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The month at the Epsom Playhouse

Music

One Night in Dublin
Thursday 5 September; 7.30pm
Come join us and be transported to "Murphy's Pub". Where the house band, The Wild Murphys, will be performing great Irish songs by the likes of The Pogues, The Dubliners, The Fureys, The Saw Doctors and many more.

California Dreamers
Friday 6 September; 7.30pm
Let the dream team help you to release your inner hippie with this sunshine celebration of the Los Angeles music scene from 1965 – 1975, paying homage to the iconic artists who made their home in ‘Laurel Canyon’, a small neighbourhood nestling in the foothills of LA.

The World’s Greatest Musicalswestenders
Sunday 8 September; 7.30pm
The success and popularity of the musical over the past fifty years has been the inspiration behind the WestEnders and they want to share their passion and love of the West End and Broadway with you.

Joe Brown 60th Anniversary Tour
Wednesday 11 – Thursday 12 September; 8pm
Premier rock ‘n’ roll legend Joe Brown has gone from strength to strength as his contemporary achievements maintain momentum. His ‘Very Best Of’ album went Gold staying eight weeks in the UK top 20 and in the same year his 50th anniversary tour celebrated a sold out show at the Royal Albert Hall.

Lipstick on Your Collar
Saturday 14 September; 7.30pm
An exciting 50's/60's show specialising in bringing the classic pop hits from the Golden Era of music back to life, with soaring vocals, tight harmonies and an infectious sense of fun!

The Nick Ross Orchestra present – Glenn Miller Rat Pack Era
Sunday 15 September; 7pm
The lights soften, the mood settles. An audience waits for that first moment of sound. The Big Band is poised, relaxed, but with eyes anxious for the lead. Then, as if giving body to an echo, the murmured notes of ‘Moonlight Serenade’ the night, it seems, is suddenly full and timeless.

BLAKE – Movies and Musicals
Wednesday 18 September; 7.30pm
With their latest (and seventh) album going straight into the charts at number one, BLAKE really stand out as Britain’s number one harmony group. For over ten years BLAKE have performed classical, opera and crossover and given them a beautiful unique sound.

Voodoo Room
Friday 20 September; 7.30pm
Celebrating the incredible music of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton & Cream Voodoo Room are a stunning high energy ‘Power Trio’ featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians whose credits include: Steve Winwood, Massive Attack, Arthur Brown, Fish, Thunder and Lulu.

Bee Gees Fever
Saturday 21 September; 7.30pm
Since 1999, Bee Gees Fever have been performing “100% completely live” to venues all over the UK and Europe, honing their skills with one purpose in mind – to entertain audiences, and they have been achieving this for nearly two decades.

Remembering Glenn Campbell
Sunday 22 September; 7.30pm
A concert celebrating one of country music's most influential artists. Featuring classics “Rhinestone Cowboy”, “Galveston" and “Wichita Lineman”, as well as critically acclaimed later works from “Meet Glen Campbell” and “Adios” this concert reflects on a career spanning 50 years and 70 albums.

Sing Swing Swing
Friday 27 – Saturday 28 September; 7.45pm
Epsom Players’ celebrated Cafe Cabaret returns or the first time this autumn. Sing Sing Swing celebrates the wonderful sounds of the Swing era, including over 30 of your favourite big band numbers, from Sinatra to Gershwin to Madonna!

The ManfredsBotown
Thursday 3 October; 7.30pm
Since Manfred Mann formed in 1962, they have firmly secured their place in the history books of British popular and R&B music. Understandable considering the number of top ten hits they have had throughout the world.

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers
Friday 4 October; 7.30pm
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.

Botown, Souls of Bollywood
Saturday 5 October; 7.30pm
Botown are a chart-topping multicultural soul band that reboot Bollywood classics with a shot of late ’60 soul and funk. It’s an exciting culture-clash musical experience that takes you on a musical trip from Memphis to Mumbai. Imagine a legendary ‘60’s soul band playing Bollywood music – that’s Botown!

