What’s On

Alasdair Roberts

Alasdair Roberts

Friday 28th August 2015 at 8pm

Music: The first Nottingham appearance in over 4 years by the acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter.



Wednesday 9 September - Saturday 26 September 2015

Drama: Prior to a World Tour and direct from the West End, this five-star production of Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece 1984 returns to Nottingham.

Open Day 2015

Open Day 2015

Sunday 20 September 2015, 12pm - 5pm

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



Friday 25 September 2015

Drama: Directing scenes from Two is the culmination of Rachel Ross’s placement with Nottingham Playhouse as part of the Regional Theatre Young Director...

The Rubenstein Kiss

The Rubenstein Kiss

Friday 2 October - Saturday 17 October 2015

Drama: Amidst rampant paranoia about the enemy within, the shadow of suspicion falls on two radicals from a religious minority.

The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

Thursday 8 - Saturday 10 October 2015

Family Friendly: The Ugly Duckling is a collaboration between Nottingham Playhouse and Combat Bullying.

Nina Conti -In Your Face

Nina Conti -In Your Face

Sunday 18 October 2015 at 7.30pm

Comedy: With the help of Monkey and a bag of tricks, truly anything can happen in this unmissable improvised adventure of hilarious witchery.

Georgie Fame

Georgie Fame

In Concert

Tuesday 20 October at 7:45pm

Music: In this, the 50th anniversary of his chart-topping hit Yeh, Yeh, Georgie Fame hits the road for a very limited number of UK tour dates.

All The Little Lights

All The Little Lights

Tuesday 20 - Thursday 22 October 2015

Drama: Packed with crackling dialogue, darkness and laugh out loud humour, All the Little Lights is about being young, alone and trying to survive.

The Empty Frame

The Empty Frame

Friday 23 October 2015 at 8pm

Drama: PSYCHEdelight creates new work that is daring and socially engaging. This play is based on the writer’s experience in a fertility clinic.



Saturday 24 October 2015 at 7:30pm

Spoken Word: Celebrating 70 years in show business this year, the Hollywood legend and James Bond star chats with biographer Gareth Owen about his...

The Duchess of Malfi

The Duchess of Malfi

Friday 30 October - Saturday 14 November 2015

Drama: A secret marriage provokes fury, espionage and bloody murder in John Webster’s tragedy.

Henning Wehn - EINS, ZWEI, DIY

Henning Wehn - EINS, ZWEI, DIY

Friday 20 November 2015 at 8pm

Comedy: After more than a decade in Britain, the German Comedy Ambassador has ‘groan’ to like puns…. though he still couldn’t eat a whole one.

Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

Friday 27 November 2015 - Saturday 16 January 2016

Family Friendly: Laugh, shout and sing along with this year’s Playhouse pantomime adventure

Hare and Tortoise

Hare and Tortoise

Wednesday 9 December 2015 - Saturday 2 January 2016

Family Friendly: Join us for this magical modern classic, and follow Hare and Tortoise through the seasons as the two friends get ready to race each other!

Future Starz

Future Starz

Saturday 30 January 2016 at 7:30pm

Dance: Young performers from Dance schools in and around the East Midlands showcase their talents in this spectacular showcase.

Any Means Necessary

Any Means Necessary

Friday 5 February - Saturday 20 February 2016

Drama: When Mel meets Dave at a protest, she believes she has met her kindred spirit. But is he who he appears to be?

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.

Noises Off

Noises Off

Saturday 9 - Saturday 30 April 2016

Drama: The legendary comedy from writer Michael Frayn comes to Nottingham Playhouse in Spring 2016.

Grumpy Old Women

Grumpy Old Women

Tuesday 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.