What’s on at the peoples’ theatre

EXPERIENCE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT IN 2022 / 23.

February

  • Thursday 2nd FebruarySaturday 4th February

    Hitsville

    Join Lee Semley Theatre Productions as they bring you the sounds of Detroit with a night of classic Motown music. HITSVILLE features the songs of the legendary American supergroups, The Jackson 5, The Supremes, Four Tops, The Temptations, plus many, many more.

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  • Thursday 9th February

    On The Beat 4

    The National Association of Retired Police Officers (Barnsley Branch) present a variety spectacular. Hosted by Peter Foster and featuring The Cardi Boys, Ruth Burbidge and Special Guests. Proceeds to be donated to The Lily Grace Cunliffe Foundation.

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  • Friday 10th February

    John Reilly & Lewis Nitikman

    An up-close and personal evening of peerless original songs and musicianship.

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  • Saturday 11th February

    GEORGE! The Concert

    Direct from a triumphant US Tour, the phenomenal Nick Bold brings his love and passion for George Harrison to the stage in ‘George! The Concert,’ a tour-de-force evening of great Harrisongs, Beatles classics and Traveling Wilburys too. Joined by a stunning live band, it’s an authentic, heartfelt and astonishing experience not to be missed!

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  • Wednesday 15th February

    QUEEN: One Vision

    With superb attention to detail in music, costume and production, Queen: One Vision deliver all of your favourite Queen hits, with a power and energy that is guaranteed to blow your mind!

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  • Friday 17th February

    Blue Flamingos 60’s Review

    A spectacular live 1960’s review show, bringing you the best music from both sides of the Atlantic – all performed by a stellar line-up of musicians and vocalists. Crank up the nostalgia meter!

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  • Saturday 18th February

    Rule Brit-HA-nnia!

    Join stars of Britain’s Got Talent, Ben Nickless, Steve Royle and Steve Hewlett in an unmissable evening of comedy and variety entertainment. The Best of British!

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  • Tuesday 28th FebruarySaturday 4th March

    Waiting For God

    All the favourite characters from the original BBC series are reimagined in this fresh, wickedly funny comedy. Facing the challenges that come with growing old disgracefully in the era of the silver surfer, at Bayview Retirement Village, battle-axe extraordinaire Diana Trent conspires with new resident Tom Ballard.

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March

  • Thursday 9th March Saturday 11th March

    The Cripple of Inishmaan

    From the acclaimed pen of Martin McDonagh (In Bruges / Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) comes this haunting yet hysterical play. The small Aran Islands community of Inishmaan off the Western Coast of Ireland: 1934. Inhabitants are excited to learn of a Hollywood film crew’s arrival to make a documentary about life on the remote islands.

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  • Sunday 12th March

    Eltonesque

    Uncanny and with breath-taking virtuosity, for the most faithful Elton John concert experience, look no further than ELTONESQUE. Featuring Pete Gallagher and his fabulous live band, it’s going to be a long, long time till you see a finer tribute to the Rocket Man!

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  • Wednesday 15th March

    An Adult Evening with Billy Pearce

    The ‘Pride of Yorkshire’ returns to The People’s Theatre with his inimitable ‘adult’ comedy show. 

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  • Friday 17th March

    Jacky & His Celtic Soul: Irish Heartbeat

    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style as Jack Land Noble returns to his roots for an evening of music, laughter and sheer Celtic joy, bursting with the very best of the Emerald Isle. Slàinte!

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  • Monday 20th MarchSaturday 25th March

    Ghost the Musical

    From the company that brought you the smash hit shows 9 TO 5 and Kinky Boots, Lee Semley Theatre Productions presents GHOST The Musical. Based upon the hit romantic fantasy film of the same name starring Whoopi Goldberg, Demi Moore and the late great Patrick Swayze. ‘BEAUTIFUL, MOVING AND STUNNINGLY EMOTIONAL.

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  • Sunday 26th March

    Tammy Marie School Of Dance

    The Tammy Marie School is back once again, with an energetic, colourful and vibrant display of dance. Showcasing work from classic musicals, interpreting modern day pop and pushing the boundaries of artistry.

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April

  • Tuesday 4th AprilSaturday 8th April

    Deathtrap

    From the author of Rosemary’s Baby comes DEATHTRAP, a gasp-inducing thriller with a ‘splattering’ of black humour. Award-winning playwright Sidney Bruhl receives a manuscript of a new play by unknown dramatist Clifford Anderson asking for constructive criticism… or has he?

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  • Tuesday 11th April

    Top Secret: The Magic of Science

    Fusing the mystery of magic with miraculous feats of science, hang on to your seats as we journey into a real-life science laboratory and experience the action-packed, interactive magical science experiments that will capture the imagination.

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  • Saturday 15th April

    Glam ‘N’ Glitz

    Dig out your flares and platform boots, the Glam ‘n’ Glitz Band are rolling into town. Their side-splitting show is guaranteed to have you dancing out of your seat. Besides their high standard of musicianship, the full show includes hits from all the glam icons including: Bowie, T.Rex, Sweet, Slade and many more. 

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  • Sunday 16th April

    High Jinx

    ROLL UP, ROLL UP! Created by award-winning illusionist and magician, Michael Jordan, HIGH JINX brings sensational tricks, illusions, juggling, escapology and the magic of circus to The Peoples’ Theatre. A show for all the ages!

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  • Thursday 20th April Saturday 22nd April

    Bette & Joan

    Once the biggest names in Hollywood, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford find themselves on the brink of being has-beens. We join them on the set of their new film, Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?, but can they put their differences aside for the sake of the picture, or will their divine feud bubble over into all-out war? 

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  • Wednesday 26th AprilFriday 28th April

    Eurofever!

    As the UK gears up to host the 67th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, join Lee Semley Theatre Productions as they pay homage to the greatest Eurovision entries of all time and indulge our guilty pleasures. Expect cheesy extravagance, jaw dropping costumes, and songs that are catchier than you might like to admit. Camp, silly and downright outrageous. ‘This is Barnsley calling?’ Are you ready to party? 

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  • Saturday 29th April

    Roxy Magic

    The foremost tribute to Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry. Lovingly recreating four decades of incredible music: ROXY MAGIC never fail to impress.

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