This March, Nottingham hosted its first ever Puppet Festival which took place over four days across the city. From commissioned new work and futuristic digital puppets, to street-theatre performances and a pop-up puppet village, the community-focused festival was a celebration of puppets in every way.
Opera North has just announced their upcoming 2018/19 season and we can’t wait to welcome them back after their sensational season of Fatal Passions (on until 17 March).
It is with great sadness that we heard the news of Sir Ken Dodd passing away last night. He had a long association with Nottingham and with our venue, having made his professional debut here in 1954, and he continued to be a popular hit with our audiences throughout his incredible career.
Comedy legend Joe Pasquale and Only Fools and Horses star John Challis will lead the cast of this year’s swashbuckling family pantomime, Peter Pan from Saturday 8 December.
Four mysteries will be explored over four weeks, each with the same burning question – whodunit?
Award winning Singer-Songwriter Paloma Faith is revealed as headliner for special 10th Anniversary Splendour to be held at Wollaton Park on Saturday 21 July.
Following his stage debut in November 2017 at the Leeds Grand Theatre, Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff will star in Fat Friends – the Musical at the Theatre Royal Nottingham for the first five performances, from Monday 26 to Thursday 29 March 2018.
Nottingham’s first ever Puppet Festival has finally been launched and will bring an incredible array of shows, workshops, screenings, talks and events all across the city.
An iron man, giant birds, a diabolical Mr Punch, a treasured maiden and one of the talents behind the workings of the National Theatre’s War Horse came together today with guests from across the city to officially launch Nottingham’s first-ever Puppet Festival.
The Managing Director of the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Nottingham is retiring after nine years in the role, it was announced today.