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
 
Drama
NT Live: Fleabag

NT Live: Fleabag

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End.

Sat 28th Sep
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
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
 
Variety
Afternoon Variety Show  

Afternoon Variety Show  

The Famous Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show presented by Glen South

Wed 2nd Oct to
Wed 4th Dec
Start 2.00pm
 
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
 
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 5th Oct to
Sat 7th Dec
Doors 7.00pm
Start 8.00pm
 
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’s Coming Early Tour

Desiree Burch: Desiree’s Coming Early Tour

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
 
Film
The Keeper

The Keeper

Love and loyalty are put to the ultimate test in this incredible true story of football icon: Bert Trauman.

Wed 16th Oct
Start 2.00pm
 
Spoken Word
An Evening with Rick Buckler

An Evening with Rick Buckler

The Jam’s adventures have never really been explained and so this unique opportunity is now yours.

Wed 16th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
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
 
Family
Hey Diddle Diddle

Hey Diddle Diddle

A hilarious adventure filled with music and puppetry, for ages 3+.

Mon 21st Oct
Start 1.30pm
 
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
 
Drama
Turn of the Screw

Turn of the Screw

Award-winning Box Tale Soup present Henry James’ disturbing story of horror and corruption. Edinburgh Fringe 2018 sell-out.

Fri 25th 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
Beatlemania

Beatlemania

BEATLEMANIA head to Darwen Library Theatre for what promises to be a non-stop Beatles party with over forty songs from ‘Love Me Do’ to ‘Let It Be’.

Fri 1st Nov
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
 
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
Iron Bell

Iron Bell

A band that strives to be as authentic as possible bringing the music of Pink Floyd to the people who want to hear it live and played live.

Fri 8th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Start 8.00pm
 
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
 
Family
42nd Street – The Musical

42nd Street – The Musical

42nd Street, the legendary Broadway musical theatre classic. Telling the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway, this is the largest ever staging of the Tony® Award-winning musical and it was filmed live at the magnificent Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in the heart of London’s West End.

Thu 14th Nov
Start 1.30pm
 
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
 
Film
Wild Rose

Wild Rose

Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all Rose-Lynn wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville.

Wed 20th Nov
Start 2.00pm
 
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
 
Dance
CRDC Presents: The Dream is Real

CRDC Presents: The Dream is Real

The Dream is certainly Real for CR Dance Company to be performing their first showcase.

Sat 23rd Nov
Doors 12.30pm
Start 1.00pm
 
Drama
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Dickens’ mystical Christmas fable brought to life – a perfect Christmas treat!

Thu 28th Nov
Start 7.30pm
 
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
 
Music
The Houghton Weavers

The Houghton Weavers

The Houghton Weavers have been entertaining folk now for over 43 years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation.

Sat 30th Nov
Start 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
 
Film
Yesterday

Yesterday

Everyone in the world has forgotten The Beatles, everyone except Jack …

Fri 13th Dec
Start 2.00pm
 
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
 
Music
The Pete Wylie Show

The Pete Wylie Show

Part time rock star – full time legend!

Fri 6th Mar
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Cloudbusting – The Music of Kate Bush

Cloudbusting – The Music of Kate Bush

Formed back in 2012, well before any suggestion that Kate was ever going to perform live again, Cloudbusting’s mission was, and still is, to bring Kate Bush’s music to the live stage.

Sat 14th Mar
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
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
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