Following a sold out tour across Europe and Australia in 2019 and her most recent BBC stand up special Power & Chaos, Fern Brady brings her fifth solo show Autistic Bikini Queen on a nationwide tour.
As seen on Live at the Apollo, Frankie Boyle's New World Order, Roast Battle, Russell Howard, Jonathan Ross' Comedy Club. As heard on BBC Sound's Wheel of Misfortune podcast, the News Quiz and the Now Show.
Scotsman - "She’s absolutely fearless – there’s nowhere she won’t go and nothing she won’t say on stage and she’ll switch from snarling and menacing to sweet and girlish in an instant. It’s a killer combination"
****- She is distinctively acerbic and scathing but, most importantly, hugely entertaining too.
Embark on a thrilling night of adventure with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival!
The Banff Mountain Film Festival joins the world’s best adventure film-makers and explorers as they push themselves to the limits in the most remote and stunning corners of the globe. Witness epic human-powered feats, life-affirming challenges and mind-blowing cinematography – all on the big screen!
There are two shows, each with an entirely different selection of brand new films for 2022 - the Red Film Programme (26 January) and the Blue Film Programme (20 May).
Double the adventure by coming to both! (Click here to book the bundle)
An adrenaline-fueled, not-to-be missed event with free prize giveaways that is guaranteed to ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel!
See www.banff-uk.com for more details.
Image Photo Credit: Picture by Brice Ferre
Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.
Ed Byrne presents his brand-new masterclass in observational comedy hot on the heels of his 17/18 Touring hit, Spoiler Alert!
A TV household name, in the past year Ed has appeared on Live At The Apollo (Host, BBC), Mock The Week (BBC), The Pilgrimage (BBC), Top Gear (BBC) and QI (BBC).
Age Guidance: Suitable for Ages 16+
"They're Really Good" - Paul Heaton
With an unrivalled, energetic, soulful and, at times, playful show, The Southmartins play the hits and bits of The Beautiful South and The Housemartins and have carved themselves a unique niche in the world of tribute acts.
With a voice as close as you could hope for to Paul Heaton plus a band of lively musicians and a healthy irreverence for the songs and arrangements, often taking the songs off in unexpected directions whilst staying true to the spirit of the original bands their gigs are becoming the thing of legend with mass singalongs and unpredictable occurrences a regular feature.
With a choice selection of bona fide British pop hits such as Happy Hour, Caravan of Love, Perfect 10, Good as Gold, You Keep It All In, Song For Whoever and many more their gigs promise to leave you with a smile on your face and a song in your heart.
The band formed in late 2009 and have been playing across the UK ever since to increasingly large crowds who often follow them across their tours and travel great distances to catch them. From initial forays into pubs and clubs to dedicated music venues, festivals and having the distinction of being the first tribute to be invited to play at Paul Heaton's Salford venue, The Kings Arms, on the eve of Paul and Jacqui Abbott's "comeback" album 'What Have We Become' the band have acquired high praise indeed with Paul himself endorsing them on BBC Radio 2 saying "they're really good".
‘Telling the Wrong Man he had Cancer and Other Hilarious Stories’
Dr Kevin Jones is a practising consultant physician who has been on the comedy and after-dinner circuit for 30 years.
This one-off, one and half hour special performance will be poignant, insightful, bizarre and gut-wrenchingly funny, celebrating the dark comedy inherent in hospital medicine. Kevin is kindly donating all proceeds of this event to Bolton Hospice. Don’t miss this opportunity to see him here in Bolton!
Rescheduled from Friday 15th May 2020 and Wednesday 27th January 2021
Direct from The West End, experience the ultimate Whitney Houston tribute show as it tours across the UK performing over 100 concerts every year!
Whitney - Queen of the Night is a stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time.
