Our Top 10 Theatre Shows November 2015

Published On November 3, 2015 | By Apollo Productions | Theatre & Arts Features

The clocks have gone back and the season to be jolly is fast approaching! Embrace the cold with our guide to the best in soul warming theatre this November. Brought to you by the experts at Apollo Productions.


9Dial ‘M’ For Murder – The Emporium, Brighton

Presented by Talking Scarlet and Emporium, this is the fantastic murder mystery made famous by the Alfred Hitchcock film. Featuring well known TV actors Oliver Mellor and Terri Dwyer, this is an exciting thriller depicting the story of Tony and Margot Wendice and Tony’s plan for the perfect murder. With the Emporium seal of approval, this is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat and offer a great nights entertainment!

Date : Wed 28th – Wed 21st November

Time/Price : 7:45pm (Tues – Sat) 2:00pm (Sat & Sun) | £15


10Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Tour – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Based on the smash hit movie, and following a hugely successful West End production, Priscilla bounces back into Brighton in all it’s sparkly, spectacular, camp glory! Featuring all your favourite dance floor classics, this is an uplifting heart warming story, guaranteed to have you dancing in the aisles. Festuring Duncan James of Blue and one of our very own Apollo juniors, Barnie Gregory, we’re very excited for this one!

Date : Mon 2nd – Sat 7th November

Time/Price : 7:45pm (Matinees at 2:30pm on Thurs & Sat) | £15 – £47.50


3He Had Hairy Hands – The Old Market, Brighton

To coincide with the ever growing Halloween celebrations, this is 1970s detective werewolf mystery wrapped up in a Hammer Horror! Presented by Kill the Beast, this production combines projection, original music and supernatural slaughter! Think The Wicker Man mixed with Scooby Doo and The League of Gentlemen and then prepare yourself for a hairy experience!

Date : Tues 3rd November

Time/Price : 8:00pm | £12


2Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo – The Dome, Brighton

This wonderful all male ballet company return to The Dome with their very special show combining dance and comedy and, most importantly, showing that men can dance en pointe! This production includes Swan Lake (Act II), Patterns in Space, Go For Barocco and the UK premiere of Don Quixote. This promises to be an evening of fabulous and unique entertainment.

Date : Tues 3rd – Wed 4th November

Time/Price : 7:30pm | £12.50 – £27.50


1The Crucible – The Basement, Brighton

I am so excited to be able to shout about our very own Apollo production of this fantastic Arthur Miller play. Directed by up and coming talent Conor Baum, and featuring a stellar cast, The Crucible offers an intense, immersive, emotional and moving experience, all within the beautiful and intimate setting of The Basement. This is one not to be missed!

Date : Tues 10th – Sat 14th November

Time/Price : 8:00pm | £10 – £15


8The Treason Show – The Rialto Theatre, Brighton

Brighton’s legendary satirical comedy show has had an Autumn overhaul and comes to The Rialto for your pleasure! Featuring topical treats and satirical songs, The Treason Show tackles political issues without pulling any punches while making you giggle all night at the same time!

Date : Fri 13th – Sat 14th November

Time / Price : 8:30pm | £13.50


5Duet for One – Brighton Little Theatre, Brighton

Presented downstairs at The Little, this is Tom Kemplinski’s story of a famous concert violinist, whose career is ended and marriage threatened by a crippling illness. The play follows her journey as she is interviewed by a psychiatrist and fights to come to terms with the new challenges and events in her life. Brought to you by our good friends at BLT, this will be an emotional and entertaining night at the theatre.

Date : Tues 17th – 21st November

Time/Price : 7:45pm | £6.50


4The Room In The Elephant – Marlborough Theatre, Brighton

Brought to you by Inconvenient Spoof, this is the production that dares to go where no one else is brave enough to go! The entire show is made up of recorded conversations made in the dark hours of night, this is a brave, honest, no holds barred account of fights, flights and fumbles and self-satisfaction techniques.

Date : Fri 20th – Sun 22nd November

Time/Price : 7:30pm | £10


6Mr Popper’s Penguins The Musical – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Our family pick for the month, brought to you by the producers of The Tiger Who Came To Tea and We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, is a brand new musical based on the novel and Hollywood blockbuster of the same name. A painter and decorator who dreams of Antarctic adventures has a delightful shock when a penguin appears on his doorstep. Puppets, penguins and fun for all the family!

Date : Thurs 26th – Sat 28th November

Time/Price : 10:30am (Matinees at 4:30pm Fri and 1:30pm Sat) | £14.40


7I Wanna Be A Star – Marlborough Theatre, Brighton

Hux Productions are auditioning for their nativity but they have a crazy set of auditionees and their director has gone AWOL! That’s about as much as we can tell you about this production as it’s an experiment in pure improvisation – but we do know it will be crazy! Christmas jumpers are compulsory but Christmas headgear is optional!

Date : Sat 28th November

Time / Price : 8:00pm | £7

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