Performances Throughout August
Performances Throughout August
Friday 18th August 7.30pm
Saturday 19th August 7.30pm
We all have a good side and a dark side, and a backside, so come and witness Joe showing off all three, in a show that defies description… He’s been away searching for the fabled ancient merkin (Google it) of Macedonia, once owned by Genghis Khan’s Nan (Maud), who used to wear it for special occasions, but only if she was going to Lidl on the way home.
Witness Joe explain the mysteries of why the four horseman of the apocalypse will be arriving on my little ponies, and what Action Man held with those gripping hands… it’ll be a show you wont forget in a hurry, well… at least 40 minutes.
WARNING: MAY CONTAIN IMMATURE THEMES, INCLUDING WORDS LIKE BUM, WILLY AND FART! SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Sunday 20th August 7.30pm
Don’t miss this fantastic interactive entertaining tribute to the king of rock n roll , with all the fun and impact of Elvis’ original shows. Marshall faithfully includes the full range of jokes and audience interaction as well as a complete recreation of Elvis’ band for a hugely memorable show which will have you on a roller coaster of emotions from the first note. This jaw-dropping concert show with 12 piece band, including top musicians , Brass section and backing singers is the ultimate Elvis experience not to be missed. All presented with jumpsuits made by Elvis’ very own costume designers!
Friday 1st September 7.30pm
John McNally Frank Allen Spencer James Scott Ottaway
The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry. There is no doubt that the decade that gave us The Beatles as well as The Searchers and many others was very special and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression.
Sunday 3rd September 3pm
A charity concert with all proceeds donated to the West Cliff Theatre
Showtime Spectacular is a variety concert in which all funds go to the beloved West Cliff Theatre. Put together by local performer Gabby Tyler, this is her second year of producing this concert and she is very happy to be doing it again. This year it is full of variety, singing, dancing, acting and lots more. Gabby hopes you all enjoy it as much as you did last year and looks forward to seeing you all there!
Saturday 9th September 7.30pm
As the name suggests The Upbeat Beatles are a rockin’ band with tight musicianship and powerhouse vocals!
You’ll be jumping from the word go! There isn’t a band to touch them – 8 bars of “Twist and Shout” and you will know why! No other band performs this song like the Upbeat Beatles!
From the depths of the Cavern to the Apple roof top, through Beatlemania, America, Sergeant Pepper to Abbey Road, their attention to detail will draw you into the world of the Beatles like no other show.
Breath taking harmonies and guitar solos all wrapped up in Scouse humour. With narrative and full multi-media presentation the audience will be left on an emotional high. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Friday 15th September
Justine Ruddock is Tina Turner! An internationally acclaimed award-winning tribute to Tina Turner. The show re-creates the spectacle and energy of Tina’s live shows with a six-piece live band, four stunning dancers and Justine’s incredible impersonation of the Queen of Rock and Soul.
We take you from the early days with Ike, and songs like River Deep, Mountain High, all the way through to Tina’s solo comeback in the 1984 with her incredible cover of the Al Green classic, Let’s Stay Together, to her massive solo hits like Simply The Best and What’s Love Got To Do With It.
Saturday 16th September 7.30pm
Let Michael King and his band take you on a fantastic journey of Bowie’s greatest hits, performed in true Bowie style.
Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, Thin White Duke, Major Tom and more, all delivered many of the most memorable, inspiring and lasting songs of a generation. From Rebel Rebel to China Girl, Let’s Dance to Young Americans. Ashes to Ashes, Life On Mars, Changes, the list goes on and on. Songs from all eras of David Bowie’s celebrated career are performed to perfection in this highly charged show.
The finest musicians and singers combined with an amazing performance from theatre stage star Michael King. With big screen footage plus various costume changes this awesome show takes the audience on a ‘Fantastic Voyage’ of Bowie hits.’STARMAN’ is not only the ultimate tribute to a legend, but also a highly entertaining, emotional and thought provoking musical celebration that you will want to see again and again.
Sunday 17th September 2.30pm
Join legendary comedy act ‘The Grumbleweeds’ for an afternoon of laughter, music and more!
It’s a show that’s full to the brim with of laugh-out-loud comedy routines, great singers, theatrical magic and fun for all the family! See exactly what’s kept The Grumbleweeds at the very top of their game for over 50 years as they perform some of their hilarious comedy routines in this non-stop variety spectacular.
Saturday 23rd September 7.30pm
“Keith Richards cannot be killed by conventional weapons” – Del Preston, Waynes World 2.
Were choosing to believe this is true. How else could you explain the fact that despite fifty years of death, drugs, destruction and falling out of coconut trees, the greatest show on earth is still on the road?
While not quite of the same vintage, The Rollin Clones have been entertaining crowds across the country for over seventeen years, distilling the show down to a pure hit of rock n roll, with a chaser of sequinned Glam.
