‘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
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
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
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!
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