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The News Guide Awards at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Monday 28th January 2019 at 7:30pm
The awards for 2018 take place at The New Theatre Royal in the city centre on Monday, January 28, 2019, where all the winners will be announced, plus there will be some great entertainment.Click here ...
Chichester College: Intermezzo at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 31st & Friday 1st February 2019
Intermezzo is the eclectic new repertoire of works presented by Chichester College dance students. This show encompasses a diverse range of dance styles from jazz to contemporary and physical theatre. The dancers are studying on ...
The World Famous Elvis Show at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 2nd February 2019 at 7:30pm
Showtime in association with LPM Productions presents The World Famous Elvis Show.Starring and produced by world renowned Elvis performer Chris Connor, with his 12 piece live band The Steels, and backing vocals by The Sweet ...
David O’Doherty: YOU HAVE TO LAUGH at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Sunday 3rd February 2019 at 7:30pm
Unhook your mindbras. David O’Doherty is back on tour with a brand-new show made up of talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986.As seen on BBC2’s Live At The Apollo and Channel ...
My Mother Said I Never Should at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th February 2019
Set in Manchester, Oldham and London, My Mother Said I Never Should is a poignant, bittersweet story about love, jealousy and the price of freedom.The play details the lives of four women through the immense ...
Reel to Real Stars at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 9th February 2019 at 5:30pm
Lucy Kate Star Academy presents an evening of entertainment, full of music, singing and dancing from your favorite movies. Come and see our stars do what they do best and shine!
The Isle of Brimsker at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th February 2019
Where the waves meet the rock A lighthouse keeper lives on a desolate outcrop surrounded by stormy seas. Duty bound to maintain the light that guides boats away from danger, she lives a solitary existence. ...
Trust Fast Health with Dr Michael Mosley at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 13th February 2019 at 7:30pm
Dr Michael Mosley has changed tens of thousands of lives with his award-winning programmes and international bestselling books. In this informative and entertaining live show, Michael Mosley, the man behind the iconic 5:2 Diet, will ...
Frogman at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 14th February - Saturday 16th February 2019
It’s 2018, a police officer arrives at Meera’s coral laboratory. Meera is interrogated about Ashleigh Richardson, a 13-year-old girl who went missing in 1995.It’s 1995, and Meera is eleven. It’s her first sleepover with her ...
An Evening of Marvin Gaye with Wayne Hernandez at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 15th February 2019 at 7:30pm
Let’s get it on with a special evening of the ‘Prince of Soul’ with the velvet falsetto, Marvin Gaye.Expect stunning soulful vocals from the charismatic Wayne Hernandez, incredible harmonies and infectious energy from the band ...
Dear Zoo at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th February 2019
Dear Zoo, the timeless children’s classic book makes its return to stage.Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982. And has sold more ...
Creative Platform: Heritage Lottery Fund – Funding Day at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 20th February 2019 at 11:00am
In early 2019 the Heritage Lottery Fund will begin a new, five-year Strategic Funding Framework that sets out how we will distribute National Lottery good causes money for heritage.We are giving you an opportunity to ...
Behind the Curtain Tours at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 20th February - Friday 5th July 2019
Discover the fascinating history of this beautiful theatre from 1856 to the present day, and get a chance to see the secrets of a Phipps/Matcham Theatre in operation.The tours will show you parts of the ...
Ultraviolet – Ellipsis Academy at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 23rd February 2019 at 7:00pm
In aid of Cancer Research UK. An evening of entertainment supporting a widely affected cause, together we can beat it.Beat It founder Robine Young.On sale from 1st September 2018
An Audience with Nigel Farage at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Sunday 24th February 2019 at 7:30pm
Join the controversial former leader of the UKIP for a unique evening; hear his story first hand, and have the opportunity to ask the burning questions. Uncensored… Unscripted… Unpredictable.Pre-show Meet & Greet tickets available.
Peril at Sea at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th February 2019
“Going to sea – it’s in your blood. We’ve been doing it for generations, regardless of the cost.”The greatest storm in living memory blasts the English coast. Striving against the howling winds and pounding waves, ...
