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Wonderland

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SUNDAY 27th June, 2pm

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Sophisticated Entertainment Proudly Presents “Wonderland” … Taking you and your family on a magical journey from the second you leave the outside world to the moment you enter into the dream world that we call Wonderland! This show will be enhanced by our talented production cast of singers, dancers & actors as they take you on a musical journey through Wonderland!

Give your family the special treat they deserve. Join the Mad Hatter at his incredibly mad tea party, take part in our super speedy caucus race, join the ever so silly Tweedle Dum & Tweedle Dee as they create mischief throughout Wonderland and so much more! Not forgetting some amazing surprises on the way!

And remember….. Nothing is quite as it seems here in the splendid, yet fascinating world of Wonderland!

(Please note: We are assuming that there will be no Government restrictions for this show, but we reserve the right to adapt seating plans should we be required to do so by law)

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The All New Blues & Soul Revue

SATURDAY 10th JULY 7.30pm

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The All New Blues and Soul Revue is a fabulous, high-energy act where cabaret, comedy and audience participation collide with unbelievable musicality and showmanship. Much more than simply a Blues Brothers Tribute, this show commands the attention of every audience member from the first note through to the very last.

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Formed in 2002 and with some of the UK’s finest session musicians on board this show has toured extensively across the UK and Europe and has now developed from its roots as a club act into performing on a worldwide stage.

Now all that’s needed is ‘You, You, You’ to grab your tickets…….

(Please note: We are assuming that there will be no Government restrictions for this show, but we reserve the right to adapt seating plans should we be required to do so by law)

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The Counterfeit Sixties

FRIDAY 27th AUGUST 2021, 7.30pm

(Moved From Friday 28th May 2021)

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The Counterfeit Sixties make a welcome return to the West Cliff  Theatre.  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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Best of British TV Comedy

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SUNDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2021, 2.30PM

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Join some of TV`s best-loved comedy legends in a hilarious glimpse of life behind the camera in a celebration of classic TV Nostalgia. Starring SUE HODGE (`Allo `Allo! & The Muppets); JEFFREY HOLLAND (Hi-De-Hi; You Rang M`Lord; Dads Army); SALLY THOMSETT (Man About The House, The Railway Children); PLUS A SURPRISE GUEST APPEARANCE TO BE REVEALED AT EACH PERFORMANCE. WHO WILL IT BE TODAY?

With Keith `Paddington` Richards at the piano, plus the screening of some `rare` TV comedy moments, and with an opportunity to ask the questions you’ve always wanted to, prepare for some hilarious backstage stories and great laughs in a fascinating golden celebration of some of the greatest TV comedy moments of all time!

PLUS- Meet the cast after the show and have your photograph taken with them for an ideal take-home souvenir, and Sue Hodge will be signing her best-selling, hilarious `Allo `Allo book, `Mimi`s Memoirs`.

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Waves of Laughter

SUNDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2021, 7.30pm

(Rescheduled from Saturday 3rd April, 2021)

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Prepare to laugh your socks off and have your funny bone well and truly tickled at this great value, unpredictable evening that promises to be full of big laughs.

Starring a host of the finest and funniest acts on the UK comedy circuit today!

Mandy Muden – She was the first woman to ever combine magic and comedy on the UK comedy circuit and has received The Magic Circle Award for Comedy in Magic. She leaves audiences astounded with both the brilliance of some (certainly not all) of her magic and in hysterics at her off-the-cuff one-liners and observations. Mandy also appeared on Britian’s Got Talent in 2018 and reached the semi finals.

Raymond and Mr Timpkins – Simply have to be seen to be believed. They are the without a doubt the maddest, silliest, stupidest, cleverest, strangest and everything else-ist as well as the funniest double act of comedians on the circuit.

Paul Eastwood – Funny, fast and with a sparkling personality, comedian Paul Eastwood will have you in stitches with his sharp wit and superb stand-up comedy style.

Be prepared, get buckled up and get ready for one of the funniest nights of your life!

