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Doug Scott - Crawling Down The Ogre

Wednesday 25 October 7.30pm

Doug Scott - Crawling Down The Ogre

The Ogre is the most difficult of the world’s high mountains to climb. In 1977 Doug Scott and Chris Bonington made the first ascent; their subsequent descent, in the dark, immediately became an epic. Abseiling off the summit tower, Doug slipped on ice and swung into the cliff he had just climbed, breaking both legs just - shortly after, a storm blew in! Their escape is one of mountaineering’s greatest epics.

Tickets £15 concessions £13

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An evening with Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus

Friday 27 October

Strictly Theatre Co presents
An Evening with Kristina Rihanoff & Tristan MacManus

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ stars, Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus, present an evening of breathtaking dance routines - for one night only!

With amazing Ballroom and Latin routines such as the Waltz, the Paso Doble, the Samba and favourites the Charleston and the Argentine Tango.

The evening will also feature an amazing professional singer/host.

Kristina appeared on the BBC hit show for eight years, with her partners including Jason Donovan, Ben Cohen, Daniel O’Donnell, John Sergeant and Simon Webbe - with whom she made the final.

Tristan starred in two series of the BBC show, with the singer Jamelia and also ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ star Jennifer Gibney. He has also appeared on five seasons of the American equivalent, ‘Dancing With The Stars’, partnering Pamela Anderson and Gladys Knight, to name a few.

Tickets £24 concessions £23 VIP package £40 includes signed programme and meet and greet backstage with photo opportunity (strictly limited to 40)

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Thank Abba for the Music poster

Saturday 28 October 7.30pm

Thank Abba for the Music

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 and excitement 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 seven-piece live band, interactive video projection, some tongue-in-cheek Swedish humour, and of course ABBA’s spectacular trademark harmonies - this is the ultimate feel-good party show!

ABBA and 70’s fancy dress optional … but encouraged!

THE BIGGEST PARTY WITH THE UK’S BEST ABBA TRIBUTE • The Sands Centre, Carlisle

YOU WERE AMAZING! • The Sage Gateshead

www.thankabbaforthemusic.co.uk

Tickets £18.50 concessions £17

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Minstrels 2017

Monday 6 - Saturday 11 November 7.30pm nightly 2pm Saturday matinee

The Angus Minstrels

Since 1961, the Minstrels have been performing a variety show full of glitz and glamour. This year’s show will be no exception. Come and enjoy an evening of song and dance through the ages.

Tickets £13 under 16s £8

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Beauty and the Beast

9 - 24 December

Professional Pantomime - Beauty and the Beast
written and directed by JJ Christine

For a tale as old as time, be our guest this Christmas and come along to the Webster Memorial Theatre’s Professional Panto Beauty and the Beast.

A story of true love, adventure and lots of laughter along the way. Join Bell as she falls in love with an unlikely suitor. Meet Aunt Jolly, Gastoff and the rest of the cast as they whisk you along in this all singing all dancing production of Beauty and the Beast.

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Saturday 9 December 6pm
Sunday 10 December 2pm
Saturday 16 December 2pm
Saturday 16 December 6pm
Sunday 17 December 2pm
Sunday 17 December 6pm
Wednesday 20 December 6.30pm
Thursday 21 December 6.30pm
Friday 22 December 6.30pm
Saturday 23 December 2pm
Saturday 23 December 6.30pm
Sunday 24 December 10am
Sunday 24 December 2.30pm

Schools performances

Wednesday 6 December 10.15am
Thursday 7 December 10.15am
Thursday 7 December 1.15pm
Friday 8 December 10.15am
Tuesday 12 December 10.15am
Wednesday 13 December 10.15am
Thursday 14 December 10.15am
Thursday 14 December 1.15pm
Friday 15 December 10.15am
Tuesday 19 December 10.15am
Wednesday 20 December 10.15am


Roy Chubby Brown

Friday 5 January 2018 7.30pm

Roy Chubby Brown

Chubby doesn't hold back from sharing his outlandish views, sailing so close to the mark, even the most seasoned of the 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+

Tickets £20

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Forbidden Nights

Friday 26 January 2018 7.30pm

Forbidden Nights

Circus just got sexy® with Forbidden Nights giving you an evening to remember with thrills, fantasy and forbidden thoughts at every turn! Jam-packed with action from opener till finale.

