join the 8-11 group while they are at primary school, including when they’re in Year 6. If a young person is in Year 7 and above, they can join the 11-16 group. If a young person is in between Year 6 and 7 when they take part in Summer School, we’re happy for you to choose whichever group feels most appropriate. An Early drop-off and late pick-up option is available for busy parents and sibling discounts are available. See ‘Ticket Information’ on the right for specific details. We like to be able to send you an email before Summer School begins, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book your place. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. *Please note, places are limited.* ]]>
2019-07-29T10:00:00 2019-07-29T10:00:00
<![CDATA[Holding the Centre]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Holding The Centre, the first big production from Birmingham writer Joan Carty, follows a young man's journey through suburbia, inner city streets, and “here.” Exploring themes such as shadism, implicit bias, violence and deception, it will take audie

Holding the Centre When everything tells you who you should be, how can you know who you are? All his life Micaiah has been told he is clever, special, different. A successful entrepreneur, generous son and brother, so what if his pride in his achievements spills over into arrogance; he is Micaiah! He might have been born in the inner city but he was still a boy when he left those low zones. He went to one of the best schools in the country, worked hard, made connections and now less than ten years later, he's a successful events organiser, and importer. But when one of his friends is murdered and he breaks his own rule he becomes the centre of a storm that threatens to swallow Micaiah, his people, his family and even his reality. Who can he turn to as things fall apart? Can he answer the most important question of his life before it’s too late? Who am I? *Holding The Centre*, the first big production from Birmingham writer Joan Carty, follows Micaiah’s journey through suburbia, inner city streets, and “here.” Exploring themes such as shadism, implicit bias, violence and deception, it will take audiences on a thrilling journey, moving them on many levels and leave them wondering if they can know the truth about anyone or anything, including themselves. Contains some sexual content, violence and adult themes throughout. Contact Box Office if you require further details or have any concerns about these issues. Age recommendation 14+ ]]>
2019-09-04T19:30:00 2019-09-07T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Silver Screen: West Side Story]]> Burbidge Room 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join us in our Burbidge Room for an afternoon of Hollywood glamour with a screening of the classic movie, West Side Story.

Silver Screen Join us in our Burbidge Room for an afternoon of Hollywood glamour with a screening of the classic movie, *West Side Story*. This special Silver Screen event will include Afternoon Tea followed by a screening of the film in the intimate surroundings of our first-floor Burbidge Room. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. ]]>
2019-09-10T13:30:00 2019-09-24T13:30:00
<![CDATA[The Sound of Springsteen]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The Sound of Springsteen, celebrating a passion for the work of ‘THE BOSS'

The Sound of Springsteen *The Sound of Springsteen* formed in late 2017 from a passion for the work of ‘THE BOSS’. Each member of this 7 piece band has their own unique abilities as performers and an undeniable love of the music. The band members as they are now, have impressive references, listing previous UK tours alongside recordings with big names in the music industry. While the band remains a fairly new creation they are already showing signs of a big and successful career, The band has made it clear that their passion for SPRINGSTEEN outweighs all others. Have a great night with *THE SOUND OF SPRINGSTEEN*. Running time approx 2 hours 30 mins. ]]>
2019-09-11T19:30:00 2019-09-11T19:30:00
<![CDATA[The King is Back - Ben Portsmouth is Elvis ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Ben Portsmouth -The World’s Number One Elvis Tribute Artist returns to the Belgrade

The King is Back *Ben Portsmouth* -The World’s Number One Elvis Tribute Artist. Ben, a multi talented musician, singer and songwriter had Elvis's DNA in his blood from an early age. His father was an avid Elvis fan and Ben grew up on a diet of Elvis songs. He looks like Elvis, sings like Elvis and has an on-stage charisma that has audiences believing at times they are watching the King himself. In August 2012, Ben made history when he won the Elvis Presley Enterprises “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest which took place in Memphis, crowning Ben as the “Worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist”, the first artist from outside the USA to ever win this prestigious title. Internationally renowned as one, if not The Best Elvis Tribute in the world today, Ben Portsmouth will bring his unique style and charisma and will show audiences why he is regarded as the best in the business. Running time: Approx 2hrs 20mins including interval ]]>
2019-09-12T19:30:00 2019-09-12T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Northern Soul Live ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Northern Soul Live is a Soul and Motown Party with The Edwin Starr band –The Team featuring Angelo Starr with special guest original Northern Soul artist Lorraine Silver.

Northern Soul Live *Northern Soul Live* is a Soul and Motown party with The Edwin Starr band –The Team featuring Angelo Starr with special guest, original Northern Soul artist Lorraine Silver. Edwin Starr's original band backed Edwin on all his shows. They are still intact following his sad passing in 2003. Now 15 years on the story continues with his brother Angelo Starr now lead vocalist. A Soul and Motown party including all the Edwin Starr hits: _War, S.O.S. 25 Miles, Contact, H.A.P.P.Y._ His Northern Soul classics including _Time, I Have Faith In You Baby_ and _Agent 00 Soul_ plus Soul and Motown covers such as _Get Ready, Higher and Higher, Superstition, Dancing in the Street, I'll be Around, Let's Stay Together, Stand By Me_ and _My Girl_. On this show their special guest is Northern Soul icon, Lorraine Silver, who will be performing her classic tracks _Lost Summer Love, Landslide, Long After Tonight is All Over, The Happy Faces, 123, I'll Keep On Holding On_ and _Goodbye Nothing To Say_. Running time: Approx. 2hrs 20mins including interval. ]]>
2019-09-13T19:30:00 2019-09-13T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Stardust]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Stardust features pulsating dance numbers and moving melodious ballads

Stardust Amor is the Whitney Houston in the Bollywood music industry in the late 1980s. She is silenced when she uncovers an explosive secret involving Cyrus, her music producer and husband. 30 years later, British Asian singer Amar is struggling to make his mark as a mainstream star. When he discovers Amor’s songs, Amar plunges into an extraordinary journey that culminates in a chilling encounter with Cyrus. Featuring pulsating dance numbers and moving melodious ballads, *Stardust* is a romantic, pop, R&B and Bollywood musical thriller from the makers of _Bring on the Bollywood_. Contains mild violence and swearing. Age recommendation 13+. ]]>
2019-09-14T19:30:00 2019-09-21T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Complete Madness]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 A musical rollercoaster ride through the story of one of Britain's most memorable, visual and fun bands.

Complete Madness Re-live the madness of Madness! A sensational theatre extravaganza featuring the amazing talents of this five-piece band who will take you on a musical rollercoaster ride through the story of one of Britain's most memorable, visual and fun bands. Complete with crazy costumes, comedy and chirpy banter, *Complete Madness* welcome you to their 'House of Fun'. Featuring all the favourites... _Baggy Trousers,One step Beyond,It Must Be Love,Driving In My Car_. This Highly visual and energetic show is a riot from beginning to end. Running time: Approx. 2hrs including interval <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/FfdWAHNsGXQ" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> ]]>
2019-09-14T19:30:00 2019-09-14T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Saturday Night Fever]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 ONE OF THE BEST-SELLING MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS EVER! Marking 40 years since its famous UK cinema release, Saturday Night Fever is spectacularly re-imagined in a big new music and dance extravaganza.

Saturday Night Fever THE FEVER IS BACK! IN A BIG NEW PRODUCTION! ONE OF THE BEST-SELLING MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS EVER! Marking 40 years since its famous UK cinema release, *Saturday Night Fever* is spectacularly re-imagined in a big new music and dance extravaganza. Whilst paying homage to the 1977 John Travolta classic, this new stage version promises more drama, more music and hot new choreography, which is sure to have you dancing in the aisles! *Saturday Night Fever* tells the story of Tony Manero, who escapes the harsh realities of working-class Brooklyn life when he embarks on a reckless, yet thrilling road to dancing success. The movie soundtrack remains one of the bestselling of all time, featuring the Bee Gees greatest hits including _Stayin’ Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever, Tragedy_ and _More Than a Woman_ as well as 70s favourites _Boogie Shoes, Disco Inferno_ and many more. Matthew Bourne Company, Streetdance: The Movie and Casualty star *Richard Winsor* plays Tony Manero, the role which famously rocketed John Travolta to stardom. Winsor has starred around the world leading numerous celebrated Matthew Bourne dance productions including _Swan Lake._ On screen he landed cult dance movie _Streetdance_ and for the BBC was highly acclaimed for his gripping three year portrayal of Caleb in _Casualty_. Please note this show contains adult themes and strong language. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hewr9UYU3Ao" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> ]]>
2019-09-17T19:30:00 2019-09-21T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Heritage Open Day Tours]]> Foyer 0.00000000 0.00000000 Heritage Open Day Backstage tours at the Belgrade

Main Stage Auditorium Have you ever wondered where the Dame prepares to go on stage for the Panto, how the Belgrade got its name, or where the actors relax in between shows? If so, why not make your way behind the curtain, on one of our Heritage Open Day backstage tours, and take a peek at how and where we make the magic on stage happen. You’ll also discover the story of the Belgrade and be able to explore the public and private areas of our wonderful building. Depending on the productions, either in rehearsal or production, access onto either stage cannot be guaranteed – although there will still be plenty of exclusive access and who knows who you will bump into. Tours last approximately one hour and please arrive at Box Office 10 minutes before the start time of your tour. As a registered charity (number 219163), we are reliant on the continued support of our audiences, funders, members, corporate partners and donors – to ensure that we continue to enrich communities and change people’s lives. There will be an opportunity to donate on the day and all proceeds from the Tours support our charitable work – both on and off the stage. ]]>
2019-09-20T11:00:00 2019-09-20T14:00:00
<![CDATA[Adult Acting Classes - Autumn 2019]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join out Adult Acting Classes, the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun.

