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"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" has been a sell out throughout the world and appeals to both young and old alike. The story centres around the biblical character of Joseph and his eleven brothers and a glorious multi-coloured coat given to him by his father Jacob. With a full supporting cast including a children's choir, the show will have you singing your way through some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's best loved melodies - "Close Every Door", "Go Go Joseph", "One More Angel in Heaven" and of course the iconic "Any Dream WIll Do".
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, a brand-new touring comedy from the writers of the hugely successful comedy sketch show Hormonal Housewives. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is co-written by Julie Coombe and the show’s director John MacIsaac. With choreography by Hayley Jane Simmons and musical arrangements by Ross Johnson.
The brand-new musical comedy stars the Legendary Nolan Sister Maureen Nolan in the role of Karen, TV Personality Jess Wright and Stephanie Dooley from CBBC’s Creeped Out who will share the role of Jocelyn, X-Factor Finalist Niki Evans takes on the role of Jackie and completing the line-up is Olivier Award Winner Leanne Jones in the role of Angie.
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun will take a no-holds-barred comedy romp through everything life throws at a modern-day woman. Sex, diets, men, fashion, chocolate, wine and more wine all feature in a riotous script that promises to be the girl’s night out to remember. The show will also feature some of the biggest and most iconic of all pop anthems including '9 to 5', 'We Are Family, Get The Party Started', 'I’m In the Mood For Dancing' and of course Cyndi Lauper’s classic 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun'. By the end of the night everyone will be dancing in the aisles!
The Unravelling Wilburys, a band of good ‘ol boys, turn their skills and replicate the sound and songs of the late 80s ‘super-group’ The Traveling Wilburys where five of the greatest names in rock music history came together…George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Jeff Lynne of ELO…and completed two Wilburys albums, Volumes One and Three though, sadly, Roy Orbison had passed away before Volume Three was recorded.
So… welcome to Thumper, Blind Melon, Sticky Willy, Walter and Honky Tonk…The Unravelling Wilburys. In a former guise as top Beatles project, Sgt Pepper’s Only Dart Board Band, (The Flab Five), they had toured for 21 years playing at UK festivals, including Glastonbury, and at theatres and music venues across Europe and the UK. They also headlined at a Beatles festival at Montgomery, Alabama.
Their shows feature the boys take on their songs being usurped by Messrs Harrison, Dylan, Lynne, Orbison and Petty, back in the late 80's at Nashville, Tennessee. The story unravels, as is told in the show, and it comes to be that The Unravelling Wilburys have now stolen back what is rightfully theirs! Not only that, they have stolen some choice solo songs (allegedly) from Messrs Dylan, Lynne, Orbison, Harrison and Petty as compensation…and now happily play them in their shows!
The set list includes Wilbury songs such as: End Of The Line, Handle With Care, The Devil’s Been Busy, Last Night, Tweeter And The Monkey Man, She’s My Baby, Heading For The Light…And choice cuts such as: Pretty Woman, You’ve Got It (Roy Orbison), Mr Blue Sky, Evil Woman (Jeff Lynne’s ELO), I Won’t Back Down, Running Down A Dream (Tom Petty), Mr Tambourine Man, Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan), Here Come’s The Sun (George Harrison)…and many more. All great songs in the Country/Rock genres and plenty of humour throughout!
”Captured the style and sounds perfectly and with their own added sense of humour gave the audience an evening to remember”
Iain Stirling (Love Island, Buffering and Taskmaster) is taking his ‘extremely funny’ (Daily Telegraph) comedy back on the road for his biggest ever nationwide tour. After selling out his 2018 smash hit U OK HUN? X and two consecutive Edinburgh Fringe runs in advance, Failing Upwards is set to be the hot ticket of the year. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Do you ever wonder how people manage to be normal? Iain does. So much so he’s written a brand new stand-up show about it. Join the ‘star of comedy’ (The i) as he explores his inability to function in the most basic of public settings, social media’s constant pressure to “live your best life” and that one time a man stole his shoes.
As well as being the iconic voice of Love Island (ITV2) Iain has recently written and starred in the brand new sitcom Buffering for ITV2. He’s also the host of hit comedy gameshow Iain Stirling’s CelebAbility (ITV2), starred in his own Comedy Central Live special and has been seen on The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One) The Comedy Bus, Drunk History and Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (all Comedy Central), Virtually Famous (E4), Russell Howard's Good News and Sweat the Small Stuff (both BBC Three) and Fake Reaction and Safe Word (both ITV2).
Allerton Players: Inspector Drake and the Time Machine
Popular local drama group, the Allerton Players are back with another hilarious production. Inspector Drake and the Time Machine by David Tristram follows the ludicrous investigations of Inspector Drake and his hapless sidekick, Sergeant Plod as they try to solve the murder of Professor Wilberforce, the inventor of a mysterious Time Machine. Be prepared for lots of fun and silliness, a cast of outrageous characters and a laugh-out-loud journey through time and space!
Our festival this year will bring you an evening of reflection and entertainment through words and music.
All proceeds will go to the Ben Hyde Memorial Trust.
Don't miss this opportunity to see an ordinary woman with an extraordinary gift. For the first time Psychic Sally is bringing her unique show to The Forum, Northallerton
This is a rare opportunity to be up close with Sally and witness her amazing ability in the rawest form.
Sally has dedicated her life to exploring the work of spirit and her Close Encounters evening aims to give validation that our loved ones still exist.
Don't miss this opportunity to see a world-renowned psychic in action!*
This is a unique evening not to be missed.
Book your tickets now to see this phenomenal psychic in action.
£25 – Standard Ticket - Show Only
£40 – VIP Ticket – Includes Meet & Greet, photograph with Sally taken by our photographer that we will print on the night for the ticket holder to take home.
