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DREAMBOATS & PETTICOATS

JIMMY CARR

AUTUMN / WINTER 2010 0844 847 2426 (bkg fee) GROUPS HOTLINE 0844 372 7272 www.grimsbyauditorium.org.uk

THE ARMSTRONG & MILLER SHOW

TELL ME ON A SUNDAY


2010

WELCOME

SEPTEMBER

Welcome to the Grimsby Auditorium Autumn/ Winter Season Brochure for 2010 and once again I am extremely pleased to present another exciting mix of shows.

Sun 19 September

Fri 17 September WAX – WEARABLE ARTS EXPOSE

Special highlights include the return of the hip-swinging smash-hit musical Dreamboats and Petticoats and in 2011, Auditorium family favourite, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. This year’s pantomime Beauty and the Beast, is brought to you again by Pele Productions, starring Ian ‘H’ Watkins from Steps as Muddles. As usual we have the best in comedy including a third visit for Jimmy Carr this year, The Armstrong and Miller Show, Stewart Francis, Ross Noble, Mark Watson, Jason Manford Live and Lenny Henry! A flavour of one nighters at the Auditorium are recreating the magic of Take That in Back For Good, Tell Me On A Sunday starring Claire Sweeney, The Vagina Monologues, Peppa Pig’s Party, a charming and imaginative show for the little ones and many more. If you would like to receive regular updates along with competitions, pre sales for selected shows and much more , make sure you sign up to our online mailing list at www.grimsbyauditorium.org.uk. On behalf of the management team and the auditorium staff we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Diane Belding General Manager AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP (ATG) is the largest theatre operator in the world combining its international stature with core local values. As a successful and respected theatre provider, ATG has years of experience helping millions of customers enjoy the very best theatre and live entertainment - and now it’s your turn to be part of it.

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DANCE COMPETITION Wed 22 September THE DRIFTERS IN CONCERT

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OCTOBER Fri 1 October JIMMY CARR – LAUGHTER THERAPY 4 Sat 2 October GRIMSBY AND CLEETHORPES YOUTH ORCHESTRA Wed 6 October MAXIMUM RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES THE MANFREDS

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Thu 7 October THE ARMSTRONG & MILLER SHOW

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Sat 9 October BACK FOR GOOD

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Sun 10 October STEWART FRANCIS – TOUR DE FRANCIS

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Mon 11 October SCHOOL CELEBRATION EVENT Tue 12 October VIENNA FESTIVAL BALLET PRESENT THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

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THIS YEAR’S PANTOMIME

THU 9 - SUN 26 DEC


2011 Wed 13 October

NOVEMBER

STEVE STEINMAN’S -

Thu 4 November

VAMPIRES ROCK

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Thu 14 October 6

Fri 15 October SOLD OUT

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

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JASON MANFORD: LIVE Fri 25 February

CEREMONY

PEPPA PIG’S PARTY

Sat 23 October

Mon 22 November

Sun 24 October

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NON SENSORY OVERLOAD

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Thu 28 October SOLD OUT

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LENNY HENRY IN CRADLE

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Thu 25 November

TO RAVE: A MUSICAL JOURNEY

ESSENCE OF IRELAND CHRISTMAS

JULY 10

Sat 30 October

THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

THE RAT PACK -

Sat 27 November AN EVENING WITH DEREK ACORAH

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Mon 29 November – Sat 4 December 12-13

DECEMBER Thu 9 – Sun 26 December BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Thu 14 July ROY ‘CHUBBY’ BROWN

THE CHUCKLE BROTHERS IN

DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS

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APRIL Thu 28 April

Fri 26 November

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TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

CHAPTERS FROM HELL

SPECIAL - A WINTERS TALE

VEGAS SPECTACULAR

Tue 8 – Sun 13 March

THE CIRCUS OF HORRORS - THE FOUR

ALL STAR AMERICAN SUPERSLAM 7

FIREMAN SAM

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING

REMEMBER WHEN AT CHRISTMAS

Fri 29 October

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MARCH 9

Tue 23 November

ROSS NOBLE –

Fri 11 & Sat 12 February

BORN TO ROCK N ROLL – TOGETHER Sat 20 & Sun 21 November

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Sat 13 November IN CONCERT WITH MARTY WILDE

