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Picture from RSC LIVE: Hamlet (150mins)

Wednesday 8th June at 7.00pm

Rsc Live: Hamlet (150mins)

Rising star Paapa Essiedu takes the title role in Shakespeare's great tragedy, live from the Bard's home town. Shakespeare's searing tale of deceit, mistrust and revenge is one of the Bard's most frequently staged plays.

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Picture from RSC LIVE: Hamlet

Wednesday 8th June at 7.00pm

Rsc Live: Hamlet

Rising star Paapa Essiedu takes the title role in Shakespeare's great tragedy, broadcast live in HD from the Bard's home town. Prince Hamlet has got it all.

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Picture from NT LIVE: The Audience

Thursday 9th June at 7.00pm

Nt Live: The Audience

Winner of three Tony Awards® and two Olivier Awards, National Theatre Live’s smash-hit broadcast of the original West End production of The Audience - featuring Helen Mirren’s multi-award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II - returns to cinemas in celebration of the monarch’s 90th birthday.

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Picture from EDDI READER plus Support - SOLD OUT

Saturday 11th June at 8.00pm

Eddi Reader Plus Support - Sold Out

Brought into the limelight by Fairground Attraction, Eddi Reader saw their single ‘Perfect’ and parent album First of a Million Kisses both top the British charts.

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Wednesday 22nd June at 8.00pm

The Slambovian Circus Of Dreams

Called everything from ‘hillbilly-Pink Floyd’ to ‘folk-pop’ to ‘surreal americana’, New York’s Slambovian Circus of Dreams (AKA The Grand Slambovians) “is a riveting, mesmerizing, crazy, amazing machine of music.” – Chronogram Magazine.

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Picture from NT LIVE: A View From A Bridge by Arthur Miller

Thursday 30th June at 7.00pm

Nt Live: A View From A Bridge By Arthur Miller

Following its smash-hit original broadcast, the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge returns to cinemas due to audience demand.

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Picture from BRANAGH THEATRE LIVE: Romeo & Juliet

Thursday 8th July at 7.15pm

Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo & Juliet

Kenneth Branagh reunites his Cinderella stars for a modern version of the Bard's great tragedy. Young lovers Romeo (Richard Madden) and Juliet (Lily James) are caught up in a longstanding feud between Verona's Montague and Capulet families.

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Picture from Lucinda Williams

Tuesday 12th July at 8.00pm

Lucinda Williams

Three time Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams is an American rock, folk, blues and country music singer and songwriter, whose attention to detail has produced a catalogue of remarkably high quality material including the universally acclaimed Car Wheels on a Gravel Road. Her efforts have been rewarded with fifteen Grammy nominations and she was named 'America's Greatest Songwriter' by Time Magazine.

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Picture from The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Wednesday 13th July at 8.00pm

The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

The world renowned all-singing, all-plucking superstars return with their toe-tapping music, hilarious banter, and sheer superlative entertainment. Last year they celebrated 30 Plucking Years of ukulele action, this year they will have been active for One Billion Seconds.

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Picture from Paul Merton's Improv Chums

Thursday 14th July at 8.00pm

Paul Merton'S Improv Chums

Paul Merton, one of the UK’s most popular comedians, together with his highly renowned Impro Chums: Mike McShane, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch and Suki Webster, create a brand new show every night, inspired by suggestions from you the audience as well as their own finely honed improvisational skills.

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Picture from Platform Festival

Saturday 16th July, The Old Station at 1.00pm (Doors 12.00pm)

Platform Festival

Gretchen Peters, The Shires, Badly Drawn Boy, Danny & The Champions Of The World, Seafret, The Dunwells, Orphan Colours, Barcode Zebra, Wildflowers,

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Picture from Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys

Wednesday 14th September at 8.00pm

Gordie Mackeeman & His Rhythm Boys

Hailing from Prince Edward Island, the award-winning Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys serve up old-time roots music and Western Swing with an energy level that practically yanks you out of your seat by the collar. If ever someone was deserving of the nickname "Crazy Legs", it just might be fiddler Gordie MacKeeman.

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Picture from Rob Beckett

Wednesday 9th November at 8.00pm

Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett returns to PAC with his Mouth of The South tour, a brand-new show of funnies and he's taking on the big issues like Kit Kats and flatbread! Star of BBC1’s Live At The Apollo, Would I Lie To You?, Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Cats Does Countdown, BBC2’s Mock The Week, ITV’s Play To The Whistle, and ITV2’s Celebrity Juice.

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