The story of the pre-war boxing champion Tadeusz "Teddy" Pietrzykowski, who in 1940 arrives with the first transport of prisoners to the newly created Auschwitz concentration camp.
From the opening beats of Waterloo to the final notes of 'Thank You For The Music', Swede Dreamz will take you on a journey through some of ABBA’s greatest, most memorable hits including 'Dancing Queen', 'Mamma Mia', 'Take A Chance On Me', 'SOS', 'Fernando', 'Chiquitita', 'Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!', 'Knowing Me, Knowing You', 'Money Money Money' and many, many more.
This ABBA tribute stage show features superb live vocals and clever harmonies throughout, stunning replica costumes and a fantastic lightshow. A Swede Dreamz ABBA tribute show really does capture all the magic and excitement of one of the world's most successful and entertaining live bands. With audience participation encouraged throughout, you're sure to be having the time of your life!
THE REAL THING with ORIGINAL VOCALISTS CHRIS AMOO & DAVE SMITH and live 5 piece band will be out touring in 2020 on the back of a new movie playing in cinemas ‘EVERYTHING’ and a GREATEST HITS ALBUM out on Universal Records.
This Best of album contains their 3 million selling No 1 Hits ‘You To Me Are Everything’ ‘Can’t Get By Without You’ & Feel The Force. Plus the lost song recorded in 1976 but never released which has sat in the vaults for over 40 years ‘Someone Ought to write a song about you’
This single is receiving lots of Radio airplay and making The Real Thing a force to be reckoned with once again.
SHOW ME HOW GOOD YOU ARE
Dettori is the exhilarating, tub-thumping celebration of inspirational jockey Frankie Dettori, the rock star of racing and one of the most decorated sportsmen of all time, named Longines World's Best Jockey for the last three years. Winner of over 3000 races, and fondly seen as the happiest man on the circuit, Dettori has led a seemingly charmed life. But his true story is one of titanic struggle, transformation and renewal. Stepping out from the shadow of his own champion jockey father, escaping from the inferno of a deadly plane crash, overcoming a drug scandal, yet repeatedly pushing himself to new heights of success, he has proven himself to be the best, time and again. Dettori offers an intimate, behind-closed-doors look at Frankie and the inner sanctum of the racing world.
Back by popular demand!!!
From the producers of the hugely popular Bon Jovi Forever ‘One Wild Night Tour’ Harder Rock Productions is Proud to bring you ‘The UK Rock Show’
Get ready to be transported back to the 80s heyday of classic rock, combining the feel of a rock festival with the atmosphere of a top end rock arena tour. Expect fireworks, flames, amazing lighting and exacting attention to detail as this amazing 5 piece band, who have numerous recording credits and having travelled the Globe extensively, recreate hits from rock gods such as Journey, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Kiss, AC/DC, Van Halen and many more!
If you are a fan of live classic rock this is the show for you!
Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world - star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary has been through the laughing glass and he’s ready to bring you a brand new show with hit after hit of the kind of one-liners only a master could craft. If you’re hunting for snark, Gary’s got it covered!
Age restriction 16+
Jenny Eclair: Sixty! (FFS!)
Having hit 60 (but still a year younger than Madonna), Jenny Eclair AKA ‘The Face of Vagisan’ confronts a new decade of decrepitude. Now that it takes 20 minutes of scrolling down to find her DOB when she’s filling in forms online, should she celebrate or crawl into a hole?
What will her 60’s hold for this 1960’s babe and is it a legal requirement to buy Nordic walking poles?
Did you miss The Beatles first time around? Don’t miss them now! 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!
Breath taking harmonies and guitar solos all wrapped up in Scouse humour, the audience will be left on an emotional high.
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.
If you love the Beatles you'll love this show, and if you don't love the Beatles you'll love this show!
ANYTHING GOES – THE MUSICAL
Don’t miss Anything Goes, ‘the show of the year’ (★★★★★ The Telegraph) and a ‘fizzing tonic for our times’ (★★★★★ The Guardian) when it sails into cinemas nationwide. Filmed live at the Barbican in London, this major new 5-star production of the classic musical comedy features an all-star cast led by renowned Broadway royalty Sutton Foster reprising her Tony Award-winning performance as Reno Sweeney, alongside three-time Olivier Award and Tony Award winner Robert Lindsay (My Family), Evening Standard Theatre Award winner Felicity Kendal (The Good Life) and beloved West End Legend Gary Wilmot (Chicago). A heart-warming romance spectacular dance routines and some of theatre’s most memorable songs, Anything Goes is ‘a joyously shipshape revival’ (★★★★★ The Observer).
When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention head out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love... proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, a comical disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail. This hilarious musical romp across the Atlantic, directed by the multi-award-winning Broadway director and choreographer Kathleen Marshall, features Cole Porter’s joyful score, including I Get A Kick Out of You, You’re the Top and the show stopping Anything Goes. The ‘musical equivalent of sipping one glass of champagne after another’ (★★★★★ The Times), Anything Goes will take you back to the Golden Age of high society on the seas from the comfort of your cinema seat.
Reno Sweeney – Sutton Foster
Moonface Martin – Robert Lindsay
Evangeline Harcourt – Felicity Kendal
Elisha Whitney – Gary Wilmot
Billy Crocker – Samuel Edwards
Hope Harcourt – Nicole-Lily Baisden
Erma – Carly Mercedes Dyer
Lord Evelyn Oakleigh – Haydn Oakley
Music and Lyrics by COLE PORTER
Original Book by P.G. WODEHOUSE & GUY BOLTON and HOWARD LINDSAY & RUSSEL CROUSE
New Book by TIMOTHY CROUSE and JOHN WEIDMAN
Directed and Choreographed by Tony Award Winner KATHLEEN MARSHALL
Filmed live at the Barbican, London in October 2021
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and The Fire Fighters Charity present
Lockwood Brass Band Carol Concert
Tuesday 7th December 2021
Doors open at 18:30 with the concert starting at 19:30
Start the festive season early and come join the successful Lockwood Brass Band in performing all your favourite Christmas carols. Appealing to all ages this event is guaranteed to put you in the festive spirit as well as helping raise funds to support injured fire fighters and their families.
