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From a Tiger round for tea to tango: The Waterside Theatre this summer

Ghost the Musical

9:29am 20th March 2017

There seems to be a lot packed into the programme at Aylesbury's Waterside Theatre over the next few months.

Here's a look at what to expect.

There's something to shout about with Shout! the sensational swinging 60's musical.

Shout 5

Starring Niki Evans (X Factor, Blood Brothers) and Helena Blackman (How Do You Solve A problem Like Maria), the show takes you back to the music, fashion and freedom of the 60s.

Using letters to an advice columnist, true confessions, quizzes and advertisements to frame the chart-topping hits including Downtown, Son of a Preacher Man and Goldfinger, this is an infectious, soulful non-stop journey.

One of cinema's biggest hits is reimagined on stage with Ghost The Musical.

Ghost

The soundtrack and ever-powerful storyline stars West End leading lady Carolyn Maitland as Molly.

Drama strikes with two 'who dunnits' to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Ruth Rendell's A Judgement in Stone unravels a lifetime of deceit, despair and cover-ups with familiar faces including Andrew Lancel (Coronation Street, The Bill) Sophie Ward and Mark Wynter to name a few.

Thriller Deathtrap is a spine-chiller starring Paul Bradley (Holby City, EastEnders) and continues to hold the record as the longest running thriller in Broadway history - a must-see for those wanting a wickedly enjoyable night.

National Theatre's critically acclaimed Jane Eyre delivers an innovative take on Brontë's masterpiece showing the spirited heroine's strength of character in facing life's obstacles, surviving poverty, injustice and the discovery of bitter betrayal.

Jane Eyre

Drama continues to be out in force for young theatre fans too with David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, and a popular feline friend stealing the limelight with The Tiger Who Came For Tea.

Gangsta Granny

This year also sees the best of local youth talent take to the stage in Stage Experience.

The collaboration between Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Vivo D'Arte and Aylesbury Vale District Council will see a large-scale production of the classic British musical Oliver! in the main auditorium.

Oliver press image

A heart-breaking story is told through breath-taking dance as Northern Ballet brings the powerfully poignant The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas to life, while Strictly favourites, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace appear in Tango Moderno, an irresistible hot new stage spectacular fusing Ballroom, Latin and Argentine Tango in a performance that smoulders with desire.

Boy in Striped Pyjamas

Music for the masses is in store covering genres including pop & rock, soul, country and jazz with King of Pop celebrating the legacy of Michael Jackson, Islands in the Stream paying homage to the music of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, and The Big Chris Barber Band blasting out jazz in style.

Islands in the Stream

Special guests Keith Jack, Lloyd Daniels and Ben Jame-Ellis join Joe McElderry in The Gloria Tour - a night of smash hits and the new hit single Gloria.

The Waterside's Second Space welcomes monthly Comedy Clubs bringing some of the finest comedians from the UK circuit, and well-known faces including Jimmy Carr, Russell Brand and Joel Dommett are all in the line-up for the Main Auditorium.

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