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Chris Bannister performs The Music of John Denver

20240614

Chris Bannister performs The Music of John Denver

Join us in the Wildman Studio where Chris will be performing many of John's worldwide hits such as Annie’s Song, Take Me Home Country Roads, Calypso and Leaving On A Jet Plane. Chris's distinctive...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - June

20240615

Stagefright Comedy Club - June

Strictly 16+ Acts are subject to change. Refunds only available if the event is cancelled. Justin Moorhouse Previewing his Edinburgh Festival show ‘The Greatest Performance of My Life. ’ As...

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Glorious!: The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the Worst Singer in the World

20240620

Glorious!: The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the Worst Singer in the World

This amateur production of 'Glorious!: The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the Worst Singer in the World' is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd on behalf of Samuel French Lt...

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The Old Oak

20240623

The Old Oak

Amnesty Wharfedale is delighted to be screening the 2023 Ken Loach film The Old Oak as part of National Refugee Week. The Old Oak pub is the only remaining public space where people can meet in...

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Fleetwood Shack

20240705

Fleetwood Shack

Prepare to be transported on a remarkable musical journey as Fleetwood Shack delivers an extraordinary performance, featuring an impressive repertoire of the biggest and most beloved Fleetwood Mac hit...

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Elvis 'Up Close & Personal'

20240706

Elvis 'Up Close & Personal'

Performed by Lee Newsome Lee has been performing his tribute to the King for 4 years and currently tours the UK in various theatres and clubs. Lee’s stunning powerhouse vocals and attention to d...

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Honour

20240708

Honour

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with NICK HERN BOOKS by Joanna Murray-Smith Directed by Gilly Rogers After 32 years of marriage, George suddenly announces to Honor that he...

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Voodoo Room (playing Hendrix, Clapton & Cream)

20240719

Voodoo Room (playing Hendrix, Clapton & Cream)

Paying tribute to some of the greatest names in rock history, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Cream, Voodoo Room are a stunning power-trio featuring some of the UK's finest musicians. Members of the...

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Spandesque Ballet

20240720

Spandesque Ballet

Spandesque Ballet will take you straight back to the '80's as they recreate that distinctive sound of the New Romantics era with their amazing performance of SPANDAU BALLET hits! Playing 100% live,...

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Bard in the Yard

20240824

Bard in the Yard

An Ilkley Playhouse Fringe Production A Summer Feast from the Works of Mr William Shakespeare. In 2020, Bard in the Yard consisted of a selection of Shakespearian monologues. In 2021 it was half...

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Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People

20240912

Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People

In a new version by REBECCA LENKIEWICZ From a literal translation by Charlotte Barslund This is an amateur production. Directed by Yvette Huddleston When Dr Teresa Stockmann discovers the to...

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Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

20240926

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

by Sam Steiner Directed by Miranda Armitage An Ilkley Playhouse Fringe production This amateur production is presented by arrangement with NICK HERN BOOKS. The average person will speak 123,...

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Roisin Ban

20241101

Roisin Ban

Roisin Ban Returning due to popular demand, Roisin Ban is a Celtic folk trio playing a mix of mainly traditional Irish and Scottish folk songs and tunes. This accomplished, professional band is wel...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - November

20241102

Stagefright Comedy Club - November

Strictly 16+ Acts TBC 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 entertainm...

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The Herd

20241107

The Herd

by Rory Kinnear This amateur production is presented by arrangement with NICK HERN BOOKS Directed by Rick Hyland It’s Andy’s twenty-first birthday. Not that he’s counting. But his mother Caro...

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Stony Jazz

20241122

Stony Jazz

Stony Jazz are a group of five of the finest musicians around today. Growing out of the long-established songwriting/performing duo of ‘Stony’, pianist Mark Gordon and singer/guitarist Rich Adams have...

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Bleak Expectations

20241205

Bleak Expectations

by Mark Evans This amateur production is presented by arrangement with NICK HERN BOOKS Directed by Kevin Moore The story Dickens might have written after drinking too much gin… Follow half...

