From stand-up comedians to drunken Shakespeare, these are the Norwich Theatre shows going on sale in December 2023. 

Norwich Theatre Friends and Ambassadors get priority access plus extra benefits, including half-price first-night dramas.

The tickets are available now for Gold Friends, Ambassadors and Corporate Members, on December 20 for Best Friends and Friends and on December 22 for the general public. 

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Tim Peake: Astronauts - The Quest to Explore Space | September 22 2024

European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake will recount stories from his journey to space and bring to life groundbreaking missions from the past.


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Simon Evans: Have We Met? | February 23 2024

Simon has still not overcome the daily challenges of remembering what he came upstairs for and who these grown-ups are that live with him (and what they have done with his children?).

Thick & Tight: The Tits & Teeth Tour | March 11 2024

Tits & Teeth is a variety show like no other which mixes dance with drag, satire, mime and lip-syncing. 

Joe Wells: King of the Autistics | March 24 2024

Two years ago, Joe Wells decided he should be "King of The Autistics" and it all went horribly wrong.

Phil Ellis' Excellent Comedy Show | March 27 2024

Expect an hour of hilarious stand-up and fun from the North West's most punctual working-class comedian.

Dani Harris-Walters: Happy Father's Day | April 6 2024

Happy Father's Day is a reflective coming-of-age story with a comedic edge. 

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Daliso Chaponda: Feed This Black Man Again | April 7 2024

Britain's Got Talent star Daliso Chaponda examines the huge differences between how you think life will be at twenty and the reality. 

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Miles Jupp: On I Bang | April 21 - 22  2024

One sunny day, Miles suddenly suffered a brain seizure. This led to the discovery of a tumour the size of a cherry tomato and a rather pressing need to undergo major neurosurgery. The experience has left him with a story to tell.

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra | April 28 2024

Their show involves lovingly recreated orchestrations of melodies from the Great American Songbook composers such as Irving Berlin and George Gershwin. 

Michelle Brasier: Reform | May 24 2024

Reform is a cautionary tale of an online scam and the urge to empathise with, understand and become the emergency contacts of those who have done us wrong.

Aurie Styla: The Aurator Tour | June 16 2024

Join comedian Aurie Styla as he talks about this wild world and his journey to make sense of it.

The Lion Inside | June 21 - 22 2024

A heartwarming tale about a shy little mouse who sets out on a journey to find his roar. Based on the bestselling story by Rachel Bright and Jim Field.

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Sofie Hagen: Will I Ever Have Sex Again? | June 29 2024

Part memoir, part exploration, Sofie attempts to figure out why she hasn't had sex in more than 3,000 days.

Richard Herring: Can I Have My Ball Back? | July 17 2024

Richard Herring makes his much-anticipated return to stand-up after six years.

Laura Smyth: Living My Best Life | September 14 2024

Star of Live At The Apollo, Laura Smyth's new show explores all aspects of modern life. 

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Pierre Novellie: Why Are You Laughing? | Oct 18 2024

Pierre Novellie can't stress enough that he thinks these thoughts are normal and reasonable – it is you people that don't make sense. 

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Peacock | November 1 – 2 2024

Star of Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, and QI, Kiri Pritchard-McLean is back with a new tour.

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S***-faced Shakespeare ® A Midsummer Night's Dream | November 3 2024

Shakespeare like you have never seen it before comes to the Playhouse. 

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ReWrites - Nel's Place (Sheep Soup) | March 22 – 23  2024

Nel's Place is a new musical from Sheep Soup, examining what material things really mean to us and how easily we can become buried by the past.

To book tickets call 01603 630000, visit or visit the box office in person.