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Angus Strathspey & Reel Society

Saturday 19 April 7.30pm

Fiddlers' Rally
Angus Strathspey & Reel Society

The Angus Strathspey and Reel Society which is formed predominately of fiddle players will be joined on stage by other musicians from all over Scotland to perform a wide variety of traditional tunes from slow airs to reels. The society was formed in 1963 by Angus Cameron of Kirriemuir and is very well regarded in Scottish music circles. The leader of the orchestra is Lindsay Downie and the conductor is Frank Robb.

Joining us on stage are Robert Lovie, Maggie Findlay, Maggie Adamson and Brian Nicholson.

Robert Lovie is a very accomplished singer and story teller who will compere the concert. Robert is a property manager with the NTS at Fyvie Castle and has recorded many CD's and DVD's as well as performing on TV and radio. He is well known as a compere at many highland games events including the annual Braemar gathering along with Robbie Shepherd.

Maggie Finlay is from Carnoustie and is a superb singer who has appeared with the society on many occasions. Maggie has performed with Carnoustie Musical Society, Angus Minstrels and the Arbroath Male Voice choir. She recently recorded a CD with the proceeds going towards Alzheimer Scotland Angus Services, Maggie's favourite charity.

Maggie Adamson and Brian Nicholson are from Shetland and have been playing as a due for 5 years. They play a variety of different styles of music from the traditional Shetland tunes to rags, Scottish hornpipes, Strathspeys and swing. They have played many festivals including Celtic Connections, Gosport, Stonehaven, Shetland and Orkney. They have also been guest artists at many Fiddle and Accordion clubs. They have played as far afield as Australia, Norway and America. Maggie has held the titles of Oban Fiddle Master and been Glenfiddich champion twice, whilst Brian is acknowledged as one of Shetland's foremost guitarists.

more attack than the entire Scottish three quarter line Alex Monaghan, Folkworld
strong character and mature sense of expression Rob Adams, Glasgow Herald
Jaw-dropping style Sue Wilson, The Scotsman

Tickets £10

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Thursday 24 April 7.30pm

The Best of the Eagles

Talon Music Ltd present the 'OFFICIAL UK No. 1'

Now in their seventeenth year together Talon have been recognised by the 'Agents Association of Great Britain' at the 'National Tribute Awards' as the 'OFFICIAL UK No. 1' Eagles tribute show. Their 2014 production will feature all the classic Eagles hits from the timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Lyin' Eyes, Take It Easy, Desperado, Take It To The Limit, Life In The Fast Lane, The Last Resort and many more. With world class musicians, immensely powerful four part vocal harmony and exact musical production Talon's reputation continues to grow. Their ability to evolve and go from strength to strength in delivering bigger and better shows year on year continues with what promises to be an EVENT.

Early booking is advised for this Concert.


Talon perform the songs of the Eagles with reverence and super talent JACK TEMPCHIN (Eagles Hit Songwriter)

Crisp crackling professionalism all the way NEW YORK TIMES

Tickets £18 Concessions £17 Young persons £13 Child £8

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Singin' I'm No A Billy He's A Tim

Saturday 3 May 2014 7.30pm

Singin' I'm No A Billy He's A Tim
Goldfish Theatre Co

Scottish Theatre's greatest Success Story of recent times.

On the day of a crunch Old Firm clash, a fan of each team winds up sharing a jail cell from which their only hope of escape is cash raised by bets on the match to pay their fines. While taking turns to watch the action on a TV visible through their cell door, the pair bicker their way through every entrenched cliche of "Scotland's shame" from religion to politics and national identity.

Des Dillon's brilliant satire of 90-minute bigotry in Scotland and its inextricable connection with the nation's two biggest football teams first scored critical acclaim at the Fringe in 2005, and has since been a near-constant fixture in theatres in Scotland.

Prepare for a night of laughs from a new season with new gags.

Tickets £12 Concessions £10

This play contains strong language and is recommended for people aged 16+

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Limelight Musical

Thursday 15th - Saturday 17th May 7pm

LimeLight The Musical

Join The LimeLight Company in an evening of pure magic, as this unique musical showcases the incredible talent of all ages within the company. The World Premiere of LimeLight The Musical tells the story of two innocent, handsome young men in their journey to create a youth company in a small, friendly, very generous fishing town on the East Coast of Scotland. Follow the path of the company from creation, to the present day, through the musicals performed, and then into the future, to the shows that will soon be hitting the stage. This never seen before musical will have you laughing, crying, dancing and singing along with a cast of performers as young as 3 to as old as... Well we've never dared ask!

