Bedford Drama Company Presents:

The Great Gatsby

Genre:
Community
Opens:
25 Feb 2020
Until:
29 Feb 2020

The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Adapted by Peter Joucla   “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”   Part morality tale, …

Swan Theatre Company Presents:

Swan Poetry: The Generation Game

Genre:
Poetry
Opens:
01 Mar 2020

Members of Swan Theatre Company and guests present an evening of poetry, lightly spiced with prose and drama, in the appropriately bookish surroundings of the Eagle Bookshop, at its new …

Bedford Modern School Presents:

Speech & Drama Festival

Genre:
Community
Opens:
03 Mar 2020

An opportunity for Speech and Drama students from Bedford Modern School to showcase their work in progress. Students will perform poems, prose, extracts from plays and pieces of musical theatre …

BPT Presents:

Rebel without a Cause (PG)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
04 Mar 2020

Jim Stark is the new kid in town. He has been in trouble elsewhere; that's why his family has had to move before. Here he hopes to find the love …

Oddbodies Presents:

King Lear

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
05 Mar 2020

Armed with only a drum, a guitar, a knife and a chair, this inventive, irreverent and highly accessible one-man is presented to you from the point of view of LEAR’s …

Little Mighty Presents:

666 Comments

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
06 Mar 2020

Two performers. 57 Characters. 666 Comments In October 2010 cartoonist Gabby Schulz posted a comic strip on his website. It was about online sexism. What could possibly go wrong? Over the next three …

James Hurn Presents:

The Navy Lark

Genre:
Great Night Out
Opens:
07 Mar 2020

Coming live to the theatre for the first time in over 60 years is The Navy Lark.   Starring James Hurn known for portraying such iconic characters as Tony Hancock, …

Can't Sit Still Presents:

Oh No, George!

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
08 Mar 2020

George sees something in the kitchen. It’s cake! I said I’d be good, George thinks, but I LOVE cake. What will George do?   Oh No, George! is the delightfully …

WordSetFree Presents:

PechaKucha Bedford #6

Genre:
Spoken Word
Opens:
10 Mar 2020

PechaKucha is back in Bedford continuing it's stay at The Place Theatre. Come and hear local creatives present their passions using just 20 images each shown for just 20 seconds. …

HFH Productions, in association with James Baldwin and Andrew Dawson Presents:

…If We’ve Never Been To The Moon?

Genre:
Mindscapes
Opens:
11 Mar 2020

Join one man's quest in search of hope, sanity and his 250 quid! “Why do we crave truths and untruths? Why do some people deny the Moon Landings? Why did that bloke not …

HFH Productions, in association with James Baldwin Presents:

The Naughty Fox Workshop

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
12 Mar 2020

Come along to our Naughty Fox craft workshop and get the chance to meet our storytellers! There’ll be plenty of glue, feathers and other exciting things to play with so …

HFH Productions, in association with James Baldwin Presents:

The Naughty Fox

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
12 Mar 2020

Snuggle up with comfy creatures: Honk, Splash and TaWit TaWoo as they teach The Naughty Fox a very important lesson: it's better to share. Feel your way through the immersive, …

Swing's The Thing Presents:

An Evening with Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and his Orchestra

Genre:
Music
Opens:
12 Mar 2020

Swing’s the Thing take you back to the 1960’s when Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra were at their most popular. Katherine Mclean and Mel Peake join the orchestra …

house Presents:

Ladykiller

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
13 Mar 2020

by Madeline Gould Presented by The Thelmas A hotel room, a maid and a dead woman. It’s not what it looks like, really, it’s not. It was self-defence… and anyway, …

Stage Write Presents:

Stage Write Spring

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
14 Mar 2020

Running since 2013, StageWrite is a hothouse for the development of new writing for theatre, and now features in each artistic season at The Place.  Join us to be the …

Swan Theatre Company Presents:

The Father

Genre:
Community
Opens:
17 Mar 2020
Until:
21 Mar 2020

by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton Andre is a man facing a barrage: hIs favourite watch goes missing, (he has his suspicions), his daughter Anne tries to take his …

Laura Wyatt O’Keeffe Presents:

Vessel

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
25 Mar 2020

Vessel by Laura Wyatt O'Keeffe How far would you go for a cause you believed in? How far is too far?Ireland. 2018. Abortion is still illegal, another pregnant girl dies …

BPT Presents:

Jackastory (Mar)

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
26 Mar 2020

As part of our growing programme of events for the younger members of our audience to give them the excitement of being in a theatre watching a live performance we …

BPT Presents:

The Wild Boys (15)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
26 Mar 2020