Indulge yourselves in a two-hour production as world-renowned circus artists perform heart-racing tricks and provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden Tease and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure, all hosted by Forbidden’s side-splitting Comedy Compere who is as charming and risqué as the routines!

Tickets £21 concessions £19

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The Platters

Friday 2 February 2018 7.30pm

The Platters

The Platters were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre. The Platters through several personnel changes over the years but The Platters were one of the first African American groups to be accepted as a major chart group and were, for a period of time, the most successful vocal group in the world.

Performing The Hits that include: The Great Pretender, Only You, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, My Prayer, Twilight Time, Remember When and many many more.

Tickets £20

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Barry Steele as Roy Orbison

Friday 9 February 2018 7.30pm

Barry Steele as Roy Orbison

Stunning audiences across the globe with his uncanny ability to recreate the vocal talents of legend Roy Orbison, Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable as he takes you on this specially produced journey in time as he and his fabulous cast take you on a journey back time. The production also features songs originally made famous by Chris Isaak, Del Shannon, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, The Spencer Davis Group & The Traveling Wilburys.

Tickets £22

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Oliver

Tuesday 13 - Saturday 17 February 2018 7.30pm nightly and 2.30pm Saturday

Oliver

Arbroath Musical Society is delighted to bring Lionel Bart's timeless musical to life. With its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more, Oliver! remains one of the most loved British musicals, featuring some of the most iconic characters ever written. Bursting with energy, full of emotion and humour from beginning to end. The show might have been around a long time... but I guarantee this production will leave you wanting more.

Tickets £12 family ticket (4 people / maximum two over 16s) £43

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The Grumbleweeds

Thursday 22 February 2018 2pm

The Grumbleweeds Laughter Show

Join legendary comedy act 'The Grumbleweeds' for an afternoon of laughter, music, magic and more! It's a show that's full to the brim with of laugh-out-loud comedy routines, great female singer, a brilliant support comic, 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.

Tickets £16 concessions £15

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Jive Talkin' perform the Bee Gees

Saturday 24 February 2018 7.30pm

Jive Talkin' perform the Bee Gees

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.

An unforgettable evening that will have you both reaching for your handkerchiefs and dancing in the aisles.

Tickets £19.50 concessions £18

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Carpenters Gold

Sunday 1 April 2018 7.30pm

Carpenters Gold – Live in Concert

Produced by London West End Director of 80's Mania, The Abba Reunion Tribute Show and Abba Mania.

Carpenters Gold authentically performs their Greatest hits, such as Goodbye to Love, Solitaire, We've Only Just Begun, Top of the World, Yesterday Once More, Superstar, plus many more; recreating the look and sound of their worldwide 1970 tours, including a special highlight where 'Karen' plays the drums with her full live backing band.

The iconic voice of Karen Carpenter is a magically soothing one, and few vocalists can attempt to emulate her accurately. But International West End vocalist Vikki Holland-Bowyer has the warm dulcet tones which sound uncannily similar to the superstar. She undertakes the character of Karen superbly, paying meticulous attention to her mannerisms, 'brother – sister' relationship with 'Richard', and the playful interaction with her band and audience.

'Richard Carpenter', played by musical arranger vocalist Greg Stevenson, is also featured in the show performing on the piano, alongside his 'sister' enjoying on stage humour, often introducing the array of hits whilst light-heartedly engaging with his musicians.

Carpenters Gold supremely captures how they were ‘live in concert’ and is a must for all fans of the fantastic Karen and Richard.

Tickets £20 concessions £18

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Psychic Sally

Tuesday 17 April 2018 7.30pm

Psychic Sally - Kisses to Heaven

World renowned psychic, television and theatre star and the UK’s favourite award winning medium Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her phenomenal interactive stage show.

Sally is one of the UK’s most successful touring acts and has been wowing audiences across the country for the past 9 years.

Sally’s jaw dropping show has attracted amazed reviews from theatre goers and psychic fans. The messages from beyond come thick and fast. Funny, entertaining, touching, sometimes heart-breaking, often controversial; Kisses to Heaven showcases the phenomenal ability of the nation’s best loved medium.

Sally says ‘The shows will be psychic dynamite and although they are undoubtedly entertaining, there is also a very serious side, which is to give audience members messages of hope and love from the other side’.

