WIN a family pass to see New Art Club’s production of Hercules at Nottingham Playhouse

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ONE extraordinary superhero, 12 impossible tasks . . . it’s the story of Hercules as you’ve never seen it before! From the critically acclaimed New Art Club comes Hercules, a new family friendly take on one of the classic tales of Greek Mythology.

New Art Club are Pete Shenton and Tom Roden, often described as the Morecambe and Wise of dance, and they are renowned for creating unique work that brings together the worlds of dance and comedy. Now they bring their unique comic style and sense of the absurd to the story of the 12 Labours of Hercules in a hilarious and highly successful family friendly show.

Co-produced in partnership by Dance4, New Art Club and Nottingham Playhouse, Hercules will premiere on 17th May at Nottingham Playhouse, before going on 14 date tour through until next summer. Hercules recreates the story of the Greek myth for a 21st century audience, following the story of The 12 Labours in a crazy cabaret style, with Pete as the unlikely superhero and Tom as the show’s compere. Throughout the performance there are also appearances by an amazing hula hooper, hilarious dancing double act The Two Wrongies and the multi talented musician and performer Scott Smith. The show also features three groups specially selected for the host venues, who will perform three of the 12 Herculean Labours alongside the professional cast.

New Art Club have crossed the boundaries of high and popular arts, having performed their work at Sadler’s Wells,The Royal Opera House and Melbourne International Comedy Festival as well as touring around the world and throughout the UK. New Art Club’s work is fuelled by the duo’s shared spirit of adventure and their performances are loved by audiences and critics alike.

Here at Experience Nottinghamshire, we are very excited to announce that we have 10 family passes to give away for the production of Hercules on 17th May 2014 at Nottingham Playhouse. The family passes are for four people maximum per household, with a maximum of two of those being adults.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply fill out your details below and answer the question that follows!

You have until midday on 9th May to enter, and we will notify the winners on the same day. Simply fill out the form below for your chance to win. Best of luck!


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Hercules premieres at Nottingham Playhouse on May 17 at 7pm. Tickets: £10 (£8 Concessions) Family ticket £30. Call 0115 941 9419 or visit

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Posted on 23 April 2014
Featured author: Tom

Nottingham lad who’s a proud Notts County fan, cheese fiend, chocaholic and loves travelling and music.

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