Les Garçons Sauvages (2017) This intoxicating, gender-bending adventure, shot in black and white with richly saturated colour effects, is modelled after William S. Burroughs apocalyptic novel from the early 1970s. …

The Pantaloons Presents:

Bleak House

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
29 Mar 2020

Join The Pantaloons for a fog-filled adventure in Victorian London. When a dead body is discovered in Mr Krook's Rag-and-Bone shop, a web of mysteries starts to untangle, with far-reaching …

Certain Age Presents:

Escaped Alone

Genre:
Community
Opens:
01 Apr 2020
Until:
04 Apr 2020

Caryl Churchill has frequently written for the Royal Court Theatre so it was fitting that in 2016 the Royal Court began its 60 years anniversary season with her new play, Escaped …

VyMy Dance Presents:

Let’s Dance

Genre:
Community
Opens:
05 Apr 2020

Celebrating 5 years of fantastic classes, VyMy Dance is doing a special variety showcase! There will be a mixture of street dance, ballet, musical theatre, jazz and lyrical dance, as …

Swan Theatre Company Presents:

Swan Poetry: TITLE TBC

Genre:
Poetry
Opens:
05 Apr 2020

Members of Swan Theatre Company and guests present an evening of poetry, lightly spiced with prose and drama, in the appropriately bookish surroundings of the Eagle Bookshop, at its new …

Nick Cope Presents:

Nick Cope

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
07 Apr 2020

With Songs about Head lice, Hedgehogs, Redundant Robots, Saving the Polar Bears and Honey Bees, Gender stereotyping and dragons called Keith, Nick Cope performs his very special live music concert …

BPT Presents:

I Kill Giants (12A)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
07 Apr 2020

Twelve-year-old Barbara Thorson flees from reality, living in the imaginary world of fantasy and magic, where she fights with giants. Her family does not understand her, peers do not like …

Toffe Apple Presents:

We Will Rock You – Young@Part

Genre:
Community
Opens:
10 Apr 2020
Until:
11 Apr 2020

WE WILL ROCK YOU Young@Part® is the authorized 70 minute Youth edition of the West End musical by Queen and Ben Elton. Featuring chart-topping Queen songs including “Another One Bites …

BPT Presents:

Holes (PG)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
14 Apr 2020

A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason. “But if you forget to come …

BPT Presents:

The 400 Blows (PG)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
14 Apr 2020

Les Quatre Cents Coups (1959) A young boy, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime. Seemingly in constant trouble at school, 14-year-old Antoine Doinel returns at the …

BPT Presents:

Swallows & Amazons (PG)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
15 Apr 2020

The Walker children are given permission to camp on an island in the middle of a vast lake. Four children (the Swallows) on holiday in the Lake District sail on …

BPT Presents:

Britishness (PG)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
15 Apr 2020

Award-winning artist and filmmaker Eelyn Lee considers what it means to be British in this timely, multi-faceted study of national identity. Along with a group of young writers from Sheffield, …

That's All Folk Presents:

My Girl The River Album Launch

Genre:
Music
Opens:
16 Apr 2020

My Girl The River, a Bedford favourite, who in recent years supported Suzanne Vega, bring family harmonies to their Americana, folk and country roots sound on this special night. They …

Remi Rachuba Presents:

Intruz/Intruder

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
17 Apr 2020

What happens when something changes your life forever? How do we move on? Can we ever reallybe ourselves again? INTRUZ asks these hard questions in a physical,visceral and candid way, reflecting …

Theatre Nation Presents:

Waiting for Godot

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
18 Apr 2020

'Two Irish tramps meet, and await the arrival of ‘Godot’. Whilst they wait they while away the time by quarrelling, making up, contemplating suicide, trying to sleep, eating a carrot …

Bedford Drama Company Presents:

Emma

Genre:
Community
Opens:
21 Apr 2020
Until:
25 Apr 2020

“Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich”   Emma is Austen’s quintessential heroine, endlessly fascinating, wonderfully imperfect, but each character in this story of “3 or 4 families in a country …

Stage-Stars Theatre Academy Presents:

Stage-Stars Theatre Academy Showcase 2020

Genre:
Community
Opens:
26 Apr 2020

A showcase of drama, dance, singing and musical theatre pieces from our Stage-Stars Theatre Academy students aged 4-15 years old.  www.stage-starstheatre.co.uk

Mangled Yarn Presents:

It’s A Wonderful Life

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
15 Dec 2020
Until:
28 Dec 2020

Christmas Eve. George is contemplating ending his life: He never got out of Bedford Falls; the bank is on the verge of closure; Potter is closing in; and his blasted …