Alive King's Lynn Corn Exchange has it all going on in months to come
The highlight of the new autumn season at Alive King’s Lynn Corn Exchange is the Genie-us of a pantomime, Aladdin.
The magic carpet-fuelled production flies into town from Tuesday, December 10 , until Sunday, January 5.
But there are some other fabulous family shows coming, including Tabby McTat (Tue, September 10) from the team behind Zog and Tiddler, a bright and colourful show filled with storytelling, music and dance. Another great story which is coming to the theatre is There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly (Mon, October 21) with a feast of sing-along songs, adorable characters and family fun.
For the ultimate Little Mix party night, come and see We Love Little Mix (Wed, Oct 23), an all-live show with breath-taking costumes and all your favourite hits.
If you enjoy ballet then please catch the wonderful Russian National Ballet’s, The Nutcracker (Wed, Nov 6).
Among a great season of laughs are three Comedy Clubs (Wed, Sep 18, Thu, Oct 17 and Thu, Nov 14); while the Corn Exchange is pleased to welcome back Ed Byrne (Tue, Nov 5) with his tour If I’m Honest.
Kevin Bloody Wilson, Jack Dee, James Acaster and Jimmy Carr are coming this season but due to a massive demand they are all sold out! Keep a look out for info on more great comedians!
Hot Flush! The Musical (Sat, Oct 12) will star British TV legend Sue Pollard, in this hilarious naughty show which is perfect for a girls’ night out!
Talking of which, then look no further than The Dreamboys (Sat, Nov 9) with their action packed show from start to finish!
All genres of music are covered this season which begins with the ever popular That’ll be the Day (Sun, Sep 1) plus their Christmas show (Fri, Nov 15). Blake (Fri, Sep 6) return with their fantastic new tour Musicals and Movies. For an Irish feel, catch One Night in Dublin (Fri, Sep 3). Other hits include: Whitney Queen Of The Night (Thu, Sep 26), on their 10th anniversary tour is Big Girls Don’t Cry (Fri, Oct 4), and celebrating their 40th anniversary is Think Floyd (Sun, Oct 6).
Charlie Landsborough (Fri, Oct 25) comes with his farewell tour, plus the Sensational 60’s Experience (Sat, Oct 26), Lulu on Fire (Tue, Oct 29), and The Best of Wham! (Fri, Nov 1). One Night in Queen (Sun, Nov 24) will rock you in your seats while Gary Mullen and The Works never disappoint!
The Ladyboys of Bangkok (Wed, Oct 9) return with their hotter, cheekier, funnier than ever cabaret show direct from London’s West End. You Win Again (Fri, Oct 11) celebrates the music of the Bee Gees. Also here are: Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story (Fri, Oct 18), Abba Forever (Sat, Oct 19), and Sing-A-Long-A Grease (Sun, Oct 20). Neil Sands brings the lovely show Christmas Memories (Mon, Nov 18) and Sir Ranulph Fiennes (Wed, Nov 20) is back with his tour Living Dangerously.
New shows coming include one from Sir Michael Parkinson (Thu, Sep 5) celebrating his life and career. He has interviewed more than 2,000 of the most important cultural figures of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Further Corn Exchange musical highlights are: Be Bop A Lula (Thu, Oct10), the West End hit starring giants of rock n roll – Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly; The Music of Carole King (Tue, Oct 15); Respect – The Aretha Franklin Songbook (Thu, Oct 31); Setting Sons 40th Anniversary Concert with special guests The Vapors are coming with From The Jam (Thu, Nov 7).
Celebrating Sir Tom Jones is the show My My My Delilah (Fri, Nov 8), and the theatre is pleased to welcome Alexander Armstrong (Sat, Nov 23) on his first ever stand-up tour, bringing laughter and singing.
The free-admission Corn Exchange Open Day (Sun, Sep 15, 10am-4pm) gives you a chance to go behind the scenes, see how the lighting and sound works, and try selling a ticket. This is held on the same day as the Heritage Open Day.
There’s a brand-new free event (Sun, Sep 8 – 10am-3pm), TMPlay – Tales, Magic and Play on the Tuesday Market Place. The Corn Exchange will be turned into Aladdin’s Cave with bouncy castle fun, activities and possibly a magic carpet!
More by this authorMark Leslie
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