Come and experience a night in the LimeLight you won't ever forget!

Tickets £10

Magic... A King Of Queen

Thursday 22 May 7.30pm

Magic... A Kind Of Queen
Queen's Greatest Hits

MAGIC, the first and still the best tribute to Queen, perform all of Queen's greatest hits plus some you may not have heard for a while, in their latest show for 2014.

Magic perform completely live. With five vocals to back up the powerful lead vocal of the dynamic Roger Brown, Magic can recreate all the complex harmonies that are Queen's trademark recording sound. While not attempting to emulate Queen visually, Magic creates all the excitement of a Queen live show - not to be missed.

Magic are no strangers to the big stage. All in all, Magic have a background that's given them, experience to deliver a world class show to remember. A Kind of Magic!

"A superb show" Jim Jenkins, Queen Biographer
"Magic are a brilliant band" Jacky Smith, Official Queen Fan Club secretary

Tickets £17 Concessions £15

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Watt Nicoll

Saturday 31 May 7.30pm

Watt Nicoll
Just Me & You

As part of the Scottish Folk Revival in the Sixties, Watt Nicoll was one of the Transatlantic labels top recording artiste along with Hamish Imlach, Archie Fisher, Billy Connolly, Gerry Rafferty, Barbara Dickson and so many others. He hosted his own Grampian TV series and BBC Radio 'Sounds of Scotland'.

WATT is bringing the music that made him a Folk Legend with hits such as the Greenfields of Dundee, Scriptures on the Wall and Swandown Girl as well as his newest songs from his latest albums.

ME & YOU is an evening of his songs and stories plus a unique PDP - Personal Development Plan - created individually for every member of the audience by the man they call 'The Guru of Personal Reinvention' - 'The Difference Maker' and 'Verbal Fireworks' - All this combined with the comedic storytelling Watt is famous for will insure an unforgettable evening of entertainment!

Tickets £14 Concessions £12

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Elaine C Smith

Wednesday 4 June 7.30pm

Elaine C. Smith Still Standing... Just!

Smith is a born entertainer, a great all round comedienne, actress, writer, singer and general raconteur. She has all the swagger and confidence gained from a career spanning 30 years in theatre, television and film from starring roles in Naked Video (BBC) to, Rab C Nesbitt (BBC) and her own TV series Elaine to the recently award winning UK tours of Calendar Girls and the Susan Boyle musical I Dreamed a Dream.

Still Standing ... Just! is an hilarious mix of stand up, story telling and music.

Elaine C Smith is a National Treasure - The Herald

Elaine C Smith is a Scottish Institution. But so are Barlinnie and dodgy banks - Ian Pattison, Creator of 'Rab C Nesbitt

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Love Changes Everything

Thursday 5 June 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Love Changes Everything
M. A. Promotions

So you missed Michael Ball in concert? Don't panic!

You now have the chance to hear the music of Michael Ball in this wonderful one night concert.

Join Michael Courtney and his band in celebrating the music of Michael Ball. This two hour show is brought to you by one of the UK's finest singers and guest artists.

From, 'One Step Out Of Time' and 'This Is The Moment', to the stirrings of 'Les Miserables'. Including songs from artists such as Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel and songs from musicals, 'Carousel', 'Oklahoma', 'Sweeny Todd' and 'Phantom Of The Opera', there's something for everyone!

Michael Courtney is Superb! A real ringmaster of an entertainer - The Stage 2012

Tickets £17 Concessions £15.50 Matinee £13

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Burns - The Musical

Sunday 8 June 7.30pm

Burns - The Musical

By Nigel Don
Director: James Hutcheson
Musical Director: Richard Allan

A brand new musical work comes to the Webster Theatre for its very first public performance on June 8th. Local composer Nigel Don has been working for some time on a Scottish musical show based on Robert Burns' life and times, and incorporating many of Burns' own words. Fans of Burns' poems will recognise many of the characters.

Joining Nigel at this first performance will be the Arbroath 'Friends' group who are no strangers to the Webster Theatre after their 'Friends' concerts and last year's Arbroath Prom.

Tickets £10 Concessions £8

Pasha and Katya

Monday 9 June 2014 7.30pm

Stars of Strictly Come Dancing starring
Pasha & Katya

Starring Pasha & Katya and their Spectacular Dance Troupe.