This phenomenal production consistently delivers an outstanding concert that has been described as “a powerhouse performance that delivers on every level…”
Taking audiences on a magical rollercoaster ride through three decades of nostalgic hits that include:
I Wanna Dance With Somebody, One Moment In Time, I’m Every Woman, I Will Always Love You, My Love Is Your Love, So Emotional Baby, Run to You, Saving All My Love, How Will I Know, Million Dollar Bill, The Greatest Love Of All, and many more...
Join us for an unmissable evening as we pay homage to the Queen of Pop with a sensational cast and a stunning live band.
After an eighteen month break due to the global Coronavirus pandemic The Classic Rock Show is back, bigger and even better, celebrating the very best-of-the-best of Classic Rock.
Paying tribute to its favourite rock heroes CRS thunders through legendary performances from the likes of Led Zeppelin, Dire Straits, Steely Dan, Eric Clapton, AC/DC, Queen, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, The Who and many many more.
Performed with note-for-note precision, bringing the original iconic and era defining recordings back to life on stage, with a sound and light show to match.
Anthem after anthem, riff after riff and solo after solo, culminating in a show-stopping guitar duel that is definitely not to be missed.
“A real gem of a rock show. Sore throat guaranteed!” Chicago Tribune
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Adapted for the stage by Steven Canny and John Nicholson for Peepolykus
Directed by Lotte Wakeham
Produced by The Original Theatre Company & Octagon Theatre Bolton
“Rib-bustingly hilarious.” The Times
Mr Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound…
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most celebrated adventure gets a brilliantly farcical overhaul in Lotte Wakeham’s acclaimed production.
World-renowned detective Sherlock Holmes and his colleague Dr Watson are asked to unravel the mystery surrounding the untimely death of Sir Charles Baskerville.
With rumours of a cursed giant hound loose on the moors, they must act fast in order to save the Baskerville family’s last remaining heir.
A hit in the West End, this ingenious adaptation combines an exhilarating collision of farce, theatrical invention and wonderfully comic performances to offer a brand-new twist on the greatest detective story of all time.
A whodunnit for all ages.
From the award-winning Original Theatre Company who brought you Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art, the smash-hit comedy Invincible and the acclaimed Birdsong.
Director Lotte Wakeham is Artistic Director of the Octagon Theatre Bolton and has directed sell-out productions in London, New York, and throughout the UK.
September – December 2021
“Wonderfully barking spoof” The Telegraph
“Unfailingly hilarious. A masterpiece.” The Guardian
Beyond doubt one of the most recognisable Tribute bands in the world, Supreme Queen continue to take things to a whole different level, with their homage to one of the planet's greatest ever rock bands.
Since the re-launch of this, one of the most iconic of tribute concerts ever, the brand new production of Supreme Queen has mesmerised packed crowds in some of the top venues across the UK.
Scott Maleys' incredible vocal and visual resemblance to Freddie Mercury has seen Supreme Queen become one of the most respected bands of their genre anywhere on the earth today.
As musically brilliant as ever, the new presentation benefits from stunning production values and staging effects designed to transport the audience to one of the most incredible periods in music history.
Simply, a stage show designed to provide the most memorable of evenings for Queen's millions of fans worldwide.
OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS
JACK DEE – Off The Telly
Join Jack Dee for an evening of entertainment (food and beverages not included) in his new
“In these difficult and uncertain times people need hope – a ray of sunshine to brighten
their day. And that’s very much where I come in” says Jack.
Star of TV sitcoms Bad Move, Lead Balloon and Josh, Jack also hosts the legendary Radio 4
show I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue. Additional credits include presenting Jack Dee’s Helpdesk on BBC Two, C4’s The Jack Dee Show, ITV’s Jack Dee’s Saturday Night, BBC’s Jack Dee’s Happy Hour and Jack Dee Live at the Apollo. “In fact,” explains Jack, “I’ve probably appeared in every TV show with my name in the title”.
Other sidelines include Motivational Speaking, which Jack describes as “Basically a total
waste of time, talking to losers, but the cash is decent” and then adds “Don’t print that”. It’s so hard to tell when he’s being serious.
