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Really Big and Really Loud

Tues 27, Sat 31 July and Sun 1, Tues 3, Weds 4, Thurs 5, Sat 7 and Sun 8 Aug 2021

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021 - this wonderful family show is about losing your voice and going on a big adventure to find it again.

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Black Love

Weds 28, Sat 31 July and Weds 4, Fri 6, Sat 7 and Sun 8 Aug 2021

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021 - Black Love is an explosion of form busting storytelling, an ode to Black music, and those real stories we rarely hear.

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May Queen

Thurs 29, Sat 31 July and Tues 3, Thurs 5, Sat 7 and Sun 8 Aug 2021

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021. As the year moves on in the City of Peace and Reconciliation, Leigh must face up to the events of one fateful May Day, and dig deep within herself to ask – how did she get here?

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Hungry

Fri 30 July and Sun 1, Weds 4, Fri 6 and Sun 8 Aug 2021

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021 - Hungry is a new play about food, love, class and grief in a world where there's little left to savour.

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Summer School 2021 – Week 1

Mon 2 to Thurs 5 Aug 2021

Summer School is back! Our week-long holiday camp allows young people to be creative, make new friends, learn new skills and have lots of fun.

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Dragons and Mythical Beasts

Thurs 5 to Sat 7 Aug 2021

From the creators of the West End smash hit Dinosaur World Live, who bring spectacular puppets to life, don’t miss this brand-new spell-binding adventure, live on stage!

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Film Premiere for The Square

Thurs 5 Aug 2021

Film premiere of The Square, hosted by Belgrade Springboard artists Richard and Rishard.

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Summer School 2021 – Week 2

Mon 9 to Thurs 12 Aug 2021

Summer School is back! Our week-long holiday camp allows young people to be creative, make new friends, learn new skills and have lots of fun.

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The King of Pop – The Legend Continues

Weds 11 Aug 2021

King Of Pop is led by the world’s greatest Michael Jackson tribute artist Navi, with his incredible live band and dancers.

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Calling Planet Earth

Thurs 12 Aug 2021

A New Romantic symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical eras of all time – the electrifying '80s.

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Fusion 21

Sunday 15 August 2021

Taking place during our UK City of Culture, Fusion 21 is a free outdoor music and creative arts event taking place in Belgrade Square outside The Belgrade Theatre Coventry, on 15 August 2021, from 12noon-3pm. It will be hosted by BBC CWR’s Sandra Godley, so you can expect a packed programme of some of the…

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BBC Contains Strong Language Festival

Thurs 26 Aug to Sun 26 Sept 2021

BBC Contains Strong Language is the UK’s biggest poetry and performance festival of new writing, and is the BBC’s flagship poetry and spoken word festival.

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The Best of Take That

Weds 1 Sept 2021

As Take That celebrate thirty years dominating the charts, Rule the World present an exciting high-energy production dedicated to the UK’s number one Boy Band.

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Val McDermid – 1979

2 Sep

The Queen of Crime Val McDermid joins Fiona Lindsay in session to discuss 1979, the unmissable first thriller in her electrifying brand-new series.

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Shows

Really Big and Really Loud

Tues 27, Sat 31 July and Sun 1, Tues 3, Weds 4, Thurs 5, Sat 7 and Sun 8 Aug 2021

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021 - this wonderful family show is about losing your voice and going on a big adventure to find it again.

Shows

Black Love

Weds 28, Sat 31 July and Weds 4, Fri 6, Sat 7 and Sun 8 Aug 2021

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021 - Black Love is an explosion of form busting storytelling, an ode to Black music, and those real stories we rarely hear.

Shows

May Queen

Thurs 29, Sat 31 July and Tues 3, Thurs 5, Sat 7 and Sun 8 Aug 2021

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021. As the year moves on in the City of Peace and Reconciliation, Leigh must face up to the events of one fateful May Day, and dig deep within herself to ask – how did she get here?

Shows

Hungry

Fri 30 July and Sun 1, Weds 4, Fri 6 and Sun 8 Aug 2021

Presented as part of Roundabout 2021 - Hungry is a new play about food, love, class and grief in a world where there's little left to savour.

Take part

Summer School 2021 – Week 1

Mon 2 to Thurs 5 Aug 2021

Summer School is back! Our week-long holiday camp allows young people to be creative, make new friends, learn new skills and have lots of fun.

