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Whether you are a regular supporter or a relative newcomer to our lovely venue, if you attended a show in the last financial year, we would like to thank you for helping us reach a second successive record-breaking year! For the first time, just under 104,000 people attended whilst maintaining our 75% average attendance figure! We believe that our customers realise that live theatre offers such a tremendous experience and a break from the possibly more regular pub or club outing and this has contributed to our ongoing increase in attendance. Thanks to all of you for your sterling support and please do share our good news with your friends.

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BAR OPEN It’s time to enjoy your night out! You’ve S 1hr prior to th collected your tickets and purchased your e pe rfo rm drink. Now it’s house lights down, curtain ance up and let the show begin! As the band strikes up and the spotlights focus on centre stage, have you ever wondered who is making all this magic happen?

And whilst on the subject of numbers, we are looking forward to finding our two millionth attendee since 1998/99 after the Theatre was beautifully rebuilt and refurbished using National Lottery funding. There will be more information to follow about this exciting event and what can be won by the lucky person! The new season also sees us opening our new Lounge Bar. This bar above the foyer will provide a comfortable space to enjoy the VIP Experience and will also be used for certain shows where we know that Groucho’s will be particularly busy. This will speed up the time for you to be served and give you more space to chat with friends in comfort. This season we are delighted to host some totally new acts as well as some original artists plus others who make a welcome return. I hope you enjoy paging through this brochure and trust that you find loads to entertain you, your friends and family. Thank you again for your support and we all wish you and your family a wonderful Festive Season. Happy theatregoing!

Andrew Tucker Cultural Services Manager Cover image: Wizard of Oz pg 21

Liam Murphy

Liam Murphy is our Assistant Technical Manager and has worked here for one year.


He works with our technical team to get visiting companies moved in, the lights set, set built, and the sound rigged up. During the show he can be found calling lighting and sound cues from the side of the stage or moving scenery around. Sometimes customers VISIT OUR see our technical staff at the back of the auditorium operating the lighting and sound equipment that make the shows happen. If you BANEW LOUNGE R ON SELE CTED see Liam, be sure to say hello! SHOWS!


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7.30pm £24.20 Full / £23.20 Approx 1hr 50mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

For over 12 years, chart-topping, Brit Award winning Blake have performed classical, opera and crossover songs and given them a beautiful, unique sound. The new Movies and Musicals tour will see them choose music from their favourite movies and musicals and arrange them with their own exclusive harmonies. Songs from all the greats like Morricone, Barry, Bernstein and Bizet will be amongst many that feature. Add a beautiful backdrop, incredible choirs and some hilarious stories for the perfect night out.

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7.30pm £25.20 All Seats Block Bookers: Buy 10 tickets, get 11th free Approx 2hrs Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Wannabe – The Spice Girls Show is a musical stage show celebrating the career of the world’s biggest girl band, the Spice Girls. From the chart stomping Spice Up Your Life through to the hip shaking Who Do You Think You Are?, Wannabe takes you on a Spice World journey that will make you Zig-A-Zig-Ahhhh. Swing it, shake it, move it, make it down however you can to the smash hit touring sensation, not to be missed! All are welcome at the biggest 90s party in town! Hi, si, ja, hold tight!


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7.30pm £21.20 All Seats Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

The Story of Guitar Heroes is an awe-inspiring, dynamic show which transports you through time: from the 1950s with artistes such as Chuck Berry and Hank Marvin, through to gifted legends such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, to modern day players such as the great Brian May - to name but a few! The extraordinarily talented band use over 30 guitars to accurately reproduce the sound of each guitar hero. Featuring video footage of historical moments, with state-of-the-art lighting and delivered with a lighthearted vibe, this makes for a truly enjoyable evening.

WEDNESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £31.20 All Seats Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

THE DRIFTERS The Drifters were created in 1953 by George Treadwell and Clyde McPhatter. George Treadwell managed the group and laid the foundation of what would make The Drifters one of the greatest groups of all time. The Drifters delivered numerous hits on both sides of the Atlantic that saw them inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. Including Under the Boardwalk, Up on the Roof, Saturday Night at the Movies, Come on Over to my Place and many more...

FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER Time: Tickets:

7.30pm £19.20 Full / £17.70 Concs. / £13.20 Child / Family of Four £54.80

60s NIGHT OUT Hit makers The Dreamers (formerly Freddie and The Dreamers) have joined forces with The Temple Brothers to bring to you their brand new show - 60s Night Out.

