Bradford Theatres

    Theatre group including the Alhambra Theatre, St George’s Hall, The Studio and King’s Hall and Winter Garden. Run and managed by Bradford Council.

    The Alhambra Theatre is a theatre in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, named after the Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain, which was the place of residence of the Emir of the Emirate of Granada. It was built in 1913 at a cost of £20,000 for theatre impresario Francis Laidler, and opened on Wednesday 18 March 1914.

    St George’s Hall is a strategic grade II* listed Victorian building located in the centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. Originally designed with a seating capacity of 3,500, the hall seats 1,500 people.

    The Studio is a flexible small theatre / rehearsal space adjacent to the Alhambra Theatre main house. … The Studio hosts stand up comedy shows by comedians such as Tom Stade, Paul Foot, Suzi Ruffell and Patrick Monahan.

    King’s Hall and Winter Garden are located in the heart of the picturesque town of Ilkley. The Hall boasts a traditional theatre and, together with the adjacent glass roofed spa Winter Garden, it makes for the perfect location for weddings or social functions.

    King’s Hall and Winter Garden currently hosts a wide range of events and community provision. From a variety of professional productions including enchanting family shows, must-see music concerts and inspiring talks, to local amateur dramatic and performing arts companies, weddings, parties, lifestyle fairs and community events. It is also one of the key venues for the Summer Festival held in August every year and the hugely popular Ilkley Literature Festival.

    Upcoming events at Bradford Theatres

    Greatest Days

    The official Take That musical

    The Alhambra Theatre Bradford

    18 Sep 2023 - 23 Sep 2023

    Relight Your Fire with this sensational new production of Take That’s smash hit musical Greatest Days .

    Dirty Dancing

    The classic story on stage.

    The Alhambra Theatre Bradford

    10 Oct 2023 - 14 Oct 2023

    Dirty Dancing returns following a season at London’s Dominion Theatre. Exploding with heart-pounding music, breath-taking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing.

    This is Elvis – Ben Portsmouth

    Ben Portsmouth brings you his jaw-dropping tribute to The King of Rock and Roll.

    St Georges Hall Bradford

    13 May 2023

    Ben Portsmouth brings you his jaw-dropping tribute to The King of Rock and Roll.

    Johannes Radebe – Freedom Unleashed

    An electrifying brand-new production for 2023.

    Bradford Theatres

    20 Apr 2023

    Johannes Radebe tours the UK with his electrifying new show for 2023.

    David Walliams’ Demon Dentist

    Book Your Appointment With Fun!

    Bradford Alhambra Theatre

    8 Jun 2023 - 11 Jun 2023

    Don't miss this terrific tale from the West End producers of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny and Billionaire Boy, which were both nominated for an Olivier Award! It promises to be the funniest and most thrilling show yet!

    The Wizard of Oz

    Join Dorothy, Toto, and friends on an unforgettable adventure down the yellow brick road to the merry old land of Oz.

    The Alhambra Theatre Bradford

    19 Mar 2024 - 23 Mar 2024

    The Producer of the smash-hit Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presents a brand-new production of THE WIZARD OF OZ, one of the world’s most beloved musicals.

    Anything For Love The Meat Loaf Story

    2023 Tour

    Bradford Theatres

    16 Nov 2023

    Steve Steinman, brings you his brand-new production featuring over 25 of Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman’s greatest hits

    Seven Drunken Nights

    The Story Of The Dubliners

    Bradford Theatres

    25 Apr 2023

    Direct from the West End and having sold out venues worldwide, Seven Drunken Nights –...

    Wicked The Musical UK Tour

    Wicked imagines a beguiling backstory of two unlikely friends on their remarkable journey to becoming Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

    The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

    16 Apr 2024 - 19 May 2024

    Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical sensation is flying around the UK on a 23/24 tour.

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    An album that inspired a revolution.

    Bradford Theatres

    27 Nov 2023 - 2 Dec 2023

    Mesmerizing new production of the iconic global phenomenon, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

    Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny Tour 2.0

    Jimmy is back on the road with brand new material for 2023.

    Bradford Theatres

    20 May 2023

    Comedian Jimmy Carr knows that terrible things happen in life – but he believes the...

