Islanders off the coast of Scotland compete with a stuffy English commander to recover 50,000 cases of whisky from a wrecked cargo vessel.
Starring Eddie Izzard, Tim Piggot-Smith, Gregor Fisher
The highly acclaimed 17 piece band, now into its 33rd year, makes a welcome first visit to The Exchange with an exciting programme of feel good classics which takes a nostalgic,
musical journey back to the golden age of swing and beyond. With a special tribute to the fabulous Ella Fitzgerald from the band’s stunning vocalist Paula Mitchell, this is an unmissable show.
As usual, the band is led by saxophonist Ken Parr and features some of the leading musicians in the West Country.
Now in its tenth record breaking year, “Christmas Crooners” is jam packed with festive favourites including the Christmashits of Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole and Ol’ Blue Eyes himself - Frank Sinatra.
Alongside is the beautiful Christmas “belle” singing her favourite
Christmas songs, including Santa Baby, I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, Rocking Around The Christmas Tree and many more.
This fantastic cast of West-End Singers, are backed by the superb and talented swing band: The Jazz All-Stars performing over 30 well known Christmas hits.There will also be swing arrangements of Christmas hymns and songs such as “Deck The Halls” and “Silent Night”.
Away in a manger, no crib for a bed…
Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh. A donkey, a camel and a new born lamb. A tiny baby, wrapped in swaddling clothes lying in a makeshift bed in a dilapidated farmyard outbuilding. But enough about what Stu’s bought Howard for Christmas.
With the usual mix of silly songs, pitiful puppetry and more Biblical befuddlement than you can shake a figgy pudding at, Living Spit’s Nativity promises to be a cornucopia of Christmassy comedy that you’ll never forget!
16+ (Warning: not for the faint-hearted or those of a religious disposition)
Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.
A wonderful musical starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and Kevin Kline with the voices of Emma Thompson, Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor and Hatdn Gwynne.
Take a trip down memory lane with this critically acclaimed live 50s & 60s music show conceived at the iconic London Palladium and performed by the fantastic 6-piece band The Fugitives and & female vocalists The Tiffany Girls all recreating the sounds and the hits of this unforgettable era. With ‘Diddy’ David telling some not to be missed anecdotes from his experiences working with the stars and the music, which will have you dancing in the aisles by the end, this is an evening that will leave you wanting more.
An opportunity to watch TLW Dance Company in action, in a performance that showcases the talent of this youth dance company. This special showcase is to help raise important funds for professional facilities and equipment that is needed to complete the new studios at TLW Dance.
The company will stage work from their recent performance in the West End, as well us some older repertoire. This showcase also includes choreography from the dancers themselves, and an opportunity to watch individual dancers perform their solo pieces. Dancers are aged from 11+ and this special performance includes returning members, who are either working in the profession or are attending prestigious dance schools throughout the UK.
We hope you can come and support our showcase, and watch the dancers of the future!
Sponsoring Excellence - Oliver Wyman
Ben is recognised as one of the UK’s supreme boogie piano players and has worked with The Rolling Stones, Ray Davies, Chuck Berry, Jools Holland, Jerry Lee Lewis, Shakin’ Stevens, Screaming Lord Sutch, PJ Harvey, Amy Macdonald, Bobby Womack, Mick Hucknall, Charlie Watts, The Ronnie Wood Band, Paul Weller, Dave Gilmore, Dave Stewart, The Teenagers, Nine Below Zero….and the list keeps growing!
Special surprise guest!
Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production promises an
unforgettable journey of sound and vision, featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy.
Bowie Experience continues to amaze audiences with an astounding attention to detail, bringing the golden years of David Bowie to theatres across the globe.
So, put on your red shoes and Let’s Dance!
After a sell out concert last year Jethro is back by popular demand!
Every once in a while there comes along a true comedy genius,
someone who rapidly gains cult status with the British public.
Such is the case with Jethro!
Armed with nothing more than a microphone and delivered
to you in a warm Cornish accent, Jethro has the rare ability to paint hilarious pictures in the mind of his audience.
Over 4 million DVD sales pay testimony to the size and dedication of his army of followers, and their love of the unpredictable, irreverent twaddle that reduces his audience to tears of laughter night after unforgettable night
‘Swinging at The Cotton Club’ is the action-packed show celebrating the music, dance, and songs of the Cotton Club – New York City’s legendary nightclub of the 1920s and ‘30s.
Performances by Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Fats Waller would have had the club swinging – whilst dancers such as Bojangles Robinson and the Nicholas Brothers lit-up the stage with their breathtaking routines.
In this show, the exciting dance and music of the Cotton Club is recreated by the fabulous The Lindy Hop Dance Company, the world’s premier jazz dance company and Harry Strutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra featuring vocalist Marlene Hill and compere/vocalist Megs Etherington.
The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don't Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world's leading nation in the music industry. There is no doubt that the decade that gave us The Beatles as well as The Searchers and many others was very special and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression.
With total record sales well in excess of 50 million, The Searchers still have great appeal to audiences of all ages. They tour the globe as much today as they have done throughout a fantastic career spanning 5 decades.
Their special 'solo' concert is a highly entertaining show and has been enthusiastically and warmly received throughout the world. Combined with anecdotes and reminiscences, this fully self-contained concert includes all their famous hits, plus many album recordings, B-sides and a selection of other collector and well known favourites.
Don't miss The Searchers live in concert!
World renowned psychic, television and theatre star and the UK's award winning medium Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her phenomenal interactive stage show.
This is a unique evening not to be missed. Book your tickets now to see this phenomenal psychic in action.
Nick Heyward is a British singer-songwriter and musician.
Nick starting his music career in 1980, as a member of Haircut 100, a band who burnt briefly and brightly as the ultimate group of friends who hit the big time within a year of getting together and releasing music.
Nick released his debut solo album, ‘North of a Miracle’, later the same year, which hit #10 in the UK Albums Chart. His career continued through the next two decades with the likes of supporting Wham! at Wembley at their farewell shows, whilst continuing to release records, like 'From Monday To Sunday' and 'Tangled'. He experienced many record company deals, with both major labels and sizable indies; Arista, Warner, Sony and Alan McGee's Creation have all sought him out.
His latest release was ‘Woodland Echoes’ in August 2017 via Gladsome Hawk, and Nick is now set to embark on a UK tour in the summer of 2018 which The Exchange is proud to be a part of.