Block Bookers: Buy 10 tickets, get 11th free The show begins with The Temple Brothers performing classic Everly Brothers hits including Cathy’s Clown, When Will I Be Loved, Let It Be Me and many more.

Duration: Approx 2hrs 20mins Venue: Palace Theatre, Main Stage


7.30pm £22.20 Full / £21.20 Concs. Pay Now Save Now: Save £2.00 per ticket if booked and paid for by 24.08.19 Duration: Approx 2hrs 10mins Venue: Palace Theatre, Main Stage

TUESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £26.70 Full / £25.70 Concs. Approx 3hrs Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Then join The Dreamers - who still feature Alan Mosca – as they perform all their songs, such as You Were Made for Me and I’m Telling you Now. The band will also tell stories of their times on the road.

GENESIS CONNECTED Genesis Connected is a tribute show celebrating the music of Genesis and the biggest selling acts connected: Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins and Mike and the Mechanics. This show has an incredible mix of material, from atmospheric anthems to chart-toppers that will get the crowd dancing in the aisle, including Slegdehammer, In the Air Tonight, Over My Shoulder, The Living Years and many more. Frontman Pete Bultitude is a truly gifted drummer just like Phil Collins, so expect the show to include the iconic ‘double drums’ element as featured on every Genesis and Phil Collins tour.

THAT’LL BE THE DAY Prepare for a nostalgia extravaganza as the UK’s number one rock ‘n’ roll variety production returns with the Best of That’ll be the Day! This very special edition of the show presents the most popularly requested songs, impressions and comic sketches from over 33 years of That’ll Be The Day! Featuring smash hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, this is a throwback evening of brilliant entertainment that guarantees to have you on your feet and dancing in the aisles before the night is over!



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2.30pm £13.70 All Seats Approx 2hrs Palace Theatre, Main Stage

As Time Goes By is a fast paced, high energy musical marathon through the ages, featuring toe tapping tunes and the blissful close harmony of the UK’s finest vintage vocal act, The Rockabellas. Beginning their journey slap bang in the middle of the roaring 20s, they carry on through the war into the big band years, stopping for a stint of the swinging fifties before coming right out the other side with their offering of classic pop songs which have been lovingly beaten into submission with their retro sticks!


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7.30pm £31.20 All Seats Approx 2hrs 40mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

The legendary Jasper Carrott is back with a new stand up show alongside his musical compatriots, the Bev Bevan Band. As well as being Jasper’s mate, Bev is founding member of The Move and ELO and has one of the finest bands around, plus special guests including 60s star Geoff Turton from the Rockin’ Berries. This unique show gives the opportunity to see and hear great artistes belting out a night of classic songs and Jasper back where he belongs...making us laugh. NEW LOUNGE BAR OPEN!



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2.00pm & 7.00pm £16.20 Full / £13.20 Child Block Bookers: Buy 10 tickets, get 11th free Approx 2hrs 50mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Look out ‘cause here it comes… From the producers of Singalonga Sound of Music and Singalonga Grease, the smash hit film musical with lyrics on screen that everyone can’t stop singing. Cheer on Hugh Jackman, lust after Zac Efron, sing your heart out with our live host who will teach you some dance moves and show you how to use your free props bag. You the audience will rewrite the stars! Please note this is a screening of the movie not a live stage show.

SUNDAY 22 SEPTEMBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:


7.30pm £25.20 All Seats Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

The West End hit starring tributes to giants of rock ‘n’ roll Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury and Buddy Holly… Relive the tours responsible for introducing rock ‘n’ roll to the UK, in the company of incredible singers and a band tighter than a pair of your tightest drainpipe trousers! From Cochran’s legendary guitar riffs, Vincent’s menacingly moody stage presence, Fury’s smouldering looks and soaring vocals and Holly’s good-time rock ‘n’ roll, Be Bop a Lula is an outstanding stage show.


7.30pm £25.20 All Seats First 4 rows: £28.70 Duration: Approx 2hrs 20mins Venue: Palace Theatre, Main Stage Age Suitability: Suitable for ages 18yrs+ due to nudity


The UK’s most famous girl’s night out are back and hotter than ever! The breathtaking Dreamboys show has been perfectly created for hen nights, birthday parties and girl’s nights out with friends. With special guest appearances on some of the UK’s biggest TV shows such as The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, Celebrity Big Brother, Loose Women, This Morning, Geordie Shore and The Only Way Is Essex, plus massive sold out Worldwide tours, it’s no wonder The Dreamboys are the only show of its kind in history to have celebrity status. Early booking advised.


