Daneside Theatre

Whats on at Daneside

Please check individual show for ticket details.
Congleton Information Centre can be contacted on 01260 271095 or by email.

Sun 3rd

Film: Dunkirk

Film: Dunkirk

Dunkirk


Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Harry Styles

Tickets £5.00 from Congleton TIC 01260 271095

15th - 16th

Stage and Screen Spectacular

Stage and Screen Spectacular

Presented by Centre Stage Youth Theatre Company

 Join Centre Stage for a fabulous night of the best the stage
and screen has to offer!
From Guys and Dolls to Les Misérables, Back to the Future
to Pirates of the Caribbean and everything in between.
It promises to be a spectacular night!


Dates: Friday 15th – Saturday 16th September at 7.30pm
Tickets £8.00

Tickets available from www.centrestageytc.co.uk and online
or from Tourist Information Centre: 01260 271095

 

3rd - 7th

Murder at Checkmate Manor

Murder at Checkmate Manor

Presented by Congleton Players Amateur Theatre Club

 The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery ..

by David McGillivray and
Walter Zerlin Jnr
Directed by Howard Bell
by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.

Dates
Tuesday 3 rd - Saturday 7 th October at 7.30 pm
TICKETS: £8 (£7- Concessions) - each night

The four ladies of The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society are a force to be reckoned with. The sheer scale of their ambition in mounting “Murder at Checkmate Manor” is only matched by their overwhelming confidence in their abilities to master all fourteen parts.


Even though Gordon, their stage manager, nobly steps into the breach at the last minute their production is blighted by a series of disasters. The play is set in the drawing room of Checkmate Manor. The family gathers for the reading of the will of the late Sir Reginald Bishop. However someone else has designs on the Checkmate millions and will stop at nothing to get them. A string of grisly murders ensues where everyone has a motive and everyone is a suspect in a classic whodunnit farce. The crunch comes in the denouement when the murderer is about to be revealed. Luckily Mrs Reece, doyenne of the group, can be relied upon to save the day with a final twist to the plot. Sit back, sympathise and enjoy!


Why not enjoy a superb two course dinner ahead of visiting the theatre to watch Congleton Players in action at Bojangles Brasserie in central Congleton?

PRE-THEATRE TICKETS TO BE PURCHASED ALONGSIDE THE STANDARD THEATRE TICKET

 

SEASON TICKETS

ONLY £16 from the TIC
One price for a seat for all 3 plays - that’s 3 plays for the price of 2!
We are performing three plays this coming season:
Murder at Checkmate Manor - 3rd - 7th October 2017
The Ghost Train - 6th - 10th February 2018
Constellations - 24th - 28th April 2018

Sun 8th

Film: The Limehouse Golem

Film: The Limehouse Golem

Set on the unforgiving, squalid streets of Victorian London in 1880, our tale begins in the baroque, grandiose music hall where the capital's most renowned performer Dan Leno (Douglas Booth) takes to the stage. The whimsical thespian performs a monologue, informing his dedicated audience of the ghastly fate of a young woman who had once adorned this very stage, his dear friend Elizabeth Cree (Olivia Cooke); for the beguiling songstress is facing up to her forthcoming death by hanging, having been accused of murdering her husband John Cree (Sam Reid). Lizzie's death seems inevitable, until Detective Inspector John Kildare (Bill Nighy) is assigned to the case of the Limehouse Golem – a nefarious, calculating serial killer, murdering innocent, unconnected victims, leaving behind barely identifiable corpses – and his distinctive signature in blood. All is not what it seems and everyone is a suspect and everyone has a secret.

24th - 28th

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde

Presented by Congleton Musical Theatre

Following the tremendous success of "Sister Act", CMT are retelling the popular tale of Dr Henry Jekyll, a devoted man of science and high-profile cancer specialist, who is determined to make a chemical breakthrough that will solve mankind’s most challenging medical uncertainties. As he seeks to strive for his aim, Jekyll’s controversial research results in the creation of an unintentional strain of drug that entirely alters a person’s personality. Becoming the subject of his own experimental treatments, Jekyll accidentally unleashes his ultimate inner demon in the process. Meet the infamous Mr Hyde!

