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This spectacular adaptation of Charles Dickens’ much-loved story, is a fresh new theatrical production with just the right amount of music to leave everyone full of Christmas spirit.

Suitable for ages 5+ and above
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Featuring many of the characters from the books like Hercules Morse, as big as a Horse – Bottomley Potts, covered in spots – Schnitzel von Krumm, with the very low tum and Scarface Claw – the toughest tomcat in town. With music, singing and several of your favourite Hairy Maclary stories, this show is a must for the whole family.

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EVENT CINEMA (LIVE). Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in Christopher Wheeldon’s exuberant ballet, inspired by Lewis Carrol’s much-loved book.

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Have a MAD time at our Hatters workshop. Come and make a mad hat! Using an Alice band as the base you can create your own funny headpiece ready to wear to the ballet. A fun workshop for children aged 7+ in the creative hub.
Please note there is a combined ticket offer for the workshop and the Royal Opera House Screening of ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’.

For our 40th-year sculptor James Lake has created an apple tree in our gallery! At this free workshop you can add your contribution to the exhibition in the form of an apple or lantern. The installation will transform with the seasons and lanterns will be saved for the change into winter.

Suitable for ages 3 and above
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CINEMA: A warming family drama about a man’s desire to protect his gifted young niece. Starring Chris Evans and Mckenna Grace. Directed by Marc Webb.

Suitable for ages 12A and above
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One of the leading lyric sopranos on stage today, Crowe’s speciality for baroque and classical opera is the ideal pairing for the virtuosic writing in this all-Mozart programme. From his first opera seria, Mitridate, to ‘Et incarnatus est’ from the Great Mass in C minor, a sense of the dramatic is never far from Mozart’s mind.

Create animations with illustrator Leo Hartas. Led by Spaeda, this event will be a fun day where you can have a go at making flip books, stop motion, claymation and 2D frame-by-frame techniques. Leo will be on hand to help with ideas, fun tips and tricks and technical things for you to learn how to bring your drawings and models to life.

CINEMA: Cory Lambert is a wildlife officer who finds the body of a woman on an American Indian reservation in Wyoming. When the autopsy reveals more, FBI agent Jane Banner arrives to investigate and teams up with Lambert to find answers. But it not long before the duo find out that their own lives are now in danger.

Suitable for ages 15 and above

Join Michaela Strachan, the award winning TV presenter, for a unique opportunity to hear about her fascinating life and career – from the early clubbing days to her passion for wildlife and conservation films.

Suitable for ages 12 and above
Limited Availability

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

CINEMA: The film to watch this autumn! This is the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship between Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim – an Indian clerk. Starring Academy Award winner Judi Dench and Ali Fazal. Directed by Stephen Frears.

Suitable for ages PG and above
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CINEMA: Acclaimed as one of the best British films of the year, God’s Own Country is a story of love and longing in the Yorkshire Pennines. Starring Josh O’Connor and Alec Secareanu. Directed by Francis Lee.

Suitable for ages 15 and above

ACTIVITY: By popular demand the Brewhouse will now be running pottery classes with local ceramicist Jo Dove. Classes will happen in the art studio at the theatre and Jo will be offering glazing and firing of finished work back at her studio in Wiveliscombe, with collection from the Brewhouse afterwards.

Taunton Thespians are proud to present Agatha Christie’s classic mystery: And Then There Were None. Ten strangers come together on an isolated Devon island. Why have they been brought together? And by who? To quote the author “It was clear, straightforward, baffling, and yet had a perfectly reasonable explanation.”

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Luke Jermay is the most incredible man you’ve probably never heard of.  He can read your mind. No really; he can read your mind.  He doesn’t use mind games or psychological tricks; he is not a trickster, there are no smoke and mirrors.  He can simply read your mind. 

Suitable for ages 14 and above

CINEMA: An enchanting and heartwarming tale of how A. A. Milne created his famous Winnie the Pooh stories, inspired by his son Christopher R. Milne. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie and Kelly Macdonald. Directed by Simon Curtis.

Suitable for ages PG and above
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Following his 2015 100 date sell-out tour, comedy powerhouse and star of Taskmaster, Live at The Apollo and Stand Up for the Week, Paul Chowdhry brings his highly anticipated new stand-up show to venues nationwide.

Suitable for ages 16 and above

Produced by Little Blue Monster Theatre Company and based on the book by Oliver Jeffers. Get ready to set sail on a magical adventure with a little boy and a lost penguin.

Suitable for ages 3 and above

A family trio – two sisters and their cousin – Wildwood Kin formed four years ago while in their mid to late teens. They borrow heavily from early folk influences, not least in their hypnotic three-part harmonies. But Turning Tides, their extraordinary debut album, delves deeply in to other genres, featuring both electric and acoustic instruments and it boasts inventive electronics and spectral atmospherics.

CINEMA: Based on Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir, this is the poignant rags-to-riches story of a young girl’s search for stability in a dysfunctional, nomadic family. Starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton.

Suitable for ages 12A and above

EVENT CINEMA: Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond, attracting millions of visitors worldwide. Now entering his 9th decade, Hockney shows absolutely no evidence of slowing down or losing his trademark boldness.

