The Starr Inn

The Starr Inn
2 Quarry Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3TY

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The 39 Steps… I Counted Them

A Goon Show style mash-up of John Buchan’s iconic thriller and Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film, presented as a ‘live’ radio show, featuring a small cast of big characters, live sound effects and music. Thrill to the adventures of ex-Colonial buffoon Richard Hannay as he blunders around Scotland in his attempts to…

Sun 9 Jul

Back Room

£10 / 01483 532887

Abi Roberts - Work-In-Progress

BBC Radio 4 regular and Guildford Fringe favourite Abi Roberts returns to her favourite festival with new jokes, new impressions and maybe “more Mozart”! Guaranteed to tickle your whatnot, make you laugh and to send you away with a smile in your heart. “ True comedy genius ” – GQ Magazine. “ An incredibly…

Thu 6 Jul

Bakc Room

£7 / 01483 532887

Academix Accaplela

Academix are a 5 piece contemporary a cappella band based in Woking. They sing pop and jazz songs ranging from The Andrews Sisters in the 1930s, through doo-wop from the 1950s, Coldplay in the 1990s, to Taylor Swift today. Academix re-interprets songs you know and love, using their voices to produce the sound of drums…

Sun 16 Jul

Back Room

£10 / 01483 532887

The Adult Panto 2017

Our yearly adult panto has been completely sold out for the past 4 years and has had rave reviews so don’t miss this one! Advance booking is advised. The title of the Adult Panto will be announced soon… Some reviews from last years panto: “It’s adult. It’s Panto. It’s brilliant. Congratulations to a fantastic…

Tue 28 Nov

Bakc Room

£17.50–£18.50 / 01483 532887

Wed 29 Nov

Bakc Room

£17.50–£18.50 / 01483 532887

Thu 30 Nov

Bakc Room

£17.50–£18.50 / 01483 532887

…and 24 more dates until 31 Dec

Ben Van Der Velde: Sidekick

Some people are lifes heroes, leading men and women full of swash, buckle and daring-do. Others are happy to stand at the side and hold their jackets. For every Fred Flinstone, there is a Barney Rubble. Every Yogi needs a Booboo and all Sherlocks a patient Watson. This is a show about the men and women who pick up the…

Thu 6 Jul

Back Room

£7 / 01483 532887

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The Burning Gadulka

With humour and sarcasm, the musician tells a story about his relationship with the Gadulka (a musical instrument). By blaming the Gadulka and undermining its functionality and significance, the Gadulka player reveals the similarities between himself and the instrument. He takes us on a journey through the mysteries…

Mon 3 Jul

Bakc Room

£7 / 01483 532887

C.s.i: Crime Scene Improvisation

No one knows who the killer is; not even the cast! Help the CSI identify the victim, grab your detective hats and prepare to laugh as you meet the suspects and ultimately choose who's off to the clanger in the dramatic climax of this fully improvised and utterly mirthful murder mystery. Sellout run at the…

Sat 22 Jul

City Improv: Improv Death Match

An adrenaline-fuelled improvised comedy show where two teams go head to head in the ultimate battle to see who can make the audience laugh hardest and be crowned the winner. It's like "Whose Line is it Anyway?" but where the points do matter! Who wins? You decide!

Fri 14 Jul

Back Room

£7 / 01483 532887

Comedy Improv Night With Left Foot First

Venue: The Back Room of The Star Inn, Quarry Street, Guildford, GU1 3TY Date: Wednesday 22 February 2017 Time: 7:30pm Tickets: £10 and £6 with NUS card Left Foot First have performed numerous shows across London and recently had sold-out shows at Guildford Fringe Festival and Shoreditch Improv Festival.

Wed 22 Feb

Darren Walsh: S’Pun

In 2016, Darren brought this show to the Edinburgh Fringe, but broke his arm cycling with a deck chair. This year, he's going to perform it with 2 arms. ★★★★ - Sunday Express ★★★★ - Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★ - Fringe Explosion Top 10 Jokes of the 2016 Fringe - Guardian Top 37 Jokes of the 2016…

Thu 13 Jul

Back Room

£7 / 01483 532887

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The Delightful Sausage: Cold Hard Cache

Cold Hard Cache is the new sketch comedy from Chris Cantrill and Amy Gledhill, the minds behind The Delightful Sausage. They bring their trademark sketches, illustrations and chilling violence to Guildford Fringe Festival in this exciting show. Take a tour of the darkest corners of the Internet in Cold Hard Cache. They…

