Family
Charmane **CANCELLED**

Charmane **CANCELLED**

Thu 20th Feb
Start 1.30pm
 
Drama
Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

Thu 20th Feb
Start 7.00pm
 
Comedy
Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing called Love

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing called Love

Thus far, Paul has lived his life understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him.

Sat 22nd Feb
Start 8.00pm
 
Drama
Drip Drip Drip

Drip Drip Drip

Bigotry, belonging, and a cat called Roger… a National Health Story.

Fri 28th Feb
Doors 7.15pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Comedy
Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

In his new show 50 Things About Us Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom.

Sat 29th Feb
Start 8.00pm
 
Variety
Afternoon Variety Show  

Afternoon Variety Show  

The Famous Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show presented by Glen South

Wed 4th Mar
Start 2.00pm
 
Music
John Bramwell

John Bramwell

Mercury Prize nominated John Bramwell, I Am Kloot’s songwriter and frontman, performs a special solo show with accompaniment from Dave Fidler – Virtuoso musician

Thu 5th Mar
Doors 7.00pm
 
Music
The Pete Wylie Show

The Pete Wylie Show

Part time rock star – full time legend!

Fri 6th Mar
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Comedy @ Darwen Library Theatre

Comedy @ Darwen Library Theatre

Fans of live stand up comedy in Darwen are in for a treat in when we start delivering the cream of the UK and international comedy circuit to their doorstep at our new Monthly Comedy Club!

Sat 7th Mar
Doors
Start 8.00pm
 
Comedy
Stephen Bailey

Stephen Bailey

Stephen Bailey has made a name for himself for being a little gossip – but this year he’s grown up and decided to have a conversation with you (but a funny one – he’s still Channel 5’s darling) – about everything that is going on in the world.

Wed 11th Mar
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Cloudbusting – The Music of Kate Bush

Cloudbusting – The Music of Kate Bush

Cloudbusting have been championed by BBC ONE as one of the most authentic tributes in the world.
Their passion for Kate’s music has won over sceptical fans everywhere, challenging perceptions of what a
tribute band can be and resulting in sell-out performances across the UK.

Sat 14th Mar
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Clinton Baptiste: The Paranormalist Returns

Clinton Baptiste: The Paranormalist Returns

As seen on PETER KAY’S PHOENIX NIGHTS… The world- renowned clairvoyant, medium and psychic is back!

Fri 20th Mar
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Arthur Smith: Syd

Arthur Smith: Syd

A show about an ordinary man who lived in extraordinary times – his father.

Fri 27th Mar
Doors 7.15pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Dance
PQA: A Musical Extravaganza

PQA: A Musical Extravaganza

The students of The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Bolton, presents A Musical Extravaganza.

Sat 28th Mar
Start 3.00pm
 
Family
The Bear

The Bear

With dazzling puppetry, delicious music and dozens of laughs, The Bear is an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

Sun 29th Mar
Start 2.00pm
 
Music
Billy Mitchell & Bob Fox

Billy Mitchell & Bob Fox

Two great voices, impeccable musicianship, a set full of memorable songs and infectious good humour, the mix of material is sparkling, full of punch and beautifully executed.

Fri 3rd Apr
Doors 7.00pm
 
Comedy
Simon Evans: The Work Of The Devil

Simon Evans: The Work Of The Devil

Simon Evans is the star of Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, The Unbelievable Truth & Simon Evans Goes To Market.

Thu 9th Apr
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Edwina Hayes

Edwina Hayes

Edwina’s beautifully written songs, charming stage presence, and voice of an angel have won her a reputation as a true natural talent of gentle folk-Americana.

Sat 18th Apr
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
The Amy Winehouse Experience

The Amy Winehouse Experience

Lioness provide the UK’s most authentic tribute to the precocious talent of Amy, featuring TV’s ‘Stars in Their Eyes’ finalist and ‘X Factor’ boot-camp contestant Emma Wright plus a full backing band.

Fri 24th Apr
Doors 7.30pm
 
Music
GA GA

GA GA

Performed by a multi-award winning band who have headlined the ‘International Guitar Festival’ on several occasions, this is a Queen show like no other.

Sat 25th Apr
Doors 7.30pm
 
Music
Cinema Live Presents Michael Ball & Alfie Boe

Cinema Live Presents Michael Ball & Alfie Boe

The world’s ultimate musical duo, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are ‘Back Together’ and set to delight cinema audiences up and down the country with the final show of their UK tour at the O2 Arena.

Fri 1st May
Start 7.30pm
 
Drama
Beach Body Ready

Beach Body Ready

Shaving? Tanning? Over-exercising? Cabbage-souping? Starving? Don’t bother, we’re not. Grab your pals and your biscuits and watch Beach Body Ready!

Fri 8th May
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry

Join us for an up close and intimate show – Just the brothers, a piano and amazing vocals

Sat 9th May
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Comedy
Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching

A mix of storytelling, observations, a dash of social politics and a lovely routine about a smear test. This show has everything.

Sat 16th May
Start 8.00pm
 
Drama
The Welkin

The Welkin

One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder.

Thu 21st May
Start 7.00pm
 
Family
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Runaways. Fairies. Goblins… Water Pistols!?! Look out, it’s RUBBISH Shakespeare!!!

Thu 28th May
Doors 1.45pm
Start 2.30pm
 
Music
The Kilkennys

The Kilkennys

If you haven’t heard of them yet, then you are in for a very pleasant surprise!

Fri 12th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
 
Comedy
Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

The time for faff is over: has Big Daddy Graham got the skillz (anecdotes/banter/topical asides) to pay da billz (gas/water/electric)?

Sat 13th Jun
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Pink Floydian

Pink Floydian

Pink Floydian – The UK’s most authentic independent Pink Floyd tribute. 2020 Tour – “TAKE IT BACK” with songs from 10 albums spanning 50 years.

Sat 20th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Last of the Summer Wine

Last of the Summer Wine

In a sparkling adaptation of Roy Clarke’s world-famous comedy, Julian Dutton, recreates the immortal adventures of Foggy, Clegg & Compo, in three of their classic tales.

Fri 10th Jul
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Spoken Word
Nick Butter

Nick Butter

As of November of this year, Nick will be crowned the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world.

Thu 13th Aug
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri

Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri

For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe

Fri 18th Sep
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Spoken Word
David Harper’s Romp with the Georgians’!

David Harper’s Romp with the Georgians’!

The star of BBC’s Bargain Hunt & Antiques Road Trip is taking his ‘Romp with the Georgians’ around the UK
Harper is a TV presenter, historian and raconteur.

Sat 10th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Myra Dubois: Dead Funny

Myra Dubois: Dead Funny

Myra is dead; long live Myra! Realising she stands to miss out on the most attention she’ll ever receive, the ‘acid-tongued and funny to the bone’ (Time Out) Myra brings forward her funeral to make sure people get it right!

Thu 22nd Oct
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Roy Orbison and The Traveling Wilburys Experience

Roy Orbison and The Traveling Wilburys Experience

With the Wilburys never actually going on tour, their millions of fans never got to see them all together in a live concert experience,
this show is now their unmissable opportunity.

Fri 23rd Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm