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Shirley Valentine

Tuesday 5th - Saturday 9th September 2017


Shirley Valentine

“I’d like to drink a glass of wine in a country where the grape grown. Sittin’ by the sea. Lookin’ at the sun. But “he” won’t go ago abroad. He gets jet lag when we go to the Isle of Man. I wouldn’t mind – but we go by boat.”

Shirley is a Liverpool housewife. Her kids have left home and she makes chips and egg for her husband while talking to the wall. Where has her life disappeared to? Out of the blue, her best friend offers her a trip to Greece for 2 weeks and she secretly packs her bags. She heads for the sun and starts to see the world and herself very differently.

Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. It was adapted into an Oscar nominated film. Now, on its 30th anniversary, Jodie Prenger stars in a major revival of this national treasure.

“The funniest and most heart-warming play.” Daily Mirror

Suitable for 14+


Friends & Corporate:
Half price first night. To become a Friend click here.

Over 60s Special Price:
Bands A & B £6 OFF Thurs matinee

Under 18s Special Price:
Bands C & D £12 for Wed & Thurs evening and matinee

Group Rates:
Wed - Thurs

Assisted Performances

Captioned performance: Thurs 7th Sept, 2.30pm

Audio described: Sat 9th Sept, 2.30pm


To buy tickets at these discounted rates you will need to book your tickets by phone (01603 63 00 00), via Minicom
(01603 59 86 30), or in person at the theatre:

- For Signed and Captioned performances, Band A seats are half price for deaf and hard of hearing people plus one companion.

- Band A seats at all performances are half price for those registered blind or partially sighted plus one companion.

- Wheelchair users plus one companion: Bands A-D half price at all performances – available to book online.

- Do you require an essential carer? If so, your carer’s ticket is half price in Bands A-D.

For visitors with disabilities

We can provide our best service to you when we understand your individual requirements. For example, we can advise on the best wheelchair position for you or your companion. Or how audio description works. Or how our Hearing Loop works. We want your visit to be as enjoyable and easy as possible.

Please call our Box Office on (01603 63 00 00) or Minicom: 01603 598630 or email access@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Why not complete your visit  and enjoy a pre-show meal in Kemp’s Restaurant which is located on the ground floor of Norwich Theatre Royal? With an extensive menu catering for all tastes, dietary requirements and budgets, the restaurant serves  pre-performance meals on show days from 5pm on Monday to Saturday. Please check with restaurant for availability..Restaurant Menus:Click here to download

Book a Table:

Please call 01603 598577 or email restaurant@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Get Together group Wednesday 26th April 2.30pm

Post-Matinee Performance Q&A.

with Jodie Prenger, Nicky Swift and Lucy Westnidge

Date: Thursday 7th September 2017

Venue: NTR Auditorium, Front Stalls

Start: 5-10 minutes after curtain down - estimated 4.45pm

Finish: Event to run for approximately 20 minutes - estimated 5.15pm

Cost: Free but attendees must have a ticket for the production

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