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FEBRUARY

PREMIER LEAGUE SNOOKER

GRIMSBY INSTITUTE GRADUATION

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BSSK PRESENT MIND BODY AND SPIRIT

Thu 11 November

Fri 22 October

60’S GOLD TOUR 2010

BEYOND THE BARRICADES Sat 29 - Sun 30 January

PARTYCASINO.COM

Mon 18 October

WRESTLING SPECTACULAR

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PSYCHIC SALLY: ON THE ROAD

JOHN BISHOP

Thu 27 January

MARK WATSON LIVE Mon 8 November

SALLY MORGAN –

FRANKIE BOYLE

JANUARY

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WAX - WEARABLE ART EXPOSE

THE DRIFTERS IN CONCERT

FRI 17 SEP

WED 22 SEP 7.30pm C G L

For those who aspire to a career in the creative arts and media the WAX convention presents a unique opportunity to share the experiences of inspirational industry speakers and attend workshops. Contact Rebekah Sparkes for more information on 311 231.

As one of the biggest selling bands of all time, The Drifters perform some of the group’s biggest hits includes classics such as Saturday Night at the Movies, There Goes My First Love, Under The Boardwalk, More Than A Number, Hello Happiness, On Broadway, Kissing In The Back Row and many more combining classic songs, new material, top flight choreography and world class musicians.

Careers convention 10.30am – 4pm: Free (Ticket required) Fashion Show 1pm: FREE (Ticket required) Evening Fashion Show & Awards 6pm: £3.

www.theofficialdrifters.com

JIMMY CARR - LAUGHTER THERAPY

MAXIMUM RHYTHM ‘N’ BLUES

FRI 1 OCT 7.30pm Ages 16+

THE MANFREDS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

Since the turn of the century Jimmy has been a ‘fun slinger’ of international repute. Laughter Therapy is his ninth solo show. It’ll be an evening of non stop jokes, gags and banter.

WED 6 OCT 7.30pm

If you’ve got a sick sense of humour then maybe laughter is the best medicine. Not to be taken if you have a sensitive disposition or an overactive moral compass. Recommended dose: one brand new show to be taken annually (I said annually). www.jimmycarr.com

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TREADWELL & PMG PRESENT

GRIMSBY INSTITUTE

Maximum Rhythm ‘N’ Blues is back boasting some of the finest quality talent ever assembled on one stage featuring The Manfreds with original members Paul Jones, Mike D’Abo, Tom McGuinness and Mike Hugg and their special guests Alan Price and Cliff Bennett. Hits include Do Wah Diddy Diddy, 5-4-3-2-1. An All Star Line Up With The Hits To Match!


THE ARMSTRONG & MILLER SHOW

BACK FOR GOOD

THU 7 OCT 8pm C L

Recreating the magic of Take That. If you like Take That, you will LOVE Back For Good!

BAFTA Award Winner – Best Comedy. Ben Miller and Xander Armstrong will be performing a parade of characters from the TV series including; The street-talking WWII chav pilots; Brabbins and Fyffe, the filthy alter-egos of Flanders and Swann; Jilted Jim, dumped at the altar but still on his honeymoon; and so many more. ‘AN ABSOLUTE TREAT.’ Observer, (TV series)

STEWART FRANCIS

SAT 9 OCT 7.30pm C G L F

Featuring a feast of your infectious feel-good favourites such as Relight My Fire, Never Forget, Greatest Day, It Only Takes A Minute Girl, Everything Changes, Shine to the heart-warming Babe, Patience, Said It All and A Million Love Songs you will be putting your hands together to Pray that the boys are truly Back For Good!

VIENNA FESTIVAL BALLET PRESENTS

TOUR DE FRANCIS

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

SUN 10 OCT 7.30pm Ages 16+

TUE 12 OCT 7.30pm C

Great Comedians Come in Cycles. As seen on Mock The Week, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and 8 Out Of 10 Cats.

Vienna Festival Ballet returns to the Grimsby Auditorium with their traditional, enchanting production of The Sleeping Beauty.

