Sleuth – Thu 9 – Sat 11 May

Sleuth is one of the greatest ever stage thrillers and played for a total of12 years in both London and New York. Winning the Tony Award for Best Play, it also became the inspiration for the hugely successful film starring Laurence Olivier and Michael Cain.

Luther – Luther Vandross tribute – Tue 14 May

The World’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever written, fronted by international Luther Vandross tribute Harry Cambridge and his 10-piece band.

The Diana Ross Story – Wed 15 May

The World’s Premier show in celebration of DIANA ROSS and THE SUPREMES Theatre audiences prepare to be taken on a spellbinding journey visiting one of the greatest musical stories ever told.

A chronological history of hits from a career culminating in over 100 million record sales fronted by two international Diana Ross performers Shakella Dedi (The Supremes) and Tameka Jackson (Solo Career).

The Elvis Years – Thu 16 May

Now in its 20th year, The Elvis Years, led by original West End lead Mario Kombou, embarks on its biggest ever tour of the UK and beyond.

Undoubtedly the UK’s premier Elvis theatre production, this stunning show takes the audience on a fantastic journey through all the years The King ruled the airwaves.

Al Murray: Guv Island – Fri 17 May

Country, the UK, lost its way, seeks life partner/mentor/inspiration. Good sense of humour essential. No timewasters, tedious show-offs or offend-o-trons need apply. HR free zone.”

Standing up so you don’t have to take it lying it down anymore, the Pub Landlord is back to make sense of the questions you probably already had the answers to.

You know what they say: There’s no school like the old school, with the dodgy overflowing toilets.

Fri 17 May

Sat 25 May

Ed Byrne – Sat 18 May

Attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as Tragedy Plus Time. Come and join Ed as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs.

Horrible Histories – Rotten Royals – Sun 19 May

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

So Horrible Histories is back in 2024 with revolting rulers and mad monarchs from Britain’s barmy past!

Would you be wooed by Richard the Lionheart? Are you ready for a date with King Edward I? Would you shaken or stirred by Richard III? See Mary Tudor knock the spots off Mary Queen of Scots! Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Will you be hanged by King James for being a witch? Clap along with crazy King Charles and move to the groove with party Queen Victoria! 

It’s history with the nasty bits left in!

Punt and Dennis: We Are Not A Robot – Wed 22 May

Older but not really much wiser, they are returning to what they do best; sitting in traffic jams wondering if a different route would have been better, and then in the evening, presenting their new live show. What have they learned from a decade of following the news for Mock the Week and The Now Show?  What wisdom has experience taught them?  And have they learned any new jokes?  Let’s hope so. They promise they have.

What’s Love Got To Do With It? – Sun 26 May

After a fantastic sell out debut tour across the UK, Tina Turner fans will have the time of their lives as What’s Love Got To Do With It? is back for 2024 celebrating the music and 60-year career of this incredible rock and soul legend. Expect a night of high energy and feel-good rock- and-roll, performed by an all-live band. This joyous show features all the hits including Proud Mary, River Deep, Simply The Best, Private Dancer, and many more.

Rumble Wrestling – Tue 28 May

Get ready for an action packed show with a host of stars from the Rumble wrestling roster, with solo and tag team action plus a huge “rumble” finale where it is every man for himself, the only way of elimination is over the top rope, it’s friend v friend and foe v foe.

Sir Bradley Wiggins – Wed 29 May

Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins, is a British former professional road and track racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 2001 and 2016. Join the Tour De France & Olympic medallist as he discusses his fantastic career, what brought him to cycling and everything in-between.

West End Workshops – Thu 30  – Fri 31 May

At Acacia Sports Hall

Grab your backstage pass to learn the dances, songs and script from your favourite West End shows. Take part in an in-depth Q&A and get that all important selfie with the workshop leader.

Suitable for ages 11 – 18

Workshop Leader is Beth Woodcock. Beth will be teaching choreography from Bat Out Of Hell, which she performed in the West End.

Northern Soul Live – The Signatures – Thu 30 May

The UK’s most authentic Northern Soul Live Show. Experience the soul-stirring magic of The Signatures, The Official backing band for many of the Northern Soul original artists as well as being featured as the house band on The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show on BBC 6 Music.

Tom Davis: Underdog – Fri 31 May

Embarking on his biggest tour to date with his brand new show, ‘Underdog’, Tom will be exploring life as the longshot. From leaving school with no qualifications to years working on building sites, all the way to the difficult road to fatherhood, acting in blockbuster films and yet still being told he’s punching by a waiter.

Orchard West Theatre

20-54 Hythe Street, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1BX

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Box Office: 0343 310 0033