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Tribute trio coming to the Thameside Theatre

7 May 2019
Music lovers are in for a treat this summer with the Thameside Theatre playing host to a trio of fantastic tribute acts.
The series of shows begins with the UK’s number 1 David Bowie tribute act, Ultimate Bowie, coming to the theatre in Grays on Saturday 1 June. Starring Ed Blaney, the show captures the essence and authenticity of David Bowie, and will be sure to have you singing along to classics from Space Oddity to Let's Dance and the latest massive hit, Blackstar.

Here comes the Magic!

16 April 2019
Reawaken your sense of wonder with a unique magic and illusion show which is coming to the Thameside Theatre in Grays.
MAGIC! The Tour, starring accomplished magicians JezO and Doctor Bondini, is set to hit the stage on Saturday 4 May.
The magical duo have travelled the UK and beyond with their dazzling individual shows, and now collaborate on a show very much for today.
Bondini is known for his grand illusions, spellbinding storytelling and retro style of beautiful magic, while JezO is the master of mayhem and side-splitting comedy magic.

Beautiful Minds cinema club

18 March 2019
A series of dementia-friendly film screenings are coming to the Thameside Theatre in Grays.
The theatre's Beautiful Minds cinema club provides dementia-friendly film screenings so that people living with dementia can spend quality time with their loved ones and carers in a supportive environment without the anxiety that visiting the cinema might cause.
A variety of films are lined up for everyone to enjoy and tickets are just £5, which includes refreshments and entertainment prior to each screening.
The latest screenings are:

Join the magical adventures of Alice in Wonderland this Easter

11 March 2019
Another family favourite is coming to the Thameside Theatre this Easter with a musical version of Alice in Wonderland.
KD Theatre Productions wowed audiences at the theatre in Grays with their sell out performances of The Wizard of Oz last year and they are back again next month with another classic.
Why not join Alice this Easter in her magical adventure down the rabbit hole in this brand new staging of Lewis Carroll's family favourite?

Wicked Wednesdays are back this half-term

31 January 2019
Wicked Wednesdays are returning to Thameside Theatre, offering a fantastic family film deal this February half-term.
This exciting scheme offers two free adult tickets for every child ticket purchased at the Thameside Theatre in Grays, with child tickets priced at just £5. To make the offer even more tantalising, each child also receives popcorn and a drink.
The offer is available for the following films during the half-term:

Princesses and scientists to take over Thameside Theatre this February half term

21 January 2019
Whether it is being wowed by exhilarating experiments or dancing away at a pop princess party, there is plenty for the kids to enjoy at the Thameside Theatre this February half-term.
The 'Exciting Science Show' takes to the stage at the theatre in Grays at 2pm on Tuesday 19 February, with tickets priced at £10.

New cast member unveiled for highly-anticipated panto

20 November 2018
An exciting last minute addition has been made to the cast of this year's eagerly-awaited pantomime in Grays.
Thameside Theatre has announced reality TV star Ben Jardine – who rose to fame on the television show Married at First Sight and appeared in this year's Celebrity Big Brother – will play Wishee Washee in the theatre's upcoming panto, Aladdin.
Curtains will be raised for the first performance on Friday 30 November, with 61 fun-filled showings between then and Sunday 6 January.

Aladdin panto promises to go off with a bang

7 November 2018
The stars of this year's much-anticipated pantomime lit up last night's spectacular fireworks display in Orsett.
Cast including former TOWIE regular and Celebrity Big Brother contestant Dan Osborne were at Orsett Showground promoting this year's production of Aladdin at the Thameside Theatre in Grays.
The stars also spent time promoting the Polka Dot Pantomimes show at intu Lakeside yesterday, letting shoppers know all about the upcoming panto.

Wicked Wednesdays offers family fun this summer

1 August 2018
Wicked Wednesdays has launched at Thameside Theatre this month, offering a tremendous deal for family fun throughout the summer holiday.
This exciting scheme offers two free adult tickets for every child ticket purchased at the Thameside Theatre – child tickets cost just £5. To make the offer even more tantalising, each child will receive popcorn and a drink!
The offer is available on a range of films showing on Wednesdays this summer:

Relaxed performance of Beauty and the Beast

5 December 2017
A relaxed performance of Christmas panto Beauty and the Beast, starring X Factor's Stevi Ritchie, is taking place on Monday 18 December from 6:30pm at Thameside Theatre.
Everyone is welcome, but relaxed performances are designed specifically for those who will benefit from a more relaxed theatre experience.