Adult Acting Classes - Autumn 2019 Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting, learn more about theatre, or maybe you’re just looking for an opportunity to meet new people? Our *Adult Acting Classes* are the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun. These practical theatre workshops are open to anyone aged 16+ and are led by our experienced theatre practitioners. Each term we focus on a different theme or style of theatre practice, so there’s always something new to learn. No previous experience is necessary to take part in these workshops. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, a bottle of water, and an open mind! Adult Acting Classes take place on Friday evenings at the following times: *Early Class:* 6pm – 7:30pm *Late Class:* 8pm – 9:30pm See *Ticket Information* on the right for specific dates this term. We like to be able to send you an email before the Acting Classes begin, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. ]]>
2019-09-20T18:00:00 2019-09-20T20:00:00
<![CDATA[Youth Acting Classes - Autumn 2019]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Through these fun and practical drama workshops, young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends.

Youth Acting Classes 8 - 11 Our fantastic *Youth Acting Classes* run on Saturday mornings for young people aged 8-11 (Primary group). Through these fun and practical drama workshops, young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends. Each term we focus on a different subject or style of theatre, so there’s always something new to learn. *Youth Acting Classes* are led by experienced DBS checked practitioners in the Belgrade’s safe and professional theatre. No previous drama experience is necessary to take part. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, a bottle of water, and be ready to have fun! *Youth Acting Classes* take place on Saturday mornings at the Belgrade Theatre from 10.15am to 11.45am. See *Ticket Information* on the right for specific dates this term. In order for young people to get the most from these activities, the groups are separated by age based on school years. Participants are welcome join the 8-11 group while they are at Primary school, including when they’re in Year 6. If a young person is in Year 7 and above, they can join the "11-16 group":http://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/education-saturday-drama-classes-11-16-years-september-2019. We like to be able to send you an email before the Acting Classes begin, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book your place. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. Please note, places are limited. ]]>
2019-09-21T10:15:00 2019-09-21T10:15:00
<![CDATA[Youth Acting Classes - Autumn 2019]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join our Youth Acting Classes where young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends.

Youth Acting Classes 11-16 Our fantastic *Youth Acting Classes* run on Saturday afternoons for young people aged 11-16 (Secondary group). Through these fun and practical drama workshops, young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends. Each term we focus on a different subject or style of theatre, so there’s always something new to learn. *Youth Acting Classes* are led by experienced DBS checked practitioners in the Belgrade’s safe and professional theatre. No previous drama experience is necessary to take part. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, a bottle of water, and be ready to have fun! *Youth Acting Classes* take place on Saturday afternoons at the Belgrade Theatre from *12 noon to 1.30pm*. See *Ticket Information* on the right for specific dates this term. In order for young people to get the most from these activities, the groups are separated by age based on school years. Participants are welcome join the "8-11 group":http://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/education-saturday-drama-classes-8-11-years-september-2019 while they are at primary school, including when they’re in Year 6. If a young person is in Year 7 and above, they can join the 11-16 group. We like to be able to send you an email before the Acting Classes begin, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book your place. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. Please note, places are limited. ]]>
2019-09-21T12:00:00 2019-09-21T12:00:00
<![CDATA[Desi Central Comedy Show ]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join Patrick Monahan, Kiran Morjaria, Kane Brown and Tez Ilyas for a night of jokes and laughter.

Desi Central After previous sell out shows around the UK, Desi Central returns to Coventry. Join *Hyde Panser*, *Kiran Morjaria*, *Kane Brown* and *Tez Ilyas* for a night of jokes and laughter. Note: All acts are confirmed at time of booking. Occasionally acts may be replaced for reasons beyond our control. If this happens the act will be replaced with a suitable alternative. Refunds will not be offered for act changes. ]]>
2019-09-23T19:45:00 2019-09-23T19:45:00
<![CDATA[The Lady Vanishes]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Gwen Taylor leads in the thriller The Lady Vanishes.

The Lady Vanishes BAFTA-nominated *Gwen Taylor* and ‘Villain of the Year’ *Andrew Lancel* are reunited for the first time since their two years together in _Coronation Street_ as Anne Taylor and her evil son Frank Foster. Andrew and Gwen are back in this devilishly fun stage adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s *The Lady Vanishes* by The Thriller Theatre Company. When Socialite Iris’ travelling companion disappears, she’s bewildered to find fellow passengers deny ever having seen her. But with the help of musician Max, she turns detective, and together they resolve to solve this perplexing mystery. Starring alongside Gwen and Andrew is *Denis Lill,* star of the highly acclaimed TV drama _The Royal_; _Emmerdale_ and _Call the Midwife_, actress *Scarlett Archer*, TV and theatre star *Mark Wynter* (_The Mousetrap_, _Witness for Prosecution_); *Nicholas Audsley,* best known as the Duke of Monmouth in smash-hit TV series _Victoria_ and *Ben Nealon* (_Soldier Soldier_). Running time: Approx. 2hrs 20mins including interval. ]]>
2019-09-24T19:30:00 2019-09-28T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Carole - The Music of Carole King]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Carole - The Music of Carole King is the story of one of the most successful songwriters in the history of popular music.

The Music of Carole King From the producers of the West End hit shows _Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of The Dubliners_ and _Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers Story_, this brand new production takes to the stage for 2019. *Carole - The Music of Carole King* is the story of the career of one of the most successful and admired songwriters in the history of popular music. With a cast of the UK’s finest musicians, singers and dancers, we tell the story of the music of Carole King, from its early beginnings in New York in that hotbed of creativity that was the Brill Building to life in LA, The Troubadour Club and the singer-songwriter movement of early '70s California. Featuring not only songs from the Carole King songbook but also songs that were written and recorded by some of the greatest artists and songwriting partnerships and iconic artists such as Aretha Franklin, The Drifters, The Shirelles, The Monkees, The Beatles, The Everly Brothers, Dusty Springfield, Little Eva, Herman’s Hermits and James Taylor. "www.caroletheshow.com":http://www.caroletheshow.com <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/C-JjbYWY4bI" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> "facebook.com/caroletheshow":https://www.facebook.com/caroletheshow/ "Instagram.com/caroletheshow":https://www.instagram.com/caroletheshow/ Running time approx 2 hours 30 minutes ]]>
2019-10-02T19:30:00 2019-10-02T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Frankenstein]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 A new adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein adapted by Rona Munro

Frankenstein An eighteen year-old girl, Mary Shelley, dreams up a monster whose tragic story will capture the imaginations of generations to come. A young scientist by the name of Frankenstein breathes life into a gruesome body. Banished into an indifferent world, Frankenstein’s creature desperately seeks out his true identity, but the agony of rejection and a broken promise push him into darkness. Dangerous and vengeful, the creature threatens to obliterate Frankenstein and everyone he loves, in a ferocious and bloodthirsty hunt for his maker. Rona Munro’s brilliant new adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Gothic masterpiece places the writer herself amongst the action as she wrestles with her creation and with the stark realities facing revolutionary young women, then and now. Age recommendation: 11+ ]]>
2019-10-02T19:45:00 2019-10-12T19:45:00
<![CDATA[Nathan Carter and his Band ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Nathan Carter is one of the biggest names on the Irish music scene and is fast becoming a big name all over the UK.

Nathan Carter *Nathan Carter* is one of the biggest names on the Irish music scene and is fast becoming a big name all over the UK. Nathan performs an array of original songs and covers which show the tone and range of his vocal ability which, on occasion, emotes clearly his own passion for the songs and what being Irish means to him. Since his appearance on BBC 1’s _The One Show_ last year, his profile on this side of the Irish Sea has grown immeasurably. Nathan is an expert accordion player so you can expect a bit of hand clapping, foot tapping hooley as well and this friendly and good looking young man will perform a superbly entertaining show that will make you want to see him again. Please note: If you want to dance, book a seat in the stalls. If you want to stay seated, book a seat in the circle where the rake is too steep for us to allow dancing. More details can be found on the Extra Info tab. Running time: Approx 2 hours 30 minutes, including interval. Most of our seating require use of steps to access them. For further details please see information on our Access page or speak to one of our box office team. ]]>
2019-10-03T19:30:00 2019-10-03T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Pop Up Bowie ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Pop-Up Bowie aims to inspire, uplift and celebrate the life of a true artistic genius.

