Shows in Famous Faces

Paul Eastwood

Friday 23rd March 8pm


Back at the West Cliff for one night only, star of our 2017 Summer Season, the hilarious Paul Eastwood! Don’t miss this evening full of laughs from one of our favourite comedians.

Recommend for Aged 16+

Featuring Danny Posthill


Ceri Dupree

Thursday 29th March 7.30pm


The FAAAAAAABULOUS Ceri Dupree is back on the road with his One Man, 21 woman show. Presenting a glamorous evening of hysterical comedy, amazing vocal impersonations and jaw dropping, eye popping costumes. You could meet Adele, Cher, Joan Collins, Lady Ga Ga, Bjork, Shirley Bassey, Camilla and even the Queen! Ceri brings them all lovingly to life with a touch of Las Vegas class rarely seen in the UK today.

Early booking for this is strongly advised!!

“Dupree storms the stage with style, wit, glamour, and a pace that leaves you amazed.” TIME OUT

“Slick and saucy, rude and risqué, fun and fantastic.” LEICESTER MERCURY

“I’ve seen hundreds of men dress up as women over the years, most of them disastrously so. A handful of them get this particular art form right,Ceri Dupree is one of that handful.” THE TIMES


Martine McCutcheon

Up Close & Personal

Sunday 15th April 7.30pm

Martine McCutcheon

MARTINE McCUTCHEON first found fame as Tiffany Mitchell in EastEnders, before releasing her platinum-selling debut solo album and the No. 1 single Perfect Moment. West End and TV roles followed before she starred opposite Hugh Grant in Love Actually and sealed her place as the nation’s sweetheart. 

 Now 41, happily married, and mother to a 2 year old, Martine has returned to the studio, co-writing a host of songs on her new album Lost and Found with her husband, the multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Jack McManus. MARTINE McCUTCHEON has never sounded better!
Join Martine and her acoustic band as she performs her hit songs alongside tracks from her new album, shares anecdotes from her glittering career and invites questions from the audience


Paul Gambaccini

‘The Great Gambo – The Professor of Pop’

Saturday 21st April 7.30pm


For the first time, Paul Gambaccini reveals how he started life as a boy in the Bronx and wound up The Professor of Pop in Great Britain.

Together with clips of great artists he has known, he will explain what it was like to experience the phenomena of Elvis Presley as a child and the Beatles as a teenager, how he got into radio, his early experiences with ROLLING STONE magazine, his fascinating years at Radio 1, 2, 3 and 4 and Classic FM, and his regular television appearances.

Hear him discuss the three great crises of his life: coping with the Vietnam War’s challenge to his American generation, enduring the era of AIDS, and surviving a hostile encounter with the Metropolitan Police.

In a nod to his current Radio 4 series COUNTERPOINT, there will be a Music Quiz and a Q&A. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO

Michael English in Concert

With Brendan Shine

Friday 27th April 7.30pm


Following the huge success of Michael’s recent UK Concert Tour this year, he returns in 2018 & brings his show to The West Cliff Theatre on April 27th

Michael is currently going from strength to strength on the Irish & UK Country scene for both his dances & concerts. And with accolades like “Best Country Dance Band” at The Irish Country Music Awards & “Performer of the year” at The Sunday World country Music Awards under his belt this year, 2018 will hopefully will prove to be yet another huge year for the Kildare man.

With another new successful album under his belt, “Take me Home” features all his current hits like “Tam Beat” & “If you Love me Let me Know” along with some new material & some classic favourites like “Isle of Innisfree” & fabulous Charley pride medley

This year sees Michael records his first ever DVD (Live) as well as perform at Country Music Venues in Ireland, UK, Canada, Portugal & Spain.

Supporting Michael on his 2018 tour is The Legendary Brendan Shine BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO

Roy G Hemmings – Hits of Motown

Saturday 12th May 7.30pm


A celebration of timeless Motown and soul songs from the longest serving member of The Drifters.