Wed 12 Jul

Despite Everything / Edward In Venice

Buried under the Acropolis in a basement of the dodgiest street in Athens lives and breathes a four piece ticking timebomb of a band! DESPITE EVERYTHING have just released a new mini album "Trails" through Lockjaw. The past five years has seen the band shaking up audiences with blistering melodic punk anthems at over 400…

Wed 19 Apr

Easter Rocks

Red Hot Music comes back to The Star Inn. Shake off the eggs and bunnies with a good long jump. Incendiary live act Who Killed Nancy Johnson? will be playing tracks from their recent "Cops and Robbers" EP. Glam punk and roll icons Bexatron will be gearing up for their first album release this summer. Street level pop punk…

Sun 16 Apr

Free / 01483 532887

Ed Summers: Odjo – King Of The Ocean

A fabulous physical comedy made up of mime and clownery. The show contains bizarre animal impressions, Michael Jackson moves and infectious foolishness with glimpses of Mr Bean. Its an evening of absurd comedy, with a big ending! No refunds or exchanges. No disabled access to venue.

Tue 4 Jul

From Here To Eternity - Film Club

The Fringe Film Club will be on the last Sunday of every month. As part of the Fringe Film Clubs Sinatra season they present to you 'From Here to Eternity' ***From Here to Eternity*** is a 1953 drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann and based on the novel of the same name by James Jones. The picture…

Sun 28 May

Bakc Room

£6.50–£8 / 01483 532887

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Glenn Moore: The Very Best Of Belinda Carlisle

Glenn Moore returns to Guildford with another ' Relentlessly silly and gag-laden show ' (The List). This time, he's adjusting to life at his grandparents' house, and is trying to solve a murder whilst he's at it. 'Best Debut Show' nominee, Leicester Comedy Festival 2016…

Sun 2 Jul

Guildford Gag House Comedy - April

Guildford Gag House is on the third Saturday of the month. Doors will open at 7:45 for a 8pm start and the night will be made up of three sets with two intervals. There is no disabled access to the venue. **Tickets: £12.50 - advance booking is advised.** Please visit our website for line up and details of all our…

Sat 15 Apr

Bakc Room

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Guildford Gag House Comedy Club - Nov

Guildford Gag House is on the 3rd Saturday of every month at The Back Room of The Star Inn, Guildford. Doors open at 7:40 and the club starts at 8pm. Tickets are £12.50 No refunds or exchanges. Gag House Comedy has the right to change the lineup without notice. There is no disabled access to this venue.

Sat 18 Nov

Bakc Room

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Guildford Gag House Comedy Club - Oct

Guildford Gag House is on the 3rd Saturday of every month at The Back Room of The Star Inn, Guildford. Doors open at 7:40 and the club starts at 8pm. Tickets are £12.50 No refunds or exchanges. Gag House Comedy has the right to change the lineup without notice. There is no disabled access to this venue.

Sat 21 Oct

Bakc Room

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Guildford Gag House Comedy Club - Sept

Guildford Gag House is on the 3rd Saturday of every month at The Back Room of The Star Inn, Guildford. Doors open at 7:40 and the club starts at 8pm. Tickets are £12.50 No refunds or exchanges. Gag House Comedy has the right to change the lineup without notice.

Sat 16 Sep

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Guildford Gag House Comedy - June

Guildford Gag House is on the third Saturday of the month. Doors will open at 7:45 for a 8pm start and the night will be made up of three sets with two intervals. There is no disabled access to the venue. **Tickets: £12.50 - advance booking is advised.** Please visit our website for line up and details of all our…

Sat 17 Jun

Bakc Room

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Guildford Gag House Comedy - March

Guildford Gag House is on the third Saturday of the month. Doors will open at 7:45 for a 8pm start and the night will be made up of three sets with two intervals. There is no disabled access to the venue. **Tickets: £12.50 - advance booking is advised.** Please visit our website for line up and details of all our…

Sat 18 Mar

Bakc Room

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Guildford Gag House Comedy - May

Guildford Gag House is usually on the third Saturday of the month but this month it is on a Friday! Doors will open at 7:45 for a 8pm start and the night will be made up of three sets with two intervals. There is no disabled access to the venue. **Tickets: £12.50 - advance booking is advised.** Please visit our…

Fri 19 May

Bakc Room

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Guys & Dolls - Film Club

The Fringe Film Club will be on the last Sunday of every month. Finish the weekend in style with Frank Sinatra and friends in this classic movie musical. Guys and Dolls is a 1955 musical film starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine. The film was made by Samuel Goldwyn Productions and…

Sun 26 Feb

Bakc Room

£6.50–£8 / 01483 532887

Hammerjack And Friends

Hammerjack present a night of Guildfords finest rock n roll with an electric lineup of local talent.

