Thursday 13 June
Frankie Howerd was one of Britain’s most loved comedians. But he had a secret. And the secret’s name was Dennis. Packed with laughter and truth, Howerd’s End portrays two humans' journey through love, grief and life.
Saturday 15 June
Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Peacock
Kiri Pritchard-McLean is back with a brand new tour, her funniest and most personal to date. Prepare for a joyous and uplifting show from a comedian labelled by The Guardian for making ‘powerhouse stand-up from the thorniest of subjects.’
Sunday 16 June
Egg and Spoon
A perfect, gentle introduction for the very young to the magic of theatre, Egg and Spoon is an interactive romp through the seasons where you come in and out of a magic circle and get to open all the gifts of nature.
Sunday 16 June
The Diana Ross Story:
Prepare to be taken on a spellbinding journey to visit one of the greatest musical stories ever told, that of Diana Ross and The Supremes. From Ain’t no Mountain High Enough to I’m Coming Out, this night of hits is a must for any Diana Ross fan.
Thursday 20 June
Ruby Wax: I'm Not As Well As I Thought I Was
Ruby Wax's rawest, darkest, funniest and most compelling stage show yet comes to Chelmsford Theatre in 2024. Her journey to find meaning, peace and happiness ends in a psychiatric ward.
Friday 21 June to Saturday 22 June
The Tiger Who Came to Tea 2024
Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-along songs and clumsy chaos. Don’t miss this stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem.
Friday 21 June
Laugh Out Proud Comedy
A brand new LGBTQIA+ comedy night featuring the best in established and upcoming acts from the community on the UK circuit, whether it's comedy, cabaret or anything in between, Laugh Out Proud is the queer night out you're looking for.
Thursday 27 June
Fanny Galore's Big Bingo Party June 2024
Feeling lucky? Head down to join Fanny Galore for a big bingo party right here at Chelmsford Theatre Studio. Think singing, dancing, games and a glamorous game of bingo hosted by Essex-based Fanny.
Friday 28 June
Brace yourself for an electrifying night of pleasure and indulge in the ‘Dreamboys: Stripped Back’ Tour. Be part of their immersive, and seductive dance show where desires come alive, boundaries are shattered, and inhibitions are left at the door.
Wednesday 3 July
Mark Simmons: Work in Progress
Labelled ‘The Uk’s pre-eminent pun merchant’ by The Evening Standard, Mark Simmons is heading to Chelmsford Theatre to test out some of his new material.
Thursday 18 July
The George Harrison Project
A must for any Beatles fan, come along and enjoy this tribute to music legend George Harrison. Join this much loved act as they take you on a journey through Harrison’s music career performing best-loved hits.
Friday 19 July
The Story of Soul
Get ready for a journey of sweet soul music. Join the love train, as they give you the best of their love and show you there ain’t nobody who does it better. Look forward to a showcase of the biggest hits spanning a generation.
Thursday 25 July to Saturday 27 July
What the Butler Saw
Bringing together an array of distinctive characters and placing them in a series of improbable situations, Orton unflinchingly explores comic territory few playwrights before or since have dared to visit.
Sunday 28 July
Don't Stop Believin'
Guaranteeing a night of non-stop singalong favourites, this electrifying, high-energy theatre production brings you 30 of the biggest end-of-night anthems all brought to life in full colour with a sizzling cast, costumes and light show.
Wednesday 31 July
Horrible Histories: Rotten Royals
Horrible Histories returns for 2024 with revolting rulers and mad monarchs from Britain’s barmy past. Clap along with crazy King Charles and move to the groove with party Queen Victoria. It’s history with the nasty bits left in!