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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s first release, Think Floyd’s brand new production for 2017 features music from all 15 Pink Floyd albums. From The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, through Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here, to The Endless River.

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Regrets. The sexes. Social Media. Hipsters. Host of “The News Quiz”, Miles Jupp, has hit the road in a freshly ironed shirt and some robust trousers to make sense of it all.

Suitable for ages 16 and above

A full screening of Disney’s FROZEN with lyrics on screen to help you sing along with Anna and Elsa during the film.

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LIVE CINEMA (ENCORE): Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in this groundbreaking production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran.

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Prepare for a musical and emotional rollercoaster, unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash. The UK’s No1 Tribute, fronted by respected singer/songwriter Clive John.

CINEMA: The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films.

CINEMA: In 1951 Marcus, a brilliant working class Jewish boy from Newark, New Jersey, travels on scholarship to a small, conservative college in Ohio, thus exempting him from being drafted into the Korean War.

LIVE CINEMA: Music. Power. Jealousy. Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre

Suitable for ages 12 and above

CINEMA: From writer/director Tom Ford comes a haunting romantic thriller of shocking intimacy and gripping tension that explores the thin lines between love and cruelty, and revenge and redemption.

Suitable for ages 15 and above

The great J.S. Bach named his son Carl Philip Emanuel after his close friend and fellow composer Georg Philipp Telemann, who also became the boy’s godfather. This programme combines the music of all three composers demonstrating highlights of both styles.

LIVE CINEMA: The pioneering literary work of Virginia Woolf is the inspiration for multi-award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor’s brilliant triptych for The Royal Ballet.

Host of hit series ‘Unspun’ Matt Forde celebrates why it’s great/awful that we’re in/out of the EU/UK/NATO/whatever the hell happens next.

Suitable for ages 16 and above

Once upon a time in a grey, colourless world, someone is scribbling. Follow our brave young heroine as she leaps, splatters, swirls, boogies and paints her world into a brighter place.

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Adam Driver and Golshifteh Farahani star as a Paterson, New Jersey couple, one of which is a bus driver and a poet. It was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

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Create fairytale props to act out your own fairy story at home. We will be making castles, crowns, swords and other essentials in this crafty workshop using the afternoon film The Princess Bride as our inspiration.

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CINEMA: A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other.

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Inspired by the film Brave we will be making our own Will O’ the Wisp lanterns to light our way into the theatre.

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CINEMA: Merida is a skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom.. inadvertently unleashing chaos and fury in the kingdom

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Meet Teddy and Ollie, the pair wheel a wooden cart, laden with ancient magical props and relics from the greatest fairytales ever to be told. Join them to explore the story trail along the River Tone!

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CINEMA: No flowers or trees grow in the town of Thneedville, where Ted lives. Ted would very much like to win the heart of Audrey, the girl of his dreams, but to do this, he must find that which she most desires: a Truffula tree.

LIVE CINEMA: Gemma Arterton is Joan of Arc, broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse. Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France.

Suitable for ages 12 and above

Exeter-based Abbe Martin and Hannah Wood are Sound of the Sirens – a foot-stomping, crowd-engaging female folk/rock duo. These girls know how to rock a stage, and make you believe in every word they sing.

A musical show challenging perceptions of nationality, race and gender. The play portrays a fictitious meeting between the English Queen Elizabeth I and the African Queen Ana Nzinga of Ndongo

Suitable for ages 8 and above
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Come along and make a withy river wand anytime between 3.00pm and 4.30pm and then join us on the River of Light procession in the evening, celebrating the river and its wildlife.

Shhh! is a Somerset based burlesque production company, showcasing the highest quality burlesque and cabaret from around the world.

Suitable for ages 18 and above

A story of strikes, fights, dinner ladies and commies. Crap beer, great beer, burgers and burger slingers. Pickets, placards, friendship, love, history, dreams and above all remembering.

Now in its 15th year, this anniversary production recreates the romance of the Viennese Festive season and reminiscent of a bygone age of glamorous soirees and waltzes.  

Three youngsters run away from their children’s home and sail down the River Tyne on a makeshift raft. Stuck on the mudflats, they meet a strange girl who lives with an old man, Grampa. The girl has a secret only Grampa knows…

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TALK: An insight into the work of this seminal artists career and his relevance to Taunton. Illustrated lecture by Freeny Yianni

CINEMA: Aspiring actress Mia serves lattes to movie stars in LA between auditions while musician Sebastian plays in dingy bars in order to scrape by. The two fall in love, but, as success mounts, the dreams they worked so hard for threaten to rip them apart.

Suitable for ages 12A and above

CINEMA: Weiner is a 2016 American fly on the wall documentary film by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg about Anthony Weiner’s campaign for Mayor of New York City during the 2013 mayoral election.

Suitable for ages 15 and above

CINEMA: Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy

Suitable for ages 15 and above
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CINEMA: When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team – lead by expert linguist Louise Banks -are brought together to investigate.

Suitable for ages 12 and above

CINEMA: Gianfranco Rosi’s portrait of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa – and the humanitarian crisis occurring in the seas around it – is both a masterly work of documentary filmmaking and a timely call for urgent action.

Suitable for ages 12 and above

CINEMA: The story of two Christian missionaries who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden.

Suitable for ages 15 and above
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Guide To Being A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane): Professional Grumpy old woman, Splash survivor, amateur soup maker, and novice knitter, Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna but eats crisps and likes wine.

