Ferneham Hall launches its 33rd autumn season

Cornish comic Jethro is coming to Ferneham Hall.
Cornish comic Jethro is coming to Ferneham Hall.
Pop-Up Opera. Picture by Robert Workman

Taking opera out of the halls and to the masses

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Now in it’s 33rd year, Ferneham Hall in Fareham announces its latest autumn/winter season.

The flagship production will be the Ferneham Hall pantomime – Dick Whittington and his Cat, from December 11 – January 3.

Dick Whittington stars Todd Carty of EastEnders fame and Lloyd Warbey.

Dick Whittington stars Todd Carty of EastEnders fame and Lloyd Warbey.

The show stars Todd Carty (Grange Hill, EastEnders, The Bill, Dancing on Ice)and Disney Art Attack’s Lloyd Warbey.

As well as the panto, younger audiences will have even more reason to bring their parents, brothers and sisters to Ferneham Hall this autumn to see The Chris and Pui Show in September, followed by Jurassic Adventures and Basil Brush in October and Count Duckula’s debut appearance at the Fareham venue in January.

The Laughter Live! Comedy Club returns to Fareham this autumn on Friday, October 9 followed by a Christmas date on Friday, December 18 before coming back in 2016 on Saturday, February 20.

The line-up comprises three fantastic comedians ably supported by resident compere and 2014 News Guide Award Winner James Alderson.

March 2 will also see the welcome return of Cornish comic Jethro.

Dance is also well represented. La Classique Moscow Ballet performs Sleeping Beauty on October 19 and the current Strictly Champion Pasha Kovalev performs a brand new show on March 24.

Other events include Megaslam American Wrestling, the Circus of Horrors, psychic Tony Stockwell, and renowned drag revue show Music Hall Tavern.

Local societies perfoming include Fareham Musical Society (Jekyll and Hyde in September), Interalia (Prisoner of Zenda in October) Stage One (Bugsy Malone in October) and South Downe Musical Society, closing the 2015/16 season in April with Hot Mikado.

For further details or to book tickets for these shows visit fernehamhall.co.uk or call the box office on 01329 231 942.