This is a unique evening not to be missed. Book your tickets now to see this phenomenal psychic in action

This show investigational and for the purpose of entertainment.

Tickets £19 - £24

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Whole lotta Shakin

Sunday 21 April 2018 7.30pm

Whole lotta Shakin' - A Tribute to Shakin' Stevens

The Award winning "Whole lotta Shakin' - A Tribute to Shakin' Stevens" has been voted the no.1 Winner by The National Tribute Awards for Best UK Tribute show 2017. The rags to riches story based on the 40 hits of 80's rock 'n' roll icon Shakin' Stevens. Starring Rebel Dean (West End, London Palladium) with full live band and projection screen.

The performance includes a full concert (including the famous denims and pink jacket) as would have been seen during the late 80's including all the hits - "Green Door, This ole House, Oh Julie, You Drive Me Crazy and many more.

If you've ever wondered what's behind the Green Door, now is your chance to find out!!

www.wholelottashakin.co.uk

Tickets £20 concessions £18.50

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Wanna Be - The Spice Girls Show

Saturday 12 May 2018 8pm

Wanna Be - The Spice Girls Show

Introducing Wannabe, the Spice Girls Show.

Spice Girls remain the biggest girl band of all time with 9 number 1 singles, 80 million record sales, World tours, movies & a musical to their name.

Featuring your favourite Spice Girls hits, the Wannabe show recreates the era of Girl Power giving you a 90s night out to remember!

From the chart stomping ‘Spice Up Your Life’ through to the hip shaking ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, they will take you on a Spice World journey that will make you Zig-A-Zig-Ahhhh.

“The perfect girls night out!” - The Venue, London

Swing it, shake it, move it, make it down however you can. Costumes, groups & families all welcome for the biggest 90s party in town.

Come and join Ginger, Scary, Posh, Sporty & Baby Spice on the smash hit touring sensation not to be missed!

Hi, si, ja, hold tight!

Tickets £19

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Cilla and the Shades of the 60s

Sunday 13 May 2018 7.30pm

Cilla & the Shades of the 60s

This stunning and elegant review of the life of Cilla Black soars its way through the 60s.

Cilla performs songs including ‘You’re My World’ and ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’ while the Shades trio swing through a decade of hits by Cilla’s friends and co-stars such as ‘I Only Want to be With You’ and ‘River Deep MountainHigh’.The effervescent Cilla & the gorgeous Shades trio rediscover one of music’s most defining eras. They follow the life & career of the iconic Cilla Black while their stories reflect on some of the biggest 60s stars. Featuring brand new arrangements of music from artists including the Beatles and Dusty Springfield.

An unforgettable show that journeys its way through Cilla’s life and brings audiences to their feet in celebration.

Relive the 60s in style and come to see the girl power show that is delighting audiences all over the UK.

www.shadesofthe60s.com

Tickets £19 concessions £17

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The Rolling Stones Story

Thursday 17 May 2018 7.30pm

The Rolling Stones Story

Relive all the classic hits, The Rolling Stones Story is a high energy concert celebrating the music of the World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band. Let’s Spend The Night Together in the company of Mick and the boys and experience a truly authentic Rolling Stones spectacle; complete with an awesome production, the finest musicians and the world’s No. 1 Mick Jagger lookalike in Paul Ashworth.

The Rolling Stones Story promises you an unforgettable Jumpin’ Jack Flash back in time. It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll, but we like it!

Check out the trailer!

Tickets £17.50 - £22.50

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Sunday 20 May 2018

Islands in the Stream - The Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers

Enjoy the songs of the Queen and King of country music - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.

Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty!

This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny’s charisma and energy with hit after hit including: Jolene, Ruby,9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You, Coward of the Country, plus the smash hit Islands in the Stream.

Enjoy a superb score and supreme musicianship as we bring the house down with the ultimate tribute to two country music legends.

Tickets £21 concessions £19.50

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The Fureys

Friday 25 May 2018 7.30pm

The Fureys

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return to Webster Memorial Theatre on Friday 25th May 2018 as part of their 40th Anniversary tour.

The band was formed in 1978 literally by accident. George, Paul and Davey were playing in Denmark with their own band called the Buskers and Eddie and Finbar, while touring in Germany were involved in a road accident. When George and Paul got news of the accident they immediately travelled to Germany to be with their brothers. They then decided that they should all be playing together and this was the start of the FUREYS.

