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Pinocchio

20190112

Pinocchio

by Carlo Collodi Adapted by Kathryn Schultz Miller by arrangement with ArtReach Children’s Theatre Plays A talking cricket, a rascally fox, a sly cat, a blue fairy, a kindly woodcarver and a ...

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The Thrill Of Love

20190117

The Thrill Of Love

by Amanda Whittington By arrangement with Nick Hern Books Ruth Ellis was hanged in 1955. The outcry was so intense that no woman in Britain has ever been hanged since. But why did she shoot her...

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Poetry & The Novel

20190124

Poetry & The Novel

BRAND NEW POETRY AND THE NOVEL COURSE This 10-week tutor-led Poetry & The Novel course is a new venture for Ilkley Playhouse and offers the opportunity for participants to extend their interest in ...

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Haunting Julia

20190204

Haunting Julia

by Alan Ayckbourn This amateur production of ‘Haunting Julia’ is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD An adolescent musical prodigy is found dead in her student flat. Was it ...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - Feb

20190216

Stagefright Comedy Club - Feb

Strictly 16+ Event Award Winner's Special Christian Reilly 'If you’re a fan of Bill Bailey or Rich Hall, you’re probably a Christian Reilly fan already' - The Guardian. Winner of the Edinb...

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Chaos - G'room & NT Connections

20190228

Chaos - G'room & NT Connections

by Laura Lomas An Ilkley Playhouse Senior Greenroom and National Theatre Connections production Each year, ten new plays are commissioned by National Theatre Connections especially for teenagers...

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Spring and Port Wine

20190307

Spring and Port Wine

Spring and Port Wine By Bill Naughton High ideals and integrity are what the head of the Crompton household believes to be the basis for family life but when these values are unbending others are ...

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Simon Mayor & Hilary James

20190310

Simon Mayor & Hilary James

Simon Mayor and Hilary James A RIOT OF MUSIC AND HUMOUR Virtuoso mandolin, sensational songs, hot swing fiddle and huge lashings of fun from ‘one of the world’s great mandolinists’ and ‘one of B...

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Laurel Canyon Union

20190322

Laurel Canyon Union

Laurel Canyon Union 60's/70's West Coast Americana plus special guest Nick Hall Formed in the summer of 2015 by US Grammy nominated ex Acoustic Alchemy drummer John Shepard, this union of fully p...

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Inevitable

20190323

Inevitable

Magicians Forster & Smith bring their brand new show to Ilkley Playhouse ! Jam packed full of magic, mind reading, suggestion and comedy. This spectacular and hilarious show sees the duo give contr...

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We the Generation/Jess and Joe Forever

20190327

We the Generation/Jess and Joe Forever

We the Generation and Jess and Joe Forever , an Ilkley Playhouse Fringe Double Bill We the Generation is a collection of contemporary monologues exploring the ‘Millennial’ generation and is followe...

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Gun

20190330

Gun

Presented by Shipley Little Theatre touring company One of the world’s greatest dramatists, Anton Chekhov was an equally great short-story writer. Gun brings three of his stories to the stage. W...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - Apr

20190406

Stagefright Comedy Club - Apr

Strictly 16+ Event Showcasing the finest acts on the UK and International comedy circuit in the intimate surroundings of the Wildman Studio, the club has become a staple of the Ilkley entertainment...

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On Golden Pond

20190417

On Golden Pond

ON GOLDEN POND by ERNEST THOMPSON Ethel and Norman Thayer are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. Norman is nearly eighty with heart palpitations and a failin...

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Tuesdays with Morrie

20190506

Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesday Night with Morrie By Mitch Albom and Jeffrey Hatcher Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and s...

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Steaming

20190605

Steaming

Steaming by Nell Dunn The steam room of a Turkish baths, the East End of London, 1979; six women of varying class and age chat about life, sex and the rottenness of men, before achieving a commun...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - June

20190622

Stagefright Comedy Club - June

Strictly 16+ Event Showcasing the finest acts on the UK and International comedy circuit in the intimate surroundings of the Wildman Studio, the club has become a staple of the Ilkley entertainment...

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Blue Stockings

20190710

Blue Stockings

Blue Stockings By Jessica Swale Directed by Yvette Huddleston In 1896, women students at Girton College, Cambridge were allowed to attend classes but not to graduate. Jessica Swale’s absorbing pl...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - Jul

20190727

Stagefright Comedy Club - Jul

Strictly 16+ Event Showcasing the finest acts on the UK and International comedy circuit in the intimate surroundings of the Wildman Studio, the club has become a staple of the Ilkley entertainment...

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