Market Theatre, Ledbury

Ledbury, HR8 2AQ

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Rear wheelchair access No Rear wheelchair access
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Upcoming Events

Friday28Sep

Easy Rider18

Two young "hippie" bikers, Wyatt and Billy sell some dope in Southern California, stash their money away in their gas-tank and set off for a trip across America, on their own personal odyssey looking for a way to lead their lives.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
8.00pm

Running Time
92

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

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Tuesday2Oct

Royal Shakespeare Company
The Merry Wives of Windsor

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos. For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor…

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £14.00  Child: £12.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

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Finding Your Feet12

When ‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott (Imelda Staunton) discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair with her best friend, she seeks refuge with her estranged, older sister Bif (Celia Imrie). The two could not be more different - Sandra is a fish out of water next to her outspoken, serial dating, free-spirited sibling. But different is just what Sandra needs and she reluctantly lets Bif drag her along to her community dance class, where gradually she starts finding her feet... and romance.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
10.30am

Running Time
111

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Stories from the Hop YardsU

From the makers of “Chewing The Cud: Memories from Hereford’s old livestock market” comes a brand-new heritage film about the glorious traditions of hop picking in the county. With their distinctive aroma and connections to beer and the turning of the seasons, this film mixes archive photographs, films and newly recorded oral history interviews from farmers, traders, pickers and brewers. With the renaissance of interest in hops, we listen to stories of days past and present from Herefordians, people from South Wales, the Black Country, Polish migrant workers and Gypsy Roma travellers. This film is a part of the ‘Herefordshire Life Through A Lens’ project.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
8.00pm

Running Time
90

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

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The Florida Project15

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
8.00pm

Running Time
111

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Thursday1Nov

NTLive
Allelujah!

‘Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness (Independent) Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer) in your local cinema. The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew,eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, andthe triumphs of the old people’s choir. Alan Bennett’s celebrated plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner. Letterpress graphic by Alan Kitching, art directed by Michael Mayhew.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri15

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award nominee Martin McDonagh. After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
8.00pm

Running Time
115

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Tuesday13Nov

The Royal Ballet
La Bayadere

Marius Petipa’s fantasy, set in legendary India, tells the tale of a temple dancer and the prince who loves her but marries another. The famous, moonlit ‘white act’ – The Kingdom of the Shades – is a corps de ballet highlight, as multiple images of the prince’s lost love haunt his mind. The choreography allows two opposing ballerinas to shine, while a bronze idol comes vividly to life in a stunning solo. Throughout, the melody and moods of Minkus’s music perfectly match the fluidity and precision of the classical choreography and the drama of the storytelling.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Tickets
Adult: £14.00  Child: £12.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Wednesday14Nov

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society12a

Based on the bestselling novel, Lily James plays free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey during WWII. From the producers of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and with an all-star British cast, comes a compelling romantic drama with an intriguing mystery at its heart.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
10.30am

Running Time
124

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Wednesday14Nov

Royal Shakespeare Company
Troilus and Cressida

"Lechery, lechery, still wars and lechery: nothing else holds fashion" Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences. Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding with the rhythm of battle. The Greek army is encamped under the walls of Troy and, at the point at which the play begins, the war has reached stalemate. The Greeks are quarrelling amongst themselves. Achilles, their greatest champion, refuses to fight and has withdrawn to his tent with his lover, Patroclus. Equally at odds with themselves, the Trojans are debating the value of continuing the war merely for the sake of keeping Helen. Troilus is much distracted from these military concerns by his love for Cressida, the daughter of a Trojan who has defected to the Greek camp. The young lovers are eagerly assisted by Cressida's uncle Pandarus, who acts as their go-between. However, after only one night together they are parted when Cressida is sent to join her father in the Greek camp. Almost immediately she betrays Troilus with the Greek Diomedes and, discovering this, Troilus is plunged into despair. With the fall of Troy certain, Troilus vows revenge.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
Cert 12A

Tickets
Adult: £14.00  Child: £12.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Tuesday20Nov

NTLive
The Madness of George III

by Alan Bennett Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys,The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance). It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man. Show image photograph (Mark Gatiss) by Creative by Wren

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Friday23Nov

The Silent ChildExempt

Set in rural England and inspired by real life events. The Silent Child centres around a profoundly deaf four year old girl named Libby who is born into a middle class family and lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication.

