PREVIEW: Eastbourne Theatres Autumn season announced

Paul Gustafson August 12, 2016

Booking is now open for Eastbourne Theatres’ autumn season, with a wide selection of shows for all ages, from comedy to high culture and whodunnits to rock concerts and family shows.


Highlights at the Congress Theatre include:

♦      Queen legend Brian May performing with vocalist Kerry Ellis (December 22) in a stripped back acoustic show performing some of their favourite songs

♦      Richard O’Brien’s classic cult musical Rocky Horror Show (September 19- 24)

♦      comedian Romesh Ranganathan’s new show, Irrational (October 5) which takes a comic look at the rationality of his world view

♦     All of Nothing the Mod Musical (September 5 – 7 ) based on the life and music of the Small Faces

At Devonshire Park big shows include:

♦      Dead Sheep (November 8 – 12 ) a play by Jonathan Maitland based on the true story behind Margaret Thatcher’s downfall

♦      I Don’t Believe it with Victor Meldrew (November 20)  – Richard Wilson re-enacts his one man classic episode of One Foot in the Grave followed by a Q&A after the show

♦      a brand new dramatic adaptation of Mary Shelley’s gothic masterpiece Frankenstein (November 17 – 19 ) fusing ensemble storytelling, live music, puppetry and theatricality

♦      Stephanie Beacham in A Princess Undone (November 1 – 5 ) a play about a lonely and isolated Princess Margaret set over one night in 1993

♦     classic pantomime with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (December 9– January 15)

For full listings and tickets for both venues, plus shows at the Winter Garden, click here:

Or telephone: 01323 412 000