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Tue 15th October

John Osborne’s The Entertainer
15th October midnight - 19th October midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
One of the “greatest plays of the 20th century” is headed to the Belgrade Theatre this October, with Shane Richie set to star in a new production of John Osborne’s The Enter

Thu 17th October

STAND UP COMEDY - Open Mic Night
8pm - 10:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
FREE Stand Up Comedy Night. Come and enjoy a mix of established comedians and breaking talent as they try their material on you.

Fri 18th October

Silas Marner
18th October 2:30pm - 19th October 9:30pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Adapted from the novel, this epic Victorian drama is thrillingly and theatrically staged with the accompaniment of music and songs of the period to celebrate the bicentenary of George Eliot’s birth.
MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES by Candlelight
7:30pm - 9pm
Coventry Cathedral, Priory St, Coventry CV1 5FB
Join world-renowned London Concertante as they bring us on a stunning red carpet ride of iconic movie soundtracks. From aliens and spies to dinosaurs and war heroes – this evening promises to be exciting exploration of the power of film music.

Sat 19th October

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary Special Q&A hosted by Louis Theroux Live Screening
6:15pm - 9pm
Showcase Coventry Gielgud Way, Walsgrave, Coventry
Ahead of the release of the new documentary THE AMAZING JOHNATHAN DOCUMENTARY, BFI Southbank will host a very special preview of the film on Tuesday 19 November. The event will be simulcast live to cinemas nationwide.
Comedy Central Live
7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One on 5th October. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!
Comedy Central Live
7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One in the heart of the city on 5th October. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!

Tue 22nd October

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
2pm - 6pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Celebrating its 50th birthday, this captivating and timeless classic has made its way off the page and onto the stage.

Wed 23rd October

Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors
23rd October midnight - 26th October midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Terrible Tudors will lay bare the legends and lies of a dastardly dynasty. Find out the fate of Henry’s headless wives, and what happened in his punch-up with the Pope.
Horrible Histories - Awful Egyptians
23rd October midnight - 26th October midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
In Awful Egyptians, you’ll discover the power of the pyramids and meet history’s meanest mummies, learning foul facts about death and decay along the way.

Thu 24th October

Michael Morpurgo’s I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS
1:30pm - 3pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
An enchanting, interactive and award-winning production to spark the imagination in both young and old.
STAND UP COMEDY - Open Mic Night
8pm - 10:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
FREE Stand Up Comedy Night. Come and enjoy a mix of established comedians and breaking talent as they try their material on you.

Fri 25th October

Messy
25th October midnight - 26th October midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
When Daisy is chosen to look after Mr Twiggy the class hamster, Daisy is worried that she might lose him. Developed in partnership with the ADHD Foundation, Messy is performed by a mixed Deaf and hearing cast with Sign Supported English.
Phoenix City Screenings
6pm - 8pm
The Row, 8 Ironmonger Row, Coventry, CV1 1FD
Nightmares and Nibbles
25th October 7:30pm - 1st November 10:30pm
Old Grammar School, Coventry
Join Dr. Frankenstein for the grand unveiling of a secret laboratory at Coventry’s medieval Old Grammar School for a no-holds-barred immersive theatrical and food experience.

Sat 26th October

DAVID GOWER – ON THE FRONT FOOT
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
David Gower, legendary former England cricket Captain comes to the Albany to share his thoughts and anecdotes from a lifetime playing world-class sport.

Tue 29th October

My Beautiful Laundrette
29th October midnight - 2nd November midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of iconic British pop duo Pet Shop Boys join the production team for upcoming stage adaptation of Hanif Kureishi’s My Beautiful Laundrette.

Wed 30th October

My Beautiful Laundrette
29th October midnight - 2nd November midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of iconic British pop duo Pet Shop Boys join the production team for upcoming stage adaptation of Hanif Kureishi’s My Beautiful Laundrette.
I’VE GOTTA BE ME – DANNY JOHN JULES
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
The star of Red Dwarf, Death in Paradise and Strictly Come Dancing is at the Albany. “The coolest cat in town” will be singing and dancing his way back to his musical theatre.

Thu 31st October

My Beautiful Laundrette
29th October midnight - 2nd November midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of iconic British pop duo Pet Shop Boys join the production team for upcoming stage adaptation of Hanif Kureishi’s My Beautiful Laundrette.
PRIVATE PEACEFUL by Michael Morpurgo
7:30pm - 9pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Divided by love. United by war. Written by the award-winning author of War Horse and winner of the Blue Peter ‘Book of the Year’ Award, Private Peaceful tells an emotive and poignant tale of love, loss, friendship and war.
STAND UP COMEDY - Open Mic Night
8pm - 10:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
FREE Stand Up Comedy Night. Come and enjoy a mix of established comedians and breaking talent as they try their material on you.

Fri 1st November

My Beautiful Laundrette
29th October midnight - 2nd November midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of iconic British pop duo Pet Shop Boys join the production team for upcoming stage adaptation of Hanif Kureishi’s My Beautiful Laundrette.

Sat 2nd November

My Beautiful Laundrette
29th October midnight - 2nd November midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of iconic British pop duo Pet Shop Boys join the production team for upcoming stage adaptation of Hanif Kureishi’s My Beautiful Laundrette.

Wed 6th November

BLITZ! Coventry Youth Operetta Group
6th November 7:30pm - 9th November 4pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Another impressive and ambitious production from Coventry’s Youth Operetta Group - Lionel Bart’s fabulous follow-up to Oliver!
Totally Tina
7:30pm - 10pm
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
30 Years after Tina Turner’s now iconic rendition of (Simply) The Best was first released, top tribute act Totally Tina is joining the celebrations with a welcome return visit to the Belgrade Theatre on Wednesday 6 November.