Cinderella at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 28th February - Saturday 2nd March 2019
UPDMS presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CinderellaCinderella was Rodgers & Hammerstein’s only musical originally written for television, and it was enormously successful, the first broadcast (1957) being watched by over 100 million people. The stage version ...
Time and Tide at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd March 2019
Portsmouth Poetry presents “Time and Tide” - a collaboration between The New Theatre Royal Dancers and Players and the BTEC Dance students from Castle View Academy, Paulsgrove.With the words of local poets and the voices ...
Octopuses and other Sea Creatures at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 1st March 2019 at 8:30pm
The Front Room presents Octopuses and other Sea Creatures Octopuses and other Sea Creatures delves deep into the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft and his mysterious tale ‘The Call of Cthulhu’ as we explore mankind’s fear ...
Just Us – Monsoon Dance at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Sunday 3rd March 2019 at 7:00pm
Monsoon School of Dance are excited to present their new dance show.Everyone is working hard to present some fabulous routines covering styles from ballet, rock and roll, tap and many more .Monsoon is a local ...
In The Willows at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 7th March - Saturday 9th March 2019
The Hip-Hop musical of Wind in the Willows.With epic show tunes and killer beats, this classic story is brought popping and locking into the twenty first century in an extraordinary new hip-hop musical. Featuring fast ...
Romeo and Juliet – Mad Blood Stirring at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Tuesday 12th March - Saturday 16th March 2019
“I genuinely thought I could end the trouble once and for all. But I got in too deep. And it all ended badly. I am the Friar. God forgive me.”A troubled Friar rushes us through the mutinous ...
BalletBoyz – Them/Us at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 20th March 2019 at 7:30pm
Applauded across the globe for their stunning live performances, films and TV appearances, BalletBoyz are back with two brand new works, both set to original scores by world-class composers.Them is created by the BalletBoyz dancers ...
Creative Platform: Is Class a Barrier? at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 21st March 2019 at 6:00pm
This event is an open, supportive discussion led by Common Ground, for ‘off-stage creatives’ who identify as working-class, exploring the barriers to career progression they face when building careers in theatre, in our region.
TOM STADE: I SWEAR TO… at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 21st March 2019 at 7:30pm
Following last year’s smash-hit UK tour, the Canadian comedy legend is back with a new show.  Welcome back to ‘I SWEAR TO…’ picking up just where he left off as an hour simply wasn’t long enough.Direct ...
The Royal Marines Young Musician of the Year Competition 2019 at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 23rd March 2019 at 2:00pm
The very best military musicians are holding their most prestigious event of the year at the New Theatre Royal.This spectacular afternoon of music and entertainment brings together the very best musicians from the Royal Marines ...
Masters of Show Choir 2019 at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Sunday 24th March 2019 at 6:30pm
Masters of Show Choir 2019! The UK’s only Show Choir competition, brought to you directly from the West End stage!This year’s show is in support of Mind- the mental health charity and is proudly presented by ...
Oliver! at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 28th March - Saturday 30th March 2019
Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is ...
A Brave Face at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 4th April 2019 at 7:30pm
His hardest battle is the one back home.Afghanistan: 2009. Under bright blue skies, a small girl stands and watches the soldier. She smiles, just like his sister… Ryan is there to see the world, learn ...
Dinosaur World Live at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 5th & Saturday 6th April 2019
A DINO-MITE ADVENTURE DIRECT FROM THE WEST END!Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family.Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across ...
Believe at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Sunday 7th April 2019 at 6:00pm
Identical are a dance school for children and adults with various disabilities and and additional needs but they don’t let this get in the way of their true love and passion to dance!Everyone has worked ...
Smack That (a conversation) at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Tuesday 9th April 2019 at 7:30pm
Beverly is having a party and you are one of her guests. Expect games, dancing, humour and a very raw and honest account of domestic abuse.Each member of the all-female cast, a close-knit group of ...
Status at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 10th April 2019 at 7:30pm
We all have a nationality. Or almost all of us.Status is a show about someone who doesn’t want his any more. About running away from the national story you’re given. About who is responsible for ...
