Tag Archive for West Cliff Theatre

We are Music – School of Rock

Saturday 10th November, 7pm

We are Music!

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Young bands from Harwich and Jaywick Rock Schools will provide an evening of classic hits to celebrate their 10 year anniversary.

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Tendring Brass Band

“Lest We Forget”

Sunday 11th November, 2.30pm

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Tendring Brass Band presents ‘Lest We Forget’ commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Cessation of Hostilities at the end of World War 1.  Guest performers are Tendring Male Voice Choir, Chase Lane Primary School Choir plus members of the Clacton Amateur Dramatic Society

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Shakespeare Schools Festival

Thursday 15th November 7pm

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Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at West Cliff Theatre, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.

See Shakespeare’s timeless stories brought to life like never before, and support young people from your community as they take to the stage.

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The Baron Knights

Saturday 17th November 7.30pm

THE FINAL JOUST

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THEY ARE BACK!!!!! and by popular demand

Probably the most entertaining group to come out of the 60s and 70s. Their musicianship, their harmonies and of course their humour makes them what their peers call them ‘The Guvnors’. They are supremely talented, a showbiz phenomenon and the best tonic the N.H.S. could give the population. Winners of the UK Rock and Pop awards as ‘Best Entertainers’. They are the only group to have toured with the Beatles and twice with the Rolling Stones. A show not to be missed.

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Elf The Musical JNR

Sunday 18th November 1pm & 3pm

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The Tiptree Academy of Performing Arts brings you  Elf The Musical JR. Based on the cherished New Line Cinema hit. Elf JR features songs by Tony Award-nominees, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin.

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Best of the Eagles

Greatest Hits Tour 2018

Friday 23rd November 7.30pm

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Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘Greatest Hits Tour 2018’ will once again feature the Eagles timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights, Take It To The Limit, Desperado, Lyin’ Eyes, Life In The Fast Lane and many more.

This world class seven-piece band are a phenomenon and have truly transcended the tag of ‘tribute’. They have become a brand name in their own right who are not only revered by their peers, respected by the music industry but dearly loved by their massive and expanding fan base that together have become a ‘family’.

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The Accrington Pals

Wednesday 28th November – Saturday 1st December 

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‘The Accrington Pals’ follows the story of the innocent and enthusiastic men who volunteered their services to their country after Kitchener’s calls for a New Army. Their experiences of life on the Western Front are contrasted with the women who are left behind in Accrington, women who come together as friends when facing financial, social and sexual deprivation, as well as being thrown into the social changes that came along with the absence of many men.

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We Three Kings of Rock ‘N’ Roll

Saturday 8th December 7.30pm

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All your Christmas Favourites from Jingle Bell Rock to White Christmas –  all done in true Rock n’ Roll style!

A sensitive tribute to the British King of Rock ‘n’ Roll Billy Fury by Tim Harwood, with songs … I Will, Another You, I Believe, and Halfway to Paradise.

Marc Robinson and his four-piece Band ‘The Counterfeit Crickets’ pay attention to detail with a tribute to Buddy Holly, with authentic attire, horned rimmed glasses and the famous Stratocaster Guitar.

ELVIS, what more can you say, the king of Rock n’ Roll is brought to you by Steve Halliday from the ‘BBC Elvis show’, Hit after Hit from….. That’s All Right Mama, G.I. Blues, & Jailhouse Rock.

Three West End Artists celebrating the music of Three Kings of Rock n Roll!

Will Rock n Roll ever Die? That’ll be the Day! Suits all ages

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Rotary Carol Concert

Sunday 9th December 3pm

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The Rotary Club is back again with their annual carol concert at the West Cliff. Come and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of traditional songs featuring Tendring Brass, Tendring male Voice Choir and St Philomenas School Choir. A collection will be taken on the day which helps to fund Christmas Day meals for the elderly & disadvantaged.

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Our West End Christmas

Thursday 13th December, 7.30pm

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Following the success of “A West End Songbook’ Spark Theatrical Entertainment are returning with a special festive performance.

An evening of song and dance showcasing songs from all your favourite musicals, with a sprinkle of Christmas magic.

Featuring a cast direct from London’s West End, plus supporting artistes.

A memorable evening not to be missed!

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Cinderella

Saturday 29th – Monday 31st December

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From the producer of Peter Pan and Aladdin, the classic rags to riches tale of Cinderella will be transformed into a breath-taking youth extravaganza with dazzling sets, gorgeous costumes and music that the children will know and love. Packed full of comedy, with plenty of audience participation, Cinderella is the ultimate New Year treat for children of all ages. You’re all invited to the ball and we’d love for you to join us!

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Nathan Carter – Born For The Road

Nathan Carter – Born For The Road

Sunday 10th February, 2019 7.30pm

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Following the success of his current Autumn tour, Irish Country-Pop crossover star Nathan Carter announces his Born For The Road 2019 tour.

Without a doubt, he is fast becoming one of the UK’s most prolific touring artists, with his energetic showmanship proving irresistible for fans across the UK.

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The Opera Boys

Saturday 16th February 7.30pm

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Leading men from London’s West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from Opera to Pop, and everything in between.

