Friday, 25 November 2016


Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! Thanks to Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre Winter 2016 into Summer 2017 brochure, several theatre web sites, a certain photograph published via the official Brian Yeates Associates Facebook page on Tuesday 15th November (see above for both images) and a new tour poster (see below), it appears that we can again look forward to seeing Jasper Carrott and Bev Bevan embarking on another series of Stand Up & Rock! dates next year after a two (2) year hiatus.
The line-up of the show will also feature Geoff TurtonTony Kelsey, Phil Tree, Abby Brant and new girl Suzi Woo (from the excellent Suzi & The Backbeats). Note that Quill leading lady Joy Strachan-Brain will not be participating in the show this time around. Confirmed dates (click on each link for further details), at the time of writing, are:

Telford Oakengates Theatre (Saturday 25th to Monday 27th March)
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre (Wednesday 5th to Friday 7th April)
Yeovil Octagon Theatre (Wednesday 12th to Thursday 13th April)
Crewe Lyceum Theatre (Wednesday 19th to Thursday 20th April)
Dudley Town Hall (Friday 21st to Saturday 22nd April)
Newark Palace Theatre (Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th April),
Weston-super-Mare Playhouse Theatre (Tuesday 2nd to Wednesday 3rd May)
Redditch Palace Theatre (Wednesday 10th to Saturday 13th May)
Nottingham Theatre Royal (Thursday 18th to Friday 19th May)
Wakefield Theatre Royal (Sunday 21st to Monday 22nd May)
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre (Thursday 1st June)
Malvern Forum Theatre (Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd June)
Shrewsbury Theatre Severn (Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th June)
Cheshire Gawsworth Hall (Friday 21st July)
Torquay Princess Theatre (Sunday 23rd July)
Leicestershire Kilworth House (Thursday 27th to Friday 28th July)
Great Yarmouth Britannia Pier Theatre (Saturday 29th July)
Norwich Holt Festival (Sunday 30th July)
Shanklin Theatre (Sunday 24th September)
High Wycombe Swan Theatre (Sunday 1st October)
Lichfield Garrick Theatre (Wednesday 4th October)
Weymouth Pavilion Theatre (Wednesday 11th October)
Poole Lighthouse Theatre (Thursday 12th October)
King's Lynn Corn Exchange (Tuesday 17th October)
Chatham Brook & Central Theatre (Sunday 22nd October)
Basingstoke Anvil Theatre (Wednesday 25th October)
Buxton Opera House (Wednesday 8th November)
Llandudno Theatre Cymru (Thursday 9th November)
Guildford G Live Theatre (Friday 17th November)
Southend Cliffs Pavilion (Wednesday 29th November)
St. Albans Arena (Friday 1st December)
Southampton Mayflower Theatre (Sunday 3rd December)

Find out more about the tour, the venues and dates via these links thus:

elobeatlesforever (elobf) recommends Stand Up & Rock! to those enlightened folks who enjoy the music of ELOJeff LynneThe MoveRoy WoodThe Idle Race'Brum Beat'The Beatles and related artistes.

Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] Universe ... KJS ... 25-Nov-2016

1 comment:

  1. Please come back to Scunthorpe it was a brill night