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Pomegranate Theatre


Corporation Street
S41 7TX
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Pomegranate Theatre

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Prices vary according to performances


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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

* Open for events and performances only.

The Box Office is open an hour before each performance for ticket collection and door sales. Alternatively you can purchase tickets from the Box Office at the Visitor Information Centre in Rykneld Square (Open Monday - Saturday, 9.30am-6pm) or call 01246 345222 or visit



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    Recent Reviews:

    • DerbyshireJoanneJ
      Trip Type:
      Mamma Mia
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 22nd July 2018
      My Mum and I visited yesterday to watch the new Mamma Mia film as a screening. Have been to the Pomegranate many times before but this was the first time to see a projected film. Absolutely... Read full review
    • Anne D
      Chesterfield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Giovanni Pernice at the Pomegranate. Brilliant
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 13th July 2018
      Went to this lovely theatre to see Giovanni Pernice in Born To Win and we were not disappointed with either the brilliant performance or the lovely theatre. We sat in the stalls and there was plenty... Read full review
    • peppa072
      Chesterfield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Good theatre
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 11th July 2018
      This was a screening of Everybody is talking about Jamie. The show was fabulous and the theatre provided a good atmosphere and bar and seating good Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    The Pomegranate Theatre is in Chesterfield town centre and there are many nearby car parks. The directions below are to the nearest car parks.

    From North/South Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right hand lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep to right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round back of 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane and go straight on at 1st and 2nd set of traffic lights, approaching large roundabout with car park in middle. Keep to right hand lane and turn right into car park (Holywell Cross).

    From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

    From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep to left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (Lordsmill Street). Select right hand lane, then follow route from North/South.

    Public Transport Directions

    Accessible by Public Transport: Chesterfield station is 0 miles away.

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    Film: Mission Impossible - Fallout (12A)The best intentions often come back to haunt you. Mission: Impossible – Fallout finds Ethan Hunt and his IMF team along with some familiar allies in a race against time after a mission gone wrong.
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    Tuesday, 16th October 2018 - Thursday, 18th October 2018

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    Film: First Reformed (15)Reverend Ernst Toller is a solitary, middle-aged pastor at a small church in upstate New York on the cusp of celebrating its 250th anniversary. From writer-director Paul Schrader comes a gripping thriller about a crisis of faith that is personal, political and planetary.
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    Sunday, 4th November 2018 - Sunday, 4th November 2018

    Film: Regeneration (15)This is part of a series of events to commemorate 100 years since the end of WWI. In the midst of the First World War, Edinburgh's Craiglockhart Hospital is crowded with traumatised soldiers scarred by the horrors of battle.
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    Sunday, 4th November 2018 - Sunday, 4th November 2018

    Film: War Horse (12)From director Steven Spielberg comes War Horse, an epic adventure for audiences of all ages. Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, War Horse begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse and a young man.
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    Film: All Quiet on the Western Front (PG)Lewis Milestone's epic screen adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque’s anti-war novel stars Lew Ayres as one of a group of German teenagers who enlist for World War One after hearing a stirring speech from their professor.
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    Monday, 1st October 2018 - Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

    Film: Cold War (15)Paweł Pawlikowski follows his Oscar-winning Ida with Cold War, a romance set in Europe after World War II. Shot in luminous black and white, it spans decades and nations to tell a love story that is as tragic as it is moving, and as transportive as it is honest.
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    Saturday, 22nd September 2018 - Saturday, 22nd September 2018

    Film: Antman and the Wasp (12A)Scott Lang is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. Approached by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym, Lang must once again don the Ant-Man suit and fight alongside the Wasp.
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    Satellite: NT Live - Julie (15)A live satellite broadcast by the National Theatre as part of the Pomegranate’s cinema programme. This new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.
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    Jazz in the Bar - Nigel Price TrioThe Nigel Price Organ Trio, winner of the 2010 Parliamentary Jazz Awards for ‘best jazz ensemble’ is led by one of Britain’s finest guitarists.
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    Tuesday, 6th November 2018 - Saturday, 10th November 2018

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    Friday, 5th October 2018 - Friday, 5th October 2018

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    Tuesday, 9th October 2018 - Tuesday, 9th October 2018

    Satellite: The Importance of Being EarnestA new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, will be broadcast to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End.
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    Friday, 21st September 2018 - Friday, 21st September 2018

    Satellite: Merry WidowStep into the ballrooms of Paris and join us for Australia Ballet's production of The Merry Widow - a light-hearted production filled with tangled affairs, narrow misses and jealous lovers.
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    Saturday, 27th October 2018 - Saturday, 27th October 2018

    Play: The Devil's BrideAspiring 17th Century painter Godfried seeks an apprenticeship with famous artist Gerard, and falls in love with Douw's niece Rose. But Douw achieved fame by making a pact with the Devil, and when Gerard attempts to wed Rose, his evil rival returns to claim his wicked prize.
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    Wednesday, 14th November 2018 - Wednesday, 14th November 2018