Shows

Dragons and Mythical Beasts

Thurs 5 to Sat 7 Aug 2021

From the creators of the West End smash hit Dinosaur World Live, who bring spectacular puppets to life, don’t miss this brand-new spell-binding adventure, live on stage!

Shows

Film Premiere for The Square

Thurs 5 Aug 2021

Film premiere of The Square, hosted by Belgrade Springboard artists Richard and Rishard.

Take part

Summer School 2021 – Week 2

Mon 9 to Thurs 12 Aug 2021

Summer School is back! Our week-long holiday camp allows young people to be creative, make new friends, learn new skills and have lots of fun.

Shows

The King of Pop – The Legend Continues

Weds 11 Aug 2021

King Of Pop is led by the world’s greatest Michael Jackson tribute artist Navi, with his incredible live band and dancers.

Shows

Calling Planet Earth

Thurs 12 Aug 2021

A New Romantic symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical eras of all time – the electrifying '80s.

Shows

Fusion 21

Sunday 15 August 2021

Taking place during our UK City of Culture, Fusion 21 is a free outdoor music and creative arts event taking place in Belgrade Square outside The Belgrade Theatre Coventry, on 15 August 2021, from 12noon-3pm. It will be hosted by BBC CWR’s Sandra Godley, so you can expect a packed programme of some of the…

Shows

BBC Contains Strong Language Festival

Thurs 26 Aug to Sun 26 Sept 2021

BBC Contains Strong Language is the UK’s biggest poetry and performance festival of new writing, and is the BBC’s flagship poetry and spoken word festival.

Shows

The Best of Take That

Weds 1 Sept 2021

As Take That celebrate thirty years dominating the charts, Rule the World present an exciting high-energy production dedicated to the UK’s number one Boy Band.

Shows

Val McDermid – 1979

2 Sep

The Queen of Crime Val McDermid joins Fiona Lindsay in session to discuss 1979, the unmissable first thriller in her electrifying brand-new series.

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The Illegal Eagles

Thurs 2 Sept 2021

Celebrating 50 years since the formation of the legendary West Coast Country Rock band, The Eagles, in 1971.

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The Masters of the House

Fri 3 Sept 2021

The Masters of the House - Europe’s leading musical theatre concert show.

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Sukh Ojla : Life Sukhs

Sat 4 Sept 2021

Following her debut solo run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2019, Sukh Ojla brings her brilliant solo comedy hour to Coventry.

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Silver Screen – The Pink Panther

Tues 7 & Tues 21 Sept 2021

Join us for Afternoon Tea followed by a screening of the classic movie, The Pink Panther.

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Islands in the Stream

Weds 8 Sept 2021

Enjoy the songs of the Queen and King of country music - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Mon 13 to Sat 18 Sept 2021

Mischief’s multi award-winning international smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong is returning to Coventry, following its previous sell-out successes!

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The Drag Ball

Tues 21 Sept 2021

A drag eleganza, extravaganza variety show starring some of the most iconic Queens from season two of Ru Paul's Drag Race UK.

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The Spirit of Elvis

Thurs 23 Sept 2021

There’s only one Elvis Presley and there’s only one artiste who captures his spirit on stage – the inimitable Gordon Hendricks.

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Midday Variety – A Big Afternoon Out with Bob Brolly and Jimmy Cricket

Fri 24 Sept 2021

The ever-popular Bob Brolly and his band return with their heartwarming blend of Irish ballads, country hits, nostalgic singalongs and entertaining chat.

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Adult Acting Classes – Autumn 2021

Fri 24 Sept to Fri 3 Dec 2021

Our Adult Acting Classes are the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun.

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Youth Acting Classes: 13-17 years – Autumn 2021

Sat 25 Sept to Sat 4 Dec 2021

Keep the kids entertained with our fantastic, fun Youth Acting Classes. Running online on Saturdays, young people aged 13-17 can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends!

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Youth Acting Classes: 7-12 years – Autumn 2021

Sat 25 Sept to Sat 4 Dec 2021

Keep the kids entertained with our fantastic, fun Youth Acting Classes. Running online on Saturdays, young people aged 7-12 can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends!

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RUSH

Sat 25 Sept 2021

Join us as we tell the story of Reggae music and the Windrush Generation and hear how their music took the world by storm.

