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Freshers' Showcase

Freshers' Showcase

For one night only, come experience a showcase filled with all the catchy tunes from musicals you love, as performed by some of DST's talented Freshers. From Les Miserables to Annie Get Your Gun, this collection of solos and duets promises a fun and entertaining evening, with light-hearted humour and popular musical theatre songs that you will be singing all the way home.

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Tuesday 23 Oct 201820:00 Book Now

The AdDIMs Family: A Halloween Special!

The AdDIMs Family: A Halloween Special!

Join Durham Improvised Musical in the college of spooooky hexagons for an evening of totally improvised Halloween themed musical comedy!

You provide us with Halloween themed suggestions and we do the rest, it's an evening you'll be damned if you miss....

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Friday 26 Oct 201819:30 Book Now

The Durham Revue Returners’ Show: Zeitgeist

The Durham Revue Returners’ Show: Zeitgeist

Bitter runners-up of the Derek Award for 'Best Sketch Comedy Show' 2018 and grateful ‘Best Show’ 2018 nominees, The Durham Revue return to home soil from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for one night only, and on their 45(ish) Year Anniversary - they're tackling the time-ghost.


From the group that brought you Nish Kumar, Ed Gamble, Alex MacQueen and Jeremy Vine, expect 'addictive theatre’ (Palatinate) in racier content, experimental styles, and bassy-er tunes on top of their usual boasts; a vibe and chemistry that is 'highly professional, wonderfully witty and perfectly paced' (Broadway Baby).


Don’t miss this.

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Saturday 27 Oct 201820:00 Book Now (Not Open for Sale)

Daisy Pulls It Off

Daisy Pulls It Off

Daisy Meredith is the first scholarship student to attend the Grangewood School for Girls but the privileged students are determined to make her look bad in the eyes of the administration. Assisted by her new best friend, Daisy finds herself caught up in a series of adventures including the search for missing “Beaumont Treasure”. Can she work out the mysterious clues and save the school from closure?

This riotous and affectionate pastiche of a classic girls' school story was a huge West End hit and won the Olivier Award and Drama Theatre Award for Best Comedy when first produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1983.


This show will take place in Cademon Hall.

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Thursday 1 Nov 201819:30 Book Now
Friday 2 Nov 201819:30 Book Now
Saturday 3 Nov 201819:30 Book Now

One Night Only: A Musical Theatre Showcase

One Night Only: A Musical Theatre Showcase

Collingwood College Woodplayers And CCMS presents a musical theatre showcase, ‘One Night Only’. Filled with talent, entertainment and fun, Collingwood students will come together to perform songs from your favourite musicals, which will leave you laughing and crying. In the brand new college theatre, this is a night not to miss.

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Sunday 4 Nov 201820:00 Book Now

Sea Wall

Sea Wall

Things for Alex are good. He loves his wife, his daughter, his city, his job. But sometimes the force of life can crash against you. Sometimes everything you thought you could always depend on can be taken away.


Sea Wall is a story about family, fear and the things that can’t be undone.

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Thursday 15 Nov 201819:30 Book Now
Friday 16 Nov 201819:30 Book Now

Dracula

Dracula

As Jonathan Harker travels from London to visit the mysterious Count Dracula at his castle in Transylvania, he is warned of the evil and darkness that surrounds the Count.



Castle Theatre Company presents an adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, a chilling gothic tale of the battle for power between the protagonists and the deadly Count. Taking place in the historic Norman Chapel in Durham Castle, the play explores the issues of identity and sanity, sexuality and desire, and the fear of the different and unknown. Ideologies will crumble. Loyalties will be tested. Blood will flow.




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Thursday 15 Nov 201820:00 Book Now
Friday 16 Nov 201820:00 Book Now
Saturday 17 Nov 201820:00 Book Now

A Traveller's Tale

A Traveller's Tale

Travel the world with DOE. Our original performance, comprised from the best scenes from some of the most iconic operas, takes you to the far corners of our planet. Travel to Greece and Japan with Monteverdi and Puccini, Israel and Spain with Handel and Bizet, Italy and Germany with Mascagni and Humperdink and many more, all from the beautiful setting of Castle Great Hall.