    Satellite: Degas - Passion for PerfectionExhibition on Screen journeys from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’s works is the most representative in Britain.
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    Wednesday, 14th November 2018 - Wednesday, 14th November 2018

    Satellite: RSC Live - Troilus and CressidaA satellite broadcast of Shakespeare's tragedy. Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the siege of Troy their innocence is tested and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences.
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    Sunday, 18th November 2018 - Sunday, 18th November 2018

    Satellite: La Bayadère- Royal Ballet LiveAn iconic 19th Century Russian ballet, La Bayadère was originally performed at the Bolshoi Theatre in St Petersburg in 1877. It remained unknown in the West until the Kirov Ballet toured with the Kingdom of the Shades scene in 1961.
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    Wednesday, 21st November 2018 - Saturday, 24th November 2018

    9 to 5 The Musical (amateur production)Chesterfield Operatic Society presents 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick. This show is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Tickets on sale at Chesterfield Theatres Box Office on Monday 5 November 2018.
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    Sunday, 18th November 2018 - Sunday, 18th November 2018

    Father Christmas Needs a WeeFather Christmas is back on his rounds... and he still needs a wee! TaleGate Theatre Productions hit the perfect combination of witty humour, fantastic music and the extra sparkle for which they have become known. Ages up to 7.
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    Wednesday, 24th October 2018 - Wednesday, 24th October 2018

    Satellite: Funny Girl the MusicalFollowing its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to Chesterfield and features Sheridan Smith in “an unforgettable star turn” (The Times). Tickets on sale at 10am Wednesday 1 August 2018
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    Tuesday, 8th January 2019 - Tuesday, 8th January 2019

    Satellite: The Madness of King George IIIMulti-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast to cinemas in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. The cast of this new production includes Olivier award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, Coriolanus) in the title role.
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    Wednesday, 9th January 2019 - Wednesday, 9th January 2019

    Satellite: The Nutcracker - Royal Ballet LiveA Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world. Peter Wright's interpretation of The Nutcracker has been enchanting children and adults alike since its first performance by The Royal Ballet in 1984.
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    Sunday, 20th January 2019 - Sunday, 20th January 2019

    Play: Dirty DustingTreat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra when Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2019 after three sell out UK tours. Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm, I’m a Celebrity), Leah Bell, Dolores Porretta and Andrew Green.
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    Tuesday, 22nd January 2019 - Saturday, 26th January 2019

    70th Anniversary Season: Arsenic and Old LacePart of a series of seven plays to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Chesterfield’s ‘civic theatre’, which is now called the Pomegranate Theatre. Arsenic and Old Lace is a timeless and classic comedy thriller which was a hit both on Broadway and in the West End.
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    Tuesday, 29th January 2019 - Saturday, 2nd February 2019

    70th Anniversary Season: Billy LiarPart of a series of seven plays to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Chesterfield’s ‘civic theatre’, which is now called the Pomegranate Theatre. Billy Liar is a hilarious and sometimes painfully truthful insight into 1960s family life.
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    Tuesday, 5th February 2019 - Saturday, 9th February 2019

    70th Anniversary Season: The Killing of Sister GeorgePart of a series of seven plays to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Chesterfield’s ‘civic theatre’, which is now called the Pomegranate Theatre. The Killing of Sister George is a timeless examination of the public and private lives of celebrities.
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    Tuesday, 12th February 2019 - Saturday, 16th February 2019

    70th Anniversary Season: How the Other Half LovesPart of a series of seven plays to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Chesterfield’s ‘civic theatre’, which is now called the Pomegranate Theatre. The classic farce – three couples, two dinner parties, one affair... Vintage comedy from Alan Ayckbourn.
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    Tuesday, 26th February 2019 - Saturday, 2nd March 2019

    70th Anniversary Season: An Evening with Gary LinekerPart of a series of seven plays to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Chesterfield’s ‘civic theatre’, which is now called the Pomegranate Theatre. A comedy of two halves, described by the Daily Express as probably the funniest play in the universe.
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    Tuesday, 5th March 2019 - Saturday, 9th March 2019

    70th Anniversary Season: Anybody for MurderPart of a series of seven plays to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Chesterfield’s ‘civic theatre’, which is now called the Pomegranate Theatre. Anybody for Murder is a thrilling comedy by the writers of the television series The Avengers.
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    Tuesday, 12th March 2019 - Saturday, 16th March 2019

    70th Anniversary Season: Don't Dress for DinnerPart of a series of seven plays to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Chesterfield’s ‘civic theatre’, which is now called the Pomegranate Theatre. The hit West End farce.
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    Monday, 1st April 2019 - Saturday, 6th April 2019

    Play: The Lady VanishesSocialite Iris is travelling home to England on the train when an accident introduces her to the mild-mannered Miss Froy. After her travelling companion suddenly disappears, Iris is perplexed to find that all the other passengers deny ever having seen her.
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