Malvern Theatres

    The Festival Theatre, now known as Malvern Theatres, is a theatre complex on Grange Road in Malvern, Worcestershire, England. Malvern Theatres, housed in the Winter Gardens complex in the town centre of Great Malvern, has been a provincial centre for the arts since 1885. The theatre became known for its George Bernard Shaw productions in the 1930s and from 1977 onwards, along with the works of Edward Elgar. Up until 1965, 19 different plays of Shaw were produced at the Malvern Festival Theatre, and six premiered here,[1] including The Apple Cart at the opening Malvern Festival in 1929, Geneva, a Fancied Page of History in Three Acts in August 1938 and In Good King Charles’s Golden Days in August 1939.

    Over its history the theatre and festival has closed several times, including during World War II, in the early 1960s, in the early 1970s, and in the late 1990s when a new complex was built with an 850-seat Festival Theatre, a Forum Theatre, a 400-seat cinema, and a bar and restaurant.


    Upcoming events at The Malvern Theatres

    A Monster Calls


    Malvern Theatres

    15 Apr 2020 - 18 Apr 2020

    ‘Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what...

    Malory Towers

    A nostalgic and naughty musical for all ages from Emma Rice

    Malvern Theatres

    26 May 2020 - 30 May 2020

    Malory Towers is a new musical, full of high jinks, high drama and high spirits....

    Bring It On The Musical

    Amber Davies and Louis Smith are ready to BRING IT ON as the smash hit Broadway Musical back flips into the UK.

    Malvern Theatres

    17 Nov 2020 - 21 Nov 2020

    Amber Davies and Louis Smith are ready to BRING IT ON as the smash hit...

    Bang Bang!

    A new farce by John Cleese

    Malvern Theatres

    5 May 2020 - 9 May 2020

    (*Mr Cleese does not appear in this production – he wanted to, but we wouldn’t...

    By the Waters of Liverpool

    The UK premiere tour of Helen Forrester’s By The Waters of Liverpool, comes to Blackpool.

    Malvern Theatres

    14 Apr 2020 - 15 Apr 2020

    Featuring a star-studded cast from stage and screen; Mark Moraghan, Sian Reeves, Parry Glasspool, Lucy...
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