Son of Town Hall are Ben Parker from London and David Berkeley from New Mexico.
The musical duo create a world that transcends time and space. The show is three-parts concert, one-part theatre. Complete with Victorian-era outfits, meditations about the sea and songs that beg you to sing along.
WHY? ‘Think Simon & Garfunkel lost at sea, and you get a sense of the mythic world at play here’ Philadelphia Inquirer
£14 (£12 concessions)
Dir: Rupert Goold 2019 | 118 mins, UK
Winter 1968. Judy Garland arrives in swinging London to perform a sold out run at The Talk of the Town. She prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans. While there, Judy also embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans - her soon-to-be fifth husband.
WHY? ‘Renée Zellweger gives the performance of a lifetime’ ★★★★ The Independent
Read the full review here
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)
Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings. Offer applied in basket.
Bring Baby Screening
The screening on Wednesday 20 November at 11am is exclusively for parents, carers and grown-ups with children under 2 years. Lights are kept on low level and you can move around if you need to. Tickets are £5.50 for adults (including a cup of tea/coffee); babies and infants are free of charge. Seating is unreserved and unaccompanied adults are not admitted.
A glittering and biting satire on whether money truly buys happiness.
Featuring a ‘searing central performance’ (Guardian) from award-winning actor, Kathryn Hunter.
Run time tbc
The producers of Anna Jordan's Pop Music return to Norden Farm this Autumn with their latest show - I Wanna Be Yours by Zia Ahmed.
Ella is from Yorkshire. Haseeb is from London. They order a pizza. House red for Ella. Hot chocolate for Haseeb.
‘I think I’m falling in love with you.’
People and playlists. Christmas and Eid. Travelcards and Megabuses. London to Leeds. Love is more than just a game for two. Especially when there’s an elephant in the room.
WHY? A lyrical, funny, tender play about finding love and holding onto it with everything you’ve got
The performance features integrated BSL throughout.
£14 (£12 concessions)
Age guidance: 12+ years
Running time: 80 mins
Presented by Paines Plough and Tamasha.
The Cast and Creative Team
Written by Zia Ahmed
Directed by Anna Himali Howard
Assistant Director – Janisè Sadik
Designer – Mydd Pharo
Sound Design – Anna Clock
Lighting Designer – Martha Godfrey
Movement Director – Jennifer Jackson
Cast – Emily Stott, Ragevan Vasan and Rachael Merry
The Dime Notes dig back into the blues-drenched sounds of clarinet-driven 1920s New Orleans jazz.
Unearthing a repertoire of stomps, blues and forgotten gems of the era. Featuring Chris Barber’s long-time clarinettist David Horniblow , US pianist Andrew Oliver, guitarist Dave Kelbie of Evan Christopher’s Django à la Creole fame and bassist Louis Thomas.
WHY? ‘Inspired!’ Sunday Times
Brand new comedy from the stand-up who cooks on stage.
In this show he’s on the road! It’s time for Planes, Trains and Automob-meals.
George demonstrates how to cook with an engine, procure items from the train buffet trolley and turn unexpected roadworks into a picnic. Three plates of gourmet food cooked live in the most unconventional ways and with the opportunity to taste the results at the end, provided you can stop laughing.
WHY? 'Brilliantly funny' The Guardian
'Trust us, you won’t believe how good the food tastes' The Scotsman
Suitable for age 14+ years.
£14 (£12 conc )
Harry and Chris (Guardian Pick of the Fringe 2018) are at the top of their field, having invented the field of comedy-rap-jazz.
They’ve sold out three Edinburgh shows, appeared on the Russell Howard Hour and were called ‘fabulously entertaining’ by Jonathan Ross (we didn’t even pay him). From the ridiculous to the sublime, the world’s greatest comedy-rap-jazz duo bring award-winning wordplay, awe-inspiring musicality, eyebrow-raising bromance and unashamed joy to the biggest PR task of all time - spinning planet earth.
'The duo’s best show yet' ★★★★★ Sunday Post
'One thing’s for sure, with Harry and Chris at the helm this planet is in safe hands' ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
'Their show is unique, intelligent and very entertaining, that does indeed enlighten the soul' ★★★★★ Deadline News
★★★★★ The Upcoming
★★★★ The Scotsman
From the book by Raymond Briggs
Adapted by Pins and Needles Productions.
