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Inside your latest What’s On Guide you will find details of the shows coming soon. As always, we have endeavoured from the information obtained to provide the type of shows for which we feel there is a demand. So inside we hope you will see new shows of interest plus the return of some of the shows which proved extremely popular and that you, the audience, wanted to see again. As always please keep an eye on our website www. for the latest information especially as new shows are always being added. Booking online is now a very viable alternative giving you 24-hour access to shows and the ability to select your own seats. If you have yet to try this new facility we strongly urge you to do so, but remember you’ll need to spend a few moments creating a user account on the website first. If you experience any difficulties simply contact us on or by telephoning 01983 868000 and we will be pleased to help.

We look forward to welcoming you! Shanklin Theatre Prospect road, Shanklin isle of wight po37 6aJ BOX OFFICE: 01983 868000 ADMIN: 01983 862739


Featuring classic and well known songs such as ‘We Built This City On Rock and Roll ‘ ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ and the much loved Queen anthem ‘We Will Rock You!’ Come and rock out to some of the best rock anthems of all time! The inspiring cast of superb rock singers and vibrant, energetic and fierce dancers will transport you back to the days of rebellion. A night out that will certainly rock!

Fri 21 September 7.30pm

Tickets: £17.50, Concessions £16

BUBLÉ FEVER Rickie Arthur is the world’s No. 1 Michael Bublé tribute show. Enjoy the sublime vocal talent, big band swing experience and charm of 24 year old Rickie Arthur. Rickie’s uncanny resemblance assured from a Welsh/Italian background and superb performances have won him rave reviews, building a huge fan base and receiving well wishes from Michael Bublé’s management, Warner Music UK. Book now for his acclaimed Michael Bublé tribute show ‘Bublé Fever’ which has successfully played at over 52 theatres across the UK in 2011.

Fri 5 October 7.30pm

Tickets: £17.50, Concessions £15

Andy Fairweather Low

Andy Fairweather Low’s pedigree is the stuff rock dreams are made of. Songs such as ‘Bend Me Shape Me’, ‘Hello Suzy’, ‘(If Paradise is) Half as Nice’ are internationally remembered to this day. Andy has gone on to work with Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Elton John and many more. This show is a unique and superlative musical evening.

Sat 6 October 7.30pm Tickets: £20

From the unruly band of pirates to the eccentric Major-General, hopeless bunch of policemen and a ‘piratical maid of all work’ this story takes on a romantic twist between a pirate just coming out of his apprenticeship and one of the Major-General’s many daughters. After various skirmishes, fun, frolics, and glorious songs, the end is, as ever, silly but most satisfactory!

Wed 10, Thurs 11, Fri 12, Sat 13 October 7.45pm Matinee Sat 13 2.30pm Tickets: £12, under 16s £10


Gordon Smith is hailed as one of the world’s most accurate mediums with a reputation for precision and clarity and now you have a chance to see him at work. With a fascinating journey into the metaphysical, Gordon has been captivating audiences around the world and has used his unique gift to bring comfort and healing to thousands of people.

Wed 17 October 7.30pm Tickets: £20

Direct from the States, the biggest Motown concert tour in the UK returns, featuring 36 hits from The Supremes, Temptations, Four Tops, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Lionel Richie. An all-new show, that original Detroit sound, amazing costumes and choreography: ain’t no mountain high enough to keep the Magic of Motown from getting to you.

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Thurs 18 October 7.30pm Tickets: £21

Sweeney Todd offers a fascinating portrait of a man driven to madness by injustice and love. This musical will simultaneously thrill you, touch you, disarm you and make you laugh. The music score is breathtaking and the vocals will blow you away. “One of the greatest musicals of all time”   THE TELEGRAPH

Wed 24, Thurs 25, Fri 26, Sat 27 October 7.30pm Matinee Sun 28 2.30pm

Tickets: £11 (advance) £12 (show day) Under 15 £8

The acclaimed South Wight Youth Theatre’s latest production is of the all time classic The Wizard of Oz.

Thurs 1, Fri 2, Sat 3 November 7.30pm Matinee Sat 3 2.30pm

Tickets: £12, Senior Citizen £10, Children £8

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Telephone: (01983) 865352




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The Royal British Legion Everyone is welcome to The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance and Drumhead Service featuring music by Medina Marching Band and displays by Army, Navy and Air Cadet forces.  

Fri 9 November 7.30pm Tickets: £8


Formed in 1991 they have risen through sheer hard work and dedication to be one of the most soughtafter Beatles tribute bands in the world today. The Fab Beatles show starts with early Hamburg material and goes right through all the singles and album tracks to ‘Let It Be’ and the break-up, with a repertoire that is second to none!

