Have you seen what we have in store for you next season here at The Beggar’s Theatre…?

Posted on: November 27, 2018 in the category latest by Cassie Day

With this season drawing to an end we thought it was about time we shared next season with you…

Whether you like Music, Comedy, Theatre, Variety Acts or Family shows, we’ve got you covered. Just take a look at these…

The Lynne and McCartney Story – Saturday 2nd February 8pm. £18.00

Two Tributes, One Night!
ELO BEATLES BEYOND present “THE LYNNE & McCartney STORY”, a brand new show featuring the songs of ELO, The Beatles, Solo Beatles, Tom Petty, Wilburys, Move and the symphonic pop that these two icons have been involved with.

Mat Ricardo Vs The World – Friday 15th February 8pm. £10.00

Award-winning cabaret star, and the UK’s most successful juggler, Mat Ricardo, had a problem – after a 30-year career as the go-to guy for jaw-dropping dexterity, he’d run out of new tricks. So he did something stupid. He bet everyone in the world that he could learn any trick they could think of.

The Tannahill Weavers 50th Anniversary Tour – Friday 22nd February 8pm. £14/12

The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland’s premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. These versatile musicians have received worldwide accolades consistently over the years for their exuberant performances and outstanding recording efforts that seemingly can’t get better…yet continue to do just that.

You’re My World – Friday 8th March 8pm. £15/12

The first half of the show starts in the early days of the now world famous Cavern Club in Liverpool. The Beatles made their first appearance at the club in 1961 and during the next two years made a further 292 appearances. In the decade that followed, a wide variety of popular acts appeared at the club, including future star Priscilla White, whom worked as the hat-check girl.
The second half of the show and it’s Saturday night – welcome to the London Palladium! The small, sweaty clubs of Liverpool are now a distant memory. The leather gear is out and posh tailored suits are in. The Fabs are world famous, appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show on American television.

Seann Walsh: After This One, I’m Going Home – Tuesday 19th March 7.30pm. £15.00

Since his toe tapping antics on Strictly this year… he’s now out and looking forward to his rescheduled tour!
Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and the self-dubbed “Lie-In King”, Seann Walsh is “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation (The Guardian). Returning from his run in America, where he made his USA television debut appearance on Conan, Seann Walsh is back on tour in the UK.

Patrick Monahan: #Goals – Friday 29th March 8pm. £14/12

Multi award winning comedian and Edinburgh Fringe favourite Patrick Monahan returns on Tour with another brand new stand-up show #Goals! We all have life goals. Whatever amazing things they are, whether it’s to win the lottery or marry up, make it your goal to come and watch a great comedy show from an Irish Iranian smoggy!
Constantly touring, comedy website Ents24 has listed Patrick for the past 3 years in the Top 3 of the hardest working comedians in the UK.

Your Bard – Thursday 4th April 7.30pm. £12/10

Written in Seaside, Florida, as part of the Escape To Create residency programme in January 2016. UK Premiere at the Jersey Opera House in March 2016, International Premiere at the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre in July 2016. Has toured throughout the UK and has also appeared at the REP Theatre in Seaside, Florida. Part of the Arts Council of England’s Inn Crowd scheme, the show has also been performed in pubs in Norfolk, Suffolk, Kent and Sussex.

Tom Thumb – Sunday 7th April 2pm. £8/7

One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking – there’s nothing left to eat so they are going to leave him and his six brothers in the forest! Outwitting his parents and the ogre Tom shows everybody that even though he is small he is still mighty as he protects his brothers, finds the treasure and makes sure they’ll never be hungry again. Performed entirely on and under a kitchen table this classic story is brought to life in a playful and fascinating show full of Lyngo’s magic with feathery spinning birds, a flying house and a portable forest. Come and join tiny Tom on his very big adventure!

Lost Voice Guy: I’m Only In It For The Parking – Saturday 13th April 8pm, £16/14

Lee is the first stand-up comedian to use a communication aid and made his first stand-up appearance in February 2012. He has performed in some of the UK’s most popular comedy venues as well as in solo shows at festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe, the Brighton Fringe, Glasgow International Comedy Festival, Leicester Comedy Festival, Nottingham Comedy Festival and Liverpool Comedy Festival.

Don’t Panic – Thursday 18th April 7.30pm. £12/10

Don’t Panic is a variety tribute show in the style of Dads Army, based on the outbreak of the second World War.
This is a light-hearted sing along, laugh along fun show is guaranteed to have the audience laughing all the way.
All the favourite characters are there along with our very own musical Maestro who provides some stirring renditions of wartime favourites on the old Joanna, add in some magic and human puppetry and Don’t Panic is a sure fire hit.
Audience interaction is a big part of the show and guarantees some hilarious moments with our quick-witted cast.

Bowjangles: Excalibow – Saturday 20th April 8pm. £32/30/14/12/5

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. In this critically-acclaimed show marking their 10-year anniversary, Bowjangles tell the somewhat ludicrous story of their journey to find the most priceless relic of all – a mysterious violin bow known as Excalibow.

Viva Neil Diamond – Saturday 27th April 8pm. £20/18

Whilst performing in Las Vegas two years ago Bob Drury was described “one of the world’s finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond” and he’s now back touring the UK with his new show celebrating the legendary Neil Diamond and his incredible back catalogue of songs.

Orpheus – Friday 3rd May 7.30pm. £12/10

A story of this world and the next. Of how far we’d go for the people we love and what happens when we come back empty handed. From the depths of the underworld to the tops of the highest mountains, Orpheus is an epic tale of gods and challenges and love reimagined for the modern day. From the back rooms of pubs to terraced houses and cab journeys, Alexander Wright and Phil Grainger transform this ancient myth into a modern day epic about people, our relationships and what we’ll do to try and stay together.

Just Like That – Saturday 4th May 7.30pm. £12/10

Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius. His impeccable timing, misfiring magic, trademark fez and quick-fire gags made him an international star and a true icon of the 20th Century. Now, over 30 years since his untimely passing, the appetite for his surreal slapstick, classic routines and snappy one-liners, continues to be re-discovered by old and new fans alike.

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker – Friday 17th May 8pm. £14/5

These days Justin’s not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty – Brexit looms, it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and that’s before we begin to worry about what’s happening in America…..closer to home he’s starting to feel redundant as a parent. One kid is leaving home, the dog is getting older and doesn’t need much walking, and the youngest kid hits thirteen and cancels the family subscription to The Beano.

Three Mothers – Friday 14th June 7.30pm. £12/10

Three Women, Two Children, One Story… When Khady’s husband dies in Senegal, she is forced to sell his goats. She sends her eldest son away, across desert and sea to Europe, in search of a better life plunging her entire family into uncertainty. When Gisela’s life in England is turned upside down, she goes home to Bavaria seeking comfort and familiarity. But her attempts to assist the steady flow of refugees arriving in her childhood village soon awaken memories from her own past.

Glory Days – Saturday 6th July 8pm. £18.00

Glory Days have been playing for more than a decade and is made up of long-time Springsteen fans who lovingly recreate the power and poetry of a Springsteen show, playing not only the crowd pleasing greatest hits, but also some less well known album tracks for the hard core fans. . These musicians can rock for over three hours and give you that Bruce Springsteen experience you thought you just couldn’t get anymore. When the Boss stays home, Glory Days will give you what you need… Jersey Style!