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Plenty on offer as theatre's new season begins

October 31, 2013


THEATRE IT seems there is something for everyone coming up at the Lichfield Garrick Theatre following the release of further information about the new season.

The new season gets under way on Monday (November 4) and includes everything from amazing acrobatics to spinetingling ghost stories to ensure that theatre-goers of all ages are kept entertained over the coming weeks and months. The theatre is set to welcome their Lordships Hurd and Hattersley who will be in conversation on the main stage, as well as television and film star, Jack Shepherd, who is starring in two chilling classic ghost stories.

The sensational Moscow State Circus is coming to town in February half term, and there's comedy to look forward to from Stephen K Amos, Billy Pearce and the hilarious play 51 Shades of Maggie. The Russian ice stars are returning by popular demand to present Peter Pan on Ice, when the Garrick's stage will again be transformed into a full stage ice rink.

There is also plenty for younger audiences with shows including Old McDonald had a Farm, Little Howard and the Magic Pencil of Life and Death and The New Adventures of Puss in Boots. The Garrick is continuing in its tradition of presenting quality in-house productions with John Godber's September in the Rain, which is playing in the Studio from May 29 to June 28 next year.

The season finale will see the Lichfield Garrick bringing all the bright lights and glamour of Las Vegas to town with a spectacular gala concert, A Touch of Vegas. Rock legend Alvin Stardust is set to go back to his swing roots along with Lichfield Garrick's Artistic Director Adrian Jackson and his City Concert Orchestra, recreating the sensational sounds of the big band era.

Tickets for all productions in the much-anticipated new season are available online at or by calling Box Office 01543 412121.

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