 

From 7:30PM to 10:00PM
Ticket Price: £12.00

available from Congleton TIC and online

This amateur production presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International.

 

Sun 29th

Film: Victoria and Abdul

Film: Victoria and Abdul

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule.

Starring: 

Judi Dench,
Michael Gambon,
Olivia Williams,

Eddie Izzard,

Simon Callow,

Tom Piggott-Smith

3rd - 4th

Future Starz Dance

Future Starz Dance

Future Starz Dance was set up in 2012 by Maria Oakes. This is their 4th production, and the first one to be held at Daneside theatre.

Classes are based at Biddulph High School and Daneside theatre. Ranging from ballet, tap, lyrical and street dance for 2-17yr olds.

For more information contact Maria on 07896978419

 

Shows:

19.30 on the 3rd and
14:00 on the 4th

 

Facebook: Future Stars

15th - 18th

Elf the Musical Jr

Elf the Musical Jr

Presented by Congleton Amateur Youth Theatre

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The musical tells the story of a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is given the name Buddy and raised by elves in the North Pole. Buddy lives happily unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his father is on the naughty list, and his stepbrother doesn’t even believe in Santa. Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of the holidays.

Dates:
Wednesday 15 th to Saturday 18 th November at 7.30 pm
Saturday 18 th November Matinee at 2.30 pm

Tickets:
£8 Wed / Thurs pm and Sat Matinee
£10 Fri / Sat pm

 

For ticket or other information please contact Sue Beech on 01260 277502
or Congleton TIC on 01260 271095
or visit: www.congletonyouththeatre.com and follow the link

27th - 2nd Dec

Our Gang 2017

Our Gang 2017

Presented by Scouts and Guides of Congleton

The Scouts & Guides of Congleton have, for over 40 years, been proud to present their ever-popular biennial Gang Show, “OUR GANG”.

This “must-see” musical extravaganza is two years in the making as the cast of 100 young people and their leaders bring to The Daneside a unique action packed production full of colour, music, singing, dancing and comedy with something sure to appeal to all ages.


Please book early as there is always a big demand for this popular revue-styled show of family entertainment.

Dates: Please note show times start at 7.15 or 2.15 pm
Monday 27 th November to Saturday 2 nd December at 7.15 pm
Saturday 2 nd December Matinee at 2.15 pm


Tickets:
Monday £9.00; OAP £8.00
Tuesday- Friday £9.00
Saturday matinee £9.00
Saturday evening £11.00
Discounts for groups of 10 or more

For ticket or other information please contact Ticket Secretary on 01260 299264
or Congleton TIC on 01260 271095
or visit: www.congletongangshow.co.uk

Sun 3rd

Goodbye Christopher Robin(PG)

Goodbye Christopher Robin(PG)

After leaving London for the English countryside, writer A.A. Milne starts to spin fanciful yarns about his son's growing collection of stuffed animals. These stories form the basis for "Winnie-the-Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner," published respectively in 1926 and 1928. Milne and his family soon become swept up in the instant success of the books, while the enchanting tales bring hope and comfort to the rest of postwar England.

 

Tickets £5.00 from Congleton TIC 01260 271095

Sat 9th

Silk Brass Band and Eaton Bank Choir

Silk Brass Band and Eaton Bank Choir

Presented by Congleton Rotary Club

Saturday 9 th December at 7.30pm


For tickets please contact Congleton Tourist Information Centre on 01260 271095
or purchase tickets on the door

13th - 20th

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Presented by Congleton Pantomime

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In January 2018 Congleton Pantomime will perform ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. This is set to be the most fun yet! A fabulous feast of character fuelled costumes, super sets, magical moments, a ditzy dame, slapstick and silliness.

