EVENTS

Joanna Trollope: In Conversation

Bestselling author Joanna Trollope will be at Number 8 speaking about her new book and answering your questions.

Thursday 2 March - 7.30pm

Buddy Holly – A Legend Reborn

Join Marc Robinson as Buddy Holly to relive the rockin’ 50s and celebrate the man who changed the meaning of rock ‘n’ roll.

Saturday 4 March - 7.30pm

The W Factor Final 2017

Following a series of auditions, join The W Factor finalists for a fantastic evening of performances.

Monday 6 March - 7.30pm 

Hedda Gabler

Ruth Wilson plays the title role in this new production of Ibsen’s masterpiece. Live via satellite from the National Theatre.

Thursday 9 March - 7.00pm

Patricia Routledge: Facing the Music – A Life in Musical Theatre

Join the legendary actress Patricia Routledge as she recalls the early part of her career in a fascinating conversation with the writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson.

Saturday 11 March - 2.30pm

Bolshoi: Contemporary Evening

A bold new production combining world-class dancers with masters of contemporary choreography. Live from the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.

Sunday 19 March 2017 - 3.00pm

Orchestra of the Swan: The English Genius

Join Orchestra of the Swan for an evening celebrating Britain’s finest!

Friday 24 March 2017 - 7.30pm Pre-concert talk 6.45pm

Exhibition on Screen: The Artist’s Garden

A new presentation based on the hugely popular exhibition ‘The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement’.

Tuesday 28 March - 7.00pm

What a Knight!

A hilarious musical adventure performed by pupils from Cropthorne-with-Charlton CE First School.

Thursday 30 March - 1.30pm; Friday 31 March - 7.00pm

ROH: Madama Butterfly

One of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story. Live from the Royal Opera House, London.

Thursday 30 March 2017 - 7.15pm

What a Knight!

A hilarious musical adventure performed by pupils from Cropthorne-with-Charlton CE First School.

Friday 31 March - 7.00pm

The Budapest Cafe Orchestra in Concert

Join this quartet of revered musicians for an evening of infectious and impassioned Eastern European gypsy folk, heart-rending ballads and fiery dances.

Tuesday 4 April - 7.30pm

NT Live: Twelfth Night

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. Live from the National Theatre.

Thursday 6 April - 7.00pm

Bolshoi: A Hero of Our Time

Adapted from Mikhail Lermontov’s literary masterpiece, this ballet recounts the tale of a young officer’s heartbreak. Live from the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.

Sunday 9 April 2017 - 4.00pm

Oliver in the Overworld

Join Krazy Kat Theatre Company for this madcap musical adventure following the adventures of a little deaf boy.

Thursday 20 April - 2.30pm

NT Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and David Haig star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliant comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London.

Thursday 20 April - 7.00pm

Orchestra of the Swan: A Scandinavian Serenade

Slavic nationalism and folk elements are combined in this splendid concert by Orchestra of the Swan.

Friday 28 April 2017 - 7.30pm Pre-concert talk 6.45pm

RSC Live: Julius Caesar

Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy. Recorded at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford.

Thursday 4 May - 7.00pm

Treorchy Male Choir

Back at Number 8 in all their brilliance the Treorchy Male Choir are once again set to share their magnificent voices and love of music with you.

Saturday 6 May - 7.30pm

Fidelio

Jonas Kaufmann brings great sensitivity to the role of Florestan in this staging of ‘Fidelio’. Recorded at the Salzburg Festival, Austria.

Saturday 13 May - 7.00pm

I, Claude Monet

A cinematic immersion into some of the most loved and iconic scenes in western art, shot on location in Paris, London, Normandy and Venice.

Tuesday 16 May - 7.00pm

Simon Goodall & the Bourne Again Shadows

An evening of pop classics from the most authentic Cliff and the Shadows tribute act in the UK.

Saturday 20 May - 7.30pm

RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra

Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty. Recorded at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Thursday 25 May - 7.00pm

PODS: Half a Sixpence

Pershore Operatic and Dramatic Society bring you this very British musical is full of humour, great characters and catchy music.

Monday 5 - Saturday 10 June, 7.30pm

Royal Ballet: Triple Bill

This gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Founder Choreographer, Frederick Ashton. Live from the Royal Opera House, London.

Tuesday 13 June 2017 - 7.15pm