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Paul Zerdin - Hands Free

Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
Back by popular demand, Paul Zerdin and everyone’s favourite puppets are heading your way with a brand new UK tour in Autumn 2021. Sam, Albert, Baby, Roger the..read more
Back by popular demand, Paul Zerdin and everyone’s favourite puppets are heading your way with a brand new UK tour in Autumn 2021. Sam, Albert, Baby, Roger the bodyguard and an urban fox have all survived 2020 locked down with Paul….well nearly. They can’t wait to see you, so get ready to be involved. As well as his hilarious characters ‘Hands Free’ features Paul giving us a glimpse into his own world showing us what it’s like to be able to throw your voice in everyday situations where anything and everything can talk back! Don’t miss out on your chance to see the winner of America’s Got Talent, the star of London’s Palladium Panto and without doubt one of Britain’s finest entertainers at a theatre near you. (Age advisory 14+) Tickets: £21.50 ‘’The best ventriloquist Britain has discovered for many years...’’ The Stage “If you think the words ‘brilliant’ and ‘ventriloquist’ have no place in the same sentence, go and see Paul Zerdin for some brutal re-education” Evening Standard “Technically immaculate, it’s what he does with the slick talent that really sets him apart. His relationship with the characters has all the dramatic tension of a real-life double act” The Guardian

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Swing Unlimited Big Band - We'll Meet Again

Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
We'll Meet Again" commemorates Remembrance with a very special concert at the Regent Centre by the fabulous 17-piece Swing Unlimited Big Band. With war-time classics by Glenn..read more
We'll Meet Again" commemorates Remembrance with a very special concert at the Regent Centre by the fabulous 17-piece Swing Unlimited Big Band. With war-time classics by Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Duke Ellington, as well as songs by Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra, the show re-creates the period with images, words and music. An uplifting, fun and moving event. Swing Unlimited Big Band is widely recognised as one of the most versatile and entertaining swing bands around. Their musicians and singers offer a complete range of music from the 1920s right up to modern pop, funk and rock. This year’s concert commemorates the 77th anniversary of the D-Day Landings in 1944 with a celebration of many of the best known and loved songs, tunes and poems of the war years and beyond. Tickets: £16, Concessions: £14 (over 60s, under 16s, students and registered disabled)

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Andy Kirkpatrick’s Mind Your Head: Holidays from Hell

Runtime: 110mins   Rating: LIVE
Only Hull’s second best climber, comedian Andy Kirkpatrick, could take you on a journey from minus fifty degrees to plus fifty, from gun battles in Nairobi, deportation, battles..read more
Only Hull’s second best climber, comedian Andy Kirkpatrick, could take you on a journey from minus fifty degrees to plus fifty, from gun battles in Nairobi, deportation, battles with baboons, elephants and bears, to mundane things like climbing big walls and bigger mountains Presented by Speakers from the Edge

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Regent Tour

Runtime: 90mins   Rating: LIVE
Tickets: £5 Smell the greasepaint, tread the boards and lap up the limelight when you join one of the Regent Centre’s exclusive tours. This is your chance to..read more
Tickets: £5 Smell the greasepaint, tread the boards and lap up the limelight when you join one of the Regent Centre’s exclusive tours. This is your chance to explore parts of the Regent that are normally off-limits to the General Public, including the Projection Box, the Dressing Rooms, the Lighting and Sound Booths and behind the scenes in the backstage area. There will be a chance to ask questions about the Regent, its history, future plans and about its place at the heart of entertainment in Christchurch. Space is strictly limited so do book early to avoid disappointment! Please be aware that there are two flights of stairs to access the projection room. To arrange a private tour for a group (of 20 or more) please contact admin@regentcentre.co.uk.