Shaun Ryder is nothing short of a living legend, O’Sullivan Events and the Forum are once again making it possible to get closer to the stars.
As the frontman of The Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Shaun is a fundamental cog in the Madchester phenomenon that spread across the globe. Creating mind-blowing anthems with an abundance of energy, his music has managed to transcend guitar and house music.
Join Shaun at The Forum, Northallerton for a fascinating interview about his years in The Happy Mondays & Black Grape. You will also hear his take on the Manchester music scene and truly incredible first-hand accounts of mad incidents and the rock & roll capers he is so renowned for.
Audience members will have the chance to ask Shaun questions and delve into the mind of a true icon of our time. You know this will be entertaining, make sure you're part of it!
Included in the night is also a live band for your entertainment on their way up the music ladder.
Meet & Greet with Shaun where you will have your photograph taken with him which we will print for you to take home on the night.
Entrance to the show.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!!
The world’s leading Elvis impersonator & tribute artist JD KING, this is a musical journey through all eras of the King’s incredible career. ELVIS THE LEGEND features Elvis’ greatest, most-memorable songs from ground-breaking 1950's Rock ‘n’ Roll to the dramatic Las Vegas big-band ballads of the 1970's.
An interactive and high-energy event, the show boasts JD’s powerful vocals, pulsating dance moves and a truly uncanny characterisation of Elvis that not only leaves audiences utterly amazed, but thoroughly entertained and immersed throughout.
For over 16 years JD KING (Jim Devereaux) has wowed audiences worldwide with his incredibly dynamic and energetic portrayal of the King. At 33 years old (the same age as Elvis when he performed his 1968 Comeback Special) JD is the perfect age to re-create all eras of Elvis Presley with energy and credibility – rendering Elvis at his very best. A professionally trained actor and singer, JD becomes the character of Elvis in a way that transports the audience to that special place and time – the closest anyone can get to Elvis himself.
Roy Chubby Brown is back and he's as naughty as ever. His choice of language and his politically incorrect jokes are all delivered with a cheeky grin and perfect comedy timing.
His trademark flying helmet and goggles, coupled with his coat of many patches makes him instantly recognisable.
Chubby Brown is a master of his craft and guarantees a regular supply of new jokes every time you see him. So if you are not easily offendedand want a good old fashioned laugh,book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
STRICTLY OVER 18's ONLY
Support Act from 7:30pm
Interval: 8pm - 8:20pm
Chubby: 8:20pm Until 9:40pm
Strictly no alcohol in the audotorium whilst Chubby is on stage
Katey Brooks is a rebellious artist that resists formula. A devastating songwriting talent this ‘rising singer-songwriter had the crowd eating out of her hands’ (The Independent) and is simply ‘not to be missed’ (Time Out). The ‘powerful’ (Evening Standard) songstress defies easy classification, with a sound blending folk, soul, blues and country. Her finger-picked, harmony-inflected sound on the 2016 I Fought Lovers EP received an enthusiastic reception from radio stations around the UK and internationally, including BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music and CBC Canada and her new album Revolute was released in May 2019 to huge critical acclaim across the world. Revolute blends soul and folk with Americana to “create something hopefully pretty different…My realm is connection and emotion, something quite raw, I think” – says Katey.
To watch her sing live is to witness emotional exorcism, but when you know her backstory, it’s hardly a mystery why. Growing up inside a cult, as a child Katey found refuge in song. Later, she travelled the world with her guitar on her back, writing everywhere from the Occupied West Bank to an abandoned Finnish island. Over a career spanning four continents, Brooks has journeyed from intimate living rooms to opulent concert halls, from dive bars to decorated studios with some of music’s biggest names, boasting famous admirers like Joss Stone. She has recorded with Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones and Paloma Faith at Abbey Road for BBC Radio 2’s Children in Need single. She has shared bills with a host of big names including Newton Faulkner, Ghostpoet, Martin Simpson, Deaf Havana, Lou Rhodes (Lamb), Mike and the Mechanics, and Mystery Jets. She has played some of the world’s biggest festivals including Glastonbury, WOMAD, the 2012 Paralympics, the Cambridge Folk Festival and Australia’s National Folk Festival.
NORTHALLERTON MALE VOICE CHOIR
With their guests The Easington Colliery Band.
THE NICE LIST - A MAGICAL FAMILY SANTAMIME
Family festive fun is coming to The Forum this Christmas, oh yes it is!
Join Santa and his cheeky elves ‘Peas and Carrots’ live on stage in our fun-packed family santamime as they prepare for a Christmas like no other.
All is going well in The Workshop until Grudge the grouchy gnome steals the nice list! After much comedy chaos, magic and mayhem the nice list is nowhere to be seen! Will they find it in time? Will Christmas be cancelled? Will Santa and his elves manage to save the day? Find out by booking your tickets today!
Our toe tapping, jingle belling, Christmas cracker of a show is guaranteed to get you in to the festive spirit, singing along and rolling the aisles with laughter in time for Christmas Eve.
Visit Santa on stage for a photo opportunity after the show. Free gift for each child ticket purchased! Why not bring along your letters for Santa and deliver them personally! Spot prizes for the best Christmas jumper too!