Why not come along and follow Jack up the beanstalk and let the adventure begin! It’ll be one GIANT of a Panto!

 

Tickets available from Tourist Information Centre on 01260 271095

or online

Sun 21st

Film : Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

Film : Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

Film at Daneside
Hercule Poirot, the best detective in the world decides to leave on the Orient Express. The train accidentally gets stopped because of the strong snow. Little did he know that a murder was planned and that a person on this train was able of commiting such crime. Will he solve this murder before the train starts working again?


Director: Kenneth Branagh
Screenplay by: Michael Green , based upon the novel by Agatha Christie
Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judy Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Josh Gadd, Daisy Ridley

 

Tickets: £5.00 available from Congleton Tourist Information Centre - 01260 271095

6th - 10th

The Ghost Train

The Ghost Train

Presented by Congleton Players Amateur Theatre Club

by Arnold Ridley
Directed by Lee Makin
by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.


Dates
Tuesday 6 th - Saturday 10 th February 2018 at 7.30 pm

TICKETS: £8 (£7- Concessions) - each night

Information and tickets contact Congleton TIC on 01260 271095
or visit: www.congletonplayers.com

A party of assorted railway travellers find themselves stranded in the waiting room of an isolated country station in the evening. The Station Master tries to get them to leave the site as he is closing the station for the night.

Given their reluctance to go, and after they’ve refused his order (citing the lack of alternative accommodation for them within several miles), he warns them of a threat, if they remain, from the supernatural danger of a spectral old railway carriage train, the ghost of one that fatally wrecked in the locality several years before, that sometimes haunts the particular line they are now on at night, which brings death upon all those who set eyes on it. Incredulous of his story they still refuse to leave, and he departs leaving them facing a fateful night on the station ...


Why not enjoy a superb two course dinner ahead of visiting the theatre to watch Congleton Players in action at Bojangles Brasserie in central Congleton?

PRE-THEATRE TICKETS TO BE PURCHASED ALONGSIDE THE STANDARD THEATRE TICKET.

13th - 15th

High School Musical

High School Musical

Presented by Eaton Bank Academy

 

Performances 13th, 14th, 15th February.

More details to follow

Sun 18th

Film at Daneside

Film at Daneside

Date reserved for Film at Daneside

Sat 24th

Pinked Floyd

Pinked Floyd

Pinked Floyd

This seven-piece tribute band, based in Oldham, is happy to return to Daneside for another evening celebrating the magical music of Pink Floyd.

Offering an engaging and energetic show, they have been especially praised for the accuracy of their performance based on the studio versions of music spanning the entire output of the Floyd from early days, with firm favourites Dark Side, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Wall particularly featured. The music is enhanced by a fabulous light-show including Floyd's distinctive circular screen.

“Unbelievably awesome! Music buzzing in our heads on our walk home and still singing today” (M&T)

“What a brilliant performance, the band was faultless. A brilliant set of tracks. Can’t wait to see them again” (P Abbott)

“Stunning rendition of Echoes and Andrea’s Great gig in the sky was the best I have heard since the release of DSOTM. Can’t wait for the next show” (Brian Parker)

“Finishing with Comfortably Numb, Alan Tarpey blew the crowd away with his jaw-dropping solo that the audience were still gasping and chattering about as they left the room” (Seren Hughes-Jones, QuaysNews)

“My heroes will never be forgotten as long as you are on the stage and that’s from a 68 year-old roadie of the original PF! You are another brick in the wall!" (David Larkin, former PF roadie)

website www.pinked-floyd.co.uk


Dates: Saturday 24th February 2018 - 7.30 pm

 

NB Ticket prices now confirmed - no increase since last year!

Advance Tickets:  £12,  Concessions £8 - from Congleton Tourist Information Centre
Tickets on the door:  £15,  Concessions £10

All tickets from TIC and On-line incur a booking fee

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