‘A STAR ON EARTH – A STAR IN HEAVEN’ – Karen Carpenter
This highly acclaimed production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular celebration of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music, selling over 100 million albums and singles. This brand new show for 2020 once again features the outstanding vocal talents of Claire Furley, with Musical Director Phil Aldridge leading The Carpenters Story Orchestra as they re-create Richard Carpenter’s original orchestral arrangements. Featuring all of the Carpenters hit songs including (They Long To Be) Close To You, Yesterday Once More, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays, Goodbye to Love and many more!
‘PHENOMENAL VOCALS & GREAT MUSICIANSHIP’ – The Evening Standard ‘STUNNING’ – The Echo ‘MAGNIFICENT’ – The Sun
Sat 17 Oct
£27.50 (Children £25.50)
The genial Geordie brings his Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated show to the masses. Featuring tales of fatherhood, following your dreams, how to be a gentleman and what not to do in life.
Mon 26 Oct
One-man show from David Baddiel about his interactions with internet trolls.
Sun 29 Nov
The comic hits the road again with more observational comedy.
Wed 4 Nov
Thu 5 Nov
New stand-up hour from the English comedian and former I'm a Celebrity … contestant.
Thu 4 Feb
Greetings! It's my brand-new show, baybayyy! Ever considered the unique predicament of the soft-shell crab? I have. What about the numerous problems of organising a suburban orgy? The catering, for example. It's an absolute nightmare! The multi award-winning and critically acclaimed comedian presents his 10th solo Edinburgh show prior to extensive tours of the UK, Australia and New Zealand. 'Flat-out hilarious throughout, he remains one of the most original laugh-makers at the Fringe, consistently brilliant… this is live comedy at its most original' ★★★★★ (New European). 'A deranged genius' ★★★★ (Sydney Morning Herald).
Age category: 14+
Fri 27 Nov
Wed 30 Sep
The comic takes a break from his Lee Nelson persona and plays himself in this debut stand-up hour.
Sat 21 Nov
Stafford's Gatehouse Theatre is the main performing venue in Stafford, offering films, plays, concerts, comedy gigs, dance shows, a Shakespeare Festival and Stafford's only official comedy club. Stafford Gatehouse Youth Theatre has been getting kids aged 7–18 involved in theatre for over 25 years. The theatre is available for corporate and conference hire.
The nearest train station is Stafford, long an important stop on the West Coast Main Line, and the theatre is served by numerous local bus routes.
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