Music
Martin Stephenson

Martin Stephenson

The great thing about Martin Stephenson — hang on, let’s start that again — ONE of the great things about Martin Stephenson is that you never quite know what he’s going to say next.

Wed 17th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
 
Music
China Crisis

China Crisis

China Crisis found major success in the UK with five Top 40 singles, ten Top 50 singles and three Top 40 albums and hits across Australia, Europe and the Americas.

Sat 20th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Drama
NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy

NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

Thu 25th Jul
Doors 6.00pm
Start 7.00pm
 
Music
Chris Difford

Chris Difford

In 2019 we welcome Chris back to DLT with his stand up sit down book & music tour.

Fri 26th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
 
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 3rd Aug to
Sat 7th Dec
Doors 7.00pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Variety
Afternoon Variety Show  

Afternoon Variety Show  

The Famous Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show presented by Glen South

Wed 7th Aug and
Wed 4th Sep
Start 2.00pm
 
Music
A Tribute to Elvis

A Tribute to Elvis

Tupelo To Vegas: A Tribute To Elvis starring International Elvis Masters Champion, Jared Lee

Fri 23rd Aug
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Spoken Word
An Evening with Jimmy White

An Evening with Jimmy White

One of the most colourful characters not only in snooker but in sport.

Fri 6th Sep
Start 7.30pm
 
Spoken Word
Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood

The wait is over….The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast.

Tue 10th Sep
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Steve Harley Acoustic Trio

Steve Harley Acoustic Trio

Steve promises to dip in to all 12 studio albums from a career spanning four decades, and still in top gear.

Thu 12th Sep
Doors 7.00pm
 
Other Events
The Ultimate Evening of Clairvoyance

The Ultimate Evening of Clairvoyance

Join us for ”The Ultimate Evening of Clairvoyance” as we present two of the UK’s top leading mediums.

Sat 14th Sep
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Daliso Chaponda

Daliso Chaponda

Britain’s Got Talent finalist and star of BBC Radio 4’s acclaimed Citizen of Nowhere, Daliso presents a hilarious and daring new show.

Thu 19th Sep
Doors 7.15pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Whole Lotta Led

Whole Lotta Led

2019 sees the 50th anniversary of the release of one of the greatest albums of all time – Led Zeppelin II.

Sat 21st Sep
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Drama
NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

Thu 26th Sep
Doors 6.00pm
Start 7.00pm
 
Classical Music and Opera
Placido Domingo 50th Anniversary Gala Evening

Placido Domingo 50th Anniversary Gala Evening

For one very special night, Plácido Domingo returns to the breath-taking Arena Di Verona amphitheatre, 50 years after his debut, to revisit three of his greatest ever roles.

Tue 1st Oct
Start 7.00pm
 
Music
Simply reRed

Simply reRed

Simply reRed – Holding back the years is a tribute to Mick Hucknall and Simply Red brought to you by the creators of Talon – The Best of Eagles

Fri 4th Oct
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Felix Rabin

Felix Rabin

Félix Rabin’s style embodies the influences of Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Pink Floyd and blends contemporary Rock, with inventive riffs and moody melodies.

Wed 9th Oct
Doors 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Desiree Burch

Desiree Burch

The breakout star of Netflix’s Flinch, The Mash Report and Live At The Apollo (BBC) debuts new stand-up about the self and everything else.

Thu 10th Oct
Doors 7.15pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Drama
NT Live: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

NT Live: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London.

Thu 17th Oct
Start 7.00pm
 
Music
Andy Fairweather Low

Andy Fairweather Low

Andy Fairweather Low and The Low Riders continue their annual appearance at Darwen Library Theatre. Be quick – it’s always a sell out!

Fri 18th Oct
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Cinema Live: Billy Connolly

Cinema Live: Billy Connolly

Screening as a special one-night-only event, Connolly will also muse upon his career, life and legacy in a deeply personal interview filmed exclusively for cinema audiences.

Wed 23rd Oct
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Gordon Haskell

Gordon Haskell

Gordon Haskell has often been described as a brilliant mix of Bill Withers and James Taylor with the feel of J.J Cale; but ultimately Haskell is a craftsman with his own unique style and presence.

Thu 24th Oct
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
The Music of John Denver

The Music of John Denver

Join Chris at DLT for a great evening celebrating the life and music of the singer-songwriter John Denver.

Sat 26th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Dance
Northern Ballet: Dracula Live

Northern Ballet: Dracula Live

Broadcast LIVE to cinemas for Halloween, Northern Ballet’s thrilling adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic horror story is a unique blend of gripping theatre, Gothic sets and sensuous dancing.

Thu 31st Oct
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.15pm
 
Music
John Power

John Power

Having first made his mark on the UK pop scene in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s with renowned Liverpudlian quartet The La’s, Power left the group to form a new group called Cast.

Sun 3rd Nov
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Drama
NT Live: Hansard

NT Live: Hansard

See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) & Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Thu 7th Nov
Start 7.00pm
 
Music
Mike Peters: The Alarm

Mike Peters: The Alarm

From September 2019 onwards, The Alarm lead singer and songwriter Mike Peters, will present The Alarm – Hurricane of Change 30th Anniversary Acoustic Tour throughout the UK, Europe and USA.

Sat 9th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
 
Comedy
Henry Paker

Henry Paker

Star of Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, Josh (BBC3) and co-writer and star of Radio 4’s Small Scenes, Henry’s latest show is a unique mixture of stand-up comedy and illustration which took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm.

Fri 15th Nov
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Cash and Carter Together

Cash and Carter Together

Cash & Carter, Together brings you an authentic recreation of the Johnny Cash live show, focusing on his unique collaborations with wife June Carter.

Thu 21st Nov
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
The Blow Monkeys

The Blow Monkeys

With hits like ‘Digging Your Scene’ and ‘It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way’, The Blow Monkeys epitomise the glamour of mid-80s pop at its most graceful and sophisticated.

Fri 29th Nov
Doors 7.30pm
 
Drama
NT Live: Present Laughter

NT Live: Present Laughter

Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

Wed 4th Dec
Doors 6.15pm
Start 7.00pm
 
Family
Pinocchio

Pinocchio

George Critchley for PMA Productions returns to Darwen with a fun-filled family show for the festive season

Mon 9th Dec
Start 10.00am
 
Music
Simon and Garfunkel – Through the Years

Simon and Garfunkel – Through the Years

Hear many of the hits such as The Sound of Silence, Mrs Robinson, The Boxer and the smash hit Bridge Over Troubled Water

Fri 7th Feb
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm