Video PUBLISHED: 11:20 28 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:31 28 August 2018 Best of Wham! Credit: Sweeney Entertainments Archant The Ipswich Regent will be transformed into Club Tropicana this September as The Best of Wham! UK tour arrives in the county, The Best of Wham! Picture: Sweeney EntertainmentsFeaturing the very best of George, Andrew, Pepsi and Shirlie, the new tribute show celebrates the best of the band’s hits plus a couple of early George Michael bonus songs.It is 37 years since George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley formed one of the most enduring pop groups of the 80s and in four short years WHAM! sold more than 28 million records. This brand new concert show stars Ben Evans, performing as George Michael, who started his career at the age of eight performing in roles including Gavroche in Les Miserables, both the roles of Oliver and The Artful Dodger in Oliver! His career has continued with appearances in a host of TV programmes including lead roles in Casualty, … [Read more...] about The Best of Wham! set to bring the sound of the 80s to the Ipswich Regent
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The nostalgic sound of the 1980s will be celebrated at a special show coming to Scunthorpe. Endorsed by Mike Read, who was a Radio 1 breakfast DJ during the eighties, as being like Live Aid meets Top of the Pops – 80's Mania is sweeping into town. From West End producer, director, performer and choreographer Vikki Holland-Bowyer, the hit-packed production features back-combed hair, shimmying shoulder pads, wet-look neon leggings, the lairiest of leotards, indiscriminate double denim and 24/7 sunglasses – and that's just a description of the audience of Europe's official eighties reunion concert show. Live on stage, 80's Mania authentically revives the music of 25 chart-topping pop stars including Duran Duran, Human League, Culture Club, Wham!, Madness, Madonna, Spandau Ballet, Cyndi Lauper, Adam Ant, Bananarama, Erasure, Nena, Soft Cell, Toni Basil, Dead or Alive, Kim Wilde and more. It will take place at The Baths Hall on Saturday, May 5. The fast-moving production … [Read more...] about 80’s mania to sweep Scunthorpe when show rolls into town
DAVID Walliams became a star name thanks to his role in Little Britain with Matt Lucas and his work on Britain's Got Talent. He hit the headlines after The Sun revealed he's "secretly seeing" kidnapped glamour model Chloe Ayling - here's what we know about him... Who is David Walliams, how old is he and what is his background? David Walliams is a 46-year-old comedian and children's author. He was born David Williams on August 20, 1971, in Merton, London, to a lab technician mother and transport engineer father. His career began after he met comedy partner Matt Lucas while performing with the National Youth Theatre, after graduating from Bristol with a BA in Drama. Now he is best-known for his role as a judge on BGT, on which he exhibits his camp persona and often appears to ramp it up for the benefit of TV audiences, flirting with interviewers and making innuendos. In 2015 he was awarded the gong for Best Judge at the National Television Awards in recognition of his work on … [Read more...] about What is David Walliams’ net worth, when was the Britain’s Got Talent judge married to Lara Stone and what books has he written?
Fans of Wham! are in for a treat with a new stage show coming to Grimsby next month. The tribute act at Grimsby Auditorium will feature the very best of George, Andrew, Pepsi and Shirlie when it arrives on Saturday, May 12. Can it really be 37 years since George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley formed one of the most enduring pop groups of the 80s? In four short years Wham! sold more than 28 million records, topping the charts with three albums, four number one singles and eleven top ten hits. They featured in the Live Aid concert of 1985 and were the first western pop group to ever tour in China. Their impact and influence on the 80s era and music today really cannot be over-emphasised. The Best of Wham! Show includes all those hits, a few B-side favourites and a couple of early George Michael bonus songs. The Best of Wham! features Craig Webb, performing as George Michael. Craig made his TV debut on Gary Barlow’s talent search Let It Shine, which aired live in February 2017 on … [Read more...] about Brand new Wham! stage show coming to Grimsby
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