‘ONE OF VERY FEW STAND-UPS WHOSE PERFECTLY CRAFTED GAGS BEAR PROPER COMPARISON WITH TRANSATLANTIC GREATS LIKE STEVEN WRIGHT AND WOODY ALLEN’ Guardian

A classic fairy tale set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, classic Petipa choreography, beautiful costumes, all combine to portray the struggle between good and evil. www.viennafestivalballet.com

www.stewartfrancis.com

BOX OFFICE 0844 847 2426 (fees apply)

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ONE NIGHT SHOWS

STEVE STEINMAN’S CULT ROCK SHOW

VAMPIRES ROCK

PSYCHIC SALLY: ON THE ROAD

WED 13 OCT 7.30pm C G L

THU 14 OCT 7.30pm G

Steve Steinman, a full cast of superb singers, dancers and a formidable band blast their way through some of the greatest ever rock anthems including; We Will Rock You, Bat Out of Hell, Highway to Hell, Sweet Child Of Mine, Devil Gate Drive, I Love Rock n Roll and many more!

Fresh from her new TV Series - Psychic Sally: On The Road on LIVING TV, Britain’s best loved celebrity psychic returns by overwhelming public demand for her 2010 National theatre tour.

All teamed with an amazing stage set and pyrotechnics to blow your mind, this rock spectacular is not to be missed!

Famous for her work with the late Princess Diana, Sally now brings her amazing abilities and her tremendous personality to the stage with a unique theatrical experience. Sally Morgan has taken the UK by storm! www.sallymorgan.tv

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

60’S GOLD TOUR 2010

MON 18 OCT 7.30pm C G L Following a sell-out season last Autumn, The Vagina Monologues comes to the Grimsby Auditorium with an all star cast including Nikki Sanderson (Coronation Street) Roxanne Pallett (Emmerdale) and Sue Jenkins (Brookside). Based on author Eve Ensler’s ‘Vagina Interviews’, this hilariously witty and moving collection of tales gives voice to a chorus of lusty, outrageous, poignant, brave and thoroughly human stories. www.vaginamonologues.co.uk

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SALLY MORGAN

SAT 23 OCT 7.30pm Starring Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Searchers PJ Proby and Chip Hawkes. A show featuring all the hits of the 60’s from THE ORIGINAL STARS OF THE SIXTIES! The famous singles to the timeless albums’ tracks, this show will create the ultimate feel-good factor as the audiences are transported back to the great nights enjoyed in their youth. AN EVENING OF PURE NOSTALGIA! A SHOW NOT TO BE MISSED!


ROSS NOBLE NONSENSORY OVERLOAD SUN 24 OCT 8pm Ages 15+ C L Nonsensory Overload is Noble back fresh from his travels, not to mention his own TV show, doing what he does best; spinning forth hilarious nonsense for your amusement. Now is your chance to see one of the best live comics working internationally today. Prepare your brain for a Nonsensory Overload. ‘BRILLIANTLY INVENTIVE, QUIRKY STANDUP... SEE HIM AND MARVEL’ The Sun

THE RAT PACK

ALL STAR AMERICAN SUPERSLAM WRESTLING SPECTACULAR FRI 29 OCT 7.30pm C F L All Star Wrestling celebrates a 40 year reign as Britain’s No 1 presenters at major venues in the UK. Bringing you former WWE favourites and best of British wrestlers in a 2 hour family friendly action packed show. The place to celebrate a Birthday and meet the stars backstage. This show is a must for all ages!

MARK WATSON LIVE

VEGAS SPECTACULAR

THU 4 NOV 7.30pm

SAT 30 OCT 7.30pm

The multi-award winning comedian and host of BBC’s We Need Answers, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, and a Mock The Week regular and star of cult Radio 4 series Mark Watson Makes The World Substantially Better, Mark Watson finally returns to the road in the UK, with his most personal, most surprising, and funniest show yet.

Fun all the way as the ‘Purveyors of Cool’ come to Grimsby with an exciting new show featuring the greatest music of the 20th Century. Wonderful memories of Frank, Dean & Sammy, Come Fly With Me, Lady Is A Tramp, Mack the Knife etc. Lots of hanky panky and banter too as their timeless soiree remains the hottest party around. Free seat for accompanied child under 16 with £16 seat. www.ratpack.biz

Total sell-out seasons at the Montreal, Melbourne, Sydney and Edinburgh Festivals.

