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Elkie Brooks


Lancashire lass Elkie Brooks began her professional career as a singer at the age of 15. In the 1960s she supported The Beatles at their Christmas Show in London and her profile began to rise from this time. Loved for her…

Totally Tina


Tina Turner is a phenomenon having won 8 Grammys sold over 200 million albums and more concert tickets than any other artist in a career lasting four decades. Is an International acclaimed award winning tribute revue show to the Queen of Rock…


22 Jan 2017

Marc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs throughout the 1970s including Telegram Sam and Jeepster he was able to…

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - Shine A Light Tour

24 Jan 2017

In March 2016 Billy Bragg and Joe Henry guitars in hand boarded a Los Angeles‐bound train at Chicagos Union Station looking to reconnect with the culture of American railroad travel and the music it inspired. Winding along 2728 miles of track over…

One Night of Elvis

25 Jan 2017

Lee Memphis King Europes most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist recreates the essence of the King; The 68 Comeback Special and The Vegas years with consummate ease and an almost unbelievable combination of stunningly accurate vocals and incredible passion in every performance.Lee…

Macca: The Paul McCartney Story

26 Jan 2017

A brand new theatre experience for 2017.Starring West End leading man Emanuele Angeletti Let It Be as Paul McCartney this is a celebration of the life and music of a legend.In the first show of its kind to tour UK and European…

Macca - The Concert

26 Jan 2017

In the first concert of its kind to tour UK and Europe Macca ‐ The Concert Celebrating the music of Paul McCartney featuring acclaimed West End performers and using state of the art visual media projection and lighting throughout celebrates McCartneys entire…


30 Jan - 4 Feb 2017

While Jack Manningham Rupert Young is on the town each evening his wife Bella Kara Tointon is home alone. She cant explain the disappearance of familiar objects the mysterious footsteps overhead or the ghostly flickering of living room gaslight ‐ is she…

Round The Horne

6 Feb 2017

From 1965 to 1968 with its infamous movie spoofs and hilarious characters Round the Horne was one of the biggest and best radio comedy shows of all time and still endures 50 years on. Take a step back in time and experience…

The First Hippo On The Moon

8 - 9 Feb 2017

From Number One bestselling childrens author David Walliams comes an explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first3 ...2 ...1 ...BLAST OFFDavid Walliams has taken the…

An Evening with Aggers & Tuffers

10 Feb 2017

From the last home Ashes series in 2013 Evenings with Aggers have been delighting audiences all over the country. Now following in the footsteps of Geoffrey Boycott Sunil Gavaskar and Graeme Swann Phil Tufnell teams up with his TMS colleague for a…

The Roy Orbison Story

11 Feb 2017

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the worlds leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe‐tapping sound of this music giant.…

Thoroughly Modern Millie

27 Feb - 4 Mar 2017

Based on the 1967 Academy Award‐winning film Thoroughly Modern Millie takes you back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City when moderns including a flapper named Millie Dillmount were bobbing their hair raising their hemlines entering the workforce…

An Evening with Levison Wood

13 Mar 2017

Nigel McIntyre in association with Wolfsong Media present An Evening with Levison WoodBest‐selling author photographer and TV presenter Levison Wood will be touring theatres across the UK in spring 2017 sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer. With his…

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers

14 Mar 2017

Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is at it again Whats that you say Les is back on tour bringing his fantastic show to venues across the UK The ROLLERMANIA 2017 promises to be a unique voyage back to the 1970s when…

Frankly Sinatra

17 Mar 2017

Featuring the swing the swagger and the velvet vocals of Frank Sinatra in concert enjoy an unmissable evening with Stephen Triffitt. Acclaimed worldwide as the master of his craft he: Starred as Frank for three seasons at Las Vegas legendary Sands Casino…

York Literature Festival - A Conversation with Mic

18 Mar 2017

Michael Palin CBE is a founding member of the internationally renowned Monty Python team revelling in the fish‐slapping dance the lumberjack song and performing the Dead Parrot sketch more times than is good for anyone. He went on to co‐write and star…

York Literature Festival - A Conversation with Mar

18 Mar 2017

Mark Gatiss first came to prominence as one of the writerperformers of the award‐winning comedy troupe The League of Gentlemen. As well as appearing in Doctor Who Mark has written television scripts for four Doctors and co‐created the international hit Sherlock in…

La Boheme

19 Mar 2017

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestraPUCCINI LA BOHMEStarring Olga Perrier the international French Soprano as Musetta and the International critically acclaimed soprano Ecaterina Danu as Mimi. Directed by Ellen Kent…

Gilbert O'Sullivan

20 Mar 2017

Like you cannot keep birds from flying high you cannot keep a singer away from singing. Same is the case with Gilbert OSullivan. Gilbert has been crooning people with his melodies for well over four decades now. From his first single Disappear…

Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story

17 Apr 2017

A shy young boy from Liverpool is re‐christened Billy Fury and becomes one of Britains best loved rock stars. Now in its 16th year and still furiously rockin his own band Furys Tornados re‐live his timeless hits ‐ Last Night Was Made…

Dreamboats & Petticoats

18 - 22 Apr 2017

Dreamboats and Petticoats is a theatre production inspired by the critically and commercially successful three‐part album with the same name. The said album featured some of the biggest rock n roll hits from musics golden era and had served as Maurice Gran…

