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Win tickets to see CARNABY STREET THE MUSICAL as it heads to New Wimbledon Theatre 23-28 Sept

CARNABY STREET
Autumn UK Tour

Win a pair of tickets to see
                                                                                                
Carnaby Street
at New Wimbledon Theatre

You could win a pair of tickets to see Carnaby Street at New Wimbledon Theatre on Monday 23 September.

Set against the backdrop of London’s West End in the sixties, its iconic clubs, fashion and characters, Carnaby Street is the real musical story of a generation.

Jam packed with over 30 classic hits from the time, including Roll Over Beethoven, Do Wah Diddy Diddy, Tired of Waiting For You, You Really Got Me, Keep on Running, Sweets for my Sweet ... and many, many more.

Carnaby Street tells the unique British story of every boy or girl’s dream – to become a rock star!

Carnaby Street will be at New Wimbledon Theatre from Mon 23 – Sat 28 September.


To book tickets please contact: Box Office: 0844 871 7646 (bkg fees) or at www.atgtickets.com/wimbledon (bkg fees)


Winner announced on Friday 13th September after 4pm

Winner is: L. Goodfellow

Fresh from a successful spring tour, people all around the UK have become dedicated followers of Carnaby Street and now it’s set to continue swinging round the country when the 60’s musical opens its autumn leg in Milton Keynes this week.

With a book inspired by writer, producer and music industry legend Carl Leighton Pope’s real life experiences he says; “In 1964 I was 18 years old. My father had a pub in Dean Street, Soho called The Crown and Two Chairman and I was an out of work actor. I worked five nights a week in the now iconic venue - The Marquee Club - the hottest club in London for new bands. The Who, The Yardbirds, Rod Stewart, Moody Blues and many more started their careers there in 1964.

“Being a mod meant I rode a Vespa scooter, bought my clothes in Carnaby Street and followed the cool bands of the time. The Who led the way. We fought on the beaches and lived for the weekends. Our whole lives were based around music. It told us who we were, who we hung around with, what girls we knew. What dances we did - in fact - our entire lifestyle. Soho was called the Square Mile, and that’s where the 60’s really began.

“My 40 years in the music business has given me many road stories, all of which, told with a drink are entertaining. There have been many suggestions about ‘the book’, but my intention was never to write one. The musical is my document, it is mildly autobiographical in that all that the characters were real people that I met during that time.

The songs are classic 60’s hits and the fashion and the colour gave me my story. I didn’t want it to be a song-led concert style musical, so the book, together with the music is the story I wanted to tell. It took 16 years to write. It was a real labour of love. Please enjoy it as much as I do.”

Directed by Bob Tomson, whose West End credits include Blood Brothers and Dreamcoats and Petticoats, Designed by Matthew Wright (La Cage aux Folles, Evita), choreographed by Carole Todd (Dreamboats and Petticoats, Soul Sister), with Music Supervisor Colin Cattle, Lighting Design by Nick Richings and Sound Design by Ben Harrison, Carnaby Street the Musical is the feel good show that never fails to have audiences dancing in the aisles.

Eastenders’ favourite Aaron Sidwell (Loserville, Children of Eden) re-joins the cast as Jack alongside Tricia Adele Turner (Legally Blonde, Blood Brothers) as Jane, Jonny Bower as Jack, Aimie Atkinson (Cannibal! The Musical, Dirty Dancing) and also features; Paul Hazel (Lily), Mark Pearce (Wild Thing), Hugo Harold-Harrison (Arnold), Greg Clarke (Al), Dan Smith (Tommy/MD), Mike Slader (Dave/Bass), Jake Buckley (Vic/Drums), Sandy Grigelis (Chris/Guitar), Katia Sartini (Phoebe), Jill Cardo (Alicia), Rachel Nottingham (Debs), Craig Anderson (Keith), James Winter (Mike/Sidney) and Claude Pelletier (Stuart).

A companion CD Carnaby Street featuring 50 swinging sixties songs from the musical is available now on Universal.

Autumn 2013 Tour Dates 

Tues 3rd – Sat 7th Sept: MILTON KEYNES, Keynes Theatre
Mon 9th – Sat 14th Sept: WOKING, New Victoria Theatre
Tues 17th – Sat 21st Sept: SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre
Mon 23rd – Sat 28th Sept: WIMBLEDON, New Wimbledon Theatre

Mon 30th Sept – Sat 5th Oct: TORQUAY, Princess Theatre
 Mon 7th – Sat 12th Oct: STOKE ON TRENT, Regent Theatre
Mon 14th –Sat 19th Oct: BRIGHTON, Theatre Royal
Tues 21st – Sat 26th Oct: SCARBOROUGH, Futurist Theatre 

Tues 29th Oct - Sat 2nd Nov: BRADFORD, Alhambra Theatre
Mon 4th – Sat 9th Nov: GLASGOW, Kings Theatre
Mon 11th – Sat 16th Nov: SUNDERLAND, Empire Theatre
Mon 18th – Sat 23rd Nov: MALVERN, Festival Theatre



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