Ilé La Wà (We Are Home) at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 11th April 2019 at 7:30pm
You have chosen Britain but has it chosen you?Caught in the web of the government’s hostile environment as collateral damage or target, four stranger’s lives are interrupted when they can’t produce ID in a spot ...
Hormonal Housewives at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 12th April 2019 at 7:30pm
Join Vicki Michelle and the Hormonal Housewives as they blast their witty way through a catalogue of women’s bits: weight gain, weight loss, mood swings, moody teenagers, men, zumba, therapy, housework, homework, electrolysis, men, sex, ...
Dr John Cooper Clarke – Luckiest Guy Alive at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 13th April 2019 at 8:00pm
John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’. Today, John Cooper Clarke is as relevant and vibrant as ever, and his influence just as visible on today’s pop culture.His ...
The Jungle Book at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th April 2019
A WILDLY ENTERTAINING ADVENTURE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!Wicked Productions RETURN to the New Theatre Royal after last years successful production of Alice in Wonderland for their Easter production of The Jungle Book.The Jungle Book tells ...
Dexi Dance Academy 2019 at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 20th April 2019 at 7:00pm
Dexi’s Dance Academy live 2019 presents their annual show. An evening of song and dance from your local dance school with students of all ages.Hosted and performance by Twist & Pulse.
The Artist at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 25th April 2019 at 4:00pm
Welcome to our interactive art gallery where each painting is a world waiting to be explored. Our Artists are here to show you around. Step inside their works of art as paintings spring to life ...
La Bohème at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 25th April 2019 at 7:30pm
OperaUpClose are coming to New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth with their hugely acclaimed, 2011 Olivier-Award winning, new English version of Puccini’s La Bohème.One of the most accessible and moving operas ever written, La Bohème charts the ups ...
Paul Merton’s Impro Chums at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 26th April 2019 at 8:00pm
Paul Merton, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton are back on the road in 2019 to visit some of their favourite parts of the UK with another evening of ...
Dancing through the Decades at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Sunday 28th April 2019 at 2:30pm
The Southsea School of Dance celebrates more than 6 Dancing Decades! Join us on a journey which explores changing times and dance styles from 1952 to the present day with dancers aged 5 and beyond!
Creative Platform: Top Tips For Building Resilience as an Artist at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 8th May 2019 at 2:00pm
Whether you’re a weekend artist wishing you could turn your talent into a business, or a professional wishing for more exposure and recognition, creative coach, Deborah Henry-Pollard offers simple, practical advice and inspiring ideas to ...
Ockham’s Razor: This Time at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 10th & Saturday 11th May 2019
A show about time, age and the stories we tell ourselves from the award winning circus theatre company Ockham’s Razor.With a cast ranging in age from 13 to 60 This Time looks at perceptions of ...
Les Musicals 2019 at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Tuesday 14th May 2019 at 7:30pm
Les Musicals Live Concert Tour is the ultimate celebration of Musical Theatre.Jonathan Ansell (G4 Frontman) and Jai McDowall (Britains Got Talent - Winner) have joined forces to create a dramatic a spine-tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening ...
Clod Ensemble – On The High Road at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th May 2019
A disparate group of people are caught in a storm, somewhere in the middle of nowhere. Whether old or young, pilgrim or party-goer, they must all seek refuge under the same roof. As the night draws ...
Kevin Clifton in Burn the Floor at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 17th May 2019 at 7:30pm
…with Graziano Di Prima and Johannes RadebeIn the past two decades Burn the Floor has revolutionised Ballroom style. Combining jaw-dropping choreography and ground-breaking moves, Burn the Floor brings their famous, infectious and rebellious energy to ...
Horrible Histories: A Brand New Barmy Britain at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May 2019
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with a brand new West End show that has never ...
Auto<strong>bio</strong>graphy at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Tuesday 21st May 2019 at 7:30pm
What does it mean to write your own life-story? For twenty-five years, Wayne McGregor has been making choreography that interrogates life through the experience of the body, moving intelligently in space and time. His practice ...
Leo Sayer: Just A Boy at 70 at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 23rd May 2019 at 7:30pm
British music legend Leo Sayer will be touring the UK in celebration of his 70 birthday year. With this performance, Leo and his band brings boundless energy, exuberance and a hit packed show to some ...
The Ronnie Scott’s All-Stars present 1959: The Year That Shaped Jazz at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 24th May 2019 at 7:30pm
It has been dubbed ‘the greatest year in Jazz’ and there was definitely something in the air in 1959… Castro became Prime Minister of Cuba, Buddy Holly tragically died in a plane crash, Pan-Am started ...
Coppélia at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 25th May 2019 at 3:00pm
Vienna Festival Ballet presents COPPÉLIA.A lively production, infused with old world charm, Coppélia appeals to audiences of all ages with its captivating story of an eccentric toymaker and his beloved doll. The colourful costumes, lively characters and ...
Al Murray – Landlord of Hope & Glory at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 29th May 2019 at 7:30pm
Citizens  of  Hope  and  Glory!  Our  new  tomorrow  beckons.  A  new  tomorrow  that  smells  reassuringly  of  yesterday,  but  with  wifi.  One  last  heave  and  we  will  be  there.  And  when  the  going  gets  tough  the  ...
QUADROPHENIA the ALBUM – LIVE at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 31st May 2019 at 7:30pm
Produced by Concept Concerts this production, acclaimed by a Sunday Times journalist as “Mighty, moving and unstoppable,” sees 8-piece band, The Goldhawks, deliver a stunning live performance of The Who’s smash hit concept album, Quadrophenia. ...
Will and When at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Sunday 2nd June 2019 at 11:00am
Join two very different characters on a messy movement adventure to discover why it’s important to help things grow. Wilhelmina (Will) loves to grow things but doesn’t quite know how. She’s willing to do anything ...
Reginald D Hunter- An American Facing the Beast. at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Wednesday 12th June 2019 at 8:00pm
Celebrating his twentieth anniversary as a comedian living and performing in the UK, Reginald D Hunter sets out on a forty date tour of the UK and Ireland in 2019 with his highly anticipated new ...
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 14th June 2019 at 7:30pm
Who is to blame for the worldwide phenomena of ukulele orchestras and ukulelemania?The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain!Tap your toes with the royalty of the ukulele scene, the independent rock-stars of the “bonsai guitar”, who ...
The Movement Initiative: Celebrate 2019 at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 15th June 2019 at 6:00pm
Back for its 5th successive year and promising to be better than ever… An evening celebrating dance across the genres.The celebrate show forms part of our charity’s aims in providing performance opportunities to south coast dancers.
The Tiger Who Came To Tea at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July 2019
A musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD, based on the book by JUDITH KERRDirect from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on ...
Gary Delaney: Gagster’s Paradise at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Thursday 18th July 2019 at 7:30pm
Due to exceptional demand and an array of sold out dates all over the UK, Britain’s leading one-liner comic extends his brand new 2018 tour with even more dates for 2019, returning to the road ...
Gimme Abba at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 19th July 2019 at 7:30pm
Gimme Abba have been performing this fabulous tribute to ABBA for over 19 years, and in 2019 they will be celebrating their 20th anniversary!After 20 years of performances, Gimme Abba are now established as one ...
The Ladyboys of Bangkok- The Greatest Showgirls Tour at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 22nd November 2019 at 7:30pm
Now seen by over 3,000,000 people… Cheekier, funnier and as spectacular as ever, this amazing show has been touring in the UK for 21 years since it was created for the world famous Edinburgh Festival. ...
Ardal O’Hanlon: The Showing Off Must Go On at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Saturday 23rd November 2019 at 7:30pm
Ardal O’Hanlon, star of Death in Paradise, Father Ted, and My Hero (BBC), continues to tour his acclaimed stand-up shows worldwide. Because he loves it. And it’s a compulsion. And the world is a funny place.In ...
The Nutcracker at the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
Friday 13th December - Tuesday 31st December 2019
On a sparkling Christmas Eve, join Clara as she is swept away through a wondrous winter wonderland, full of treats, surprises and adventures.More than a story: The Nutcracker is the feeling of Christmas in one ...