From the early days of the rhythm and blues, through to the excesses of the 70s, The Rollin Clonesrock n roll show is a faithful interpretation of the biggest band evers greatest hits, delivered with a smirk and a wink, recalling the mischief making of Mr Jagger himself and remaining true to the spirit of the originals. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Friday 29th September 7.30pm
In 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Paradise returns to the UKs theatres for the 8th successive year, but in a new and exciting format.
The show’s producers will be taking you on a magical mystery tour through an era that changed the music world for ever, where an amazing number of rock ‘n’ roll stars will be performing at each show.
As the jukebox makes the choices, no two performances will be the same. Each show will be crammed full, with the country’s finest tributes to rock ‘n’ roll’s stars performing the very best songs ever written, supported by the explosively dynamic Paradise Band.
Saturday 30th September 7.30pm
With her natural, unique and accurate presentation, TJ is today firmly placed as the UK’s foremost psychic medium and her broad appeal allows her to support private readings, live theatre appearances and events within the UK and internationally.
As well as her appearances on Destiny TV, and ITV3’s The X-tra Factor, TJ has starred in 21 episodes of Psychic Private Eyes for Zone Reality, which she filmed at the same time as investigating murders and missing people cases for CBS Reality Television.
Alongside her own very successful annual live UK theatre tours, TJ co-presented ‘The Three Mediums’ theatre show at four major UK cities including a sell-out show at the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre, London and also appeared on Sky Living’s: ‘Colin Fry Live with TJ Higgs’.
Sunday 1st October 7.30pm
Tuesday 3rd October 7.30pm
After a sellout UK tour in 2016, Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2017. Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra!!
Three cleaning ladies, (past their sell by date) start up a telephone sex line!!! “The Telephone Belles” – A Dirty Sex Chat Line that really cleans up!
Gladys, Elsie and Olive are three cleaning ladies who are about to be “put out to pasture” by their overzealous office manager Dave. Feeling they have little chance of gaining employment elsewhere, the ladies have to boost their falling income!
A chance wrong number requiring A Sex Chat Line rings into the office and gives them a great idea….. “Why not run a Sex Chat Line?” After all, their age and appearance won’t matter on the telephone and providing they can keep this a secret from their boss….they could be onto a winner!!
Needless to say……things don’t go entirely according to plan. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Friday 6th October 7.30pm
Regarded by many as the UK’s number one tribute act, Supreme Queen have been paying homage to the world’s most theatrical and dramatic rock band since 1995 and in that time have made a huge impact on audiences across the UK, Europe and Asia.
Front man and founder member, Scott Maley plays an uncannily realistic ‘’Freddie’’ with just the right look, stage persona and, most importantly of all, the most incredibly powerful voice! Scott is joined on stage by an enormously talented four piece band including Nathan Mathers, who brings all the electric guitar virtuosity required to play a very convincing Brian May.
Their attention to detail is truly impressive and extends to their use of the exact same equipment used by Queen when on stage in their prime.
For a Queen concert experience; nobody does it like Supreme Queen!
Friday 13th October 7.30pm
Alexander O’Neal is undoubtedly a music legend.
Reputedly the best pure singer to come from the ’80s soul/RnB era’ releasing a ‘string of memorable hits’ that are STILL broadcast as ‘radio requests’ and played at literally thousands of events around the world including: ‘Fake’ – ‘Criticize’ – ‘If You Were Here Tonight’ – ‘Saturday love’ – ‘Never Knew Love Like This’ – ‘Sunshine’ – ‘Secret Lovers’ + many more.
His album ‘Hearsay’ sold nearly a million copies in the UK alone, and to this day he still holds the record as the only performer to ‘sell out’ for SIX consecutive nights at Londons Wembley Arena. This soul man STILL has an undying passion to perform…and his ‘live shows’ reflect that.
Come and join the party with Alexander and his fantastic 9 piece band, for an evening you will never forget!
Saturday October 14th 8pm
OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS PRESENT ANDY PARSONS – PEAK BULLSH*T
“Cracking adlibbing….a joke-rich rallying call for a better Britain” THE GUARDIAN
“Potent live performer…..can nail a nonsense with beautiful economy of words” THE TIMES
Worried about your job? Worried about your family? Worried about yourself? Worried about the health service? Education? Climate change? World War 3? Worried about worrying? Sod it!
Come and have a laugh about it. It’s one of the things we do best. Or is it? Was it something we did best but like everything else has now gone West. Or South. Or East. Ah – go on. Take a risk.
Put on your lucky pants and your party shoes – and get yourself on a night out. Or maybe come out dressed in a binbag, top hat and clogs. We could all use a laugh.