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This Little Relic

Weds 29 Sept to Sat 2 Oct 2021

BBC Audio Drama North in collaboration with Belgrade Theatre Coventry present the premiere of Karla Marie Sweet’s audio drama, This Little Relic.

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Being Mr Wickham

Thurs 30 Sept to Sat 2 Oct 2021

Adrian Lukis, who starred in the renowned BBC TV adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, returns to the role of Mr Wickham this Autumn.

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Silver Screen – Dr. No

Tues 5 & Tues 19 Oct 2021

Join us for Afternoon Tea followed by a screening of the 1962 James Bond classic Dr. No in our brand-new Screen Room.

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The Why? Event

Fri 8 Oct 2021

The Why? Event answers the question of why people stay in domestic abuse relationships in all its forms.

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The Ruff Tuff Cream Puff Estate Agency

Sat 9 to Sat 16 Oct 2021

Based on a true story from the 1970s, this new musical tells the story of the workings of the world’s first ‘estate agency for squatters’ and the foundation of a new nation, Frestonia.

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An Evening Without Kate Bush

Fri 15 Oct 2021

Young invites you to celebrate the songs and mythology of Kate Bush with this unique and mind-blowing show.

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David Suchet

Sun 17 Oct 2021

We invite audiences to experience a rare opportunity with one of the world’s most celebrated and fascinating actors of our time. Join us in conversation with the man, the actor and his many roles in an unmistakably unique event. A retrospective look at David’s career will have you witness some of his most beloved performances…

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Though This Be Madness

Weds 20 to Fri 22 Oct 2021

Though this be Madness unravels what is happening to young people in relation to education, exclusion, gang grooming and too often, a pipeline to prison.

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Rave On

Fri 22 Oct 2021

Featuring the greatest hits from Rock and Roll’s golden eras, Rave On brings you the sounds of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, Neil Sedaka, The Kinks, Connie Francis, Lulu, The Shadows and many more.

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Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

Sat 23 Oct 2021

Experience The Greatest Showman in the greatest way possible - with lyrics on the screen so you can join in as loud as you want.

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Singalonga Grease

Sat 23 Oct 2021

The sing-along screening of the classic film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John is brought to you by the producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music

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Voice of Legends – A Bollywood Extravaganza

Thurs 28 Oct 2021

Voice Of Legends is a riveting extravaganza of music, dance, and magical memories created for you by award winning singer and entertainer, Navin Kundra.

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Fascinating Aida

Fri 29 Oct 2021

Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman are heading out on tour. With a selection of old favourites, songs you haven’t heard before and some you wish you’d never heard in the first place.

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80s Mania

Sat 30 Oct 2021

Europe's long-standing premier 1980's multi-tribute concert show returns to the Belgrade for one night only.

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Silver Screen – The Great Escape

Tues 2 & Tues 16 Nov 2021

Join us for Afternoon Tea followed by a screening of the 1963 wartime classic, The Great Escape.

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Dirty Dancing

Tues 2 to Sat 6 Nov 2021

Following two blockbuster West End runs, four hit UK tours, and multiple sensational international productions, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage is back!

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The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe

Weds 3 Nov 2021

Overdosed on pills, the woman behind the icon unravels her remarkable life, taking us back through the memories of her closest relationships.

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First Time

Sat 6 Nov 2021

Award-winning HIV+ theatre-maker Nathaniel Hall (It’s a Sin) and Dibby Theatre present their critically acclaimed ‘hilarious’ and ‘heart breaking’ hit autobiographical show about growing up positive in a negative world.

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SeaView Premiere

Weds 10 Nov 2021

SeaView is a powerful new digital TV series that truly breaks new ground. Join us for screenings of the first three episodes at the Belgrade Theatre Coventry

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SeaView Screenings

Thurs 11 to Sat 13 Nov 2021

SeaView is a powerful new digital TV series that truly breaks new ground. Join us for screenings of the first three episodes at the Belgrade Theatre Coventry

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Swan Lake

Thurs 11 Nov 2021

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.

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Sleeping Beauty

Fri 12 Nov 2021

Every child’s favourite fairy-tale, Sleeping Beauty is the classic story of love and innocence, mystery and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score.

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The Nutcracker

Sat 13 Nov 2021

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to your local theatre for a dazzling production of the most famous ballet in the world – The Nutcracker.

