What’s On

Any Means Necessary

Any Means Necessary

Friday 5 February - Saturday 20 February 2016

Drama: What if everything your partner ever told you was a lie? A gripping new play inspired by the human story at the heart of the national police scandal.

An Evening with Marian Keyes

An Evening with Marian Keyes

Monday 15 February 2016 at 7.45pm

Spoken Word: Internationally bestselling novelist, Strictly and Bake Off obsessive and Twitterer extraordinaire Marian Keyes will be talking about her new...

The Conspiracy Season

The Conspiracy Season

Wednesday 9 September 2015 - Saturday 20 February 2016

Drama: Our Conspiracy Season is a scandalous programme of plays about secrets, surveillance and the misuse of power.

So Comedy Live

So Comedy Live

On the Road

Friday 26 February 2016 at 7.45pm

Comedy: The producers of the Graham Norton Show bring you their pick of the very best names on the UK stand-up comedy circuit today.

The Picture of Doreen Gray

The Picture of Doreen Gray

Friday 26 February 2016 at 8pm

Drama: LipService take Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray and give it a modern twist to observe the hazards of ageing in the public eye.

Backstage In Biscuit Land

Backstage In Biscuit Land

Wednesday 9 & Thursday 10 March 2016

Drama: After huge success at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, this two-woman solo show weaves comedy, puppetry, singing and incredible tics.

The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie

Friday 11 - Saturday 26 March 2016

Drama: One of the most powerful plays of the 20th century, The Glass Menagerie is a tale of love, loss and disparate hopes and dreams.

Women's Hour

Women's Hour

Friday 11 & Saturday 12 March 2016 at 8pm

Drama: A cabaret piece about what happens when women are given just one hour a day to think about what it is to be a woman.

The Tailor of Inverness

The Tailor of Inverness

Friday 18 - Saturday 19 March 2016 8pm

Drama: An unforgettable and moving story of displacement and survival in war-torn Europe, a powerful allegory for all victims of war.

Gordon Buchanan: Lost Adventures

Gordon Buchanan: Lost Adventures

Thursday 31 March 2016 at 7.30pm

Spoken Word: The highly acclaimed wildlife cameraman and presenter hosts an evening of exciting personal recollections, and lets you into his world of weird,...

Noises Off

Noises Off

Saturday 9 - Saturday 30 April 2016

Drama: The legendary comedy from writer Michael Frayn promises to be a 100% professional production from Nottingham Playhouse.

Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb

Saturday 16 April 2016 at 11am & 1:30pm

Family Friendly: The epic tale of the smallest hero in the world – told with superb puppetry, music and fantastic design.

Rob Delaney: Meat Tour

Rob Delaney: Meat Tour

Sunday 17 April 2016 at 7.30pm

Comedy: Star of hit comedy Catastrophe Rob Delaney brings his critically acclaimed Meat tour to Nottingham Playhouse.



Wednesday 20 - Saturday 30 April 2016

Drama: A new play brimming with black humour, celebrating the strong friendships of a group of men living in a Nottingham hostel.

Rwanda: Theatre for Change

Rwanda: Theatre for Change

Thursday 28 April 2016 at 6pm

Spoken Word: This is part of The Rwandan Stories of Change Project, which aims to investigate the impact of the genocide on individual Rwandans.

Café Missing

Café Missing

Thursday 5 & Friday 6 May 2016

Drama: Come and enjoy a fabulous evening of food, fun, frolics, fantasy and some hard thoughts about what makes us all tick.

Lullaby Lane

Lullaby Lane

Saturday 7 May 2016 at 11am & 1:30pm

Family Friendly: Pulsating with the energy of a music festival, this charming show uses song to explore friendship, community and dancing feet!

Graeme of Thrones

Graeme of Thrones

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Comedy: Direct from London’s West End, Graeme takes you on his own unique journey through the Seven Kingdoms.



Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 May 2016 at 8pm

Dance: A riveting dance theatre show marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the 1984/5 British miners’ strike.

Grumpy Old Women

Grumpy Old Women

Thursday 2 June 2016 at 8pm

Comedy: Returning after a critically acclaimed, total sell-out sell-out spring 2015 tour, the Grumpies are back to knock some sense into the nation.

War and Peace

War and Peace

Tuesday 7 & Wednesday 8 June 2016 at 8pm

Drama: A new, live video performance based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy.

The Complete Deaths

The Complete Deaths

Thursday 9 - Saturday 11 June 2016 at 8pm

Comedy: Every death in the works of William Shakespeare performed in a sublimely funny tribute to the 400th anniversary of his death.



Friday 25 November 2016 - Saturday 21 January 2017

Family Friendly: The Playhouse Panto for 2016-17 will be… Aladdin! NOW ON SALE