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Celebrating Christmas with Winton Salvation Army

Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
Winton Salvation Army presents Celebrating Christmas. Come and enjoy the Winton Salvation Army Band & Timbrels. Featuring St Walburga’s school choir, a vocal soloist..read more
Winton Salvation Army presents Celebrating Christmas. Come and enjoy the Winton Salvation Army Band & Timbrels. Featuring St Walburga’s school choir, a vocal soloist and Mr Andrew Wileman as the compere. You’ll also be able to sing some of your favourite carols. An evening not to be missed and one that will take you right to the heart of the true meaning of Christmas! Tickets: Full Price £7, Under 16s £5

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Christmas Spectacular 2021

Rating: LIVE
The Glad Rag Production Company is delighted to bring the Christmas Spectacular back to the Regent Centre stage! This year’s story follows Santa and his..read more
The Glad Rag Production Company is delighted to bring the Christmas Spectacular back to the Regent Centre stage! This year’s story follows Santa and his elves as they realise that Christmas Spirit is too low to fly the sleigh. The team take a trip to Christchurch to spread Christmas cheer but a mix up means that some of the towns biggest Scrooges end up in Christmastown! Will the elves be able to turn their frowns upside down and raise enough festive spirit before the big day? With a fabulous musical blend of up-beat dance routines, popular ballads and Christmas favourites all performed by theatre professionals and adorable elves, this is a festive treat for the whole family to enjoy Ticket Prices: 2pm: £17 7pm: Concessions £17, Full Price £18 Family ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children U16): £60 Christmas Eve: All tickets £18 Runtime approx: 1 hour 45 mins with a 20 minute interval.

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Sleeping Beauty: Highcliffe Charity Players Pantomime

Runtime: 80mins   Rating: LIVE
Sleeping Beauty - The one-act pantomime of your dreams Princess Aurora’s christening is the perfect day until the wicked fairy Carabosse arrives..read more
Sleeping Beauty - The one-act pantomime of your dreams Princess Aurora’s christening is the perfect day until the wicked fairy Carabosse arrives univited. In revenge she casts a spell that the Princess will prick her finger on a spinning wheel and die by her 21st birthday. Though unable to break this evil magic, the Fairy Queen sends the Princess to sleep for 100 years. Can an heroic Prince save the day? Perhaps a true love's kiss is the answer? It’s over a decade since the award winning Highcliffe Charity Players performed Sleeping Beauty, so don’t miss this magical pantomime, packed with songs, laughter and romance. A treat for all the family. Full Price: £15 (Early bird £13.50) Concessions £14 (Early bird £12.50) Concessions apply to: Over 60s, Under 16s, Students and Registered Disabled. Early Bird offer: £1.50 off all tickets until 30th November 2021 Runtime approx 80 minutes (no interval)

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Gordon Buchanan - 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

Runtime: 180mins   Rating: LIVE
One of the most prominent wildlife presenters and filmmakers working today, Gordon Buchannan’s journey is a remarkable story to tell. Having produced some of the most..read more
One of the most prominent wildlife presenters and filmmakers working today, Gordon Buchannan’s journey is a remarkable story to tell. Having produced some of the most popular wildlife programmes on the BBC, we have been able to see his incredible passion for the animal kingdom and the unique ability he has for presenting such hidden animal worlds to an audience. For the first time, Gordon will be taking a look back at his incredible 30 years working both behind and in front of the camera. This will be a rare opportunity to discover what has continued to drive his career and the landmark stories that take pride of his work. With three decades worth of expeditions to guide us through, this will be the first time Gordon is able to show us his favourite wildlife encounters. The tools and traits he has developed over the years to be at the forefront of wildlife filmmaking. This will be a showcase of both his most celebrated work, and that never seen before, a behind the scenes insight of how these successful programmes are made. Always reflective Gordon Buchanan is taking this opportunity to understand how his time within the wildlife industry has changed and what the future potentially holds for us and the animal kingdom as co inhabitants of our rapidly changing ecological landscape.

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Jenny Eclair: Sixty! (FFS!)

Runtime: 120mins   Rating: 14+
Having hit 60 (but still a year younger than Madonna), Jenny Eclair AKA ‘The Face of Vagisan’ confronts a new decade of decrepitude. Now that it takes 20 minutes of scrolling down..read more
Having hit 60 (but still a year younger than Madonna), Jenny Eclair AKA ‘The Face of Vagisan’ confronts a new decade of decrepitude. Now that it takes 20 minutes of scrolling down to find her DOB when she’s filling in forms online, should she celebrate or crawl into a hole? What will her 60’s hold for this 1960’s babe and is it a legal requirement to buy Nordic walking poles? PS, ‘I’m carrying quite a lot of excess lock down weight, which you can feel free to discuss behind my back during the interval’. Love Jenny x