BOX OFFICE 0844 847 2426 (fees apply)

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ONE NIGHT SHOWS

PARTYCASINO.COM

PREMIER LEAGUE SNOOKER THU 11 NOV 7.15pm C G L Returns to Grimsby yet again for 1 fantastic night the PLS will showcase 2 matches broadcast LIVE on Sky Sports! The PLS line-up is always extraordinary and features the world’s most prestigious players. Grimsby Auditorium will host current PLS title-holder Shaun Murphy versus World No.8 Mark Williams, followed by the legendary Ronnie O’Sullivan versus current World Champion Neil Robertson. We look forward to seeing you there! VIP packages available.

TELL ME ON A SUNDAY MON 8 NOV 7.30pm C G L CLAIRE SWEENEY STARS IN ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER AND DON BLACK’S MASTERPIECE OF MUSICAL THEATRE.

BORN TO ROCK ‘N’ ROLL TOGETHER IN CONCERT SAT 13 NOV 7.30pm Original ‘dreamboats’, Marty Wilde, Eden Kane, and Jet Harris with Roxy Wilde and the Wildcats join forces in a spectacular show that will show they were…BORN TO ROCK ‘N’ ROLL. Performing their own hits and collaborating live on stage, teen idols of their day, Marty, Eden and Jet show us how rock n’ roll with its fusion of sound and rhythm shaped the style of music that we listened to then and still do today. 8

A rare opportunity to see the definitive version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical Tell Me on a Sunday. With a wonderful original score, featuring the chart topping song Take That Look Off Your Face, it is now remodeled for Claire Sweeney for 2010 with an exclusive new song, I Still Believe in Love. Tell Me on a Sunday charts the romantic misadventures of a young English girl in New York. Brimming with optimism, she seeks success and love. But as she weaves her way through the maze of the city and her own anxieties, frustrations and heartaches, she begins to wonder whether she’s been looking for love in all the wrong places.


FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY!

REMEMBER WHEN AT CHRISTMAS MON 22 NOV 2.30pm G Following their very successful first visit this year, don’t miss the special Christmas production of this very popular show which will have you singing along to all your festive favourites. Come & enjoy a wonderful festive trip down memory lane to a time when Christmas really was ‘The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year’. Join Neil Sands and his cast of West End performers for over two hours of musical memories, nostalgia and good old fashioned festive FUN!

PEPPA PIG SAT 20 NOV 1pm & 4pm SUN 21 NOV 10am & 1pm

F Oink oink - it’s Peppa Pig! Peppa is a playful little piggy who lives with her younger brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig. Through everyday adventures she plays games, makes new friends and enjoys her absolute favourite activity – jumping up and down in muddy puddles! Today it’s a bright and sunny day. It’s a very special day. It’s Peppa Pig’s birthday. Come and join the fun with Peppa and George, Suzy Sheep, Danny Dog and Emily Elephant.

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This BAFTA award-winning children’s TV show is recreated live on stage featuring beautifully true-to-life puppets, for the first time, from the producers of LazyTown Live! and Roald Dahl’s The BFG.

‘A GREAT FAMILY SHOW’ Express & Echo Peppa Pig ©Astley Baker Davies Ltd/E1 Entertainment Ltd 2003

BOX OFFICE 0844 847 2426 (fees apply)

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ONE NIGHT SHOWS

CIRCUS OF HORRORS

ESSENCE OF IRELAND

FOUR CHAPTERS FROM HELL

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL - A WINTERS TALE

TUE 23 NOV 7.30pm C G L Ages 16+

THU 25 NOV 7.30pm C G L

The Circus of Horrors has had a major revamp and is back rockin’ & shockin’ with a special brand new show created especially to celebrate its 15th bloody year. It will take you on a journey through all four of the shows incarnations and is the nearest thing you will get to a Circus of Horrors greatest hits. Imagine if Quentin Tarantino had directed Cirque Du Soleil then you would be only half way there. www.circusofhorrors.co.uk

Fans of Irish Dance and Music get a chance to enjoy the true Spirit of Christmas at the spectacular show Essence of Ireland – A Winters Tale.

