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Motown, musicals, movies and more this May at Richmond Theatre!

Comedian Jimmy Carr returns to Richmond in a now sold out performance of his new show TERRIBLY FUNNY. Audiences can expect jokes about all kinds of terrible things, terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo…

In PAUL MERTON’S IMPRO CHUMS, Paul Merton, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton come together for an evening of mind-blowing improvisation. The collective improvisational experience embodied in the Chums is enough to stun an elephant and create a 5 star show. They flex their improvisational muscles ready to delight and entertain Richmond’s audience.

Follow the sad yet triumphant story of the Everly Brothers in WALK RIGHT BACK – THE EVERLY BROTHERS STORY. From their rise to fame, decade-long feud and glorious reunion, this magical evening features all their biggest hits including, Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dreamand Cathy’s Clown.

From the success of Remembering Fred in 2017 comes another uniquely brilliant show REMEMBERING THE MOVIES. Strictly Come Dancing’svery own Aljaž Škorjanec and Janette Manrara bring you a remarkable and star-studded rollercoaster ride through some of the most successful, Oscar-winning and most memorable movies of all time.

Two musical theatre masters, Jonathan Ansell (G4 frontman) and Jai McDowall (Britain’s Got Talent winner) join forces for LES MUSICALS.This vocally dynamic evening showcases even more smash hit songs from the greatest musicals of all time, brought to you by two of the world’s finest voices.

The comedy phenomenon podcast now comes alive on stage in THE GUILTY FEMINIST LIVE. With host Deborah Frances-White and guests,Felicity Ward, Rachel Parris, Kemah Bob and Jessie Robinson, the show explores the noble goals of 21st century feminists whilst confessingthe insecurities, hypocrisies and paradoxes which undermine those goals. Expect laughs, excitement, tears and spectacle as only The Guilty Feminist can provide. 

Following a sell-out show in 2018, Sir Ranulph Fiennes is back in LIVING DANGEROUSLY. Named by the Guinness Book of Records as ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’, Sir Ranulph’s many ambitious endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the very limits, inspiring generations and making his a pioneer of exploration with an unparalleled story to tell.

Celebrating his twentieth anniversary as a comedian living and performing in the UK, Reginald D Hunter comes to Richmond for his highly anticipated new show FACING THE BEAST. Dubbed ‘a comedy of rare scope’ by The Times, Reginald’s searingly honest material will no doubt have audiences entertained from the outset.

The Chicago Blues Brothers set off on another musical conquest for 2019 in MOTOWN MISSION. With over 40 hits performed in this high octane party show including Blues Brothers classics and Motown anthems, don’t miss this award-winning show.

From the English National Ballet comes MY FIRST BALLET: SLEEPING BEAUTY, the perfect show to introduce kids (and adults!) to the magical world of ballet. Enjoy this classic fairy tale together in a new version created especially for children aged three and above. With narrations to help the young audience follow along and a shortened version of Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score, MY FIRST BALLET makes for a fantastic family day out.

English National Ballet School, My First Sleeping Beauty campaign shoot. Markova House. 21st Jan, 2019. Photo: Amber Hunt

Back in its fourth year running, the world’s official No.1 Eagles tribute THE ILLEGAL EAGLES promises yet another outstanding show. With their trademark prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship, enjoy it all along with all the classics including Hotel California, Take It To The Limit, Take It Easy, Lyin’ Eyes, Desperado and more! This show is available to attend for review, please contact Julia Canavan (juliacanavan@theambassadors.com) to request press tickets.