Six Appeal launches Belgrade's Spring Season
Discover hit musicals, nail-biting drama, and more as Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture begins
The Belgrade Theatre is getting set to bid 2020 goodbye with an exciting programme for spring
2021, leading into the start of Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture.
Running from March-July, the Belgrade’s Spring Season will include an eclectic mix of musicals,
drama, family shows and live music, with highlights including West End hits SIX and Groan Ups.
First up, from 19-24 April, the Belgrade will be rolling out the red carpet for the multi-award-winning
musical SIX, rescheduled from its previous dates in summer 2020.
Get ready for a rebellious remix of 500 years of historical heartbreak as the queens of musical theatre prepare to conquer Coventry.
Then from 26 April-1 May, Mischief Theatre are back with their latest comedy caper Groan Ups, a
show which asks whether any of us ever really grow up. Expect mishaps, quickfire gags and outright
anarchy in this hilarious journey from the classroom to the workplace from the award-winning
producers of The Play That Goes Wrong.
Also rescheduled from its original 2020 dates, tongue-in-cheek Friends parody Friendsical
promises an irreverent but loving tribute to the classic TV sitcom.
From 26-30 May, join the gang asthey take on naked Thursdays, a power cut, a dinosaur convention and a raft of original songs including “(He’s Her) Lobster!” and “Richard’s Moustache”.
Plus, there’ll be even more fun for musical lovers on Sat 3 July, with Sing-Along-A screenings of
The Greatest Showman and The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Those looking for edge-of-your-seat entertainment can enjoy a thrilling night out from 10-15 May
with Looking Good Dead, adapted from Peter James’ hugely popular Roy Grace novel.
EastEnders’ longest-serving actor Adam Woodyatt stars as Tom Bryce, a witness to a murder who
finds himself in danger after reporting the crime to the police.
The tension continues from 8-12 June in Dial M for Murder, a new production of the blueprint for
the modern thriller, led by stage and screen star Tom Chambers as the charismatic and
manipulative ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice.
For families, Shakespeare innovators Oddsocks will be back from 15-17 June with their own unique
spin on The Comedy of Errors – a chaotic and outrageously funny story of separated twins and
mistaken identity. For little ones, CBeebies superstar and preschool favourite Justin Fletcher
presents an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza in Justin Live on Wed 2 June.