Feb
17
Sun
Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away @ Otley Courthouse
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away @ Otley Courthouse | England | United Kingdom

If you’ve never had the chance to see Cirque du Soleil live, then this is the event for you. Come and enjoy this recorded screening of their 2012 performance “Worlds Away”. A young woman in a small Mid-Western town goes to a travelling carnival one evening, where she is urged by a silent clown to visit the carnival’s circus and see The Aerialist, the show’s star attraction. She is entranced by The Aerialist, but during his act he misses a catch and falls to the ground. She rushes to help him, but then the ground beneath them gives way and they fall through into the dreamlike world of Cirque du Soleil. Separated, they travel through the different tent worlds trying to find each other, interacting with the strange and wonderful performers and performances of Cirque du Soleil.

Feb
22
Fri
Ian McMillan & Luke Carver Goss: Between you and me @ Otley Courthouse
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Ian McMillan & Luke Carver Goss: Between you and me @ Otley Courthouse | England | United Kingdom

Poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss present a hilarious night of words, music & breath-taking comedy, featuring songs, stories and a musical created out of thin air!

Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb. He’s Poet-in-Residence for Barnsley FC, The Academy of Urbanism and, until recently, English National Opera. He’s a regular on BBC Breakfast, Pointless Celebrities, Coast, Countryfile, Pick of the Week, Last Word, The Yorkshire Dales and The Lakes (C4) … He was featured on The South Bank Show and cast away on Desert Island Discs. His rip-roaring poetry shows are legendary.

Luke Carver Goss has recorded & performed with his own group, the acclaimed Carver Trio, as well as The Ian McMillan Orchestra, jazz singer Tina May and story-teller Daniel Morden in the group The Devil’s Violin. Recent works with Ian include Snappy Opera the Magical Music Tree for Mahogany Opera Group, Looking for a Stable for Scunthorpe Rotary and local choirs, and Tiger Tales for Holmfirth Arts Festival. Expect a night of music, laughs and tales from two very talented performers.

Mar
1
Fri
Gary Delaney @ Otley Courthouse
Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Gary Delaney @ Otley Courthouse | England | United Kingdom

Double Sony Award Winner • Regular On Mock The Week • Chortle Award Nominee

He loves each and every gag and you can’t help but be carried away by his infectious charm. He’s like a cheeky schoolboy who can barely hide his glee with each and every punch line.

Gary’s the only comic ever to have got two gags in the same top 10 for Dave’s TV Funniest Jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe. He’s the premier gag smith of his generation and through twitter he’s become one of the most followed and quoted comedians in the country.

Back by popular demand after his sell out show in 2016 Gary will be bringing a new show to Otley with much more laugh out loud material.

Mar
9
Sat
DNA: We Know What You’re Thinking @ Otley Courthouse
Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
DNA: We Know What You're Thinking @ Otley Courthouse | England | United Kingdom

Following their astounding appearances on the eleventh series of Britain’s Got Talent in 2017, mind reading duo DNA are taking their brand new show called We Know What You’re Thinking out on a UK tour from 6th February – 29th March 2019.

Andrew and Darren, best known as mind reading double act DNA, took the nation by storm when they appeared on Britain’s Got Talent in 2017 with their incredible telepathic ability known as “The Gift”. Wowing the judges, live audience and viewers at home, the duo went on to reach the live finals of the hit ITV talent show. Their first audition has reached almost 10 million YouTube views alone.

Performed completely live, they can ask volunteers to concentrate on the name of celebrities, telephone numbers, credit card numbers, a word in a book, the name of the street they grew up on, a relative’s name… literally anything. With devastating speed and accuracy, the pair are then able to reveal what that name, number or word is, every time.

Their unique mind reading performances have now been enjoyed by tens of millions of people around the world. Aptly named ’The Gift’, the duo have created a show that will blow minds and prove that the impossible really is possible – but only for them!

This brand new show features world exclusive, never before seen material that is being showcased for the very first time!

Now their incredible talents are being taken out to venues across the UK and will be coming to a venue near you in February and March 2019, so book your tickets now.

“We’re still trying to work out how they did it now” ★★★★★ Radio Times

“What you do, honestly, is incredible.” Simon Cowell

“DNA left the judges speechless with their jaw dropping mind reading act” ★★★★★ The Sun

May
10
Fri
Andrew Maxwell: Showtime @ Otley Courthouse
May 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Andrew Maxwell: Showtime @ Otley Courthouse | England | United Kingdom

With “SHOWTIME” Andrew continued his long run of domination of the Edinburgh Fringe. A memorable cocktail of personal stories, astute political observations and the odd surprise foray into character cameos, it won yet another barrage of five-star reviews for one of the festival’s most universally acclaimed acts. Now, it’s ‘showtime’ for the rest of the country.

Andrew is known for his eagle-eyed, passionate current-affairs comedy, showcased in his many appearances on BBC Radio 4 (News Quiz, Welcome To Wherever You Are, Public Enemies). He’s been seen on – among others – Live at the Apollo (BBC One), Have I Got News for You (BBC One), Celebrity Juice (ITV2) and Mock the Week (BBC Two); and to a whole new generation he is the devilish voice of MTV’s Ex On The Beach.

Jun
2
Sun
Gyles Brandreth: Break a Leg @ Otley Courthouse
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gyles Brandreth: Break a Leg @ Otley Courthouse | England | United Kingdom

They say all political careers end in tears. In Brandreth’s case it’s tears of laughter as the actor, author, ex-MP, One Show reporter and QI, Have I Got News For You and Countdown star is back on tour with his new show celebrating all things theatrical. Without hesitation or repetition (and just a touch of deviation), Just a Minute regular Gyles delivers a dazzling hour of wit, wisdom, high drama, low comedy, and hilarious name-dropping.

*****‘A master raconteur’ Telegraph

***** ’Total joy’ Scotsman