Pasha & Katya star in a brand new ballroom and Latin show. A carnival of music, dance, costume and sparkle. Fiery Cha Cha, romantic Waltz, Passionate Rumba and dramatic Paso Doble, beautiful Foxtrot and energetic Jive - all that you have seen on TV and much more.

An evening of fun, dance, glamour and entertainment for the whole family.

Tickets £25 Concessions £23

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Mania 15 Years!

Friday 13 & Saturday 14 7.00pm

Mania 15 Years!
Mania Dance Studio

Mania Dance Studio is celebrating their 15 year anniversary! To help celebrate this year all dancers & cheerleaders will be putting their best foot forward to bring you some incredible performances. Amongst the performers are multi award winning dance crews and cheerleading squads. With performers ranging from 3-53! All styles of dance will be performed and the show creates a fun and friendly atmosphere.

A dance show for the whole family.

Come along and see the amazing talent that Mania has to offer.
A celebration show that will make you want to get out your seats and dance!

Tickets £10 Concessions £8 On sale from Tuesday 1 April

An Evening Of Dance

Friday 20 June 7.30pm

An Evening Of Dance
Appolinari Dance Studio

The programme will embrace all of the dance styles taught ranging from Classical to Modern Ballet, Jazz, Latin, Tap and Hip Hop.

Tickets £11 On sale from Tuesday 20 May

Showcase The Street Dance Show

Saturday 21 June 2pm & 7pm

Showcase The Street Dance Show
Showcase The Street

Over 250 young people and some adults too, from our local classes take to the stage to Showcase their talents, come along and be entertained!

Tickets £9 Concessions £7 On sale from Tuesday 22 April

A Children’s Revue

Friday 27 June 7.30pm

A Children's Revue
Stagecraft School of Dancing

Dancing display - from 3 years of age and above.

Tickets £10 Concessions £9 On sale from Tuesday 8 April

An Evening Of Dirty Dancing

Sunday 29 June 7.30pm

An Evening of Dirty Dancing

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is the original smash hit tribute to one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time, and has been wowing audiences nationwide since 2010.

This sell-out spectacular is a barnstorming, theatrical celebration of the iconic music from this classic movie. Dirty Dancing boasts the greatest film soundtrack of all time and all the hits are here, superbly performed in this fast moving, slickly choreographed theatrical treat. Songs include: Big Girls Don't Cry, Hey Baby, Wipeout, Do You Love Me, Hungry Eyes and, of course, the Oscar-winning (I've had) The Time of My Life.

This sexy song and dance spectacular is a real roller coaster, featuring a dynamic cast of incredible performers sure to show you the time of your life!

Please note this show is not affiliated with 'Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage' currently on tour in the UK and worldwide

Tickets £18 Concessions £16

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Hank, Cash & Cline

Friday 4 July 7.30pm

Hank, Cash & Cline
Live Stage Show

Country Music's first superstar HANK WILLIAMS, with 90 million selling recording artist JOHNNY CASH, plus PATSY CLINE whose greatest hits album held number one slot in the U.S.A. for an amazing 251 weeks; three Legends of Country Music are celebrated in one wild show!

From Hank's classics Jambalaya and Hey Good Lookin', through to Johnny Cash's Get Rhythm, Walk the Line and Ring of Fire to the velvet country voice of Patsy's Sweet Dreams, I Fall To Pieces, and Crazy, all driven by a six piece band THE DRIFTWOOD COWBOYS, this is a tribute to the best of Southern Soulful Country and Rockabilly Music!

Tickets £16 Concessions £15

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Carnaby Street – The Concert

Saturday 5 July 7.30pm

Carnaby Street - The Concert
Live Stage Show

Following two fabulous tours of the UK, "Carnaby Street The Musical" has assembled some of its incredible cast members to perform the great songs from the 60's in full costume for "One Night in the Marquee", the famous 60's club, birthplace of The Who, Manfred Mann, The Moody Blues and many more.

So let us take you back in time...

What if The Beatles, The Who, The Stones, The Kinks and The Searchers all played in the same place?

Well they did in the 60's and now they're about to do the same!... Only, this time, all on the same night!

'Carnaby Street - The Concert' features the incredible hits of a decade that brought you the best rock and roll music of all time.

Featuring an amazing 6-piece band, led by an array of fantastic singers, this astonishing night of sixties classics is not to be missed!