Event Type
Film

Tickets

Time
8.00pm

Running Time
20

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

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The Party15

After she receives a promotion and becomes the secretary of health, a British cabinet politician and her academic husband host a soiree for the political and intellectual elite that ends with blood on the floor.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
8.20pm

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

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Thursday29Nov

Trafalgar Releasing
The King & I From the London Palladium

The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to cinemas in this unmissable event presented from London’s iconic Palladium. Reprising her Tony Award-winning role, ‘Broadway musical’s undisputed Queen’ (The Sunday Times) Kelli O’Hara (Anna) takes to the stage alongside Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The King) in a "powerhouse" (The Times) performance. Also returning to her Tony Award winning role as Lady Thiang is Ruthie Ann Miles. Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. With one of the finest scores ever written including; Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, and featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers, The King and I is a testament to the lavish heritage of gloriously romantic musical theatre – it is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals. “Five stars for a sumptuous King and I. Book Now. It’s a hit” - The Times “We left the London Palladium on a bright cloud of music - joyous!” - Daily Mail “Looks and sounds ravishing. Complete rapture” - The Telegraph

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Thursday6Dec

NTLive
Antony and Cleopatra

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war. Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem. Show image photograph (Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo) by Jason Bell

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Sunday9Dec

The Royal Ballet
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family. Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. Peter Wright’s production for The Royal Ballet keeps true to the spirit of this Russian ballet classic, with period details and dancing snowflakes. The many solo roles and ensembles put the world-class skills of the Company to the fore in this Christmas classic.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £14.00  Child: £12.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Wednesday12Dec

Edie12a

Edie has spent 40 years trapped in a colourless life in England, tending to her controlling husband after his stroke. When he passes away and her daughter tries to send her to a care home, she packs an old camping bag, leaves her life behind and embarks on an adventure she never got to have - climbing the imposing Mount Suilven in Scotland. The journey to the summit will be long and difficult, but Edie is determined to prove to herself and everyone else that it s never too late.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
10.30am

Running Time
102

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Friday14Dec

The Bookshop (TBC)PG

England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir Nabokov, she earns the polite but ruthless opposition of a local grand dame and the support and affection of a reclusive book loving widower. As Florence's obstacles amass and bear suspicious signs of a local power struggle, she is forced to ask: is there a place for a bookshop in a town that may not want one? Based on Penelope Fitzgerald's acclaimed novel, The Bookshop is an elegant yet incisive rendering of personal resolve, tested in the battle for the soul of a community.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
8.00pm

Running Time
113

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Wednesday30Jan

2019

Royal Opera House
La Traviata ROH

From the thrill of unexpected romance to a heartbreaking reconciliation that comes too late – Verdi’s La traviata is one of the most popular of all operas. Alfredo falls in love in with the courtesan Violetta in glamorous Paris society, but underneath the surface run darker undercurrents, leading to a tragic ending. The opera’s wealth of melodies includes the famous Brindisi and the exuberant ‘Sempre libera’ – both showing the lyricism of Italian opera at its most immediately appealing. Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera brings out all the emotional colour, from the giddy discovery of love, through painful confrontation to the inevitable conclusion. Lavish period sets and costumes enhance the reality of a moving story based on true life.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Tickets
Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
18:45

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

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Tuesday19Feb

2019

The Royal Ballet
Don Quixote

Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations. Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza. At its heart are virtuoso roles for the lovers Basilio and Kitri. Carlos Acosta chose this joyful classic for his first production for The Royal Ballet. His vibrant staging brings together the whole Company in such roles as exuberant villagers, passionate gypsies and even fantasy flowers. The story follows Don Quixote’s picaresque journey to do deeds in honour of his imaginary noble lady, Dulcinea. Sunny, charming, funny and touching – Don Quixote is a ballet as full of uplifting emotion as it is of astonishing ballet technique.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Tickets
Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

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Saturday23Feb

2019

Neil Maya Quartet
The Brubeck Project

Let this superb quartet immerse you in the cool sounds of the world famous Dave Brubeck Quartet. Playing such classics as Blue Rondo Ala Turk, Unsquare Dance and Take Five, the band will take you back to 1959, a golden year for jazz. The band has played many gigs for rural touring schemes delivering high quality accessible music for all ages to enjoy, but with a light hearted approach.

Event Type
Live

Age range
Those who remember Dave Brubeck!

Tickets
Adult: £14.00  Child: £8.00 

Time
20:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number