Hall for Cornwall February 2018
Thu 1 February
The Little Mix Experience
If you’re a fan of one of X Factor’s finest exports you’re sure to L.O.V.E. The Little Mix Experience! Four hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the UK’s finest Girl-Bands. With breath-taking dance moves, replica costumes and some of the finest vocals, this high-energy show is packed with all of Little Mix’s greatest hits including DNA, Wings, Salute, Black Magic, Love Me Like You, Secret Love Song and many more.
Fri 2 & Sat 3 February
Brendan Cole: All Night Long
Fri 2 Jan, 7.30pm, Sat 3 Jan, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Strictly Come Dancing’s charismatic Brendan Cole takes to the stage to wow audiences with his latest spectacular production, All Night Long. Brendan is joined by his sensational cast of guest dancers, captivating leading lady and superbly talented 14-piece band and singers, for an extravagant mix of Latin fever and ballroom magic. From tantalising Tango to fiery Paso Doble, elegant Foxtrot to breathtaking Waltz – and with a few surprises in store – this is no ordinary dance show! Live music, stunning special effects and Brendan’s own dazzling choreography and charm make this an unforgettable night!
Thu 8 February
Sing-a-long-a Beauty and the Beast
Be Our Guest at Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast. With on-screen lyrics this is your chance to sing your heart out to Be Our Guest, Belle, Gaston and not forgetting Beauty and The Beast. Our host will start with a pre-show where they will warm up your voices, teach you some hand actions, show you how to use the props bag, when to boo the arrogant Gaston and of course judge the fancy dress competition!
Fri 9 February
My Family: Not the Sitcom
Following two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel brings his Olivier-nominated show to Truro. My Family: Not the Sitcom is a show about memory, ageing, infidelity, dysfunctional relatives, moral policing on social media, golf and gay cats. A massively disrespectful celebration of the lives of David Baddiel’s late sex-mad mother, Sarah, and dementia-ridden father, Colin. Come and be offended on David’s behalf!
Age Recommendation: 14+
Sat 10 February
Kernow King Celebrates Cornwall
A Double Bill of Entertainment starring the Kernow King
The Cornish Caretakers
The history of Cornwall is inspiring, exciting and gripping, with many achievements and stories that make Cornwall great. The Cornish Caretakers tells the story of two caretakers who arrive for their final day of work at The Kernow Museum in St Just before it is knocked down to build retirement flats. But not all is as it seems, and some of Cornwall’s greatest tales are told in their quest to save the museum!
Trevithick! is the gripping story of one of Cornwall’s greatest sons, whose life was tinged by tragedy and steeped in engineering achievement. Bursting with music, comedy and tragedy, Trevithick! celebrates the life of Camborne man Richard Trevithick, who revolutionised the use of steam power and whose genius led to the building of early cars and trains.
Tue 13 – Sat 17 February
Crazy For You
Tue 13 – Sat 17 Feb, 7.30pm, Wed 14, Thu 15 & Sat 17 Feb, 2.30pm
High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre production of Crazy For You is the ultimate feel-good musical. Strictly Come Dancing winner Tom Chambers and West End and TV star Claire Sweeney appear in this multiaward winning romantic comedy, featuring a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook.
Crazy For You charts the troubled love story of Bobby, son of a wealthy New York banking family and frustrated Broadway hoofer, and Polly, daughter of the proprietor of a failing theatre. Sent to close the theatre down, Bobby falls for Polly and, in the guise of a Hungarian impresario, decides to save the theatre by putting on a show.
Mon 19 – Thu 22 February
Billy Bailey: Larks in Transit
Larks in Transit is a compendium of travellers’ tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian. With musical virtuosity, surreal tangents and trademark intelligence, Bill Bailey tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness. Plus, he fashions a symphony from a ringtone, tells the real story of Old McDonald, and a re-imagines the Stars and Stripes. Two decades of touring larks from a comic described by The Daily Telegraph as ‘the brainiest comic of his generation’.
Fri 23 & Sat 24 February
Banff Mountain Film Festival
Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival. Follow the expeditions of some of today’s most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports and be inspired by thought-provoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe. Come along to both nights for two entirely different film programmes that will ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel.
Age guidance: 12A
Sun 25 February
Firmly established as one of today’s leading international violinists, multi-award winner and OBE recipient for services to music, Tasmin Little, will play Beethoven’s masterly Kreutzer Sonata, alongside Brahms’ spirited Sonatensatz and the rarely heard Three Romances by Clara Schumann.
Tasmin Little Violin
John Lenehan Piano
Beethoven Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major Op. 47 ‘Kreutzer’
Clara Schumann Three Romances Op.22
Debussy Sonata for Violin and Piano
Wed 28 February
An Evening with Levison Wood
Levison Wood’s adventures range from being chased by crocodiles and hippos, shot at by gunmen, falling off a mountain and meeting the Dalai Lama. He shares his amusing and poignant recollections of life in the Parachute Regiment and his transition into an explorer of international standing. The evening will include tales and behind the scenes moments from his journeys walking the Nile, the Himalayas and the Americas, as well as the people and places that inspired him to follow a life of adventure.