THE CHUCKLE BROTHERS

AN EVENING WITH

This is a christmas show not to be missed! www.essenceofireland.co.uk

IN THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

DEREK ACORAH

FRI 26 NOV 7pm

SAT 27 NOV 7.30pm G

Paul, Barry and the rest of the gang are back for a new Pantomime for 2010. When the evil Jack Frost steals all the children’s presents from Father Christmas who can the Elves ask to save Christmas? Only Paul & Barry! Oh Dear Oh Dear!

Derek Acorah is undoubtedly the UK’s No 1 Spirit Medium. The star of living TV’s Paranormal Egypt, Ghost Towns, Most Haunted and Most Haunted Live, brings his hugely entertaining evening of psychic abilities to the Grimsby Auditorium by popular demand.

Don’t miss this spectacular, comedy Christmas special adventure of The Chuckle Brothers in Twelve Days of Xmas’. Guaranteed Fun for all the family from ages 3 to 103. 10

This special Christmas edition blends traditional Irish music and dance, coupled with all your favourite Christmas classics, including the heart warming Fairytale of New York.

Wherever he appears his shows are sell outs, so book early to avoid disappointment. www.derekacorah.org


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‘SUPERB. A GREAT NIGHT OUT’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘TREMENDOUS’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

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DIRECT FROM THE WEST END

BILL KENWRIGHT and LAURIE MANSFIELD in association with UNIVERSAL MUSIC present

‘I LOVED EVERY MOMENT’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘A GREAT ROCKIN’ EVENING’ Re-live the greatest time of your life again as the rockin’ rollin’ smash hit West End musical, inspired by the million-selling albums Dreamboats and Petticoats One, Two and Three returns to Grimsby by popular demand as part of a major UK tour.

DAILY EXPRESS

‘SUPERB’ BBC RADIO

In 1961 emotions run high as talented young musicians Norman and Bobby compete to win the hearts of their adoring female fans and, more importantly, the gorgeous Sue. But when Bobby discovers that shy Laura is no slouch on the piano, love and rock ‘n’ roll fame beckons.

MON 29 NOV - SAT 4 DEC Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm

Featuring the hit songs Let’s Dance, To Know Him Is To Love Him, Shaking All Over, In Dreams, Bobby’s Girl, Three Steps To Heaven, Little Town Flirt, Only Sixteen, Runaround Sue, Happy Birthday Sweet 16, What A Wonderful World, Let’s Twist Again, Teenager In Love, At The Hop, The Wanderer and many more hits from music’s golden era!

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Includes previous cast photos

OPENING NIGHT OFFER 2 for 1 offer

0844 847 2426 (fees apply) www.grimsbyauditorium.org.uk

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A SPECTACULAR FAMILY PANTOMIME FOR CHRISTMAS STARRING

IAN ‘H’ WATKINS

TICKETS FROM £8

FROM STEPS AS THE HILARIOUS MUDDLES

DECEMBER

Thu 9 10.00 2.00

Fri 10 10.00 2.00

Sat 11 2.00 7.00

Sun 12 2.00

Mon 13 No performances

Tue 14 10.00 2.00

Wed 15 10.00 2.00

Thu 16 10.00 2.00

Fri 17 No performances

Sat 18 1.00 5.00

Sun 19 2.00

Mon 20 2.00 7.00

Tue 21 2.00 7.00

Wed 22 2.00 7.00 Thu 23 2.00 7.00

Fri 24 2.00 Sat 25 No performances

Sun 26 2.00 KEY RED BLACK

Preview & Press perfs Standard perfs

C G L F G GROUPS 10 + Call 0844 372 7272 This heart-warming and enchanting adventure is the classic love story of Belle, a young woman in a small provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a Prince trapped in a spell. If the Beast can learn to love and to be loved, the spell will be broken and he will be transformed back to his former self. However, time is running out, and if the Beast does not learn his lesson soon before the last rose dies…he will be forever trapped! See how the hilarious Muddles ( Ian ‘H’ Watkins ) unknowingly goes to work in the Beast’s castle. Boo and hiss as he stands up to the vain and pompous ‘Anton’ who tries to bully Belle into marrying him. Don’t miss this wonderful pantomime ending with a fantastic STEPS medley and members of the audience have a chance to perform on stage with ‘H’. Join us for a great night out and kid’s come dressed as your favourite character! 1 14

