The mantle of UK Piano Man has been dominated by Elton John, Jools Holland and Jamie Cullum. Over the past ﬁve decades no one else has come remotely close - until now that is!
Fresh from his sell-out “Let The Good Times Roll” Tour - Tom Seals, “quite possibly the future of jazz and blues”, has the world at this ﬁngertips. His virtuoso solo-ing, excellent improvisations skills and distinctive voice have left top industry ofﬁcials hailing him the UK’s ﬁnest boogie woogie and blues pianist/vocalist.
Still only in his twenties, Seals is surely destined for greatness. Hot on the heels of sold-out shows across the globe including London’s legendary Ronnie Scott’s, a stunning performance at Birdland Jazz Club on Broadway in New York and working with Jools Holland, Tom Seals’ star is destined to soar stratospherically in 2021 with the release of his debut album, own TV show and festival appearances worldwide.
Notable appearances include: - Cheltenham Jazz Festival’s ‘Gregory Porter & Friends’ - Jools Holland’s ‘Boogie Woogie & Blues Spectacular’ - Birdland Jazz Club, New York City - British Summer Time - Hyde Park - Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club - Dubai Opera House
You can read Tom’s full biography at: www.tomseals.co.uk
About The Show
'Tom Seals Presents’ is a brand new music and chat show. Hosted by pianist, vocalist and presenter Tom Seals, the show is a perfect mix of music and celebrity interviews.
Guests will join Tom to chat about their favourite 3 songs! Tom and his incredible band will then put their own spin on the celebrities’ choices.
Guests include musicians, comedians, actors, sports stars, YouTubers and other public ﬁgures.
- Montreux Jazz Festival - Cropredy Festival - The Steinway Two Pianos Festival - Glastonbury - Newark Showground “Drive-In” - Blenheim Palace
”The UK’s ﬁnest boogie-woogie and blues sensation”
“A master of the piano and vocals to pierce your soul. A boogie-woogie genius and quite charming with it all.”
“He entertained a sold-out house with his breath-taking mastery of the piano, cool vocals and big juicy doses of wit.”
"He plays the hell outta them keys!”
“He sounds like Little Richard!”
SIR TOM JONES
“An extraordinary young talent! The wonderful Tom Seals!”
NHS The Christie Scanner Appeal
Direct From West End Glen Leon One Night of Tom Jones
Tom Jones Experience Performing Classics from 5 decades including Delilah, It's not Unusual, I'll Never Fall in Love Again, and many more.
Glen Leon The Voice of a Young Tom Jones, Gary Bushell The Sun.
The Closest Voice you will ever hear to Sir Tom Jones. Tony Blackburn
When Glen is not performing as T.J you will find him fronting that highly successful 60s band The New Amen Corner who have emerged in the last couple of years as the hottest revival band on the 60s circuit because of their ability to recreate the sound and atmosphere of that era.
Their power house live show has made them one of the most exciting bands around today and supporting are The Stunning Decades Girls who bring the magic of classic hits to venues around the county with a range of shows carefully curated to celebrate and entertain audience of all ages.
Danielle and Lucy are a versatile duo and there is no better on the circuit and with so wide a repertoire make the show one not to be missed.
The promoter says: We are undertaking this fundraising to help provide the Hospitals with the very latest technology a new four dimensional MR scanner
Eastern Angles and Matthew Linley Creative Projects in association with the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
THE BALLAD OF MARIA MARTEN
By Beth Flintoff
Directed by Hal Chambers
A thrilling retelling of a real-life murder mystery…
(for East Anglian venues - A thrilling retelling of Suffolk’s real-life murder mystery…)
Summer, 1827. In a red barn Maria Marten awaits her lover. A year later her body is found under the floor of the barn in a grain sack, barely identifiable, and the manhunt begins.
Maria’s story sent shock waves throughout the country. The Red Barn Murder (as it became known) was national news, inspiring writers and filmmakers down the ages. The sort of gruesome tale that had all the hallmarks of a classic crime drama – a missing body, a country location, a disreputable squire and a village stuck in its age-old traditions.
But in all this hysteria Maria’s own story gets lost. Until now. Hal Chambers and Beth Flintoff’s spine-tingling retelling rediscovers her story, bringing it back to vivid, urgent life.
'Rich and transporting' ★★★★ The Stage
‘Flintoff restores dignity to Maria…unexpectedly joyous’ ★★★★ The Guardian
‘It is vital, layered and empowered, a beautiful piece of theatre’ ★★★★ A Younger Theatre
‘Superbly staged’ British Theatre Guide
‘A thrilling and poignant retelling’ Grapevine Live
‘Extraordinary, brilliant and powerful’ ★★★★★ Charles Hutch Press
‘One of the best theatre experiences of the year.’ East Anglian Daily Times
‘Maria Marten is reborn in stunning show’ Ipswich Star
‘Barnstorming’ Yorkshire Times
‘This is a gem of a production’ On Yorkshire Magazine
Age guidance 12+
Rescheduled from 20.05.20, 18.09.20 and 30.01.21 with revised Programme.