As seen on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Q.I. etc. – and repeated on Dave. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Thursday 19th October 7.30pm
FORBIDDEN NIGHTS are skilled and professionally trained performers, hand-picked from around the UK with charisma, undeniable talent, sparkling personality and honed physiques in equal measure. They can sing, they can dance and they are VERY easy on the eye! Featuring a vocalist, aerial chain artist, acrobats and fire act all delivered with an element of naughtiness but not so naughty that you can’t bring your Granny! The evening is suitable for ages 18 to 80. Think Cirque de Soleil meets Magic Mike! BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Friday 20th October 6pm
The best songs from all your favourite female stars in one fabulous fun-packed show – that’s Pop Diva’s Live! Little Mix will cast some Black Magic, Katy Perry will Roar and of course, Adele will be saying Hello as five enormously talented girls bring you up close and personal with the greatest pop performers of today. Meghan Trainor, Arianna Grande, Taylor Swift and Rihanna will all be dropping in to the biggest Pop Party ever so make sure you’re there!
With dazzling choreography, state of the art videos and superb vocals, Pop Diva’s Live! is suitable for all ages and will leave you wanting more! BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Saturday 21st October 7.30pm
It is now over 50 years since The Barron Knights started touring the world with their unique style of comedy and rock’n’roll.
With over 300 performances at the London Palladium to their credit they have established themselves as a unique musical comedy attraction. You are guaranteed to leave a Barron Knights show with the feeling that you have had a tremendous night out.
Local group Bebop are back at the West Cliff with their talented team of youngsters, who are ready to show you that they were born to perform!! Don’t miss it! BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Saturday 4th November 8pm
OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS
RICH HALL’S HOEDOWN
Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever. His BBC Four documentaries, most recently Rich Hall’s Countrier Than You and Rich Hall’s Presidential Grudge Match and BBC Radio 4 series Rich Hall’s (US Election) Breakdown have built him a new legion of followers, as has appearances on Have I Got News For You and QI. But if you’ve only ever seen Hall on TV, you’ve short-changed yourself. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Sunday 5th November 7.30pm
The beautiful melodies of Foster and Allen have made them a phenomenal success all over the world. Since their first hit record in 1978 they have gone on to record 20 gold award winning albums and tour the world extensively many times. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend a wonderful evening being serenaded and entertained by this well-loved Irish duo who have been together for more than 30 years and still going strong. Come along to an evening of fun and laughter!! A truly enjoyable show.
Saturday 11th November 7.30pm
The only theatre touring tribute show in the world celebrating the U.K.’s most successful pop artist of the 80’s! Expect all the hits, “This Ole House”, “Green Door”, “Oh Julie”… and loads of nostalgia.
“Whole Lotta Shakin'” – A Tribute to the 80’s Legend. The rags to riches story based on the 40 hit’s of the Rock ‘n’ Roll icon Shakin’ Stevens. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
An Amateur Production presented by Clacton Amateur Dramatic Society
Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th November
7.30pm Nightly, with an additional 2.30pm Saturday Matinee
Friday 1st December 7.30pm
This show celebrates the hits of Genesis, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel and Mike and the Mechanics.
Hits spanning the late 70’s onwards will be brought to life on the night, including; Turn It On Again, Slegdehammer, In The Air Tonight, Over My Shoulder, Against All Odds, That’s All, Solsbury Hill, You Can’t Hurry Love, The Living Years and many more…
The frontman is not only an incredibly versatile vocalist, he is also a truly gifted drummer just like Phil Collins. So expect the show to include the well known “double drums” element as featured on every Genesis and Phil Collins tour. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Saturday 2nd December 7.30pm
A two-hour uplifting Rock n Roll Show that will have you dancing in the isles to all the favorites from Billy Fury, Buddy Holly, & Elvis. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO
Saturday 9th December 7.30pm
Talon Music Ltd presents the ‘OFFICIAL UK No. 1’
TALON – THE BEST OF EAGLES 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR
Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR’ will once again feature all those classic ‘Eagles Greatest Hits’ from their 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’. In the summer of 2016 Talon were nominated in seven different categories by the ‘Agents Association of Great Britain’ at the ‘National Tribute Music Awards’ and winning ‘OFFICIAL UK No. 1’ (Eagles tribute show), ‘MARKETING & PR’, ‘LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD’ and the big one… ‘BEST BAND’ (in all categories). 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)
Talon tickets always sell quickly, so early booking is advised for this Concert.
Friday 15th December 7.30pm
Frankie’s Guys’ – A celebration of ‘Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, is a fast paced, energetic production with an authentic live concert feel.
Putting their own charismatic stamp on timeless classics such as, ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry’, ‘Walk Like A Man’, ‘Sherry’ & ‘Oh What A Night’, the boys take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane and remind you exactly why ‘The Four Seasons’ sold over 100 million records and earned themselves a place in the prestigious ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’. BOOK TICKETS / MORE INFO