0844 847 2426 (fees apply) www.grimsbyauditorium.org.uk


BRAND NEW 2011 SHOWS

BEYOND THE BARRICADE THU 27 JAN 7.30pm The UK’s leading musical theatre concert, Beyond the Barricade is set to return in 2011 with a Brand New Show. Recreating with amazing authenticity the original West End/Broadway musical hit songs, this cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables perform songs from Miss Saigon, The Lion King, Phantom Of the Opera, We Will Rock You, Blood Brothers, and many more major hit productions, climaxing with a spectacular finale from, of course, Les Miserables! www.beyondthebarricade.com

JASON MANFORD LIVE FRI 11 & SAT 12 FEB 7.30pm Ages 16+ As seen on Live at the Apollo, Walk on the Wild Side, Comedy Rocks, 8 out of 10 Cats, Royal Variety Performance 2009 and Jason Manford & Friends. ‘SHARP OBSERVATIONAL COMEDY…INSPIRED ONE-LINERS… MANFORD CERTAINLY KNOWS HOW TO GET THE LAUGHS.’ Metro www.jasonmanford.com

BSSK PRESENT MIND BODY AND SPIRIT SAT 29 - SUN 30 JAN 10am-5pm C Complementary Therapies: Reiki, Reflexology, Hypnotherapy, EFT, Hopi Ear Candling, Aromatherapy, Past Life Regression, Massage and many more. Unusual Gifts: Jewellery, Clothing, Bags, Books, Cards, Crystals, Art, Incense, Angels, Pagan & Wiccan and more. Divinations: Psychic Artist, Aura Camera, Mediums, Palm & Crystal Ball Readers, Tarot Readers, Astrologers, Clairvoyants & Psychics. Free talks and workshops – different each day.

LENNY HENRY IN CRADLE TO RAVE: A MUSICAL JOURNEY THU 28 APR 7.30pm CRADLE TO RAVE is the brand new one man show from Lenny Henry, fresh from his award winning stint in Northern Broadside’s Othello. Lenny returns to his roots with a funky, funny and touching show about the thing he loves most: music. CRADLE TO RAVE is a musical journey, exploring the role music has played, and will play, at every stage of Lenny’s life from the womb to the tomb. Hit it!
Written by Lenny Henry and Jon Canter.

BOX OFFICE 0844 847 2426 (fees apply)

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‘IT EXPLODES LIKE GLITTERING FIR

BILL KENWRIGHT BY ARRANGEMENT WITH THE REALLY USEFUL GROUP PRESENTS

LYRICS BY TIM

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ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER


EWORKS. BRILLIANT!’

THE SUNDAY TIMES

‘THE SHOW OF THE CENTURY’ ENTERTAINMENT AND NEWS

‘MAGNIFICENT’ EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS

‘A TECHNICOLOR TRIUMPH!’ THE INDEPENDENT

Having enjoyed sensational reviews, Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ‘Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical continues to enjoy huge success across the country with standing ovations at every performance. Keith Jack, the hugely popular runner-up who finished just a hair’s breadth behind winner Lee Mead in the hit BBC series Any Dream Will Do, takes on the title role, having won the hearts of the nation with his sparkling charisma and sensational singing voice. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Any Dream Will Do, Close Every Door To Me and One More Angel.

TUE 8 - SUN 13 MAR Tue - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Thu mats 2.30pm Sat & Sun mats 2pm Sun eve 5pm

Joseph bursts on to the stage at the Grimsby Auditorium so book your tickets now and be part of the magic!

OPENING NIGHT OFFER 2 for 1 offer

‘IT’S UTTERLY IRRESISTIBLE. GO, GO, GO JO!’ MAIL ON SUNDAY

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0844 847 2426 (fees apply) www.grimsbyauditorium.org.uk

Please note the Wednesday matinee and the Saturday first matinee will be performed by our alternate Joseph. Please contact the Box Office for more information

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BOOKING INFORMATION BOOK IN PERSON Call into our Box Office on Cromwell Rd, Grimsby, North East Lincs DN31 2BH. Venue opening times are as follows: Monday – Saturday: 12pm – 6pm Sundays and Bank Holidays: 1hr prior to start of show. Show Nights: 15 mins after start of show.

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RESTORATION FUND The ticket price for certain shows may include a £1 contribution to the theatre’s restoration fund.