Embark on a night of adventure and escapism with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival!
The Banff Mountain Film Festival joins the planet’s best adventure film-makers and explorers on ground-breaking expeditions in the most remote corners of the globe. Witness epic human-powered feats, life-affirming challenges and mind-blowing cinematography – all on the big screen!
An inspirational event with free prize giveaways that is guaranteed to ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel.
Thisis a screening of the 2021 Yellow Film Programme.
Thisis the performance rescheduled from 30 January 2021. All tickets from the original dates remain valid.
Age Guidance: 12A
Rescheduled from Friday 22nd May 2020, Friday 11th September 2020 and Saturday 17th July 2021
This highly acclaimed production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular celebration of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music, selling over 100 million albums and singles.
This brand new show for 2021 once again features the outstanding vocal talents of Claire Furley, with Musical Director Phil Aldridge leading The Carpenters Story Orchestra as they re-create Richard Carpenter’s original orchestral arrangements.
Featuring all of the Carpenters hit songs including (They Long To Be) Close To You, Yesterday Once More, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays, Goodbye to Love and many more!
“Timeless anthems for a very Big Country…a body of work that sweeps away the test of time” - Lancashire Evening Post
Big Country perform classic hits and live favourites including Harvest Home - Fields of Fire - In A Big Country - Chance - Wonderland - Look Away - The Teacher, plus many more.
Steeped in a stunning catalogue of proud and stirring hit songs such as ‘Fields of Fire’, ‘Chance’, ‘In A Big Country’ (which sold 2 million), ‘East Of Eden’ and their biggest UK hit ‘Look Away’, along with massive albums such ‘The Seer’, ‘Steeltown’, ‘Peace In Our Time’ and the triple Grammy –nominated, ‘The Crossing’, Big Country continue to look beyond the next horizon.
The band – Bruce Watson (guitars/vocals); Mark Brzezicki (drums, vocals); Jamie Watson (guitars/vocals) will be augmented on stage by singer/guitarist Simon Hough and bassist Scott Whitley.
Formed in 1981 by guitar playing founder members, the late Stuart Adamson and Bruce Watson, both native of the band’s hometown Dunfermline in Scotland. Initially driven by a shared vision of widescreen guitar melody, harmony and lyric, the classic Big Country sound was further enhanced later that summer by the arrival of drummer Mark Brzezicki and bass player Tony Butler. This is the Big Country that (with Producer Steve Lillywhite), recorded the classic debut album ‘The Crossing’ in 1983.
The band broke massively worldwide with the release of the album’s classic singles ‘Fields Of Fire’, ‘Chance’ and signature song ‘In A Big Country’, which went on to become massive worldwide hits, selling over 2 million copies and driving ‘The Crossing’ to 3 prestigious Grammy nominations in the USA.
The run of success continued throughout the 1980s with the release of the anthemic single ‘Wonderland’ and the second album ‘Steeltown’ (1984), which debuted at Number 1 in the UK and contained the hit singles ‘East Of Eden, ‘Just a Shadow’ and ‘Where The Rose Is Sown’.
Official website bigcountry.co.uk
When we re-open, our priority will be to ensure that your visit is safe and enjoyable.
Here are some of the COVID-19 prevention measures we will have in place across the building.
• There will be staggered arrival times to the show in an aid to reduce queues, and temperature checks and security controls will be in place.
• We request that audiences arrive at least 45 minutes before the start time.
• All tickets must be bought in advance and e-tickets will be scanned at the entrance so please print these at home or show them on your mobile device.
• We will be following a strict non-admission policy for late comers so please allow plenty of time for your journey
• Face masks are mandatory at all times throughout the venue, and inside the ballroom during the performance. Entry will be denied if face masks are not worn.
• Children under the age of 11 will not be required to wear face masks.
• The venue will be cleaned throughout the day and between every theatre show. Front of House areas will additionally be cleaned during shows, while audience members are in the ballroom.
• Sanitiser stations will be located at the entrance to the venue and throughout foyer and bar area and on entry to the ballroom.
• We will be asking audiences to maintain social distancing from all other households or support bubbles whilst at the venue.
• We will send you an email 48hrs before your visit to ensure you have all the information you need in advance
'Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience' will take you on a journey through the story of the Wilburys, with expert narrative and big screen action. This 31st anniversary special is absolutely unmissable. Featuring tributes to Jeff Lynne, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison and Bob Dylan.
All the Traveling Wilbury hits and classics are in the show, 'Handle With Care', 'End of the Line' and many more. Totally unique to this production are five authentic lookalike-sound-alike’s to this famous supergroup, enabling the show to explore the solo hits of the band - 'Mr Blue Sky', 'Pretty Woman', 'Blowin in the Wind', 'Here Comes the Sun', and 'Runnin Down a Dream' and many more!
This joyous, up-tempo feel-good celebration of classic pop music is guaranteed to give you a night to remember.
PULSE RECORDS LIMITED in association with BILL ELMS presents
“A big sweeping story of real emotion!”
