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Publication Date:-
2022-07-30
 
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Smash Hit 'Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em' Comes To St Helens Next Week Starring Joe Pasquale

THE stage show of 1970s classic comedy:- 'Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em' arrives at St Helens Theatre Royal next week as part of a national UK Tour.  The highly acclaimed show features a star studded cast. Hilarious mishaps and DIY disasters will bring the house down; quite literally; along with comedian and actor Joe Pasquale at the helm of the cast.  Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em comes to St Helens Theatre Royal, from Tuesday, 2 August to Saturday, 6 August 2022, for 7 performances only. Performances are 7.30pm, with 2 2.30pm matinee shows, on Thursday and Saturday. Tickets are on sale now.

Joe Pasquale will appear as the loveable, but accident prone Frank Spencer, with Sarah Earnshaw as his long suffering wife Betty.

Susie Blake returns as Frank's disapproving Mother In Law Mrs Fisher; Moray Treadwell as Mr Luscombe / Mr Worthington; James Paterson as Father O'Hara; and Ben Watson as Desmond / Constable. The cast also features Nick Wray and Alice Osmanski.

Betty has exciting news for Frank, but he's preoccupied by possible new found fame as a magician. With guests arriving for dinner and crossed wires all round, priceless misunderstandings are on the menu.

Based on the 1970's classic TV comedy by Ray Allen and Directed by the award winning Guy Unsworth, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is the ultimate feel-good night out, washed down with lashings of nostalgia and Mother's prune wine.

The 2022 UK Tour is produced by Limelight Productions; designed by Simon Higlett; lighting design by Matt Haskins; sound design by Ian Horrocks Taylor; and choreography by Jenny Arnold.

Joe Pasquale is a firm TV and stage favourite, and has delighted audiences with his stand-up tours for more than 30 years. He has continued to win legions of fans appearing in all manner of entertainment from New Faces, Spamalot and The Producers, and was crowned King Of The Jungle in I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here. A man of many talents - Joe has qualified as a pilot, and has also taken up boxing and running.

Sarah Earnshaw's theatre credits include:- Yes, Prime Minister (Theatre Clwyd); The Argument (Theatre Royal Bath); The Nightingales (Theatre Royal Bath and UK Tour); Nativity! The Musical (Birmingham Rep and UK Tour); Spamalot (Playhouse West End and UK Tour); Wicked (Apollo Victoria, part of the original West End cast); and The Royal Variety Performance.

Susie Blake regularly appeared in the TV series and comedy specials of:- Victoria Wood, Russ Abbot and Stanley Baxter, and is perhaps particularly loved as the Continuity Announcer in Victoria Wood:- As Seen on TV. She recently appeared in Silky Hotel (BBC iPlayer); Kate & Koji (Series 1 and 2, ITV); Not Going Out (BBC One); and The Real Marigold Hotel (BBC One). She played Bev Unwin in Coronation Street from 2003 to 2006 and again in 2015; and Hillary Nicholson in Mrs Brown's Boys. Films include Fierce Creatures and Nativity 3:- Dude, Where's My Donkey?!. Theatre credits include Fisherman's Friends:- The Musical (Dominion Theatre and Hall For Cornwall); My Fair Lady (Grange Festival); The Mirror Crack'd (UK Tour); Grumpy Old Women Live 2 and 3, When We Are Married (West End); Pygmalion (Chichester Festival Theatre); Wicked (West End); and Noises Off (National Theatre).

St Helens Theatre Royal Manager Chantelle Nolan commented:- "Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is such a classic, innocent comedy from the golden age of TV, when sitcoms and programmes were the ultimate in entertainment. We are really excited to welcome the highly anticipated stage show to St Helens Theatre Royal as part of its UK Tour, and with such a wonderful cast it's sure to be a Summer highlight for our audiences."

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em runs tickets are on sale now, from:- SomeMothersDoAveEm.Com.
 


Southport Disco Festival is back in Victoria Park in Southport with its 4th Edition

THIS time the event will have a full on circus theme in a big top marquee and with its biggest line up to date. Headlining will be Hacienda legend Graeme Park alongside Defected Records and Glitterbox vocalist Lisa Millett. Graeme Park has been a major part of the critically acclaimed Haçienda Classical shows recently, bringing the iconic venue back to life in a classical format. They have performed around the UK since 2016 to rapturous response where he performs live alongside the Manchester Camerata Orchestra, Peter Hook and special guest vocalists to a set of classic and contemporary club tunes. Alongside Graeme Park will be Lisa Millett who sung some ofthe most classic Defected Records house tracks of the noughties including:- 'Bad Habit', 'Sleep Talk', 'Ill Be Good', 'Soul Heaven' to name a very small few.

The festival will be the final outdoor music event in Victoria Park of this summer season and what a line up to be going out with. Joining Graeme and Lisa are the kings of disco edits and 2 DJs who have been ripping up the festival scene this summer Yam Who and Jagerossa, from Midnight Riot Records as well as Conan The Selector and Aandy Buchan from Hot Gorilla Records. No stranger to the festival scene, these 2 DJs have also been busy this festival season playing up and down the UK and recently went on tour with The Brand New Heavies as their official support act. Coman The Selector is the alias of local DJ and musician Mark Pickup who several decades ago was resident at such Southport venues as:- Club Code, Bar Non, Zebra Square to name a small few. Since then and under several alias's Mark has gone on to perform all over the world and played alongside some of the biggest names in the business including:- Nile Rogers and Chic, Jamiroquai, The Gorillaz, Faithless, The Prodigy, Disclosure as well as released tracks on such labels as:- Toolroom, D-Vine, Sony Music ME, King Street Sounds, Trax Records and is also the organiser of The Southport Disco Festival.

Bringing some house vibes to the event will be Camille Cee, as well as Southport DJ legend Lee Groves, who used to be resident at The Glasshouse and Manhattans, in Southport, and has played the Southport Disco Festivals last 2 events. Support comes from Paul Hollinsead and House Of Ivy co-owner and resident Channe.

Bringing some live percussion to the event will be Ali Cunninham, a regular performer at the event having played with K-Klass and Alison Limerick at the last 2 Southport Disco Festivals.  Head to Skiddle via this link:- Skiddle.Com to book your tickets today...

 

 
      
 
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