What's On: Issue 2, 2017 - PLAYHOUSE Whitely Bay

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What's On: Issue 2, 2017

Posted on 13 September 2017

We’re pleased to unveil the new edition of our ‘What’s On’ brochure. (A copy can be viewed here). Please read on for a round-up of selected highlights.

On Thursday the 21st of September, we host Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show, ‘Hoedown’. 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. On Friday the 29th of September, Cheryl, Mike and Jay formerly of Bucks Fizz will be heading to Whitley Bay. With over 20 singles released, including 3 number ones, “My Camera Never Lies”, “Land Of Make Believe” and of course, “Making Your Mind Up”, they sold in excess of 15 million records, spending 219 weeks in the UK charts alone! This is going to be a great night and the band always look forward to their concerts in the North East, so get your mind made up and book your tickets today!

On Friday the 6th of October, The Police/Sting Show will debut at the PLAYHOUSE. Re-worked, fresh versions of all the iconic Police and Sting solo album songs in a 110 minute show featuring an Acoustic Sting section. On Friday the 13th of October, we host An Evening with Carl Fogarty MBE (World Superbike Legend). Carl George Fogarty, MBE, often known as Foggy, is the most successful World Superbike racer of all time in terms of the number of championships and number of race wins. The crowds worshipped his gutsy, aggressive style and a determination to win at all costs that produced four World Superbike championship wins and a total of seven world championship successes.

On Wednesday the 25th of October, The Circus of Horrors will bring their new show, Voodoo VaudEvil, to the North East coast. The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre, brave & beautiful acts all woven into a sensational shock / horror story and driven by a mainly original soundscape and performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek! On Friday the 27th of October, we have Gary Delaney - There's Something About Gary. His new show is not only great for people who like lots of jokes, but fun for people who enjoy getting offended by jokes! Gary is perhaps best known for his regular appearances on ‘Mock the Week’ (BBC2) and is widely regarded as the most quotable one-liner comic in the country. From Tuesday the 31st of October to Saturday the 4th of November, Whitley Bay Operatic Society present Oliver! In this musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist falls in with a group of street-urchin pickpockets led by the Artful Dodger and masterminded by the criminal Fagin.

From Saturday the 2nd of December to Sunday the 7th of January, Blue Genie Entertainment will present 'Cinderella', starring Ray Quinn and Steve Walls. Come and join in the festive fun as the world’s best known and most loved pantomime is brought to life, packed with amazing dance routines and plenty of laughter, this is a tremendous treat for all the family you won’t want to miss!

Thank you very much for your support and we look forward to seeing you soon at the PLAYHOUSE.