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Alice follows the white rabbit down his hole into Wonderland and the adventure begins.
Join Ballet Theatre UK on this dramatic re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen's all-time favourite story of The Little Mermaid, who falls in love with a human Prince and gives up everything to win his love.
Il barbiere di Siviglia. A young English aristocrat arrives in Seville to woo the lovely Rosina. However, she is being pursued by an unscrupulous older man, Bartolo and it is only with the ingenious help of the quick thinking barber, Figaro, that the situation is rescued.
Sung in English
Tribute to Little Mix.
Put on your flares or hotpants and try to remember where you were the night Elvis died. Its the 1970s musical. Boogie Nights tells the story of an aspiring rock singer, Roddy O'Neil, who is only interested in a good time. Things start going wrong when his girlfriend makes the surprise announcement that she is pregnant. The ensuing row leaves him homeless, jobless and with an heir apparent. And that's only the beginning of this heart-warming evening of comedy and nostalgia.
The hottest ticket in town has just arrived at your theatre. Bringing on Back the 60's starring The New Amen Corner with very special guest's 60's icon's. Mike Pender, original voice of The Searchers who's hits include Needles and Pins, When You Walk In The Room, Sweets For My Sweet, Sugar And Spice. Mike d'Abo, former lead singer with Manfred Mann performing such classics as Ragamuffin Man, Ha Ha Said The Clown, My Name Is Jack, Mighty Quinn. Join us for a fantastic evening with Europe's leading 60s revivalists, as they perform 2 hours of the million selling hits from the most prolific decade in musical history that was the 1960s.
Broadcasts directly from the National Theatre, Royal Opera House and other famous theatres around the world onto a big screen. Broadcasts may be of live performances or "Encore" screenings of previous famous productions recorded "as live".
Live performance broadcast.
Relive the Rockin' 50's music scene. This all new production celebrates an artist who shot straight into the limelight as soon as That'll Be the Day hit the radio. Though his career was short, this one-man powerhouse gave the world a stack of hits that will never be forgotten.
Features the music and tells the story of one of the closest of brother-sister relationships, a professional relationship that received world wide recognition and an enviable run of chart successes. The show has been touring since 1989 when it was widely held to be the UK's first ever tribute show.
This stunning and elegant review of Cilla Black soars its way through the 60s. starring Liverpool born singer Victoria Jones (BBC's One and Only) as Cilla singing 'You're my World' and 'Anyone who had a Heart' while the Shades Trio swing through a decade of hits by Cilla's friends and co-stars such as 'I Only Want to Be With You' and 'River Deep Mountain High'. Cilla and the gorgeous Shades Trio rediscover one of music's most defining eras. They follow the life and career of the iconic Cilla Black while their stories reflect on some of the biggest 60s stars. Featuring brand new arrangements of music from artists including the Beatles and Dusty Springfield. An unforgettable show that journeys its way through Cilla's life and brings the audience to their feet in celebration. Relive the 60s in style and come and see the girl power show that is delighting audiences all over the UK.
Each year, County Youth Arts Showcase brings together a spectacular collection of dance, music, drama and film. The project involves over 400 young people every year for several months in preparation for this show. From auditions, the best acts are then selected to perform.
Three 70-something hard working cleaners are facing the axe. They are past their best, beyond their sell-by date and over the hill but they certainly won't take their redundancy lying down. These game 'girls' set up a phone-sex service "The Telephone Belles" and that's when the fun really begins. Their bosses don't know about it, their families don't know about it and their very willing customers definitely don't know about it. They're the only chat-line girls with dusters, attitude and their very own bus passes!
Wave farewell to your fella, ditch your dad and say 'so long son'. Dreamboys - the only men in your life! The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UK's most famous and successful show of its kind in history. Their breath taking show spectacular has been perfectly created for hen nights, birthday parties and girls nights out with all your friends.
The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new show and UK tour for 2018. With special guest appearances on some of the UK's biggest TV shows such as The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent, Celebrity Big Brother, Loose Women, This Morning, Geordie Shore and The Only Way Is Essex, plus massive sold out Worldwide tours, it's no wonder The Dreamboys are the only show of its kind in history to have celebrity status. If you're looking for the very best girls night out in the UK, look no further than these incredible hunks. An action packed 2 hour show from start to finish, these boys will literally have you begging for more.
In 1970, in a city called Birmingham, a musical superpower was established. So significant were their creations, the effects of their writings can still be felt today. Performing all the hits from one of the greatest bands of the 70's and 80's...Live!
