Cornwall Living 2018

June at HfC

Hackney Colliery Band

Tuesday 6th June

Hackney Colliery Band has had a phenomenal few years, including playing at the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. Their set is as diverse as the London borough that gave them their name, with influences from contemporary rock and electronica to jazz and global brass. A New Orleans-style line up of trumpets, trombones, saxes and sousaphone, with a sprinkling of electronics, means that Hackney Colliery Band are rooted in tradition, yet sound thoroughly modern.

Mark Murphy’s V-TOL Presents Out Of This World

Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June

This is the story of a woman’s woozy descent into the depths of a medically induced coma. Once safely cocooned, her crashed imagination takes over the show – creating a vivid inward cinema in which she reviews her life. But after discovering a shocking truth and with the medical team moving in for the kill, she must escape her subterranean safe house in a very real fight for life.

Out Of This World is genre-defying action-packed theatre from acclaimed writer and director, Mark Murphy. Set within a world of projected film and animation, it combines his signature mix of groundbreaking aerial choreography, original text and explosive special effects in a show that is both intense psychological thriller and heart-rending medical drama.

Age Recommendation 14+

Contains strobe lighting, smoke effects and strong language.

The Addams Family

Tuesday 20th to Saturday 24th June

The Broadway smash hit musical comedy comes to Truro, starring Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher.

Everyone’s favourite kooky family is now on stage in the UK premiere of this spectacular musical comedy. Wednesday Addams is all grown up and has a shocking secret; she’s fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. When the two families meet for dinner, will Gomez keep his daughter’s secret from his cherished Morticia, or will there be hilarious consequences? Join them, Uncle Fester, Lurch, Pugsley and more for a heart-warming story of love, family and friendship… with a twist!

Age recommendation 7+

The Little Mix Experience

Friday 16th June

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 breathtaking dance moves, replica costumes and some of the finest vocals in the UK, this high-energy show is packed with all of Little Mix’s greatest hits.

All or Nothing

Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th June

In 1964, Mod exploded onto British streets. All Or Nothing tells the electrifying yet bittersweet tale of four charismatic young kids from East London who became The Small Faces and were rocketed into the big time, only to discover the path to fantastic success is paved with exploitation, betrayal and ultimately tragedy. This quintessentially British ‘Mod’ musical celebrates the unique sound of the iconic music of The Small Faces, featuring all their hits.

Death of a Salesman

Tuesday 27th June to Saturday 1st July

Willy Loman is not as young as he once was, and boy is he feeling it. After half a lifetime on the road, this once successful travelling salesman is unable to keep up in a changing workplace; he’s on the brink of unemployment, and he’s got bills to pay. When his dropout son Biff moves home again, Willy decides to give success one last shot. Can he prove to everyone he’s got what it takes?

Death of A Salesman is widely considered to be one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century. Royal & Derngate, Northampton’s major touring revival of Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece, explores the devastating cost of not being able to let go of the American Dream.

The All-Star Stand-Up Tour

Saturday 17th June

The All-Star Stand-Up Tour is back! Alongside compere Jarred Christmas, this year’s line-up includes star of Mock The Week and double Sony Award-winner Gary Delaney, Justin Moorhouse and Mike Gunn as seen on BBC 1’s Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow. Don’t miss the biggest comedy tour of the year!

Morgan & West: Parlour Tricks

Thursday 15th June

Morgan & West have fooled Penn & Teller (Fool Us, ITV1), competed to be the Next Great Magician (ITV1), and even attempted to escape The Slammer (CBBC). Now you can join them for an evening chock full of jaw-dropping, brain-bursting, gasp-eliciting feats of magic, all served with wit, charm and no small amount of panache. Be sure to wear socks – these dashing chaps might just knock them off!

Hall For Cornwall

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