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Are you looking for an evening out or maybe something different to do at the weekend?

Well look no further. Here you'll find a range of events taking place in Surrey and the surrounding area.


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12 - 17 November      The Case of the Frightened Lady - Richmond Theatre

"The Case of the Frightened Lady" sees Inspector Tanner is called to investigate a ruthless murder at the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon Family. Navigating a bloodline-obsessed patriarch, a...

Inspector Tanner called to investigate a ruthless murder at the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon Family. Navigating a bloodline-obsessed patriarch - a groundskeeper with a grudge  - and two unsettling footmen, Inspector Tanner discovers nothing is quite as it seems. As Tanner moves closer to the heart of the mystery he uncovers a shocking and closely-guarded secret.

You can see this play at the Richmond Theatre from Monday to Saturday 12 - 17 November.


14 - 17 November      Dracula - Electric Theatre

The enduring gothic vampire horror, Dracula, is given a modern twist in this acclaimed adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic novel.

An English lawyer visits his mysterious Transylvanian client only to be imprisoned in a castle filled with terrors. Back home, his fiancée and her friends are plagued by the supernatural, heralding the arrival of a creature from the darkest reaches of mankind’s history.
Can Dracula’s lust for conquest be ended once and for all? Guildburys Theatre Company presents the story of power and insanity that has fascinated societies for generations.

It's being performed at Guildford's Electric Theatre from Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 November.


16 November     Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club - Dorking Halls

You can enjoy some of the hottest new talent on the comedy circuit at Dorking Hall's popular comedy club on Friday 16 November.

This month Pierre Hollins, Jessica Fostekew are amongst the comedians appearing.


16 November     Lee Hurst: Mucking about - Epsom Playhouse

Lee Hurst, the star of BBC1’s 'They Think Its All Over' is back on the road with his brand new show ‘Mucking About’. There's no journey or message. If you want to go on a journey, buy an airline ticket. If you want a deep message, run your voicemail through a sub-woofer. If you want plenty of Laughs - this is for you.


17 November     Rick Wakeman - Piano Odyssey Tour - Dorking Halls

The music legend Rick Wakeman will be performing a selection of tracks from both Piano Odyssey and Piano Portraits, showcasing music that has a special connection with Rick's own personal musical journey. The music is interspersed with his hilarious memories, anecdotes plus a few musical surprises.

You can see Rick Wakeman at the Dorking Halls on Saturday 17 November.


19 - 24 November      Rebus: Long Shadows - Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Ian Rankin’s Rebus novels have dominated the detective fiction market for many years. Now, alongside award-winning playwright Rona Munro, Ian Rankin is bringing his beloved creation to the stage for the very first time.

Detective Inspector John Rebus is retired but the shadows of his former life still follow him through the streets of Edinburgh. Whisky helped but now he’s denying himself that pleasure. But when the daughter of a murder victim appears outside his flat, he’s back on the case and off the wagon.

The play is called Long Shadows and you can find out what happens at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. It's showing from Monday 19th to Saturday 24 November.


20th November The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Epsom Playhouse

Uncork the champagne! Dress to kill! Party like there's no tomorrow!

Celebrating 20 years, The "Ladyboys of Bangkok Wonder Women Tour" will take Britain's number one cabaret show to a new level. With many favourites from the last 20 glorious years re-imagined, added to new scenes of spectacular costumes, choreography and of course hilarious comedy this year's show has it all!

You can party with the Lady Boys of Bangkok at the Epsom Playhouse on Tuesday 20 November.


22 / 23 November     On Golden Pond - St Mark's Church, Reigate

The latest production by the St Mark's Players is Ernest Thompson's play "On Golden Pond".

It's being staged at St Mark's Hall in Reigate on Thursday and Friday 22 and 23 November. Tickets are £10 and bring your own drinks and snack.

 


It's Panto Season

Christmas may be some weeks away but it's never too early to book a seat at a pantomime. This Events Diary looks at some of the pantos taking place in Surrey and the surrounding area.

Jack and the Beanstalk - Epsom Playhouse  14 December - 6 January  

At the Epsom Playhouse - It's Jack and the Beanstalk. The legend of Jack and the Beanstalk can be traced back through many centuries. It's a thrilling tale of adventure... magic beans... a mysterious land way up in the clouds... a hidden treasure... and the terrifying Giant!

This family friendly pantomime runs from the 14th December to the 6th January 2019


Peter Pan - The Richmond Theatre (8 December - 6 January) and Electric Theatre, Guildford (20 - 22 December)

Take a fairy tale flight to Neverland this Christmas in the swashbuckling family adventure Peter Pan.

There's a couple of performances of Peter Pan.

The Richmond Theatre stars Robert Lindsay as the meanest man in Neverland, Captain Hook with the comedy impressionist Jon Clegg, as Smee.  

This production runs from the 8 December to the 6 January 2019.

While at the Guildford's Electric Theatre, you can join Peter Pan and Wendy in their adventure against Captain Hook and his pirate crew. Follow Tinkerbell, the Lost Boys, a giant crocodile, mermaids and redskins to a world where anything is possible and whee dreams and imagination have a power all of their own.

This production is being performed by a talented young cast aged 5 to 19 years old and runs from Friday to Sunday 20 to the 22 December.


Aladdin  -  Hawth Theatre, Crawley (7 December - 6 January)

That pantomime favourite, Aladdin, is being staged at Crawley's Hawth Theatre this year. Staring Dancing on Ice's Mr Nasty, Jason Gardiner as Abanazar and star of East Enders and Casualty - Shaheen Jafargholi as Aladdin - this show runs from the 7 December until 6 January.  


Snow White  - Harlequin Theatre, Redhill (7 - 31 December)

If you want huge helpings of laughter with a generous serving of traditional pantomime audience participation, mixed with stunning scenery, spectacular costumes, a dashing prince and the fairest Snow White of all then Redhill's Harlequin Theatre is the place to be. Oh and we mustn't forget the seven dwarfs.

Snow White runs from Friday 7 December to Monday 31 December at the Harlequin Theatre in Redhill.


Cinderella  -  Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford (7 December - 6 January)

Recording artist, actress, songwriter and author Michelle Gayle stars as the Fairy Godmother in the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre's production of Cinderella.  

With such a fabulous Fairy Godmother in charge of the panto proceedings, we’re pretty confident that luck is on Cinderella’s side and, in spite of the antics of her Ugly Sisters, she just might get to go to the ball.

Cinderella is at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford from the 7 December to the 6 January.


Beauty and the Beast  -  Dorking Halls (15 - 29 December)

At the Dorking Halls they are putting on Beauty and the Beast and it runs from the 15th to the 29th December  


Sleeping Beauty  -  Camberley Theatre (10 - 31 December)

Sleeping Beauty is being staged at the Camberley Theatre from the 10th to the 31 December.