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Stephen K Amos - Bouquets and Brickbats

Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Highly acclaimed stand-up comedian Stephen K Amos hits the road this Autumn with his brand new tour, Bouquets and Brickbats.

As Brexit looms on, Trump reigns rampant and everyone seems pushed to extremes, Stephen’s main aim is to cheer us up.

Forget everything that’s going on in the world and immerse yourself in the warmth of “ one of the most likable figures in British Comedy “ Radio Times. As seen on QI, The People’s History of LGBT, Live At The Apollo, Have I Got News For You, and What Does The K Stand For? on BBC Radio 4.

Comedy

Wednesday 23
8:00pm
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The Neil Diamond Story

Thursday 24th January 2019

Described in Las Vegas as one of the world's finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond, Bob Dury has been astounding audiences with his vocal likeness for ten years during which time he has performed throughout the UK, Europe and in the United States for the Amerian Neil Diamond Fan Club in both Nashville and Las Vegas.

Music

Thursday 24
7:30pm
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Respect to Aretha

Friday 25th January 2019

Life-long Aretha Franklin fan and power-house vocalist, Letitia George stars in this heartfelt and uplifting dedication to the Queen of Soul.

Music

Friday 25
8:00pm
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Close Up Magic Jan 2019

Saturday 26th January 2019

Unallocated seating in the Myers Studio

Prepare to be amazed! A Playhouse regular, Close Up Magic is one of the most impressive forms of the art and this unique format showcases some of the best and most skillful exponents.

Audiences get to experience the magic in an informal, close up setting, often taking part themselves and witnessing the impossible from only inches away.

An intimate evening of close up magic, trickery and sleight of hand.

Family, Talks

Saturday 26
7:30pm
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Jive Talkin' Perform The Bee Gees

Saturday 26th January 2019

The timeless repertoire of the Bee Gees is brought to life in this stunning stage production that is taking the country by storm.
This charismatic ensemble boasts stars from TV and London's West End and is fronted by real-life family members Darren, Gary and Jack Simmons making for an unrivalled vocal harmony blend.
Backed up by a stunning band and live string section, you will be taken on an emotional journey from tender orchestrated 60's classics such as Massachusetts and Words, to the 70's Disco classics such as Night Fever, Stayin' Alive and Tragedy.

Music

Saturday 26
7:30pm
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The Syd Lawrence Orchestra - Big Band Spectacular

Sunday 27th January 2019

The “Best Big Band in the Land” is back for 2018 and their explosive new show is better than ever!

Hold on tight as Big Band Spectacular takes you on an exciting journey that is stunning, dynamic, and thrilling. Directed by Chris Dean, this mesmerizing performance is packed with your Big Band Favourites.

Featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Neal Hefti, Billy May, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

This is definitely a musical extravaganza you won't want to miss

 

Music

Sunday 27
7:00pm
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Wheatley's Arcadians

Monday 28th January 2019

The Arcadians play and sing the music from the Golden Age of Jazz - largely from the 1920s and 30s but sometimes as early as the 1890s; mostly American but also from other parts of the world. They perform on a wide variety of stringed instruments and their repertoire ranges from the familiar :- Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, to the obscure:- ‘Banjo’ Ikey Robinson, The Dallas String Band. They touch on blues, ragtime, country and Hawaiian music and show that not only is it all related but all great music and great fun.

Family

Monday 28
8:00pm
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Jim Davidson - The People Fight Back

Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th January 2019

The people’s favourite and one of Britain’s greatest ever comedians, JIM DAVIDSON OBE telling it ‘like it is’. Are you fed up with this PC world we now find ourselves in? Well, come and see Jim’s brand-new and outrageous show. Enough is enough, It’s time to fight back!


“Standing ovation to packed houses every night“
The Mirror

“Davidson was cheered to the rafters”
The Telegraph

“A master of his art”
The Spectator

 

Comedy

Tuesday 29
7:30pm
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Wednesday 30
7:30pm
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Sun Records The Concert

Thursday 31 January 2019

The legendary record label that brought you Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Rufus Thomas and scores more rockin' pioneers, comes to life live on stage. Revisit the blessed recording studio where the distinctive sound we know and love today was crafted from gospel, blues, hillbilly, country, boogie and western swing by musical visionary Sam Phillips. His trailblazing Memphis studio brought us That's Alright Mama, Great Balls of Fire, I Walk the Line, Whole Lotta Shakin', Bear Cat, Blue Suede Shoes, Good Rockin’ Tonight. . .

Music

Thursday 31
7:30pm
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