THE UK PREMIERE TOUR OF
BY THE WATERS OF LIVERPOOL
Adapted by ROB FENNAH / Directed by GARETH TUDOR PRICE
FEATURING ASTAR-STUDDED CAST FROM STAGE AND SCREEN
Mark Moraghan, SianReeves, Parry Glasspool, Lucy Dixon & Eric Potts
join Lynn Francis, Danny O'Brien, Roy Carruthers and Chloe McDonald.
Adapted from Helen Forrester’s million-selling book, By The Waters Of Liverpool is a stunning period drama set in the 1930s. The story opens in 1935. Helen is sixteen years old and fighting a bitter battle with her parents for the right to educate herself and go out to work. During the Great Depression, Helen’s father lost his fortune when the stock market crashed and the family were suddenly thrown into poverty. Leaving behind the nannies, servants and comfortable middle-class life in the South West of England, the Forrester’s chose Liverpool as the place to start over. They were in for a terrible shock. Taken out of school to care for her younger brothers and sisters while her parents struggled to re-build their shattered lives, Helen is treated as an unpaid slave and desperate to escape. By 1939, now aged twenty and with Britain on the brink of war, she has still never been kissed by a man. But things start looking up for Helen when she meets a tall strong seaman and falls in love.
“By The Waters Of Liverpool also features flashbacks to Helen’s earlier books Liverpool Miss and Twopence To Cross The Mersey. I’ve even weaved in a storyline from Helen’s fourth autobiography, Lime Street At Two. That way those unfamiliar with Helen’s work still get a complete picture of her life”.
Rob Fennah ~ Playwright and friend of Helen Forrester.
Fully authorised by the Helen Forrester estate.
(Cast subject to change)
Chambers Touring Ltd Presents
SINDHU VEE: ALPHABET
A brand-new show about the hair we want, the friends we have, and living the vast difference between virus and viral.
Expect "outspoken, frank and funny stand-up" (Evening Standard) from this Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee.
As seen on Live At The Apollo, QI, Have I Got News For You and Sex Education and heard on Radio 4's Things My Mother Never Told Me (...About Lockdown) and The Guilty Feminist podcast.
“Acerbic perspective and unapologetic delivery” The List
Out of all the creations I have been blessed to be involved in, XENOS is the one that I find to be the closest in line with my personal journey as an artist.
The themes of reflection, death, rebirth, time, alienation, identity, memory, are all part of this creative process, and together with some incredible collaborators, I have embarked on this challenging journey, to give birth to XENOS.
Essentially, this work is a reflection of how I feel about our world today. It is about our loss of humanity, and how, through past and present wars, we are yet again confronted by the burning question of what it is to be human. How can we as humans, have such ability to create extraordinary and beautiful things from our imagination, and equally, our immense ability to create and commit violence and horrors beyond our imagination.
Prometheus saw this in mankind before we, as a species, ever recognised it.
– Akram Khan
Picture by Nicol Vizioli
Blue Jeans Management Proudly Presents
STEVE HUGHES: Are you Serious?
Returning to the UK for his first full length tour in six years, Australian (and adopted Brit) comedy legend Steve Hughes is known the world over for his hard hitting, take no prisoners stand up.
Internationally renowned as a comedy powerhouse, Steve has spent the past 5 years confronting his demons, recovering from a crippling breakdown and severe depression. He’s lucky to be alive, let alone funny. But when your life turns to hell there has to be a few laughs in there somewhere…
Having been to the abyss, Steve now returns to the UK better – and more lucid than ever before. He’s recently played to sell-out crowds and great critical acclaim around Australia, now catch his highly-anticipated return to the UK. Join him as he offers a hilarious ride through the dark night of the soul and presents his inciteful interpretation of an insane world.
Free-thinking, intelligent, opinionated; this is Steve doing what he’s always done best; making the uncomfortable acceptable and the horrifying hilarious.
As seen on BBC One’s Live At The Apollo and The Michael McIntyre Show
“Outstanding. Hughes is gold” Metro 5 Stars
“His insights are spot on, his opinions are intelligent, and his jokes are top class” Guardian
“Intelligent, provocative, profound, and topped off with good, solid gags. See him while it’s still legal” Chortle
“Hughes makes Armageddon seem like a proper laugh riot”
Phil McIntyre Live Ltd presents
The Socially Distant Sports Bar: Live!
Join Elis, Mike and Steff as they take their smash hit podcast The Socially Distant Sports Bar out on the road for the very first time. Be in the away end/audience as the team discuss big sporting stories such as wooing an optician with a camping stove in Bath; having lunch with Joe Frazier and Nigel Havers in a hotel near Maesteg; the social history of Carmarthernshire 1895-1915; and X-Rated trips to Wimbledon in the 1980s (to not watch the tennis). They may even get around to talking about some actual sport.
‘Unreasonably hilarious’ The Telegraph
‘Like being in the pub with your mates again’ The Sportsman
‘It’s ideal if you miss the sound of friends mocking each other in the pub
[…] Like Athletico Mince, you don’t have to like sport to enjoy it’ The Guardian
‘It works brilliantly because all three regularly unleash the hilarity, breaking out into schoolyard giggles’ Metro
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