CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
The Cobbler's Arms - an unstoppable force in amateur rugby league! These guys mean business; with terrifying tactics and frightening physiques, they're indestructible and they know it! Or are they? Arthur Hoyle doesn't think so... and he'll stake his house on that! An impulsive bet with local Mr Big, Reg Welsh, says that Arthur can train any team to crucify the Cobblers. So, armed with burning ambition, he sets about kicking his beer swilling motley crew into shape. Can they make the impossible possible? Can they conquer the Cobblers? This play contains some strong language and is not suitable for children. Performers Andrew Cryer (Phil Hopley), Pete Dunwell (Frank Rowley), Joanne Farrell (Hazel Scott), Nick Haverson (Steve Edwards/Reg Walsh), Sean McKenzie (Arthur Hoyle), James Weaver (Tony Burtoft). AuthorJohn Godber.ProducerDerby Playhouse.DirectorMark Clements.DesignAndy Miller.LightingAlexandra Stafford.SoundNick Greenhill.