Film
A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

“A Star is Born,” stars four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper,” “American Hustle,” “Silver Linings Playbook”) and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Lady Gaga

Wed 20th Mar
Doors 1.30pm
Start 2.00pm
 
Comedy
Seann Walsh

Seann Walsh

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and the self-dubbed “Lie-In King”, Seann Walsh is “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation (The Guardian)

Wed 20th Mar
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 23rd Mar
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Jack Lukeman + Lucas and King

Jack Lukeman + Lucas and King

The most magnificent and enigmatic of performers.” Edinburgh Spotlight Magazine – Scotland

Fri 29th Mar
Start 8.00pm
 
Spoken Word
David Holt

David Holt

Join David Holt one of the UK’s leading spirit mediums and author of best seller “Are you ready to believe?” for a very different kind of evening.

Sat 30th Mar
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Variety
Afternoon Variety Show  

Afternoon Variety Show  

The Famous Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show presented by Glen South

Wed 3rd Apr to
Wed 5th Jun
Start 2.00pm
 
Music
You’re My World: Celebrate Cilla Black & The Beatles

You’re My World: Celebrate Cilla Black & The Beatles

A celebration of Cilla Black and The Beatles from The Cavern to The London Palladium.

Thu 4th Apr
Doors 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 6th Apr to
Sat 1st Jun
Doors 7.00pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Family
Mischief and Mystery in Moominvalley

Mischief and Mystery in Moominvalley

Be sure to pack your imagination and join us on an unforgettable journey to Moominvalley where everyone is welcome, nature thrives and adventures are plentiful.

Thursday 11th April 2019

11am, 2pm and 4pm shows

 
Drama
NT Live: All About Eve

NT Live: All About Eve

Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

Thu 11th Apr
Doors 6.00pm
Start 7.00pm
 
Music
Limehouse Lizzy

Limehouse Lizzy

Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive

Fri 12th Apr
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Comedy
Julian Dutton

Julian Dutton

In this affectionate tribute to one of Britain’s best-loved comedy stars, leading impressionist Julian Dutton brings to life John Le Mesurier – Dad’s Army’s Sergeant Wilson

Sat 13th Apr
Start 7.30pm
 
Film
First Man

First Man

Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for Universal Pictures’ First Man

Wed 17th Apr
Doors 1.30pm
Start 2.00pm
 
Comedy
An Audience With Cannon & Ball

An Audience With Cannon & Ball

If it is the wonderful tonic of laughter that you are looking for, then you have come to the right place!
Cannon and Ball bring their own magical and unique brand of humour to your theatre in 2019.

Wed 17th Apr and
Thu 18th Apr
Start 7.30pm
 
Drama
t’Other

t’Other

A jaggedy, hopeful piece of theatre about otherness by Guy Hargreaves, Marjan Wouda and Nicky McRoy

Wed 24th Apr
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Nick Heyward

Nick Heyward

Join us for an intimate evening with singer, songwriter Nick Heyward playing tracks from his 35 year career

Thu 25th Apr
Doors 7.00pm
 
Music
Bootleg Blondie

Bootleg Blondie

Debbie Harris, lead vocalist of Bootleg Blondie, has the looks, the voice and the attitude of the original Blondie bombshell and like her heroine is typically outrageous on stage.

Fri 26th Apr
Doors 7.30pm
 
Music
The Christians

The Christians

Currently embarking on a huge UK Tour playing their well known back catalogue and one or two favourites selected from newer albums.

Sat 27th Apr
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Drama
In Loyal Company

In Loyal Company

In Loyal Company is the incredible true story of missing World War II soldier and prisoner of War Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew, David William Bryan.

Fri 3rd May
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Excalibow

Excalibow

Bowjangles are a string quartet who can really play. They dance whilst they play. They sing whilst they play. They leap, tumble, juggle and joke whilst they play.

Fri 10th May
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
The Shaduows

The Shaduows

All the hits- Move It, Summer Holiday, Wonderful Land, The Young Ones, We Say Yeah, Apache, Please Don’t Tease and many more.

Sat 11th May
Doors 6.45pm
 
Drama
NT Live: All My Sons

NT Live: All My Sons

Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons.

Tue 14th May
Doors 6.00pm
Start 7.00pm
 
Comedy
Suzi Ruffell

Suzi Ruffell

Star of Live At The Apollo, Live From The BBC, Mock The Week, Roast Battle and Live From The Comedy Store Suzi Ruffell takes her sell-out and critically acclaimed show Nocturnal on tour this Spring.

Fri 17th May
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Pink Floydian

Pink Floydian

Pink Floydian – The UK’s most authentic independent Pink Floyd tribute. 2019 Tour – “A brief history of Time” with songs from 10 albums spanning 50 years.

Sat 18th May
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
An Acoustic Evening with Tony Wright

An Acoustic Evening with Tony Wright

As part of our Darwen Live weekend we are proud to present Terrorvision frontman Tony Wright up close and acoustic

Sat 25th May
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Darwen Live 2019

Darwen Live 2019

Proud to be part of the Annual music festival for the 19th year.

Sun 26th May and
Mon 27th May
Start 1.00pm
 
Music
David Ford

David Ford

Award-winning songwriter David Ford returns to tour new album Animal Spirits, his most ambitious record to date.

Fri 7th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Chantel McGregor

Chantel McGregor

As part of her 2019 U.K. and European tour, Chantel McGregor has included some exclusive and intimate solo acoustic shows.

Sat 8th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Gary Delaney

Gary Delaney

Due to exceptional demand and an array of sold out dates all over the UK, Britain’s leading one-liner comic extends his brand new 2018 tour with even more dates for 2019, returning to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery.

Sun 9th Jun
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Julie Felix

Julie Felix

Singer Songwriter – Humanitarian – Environmentalist

Thu 13th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
 
Music
Made in Motown

Made in Motown

Made in Motown pay tribute to the legends from the golden era of Motown including the music & sounds of The Temptations, Martha Reeves, The Supremes, Smokey Robinson & many more.

Sat 15th Jun
Start 7.30pm
 
Drama
NT Live Small Island

NT Live Small Island

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of NT Live’s 10th birthday.

Thu 27th Jun
Doors 6.00pm
Start 7.00pm
 
Dance
PQA: High School Musical JNR

PQA: High School Musical JNR

The students of The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Bolton, presents Disney’s High School Musical Jr.

Saturday 29th June

Start 3pm and 6pm

 
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
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
 
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
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
 
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
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
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