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Coming up at the Memorial

THE Memorial Theatre lineup is jam-packed with music and entertainment for the coming weeks.

Saturday 29th September 7.30pm- Blake – The Anniversary Tour. See interview on centre pages. Brit-Award-winning vocal trio Blake return in 2018 with a special UK tour, celebrating 10 years together. The show features songs from their brand-new 10th anniversary album including Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’, the Beatles’ ‘Here There and Everywhere’, ‘Somewhere’ from West Side Story and the classic ‘Caruso’, along with all the band’s popular anthems in powerful three-part harmony. Enjoy a spectacular show with video projections, emotive lighting and the boys’ famously off-piste banter. 

With over 600 concerts performed in the UK alone, along with more than 150 TV appearances worldwide (including Graham Norton, The One Show and Strictly Come Dancing) Blake continue to thrill audiences young and old all over the globe; don’t miss them as they celebrate a decade of singing. VIP tickets include reserved front two rows seats, and an exclusive backstage pass with Blake before the show at 7pm, where you’ll be served a glass of fizz and have the chance to meet the guys up-close and take photos and autographs. Tickets £23, concessions £22, VIP £47 *inc reserved seats in front 2 rows, pre-show meet & greet and glass of wine.

Saturday 6th October 7.30pm – Vienna Festival Ballet Present The Nutcracker. Be swept away on a magical adventure in one of the most famous classical ballets of all time – The Nutcracker. With its combination of enchanting choreography and unforgettable music, this fabulous ballet is a Christmas treat like no other.

Set to Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score, the traditional tale of The Nutcracker tells the story of Clara and her enchanted nutcracker doll. Their adventures see Clara and the Nutcracker combat the Mouse King, and join the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier on a wonderful journey through the glistening Land of Snow to a kingdom made entirely of sweets.

Vienna Festival Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker promises to delight audiences of all ages with its festive setting and captivating story.

Saturday 13th October 7.30- Divorced, Beheaded, Died – An Audience with King Henry VIII

At The Assembly Rooms

The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have ‘audience’ with their Sovereign Lord and King.

The King, recently married to his new, and sixth, wife, Queen Catherine Parr, is in poor health; his leg continues to cause him considerable pain and he is often in a poor humour!

In the course of the ‘audience’, His Majesty will recount the events of his  long reign; telling of his wives and his children, and His Majesty will invite his Loyal Subjects to Petition him or question him on ANY related subject : there may be some surprising answers – a lively Q&A is assured! Tickets £12, Concessions £10

Friday 19th October  7.30pm- Jackson Live Starring CJ

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time, but many of today’s artists have been inspired by his iconic style. His career spanned nearly five decades of music, and he was continually at the forefront of popular music.   Jackson Live in Concert now features the hugely talented ‘CJ’ recreating the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs.

‘CJ’ is one of the most experienced, dedicated and well-respected Michael Jackson tribute artists in the world today, and he perfectly captures the electrifying energy of Michael’s live performances with 100% live vocals. He’s got the look, the moonwalk and the voice! His renditions of Thriller, Beat It and Billie Jean are truly sensational. 

Jackson Live in Concert brings together superb musicians and dancers, fabulous costumes, and of course all the signature dance moves associated so fondly with the undisputed King of Pop. 

Pure MJ!

Tickets £22, OAPs £21, Under 16s £18

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