Founded in 1937 by a group of employees at the Fairey Aviation Works in Stockport, the Fairey Band achieved many musical successes under the brilliant direction of Harry Mortimer, their Musical Director for over thirty years.
Since those early days, the band has been 16 times British Open Champions and National Champions of Great Britain on nine occasions. Winners of the BBC Best of Brass and Granada Band of the Year titles add further touches of distinction to this famous band.
The talent of the late, great George Michael.
The show features international George Michael tribute artist Wayne Dilks together with his incredible seven-piece band and backing singers.
The Runar Borge production is inspired by Alan Parker's Oscar-winning film and the popular American television series. Set in New York's legendary High School for the Performing Arts, Fame follows a group of talented students in their quests for stardom and success as well as in their struggles with romance and other teenaged relationships.
A tribute to George Michael. The show is packed with crowd pleasing anthems. From Wham! classics of the 'new pop' revival to the chart topping success of the eighties album Faith. All the awesome tunes of the nineties & noughties including the irresistible Flawless.
Funky Studios' annual Showcase is back! Bursting with talent, the Funky students promise to bring something different, exciting and fresh to the Palace stage once again. An evening filled with a variety of musical theatre, singing, dance, acting and contemporary music. This showcase is definitely not one to be missed!
Gary Barlow on tour. His solo debut album, 'Open Road' shot to the top of the charts and also spawned two number one singles.
Making a rare appearance on stage to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the famous TV show, Frank will tell funny stories about Dad's Army, working on TV with Morecambe and Wise, The Two Ronnies and many more. He will also speak about the recent Dad's Army film in which he plays a cameo role as the Vicar. The show also features a full supporting company, sing along songs and hilarious comedy.
The real stars of the hit movie Brassed Off, the Grimethorpe Colliery Band are in constant demand throughout the world for concert appearances. Having been crowned as the National Brass Band Champions in 2006 and 2007, and the English National Champion Band in 2007 and 2008, and touring internationally to places including Japan, Australia and the USA, the band are back on the road with their famous sound - a thoroughly entertaining show and a must for all music enthusiasts.
Have you reached that certain age? Are you more likely to shake your rolling pin than your booty? Is there stuff you'd like to get off your saggy old chest? Then join us for a live grump fest. Jenny Eclair, self appointed form captain of grumpy old women hosts an orgy of middle aged mayhem, 90 minutes of theatrical HRT with not a thong in sight. Inspired by the ratings bursting BBC 2 series and best selling Grumpy Old Women handbook, the show is a celebration of the pre, peri and post menopausal female condition. Don't forget your bifocals. No heckling, but 'tutting' allowed. Be home in time for Desperate Housewives and to put a wash on. Marvellous.
Ian and Oti will deliver a night of Latin and Ballroom numbers with high intensity... the Strictly Come Dancing pros will perform a dance showcase spectacular designed to dazzle and wow you. Ian and Oti always push the boundaries of dance to bring the best out of their celebrity partner, with both of them becoming finalists in the hit BBC show. On the night they will dance a mix of Latin and Ballroom, transporting you away to a place of wonderful moments with fun filled entertainment and a close up history of all things related to their life.
One of the great names of English folk! Ex-Albion Band, Steeleye Span, Richard Thompson Band, Brass Monkey and Band of Hope, he is the best English squeezebox player of his generation. He also writes great songs, is a fine vocalist, and has a great sense of humour.
John Tams, one of the UK's leading singer songwriters, with his colleague of many years, the widely respected singer and musician Barry Coope, proved to be a winning combination as winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo. John is an actor, director and musician, also known for his work at the National Theatre, and as rifleman Daniel Hagman in TV series Sharpe. Barry is a member of Britain's leading acappella trio: Coope, Boyes & Simpson. You are guaranteed a great night of songs, both traditional and contemporary.
The Johnny Cash Roadshow celebrates the music of one of America s greatest music performers, delivering an energetic and entertaining show for all to enjoy, whether you re a Johnny Cash fan or not.
Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show where the star performer 'Navi' once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself! King Of Pop - The Legend Continues is currently on tour in the UK and is taking British theatres by storm. The superb productions stars the world's No.1 MJ impersonator 'Navi' who was actually invited to perform at two of Michael Jackson's birthday parties in LA and New York. Michael not only applauded Navi but also invited him to spend a day at his home, Neverland!