Operatic arias and classical favourites from ‘Nessun Dorma’ to ‘Time to say goodbye’ are mixed with showstoppers from ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera’ right through to ‘Jersey Boys’. The show also features brand new classical arrangements of modern day pop hits, all performed in The Opera Boys inimitable style.

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With beautiful vocal arrangements, spectacular close part harmony and a great line in humour, The Opera Boys have been delighting audiences all over the world with their unique show combining beautiful, powerful and emotional music with funny, engaging and light-hearted entertainment.

Making classical music accessible to the masses, The Opera Boys combine their exceptional classically trained voices with their experience, showmanship and personality to deliver a wonderfully entertaining show not to be missed!

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The Counterfeit Seventies

Saturday 16th March, 7.30pm

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Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and everything in between. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO

The Lionel Richie Songbook

Friday 22nd March 7.30pm

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 ‘THE LIONEL RICHIE SONGBOOK’Winner of ‘BEST NEWCOMER’ in 2018 at the ‘NATIONAL TRIBUTE MUSIC AWARDS’ is back in 2019 with a stellar line-up of world class musicians including Talon’s own Jonny Miller and the awesome talent of Malcolm Pitt as the voice of Lionel Richie in this high octane show which includes all the greatest hits…

‘Easy’, ‘Say You Say Me’, ‘Stuck On You’, Dancing On The Ceiling’,

‘Three Times A Lady’, ‘Hello’, ‘All Night Long’ and many more…

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The Ladyboys of Bangkok

Thursday 18th April 7.30pm

The Ladyboys of Bangkok presents:

The Greatest Showgirls Tour.

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‘Now seen by over 3,000,000 people’

Cheekier Funnier and as Spectacular as ever, this amazing show has been touring in the UK for 21 years since it was created for the world famous Edinburgh Festival.

A cabaret like no other cabaret performed by girls like no other girls. Featuring 16 of the world’s most beautiful and stunning showgirls ………..Who just happen to be men!

(Oh…and a grumpy dwarf from Oldham!)

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The Bootleg Shadows

Saturday 27th April 7.30pm

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In aid of The East Anglian Air Ambulance

 The Bootleg Shadows have been entertaining audiences in theatres for over 10 years with their celebration of the great music of The Shadows and Cliff Richard.

You can expect to hear all of the hits, from Apache all the way through to Riders in the Sky and sometimes a few ‘wild cards’ are thrown in for good measure. Who doesn’t love a bit of Duane Eddy, The Tornados, Telstar, or even Fleetwood Mac’s Albatross?

The attention to detail in recreating the sound and moves of The Shadows is second to none, even down to the trademark synchronized dance steps, as well as using period instruments and amplifiers.

This feel good show will leave you smiling and dancing all the way home and not only will you have had a great night out but you will have also helped raise money for a worthwhile cause; the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

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The Ballroom Boys

Ian Waite & Vincent Simone

Friday 3rd May

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Strictly Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are joining forces in 2019 with their brand new production – THE BALLROOM BOYS.

Argentine Tango legend Vincent and King of the Ballroom Ian, will be joined by two professional female dancers and a wonderful vocalist. The night will be packed with dances, songs and loads of banter!

Expect dances like the Waltz, Quickstep, Paso Doble, Foxtrot and of course, the Argentine Tango!

Get ready for a high intensity evening of glitz and glamour with Ian & Vincent… THE BALLROOM BOYS!

There will be a limited number of VIP tickets that include a pre show meet and greet with the boys, for autograph and photo opportunities.

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The Counterfeit Sixties

Friday 17th May, 7.30pm

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As Britain’s No.1 tribute show they bring alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period, from the clothes that were worn, to flashbacks from television history, including: TV programmes, adverts and even clips from the original bands.

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The Wizard of Oz

Saturday 25th May

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Join Dorothy on her magical adventure ‘Over the Rainbow’ in this all new show from KD Productions. This fantastic family show is fun for all the family and guaranteed to have you smiling all the way to Oz and back as Dorothy and her friends battle that Wicked Witch. This is a feel good show with modern songs the kids will love and that classic story we all know and cherish.

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Big Girls Don’t cry

Friday 9th August 7.30pm

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Step back in time, to the era of romance. Where gents were gents, and gals were gals! Come and experience the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons authentically recreated by a phenomenal cast and live band.

During the sixties and seventies number one hits Sherry, December 1963 (Oh What a Night), Walk Like a Man, Rag Doll and Big Girls Don’t Cry helped propel the Four Seasons and Frankie Valli to super stardom.

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After selling an incredible 100 million records worldwide, there’s a Four Seasons song that shares a special place in everyone’s heart. This internationally acclaimed show authentically revives the sublime harmonies of New Jersey’s finest.

It showcases Frankie’s incredible falsettos, and features his solo hits like GreaseLet’s Hang On, Working My Way Back to You, Beggin’, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, and Who Loves You.

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Lee Mead – Ten Years

The Anniversary Tour

Sunday 18th August, 7.30pm.

(Rescheduled from November 2018)

It’s been 10 years (actually 11 now) since Lee Mead first donned the coat in the West End Production of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

So join Lee and his amazing band as he takes you through the last ten years of his life. Featuring songs from the classic shows he has starred in, such as Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Legally Blonde, Wicked and many more.

So come along for a fantastic evening of songs and stories and you never know, Lee might don the coat once more!
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