Inevitably changes have occurred over 40 years. Their brother Paul died suddenly in June 2002 and Finbar left the band in December 1996, however George and Eddie have continued to delight audiences on their tours and have just released a new 40th Anniversary CD.

The oldest of the brothers, Eddie Furey left home in 1966 and travelled to Scotland at the time of the great folk revival where he met and shared accommodation in Edinburgh with then unknown folk singers Billy Connolly, Gerry Rafferty and Alex Campbell, now all famous in their own right. In 1969 he was the special guest for the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem throughout the USA and Canada. Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics has credited Eddie with teaching him his first chords on guitar when they met up in the North East of England while Dave was still a teenager.

Their emotive songs stir many emotions,tears and laughter, sadness and joy.

www.thefureys.com

Tickets £20

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Giovanni Pernice

Monday 28 May 2018 7.30pm

Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win

Strictly Come Dancing’ professional, Giovanni Pernice, will be heading back out on tour in 2018, after a sell out tour in 2017.

Giovanni will be joined by seven more world class professionals. The show is produced once more by Strictly Theatre Co and choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing’s creative director Jason Gilkison.

Get ready for glitzy costumes, amazing routines and another beautiful story - headlined by Giovanni. Expect even more energy, even more passion, and even more heat.

***** “Not just smouldering… Absolutely scorching” Review of 2017 Dance Is Life

***** “Giovanni’s dancers are as good as any you will see on the television show” Review of 2017 Dance Is Life

Tickets VIP £48 (limited to 26) adults £28 concessions £26

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Fastlove - a tribute to George Michael

Saturday 14 July 2018 7.30pm

Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production – Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael.

The show is packed with crowd pleasing anthems. From Wham! classics of the ‘new pop’ revival to the chart topping success of the eighties album Faith. All the awesome tunes of the nineties & noughties including the irresistible Flawless.

This is a spellbinding experience you don’t want to miss. You’ll be getting up (to get down) to all your favourite songs: Careless Whisper, Freedom, Faith, Father Figure, One More Try, Outside, Jesus To A Child, I Want Your Sex, Kissing A Fool, and many more.

Relive the passion, the flare, and the unique sensitivity of George Michael in this incredible concert sensation. As the great man said: you gotta have faith… So book your tickets now!

Tickets £22.50

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The Story of the Beach Boys

Saturday 4 August 2018 7.30pm

The Story Of The Beach Boys® - A Tribute

‘Good Vibrations’ - arguably the finest pop record of all time, just one of the many hits you will hear performed 100% live by just five professional performers that make up the “Beach Boyz Tribute Band” (previously known as The Beach Boys Band) in this smash hit show THE STORY OF THEBEACH BOYS® - A Tribute.

Along with a superb musical performance by the “Beach Boyz Tribute Band”, lead vocalist Tommy Read will lead you through the history of America’s biggest pop band The Beach Boys®.

Following the opening number Fun, Fun, Fun, sit back and enjoy Tommy’s light hearted delivery as the band embark on a fun filled set.

Learn how The Beach Boys® began, how their songs were constructed and about the private lives of The Beach Boys® themselves.

All this interspersed with the most comprehensive collection of hit records rivalled only by The Beatles.

Make no mistake; this show is a party, a party with a stunning soundtrack, a party to which you are invited, so come join the fun and experience what others are still talking about to this day!

During the party you will hear hits like I Get Around, God Only Knows, California Girls, Kokomo and many more, in a spectacular array of some 32 songs.

The Story Of The Beach Boys® will entertain you, astound you and leave you with a greater knowledge of the band that gave the world Good Vibrations!

Tickets £19 concessions £17

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Joe Lycett

Thursday 13 September 2018

Joe Lycett: I’m About To Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

Pop in and see Joe Lycett on his brand new stand-up tour, where he’ll be sharing jokes, paintings and some of the pathetic internet trolling he’s been up to recently. As seen on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, QI and The Royal Variety Performance.

‘A man who makes funny seem easy’ (Guardian)
‘If you want to bet on the next mainstream stand-up star put your shirt on Joe Lycett’ (Evening Standard)
‘Effortlessly funny’ (Time Out)
‘Did you sing a number?’ (Prince Charles after The Royal Variety Performance)

joelycettcomedy.co.uk
@joelycett

Tickets £20

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