Giovanni Pernice – Born to Win

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ FINALIST, Giovanni Pernice, returns to the stage with a bang in his brand new UK and Ireland tour ‘BORN TO WIN’.

Thursday June 21st 7.30pm

After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Returning to join Giovanni are Luba Mushtuk, dancer and assistant choreographer on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, as his gorgeous leading lady, along with ‘Dancing with the Stars Ireland’ professionals Giulia Dotta, Kai Widdrington, Emily Barker, and Curtis Pritchard. The show also welcomes the fantastic Stephen Vincent and Kylee Brown from the international ‘Burn the Floor’ tour.
Get ready for glitzy costumes and spectacular routines to dances like the Paso Doble, the Argentine Tango, the Rumba, the Viennese Waltz, and not forgetting the Jive, to name just a few!


Pete Waterman

Saturday 30th June 7.30pm


Following on from his sell out Royal Festival Hall ‘A Life in Song’ concert, one of the most prolific music moguls of a generation, the original hit man behind more than 100 Top 40 UK Hits and 40 Million records, Pete Waterman OBE, will take centre stage and talk about his fascinating career, love of music, stories behind some of the biggest artists and songs in the world that he has been involved with, his love of railways and his involvement in the great British railway.

You’ll hear anecdotes about his career, careers he has been involved in such as Kylie Minogue, Donna Summer, Jason Donovan, Bananarama, Steps and many many more. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO

The Kilkennys

Sunday 1st July 7.30pm



The Astor Big Band with Sadie Nine

Miller Plays the Musicals

Saturday 7th July 7.30pm

Red shirts

The Astor Big Band and singers with Sadie Nine of BBC Essex present a concert including a host of Glenn Miller classics including ” In the Mood” , “ American Patrol”, “At Last” etc . plus the Big Band standards of Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald and music from such show as “West Side Story” , “Les Misérables “ and “Chess” – all in the Miller easy listening style – with an added section to reflect the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War 1 and the songs that took the troops to war in 1914. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO

Dan Snow – An Evening with the ‘History Guy’

Sunday 8th July 7.30pm




An Evening with DAN SNOW will feature the well-known historian and TV presenter recount anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster.

Otherwise known as ‘The History Guy’ Dan will also research and include historical facts and stories relating to the specific area/ town of each theatre on the tour and will be aided by the use of digital screens.

The show will be an undoubted success with academics, students, families (young and old) and all those interested in the history of their region and town.

The show will conclude with a 20mins Q&A BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO

Lance Ellington Sings Broadway

Saturday 28th July 7.30pm

Lance Sings Broadway 3 Square (2)

Join BBC Strictly Come Dancing’s lead vocalist for an enchanting evening of classic hits from all your favourite musicals plus some of your STRICTLY favourites.

Platinum award-winning artist Lance and his all-star band revive show stoppers from Guys and Dolls, Aspects of Love, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, South Pacific, Anything Goes. . . these and all your favourite musicals.

Featuring all the glitz and glamour of Strictly – including the promise of some behind-the-scenes exclusives – it’s the very best of Broadway: Luck Be a Lady, Some Enchanted Evening, Love Changes Everything, The Impossible Dream, Somewhere and This is the Moment plus scores more musical masterpieces.  

Musical director Ed Barker – George Michael’s saxophonist – and West End songbird Zoe Nicholas accompany Lance for an evening of great family entertainment featuring the greatest songs to have ever graced the Broadway stage.


“I love Lance and I love Broadway. Just try and keep me away!” Anton Du Beke

“Lance’s voice is in a class of its own…” Des O’Connor

“A wonderful voice” Michael Parkinson

“A singer’s singer – what a talent!” the late, great Sir Bruce Forsyth BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO

Jim Davidson Live!

Friday 10th August 7.30pm


The people’s favourite and one of Britain’s greatest ever comedians, JIM DAVIDSON OBE telling it ‘like it is’.

The antidote to this PC world we now live in. Don’t worry, it will be outrageous and as truthful as ever!

For one night only!

