Milkshake! Monkey is back with a spectacular NEW show, joined by some of his favourite Milkshake! friends plus two Milkshake Presenters creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen!
Join Paddington, Daisy & Ollie, Milo, Noddy, Pip and Posy, Blue's Clues & You! and of course Milkshake! Monkey for an unforgettable family time at Milkshake Monkey's Musical!
This brand new show has plenty of laughter, audience interaction and great fun to get everyone up on their feet! It's a family show not to be missed!
*Produced by Mark Thompson Productions by arrangement and in partnership with Channel 5 Broadcasting.
One of Britain’s greatest modern plays, The Rise & Fall of Little Voice, is embarking on a UK Tour this year. The Olivier Award-Winning comedy-drama from Jim Cartwright has earned international acclaim across the globe, including a Golden Globe winning smash-hit film starring Jane Horrocks and Michael Caine.
Meet Little Voice and Mari Hoff. A mother and daughter central to the heart of this Northern fairy-tale, but as far apart in character as can be.
Little Voice leads a quiet and unassuming life, seeking companionship and joy from music’s most iconic singers, whilst Mari prefers the sound of her own voice, indulging in a life of booze, cheap thrills and seedy men.
Left to her own devices, LV starts to embody the famous divas she plays on repeat, swapping the grey backstreets of Northern England for the bright lights of Hollywood and Broadway, all from the safety of her own bedroom.When Mari starts dating small-time club owner Ray Say, LV’s astonishing impersonations of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and Judy Garland to name a few, are thrust into the spotlight. Transformed and sensational, LV might just be Ray’s one and only chance to hit the big time, but what will the consequences be for mother and daughter?
Starring TV favorite Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street, Dinnerladies, Loose Women), British soap royalty Ian Kelsey (Emmerdale, Casualty) and ‘the girl of a thousand voices’ and two-time Drama Desk Award Nominee Christina Bianco, as Little Voice.
Cartwright’s timeless and iconic tale explores the highs and the lows of small-town dreams, family rivalry and finding your voice in a noisy world.
With humour, heart and countless powerhouse ballads all performed live on stage, featuring music from Judy Garland, Shirley Bassey, Billie Holliday and many more, this life-affirming production will rouse even the weariest of souls.
Rescheduled from Wednesday 6th May 2020 and Wednesday 2nd June 2021
Ansell’s Les Musicals – UK Tour 2022
Ansell’s LES MUSICALS’ Live Concert Tour is the ultimate celebration of Musical Theatre.
Jonathan Ansell (G4 Frontman) and Jai McDowall (Winner of Britain’s Got Talent) have joined forces to create a dramatic and spine-tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening showcases even more 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, Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Greatest Showman, Miss Saigon, Chess, We Will Rock You and many more…
Ansell’s LES MUSICALS returns in 2022 due to phenomenal demand.
The Ward Academy is proud to present MUSICALITY.
‘Because who doesn't want a world where everyone bursts into song and dance'
Inspired by the wonderful world of Musicals, our children will be performing a selection of scenes, songs and routines from popular Musicals that are dear to all our hearts!
This show promises to make you smile, sing along and more importantly have a great time!
Come along and step into MUSICALITY.......
1pm – Worsley & Bolton Show
5pm – Middleton & Knutsford Show
The Ward Academy is a unique Theatre & Creative Arts School for children of all ages to explore and express their unique personalities and talents.
We hold weekly classes based around the North West (Worsley, Middleton, Bolton, Knutsford) offering classes to children aged 3-16.
Our classes offer the specialism of drama and performing arts with an original curriculum full of innovation, creativity and fun!
We also run a successful Casting Agency where our class children have the opportunity to audition for roles in TV, Theatre, Commercials, Film and Voiceover. Visit our agency website:
Or for more information on our school please visit our school website:
Seven musical theatre companies bring you selections from their favourite
West End & Broadway shows.
Supporting Teenage Cancer Trust
DIVORCED ★ BEHEADED ★ LIVE!
The international smash hit musical SIX makes its royal return to Salford!
Multi award-winning, with a spectacularly successful sound-track storming charts across the globe, this sell-out Tudor take-off has ‘an incredibly strong and powerful message. Boundary-pushing, genre-redefining’ (The Australian) and is ‘pure entertainment’ (The New York Times).
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an 80-minute celebration of 21st century girl power. These Queens may have green sleeves but their lipstick is rebellious red.
Think you know the rhyme, think again...
Divorced. Beheaded. LIVE!
‘The most uplifting new British musical I have ever had the privilege to watch’
‘80 minutes of exhilarating entertainment from 6 killer Queens.
They will, they will rock you!’
‘SIX is a marvellous show. A royal treat’
‘Smart. Sassy. I’d give this ridiculously fun musical six stars if I could”
‘Captivating and exhilarating. Do yourself a favour and go and party with SIX.
You won’t regret it!’
‘Bursting at the corset with 21st Century sass and attitude’
Nottingham Playhouse and Kenny Wax Productions present
The twin-sational new musical based on the novel
THE PARENT TRAP
by Erich Kästner
The world stage musical premiere of the classic story of twin girls separated at birth, reunited by chance at a summer camp ten years later.
In an attempt to get to know their parents and reconcile the two halves of their family, they decide to swap places and live each other’s lives.
The show is directed by Olivier and Tony award-winning Sir Trevor Nunn responsible for some of the greatest hits in the world (Les Miserables, Starlight Express, Cats and Sunset Boulevard).
