Friday, 25 November 2016

New Look Stand Up & Rock!

#1,199: Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! Thanks to Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre Winter 2016 into Summer 2017 brochure, several theatre web sites, a certain photograph published via the official Brian Yeates Associates Facebook page on Tuesday 15th November (see above for both images) and a new tour poster (see below), it appears that we can again look forward to seeing Jasper Carrott and Bev Bevan embarking on another series of Stand Up & Rock! dates next year after a two year hiatus.
The line-up of the show will also feature Geoff TurtonTony Kelsey, Phil Tree, Abby Brant and new girl Suzi Woo (from the excellent Suzi & The Backbeats). Note that Quill leading lady Joy Strachan-Brain will not be participating in the show this time around. Confirmed dates (click on each link for further details), at the time of writing, are:

Telford Oakengates Theatre (Saturday 25th to Monday 27th March)
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre (Wednesday 5th to Friday 7th April)
Yeovil Octagon Theatre (Wednesday 12th to Thursday 13th April)
Crewe Lyceum Theatre (Wednesday 19th to Thursday 20th April)
Dudley Town Hall (Friday 21st to Saturday 22nd April)
Newark Palace Theatre (Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th April)
Redditch Palace Theatre (Wednesday 10th to Saturday 13th May)
Nottingham Theatre Royal (Thursday 18th to Friday 19th May)
Wakefield Theatre Royal (Sunday 21st to Monday 22nd May)
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre (Thursday 1st June)
Malvern Forum Theatre (Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd June)
Shrewsbury Theatre Severn (Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th June)
Shanklin Theatre (*now Wednesday 7th March 2018)
Weymouth Pavilion Theatre (*now Thursday 8th March 2018)
Poole Lighthouse Theatre (*now Friday 9th March 2018)
Southend Cliffs Pavilion (*now Tuesday 13th March 2018)
King's Lynn Corn Exchange (*now Friday 16th March 2018)
Llandudno Theatre Cymru (*now Sunday 25th March 2018)
Buxton Opera House (*now Monday 26th March 2018)
Torquay Princess Theatre (*now Wednesday 28th March 2018)
Great Yarmouth Britannia Pier Theatre (*now Saturday 31st March 2018)
Basingstoke Anvil Theatre (*now Friday 6th April 2018)
Northampton Royal & Derngate Theatre (*now Saturday 7th April 2018)
High Wycombe Swan Theatre (*now Sunday 8th April 2018)
Lichfield Garrick Theatre (*now Wednesday 11th to Saturday 14th April 2018)
Chesterfield Winding Wheel (*now Tuesday 17th April 2018)
Chatham Brook & Central Theatre (*now Thursday 19th April 2018)
Guildford G Live Theatre (*now Saturday 21st April 2018)
St. Albans Arena (*now Tuesday 24th April 2018)
Peterborough East of England Arena (*now Saturday 28th April 2018)
Southampton Mayflower Theatre (*now Sunday 29th April 2018)
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre (*now Monday 7th May 2018)
Clacton Princess Theatre (*now Friday 11th May 2018)

Find out more about the tour, the venues and dates via these links thus:

elobeatlesforever (elobf) recommends Stand Up & Rock! to those enlightened folks who enjoy the music of ELO/Jeff Lynne, The Move, Roy Wood, The Idle Race, 'Brum Beat', The Beatles and related artistes.

Until next "Time" in the ELO (and related) Universe ... KJS ... 25-Nov-2016