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Andy Parsons: Bafflingly Optimistic

Date:  23rd May Start Time:  20:00
Categories:  Comedy Venue Address:  Evesham Town Hall, 24 Vine Street, Evesham

ANDY PARSONS: BAFFLINGLY OPTIMISTIC

‘For those who worry that we are going to hell in a handcart, Parsons will at least make you enjoy the ride’ – The i.

As seen on Netflix, Amazon Prime, BBC iPlayer, Live At The Apollo & Mock The Week.

‘Hysterical’ – The Mirror
‘Very funny’ – The Times
‘Punchline King’ – The Guardian
‘Laugh Out Loud Funny’ – Sunday Telegraph
★★★★★ – The List
★★★★★ – The Scotsman
★★★★★ – The Herald
‘Surprisingly ripped’ – Rob Beckett

14+ Likely to be swearing and adult content

£17.00

Tickets can also be purchased offline: Evesham Almonry

Host:  Evesham Live

Raw Comedy June 2024

Date:  14th Jun Start Time:  20:00
Categories:  Comedy Venue Address:  Ecgwins Club, 117 High Street, Evesham

One MC and 5 comedians for a hilarious night of comedy and all for £8 a ticket. Add to that the fact its on your doorstep it has all the elements for a great night out in Evesham.
Our headliner is Gloucester’s award-winning comic Nik Hill.

Min Age 16

£8.00

Online purchase only.

Host:  Evesham Live

King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys

Date:  23rd Jun Start Time:  19:30
Categories:  Music Venue Address:  Evesham Town Hall, 24 Vine Street, Evesham.

Rough, tough and always rocking, the legendary King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys’ zany stage show sometimes belies the fact that here is the finest, most authentic rhythm & blues band ever to come from outside the USA. As who has followed their astonishing career knows, the band carries a guarantee of great swinging music and high entertainment value. This year the high-octane jump and jive band have, as always, been spreading their message throughout Europe promoting their 11th Big Bear CD Live at Last!
‘Superb, a stunning range of instrumental ability…classy stuff in the style of Louis Jordan and Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, with nowt taken out.’ – Dave Clarke, Now Dig This

£21.00

Tickets can also be purchased offline: Evesham Almonry

Host:  Evesham Live

Raw Comedy July 2024

Date:  12th Jul Start Time:  20:00
Categories:  Comedy Venue Address:  Ecgwins Club, 117 High Street, Evesham

Join our guest MC Dylan Dodds as he introduces 5 circuit comedians from across the UK. Headlining this month we see the welcome return of Stratford based comic Adam Beardsmore.

Adam is well know to us as he use to MC regularly for us…before he became more in demand! He’s now regularly doing Pro nights at the major comedy clubs across the country. Don’t miss your chance to see Adam before he becomes famous!

£8.00

Tickets can also be purchased offline: Johnsons, 91 High Street, Evesham

Host:  Evesham Live

Words of Women

Date:  21st Jul Start Time:  14:30
Categories:  Music Venue Address:  All Saints Church, Evesham

Programme to include:

Songs
Ayres Anti-Suffragist Reasons (Poems of AD Miller)
Copland Selections: 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson
Dove Five Am’rous sighs (Lady Montagu Wortley)
Massenet Sérénade d’automne (Mme. Blanchecotte)
Philips An Amherst Bestiary (Emily Dickinson)
Schumann Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart, Op.135

Piano
C Schumann Romance from 4 Pieces Caractéristiques Larghetto in F from 4 Pieces Fugitives
Harding Reverie

This concert is being promoted this in collaboration with Evesham’s Festival of Words. Through the ‘words of women’ in poems, letters and
musical extracts, Susanna MacRae (soprano and Royal College of
Music graduate) and pianist Claire Habbershaw (pianist and Guildhall
Scholar)
explore the relationship between music and literature
. Texts by
Anne Boleyn, Emile Bronte, Emily Dickenson, Alice Duer Miller and
Christina Rosetti.

Full £20 Under18 £5

Tickets can also be purchased offline: Johnsons, 91 High Street, Evesham, WR11 4DN

Host:  Evesham & District Music Club

Piano; Poetry with Alistair McGowan

Date:  26th Jul Start Time:  19:30
Categories:  Music Venue Address:  The Theatrebarn, Main Street, Bretforton

Alistair has written poetry since he was 19. He has played the piano in public since 2018.
He has never combined the two. Has anyone …?

In this possible world first, he hopes to bring out the music of his poetry (due to be published on June 12th 2024) and the poetry of the music.
His 10 short piano choices will include compositions by Debussy, Satie, Grieg, Glass, Chopin and Elgar.
It promises to be a very varied and soulful hour – no doubt with a few of his trademark impressions thrown in too ! Something for (almost) everyone. May contain puns.

Evesham-born Alistair is best known for his uncanny impressions and won a BAFTA for his hugely popular television series, “The Big Impression”, in 2003.
He has also worked as an actor regularly on radio, occasionally on television and nationwide on stage (being nominated for an Olivier Award for his performance in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’).
In 2015, he threw himself into learning the piano from almost a standing start and, in 2017, released ‘The Piano Album’ through Sony Classical reaching number one in the classical charts.

He has since toured with ‘The Piano Show’ the first known show to mix stand-up comedy with classical piano music.

In 2023, he set up the first Ludlow Piano Festival – 5 days of piano events. The 2024 festival will run in Ludlow from May 22nd-26th.

His poetry collection, ‘Not What We Were Expecting’, will be released in June 2024.

Please note this performance will be of one hour duration with no interval.