    Dreamcoat Stars

    Experience powerful star vocals in a musical evening of West End and Broadway classics.

    St Georges Hall Bradford

    31 May 2023

    Experience the powerful star vocals of four Josephs, coming together for a magical evening of West End and Broadway musical classics.

    RSC: Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar. A divisive leader who holds awesome power.

    The Alhambra Theatre Bradford

    2 May 2023 - 6 May 2023

    Concerned that Caesar poses a threat to democracy, revolutionaries take the violent decision to murder him.

    Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet

    Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet gives Shakespeare’s timeless story of forbidden love a scintillating injection of raw passion and youthful vitality.

    Bradford Theatres

    12 Sep 2023 - 16 Sep 2023

    Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet gives Shakespeare’s timeless story of forbidden love a scintillating injection of raw passion and youthful vitality.

    Life of Pi

    Lolita Chakrabarti’s dazzling Olivier Award winning stage adaption of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel .

    The Alhambra Theatre Bradford

    6 Nov 2023 - 11 Nov 2023

    After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, there are five survivors stranded on a lifeboat - a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, a Royal Bengal tiger, and a sixteen year-old boy named Pi. Time is against them, nature is harsh, who will survive?


    Supernova Tour 2023/24

    St Georges Hall Bradford

    7 Feb 2024

    Diversity have headlined tours and shows in arenas across the country, and have also become well-known individually. Group leader Ashley Banjo has carved an impressive TV career for himself, with Perri Kiely and Jordan Banjo

    Heathers The Musical

    Wickedly funny, this is one class production you can't afford to skip.

    The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

    18 Jul 2023 - 22 Jul 2023

    Following two smash hit London seasons and the WhatsOnStage award for BEST NEW MUSICAL, Heathers the Musical is back!

    The Drifter’s Girl

    They were The Drifters. She was the boss. This is their story.

    The Alhambra Theatre Bradford

    3 Oct 2023 - 7 Oct 2023

    Discover the remarkable story of The Drifters, one of the world’s greatest vocal groups, and the truth about the woman who made them.

    Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

    The smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life!

    The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

    13 Jun 2023 - 17 Jun 2023

    This sensational multi award-winning West End show first opened in 1989 and has been thrilling audiences around the world ever since. Now it triumphantly returns.

    Shrek The Musical

    The smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life!

    The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

    24 Oct 2023 - 28 Oct 2023

    Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film, the Broadway and West End smash hit Shrek the Musical is a fun filled and hilarious musical comedy with a cast of vibrant characters and a ‘shrek-tackular’ score.

    An Inspector Calls

    Stephen Daldry’s record-breaking and multi award-winning production for the National Theatre of An Inspector Calls returns.

    The Alhambra Theatre Bradford

    9 May 2023 - 13 May 2023

    Daldry’s visionary, radical, challenging version of JB Priestley’s classic thriller, hailed as the theatrical event...

    The King and I

    The King and I is set to go on tour in 2023!

    The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

    11 Apr 2023 - 15 Apr 2023

    The multi award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I returns to...

    Annie The Musical

    The childhood favourite that won the hearts of the West End has a score full of hits!

    The Alhambra Theatre Bradford

    10 Jul 2023 - 15 Jul 2023

    Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage.

    The Ocean at the End of the Lane

    The first major stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s work is a thrilling adventure of fantasy, myth and friendship.

    The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

    4 Apr 2023 - 8 Apr 2023

    From the imagination of Neil Gaiman, best-selling author of Coraline, Good Omens and The Sandman,...

    Carrie Hope Fletcher – An Open Book

    West End sensation Carrie Hope Fletcher is heading out on her first ever UK tour.

    St Georges Hall Bradford

    18 May 2023

    Actress, author, vlogger and award-winning West End sensation Carrie Hope Fletcher is heading out on her first ever UK tour.

    Strictly Ballroom the Musical

    Strictly Ballroom the Musical, based on the award-winning world-wide film phenomenon, is heading out to tour the UK and Ireland!

    The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

    27 Mar 2023 - 1 Apr 2023

    This event has been rearranged due to the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic. With direction from dancer,...
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