What’s On

Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

Friday 31 August - Saturday 22 September 2018

Music: Unlucky in both love and life, Charity Hope Valentine is a kind young woman who earns her keep dancing in the seedier bars of New York City.



Tuesday 25 - Saturday 29 September 2018

Drama: Fup is a big-hearted, uproarious modern fable about family, love and nature set in a weird and wild Cornwall.

I Dare You

I Dare You

Thursday 27 - Saturday 29 September 2018

Drama: A play about family, trauma, and a sofa that has seen everything



Thursday 4 October 2018 at 8pm

Spoken Word: One of London’s premier nights for poetry and live music is coming to Nottingham Playhouse for a special National Poetry Day performance.



Friday 5 - Saturday 20 October 2018

Drama: If you had survived the horror of war, what lengths would you go to protect yourself from its painful memories?

New Nigerians

New Nigerians

Friday 5 and Saturday 6 October 2018

Drama: New Nigerians is the smash-hit new comedy from Oladipo Agboluaje (winner of the Alfred Fagon award for playwriting).

No Such Thing as a Fish

No Such Thing as a Fish

Sunday 21st October 2018 at 7.30pm

Comedy: Join the team behind the award-winning podcast No Such Thing As A Fish for a jaw-dropping, side-splitting show.

Rich Hall's Hoedown

Rich Hall's Hoedown

Monday 22 October 2018 at 7.30pm

Comedy: Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between the UK and the US is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever.

Jeremy Hardy 2018 - cancelled

Jeremy Hardy 2018 - cancelled

Thursday 25 October 2018 at 7.30pm

Comedy: Jeremy Hardy is in his 4th decade as a stand-up this year. That’s a more dramatic way of saying he started 34 years ago and, without a lottery...

October Family Fest 2018

October Family Fest 2018

Monday 29 October - Friday 2 November 2018

Family Friendly: We bring in the light for a fun-filled week of family activities focused on festivals of light, fire and celebration!

NT Live: The Madness of George III

NT Live: The Madness of George III

Tuesday 20 November 2018 at 7pm

Drama: Nottingham Playhouse is going global as we partner with National Theatre Live for the first time to broadcast our new production of The Madness of...

Dancing England

Dancing England

Saturday 26 January 2019 at 6.30pm

Dance: Watch the best in sword dancing, clogging, Morris, Border, North West, Carnival, Molly, and some of our more obscure folkloric traditions



Tuesday 29 - Thursday 31 January 2019

Drama: Missing is a deliciously warped journey into the depths of the human psyche.

Miles Jupp: The Life I Lead

Miles Jupp: The Life I Lead

Tuesday 26 February 2019 at 7.30pm

Drama: The Life I Lead sees Miles Jupp, one of Britain’s leading stand-up comedians and revered actors bringing David Tomlinson’s remarkable story to...

Henning Wehn: Get On With It

Henning Wehn: Get On With It

Thursday 7 - Friday 8 March 2019 at 7.30pm

Comedy: You couldn’t make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn hasn’t bosched out yet another new show?

Lost Voice Guy

Lost Voice Guy

Friday 15 March 2019 at 7.30pm

Comedy: The winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2018 Lee Ridley (AKA Lost Voice Guy) is setting out on a tour of the UK.