Pop Up Bowie Paul Anthony was voted the UK’s No.1 David Bowie Tribute Act at the National Tribute Awards 2016. His act has amazed and entertained audiences throughout the nation. With a full band Paul will perform 2 hours of Bowie’s biggest hits taking the audience on a musical journey, experiencing the masterpieces that made the late, great David Bowie the immortal legend he is today. *Pop-Up Bowie* aims to inspire, uplift and celebrate the life of a true artistic genius. Experience the magic of Bowie’s music live with thrilling artistry, a theatrical performance that honours the revolutionary icon himself in the most respectful of ways. Running time approx 2 hours plus interval ]]>
2019-10-04T19:30:00 2019-10-04T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story

Steve Steinman's Anything For Love - The Meat Loaf Story *2,000 performances and over a million tickets sold worldwide!* Steve Steinman, now in his 27th year of performing Meat Loaf’s incredible back catalogue, brings you his brand-new production featuring Meat Loaf’s greatest hits with special guest star Lorraine Crosby, the female lead vocalist on Meat Loaf’s Grammy Award winning song and No 1 hit the world over _I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)_. Amongst her many achievements Lorraine can also be credited for her amazing vocals on the hit No 1 album Bat Out Of Hell II - Back Into Hell. Lorraine is well known for her live performances where many superstars, including Bonnie Tyler, have joined her on stage. Steve Steinman has come a long way since his appearance as Meat Loaf on ITV’s hit TV show _Stars In Their Eyes_ back in 1993. His journey can only be described as remarkable as for the past 27 years Steve has constantly toured all over the world in the hit show “The Meat Loaf Story”. He has performed in some of the most iconic venues such as Sun City, South Africa and the London Palladium, which Steve rates as one of his all-time achievements. Steve has pulled out all the stops to bring you his all new hit show: *Anything For Love - The Meat Loaf Story!* With incredible stage set live band and production, combined with Steve’s well-known sense of humour and stage presence, along with the amazing Lorraine Crosby the show can only be described as ‘awesome’. The show will feature Meat Loaf’s greatest hits of all time including – _Anything For Love – Bat Out Of Hell – Paradise By The Dashboard Light – Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth – Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad – Dead Ringer For Love_ and many, many more. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/xSP92Q2sIEA" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> Running time: Approx 2hrs 20mins including interval ]]>
2019-10-05T19:30:00 2019-10-05T19:30:00
<![CDATA[The Goldhawks perform TOMMY - the album LIVE]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The Who’s iconic masterpiece, Tommy, is performed masterfully by the fabulous, 8-piece band, The Goldhawks.

The Goldhawks perform The Who's Tommy On the 50th anniversary of the release of _The Who’s_ ground-breaking rock opera, *Tommy*, we bring you a brand new production, *The Goldhawks perform TOMMY - the album, LIVE!* Following continued public demand, after their smash hit tour of _Quadrophenia_, legendary world-class rock band, *The Goldhawks*, return to perform *Tommy* as a 9-piece outfit backed with amazing projection and effects and superb replication of _The Who_’s sound. *Tommy* is the fourth studio album by _The Who_, a double album first released in May 1969. The album was a ground-breaking moment in rock history as a rock opera which tells the story about a deaf, dumb and blind boy, including his experiences with life and his relationship with his family. To close the show, be ready for some massive all-time classic _Who_ hits you won’t want to miss. "Absolutely first class. Having toured with The Who for 10 years I can safely say that this band is the next best thing and the closest you will ever get to the real thing." Wolfy Foxlow, close friend of Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey. “Superb - Rock Opera perfection” Time Out "www.quadropheniatribute.com":www.quadropheniatribute.com ]]>
2019-10-09T19:30:00 2019-10-09T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Dangerous Obsession]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Dangerous Obsession is a compulsive psychological thriller by N.J. Crisp

Dangerous Obsession It’s a sunny afternoon in the Home Counties… Sally Driscoll is watering her plants in the conservatory of her luxurious home after an afternoon sunbathing. A peaceful scene – until a bespectacled, suited man suddenly appears at the door. John Barrett is not selling double glazing… it becomes clear that he is there looking for someone to take the blame for his wife’s accident. Dangerously obsessed and determined to seek retribution, Barrett strips away the conflicting secrets of the Driscoll’s apparently perfect lives, until his twisted revenge climaxes in the devastating conclusion of this compulsive psychological thriller. ]]>
2019-10-10T19:30:00 2019-10-12T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Silver Screen: The Producers]]> Burbidge Room 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join us in our Burbidge Room for an afternoon of Hollywood glamour with a screening of the classic movie, The Producers.

Silver Screen Join us in our Burbidge Room for an afternoon of Hollywood glamour with a screening of the classic movie, *The Producers*. This special Silver Screen event will include Afternoon Tea followed by a screening of the film in the intimate surroundings of our first-floor Burbidge Room. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. ]]>
2019-10-15T13:30:00 2019-10-29T13:30:00
<![CDATA[The Entertainer]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Shane Richie stars as Archie Rice in a vibrant new staging of John Osborne's The Entertainer

The Entertainer 1982: Archie Rice is a washed-up entertainer playing a summer season. As his soldier son sails with the Task Force to liberate the Falklands, his daughter Jean returns from campaigning against the war, and Archie’s professional and personal lives collide with devastating consequences. *Shane Richie* takes on the role memorably created on stage and screen by Laurence Olivier, alongside *Diana Vickers* and the Olivier award-winning *Sara Crowe*. For the first time since its premiere in 1957, John Osborne’s classic is given a vibrant new setting and an electric new vision in Sean O’Connor’s exciting production. From the writer of _Look Back in Anger_, *The Entertainer* was chosen as one of the greatest plays of the 20th Century by Michael Billington (chief theatre critic of The Guardian). Age recommendation: 12+ _"One of the most iconic roles in theatre"_ Daily Telegraph _“If there was ever a state-of- the-nation play, this is it.”_ The Guardian _“The Entertainer is as British as a seaside postcard with as much to say today as it did then.”_ Evening Standard _“A landmark state-of-the-nation play.”_ The Observer <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/odUX8mJ7_J8" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> Running time: Approx. 2hrs 30mins including interval ]]>
2019-10-15T19:30:00 2019-10-19T19:30:00
<![CDATA[COBO Comedy Shutdown: Black History Month Special]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join Comedy Of Black Origin as we come to the Belgrade for a Black History Month special with an almighty bang!

COBO Comedy Shutdown Join Comedy Of Black Origin as we come to the Belgrade for a Black History Month special with an almighty bang! Coventry get ready for some comedy as we bring some of the best urban comedians on the circuit. Join *Kat B*, *Maureen Younger*, *Smash* & *Kane Brown* for an evening of laughter. Age recommendation: 16+ Note: All acts are confirmed at time of booking. Occasionally acts may be replaced for reasons beyond our control. If this happens the act will be replaced with another act from the tour or a suitable alternative. Refunds will not be offered for act changes. ]]>
2019-10-18T19:45:00 2019-10-18T19:45:00
<![CDATA[Midday Variety - Those Were The Days ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Celebrate a golden era of music and laughter as we remember the songs and stars of the fabulous fifties and swinging sixties!

Midday Variety - Those Were The Days Celebrate a golden era of music and laughter as we remember the songs and stars of the fabulous fifties and swinging sixties! This sparkling, foot-tapping, feel-good show evokes the wonderful mix of entertainment that accompanied the optimistic youth of the postwar generation, and is packed with nearly fifty singalong hits. Musical entertainers *Andy Eastwood* and *Pete Lindup* bring us songs from not only the Rock 'n' Roll stars like Bill Haley and Buddy Holly, but variety artists such as Morecambe and Wise, and even George Formby, while vocalist *Maggie O'Hara* pays tribute to Connie Francis, The Seekers and Doris Day. They are joined by special guest star *Lonnie Donegan Jnr*, son of the legendary 'King of Skiffle', so influential in the British music scene. Lonnie will bring back nostalgic memories of his father with all the big hit songs. Accompanied by the *David Carter Band*, this will be a memorable afternoon of wonderful live music and variety. Why not bring a party? ]]>
2019-10-21T13:30:00 2019-10-21T13:30:00
<![CDATA[Horrible Histories - Awful Egyptians]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Horrible Histories live on stage! presents Awful Egyptians

Horrible Histories - Awful Egyptians We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two amazing shows with *Horrible Histories live on stage!*: Awful Egyptians and "Terrible Tudors":https://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/horrible-histories-terrible-tudors. Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, these two astounding shows are guaranteed to thrill you and your children. Historical figures and events will come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips! *AWFUL EGYPTIANS* From the fascinating Pharaohs to the power of the pyramids, discover the foul facts of death and decay with the meanest mummies in Egypt. Are you ready to rumble with Ramesses the Great? Dare you enter through the Gates of the Afterlife? It’s the history of Egypt with the nasty bits left in! <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/zWvkLsVGH9I" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> For 5+ and all the family Running time for Awful Egyptians: 1hr 45 mins ]]>
2019-10-23T14:00:00 2019-10-26T19:00:00
<![CDATA[Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Horrible Histories live on stage! present Terrible Tudors

Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two amazing shows with *Horrible Histories live on stage!*: "Awful Egyptians":https://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/horrible-histories-awful-egyptians and Terrible Tudors. Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, these two astounding shows are guaranteed to thrill you and your children. Historical figures and events will come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips! *TERRIBLE TUDORS* From the horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth, hear the legends (and the lies!) about the torturing Tudors. Find out the fate of Henry's headless wives and his punch up with the Pope. Meet Bloody Mary and see Ed fall dead in his bed. Survive the Spanish Armada as it sails into the audience! <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/zWvkLsVGH9I" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> For 5+ and all the family Running time for Terrible Tudors: 1hr 30 mins ]]>
2019-10-23T19:00:00 2019-10-26T14:00:00
<![CDATA[Messy]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Multi-award winning Zoo Co present this magical and visual story complete with original music, puppets, tap dancing and even a trip to the moon! All the while celebrating the stories that explode from "The Mess".

