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What’s On at the Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne

Written by on 28 May 2016


Screen @ The Avenue ‘Youth’ (15)

Date and Time:               Friday 3rd June at 7.45pm

Tickets:                             £4.00

Fred (Michael Caine), a retired composer and conductor, vacations at a Swiss Spa with his longtime friend Mick (Harvey Keitel). As Mick crafts what may be his final screenplay, Fred is given the opportunity to perform for the Queen.

Starring Michael Caine,  Harvey Keitel,  Rachel Weisz


2 hours 4 mins.


Screen @ The Avenue in the Afternoon ‘Dad’s Army’ 2016 (PG)
Adults only screening with free tea, coffee and biscuits.

Date and Time:                Wednesday 15th June at 2pm

Tickets:                             £4.00

The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.

Starring Catherine Zeta Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon

1hr 40mins Comedy


Screen @ The Avenue ‘The Revenant’ (15)

Date and Time:               Friday 17rd June at 7.45pm

Tickets:                             £4.00

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio,  Tom Hardy,  Will Poulter


2hrs 36mins


Screen @ The Avenue ‘Eddie The Eagle’ (PG)

Date and Time:               Friday 1st July at 7.45pm

Tickets:                             £4.00

The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Stars: Taron Egerton,  Hugh Jackman,  Tom Costello

Biography, Comedy, Drama
1hr 46 min


Screen @ The Avenue in the Afternoon ‘Carry On Matron’ 1972 (PG)
Adults only screening with free tea, coffee and biscuits.

Date and Time:                Wednesday 6th July at 2pm

Tickets:                             £4.00

A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but everything doesn’t go according to plan. The hypochondriac consultant Sir Bernard Cutting, Matron and the doctors and nurses at Finisham have a habit of getting in the way.

Starring Kenneth Williams,  Sidney James,  Charles Hawtrey

1hr 27 mins Comedy/Crime


Screen @ The Avenue ‘Woman in Gold’ (12A)

Date and Time:               Friday 15th July at 7.45pm

Tickets:                             £4.00

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Stars: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds

Biography, Drama, History
1hr 49 min



Live performances:

An Evening with Rhiannon Rae

Date and Time:                       4th June at 7.30pm

Tickets:                                    £10.00

An Evening with Rhiannon Rae, The Golden Girl with the Golden Voice performing Rock n Roll, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s Country and much more.

All proceeds in aid of The Harmony Therapy Trust.


The Roy Orbison & Del Shannon Story

Date and Time:                       18th June at 7.30pm

Tickets:                                    £10.00 (£9.00 concs) Last few tickets now available!


Roy Orbison and Del Shannon had much in common; distinctive sound, exceptional vocal styles, dramatic song structures – plus their intrinsic links to The Traveling Wilburys.

This unique, one-man, multi-media show includes 30+ songs – and spans 5 decades of some of the most dynamic songs of joy and pain ever expressed in popular music – with Mike VanDetta singing all the hits and more – complemented by a biographical narrative – giving a rare insight into Roy and Del’s truth-is-stranger-than-fiction personal lives.

Mike has been a session singer – a published songwriter – and performed with such diverse acts as jazz-pop maestro Georgie Fame and folk-blues legend John Martyn.

So, if you’re a fan of these pop icons from the golden age of the 60’s – treat yourself to a double helping of their never-to-be-forgotten music including: Only The Lonely, In Dreams, It’s Over, Runaway, Little Town Flirt, Hats Off to Larry…..

plus many more!



My Dalek Has Another Puncture!

Date and Time:           Friday 24th June at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £12.50 (£10.00 concs)

Simon Fisher-Becker returns to the Avenue Theatre.

Famous for playing Dorium Maldovar in Doctor Who, The Fat Friar in Harry Potter,

Tony Fazackerley in Puppy Love.


Second in a trilogy of hysterical self deprecating anecdotes from the crazy life of this amazing actor including what happened when he first met William Shatner, Steven Moffat and

Matt Smith.


Variations of Pointe

Date and Time:           Saturday 25th June at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £12.00 (£10.00 concs) BUY 2 TICKETS AND GET A THIRD TICKET FREE *


JSLN Dance Company is a refreshing neo classical ballet company, founded in 2012. Variations of Pointe is an exciting new triple bill encompassing all aspects of ballet: grace, elegance and entertainment with something for everyone.  Whether you’re already a ballet lover and enjoy the classics, or just want to find yourself rolling around in your seats to the antics of familiar characters from Allo Allo interpreted into the language of dance, this show is for you.

*Special offer tickets must be purchased from the Box Office on 01795 471140, offer is not available online.


Hairspray Jr

Date and Time:           Saturday 16th July at 2pm and 6pm

Tickets:                        £7.50

The 1950’s are out and change is in the air! CreativEdge Productions presents Hairspray JR. the family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs is adapted from the Original Broadway Version.


This is an amateur production.


Cabaret Night at The Avenue Theatre

Date and Time:           Saturday 23rd July at 7.30pm

Tickets:                        £8.00


Kent Musical Theatre Society present an evening of live entertainment with songs from a huge range of musicals as heard in the West End, on Broadway and some brilliant music from lesser known shows. Accompanied at the piano by Kent Musical Theatre Society’s Musical Director Paul Gostling, our talented singers will take you on a journey through the last 100 years of musical theatre. Directed by Tim Westby.



Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent. ME10 4DN

Tel: 01795 471140