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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde

directed by Rory Reynolds


Perhaps the best stage comedy ever written!


The plot is simple: Jack is trying to kill off his alter-ego, Ernest, in order to marry the woman he loves but getting rid of his invented self is harder than he realises.


The play is full of the best Wildean quips and one of the most memorable tiger mothers of all time - Lady Bracknell. In fact it’s just the perfect recipe for a great night at the theatre!




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Monday 23 Sep 201919:45 Book Now
Tuesday 24 Sep 201919:45 Book Now
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Iolanthe

Iolanthe

by W S Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan


When the Lord Chancellor stops two lovers marrying, he unleashes a Fairy Queen who rewrites the rules in the House of Lords. Magic, comedy and The March of the Peers!


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Wednesday 9 Oct 201919:45 Book Now
Thursday 10 Oct 201919:45 Book Now
Friday 11 Oct 201919:45 Book Now
Saturday 12 Oct 201914:30 Book Now
Saturday 12 Oct 201919:45 Book Now

Radiant Vermin

Radiant Vermin

by Philip Ridley

directed by Matt Gray


**OPENING NIGHT SPECIAL OFFER - FREE DRINK**


When Jill and Ollie are offered their dream home by a mysterious stranger, the couple enter a Faustian pact within this comedy that packs a punch, satirising greed, consumerism, and asks the question, is a new kitchen worth a human life?


A fast-paced, jet-black comedy, RADIANT VERMIN is a provocative satire about the housing market, homelessness, and the nature of inequality.


Get ready to be appalled at yourself for laughing out loud at the horrors revealed in this diabolically funny play.



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Tuesday 15 Oct 201919:45 Book Now
Wednesday 16 Oct 201919:45 Book Now
Thursday 17 Oct 201919:45 Book Now
Friday 18 Oct 201919:45 Book Now
Saturday 19 Oct 201919:45 Book Now

Get Involved - New Members Evenings

Get Involved - New Members Evenings

Are you interested in getting involved at The QMT?


Then why not find out more about becoming a member or volunteer at one of our New Members Evenings.


You'll be shown around the theatre and given a special tour of all the areas where your help can really make a difference.


There's more to being involved at The QMT than "treading the boards" - we always need members and volunteers who can help with:


  • Front of House - welcoming audiences and ensuring they have a great time while in the theatre

  • or maybe you have a specific skill or hobby that could be put to great use on one of our many productions:


  • Stage Management
  • Set Building
  • Technical - Lighting and Sound
  • Costumes & Props

  • If any of these things interest you, we'd love to have a chance to chat about the different areas that you can be involved with.


    There's no need to book, we meet at 8pm in the main foyer on one of the following dates.


    We look forward to welcoming you to the theatre very soon.

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Monday 21 Oct 201920:00 Book Now (No need to book, just turn up.) (More Information)
Monday 25 Nov 201920:00 Book Now (No need to book, just turn up.) (More Information)

Mojo

Mojo

by Jez Butterworth

directed by Katie Millward


A slick, violent black comedy set in the Soho clubland of the1950s, Mojo premiered at the Royal Court, London, on 14 July 1995. It was a sensational debut, billed as the first time since John Osborne's Look Back in Anger that a first play was premiered on the Royal Court's main stage – though in fact Butterworth had co-written several earlier plays and a short film, The Night of the Golden Brain (Carlton, 1994).


The play is set in Ezra's Atlantic Club in Soho during the summer of 1958. Silver Johnny, Ezra's seventeen-year-old rock 'n' roll protégé, is causing a sensation at the club. Two petty crooks, Sweets and Potts, high on amphetamines, introduce us to this criminal milieu. They are joined by two others, Skinny, and Baby, who is Ezra's son. Baby enjoys tormenting, even torturing, Skinny. While the youngsters mess about, a local gangster, Sam Ross, kills Ezra, and takes Silver Johnny. Terrified, the gang, now led by Mickey (Ezra's number two) barricade themselves in the club and prepare for an attack. Although he is Ezra's son and heir, Baby realises that Mickey is now in charge and suggests they run the club together, but Mickey rejects him. In the power struggle that ensues, Baby demonstrates that he's more than a match for Mickey – and nobody escapes unscathed.



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Wednesday 30 Oct 201919:45 Book Now
Thursday 31 Oct 201919:45 Book Now
Friday 1 Nov 201919:45 Book Now
Saturday 2 Nov 201919:45 Book Now

The Big Band - Five Star Swing

The Big Band - Five Star Swing

As featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre.


Swing-along with songs from Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Jazz & Blues.


"Superb - they swing like crazy!” says Sheila Tracy, BBC.  


As seen on BBC TV’s "Children in Need", Dame Vera Lynn’s Charity Ball & Blackpool Tower Ballroom.


Swing and Song of the highest order” – Telegraph.


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!

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7 Nov 2019 at 19.30Book Now

Cinderella - The QMT Panto

Cinderella - The QMT Panto

written and directed by

Richard and Denise Lovelock


Cinderella is working her fingers to the bone, dreaming of a better life, while her two Ugly Sisters plot and scheme. But after a surprise visit from her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella's life is turned upside down. Cinderella is transported from rags to riches into a world of glittering ballgowns, enchantment and handsome princes... but do happy endings only exist in fairy tales?


This timeless tale is packed with sing-along songs, sensational costumes and hilarious jokes for the whole family to enjoy.


Book your tickets today... Your carriage awaits!





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Friday 6 Dec 201919:30 Book Now
Saturday 7 Dec 201914:30 Book Now
Saturday 7 Dec 201918:30 Book Now
Sunday 8 Dec 201914:30 Book Now
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Saturday 14 Dec 201918:30 Book Now
Sunday 15 Dec 201914:30 Book Now

Commencing/Nine

Commencing/Nine

by Jane Shepard

directed by Andy Darley


**OPENING NIGHT SPECIAL OFFER - FREE DRINK**


These two short plays from Shepard's powerful collection Kick-Ass Plays for Women tell unforgettable stories about women finding ways to connect and support each other in unlikely or impossible circumstances.


In Commencing, a straight woman and a lesbian are bounced together on a blind date. It’s a fast-paced, funny play shot through with moments of quiet tragedy as they pick apart each other’s lives and loves in search of meaning.


Nine sees two women held prisoner, chained by the neck in a cellar, using words as challenges to help each other fight off despair and keep hope alive. Harrowing and sometimes brutal, it’s a triumph of the human spirit in the face of the most inhumane circumstances.


(Warning: Strong language)


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Wednesday 15 Jan 202019:45 Book Now
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