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Exciting Science

Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
WARNING… WARNING… EXTREME FUN ALERT! This brand new, exciting and educational show will amaze and astound all ages from four years and upwards, as we put..read more
WARNING… WARNING… EXTREME FUN ALERT! This brand new, exciting and educational show will amaze and astound all ages from four years and upwards, as we put the “exciting” back into “science”. With fun and fact filled experiments, watch in amazement as we recreate a volcanic eruption; turn a vacuum cleaner into a missile launcher or take aim at you with our smoke blaster! So stand clear and prepare for action, as this show is full of wiz, bang, pop… and splurt. Exciting Science – prepare to be amazed! Tickets: £11, Child (Under 16): £10

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Milton Musical Society presents CHESS

Runtime: 120mins   Rating:
Sir Tim Rice, Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus, the collaborators on CHESS, are giants of pop/rock music and rock musicals, and here they have created a complex rock opera that has..read more
Sir Tim Rice, Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus, the collaborators on CHESS, are giants of pop/rock music and rock musicals, and here they have created a complex rock opera that has played to full houses and standing ovations around the world. Set in the cold war era, this musical presented by Milton Musical Society becomes a metaphor for romantic rivalries, competitive gamesmanship, super-power politics, and international intrigues. The pawns in this drama form a love triangle. The loutish American chess superstar, the earnest Russian champion, and a Hungarian born English woman, who arrives at the international chess match in Merano Italy with the American, but falls for the Russian. From Merano to Bangkok the players, lovers, politicians, and spies manipulate and are manipulated to the pulse of a monumental rock score that includes 'I know him so well', 'One Night in Bangkok', 'Heaven Help My Heart', 'Nobody’s Side', 'Someone else’s Story' & 'Anthem'. Tickets: £18, Concessions £17

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The Full Monty Revisited

Runtime: 135mins   Rating: 18+
Produced by Caroline Barrett for Dare to Bare Productions Are you looking for some hot stuff? Tell the girls! The original 2CR FM Full Monty are back for one night..read more
Produced by Caroline Barrett for Dare to Bare Productions Are you looking for some hot stuff? Tell the girls! The original 2CR FM Full Monty are back for one night only. You can leave your hat on! Following the release of the smash hit film, Bournemouth’s former radio station, 2CR FM staged the hugely successful Full Monty Tribute! After a sell-out reunion in 2019, the boys are back for one night only, for one last time - willing to go the full monty! Raising awareness of Mens Cancer and raising funds for Macmillan Caring Locally and their Brick by Brick appeal. Plus comedy and laughter from the hilariously funny Lucinda Lashes and enjoy the sensational sounds of vocalist, Lea Martin. Expect rude, crude and nude - the ultimate girls night out! Strictly OVER 18s only. Tickets: £22.50 (£1 from each ticket sale goes towards the Regent centre Development Fund)

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Ian Waite and Vincent Simone….Act Two

Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
The Ballroom Boys double act Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are set to return with their brand new show - Ian Waite and Vincent Simone….ACT TWO, after the roaring success of their 5..read more
The Ballroom Boys double act Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are set to return with their brand new show - Ian Waite and Vincent Simone….ACT TWO, after the roaring success of their 5 star rated 2019 tour! The fabulous Strictly Come Dancing stars promise another wonderful evening of old-fashioned variety - dance, comedy and song! With beautiful costumes, gorgeous lighting and world class routines, including the Viennese Waltz, the Foxtrot, the Rhumba… and of course… there has to be another incredible Argentine Tango routine by the master! The boys will be joined by their stunning dance partners and a world class singer. If you enjoyed The Ballroom Boys, then make sure you don’t miss the hilarious dancing duo when they bring you….ACT TWO! "WORLD-CLASS" - The News Letter "A HUGELY ENTERTAINING NIGHT OUT" - Crawley Observer "WHAT A SHOW!" - Elementary Whats On Reviews from the 2019 production VIP tickets: £70 each (rows F and G) VIP tickets include a pre-show meet and greet with Ian and Vincent including photo and autograph opportunities, plus a signed print. Meet and greet will start at 6pm. All VIP ticket holders must arrive at least 10 minutes before the meet and greet is due to start. Anyone arriving late may not be permitted. Age Recommendation 14+ May contain haze, smoke, pyrotechnics and flashing lights. Running time: Approx 2 hours (including interval)

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