Sunday 30 October | 7.30pm | Theatre | £22, £20
Thank Abba for the Music
A spectacular that captures all of the magic and excitement of one of pop’s most successful bands. With stunning costumes, live band, video and tongue-in-cheek humour. Features Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take A Chance On Me, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Knowing Me Knowing You, Fernando, Super Trouper and many more! ABBA and 70’s fancy dress optional…but encouraged!
Monday 31 October | 7.30pm | Theatre | £20
Seriously Dead by Crissy Rock & Leah Bell
Billy Blenkinsopp is a happy go lucky chap who owns the local pastry shop, He was born on the 17th March, he worked at 17, Willingham High Street and his lottery numbers always carried the numbers 1 and 7. Unfortunately, Billy was killed by the number 17 bus escaping from a robbery he did not commit. This is the story of Billy Blenkinsopp’s ghostly return to clear his name. Starring Crissy Rock, Frazer Hines, Paul Dunn, Billy Pearce and Leah Bell
Tuesday 1 November 7.30pm | Studio | £16, £14
An Audience with Martin Taylor – 60th Birthday Solo Tour
Widely considered to be the world’s foremost exponent of solo jazz and fingerstyle guitar, Martin Taylor’s high-profile fans include Jeff Beck, Jamie Cullum and Bill Wyman. His signature style artfully combines his virtuosity, emotion and humour with a strong, engaging stage presence. www.martintaylor.com
“I’ve never seen anything like it” Jeff Beck
Tuesday 1 November | 8pm | Theatre | £17.50, £15
Jimeoin – Renonsense Man
An evening of brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious stand-up from the internationally acclaimed star of TV shows including Live at the Apollo, Royal Variety Performance, John Bishop Show, CH4’s O2 Gala and Sunday Night at the Palladium. Don’t miss Ireland’s own ‘Witruvian Man’ – live!
“Classic nonsense… Stand-up comedy at its best” Scotsman
Wednesday 2 November | 7pm | Theatre | £15, £13
Ballet UK Theatre present
Romeo & Juliet
As the nation celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare’s legacy, stunning costumes and innovative stage sets transport you to Renaissance Verona where our tragic tale unfolds of the Capulet and Montague families. From the balcony scene’s elated pas de deux to the lovers’ heart-breaking ends.
“Top Five Dance Productions Touring the UK” The Independent
Thursday 3 November | 7.30pm | Theatre | £22, £20
Swinging at the Cotton Club
Take a step back into 1920s New York City with an action-packed show celebrating the music, dance, and songs of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and more. Recreated by the fabulous Jiving Lindy Hoppers and HarryStrutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra
Friday 4 November | 7.30pm | Theatre | £24
Let’s Hang On
Following huge demand, Let’s Hang On returns with their award-winning celebration of the legendary Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons! Featuring classic hits including Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Bye Bye Baby, December 1963 (Oh What A Night!), Walk Like A Man, Sherry, Working My Way Back To You, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Grease and many more!
“These guys are absolutely brilliant” The Paul O Grady Show
Saturday 5 November | 6pm – 8pm | Terrace Café | Free Entry
The Brindley Bonfire Night Party
Have a great view of Halton’s Official Fireworks Display from the Brindley Terrace. Hotdogs, Parkin, Jacket Potatoes, Mulled Wine, Hot drinks. Face Painting, Free Ballon Modelling, Jugglers, Meet the Panto Cast including Sonia, Families Welcome. Fireworks start at 7.30pm
Sunday 6 November | 7.30pm | Theatre | £23.50
The Carpenter’s Story
This award-winning show celebrates the music of Richard & Karen Carpenter. International star Claire Furley remains unsurpassed in her uncanny representation of Karen. Features (They Long To Be) Close To You, We’ve Only Just Begun, Yesterday Once More, Top of the World, Please Mr Postman, and many more!
Tuesday 8 & Wednesday 9 November | 2pm & 7pm | Theatre | £13, £11
Rolling Back the Years
A breathtaking musical journey through the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Includes songs by Buddy Holly, Cliff Richard, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Abba and many more. Beautifully costumed and choreographed. Performed by ‘West End’ and international vocalists, along with the stunning ‘Memory Lane’ dancers.
Sunday 20 November 7.30pm | Theatre | £22
Foster & Allen
International Recording artists Foster & Allen are celebrating their 40th Anniversary together in the music business. Their style and easy listening sound remains as fresh and exciting as ever and they have continuously managed to scale new heights!
Monday 21 November | 7.30pm | Theatre | £20
From the Jam – Acoustic Tour plus Support
Featuring former The Jam bassist Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings. With 18 UK Top 40 singles, The Jam were the sound of the British youth in the late 70s. In this intimate acoustic show, expect Down In The Tube Station At Midnight, Going Underground, Town Called Malice, Strange Town and more.
Wednesday 23 November | 7.30pm | Theatre | £23
The Circus of Horrors
The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre, brave & beautiful acts all woven into an Alice in Horrorland type story driven by a mainly original soundscape & performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek! The only circus ever to reach the finals of Britain’s Got Talent.