Into the romantic world of an idealistic painter Cavaradossi and his sensuous lover Tosca comes the malevolence of Baron Scarpia, Chief of Police, with fatal results. Elena Stikina, Bryan Hymel and Alexey Markov bring to life one of the best loved operas in The Royal Opera repertory: Puccini’s Tosca. From the demonic chords with which it famously begins to the violent twist of the opera’s shock ending, the tension never lets up for a moment. Love and evil come – thrillingly – face to face in Jonathan Kent’s intense production.
Elena Stikina (Floria Tosca), Bryan Hymel (Mario Cavaradossi), Alexey Markov (Baron Scarpia), Hubert Francis (Spoletta), Yuriy Yurchuk (Cesare Angelotti), Jeremy White (Sacristan), Jihoon Kim (Sciarrone)
The Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Music Giacomo Puccini
Libretto Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
Director ¬Jonathan Kent
Designer Paul Brown
Lighting designer Mark Henderson
Running time: 3 hours and 25 minutes (including two intervals)
Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles
National Theatre Live
A new play by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Patrick Marber
Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning new play Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance.
At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, Austria. But Hermann Merz, a factory owner and baptised Jew now married to Catholic Gretl, has moved up in the world.
We follow his family’s story across half a century, passing through the convulsions of war, revolution, impoverishment, annexation by Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. A company of 40 actors represent each generation of the family in this epic, but intimate play.
Filmed live on stage in London’s West End, ‘Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece is magnificent’ (Independent) and should not be missed.
Megaslam Wrestling: Live and Loaded 2022 Tour
Following on from a sold out event in 2020, the stars of Europe’s #1 family Wrestling show, Megaslam are coming back to Northallerton Forum with their brand new 2022 show, Live and Loaded.
Expect to see edge of your seat, death defying moves as the leading stars from the World of Wrestling take part in matches that the whole family will enjoy!
The eagerly anticipated 2022 season sees the stars battle it out for the prestigious Megaslam Championship.
Fans can expect to see matches including, Heavyweight Challenge, Tag Team Thriller, Triple Threat Mayhem and the Megaslam Rumble, where all the competitors are in the ring at the same time and the winner is the last man standing!
Megaslam’s most popular Wrestling star, the real life ‘Action Man’ Stixx will be in action as he looks to defend the honour of the fans’ favourite squad, Team Megaslam and joining him will be the Scottish ‘Reflection of Perfection’ Jack Morris, aerial ace ‘All Action’ Colt Miles and leader of the opposing Team Nasty, ’The King of Heavyweights’ Mickey Barnes, a 6ft 4, 350lbs monster of the ring.
Its lights, camera and action when Megaslam come to town so get those foam fingers at the ready for 2 hours of the best family entertainment!
Doors at 7pm, Event at 7.30pm
Prices: £15 Adult, £10 Child, £40 Family of 4
Romeo and Juliet has become a great modern ballet classic of the ballet repertory since its creation by Royal Ballet Director Kenneth MacMillan and its premiere in 1965. In this special screening on Valentine’s Day, the doomed lovers attempt to find their way through the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and the Capulets.
Marcelino Sambé (Romeo), Anna-Rose O’Sullivan (Juliet)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Choreography Kenneth MacMillan
Music Sergey Prokofiev
Designer Nicholas Georgiadis
Lighting designer John B. Read
Running times: 3 hours and 25 minutes (including two intervals)
The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage
by Philip Pullman, adapted by Bryony Lavery
directed by Nicholas Hytner
Set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.
Two young people and their dæmons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the centre of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and in that child lies the fate of the future. And as the waters rise around them, powerful adversaries conspire for mastery of Dust: salvation to some, the source of infinite corruption to others.
Eighteen years after his ground breaking production of His Dark Materials at the National Theatre, director Nicholas Hytner returns to Pullman’s parallel universe. Broadcast live from London’s Bridge Theatre.
Grief is Love
TJ Higgs is well known for her passion In bringing peace of mind and resolution to those grieving for their departed and allowing those in spirit to demonstrate their continued love and caring.
Her massive TV and Stage appearances include ‘The Three Mediums’, Colin Fry Live, and the Psychic Private Eyes series, as well as her star power in live events. TJ is dedicated to teaching others to open to their innate gifts and abilities and says, “We each of us have the ability to be more present with spirit”.
Her passion is bringing peace of mind and resolution to those grieving for their departed and allowing those in spirit to demonstrate their continued love and caring.
Those attending theatre events come away with a new perspective and often exclaim what presence, light, and love surrounded them during their time with TJ.
Featuring his signature blend of philosophical inquiry, personal examination, and sweet gags, Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Ahir Shah returns to stand-up with a new show about significance, insignificance, and scurvy.
Ahir’s last show, Dots, was recorded as a special for HBO Max (albeit after a 14 month delay brought about by events you may recall). That show was about uncertainty. Ideally, this tour will end in a way that is less on the nose.
As seen on Mock The Week, Live At the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, and The Mash Report.
‘Intricately crafted, profoundly moving, howlingly funny ... a blazing talent firing on all cylinders’★★★★★ Telegraph
‘Tremendously thoughtful, woundedly candid and self-laceratingly funny’★★★★ Scotsman
“It’s a highly personal howl in the dark from this sharpest of operators. Impassioned, probing and unexpectedly moving.” ★★★★ Mail on Sunday
Get ready to experience all your favourite pop divas as the greatest female stars of today appear on the same stage for the first time ever!
The UK’s number one girl band, Little Mix kick off the show, then Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Beyoncé and Rihanna all join in the fun for 2 hours of non-stop hits. There’s even an appearance from American YouTube teen sensation JoJo Siwa, making her Pop Divas Live! debut for 2020!
Whether you’re a mum who listens on the radio or a little diva who watches on a tablet, we guarantee you’ll love every tune! There’s even a chance for four lucky little divas to join the stars LIVE ON STAGE!