Tuesday 3.30pm, Wednesday 11.00am & 2.00pm Tickets: £15.20 All Seats / Family of Four £54.80 Schools £8.20 (teachers free) Pay Now Save Now: Half price tickets until 31.08.19 Duration: Approx 55mins (no interval) Venue: Palace Theatre, Main Stage



‘ A must-see for fans of the

book, and for any young child who likes animals! ’

After a successful debut tour, Dear Zoo the timeless children’s classic book returns to the stage in 2019! Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982, and has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide. This production will delight all those who have read the book (both young and old) as it unfolds with child-engaging puppets, music and lots of audience interaction This family favourite is brought to life by Norwell Lapley Productions.


SUNDAY 6 OCTOBER Time: Tickets:

7.30pm £23.20 Full / £22.20 Concs. Pay Now Save Now: Save £3.00 per ticket if booked and paid for by 31.08.19 Duration: Approx 2hrs 20mins Venue: Palace Theatre, Main Stage

BELIEVE - THE CHER SONGBOOK Join us for a stunning concert as we Turn Back Time and celebrate the Goddess of Pop, Cher. An exhilarating show sensationally recreating all her hits, the hair and the costumes from her breathtaking career, spanning six decades. Songs include I Got You Babe, Gypsies Tramps and Thieves, Just Like Jesse James, If I Could Turn Back Time, Walking in Memphis, Strong Enough, Believe, songs from Mamma Mia and her new album Dancing Queen.



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7.00pm £15.20 Full / £14.20 Concs. / £10.20 Child / Family of Four £42.80 Schools £7.20 Block Bookers: Buy 10, get 11th free Duration: Approx 1hr 35mins Venue: Palace Theatre, Main Stage Age Suitability: Suitable for ages 8yrs+ due to nature of content

Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night, he looks back at his short but joyful past: his exciting first days at school; the accident in the forest that killed his father; his adventures with Molly, the love of his life; and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line. Free post show discussion with the director and actor.

Divided by love. United by war.

“ I’ve had nearly eighteen years of yesterdays and tomorrows, and tonight I must remember as many of them as I can. Tonight, more than any other night of my life, I want to feel alive!” TUESDAY 8 OCTOBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:


7.30pm £31.20 All Seats Approx 2hrs 5mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

JOE BROWN - 60TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR Premier rock ‘n’ roll legend Joe Brown has gone from strength to strength, achieving gold record status for albums, being awarded MOJO’s Outstanding Contribution to Music Award and even receiving an MBE. He won over a whole new generation of fans performing on Later With Jools Holland and at Glastonbury Festival. Joe has a new band for this tour - more eclectic and with a line-up including Fiddle virtuoso Tom Leary, Bass player Andy Crowdy and drummer, percussionist and singer Phil Capaldi. This show combines timeless classics, rockabilly, gospel, country, bluegrass and rock ‘n’ roll.

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Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

2.30pm £7.00 All Seats

Tickets on sale from 10.00am on Tuesday

Approx 2hrs 30mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

3 September

The Festival of Remembrance, presen ted by The Royal British Legion is now in its 26th year and proves to be as popular as ever. This year we have taken the Norma ndy Landings as our main focus though of course this event is design ed to provide an opportunity to remember all those fallen in war, the women who maintained homes and families back home, and those service men and women who are still suffering serious and life changi ng injuries in the care of the Royal British Legion. We invite you to join us for a memor able afternoon of music, song and dance preceding a Drum Head Ceremony and Service of Remembrance to end with our traditio nal fall of poppies.



Based on the true story of Edith Ainscow and Geoffrey Boothby

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2.00pm & 7.30pm £11.00 Full / £10.00 Concs. / £5.00 Schools Approx 1hr 30mins Old Library Theatre

When Arthur discovered a locked wooden chest filled with letters, in the attic of his late mother’s house, an unlikely tale of young love was uncovered… Edith and Geoffrey spent only four incomplete days together before Geoffrey goes to the Front to work for the Royal Engineer Tunnellers below the Ypres Salient during the First World War. Their relationship blossoms through written correspondence. Despite their circumstances, Edith and Geoff’s letters are full of light and life. It is impossible not to be moved by


this real-life story of romance.