Tickets £22 Concessions £20

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International Dance Night

Monday 28 July 7.30pm

International Dance Night
Aberdeen International Youth Festival

This promises to be a wonderful night of international dance featuring some of the festival's most exciting dance with a showcase of wonderful choreography from across the world. The evening will feature a mix of contemporary, classical and traditional dance from Japan, China, Ukraine & Jordan making this a truly high quality international event.

Tickets £8 Concessions £6

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Amersfoort Youth Orchestra (Holland)

Tuesday 29 July 7.30pm

Amersfoort Youth Orchestra (Holland)
Aberdeen International Youth Festival

AIYF are very pleased to present this wonderful Dutch regional orchestra Amersfoort Youth Orchestra under its conductor Rolf Buijs. They are making their first appearance at the festival and will be performing a wide ranging programme that promises to be a high quality classical concert. The evening's repertoire will include a selection of music from Prokofiev, Ravel, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Franck.

Tickets £8 Concessions £6

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Saturday 9 August 7.30pm

MacFloyd - Into The Distance

MacFLOYD (Scottish Pink Floyd) return to the Webster Theatre with a great new show looking back over the career of Pink Floyd - spanning almost 30 years. With a varied mix of Floyd classics covering this timeless music from '67 to '94, including material from "Wish You Were Here", "Animals, "The Wall" and "The Division Bell" albums, in a show lasting over two hours, you will be taken on a journey through the best of Pink Floyd.

Thanks to an extremely talented line up MacFLOYD are able to perform every detail all in Pink Floyd's music completely live and with great accuracy.

MacFLOYD will take you on a journey INTO THE DISTANCE which promises to transport you back to those magical times... if only for a night. Don't miss it!

Tickets £14 Concessions £12

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Phantom Of The Opera – YOUTH PRODUCTION

Wednesday 20 - Saturday 23 August 7pm
Saturday Matinee 2pm

Phantom Of The Opera - YOUTH PRODUCTION
The LimeLight Company

Far beneath the majesty and splendour of the Paris Opera House, hides the Phantom in a shadowy existence. Shamed by his physical appearance and feared by all, the love he holds for his beautiful protegee Christine Daae is so strong that even her heart cannot resist.

Tickets Thurs - Sat (Including Matinee) £10 Wednesday £8

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Johnny Cash

Friday 12 September 7.30pm

Jonny Cash Roadshow
Clive John and The Spirit band

Welcome back the Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. Also now the only show to be recognised and endorsed by the CASH family. Prepare for a musical adventure unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash.

Clive John and The Spirit Band, the UK’s No1 Tribute, truly capture the essence of what it was like to be at a real Cash show. Also featuring Jill Schoonjans as June Carter and two other fabulous ladies as the Carter Sisters, all aspects of Cash’s life are covered with impeccable taste and astounding accuracy.

The show takes the audience from the 1950’s right up to 2002 and all the stops in between. All the greatest hits are included, Ring of Fire, Walk the Line as well as the Johnny and June duets Jackson, Long Legged Guitar Pickin’ Man and so many more. A truly wonderful evening of entertainment for all to enjoy.

"Clive captures my Grandfather JUST as he was… absolutely authentic to the point where it felt as if it wasn't a tribute" Caitlin Crowell, (Granddaughter of Mr Johnny Cash and Mrs June Carter Cash)

"It is overwhelmingly a hit" (Grand Opera House, York)

"What an amazing show, you could have sworn that Johnny Cash was there with you" ***** (The Ironworks, Inverness)

Tickets £17 concessions £15


Friday 19 September 7.30pm

Michael Brandie - Deception
Inside your mind

The inner workings of Michael Brandie's mind are laid bare in Deception, his first show at the Webster Theatre. What begins as an evening of magic and mystery, soon takes a more sinister turn, as Michael leads you on a journey of illusion, misdirection, hypnotism and death defying stunts - all with you, the audience, right in the crossfire.

Deception is not for the faint hearted. Deception is not for the easily scared. Deception is something you won't soon forget. No, seriously. You won't actually be able to forget...

Join us as The LimeLight Company proudly welcomes Michael Brandie and his incredible one man, one night performance of Deception.

All proceeds go to Cancer Research, as part of Team LimeLights involvement with the Relay For Life.

Tickets £12


Friday 10 October 7.30pm

A Vision Of Elvis
Starring Rob Kingsley

A Vision Of Elvis starring Rob Kingsley and his sensational band and singers is recognised as Europe’s most authentic & successful tribute to Elvis Presley. This show brings you a full evening featuring all the classic hits, from the hip swivelling 50’s Sun Studios to the Movie Years and the 1968 Comeback Special with the finale being the electrifying Jumpsuit Concert Years.

