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WE HAVE A WIDE RANGE OF ENTERTAINMENT THIS SPRING WITH SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE Don’t miss out on our spring season of shows hosting a variety of performances to suit all audiences. From Tom Gates who kick starts our season off followed by New Jersey Nights celebrating the music of Frankie Valley and the Four Seasons, to the Northern Ballet with Victoria who are now successfully on their third run with us….

Based on the best-selling books by Liz Pichon, this brand-new story is brought to you by the award-winning producers of Horrible Histories and Gangsta Granny. It’s pure fun for the whole family whether you're a lover of the books or new to Tom and his friends!
Tom's doing everything possible to stay out of trouble but somehow he's got THREE sad faces on the school achievement chart! And getting another sad face means he can’t go on the SCHOOL TRIP! Moany Marcus Meldrew is making things worse and now Tom's annoyed his grumpy sister Delia. Can his best friend Derek help? Will Rooster the dog stop eating his homework?
Entertaining, funny and exceptionally feel-good, TOM GATES is jam-packed with Liz Pichon’s illustrations which are amazingly animated for the stage! With brilliantly catchy tunes and hilarious performances, you're guaranteed to leave the theatre with a huge smile on your face. So climb aboard this world premiere production as it magically transports you into Tom's amazing world!
"This truly amazing show brings my books wonderfully to life in a fantastically funny and visually mesmerizing way. It's a total feast for the eyes and ears and I couldn't be prouder of it!"

Direct from the USA the international smash hit show New Jersey Nights comes to the UK as part of their world tour.
The show is a spectacular celebration of the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and takes the audience on a nostalgic musical journey through the career of one of the biggest selling groups of all times.

From the back street studio in New Jersey where it all began, this vibrant production includes all of The Four Seasons greatest hits, Including Sherry, Rag Dolls, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like A Man and so much more.

The Production features an award winning cast of singers, dancers, unique stage sets and a rockin’ on stage band.

New Jersey Nights has smashed box office records right across the USA and UK and is proving to be one of the most successful touring shows of all times.

AN EVENING OF ERIC & ERN with Jonty Stephens and Ian Ashpitel
and star local guest Stephan Webber
This is a brilliant homage crammed full of renditions of those famous comedy sketches, that hits all the right notes! From Greig's Piano concerto to Mr Memory, "Arsenal!" It’s a show full of Morecambe and Wise's most loved routines, songs and sketches and of course a musical guest. This wonderful show, evokes memories of times when whole families would huddle around the telly on Sunday evenings.
You have the giddy out of time illusion that you are watching the legendary double-act live. - Independent
“I never thought I’d see Morecambe and Wise live - I think I just have!” - Ben Elton

Starring EastEnders favourite Cheryl Fergison and the ultimate girl band member Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), the hysterical Menopause the Musical is coming to the New Theatre from Thursday 16th until Saturday 18th May for a hilarious celebration of women and ‘The Change’.
The cast make fun of their woeful hot flushes, forgetfulness, mood swings, weight gain, and their occasional sex lives backed by an instantly recognisable soundtrack of hysterical parody versions of classic hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s.
Women all over the UK are raving about the show…
“If you haven’t booked to see this then do it... I have never laughed so much in my life. Now when those flushes, mood swings and insomnia are raging I will hopefully remember this show and laugh it through. Talented cast, amazing singing and just an excellent feel good show!”
“Thank you for a great evening and introducing the reality. I've clearly "joined the club"!! I haven't laughed so much in ages (and yes, the bladder held!). The classic songs will never be the same from now on!”
Clear your diary and make a date with your girlfriends for Menopause the Musical at the New Theatre for the ultimate girl’s night out.
Menopausal, or just in need of a laugh-out-loud kind of night, Menopause The Musical will have you laughing, and singing, all the way home!

Passion, tragedy, fierce devotion. Queen Victoria’s diaries revealed a life so fascinating that her daughter Beatrice tried to rewrite history.

Her irrepressible love for Albert sparked a royal dynasty. But his untimely death brought the world's most powerful woman to her knees with grief.

In its 3rd successful year at the New Theatre the Northern Ballet's new biopic brings the sensational story of Victoria to life in dance.

Choreographed by Cathy Marston, creator of the Northern Ballet’s acclaimed Jane Eyre.

Don’t miss it.


TOM GATES LIVE – 24 - 28 April 2019
NEW JERSEY NIGHTS - 7 – 11 May 2019
AN EVENING OF ERIC & ERN - 15 May 2019 (one night only)
MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL - 16 – 18 May 2019
New Theatre Cardiff  
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