Cast brings back host of Civic favourites

Billy Pearce

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Cast is presenting its Civic Favourites programme which journeys back to the era of Doncaster’s Civic Theatre.

Staff and audiences have hand-picked a selection of productions that have left them with lasting memories of the old venue.

Including The Barron Knights on Friday 28 March, The Good Old Days of Music Hall and Variety on Tuesday 8 April and An Adult Evening with Billy Pearce on Wednesday 9 April.

It’s now 50 years since The Barron Knights started touring the world with their unique style of comedy and rock ‘n’ roll. 

Supremely talented and a showbiz phenomenon, they have performed across the world from the London Palladium to Buckingham Palace and have toured with The Beatles and the Rolling Stones.

Featuring old favourites and new songs their hilarious tunes include Killer Queen, asking will Camilla ever be Queen and The Windmills of Your Mind, about what happens to your body as you get older.

The Good Old Days of Music Hall and Variety is an award-winning variety show taking you back to the great days of music hall and variety entertainment.

Starring hit recording stars The Bachelors with John Stokes, come and hear all the famous songs live, Charmaine, I Believe, Ramona, I Wouldn’t Trade You For The World and

many more.

The show will also feature special guest star comedian Johnnie Casson, from TV’s Des O’ Connor and Paul O Grady shows.

An Adult Evening with Billy Pearce will see see national treasure, and without doubt one of Britain’s most talented and best loved comedians and performers in action.

Billy Pearce emerged from the fertile talent fields of Butlins in the mid 1980s. A multi award winner he his won just about every comedy award going, including a British comedy award, Solo comedian of the year, and best television comedy newcomer at the London Palladium.

Billy has hosted the Children’s Variety Show and broken box office records at theatres across the country as well as appearing in Tonight at the London Palladium, Through the Keyhole, Blankety Blank, Talking Telephone Numbers and You Bet.

Tickets are available from Doncaster Ticket Office on 01302 303 959 and at castindoncaster.com.