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Aladdin

20250111

Aladdin

by Kathryn Schultz Miller Adapted for a large cast of young performers ArtReach Children's Theatre Plays An Ilkley Playhouse Junior Greenroom production Directed by Andrew Leggott & Lisa Debne...

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The Trials

20250116

The Trials

by Dawn King This amateur production is presented by arrangement with NICK HERN BOOKS Directed by Damien O’Keeffe In the not-too-distant future, where the air has become unbreathable and the ...

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Shout Out to the 60s

20250131

Shout Out to the 60s

Get ready to step inside the fabulous music of the 1960s where we celebrate some of the best icons of the decade. This show is a toe-tapping, head-shakin’ celebration to the greatest idols, who mad...

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Fire & Rain

20250201

Fire & Rain

‘Fire & Rain’ is not a tribute or sound-alike act. They are a collection of six of the best musicians from the North of England coming together to play music they love. Expect the classic James Tay...

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Jon Palmer Acoustic Band

20250207

Jon Palmer Acoustic Band

The award-winning Jon Palmer Acoustic Band are making a welcome return to Ilkley Playhouse following their previous sell- out shows. The band recently won the audience popular vote at the UK West Coas...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - February

20250208

Stagefright Comedy Club - February

Strictly 16+ Acts TBC 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 entertain...

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Daughterhood

20250218

Daughterhood

by Charley Miles This amateur production is presented by arrangement with NICK HERN BOOKS Directed by Rachel Vernelle A funny, honest, ferocious play about the bonds that tie us, and how we s...

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

20250313

The Merry Wives of Windsor

by William Shakespeare Directed by Dick Hebbert There is a story that Shakespeare wrote The Merry Wives of Windsor on a royal command from Queen Elizabeth I for a play showing Sir John Falstaff...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - March

20250329

Stagefright Comedy Club - March

Strictly 16+ Acts TBC 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 entertainm...

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The Art of Simon

20250404

The Art of Simon

The Art of Simon , are once again, set to return to The Wildman studio at Ilkley Playhouse. They continue to perform an extensive range of songs made famous by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel from the ea...

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The Yorkshire Gypsy Swing Collective

20250405

The Yorkshire Gypsy Swing Collective

The Yorkshire Gypsy Swing Collective ! feature some of the region’s hottest gypsy jazz and swing players, playing music inspired from legendary musicians Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli of the...

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Mary Shelley

20250424

Mary Shelley

by Helen Edmundson This amateur production is presented by arrangement with NICK HERN BOOKS Directed by Andrew Leggott Mary Shelley, best known as the author of Frankenstein , was the daughte...

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Brontë

20250512

Brontë

by Polly Teale This amateur production is presented by arrangement with NICK HERN BOOKS Directed by Chrissie Poulter In a collision of dreams, imaginings and memories, playwright Polly Teale ...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - May

20250524

Stagefright Comedy Club - May

Strictly 16+ Acts TBC 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 entertainm...

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Labour of Love

20250619

Labour of Love

by James Graham This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Curtis Brown Group Ltd, Cunard House, 15 Regent Street, London SW1Y 4LR Directed by Chris Winstanley A witty and engag...

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The Rob Dylan Band

20250704

The Rob Dylan Band

Please note this concert is next year: Fri 4th July 2025 The Rob Dylan Band is the UK’s greatest tribute to the music of Bob Dylan. Formed by a group of musicians who bring their own unique and dyn...

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A Night of the Stars

20250705

A Night of the Stars

Please note this concert is next year: Sat 5th July 2025 and is a seated event (allocated seating). A stylish celebration of music from some of the most legendary artistes of all time. From Shirley...

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The River

20250707

The River

by Jez Butterworth This amateur production is presented by arrangement with NICK HERN BOOKS Directed by Paul Chewins On a moonless night in August when the sea trout are ready to run, a man b...

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Stagefright Comedy Club - July

20250719

Stagefright Comedy Club - July

Strictly 16+ Acts TBC 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 entertainm...

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