It doesn’t matter if you’re 4 or 64, don’t miss Pop Divas Live! the UK’s number 1 Pop Tribute!
Internationally recognised Queen Tribute Band, Bulsara and His Queenies return to The Forum for the 3rd time in March 2022 for an exciting new show featuring all Queen’s Greatest Hits and Deep Cuts.
Fronted by Gareth Taylor, the band promise to deliver a unique show featuring world class musicians and a set list for the most discerning Queen fan.
NEW DATE March 27th 2021. All tickets will be transferred over.
Simon Evans: The Work of the Devil
Simon Evans’ last show, Genius 2.0 (***** “A Masterclass” The Scotsman) provided an hilarious analysis of the departure of any visible sign of intelligence from modern life. But his new show raises the stakes, with his usual excoriating views of a world on fire given a perspective shift from personal revelations that turned his world upside down this year.
“A gripping and, ultimately heart-warming tale… rich with Evans' wit and caustic observation.” (**** The Scotsman)
“You expect a high standard of stand-up from this veteran performer. But in sharing something so deeply personal, he’s exceeded what seemed to be his full potential… I’d expect it to get even better when it goes out on tour. Outstanding stuff.” ( **** ½ Chortle)
'Dynamite’ ★★★★ The Times
Simon Evans is the star of Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz, The Unbelievable Truth & Simon Evans Goes To Market. Simon has made appearances on This Week, Question Time, Celebrity Mastermind, Pointless Celebrities and Mastermind The Professionals.
Award-winning adventurer John Pilkington is one of Britain's most experienced adventurers and public speakers. After a career as an author and photographer, he spent many years with the BBC World Service and Radio 4, making travel documentaries and contributing to programmes such as 'From Our Own Correspondent'.
In this talk hear how, in 2011, John followed a spectacular branch of the Silk Road, starting in the Caucasus and crossing the Caspian Sea to Bukhara, Khiva and Samarkand. Reeling from the beauty of those legendary cities, hear how he turned south-east to explore the High Pamirs of Afghanistan – a region well-known to Marco Polo – before a dramatic finale at the source of the Oxus in the heart of Central Asia.
John has spoken to over 1,000 audiences in six countries, and holds the Royal Geographical Society's much-coveted Ness Award for popularising geography and the wider understanding of the world.
In a pitiless world of luxurious decadence, corruption and social decay, Director of The Royal Opera Oliver Mears sets his scene. In his first work for his own Company, Mears brings Verdi’s masterpiece into the modern world. Verdi’s thrilling Rigoletto pits power against innocence, beauty against ugliness, conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano. This special anniversary screening of Verdi’s Rigoletto celebrates 171 years since its premiere in 1851.
Carlos Álvarez (Rigoletto), Liparit Avetisyan (Duke of Mantua), Lisette Oropesa (Gilda), Brindley Sherratt (Sparafucile), Ramona Zaharia (Maddalena), Eric Greene (Count Monterone), Kseniia Nikolaieva (Giovanna), Dominic Sedgwick (Marullo), Egor Zhuravskii (Borsa), Blaise Malaba (Count Ceprano)
The Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Music Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto Francesco Maria Piave
Director ¬Oliver Mears
Set designer Simon Lima Holdsworth
Costume designer Ilona Karas
Lighting designer Fabiana Piccioli
Movement director Anna Morrissey
Running times: 3 hours (including one interval)
Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Bobby Mair: Cockroach (WIP)
Cockroach is an hour of dark, gut-wrenching stand-up from one of the best comedians in the country. Host of ITV2’s Killer Camp. As seen on Feel Good (Netflix), Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2) , Roast Battle (Comedy Central), Guessable (Comedy Central), 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4), Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2) and lots more . “Clearly a brilliant stand up” - Jimmy Carr. 'a bona fide tour de force’ (The Guardian) 'the kind of person you would not want to sit next to on the bus' (Evening Standard)
With captivating harmonies and finely crafted songs, LORE will provide an evening of soulful songs with stunning musical arrangements.
Famed for turning the legendary 'Teenage Kicks' on its head, LORE have gone from living room dreams to sell-out theatre tour success in a short time.
With a strong folk influence, LORE combine their songwriting craft with soulful 3-piece harmonies.
National Theatre Live
book by Tanya Ronder, music by Jim Fortune and lyrics by Rufus Norris
A vividly original retelling of Sleeping Beauty, a mythic, big-hearted new musical that goes beyond the waking kiss.
Deep in the wood, a lonely fairy longs for someone to bless. When she is summoned to the palace to help the princess sleep, her dream turns into a nightmare and her blessing becomes a curse. Soon, she is plunged into a frantic, hundred-year quest to somehow make everything right.
Rufus Norris directs Rosalie Craig (The Ferryman, Company) in this new musical filmed live on stage at the National Theatre, with music by Jim Fortune, book by Tanya Ronder.
A musical celebration of Judy Garland & Liza Minnelli.
Over The Rainbow is a truly charming show celebrating the wonderful music and careers of Judy Garland and her daughter Liza Minnelli, including all of Judy and Liza’s most memorable songs.
These nostalgic melodies are performed by two of the UK’s finest vocal talents supported by a team of dancers and includes vintage film projection making this a very special show.
Over The Rainbow pays homage to Judy Garland’s most famous ‘live’ performances; the performance at Carnegie Hall in 1961 and her residency at The Talk of the Town nightclub, London in 1968 now know as the Hippodrome Casino. In addition we of course pay tribute to her most iconic role – Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz!
The show also includes a tribute to Liza Minnelli’s Oscar winning performance in Cabaret and descriptive stories that made this mother and daughter duo, the stars of Hollywood!
