What's on at Playhouse 2 in 2018

Friday 16th March at 8.00pm




CBB perform the Big Band sounds of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Ted Heath and more, through the 1930s, 40s, 50s through to the present day. Our extensive repertoire includes jazz standards, R'n'B, charleston, rock and roll, latin, dance and contemporary music.


Tickets £12.50 advance ON SALE NOW

Saturday 17th March at 8.00pm




Jared has been performing his Elvis tribute show since the tender age of 16. He is officially recognised as one of the top Elvis Tributes in Europe. Jared has been lucky enough to perform all around the UK, had 2 successful season in Cyprus and even performed in America. 

He is one of only a few Elvis tributes to win in America.


Jared’s new production for 2017/2018 

Elvis The Early Years 1954-1964 spectacularly recreates the first 10 years of Elvis Presley's career.

A 2hr show taking you back to where it all began in 1954 with Elvis' first recordings at Sun records, through to the heights of 1956, onto the return from the army and the early movie years.

THIS IS A SHOW LIKE NO OTHER...With an Authentic four piece band.


Every aspect of the show is created to be as close to an Elvis concert as possible. 

Vocally, musically and most importantly the feel and energy of an Elvis Presley show is authentically created.


Tickets £15.00 advance ON SALE NOW

Friday 23rd March at 8.00pm




‘Made In Motown’ aim to recreate the classic music and sounds of Detroit during the 1960’s.
The band comprises high quality experienced musicians dedicated to recreating authentically the ‘Sounds Of The Motor City’, fronted by the incredible talents of the bands three female vocalists.
If you’re a fan of Martha Reeves, the temptations, Supremes, the four tops, Marvin Gaye, and many more Motown legends, then this is a show not to be missed.
Sit back and enjoy the songs that were ‘Made In Motown’.


Tickets £15.00 advance ON SALE NOW


Saturday 24th March at 8.00pm




For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm sense of intimacy for the audience. 


Tickets £16.00 advance ON SALE NOW

Saturday April 14th-Saturday April 21st


BULLY BOYS by Sandi Toksvig


The play considers the impact of War on the relationship between an Officer, Oscar, who uses a wheelchair after service in the Falklands and Eddie, a young Private accused of throwing an eight-year –old boy down a well during a raid in The Middle East. The play asks questions of politicians who launch Wars without regard to the consequences.

Tickets £9.00

Friday April 27th –Saturday April 28th


Playhouse 2 Studio Productions presents ‘The Clocktower Theatre Company’ 



This play was featured at the Edinburgh Festival and has been taken-up by the BBC to form a six part TV series. The first four episodes are included in the stage play.

Tickets £9.00

Friday May 4th at 8.00pm




Wigan based Folk/Rock Band appearing for the first time at Playhouse2. Features an 8 piece lineup.


Tickets £12.50 in Advance (£15.00 on door) Available March 5th

Saturday May 5th at 8.00pm




Voted best Tina Turner tribute act ‘Worldwide’. Looks and sounds like the ‘Queen of Rock’.


Tickets £15.00 in Advance (£17.50 on door) Available March 5th

Saturday May 12th at 8.00pm




A welcome return to this fabulous authentic Genesis Tribute Band.


Tickets £15.00 in Advance (£17.50 on door) Available March 12th

Friday May 18th at 8.00pm




All action show to the greatest sounds of early Glam Rock. So ‘Cum Feel the Noise’ and relive your youth one more time.


Tickets  £12.50 in Advance (£15.00 on door)Available  March 19th

Saturday 19th May at 3.00pm




Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. One fine day, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop -- the perfect present for his beloved aunt's 100th birthday. When a thief steals the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's big celebration.


Tickets £4.00 on sale from 19th March.

Saturday June 9th-Saturday June 16th


LEND ME A TENOR by Ken Ludwig


On a very important night for The Cleveland Opera Company, Tito Morrelli, the world famous Italian Tenor, is set to perform the starring role in Othello. Henry Saunders, Company General Manager is beyond stressed about everything turning out right and insists that his assistant, Max, a nervous young fellow and secret tenor, watch over every move.Throw in a fiery Italian wife, Maria, Diana , an ambitious female co-star, Maggie Max’s giddy girlfriend, Julia, a flirty head of the opera guild, and a meddling bellhop fighting for Tito’s attention, you have a recipe for disaster.

Tickets £9.00

Friday June 22nd at 8.00pm




Seventeen piece band who specialise in Big Band and Swing from Basie to Buble, with great vocalists.


Tickets £12.50 in Advance (£15.00 on door) Available April 22nd

Saturday 23rd June at 8.00pm




Reputation needs no introduction. The UK’s genuine Stax of Soul, the original 9 piece band born and bred in Manchester in 1983. We are the ‘Real Deal’.


Tickets £15.00 in Advance (£17.50 on door) Available April 22nd

Friday 29th June at 8.00pm




A particular welcome to the returning Cadillac Kings. Hear Rock & Roll as it should be played. A fantastic music event.


Tickets £15.00 in Advance (£17.50 on door) Available April 22nd

Saturday 30th June at 8.00pm




During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.


Tickets £4.00  Available April 30th

Thursday July 5th-Saturday July 7th






Tickets £5.00

Saturday July 21st at 8.00pm




The Uk’s finest Sax player brings our season to an end.

Expect classic tunes such as ‘A million Love Songs’ ‘Baker street’ etc.

Snake has played Sax for the M people, Take That, The Eurithmics, Paul McCartney, and has been a patron of Playhouse2 for many years.


Tickets £17.50 in Advance (£20.00 on door) Available May 21st

Next Play

Saturday April 14th-Saturday April 21st


by Sandi Toksvig


Tickets £9.00 from 24th March

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