Neil Sands and his wonderful West End Cast are back with their hit new production for 2018, Land of Hope & Glory, celebrating The Best of British Entertainment and especially produced to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of The First World War. This patriotic and nostalgic afternoon is filled with marvellous and memorable songs, including a rousing selection from Last Night of The Proms, Old Time Sing Alongs, Great British Show Tunes, and ever popular favourites from the 40s 50s & 60s. This promises to be their biggest and most spectacular production ever. Over two hours of timeless nostalgia, with sensational voices, more than 50 stunning costume changes, ending with a spectacular flag waving finale. Including a live poppy drop, as we remember the fallen, and all sing those wonderful Songs That Won the War, in a commemoration of the centenary of the end of The First World War.
Lee Memphis King is the producer and director of the most authentic tribute production to the greatest entertainer of the last century, Elvis Presley.
Lee Memphis King, Europe's most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist, recreates the es-sence of the King; 'The '68 Comeback Special' and The 'Vegas' years with consummate ease and an almost unbelievable combination of stunningly accurate vocals and incredi-ble passion in every performance.
After getting into trouble for sneaking into places he shouldn't be, Lee Nelson is back where he most definitely should be: live on stage with his brand-new, laugh-out-loud, best ever stand-up show.
The biggest pop sensation of the 1970s invites you to take a trip back in time for an evening of hit songs and teenage memories. Les McKeown was the original voice on every Bay City Rollers hit worldwide and now he will be joined by his fellow Bay City Rollers to relive the songs and excitement that sold over 300 million albums worldwide. The Bay City Rollers enjoyed five years of unprecedented success when they dominated the pop music charts across the globe with number one hit singles in over 40 countries, filling the biggest stadia wherever they went. Their first two albums, Rollin' and Once Upon A Star, stayed in the UK album charts for 99 weeks between 1974 and 1976 by which time the group were also consistently in the US top ten with songs such as Saturday Night, their first US number one I Only Wanna Be With You and Rock and Roll Love Letter.
Europe's No. 1 tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
Step back in time to the golden era of music where the jukebox roared and feet didn't touch the floor. Get your dancing shoes at the ready, grab yourself a milkshake and relax - you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s!
Based on the movie, in turn based on a real life incident. It's 1968, and the Ford auto factory in Dagenham is one of the largest private employers in Britain. In addition to its thousands of male workers, it employs 187 underpaid women machinists who assemble car seat upholstery in lousy working conditions. Shop steward Rita O'Grady joins with union rep Albert Passingham to get a better deal for these hard-done-by women, but soon discovers there's more to the dispute than she realised; women are paid an appalling fraction of the men's wages for the same work across the board. Refusing to put up with it any longer, Rita leads a strike for equal pay. A grinding labour and political struggle follows that will ultimately advance the cause of women's rights around the world.
The smash hit show returns authentically recreating the sublime harmonies, slick moves, stylish looks and legendary musicianship that were the making of Motown.
Baby Love - 50 Years of No1 UK Hits Tour. Featuring more chart toppers than ever before, with the music of the Four Tops, Supremes, Temptations, Jackson 5, Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and Lionel Richie, the show marks the official arrival of Motown style, sophistication and musical brilliance to these shores.
The king of contemporary English folk song.
Material Girl celebrates the greatest songs from the Queen Of Pop, Madonna. With incredible vocals, amazing dancers, video footage and narration, audiences are taken on a journey through the scandals, the controversy and of course the music of one of the world's most iconic figures. Told through the eyes of our leading lady, Jodie Jackson, audiences will hear stories and little known facts about Madonna as the show follows her career and music through her 35 years at the top. Material Girl features all of the hits such as Like A Virgin, Papa Don't Preach, Vogue, Crazy for You, Into The Groove, Like A Prayer, Express Yourself and many more.
The Meatloaf story. Larger than life in every way. Meatloaf has been a massive force in rock music for over 20 years with hits including Bat Out of Hell, Dead Ringer for Love, Two Out of Three Ain't Bad, I Would Do Anything for Love, Paradise by the Dashboard Light and many more.
A celebration of life after 40, 50 and beyond. It all begins with four women, 'Power Woman', 'Soap Star', 'Rutland Housewife' and 'Earth Mother', at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra - and hot flushes, night sweats, memory loss, chocolate binges, not enough sex, too much sex and day-to-day challenges with aging parents, aging children and aging partners! A joyful parody of 25 re-lyricized classic baby boomer hits, the 90-minute show features chart-toppers including 'I Heard It Thru the Grapevine You No Longer See 39' and the Motown favourite 'My Thighs'.
The sounds and emotions of Queen that only live instruments skillfuly played and perfect harmonies can achieve.
Shakespeare's story of fairies, love and marriage told in ballet form.