The Sound of Music
Wednesday 9 October – Saturday 12 October; 7.30pm & Saturday 12 October 2.30pm
The Sound of Music was the final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein. Hinchley Manor Operatic Society present this production and the stage comes alive with a beautiful blend of costumes, props, lights, sound, actors and a breathtaking set.


Comedy

The Comedy Club
Saturday 7 September; 7.30pm
Comedy Club on the Road! Celebrating 23 years of bringing laughter to life! The Comedy Club is one of the most recognised & respected names in the comedy industry and over the years has worked across the UK and abroad with the best of the best.

Hot Flush – The Musical
Thursday 19 September; 8pm
Meet Myra, Sylvia, Helen and Jessica in this hilarious naughty musical that's the perfect girl’s night out! Share in the friendships, the secrets, the laughs, the tears and the ups and downs of four ordinary women - and one man - living extraordinary lives. Starring Su Pollard, Helen Pearson, Melanie Gutteridge, Matt Slack and Ruth Keeling.

Paul Zeredin’s Puppet Party
Wednesday 25 September; 7.30pm
Paul Zerdin and his dysfunctional puppet family are back by popular demand with a brand-new UK tour. As well as starring everyone’s favourites Sam, Albert and Baby, there’ll be his new bodyguard, an urban fox, some hilarious audience participation - and a talking ice cream - all using a mixture of master puppeteering, state of the art animatronic wizardry and a unique blend of edgy comedy.

Ellie Taylor Midsummer
Thursday 26 September; 8pm
Fresh from recording her debut Netflix stand up special, the star of The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo and QI is back with a brand-new show. Join Ellie as she bangs on about life, love and what will happen if one more person tells her “you got this”.

Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tuesday 1 October; 8pm
Sh*t Faced Shakespeare is the hilarious combination of an entirely serious adaption of Shakespearean classic, cast who has been selected at random and given four hours to drink before every show, we present you with classical theatre as it was always meant to be seen.

Count Arthur Strong
Wednesday 2 October; 8pm
As well as being the all-round entertainer we all know and love from the telly and radio, Count Arthur Strong is also a lifelong fan of astronomy, since having been given a microscope, or whatever it is they use, for Christmas when he was a small precocious baby.


Magic

James Phelan – Trouble Maker
Friday 13 September; 8pmDr who
James Phelan presents a unique magical prank show that is both jaw dropping and laugh out loud funny! Troublemaker is a mind-blowing roller coaster filled with mystery and hilarity – from mind-reading outrageous confessions from members of the audience, to risking the safety of iPhones.

Close Up Magic
Saturday 28 September; 7.30pm
A Playhouse regular, Close up Magic is one of the most impressive forms of the art and this unique format showcases some of the best and most skillful exponents. Audiences get to experience the magic in an informal, close up setting, often taking part themselves and witnessing the impossible from only inches away.

Talks

An afternoon with Peter Purves
Saturday 22 September; 2pm
During an illustrious career that has spanned over sixty years, Peter Purves has become one of the country’s most popular presenters and actors, having appeared on our television screens in more than 2,500 programmers.

An evening with Nicola Bryant and Mark Strickson
Sunday 22 September; 4pm
Meet two of the 1980s cast of Doctor Who who starred as companions ‘Peri Brown’ and ‘Turlough’ alongside the Fifth and Sixth Doctors, as they materialise in Epsom for a rare on stage interview together, plus a celebrity autograph panel, professional photograph studio, and more!

Shackleton's Carpenter
Saturday 5 October; 7.30pm
Shackleton's Endurance sank in Antarctica, leaving the 28 strong crew stranded. McNish, brilliant carpenter and shipwright, defied Shackleton, but his skills played an absolutely vital role in saving the entire crew. For all his bravery and ingenuity, McNish was one of the very few who were never awarded the Polar Medal. Now, alone and destitute, one still night on the dockside, he challenges Shackleton one last time.

Clairvoyance

With Love from Spirit
Tuesday 24 September; 8pm
With Love from Spirit is an evening of clairvoyance with international spirit mediums Karen Docherty and Keith Charles! Come and see both make connections with those who dwell in spirit, uniting love and joy with family and friends.

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