Wednesday 4th March 2015 at 8.00
A brand new show about feeling bamboozled by the modern world. Jam packed with gags, anecdotes, riffs and occasional exasperated pleas to the sky. Will contain jokes about CGI, plugs and gang bangs. As seen in second-hand shops up and down the country, on Q.I (BBC2) and as heard on BBC Radio Wales amongst other things. Winner of a 2014 Radio Academy Award for sketch show “Here Be Dragons” “One of the sharpest comedic minds on the circuit.” The Guardian
Friday 13th March at 7.30
Monroe as we’ve never seen her before: alone in her bedroom, in dressing gown and slippers; no glitz, no glamour, no masks. Overdosed on pills, the woman behind the icon unravels her remarkable life and bares all, revealing a biting intelligence, a frustrated talent and an imperfect body. This offers a radical interpretation of this Hollywood legend and leads us, in real time, to the very moment of her death.
Saturday 14th March at 8.00
With four sell out national tours, three DVD releases and a special for Comedy Central already under his belt, Andy Parsons, is back on the road in 2015 and coming to Monmouth.
“Hysterical live show. Andy Parsons is on fire” The Mirror
Sunday 15th March at 7.30
A one man show, written and performed by Daniel Llewelyn-Williams (Eastenders), about escapism and hope set in Newport docks between 1905 and 1913. A young boy grows up obsessed with Houdini and Magic. A moving, fantastical story of the imagination and spirit of youth, versus the cynicism of adulthood.
There are magic tricks and fantastical stories of monsters and Cyclopes and even an appearance by Houdini himself
Suitable For Age 10 +
Thursday 19th March at 7.30
A family variety show with something for everyone. It features a wealth of local talent presenting an evening of music, comedy and dance. All proceeds are in aid of the Mayor’s three charities: Busy Bees, Monmouth Tea Dance and CLIC Sargent.
Friday 20th March at 7.30
From ‘Stars in their Eyes’ & ‘Buddy’ The Musical , Marc Robinson & The Counterfeit Crickets bring you all of Buddy Holly Classics .. Heartbeat , Peggy Sue , True Love Ways & It Doesn’t Matter Anymore. With horned rimmed glasses , authentic attire and the famous Stratocaster guitar!
A Rock n Roll show to make you ask ? Will Rock N Roll ever die ? That’ll be the day !
Friday 27th March at 8.00pm
Andy first came to prominence as the lead singer in Amen Corner where he clocked up hit after pop hit. Bend me Shape Me, Hello Suzy, and Half as Nice are internationally remembered to this day. Being one of the most respected musicians in the world, Andy has worked with major artistes including Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, David Crosby, Roger Waters, David Gilmour…. and hundreds more!
Saturday 11th April at 8.00pm
Kevin Bridges returns to the road trying out brand new material prior to embarking on his biggest tour to date – A Whole Different Story…..Scotland’s biggest export, Kevin Bridges, is dubbed as “brilliant” by one of his comedy idols, Billy Connolly. “Britain’s best stand up” The Sun “a MUST-SEE act” Daily Mirror
Friday 17th April at 7.30
Voted as the UK’s No. 1 Musical Theatre show, Back To Broadway is the all-singing, all-dancing, theatrical sensation that invites you to take a breathtaking journey through the magical world of musicals! Now in its 4th successful year, Back To Broadway returns with a stunning new show for 2015. All the best-loved songs from the world’s greatest musicals are showcased in a spellbinding and captivating stage spectacular!
Saturday 18th April at 8.00pm
Jeremy Hardy begins his 4th decade as a stand-up. That’s a more dramatic way of saying he started 31 years ago and without a lottery win. Last year, the tenth series of Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation was broadcast on Radio 4. He is well known for his appearances on The News Quiz and I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue.
Saturday 25th April at 12.00 Noon
Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He tries to find the perfect one, but none of them seem quite right. After all, there are so many different hugs to choose from. But Douglas soon discovers that there’s only one hug that will do – a big bear hug from his mum! Little Cubs aged 3 – 7 years old will love this heartwarming tale, but grown-up bears will have lots of fun, too.
Saturday 25th April at 8.00
After covering weighty issues like death, love, religion and spam javelins, “The King of Edinburgh” is in a frivolous mood with this show about daftness, whether the term “cool comedian” is an oxymoron, and how Herring’s whole career is a failed attempt to top a piece of visual slapstick comedy he came up with at 16. Can he revisit the joke thirty years on or will it smash his old bones?
Friday 1st May at 7.30
Marina Laslo, the Russian born singer, has firmly established herself on the international music scene through her captivating artistry and unique, ethereal qualities. Combining sumptuous, rich and tender vocals with intense, touchable emotion, Marina takes on the music Marlene made famous. Dietrich Letters is the stunning collection of songs by legendary Marlene Dietrich showcased by a timeless performer whose beautiful voice continues to captivate.
Friday & Saturday 8th & 9th May
Belief from Simon Pegg is putting Almost Legal Productions on the map as they bring one of the all out zombie comedy favourites to the stage. With audience participation (including dressing up), goody bags, songs and dances -to bring you life after death!