Over the Rainbow does not mimic the sound and movements of these two Hollywood icons. Instead it is a fan’s tribute to the fantastic songs and the memories that these two iconic ladies have left behind for many generations to continue to enjoy.
The show includes these great songs:
Over the Rainbow
The Trolley Song
The Man That Got Away
May be this time
PLUS MANY MORE!
Lost Voice Guy: Cerebral LOLsy
Following the success of his huge sell out 2019 UK tour, Lost Voice Guy is heading back out on the road to put a smile on the faces of people up and down the country once again.
The Britain’s Got Talent winner will poke fun at his life living as a disabled person in a post-apocalyptic world, as he tries to cope with the fame and fortune since his memorable victory. From the highs of meeting 50% of The Chuckle Brothers to the lows of being called ‘him off The X Factor’, and everything in between.
The stand-up comedian might not have a Geordie accent yet, and he might still sound like a posh version of Robocop, but his comedy is sure to leave you speechless.
As featured on America’s Got Talent: The Champions, The Royal Variety Performance, Live At The Apollo, The Last Leg, The One Show, and star of Ability on Radio 4.
Back By popular demand!!!!The only Bon Jovi tribute show you need to see!
A high energy electric packed show guaranteed to get your hands in the air, Bon Jovi Forever have been reviving the heyday of the 1980/90's with their sellout tribute show in venues throughout the UK.
Come along to an electric performance that will recreate a stadium style show here at The Forum packed with Bon Jovi's hits, album tracks and so much more. This show is guaranteed to give all fans of Bon Jovi ‘One Wild Night’.
Bon Jovi Forever come loaded with authentic signature guitars, stage clothes and a stunning light show with a first class sound system as well as stunning stage effects and explosions to make you believe you're stepping back in time to watch the real thing!
Meet the band:
Gregg (Jon Bon Jovi)
A time served professional vocalist with over 20 years' experience in the rock industry, Gregg is a huge Bon Jovi fan which certainly comes across in his flawless live performance as Jon.
Also with over 20 years of teaching guitar and playing liv, Phil lays down the Richie role perfectly. Loaded with signature guitars and amp: seeing is believing!
Dan has toured the world with various rock legends! He's currently working with The Tony Martin Band (ex Black Sabbath) and continues to tour and record with UK metal band 'Venom'. Dan is a total powerhouse drummer perfect for Tico's style.
Stev a lecturer and teacher in all things bass. With 2 solo albums to his name and over 5,000 live show performances, Stev certainly has sold his soul to rock ‘n’ roll!
Matt has previously toured with the UK's best Pink Floyd show (Shine On) and his sounds and playing are second to none. Also providing stunning backing vocals, Matt is the perfect David.
On a Sunny February morning in Antigua world record breaker Jasmine Harrison from Thirsk took the last few strokes of one the world’s hardest rowing challenges when she crossed the finishing line of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
Having set off in early December it had taken her 70 days, 3 hours and 48 mins to cover the 3000 miles from La Gomera in the Canaries to Antigua in the Caribbean across the unpredictable Atlantic ocean with only her lucky mascot “Wilson” as company, on crossing the finishing line Jasmine became the youngest person ever to undertake this amazing solo feat beating a world record that had stood for 10 years.
Come along and hear how Jasmine overcame isolation, sleep deprivation and injury, to achieve this amazing journey, listen to her frightening tales of twice having her boat capsize, coming within a whisker of being run down by a 750ft tanker and being tracked by sharks hoping for a mid-Atlantic meal, listen to how she swam with the dolphins that followed her boat and the amazing wildlife that lives in our oceans.
Jasmines story and stunning photography will be an evening not to miss.
Mark Thompson’s Award Winning Spectacular Science Show
You think science is boring, think again!
This is science like you have never seen it before. Designed for children and adults alike, Mark’s Spectacular Science Show explores the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant’s toothpaste, vortex-generating dustbins and even howling jelly babies!
Awarded ‘Best Kid’s Show at Edinburgh Fringe’ by The Derek Awards, this interactive show promises to entertain and educate in the most spectacular way!
“A brilliant show for all the family.”
Families Edinburgh Magazine 2019
“The Spectacular Science Show is certainly spectacular! The hour-long show blends perfectly the balance of an educational display with entertainment and amazement.”
Families Online 2018
Awarded one of the “Top 20 Shows to See” by The List
“A truly spectacular and explosive show full of drama and some really cool science too!” PRIMARY TIMES 2019
AGE RATING: 5+ recommended
Now playing its 5th successful year touring the U.K and having played to over 100,000 people around the country the Little Mix show is back!! A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix.
This iconic 5-star rated show has live vocals and is full of commercial pop-video choreography. Suitable for kids, tweens, teens and adults alike, The Little Mix Show brings the full pop concert experience to your local theatre.
There are lots of added extras including Dance Competitions, Free Giveaways and even a Meet & Greet with the girls after the show! The Little Mix Show features all of Little Mix’s chart topping hits including the most recent releases from the Glory Days album.
Dance & scream to a packed out playlist of hit songs that includes 'Black Magic', 'Power', 'No More Sad Songs', 'Wings', 'Shout Out To My Ex' and even a few covers from their time on The X Factor.
‘An incredible pop concert experience suitable for all ages’
Another first class show. Already booked our next events and very much looking forward to them.
Billy Joel - Keeping the Faith
Billy Joel is one of the best selling music artists of all time, having sold over 150 million albums worldwide.
His 12 studio albums include 33 top 40 hits and have earned him 6 Grammy Awards, as well as induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Keeping the Faith is a collection of Billys greatest hits, including, Just the way you are, Uptown Girl, Tell her about it, River of dreams, We didnt start the fire, My life, shea always a woman and the ever popular Piano Man.
Gareth Jenkins brings the passion and fire of New Yorks favourite son to the stage in a way that will ignite audiences and have you begging for more.
