Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world - star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary has been through the laughing glass and he's ready to bring you a brand new show with hit after hit of the kind of one-liners only a master could craft. If you're hunting for snark, Gary's got it covered!
Fri 24 Jun
Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors October, 8.00pm Pay What You Can. £10/£8/£6 *space around you
The silent masterpiece with a brand-new score Composed and performed live by Chris Green. Nosferatu (1922) is arguably the film that gave birth to the horror genre, just as powerful and unsettling today as when it first thrilled cinema goers 100 years ago. Chris Green’s new score is a haunting blend of electronic and acoustic instruments performed by the composer which, combined with FW Murnau’s iconic images, makes for a genuinely remarkable and unique cinematic experience.
Sun 31 Oct
Mr P has been a primary school teacher for over twelve years. He still works part-time in school and leads training in schools all over the UK and beyond. From sharing ideas and funny insights into life in the classroom, he has now become one of the most followed teachers on social media in the UK.
Three years ago, alongside his younger brother (who also works in a school) he started the award-winning podcast Two Mr Ps in a Podcast. In a year, it has been the number one education podcast and amassed over three million listens. In August 2021 they are releasing their highly anticipated first book Put A Wet Paper Towel On It – The Weird and Wonderful World of Primary Schools.
Sharing funny stories from the front line of teaching, this live show will see the Two Mr Ps reminiscing on their own school days and looking at the wonderful and hilarious world of education. Anyone who went to school will enjoy and relate to this brilliant new show.
Sat 30 Apr
Opened by Andrew Carnegie in 1908, Darwen Library Theatre was part of Darwen Library and Theatre and originally played host to all sorts of events, from literary salons to the Huntington Lectures. From 1974, the venues became more of a community-focused centre, but became a fully-fledged theatre in 2000.
Located in the heart of the town centre, DLT is easily accessible from car, rail and on foot.
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