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.
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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.
CINEMA: The Last Word is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Mark Pellington, from a screenplay by Stuart Ross Fink. It stars Amanda Seyfried and Shirley MacLaine. It premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2017.
Join us on the Ark for a marvellous adventure with all types of creatures, live music and interactive fun. Plus a post-show craft workshop!This free event will be open during our Box Office hours. It may be closed during performances.
The hottest ticket in town has just arrived at your theatre. ‘BRINGING ON BACK THE 60’S’ starring ‘THE NEW AMEN CORNER’ plus very special guests.
CINEMA: Artist and filmmaker David Lynch discusses his early life and the events that shaped his outlook on art and the creative process.
CINEMA: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Biff is not like other dogs. He doesn’t do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts, or scratching his fleas, or drinking out of the toilet. No, Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see, Biff doesn’t think he’s a dog. He thinks he’s a ballerina!For details of dates & times,
CINEMA: A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life.
CINEMA: An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.
See what mini beasts you can find in the Brewhouse garden and then make them a little friendly pet using our colourful craft materials.This free event will be open during our Box Office hours. It may be closed during performances.
EVENT CINEMA (LIVE): The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.
CINEMA: Sophia Ford Coppola’s fifth feature film, the much-anticipated The Beguiled is a psychological thriller set in the deep south. Based on the 1966 novel by Thomas Cullinan, The Beguiled has won over critics for its re-shaping of the tale into a modern Gothic.
UK Guns N Roses are indisputably the top Guns N Roses Tribute. Formed in 2002 they are the longest running and most established Guns N Roses cover band, having toured extensively throughout World. With fans on multiple continents, they continue to astonish and entertain crowds with their outstanding, energetic & accurate live shows.
Broadcast live from London’s Royal Festival Hall, a unique celebration of one of the world’s greatest writers as he shares the secrets behind the creation of his most beloved character.
Now in its 7th record-breaking year, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time.
“…You can huff and puff all you like, you’re still not getting in!”
CINEMA: A romantic drama set in the music town of Austin ,Texas, Song to Song follows the lives of two entangled couples, struggling lyricists Faye (Rooney Mara) and BV (Ryan Gosling), and music mogul Cook (Michael Fassbender) and his waitress girlfriend (Natalie Portman).
Told through Jane’s eyes, English literature’s most celebrated autobiographical novel shocked the Victorians, and Charlotte Brontë’s gothic subversion of fairy-tale romance is now distilled for the stage – under its full title – by writer/director Elton Townend Jones.
CINEMA: A voice from the past sends a tremor into the placid life of a midwife when she receives unexpected news from her father’s old mistress. Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Frot, Olivier Gourmet.
CINEMA: Dunkirk is a war film written, co-produced and directed by Christopher Nolan.
Continuing with our theme of retro films for the Brewhouse’s 40th birthday, join us for a trio of romantic memories with our Summer of Love series. In this psychedelic classic, a television commercial director Paul (Peter Fonda), takes his first dose of LSD while struggling with a divorce from his beguiling but adulterous wife (Susan Strasberg).
Continuing with our theme of retro films for the Brewhouse’s 40th birthday, join us for a trio of romantic memories with our Summer of Love series. Join us for a screening of Monterey Pop, is a 16mm concert film by that documents the eponymous festival of 1967. Directed by D. A. Pennebaker, Monterey Pop is widely regarded as one of the best music documentaries of its time.
Continuing with our theme of retro films for the Brewhouse’s 40th birthday, join us for a trio of romantic memories with our Summer of Love series. Join us for a screening of the newly remastered version of this 1967 film, widely regarded as one of the best of the 20th century.
EVENT CINEMA (LIVE): Julie Jones conducts the Royal Opera’s spellbinding production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute with a wonderful cast including Roderick Williams as Papageno.
Fusing dance, storytelling, interactive animation and specially composed music, Chotto Desh is a bewitching dance-theatre tale of a young man’s dreams and memories from Britain to Bangladesh, created for children and their families to enjoy together.
The Phil Beer Band performs a unique blend of folk and roll trawled from Phil’s treasure trove of traditional tunes and American country rock.
War Stories, is a fascinating illustrated account of ordinary people swept up by the horror of war given by husband and wife team Peter Snow and Ann Macmillan.
CINEMA: C (Casey Affleck), a struggling musician living with his wife M (Rooney Mara) in a small suburban house. Some time later, C is killed in a car accident outside his home. At the morgue, he awakens as a ghost covered in a white sheet with two black holes for eyes. He goes on to observe the changes that occur in the house in which they lived.
CINEMA: Final Portrait, written and directed by Stanley Tucci, follows the artist Giacometti (Geoffery Rush) as he endeavors to paint a portrait of young American art critic James Lord (Armie Hammer) in 1964.
EVENT CINEMA: This event will be the highlight of the year for any Sabbath fan as it brings down the curtain on 50 years of one of the greatest metal bands of all time.
Puttin’ on the Ritz! Pack up your troubles, come on get happy, and experience an evening of superlative live music, with more than a dash of wit and humour.
Join the UK’s leading political comedian and host of Unspun as he presents a show completely changed by events which haven’t happened yet!