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Beauty and the Beast

Weds 24 Nov 2021 to Sat 8 Jan 2022

This year's legendary Belgrade panto is the magical tale of Beauty and the Beast written by Iain Lauchlan.

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Silver Screen – Some Like It Hot

Tues 30 Nov & Tues 14 Dec 2021

Join us for Afternoon Tea followed by a screening of Marilyn Monroe's classic comedy Some Like It Hot in our brand-new Screen Room.

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Santa’s Magical Mystery Guest

Thurs 9 to Fri 24 Dec 2021

One of their presents is a magic cabinet which mysteriously conjures up a pirate who seems to be lost. With lots of Christmas songs to sing along with and tons of magic and festive cheer, come and see if Santa can help our Pirate finds his way home in time for the big day. The…

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A Christmas Carol

Mon 13 to Thurs 23 Dec 2021

David Bradley stars in Simon Callow’s acclaimed one-man adaptation of the ultimate classic Christmas tale.

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Circus of Horrors

Thurs 20 Jan 2022

This brand new show will be a celebration of 25 years of The Circus Of Horrors.

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Adult Acting Classes – Spring 2022

Fri 21 Jan to Fri 1 April 2022

Our Adult Acting Classes are the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun.

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Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience

Fri 21 Jan 2022

 Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience will take you on a journey through the story of the Wilburys.

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Youth Acting Classes: 7-12 years – Spring 2022

Sat 22 Jan to Sat 2 April 2022

Keep the kids entertained with our fantastic, fun Youth Acting Classes. Running online on Saturdays, young people aged 7-12 can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends!

Take part

Youth Acting Classes:13-17 years – Spring 2022

Sat 22 Jan to Sat 2 April 2022

Keep the kids entertained with our fantastic, fun Youth Acting Classes. Running online on Saturdays, young people aged 13-17 can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends!

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The Magic of Motown

Sat 22 Jan 2022

Immerse yourself in the sound of a generation as The Magic of Motown returns to the Belgrade Theatre for one night only.

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Come What May

Thurs 27 Jan 2022

We present to you an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza as you enter the secret world of one of the greatest movie-musicals of all time.

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Here’s What She Said To Me

Thurs 27 to Sat 29 Jan 2022

Here’s What She Said to Me combines drama with music, poetry and movement to tell a moving story of daughters and mothers in the world of migrations and shifting identities, braving life with an undying hope, optimism and resilience.

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Whitney – Queen of the Night

Fri 28 Jan 2022

A stunning celebration of the music and life of Whitney Houston.

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You Win Again

Sat 29 Jan 2022

Direct from the West End, do not miss You Win Again, for one night only at the Belgrade.

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I Ain’t Dumb

Weds 9 to Sat 12 Feb 2022

Queer playwright, Tom Wright brings the world-premiere of this hard-hitting and hilarious new play to his hometown of Coventry.

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The Da Vinci Code

Tues 22 to Sat 26 Feb 2022

The blockbuster story that captivated the world is now an epic stage thriller. Can you crack the code and solve a centuries old mystery?

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Midday Variety – Golden Greats

Weds 23 Feb 2022

The Dreamers (formerly Freddie & The Dreamers) headline this nostalgic musical celebration, with special guest star Don Maclean providing the comedy.

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Kerbs

Sat 26 Feb to Sat 5 March 2022

Kerbs is the debut play from Michael Southan exploring taboos around sex, romance and disability.

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Groan Ups

Mon 28 Feb to Sat 5 Mar 2022

Following their rise to global success with The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre return with their brand new comedy all about growing up.

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Adult Acting Classes – Summer 2022

Fri 29 April to Fri 8 July 2022

Our Adult Acting Classes are the perfect way to develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun.

Take part

Youth Acting Classes: 7-12 years – Summer 2022

Sat 30 April to Sat 9 July 2022

Keep the kids entertained with our fantastic, fun Youth Acting Classes. Running online on Saturdays, young people aged 7-12 can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends!

Take part

Youth Acting Classes: 13-17 years – Summer 2022

Sat 30 April to Sat 9 July 2022

Keep the kids entertained with our fantastic, fun Youth Acting Classes. Running online on Saturdays, young people aged 13-17 can stretch their creativity, improve their confidence, learn new skills and make new friends!

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Peter Pan

Thurs 26 to Sun 29 May 2022

The multi award-winning Coventry Musical Theatre Society bring their production of Peter Pan to the Belgrade Theatre.

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