Nuffield Theatre

The Nuffield Theatre, on the University of Southampton’s campus, is one of the South’s leading producing theatres. A rich programme of plays, dance, outdoor performance and comedy is funded by Arts Council England, Southampton City Council, Hampshire County Council and the University of Southampton. That means that tickets are kept at an affordable price.

The theatre creates award-winning productions that tour nationally and sometimes internationally and also plays host to the world’s best national and international touring companies, regularly attracting some of the country’s most gifted and well-regarded actors.

Venue Type:

Campaign or initiative

Opening hours

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Admission charges

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The Witches

The Witches

  • 15 — 20 February 2016

Directed by Curve Artistic Director, Nikolai Foster, The Witches features a hugely talented cast of actor-musicians and mind-boggling illusions that will leave you flabbergasted.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

From £10.00 to £25.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/the-witches

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

  • 23 — 27 February 2016

A ferocious portrayal of working class life on the cusp of the American civil rights era, Lorraine Hansberry’s landmark drama bursts with intense family conflict, racial politics and social consciousness.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

From £10.00 to £25.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/a-raisin-in-the-sun/

The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary!

The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary

  • 1 — 19 March 2016

For your viewing pleasure, Peepolykus proudly present Gustave Flaubert’s masterpiece Madame Bovary. The seminal nineteenth century novel will be brought spectacularly to life by director Madame Bodinetz and her ‘bijoux’ cast (with a fair amount of doubling).

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

From £10.00 to £25.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/the-massive-tragedy-of-madame-bovary

The Odysses

The Odyssey

  • 24 — 30 March 2016

This modern adaptation takes an ancient story and places it right at the centre of today’s humanitarian crisis, where people are fleeing from war torn countries to protect their own and their families' lives, only to be turned away. It is the perfect adaptation for our time.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

From £8.00 to £18.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/the-odyssey

Goldilocks and The 3 Bears

Goldilocks and The 3 Bears

  • 15 — 16 April 2016 2-3pm

Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, with additional support from The Point, The Berry Theatre, The Lyric Theatre Bridport, Gecko and Theatre Royal Plymouth.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

£12.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/goldilocks-and-the-3-bears

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

  • 18 — 23 April 2016

This story of romance, satire and mistaken identity is crafted into one of the most exciting and accessible Shakespeare productions of recent years. Experience the madness of love in this heady world where riotous gig meets Shakespeare.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

From £10.00 to £25.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/twelfth-night

Get Carter

Get Carter

  • 26 — 30 April 2016

Set in the hard and uncompromising world of 1960s Newcastle rife with crime, sex, gambling and violence this adaptation tells the story made famous in Mike Hodge’s seminal film starring Michael Caine in the lead role.

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

From £10.00 to £25.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/get-carter

The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

  • 3 — 7 May 2016

Alfred Hitchcock’s classic spy thriller, The 39 Steps, brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit Olivier Award-winning comedy, now on tour after 9 years in London’s West End.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

From £10.00 to £29.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/the-39-steps

Brideshead Revisted

Brideshead Revisted

  • 10 — 14 May 2016

This world premiere, by the acclaimed playwright Bryony Lavery, is a sparkling reimagining of this classic novel. The past and the present blur as Charles recalls those heady days at Brideshead and Lord and Lady Marchmain, along with their offspring Julia, Cordelia and Sebastian, begin to re-emerge…

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

From £10.00 to £25.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/brideshead-revisited

Brideshead Revisited

  • 10 — 14 May 2016

English Touring Theatre and York Theatre Royal bring their elegant, evocative and vivid adaptation of the much loved Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh to Nuffield.
It’s 1943 and, finding himself in familiar territory within the English countryside, Charles Ryder confronts memories of his first youthful encounter with Brideshead Manor and with its assortment of eccentric inhabitants.
This world premiere, by the acclaimed playwright Bryony Lavery, is a sparkling reimagining of this classic novel. The past and the present blur as Charles recalls those heady days at Brideshead and Lord and Lady Marchmain, along with their offspring Julia, Cordelia and Sebastian, begin to re-emerge…
By Evelyn Waugh
Directed by Damian Cruden
Adapted by Bryony Lavery

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£10-£25

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/brideshead-revisited

Noises Off!

Noises Off!

  • 31 May — 25 June 2016

This celebrated multi award-winning play received the Olivier and Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy when it was first presented in 1982. Directed by Nuffield Associate Blanche McIntyre (Tonight at 8.30, Nuffield, As You Like it and The Comedy of Errors, The Globe) this legendary farce is delicious, riotous comedy bliss, not to be missed.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

From £10.00 to £25.00

The Gruffalo's Child

The Gruffalo's Child

  • 28 June — 3 July 2016

Tall Stories return, bringing Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s award-winning sequel to life in this magical, musical stage adaptation.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 7-10
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 11-13
  • 5-6
  • 18+

Admission

£12.00. £8.50 For groups of 10+ and the 11th ticket free!

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/the-gruffalos-child

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

  • 5 — 9 July 2016

aniel Jamieson's The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk traces this young couple as they navigate the Pogroms, the Russian Revolution, and each other. Emma Rice's final production as Kneehigh's Artistic Director is drawn in a theatrical language as fluid as Chagall's paintings, and woven throughout with music and dance inspired by the Russian Jewish tradition.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

From £10.00 to £25.00

Website

http://www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/the-flying-lovers-of-vitebsk

Nuffield Theatre
University Road
Southampton
SO17 1TR
England

Website

www.nuffieldtheatre.co.uk

Telephone

023 8031 5500

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