Messy Meet Daisy. She's got a messy brain and a messy bedroom. No matter what she does, 'The Mess' just seems to follow her about! Which makes it very difficult to look for stuff. Important stuff. Like Mr Twiggy! When Daisy is chosen to look after Mr Twiggy the class hamster, Daisy and the rest of her class worry she might lose him. So she’s very glad when best friend Beth decides to stay over to lend a hand. In fact, Beth, Daisy and Mr Twiggy are going to have the best weekend ever! But things don’t quite go to plan... Can Daisy use the adventures of "The Mess" to find Mr Twiggy and prove everyone wrong? Multi-award winning Zoo Co present this magical and visual story complete with original music, puppets, tap dancing and even a trip to the moon! All the while celebrating the stories that explode from "The Mess". Performed by a Deaf and hearing cast with Sign Supported English, *Messy* has been created in partnership with ADHD Foundation and all performances are Relaxed Performances. Find out more about Relaxed Performances in the Extra Info tab. Age recommendation: 4 - 8 years. "www.wearezooco.co.uk/messy/":www.wearezooco.co.uk/messy/ ]]>
2019-10-25T11:00:00 2019-10-26T12:00:00
<![CDATA[Monologue Slam Masterclass]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 MonologueSlam UK Masterclasses are part of TriForce's continued drive to promote and develop talent. These workshops are open to all those aged 14+ that audition or are considering auditioning for MonologueSlam UK; whether you are selected to perform at t

Monologue Slam Masterclass *MonologueSlam UK Masterclasses* are part of TriForce's continued drive to promote and develop talent. These workshops are open to all those *aged 14+* that audition or are considering auditioning for "MonologueSlam UK":https://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/monologue-slam-2019; whether you are selected to perform at the Slam or are still waiting for your chance. Please be aware that these workshops are robust and are aimed at stretching you as a performer by introducing you to new ideas and techniques. The workshop is a fun, interactive and constructive session over four hours with a short break. The focus of the session is to analyse the quality and control of your monologue performance, highlighting strengths to build on and weaknesses to avoid or eliminate. You will need to prepare a 1 minute or a 3 minute monologue to work on during the class. Two performers will be chosen from the Masterclass to perform at "MonologueSlam UK":https://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/monologue-slam-2019, Coventry. ]]>
2019-10-26T10:30:00 2019-10-26T15:00:00
<![CDATA[Legends of Folk and Rock]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 A concert by two legends of 1960s and 70s progressive folk and rock: Jacqui McShee (Pentangle) and Joe O’Donnell (East of Eden, Headstone) and their current bands.

Legend of Rock and Folk A concert by two legends of 1960s and 70s progressive folk and rock: *Jacqui McShee* (Pentangle) and *Joe O’Donnell* (East of Eden, Headstone) and their current bands. *Jacqui McShee* is celebrated as the singer with Pentangle, the Folk group that helped to mold and inspire the 1960s British music scene. Originating within traditional Folk, and borrowing from Blues and Jazz, Pentangle had some of the most inventive players of the time: guitarists John Renbourne and Bert Jansch, Danny Thompson on double bass, and Terry Cox on drums. Their distinctive multi-layered acoustic textures and their finely crafted music influenced more than one generation, reflected in their BBC Lifetime Achievement Award (2007). Jacqui’s new group, *Circle*, was formed in 2018. It features Coventry’s own *Kevin Dempsey* (guitar), *Mike Piggott* (violin) and *Tom Chapman* (percussion), all acknowledged performers in their own right. Kevin Dempsey has worked with musicians in many genres such as Percy Sledge and Alice Coltrane, while retaining his essential connection with folk music as a guitarist and songwriter. He and Jacqui have performed extensively and recorded together. Mike Piggott has a long engagement with Folk music (Ralph McTell, Bert Jansch), even joining Pentangle for a while in the 1980s. He also appears with prominent Jazz artists such as John Etheridge, Martin Taylor and Guy Barker. Tom Chapman is a founder member of the Urban Folk Quartet and his freelance activities have found him in company with such artists as Joss Stone, Cerys Matthews and Fairport Convention. *Joe O’Donnell*’s pedigree spans Celtic folk, rock and music from North Africa and India. His album ‘Gael’s Vision’ blends original orchestral composition, traditional Celtic music and contemporary rock. Born in Limerick, Ireland, Joe came to England in 1970, working with top musicians of the day including Rory Gallagher, Henry McCullough and Thin Lizzie. He made his acclaimed album ‘Gaodhal’s Vision’ in 1976, and then toured widely with his band across Europe and the UK for several years. After moving to the Channel Islands in the 1980s Joe returned to England in the 1990s, settling in Coventry, recording and performing. It was here that he began to develop ‘Shkayla’, first as an album, then as a band. Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla has been in its current form for 10 years, performing and recording. Besides playing at music venues and festivals Joe has developed several collaborative projects. In 2006 he performed ‘Gaodhal’s Vision’ with band, orchestra and dancers, at Warwick International Folk Festival. In 2016 ‘St. Patrick Goes To The Punjab’, at the Albany Theatre, Coventry, spanned Irish, Celtic and Scottish music, Flamenco and Indian music, with Irish and Asian musicians and dancers. In 2017 ‘Gael’s Vision’ (at the Belgrade), consisted of performing ‘Gaodhal’s Vision’ complete with original orchestrations, dancers, images and narration, and new material. This led to appearances at the Godiva Festival (main stage) and Cork International Folk Festival. There were a number of celebrated Folk musicians in Coventry from the late 1960s into the 1990s. For example Martin Jenkins and Kevin Dempsey worked together forming internationally known band Dando Shaft, then Whippersnapper with Dave Swarbrick and Chris Leslie, (both later of Fairport Convention). Polly Bolton sang with Dando Shaft then with the Albion Band, appearing with artists like Alan Stivell and Show of Hands. Martin Jenkins then became a member of the Joe O’Donnell Band, (pre-Shkayla). However this scene receded over time, and the arrival of 2-Tone music set a different direction. This event serves to remind us of the profile that Folk music used to enjoy in Coventry. An event with one of the UK’s top performers, combined with outstanding talent from Coventry, should help to put the City back on the Folk map. We hope that this will not be a one-off, especially as we move towards Coventry 2021. ]]>
2019-10-26T19:30:00 2019-10-26T19:30:00
<![CDATA[My Beautiful Laundrette]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Nikolai Foster brings Hanif Kureishi’s iconic and Oscar-nominated screenplay My Beautiful Laundrette to the stage.

My Beautiful Launderette Nikolai Foster brings Hanif Kureishi’s iconic and Oscar-nominated screenplay *My Beautiful Laundrette* to the stage, with original music by composers Tennant/Lowe of *Pet Shop Boys.* This bold new production of Kureishi’s ground-breaking film, co-produced with Curve, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse, explores issues of sexuality, cultural conflict, gender equality, class and generational strife, presented against a funky backdrop of 80s music and culture. Set in London during the Thatcher years, *My Beautiful Laundrette* tells the story of young British Pakistani, Omar, who transforms his Uncle’s run-down laundrette into a thriving business. After being confronted by a fascist gang, Omar recognises school-friend Johnny and uses their history to diffuse the situation. As they renovate the laundrette together, love blossoms between them. This culture clash comedy is also a subversive work of social realism, sprinkled with magic and joy running through the rich veins of Kureishi’s writing. Omar Malik and Jonny Fines star as Omar and Johnny, with Gordon Warnecke - who played Omar in the original film - joining the new cast as Omar's father, Papa. If you enjoyed our previous co-productions with Curve of _Pink Sari Revolution_ and Ishy Din's _Wipers_ this play is for you. Age recommendation: 15+ This production contains strong language and adult themes including violence and racism. ]]>
2019-10-29T19:30:00 2019-11-02T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Totally Tina ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Totally Tina is a spectacular, energetic recreation and probably the closest thing you’ll get to a live Tina Turner concert!

Totally Tina Voted the UK’s official No 1 Tina Turner tribute for the past six years by the Agents Association of Great Britain, *Totally Tina* is a spectacular, energetic recreation and probably the closest thing you’ll get to a live Tina Turner concert! A sparkling mix of nostalgia and surprise featuring all the hits, her best loved covers and the odd twist in the tale, this performance will have you feeling like the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll is back in front of you, strutting her stuff on the most famous legs in show business. _Jumping Jack Flash, Honky Tonk Woman, Get Back, It’s Only Rock and Roll_ and _The Bitch is Back_ have been added to a set which includes _Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits, Private Dancer_ and everybody’s favourite _Simply the Best_ released 30 years ago! All the songs are enhanced by the customary flourish of sequinned heels, flamboyant tail feathers, high energy dance routines and musical genius, not to mention the band’s legendary sense of humour. If you’ve not seen this award-winning, internationally acclaimed show yet, make 2019 the year you do. We’ll see you there! Running time 2hrs 20mins, including interval. Running time approx 2 hours plus interval ]]>
2019-11-06T19:30:00 2019-11-06T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story is the sensational multi award-winning West End show

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story SEEN BY OVER 22 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE! “The show you will never forget” Daily Mail “Joyous! I love this show” Sunday Express This sensational multi award-winning West End show first opened in 1989 and has been thrilling audiences around the world ever since. Now it triumphantly returns to the Belgrade as part of its landmark 30th Anniversary Tour. Forget feel good, *Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story* is FEEL GREAT! Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including _That’ll Be The Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B. Goode, Raining In My Heart, Everyday, Shout_ and many many more, this show is just _Peggy Sue_-perb! Book now for the most successful Rock & Roll Musical of all time! “This show is an absolute must. If you haven’t seen the brilliant musical Buddy yet, buy your ticket now!” The Sun Running time approx 2 hours plus interval ]]>
2019-11-07T19:30:00 2019-11-09T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Monologue Slam UK]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Renowned for offering a direct link between talent and the industry, come along and witness the most exciting new talent that Coventry has to offer. MonologueSlam offers a fast paced, fun night out, with a celebrity host, showcasing local talent from acto

Monologue Slam Following a lengthy audition process, a selection of actors (including a youth round for 11-17 year olds), go head-to-head to perform for a welcoming audience and a panel of industry professionals including agents, casting directors and directors. With many previous participants going on to secure agents and work, this is the only industry showcase to be endorsed by casting directory Spotlight and Equity. Renowned for offering a direct link between talent and the industry, come along and witness the most exciting new talent that Coventry has to offer. *MonologueSlam* offers a fast paced, fun night out, with a celebrity host, showcasing local talent from actors to musicians. Age recommendation: 14+ *Want to take part?* Auditions will be held at the Belgrade on Fri 4 Oct (11-17 year olds) and Sat 5 Oct (18+). For more information on how to book an audition and what to prepare, visit the "Auditions page":http://www.belgrade.co.uk/take-part/monologue-slam/. You can also join us for a "Monologue Slam Masterclass":https://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/monologue-slam-masterclass-2019 on Sat 26 Oct. ]]>
2019-11-09T19:00:00 2019-11-09T19:00:00
<![CDATA[The Gruffalo]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

The Gruffalo A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood... Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the high-spirited Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there? Songs, laughs and monstrous fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the much-loved show that’s toured Britain and the world! Running time approx 55mins Get a sneak preview at "gruffalolive.com":https://www.tallstories.org.uk/the-gruffalo ]]>
2019-11-11T13:30:00 2019-11-12T12:30:00
<![CDATA[Silver Screen: Rebecca ]]> Burbidge Room 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join us in our Burbidge Room for an afternoon of Hollywood glamour with a screening of the classic movie, Rebecca.

