Shows in November 2021

Rock for Heroes

FRIDAY 5th NOVEMBER 7.30pm

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And we’re back! After what can only be described as an unprecedented year, the incredible, “Rock for Heroes” is back on the road for 2021; bringing the perfect combination of your favourite Rock songs delivered as only we can, continuing fundraising in support of the fantastic Help for Heroes.

Performed by a full live rock band and our incredible singers, complete with brilliant personalities & hilarious comedy value this really is a night out unlike any other.

With music from artists such as Queen, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Van Halen, Toto, Bon Jovi, Guns N Roses, AC/DC, Prince, Dire Straits & so many more. You won’t see a bad wig here, this isn’t a tribute act this is simply paying tribute, the Way Rock For Heroes do it. Escape the 9 to 5 and let your hair down with the Rock For Heroes Family!!

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

SATURDAY 6th NOVEMBER, 7.30pm

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Direct from a weeklong run in London’s West End at the Vaudeville Theatre, AND a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour with standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back!

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Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including ‘Mrs Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more. Grab your tickets, this is an evening not to be missed!

“Fantastic” – Elaine Paige, BBC Radio 2. “Authentic and Exciting” – The Stage

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Tendring Brass-Healing Our World

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SUNDAY 7th NOVEMBER, 3.00pm

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This being the centenary year of the British Legion, our concert focuses on how the NHS and armed forces have worked hand in hand during this pandemic. We are delighted to be joined by CADS, once again, as both organisations prepare for the re-run of the 2007 Brassed Off Production here at the West Cliff Theatre this November. Come and join us in remembering those who continue to defend and protect our world.

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Signature Dance Academy-ICONIC

THURSDAY 11th & FRIDAY 12th NOVEMBER. 7pm

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Crissy Rock

  SATURDAY 13th NOVEMBER 7.30pm  

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Best known as one of the stars of ITV1’s hit series ‘Benidorm’ and a multi award winner, Crissy is better known to her fans as one of the most outstanding and outrageous stand up comedians of her generation. From her hilarious routines directed at useless partners (well, men in general) to her journey through the onset of middle age, Crissy’s non-stop blasts of comedy brilliance hit the right note every time.

You may have seen Crissy more recently on Celebrity Masterchef, Celebrity Mastermind, Rolling In It, Lorraine, Loose Women, The Real Monty, Celebs on the Farm and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, but in 2021 she’s hitting the road and coming to a venue near you for an evening guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles with laughter!

‘A comic force to be reckoned with’ – The Stage

‘A smile as funny as the Costa Del Sol’ – Daily Mirror

‘Crissy Rock… Just switch her on and watch her go’ – The Guardian

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Step Inside The 60s

SUNDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 7.30pm

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From the Cavern to Carnaby Street, join Maddie Cole and her band as they pay spectacular tribute to the British female artists who made the 60s swing, twist and shout!

A joyous trip down memory lane with tributes to Cilla, Lulu, Dusty and friends.

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Live, authentic performances of the greatest hits of the era, including:

Downtown, I Only Want to be With You, You’re My World, Shout, Walking Back to Happiness, Son of a Preacher Man, Alfie, To Sir with Love, Those were the Days, Puppet on a String… and many more.

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Fairytale of New York

FRIDAY 19th NOVEMBER 7.30pm

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From the producers of the hit show Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners, Fairytale of New York is the ultimate feel good Irish-inspired Christmas show.

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The show features an international cast of singers, musicians and dancers bringing you all of your favourite Christmas songs including Last Christmas, I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday, Merry Christmas Everybody, All I Want For Christmas Is You, Let It Snow and of course The Fairytale of New York.

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……and just when you think the party couldn’t get any better, this world class show also features some of the greatest Irish sing a long songs of all time including The Galway Girl, The Irish Rover, Wagon Wheel, Dirty Old Town and The Black Velvet Band.

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Set in McGrath’s Irish Pub on Christmas Eve this wonderful story of an Irish magical Christmas will have people of all ages singing, laughing and dancing in the aisles.

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Voice Of The Heart

SATURDAY 20th NOVEMBER 7.30pm

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Karen Carpenter left behind an incredible legacy, her voice and her music is played all over the world everyday on the radio and those songs still fill us with golden memories. This stunning show celebrates the music of The Carpenters, and the evening is guaranteed to transport us back to those care free days as Carole Gordon sings all the hits we know and love.

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE, GOODBYE TO LOVE, CLOSE TO YOU, ONLY YESTERDAY, plus great medleys put together from their many album tracks. Songs that link together from The BeatlesMR POSTMAN, TICKET TO RIDE & HELP, a superb Bacharach and David medley featuring renditions of DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE, ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME, to name but two of these timeless classics.

With the Blue Jeans band and Singers, Carole Gordon will sing all those timeless classics, including the songs from her final album, Voice of the Heart.

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Time 2 Shine 2021

SUNDAY 21st NOVEMBER 7.30pm 

AN AMATEUR PRODUCTION, PRODUCED, DIRECTED AND PERFORMED BY YOUNG LOCAL TALENT.

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Returning for its ninth year and featuring a line-up of the very best from across the area, Time To Shine is a showcase of all that’s great about our talented musical youth. The aim of the production is to give a platform for our young performers to show their passion, energy and enthusiasm for theatre and to encourage and help nurture new talent.

Established in 2011 in memory of former West Cliff Chairman, the profits from the show fund the Mike Freeman Award. This award supports successful applicants in furthering their education and development in technical and performing arts.

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Brassed Off

THURSDAY 25th – SATURDAY 27th NOVEMBER 7.30pm (+ 2.30pm on Saturday)

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CADS in partnership with Tendring Brass are delighted to present Brassed off, the multi-award winning play which follows the heart tugging fortunes of a colliery brass band.
It’s 1994 and the lifeblood of Grimleys community is threatened when the pit looks set for closure. The loss of 1200 jobs also signifies the end for the colliery’s long-standing and close-knitt brass band. But as loyalties are questioned and political and personal pressures erupt, can the band ever reach the national championships?

PLEASE NOTE: As part of the license agreement, seating capacity is capped at 250 seats per performance.

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LEGENDS

SUNDAY 28th November 6.30pm

Previously Sunday 21st March 

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Come and join us for a spectacular night of entertainment, a dazzling dance show taking you through a wonderful journey of the most iconic artists and their songs including – The Beatles Whitney Houston, Elton John, Elvis Priestley, Michael Jackson – just to name a few! Our dancers will perform many styles of dance in bright dazzling costumes. You will find yourself clapping, toe tapping and singing your way through this amazing evening which is suitable for all ages from children to grandparents! A fabulous night not to be missed! Come and enjoy yourselves.

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