Past Performances

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MILES JUPP – ON I BANG

Friday 07 June 2024 – 7.30pm

Miles Jupp’s new show On I Bang is a tale about surprise, fear, luck, love and qualified medical practitioners.


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YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS – Frome College

Wednesday 05 June 2024 – 7pm

This is a 100% student led evening of really great plays.


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THE OLIVE BOY

Monday 03 June 2024 – 7.30pm

A show full of grief, hope, and a great deal of olives. Based on Ollie Maddigan’s real life story, “The Olive Boy" is a crude, compelling comedy that will leave audiences deciding whether to laugh or cry. Following its month-long SELL OUT run at the Edinburgh Fringe, The Olive Boy tours the UK this spring.


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ROHMESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

Thursday 30 May 2024 – 7.20PM

The iconic songs of Sting. The electrifying choreography of Kate Prince. This is a tale of hope.

A screened production.


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ALL THINGS MUSICAL – Frome College

Thursday 23 May 2024 – 7pm

All Things Musical – an opportunity for all of our musicals enthusiasts to perform a scene a song or a dance from their favourite musical.


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ROHTHE WINTER’S TALE

Wednesday 22 May 2024 – 7.15PM

Shakespeare’s profound story of love and loss, artfully adapted into a contemporary three-act narrative ballet by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, celebrates its tenth anniversary.

A screened production.


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BRATTON SILVER BAND CONCERT

Saturday 18 May 2024 – 7.30pm

Bratton Silver Band, established in 1859, is a popular local brass ensemble known for its exciting performances. With a repertoire spanning classical to contemporary pieces, the band continues to captivate audiences across Wiltshire.


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AETF WESTERN AREA FINAL 2024

Saturday 11 May 2024 – 2PM AND 7PM

Five companies which have already won festivals, perform their plays before an adjudicator, Robert Meadows GoDA , providing a varied day of theatre. We never know what to expect but look forward to an exciting and entertaining day.


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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: NYE

Thursday 09 May 2024 – 7pm

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state and created the NHS.

A screened production


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MACBETH: RALPH FIENNES & INDIRA VARMA

Thursday 02 May 2024, Sunday 5 May – 7pm/3pm

Tony and BAFTA Award winner Ralph Fiennes and Olivier Award winner Indira Varma star in a brand-new ‘full-voltage visceral’ production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

A screened production.


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ROHCARMEN

Wednesday 01 May 2024 – 6.45pm

Aigul Akmetshina performs the title role in Damiano Michieletto’s sizzling new production of Bizet’s ever-popular opera.


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ROHSWAN LAKE

Sunday 28 April 2024 – 2pm

Classical ballet’s most powerful tale of love, treachery and forgiveness returns to the Royal Opera House stage.


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A BUNCH OF AMATEURS

Thursday 25 April 2024, 26 APRIL, 27 APRIL – 7.30pm

When a fading Hollywood action hero finds he has to play King Lear not in Stratford upon Avon but in a sleepy Suffolk village with a cast of well-meaning amateurs, emotions run hilariously high.


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THE SECRET GARDEN AND PERFORMING ARTS SHOWCASE

Saturday 13 April 2024 – 2pm and 6pm

Join the wonderful ballet students of Frome’s Tri.Art Dance Academy as they discover The Secret Garden, featuring beautiful dances and storytelling in an adapted version of the classic childrens’ tale.

A Performing Arts Showcase in Act 2 will dazzle audiences!


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ROHMACMILLAN CELEBRATED

Tuesday 09 April 2024 – 7.15PM

The Royal Ballet celebrates the breadth of Principal Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan’s one-act ballets: Danses Concertantes, Different Drummer ​and Requiem.


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JOHN OTWAY AND WILD WILLY BARRETT

Saturday 06 April 2024 – 7.30pm

This magnetic bond still holds after more than 40 years of attempted escapes – John’s lyrical genius and Willy’s outstanding musicianship still loved for their total in-yer-face originality. The contrast between the dead pan humour of Barrett and mad onstage antics of Otway are hilarious to watch. 


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ROHMADAMA BUTTERFLY

Tuesday 26 March 2024 – 7.15pm

Puccini’s devastating tragedy about a young geisha who falls in love with an American naval officer.


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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE

Sunday 24 March 2024 – 7pm

Sam Mendes directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play.


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MATILDA THE MUSICAL Jr

Wednesday 20 March 2024, Thursday 21 March, Friday 22 March, Saturday 23 March – 7pm

Rebellion is nigh as Selwood Academy presents Matilda Jr, a witty ode to the the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination! The story of a girl and the children she inspires who are out to teach the grown-ups a lesson.