Silver Screen Join us in our Burbidge Room for an afternoon of Hollywood glamour with a screening of the classic movie, *Rebecca*. This special Silver Screen event will include Afternoon Tea followed by a screening of the film in the intimate surroundings of our first-floor Burbidge Room. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. ]]>
2019-11-12T13:30:00 2019-11-26T13:30:00
<![CDATA[New Black Showcase ]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The New Black Showcase is back for its sixth year, platforming exciting new plays by graduates from our latest Critical Mass writers programme.

New Black Showcase The *New Black Showcase* is back for its sixth year, platforming exciting new plays by graduates from our latest Critical Mass writers programme. Critical Mass is a course offered in partnership with Euphoric Ink for writers from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee backgrounds. Following on from _Red Snapper_ by Liz Mytton and _The Merchant of Port Royal_ by Angela McNab, join us at the Belgrade Theatre and discover exciting new playwriting talent being developed in the Midlands. Keep checking this page for more information about the upcoming rehearsed readings. ]]>
2019-11-13T18:30:00 2019-11-15T18:30:00
<![CDATA[Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Tribe 25]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers return with a brand new show of skill, stamina and red-hot rhythms to stir your soul!

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Tribe In their landmark 25th year, the UK’s original touring Taiko Tribe return to the road with a brand new show of skill, stamina and red-hot rhythms to stir your soul! As Europe’s longest-established taiko group, Mugenkyo are widely recognised as the ground-breaking pioneers of this exciting art-form, with cross-genre collaborations, TV, film and recording projects, and thousands of performances worldwide, thrilling audiences and inspiring generations of taiko players. This year they celebrate the growth of their Tribe of performers from across the globe, with the latest captivating performance of sharp synchronisation, dramatic choreography and powerful rhythms on huge taiko drums. "This show is not one to be missed." Edinburgh Evening News “Mugenkyo showcases its musical presentation in totally modern style, making the esoteric thoroughly pop… sustaining its appeal right to the climax, winning thunderous applause.” The Stage "www.taiko.co.uk":http://www.taiko.co.uk Running time approx 2 hours plus interval. ]]>
2019-11-13T19:30:00 2019-11-13T19:30:00
<![CDATA[The Nutcracker ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The Nutcracker is an eternal seasonal favourite from Russian State Ballet and Opera House

The Nutcracker For many people, *The Nutcracker* is the true curtain-raiser to Christmas, bringing a special magic to the advent season. Russian State Ballet and Opera House returns for their annual UK tour with a vibrant and enchanting full touring ballet production featuring live Orchestra with over 30 musicians. Snow flurries, sweets, princes, magic and love are just some of the elements that will be brought together by this renowned Russian company. A highly accessible ballet, full of familiar music such as the _Waltz of the Flowers_ and the _Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy_. *The Nutcracker* is an eternal seasonal favourite, directed and choreographed by the former award-winning Bolshoi Ballet Soloist, Konstantin Uralsky. This ballet continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of all generations across the world. It is a truly captivating piece of theatre, a wonderful introduction to ballet whilst retaining its appeal for anyone who is familiar with it. For more information, please go to www.russian-state-ballet.co.uk Running time: Approx. 2hrs 20mins including interval ]]>
2019-11-14T19:30:00 2019-11-14T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Don Quixote]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for its annual UK tour with spellbinding, lavish, full-production touring ballet of Don Quixote

Don Quixote The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for its annual UK tour with spellbinding, lavish, full-production touring ballet. *Don Quixote* delights in stories of brave knights, fabulous giants and other fantastical creatures. But most of all, he dreams of his beloved Dulcinea, a woman that he believes to be so lovely and noble that she must be divine. His reveries are of their romantic adventures. As he approaches the windmills, he can no longer see the moon and thinks that evil magicians have hidden his beloved mistress. So, spear in hand, he tilts at the sails of the windmill, which he mistakes for a giant! *Don Quixote* has all the elements of the great classical ballets: emotion, drama and unforgettable characters. Love, duels and spectacular choreography are mixed with a dash of Spanish passion in this most beautiful and moving ballet. This promises to be a fantastic evening out full of joy. For more information, please go to "www.russian-state-ballet.co.uk":http://www.russian-state-ballet.co.uk Running time: Approx 2hrs 20mins, including interval. ]]>
2019-11-15T19:30:00 2019-11-15T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Swan Lake ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back with Swan Lake featuring a live Orchestra with over 30 musicians.

Swan Lake The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for its annual UK tour with spellbinding, lavish, full-production touring ballet featuring a live Orchestra with over 30 musicians. One hundred and thirty-five years ago audiences heard *Swan Lake* by the great Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky for the very first time. From that moment on, the world of ballet would never be the same. *Swan Lake* is a tale of two young women, Odette and Odile, who resemble each other so strikingly that one can easily be mistaken for the other. It is the compelling legend of a tragic romance in which a princess, Odette, is turned into a swan by an evil curse. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful young woman he is instantly captivated – will his love prove strong enough to break the evil spell that she is under? From the opulent splendour of the palace ballroom to the moonlit lake where majestic swans glide in perfect formation, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all. *Swan Lake *captures, like no other ballet, the full range of human emotions – from hope to despair, from terror to tenderness, from melancholy to ecstasy. A wonderful evening out, the memories of which you will cherish long after the final curtain falls. For more information, please go to "www.russian-state-ballet.co.uk":http://www.russian-state-ballet.co.uk Running time: Approx 2hrs 20mins including interval. ]]>
2019-11-16T14:00:00 2019-11-16T19:30:00
<![CDATA[The Indians Are Coming - Diwali Dhamaka]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The Indians Are Coming brings an evening of entertainment to celebrate Diwali. Join some of the circuits funniest acts for an evening of laughter.

The Indians are Coming *The Indians Are Coming* returns with an international line up, join *Mickey Sharma*, *Anuvab Pal* (guest from India), *SJ Magic*, *Sukh Ojla* & *Omid Singh* (guest from USA) for an evening of fun & laughter. Age recommendation: 16+ Note: All acts are confirmed at time of booking. Occassionally acts may be replaced for reasons beyond our control. If this happens the act will be replaced with another act from the tour or a suitable alternative. Refunds will not be offered for act changes. ]]>
2019-11-25T19:45:00 2019-11-25T19:45:00
<![CDATA[Puss In Boots]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 We’re feline very excited about our 2019 pantomime, the classic ‘tail’ of Puss in Boots.

Puss in Boots This Christmas we have the purr-fect treat for all the family, our fabulously festive pantomime, *Puss in Boots*. Not performed at the Belgrade for many years, this thrilling adventure ‘tail’ about a very crafty cat is guaranteed to kick-start a very Meowy Christmas! Tickets are already selling fast so book early to guarantee the best seats at the best price on your preferred date. Things are looking pretty bleak in the village of Baggy Bottom on the Bog. An evil Ogre and his horrible henchman Victor Grabitt have control over everyone – even the King – and now they’re trying to kick Simon and his mother Matilda Pudding out of their home! The poor Puddings could really use some help… Enter Puss in Boots – a clever (and very fashionable) feline who promises to save their home and make them as rich as royalty by embarking on a crafty quest. But Puss and the Puddings soon find themselves in peril when Victor Grabitt and the Ogre learn of their plans. Will our trusty trio be triumphant? Will Puss keep his promises? And can our hairy hero outsmart the evil Ogre? Once again written by and starring *Iain Lauchlan* as the Dame, this year’s show will feature the amazing sets, crazy costumes and seasonal silliness that make a trip to the Belgrade panto an unmissable Christmas treat for thousands of families every year. Filled to the brim with magic, make-believe and madcap mayhem, *Puss in Boots* is guaranteed to delight all the family and leave you feline like the cats whiskers. So strap on your best pair of boots and join us at the Belgrade Theatre, where Coventry celebrates Christmas. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/qX4eEzYww1Q" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> ]]>
2019-11-27T18:30:00 2020-01-11T19:00:00
<![CDATA[Club 2B]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Leave reality behind this Christmas, at Club 2B, an immersive theatrical party

