James Phelan: Trickster (magic) 1st June
Friday 1 June, 8pm

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Fri 1st Jun 20:00

James Phelan presents his unique magical prank show that is both jaw-dropping and laugh out loud funny, described as ‘extraordinary’ in The Mirror and ‘legendary’ by The Sun. 

A show where anything can happen - and quite often does. People are tricked, phones are destroyed, needles are swallowed - no-one is safe. Nephew of the late Paul Daniels and Strictly Come Dancing’s Debbie McGee - don't miss this night of hilarious mind-blowing entertainment.

Tickets:£14.50

Wuthering Heights 7th June
Thursday 7 June, 7.30pm

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Thu 7th Jun 19:30

‘Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.’ When Cathy’s father brings home an orphaned Heathcliff, the effect will echo for generations.

Emily Bronte’s only novel is a timeless Gothic classic of passionate love, revenge and despair. Shropshire-based Hotbuckle Theatre Company bring their unique magic to this powerful and emotional story. 

‘Perfect theatre with seemingly no effort at all’ BBC Radio Shropshire 

Tickets: £13.50

Spoken Word Night: 1000 Monkeys (poetry) 21st June
Thursday 21 June, 7.30pm

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Thu 21st Jun 19:30
Take a seat, grab a drink and enjoy poetry readings from Dónall Dempsey, Kitty Coles, Kyle McHale, Ray Pool, Janice Dempsey and others. 

There will be an open mic for readers from the audience, so come along and share your own poems for up to 5 minutes at the mic. An informal evening of listening and sharing poems in a friendly atmosphere.

Free

An Evening with Hurtwood House 22nd June
Friday 22 June, 7.30pm
 

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Fri 22nd Jun 19:30

Come along and enjoy a dramatic presentation from some of the sixth form students involved in the Acting Company at Hurtwood School.

Tickets: £11

A Dance for all Seasons, Quicksilver Showcase 30th June
Saturday 30 June, 7.30pm

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Sat 30th Jun 19:30

An evening of dance and music presented by Quicksilver Dance Company and special guests. Featuring dance from across the genres, from lyrical jazz and ballet, to contemporary folk and Spanish. 

Quicksilver is a Surrey-based dance performance company for dancers aged fifty and above, with no sell-by date! Our aim is to celebrate life through dance, to entertain and to encourage dance for all ages. 

"With their energy and artistry, Quicksilver prove that dancing in later life can be dynamic, beautiful and fun!" - Celia Imrie, Actress and Quicksilver Patron

Tickets:£15

Surrey Youth Theatre Summer Show 4th July
Wednesday 4 July, 7pm

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Wed 4th Jul 19:00

Everything you see on stage will be devised and performed by the students of Surrey Youth Theatre. It is a thrilling experience for them. 

Using themes, emotions, situations and locations, the show will be 30 minutes of rollercoaster emotions.

Tickets:£8

Artists, Antiquaries & Collectors: Illustrations of Surrey 11th July
Wednesday 11 July, 7.30pm

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Wed 11th Jul 19:30

Illustrations of Surrey collected by Robert Barclay of Bury Hill, Dorking, c.1800.

Join Surrey History Centre’s Julian Pooley as he explores Robert Barclay’s extensive collection of prints, watercolours and drawings. The collection includes over 500 original watercolours which provide a wonderful glimpse of Surrey buildings and high streets two centuries ago. 

This illustrated talk will include examples of work by artists including John and Edward Hassell, John Carter and Henry de Cort relating to Cranleigh and the surrounding area. 

Julian Pooley is an archivist and is the Public Services and Engagement Manager at Surrey History Centre, Woking.

Tickets:£7

Encore Screening: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie 21st July
Saturday 21 July, 7.20pm

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Sat 21st Jul 19:20

Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the new award-winning five-star hit musical for today. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight. 

John McCrea, Josie Walker, Tamsin Carroll, Lucie Shorthouse and Phil Nichol lead a twenty-four strong company and an eight-piece band that will ‘sweep you away on a tide of mischief, warmth and exuberance’ (Financial Times). With ‘songs that have the wow factor’ (The Times) by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells, and ‘hilarious’ book and lyrics ‘with delightful punch’ (Whatsonstage), by writer Tom MacRae, this funny, fabulous, feel-good, musical sensation has been thrilling audiences and critics alike. 

Winner of 3 WhatsOnStage Awards including Best New Musical and nominated for 5 Olivier Awards, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will be broadcast live from the Apollo Theatre in London’s Shaftesbury Avenue.

Running time: 2hrs 45mins

Tickets: £17.50


Measure for Measure: Outdoor Theatre in the Rectory Garden 3rd August
Friday 3 August, 7.30pm

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Fri 3rd Aug 19:30

Some rise by sin and some by virtue fall. Vienna is rife with brothels, loose morality and ludicrous characters. The weak Duke goes undercover, leaving his strict deputy Angelo in charge to clean the city up. But when Angelo sentences young Claudio to death for sleeping with his wife to be, Claudio’s sister Isobel, a nun, pleads for his life. Angelo agrees to spare him, but the stakes are high. Isobel faces an impossible choice.

Changeling Theatre’s, Measure for Measure is inspired by the Moulin Rouge with more than a hint of the Burlesque. This bawdy and witty Shakespeare comedy has a storyline full of twists and turns as sin meets virtue and good battles against evil.

This production will be hosted in the rectory garden, next to St Nicolas Church, Cranleigh. Bring along chairs and a picnic for a memorable night out.

Running time: approx 2hrs

Tickets: £16 Adult, £13 Under 16s

NT Live: Julie (12A) 6th September
Thursday 6 September 2018, 7pm

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Thu 6th Sep 19:00

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas. 

Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival. 

This new version of August Strinberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.

Running time: 2hrs tbc

Tickets: £17.50

NT Live: King Lear (12A) 27th September
Thursday 27 September, 7pm

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Thu 27th Sep 19:00

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear. Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. 

Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play. Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends. 

★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)

Running time: 3hrs 40mins 

Tickets: £17.50

Only Fools and Boycie, featuring John Challis 13th October
Saturday 13 October, 7.30pm

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Sat 13th Oct 19:30

Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1's Only Fools and Horses. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career. 


Having worked with some of the biggest names in show business, he'll be spilling the beans about Only Fools and Horses co-stars like Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst and friends and fellow performers like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Oliver Reed and George Best. He’ll also recall tales from his time in Dr Who, Coronation Street and other TV classics. 

Mr Challis will also meet fans after the show to sign autographs and pose for pictures, while signing copies of his autobiography, Being Boycie, and novel, Reggie: A Stag At Bay. 

Running time: 90 minutes with 20 minute interval. 

Tickets: £18.50

NT Live: The Madness of George III (12A) 20th November
Tuesday 20 November, 7pm

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Tue 20th Nov 19:00

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.

The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance). 

It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man. 

Running time: 3hrs 3mins

Tickets: £17.50