Sunday 10th August at 6.30pm
Monmouth – Waldbronn Variety Show
Free entry – yes honestly there’s no charge!
Come and enjoy an evening of music, song, dance and comedy at the invitation of the Monmouth / Waldbronn Twinning Association. See performances from members of the Association and groups and organisations from Monmouth. Enjoy some great entertainment from Wales and Germany – a great time is guaranteed and it’s Free !!
Thursday 14th August at 7.00pm
Antiques Roadshow: World War I in 100 Family Treasures
To mark the centenary of the start of World War I, the Antiques Roadshow team filmed a series of specials at the Somme, where the public brought in their family’s war memorabilia and photographs. These ‘antiques’ weren’t financially valuable, or in some cases even very beautiful, but the stories that came attached to these momentoes were priceless. Paul Atterbury will share some of these extraordinary stories.
Friday 5th September at 7.30pm
Dating disaster Rhodri has achieved the impossible. He’s finally found the woman of his dreams, but can he escape from his Mam’s meddling ways? Can Dad hold the family together as they head to the city of sin? Writer Jack Llewellyn takes us from the rolling hills of Carmarthenshire to the bright lights of Las Vegas with another action-packed comedy featuring the Williams family from Trimsaran.
Sunday 7th September at 7.30pm
Twenty years ago Britain’s favourite publican Al Murray, The Pub Landlord, embarked on his one man mission as the King of Common Sense, holding back a tide of bottled beer and ninny state nonsense.
To celebrate this milestone join this icon on tour with his brand new show One Man, One Guvnor. Parental discretion advised. Show contains adult themes
Friday 12th September at 7.30pm
Be part of an 18th century salon and see elaborate classical costumes and hear Mozart’s music. Especially arranged for wind trio, soprano and baritone, this is an operatic journey into Mozart’s arias and duets including excerpts from his most famous works The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute, and also his lesser known operas.
Sunday 14th September at 6.30pm
When three witches tell Macbeth that he is destined to occupy the throne of Scotland, he and his wife choose to become the instruments of their fate and to kill the first man standing in their path, the virtuous King Duncan. But to maintain his position, Macbeth must keep on killing – first Banquo, his old comrade-in-arms; then, as the atmosphere of guilt and paranoia thickens, anyone who seems to threaten his tyrant’s crown.
Sunday 21st September at 8.00pm
Podium dancer, oil rig worker, food addict, musical theatre enthusiast, posh, eco-hypocrite, ex-Goth, muppet fan, award winning comedian and chief beverages operator at the Little Chef – screw politics! Let’s talk about me.
Saturday 27th September at 7.30pm
A dude who is fast becoming a recognisable face on British TV with appearances on BBC 1′s Live At The Apollo & Let’s Dance for Comic Relief, BBC 2′s Mock The Week, QI & Never Mind The Buzzcocks, C4′s 8 Out of 10 Cats and more, Katherine Ryan embarks on her second UK stand-up tour. www.katherineryan.co.uk @kathbum
Sunday 28th September at 4.00pm
Dad`s Army Vicar Frank Williams invites you to join him for a hilarious afternoon of television nostalgia. Frank offers a unique glimpse behind the scenes and of the celebrated cast of Dad`s Army & a host of other TV classics. It’s a wonderful afternoon of television nostalgia and Frank will sign copies of his best-selling autobiography, Vicar to Dad`s Army.
Thursday 2nd October at 8.00pm
After their hit dad-rock album Dark Side of the Moob, Rory and Philip return to touring with an evening of sophisticated comedy and song. Expect wit, elegance and clever musical pastiche (but don’t worry, there’s also silliness and filth). Something to offend everybody.
Wednesday 8th October at 7.30pm
Come and see Paul and Debbie’s brand new show where they will perform a selection of their favourite magic and a number of new tricks never performed in public before. An evening full of comedy and magic is guaranteed. ‘‘The Godfather of Magic’- Dynamo
Sunday 12th October at 6.30pm
Hermia loves Lysander and Helena loves Demetrius – but Demetrius is supposed to be marrying Hermia… When the Duke of Athens tries to enforce the marriage, the lovers take refuge in the woods and wander into the midst of a dispute between the king and queen of the fairies.
Shakespeare put some of his most dazzling dramatic poetry at the service of this teasing, glittering, hilarious and amazingly inventive play, whose seriousness is only fleetingly glimpsed beneath its dreamlike surface. Performed at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre,
Wednesday & Thursday 15th & 16th October at 7.30pm
Join the Savoy Youth Theatre Academy as they chill your bones ready for Halloween. With Music from Sweeny Todd, Little Shop of Horrors and the Rocky Horror Show. Amongst the madness there will be something to get everyone dancing in the aisles with the enthusiastic and talented young performers. Amateur Production
Saturday 18th October at 7.30pm
From the Producers of the smash hit Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music. This fully interactive screening of the classic film with means you too can have ‘The Time of your Life’. The host will lead a vocal warm up and judge a fancy dress competition and show you how to use your magic moments fun packs. It couldn’t be easier or more fun!