Post-show discussion with Gloria Lowe,

Writer and Director.

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The New Youth Theatre concept is simple. Children between the ages of 3-17 years are taught how to develop and improve their performing arts skills whilst rehearsing for a fully staged musical each term. To join the energetic cast in future productions call: 01623 406284 or visit

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7.30pm £12.20 All Seats / Family: £45.80 Block Bookers: Buy 10 tickets, get 11th free Approx 2hrs 30mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Christmas isn’t Christmas without revisiting the well loved tale of the penny-pinching miser, Ebenezer Scrooge and the awakening of his long forgotten festive spirit. This ghostly tale of the Past, Present and Future is brought to life in this exciting new musical adaptation. When the spirit of Jacob Marley tells Scrooge he must know his responsibilities, Scrooge is taken on a busy night to show him the error of his ways. With the Ghost of Christmas Past illustrating the importance of family and friends, Christmas Present representing charity and benevolence and Future bringing in its wake what should happen if all these lessons are forgotten, Scrooge becomes a changed man. Bringing the atmosphere of Victorian Christmas traditions to the stage, this vibrant and joyous musical takes you on a journey of discovery. A Christmas Carol is the perfect way to get you into the Christmas spirit.


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TOO MANY COOKS AT CHRISTMAS Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue: Age Suitability:

12.00pm £5.00 All Seats Approx 1 hr Mansfield Central Library Recommended for ages 3-7yrs

HandMade Theatre present a new interactive festive show full of food

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Saturday 7.00pm, Sunday 3.00pm £9.20 Full / £8.20 Concs. Approx 2hrs 30mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

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In this tasty show we encounter three food enthusiasts as they battle it out in a Christmas food competition, with prize-winning puddings, a giant turkey and copious amounts of sprouts. We also meet a team of whacky waiters with their haphazard tomfoolery, ready to serve you festive treats. A sizzling scrumptious show jam packed with tasty tunes, popping puppets and a lot of festive foolery! Suitable for ages 0-100.

Expressions Academy of Performing Arts is celebrating its 30th anniversary year. This year’s show features a flashback through the past 30 years of EPA. Featuring faces old and new, as we remember the best moments of the last 30 years, as well as the current day. Expressions is proud to have trained hundreds of successful performers, many now with their own schools in the area or performing around the world.

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We offer a range of activities from Youth Theatre, workshops and post show discussions Contact details: Christopher Neil, Education Manager Tel: 01623 412921 Email: cneil@mansf ield/ @EducAtThePalace f: Education at Mansfield Palace

Work in this schools’ year is supported by Mansfield Garage Doors and Mansfield Education to interact with Post show talks are a great way opportunity to the company directly. This is your directing, ask questions about the play, the the cast - anything!

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Education @ Mansfield Palace and Inspire Youth Arts @ The Old Library invite you to join their primary and secondary school Forum for Mansfield and the surrounding areas. Contact the Education Manager for more information.

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First session free!

Junior Youth Theatre (Drama & music) for 5-7 years Saturday 9.00am - 10.30am

Intermediate Group for 8-12 years Saturday 11.00am - 1.00pm

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https://www.m ansfieldpalac Education/S chools.aspx or contact the Education Ma nager.

Schools and Colleges We offer curriculum-based workshops, including ‘Visit Your Theatre’ for Key Stages 1-4, or we can build a bespoke project for you. Mansfield Palace is also an Arts Award Supporter.

Seniors group for 12-15 years Friday 6.00pm - 8.30pm Chapter 4 Mansfield Palace Theatre’s Young Company for 16-19 years Wednesday 6.00pm - 8.00pm Email: Tel: 01623 412927 for an application pack or download it from the website.


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WEDNESDAY 9 OCTOBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £22.20 Full / £20.20 Concs. Approx 2hrs 5mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

KAST OFF KINKS Feeling kinky? Join former members of the legendary band The Kinks for an evening of iconic hits. Mick Avory (original drummer 1964-1984), John Dalton (bass / vocals), Ian Gibbons (keyboards / vocals, still with Sir Ray Davies) alongside Dave Clarke (guitar / vocals, ex Beach Boys) perform hits including You Really Got Me, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, Sunny Afternoon, Lola, Waterloo Sunset and more.