Thu 7th November

STAND UP COMEDY - Open Mic Night
8pm - 10:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
FREE Stand Up Comedy Night. Come and enjoy a mix of established comedians and breaking talent as they try their material on you.

Wed 13th November

Dear Zoo LIVE!
13th November midnight - 14th November midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
The timeless children’s classic book comes to the Albany stage!

Thu 14th November

STAND UP COMEDY - Open Mic Night
8pm - 10:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
FREE Stand Up Comedy Night. Come and enjoy a mix of established comedians and breaking talent as they try their material on you.

Sat 16th November

Comedy Central Live- 16th November
7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One in the heart of the city on 5th October. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!
Comedy Central Live- 16th November
7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One on 5th October. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!
THE MERSEY BEATLES – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF ABBEY ROAD
8pm - 10pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
The UK‘s best loved Liverpool-born Beatles tribute, The Mersey Beatles, celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four‘s iconic 1969 album Abbey Road.

Mon 18th November

TOUCHING THE VOID’S SIMON YATES – My Mountain Life
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
As one of the most accomplished exploratory mountaineers of all time, Simon Yates is best known for his role in the harrowing expedition to the Andes. Full of wit and dry humour, Simon’s engaging, entertaining and inspiring talk features spectacular

Wed 20th November

Talbot House
7:30pm - 9pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
A story in words and music full of humour, atmosphere and inspiration about the WWI haven and refuge.

Thu 21st November

STAND UP COMEDY - Open Mic Night
8pm - 10:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
FREE Stand Up Comedy Night. Come and enjoy a mix of established comedians and breaking talent as they try their material on you.

Fri 22nd November

THE LIFE AND RHYMES OF BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Sharing a selection of favourite stories and poems in his compelling and inspiring show, Benjamin Zephaniah explores how a life spent fighting injustice and discrimination has led to his remarkable life.

Thu 28th November

TREXTASY – THE ACCOUSTIC SHOW
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
The music of Marc Bolan and T.Rex as never seen, or heard before! A specially-created, entirely acoustic interpretation of T.Rex accompanied by a string quartet, this intimate performance features a range of classic Bolan songs and audience Q&A's.
STAND UP COMEDY - Open Mic Night
8pm - 10:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
FREE Stand Up Comedy Night. Come and enjoy a mix of established comedians and breaking talent as they try their material on you.

Sat 7th December

Comedy Central live- 7th December
7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One in the heart of the city on 5th October. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!
Comedy Central Live- 7th December
7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One on 5th October. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!

Mon 9th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Tue 10th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Wed 11th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship
A Brief History of Christmas: 600 Years of Yuletide Songs, Carols, Tunes and Tales
6:45pm - 9pm
The Herbert, Jordan Well, Coventry CV1 5QP
Acclaimed musicians GreenMatthews (with special guest Jude Rees of Pilgrims’ Way) present a festive romp through 600 years of Christmas music, songs and carols.

Thu 12th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Fri 13th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Sat 14th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Sun 15th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Mon 16th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Tue 17th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Wed 18th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Thu 19th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Fri 20th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Sat 21st December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship
Comedy Central Live- 21st December
7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One in the heart of the city on 5th October. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!
Comedy Central Live- 21st December
7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One on 5th October. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!

Sun 22nd December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Mon 23rd December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Tue 24th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Wed 25th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Thu 26th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Fri 27th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Sat 28th December

The Snow Queen
9th December midnight - 28th December midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join us this Christmas for a glittering, seasonal spectacle packed with epic adventure, spell-binding magic, action-packed excitement and heart-warming friendship

Wed 1st January

ALADDIN – PHOENIX THEATRE PRODUCTIONS
1st January midnight - 5th January midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Panto at its toe-tapping, thigh-slapping, puntastic best. In a show packed with Eastern promise, join local talent, Phoenix Theatre Productions on a magic carpet ride full of fun and adventure. A festive feast of music, song, dance and laughter for

Thu 2nd January

ALADDIN – PHOENIX THEATRE PRODUCTIONS
1st January midnight - 5th January midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Panto at its toe-tapping, thigh-slapping, puntastic best. In a show packed with Eastern promise, join local talent, Phoenix Theatre Productions on a magic carpet ride full of fun and adventure. A festive feast of music, song, dance and laughter for

Fri 3rd January

ALADDIN – PHOENIX THEATRE PRODUCTIONS
1st January midnight - 5th January midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Panto at its toe-tapping, thigh-slapping, puntastic best. In a show packed with Eastern promise, join local talent, Phoenix Theatre Productions on a magic carpet ride full of fun and adventure. A festive feast of music, song, dance and laughter for

Sat 4th January

ALADDIN – PHOENIX THEATRE PRODUCTIONS
1st January midnight - 5th January midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Panto at its toe-tapping, thigh-slapping, puntastic best. In a show packed with Eastern promise, join local talent, Phoenix Theatre Productions on a magic carpet ride full of fun and adventure. A festive feast of music, song, dance and laughter for

Sun 5th January

ALADDIN – PHOENIX THEATRE PRODUCTIONS
1st January midnight - 5th January midnight
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Panto at its toe-tapping, thigh-slapping, puntastic best. In a show packed with Eastern promise, join local talent, Phoenix Theatre Productions on a magic carpet ride full of fun and adventure. A festive feast of music, song, dance and laughter for

Sat 18th January

The Gift
18th January midnight - 25th January midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Following the success of their co-production of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic A Raisin in the Sun in 2016, the Belgrade is once again teaming up with Eclipse Theatre (Black Men Walking, 2018) to present the world premiere of Janice Okoh’s The Gift.

Tue 28th January

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
28th January midnight - 1st February midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Come down to the Belgrade and catch Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat from January 28th to February 1st.
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