Gareth has trained in Musical Theatre and has professional theatre credits book tickets now you will not want to miss this!!!
LOU SANDERS: 'SAY HELLO TO YOUR NEW STEP MUMMY'
It’s me, Loulie, AKA the face that launched a thousand dicks! In this show I’ll examine relationships (all kinds, baby), mental health (other people’s, I’m fine) and perverts (that one is mainly me, actually).
I’ll be oversharing, wanging on about spirituality and giving everyone some much unwanted advice.
As seen/heard on 'Taskmaster', 'QI', '8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown', 'Travel Man', 'Hypothetical', 'The Russell Howard Hour', 'The Unbelievable Truth', 'Ultimate Worrier' and more.
‘A comedian who leaves you wanting more’ **** Times
’She’s terrific’ **** Guardian
‘Lou Sanders deserves a Comedy Award nod… her best show yet’ **** Evening Standard
’Thank the comedy Gods’ **** Chortle
A BEAUTIFUL NOISE
Celebrating the music and tribute to Neil Diamond
Featuring Fisher Stevens
From London’s West End, led by Fisher Stevens with his full live band, the internationally acclaimed production celebrates the music of Neil Diamond.
The show pays homage to his incredible career, from the hits he penned during his time in the hit factory that was the Brill Building, to the amazing musical achievements that have led him to become one of the world’s most famous singer-songwriters.
A cast of professional musicians will take you on a moving and powerful musical journey, celebrating all the classic hits. This musical adventure, unrivalled by any other, revisits more than five decades of sparkling musical gems including, Love On The Rocks, Sweet Caroline, Forever In Blue Jeans, Song Sung Blue, I am …I Said, America, Holly Holy, Red Red Wine, I’m A Believer and many more.
* Please note this is a tribute show and is no way affiliated or endorsed by Neil Diamond
★★★★"The atmosphere is electric. In lieu of the great man himself, A Beautiful Noise is a worthy tribute to Neil Diamond and his legacy to music"
★★★★ "With his sincere and charismatic stage presence Fisher Stevens may as well be the real Diamond, the audience is putty in his hands”
★★★★ "The legendary music of Neil Diamond is brought to life on a West End stage for a night you won't forget, and as tributes to the greats go, you'd struggle to get more bang for your buck in the West End"
Thursday 19 May 2022, 7.15pm
The Royal Ballet | LIVE
This classic fairytale represents the battle between good and evil, and the attempt of love to conquer all. The magic of the lakes, forests and palaces is brought to life with glittering designs by John Macfarlane and a sublime score by Tchaikovsky. The Royal Ballet’s sumptuous production of Swan Lake returns to the Royal Opera House stage after its 2020 revival was interrupted by the pandemic’s closure of theatres. This classic of the repertory is testament to the late choreographer Liam Scarlett’s abiding love of classicism and innate musicality, which shine through this production.
Lauren Cuthbertson (Odette/Odile), William Bracewell (Prince Siegfried)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Original choreography Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Music Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Production Liam Scarlett
Additional choreography Liam Scarlett and Frederick Ashton
Designer John Macfarlane
Lighting designer David Finn
Running times: 3 hours and 20 minutes (including two intervals)
Since 2016, Women in Rock have been wowing audiences across the UK and Europe with their high energy performances. Featuring soaring vocals, choreography, audience interaction, striking costumes and backed by a band of world class musicians.
Women in Rock has built a reputation as the leading rock show around. Having performed to audiences of up to 120,000, these women are ready to take you on a spectacular journey through five decades of female rock leaving you cheering for more.
Featuring the songs of Cher, Blondie, Janis Joplin, Republica, Belinda Carlisle, Bonnie Tyler, Pink, Suzi Quatro, Tina Turner and many more.
Women in Rock are guaranteed to get you on your feet.
Grab your tickets and let's get ready to sing, dance and ROCK!
The sounds of the late 1960s and early 1970s will be recreated during a nostalgic evening at Norden Farm when California Dreamers pay homage to the Woodstock generation. Classic songs by The Eagles, James Taylor, The Monkees, The Byrds, Joni Mitchell, Mamas and Papas, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Carole King and more are in store. America’s West Coast was at the heart of a cultural revolution as flower power struck and fans can release their inner hippie during an evening with California Dreamers.
A RIGHT ROYAL KNEES UP
Jimmy Cricket and Leah Bell
Plus full supporting company
This feel-good performance is packed with show-stopping scenes, sing a long memories and spectacular footage as we take a nostalgic journey through the seventy-year reign of Queen Elizabeth the Second.
Guaranteed to put you in the party mood, this once in a lifetime performance will get your spirits soaring, your hands clapping and your voices bellowing out as we bring you to our rousing flag waving finale.
There is no better way of celebrating Her Majesty the Queens Platinum Jubilee, than by joining us for
A RIGHT ROYAL KNEES UP.
The Forum are pleased to announce that we have these guys performing here!!!
The band mastered the large catalogue of Stereophonics songs and began to perform live on a regular basis. Even playing a fantastic gig at the Working Man’s Club in Cwmaman, Wales; where the Stereophonics played their first ever live show, due to it being Kelly, Richard and Stuart’s home town! the band had the great pleasure of being joined onstage by Stuart Cable Stereophonics former drummer – which is a personal highlight for all band members.
Stereosonics received many compliments that evening regarding Their performance, even being told that Shane sounds like Kelly by Mrs Jones herself! (Kelly’s mother, Beryl) they continued to perform over the years and became renowned for providing great entertainment that could not be rivalled unless you had an audience with the band themselves.
Due to family commitments and a member of the group emigrating they took a year off from the performing scene, although they continued to rehearse and hone their performance as close to the originals as possible.