Be transported to a fantastical world of dazzling dance, music and enchantment. Lovers, fairies, mischief and moonlight conspire in Shakespeare's classic tale. Through the vision of Artistic Director, Christopher Moore, this innovative production gives the old tale a new life. With stunning original choreography set to the iconic Mendelssohn score and breath-taking costume you will be transported to the magical woodland of old where you will rediscovery the magical charm of this classic tale.
Set amongst Milkshake's magical bookcase, this brand new live show is sure to amaze and delight! The Milkshake! cast will be singing songs and sharing stories that audience members, young and old, will know and love.
Based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. Lerner and Loewe's multi-award winning musical became one of the greatest successes of the New York and London stages, and paved the way for the hugely popular film version in 1964. Henry Higgins, an opinionated linguistics professor and confirmed bachelor, makes a wager with a colleague that within six months he can transform a cockney flower seller, Eliza Doolittle, into a lady who can take her place in high society. He wins the bet, but doesn't bargain for the profound effect she has on his life. The musical includes such hits as 'I Could Have Danced All Night' and 'On The Street Where You Live'.
This exciting two-hour show is delivered live in true Elvis style and features all of the Rock'n'Roll hits, movie songs, number ones, the 1968 Comeback Special (including the famous black leather sit-down), and of course the very best from The King's Las Vegas and touring years.
Tribute to the legendary rockers Queen.
Wisdom, Laughter and Lines is the new album from Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott. This record is the second from Paul and Jacqui following the critically acclaimed What Have We Become, which saw them return together on record for the first time since the multi-million selling days of The Beautiful South, who in the 1990s and early 2000s released a string of records. Wisdom, Laughter and Lines is a wonderful contemporary record, full of lyrical wit and humour, whilst retaining a strong social conscience that touches on the changing social landscape of Britain. The first single from the album is The Austerity of Love, which was Record of the Week on BBC Radio 2 and has been added straight on to its A Playlist.
Oink oink - it’s Peppa Pig! Peppa is a playful little piggy who lives with her younger brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig. Through everyday adventures she plays games, makes new friends and enjoys her absolute favourite activity - jumping up and down in muddy puddles!
A tribute to Sir Elton John.
Tribute show for the Rolling Stones.
Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience will take you on a journey through the story of the Wilburys, with expert narrative and BIG SCREEN ACTION. This 30th Anniversary Special is absolutely unmissable. Featuring tributes to Jeff Lynne, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison and Bob Dylan. Hear the Traveling Wilbury classics - Handle with Care, End of the Line and many more. Totally unique to this production are five authentic Lookalike-Sound-alike's, enabling the show to explore their Solo Hits too including Mr Blue Sky and Pretty Woman. This up-tempo feel-good celebration of classic music is guaranteed to give a night to remember.
Barry Steele puts the rock back into Roy Orbison as he opens the show accompanied by our 5 piece band, as we instantly convey you back in time to the 1960's when the big O toured the UK, Barry not only sounds like the man , he looks like him too with the trademark dark rimmed glasses and 60's style look as he introduces his special guests on stage, reminding many that Roy Orbison hosted his own TV show in the 60's. In the second set all you need to do is just imagine it is the 30th of September 1987 and Roy Orbison is in the Coconut Grove Nightclub in Los Angeles recording the sensational Black and White Night, relive this golden evening as Barry Steele effortlessly transports you back to what was arguably one of Roy Orbison's greatest performances. With a rollicking set including Ooby Dooby, Mean Woman Blues, and Uptown, plus the soaring vocals of Barry Steele as effortlessly performs the Classics, Only the Lonely, Crying, and Blue Angel, right through to Orbison's later hits California blue, and You Got it, and of course the Traveling Wilburys whose music also features in the show.
Join Sarah & Duck on their flappy, quacky Great Big Adventure! For the first time ever the adorably curious Sarah and her endearing feathered friend Duck can be see off the TV screen and live on stage. Through the magic of theatre and puppetry all your favourites will be there... Umbrella, Scarf Lady and Bag, the Shallots, Flamingo & John, even Rainbow... and a guest appearance from Moon! These characters magically and imaginatively come to life on stage. So, grab a cup of lemon water, and maybe a slice of bread for Duck, and join Sarah & Duck live on stage. It's an experience that will be sure to live on in the hearts and memories of children and adults alike.
The Searchers is one of the few British pop groups which has maintained a position at the top for over 45 years and are second only to The Beatles as Liverpool's finest 60s group. In 1963, after capitalising on the popularity of the Merseybeat Phenomenon, The Searchers quickly established their own distinctive sound and a loyal following with a 12 string lead guitar and harmonies which anticipated the sound of The Byrds. 'Sweets For My Sweet', 'Sugar and Spice' and 'Needles and Pins' are the group's three number one hits. With total world sales exceeding over 30 million, The Searchers have continued to play music throughout the world, collecting awards and recruiting new fans of all ages.