Sat 10 November 7.30pm


Tickets: £12, Concessions £10

Joe, with his five piece band including his son and record producer Pete Brown, will be on stage all evening and the musical styles incorporated into his new show break more boundaries and are as unique as the man himself. Packed with timeless classics, rockabilly, gospel, country, folk and rock ‘n’ roll, all interwoven with Joe’s effervescent delivery and humorous reminiscences, this sensational show is a musical journey not to be missed.

Thurs 15 November 7.30pm Tickets: £25, Concessions £22.50

MOSCOW Featuring the top stars of LDN Wrestling.

BALLET presents


Sat 17 November 7.30pm

Tickets: £12, Concessions £10 LDN Wrestling Seminar 5.30pm Tickets £10. See our website for further details.

All is quiet in the great house… Clara creeps downstairs... The Christmas tree stands alone…In the darkness, through the curtains, the moonlight beams onto the colourful presents offered there. It’s midnight, the clock strikes heralding in the spirit of Christmas… Yet something stirs in the darkness beyond and thus unfolds this magical festive tale of THE NUTCRACKER.

Sun 18 November 6.00pm Tickets: £25, Concessions £22.50

Compelling and charismatic wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham will captivate audiences with his latest exquisite collection of images from the wild and wilderness. IN AID OF IOW ZOO

chris packham

Goes Totally Wild

Wed 21 November 7.30pm

Tickets: £16 Concessions £14

shappi khorsandi

Dirty Looks and Hopscotch When she was little, Shappi dreamed impossibly romantic dreams. She still does. But a love affair with a rockstar left her thinking what on earth she was doing, thinking and in heaven’s name, wearing? Star of Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and Have I Got News for You, is back with a brand new show for 2012. Shappi Khorsandi is one of the hottest comedy prospects in the country. She’s feisty, flirty and effortlessly funny, she handles every subject with a razor sharp wit, softened only by her deliciously dizzy delivery and endless charm.

Fri 23 November 8.00pm Tickets: £13.50

Over 16’s only

guys and dolls one night of queen One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. This show will ROCK you!

Sat 24 November 7.30pm Tickets: £20

Sandown Bay Academy, formerly Sandown High School presents Frank Loesser’s classic musical Guys and Dolls. Full of incredible music, dancing and dialogue, this promises to be a spectacular production filled with comedy, romance and drama.

Wed 28, Thurs 29 November 7.30pm Tickets: TBA


From presenting her weekly Radio 2 shows, to supporting Liza Minelli, to performing at the BBC Proms, Clare Teal can do it all – which is how her concerts can cover such a huge spectrum of sounds and genres so wonderfully. The evening promises to be as varied as it is entertaining, with Clare’s inimitable humour and banter mixed perfectly with uplifting ballads and uptempo classics, old and new.

Sat 1 December 7.30pm Tickets: £18

Charles Dickens’s novel – which attacks the way the industrial revolution turned workers into machines of hard labour, and draws attention to the conflict between fact and fancy.

Wed 5, Thur 6 December 7.30pm Tickets: £10

Maddy Prior

and the Carnival Band Fri 7 December 7.30pm Tickets: £17.50

The Rolling Stones Experience g Zones

Feat. The Rollin

A unique celebratory show of Christmas music on renaissance and modern instruments. Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band put their inimitable stamp on familiar and not-sofamiliar festive fare with a refreshing cavalier attitude and plenty of humour.

Theatretrain presents

Christmas Unwrapped

The Rolling Stones Experience featuring the UK’s No.1 Mick Jagger look-alike and soundalike has appeared on ITV’s ‘Star’s in Their Eyes’. The show features all the hits from the 60s to the present day.

The company that loves to perform invites you to a cracker of a show packed full of festive fun. With a talented cast ranging from 6 to 18 years, this colourful and lively variety show will not fail to leave you full of Christmas spirit.

Sat 8 December 7.30pm

Sun 9 December 3.30pm

Tickets: £12

Tickets: £8, Concessions £7


attractions The Bon Jovi Experience 2 Feb

Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band 13 April

Tosca 23 Feb * NB: Early Bird tickets ON SALE

Russian Cossacks 16 April

Charlie LanDsborough 5 March

Patsy Cline the Concert 26 April


Chas N’ Dave 4 May

A Night of Dirty Dancing 9 March

Talon 17 MAy

Jenny Eclair 5 April Complete Madness 6 April JETHRO 11 April PLEASE NOTE: New shows being added all the time so check with the website for updates.