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Friday 16 Nov 201820:30 Book Now
Saturday 17 Nov 201820:30 Book Now

Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya

It is a muggy autumn afternoon. An elderly, gout-ridden professor brings his glamorous and beautiful second wife Yelena to his crumbling rural estate. For Vanya, the estate's caretaker, time has drizzled away in the shadow of the brooding house. Plagued by envy at the professor’s professional and personal success, he is seized by an obsessive love for the vibrant Yelena. The family doctor, Astrov, also sees Yelena as a breath of fresh air. Soaked in vodka and regret, each tries to escape the clutches of their strangled life, and regain the dreams they once had. What follows is a psychological daisy-chain of passion and frustration

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Saturday 17 Nov 201819:30 Book Now
Sunday 18 Nov 201814:00 Book Now
Sunday 18 Nov 201819:30 Book Now

Love and Information

Love and Information

Someone sneezes. Someone can’t get a signal. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone told the police. Someone got a message from the traffic light. Someone’s never felt like this before.


In this fast moving kaleidoscope, more than a hundred characters try to make sense of what they know. Love and Information is a contemporary play that first previewed at the Royal Court and explores the evolving relationship between human and technological interaction.

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Thursday 22 Nov 201819:30 Book Now
Friday 23 Nov 201819:30 Book Now
Saturday 24 Nov 201819:30 Book Now

Sweet Bird of Youth

Sweet Bird of Youth

After being unsuccessful in Hollywood, Chance Wayne wanders back to his hometown, accompanied by fading actress, Alexandra Del Lago. Chance is still smitten with his former sweetheart Heavenly, but her family are determined to keep them apart. When Alexandra leaves town, Chance is left in a dangerous situation.

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Friday 23 Nov 201819:30 Book Now
Saturday 24 Nov 201819:30 Book Now

Us/Them

Us/Them


In this shocking contemporary drama, two school children narrate their experiences of the 2004, Beslan school siege. Through a blend of naturalistic dialogue and devised movement, this play explores how children react to such traumatic events, and process the many confronting anxieties that pervade society.

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Friday 23 Nov 201820:00 Book Now
Saturday 24 Nov 201820:00 Book Now
Sunday 25 Nov 201820:00 Book Now

Stacy

Stacy

Rob finds life confusing in a world of unwritten rules. If there's no one around to tell him right from wrong, except for a copy of FHM and a call-centre supervisor, he just has to guess. But he's never been very lucky, and sometimes he gets his guesses very wrong.


Both awkwardly hilarious and painfully uncomfortable, 'Stacy' is a sexually explicit confessional monologue for one male performer and a slide projector.

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Thursday 29 Nov 201819:30 Book Now
Saturday 1 Dec 201819:30 Book Now

Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing

You’re seven years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy.

You make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world.

Everything worth living for.


1. Ice cream

2. Water fights

3. Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch TV

4. The colour yellow


A play about celebrating all that life has to offer and the lengths we go to for those we love.

Based on true and untrue stories, it is both hilarious and heart wrenching.


A New York Critics pick, this one person show is filled to the brim with joy and life affirming positivity.

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Thursday 6 Dec 201819:30 Book Now (Not Open for Sale)
Friday 7 Dec 201819:30 Book Now (Not Open for Sale)
Saturday 8 Dec 201819:30 Book Now (Not Open for Sale)

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a musical comedy showcasing the hilarious, emotional and relatable aspects of modern day relationships, exposing ʺeverything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, spouses and in-laws, but were afraid to admit".

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Thursday 6 Dec 201819:30 Book Now
Friday 7 Dec 201819:30 Book Now
Saturday 8 Dec 201819:30 Book Now

Harry

Harry

“Who is that?”

“Harry”

“He’s my favourite.”

“I think he’s everyone’s favourite.”

Caitlin and Sophie meet at university and quickly become best friends. United by their love of crisp sandwiches and the latest X Factor sensation, One Direction, they plaster the walls of their room with pictures of the band’s charismatic heartthrob, Harry Styles. But over time, the obsession that initially brings them together starts to have more damaging effects.


Castle Theatre Company presents Harry – a play about friendship, fandom, and Harry Styles. exploring the impact on young people of a celebrity-obsessed, Twitter-fuelled culture where fantasy and reality are dangerously close.

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Saturday 15 Dec 201820:00 Book Now
Sunday 16 Dec 201820:00 Book Now