Showbiz

Witty double bill coming up at The Civic

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Gracefool Collective and Red Ladder Theatre Company are to present a witty double bill At The Civic. Convicts and Lunatics  spans one hundred years of wayward women and their dangerous ideas. It is an amusing and though- provoking double bill featuring Red Ladder Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed one-woman musical drama, followed by feminist comedy dance… Read more »


A laugh a minute at The Civic!

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A brand new comedy season has kicked off at The Civic, and it promises to be the funniest yet! Loved by all, regular Barnsley visitor and comedian Toby Foster (pictured) is making a return on Saturday, 28 January with his Last Laugh Comedy Club. The Civic supporter will present a great night of laughter, hosting… Read more »


Fringe Fest Favourite Two Man Show is Coming To The Civic

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Two women play two women playing two men in a new show, coming soon to The Civic,  that takes a look at masculinity and patriarchy. Brought to you by the higly-acclaimed company RashDash – Abbi Greenland and Helen Goalen, with composer Beckie Wilkie – by tearing down and drawing attention to patriarchal norms, the performers… Read more »


Pitmen Poets coming to The Civic

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Since the first Pitmen Poets tour in 2011, Sam West’s revival of the seminal “Close the Coalhouse Door” has completed a triumphant UK tour and Lee Hall’s “Pitman Painters” has been a hit in the West End and also on Broadway. Interest in the North East’s mining tradition has never been more intense.  What better… Read more »


Holy Moly and The Crackers to Folk ‘n’ Roll at The Civic

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Seven-piece UK gypsy ‘folk N roll’ band Holy Moly and The Crackers are coming to The Civic for your entertainment Friday 2 December. The nationally acclaimed gypsy folk band has been featured by the BBC, Amazing Radio and Mike Harding (former BBC Radio 2 Folk Show presenter) – playing a lively moonshine mix of Romani,… Read more »


A Lamproom treat for all Dolly Parton fans

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A musical which will be particularly attractive for all Dolly Parton fans is coming to The Lamproom Theatre. ‘9-5’ is an hilarious musical comedy based on the movie of the same name with lyrics by Dolly Parton. The story centres around three office workers whose boss is sexist towards them. Eventually, however, the workers turn… Read more »


Circus show will leave you gasping!

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A beautiful and original circus show is to feature at The Civic later this month. GASP! by Belgian circus company Circoncentrique, features two fearless young men competing in a thrilling game of physical endurance. Defying gravity and in perpetual motion, the two acrobats perform amazing tricks with balls, spheres and a huge metal wheel. As… Read more »


Solo show from British treasure Glenn Tilbrook at The Civic

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Squeeze main man Glenn Tilbrook is coming to The Civic with his brand new solo show. One of Britain’s most cherished singers, guitarists and songwriters, following the release of his solo album ‘Happy Ending’, in 2014, Glenn embarked on the critically acclaimed ‘At Odds Couple’ UK and US acoustic tours with long-time collaborator Chris Difford…. Read more »


Award-winning comedian comes to The Civic

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If you’re not aware of James Acaster yet –  where have you been hiding? The comedian from Kettering (pictured) is a regular panelist on shows such as Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, and Have I Got News For You, and has been nominated for Best Comedy Show at the Foster’s Comedy Awards… Read more »


Compelling new Townsend play comes to The Civic

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A new play directed by Louise Townsend is coming to The Civic. Dare Devil rides to Jarama is based on the experiences of The International Brigades during The Spanish Civil War; the powerful, political and economic forces engulfing 1930s Europe; and the reasons why so many ordinary people made the extraordinary choice to leave family… Read more »