Club 2B - an immersive theatrical party Join us this Christmas at *Club 2B* – where you’ll leave reality behind as our host and club owner, the enigmatic “Z”, takes you on an exhilarating trip through time in an immersive theatrical party event like no other. Dress in your finest threads from your favourite era and strap yourselves in for a unique experience, as we transform the Belgrade’s B2 auditorium into *Club 2B*. You’ll be seated at one of our cabaret tables as the immersive performance unfolds all around you. You’ll also have the freedom to explore the room, where you can eat, drink and party all inside the auditorium, as well as play at the gaming tables and dance as the live band rolls out a magical musical accompaniment to the evening’s entertainment. Club owner ‘Z’ is not all he seems. This larger than life, charismatic character is none other than Zeus, the Greek King of all Gods and men, descended from the heavens in human form and driven by his obsessive love for the Goddess, Hera. As Gods they can take on the form of any man or woman in any time, so we watch enthralled as they move amongst the audience, telling their story of passion, jealousy and revenge across the ages, via a range of characters from Lady Godiva to the Great Gatsby. Mixing the feel of a 1930s Berlin Cabaret club, a _Secret Cinema_ event and an underground prohibition-era night club, this exclusive event is for anyone with a thirst for life, an open mind and a sense of adventure. Watch this clip of the show's creator, Corey Campbell, explaining more about the show: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YBwYSqHXn5U?rel=0" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> Age recommendation: 18+ ]]>
2019-12-11T20:00:00 2019-12-31T20:00:00
<![CDATA[Santa's Dizzy Day ]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Santa, Ellie and Rudolph are back at the Belgrade Theatre this Christmas with Santa’s Dizzy Day, a fun packed festive show for children aged 2-6.

Santa's Dizzy Day Santa, Ellie and Rudolph are back at the Belgrade Theatre this Christmas with *Santa’s Dizzy Day*, a fun packed festive show for children aged 2-6 which invites them to join in with an array of interactive songs and to get involved in the action. Poor Santa and Ellie are having a very dizzy day indeed and the workshop is in a dreadful muddle, so they are going to need the help of all the children in the audience if they are going to get all the presents delivered in time for Christmas morning. This year the Belgrade Theatre are delighted to offer a different theatrical experience for their young audience with the stalls area transformed from its traditional layout into a format that allows for a more immersive experience. The audience will be seated in a cabaret style format, allowing the characters and children more freedom of movement and opportunities to join in with the show. More traditional seating is available in the balcony. PLUS: As an added treat, all of the children will get to meet Santa, hand him their Christmas list in person, and receive a gift from him. Specially designed paper for the letter will be available on the day or can be downloaded from "www.imaginetheatre.co.uk/santashows":www.imaginetheatre.co.uk/santashows The show is brought to you by the team behind the smash hit festive shows _Santa’s Sparkly Surprise_, _Santa’s Mixed up Martian_, _Santa’s Polka Dot Pirate_ and _Santa’s Rusty Robot_. It is an unmissable treat for all children up to the age of 6 years and will ensure that the festive season gets underway with an unforgettable Christmas experience. Running time approximately 35 minutes followed by a meet and greet with Santa. ]]>
2019-12-12T15:30:00 2019-12-24T13:30:00
<![CDATA[Silver Screen: The Great Escape ]]> Burbidge Room 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join us in our Burbidge Room for an afternoon of Hollywood glamour with a screening of the classic movie, The Great Escape.

Silver Screen Join us in our Burbidge Room for an afternoon of Hollywood glamour with a screening of the classic movie, *The Great Escape.* This special Silver Screen event will include Afternoon Tea followed by a screening of the film in the intimate surroundings of our first-floor Burbidge Room. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. ]]>
2020-01-14T13:30:00 2020-01-28T13:30:00
<![CDATA[Masters of the House]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 A spectacular journey through the world of musical theatre and movies.

Masters of the House A spectacular journey through the world of musical theatre and movies. Don't miss this musical feast featuring former stars from _Les Misérables_, _Phantom of the Opera_,_ Sunset Boulevard_ and other hit West End musicals, performing in concert. The show is constantly being updated with songs selected from the very best of popular musical theatre and iconic movies such as favourites from _Blood Brothers_, _West Side Story_, _Miss Saigon_, _Evita_, _Wicked_ and _Joseph_ as well as a dip into the James Bond and Disney songbooks. Guaranteed highlights include rousing show medleys celebrating _Les Misérables_ and _The Greatest Showman_. Two hours of your favourite songs in one night performed by the cream of West End performers. *The Masters of The House* have now been performing to critical acclaim all over the UK and worldwide for over 19 years. ]]>
2020-01-15T19:30:00 2020-01-15T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Legend: The Music of Bob Marley]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Legend - The Music of Bob Marley is an unforgettable evening celebrating the musical icon in one fantastic stage show extravaganza.

Legend - The Music of Bob Marley When you think Reggae, there is only one name that comes to your mind. The legend that was Bob Marley. *Legend - The Music of Bob Marley* is an unforgettable evening celebrating this musical icon in one fantastic stage show extravaganza. Combining his superb, distinctive vocals with flawless musicianship, and a supremely talented cast. Together they recreate the timeless hits _Could You Be Loved, Is This Love, One Love, No Woman No Cry, Three Little Birds, Jammin’, Buffalo Soldier, Stir It Up, Get Up Stand Up, Exodus, Waiting in Vain, Satisfy My Soul, Iron Lion Zion, I Shot the Sheriff _ and many more reggae classics. This two-hour Rasta spectacular, showcasing the magic of Marley, will leave audiences on a natural high. *Legend – The Music of Bob Marley* captures the charisma and culture of an icon gone too soon. Running time approx 2hrs 10mins, including interval. ]]>
2020-01-16T19:30:00 2020-01-16T19:30:00
<![CDATA[The King of Pop starring Navi]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 King Of Pop is led by the world’s number one Michael Jackson tribute artist Navi.

King of Pop *King Of Pop* is led by the world’s number one _Michael Jackson_ tribute artist Navi which alone sets this show above the rest. Navi is the only tribute artist ever to be chosen by _Michael Jackson_ himself. Due to his incredible resemblance to the star, Navi was hired as Michael’s official body double / decoy. He also received a standing ovation from _Michael Jackson_ himself after he was hired to perform his tribute at one of the stars lavish birthday parties. Don’t miss this incredible production which features all of Jackson’s greatest hits such as _Smooth Criminal, Beat It, Billie Jean, Black or White, Man In The Mirror_ and the _Jackson Five_ classics. All performed by Navi with the backing of his incredible live band, dancers and special effects in a show suitable for the whole family. ]]>
2020-01-17T19:30:00 2020-01-17T19:30:00
<![CDATA[We Love Little Mix ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 If you’re a fan of one of X Factor’s finest exports you’re sure to L.O.V.E. We Love Little Mix!

The Little Mix Experience If you love Little Mix, you are going to just L.O.V.E this show! Featuring four fantastic singers and dancers who really capture the look, the sound, and all the dance moves of one of the UK’s best loved Girl-Bands. Little Mix came to fame after winning _X Factor_ back in 2011 and have gone on to release five albums and many hit singles, including four number-ones. *We Love Little Mix* features all-live vocals, breath-taking costumes and an impressive light and video show. This non-stop, high-energy show is packed with all your favourite Little Mix songs including _DNA_, _Wings_, _Salute_, _Black Magic_, _Love Me Like You_, _Secret Love Song_, _Shout to my Ex_, _No More Sad songs_, and many more. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/_k37x4k3jNA" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> ]]>
2020-01-18T13:00:00 2020-01-18T13:00:00
<![CDATA[The Take That Experience ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 As Take That celebrate over 25 years as the UK's number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as the ultimate tribute act with their best show yet!

As Take That celebrate over 25 years as the UK's number one boy band, *The Take That Experience* mark over a decade together as the ultimate tribute act with their best show yet! Wowing audiences everywhere they go with their amazing vocals, replica costumes and electrifying dance routines, they continue to successfully recreate the magic of Take That with the Greatest Hits Tour 2020. *The Take That Experience* brings you all the classic songs you know and love from the 90’s through to the present, including smash hits _Pray, Relight My Fire, Patience, Shine, These Days_ and _Giants_. The show also features a tribute to the one and only Robbie Williams who brings alive songs such as _Angels, Rock DJ_ and _Candy_ to an already explosive show! The boys don’t just give you a night you’ll _Never Forget_… they give you *The Take That Experience*! Running time approx 2 hours ]]>
2020-01-18T19:30:00 2020-01-18T19:30:00
<![CDATA[The Gift]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 An outrageous comedy drama about imperialism, cross-racial adoption, cultural appropriation and drinking tea.

The Gift An outrageous comedy drama about imperialism, cross-racial adoption, cultural appropriation and drinking tea. Brighton 1852. A day in the life of Sarah, an African girl, adopted by Queen Victoria and raised in the Queen’s circles. Today is the eve of her having to return to Africa but will she go? The Present. A day in the life of Sarah, a black middle-class woman staying in a Cheshire village with her husband and small child. They are paid a visit by well-meaning neighbours who have something to confess… The two Sarahs meet Queen Victoria for tea. This won’t be your regular tea party… *The Gift* is perfect for anyone who enjoyed our previous co-production with Eclipse, _A Raisin in the Sun_, or any of our Hidden Histories shows such as: _Freeman_, _Red Snapper_, _Wipers_ and _Pink Sari Revolution_. ]]>
2020-01-18T19:45:00 2020-01-25T19:45:00
<![CDATA[The Simon and Garfunkel Story ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The Simon & Garfunkel Story returns, direct from a week long run in London’s West End

The Simon and Garfunkel Story Direct from a week long run in London’s West End at the Vaudeville Theatre, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, *The Simon & Garfunkel Story* is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including _Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound_ and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed! "Fantastic” - Elaine Paige, BBC Radio 2. "Authentic and Exciting” - The Stage "www.thesimonandgarfunkelstory.com":www.thesimonandgarfunkelstory.com Running time approx 2 hours 30 mins ]]>
2020-01-22T19:30:00 2020-01-22T19:30:00
<![CDATA[The Best of Queen ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The Best of Queen show features a selection of the most loved and iconic classics from across Queen’s entire back catalogue creating a live stage show which really catches the essence of this most incredible British band.

