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Buxton Opera House

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Water Street, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6XN
  • Box office 0845 127 2190
  • General enquiries 0845 127 2190
  • Box office times Mon–Sat 10am–8pm; Sun noon–8pm.
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  • Website www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
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The hits of one of the most successful and influential English pop bands of the 70s, revisited by original member Graham Gouldman and some new faces.

Tue 20 Apr

£35–£38

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Wed 7 Apr

£31.80

Alan Carr: Not Again, Alan!

Alan Carr: Work in Progress

Camp humour as the stand-up tries out new material.

Tue 1 Jun

£26

Wed 2 Jun

£26

Chris Ramsey: Just Happy to Get Out of the House

Chris Ramsey: Just Happy to Get Out of the House

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.

Fri 19 Mar

£25.64

Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest

Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest …

The observational comic discusses whether he has any traits worthy of being inherited by his progeny. In addition to his time on the comedy circuit, Byrne has also become a recognisable face on the telly, featuring on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, *The Pilgrimage, Top Gear and QI.

Tue 6 Apr

£26

Gyles Brandreth: Break a Leg

Gyles Brandreth: Break a Leg

Actor, author, One Show reporter, former MP and government whip tours his new one man show about all things theatrical.

Sat 22 May

£21

Jack Dee

Jack Dee

Reportedly returning to touring after a six-year absence in order 'to spend less time with the family', expect more of the usual deliciously dry takes on life from TV rent-a-grump Dee.

Fri 14 May

£24

Jason Fox

Jason Fox

Star of SAS: Who Dares Wins goes on tour and discusses his career as a member of the UK Special Forces.

Tue 27 Apr

£26

Jason Manford: Like Me

Jason Manford confirms new tour, find out how to get presale tickets

The comic hits the road again with more observational comedy.

Wed 23 Mar

£31

Joel Dommett: Unapologetic (If That's OK?)

Joel Dommett: Unapologetic (If That's OK?)

New stand-up hour from the English comedian and former I'm a Celebrity … contestant.

Wed 17 Nov

£21

John Bishop: Right Here, Right Now

John Bishop - Work in Progress

Observational humour from the famed stand-up.

Tue 18 Jan

£35

Wed 19 Jan

£35

Jon Richardson: The Knitwit

Jon Richardson

New hour from the English comedian best known as a team captain on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, plus Dave's Ultimate Worrier.

Thu 21 Oct

£24

Leo Sayer

Leo Sayer

The British music legend performs his pop and disco hits.

Sun 24 Oct

£28.12–£33.64

Marc Almond

Marc Almond

The former Soft Cell singer turned successful solo artist supports his latest release.

Sun 23 May

£27.50–£60.50

Remembering The Oscars

Remembering The Oscars

Aljaz and Janette will be returning with their brand new show Remembering The Oscars. Get ready to celebrate the Oscar-winning songs in this exhilarating new dance spectacular with Strictly’s favourite couple.

Whether you are Wishing On A Star, Swinging On A Star or merely dancing in the City of Stars, this incredible production will take you from Disney family favourites, through to the Golden Ages of Hollywood and Bollywood, with songs from Lady Gaga, Adele, Prince, Queen, Eminem, Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand, as well as classics from legendary songwriters such as Burt Bacharach, John Barry, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin and many more.

With a cast of amazing dancers and musicians and stunning stage designs, costumes and huge LED screen, this dazzling spectacular will be a night to remember.

Meet & Greet: Additional £100 (no concessions)

Fri 9 Apr

Cancelled

Robert Cray Band

Robert Cray Band

The award-winning US blues guitar maestro returns.

Thu 6 May

£40.50

Fri 7 May

£40.50

Ross Noble: Humournoid

Ross Noble: Humournoid

Ross Noble's newest hour.

Sat 23 Jan

£27

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

Sat 1 May

£26.50–£31.50

Sarah Millican: Bobby Dazzler

Sarah Millican: Bobby Dazzler

Sarah Millican muses about throwing poo over a wall, floatation tanks and weight loss via the loss of a fingertip on her sixth international tour.

Sun 6 Jun

£30

Tim Vine: Plastic Elvis

Tim Vine: Plastic Elvis

English writer, actor and comedian Tim Vine returns with yet another hilarious stand-up show. Get ready for quick-fire one-liners from the pun-slinging maestro.

Sat 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed

Fri 15 Oct

Prices to be confirmed

Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel

Australian guitarist in concert.

Fri 5 Mar

£36.75–£42.25

Fri 11 Mar

£36.75–£42.25

Toyah & Hazel O'Connor - Electric Ladies of the 80s

Hazel O'Connor & Toyah Willcox.

Two of the 80s recognisable post punk and new wave stars Toyah and Hazel O'Connor are joining forces for this special show. Performing alongside their full live band, each of these legends will play their own sets plus some duets and surprises along the way. This hit-packed retro fest will include such classics as Thunder In The Mountains, Eight Day, It's A Mystery, Will You, I Want To Be Free, D-Days and so many more. This is a 16+ event - you may be asked to prove your age and if you are not able to show valid ID, you may be refused entry. Valid ID includes passports, driving licences, over 16+ zip oyster photocard and citizen cards. Photocopies will not be accepted.

Fri 28 May

£30.70–£33.40

Walter Trout and Dan Patlansky

Walter Trout, Dan Patlansky, Mollie Marriott, Kris Barras Band

Musical double-bill featuring blues rock musicians Walter Trout and Dan Patlansky.

Sun 17 Jan

£31.80

Sun 16 Jan

£31.80

Wet Wet Wet

Wet Wet Wet

The Glasgow soul popsters tour their greatest hits, and some other people's greatest hits as well.

Wed 3 Nov

£36.88

Home to both the Buxton Festival – one the largest opera festivals in the UK – and the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival, Buxton Opera House has a bustling performing arts calendar year round, capped off with the obligatory pantomine at Christmas. Designed by British theatre architect Frank Matcham and opened in 1902, the opera house has been both a performance space and a cinema in its century-long career.

Buxton Opera House is reachable by train from Manchester Piccadilly Station and there is free parking after 6pm in the nearby Pavilion Gardens car park.

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