Sunday 26th October at 7.30pm
Join Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell as they tell the story of Tyneside’s favourite band in a special two-man acoustic show, where they’ll be performing those great songs, illustrated with tales, personal archive photographs and rare video.
Tuesday 28th October at 12.00 noon
Based on the popular book by Brain Patten. It is a thrilling, funny, family show which features yarns, fairy tales, fables and legends from around the world. Like many tales The Story Giant has at its core a dark and mysterious heart full of strange creatures and wild adventures performed by a cast of actor-musicians who will bring the book’s characters to the stage. Suitable for Age 7+
Thursday 30th October at 12.00 Noon
A fangtastic show packed with rib-tickling laughter and bags of audience participation. Join Kirsty, Jake and Melisa on a Halloween Adventure as they explore Blackdown Castle to find out about its history. They meet ghosties, ghoulies and things that go bump in the night and will need your help to unlock the secrets of the castle. The show is jam-packed with your Halloween Hits and amazing ultra-violet puppets. Suitable for Age 3 +
Thursday 6th November at 7.30pm
Brendan Shine is one of Ireland’s best loved singing stars who has had a string of hits over more than 30 years that he has been at the top, having made over 40 albums and released over 45 hit singles. Enjoy musical treats such as Do You Want Your Old Lobby Washed Down, Grandad, My Son, Galway Girl and The Rose of Castlerea.
Saturday 8th November at 8.00pm
Star of Channel 4’s ‘Stand Up For The Week’, BBC1’s ‘Live At The Apollo’ and ‘Michael McIntryre’s Comedy Roadshow’, and Dave’s ‘Argumental’, Seann is a charming and charismatic natural born observational storyteller, and one of the most frighteningly precocious talents to emerge from the UK comedy circuit in years.
Sunday 9th November at 3.00pm
Soprano Virginia Blakey returns to the Savoy to perform in another of the popular Sunday afternoon ‘Tea With’ series. Tea With Verdi: is a dramatic and musical presentation of the great composer’s life, loves and music.
His story is told through the eyes of Guiseppina Strepponi, his wife and companion of fifty years.
Saturday 15th November
Monmouth Big Band In Concert
Monmouth Big Band return to the Savoy with a programme of irresistible big sounds in flamboyant style. The evening will feature big band classics from the swing era, exciting latin and contemporary numbers and will showcase some brand new pieces written by our new MD Gareth Roberts (critically acclaimed Welsh jazz trombonist). Dancing in the aisles positively encouraged !
Friday 21st November at 7.30pm
As Neil Diamond prepares to mark 50 years at the top of his profession, singer and guitarist Bob Drury, described as the UK’s ‘Voice of Neil’, celebrates the life and work of this musical legend. Featuring songs from a hit filled career such as Cracklin’ Rosie, Sweet Caroline, Love on The Rocks, America, Play Me. Bob Drury’s one-man show is a ‘must see’ for all Diamond fans.
Wednesday 26th November to Saturday 29th November at 7.30pm
Off Centre Theatre present the original non-musical version of Willy Russell’s play, Blood Brothers. It follows the journey of two mothers and two sons: two mothers who grow to hate and fear each other; two sons who grow to love each other without realising why they have such a strong bond. You will be drawn into their world, laughing and crying as you witness their joys and tragedies – a deeply moving theatre experience. Amateur Production
Friday 5th December at 7.30pm
The Forgotten celebrates the 175th year of the Chartist movement in music, drama and song. It gives voice to the working men, women and children who joined in the protest against the injustices of the age. It tells of how they left their homes on a November evening to march to Newport and from there into history.
Sunday 28th December to Thursday 1st January
Robin Hood is determined to bring prosperity to the forest by thwarting the cunning Sheriff of Nottingham. But the evil Sheriff has a new plan – the orphaned babes of his cousin offer him the chance of greater power and wealth, He secretly orders the murder of the babes.. and yes, only one man can save them - Robin Hood!
Tuesday 27th January
Very few comedians could turn the worst year of their life into a resounding success. Fresh from winning the most successful ever series of Big Brother by a landslide, comedy king Jim Davidson has done exactly that. ‘No Further Action’ will see Jim tell the story of his arrest and the nightmare 12 months that followed, the clearing of his name and winning the heart of the nation all over again.