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3 Sep 2015 @ 7:00pm

NT Live: The Beaux Strategem

The ‘Beaux': Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their ‘Stratagem': to marry for money.

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8 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015 @ 7:30pm

Revolutions

1989: A year of revolutions. Standing here in 2015, have any of us got what's needed to do it all again?

Revolutions was originally developed by Ensemble 52 at Hull Truck Theatre as part of GROW.

 

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12 Sep 2015 @ Tour times - 10.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm & 4.00pm.

Heritage Open Day Tour

Have you ever wanted to explore behind the scenes of Hull Truck Theatre? To try on costumes, stand in the wings, or play with the lights? As part of Heritage Open Days, we will be opening our doors to the public for a day of activities and events for all the family.

Tour times - 10.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm & 4.00pm.

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15 Sep 2015 @ 7:00pm

FILM: Aida on Sydney Harbour

Aida is the biggest opera they've ever performed on the opera stage. But amid all of the spectacle, the famous 'Triumphal March', battle scenes and ancient temples, there's an emotional heart.

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17 Sep 2015 - 19 Sep 2015 @ 7:30pm (Saturday matinee: 2pm)

Beryl

Maxine Peake's witty, charming and critically acclaimed play celebrates the life of sporting legend Beryl Burton - the greatest woman on two wheels.

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17 Sep 2015 @ 7:00pm

FILM: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Based on a tenth century Japanese folk tale, this latest slice of magic from Studio Ghibli tells the story of the Princess Kaguya, a tiny girl found in a bamboo shoot by a peasant bamboo-cutter. 

 

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19 Sep 2015 @ 8pm

Key Change

The prison van, fences high, a Magpie. One for sorrow. Snatched the babies. The mother fought, but it was too big, and flew too high.

Devised by women from HMPYOI Low Newton and originally toured to male prisons, Key Change is a raw and illuminating portrayal of women in prison, carrying their stories over the razor wire through Open Clasp's unique brand of hard-hitting, thought provoking but very funny plays.

 

 

 

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23 Sep 2015 @ 7:30pm

COMEDY: Chris Ramsey: All Growed Up

Join him as he explores getting older, finding yourself, taking responsibility, realising you are no longer a child and all of the other terrifying realisations that come with being dragged kicking and screaming into modern adulthood.

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24 Sep 2015 @ 7:00pm

NT Live presents Donmar Warehouse: Coriolanus

National Theatre Live's 2014 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse's production of Coriolanus returns to cinemas by popular demand.

Shakespeare's searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, Coriolanus features an Evening Standard Award-winning performance from Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the title role, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. 

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26 Sep 2015 @ 8pm

Big Girls Blouse

Here Kate makes a song and dance about her life using humour, music and costume to tell her story.

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1 Oct 2015 - 24 Oct 2015 @ 7:30pm (Matinee: 2pm)

Dancing Through The Shadows

A story of love and family from the heart of the Hull Blitz.

A new play from local playwright Richard Vergette, inspired by his own family and experiences, this is a very human story from the heart of Hull.

Divided families are thrown together when the Second World War reaches Hull. Suddenly class means nothing and all that matters is surviving. As the Blitz shatters their world apart, Tom and Sylvia struggle to hold their relationship together.

 

 

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8 Oct 2015 @ 8pm

The Bogus Woman

An African woman arrives in a strange country fleeing for her life, seeking safety and asylum. Despite having committed no crime she is indefinitely confined, interrogated, humiliated and abused. She witnesses the cruelty of the authorities and their casual disregard for an individual's human rights. This strange country is England.

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10 Oct 2015 @ 10:30am - 5pm

DISCOVER DAY: How We Made Dancing Through the Shadows

Join the creative team, led by Director Mark Babych and Writer Richard Vergette, to explore the process of how this new show was made and staged.

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10 Oct 2015 @ 2:30pm & 8pm

...And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel

Fulfilling a long held desire to pay tribute to his hero, Stan Laurel, Jeffrey Holland tells this intriguing, funny and often poignant tale of friendship, love and dedication about one of Hollywood's great film comedians. 

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11 Oct 2015 @ 19:30

Donovan

Donovan, ‘60s legend, icon, poet and one of our most enduring singer-songwriters, is returning this year to mark his 50th year in the music business. This most auspicious anniversary will prompt a major renaissance for the man whose fingerprints can be seen throughout the last half century of popular music.

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14 Oct 2015 @ 2pm

WORKSHOP: The People's Republic of Poetry

A Firm of Poets present an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to develop their performance poetry or spoken word technique.

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14 Oct 2015 @ 8pm

The People's Republic Of Poetry

Four Poets, Four Chairs, One Microphone
A quartet of poets faces the audience; in turn they step up to the mic to perform their poems.