Adults only

‘Boy does Jim know how to deliver his gospel…..
‘The audience could have stayed all night………. he speaks with a rare honesty’
5 stars Express  

“Showman Jim triumphs… he hit the spot again and again”
Sunday Express ***** 

“Standing ovation to packed houses every night“
The Mirror **** 

“Davidson was cheered to the rafters”
The Telegraph 

“A master of his art”

The Searchers

Sunday 19th August 7.30pm



Marty Wilde & The Wildcats

Friday 31st August 7.30pm

Marty Wilde and guests - London Palladium 27-05-07


Jason Donovan and His Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour

Saturday 8th September 7.30pm


Jason is delighted to announce that he is extending his Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour this autumn. This is a tour with a twist!! These intimate evenings will be a unique opportunity to see him like you’ve never seen him before!

Celebrating his 50th birthday and with a wealth of tantalising tales under his belt, this autobiographical show will zigzag back and forth through his life, with stories about Neighbours, Ten Good Reasons, Kylie, Joseph, I’m A Celebrity, Strictly and much, much more.

Hear some new stories (and possibly one or two you’ve heard before!) plus some of the songs you know and love for a night like no other!


Bringing on back the 60s

Starring New Amen Corner
Chris Farlowe & Little Miss Sixties (Nancy Ann Lee)

Saturday 22nd September 7.30pm

The hottest ticket in town has just arrived at your theatre. BRINGING ON BACK THE 60S STARRING NEW AMEN CORNER with their very special guests.

This fast moving show Starring New Amen Corner is a must for lovers of 60s music. With its stunning Multimedia Presentation and special guest appearances from 60s Icon Chris Farlowe and multi award winning Nancy Ann Lee “little Miss Sixties”

Join us for a fantastic evening with New Amen Corner (Europe’s leading 60s revivalists) and their Special Guests, as they perform 2 hours of million selling hits from the most prolific decade in musical history that was the 1960s.


Joe Pasquale: A Few of His Favourite Things

Saturday 6th October 7.30pm


Joe Pasquale burst on to our TV screens 30 years ago on ITV’s New Faces.  Now he’s on his 30th anniversary tour ‘A Few Of His Favourite Things’; a celebration of his best cack, plus some surprises on the way!  Let your inner child loose and learn to laugh and play again.  WARNING: This show may contain nuts and Joe may say the word ‘fart’.


The Indians

Saturday 13th October 7.30pm


They’re back!!!!!!
THE INDIANS, Ireland’s Top Showband are back at the West Cliff Theatre on Saturday 13th October with their non-stop program of music and song! Regarded as one of the most entertaining Irish bands on the road, they have been consistently touring England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Always dressed in their colourful Western Indian outfits, they are entertaining crowds for more than four decades.

The Indians “BIG CHIEF” is lead singer Raymond Kelly (Geronimo), and he is regarded as one of the best front men in the band business. When Geronimo sings, everybody listens. It should be a fantastic show, with Big Chief singing Indians favourites from back through the years.

On video and compact disc, The Indians have a great selection of material representing the show you are likely to see and hear in their concert program. Their most recent cd release “Hello World” features Big Chief Geronimo. All Indians cds and dvd’s are on sale at the show

Other members of the band are Eamonn Keane (Sitting Bull) on keyboards, accordion and vocals, Kevin McKeown (Long Arrow) on drums and vocals, Brian Woodfull (Crazy Horse) on bass guitar and vocals.

Come and enjoy “The Indians in Concert” at the West Cliff Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea on Saturday 13th October ’18! This is sure to be a great night so don’t miss out!


Dominic Kiwan

Saturday 3rd November 7.30pm



Lee Mead – Ten Years

The Anniversary Tour

Saturday 24th November 7.30pm

It’s been ten years since Lee Mead first donned the coat in the West End production of Joseph and 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 THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA , MISS SAIGON , CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG , LEGALLY BLONDE, WICKED and many more. Including songs from from his previous albums, and his brand new album LEE MEAD TEN YEARS.

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


Sensational 60s Experience 2019

Saturday 23rd March 7.30pm