Celebrating 10 years together, Brit-Award-winning vocal trio BLAKE are back with a brand new album & UK tour. The sounds of classical anthems, big musicals and contemporary songs are set to collide once again, along with the boys lush harmony vocals and irreverent banter. The show features atmospheric video projections, dramatic lighting, live choirs at selected theatres and great instrumentalists.

EVENT CINEMA (Encore): Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Suitable for ages 12A and above

Folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span are back on tour in 2017 with a new live show featuring Maddy Prior on lead vocals.

EVENT CINEMA: Olivier award-winner Eve Best and BAFTA-nominated actress Anne Reid star in this new production of Oscar Wildes glittering and witty comedy directed by Dominic Dromgoole, and classically staged at the Vaudeville Theatre in Londons West End.

Suitable for ages 12A and above
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STUDIO THEATRE: Travelling Light and The egg present ‘Snow Mouse’ – An enchanting winter’s tale for the very young.

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EVENT CINEMA (Delayed Live): A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful Christmas adventure in this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.

EVENT CINEMA (Encore): Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production  is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors.

Suitable for ages 12A and above
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The Award Winning Wayfarers Pantomime Society return to the Brewhouse with a classic panto for 2018, Aladdin.

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An alternative wassail for the good harvest of creative endeavours in 2018 at the Brewhouse. This event will take place around James Lake’s tree sculpture in the gallery with singing, music and cider. This is a family friendly event and children can join in with our wassailing ceremony as we decorate our tree with fabulous colours and wish for an artistically fruitful New Year.

This free event will be open during our Box Office hours. It may be closed during performances.

CINEMA: BRING A GROWNUP FOR FREE OFFER: When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna’s sister, Snow Queen Elsa, and break her icy spell.

Suitable for ages 12A and above

EVENT CINEMA (Delayed live). David Mcvicar’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s potent and tragic opera is conducted by Alexander Joel with an excellent cast led by Dimitri Platanias, Lucy Crowe and Michael Fabiano.

EVENT CINEMA: From the National Portrait Gallery London, Musée d’Orsay Paris & National Gallery of Art Washington DC. Exclusive access to the first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Cézanne. A cinematic spotlight on a hugely influential artist. A revealing film about a man dubbed ‘the father of us all’ by Matisse and Picasso.

A fantastic Live band containing some of the UK’s finest musicians, stunning vocals, beautiful ABBA harmonies, and choreographed dance routines all come together to create a truly authentic ABBA experience.

This extraordinary band, dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience, are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of the world’s greatest bands.

It took Broadway by storm – now Taunton! There are no shortcuts to success in the business world…or are there?! We see young and ambitious J. Pierrepont Finch rise from window washer to chairman of the board in this Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winning show!

Suitable for ages 12 and above
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After the huge success of his 2016 tour, that gobby little toerag Ed Gamble is back with a brand new lumbering beast of a comedy show.

EVENT CINEMA (Delayed Live): Drama, Passion and Fabulous Music – Puccini’s Operatic thriller is one of the great Opera experiences. Dan Ettinger conducts a star cast led by Adrianne Pieczonka, Joseph Calleja and Gerald Finley.

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SOLD OUT. “The British king of comedy” is coming to The Brewhouse! Two incredible nights. Two amazing shows. Need we say more? We look forward to seeing you there!

Suitable for ages 14 and above
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EVENT CINEMA (RSC LIVE): ‘I am all the daughters of my father’s house, and all the brothers too.’

Suitable for ages 12A and above
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Pop in and see Joe Lycett on his brand new stand-up tour, where he’ll be sharing jokes, paintings and some of the pathetic internet trolling he’s been up to recently. As seen on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, QI and The Royal Variety Performance.

Suitable for ages 15 and above

EVENT CINEMA: Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.

EVENT CINEMA (LIVE). Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation, with music by Joby Talbot.

EVENT CINEMA (Delayed Live). Bizet’s classic French Opera stars Anna Goryachova in Barrie Kosky’s intense production.

EVENT CINEMA (Delayed Live): The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from choreographers Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.

EVENT CINEMA (LIVE): Verdi’s opera on Shakepeare’s tragedy is conducted by Antonio Pappano, with a magnificent cast including Anna Netrebko, Zeljko Lucic and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo.

EVENT CINEMA (Encore): Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.

Suitable for ages 12A and above
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EVENT CINEMA (RSC LIVE): ‘Something wicked this way comes’ – An RSC contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company.

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Hotter, cheekier and funnier than ever, the country’s number one touring cabaret show – The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Wonder Woman 20th Anniversary Tour.

Suitable for ages 16 and above

EVENT CINEMA (LIVE): Kenneth Macmillan’s powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love is a masterpiece of modern Ballet, set to music by Massenet.

Jason is hitting the road once again, only this time, it’s a tour with a twist!! He is headed to new locations across the country and these intimate gigs will be a unique opportunity to see him like you’ve never seen him before!

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Strictly Come Dancing professional, Giovanni Pernice, will be heading back out on tour in 2018, after a sell out tour in 2017. Giovanni will be joined by seven more world class professionals with a show that is produced, once more, by the Strictly Theatre Co, and choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing’s creative director – Jason Gilkison.

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