Mr Bloom's Nursery

24 Apr 2017

Bring your tiddlers along and join Mr Bloom and the Veggies on their first ever live tour. Mr Bloom and his Veggies are getting the Nursery ready for a very special occasion ‐ a member of the Royal family is paying them…

Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Stor

25 Apr 2017

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a brand new theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons Rod Stewart ‐ from street busker through to international superstarPaul Metcalfe delivers an authentic and charismatic performance assuming the persona of…

Yamato Drummers

28 Apr 2017

Following their hugely successful tour in 2015 the Yamato Drummers are back in the UK by popular demand. Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe.In a…

The Magic Of Motown

29 Apr 2017

Britains biggest smash‐hit spectacular embarks on its nationwide tour with an all‐new all‐star show: Featuring the music of the Four Tops Supremes Temptations Jackson 5 Isley Brothers Stevie Wonder Marvin Gaye Diana Ross Lionel Richie and many more Oozing the style…

The Searchers

30 Apr 2017

Formed in Liverpool in the late 1950s 'The Searchers' grew out of the 'Mersey beat' era and emerged into mainstream popularity alongside the likes of 'The Beatles' and 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'. They are known for hits such as 'Sugar and Spice'…

Aled Jones

11 May 2017

Welsh singer Aled Jones was born in 1970 and started his singing career aged 9 in Bangor Cathedral choir. Most famed for his cover version of Walking in the Air from Channel 4s The Snowman Aled has gone on to do …

Thank You For The Music

13 May 2017

The worlds favourite ABBA and Bee Gees concert show is coming to town with an all‐new sequin‐spangled production.Including a fabulous celebration of Robin Gibbs chart‐busting career enjoy the most authoritative spectacular ever: Mamma Mia Stayin Alive Dancing Queen Night Fever How Deep…

King of Pop - The Legend Continues

14 May 2017

This incredible production stars the worlds leading MJ tribute artist Navi who is joined by Michael Jacksons iconic guitarist ‐ Jennifer Batten.Jennifer was Michaels right‐hand woman on three sell‐out world tours. She was initially hand‐picked to play on the Bad Tour…

Joe Longthorne

15 May 2017

Currently residing in his adopted home of Blackpool Joe Longthorne is still a hugely popular and inspirational performer. Now watched by many on Royal Variety Performances he first rose to fame after his success on the show Search for a Star in…

Remembering Fred

17 May 2017

We are delighted to announce that Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz and Janette will be bringing Remembering Fred on tour.Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire Fred Astaire. The Remembering Fred Tour…

Chas & Dave 2017

18 May 2017

Following on from the release of their brand new album Thats What Happens on Warner Brothers Records which reached the top 20 and their headlining performance at The Royal Variety Show 2013.Chas & Dave began writing and performing songs together in 1972…

Iconic The Show

19 May 2017

A full cast of incredible singers dancers and formidable band blast their way through some of the most recognisable music everDavid Bowie Tina Turner ACDC Prince Elvis and Paul McCartney to name a few of the legendary performers who have made the…

William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridg

20 May 2017

In a better‐late‐than‐never nod to the Bards 400th anniversary the bad boys of abridgement present this new play by the man himself as discovered in a Leicester car park The show mercifully abridged by the RSC from its full hundred hour running…

Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre - National Theatre /

22 - 27 May 2017

The National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic present this innovative re‐imagining of Charlotte Bronts masterpiece directed by Sally Cookson.Theatre at its most imaginative.Daily MailThis innovative re‐imagining of Charlotte Bronts masterpiece is a collaboration between the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic and…

La Cage Aux Folles

30 May - 3 Jun 2017

Following a sell out West End and Broadway production Brighton Theatre Group present La Cage Aux Folles.With a heart touching tale of one familys struggle to stay together and ultimately stay fabulous and true to themselves La Cage Aux Folles is a…

Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest

14 Jun 2017

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake Jimmy Carrs…

Reginald D Hunter

15 Jun 2017

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh changed that career path after doing a…

One Night Of Queen

21 Jun 2017

One Night of Queen is the impressively accurate touring stage show tribute to Queen. Brian Mullen and the Works are behind the talent and since winning Stars In Their Eyes in 2000 Mullen has been recreating the Queen tours from the early…


28 Jun - 1 Jul 2017

Gypsy is based on the true life memoirs of legendary burlesque entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee it tells the tale of Momma Rose and her two daughters Baby June and Louise trekking across America in their family vaudeville act. But times are…

York Stage Musicals: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

8 - 16 Sep 2017

Based on the smash‐hit movie Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical is the heart warming uplifting adventure of three friends Tick Bernadette and Adam a glamorous Sydney‐based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian…

Jackson Live

27 Sep 2017

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time but many of todays artists have been inspired by his iconic style. His career spanned nearly five decades of music and he was continually at the…

The Dreamboys

28 Sep 2017

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UKs top male strip show perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous male stripper act the UK has ever produced. With special…

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Elkie Brooks

Elkie Brooks Today

Quite simply one of the most successful and popular singers the UK has ever produced. Now in the 5th decade of her career, she is still proving to be one of the most powerful and versatile vocal talents of our generation. …



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