Bacon Theatre


Dean Close School
Shelburne Road
GL51 6HE

Tel: +44 (0) 1242 258002

Bacon Theatre



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Bar

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Establishment Features

  • Event Venue

Key Features

  • Families

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Cash & Cheque accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Opening Times

Box Office (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Theatre (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*
Shows (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Monday - SundayOpen

* Please Note: The Box Office is open 1 hour prior to the start time of all performances. There are shows running at The Bacon Theatre later than the times described in the above.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Road Directions

The Bacon Theatre is accessed via the Hatherley Road to Dean Close School. Follow the brown tourism signs from either end on the Hatherley Road. For SAT NAV purposes enter GL51 6EP. 


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Sunday, 4th August 2019 - Sunday, 4th August 2019

Broadcast: Andre Rieu 2019 Maastricht Concert 'Shall we Dance?'The Platin Tenors and special guests for a magical cinema experience. Audiences will be treated to behind the scenes content and an exclusive interview with André and as always, some delicious surprises...
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Monday, 5th August 2019 - Monday, 5th August 2019

Film: Casablanca [U]Ilsa, a former lover of Rick's, and her husband, show up to his cafe one day, Rick faces a tough challenge which will bring up unforeseen complications, heartbreak and ultimately an excruciating decision to make...
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Saturday, 10th August 2019 - Saturday, 10th August 2019

The Carpenters StoryThis highly acclaimed concert-style production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular re-creation of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music...
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Sunday, 11th August 2019 - Sunday, 11th August 2019

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Monday, 12th August 2019 - Monday, 12th August 2019

Film: The Glen Miller Story [U]Glenn Miller (James Stewart) is a poor trombone player with dreams of fame. Eventually, through years of hard work and determination, he is able to start his own band, and they become one of the most successful groups of the big-band era...
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Thursday, 15th August 2019 - Thursday, 15th August 2019

Beat the OddsGIZGIG are proud to present BEAT THE ODDS starring TV Legend & Actor Charlie Lawson, Sporting Legend Bob Champion and Live Music from International Elvis Tribute Joey Linden...
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Friday, 16th August 2019 - Friday, 16th August 2019

Rule The WorldNow in its 11th year touring, the award winning 'Rule The World' has been recognised as the Official Number 1 'Take That' tribute show in the world!
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Sunday, 18th August 2019 - Sunday, 18th August 2019

The Conjuror Behind the MagicThis is your chance to join multi-award winning magicians Matthew Pomeroy and Natasha Lamb as they invite you behind the curtain to learn magic tips and tricks that they have closely guarded for over a decade...
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Sunday, 18th August 2019 - Sunday, 18th August 2019

The Conjuror Live! OracleWhen you look into your future what do you see? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to encounter a person who is trained to read your mind?
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Monday, 19th August 2019 - Monday, 19th August 2019

Film: West Side Story [PG]On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang members falls in love with a rival's sister...
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Monday, 26th August 2019 - Monday, 26th August 2019

Film: The Sound of Music [U]A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II...
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Friday, 23rd August 2019 - Friday, 23rd August 2019

Rats in the Kitchen | UB40 Tribute ShowA fully live, eight piece band, formed in 1998, performing up to three hours of pulsating reggae hits now spanning more than 25 years!
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Thursday, 22nd August 2019 - Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Jethro | The Count of CornwallBack by popular demand, a memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of, probably the greatest, comic storyteller ever to grace the stage...
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Wednesday, 21st August 2019 - Wednesday, 21st August 2019

RSC: Measure for Measure [12A]Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs this new production...
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Sunday, 25th August 2019 - Sunday, 25th August 2019

National Theatre Broadcast: The Lehman Trilogy [12A]
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Thursday, 1st August 2019 - Thursday, 1st August 2019

Pantaloons: Sense and Sensibility
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Wednesday, 31st July 2019 - Wednesday, 31st July 2019

Cinema Under the Stars: Moulin Rouge [12A]
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Tuesday, 30th July 2019 - Tuesday, 30th July 2019

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Sunday, 28th July 2019 - Sunday, 28th July 2019

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Saturday, 27th July 2019 - Saturday, 27th July 2019

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Friday, 26th July 2019 - Friday, 26th July 2019

Jenny Wren: The Scarlet Pimpernel
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Thursday, 25th July 2019 - Thursday, 25th July 2019

Boxtree Productions: The Legend of King Arthur
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Wednesday, 24th July 2019 - Wednesday, 24th July 2019

Cinema Under the Stars: They Shall Not Grow Old [15]
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Tuesday, 23rd July 2019 - Tuesday, 23rd July 2019

Heartbreak Productions: Gangsta Granny
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Sunday, 21st July 2019 - Sunday, 21st July 2019

Folksy: The Comedy of Errors
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Saturday, 20th July 2019 - Saturday, 20th July 2019

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Friday, 19th July 2019 - Friday, 19th July 2019

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Thursday, 18th July 2019 - Thursday, 18th July 2019

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Saturday, 17th August 2019 - Saturday, 17th August 2019

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