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RESERVATION BOOKINGS You can reserve tickets, which must be paid for within 5 working days. Unpaid reservations are immediately released for sale when the deadline for payment expires. PAYMENT You can call into the Auditorium Box Office to purchase tickets by cash, cheque or credit / debit card. Please note that certain shows carry a credit / debit card charge. You will be informed of this when you are booking your tickets. Cheques should be made payable to ATG Venues and accompanied by a valid bankers card with a guarantee limit sufficient to cover the amount payable.

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ONLINE Log on to www.grimsbyauditorium.org.uk* TELEPHONE Call our combined 24hr Box Office and Ticketmaster number 0844 847 2426*. (Please see box office time above) Groups (10+) call 0844 372 7272

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ACCESS FOR ALL Grimsby Auditorium has the following facilities for people with special needs. Accessible toilets in all areas , wheelchair spaces, lifts to the first floor bar facility, Infra Red Hearing System compatible in stalls and circle area. Please call 0844 277 9856 (24hrs). Guide/hearing dogs are welcome. If you wish to book a wheelchair space please call 01472 26 2567. To help us provide you with the best service possible please inform the Box Office of your requirements when booking your seats.

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE As issued by head office and on display in the Grimsby Auditorium Box Office.

SHOWING YOU WE CARE Through our customer service programme ‘Showing You We Care’ we are committed to making your visit to our venue both memorable and enjoyable. Our staff are on hand if you require any assistance whatsoever. There is also a Duty Manager available if you have any problems or comments which may assist in making your future visits as, or more, enjoyable.

Grimsby Auditorium is operated by the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), who have a total of 39 venues across the UK, including 12 in the West End, and 27 regionally. ATG’s impressive portfolio of West End theatres includes Apollo Victoria, Comedy, Donmar Warehouse, Duke of York’s, Fortune, Lyceum, Phoenix, Piccadilly, Playhouse, Savoy, Trafalgar Studio 1 and Trafalgar Studio 2. ATG’s regional theatres include The Ambassadors Woking encompassing the New Victoria and Rhoda McGaw Theatres and the award-winning Ambassador Cinemas; Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham; Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury; Theatre Royal Brighton; Bristol Hippodrome; Churchill Theatre Bromley; Edinburgh Playhouse; Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone; King’s Theatre and Theatre Royal, Glasgow; Grimsby Auditorium; Liverpool Empire; Palace Theatre and Opera House, Manchester; Milton Keynes Theatre; New Theatre, Oxford; Richmond Theatre; Southport Theatre; Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent; Sunderland Empire; Princess Theatre, Torquay; New Wimbledon Theatre and New Wimbledon Studio; Grand Opera House, York. ATG is also one of the country’s foremost theatre producers, in Britain and internationally. Current and recent ATG co-productions include The Misanthrope starring Damian Lewis and Keira Knightley; Legally Blonde, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard.

BAR & REFRESHMENT FACILITIES The Auditorium has 2 fully licensed bottle bars, kiosk, coffee station and an in-Auditorium ice cream service. THEATRE TOKENS Theatre tokens are now available to buy from the Box Office. Theatre tokens make a great gift which everyone can enjoy and with musicals, dramas, comedies, operas and ballets, the choice is simply endless.

FREE CAR PARKING Over 350 on-site car parking spaces and 10 coach parking spaces covered by closed-circuit television. The information in this brochure was correct at time of going to press. We reserve the right to make alterations to the published programme of events and their prices and concessions.

AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP


PRICE BAND

A

B

C

D

The Drifters

All tickets £21

Jimmy Carr

All tickets £25

Maximum Rhythm ‘n’ Blues

£22

£22

£22

All tickets £16

Circle Vienna Festival £21.50/ Ballet present The Stalls Sleeping Beauty £17.50

B

£13.50

£13.50

£13.50

All tickets £21

The Vagina Monologues

£23.50

£23.50

All tickets £21

All tickets £22

Superslam Wrestling

Adults £15 Children £13 £20

All tickets £24.50 All tickets £20

£23.50

SIDE BALCONY

SIDE BALCONY

£18

£16

£16

£16

All tickets £17.50 £25

£20

£20

£20

£20

All tickets £16 VIP tickets 2 for £80

Premier League Snooker £23.50

£21.50

£21.50

£21.50

STALLS - GROUND LEVEL

£21.50

Adults Adults Adults Adults £15.50 £13.50 £13.50 £13.50 Peppa Pig - Children Children Children Children Peppa Pig’s Party £13.50 £11.50 £11.50 £13.50 £11.50 All tickets £10 Concessions £9