Sat 4 Mar

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Imperial Leisure

IMPERIAL LEISURE's music is a fun-loving throwback to the ska-2-tone era, mashed up with punk and hip-hop. It's always a party, and it's always huge. Gigs are an exhilarating experience from start to finish, with very little let up in between. Don't be surprised to leave the venue dripping with sweat, and wearing a great…

Thu 9 Mar

£8.80 / 01483 532887

Jeu Jeu La Foille: Frontal Lobotomy

Dreamlike, passionate, and sometimes ridiculous, burlesque maverick Jeu Jeu la Foille fuses original beat poetry with the tormented lullabies of Tom Waits; punctuated with scientific accounts of transorbital lobotomies. A dance through the woozy mythology, skewed narrative and embellished truths in the melancholic…

Fri 14 Jul

Jonny & The Bapists: Eat The Poor

Three quarters of MPs are millionaires. A third of the country lives below the poverty line. Whatever your politics, Jonny & the Baptists think it's worth talking about. A riotously funny epic about friendship, inequality and betrayal from the multi-award-nominated musical comedians. Setting out to explore…

Wed 22 Mar

Bakc Room

£11–£13 / 01483 532887

Jonny Awsum: Honey I Promised The Kid

A comedic whirlwind, Jonny has a special feel-good brand of musical comedy. He is the gag slinging guitar hero - audience members don’t just leave entertained, they leave as fans. This year, Jonny Awsum is on a mission. It's a mission to fulfill a promise he made to his daughter - that one day he'll perform…

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Juliette Burton: Butterfly Effect

Following total Edinburgh Fringe sell-out shows in 2015 and 2016, award-winning comedian, and one-woman revolution, Juliette Burton investigates individual kindness and its potentially life-changing effect on others. At a time when most of us find it hard enough to be kind to ourselves, let alone others. Has being nice…

Fri 21 Jul

Katie Pritchard: Hurricane Katie

Board up the windows, loot a supermarket and then hide in the basement, it's "Hurricane Katie" and this is comedy carnage. Like the most memorable of UK gales, Katie Pritchard is blowing over the patio furniture of comedy, partially damaging the garden fence of genre and dropping a large, sturdy branch onto the…

Fri 7 Jul

Love/less

London five piece Love/Less formed in 2015 and have so far released a couple of EPs "Hollow Faith" and more recently "Act 1-Heaven". Expect to be hearing a lot more from this lot in the future! Think Young Guns, Mallory Knox, You Me At Six and you'll be in the right ball park. Support comes from ace Basingstoke alt…

Fri 7 Apr

£4.40 / 01483 532887

Love/less (loveless)

London five piece Love/Less formed in 2015 and have so far released a couple of EPs "Hollow Faith" and more recently "Act 1-Heaven". Expect to be hearing a lot more from this lot in the future! Think Young Guns, Mallory Knox, You Me At Six and you'll be in the right ball park. Support comes from ace Basingstoke alt…

Fri 7 Apr

£4.40 / 01483 532887

Maisie Adam: Living On The Edge - Live

Living On The Edge - LIVE is the new one-woman show from one of the UK’s most exciting young comedians, Maisie Adam. Having previewed to a sell-out crowd at the 2016 Ilkley Fringe and now touring the UK comedy circuit, the show's anecdotal material is hilariously relatable. Taking personal experiences of being…

Thu 20 Jul

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Nick Hall: Spencer

Spencer Percival has one claim to fame. He’s the only British Prime Minister to ever be assassinated. Unfortunately, no one’s ever heard of him. 205 years later, character comedian Nick Hall tries to tell his story. Will he succeed? As seen on BBC Two, BBC Three, and BBC Radio 4. ' Brilliant '…

Thu 13 Jul

Nova Twins

Meet Amy and Georgia, two South East London girls with an arsenal of tricks up their sleeve and attitude to spare Following a four page piece in NME, being included in the NME 'Essential 100 Bands for 2017' list, and being made band of the week in The Guardian newspaper these two look set to take 2017 by storm! With a…

Fri 24 Feb

£6.05 / 01483 532887

On the Town

  • 1949
  • US
  • 98 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen
  • Cast: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Ann Miller, Betty Garrett

Three guys go out into the 'wonderful town' of New York, New York to see the sights, live the nightlife and wow the women. More cinematic and dance-orientated than other musicals, it's as big and brash as they come.