One ordinary day in the quiet little town of Olwinskirk a chain of extraordinary events began to take place bringing the lives of Betty, Albert, Billy and the local undertaker, Tristan de Winter to an uncomfortable crossroads. Albert Blunderstone has been hiding abroad for ten years after having committed a bank robbery with a small time crook called Nodger Wilson. On the day that he flies home to attend a funeral, he runs into Betty who used to be married to Nodger and in an attempt to find out what happened to his share of the dosh, he befriends Betty and her current husband Billy Blenkinsopp.
Famous for their catchy pop versions of old ?50s US rock ?n roll songs as much as their flamboyant Teddy Boy look, dance routines and numerous television appearances, Showaddywaddy will take to the Pitlochry stage for the first time in what promises to be a finger clicking, side-stepping, rock ?n roll evening. From a catalogue of hits from over 30 years (their first single, Hey Rock ?n Roll was released in 1974), they perform timeless pop favourites such as Under The Moon of Love, Heartbeat and Blue Moon.
The diversity of this show takes you on a journey through time. Celebrating Stevie Wonder, the Four Tops, The Temptations and The Supremes, as well as many others that defined the Soul era. This will have you singing and dancing throughout the night!
The sing-a-long film version
Hiss at the Wicked Queen, laugh at the comic Seven Dwarfs and fall in love with the beautiful and innocent Snow White.
Set during World War II, South Pacific is the sweeping romantic story of two couples, threatened by the realities of war. Its portrayal of Americans stationed in an alien culture in wartime is as relevant today as when it first thrilled audiences. Considered one of the finest musicals ever written, the score includes Some Enchanted Evening, I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair and There is Nothin’ Like a Dame.
Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show! This live concert style 'rockumentry' is performed by the extraordinarily talented and renowned musician: Phil Walker, and his exceptional band. With over 20 guitars used on stage, the show accurately recreates the sound and ambiance of each guitar hero starting from the 1950's to the present day. Also offering the very latest in video screen technology to create a larger than life event.
The legendary sound of the Eagles is faithfully recreated and includes all the hits 'Desperado', 'Hotel California' and many, many more.
Talon will leave you spellbound with their new acoustic show. Come and experience the other side of Talon as they perform a wide an varied selection of their own arrangements of contemporary classics.
This hugely entertaining rock 'n' roll spectacular features an all new line up of knock-out hits from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, mixed with loads of zany comedy routines to produce a show with a real good party atmosphere.
After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK's No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That'll Be The Day returns with another brand new show! This year's show features a fresh new line-up of sensational classic gold hits, spanning the 50's through to the 70's & 80's, mixed as always, with even more hilarious comedy. Complete with stunning costumes and incredible LIVE music performances, we guarantee you'll be on your feet and dancing in the aisles before the night is over. Welcome to the golden age of popular music... revived!
Backed by a live 5 piece band this triumphant show will feature the biggest hits performed meticulously in the style of Miss Turner, including: River Deep, Mountain High, Nutbush City Limits, Private Dancer, What's Love Go To Do With It and Simply The Best.
Ugly Duckling is lonely and fed-up, ignored by those around her who think she is too ugly to fit in. She tries to make friends with fellow ducklings as well as with frogs, cats and even a fox, but realising she is not like any of these animals, she is left sad and alone. Follow the duckling on her journey as she overcomes her troubles and realises that she was beautiful all along. Retelling the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, Ugly Duckling is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre for the first time. As seen on CBeebies, Northern Ballet's sell-out productions for children are not to be missed.
Critically acclaimed tribute artist Mark Daniels performs the biggest hits of Michael Buble in this stunning tribute show. Mark's mesmerising likeness to the modern day Canadian crooner will have fans of Michael Bubl? and big band music dancing at the tables - after enjoying their Sunday lunch!
As Club Live and Let Die burns to the ground, Barron Von Rockula played By Steve Steinman flees the ill fated club with his band of blood sucking vampires in search of a new home. Eventually they come across an old abandoned fairground ride The Ghost Train where they take refuge and make this their new home. The Barron and his motley crew then set a cunning plan to lure victims into the ride and to live in Rock n Roll hell forever. Along with Steve Steinman, is a full cast of superb singers, dancers and a formidable band blast their way through some of the greatest ever classic rock anthems including We Will Rock You, Bat Out of Hell, Sweet Child Of Mine, Total Eclipse of the Heart and many more...