Shirley is a Liverpool housewife. Her kids have left home and she makes chips and egg for her husband while talking to the wall. Where has her life disappeared to? Out of the blue, her best friend offers her a trip to Greece for 2 weeks and she secretly packs her bags. She heads for the sun and starts to see the world and herself very differently.... Read more >>
Shirley is a Liverpool housewife. Her kids have left home and she makes chips and egg for her husband while talking to the wall. Where has her life disappeared to? Out of the blue, her best friend offers her a trip to Greece for 2 weeks and she secretly packs her bags. She heads for the sun and starts to see the world and herself very differently.
Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. It was adapted into an Oscar nominated film. Now, on its 30th anniversary, Jodie Prenger stars in the first major revival of this national treasure.
'The funniest and most heart-warming play.' Daily Mirror
Suitable for 14+
There are no booking fees for this production.
However, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £2.85 Transaction fee.
All Super Seats include choice of nibble box, welcome drink and programme or theatre gift.
New Victoria Theatre Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Click here to download it
There are nine wheelchair spaces in the back row of the Royal Circle and one wheelchair space in the Stalls. It is advisable to book wheelchair spaces in advance.
- There is level access to the Box Office, bars, toilets and back row of the Royal Circle.
- There is lift access to the Stalls.
- The Upper Circle is only accessible via the stairs, there is no lift access.
The New Victoria Theatre auditorium is equipped with Sennheiser MobileConnect WiFi sound amplification system. MobileConnect uses WiFi to deliver superior quality audio to a smart device such as an iPod or iPhone, either through headphones or via a necklace for hearing aid users. Devices can be booked via the box office in advance, alternatively patrons can download the Sennheiser MobileConnect app and use their own device.
Induction Loop Necklace
Suitable for persons wearing a hearing aid, the induction loop necklace is worn around the neck. Whilst wearing the necklace switch your hearing aid to the 'T' setting and the sound is amplified. The necklace has an adjustable volume control.
Sound is amplified sound through headphones. Suitable for persons without a hearing aid.
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.
There are accessible toilets on all three levels of the venue.
The New Victoria Theatre is attached to the Peacocks Centre in central Woking, easily accessible from the M25 (Jct 10,11), M3 (Jct 3) and A3. Undercover parking for 2,500 cars is available in the Peacocks. The Blue car park is the closest to the theatres / cinemas, the entrance for both being found on level one. For details on parking charges visit Woking Council's Parking website.
Frequent trains from London Waterloo and towns in the surrounding area. Woking BR is five minutes walk away. Train information: 08457 484950 (24 hours) or check your train times on-line via The Rail Track web site.
By bus or coach:
The limited space for coaches to drop off directly outside the theatres is reserved for groups with mobility difficulties. Please contact the Groups Hotline 0333 009 5386 (Calls charged at local rate) for a permit for this space or for details of alternative coach parking facilities.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7645 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0333 009 5386 Calls charged at local rate.
Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971
Stage Door / Admin:* 01483 545999
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number
ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.
There are currently roadworks around the New Victoria Theatre that could disrupt your journey. Please take a look at the links below to plan your journey and leave enough time to arrive at the theatre before your show.
Can customers please note that there is a latecomers policy for some theatre performances, so customers arriving late may not be admitted into the theatre until a suitable interval.