Friday 27th May 2022

Theatre Listings

Hampton Hill Playhouse
90 High Street
Hampton Hill
Information Line: 020 8410 4545
Membership: 020 8287 2663

5 June
Thames TV Big Band
17 musicians under the direction of former Joe Loss trumpeter Freddie Jameson - will evoke memories of the golden age of Big Band Swing, and provide an opportunity to introduce a new audience to the revival of the Big Band sound.
Tickets: £8. Please call 07957 307370

6 - 7 June
Much Ado About Nothing
Presented by the Childrens Shakespeare Company.
Tickets and details are available from 020 8898 2844

8th June
An Opera Masterclass
Led by the international opera star Kathryn Harries.
Tickets £7.50 from 01372 460257

10 - 11 June
An Opera Gala Concert
Featuring The Riverside Opera chorus and guest soloists. The company will be performing some of the great opera choruses by Bizet, Borodin, Mascagni, Mozart, Verdi and Wagner plus solo items by guest soloists Rachel Chapman, Njabulo Madlala and Zoe South.
Tickets: £10 from 01372 460257
(7-9pm only) Special offer: one
masterclass ticket plus one concert ticket for £15.

14 - 17th June
A Triple Bill
Park Players present A TRIPLE BILL: ' Pong', an original play by Sue Viney (winner of the RuTAC Festival of new writing at the Orange Tree Theatre), ' Have You Seen Our Rabbit' by Michael Stevens, and 'Lurker' by Don Nigro.
Box Office: 020 8287 2568
Tickets: £6

25 June - 2nd July
A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Presented by Teddington Theatre Club. Directed by Marc Batten
Tickets: £8 from 020 8979 9499
(2-9pm only)

Orange Tree Theatre
1 Clarence St, Richmond
Box Office: 020 8940 3633

Until 4 June
Private Fears In Public Places
7.45pm, Sat 4pm
The Orange Tree Theatre is proud to host the Stephen Joseph Theatre Company in the world premiere production of Alan Ayckbourn's latest play. Six people, six separate lives, yet all strangely linked by circumstance. This cinematic play is a tale of the misheard, the unspoken and the sadly misunderstood.
Tickets: £8 - £18

14 - 25 June
Scenes from a Separation
There are two sides to every separation. Matthew and Nina have been married for twelve years. Mathew is a successful publisher, he puts his work before family and he is always in control. His side is written by Andrew Bovell, author of Holy Day, Who's Afraid of the Working Class and Speaking in Tongues. Nina is a journalist who hasn't worked since the birth of their two children. Her side is written by Hannie Rayson, author of Hotel SorrentWhen Mathew suggests she takes on the biography of the new Australian of the Year, she throws herself into the project with an all-consuming enthusiasm. A play about sex, sacrifice and survival, of break-up and break-down, of falling in love and getting found out.
Tickets: £6 - £9

Richmond Theatre
The Green
Tel: 020 8939 9277
Box Office: 0870 060 6651

Until 4 June
Framed - Trust No One
7:45pm, Wed & Sat matinees 2:30pm
Television favourites Lucy Benjamin (EastEnders), Thomas Craig (Coronation Street and Vincenzo Pellegrino (Casualty) star in a taut, psychological thriller that comes with a sharp warning - trust no one! Attractive, cultured and witty, Sam seems to be the perfect man. But a romantic weekend trip to a remote Norfolk cottage soon causes his new girlfriend Judy to realise that he's concealing a deadly secret.
Tickets: £10 - £22

Until 4 June
The Gruffalo
10.30am & 1.30pm
Ideal half term fun! Following sell-out performances at the National Theatre and on Broadway, the children's cult hit rhyming story about a mouse and a monster, comes to Richmond Theatre. Songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged three and up. Tickets: £8 - £9.50

6 June
Rabbi Lionel Blue
Using his own experiences and offbeat sense of humour, Rabbi Lionel Blue relates a selection of short stories, anecdotes and conversations whose dotty inconsequential flavour will appeal to people from all religions, and from none!
Tickets: £16

8 - 2 June
Jacqueline Wilson's Midnight
Evenings 7pm, Thu matinee 1.30pm, Sat 2.30pm, Sun 3pm
Award-winning author Jacqueline Wilson's mysterious and intriguing story is brought to the stage. 12-year-old Violet has plenty to wish for. She wishes her loving but controlling older brother would be kinder to her. She wishes beautiful, charismatic Jasmine would be her friend forever. Most of all, she wishes she could meet her favourite author, Casper Dream. Surely Casper - who creates such magical fairy stories - could conjure up a solution to all her problems? Perfect for 9 - 14 year olds. Tickets: £10 - £14.

14 - 18 June
My Fair Lady
7.30pm, Sat matinee 2.30pm
Presented by Twickenham Operatic Society. This award winning company return to Richmond with the most famous of all Broadway musicals, My Fair Lady. Featuring those unforgettable songs I Could Have Danced all Night, I'm Getting Married in the Morning, and The Rain in Spain. Tickets: £9 - £19

20 - 25 June
7.30pm, Fri 5pm & 8pm
Having enjoyed sensational reviews, this production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's fantastic family musical continues to enjoy huge success in the West End and throughout the country with standing ovations at every performance. With the liveliest, most energetic company of actors, singers and dancers you'll ever see, Joseph is brimming with non-stop action, laughter and fun. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Any Dream Will Do, Close Every Door To Me and One More Angel. Tickets: £9 - £25

27 June - Saturday 2 July
Just Desserts
7.45pm,Wed & Sat matinees 2.30pm
Get ready to whet your comedy appetite when Marc Camoletti, writer of West End and international hits Boeing, Boeing and Don't Dress for Dinner, completes his trilogy of high comedy with Just Desserts! After discovering that his wife Jacqueline is having an affair, Bernard decides to take revenge on his wife's lover Robert, by inviting him to dinner. The catch is that Robert must bring his unwitting wife Juliette to the party to be seduced by Bernard. Fearing a grisly end, Robert complies by hiring high-class hooker Barbara to stand in for his wife. Just as they are about to sit down for dinner the real Juliette turns up and then the fun really begins.
Tickets: £10 - £22

3 July
The Keith Barret Show
7:30 pm
Rob Brydon plays the hapless
chauffeur, Keith Barret, who first found notoriety in the award winning comedy Marion and Geoff. The live show closely follows the format of the TV series, with Keith trying to answer the eternal question - what makes a successful relationship? Expect the usual brand of hilariously downtrodden but always positive humour, as Wales' most famous divorcee delights audiences with his own woeful personal relationship experiences.
Tickets: £16


Richmond Theatre are giving away one pair of tickets to see Joseph and one pair of tickets to see Just Desserts.

For a chance to win a pair of tickets for either show, click here.

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