Tuesdays & Wednesdays 12th February - 23rd October 8.15pm incl. Matinee: Wednesday 21st August 2.30pm
2019 marks a special anniversary, here at the Babbacombe Theatre. The venue, originally a concert hall, opened its doors 80 years ago, in May 1939!
A special anniversary should be celebrated, and in epic proportion!
The all new family, variety production, ‘Starburst’, promises to do just that for audiences throughout the year
I ♥ Music
THURSDAYS 2nd May - 3rd October incl. 8.15pm. Matinee: Thursday 12th September 2.30pm
Music is the universal language, and what feelings sound like! It inspires us and as quoted by Victor Hugo, “expresses that which cannot be said”. Albeit this all new show, I ♥Music - has a lot to say!
You can expect to enjoy a fun-filled show which will take you on an inspirational musical journey, encapsulating all genres on the musical spectrum. Enjoy pop classics from Queen, Take That, Little Mix, George Michael, Paloma Faith and John Legend amazing operatic arias interspersed with some of the most favoured and popular songs from movie sound tracks which include, Skyfall, A Star is Born, Mamma Mia and the Greatest Showman and from the musicals, Les Misérable, Billy Elliot and Dear Evan Hanson. Prepare to be starstruck as all these and more will be performed by a cast of ten extremely talented vocalists.
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DOWN FOR THE COUNT Swing Orchestra
Friday 11th October 7.30pm
Down for the Count are a mini big band who bring the sounds of the Swing Era back to life, with an electrifying show full of incredible energy and musicianship.
“A breath of fresh air on the Swing scene today.” Twinwood Festival
"One hellova celebration of vintage music." TimeOut London
“Wow! That was fantastic! You guys are so good.” David Grant (Vocal coach – Fame Academy, Pop Idol etc)
JUST GILBERT - UK Tour
Friday 18th October 7.30pm
Enjoying one of the most creative and commercially successful periods of an outstanding career, Gilbert O’Sullivan has continued to look to the future while his famous back catalogue has won respect and adoration all over the world.
His 2018 album reached the top 20 and he now returns for a solo show that will see him present new songs alongside classics such as 'Alone Again Naturally', 'Clair' and 'Nothing Rhymed' in an intimate and unforgettable setting.
The FLEETWOOD MAC Songbook
Friday 1st November 7.30pm
Enjoy a tribute celebration spanning 50+ years of Fleetwood Mac's stellar career.
From the UK Blues 'Peter Green' era through to the multi million selling West Coast rock of 'Rumours' and the lush 80's production that was 'Tango In The Night' - plus everything in between and after!
The Elvis Years
Thursday 7th November 7.30pm
The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley.
Join Mario Kombou (Jailhouse Rock, West End), our all-star band and our award-winning singers for an unforgettable journey through over 50 golden greats that span over three decades – from the early Sun Records hits to the majestic Las Vegas performances, via The Jordanaires, the army years, authentic re-creations from the Hollywood movies and the stunning 68 TV special.
The Carpenters Experience
Friday 15th November 7.30pm
The Carpenters Experience present a fantastic tribute to Richard & Karen Carpenter, capturing all the mannerisms and vocal similarities in this unique show
The Carpenters Experience is fronted by the amazing vocal talent of Maggie Nestor who is a lifelong fan of the band and has had a 20 year career in the music business.
ROY HEMMINGS Hits of Motown & Philadelphia
Friday 29th November 7.30pm
Original Drifters member Roy G Hemming’s brings together the sound of three of America’s iconic Labels Motown, the Sound of Philadelphia and Stax Atlantic, in one action packed show with his musicians & singers.
This is not a Tribute show