The Best of Queen *The Bohemians* have been paying homage to the world’s most theatrical and dramatic Rock band, Queen since 1996, and in that time have had a huge impact on audiences across the world. Front man and pianist, Rob Comber’s outrageous stage antics and personality makes him perfect to play an uncannily realistic Freddie with just the right look and stage persona. Rob is joined on stage by an enormously talented band including Christopher Gregory who brings all the electric guitar virtuosity required to play a very convincing Brian May. Their attention to detail is truly impressive. For over four decades millions of fans have been enjoying the music of Queen. The band released a total of 18 number one albums, 18 number one singles and 10 number one DVDs with estimates of their record sales ranging from 150 million to 300 million records. *The Best of Queen* show features a selection of the most loved and iconic classics from across Queen’s entire back catalogue creating a live stage show which really catches the essence of this most incredible British band. Running time approx 2hrs 10mins, including interval. ]]>
2020-01-23T19:30:00 2020-01-23T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Adult Acting Classes - Spring 2020]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Our Adult Acting Classes are the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun.

Adult Acting Spring Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting, learn more about theatre, or maybe you’re just looking for an opportunity to meet new people? Our *Adult Acting Classes* are the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun. These practical theatre workshops are open to anyone aged 16+ and are led by our experienced theatre practitioners. Each term we focus on a different theme or style of theatre practice, so there’s always something new to learn. No previous experience is necessary to take part in these workshops. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, a bottle of water, and an open mind! Adult Acting Classes take place on Friday evenings at the following times: Early Class: 6pm – 7:30pm Late Class: 8pm – 9:30pm See Ticket Information on the right for specific dates this term. We like to be able to send you an email before the Acting Classes begin, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. ]]>
2020-01-24T18:00:00 2020-01-24T20:00:00
<![CDATA[Bye Bye Baby ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Bye Bye Baby - a celebration of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

Bye Bye Baby *Bye Bye Baby* is more than your average tribute group. They deliver a full theatre show covering the journey of the Four Seasons from the very beginning up until the Disco era and the rock and roll hall of fame. In fact a musical journey through the sounds of one of the most successful vocal groups of all time. They perform 33 numbers in close 4 part harmony, with slick choreography and the recognisable falsetto this really sets the scene for a great night. The show demonstrates the diversity and harmonic sounds as once performed by the great group themselves. Each number has been carefully choreographed, giving their show a fresh look to the Four Seasons usual copycat version from the Jersey Boys. Since launching back in 2013 they have performed in over 400 venues. This sensational production features many of the band's worldwide hits, including:_Beggin', Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Let's Hang On, Rag Doll, Walk Like A Man, Bye Bye Baby, Sherry, Working My Way Back To You, Big Girls Don't Cry_ and many more. Running time approx 2 hours plus interval ]]>
2020-01-24T19:30:00 2020-01-24T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Youth Acting Classes - Spring 2020]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Through our fun and practical Youth Acting Classes young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends.

Youth Acting Classes Spring 2020 Our fantastic *Youth Acting Classes* run on Saturday mornings for young people aged 8-11 (Primary group). Through these fun and practical drama workshops, young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends. Each term we focus on a different subject or style of theatre, so there’s always something new to learn. Our *Youth Acting Classes* are led by experienced DBS checked practitioners in the Belgrade’s safe and professional theatre. No previous drama experience is necessary to take part. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, a bottle of water, and be ready to have fun! *Youth Acting Classes* take place on Saturday mornings at the Belgrade Theatre from 10.15am to 11.45am. See *Ticket Information* on the right for specific dates this term. In order for young people to get the most from these activities, the groups are separated by age based on school years. Participants are welcome join the 8-11 group while they are at Primary school, including when they’re in Year 6. If a young person is in Year 7 and above, they can join the "11-16 group":http://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/education-saturday-drama-classes-11-16-years-january-2020. We like to be able to send you an email before the Acting Classes begin, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book your place. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. Please note, places are limited. ]]>
2020-01-25T10:15:00 2020-01-25T10:15:00
<![CDATA[Youth Acting Classes - Spring 2020]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Through our fun and practical Youth Acting Classes young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends.

Youth Acting Classes 2020 Our fantastic *Youth Acting Classes* run on Saturday afternoons for young people aged 11-16 (Secondary group). Through these fun and practical drama workshops, young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends. Each term we focus on a different subject or style of theatre, so there’s always something new to learn. *Youth Acting Classes* are led by experienced DBS checked practitioners in the Belgrade’s safe and professional theatre. No previous drama experience is necessary to take part. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, a bottle of water, and be ready to have fun! *Youth Acting Classes* take place on Saturday afternoons at the Belgrade Theatre from 12 noon to 1.30pm. See *Ticket Information* on the right for specific dates this term. In order for young people to get the most from these activities, the groups are separated by age based on school years. Participants are welcome join the "8-11 group":http://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/education-saturday-drama-classes-8-11-years-january-2020 while they are at primary school, including when they’re in Year 6. If a young person is in Year 7 and above, they can join the 11-16 group. We like to be able to send you an email before the Acting Classes begin, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book your place. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. Please note, places are limited. ]]>
2020-01-25T12:00:00 2020-01-25T12:00:00
<![CDATA[Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ‘Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat returns to the Belgrade Theatre.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Bill Kenwright’s "Amazing", "Superb", "Wonderful" and "Brilliant" production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical returns to the Belgrade Theatre. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magic musical is full of unforgettable songs like _Go, Go, Go Joseph_, _Any Dream Will Do_, _Jacob and Sons_, Close Every Door To Me and many more. *Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat* was the first of Lloyd Webber and Rice’s musicals to be performed publicly. Seen by an estimated 26 million people, and counting, Joseph continues to enthrall audiences around the world. ]]>
2020-01-28T19:30:00 2020-02-01T20:00:00
<![CDATA[Puccini's Madam Butterfly]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Olivier-Award Winning OperaUpClose in association with the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry present a new English version of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly.

Madam Butterfly Olivier-Award Winning OperaUpClose in association with the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry present a new English version of Puccini’s *Madam Butterfly*. A young woman is abandoned by the man for whom she sacrificed everything. But she is stronger than anyone imagined… One of the best-loved operas of all time, *Madam Butterfly*’s glorious music and tragic heroine have enchanted audiences for more than a century. This ground-breaking re-imagining of Puccini’s masterpiece will be told from a female, East-Asian perspective, performed by a diverse-led cast of talented singers and musicians. Performed in a new orchestration, this emotionally direct and beautiful production features Puccini’s most famous arias, including ‘Un bel dì’. *Madam Butterfly* will premiere at the Belgrade Theatre on 6 Feb and follow with an extensive UK tour in 2019. New orchestration by Ruth Chan New English libretto by Poppy Burton-Morgan Musical Director Kelvin Lim Director Poppy Burton-Morgan Designer Cindy Lin ]]>
2020-02-06T19:30:00 2020-02-06T19:30:00
<![CDATA[ABBA Mania ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 ABBA Mania brings ABBA fans old and new a night not to be missed. If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then ABBA Mania is for you!

ABBa Mania It is just over 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision and now it’s your chance to thank ABBA for the music! *ABBA Mania* is accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA tribute production. Featuring a special concert presentation, which celebrates the music of ABBA in a respectful and enjoyable way, reviving special memories of when ABBA ruled the airwaves. *ABBA Mania* brings ABBA fans old and new a night not to be missed. If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then ABBA MANIA is for you! So dig out those platforms, dust down those flares, join in and enjoy all of your favourites including _Mamma Mia_, _Voulez Vous, Dancing Queen, Winner Takes It All, Super Trouper_ and many more. Running time approx 2hrs 20mins, including interval. ]]>
2020-02-07T19:30:00 2020-02-07T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Crongton Knights]]> B2 stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Following the acclaimed tour of Noughts & Crosses, Belgrade Theatre Coventry and Pilot Theatre present the world premiere adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Winner - Crongton Knights.

Crongton Knights _“I don’t know why I listened to you about going on this mission! Now we’re in the middle of nowhere dot com, buses ain’t rolling, and they’re gonna beat us down, shank us, and then fling us in some big bin!”_ Life isn’t easy on the Crongton Estate but when the magnificent six set out to help a friend in trouble, much larger problems come their way. Although, with the help of a few good friends nothing is impossible and lessons learned the hard way are ones you’ll never forget. That’s when a crew becomes a family. Following the acclaimed tour of _Noughts & Crosses_, Belgrade Theatre Coventry and Pilot Theatre present the world premiere adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Winner - *Crongton Knights*. Contains some strong language. Age recommendation: 11+ ]]>
2020-02-08T19:00:00 2020-02-22T19:00:00
<![CDATA[The Magic of Motown ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 The Magic of Motown - one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history.