£15.00

Tickets can also be purchased offline: Johnsons, 91 High Street, Evesham

Host:  Evesham Live

Simon Evans & Friends

Date:  15th Sep Start Time:  20:00
Categories:  Comedy Venue Address:  Evesham Town Hall, 24 Vine Street, Evesham

Simon Evans returns to Evesham for an extended headline set of brand new material!

Simon Evans is one of the UK’s most respected and established comedians. Fearless, provocative and ruthlessly intelligent, he’s a regular staple of TV and radio.

His TV credits include BBC One’s Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, BBC Two’s Mock the Week, and was a regular on Channel 4’s Stand Up for the Week.

Simon’s BBC Radio 4 series Simon Evans Goes to Market has audiences delighting in his witty and insightful take on the unpromising comic territory of commodities, trading and wealth.

Other BBC Radio 4 appearances include the The News Quiz, The Unbelievable Truth, and Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive.

Simon will be joined by 2 other comedians (yet to be announced) for another night of fun and laughter.

£19.00

Online purchase only.

Host:  Evesham Live

The Wizard Of Oz

Date:  10th Oct Start Time:  19:30
Date:  11th Oct Start Time:  19:30
Date:  12th Oct Start Time:  14:30
Date:  12th Oct Start Time:  19:30
Date:  13th Oct Start Time:  14:30
Categories:  Music, comedy, theatre, family Venue Address:  The Henrician Theatre Victoria Avenue Evesham

L. Frank Baum’s classic novel comes to life in The Wizard of Oz. This faithful adaptation produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company features all the most beloved songs and moments from the 1939 classic film, brought to life onstage. Young Dorothy Gale is swept away by a tornado from her Kansas farm to the magical land of Oz. There, she encounters a host of whimsical characters: good witches, bad witches, animals that talk, scarecrows that walk, and things magical to behold. To find her way home, she must journey along the Yellow Brick Road to see the mysterious and all-powerful Wizard in Emerald City. Along the way, she makes new friends, but must also brave many dangers, including the Wicked Witch of the West, who will stop at nothing to get her hands on Dorothy’s magical ruby slippers. To make it home safely, Dorothy must learn an important lesson: there’s no place like home.

Join Phoenix Theatre Group as they bring this magical journey to life.

£16.00

Tickets can also be purchased offline: www.Henrician.org

Host:  Phoenix Theatre groupWebsite:   Www.phoenixtheatregroup.co.uk

Mark Watson: Search

Date:  3rd Nov Start Time:  15:30
Date:  3rd Nov Start Time:  20:00
Categories:  Comedy Venue Address:  Evesham Town Hall, 24 Vine Street, Evesham

Mark Watson’s 12-year-old son has just got a phone. His 70-year-old dad has been through the most frightening experience of his life. Both a dad and a kid himself, around the midpoint of his life, the Taskmaster star and multiple award-winner – now also famous as one-third of YouTube cult sensation No More Jockeys – returns.
He’ll consider the search for meaning that we’re all on, with or without Google. There’ll be a lot of jokes, and a show that’s different every night.
★★★★ ‘A master at letting us in on his vulnerability’ The Times
★★★★ ‘This is a stand-up operating at the very top of his game’ Independent

14+

Full £20.00

Tickets can also be purchased offline: Evesham Almonry

Host:  Evesham Live

Holly at Christmas: 32 Years of Rock ‘n’ Rolling The World

Date:  24th Nov Start Time:  19:30
Categories:  Music Venue Address:  Evesham Town Hall, 24 Vine Street, Evesham

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers once again herald in the Yuletide festivities with Holly at Christmas, the show that is now as traditional as mulled wine and mince pies!

Holly’s hits, other contemporary classics and some Christmas crackers are all wrapped up in a fast, furious and funny feast of entertainment to make the perfect gift for all the family.

This breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.

It stars some of the finest actor-musicians in the UK whose combined West End credits include Buddy, Lennon, Forbidden Planet and Jailhouse Rock and was endorsed as Britain’s most popular Buddy Holly act when the boys guested on BBC One’s Saturday night live programme, “The One and Only”, hosted by Graham Norton.

Whatever the season, whatever the excuse to party, make your Heartbeat a little faster with the show that has thousands of fans the world over saying: “I can’t believe it’s not Buddy!”

Reviews

“The audience were dancing in the aisles and roaring for more” The Stage
“Buddy brilliant!” Graham Norton, BBC One
“Fantastic…The best… tremendous night out…I can’t praise the show enough” The Kent and Sussex Courier
“Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without Buddy Holly and The Cricketers” Somerset County Gazette

£20

Tickets can also be purchased offline: Evesham Almonry

Host:  Evesham Live

Cinderella- The Traditional Family Panto

Date:  15th Jan Start Time:  19:30
Date:  16th Jan Start Time:  19:30
Date:  17th Jan Start Time:  14:30
Date:  17th Jan Start Time:  19:30
Date:  18th Jan Start Time:  14:30
Categories:  Dance, music, comedy, theatre, family Venue Address:  The Henrician Theatre Victoria Avenue Evesham Worcestershire

Join Phoenix Theatre Group as they celebrate their 35th year of Pantomime! Will Cinderella be swept away by Prince Charming? Will Buttons get his girl? Are the Ugly Sisters as ugly as they sound? These and many more questions will be answered in this traditional Panto suitable for the whole family.

Phoenix will deliver the usual song, dance, fun and games people have come to expect from Evesham’s premiere Panto Society. With a 50 strong cast, please note the show includes pyrotechnics and special effects.

Suitable for ages 3+

£16.00

Tickets can also be purchased offline: Www.Henrician.org

Host:  Phoenix Theatre GroupWebsite:   Www.phoenixtheatregroup.co.uk