Rule The World has been recognised as the number one Take That tribute show in the world! This production will take you through the musical highlights of Take That’s career. From the moment the fresh faced boys first stepped on stage in the early 1990s, to Robbie’s huge success as a solo artist. The show also features the hugely popular four piece years and the comeback in 2010 when all five members reunited for a brand new album and tour. Complete with a live backing band, dancers and high budget production, this is the only theatre show to watch if you are a true Take That fan.

FRIDAY 11 OCTOBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £23.70 Full / £22.70 Concs. Approx 2hrs 10mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage


THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC This international smash-hit tribute show brings all of ABBA’s number one hits to the stage in a production like no other. The hugely popular show combines the unmistakable harmonies, colourful costumes, and dazzling performances by an all-star cast that’ll have you thanking ABBA for the music again and again! Record-breaking movies, smash-hit west end musicals, chart-topping albums and singles - ABBA’s incredible legacy now lives on in concert with this all-new spectacular show. Including Waterloo, Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, Mamma Mia, Thank You for the Music, Fernando, Money, Money, Money and many more.


SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER Time: Tickets:

7.30pm £23.20 Front Stalls / £22.70 Full / £20.70 Concs. Duration: Approx 2hrs 20mins Venue: Palace Theatre, Main Stage

KING OF POP - THE LEGEND CONTINUES King of Pop – The Legend Continues showcases the extraordinary talent of Navi, an impersonator who has performed for 30 years in over 350 international shows, 66 different countries on 6 continents. He is the only impersonator to have been associated with Michael Jackson, Sony Music, MJJ Estate and MJ’s family. Navi was invited by Michael Jackson to Neverland Ranch. He also performed at his birthday parties in New York and Los Angeles. Featuring hits including Smooth Criminal, Billie Jean, Beat it, Earth Song and many more. Early booking advised.

SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £23.20 Full / £22.10 Concs. Approx 2hrs 10mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

TUESDAY 15 OCTOBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £24.50 Full / £23.50 Concs. Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £25.70 All Seats Block Bookers: Buy 10 tickets, get 11th free Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

THE BLUEJAYS - ROCK AND ROLL REVOLUTION Award-winning band The Bluejays take you on a jiving journey through the fabulous fifties. Packed with over 40 classic hits including Rock Around The Clock, That’ll Be The Day, Jailhouse Rock, C’mon Everybody, Great Balls of Fire and La Bamba, all performed live on stage. From the early days of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis via the brief but brilliant careers of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and Eddie Cochran, right through to rock ‘n’ roll’s heyday with artists such as Cliff Richard and Connie Francis - Rock and Roll Revolution is a whistle-stop tour through music’s most defining decade!

RESPECT - THE ARETHA FRANKLIN SONGBOOK Respect - The Aretha Franklin Songbook is an amazing live concert that pays tribute to the queen of soul! Featuring sensational lead vocals from Cleopatra Higgins, Tanya Edwards, Stacy Francis and Cleo Stewart, accompanied by the Urban Soul Band and Gospel Choir. Directed by Racky Plews (Footloose, American Idiot), the show will take you on an uplifting musical journey as a powerful sermon is delivered throughout celebrating Aretha Franklin’s life and greatest hits including Think, I Say A Little Prayer, Son Of A Preacher Man, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Natural Woman and many more!

PSYCHIC SALLY - 10 YEARS AND COUNTING Wowing audiences young and old for 10 years, Sally’s show will have you at the edge of your seat, as she brings mediumship to the 21st century. “My ability” Sally explains “allows me to harness energy around individuals in the audience and pass on messages from their loved ones that have passed with incredible accuracy. I call every message validated a wonder moment. So take your seats, relax, be open-minded and be ready to come forward if you think the message is for you.” With her love, laughter and warmth, this show is a unique evening not to be missed. This show is investigational and for the purpose of entertainment.



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7.30pm £26.70 All Seats Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

A stunning celebration remembering one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time, this energetic, vibrant musical journey brings to life 35 years of hits from George Michael’s glittering career. This brand-new feel good show will have you dancing to all the hits from Freedom to Club Tropicana. With a fantastic cast and sensational live band, You Gotta Have Faith!





