What’s On

Noughts and Crosses

Noughts and Crosses

Saturday 27 August 2016

Drama: Adapted from the best-selling young adult novel by Malorie Blackman, Noughts and Crosses is a love story set in a society divided by racial...

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaur Zoo

Sunday 28 & Monday 29 August 2016

Family Friendly: Marvel and interact with extraordinary life-like dinosaurs in this imaginative and hilarious live show for all the family.

Open Day 2016

Open Day 2016

Saturday 3 September 2016, 12pm - 5pm

Family Friendly: We throw open our doors for an afternoon of fantastic free fun for all the family!



Friday 9 - Saturday 24 September 2016

Drama: One of the most witty, suspenseful and ingenious plays of the 20th century.

A Girl And A Gun

A Girl And A Gun

Friday 16 September 2016 at 8pm

Drama: This is a show about girls and guns, one that asks what it means to be a hero and what it means to be a plot device.

Tony's Last Tape

Tony's Last Tape

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 September 2016

Drama: Based on the diaries of Tony Benn, this critically‑acclaimed play returns to Nottingham Playhouse prior to a national tour.

Russell Howard: Work in Progress

Russell Howard: Work in Progress

Monday 19 September 2016 at 8pm

Comedy: SOLD OUT – Join Russell Howard, one of our funniest and most successful comedians, as he tries out brand new material.

The Underground Man

The Underground Man

Thursday 22 September - Saturday 8 October 2016

Drama: A stage adaptation of Mick Jackson’s Booker Prize short-listed novel, based on the life of an eccentric Nottinghamshire aristocrat.

Darkness, Darkness

Darkness, Darkness

Friday 30 September - Saturday 15 October 2016

Drama: John Harvey’s adaptation of his own bestselling Resnick novel comes to the stage.

Darkness, Darkness - Pay What You Can

Darkness, Darkness - Pay What You Can

Wednesday 5 October 2016 at 7.45pm

Drama: A Pay What You Can Performance of Darkness, Darkness – John Harvey’s stage adaptation of his own bestselling Resnick novel.

Rich Hall - Live

Rich Hall - Live

Monday 10 October 2016 at 8pm

Comedy: Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed grouchy, deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Monday 17 - Wednesday 19 October 2016

Family Friendly: Featuring a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, this critically acclaimed show faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle’s stories for the stage.



Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 19 October 2016 at 7:45pm

Drama: Candid, poignant and intimate, Cathy offers a timely reflection on the social impact of spiralling rents and forced relocation.

Miles Jupp: Songs Of Freedom

Miles Jupp: Songs Of Freedom

Tuesday 18 October 2016 at 8pm

Comedy: Miles Jupp, (Stand-up, actor, writer, thinker, father, husband, worrier, fool, star of Rev. and host of The News Quiz) hits the road in a...

The Collector

The Collector

Tuesday 25 & Wednesday 26 October 2016

Drama: 2003. Mazrat Prison, Iraq. A local, pro-Western translator’s life become a living hell.

Police Cops

Police Cops

Thursday 27 October 2016 at 8pm

Drama: Police Cops is This Theatre’s three man, adrenaline-fuelled cop parody featuring supercharged physical theatre, cinematic style and...

The Revenger's Tragedy

The Revenger's Tragedy

Friday 28 October - Saturday 12 November 2016

Drama: Fast-paced and irreverent, The Revenger’s Tragedy is a timeless tale about trying to be good in a very bad world.

Jeremy Hardy Live 2016

Jeremy Hardy Live 2016

Sunday 13 November 2016 at 7:30pm

Comedy: Jeremy Hardy begins his 4th decade as a stand-up this year. After briefly hibernating in the winter, he’s back out on the road in 2016.

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry

Thursday 17 November 2016 at 7:30pm

Music: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry perform classic railroad songs that were recorded on a journey earlier this year, along with old favourites.

Romesh Ranganathan: Irrational

Romesh Ranganathan: Irrational

Saturday 19 November 2016 at 8pm

Comedy: This performance is now sold out. Please contact Box Office on 0115 941 9419 to be added to the waiting list



Friday 25 November 2016 - Saturday 21 January 2017

Family Friendly: Join Widow Twankey and Aladdin on their magic carpet for a ride full of family fun and frolics!

The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog

Thursday 8 - Saturday 31 December 2016

Family Friendly: A magical re-telling of the classic Brothers Grimm tale about friendship and the making and breaking of promises.

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Saturday 7 January 2017

Family Friendly: Join storytellers Libetta, Mabe and Ru as they tell the classic tale of The Snow Queen, set against an Eastern European backdrop during WW1

Jack Frost

Jack Frost

Saturday 28 January 2017

Family Friendly: A Magical, wintery production brings Jack Frost to life through puppetry, live music and enchanting storytelling.

Jonathan Pie: Live

Jonathan Pie: Live

Friday 10 February 2017 at 7:30pm

Comedy: The respected news reporter hilariously reveals the truth behind recent News events both home and abroad.



Friday 17 February - Saturday 4 March 2017

Drama: A powerful and poignant World War II drama centred on the lives of a family of working‑class Nottingham women.