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FILM: DERBY DAY In association with Epsom Derby Festival Week

Wed 31st May at 2.15pm

DERBY FESTIVAL WEEK - FREE EVENT INC PRE FILM PROLOGUE WITH LOCAL HISTORIAN DAVID BROOKS

Derby Day is a 1952 British drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Googie Withers, John McCallum and Alfie Bass.

An ensemble piece, it portrays several characters on their way to the Derby Day races at Epsom Downs Racecourse.

Films, Talks

Wednesday 31 2:15pm    buy tickets

Henry VIII the first Brexiteer? By David Starkey

Tuesday 26 September 2017

Henry VIII is the only king whose shape you remember. He bestrides our history like a colossus and the decisions he took still reverberate today. The Reformation is the first Brexit; his ministers devised the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty and his tumultuous personal life pitted religion against politics as brutally as in our own age of Isis.

Talks

Tuesday 26 7:30pm    buy tickets

John Leeson: 'A Dog's Life'

1 October 2017

"A one-off special event celebrating the fortieth anniversary of K9's first appearance in Doctor Who on Saturday 1st October 1977!"

Family, Talks

Sunday 01 7:30pm    buy tickets

Who's at The Playhouse

1 October 10.30am - 6pm

WHO'S AT THE PLAYHOUSE is a one day event celebrating DOCTOR WHO and his robot companion K9.

Meet the stars of DOCTOR WHO in non-stop day of stage interviews, celebrity autograph panels and photograph sessions on what will be the 40th anniversary of K9’s first appearance on Saturday 1st October 1977!

Talks

Sunday 01 10:00am    buy tickets

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Top television comedian Jimmy Tarbuck swaps The London Palladium for The Epsom Playhouse

Tarby, as he is known to millions of TV viewers, is one of the country’s most evergreen performers and a master of light entertainment.

Having successfully spent more than 40 years in the notoriously fickle world of show business, Jimmy Tarbuck has hosted numerous television shows, variety shows, chat shows and game shows and his cheeky grin and boy-next-door charms have won him fans far away from his native Liverpool.

Music, Talks

Tuesday 10 7:30pm    buy tickets

TAMED with Alice Roberts

14 November 2017

For hundreds of thousand of years our ancestors existed in a world where they depended on wild plants and animals. They were hunter-gatherers - consummate survival experts, but taking the world as they found it.

Talks

Tuesday 14 7:30pm    buy tickets

We are the Lions Mr Manager - The Great Grunwick Strike

Wednesday 15 November

The inspirational story of Jayaben Desai and the Grunwick dispute, a key moment in race, class and gender relations in the UK.

Drama, Talks

Wednesday 15 8:00pm    buy tickets

A Christmas Spirit Special

15th November 2017

A special evening of clairvoyance with Mr Ivan Lee & Graham Watson

 

Talks

Wednesday 15 7:30pm    buy tickets

Jason Donovan and his Amazing Midlife Crisis

Mon 20 November 2017

Jason Donovan and his Amazing Midlife Crisis*

Music, Talks

Monday 20 7:30pm    buy tickets

Seven Drunken Nights

Thursday 29 March

Seven Drunken Nights brings to life the music of Ireland's favourite sons - 'The Dubliners'.

Telling the story of a career spanning 50 years and evoking the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Jim McCann, Ciaran Bourke and John Sheahan, this hugely talented cast of musicians and singers bring the music of this iconic group to life.

Music, Talks

Thursday 29 8:00pm    buy tickets

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Thursday 5 July 2018

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Direct from London's West End, award winning actor Dean Elliott (Buddy Holly in 'Buddy -The Musical') and a full cast of performers tell the compelling story of the greatest music duo of all time.

Using huge projection photos and original film footage, 'The Simon and Garfunkel Story' also features a full live band performing all their hits including  'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. With every performance creating a standing ovation this is an evening not to be missed!

Music, Talks

Thursday 05 7:45pm    buy tickets