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15 Oct 2015 @ 6.30pm

TOUCH TOUR: Dancing Through The Shadows

Hull Truck aims to offer a touch tour for every audio-described production, prior to the audio-described evening performance.

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15 Oct 2015 - 17 Oct 2015 @ 7:00pm

Keep Calm And Tell It-The Real Stories Of Hull In The Blitz

Hull Truck Theatre's Over 55s acting group presents an evening of storytelling, songs and memories, devised from their research of Hull Blitz history. Working in association with Centre for Contemporary Storytelling, this event sits alongside Dancing Through the Shadows in the Main House.

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22 Oct 2015 @ 6:15pm-7pm

DISCUSS & DEBATE: Dancing Through the Shadows

From idea to script - Director Mark Babych and Writer Richard Vergette discuss the how Dancing Through the Shadows was brought to the stage, from inspiration to the writing process and practicalities.

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22 Oct 2015 @ 7:00pm

Hull Dance Prize 2015

Hull Dance Prize 2015 comprises a great evening of dance with a competitive twist. Dance companies from across Yorkshire will perform brand new works, just for you.... plus a panel of professional judges.

 

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24 Oct 2015 - 25 Oct 2015 @ Sat - 7pm, Sun - 3pm

NT Live: Hamlet

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare's great tragedy.

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27 Oct 2015 - 28 Oct 2015 @ Tue 1pm & 4pm Wed 11am & 2pm

The Sagas of Noggin The Nog

In the Lands of the North, where the black rocks stand guard against the cold sea, in the dark night that is very long, the men of the Northlands sit by their great log fires and they tell the tale... of Noggin the Nog!

These classic stories are playfully re-told using puppets, original music, film - and a cast of very silly Vikings.

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Main House

27 Oct 2015 @ 7:00pm

FILM: White God

When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog Hagen, because its mixed-breed heritage is deemed ‘unfit’ by The State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey back towards each other. 

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31 Oct 2015 @ 7:30pm

An Interactive Murder Mystery Evening Including A Three Course Meal

This Halloween you are invited to eat, drink and be scary at the wedding of the year. Witness the coming together of the happy couple before tragedy strikes and a mysterious murder takes place. As the only witnesses, you and the other party guests are called on to start sleuthing and help bring the killer to justice.

 

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3 Nov 2015 - 14 Nov 2015 @ 7:30pm (Saturday matinee: 2pm)

Poles Apart

A new comedy written and directed by John Godber

Commissioned by David Pugh Limited

Phil, Fat Glen and Polish Jan are on task and finish as they deliver a breathless rant on life, art and sausage sarnies in a desperate effort to mend the leaking roof.

 

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Main House

3 Nov 2015 @ 8pm

COMEDY: Alfie Moore - The Naked Stun

Former Police Sergeant turned stand-up comedian, and star of BBC Radio 4 It's a Fair Cop, Alfie tasers his way through 90min of hilarious anecdotes drawn from his eighteen years on the beat.

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4 Nov 2015 @ 8pm

Rise Up

From the writer and director of the Writers Guild of Great Britain Best New Play for Young Audiences 2011, a play about Freedom Riders - a group of black and white students who rode buses across the southern states of America, breaking the rules of segregation.

Suitable for ages 13+. Running time 60 mins.

 

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6 Nov 2015 @ 8pm

I Am Not Myself These Days

A surprising tale of love and loss, set amidst the excesses of 1990s New York. By turns brutal, funny and heartfelt, this one man show evokes a time when Josh found himself working as a drag queen, battling alcoholism and desperately trying to make a relationship work with Jack, a high-class rent boy addicted to crack.

 

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8 Nov 2015 @ 15:00

RSC Live: Henry V

Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people.

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10 Nov 2015 - 14 Nov 2015 @ 8pm (Saturday matinee: 2.30pm)

Its Now Or Never

Whilst living in Spain, Elvis Presley fanatic Keith discovers his hero is not dead but living in the villa next door. He talks his friend Tom into helping him kidnap Elvis and sell the story to the British tabloid press. Things go according to plan until the victim appears to die in their custody!

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17 Nov 2015 - 18 Nov 2015 @ 1:30pm & 7pm

Outsiders

Pilot Theatre presents

Marie was there, she was the witness. In court she met her boyfriend's gaze, but he looked straight through her. She remembered his soft touch, his smile and his stories from the time before he fired the gun. Before the man fell to the ground. Marie saw it all happen...and at home there sat a sister, waiting for her brother to return.