Recognized as the “Official European Champion” by winning Europe’s Largest Elvis competition, Rob Kingsley has also the distinction of being the first Elvis Tribute Artist to perform live at the new Wembley Stadium, with other prestigious venues Worldwide to his credit, he even has authentic costumes that were made by Elvis’s personal costume designer.

This show leaves the audience in no doubt that they are witnessing a truly authentic Elvis show as Rob Kingsley has the total package.

A Vision of Elvis - is THE Elvis show to see!


Tickets £17 concessions £15

Dirty Dusting

Tuesday 28 October 7.30pm

Dirty Dusting

After a sell-out UK tour in 2013, Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2014. Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra!!

Three cleaning ladies, (past their sell by date) start up a telephone sex line!!! "The Telephone Belles" - A Dirty Sex Chat Line that really cleans up!

Gladys, Elsie and Olive are three cleaning ladies who are about to be "put out to pasture" by their overzealous office manager Dave. Feeling they have little chance of gaining employment elsewhere, the ladies have to boost their falling income!

A chance wrong number requiring A Sex Chat Line rings into the office and gives them a great idea... "Why not run a Sex Chat Line?" After all, their age and appearance won't matter on the telephone and providing they can keep this a secret from their boss... they could be onto a winner!!

Needless to say... things don't go entirely according to plan.

"Dirty Dusting Telephone Sex" - A Chat Line that Really Cleans Up.

This is a heart warming feel-good comedy that will have you rolling in the aisles and smiling every time you answer the phone!

Written by Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood, this production is directed by Leah Bell who injects this hilarious play with a fresh and lively approach coupled with her own unique style.

Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm; I'm a Celebrity), Leah Bell (Comedienne and actress), Dolores Porretta Brown (Stage and TV actress) and Jason Jones (Hebburn).


Great show tonight at Mansfield Palace: Still wiping away the tears of laughter!

Laughed all the way through the show tonight at Telford, it was excellent comedy!


Tickets £19 Concessions £17.50

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Wednesday 3 December - Wednesday 24 December

Jack and the Beanstalk

After the great success of SLEEPING BEAUTY in 2012, Angus Council is delighted to welcome back award winning playwright and director JOHN BINNIE for the Webster Memorial Theatre's production of JACK AND THE BEANSTALK.

Life is tough down on the farm. Dopey Jack and his celebrity daft Mither can't pay the rent. They are forced to sell the family pet - Daisy the cow. Luckily Jack sells Daisy in exchange for magic beans. Suddenly at the bottom of his garden, an enormous beanstalk shoots up overnight.

Action, adventure and romance, JACK AND THE BEANSTALK has it all. A traditional Family Panto with a professional cast who perform alongside local youngsters to bring alive the larger than life characters of JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. With loads of laughs, audience participation, beautiful singing, and eye-catching designs there's something for all the family.

Come along and be entertained in true pantomime style and enjoy the Webster Memorial Theatre's professional family pantomime adventure.

Be sure to climb up the beanstalk with us this Christmas. Book your tickets today.

Sleeping Beauty is a well polished and highly entertaining Panto... with belly laughs and silliness a plenty... the slick production had everything the family Panto needs... Jonathan Ralston, Arbroath Herald 2012

Schools Performances (Contact Box Office)

Wednesday 3 December 09.45 13:15
Thursday 4 December 09:45 13:15
Friday 5 December 09:45 13:15
Tuesday 9 December 09:45 13:15
Wednesday 10 December 09:45 13:15
Thursday 11 December 10:00  
Friday 12 December 10:00  

Off Peak Performances

Saturday 6 December 14:00 19:00
Thursday 11 December 19:00
Friday 12 December 19:00
Wednesday 17 December 19:00
Thursday 18 December 19:00
Friday 19 December 19:00

Peak Performances

Saturday 13 December 14:00 19:00
Sunday 14 December 14:00 19:00
Saturday 20 December 14:00 19:00
Sunday 21 December 14:00 19:00
Tuesday 23 December 14:00 18:00
Wednesday 24 December 14:00 18:00


Off Peak Performances
Child £7 Concessions £10 Full Price £12
Family Ticket (admits 4) Concessions £32 Full Price £36

Peak Performances
Child £8 Concessions £12 Full Price £14
Family Ticket (admits 4) Concessions £36 Full Price £40

The Webster Memorial Theatre, 64 High Street, Arbroath, DD11 1AW 01241 435800