Lots on at the Theatre Royal during September
The Whitney Houston Show
Fri 1st Sep, 7.30pm
Adults £30 / Concession £28.50
For accomplished South African songstress Belinda Davids, starring in The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show is the culmination of a life-long connection with the superstar to whom she pays homage.
Exposed mainly to R&B and gospel as a child, Davids openly acknowledges that Houston is her personal idol and was the original inspiration for her own career when she began singing professionally at the age of 14.
A seven-piece live band, choreographed dancers, exquisite replica costuming and state-of-the-art lighting and effects combine to create a spectacular concert experience and special event worthy of Houston’s treasured legacy.
Buzz Hawkins: The Man Behind The Bradshaws
Sat 2nd Sep, 7.30pm
All Seats £20
Twice nominated for the Sony Radio Award for ‘Best Use Of Comedy’, writer-voicer-producer Buzz Hawkins brings radio’s longest running favourite funny family ‘The Bradshaws’ to life on stage before your very eyes (with some help from little Billy Bradshaw). Armed with the new comedy song album ‘Catchy Choruses & Daft Bits’, the funniest nostalgia you’ll ever see, and with thirty-odd years of comedy writing to go at, you can expect an unforgettable rib-cracking night out.
Roy Chubby Brown
Sun 3rd Sep, 7.30pm
All Seats £20
Chubby doesn’t hold back from sharing his outlandish views, sailing so close to the mark, even the most seasoned of fans will be left gob-smacked! As politically incorrect as ever this live performance is the only place to catch the flamboyant comedian! If easily offended please stay away! Age advisory 18+
Little Mix Experience
Fri 8th Sep, 6.00pm
All Seats £12.50
If you’re a fan of one of X Factor’s finest exports you’re sure to L.O.V.E. The Little Mix Experience!
Four hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the UK’s finest Girl-Bands. With breathtaking dance moves, replica costumes and some of the finest vocals in the UK, this is a high-energy show from beginning to end, packed with all of Little Mix’s greatest hits and suitable for all ages!
Featuring songs such as DNA, Black Magic, Love Me Like You, Secret Love Song and many, many more.
They look like and Sound like Little Mix, they are “The Little Mix Experience.
Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour
Sat 9 Sep, 7pm
All Seats: £27.50
Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.
A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.
Jimmy Carr has been on the stand-up scene for a decade and a half. In that time he’s performed 9 sell-out tours, playing nearly 2,000 shows to over 2 million people across 4 continents. He’s won the British Comedy Award for ‘Best Live Stand-Up Tour’ and been nominated for the Perrier Award.
Now all that experience is being put to good use – you can see all the greatest material from his extraordinary career in one show – this is the very best of Jimmy Carr.
The King is Back
Thu 14th Sep, 8.00pm
Adults £27 – £29.50 / Wheelchairs £25
Ben, a multi-talented musician, singer and songwriter had Elvis’s DNA in his blood from an early age. His father was an avid Elvis fan and Ben grew up on a diet of Elvis songs.
Fans from all over the world declare Ben Portsmouth as the closest they have ever seen to Elvis Presley. Social media forums are overwhelmed with fans demanding his return to their country.
Internationally renowned as one, if not The Best Elvis Tribute in the world today, Ben Portsmouth will bring his unique style, charisma and 10 piece band and will show audiences why he is regarded as the best in the business.
Fri 15th Sep, 7.30pm
Adults £23 / Concession £22
Europe’s Official 1980’s Multi-Tribute Concert featuring 25 chart topping pop icons authentically recreated with live band and awesome dancers.
Performing over 35 chart topping smash-hits live in concert, with tributes to Duran Duran, The Human League, Kim Wilde, Culture Club, Madonna, Wham!, Nena, Toni Basil, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Bananarama, Dead or Alive, Madness and many many more !
As Ex-Radio1 and Top of the Pops presenter Mike Read enthusiastically described “It’s like Top of the Pops meets Live Aid with the sexy dance troupe Legs ‘n’ Co.”
So it’s time to dig out your 80’s fashions and Party!
The Carpenters Story
Sat 16th Sep, 7.30pm
Adults £23.50 / Concession £22.50
The award-winning Carpenters Story celebrates the music of one of the most successful pop duos in music history, Richard & Karen Carpenter.
Acclaimed international star Claire Furley remains unsurpassed in her uncanny representation of Karen Carpenter. Her stunning vocal harmonies, combined with state of the art video projection and lavish musical arrangements, will take you on an incredible journey through the uniqueness that truly was The Carpenters.
Featuring all the timeless hits including (They Long To Be) Close To You, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, Yesterday Once More, Top of the World, Please Mr Postman, and many more!
The Glenn Miller Orchestra
Sun 24th Sep, 3.00pm
All Seats £23
“RAY’S IN THE MOOD” as the world’s GREATEST Big Band transports you back to the heady days and music of the 1940s – with the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders and the sublime vocals of Catherine Sykes and Mark Porter.
Giving you a taste of the Lindy Hop dance moves of the Forties are the energetic and exciting SWING TIME JIVERS.
And as a special treat we are proud to introduce the POLKA DOT DOLLS singing the songs of the Andrews Sisters. You’ll hear In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, American Patrol, Little Brown Jug, Tuxedo Junction and Chattanooga Choo Choo!
The Billy Fury Years
Sat 30th Sep, 7.30pm
All Seats £20
One of the best-selling recording artists of the 1960s, Billy Fury enjoyed a string of hit singles totalling a remarkable 332 weeks in the British charts. Health problems since childhood led to the singer’s untimely death on January 28, 1983.
2017 commemorates over 30 years since the untimely passing of Billy Fury, however it is reassuring to know that his name and music is far from forgotten. The Billy Fury Years is quite simply ‘The Ultimate Billy Fury show to ever hit the stage’.
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