Shows in July

Run For Your Wife

Wednesday 28th June to Saturday 1st July 7.30pm
(+Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm)


Run For Your Wife is a superb example of the British farce which had audiences rolling in the aisles in London and New York! A taxi driver gets away with having two wives in different areas of London because of his irregular working schedule. Complication is piled upon complication as the cabby tries to keep his double life from exploding. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO

Brian Poole & The TREMELOES

Sunday 2nd July 7.30pm


It is 54 years ago since the band known as Brian Poole & The Tremeloes recorded their first record. Now over 50 years on the three singers who sang on all the hit recordings of Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, continuing on to greater success as The Tremeloes, after Brian left to go solo.

What we see on this show is Brian Poole, Len “Chip” Hawkes and Dave Munden, together again, performing hits, such as Twist And Shout, Do You Love Me, Silence Is Golden, (Call Me) Number One, Suddenly You Love Me and many many more. Backing will be provided by hit recording stars Vanity Fare.

A great evening of nostalgia taking you back to the Swinging Sixties.



Friday 7th July 7pm

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Our Award winning Youth Theatre are back with their annual showcase.

Following their recent success with “Oliver” this is their Encore!

The show will reprise and revisit some songs from their previous musicals such as “The Black Hills of Dakota” from Calamity Jane and “Anything Goes” as well as new material. Don’t miss out on this great evening, featuring the talents of our young generation.


Bringing on back the 60s

Saturday 8th July 7.30pm


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

This fast moving show Starring The New Amen Corner is a must for lovers of 60s music.

With its stunning Multimedia Presentation and special guest appearances from 60s Icon’s

Mike Pender (The Original Voice of The Searchers). One of the greats to have come out of the Liverpool “Beat Boom”  featuring  million selling hits such as Sugar & Spice, Sweets For My Sweets , Needles & Pins , Don’t Throw Your Love Away etc  

Mike d’Abo (former lead Singer with Manfred Mann) Responsible for such classic hits as Just Like A woman, Semi-Detached Surburban Mr James, Ha Ha Said The Clown, Mighty Quinn etc…..not forgetting his award winning song writing credits of  worldwide hits such as Handbags & Gladrags & Build Me Up Buttercup.

 Join us for a fantastic evening with The 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. Not To Be Missed…..


Fusion 2017

Sunday 9th July 2.30pm & 7pm

An Amateur Production Presented by Ilaz Dance Company


Song and dance showcase featuring some of Colchester’s most talented performers.

A fusion of styles and ideas including jazz, tap, modern ballet and musical theatre performed to a variety of music, old and new.

Featuring songs from Aladdin the Musical, School of Rock, Hamilton, Trolls, ED Sheeran, Little Mix, Queen, Chicago and lots more…

Promises to be an enjoyable performance for all ages!


Giovanni Pernice – Dance is Life

Il Ballo è Vita

Tuesday 11th July 7.30pm

Giovanni Pernice & Luba Mushtuk, from Strictly Come Dancing, star in ‘il ballo è vita’. Joined by professional dancers from ‘Dancing with the Stars Ireland’, this is not just another ‘An evening with….’ show, but a wonderful evening including a story set in a Sicilian Caffè/Bar, our leading man, Giovanni, thinks he has found love, but not everything is as easy as it first appears

Expect dances such as the ‘Quickstep’, ‘Samba’, ‘Rhumba’, ‘Pasodoble’, ’Argentine ‘Tango’ and of course …his signature dance – the ‘Jive’.

An elegant and beautiful tale is in store in this classy narrative which exudes love & passion.

The show is directed and choreographed by Jason Gilkison (Creative Director of Strictly Come dancing) and produced by Paul Irving.

Limited premium seats avialable which include meet and greet Giovanni Pernice after the show, signed print and photo opportunity plus the best seats in the house.

Suitable for ages 10 years and over.



Thursday 20th to Saturday 22nd July 7.30pm


Following on from the SELL OUT success of the past five year’s performances, The Company Performing Arts are thrilled to be back at the West Cliff Theatre with their spectacular annual production.

The Company students showcase their skills in a variety of song and dance. Featuring a cast of over 200 students, don’t miss the opportunity to witness the outstanding talents of The Company in FABLE – Celebrated, Famous & Renowned.


Rave On – A tribute to Buddy Holly

Saturday 29th July 7.30pm

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Jim Davidson – 40 Years On

Sunday 30th July 7.30pm

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Britain’s most controversial comedian celebrates an explosive 40 years in show business.

Jim brings to the stage for the first time a truly revealing and hilarious look at his life. From the triumphs to the tragedies.

Jim Davidson as you have never seen him before.

A night not to be missed.


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