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Influences… Blur, Pulp, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Counting Crows, Manic Street Preachers, The Smiths… and the list goes on!


Performing in the Main Auditorium at 4:10pm

Barry (Frontman) and Darren (Lead Guitar) met in the summer of 1999. After bonding over a love of music, they started a band called Absent; which was together for the next 6 years. When that band wound up, they remained very close friends and both spent time playing in other projects.

In 2012, Barry wanted some help with a solo album he was planning to write and record and recruited Darren to help him out. Once the two started playing in a room together again, it became clear that it needed to become a shared project.Read More

Stuck for a Christmas gift? Buy Theatre Tokens at The Broadway

The present that is flexible enough for everyone!

With such a huge range of entertainment and activities coming to The Broadway, this festive season why not give a gift which will create lasting memories for your friends and family?

Secure your Theatre Tokens now by calling in at The Broadway46 Broadway, Peterborough PE1 4RT (9am to 5pm daily, later on Main Auditorium performance evenings).

Theatre Tokens are national theatre gift vouchers that can be used at more than 240 venues nationwide, including The Broadway. With no expiry date, they are the perfect gift for everyone. Let them see the show they want, when they want.Read More

Cult TV Awards make their way to The Broadway

The 24th annual gong-giving for extraordinary fictional television heads to Peterbough

It’s a dinner, a ceremony and a theme party!

On Saturday 30th December, you can attend an actual television awards ceremony. The glitz! The glamour! And it’s all much closer than you think.

The annual Cult TV Awards are now in their 24th year, and this is the chance for you, ‘im or ‘er indoors, Friends (including Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joe, Chandler and Ross), your Modern Family and anyone else on this 3rd Rock from the Sun to get together to party like it’s Space: 1999 at the newly reopened The Broadway in Peterborough.

Your choice of clothing can either be the suited-and-booted approach where you dress to impress, or if you prefer you and your companions might like to go all-out ‘cosplay’ in support of your favourite shows.Read More

Walter Cornelius commemorated with the Cornelius Banger

Visit Walter’s Bar and Eatery

New Peterborough meeting point commemorates local daredevil

In The Broadway you’ll find Walter’s Bar and Eatery, named after an iconic Cambridgeshire strongman, which also has a celebratory ‘signature dish’

Business and social meet-ups in the City centre have a new location to consider, which will provide a different option for everyone from 1st September this year. Walter’s Bar and Eatery is on the first floor of The Broadway in Peterborough. Open every day from early morning until the twilight hours, and with live music of the like of harpists and classical guitarists between Noon and 3:00pm to help set a mood, this promises to provide the perfect atmosphere giving something different for all those at work or play.Read More

Everly Pregnant Brothers to play The Broadway

Described as “a power house of parody fuelled on best bitter, pork pies and raucous gigs”

The Everly Pregnant Brothers regularly play to sell-out crowds in their native South Yorkshire, and are rapidly growing a cult following far and wide.Not a surprise, therefore, that The Broadway in Peterborough has made them one of the first bookings for the revived venue. They will be coming your way on Saturday 23 September, with two hours of hilarious re-workings of your favourite hits.Read More

Alex Geairns - Station Director of Hereward Media

Hereward on Broadway – Local TV comes to Peterborough

Rejuvenated headline venue shows community commitment via relationship with Hereward Television and Hereward Media

A new working arrangement will cement The Broadway Theatre as not only a top entertainment provider but also an active communications hub. Charity training organisation Hereward Media will be working from the rear of the complex, and its ancillary outputs will lead to Local TV station Hereward Television finally going ‘on-air’ this Autumn.Read More

Mark Ringer - New Managing Director

The Broadway Theatre a ‘Done Deal’ – now under new management

Central Peterborough venue ready to serve the region – and not just the City – with a diverse range of entertainment

It was only a few weeks ago that plans were unveiled to save The Broadway Theatre in Peterborough from being turned into a block of luxury apartments. With no venue of similar size and scope within a 40 mile radius, the City can now celebrate the beginning of a new era for a landmark that has been serving the area since 1937. Read More