Identical has music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, the multi award-winning writers whose scores include the Olivier Award-winning Honk! And the new songs, dance and vocal arrangements for the world-wide smash hit Cameron Mackintosh/Disney production of MaryPoppins. The book is by acclaimed writer Stuart Paterson whose stage adaptations include The Jungle Book and Kensuke’s Kingdom.
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY CONOR MCPHERSON
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY BOB DYLAN
Celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) boldly reimagines the legendary songs of Bob Dylan, like you’ve never heard them before, in GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY. A heart-breaking and universal story about family and love, hailed by the Observer as the 'NO.1 THEATRE SHOW OF THE YEAR'.
It’s 1934 in the heartland of America and we meet a group of wayward souls who cross paths in a time-weathered guesthouse. Standing at a turning point in their lives, they realize nothing is what it seems. But as they search for a future, and hide from the past, they find themselves facing unspoken truths about the present.
Now audiences in _______ have the chance to experience this 'magnificent' (Standard), 'astonishing' (Guardian) and 'piercingly beautiful' (Independent) production brought vividly to life by an extraordinary company of actors and musicians.
"BOB DYLAN's songs have never sounded so
HEARTBREAKINGLY PERSONAL & UNIVERSAL.
AS CLOSE AS MORTALS COME TO HEAVEN ON EARTH"
- Ben Brantley, The New York Times (Critics Pick)
"A show that transports the soul. Incredible"
"Powerful, affecting and original."
"Conor McPherson weaves magic with Bob Dylan's songs"
Guardian, FT, Telegraph, Independent, Broadway World, City AM, Whatsonstage.
The true story of the world’s most unlikely buoy-band.
When a group of Cornish fisherman come together to sing the traditional sea shanties they’d sung for generations, they hoped to raise a few quid for charity. Nobody, least of all them, expected the story to end on the Pyramid stage of Glastonbury…
FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS is a brand-new musical based on the true story of the Cornish singing sensations, and the hit 2019 film.
A group of fishermen are spotted by a fish-out-of-water music manager on a trip from London, who must learn there is more to life then selling your sole for fifteen minutes of fame.
Packed with more musical treats than you can fit in a lobster pot, this is a feel-good voyage about friendship, community and music which smashed box office records when it premiered in Cornwall in Autumn 2021. So climb aboard, find your sea legs and allow yourself to fall for this critically acclaimed musical, hook, line and sinker.
[Directed by James Grieve and with a book by Amanda Whittington, Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical features choreography by Olivier Award nominee Matt Cole, Set and Costume Design by Lucy Osborne, Lighting Design by Johanna Town, Sound Design by Dan Samson, Casting by Jim Arnold and musical supervision by David White.]
Brilliant & riotous fun
unfettered joy and warmth
A fun, heartfelt, funny show that raises the rafters and leaves you with a huge grin on your face.
We should have the signed off trailer and prod shots today as well.
Friendsical is an original and unique new parody musical inspired by the gang in Friends, the iconic TV show
When Ross's wife leaves him for another woman, he fears he will never find love again. But then Rachel runs back into his life... will he end up with his one true love?
With original new songs such as (He's her) Lobster!, Richard's Moustache and You're Over Me, When Were You Under Me?, the gang take on naked Thursdays, a power cut, and a dinosaur convention! What could possibly go wrong?
Friendsical will feature a surprise guest star
Strictly Ballroom The Tour Limited
By Agreement with Global Creatures
Strictly Ballroom The Musical, based on the award-winning world-wide film phenomenon, is heading out to tour the UK and Ireland, starring Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton!
With direction from dancer, choreographer, theatre director and Britain’s favourite TV Judge, Craig Revel Horwood, Strictly Ballroom the Musical will be will be foxtrotting around the UK from January 2022.
Bringing together a cast of over 20 world class performers, Strictly Ballroom the Musical follows rebellious young ballroom dancer, Scott Hastings. When his radical dance style see him fall out of favour with Australian Federation, he must dance with beginner, Fran. Together they find the courage to defy tradition and discover that to win, your steps don’t need to be strictly ballroom!
Featuring toe tapping numbers such as Love is in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time, as well as several wonderful new songs by internationally acclaimed artists including Sia, David Foster and Eddie Perfect. This spectacle is sure to make for an unforgettable evening under the glitter ball that will send your heart soaring!
Music and lyrics by Maury Yeston
Book by Peter Stone
In the final hours of 14th April 1912 the RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, collided with an iceberg and 'the unsinkable ship' slowly sank. It was one of the most tragic disasters of the 20th Century. 1517 men, women and children lost their lives.
Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, Titanic The Musical is a stunning and stirring production focusing on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of her passengers who each boarded with stories and personal ambitions of their own. All innocently unaware of the fate awaiting them, the Third Class immigrants dream of a better life in America, the Second Class imagine they too can join the lifestyles of the rich and famous, whilst the millionaire Barons of the First Class anticipate legacies lasting forever.
With music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and a book by Peter Stone (Woman of the Year and 1776), the pair have collectively won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, an Olivier Award and three Tony awards. The original Broadway production of Titanic The Musical won five Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. This stunning production celebrates the 10th anniversary of its London premiere where it won sweeping critical acclaim across the board.
Danielle Tarento, Steven M Levy and Vaughan Williams in association with Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
***** [five stars]
The day after seeing it, I went back again.
IT’S THAT GOOD.” The Times
Twitter handle: @TitanicOnTour
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