EASTBOURNE BANDSTAND Entertain LET US YOU Whether you’re with friends, as a couple, or the kids, our town has all the ingredients for a great night out. As one of the biggest live entertainment towns in the South East we have the perfect venue to suit your mood. From a whole host of theatres to cinemas, wine bars and cocktail clubs to live music venues and even bingo - Eastbourne comes alive at night. GWEN TAYLOR AS LADY BRACKNELL - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (24-28 APRIL 2018) TAKE TO The Stage BRIAN CONLEY AT THE ROYAL HIPPODROME THEATRE (8 JUNE 2018) 22 EASTBOURNE The Sunshine Coast From top West End productions, to rip roaring comedy, children’s favourites and orchestras, step inside the Grade II listed Devonshire Park Theatre and tingle with excitement as the lights go down. With a year round programme of shows from the international smash hit musical comedy ‘Hairspray’ to the Tony award-winning ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ and the visual wizardry of ‘Derren Brown’ – it’s entertainment at its best. Opened in 1883, our oldest theatre, the Royal Hippodrome Theatre has a lively programme of shows for 2018 with an Easter pantomime, summer show and more. Join legendary British entertainers Bobby Davro and Kenny Lynch for a unique night of comedy and music (30 March) or see Jimmy Osmond in a special tribute to Andy Williams in a show direct from the USA.
2018 Show Highlights HAIRSPRAY (2-7 JULY 2018) Live Music Eastbourne’s handsome 1930’s Bandstand, the busiest in the UK, is hot, hot, hot in 2018 with all new tribute acts including George Michael, David Bowie and The Who. With an extended season and year round music concerts including the much-loved 1812 firework concerts, traditional military music and more – there’s a show for everyone. Catch regular swing, folk and more at the Crown and Anchor pub overlooking Eastbourne’s seafront or comedy, choirs and open mic evenings at the über cool Printers Playhouse in Little Chelsea. 6-10 Feb Spamalot DPT 13-17 Feb The Kite Runner DPT 6 Mar Moon River & Me - Jimmy Osmond RHT 6-10 Mar Rat Pack DPT 27-31 Mar Great Expectations DPT 3-7 Apr Thoroughly Modern Millie DPT 7 Apr Musical - Forever Dusty RHT 10-14 Apr Derren Brown DPT 13 Apr Comedy one night special – Steptoe & Son RHT 16-21 Apr Some Mother’s Do Ave Em DPT 19 Apr The Drifters RHT 21 Apr Boyz Life – Brian McFadden & Keith Duffy RHT 24-28 Apr The Importance of Being Earnest DPT 24 Apr - 10 Oct The Summer Show: That’s Entertainment 27 Apr Sounds of the Eighties with The Zoots B 28 Apr Motown Collective B RHT 2 May Wuthering Heights: Music of Kate Bush DPT 10-13 May G&S: Yeomen of the Guard DPT 12 May David Baddiel RHT 15-19 May Turn of the Screw DPT 23-26 May Eastbourne Stagers: Little Shop of Horrors DPT 25/26 May David Walliams’ Midnight Gang RHT 30/31 May Alice In Wonderland DPT 2 June British Music Hall Society’s Day by the Sea RHT 4-9 June The Case of The Frightened Lady DPT 8 June Brian Conley - “Still the Greatest Entertainer - in his price range” RHT 24 June Lee Mead RHT 28 June Giovanni Pernice (Strictly Come Dancing) RHT 1 July Sounds of the Sixties with The Zoots B 2-7 July Hairspray DPT 15 July An Evening of Salsa & Cuban Music B 12 Aug Post Modern Jukebox 'Swing With a Twist’ B 26 Aug Sounds of the Seventies with The Zoots B 1 Sept “The Dressing Room” starring Cannon & Ball RHT 2 Sept Dolly & Friends: A Night in Nashville B 8 Sept The Rat Pack B 9 Sept The US Divas Show B 27 Sept G4 RHT For up to the minute information on forthcoming concerts, shows and performances visit: EastbourneTheatres.co.uk Box Office 01323 412000 EastbourneBandstand.co.uk Box Office 01323 410611 RoyalHippodrome.com Box Office 01323 802020 Devonshire Park Theatre (DPT); Royal Hippodrome Theatre (RHT); Bandstand (B) Visit Eastbourne @VisitEastbourne #VisitEastbourne VisitEastbourne.com 23