Previews of things to come...

This page contains details of forthcoming shows at Malvern Theatres

Forthcoming events

11th - 13th April 2024 
Coach House Theatre Malvern
Quartet

The Swan Theatre Amateur Company (STAC) will be presenting Ronald Harwood’s comedy, Quartet, in the Swan Theatre studio, Worcester 27th - 30th March at 7.45pm, then again at The Coach House Theatre, Malvern 11th - 13th April at 7.30pm plus a matinee at 2.30pm on the Saturday.

Former opera singers Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred are making the most of their autumn years in a retirement home for musicians and looking forward to performing at the annual celebrations of Verdi's birthday. Their lives are disrupted by the arrival of new resident, Jean, a true diva - and Reggie's ex-wife. Tempers flare and long-held secrets are revealed as they come to terms with their differences. This is a wickedly funny play about ageing and the hopes, fears and desires of our quartet.

Tickets are £14.00: for Worcester available from Worcester Theatres online, Huntingdon Hall box office - 01905 611427, or at The Swan Theatre from 7.15pm for that night’s performance only subject to availability.

For Malvern please book through Malvern Theatres box office online, in person or by phone on 01684 892277, or at The Coach House Theatre 30 minutes before each performance subject to availability.

24th - 25th Feb 2024 (auditions)
24th - 27th July 2024 (show)
Malvern Theatre
Fiddler on the Roof

After previous successes with ‘Oliver!’ and ‘Whistle Down The Wind’, the Our Star gang are delighted to be producing this Broadway classic at a brand-new venue…  We’re going to be taking up residence in the Forum Theatre at Malvern Theatres from 24th – 27th July 2024!

OPEN AUDITIONS NOW OPEN!
We’re now accepting auditions for ‘Fiddler’.  We want to see plenty of new AND familiar faces coming through the doors, so please, don’t delay and submit your application today!

CHILDREN’S AUDITIONS
Apply HERE:

https://form.jotform.com/ourstartheatre/fiddler-child-auditions
Saturday 24th February
Check-in: 1:30pm
Auditions: 2pm-4:30pm

ADULT’S AUDITIONS
Apply HERE: 
https://form.jotform.com/ourstartheatre/fiddler-adult-auditions
Sunday 25th February
Check-in: 2pm
Group Audition: 2:30pm-3:30pm
Solo Audition Slots from 3:30pm-7pm


For further information about this exciting project, go to https://www.ourstartheatrecompany.com/casting where you can download the Audition Packs for more information.
For any further questions, please email
 ourstartheatre@outlook.com

8th March and 18th May
Malvern Theatre
BANFF Mountain Film Festival

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is bringing thrilling new adventure films to the big screen at venues around the UK and Ireland in 2024. With extreme skiing, mountain biking, climbing and more, the Banff Mountain Film Festival features two new collections of gripping action films from remote regions of the globe. 

“Get ready for an inspirational night of adventure from the wildest corners of the planet!” says tour director Nell Teasdale. 

“With intrepid athletes, spectacular cinematography and a big dose of adrenaline, the Banff Mountain Film Festival stars the best new films from the world’s top adventure filmmakers. 

Plus, we guarantee you’ll be inspired to have an adventure of your own as well!” As well as white-knuckle films, each event features a free prize draw for outdoorsy goodies from the tour’s partners. Banff tour films are chosen from hundreds of entries into the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, which is held every November in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Now in its 15th year, the UK and Ireland tour will visit over 50 locations in spring and autumn 2024. For more information and to book tickets, see www.banff-uk.com. 

Film highlights include: 

Chronoception An expedition along the ancient Silk Road into one of the least explored regions of Asia: the Tien Shan mountains, on the Kyrgyzstan-China border. Three skiers and snowboarders follow in the footsteps of Kyrgyzstan’s nomadic people, to find themselves thrown into a world where time and space appear to stand still. Facing wild mountain landscapes, wild weather patterns and wild animals, the trio battle hostile conditions to ski stunning lines down truly immaculate peaks. 

Cross Countries French mountain biking legend Kilian Bron spends his time travelling the world looking for thrilling routes to ride, and this time he’s crossing North America on some of the continent’s most iconic trails. From urban bike life in New York City, to red rock formations in Moab, to dense Canadian forests, Kilian embarks on the ultimate ride – captured with his signature artistic flair. 

Going Greenland How do we follow our dreams while living in a way that is more in harmony with our environment? Athletes Rachael Burks and Jessica Baker attempt to find out, by combining a renewable energy sailboat with an arctic ski expedition in Greenland. The result is an inspiring and formidable voyage, with compromise and progress going hand in hand on an experimental journey through the wild landscapes and seascapes of Western Greenland.