Ever wondered what it would be like to sit on a polar bear's lap? Or ride on its back? Have you ever tried to give a polar bear a bath, or clear up its poo?
One night when she's fast asleep, Tilly is visited by an enormous bear. It has a big black tongue and a yawn as big as your head. But Tilly's not scared.
The story of a little girl who befriends a mischievous polar bear, this playful, funny and heart-warming tale is one of imagination and growing up.
Featuring inventive design, original music, and magical puppetry.
'Move over War Horse, this polar puppet is magic' The Guardian
Age guidance 3+ years.
Click here to read the full review.
Dir: Michael Engler 2019 | 122 mins, UK
The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Written by series creator Julian Fellowes.
WHY? Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery and Joanne Froggatt
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)
Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings.
Bring Baby Screenings
The screening on Friday 25 October at 11am is exclusively for parents, careers and grown-ups with children under 2 years. Lights are kept on low level and you can move around if you need to. Tickets are £5.50 for adults (including cup of tea); babies and infants are free of charge. Seating is unreserved and unaccompanied adults are not admitted.
Join us for Talking Tables
Talking Tables is a new pilot project from Norden Farm that aims to bring people together in a relaxed environment to discuss events, share ideas about what they are seeing and most importantly - to meet new people!
Talking Tables is particularly aimed at people coming to Norden Farm on their own, but all are welcome.
Our next Talking Tables event is on Sunday 27 October from 1.30pm for people coming to see the 2pm screening of Downton Abbey. To take part, simply book in to see the film, then join the group in the foyer before the screening.
Norden Farm volunteers are the Table hosts. They will be on hand to welcome people and answer any questions.
Wille Edwards is a Cornwall based musician, eclectic songwriter and front man of internationally acclaimed band Wille and the Bandits.
He embarks on a solo tour of the UK, performing their acoustic songs like Under the Grove which is no longer played in the Bandits’ set.
Wille hopes to raise awareness of homelessness in the UK and help raise money through a charity single. The tour will cross the south of the UK; between shows Wille will volunteer with charities that support those who find themselves homeless or at risk of homelessness, he hopes to be able to gain some insight into the lives of some of the UK’s 320,000 homeless (Shelter, the National Campaign for Homeless People Limited).
The tour will be followed by the release of a single which will be targeted for a Christmas release; proceeds of the sale of this single will go to Crisis and The Big Issue to help support the work they do with those who unfortunately find themselves homeless in the UK.
WHY? A unique seated solo gig from Wille, raising awareness of homelessness
'Socially aware lyrics and planet hopping instrumentation makes for the most refreshing sound heard in ages' Classic Rock Magazine
Captured live from The Old Vic.
Andrew Scott stars in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy. A giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.
Run time: 180 mins
Expect fantastical characters, ridiculous puppetry, extreme wigs, physical comedy and delightfully dark humour. Sixty minutes of laugh-out-loud joy, dissent and touching humility for anyone who is considering ageing.
Enter the Dragons is an hilarious, surreal odyssey through the challenges of growing older, which explodes myths about beauty, sex and femininity.
An archetypal Hero is reframed as a mature woman in the modern world. Gripped with
fear at her advancing years, she sets off on an epic quest to defeat Chronos, the god of time, and halt the inevitable - ageing. Will she succeed?
Written and performed by Abigail Dooley and Emma Edwards
WHY? ‘Abigail Dooley and Emma Edwards are a brilliant comedy coupling: the writing is sharp as a witch’s nose’ Total Theatre
‘Utterly hilarious, simply ingenious’ ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Suitable for ages 16+ years.
(contains strong language and nudity)
£14 (£12 conc)
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Presented by A & E comedy
Due to phenomenal demand, The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare's timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption, returns to cinemas this festive season.
This beautifully reimagined production, co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, features a remarkable cast including Dame Judi Dench as Paulina, alongside Tom Bateman, Jessie Buckley, Hadley Fraser, Miranda Raison and Sir Kenneth Branagh as Leontes.
King Leontes appears to have everything: power, wealth, a loving family and friends. But sexual jealousy sets in motion a chain of events with tragic consequences…
WHY? This critically acclaimed production was the first in the hugely successful Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live season that was broadcast to cinemas from London’s Garrick Theatre over the course of a year in 2015