  • Over 16’s Only
  • Line up subject to change

 

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Michael English

FRIDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 7.30pm

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Michael English is currently packing out venues all over Ireland & the UK for both concerts & dances. Michael & his talented Band are renowned for their energetic performances & Michael’s superb piano playing. He is dedicated to giving his followers an unforgettable show each time they see him. And with accolades like “Best Country Dance Band” at The Irish Country Music Awards & “Entertainer of the Year” & “Songwriter of the Year “at The Sunday World country Music Awards under his belt there is no stopping the Kildare man!

Michael has his own TV show on Sky Channel 376 & has enjoyed recent success with hit singles “Songs I Remember” & “Waltz of a Lifetime”. Michael is also starring in & has co-written a musical which he has toured Ireland with & hopes to bring to the U.K soon!

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Purple Zeppelin

SATURDAY 2nd OCTOBER, 7.30pm

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As featured in the BBC TV documentary “The Joy of the Guitar Riff”, Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin.

In a “full on” show with costume changes, you’ll hear more than 30 classic songs – basically THE BEST BITS, ALL OF THE TIME, as Purple Zeppelin take you back to the magic, the excitement and the sheer raw energy generated by those incredible musicians.

The accent is firmly on entertainment with Ritchie Blackmore’s on stage antics, Jimmy Page’s twin neck Guitar and Theremin, and a very special Violin Bow Solo!

Come and experience the excitement of Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin in one mesmerising show!

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Dirty Dusting

 SATURDAY 9th OCTOBER 7.30pm

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When three cleaners, Olive, Gladys and Elsie, are threatened with redundancy they feel that their lives are coming to an end until a chance wrong number gives them a new business start-up idea – why not run a telephone sex line? After all, their age and appearance won’t matter on the telephone and providing they can keep this a secret from Dave, their boss…they could be onto a winner!

This laugh-out-loud, hysterical, heart-warming comedy stars Vicki Michelle (‘Allo ‘Allo!), Vicky Entwistle (Coronation Street) and features Leah Bell and Andrew Green.

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Sun Records: The Concert

SATURDAY 16th OCTOBER, 7.30pm

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The label that brought you Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, RufusThomas and scores more rockin’ pioneers, comes to life live on stage.

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Revisit the recording studio where the distinctive Sun sound was crafted by musical visionary Sam Phillips. His trailblazing Memphis studio brought us That’s Alright Mama, Great Balls of Fire, I Walk the Line,Whole Lotta Shakin’, Bear Cat, Blue Suede Shoes, Good Rockin’ Tonight. . . hundreds of hits that would influence the world of music.

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Featuring the musical instruments of the era, starring a multi-talented cast of singers and a supporting cast of amazing musicians, the official concert show takes you back to the birthplace of rock’n’roll.

Talon-Best Of Eagles

SUNDAY 24th OCTOBER 7.30pm

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Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and ‘The Legacy Tour 2021/22’ 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 ability of Talon to evolve and go from strength to strength in delivering bigger and better shows year on year continues once again with what promises to be an EVENT…

“Talon perform the songs of the Eagles with reverence and super talent”

(Jack Tempchin – Eagles Hit Songwriter).

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Think Floyd

SUNDAY 31st OCTOBER, 7.30pm

Previously Saturday 27th February 2021

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This extraordinary band, dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience, are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of the world’s greatest musical phenomenon.

Think Floyd’s brand new show for 2021 will feature the whole range of classic Pink Floyd from Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, The Wall, Meddle and much more.

Backed by a an impressive laser light show, this exciting production will faithfully recreate all the atmosphere, visual magnitude and musical excellence of Pink Floyd live on stage.

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“Brilliant! – They are really good.” – Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason

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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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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.

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.

……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.

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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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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The Fizz – Up Close and Personal

SUNDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2022, 7.30pm

(MOVED FROM FRIDAY 9TH APRIL 2021)

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Up Close and Personal Evening with The Fizz

Come and join Cheryl Baker, Mike Nolan and Jay Aston (The Fizz) for an up close and personal evening.

The night is the “warts and all”, behind-the-curtain story of Bucks Fizz – from being put together and winning the Eurovision Song Contest to becoming one of the most successful bands of the 1980s with five No1 hits and ten top ten hits.

