Theatre Royal – October 2017

Lots on at the Theatre Royal during October

The Grumbleweeds Laughter Show

Sun 1st Oct, 2pm
Adults £15 / Concession £13 / Child £6 / Family £35

The Grumbleweeds Laughter Show Join legendary comedy act ‘The Grumbleweeds’ for an evening of laughter, music, magic and more! It’s a show that’s full to the brim with of laugh-out-loud comedy routines, great singers, theatrical magic and fun for all the family! See exactly what’s kept The Grumbleweeds at the very top of their game for over 50 years as they perform some of their hilarious comedy routines in this non-stop variety spectacular.

Stars of Irish Country

Mon 2nd Oct, 7.30pm
All Seats £21.50

Join 4 of Irelands favourite Country Stars  all on one super show featuring the popular Mick Flavin, Louise Morrisey, Stephen Smyth and  Frank McCaffrey who between them have scored countless accolades, notched up over 30 No 1 songs and have toured all over the world to packed houses. Each of the 4 stars will showcase all there trademark hit songs in the company of fantastic live Irish Country band ! This show is sure to be a sell out so early booking is advisable.

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’.

The Ken Dodd Happiness Show

Thu 5th Oct, 7.30pm
All Seats £22.50

Ken Dodd was made Sir Kenneth in HM The Queen’s 2017 New Year’s Honours List. A fitting tribute to the Master of Mirth and a comedian of legendary status. He is an icon and national treasure who has been entertaining audiences for a lifetime of happiness and laughter. Come and enjoy his famous Happiness Show and you’ll be absolutely discumknockerated (that’s Knotty Ash for ‘over the moon’) by a truly tattifelarius (fun-filled) evening of laughter and songs from opera to ballads presented by a comedy genius and his guests.

Thank Abba For The Music

Fri 6th Oct, 7.30pm
Adults £22 / Concession £21

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves! Thank ABBA For The Music is a two-hour theatre spectacular that captures all of the magic of one of pop history’s most successful and entertaining live bands. Featuring all of ABBA’s greatest hits, including Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take A Chance On Me, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Knowing Me Knowing You, Fernando, Super Trouper and many more! With stunning costumes, a 7-piece live band, interactive video projection, tongue-in-cheek Swedish humour, and ABBA’s spectacular trademark harmonies – this is the ultimate feel-good party show!

The Haunting at Greenacre Cottage

Sat 7th Oct, 7.45pm
Adults £12 / Concession £11

A young couple Mark & Stacey head off to a remote cottage in Wales for a well-deserved break with their young baby… The tension builds as the couple unfold the terror within the cottage as something does not want them there!  The couple start to realise that things aren’t what they seem and there is something sinister trying to ruin soon their romantic weekend. Mark and Stacey are a REAL couple plunged into terrifying ordeal that everyone can relate to! In a true British comedy style performance, the couple bicker through their evening of ghostly encounters…which makes the tension and scenario even more real to the audience!

Sleeping Beauty

Sun 8th Oct, 5.00pm
Adults £20 / Concession £18 / Child £14

A classic fairytale set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, stunning choreography; beautiful costumes all combine to portray the struggle between good and evil. The wicked Carbosse casts a spell on Princess Aurora proclaiming that she will one day prick her finger – and die. The Lilac Fairy changes the spell, and instead on the fateful day the Princess and the entire Palace fall into a deep sleep. A century later Prince Florimund revives the Princess with a kiss, the Palace awakes and a parade of fairytale characters attend the wedding. Following the traditional tale of Sleeping Beauty, this ballet is sure to enchant audiences of all ages.

Sister Act

Thu 12th – Sat 14th Oct, Various Times
Adults £13.50 / Child £12 / Family £45

Following their recent successful productions of Addams Family, Acorn Antiques and, of course, last year’s sell out production of Annie, Pilkington Musical Theatre Company are delighted to present Sister Act. Filled with powerful gospel music, a 70’s disco feel, outrageous dancing, hilarious comedy and a truly moving story, Sister Act will leave you shouting for more! So come along and join the fun as Deloris brings Disco to the Convent….. it would be a sin not to!

Murder In The Slipper Bar

Sunday 15th October. “Murder in the Slipper Bar” performed by The Unnamed Players. Starting Eric Lawton, Vicky Docherty, Pauline Doyle, Kay Brennen, Jeff Powell, Stephen Forshaw, Jane Lawton &Jon Holden. Theatre Royal. 7pm. Tickets are £6 each and can be bought at the Theatre or from Vicky on 07821063173.

Sleeping Beauty

Sat 21st – Sun 29th Oct, 1.00pm & 5.00pm
Tickets from £11

Regal Entertainments present the most spellbinding panto of them all – Sleeping Beauty. With an all star cast to be announced, make your kids’ half term wishes come true with a trip to watch this wonderful tale. Sleeping Beauty telly the enchanting story of Princess Aurora who is cursed by the evil fairy Carabose. Aurora pricks her finger on a spinning wheel and is destined to slumber forever unless a handsome prince arrives to break the spell.



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