“You have to go & see this” Graham Norton
Thursday 24 November | 7.30pm | Theatre | £20
William Hicks as Barry White – Let the Music Play
Direct from the USA William Hicks celebrates the music of the legendary Barry White, supported by a superb live orchestra and the Supreme Dreamgirls. With incredible attention to detail and an outstanding performance this has got to be the closest possible experience you could achieve to the legend that is Mr Barry White.
Thursday 24 November | 8pm | Studio | £12
A folk-rock band with a history, pedigree and a bright future. Since their last appearance at the Brindley, the band have gathered a number of awards and nominations for best band, best live band and best album throughout the folk world! They will be appearing here in their acousticish format.
Tuesday 29 November | 6pm | Studio| £5
11 Million Reasons – Kate Marsh and Welly O’Brien with the 11 Million Reasons dancers.
A group of local dancers have been working with a choreographer to develop a new piece, to be showcased here alongside a duet by Kate March & Welly O’Brien, who, as dancers with missing limbs, are both interested in the specificity of their own physicality and how this informs and enriches their collaborative practice and performance. Presented in partnership with People Dancing.
Wednesday 30 November | 7.30pm | Theatre | £19
Dave Spikey – Punchlines
Can a joke still be funny when you have been given the punchline beforehand? Dave is on a mission to find out. He looks at all the classics, from nuns in baths, Prince Charles’s fur hat and that Lion walking in a pub. Add an irresistible mix of acute observational humour and your ribs will not just be tickled but thoroughly pummelled!
Thursday 1 December | 7.30pm | Theatre| £20
With total record sales well in excess of 50 million, The Searchers still have great appeal to all ages. Expect the classic hits Sweets For My Sweet, Needles and Pins, Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and more. The Searchers are John McNally, Frank Allen, Spencer James and Scott Ottaway.
Friday 2 December | 7.30pm | Theatre | £26.50, £25
Stand By Me – A Celebration of Ben E. King & The Drifters
The phenomenal musical history of one of the biggest selling bands of all time. Told through anecdotes of former members on screen, alongside the succession of more than 50 hits including Under the Boardwalk, Saturday Night at the Movies, Up on the Roof, On Broadway and many more.
Mon 12 December – Sun 15 January
Presented by Polka Dot Pantomimes, starring Sonia as Fairy Superior, Rebecca Lake as Cinderella, Andrew Curphey as Dandini and Charlie Griffiths as Fairy Flustered. Book early and get the best seats in the house for our annual festive Pantomime. This year, it’s everybody’s favourite Panto. It’s sure to have the usual spectacular scenery, dazzling costumes, hilarious jokes, singlalong songs and fun for all the family.
Tuesday 13 December | 7.30pm | Theatre | £14, £12
Dyad Productions present
Three seasonal tales of terror to scintillate the gooseflesh for dark Christmas nights. Christmas: a time to remember the past, celebrate the present, and look to the future; a time of feasts and festivities; of holly and mistletoe; a time of visits and visitations. A time of ghosts.
“A macabre masterpiece. Ghostly, grisly and gorgeous. Don’t miss it” Three Weeks
Thursday 15 December | 8pm | Theatre | £10
Jenny Colquitt plus Support.
Singer/ songwriter Jenny Colquitt is a local musician with big dreams. Inspired by the spellbinding vocal talents of some of the greats, this acoustic session offers a pastiche of the soulful sounds of Eva Cassidy and the raw rock edge of Alanis Morissette. She makes a return to the Brindley after two successful performances.
Friday 16 – Sunday 18 December | Friday: 11am, 1.30pm & 4pm, Sat: 11am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 5.30pm, Sun: 1pm, 3pm & 5pm
The Santa Show 2016 – Santa Saves Christmas
Who can save the magic of Christmas? Fairy Flossy’s wand has stopped working, Cinderella’s glass slipper is broken and what has happened to the magic in Aladdin’s lamp?
Sunday 18 December | 7.30pm | Theatre | £23
Christmas with Blake
Join Brit-Award winning vocalists Blake for their Christmas show, featuring festive songs in beautiful trio harmony, video projections & the groups famous fast-paced comedy banter. During this 2 hour stage spectacular Blake perform an eclectic range of Yuletide songs, taken from their Christmas album.
Monday 19 December | 7.30pm | Theatre | £17, £15
The Big Band at Christmas
Swing ‘n’ sing-along into Christmas and enjoy all your favourite Christmas songs with the dynamic Big Band treatment from Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie, Nat King Cole – jazzing up those Jingle Bells! Featuring Simone from the Ivy Benson Orchestra, and Chris Smith (Jnr) composer and arranger for the BBC Radio Big Band, Herb Miller Big Band (Glenn’s brother), plus Tony Bennett’s trombonist!
Saturday 24 December | 1pm | Studio | £10
White Christmas – Film
Enjoy the classic Christmas film in our festively decorated Studio. The musical romantic comedy film from 1954 starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen. It features the songs of Irving Berlin, including a version of the title song White Christmas. Includes refreshments.