Roy Chubby Brown 18 May ELKIE BROOKS 22 JUNE Horrible Histories Coming in July! ALL BOOKING NOW! CALL BOX OFFICE: 01983 868000




CHRISTMAS DAY - 3 sittings 12.00 - 2.30 - 5.00pm £39.95 (3 course set menu) BOXING DAY - open from 11.30am Normal Menu - Sunday Roast Menu PRE-CHRISTMAS PARTIES (up to 60 diners) Lunch & dinner Start 15th Nov 2012 (Pre-order menu available)

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01983 862416 Email:


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The Palmerston Room The ideal venue for: Wedding Receptions - Anniversaries Birthdays - Dinner Dances

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PIANO TUNING • MAINTENANCE • OVERHAULS REBUILDING ETC • PIANO SALES & HIRE Showrooms & Workshop: Old Station Road, Ventnor PO38 1DX Telephone: 867007 Freephone: 0800 083 3534 Viewing by appointment Institute of Musical Instrument Technology - Piano Tuners’ Association - Renner Recognised Technicians

TERMS & CONDITIONS Conditions of Sale Please Note: No refunds given on tickets unless the show is cancelled. Normally no exchange of tickets is permitted but where it may possible there will be a charge of £2 per ticket. Original tickets must be returned at time of exchange. Lost tickets are subject to a charge of £2 per ticket. Refunds may be given at the discretion of the management or promoting agent. Please ensure when purchasing tickets you have the correct performance, date and time selected before completing the transaction. There is a £1.50 charge on each order to post tickets to you; Shanklin Theatre cannot accept any responsibility for tickets lost in the post. General The management reserves the right to: a) Refuse admission of the ticket holder to the premises. b) Refuse entry of and use on the premises of any camera or any form of audio or visual recording equipment. c) Request the ticket holder to leave the premises and to take any appropriate measure to enforce such request. d) Delay latecomers until a suitable break or interval in the performance/event. e) Make any changes whatsoever in the performance/event owing to any unforeseen or unavoidable cause. f) Cancel or abandon the performance/event for reasons beyond its control without notice and without being liable to pay any person any compensation or damage whatsoever other than, at the management’s discretion, a possible percentage or maximum refund to the ticket holder of the value of the ticket. General Information This page should be read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions page contents of which applies to all theatre patrons. Box Office Box Office hours are Monday to Friday from 1000 to 1500, Saturdays 1000 to 1300 the Box Office is also open ONE hour before a performance commences. Extended hours operate on show days - please contact the theatre for more information. We accept payment by Cash, Cheque (see below) Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and JCB. Payment may be made by cheque for shows booked well in advance. However with the end of the Cheque guarantee scheme cheques will be required to be cleared before tickets can be despatched/collected.  Please note that on performance days and during the hour before the performance the Box Office will be busy and there may be a delay in answering your telephone call. Reservations Tickets will not be reserved without payment; with the exception of group bookings (see below) we reserve the right to suspend reservations where necessary. Payment may be paid by cheque made payable to ‘Shanklin Theatre Limited’ (Do not send cash) Please enclose an SAE if you would like your tickets posted. Group Bookings Party rates for bookings of 20 or more are available on selected shows, to check rates and availability

please contact the Box Office. Party bookings are made under a lead name; this person will become responsible for the booking and for ensuring payment is made in full by the due date. Please note that not all discounts are available online. Online Booking & Website Online bookings for shows listed here on the website can be booked online 24/7 (excluding party bookings and disabled seating - these are only available by telephone or in person). Tickets booked online can be collected from the Box Office on the day of the show and before the show starts and don’t need to be collected in advance. Seats still available to book are shown in RED these will change to GREEN when you select them for purchase. Seats shown with a wheelchair symbol are available to book through the Box Office only Do not use the back button on your browser after WorldPay or you could be charged and your seats returned back for sale if you return back through the previous steps. Please ensure when purchasing tickets you have the correct performance, date and time selected before completing the transaction. If you experience a problem when using our website please contact us using the contact page giving as much information as possible on the problems you have experienced. Information given when registering on the website is used only by Shanklin Theatre and will not be passed to a third party. Payment processing is by WorldPay. Should you not wish to receive future marketing emails or brochures from Shanklin Theatre please email boxoffice@shanklintheatre. com Vouchers Shanklin Theatre has a range of vouchers for sale which can be purchased and redeemed online or in person at the Box Office. We are unable to accept any other vouchers. Cancelled Performances We regret that the theatre may have to cancel or abandon any performance/event for reasons beyond its control without notice and without being liable to pay any person any compensation or damage whatsoever other than, at the management’s discretion, a possible percentage or maximum refund to the ticket holder of the value of the ticket. Every effort will be made to publicise this via the press and local radio and on the theatre’s website, Twitter and Facebook page. Contact details given when purchasing your tickets online under data protection are used solely to process your order and we do not have access to your email. Postponed Performances Where a performance is postponed, unless indicated otherwise, all tickets will transfer automatically to the new date with the same seats and remain valid without re-issue. Any patron unable to attend the new date will, on return of the tickets to the Box Office be given a refund. NO refund can be given until the tickets have been received back at the Box Office.