Sun 26 Mar

Bakc Room

£6.50–£8 / 01483 532887

Pal Joey - Film Club

The Fringe Film Club will be on the last Sunday of every month. As part of the Fringe Film Clubs Sinatra season they present to you 'Pal Joey' ***Pal Joey*** is a 1957 American Technicolor musical film, loosely adapted from the musical play of the same name, and starring Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, and…

Sun 30 Apr

Bakc Room

£6.50–£8 / 01483 532887

Paul Kerensa: Navelless Gazing

Award-winning comedian Paul Kerensa has no bellybutton. Never had one. What’s the point? He keeps his fluff in his pockets. In a world divided into innies and outies – Paul is a smoothie. Hear tales of bellybuttonlessness, step-bladders, and how a bottle can save motorway toilet stops (so long as you save the lid)…

Thu 20 Jul

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The Ribs, Plenty & Vanton

PLENTY PROMOTIONS PRESENTS: THE RIBS A rock/indie originals band hailing from the Guildford area, formed a few years ago, but only existing with current line-up since March 2013. PLENTY The return of indie rockers Plenty featuring Graham Firth, Duncan Siggers, Richard 'Deck' Miguda & Jay 'Animal' Williamson.

Sat 25 Mar

Sideshow Bard

Roll up! Roll up! It's time for the show! Ladies and Gentlemen, the Herald Players is proud to present 'Sideshow Bard', a Bard in the Bar production - an interactive evening of laughter, suspense and intrigue featuring a marvellous mix of scenes from Shakespeare ranging from comedic jest to dark…

Wed 3 May

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Thu 4 May

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Fri 5 May

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Sat 6 May

£12.50 / 01483 532887

Slug13/blackdroid/king Ghidora/princess Live At The Star Inn, Guildford

Leafy Incline Promotions present an evening of guitar based noise: Slug13 - heavy, noisy grunge rock from Surrey "If you think something that sounds like the cross between "Strap It On" era Helmet and (THE) Melvins would be interesting then ya need to check this out - Metal…

Tickled Gecko Present Henners

Not many people can say they’ve had six wives but King Henners can. You’re wondering why they didn't try marriage counselling? Wonder no more! Feast your eyes on the toils, tantrums and tears of Catherine III, Anne II and … Jane. Not forgetting the most terrible king of all, Henry VIII. Following a successful run…

Tue 11 Jul

Back Room

£7 / 01483 532887

The True Deceivers & Eat The Sofa

PLENTY PROMOTIONS PRESENTS THE TRUE DECEIVERS The True Deceivers have been developing their own blend of rootsy folk rock/Americana since their formation in 2003. EAT THE SOFA Eat The Sofa were formed in 1994 out of the ashes of The Hometown Boys

Sat 13 May

Who Killed Nancy Johnson?

Hardcore pop-punk band.

Sun 16 Apr

Free / 01483 532887

With Bexatron, Orange Bomb and Fruitcake.

Wonk Unit

Probably one of the most entertaining and endearing bands on the punk circuit, WONK UNIT have built up a legion of fans through relentless gigging, and frankly being so amazing live. They recently released their latest album "Mr Splashy", and have been seen more recently out on tour with The Roughneck Riot, Faintest…

Fri 28 Apr

£7.70 / 01483 532887

You Give Me Fever, The Phaedra Cabaret

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company presents LynchPin Productions Theatre Company's You Give Me Fever, the Phaedra Cabaret by local playwright and director Jack Lynch It’s one for my baby and one more for the road in this cocktail of jazz standards and storytelling. Tragedy, with a twist. Phaedra is one…

Tue 23 May

Back Room

£12–£14 / 01483 532887

Wed 24 May

Back Room

£12–£14 / 01483 532887

Thu 25 May

Back Room

£12–£14 / 01483 532887

…and 2 more dates until 27 May