Star names at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

Pudsey the dog and owner Ashleigh Butler
Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Photos ANL-140718-135145001
Pudsey the dog and owner Ashleigh Butler Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Photos ANL-140718-135145001

A host of star names have been lined up for 2017 shows at Lynn Corn Exchange, it was revealed this week.

Highlight of the new spring season is Peter Pan On Ice when the world–renowned Russian Ice Stars bring a new adaptation of this famous fantasy adventure by J.M Barrie to life.

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The show is on for five days, from March 15-19, and is packed with your favourite characters including Wendy, Michael and John, plus Tinker Bell, Tiger Lily, Mr Smee and, of course, the vengeful Captain Hook!

Returning by popular demand is Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story (April 24-25), which had a lengthy West End run and has been seen by more than 22 million people worldwide

Another musical is the hilarious Menopause The Musical (March 4) with Maureen Nolan, plus other stars, and you should book now for the ultimate girls’ night out!

The Corn Exchange also has many treats in store for children, starting with Cirque Du Hilarious (February 15), perfect for a family theatre trip in half-term; iggety ziggety zaggety zoom, come along for the Room on the Broom (March 7-8) and join the witch with her cat on their adventures, based on the best-selling book by Julia Donaldson.

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Britain’s Got Talent winners, Ashleigh & Pudsey will be appearing in The Wizard Of Oz for an Easter panto (April 6) and Bobby Davro will also be joining them on the yellow brick road as the Scarecrow.

Also in the Easter holidays there is Mr Bloom’s Nursery - Live (April 11) followed by Naomi’s Wild and Scary (April 12) a show full of fun and some scary creatures and recommend for ages five and over.

There are just a few tickets left for Justin’s Party (April 29) with BAFTA award-winning actor Justin Fletcher.

Live music in the new season includes Smokie of Living Next Door to Alice fame (February 9) who, after a prolonged period of world touring, are returning to tour the UK to wow audiences. The Elvis Years (February 18) is an outstanding production which brings to the stage the compelling story of the King of rock ‘n’ roll.

Some Guys Have all the Luck – The Rod Stewart Story (February 10) includes all the massive hits such as Maggie May and Baby Jane.

There is also a packed stand-up comedy season including three already sold out shows from Russell Howard (January 18), Al Murray – The Pub Landlord (April 20) and Jon Richardson – Old Man (February 25).

More comedy comes from the controversial Jim Davidson with 40 Years On (16 and over only, January 19-20); Stewart Lee - Content Provider (16 and over only, March 22); Omid Djalili – Schmuck for a night (16 and over only, April 18) and Andy Parsons – Peak Bulls**t (14 and over only, April 18).

If you want to see future stars of comedy the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Comedy Clubs January 12, February 23, March 23 and April 19) will each showcase four rising stars from the touring circuit in a relaxed cabaret setting

n For the full programme of what’s in store at the Corn Exchange, pick up a copy of the new brochure available now at the box office or visit www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk

n Tickets for all shows are available from the box office on 01553 764864 or book online www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk