The month of October is bringing plenty to enjoy at The Lamproom BUT, the following shows have SOLD OUT - 'Hairspray' (15 to 21 October), 'The Greatest Halloween Show' (24 October) and 'Manfords Comedy Club' (25 October). There are only a handful of tickets left for 'A Cat-Shaped Space - Milly Johnson' on Tuesday 22 October - so BOOK NOW if you don't want to miss out!
The Friends of The Lamproom Theatre invite you to join them for a Fashion Show by The Clothing Company - Ladies and Children’s Fashion Venue - Trades Hall, Racecommon Road, Barnsley Tickets £2.00 - on sale from The Lamproom Theatre Box Office Includes prize draw ticket to win £50 (to be spent on the night). Why not come along and treat yourself while helping to support the theatre. Thursday 24th October 2019 at 7.00 p.m.
It's 20 years ago that the classic drama 'Twelve Angry Men' was first staged at The Lamproom - we are looking forward to welcoming friends old and new this week - why not join us to find out the final verdict and see if you can spot who was 'angry' twenty years ago??!!!
The Lamproom Theatre's traditional family pantomime returns for another year, bringing tons of festive fun and frolics to the timeless tale of Mother Goose. Mother Goose and family are struggling to make ends meet, when along comes Priscilla the Goose. Laying eggs of gold, she makes Mother Goose rich beyond her wildest dreams. However, the Demon Queen has a bet with the Fairy Queen. She claims that there is no-one on earth who is happy or content with what they have – they always want more – and tempts Mother Goose with the one thing she does not have: youth and beauty. Can Mother Goose be saved from her clutches and live happily ever after?
The Friends of The Lamproom Theatre are holding a Race Night to raise funds for the theatre and to have a great night out into the bargain! It's on Saturday 5 October at 7.00 p.m. at The Portcullis, PItt Street, Barnsley and tickets are just £6.00 each, including a pie and peas supper. You MUST book in advance if you want pie and peas, tickets can be purchased on-line at www.barnsleylamproom.com or from the Box Office, but the cut-off is 2.30 p.m. on Monday 30 September - so book NOW to make sure you get fed!
It’s all been happening during the summer at The Lamproom Theatre – a ‘new’ Theatre Bar was unveiled when audiences attended the opening production in September, and it’s proving to be a popular place for a pre or post-show drink for audiences and performers alike. Next time you are at The Lamproom make sure you pop in to have a look and join us for a drink.
Iain Matthew’s critically acclaimed memoir ‘Thro’ My Eyes’ was written in collaboration with author, broadcaster and storyteller Ian Clayton. The book is structured around a series of Matthews’ songs and illustrated by the stories that inspired them. The two Ians now take to the road to bring the book to life with ‘Words & Music’, when Ian Clayton will read stories from the book, interspersed with live songs from Iain Matthews.
Andrew Lawrence, star of 'Live at The Apollo' and 'Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow' and UK comedy’s foremost contrarian takes a break from all the controversy in this new show. No politics. No religion. No smut. No swearing. Just great jokes and good clean fun.
The ever-popular Manford's Comedy Club has once again SOLD OUT wit over a month to go! BUT - if you've missed out and fancy a night of 'Clean' stand-up comedy, why not book to see Andrew Lawrence on Thursday 26th September? Go on - you know you want to! Andrew Lawrence, star of ‘Live at The Apollo’ and ‘Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow’ and UK comedy’s foremost contrarian takes a break from all the controversy in this new show. No politics. No religion. No smut. No swearing. Just great jokes and good clean fun.
The Lamproom Theatre Company first performed 'Up 'n' Under' in 2003. The production won The Wakefield Drama Festival that year and went on to win The All Winners Festival - a national drama festival!! It was chosen by our audiences as one of the plays that they would most like to see again, and it's being performed from Tuesday 17th to Saturday 21st September at 7.30 p.m.
Iain Matthews’s critically acclaimed memoir ‘Through My Eyes’ was written in collaboration with author Ian Clayton. The book is structured around a series of Matthews’s songs and illustrated by the stories that inspired them. This words and music show brings the book to life: Ian Clayton will read stories from the book interspersed with live songs from Iain Matthews, presenting an intimate and highly entertaining evening that tells the story of an artistic life through the eyes of one of our most enduring singer-songwriters.
The opening times for the Box Office and Administration Office at The Lamproom Theatre will be as follows over the August Bank Holiday break:- Sunday 25 August - CLOSED Monday 26 August - CLOSED Tuesday 27 August - Normal hours will be resumed.
The Lamproom Theatre Box Office will be closed for one day in order that essential works can be carried out. During August a major building project has been taking place, transforming the Theatre Bar at The Lamproom in time for the new season in September. In order to complete the electrics in the ‘new’ bar, the Box Office will be CLOSED for one day only on SATURDAY 17TH AUGUST 2019.
Help raise funds for The Lamproom and have a chance of winning £1000…. Did you know that The Lamproom Theatre runs a ‘100 Club’, which raises funds for the running of the theatre, and gives you a chance to win either £100 or £1000? Since The Lamproom Theatre opened in 1999, finance has been raised from many sources, mainly through tickets sold to thousands of people who have attended productions. Whilst the day to day running of The Lamproom is almost covered by income generated, there is no money left for improvements to the building and the development of the artistic programme. ‘How do I help’ - we hear you asking?
John Reilly, front man of legendary band Boy on a Dolphin goes solo with a powerful arsenal of beautifully crafted songs. Originally from Liverpool but now based in Sheffield, John released his solo album ‘ZEBULON’ to critical acclaim Championed on BBC Radio 2 by Graham Norton, Paul O’Grady, Aled Jones and Alex Lester, the album is now being played by over 110 Radio stations across the globe as is his latest album ‘Bad Vibe Shredder. Reilly brings his live show to the intimate setting of The Lamproom Theatre where he will play songs from his solo albums, some Boy on a Dolphin classics and some carefully chosen covers. Expect an emotional roller coaster with insights into the stories behind the songs stunning playing from pianist Nitikman and a master class in vocal technique from Reilly. Live, original music at its best.
John Le Mesurier was one of the most recognisable characters in 'Dad's Army'. His story is told by Julian Dutton at The Lamproom on Friday 7 June at 7.30 p.m. Following a sell-out run at Edinburgh Julian Dutton launches a major UK tour. An affectionate tribute to one of Britain’s best-loved comedy stars, multi-award-winning writer & performer & leading impressionist Julian Dutton (BBC1’s The Big Impression, BBC R4’s The Secret World) reveals the man behind the wry smile and urbane English repartee that charmed millions and turned Le Mesurier into a household name as Sergeant Wilson in Dad’s Army.
As The Lamproom Theatre celebrates 20 years of bringing live theatre to the people of Barnsley and South Yorkshire, why not join us to see one of your favourites, or something that you have not seen before in Barnsley? There is something for everyone – if you have not yet been to The Lamproom – what are you waiting for?
The opening times for the Box Office and Administration Office at The Lamproom Theatre will be as follows over the Sporing Bank Holiday break:- Sunday 26 May - CLOSED Monday 27 May - CLOSED Tuesday 28 May - Normal hours will be resumed.
Direct from the West End to Barnsley, this playful and poignant play is Marilyn’s story, told by her - alone in her dressing room. Not the girl in that white dress with the pouting red lips and the curvaceous figure but Marilyn stripped back and bare - just an ordinary girl telling her story.