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7.30pm £24.70 Full / £23.20 Concs. Approx 2hrs 25mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Get ready for an upbeat night of solid gold 60s hits and 80s contemporary genius as the Roy Orbison Story celebrates the musical legacy of The Big O. The production also features original material written but never sung by Roy Orbison and showcases elements of the Hologram Tour alongside chart busting hits originally made famous by Jerry Lee Lewis, Procol Harum, Del Shannon, Chris Isaak, The Spencer Davis Group and a stunningly brilliant accolade as the whole cast comes together to pay homage to the original super group, The Traveling Wilburys.

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7.30pm £21.20 Full / £20.20 Concs. Approx 2hrs Palace Theatre, Main Stage

From Billy Elliot to Auf Wiedersehen Pet, from When the Boat Comes in to The Likely Lads, be enthralled and entertained by The Pitmen Poets: Billy Mitchell, Bob Fox, Benny Graham and Jez Lowe in a night of song and stories, laced with North East humour.

“See these boys before they become extinct!” - David Attenborough


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7.30pm £28.70 Full / £26.70 Concs. Approx 2hrs 50mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Two classic Billy Joel albums will be performed in their entirety, in one sensational show. Led by the phenomenal Elio Pace and his amazing band, Storm Front and The Stranger will be recreated live on stage. With very special guest - direct from the USA - legendary lead guitarist, David Brown. David played lead guitar in Billy Joel’s band from 1978 - 1991 and went on to record and tour with many music icons including Paul McCartney and Simon and Garfunkel. This is a night of world-class musicianship and ingenious song writing you simply cannot miss!


WEDNESDAY 23 OCTOBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £26.20 Full / £19.20 Concs. Approx 1hr 50mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

THE THREE DEGREES All the way from the USA with original members Helen Scott and Valerie Holiday for their 50th Anniversary Tour, The Three Degrees are a female vocal group formed in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joining them on stage is Freddie Pool. The Three Degrees are well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows. The show will include worldwide hits such as When will I See You Again, Dirty Ol’ Man and Take Good Care of Yourself.

THURSDAY 24 OCTOBER Time: Tickets:

7.30pm £24.20 Full / £23.20 Concs. Pay Now Save Now: Save £2.50 per ticket if booked and paid for by 15.09.19 Duration: Approx 2hrs 20mins Venue: Palace Theatre, Main Stage

BOWIE EXPERIENCE Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of one of the world’s greatest pop icons, David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production promises an unforgettable journey of sound and vision, featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy. Bowie Experience continues to amaze audiences with an astounding attention to detail, bringing the golden years of David Bowie to theatres across the globe. So, put on your red shoes and Let’s Dance!

SATURDAY 26 OCTOBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:


8.00pm £27.70 All Seats Block Bookers: Buy 10 tickets, get 11th free Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Steve Steinman, now in his 27th year of performing Meat Loaf’s incredible back catalogue, brings you his brand-new production featuring over 25 hits with special guest star Lorraine Crosby, the female lead vocalist on worldwide hit I Would do Anything for Love. With incredible stage set and production, a live band, and combined with Steve’s well-known sense of humour, the show can only be described as awesome! Featuring Anything For Love, Bat Out of Hell, Paradise by the Dashboard Light, Took the Words Right out of my Mouth, Dead Ringer for Love and many more. 18


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Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £25.20 All Seats Approx 2hr 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Four New Jersey boys invented their own sound and wrote their own songs to become one of the biggest pop sensations of all time. Their story, their music and their sound is all wrapped up in one remarkable production that moved Frankie Valli to say “you guys are dynamite”. Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons are perfectly recreated on stage with a show-stealing, pitch-perfect doo wop acapella. Their 60s and 70s chart-topping heyday is presented against a backdrop of amazing imagery. Including Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like a Man, and many more.



Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £26.20 Full / £25.20 Concs. Approx 2hr 30mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the Greatest Hits Tour 2019 will once again feature the Eagles timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Take it Easy, One of These Nights, Desperado and many more. This world class seven-piece band are a phenomenon and have truly transcended the tag of ‘tribute’. They have become a brand name in their own right who are not only revered by their peers, respected by the music industry but dearly loved by their massive and expanding fan base.

Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

12.00pm & 3.30pm £17.20 Full / £15.70 Child / Family of Four £61.80 Approx 1hr 25mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen. Be part of this fantastic production as you learn the amazing songs and dances with your favourite Milkshake friends, and watch as the music, lights, costumes and stage come together. Starring Fireman Sam, Noddy, Shimmer and Shine, Nella the Princess Knight and two Milkshake presenters, this brand new show has plenty of laughter, audience interaction and great fun to get everyone up on their feet. This is a family show not to be missed! 19

THURSDAY 31 OCTOBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £23.20 All Seats Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

CAVERN BEATLES This show is a Magical History Tour through the complex works of the greatest pop music phenomenon, The Beatles. Replicating, in both sight and sound, the excitement and energy of Beatlemania, the psychedelic era of Sgt. Pepper, and the creative masterpieces of The White Album and Abbey Road. The band is one of only a handful worldwide, which executes their entire show completely live with just the four musicians and four costume changes with lighting scenes to complement this exciting show.

FRIDAY 1 NOVEMBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £24.20 Full / £23.20 Concs. Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

ON TOUR WITH ELVIS Direct from London’s O2, Michael King’s On Tour With Elvis is without doubt the UK’s authoritative touring Elvis show. An exciting Vegas show filled with Elvis’ greatest hits and more, delivered live in true Elvis style. Michael is the only UK Elvis performer to have received the Las Vegas Elvis Icon Award for his performances there with Elvis’ very own Jordanaires.

SATURDAY 2 NOVEMBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £19.50 All Seats Approx 2hrs Palace Theatre, Main Stage

BRIGHOUSE AND RASTRICK BRASS BAND The Brighouse and Rastrick Band was formed over 130 years ago through public donations given by the townsfolk of the adjacent villages of Brighouse and Rastrick in West Yorkshire. Today, it still continues to be supported through public subscriptions and its own fundraising efforts. The band have won ten National Championships, three English Masters, two European Championships, two Brass in Concert titles and one British Open title. They are the current Yorkshire Champion Band, and were proud to represent England at the European Championships in Montreux in 2019.

SUNDAY 10 NOVEMBER Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:


7.00pm £13.20 Full / £9.20 Child / Family of Four £38.80 Approx 1hr 30mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

A CHRISTMAS CAROL It’s Christmas Eve and strange happenings are afoot at Mr Scrooge’s house as four ghostly apparitions try to make him change his ways… Can they melt his hard heart before the dawn of Christmas Day? Join Old Scrooge on his journey of enlightenment in Quantum Theatre’s delightful, heart-warming new production of the Dickens Christmas classic.


Time: Tickets: Concs. Duration: Venue:

2.00pm £14.20 Full / £13.20 Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Neil Sands and his wonderful cast are back with their biggest ever production, with even more stunning costumes, bringing you an unforgettable afternoon of festive nostalgia. Be transported back on a yuletide sleigh ride filled with over 60 all-time favourite Christmas songs and carols. Described “like a sparkly Christmas card come to life” with its shimmering stage set, beautiful Christmas trees, glittering fairy lights, and even falling snow, this is the perfect pre-Christmas treat, guaranteed to having you singing along and warming your heart on the coldest winter’s day.



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7.30pm £24.20 Full / £23.20 Concs. Pay Now Save Now: Save £2.50 per ticket if booked and paid for by 30.09.19 Duration: Approx 2hrs 20mins Venue: Palace Theatre, Main Stage This show is a high-octane, adrenalinepumping musical mash-up which has jump started the legacy of Jake and Elwood for a new generation with its modern twist on this cult classic and an energy and spirit that is impossible to resist. Back with a brand new mission, The Chicago Blues Brothers are heading for Detroit to take on some of the biggest and most loved Motown anthems, along with all the Blue Brothers classics you know and love. Including songs from Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Sam and Dave, James Brown, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Jackson 5 and the Supremes.


HOLLY AT CHRISTMAS Time: Tickets: Duration: Venue:

7.30pm £22.20 Full / £21.20 Concs. Approx 2hrs 20mins Palace Theatre, Main Stage

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers once again herald in the Yuletide festivities with Holly at Christmas, the show that is now as traditional as mulled wine and mince pies! Holly’s hits, other contemporary classics and some Christmas crackers are all wrapped up in a fast, furious and funny feast of entertainment to make the perfect gift for all the family. Whatever the season, whatever the excuse to party, make your Heartbeat a little faster with the show that has thousands of fans the world over saying: “I can’t believe it’s not Buddy!”