Bar The bar opens one hour before the performance time, tea, coffee and hot chocolate are also available. The bar closes 5 minutes before the start of the performance and will remain closed during the performance, re-opening at the interval. Please pre-order your interval drinks. Only alcohol purchased on the premises may be consumed within the theatre. No alcohol must be taken outside the building. No glass bottles are allowed in the Auditorium. For safety reasons drinks should not be put on the balcony ledge in front of row A. Please note that there may be shows where the artistes request no bar drinks in the auditorium during the performance, please respect this as it forms part of the show and the theatre has no control over this - Thank You. Sweets and Ices The theatre has a sweetshop in the foyer open before most performances and during the interval. Ices are sold during the interval in the auditorium during most performances. Children/Under 2’s Under 2’s are only permitted into the theatre for shows specifically advertised for children of that age and will require a ticket. However if they cause a distraction to other theatre users they will be asked to leave. Prams and push chairs are not allowed into the theatre as there is no storage space available. We regret booster cushions are not permitted to be used due to emergency evacuation regulations. Disabled Access Disabled access for wheelchairs is available at the side of the auditorium. Selected seats in the stalls are held by the theatre for disabled patrons, we regret they are not available to book online - Please contact the Box Office to reserve these seats. When booking wheelchair seats please confirm if the user will be seated in the chair for the duration of the performance or will be using the theatre’s own seating, this is to allow us to remove seats to make a wheelchair space.  The balcony and bar can only be reached by stairs. Disabled toilets are available in the foyer. Please note that there are no parking facilities available at the theatre.  Badge holders may park in the roads near the theatre subject to the terms and conditions of the badge.  Car Parking Please note that there are no parking facilities available at the theatre. Car parks are situated within walking distance of the theatre; allow at least 30 minutes to find a parking space. Please contact the Box Office for further information. Additional Information Supporting acts may be used by show producers. This is at the producer’s discretion and Shanklin Theatre may not be aware of this in advance. Strobe lighting/Smoke/Pyrotechnics may be used during the performance. We are sorry if any of your property is lost or damaged whilst at the theatre but neither the promoter, producer, or theatre management can be held responsible.

September Thurs 20 Best of the West End Fri 21 Rockin’ Through the Ages Sat 22 Band of HM Royal Marines Wed 26 Don’t Dress For Dinner Thurs 27 Best of the West End Fri 28 One Night of Elvis Sun 30 From Music Hall to Musicals October Mon 1 From Music Hall to Musicals Fri 5 Buble Fever Sat 6 Andy Fairweather Low Wed 10 Pirates of Penzance Thurs 11 Pirates of Penzance Fri 12 Pirates of Penzance Sat 13 Pirates of Penzance 2.30 Wed 17 Gordon Smith Thurs 18 Magic of Motown Wed 24 Sweeney Todd Thurs 25 Sweeney Todd Fri 26 Sweeney Todd Sat 27 Sweeney Todd Sun 28 Sweeney Todd 2.30

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November Thurs 1 Wizard of Oz 7.30 Fri 2 Wizard of Oz 7.30 Sat 3 Wizard of Oz 2.30 7.30 Fri 9 Festival of Remembrance 7.30

Sat 10 Fab Beatles Thurs 15 Joe Brown Sat 17 LDN Wrestling Sun 18 Nutcracker Wed 21 Chris Packham Fri 23 Shappi Khorsandi Sat 24 One Night of Queen Wed 28 Guys and Dolls Thurs 29 Guys and Dolls December Sat 1 Clare Teal Wed 5 Hard Times Thurs 6 Hard Times Fri 7 Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band Sat 8 Rolling Zones Sun 9 Christmas Unwrapped Sat 22 Sleeping Beauty 2.45 Sun 23 Sleeping Beauty 2.45 Wed 26 Sleeping Beauty 2.45 Thurs 27 Sleeping Beauty 2.45 Fri 28 Sleeping Beauty 2.45 Sat 29 Sleeping Beauty 2.45 Sun 30 Sleeping Beauty 2.45 Mon 31 Sleeping Beauty 2.45 January Tues 1 Sleeping Beauty Wed 2 Sleeping Beauty

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