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Coming up at the Memorial

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 9:51 am.

THE Memorial Theatre lineup is jam-packed with music and entertainment for the coming weeks.

Saturday 21st April  – 6.00pm – Dad’s Army “Lovingly” Alive – A Salute to the 1940s. A special commemoration to the artistes from both WW1 and WW2. Dad’s Army remains one of the most popular situation comedies on British television. It ran for 80 episodes over nine years. Now we bring to life some of the best-loved characters of Dad’s Army in this very special show.

‘A Salute to the 1940s’ is a variety show packed full of the stars who kept the nation entertained during the dark years of two world wars and of course the Home Guard of Warmington on Sea were doing their very best to protect the ‘Green and Pleasant’ shores of Great Britain. This show consists additionally of recreations in vision and sound of George Formby, Vera Lynn, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and Gracie Fields, Marie Lloyd, Harry Lauder and Flanagan and Allen and a special recreation of Windsor Davies and Don Estelle  singing ‘Whispering Grass!

Prepare yourself for an afternoon of pure entertainment. This show will have you on your feet singing along and waving your flags with pride. It is all held together by your very own air raid warden, Warden Braithwaite. As soon as you walk into the room, you will be transported back into the 1940s with flags, posters and bunting. This is truly a memorable show and will finish in a truly patriotic finale, which will have you bursting with pride.

Tickets – £16, concessions for over 60s and under 16s £15, groups 10+ £14.

Saturday 28th April – 7.30pm – Marty Wilde and The Wildcats – An opportunity to experience, live on stage, one of Rock’n’Roll’s original pioneers. Marty, whose career began in 1957, was amongst the very first British singers to play a leading role in the early formative and groundbreaking Rock’n’Roll years.

Playing his many hits – combined with a host of magical songs from that wonderful era – Marty and his fabulous band, The Wildcats, will take you on a trip down Memory Lane and guide you through some of the most exciting musical periods that this country has ever experienced.

Tuesday 8th May – Saturday 12th May – 7.30pm plus 2.30pm on the 12th – FMTC Present Titanic The Musical – A musical not performed in Frome before, Titanic will take you on a factual journey to examine the cause, the conditions and the true characters involved in this ever-fascinating drama of the ‘unsinkable’ ship, lost on April 15th 1912 on its maiden voyage.

Tickets – £16, Concessions £14, Groups 10+ £13.

Friday 18th May – 7.30pm – Psychic Sally – Kisses to Heaven Tour

World renowned psychic, television and theatre star and the UK’s favourite award winning medium Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her phenomenal interactive stage show. This is a unique evening not to be missed. Book your tickets now to see this phenomenal psychic in action. Tickets – £24.

For information visit www. fmt.website

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