In recognition of his charity work, Jack was denied an OBE in 2015.
PLEASE NOTE:- Reselling of tickets for this event will result in cancellation of the booking.
AGE GUIDANCE: Strictly 14+ Swearing and adult content
Sweet Caroline – The ultimate tribute to Neil Diamond
The good times never seemed so good… introducing Sweet Caroline, the ultimate tribute to Neil Diamond featuring Gary Ryan, as seen on ‘Stars in Their Eyes’.
Taking it back to where it began, this musical journey celebrates 50 years of a legend. From Brooklyn to Hollywood, Neil Diamond has left a legacy of great songs which have been covered by every great vocalist. Spanning all genres from the Reggae of Red Red Wine, through the Country of Cracklin’ Rosie, and the Hollywood music of The Jazz Singer.
From the producers of Fastlove and The Magic of Motown, celebrate the music that has endured through six generations as we bring you all things Diamond with a sensational live show.
Enjoy all the hits such as, Forever In Blue Jeans, America and Love On The Rocks and of course, the unforgettable Sweet Caroline.
This is a tribute show and is no way affiliated with any original artists/estates/management companies or similar shows.
Space embark on the UK 50 date “Music for Pleasure Music for Pain Tour” in July 2021 followed by the album of the same name in late 2021.
With combined record sales of over 500 million The Ultimate Boy Band Party Show takes us to the naughty 90’s with ‘5 Bad Boys with the power to Rock You’ as they perform over 30 number one hits from all your favorite Boy Bands... and this time they’re ‘Back For Good’!
Drenched in Joop Aftershave and with more key changes than a Casio PT-50 our boys will be body poppin’ to party classics such as ‘Backstreet Back’, ‘Relight My Fire’ and ‘Uptown Girl’.
Get ready to scream as these sexy, open shirt stud muffins step up from their stools one more time to serenade you with Boy Band ballads ‘Flying Without Wings’ and ‘A Million Love Songs’ and many more... cue the wind machine!
So, what are you waiting for... pop on your Kangol hat, crop top and cargo pants, dust off your Nokia 8210 and call your crew as we say ‘Everybody Get Up’ for a night out you’ll ‘Never Forget!’
“Comedian Nish Kumar was booed off stage after making Brexit jokes at a charity event on Monday night. Kumar, who hosts the BBC’s Mash Report, was performing at the Lord’s Taverners annual charity cricket lunch.” BBC News Report – 3rd December 2019
“You can boo, but booing’s got nothing to do with it” Bob Dylan
“Man, I’ve got grown men @ing me bulls**t/You’re getting way too old for the timeline” Stormzy
“I was at a hospital the other night where I think there were a few coronavirus patients and I shook hands with everybody, you will be pleased to know, and I continue to shake hands” Boris Johnson – 3rd March 2020.
It has been a period of upheaval and uncertainty with COVID and the political situation.
You will be amazed by my capacity to somehow take all these things personally.
Control is a new show from the host of the Mash Report and one of the Guardian’s Top Fifty Comedians of the 21st Century. As seen on Live at the Apollo, Taskmaster, Netflix’s Comedians of the World, QI, Conan and The News.
“Kumar is the smartest, and often the silliest, political comic we’ve got: acute, furious and often the ridiculous fall guy of his own jokes” The Guardian
“One of the best young comedians we have” The Times
Join us for some high flying, hard hitting, body slam mayhem as professional wrestling returns to The Stockport Plaza for an evening the whole family will enjoy.
Cheer the good guys and boo the bad guys in this high energy, entertainment spectacular featuring rip-roaring, edge of your seat action from a host of home-grown British wrestling talent.
Tickets are now on sale so book yours and get ready to rumble!
Meet Thomas and The Fat Controller, take a train ride and enjoy so much more! Advance booking is recommended. Click below to book your tickets now...Book Tickets