CINEMA: Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, a perennial delight and a much-loved classic, The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty combines the best of classical ballet, with all its charms and virtuosity, splendid music and talented dancers.

Taunton Thespians present Dial M for Murder! This taut thriller tells the story of how Tony Wendice, a retired tennis pro, decides to arrange the ‘Perfect Murder’.

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Ever wondered what it would be like to sit on a polar bear’s lap? Or ride on its back? Have you ever tried to give a bear a bath? Or clear up its poo?! Looking after a bear is exhausting stuff.

CINEMA: After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick.

Suitable for ages 15 and above

LIVE CINEMA (Encore): Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel.

Suitable for ages 12 and above
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An intimate trip through Howard’s 30 year music career, as he shares behind the scenes stories and reveals the inspiration behind the songs in these rare acoustic shows. Supported by Rachael Sage.

The story of Colin “Ollie” Milburn – the cricketing legend who was one of England’s most unlikely sporting heroes. 1 Actor, 50 Characters in 75 breathtaking minutes.

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The Lie-in King returns with a brand-new show “One for the Road”. Described by The Guardian as “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation”

Suitable for ages 16 and above

From the creators of the smash hit West End show ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’, ‘You’ve Got A Friend’ celebrates two of the World’s greatest songwriters of all time – James Taylor and Carole King.

Rising star of the British dance scene James Cousins’ latest work is inspired by one of Shakespeare’s most headstrong and independent heroines. Rosalind embarks on a journey of self-discovery, fuelled by love and oppression.

Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band, Elio Pace delivers this sensational tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel.

CINEMA: Loving celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown.

Suitable for ages 12 and above

An emotional production (with a happy ending) which is partially based on a true story. This children’s musical examines the effects of war on two young children who journey to safety as refugees.

Suitable for ages 8 and above

A true legend of British music, Maddy performs the music of England, the British Isles and Eastern Europe – all delivered in her own unique style.

LIVE CINEMA: Live from the Royal Opera House, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband.

Vienna Festival Ballet is proud to present the classic tale of Cinderella, one of the best-known rags-to-riches fairy tales of all time.

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LIVE CINEMA: Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity from the National Theatre.

Suitable for ages 12 and above

Passing their days in a bare room, the chair-bound tyrant Hamm and his dutiful but resentful servant Clov exist in a constant see-saw of pathos and love in Beckett’s masterpiece of humour in the face of mortality.

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Classic Rock USA is a heart pumping, drum beating and pulsating rock extravaganza featuring hits from the biggest rock stars of the 21st century!

Tom is a toddler with a cool older brother, a secret dragon… and a dribbling problem that just won’t stop! When Tom’s endless drooling threatens to tear the brothers’ friendship apart can their dragon’s amazing magic help them put it back together again or will it only end up making things worse?

CINEMA: The true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California.

Suitable for ages 12 and above

The Gang promise to deliver a high octane show that will have audiences singing and clapping along. With colourful themed production scenes and blend of songs old and new.

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CINEMA: A Santa Barbara single mom and boardinghouse landlord decides the best way she can parent her teenage son is to enlist her young tenants

Suitable for ages 15 and above

The Laurence Jones Band are turning heads and making jaws drop, with their take-no-prisoners, incendiary live set. They put the “power” into “power trio,” with their modern-day blues rock with an edge.

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An evening discovering the 37-year journey Michael Fairfax has taken as a sculptor, public artist, sound sculptor and performer.

CINEMA: the incredible untold story of three African-American women working at NASA, who together served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

Taunton Amateur Operatic Society presents: 9 to 5 The Musical. Feisty, fun and fabulous! A hilarious story of friendship, gossip and revenge.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is adapted for the stage by director Jonathan Rockefeller, with magical puppets that faithfully recreate the wonderfully colourful world of Carle’s illustrations.

TV presenter Joe Swift reveals his fascinating story from his Rock n Roll youth to becoming one of the country’s top Garden Designers. Hear what really happens behind the scenes at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and find out what it takes to get a Chelsea Show Gold Medal

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A young man from Soweto struggles against the security forces, confronts tribal tensions and deals with the death of his own mother. He falls in love with a girl from the wrong neighbourhood and together they decide to run away from home and everything they have ever known…

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EVENT CINEMA (encore): Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the Roman Empire spirals out of control. Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power.

Shappi is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of her arrival in Britain. She’s reclaiming patriotism, sending a love letter to her adopted land.

Suitable for ages 16 and above
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‘Beyond the Barricade’ has delighted audiences throughout the UK and mainland Europe for more than a decade, with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in musical theatre, all performed totally live!

Welcome to Oye Santana – four decades’ worth of hits from Black Magic Woman and Oye Como Va via Carnaval, Dance Sister Dance and She’s Not There to Smooth, Maria Maria and Corazón Espinado – played with power, passion and perfection.

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It’s time to hear the Moon’s story, one you will NEVER forget… Gather round for the Moon’s magical story about a tippetty-top tap dancer who he has been watching at night.

Suitable for ages 3 and above
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Fresh from his hugely memorable performance on 2016’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, Joel returns to the road with his solo show

Suitable for ages 14 and above

LIVE CINEMA: Live from the Royal Opera House, world-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi’s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder.

EVENT CINEMA: The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Titus is a ruler who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Broadcast Live from the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison, stunning audiences with his ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant.

T.Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 20 years and have become widely accepted as the world’s only official tribute show dedicated to Marc Bolan & T.Rex