30th April - 4th May 2024 
Malvern Theatre
Cluedo 2

Ellie Leach – reigning champion of Strictly Come Dancing - will make her stage acting debut as Miss Scarlett in the world premiere UK tour of Cluedo 2. Ellie won the hearts of the nation as she waltzed her way to victory (with dance partner Vito) to win the Glitterball Trophy in December. She is also known to millions of viewers as Faye Windass in Coronation Street. During her 13 years on the soap, Ellie was involved in various memorable storylines and nominated for numerous acting awards.

Based on the classic Hasbro boardgame, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, the five month UK tour marks the world premiere of Cluedo 2, which kicks off at Richmond Theatre on 29 February and visits theatres across the UK until July.

Starring alongside Ellie will be leading West End actor and TV favourite Jason Durr, who stars as Colonel Mustard. Most recently seen as David Hide in BBC One’s Casualty, (a role he played for seven years from 2016), audiences will also recognise Jason from his numerous other roles, including the motorbike riding policeman Mike Bradley from ITV’s hugely popular series, Heartbeat.

Ellie Leach said: “After an incredible year I’m so excited to join the cast of Cluedo 2. I am delighted to make my stage acting debut as Miss Scarlett and I can’t wait to work with Jason and the talented cast.”

Jason Durr said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the cast of Cluedo 2 as Colonel Mustard. I was a huge fan of the Cluedo board game as a child and the Colonel is such a great character. I am looking forward to bringing laughter and this ultimate whodunnit to audiences across the UK in its 75th anniversary year.”

The cast is completed by Jack Bennett (Wadsworth), Hannah Boyce (Mrs Peacock), Dawn Buckland (Mrs White), Liam Horrigan (Mr Black), Edward Howells (Professor Plum), Tiwai Muza (PC Silver) and Gabriel Paul (Reverend Green) with Kara Alberts-Turner, Audrey Anderson and Henry Lawes. Helen Flanagan has been advised to withdraw for medical reasons and the company of Cluedo 2 wish her well.

Following the huge success of the critically acclaimed original play, Cluedo is back on stage with a brand new, original comedy mystery, set in the swinging 60’s. It’s written by one of the UK’s most successful TV and stage writing duos, BAFTA Award winning writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, (Birds of a Feather, Goodnight Sweetheart and Dreamboats and Petticoats) and will be directed by Mark Bell (The Play That Goes Wrong, A Comedy About a Bank Robbery), who will bring the action of this hilarious whodunnit to life.

Set and Costume Design is by David Farley, Lighting by Jason Taylor, Sound by Jon Fiber and Movement Direction by Anna Healey.

As the bodies pile up, our colourful characters - The Honourable Mrs Emerald Peacock, Colonel Eugene Mustard, ‘Professor’ Alex Plum, Miss Annabel Scarlett, ‘The Reverend’ Hal Green and the housekeeper Mrs White - move from room to room trying to escape the murderer and survive the night. Cluedo 2, will keep audiences guessing right up to the final moments, and budding detectives of all ages, from 8 to 80 and beyond, can watch for the clues and unravel the secrets, as they try to work out whodunnit… with what… and where!

Cluedo 2 is produced by JAS Theatricals, Gabriel Creative Partners, The Araca Group and Lively McCabe Entertainment. Cluedo on stage is based on the Hasbro board game and the Paramount Pictures motion picture, Clue.

12th - 16th November 2024
Malvern Theatre
Murder on the Orient Express

Following a sell-out tour of the best-selling crime novel of all time, And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie Ltd, Fiery Angel and Lucy Bailey (director of the West End hit Witness for the Prosecution) will bring Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of another Agatha Christie classic to the stage in 2024.  The UK & Ireland Tour of MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS will arrive at Malvern Theatre from 12th - 16th November 2024.

Winter 1934 and an avalanche stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks.  An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed eight times, his door locked from the inside. Trapped in the snow with a killer still on board, can the world’s most famous detective, Hercule Poirot, crack the case before the train reaches its final destination?

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS is one of Agatha Christie’s greatest literary achievements, with a final twist that is amongst her very best.  Gripping, tense and masterfully cryptic, this brand-new production is a deliciously thrilling ride and an ingenious murder mystery, guaranteed to keep you guessing until the end of the line.

James Prichard of Agatha Christie Limited said, “We're thrilled to once again be working with Lucy Bailey and the team at Fiery Angel and excited to bring Ken Ludwig's magnificent adaptation of one of my great grandmother's most atmospheric and ingenious stories back to UK audiences.”

Having recently directed three of Christie's classic thrillers for the stage, this will be Lucy Bailey's fourth.  She said, “Murder on the Orient Express, fast, funny almost farcical at times but with a dark undercurrent of loss and revenge…   A train stuck in a snow drift.  The holed up passengers all suspected of murder - what fun to be had!” 

Casting is to be announced.

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