Performance & Film

With comedy, theatre or film on offer, there’s plenty of entertainment on offer as part of the festival.

A Christmasy Christmas Show (5+)

The Witham

The Christmassy Christmas Show of Christmassy Christmasness! is an over-stuffed stocking of seasonal surprises crammed with puppets, songs, quizzes and comedy, and over-flowing with crazy characters, silly slapstick, tall tales and fantastic facts...

ROH ENCORE: The Nutcracker (U)

The Witham

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...

Christmas with Steptoe and Son

The Witham

Christmas  simply  wouldn’t  be  Christmas  without  a  visit  to  26  Oil  Drum  Lane  to  catch  up  with  the  nation’s  favourite  rag-and-bone-men  and  indulge  in  some  classic,  festive  misadventures! Albert  and  Harold  – united  by ...

NT Encore: Madness of George III (12A)

The Witham

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...

ENB: Akram Khan’s Giselle (U)

The Witham

Filmed  live  at  the  Liverpool  Empire  in  October  2017 Hailed  as  ‘a  masterpiece  of  21st  century  dance’  from  English  National  Ballet,  Akram  Khan’sGiselle  comes  to  cinemas  for  the  first  time  in  2018,  giving  ballet ...