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This is a must for any Fizz fan – and all backed up with projection and images as they tell their story of what it’s like to be part of one of Britain’s most successful pop groups, all interspersed with the hit songs.

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A Q&A will also take place on the evening and you can ask them absolutely anything. . . this is a night not to be missed for everyone!

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An evening full of music, laughter and nostalgia, this is must for any lover of the 80s.

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The Bohemians

SATURDAY 12th FEBRUARY 2022, 7.30pm.

Previously Saturday 20th March 2021 

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A Comprehensive re-enactment of Queens Greatest Hits

Internationally renowned Queen Tribute band The Bohemians take you on a high energy roller coaster ride of a concert, featuring  the back catalogue of one of the world’s most popular and iconic rock acts of all time.

So many fabulous hits to be covered but they’re all here, from the early piano and harmony heavy masterpieces , to  the later,  catchy pop of the  eighties and Rock anthems of the early nineties.

Whether it’s Killer Queen, Crazy Little Thing Called Love or The Show Must Go On, Bohemian Rhapsody or  Will Rock You/We Are the Champions, The Bohemians will have you on your feet, singing, dancing and clapping along in a truly memorable live re-enactment of the world’s greatest Rock Band.

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The Ultimate Classic Rock Show

FRIDAY 25th MARCH 2022, 7.30pm

Previously Sunday 7th March 2021

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Dust off your air guitars for an evening of the very best classic rock anthems from legends past and present! Let them take you on a roller coaster journey of classic rock nostalgia, performing hit after hit, live with stunning accuracy and high energy accompanied by an incredible light and projection show, they’re guaranteed to have you on your feet all night.
Over two hours of classic rock anthems from artists including Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Free, The Eagles and Jimi Hendrix to name but a few!

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Herman’s Hermits

FRIDAY 8th April 2022, 7.30pm

Previously Friday 14th May 2021

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Herman’s Hermits, one of the biggest selling bands of the 60’s, not just in the UK, but around the World.

From their early beginnings in Manchester in 1964, the band have chalked up 23 Hit Singles, 10 Hit Albums, appeared in 3 Major Movies and to date they have sold in excess of 75 Million records worldwide.

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The Kilkennys

FRIDAY 22ND APRIL 2022, 7.30pm

(Moves from 9th May 2021)

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The Kilkennys, Ireland’s newest balladeers come from a city steeped in music, history and folk culture. The band’s following is growing internationally and their upward curve has been sure and steady.  With passion and pride, The Kilkennys play old Irish folk songs and new songs of their own.  Much like the monks of St Francis Abbey who first brewed ale 350 years ago, The Kilkennys are meticulous craftsmen and have been named Ireland’s Most Successful International Folk Band winners in the Sunday Worlds Country Music and Entertainment Awards.

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Seven Drunken nights

FRIDAY 20TH MAY 2022

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Direct from the West End and having sold out venues worldwide, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners returns to theatres in 2022 with a brand new production for its incredible 5th Anniversary tour.

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In association with legendary Irish pub O’Donoghue’s, the place where it all started for The Dubliners back in 1962, Seven Drunken Nights tells the story of a career spanning 50 years and invokes the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, John Sheahan, Ciaran Bourke and Jim McCann.

This hugely talented cast of musicians and singers bring the music of this iconic group back to life and will have you singing and dancing in the aisles.

It is without doubt the ultimate feel good Irish show.
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Travelling Man -Ricky Nelson

Saturday 2nd July 2022, 7.30pm

Previously Friday 5th March 2021

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Travelin Man is the Uk’s  first and only tribute show dedicated to the rock ‘n’ roll legend Ricky Nelson. This authentic show features all the hits of the man who was second only to Elvis in record sales between 1957 & 1962. ‘Hello Mary Lou, It’s Late, Fools Rush In, Lonesome Town and Travelin Man’ are just some of the hits that David B will be performing as he takes on the persona of Ricky.  David is already well known for performing in the show Rock ‘n’ Roll Paradise, as well as numerous TV, Radio and West End performances.

Backed by the all-star Travelin Man Band this is a Rock ‘n’ Roll feast not to be missed.

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