Remember When At Christmas

Essence Of Ireland

£21

£18

£13

£13

£20.50

£18.50

£18.50

£18.50

£18.50

Band D = Wheelchair spaces Band E = Restricted view

Adults £17 Children £16

An Evening With Derek Acorah

Beauty and The Beast Preview Night & Press Night All other perfs

STAGE

Seating plans, price breaks and prices may vary for some productions.

£18 £25

Chuckle Brothers in The Twelve Days Of Christmas

Dreamboats and Petticoats* Opening Night Offer Mon - Thu eves & Sat mat Wed mat Fri & Sat eves

£15 £12 £17.50

CIRCLE

Mark Watson

The Circus Of Horrors

All tickets 2 for 1 Offer £21 £19 £15 £17 £14 £12 £23 £20 £17.50 £10 £10

£24 £21 £26 £10

BACK BALCONY

£23.50

Ross Noble

E

Adults £14, Children £12

Chubby Brown

All tickets £18 £26

D

*No concession on Sat eves. **All Concessions exclude Sat eves and All Sun perfs.

All tickets £20.50

Sally Morgan

C

One day pass £4.50 Two days pass £7.50

Lenny Henry £17.50

Vampires Rock

Born To Rock N Roll

A

Fireman Sam Joseph** Opening Night Offer Wed - Thu eves Wed - Thu mats Fri - Sun mats & eves Children Sat mat

All tickets £21, Children £16

Stewart Francis

Tell Me On A Sunday

£22

All tickets £21

Back For Good

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular

PRICE BAND BSSK Mind Body and Spirit Jason Manford

£24

The Armstrong and Miller Show

60s Gold Tour

E

All tickets £18.50

All tickets 2 for 1 Offer £27.50 £24.50 £30

£23.50 £21.50 £26

£20.50 £18.50 £23

£17.50 £14.50 £19.50

All tickets £10 Adults £16, Children £12

£17.50 £14.50 £19.50

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BECOME A GROUP BOOKER AND SAVE £££’S! Why not make your visit to the theatre

HIGHLIGHTS FOR GROUP BOOKERS

an even better one by getting it together

Here is a selection of some of the savings available to groups.

with a group and making the most of our fabulous Group Bookings service?

Back For Good

Groups 10+: 1 in 10 free

Sleeping Beauty

Ballet school: all tickets £10

Did you know, when booking 10 or more

The Vagina Monologues

Groups 5+: £2.50 off plus buy 10 get 1 free

tickets you can receive the following benefits without deposit: + Advanced notification and priority booking + Generous savings per ticket + No booking fees + Pre ordering of programmes and ice creams + Confirmation invoices to help you keep track + Up to six weeks to pay This service is completely free. All you need to do is pick a show, pick up the phone and get booking! For advice on booking as a group or to get those tickets reserved, call the Group Sales Coordinator (Mon - Sat 12am - 6pm) on

0844 372 7272 or email grimsbygroups@theambassadors.com

Tell Me On A Sunday Groups 10+: £5 off top price ticket 2010 Premier League Snooker

Groups 10+: 1 in 10 free

Remember When at Christmas

Groups 10+: 1 in 10 free

Essence Of Ireland Groups 10+: 1 in 10 free Dreamboats And Petticoats

Groups 10+: £3.50 off top two prices (excluding Sat eve) Groups 20+: £4.50 off top two prices plus 1 free ticket (excluding Sat eve) School groups: £11 best available seats midweek mats plus 1 teacher free with every 10 pupils

Beauty And The Beast

Groups 10+: £12 all seats Groups 50+: £10 all seats School groups: £8 plus 1 teacher free with every 10 pupils

Joseph

Groups 10+: £3.50 off top three prices Mon - Thu eves plus 1 free ticket Midweek mats early perfs: £2.50 off top three prices plus 1 free ticket School groups: £9.50 plus 1 teacher free with every 10 pupils


Grimsby Brochure Autumn/Winter 2010