They were now back with a vengeance and ready to rock the tribute music scene once again.
As the band restarted with new members, it felt that a new beginning and a new name was necessary. Formally known as the Replicaphonics, the band re-emerged as the Stereosonics.
Stereosonics are proving to be more successful than ever and continue to tour the length and bredth of the UK going from strength to strength.
Since their inception in 2015, Pink Floydian have been building up a reputation as one of the finest and most authentic Pink Floyd tributes in the UK. They have received praise for their incredibly accurate renditions and authentic stage show.
Their two-and-a-half hour show sees them performing classic moments from 11 Pink Floyd albums including a full rendition of Floyd’s most popular album, Dark Side of the Moon.
A Pink Floydian show is much more than a gig, it is a faithful recreation of Floyd at their finest. Comprising some of the north-west’s finest musicians, close your eyes and Pink Floydian will take you back.
From the lush landscapes of Shine On You Crazy Diamond to the haunting refrain of Great Gig In The Sky, Pink Floydian will guide you on a magical journey through the illustrious recording career of the world’s most successful progressive rock band.
With a new light and laser show for 2022, the show promises to be great entertainment.
The UK’s Number One Status Quo Tribute Show!
“An excellent show, really capturing the essence of the Quo I played with for 13 odd years – the attention to detail is awesome!” MATT LETLEY - Status Quo drummer 2000-2013
'Rockin’ All Over The World' - 'Whatever You Want' – 'Down Down' – 'Living On An Island' – 'In The Army Now' - 'What You’re Proposing' – 'Burning Bridges'… just a few of the many hits spreading five decades of Status Quo’s incredible music history.
‘The Quo Experience' is an East Anglian based band including David Wood as ‘Francis Rossi’ and Dave Crawte as ‘Rick Parfitt’; both have spent years studying every detail of Rossi and Parfitt's looks, playing styles and stage performances to make sure they are both as close to the real thing on stage as is possible, without actually being the legendary rock duo themselves! The magic and chemistry that the Parfitt/Rossi partnership brought to a Quo 'live' performance is now being continued within The Quo Experience.
However, The Quo Experience is not all about Rick and Francis; it also features Graham Partridge, who captures the magic of Status Quo’s long-term keyboard player Andy Bown's playing and vocals perfectly; plus Ian ‘Jaspa’ Woodthorpe on drums and Del Fletcher on bass, who together help create the Status Quo ‘live’ sound every fan expects to hear!
With such an impressive line-up of seriously experienced musicians and passionate Quo fans, along with a stage show that includes the legendary Status Quo wall of white Marshalls and replica guitars, The Quo Experience is fully armed to take the act as far as is possibly achievable in the tribute band industry. The Quo Experience is, however, not just another Quo tribute band - it is an 'experience'; an ongoing chance to 'experience' the sounds and looks of "Britain's biggest singles chart band of all time" as we all remember it!
The Quo Experience feel proud and privileged to have had the legendary Status Quo drummer Matt Letley play many full shows with the band during 2017 and 2018. This goes to show the Quo Experience are not just another Status Quo tribute band but an act worth seeing by any Quo fan along with others who may not have seen the real Status Quo ‘live’.
The Quo Experience now feel honoured to be represented by Rick Parfitt’s widow Lyndsay Parfitt at ‘Lyndsay Parfitt Promotions’!
“I feel very proud to be working with the UK’s number one Status Quo tribute act ‘The Quo Experience’ to help keep my late husband’s name and music alive. This is a tribute act that does everything right... the show, the sound and the mannerisms... a band well worth seeing and a fitting tribute to Rick and Status Quo” – Lyndsay Parfitt
Que Sera Sera is a magnificent show that pays homage to one of Hollywood’s greatest stars – Doris Day.
Que Sera Sera is a show that celebrates the lady and the music as we take our audience on a factual musical timeline through Doris Day’s career in music and film.
We start at the beginning of her career during the big band days and then take you on a ‘Sentimental Journey’ to the Hollywood movies that made her the legend that is Doris Day.
This show will be your ‘Secret Love’ as our three international vocalists supported by a team of professional dancers perform these beautiful songs leaving you feeling ‘Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered’ and full of nostalgia – simply wishing we were back to those good old days.
Que Sera Sera has wonderful music and great costumes all complimented by stunning choreography and video projection depicting some wonderful vintage footage of a bygone era.
Que Sera Sera doesn’t mimic the sound and movements of Doris Day – we think she is worth much more than that!
The show is a fan’s tribute to the fantastic songs and memories that Doris Day and her music gave every generation. You'll hear all these classic songs including;
Bewitched, Bothered, Bewildered
Ready, Willing & Able
Tea for Two
Que Sera Sera
The Award-winning Tina Turner Spectacular
Come shake a tail feather with the UK’s supreme Tina – Justine Riddoch – and her talented cast.
This breathtaking recreation of a live Tina Turner concert celebrates the golden anniversary of the Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll’s signature tune Proud Mary. Tina’s no-holds-barred take of the song established a reputation for fearsome live performances – and those never-ending legs!
Early hits, including River Deep - Mountain High and Nutbush City Limits, were just a taste of what was to come. We Don’t Need Another Hero, Simply the Best, What’s Love Got to Do With It, I Don’t Wanna Lose You and When the Heartache is Over propelled Tina to stadium concert stardom.
Supported by her dazzling dancing girls in sequins, feathers and diamonds, Justine recreates those famed live performances.
The SUPREME Tina (National Tribute Awards), she’s got the looks, she’s got the moves, but most of all, she’s got THE voice. Join an army of loyal fans for a truly authentic, fun-packed musical spectacular!
National Tribute Music Awards Winner:
Best Female Artist
Best Sound, Lighting and Production
Plus Lifetime Achievement Award