The Magic of Motown *The Magic of Motown*, now in its 13th year and seen by over a million people, it’s no surprise that this show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history. Come celebrate with us, as we're coming out to start off a chain reaction and take you on a musical journey with the biggest Motown party of the year. Get ready for all the hits, glittering costumes, dazzling dance routines and outstanding musicianship in this breath-taking live concert spectacular. You will be going Loco down in Acapulco as we take you back down memory lane with all the Motown classics from artists such as, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and many many more. Celebrate the sound of a generation and Reach Out for - *The Magic of Motown*! Running time approx 2 hours plus interval. ]]>
2020-02-08T19:30:00 2020-02-08T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Oye Santana 50th Anniversary Woodstock Tour]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Oye Santana, the UK No.1 Winner at the 2018 National Tribute Music Awards.

Oye Santana 50th Anniversary Woodstock Tour *Oye Santana*, UK No.1 Winner at the 2018 National Tribute Music Awards. Five decades of hits – including the multi-million seller _Smooth, Black Magic Woman, Maria Maria, Oye Como Va, Corazón Espinado_ and _She’s Not There_ – played with power, passion and perfection. Prepare for guitar wizardry, keyboard mastery, astonishing vocals and a rhythm section with more groove than you could shake a pair of maracas at. You’ll be open mouthed, we promise. But there’s more to *Oye Santana* than that. Every performance is a show and every track is a fiesta – come and listen, come and party. Running time approx 2 hours plus interval ]]>
2020-02-12T19:30:00 2020-02-12T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Revenge]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Revenge is a taut thriller full of twists and turns, directed by Louise Jameson

Revenge Bill Crayshaw MP leads a charmed life, hailed in the corridors of Parliament, lauded in business, and loved at home. That is until he returns from a business trip to find his party agent has been killed in a terrible, tragic accident – or was it? Mary Stewart isn’t so sure and arrives at his door asking some awkward questions – in reality, is his success founded on murder, corruption and double-dealing? But how does she know so much about his private life – a jealous journalist peddling seedy lies? This one seems prepared to go to extraordinary lengths to ensure his political, business and personal lives are ruined. Is her motive journalism, blackmail, seduction… or revenge? As the tension mounts and suspense increases, shots ring out and the initial game of cat and mouse turns into a deadly battle, twisting and turning between truth and lies to reach a thrilling climax that will keep audiences guessing until the final curtain! “A taut thriller full of twists and turns” The Stage Age recommendation: 12+. Running time approx 2 hours plus interval. ]]>
2020-02-13T19:30:00 2020-02-15T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Midday Variety - Valentine's Day Special ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Andy Eastwood presents an afternoon of variety with a theme of romance for Valentine's Day.

Midday Variety - Valentine's Day Special An all-star show with a theme of romance, to celebrate this special day. American vocal star *Steve V King* (formerly of The Drifters) headlines our show with the songs of the legendary Nat King Cole, and *Scott Dee* recalls another 'King of Romance' with his uncanny tribute to Englelbert Humperdinck. The glorious soprano voice of *Fiona Jessica Wilson* brings more favourite love songs to the mix, while husband and wife comedy conjurors *The Great Desmondo and Cherry* show us another side to our theme! Multi-talented musician *Andy Eastwood* presents the show with panache, in a sentimental style. Don't miss this light-hearted celebration of love. ]]>
2020-02-14T13:30:00 2020-02-14T13:30:00
<![CDATA[Holes ]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Holes is the brilliant, inventive and creative new stage show based on the multi-award-winning novel and the Hollywood blockbuster.

Holes Stanley Yelnats can’t catch a break. Born into a family cursed with bad luck, it comes as no surprise when he finds himself accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Sent to a labour camp as punishment, he is tasked with digging one hole, five foot wide by five foot deep, every day. He’s told it is to build ‘character’. But the tyrannical Warden is definitely hiding something. How will Stanley and his fellow inmates deal with her demands, her two cronies, plus the fearsome rattlesnakes and yellow-spotted lizards? And will Stanley and his new friends unearth what’s really going on? *Holes* is the brilliant, inventive and creative new stage show based on the multi-award-winning novel and the Hollywood blockbuster. This hit production is a thrilling and off-beat comedy adventure and is perfect for adults and children aged 8 and up. ]]>
2020-02-18T19:00:00 2020-02-22T19:00:00
<![CDATA[Peter Pan Goes Wrong]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Following their multi award-winning success with The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre return with their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash hit Peter Pan Goes Wrong.

Peter Pan Goes Wrong Following their multi award-winning success with _The Play That Goes Wrong_ and _The Comedy About A Bank Robbery_, Mischief Theatre return with their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash hit *Peter Pan Goes Wrong*. The members of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are back on stage, battling technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes as they attempt to present J.M Barrie’s much-loved tale. But will they ever make it to Neverland? Fast becoming a global phenomenon, currently performing in 5 continents and 35 countries, Mischief’s unique brand of hilarious, 'gut-busting' comedy (New York Times), has found universal appeal. Catch them in Coventry and brace yourselves for an awfully big adventure! Suitable for everyone, especially adults. ]]>
2020-02-25T19:30:00 2020-02-29T19:30:00
<![CDATA[Belgrade Birthday Quiz ]]> Belgrade Theatre 0.00000000 0.00000000 Help us to celebrate our birthday on 27 March with the Belgrade Birthday Quiz.

Belgrade Quiz Help us to celebrate our birthday on 27 March with the *Belgrade Birthday Quiz*. Tickets cost just £16 each, with a maximum of 6 people per team. The ticket price includes a welcome drink, nibbles and birthday cake – with all monies raised being reinvested into our community, education and talent development work. There will also be opportunities to win some brilliant prizes in our birthday raffle. So grab a group and join us for a battle of brains in celebration of our big day. Please note: Places are limited. Early booking is advisable. ]]>
2020-03-27T19:00:00 2020-03-27T19:00:00
<![CDATA[Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever]]> Belgrade Main stage 0.00000000 0.00000000 Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!

Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig - it’s going to be her best day ever! Get ready for a road-trip full of adventures. From castles to caves, dragons to dinosaurs and ice-creams to muddy puddles – there is something for all of the family and their friends to enjoy, including Miss Rabbit, Mr Bull, Suzy Sheep, Gerald Giraffe and more! Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans! "www.peppapiglive.com":www.peppapiglive.com ]]>
2020-04-07T16:00:00 2020-04-09T13:00:00
<![CDATA[Adult Acting Classes - Summer 2020]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Our Adult Acting Classes are the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun.

Adult Acting Classes Summer Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting, learn more about theatre, or maybe you’re just looking for an opportunity to meet new people? Our *Adult Acting Classes* are the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun. These practical theatre workshops are open to anyone aged 16+ and are led by our experienced theatre practitioners. Each term we focus on a different theme or style of theatre practice, so there’s always something new to learn. No previous experience is necessary to take part in these workshops. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, a bottle of water, and an open mind! Adult Acting Classes take place on Friday evenings at the following times: *Early Class:* 6pm – 7:30pm *Late Class:* 8pm – 9:30pm See *Ticket Information* on the right for specific dates this term. We like to be able to send you an email before the Acting Classes begin, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. ]]>
2020-05-01T18:00:00 2020-05-01T20:00:00
<![CDATA[Youth Acting Classes - Summer 2020]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Through our fun and practical Youth Acting Classes young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends.

Youth Acting Classes Summer Our fantastic *Youth Acting Classes* run on Saturday mornings for young people aged 8-11 (Primary group). Through these fun and practical drama workshops, young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends. Each term we focus on a different subject or style of theatre, so there’s always something new to learn. *Youth Acting Classes* are led by experienced DBS checked practitioners in the Belgrade’s safe and professional theatre. No previous drama experience is necessary to take part. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, a bottle of water, and be ready to have fun! *Youth Acting Classes* take place on Saturday mornings at the Belgrade Theatre from 10.15am to 11.45am. See *Ticket Information* on the right for specific dates this term. In order for young people to get the most from these activities, the groups are separated by age based on school years. Participants are welcome join the 8-11 group while they are at Primary school, including when they’re in Year 6. If a young person is in Year 7 and above, they can join the "11-16 group":https://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/education-saturday-drama-classes-11-16-years-may-2020. We like to be able to send you an email before the Acting Classes begin, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book your place. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. Please note, places are limited. ]]>
2020-05-02T10:15:00 2020-05-02T10:15:00
<![CDATA[Youth Acting Classes - Summer 2020]]> Weston Learning Space 0.00000000 0.00000000 Through our fun and practical Youth Acting Classes young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends.

Youth Acting Classes - Summer Our fantastic *Youth Acting Classes* run on Saturday afternoons for young people aged 11-16 (Secondary group). Through these fun and practical drama workshops, young people can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends. Each term we focus on a different subject or style of theatre, so there’s always something new to learn. *Youth Acting Classes* are led by experienced DBS checked practitioners in the Belgrade’s safe and professional theatre. No previous drama experience is necessary to take part. Just bring comfortable clothing and footwear, a bottle of water, and be ready to have fun! *Youth Acting Classes* take place on Saturday afternoons at the Belgrade Theatre from 12 noon to 1.30pm. See Ticket Information on the right for specific dates this term. In order for young people to get the most from these activities, the groups are separated by age based on school years. Participants are welcome join the "8-11 group":http://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/education-saturday-drama-classes-8-11-years-may-2020 while they are at primary school, including when they’re in Year 6. If a young person is in Year 7 and above, they can join the 11-16 group. We like to be able to send you an email before the Acting Classes begin, with all of the useful information you need to know. Therefore, please make sure you provide us with a relevant email address when you book your place. To book your place call our Box Office team on *024 7655 3055* or book online now. Please note, places are limited. ]]>
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