Top comedians part of the spring season

Sarah Millican is one of the comedians coming to Warwick Arts Centre
Sarah Millican is one of the comedians coming to Warwick Arts Centre

Sarah Millican, Katharine Ryan and a new adaptation of Lord of the Flies are among the shows announced for the new season of Warwick Arts Centre.

The adaptation of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies which sees stranded schoolboys and survival comes to Warwick direct from London’s award winning Regent’s Park Theatre.

Other drama also includes The Notebook, and Sarah Woods presents an uplifting vision of thefuture, as told by the people of Coventry, in The Roadless Trip.

There will be spectacular athletics in Broken, the internationally acclaimed dance show that premiered at Warwick Arts Centre in 2013. Luca Silvestrini’s Protein present a witty piece of dance and music theatre in May Contain Food, a show that comes with its own tasting menu.

There is entertainment for the whole family in Opus 7, a playful circus show from a company ofcracking musicians and daredevil acrobats. ballet LORENT present a spectacular new adaptation of Snow White from poet Carol Ann Duffy and Doctor Who composer Murray Gold.

Sarah Millican headlines a comedy programme that features a host of famous names, from StewartLee to Ed Byrne, and Tom Stade to Stephen K Amos. The Butterworth Hall also welcomes a host of big music gigs, from the tempered ballads and fizzing electronic pop of John Grant to the beautifully melancholic Tindersticks.

Alan Rivett, director of Warwick Arts Centre said: “It’s been a great season for us this autumn, and we’re thrilled to be presenting such an exciting programme for the new year, including the must-see production of Lord of the Flies from Regent’s Park Theatre. Whether it’s a family outing, a night outwith friends or a chance to try something new, there’s something for everyone this season.”

To book tickets for these shows and many more call 024 7652 4524 or visit www.warwickartscentre.co.uk