Money For Nothing Dire Straits are one of the best bands to ever come out of the UK. They have sold in excess of 120 million albums worldwide and were the UK’s first stadium rock band. Their best selling album Brothers in Arms sold over 30 million copies, making it the fourth best selling album in UK chart history. Money for Nothing is Europe’s premier tribute to Dire Straits – They have performed all over the world and have studied Dire Straits in great depth in order to be as close as possible to the real thing. Fronting the band is the brilliant guitarist and “Mark Knopfler sound-alike”, Aled Williams, and behind him, the line-up features top-class and experienced musicians. The result is a performance that makes Money For Nothing a “must see” for any rock enthusiast or Dire Straits fan. Featuring all the hits from their first ever single, ‘Sultans of Swing’ through to ‘Brothers in Arms‘, this show will leave you absolutely mesmorised! “Make no mistake… they are good – VERY GOOD!” – The Observer
In 2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll Paradise returns to the UK’s theatres for the 9th successive year. Taking you on a magical mystery tour through an era that changed the music world forever, where an amazing number of rock ‘n’ roll stars will be hitting the stage at each show. As the jukebox makes its selection, no two performances will be the same. Each show will be packed with the country’s finest tributes to rock ‘n’ roll’s stars performing the very best songs ever written, supported by the explosively dynamic Paradise Band. Among the great rock ‘n’ roll legends the show pays tribute to are a selection of some of the following artists: Gene Vincent, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, The Big Bopper, Carl Perkins, Del Shannon, Eddie Cochran, the Everly Brothers, Ricky Nelson, Duane Eddy, Neil Sedaka, Connie Francis, Brenda Lee and the King himself – Elvis. Are you ready to rock and roll with the best show on the road?? All-new Rock ‘n’ Roll Paradise is on its way……….!
Presented by Entertainment Unlimited in association with Artistes International Management Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm and I’m a Celebrity) Tommy Cannon (Cannon and Ball) Billy Pearce – Leah Bell – Paul Dunn Seriously Dead is an up-lifting tale guaranteed to make you feel there is nothing serious about being dead at all, because life’s party never ends: it simply moves to another location. One audience member said “If that’s what it’s like when you get to the Pearly Gates – I can’t wait to go!!! The play tells the hilarious tale of Thelma Henderson deceased who cannot gain entry through The Pearly Gates as the system has gone digitalised and she has the incorrect paperwork. Thelma is told to wait by the scrapyard gates until the issue can be resolved but she finds herself a rather reluctant Guardian Angel watching over her school friend and the one true love of her life, Billy Blenkinsopp.
ENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour the UK performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known. There is sure to be something for everyone in this programme of popular classical music. Definitely an evening not to be missed…
Presented by Baroque Theatre Company Directed by Adam Morley UK Premiere Theatre Tour May-July 2018 “Twist” is a stylish comedy thriller directed by award-winning Adam Morley. Presented with echoes of ‘Pulp Fiction’, it is edgy, slick and cool. Tarantino meets British farce in the rip-roaring comedy thriller that will have you guessing until the shocking end! This will be the first time “Twist” has been toured professionally in the UK. David Woods is a mild-mannered accountant who sees a sensational way of making a fortune by writing a kiss-and-tell biography about his bitchy wife Sarah, the nation’s favourite actress from the hit soap Doctors and Nurses. He then realises that his book will do even better if she is murdered first! Unfortunately a few obstacles get in his way.. We are delighted to be collaborating once again with Miles Tredinnick, having toured nationally with his hilarious “Up Pompeii” in 2014. Miles (who is also known as Riff Regan, lead singer for band London) is a rock musician as well as a stage and screenwriter. He wrote stage and TV material for Frankie Howerd and was also a writer for “Birds of a Feather”. His stage plays have been performed worldwide.
It’s the hottest ticket in town! An incredible live show so jam packed with classic 70s hits it’s no wonder it’s been described as “the best 70s show of it’s kind”. Led by the ‘Catsuit Wondergirl’ Janey Bombshell, ‘Supersonic 70s’ will take you back to when Pop was at it’s peak. From the towering majesty of Queen, ELO & Carpenters, the ‘pin-up pop’ of The Osmonds, David Essex & David Cassidy, and the foot stompin’ Glam Rock of Sweet, Mud & T.Rex. Now add the classic sounds of ‘Saturday Night Fever’ & ‘Grease’ and even those winning ‘UK Eurovision hits’. With humour a plenty you have a sensational show simply too good to miss. So come join the band in their travelling 70s time machine, back to the days when pop really was at its peak!
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! From the birth of Rock n Roll through to the Beat Group sounds of the British Invasion and beyond, the show is packed with over forty hits from the likes of Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, The Ronettes, Cliff Richard, Cilla Black and many more. Performed by a full live band, featuring some of the country’s top musicians direct from the West End, this incredible show features excellent vocals, tight harmonies and an infectious sense of fun. Dancing in the aisles is strictly compulsory so bring your dancing shoes and let the good times roll !
Back by popular demand to the Forum, Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters. Hand-picked by Adele herself on Graham Norton’s BBC ADELE Special, the outstanding Katie Markham has the show-stopping voice and captivating charisma to deliver all your favourite Adele hits in an enthralling concert performance. The show faithfully recreates the magic of the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25 – including Chasing Pavements, Make You Feel My Love, Set Fire To The Rain, Someone Like You, Hello, Rolling In The Deep and the multi-million seller Skyfall. Someone Like You will take you on a soul-stirring journey from break up to make up!
The songs: (Is This The Way to) Amarillo – Avenues & Alleyways – Las Vegas – I Did What I Did For Maria & many, many more great hits. Tony Christie’s has enjoyed an incredible career, which includes over forty albums, seventy singles and countless live performances. A living legend and national treasure, he brings his superb show to Billingham this June as part of a national tour ahead of a new, incredible album later this year. “Tony Christie is delivering the best music of his career…” – The Guardian Early Booking Is Highly Recommended.
Mercury – The Ultimate Queen Tribute Winners of the National Tribute Awards, Mercury have firmly established themselves as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to Queen. The show includes fantastic and authentic performances of the most popular Queen hits such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You and many more. www.mercuryqueentribute.co.uk “Freddie was an original. He and Queen were the best. But now, in this new century, Joseph, Glenn & Mercury are the next best thing” – – Jer Bulsara (Freddie’s Mum)
‘Les Musicals’ presents the biggest hit songs from the West End & Broadway in this exhilarating live concert tour. Musical Theatre’s leading men and X Factor stars; Jonathan Ansell (G4 frontman) & Rhydian Roberts join forces for the first time ever to create a dramatic & spine tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening showcases the smash hit songs from the greatest musicals of all time, brought to you by two of the world’s finest voices. Come and immerse yourself into the world of Musical Theatre with classics from Les Miserables, Phantom Of The Opera, Blood Brothers, Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar, Carousel, West Side Story, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Chess, Rocky Horror Show, We Will Rock You & many more… VIP tickets are available for this show and include seats in the front two rows and a pre-show Meet & Greet with Jonathan and Rhydian at 6pm, where you will have the chance to meet the guys up-close and take photos & autographs. Please note that numbers are strictly limited for this.