EVENT CINEMA (LIVE): Puccini’s passionate Opera is conducted by Antonio Pappano and stars a superb young cast including Nicole Car, Michael Fabiano and Marius Kwiecien, in a new production by Richard Jones.
CINEMA: This romantic comedy, written by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon, is loosely based on their real-life romance and the culture clashes of being an interracial couple.
Two Actors. Too Many Characters. One Big Ego.
For quarter of a century, this breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along and dancing in the aisles.
Come and experience the excitement of Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin in one mesmerising show!
EVENT CINEMA (LIVE): Live from the RSC. A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome.
Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club and combining world-class live jazz, narration and rare archive images, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars take to the stage to celebrate ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Soho Songbook’.
Outside In is an opportunity to celebrate Somerset, the tradition of cider making and the Brewhouse’s location in Coal Orchard. The Brewhouse have commissioned a sculptor, James Lake, to create an apple in our gallery and lead linked community workshops during October half term (check the activity pages of our brochure). Once created, the exhibit will reflect the seasons and transform into a Christmas winter land, closing with an untraditional Wassail event in January.This free event will be open during our Box Office hours. It may be closed during performances.
Meet sculptor James Lake while he installs our 40th anniversary gallery installation. An apple tree will fill the gallery space reflecting the sites Somerset brewing heritage. This is an exciting opportunity to watch a leading South West sculptor at work.For details of dates & times,
Love, life and masculinity meet head-on in this poignant, funny and impassioned portrayal of becoming a man and the responsibility that comes with it.
CINEMA: Based on Peter Ackroyd’s 1994 murder mystery novel, Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem, The Limehouse Golem is a 2016 British horror-thriller film.
CBeebies’ favourite double act is coming to the Brewhouse! See Chris & Pui from ‘Show Me Show Me’ in their stage show with the toys & characters from their hit CBeebies TV programme.For details of dates & times,
EVENT CINEMA (Encore): Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.
CINEMA: German coming-of-age drama. Based on a best-selling young–adult novel, this film explores family relationships, friendships and first love.
Edgelarks fly in on the tailwind of BBC award winning duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. The new band name comes with a new project, that takes the roots of their previous work, from the traditional musics of the British Isles to Indian classical slide guitar to the stomping roots party of Phil’s beatbox harmonica; adds a strong stem of original writing; and runs wilder with each repeat play.
In Paul’s first new show in two years, Professor Ketchup and his camembert piglet join forces as he tackles the big issues such as terrorism. Plus Ant ‘n Dec, Immigration X-Factor and breakfast.
Last Man Standing is dance driven by unparalleled energy and athleticism, performed by world-class dancers to a soundtrack of driving rock music. The international award-winning work from rising star, James Wilton.
EVENT CINEMA (LIVE). Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in Christopher Wheeldon’s exuberant ballet, inspired by Lewis Carrol’s much-loved book.For details of dates & times,
CINEMA: Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the 7-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother, Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan), whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary.
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.
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.For details of dates & times,
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.
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 Campest Cult Classic of all time gets the Singalonga treatment it’s been SCREAMING for!
A colourful evening of Christmas floristry, guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit.
A classic fairytale set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, stunning choreography, beautiful costumes all combine to portray the struggle between good and evil.For details of dates & times,
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.”For details of dates & times,
Linda is a highly experienced and talented artist who works predominantly with Stone. She has been an art tutor for 25 years in Adult learning centres both in Oxfordshire and Somerset including Oxford College of Further Education.
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.
Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at the Brewhouse Theatre.
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.
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.
Bye Bye Baby takes you back in time on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, whose songs graced such films as The Deer Hunter, Dirty Dancing and Grease.
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.
A welcome return for Andy Parsons and his new show. He thinks we could all do with a laugh!
EVENT CINEMA (Encore): Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.
Michael speaks frankly, openly and very candidly about his most colourful life, in, and now out of, politics, followed by a lively question and answer session.
Folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span are back on tour in 2017 with a new live show featuring Maddy Prior on lead vocals.
ON SALE FRI 24 Mar. 10am. Jason is hitting the road once again in this autumn, 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!
ON SALE 23 MAY 9AM: Brexit. Trump. No more Mary Berry on the Great British Bake Off. Things are looking bleak, so wouldn’t it be better to just forget all about it?
Travelling Light and The egg present ‘Snow Mouse’ – An enchanting winter’s tale for the very young.For details of dates & times,
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.
The BSO is delighted to return to Taunton! Celebrate the New Year with an uplifting selection of waltzes, marches, polkas and arias by the King of Waltz, ohann Strauss, and his contemporaries.
The Award Winning Wayfarers Pantomime Society return to the Brewhouse with a classic panto for 2018, Aladdin.For details of dates & times,
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.
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.
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.
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.
As part of their 40th Anniversary tour, Irish Legends the FUREYS return for another great night of Music, songs and stories.As part of their 40th Anniversary tour, Irish Legends the FUREYS return for another great night of Music, songs and stories.
*Special offer* A thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy.
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.
Seven Drunken Nights brings to life the music of Ireland’s favorite sons – ‘The Dubliners’.
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.