Wednesday 13th May at 7.30pm
Gypsy Fire’s ‘Acoustic Spectacular’ show, propels you on a fabulous musical journey through style and time. Narrated by the mysterious ‘Creator’ this dynamic show combines breathtaking musical performances with an otherworldly theatrical ambience. Featuring Ben Holder (violin) Will Barnes and Stuart Carter-Smith (acoustic guitars) and Paul Jefferies (double bass) A feast for the senses!
Friday 15th May at 7.30pm
Over the years the Wales-based male vocal group has varied in size according to requirements, sometimes having 20 men on stage performing a varied repertoire that covers everything from Welsh traditional music and Opera to Tom Jones and Coldplay. Only Men Aloud has undergone a regeneration with a fresh line-up and a new, more individual style that suits their personalities – but with the same popular appeal that has wowed fans across the country.
Saturday 23rd May at 8.00pm
Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed grouchy, deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit. The award-winning Montana native renowned for his expertly crafted tirades and quick fire banter with audiences and delightful musical sequences saddles up and hitches his wagon to tour the British Isles once again.
Friday 29th May at 7.30pm
Take the very best of the 50’s rock ‘n’ roll era, the best of classic country music, add some tunes from the 80’s rock ‘n’ roll and the 90’s “new traditional” country revivals, and you have ROCKIN’ THE COUNTRY! It’s a celebration of two closely related musical genres. Whether you got into rock ‘n’ roll via Elvis Presley or country music via Hank Williams THIS is a show you’ll definitely want to see.
Saturday 13th June at 7.30
From Greece to Finland, Poland to Portugal, Italy to Denmark, when the Blues Band arrive, the fans turn out in their thousands. What’s on offer is always the same; a stunning menu of original compositions and blues classics, all delivered with passion, knowledge, love of the genre and entertaining showmanship. if you love the blues, it doesn’t get any better than The Blues Band.
Thu, Fri. & Sat. 18th,19th & 20th June at 7.30pm
This modern classic is about Stanley Webber, an erstwhile piano player, who lives in a rundown boarding house, run by Meg and Petey Boles, in an English seaside town, “probably on the south coast, not too far from London”.Two sinister strangers, Goldberg and McCann, arrive supposedly on his birthday and appear to have come looking for him. They turn Stanley’s apparently innocuous birthday party organised by Meg into a nightmare. (Amateur production).
Monday 22nd June at 7.30pm
Barbara Dickson and Rab Noakes have been friends for over 40 years singing and playing in venues around Scotland. As separate acts they often found themselves performing alongside each other creating a lifetime bond. Both have diverse careers and have won awards and praise for their solo work. Now, they’ve reunited to perform a wonderful blend of folk songs, classic pop influences and self written favourites and are delighted to be ‘going on the road’ together.
Saturday 27th June at 7.30
Shantaram events are proud to present the return of Legend (the Bob Marley experience) . After the amazing reaction from the crowd and seeing every singe person in the savoy up and dancing clapping there hands and generally having an amazing evening we have persuaded the 7 piece band “Legend” to return for another night in celebration of Bob marleys music . THE LEGEND LIVES ON !
Tuesday 7th July at 7.30
The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell demonstrates his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones, all delivered with emotion, sensitivity and empathy.Tony Stockwell is a spiritualist medium and spirit communication is part of his own religious belief, but we accept differing opinions exist regarding mediumship. Any demonstration of mediumship is an experiment and results are not guaranteed.
Wednesday 8th July at 7.30pm
The Three Degrees are well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows and songs like “When will I see you again”, “Dirty Ol’ Man”, “Take Good Care Of Yourself”. With 2 original members it’s the same line up since Sheila Ferguson left many moons ago. They have continuously toured for more than 40 years and still touring to this day. The Three Degrees are “Helen Scott” “Valerie Holiday” & “Freddie Pool”
Thursday 16th July at 7.30pm
He’s still rude, he’s still crude and this time he’s turning headlines into punch lines as his rip-roaring brand of banter continues to burst bellies across the country. Chubby doesn’t hold back from sharing his outlandish views on news, women and gender, sailing so close to the mark, even the most seasoned of fans will be left gob-smacked!
If easily offended please stay away!
Friday 11th September at 7.30pm
GA GA are embarking on their 20th Anniversary Tour with a show packed with massive Queen hits spanning right across the legendary band’s back catalogue. From numerous Queen Conventions to TV appearances, GA GA have consistently proved why they are so highly rated by critics and audiences alike. There are no wigs, no make-up and definitely no false moustaches but a host of massive Queen songs played like they were meant to be.
Friday 20th November at 7.30pm
“Purveyors of Cool” swing into town with The Greatest Music of the 20th Century Wonderful memories of classic Las Vegas Frank Sinatra-Dean Martin-Sammy Davis. Every song a winner – Come Fly with Me, Volare, That’s Amore, Under My Skin, Mr Bojangles, Sway, Mack The Knife and many more of your favourites.