Access for All

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and you could win £25 worth of tokens! Look out for our post-show questionnaire in your inbox or on our website

Everyone is welcome at Mansfield Palace Theatre and our Front of House team is available to assist patrons as required. Please note that wheelchair spaces and companion seats are not available to book online, and must be booked via the Box Office. Hearing Loop


Lift Access

Wheelchair spaces We have up to seven spaces on a first come, first served basis with companion seats available next to most of these spaces. Please specify your requirements at the time of booking.

Carers Discount Production contracts permitting, a discount of 50% will be issued to carers of

registered disabled patrons. Please ask the Box Office for an Essential Companion Scheme Application Form.

Assistance Dogs Are welcome and water is provided upon request. Disabled Parking Designated parking is currently available on Toothill Lane and in Toothill Road car parks. Some spaces are available on Toothill Lane itself.

Signed Performances We always accommodate two Sign Language Interpreted performances

within our professional pantomime.

Relaxed Performances We always accommodate one relaxed performance within our

professional pantomime. See page 5 for pantomime details. A separate quiet space is available with comfortable cushions and quiet activities are provided.

A large print version of this brochure is available upon request. For our Younger Patrons Breastfeeding friendly We are a breastfeeding friendly venue. If you prefer privacy, please ask the Front of House team. Baby changing There are facilities in the accessible toilet in the foyer. Babies in the Auditorium Up to one year old, your baby can sit on your lap for free. Toddlers Aged one year and older, your child must have a purchased seat allocated alongside you. Booster Cushions Customers may bring their own booster cushion or car seat, with permission from the Front of House Manager. These MUST be removed in the event of an evacuation. Pushchairs Pushchairs and buggies can be stored in Groucho’s at your own risk. However, space is limited.


Theatre Tokens are unique gift vouchers, accepted at more than 240 venues nationwide. Buy them from the Mansfield Palace Theatre box office or online from

Under14s Under the age of 14 years old, you must be accompanied by an adult to be allowed into the auditorium.

If it’s just too much…

If the Theatre experience is just too much for your little one, quiet activities are available from the Front of House team. We are relying on parents being responsible to remove their child from the auditorium if he / she becomes upset so as not to spoil the enjoyment of others.

Booking with us

Seating plan

How to Book In Person Theatre Box Office, Palace Theatre, Leeming Street, Mansfield, Notts. NG18 1NG. By Telephone Call the Box Office on 01623 633133 during opening hours 10.00am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday and to 1.30pm on Saturdays. For up to date hours according to shows, please visit the website.

Online Available 24/7 by visiting The online booking fee is mostly an external charge and is not all retained by the Theatre.

Conditions of Purchase

• The management reserves the right to: Make alterations to the advertised cast and programme without prior notice Refuse admission Provide alternative seats to those purchased • Latecomers may not be admitted until a suitable break in the performance. You will be asked to sit in the nearest available seat at the back of the Theatre. • Photographic, audio and video recording is strictly forbidden. This includes mobile phones. • During the performance, please ensure that all mobile devices are switched off. • Refunds can only be offered if we have made a mistake or if a performance has been cancelled. We will only undertake the re-sale of tickets for sold out performances. • Exchanges can be made up to 48 hours prior to the performance date. Tickets can be exchanged for an alternative performance or for a different production in this Theatre. A £4.00 administration fee will be charged.

Concessionary Rates Where available, these apply to a person who is: • Aged 16 or under or aged 60+ • A student in full time education • In receipt of unemployment benefits • A Mansfield District Leisure Trust card holder • Proof of eligibility may be required and cannot be applied retrospectively.

Discounts • A discount of 50% is available for carers of registered disabled patrons where production companies permit this. Please complete the Essential Companion Scheme application form, available from the Box Office. • No last minute discounts are offered by the Theatre directly.

Booking Fee

• £1.20 per ticket is charged on all professional productions booked via the Box Office and Online. • 20p per ticket is charged on all amateur, dance school and educational performances booked via the Box Office. However, the £1.20 online booking fee still applies.

Mansfield Palace Theatre reserves the right to vary the programme if deemed necessary and apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. All information correct at the time of going to print (July 2019).

Visa / Mastercard / Maestro and Delta accepted. Tickets can be posted 2nd class up to 7 days prior to an event for 80p. Within 7 days of an event, tickets can be collected from the Box Office.




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