Coming up at Alnwick Playhouse

Dominic Kirwan
Dominic Kirwan

Irish entertainer Dominic Kirwan brings his 25th anniversary tour to the Playhouse for an evening of live music – a mix of classic country, rock and roll and ballads – on Friday, November 21, at 7.30pm.

• Looking further ahead, Buddy Holly and the Cricketers once again herald in the Yuletide festivities with Holly at Christmas. At Alnwick Playhouse, on Monday, December 8, 8pm.


Tuesday, November 18, 2pm: Magic In The Moonlight (12A) – starring Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney. A world famous illusionist (Firth) is persuaded to uncover the fraudulent behaviour of a mystic on the French Riviera. Upon seeing mystic Sophie (Stone) perform however, he struggles to remain convinced that her powers are nothing more than an act. As he continues in his endeavour to expose Sophie, his feelings begin to grow towards her, leading him to question not only her powers but his own beliefs. Director: Woody Allen. Running time: 97 minutes. Tickets: Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50, Friends £6.30.

Tuesday, November 18, 7.30pm: What We Did On Our Holiday (12A) - starring David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, Billy Connolly. Doug (Tennant) and his family head off on holiday to the Scottish highlands to celebrate his father’s birthday. However, Doug and wife Abi (Pike) soon discover that when trying to keep a secret, their children might just be their biggest problem. Director: Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin. Running time: 95 minutes. Tickets: Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50, Friends £6.30.

Thursday, November 20, 7.30pm: Dracula Untold (15) - starring: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Sarah Gadon, Samantha Barks. An exploration of the origins behind the world’s most infamous vampire, Dracula Untold delves into the history of Vlad Tepes the Impaler and how his tragic self-sacrifices during his human life inspired Bram Stoker’s legendary fiend. Combining history with mythology, director Gary Shore takes a new perspective on this well-known tale. Running Times: 92 minutes. Tickets: Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50, Friends £6.30.

Wednesday, November 26, 7.30pm: Ida (12A) - starring: Agata Trzebuchowska, Agata Kulesza, Joanna Kulig, Dawid Ogrodnik. Set in 1960s Poland, beautiful 18-year-old Anna (Trzebuchowska) is preparing to take her vows to become a nun. In order to prepare for this she is to make a visit to her family. Upon talking to her Aunt Wanda (Kulesza) she uncovers her true identity (Ida) and the real fate that befell her parents. Together they set out on a journey to their final resting place, shedding light upon their pasts and reshaping their futures along the way. Director: Pawel Pawlikowski. Running time: 82 minutes. Tickets: Premier £7.50, standard £7, conc £6.50, child/student £5.50, Friends £6.30.

To book tickets, call the box office on 01665 510785 or visit the Playhouse website.