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WHAT THE VECK?

Friday 15 March 2024 – 8pm

Tom Veck brings charm and warmth to a show where relatable domestic ditties, stories from his peculiar past and the confessions of strangers will have you on the edge of your seat wondering What the Veck is coming next!


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KIKI DEE AND CARMELO LUGGIERI

Saturday 09 March 2024 – 7.30pm

For over 25 years now Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe.


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LU IN LULAND – Self Love Revolution

Friday 08 March 2024 – 7.30pm

‘Self Love Revolution’ – an evening with sex-positive, sweary, funny and life-empowering speaker Lu

Join Lu on IWD as she takes you with her on her very personal journey to Self Love sharing all the glorious, hilarious, painful, life changing turns; giving you the tools to help you write your own permission slip for life!


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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: VANYA – Encore

Wednesday 06 March 2024 – 7pm

Encore performance Andrew Scott brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Hopes, dreams, and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the complexities of human emotions.


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ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING

Monday 04 March 2024 – 7.30pm

As the shipping forecast turns 100 Charlie Connelly’s hilarious, informative celebration brings the broadcast vividly to life. Charlie explores its remarkable history, unlocks its mysteries and tells riproaring stories of his own adventures among the sea areas, ensuring the forecast will never sound the same again.


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BOY ON THE ROOF

Saturday 02 March 2024 – 7.30PM

Presented by award-winning full-mask maestros, Vamos Theatre, Boy on the Roof is the story of a cross-generational friendship between teenager Liam, who has ADHD, and his 91-year-old neighbour, Albert. Performed without words, it has been created through Community Conversations across the UK, gathering people’s experiences of ADHD, loneliness, aging, hearing loss, connection and community.


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LEAPS OF FAITH

Thursday 29 February 2024 – 7.30pm

Frome Writers’ Collective presents an evening of new monologues, brought to life by local actors.


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GREASE – School Edition

Thursday 22 February 2024, FRIDAY 23 FEBRUARY, SATURDAY 24 FEBRUARY, (MATINEE 2PM SATURDAY 24 FEBRUARY) – 7pm

Revisit the renowned classic about teens in love in the 50s. When wholesome good girl Sandy and greaser renegade Danny fall in love over the summer, they never expect to see each other again. But when they both discover that they’re now attending the same high school, social differences challenge their romance.


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THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Thursday 15 February 2024 – 2pm

Half Term Treat!

While playing a game of hide-and-seek, Lucy discovers a wardrobe and hides inside. To her astonishment, she finds herself transported to a magical world called Narnia… This film beautifully captures the wonder, courage, and enchantment of C.S. Lewis’s beloved novel.


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ROHMANON

Sunday 11 February 2024 – 2pm

Torn between her desire of a life of splendour and riches and her devotion to her true love Des Grieux, the feckless and capricious Manon pays the ultimate price.


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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: DEAR ENGLAND

Thursday 25 January 2024 – 7pm

The country that gave the world football has since delivered a painful pattern of loss. Why can’t England’s men win at their own game? With the worst track record for penalties in the world, Gareth Southgate knows he needs to open his mind and face up to the years of hurt, to take team and country back to the promised land.


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ROHRUSALKA

Wednesday 24 January 2024 – 6.45pm

This poetic, contemporary new staging of Dvořák’s lyric fairy tale reveals our uneasy relationship with the natural world and humanity’s attempts to own and tame it.


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WINNERSFROME FILM CLUB

Wednesday 10 January 2024 – 8pm

In a small provincial Iranian town, the children work hard to support their families. One day nine-year-old Yahya and his friend Leyla find a precious statue…

DIR: HASSAN NAZER
IRAN 2022 | 85 MINUTES | CERT PG
PERSIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES


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FROME TOWN BAND’S CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

Saturday 23 December 2023 – 7.30pm

In a really family-friendly concert, Frome Town Band invites you to join their musical Christmas celebration.


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FROME COLLEGE CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2023

Wednesday 13 December 2023 – 7pm

Students from Frome College join together for an evening of music and festive good cheer!


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ELF – The Musical

Thursday 07 December 2023, TO SATURDAY 16 DECEMBER – various times

Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, this modern-day classic Christmas musical from Merlin Theatre Productions is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear.


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MARK SIMMONS: QUIP OFF THE MARK

Saturday 25 November 2023 – 7.30pm

UK Comics’ Comic 2022

“One of the UK’s pre-eminent pun merchants…the quickest quipster in showbusiness.” Evening Standard.
As seen on Mock The Week and ITV, ‘Master of one-liners’ MARK SIMMONS brings his brand-new show on the road.