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18 Nov 2015 @ 7:30pm

COMEDY: Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)

Professional Grumpy old woman, Splash survivor, amateur soup maker, and novice knitter, Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna but eats crisps and likes wine.


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19 Nov 2015 @ 7.00pm

NT Live: Of Mice and Men

The hit Broadway production Of Mice and Men, filmed on stage in New York by National Theatre Live, comes to UK cinemas.

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20 Nov 2015 @ 7pm

Jazz North Introduces...

A new initiative providing young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile performance.

 

 

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20 Nov 2015 @ 7:30pm

COMEDY: Mike Harding

Mike Harding is back on the road for a short theatre tour to mark the publication of his autobiography, The Adventures of the Crumpsall Kid.

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20 Nov 2015 @ 8.30pm

JAZZ: The Albermarle Alumni Band


A great evening of classic jazz by the stars of the City of Hull Youth Jazz Orchestra, led by Hull-born vocalist Jenny Smith.

 

 

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21 Nov 2015 @ 3pm

JAZZ: Gary Crosby's Groundation Sing Freedom!

Gary Crosby and his talented young band revisit the path to freedom, from 18th century slavery to the 20th century Civil Rights Movement.

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21 Nov 2015 @ 5pm-8pm

JAZZ: National Youth Jazz Orchestra Sextet

National Youth Jazz Orchestra Sextet, led by Mark Armstrong
with City of Hull Youth Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Aesthetic and local schools

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21 Nov 2015 @ 9pm

JAZZ: Andy Sheppard Quartet: Surrounded by the Sea

 A rare intimate concert with saxophonist Andy Sheppard, guitarist Eivind Aarset, bass player Michel Benita and drummer Sebastian Rochford.

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22 Nov 2015 @ 12 - 3pm

Jazz Festival Brunch: Matt Holborn Gypsy Jazz Quartet

Gypsy jazz combined with tunes from the classic Hot Club of Paris band era.

Delicious brunch menu available from 12noon-2.30pm. Advance table booking required on 01482 323638.

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25 Nov 2015 @ 7:30pm

COMEDY: Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Due to exceptional demand Lee Nelson's brand new show has been extended into autumn 2015!

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26 Nov 2015 - 28 Nov 2015 @ 8pm (Saturday matinee: 2.30pm)

Turning The Tide

Following another sell out show earlier this year, Turning the Tide returns with stories of the women who campaigned for the return of the fishing industry after the triple trawler tragedy of 1968.

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4 Dec 2015 - 9 Jan 2016

Sleeping Beauty

From award-winning children's writer Mike Kenny and the team that brought you Cinderella, this is a visual feast for all the family.

Join our five magical Nannas as they spin the tale of Princess Briar Rose in this reawakening of a fairytale classic packed with music, song, dance and laughter.

 

 

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8 Dec 2015 @ 7pm

NT Live: Jane Eyre

Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.

**PLEASE BE AWARE THIS PERFORMANCE STARTS AT 7pm**

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11 Dec 2015 - 12 Dec 2015 @ Fri 7:30pm, Sat 2pm

FILM: White Christmas

A heart-warming, festive romantic comedy, packed with well-loved Irving Berlin tunes, including the timeless title classic, White Christmas.

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18 Dec 2015 @ 6pm

TOUCH TOUR: Sleeping Beauty

Hull Truck aims to offer a touch tour for every audio-described production, prior to the audio-described evening performance.

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18 Dec 2015 - 19 Dec 2015 @ Fri 7:30pm, Sat 2pm

FILM: It's A Wonderful Life

For many, this is the ultimate Christmas film. Its mixture of humour, whimsy and sentimentality has endeared it to the world. A Yuletide treat not to be missed!

 

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3 Feb 2016 @ 7.30pm

COMEDY: Hal Cruttenden: Straight Outta Cruttenden

Host of Live At The Apollo and star of Radio 4, the great Hal is back ranting about the real evils of the modern world - over sharing on social media and the 5:2 diet. The more he complains the funnier he gets. Book Early.

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13 Mar 2016 @ 3.00pm

NT Live: As You Like It

Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind.

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17 Mar 2016 @ 7:30pm

COMEDY: Lucy Beaumont: We Can Twerk It Out


Following sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and London Soho Theatre, Lucy Beaumont makes an eagerly anticipated return to her home turf with her Fosters Comedy Award nominated show We Can Twerk It Out.

Spend an evening in Lucy's universe on the North-East coast with her unique blend of surreal, offbeat humour and big big belly laughs.

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7 Apr 2016 @ 7:30pm

COMEDY: Justin Moorhouse

Justin is back on the road with his brand new stand-up show Destiny Calling, doing what he does best - making people laugh up and down the country. 

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