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April 2019

Juliet and Romeo | Lost Dog Dance | Pay As You Feel

Friday, 5th April @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Lost Dog’s new show reveals the real story of Romeo and Juliet. It turns out they didn’t die in a tragic misunderstanding, they grew up and lived happily ever after. Well they lived at least. Now they are 40ish, at least one of them is in the grips of a mid-life crisis, they feel constantly mocked by their teenage selves and haunted by the pressures of being the poster couple for romantic love.They have decided to confront their current struggles…

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Buena Vista Social Club : Adios

Tuesday, 9th April @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us for a screening of a fascinating documentary insight into the phenomenon that is ‘The Buena Vista Social Club’. Who took Cuban music globally and spearheaded by the unassuming genius of Ibrahim Ferrer. Revisit with the remaining original members of the Buena Vista Social Club and explore their contribution to the unknown history of Cuba. Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa Director Lucy Walker Over 14 with an Adult Film starts at 8:00pm. Duration 1 hour 51 minutes. Thursday…

£2
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Grimm

Thursday, 11th April @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Once upon a time stories for children were wild, mad, nasty, snotty, sticky horrible things, things known as Grimm Tales made up by smelly Goblins. Then the Fairies came and tamed the stories, made them nice and kind and fluffy and… well… Fairy tales. For the first time ever a Fairy Professor and his Assistant is going to tell you why it’s so much better that you as children don’t know the real tales behind the ones you get told.…

£4
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Rubbish Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Sunday, 14th April @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Enemies. Balconies. Kissing. Sausage rolls!?!? Oh yes. Shakespeare’s epic tale of star-crossed lovers has been ‘Rubbished!’ Fresh off their smash-hit run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and touring the UK, the all-male, all-silly Rubbish Shakespeare Company present their first visit to The Old Courts! It’s an hour of silliness: multi-roling, wigs, water, mops, and floppy plastic swords. It’s Shakespeare’s most anarchic tragedy yet! Cheer as Romeo and his bearded beloved meet. Celebrate as they marry and reunite their warring families.…

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‘Being Frank – The Chris Sievey Story’ Documentary Screening + Exclusive..

Thursday, 18th April @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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18th and 21st April
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story (Documentary) Frank Sidebottom was the unforgettable Northern folk hero with the papier-mâché head. For the first time since his death, the story of the secret life of his creator, Chris Sievey is told. It’s a compelling portrait of an artist, songwriter, comedian and wayward genius, whose entire life was a fantastic, subversive piece of performance art. EXCLUSIVE! April 18th, Fantastic Frank-a-Mania Night! An opportunity to ask Director, Steve Sullivan and Art Director, Dave Arnold…

£7
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The Best of Leigh Short Film Festival

Saturday, 20th April @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The best of Leigh Short Film Festival 2014 -2018. Screening a selection of winning entries from shorts films featured over the last five years. This is afternoon of short films will see the best of the best and provide a a taster session for what great films will feature in the 2019 Wigan and Leigh Film Festival. Over 18 only Screening: 2:00pm – 4:00pm Saturday 20th of April 2019 | The Theatre: Entrance 4 | Doors and Bar open at…

£3
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‘Being Frank – The Chris Sievey Story’ Documentary Screening + Exclusive..

Sunday, 21st April @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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18th and 21st April
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story (Documentary) Frank Sidebottom was the unforgettable Northern folk hero with the papier-mâché head. For the first time since his death, the story of the secret life of his creator, Chris Sievey is told. It’s a compelling portrait of an artist, songwriter, comedian and wayward genius, whose entire life was a fantastic, subversive piece of performance art. EXCLUSIVE! April 18th, Fantastic Frank-a-Mania Night! An opportunity to ask Director, Steve Sullivan and Art Director, Dave Arnold…

£7
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The Entertainer

Wednesday, 24th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Thursday, 25th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Friday, 26th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Saturday, 27th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Sunday, 28th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Monday, 29th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Tuesday, 30th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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May 2019

The Entertainer

Wednesday, 1st May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Thursday, 2nd May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Friday, 3rd May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Saturday, 4th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Sunday, 5th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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The Entertainer

Monday, 6th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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24th April - 7th May
Wigan Little Theatre, 44 Crompton St
Wigan, WN1 3SL United Kingdom

Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair. A prosperous brother offers to send the family to Canada but can Archie leave the decaying world of the music hall where he is at home. Penned by the original ‘angry young man’ John Osborne This amateur production is performed by special agreement with…

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