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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: SKYLIGHT

Tuesday 21 November 2023 – 7pm

Returning to the big screen after nearly ten years, Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the critically acclaimed revival of David Hare’s play, directed by Stephen Daldry. Captured live from Wyndham’s Theatre in London’s West End in 2014.

★★★★★ ‘Moving picture of politics and love’ Guardian


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TEDxFrome

Sunday 19 November 2023 – 2pm

The global TED concept of ‘ideas worth spreading’ brings together local speakers to share, spark conversations and engage with innovations, thinking and community.


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HENRIK IBSEN’S A DOLL’S HOUSE

Thursday 16 November 2023, FRIDAY 17 NOVEMBER, SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER – 7.30pm

A thrilling amateur production of Frank McGuinness’ rivetingly relevant and award-winning new version of Henrik Ibsen’s revolutionary theatrical masterpiece. This dramatic play is as sensationally bold and brilliant as it was when it was first performed in 1879.


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SPIN DANCE FITNESS STUDIO ANNUAL CHARITY SHOWCASE

Saturday 04 November 2023 – 7pm

Spin Dance Fitness Studio’s annual charity showcase raises money for Fearless. Pole dancing and aerial hoop performances from students and instructors, along with commercial, street and contemporary dance pieces.


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NOSFERATU A Symphony of Horrors

Wednesday 01 November 2023 – 7.30pm

Nosferatu (1922) is arguably the film that gave birth to the horror genre. Chris Green’s music, a haunting blend of electronic and acoustic instruments performed live by the composer, makes for a genuinely remarkable and unique cinematic experience.


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WENT TO LONDON, TOOK THE DOG – An Evening with Nina Stibbe

Monday 30 October 2023 – 7.30pm

Award-winning author Nina Stibbe (Love, Nina) shares the hilarious, irreverent and joyful story of her return to London.

Join us for a sparkling evening with Nina, as she introduces her new book Went to London, Took the Dog.


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A VICAR OF DIBLEY CHRISTMAS

Tuesday 24 October 2023, TO SATURDAY 28 OCTOBER – 7.30pm

There can be no better way of celebrating the approach of the festive season than a trip to Dibley!

Our previous visit ended with Alice and Hugo’s marriage (surrounded by friends and Teletubbies of course!), and now Alice is pregnant, to the delight of everyone except her father in law David…


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KING ARTHUR – Le Navet Bete

Friday 20 October 2023, SATURDAY 21 OCTOBER – 7pm

The Kings of Comedy, Le Navet Bete, return to the stage with a brand-new comedy for the ages. This hilarious retelling of the Arthurian legends, suitable for the whole family, will have audiences crying with laughter and become part of the legend themselves!


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TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

Sunday 15 October 2023 – 8pm

Feisty heroines, lovelorn & bickering young men, dictatorial parents, foolish suitors, cross-dressing, letters galore, wild outlaws, witty servants, fights, live music and a lugubrious clown with a dog… Shakespeare Live promises ninety minutes of fast, furious, and very funny entertainment.


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COHAN AND MACMILLAN ON FILM

Saturday 14 October 2023 – 7.30pm

Seven Portraits and Sea of Troubles, Robert Cohan and Kenneth MacMillan’s deeply moving stories of passion, loss, isolation, grief and revenge can be seen on film for the first time. These two extraordinary films are performed by award winning dancers.


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MAVKATHE FOREST SONG

Friday 13 October 2023 – 6PM

With stunning visuals and a magical soundtrack, “Mavka:The Forest Song” is a heart-warming animated adventure that celebrates the power of love and the harmony between humankind and the natural world.


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2000 DAYS

Friday 06 October 2023, SATURDAY 07 OCTOBER – 8pm

Frome 1939. An entire school has been evacuated from London. They enjoy a taste of freedom, fresh air and adventure in the country lanes of Somerset. Then, the war closes in and there will be an emotional price to pay. 

Dust your old bicycle down, oil the chain, test those brakes, Don your trouser clips and brace yourselves for a bumpy ride.


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A LITTLE LIFE

Friday 29 September 2023, SATURDAY 30 SEPTEMBER – 7pm

James Norton stars in the utterly compelling theatrical event of 2023 as visionary director Ivo van Hove stages the English language premiere of A Little Life. Filmed live at the Savoy Theatre, London, during its West End run.


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HITCHCOCK AND DYLAN DOUBLE BILL

Friday 22 September 2023 – 7pm

“Pip Utton is THE leading solo player strutting the boards in our time." Dan Lentell.
Pip is back in his home theatre with a double bill of Hitchcock and Dylan. Two new hit shows to add to the long list.