Towngate Theatre

Towngate Theatre
St Martin's Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1DL
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80s Mania

Top of the Pops and Radio One DJ Mike Read is the video roadshow host at this night dedicated to the best of the decade.

Thu 20 Jul

£22.50 (£21) / 01268 465465

The Andrews Sisters UK

Vocalists perform a faithful tribute to the 1940s American female vocal harmony group, backed by the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK.

Mon 5 Jun

£15 / 01268 465465

Are You Experienced? A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix

Psychedelic rock covers from the three-piece tribute band.

Sat 6 May

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

Brian Poole, Len 'Chip' Hawkes and Dave Munden are together again, performing hits, such as Twist And Shout, Do You Love Me and Silence Is Golden.

Thu 18 May

£21 / 01268 465465

Chris & Pui Roadshow

CBeebies favourites Chris Jarvis and Pui Fan Lee present a show packed with songs, games and fun for the smallest members of the family.

Mon 29 May

£12 (£10; £40 four people) / 01268 465465

Derek Acorah

A supernatural stage show from the medium.

Fri 14 Jul

£18 / 01268 465465

The ELO Experience

This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.

Fri 28 Apr

£22 (£20) / 01268 465465


Stage adaptation of the Kevin Bacon dance movie.

Mon 21 Aug

£16–£29.50 / 01268 465465

Tue 22 Aug

£16–£29.50 / 01268 465465

Wed 23 Aug

£16–£29.50 / 01268 465465

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

Forbidden Nights

Forbidden Nights is made up of a male vocalist, aerial artist, pole performer and fire act all with an element of strip tease – think Cirque du Soleil meets Magic Mike.

Thu 4 May

£21.50 (£19.50) / 01268 465465

Here Comes Summer

Neil Sands Productions presents a nostalgia show with a West End cast that features a wide range of songs from 1940s through to the 1970s, celebrating the hottest season of the year.

Mon 24 Apr

£14 (£12.50) / 01268 465465

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Fri 5 May

£25 (£23.50) / 01268 465465

Joe Longthorne

With three decades of experience under his belt, Longthorne, who hails from the days of Live at the Palladium, performs from his vast back catalogue. He's known for his uncanny impersonations of Shirley Bassey, who apparently claims 'Joe can do me better than I can do myself'.

Wed 14 Jun

£22.50 (£21) / 01268 465465

Kiss Of Death

A sardonic, contemporary thriller, written by Simon Williams, in which actress Zoe Lang attends a most unusual improvisation workshop and finds herself auditioning to be the bait for a real life serial killer.

Mon 19 Jun

£17.50–£23.50 (£15.50–£21.50) / 01268 465465

Tue 20 Jun

£17.50–£23.50 (£15.50–£21.50) / 01268 465465

Let's Hang On

A tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'December '63 (Oh What A Night)'.

Sat 9 Sep

£23.50 (£22.50) / 01268 465465

Madama Butterfly

The Russian State Opera presents one of the most colourful and exotic operas – Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

Fri 8 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01268 465465

Madame Butterfly

A production of Puccini's tale of doomed love between an American naval lieutenant and his young Japanese bride.

Fri 8 Sep

£28 / 01268 465465

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour

The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on his first ever live theatre tour in the UK. Join Mister Maker and his colourful pals The Shapes for arty adventures, songs and dancing.

Sun 2 Jul

The Mods

Accomplished and impressive 60s tribute band.

Fri 2 Jun

£13.50 / 01268 465465

Money For Nothing

A Dire Straits tribute band.

Sat 13 May

£13.50 / 01623 633133

The Pesky Pirates: A Hip Hop Adventure

Come on an adventure with The Pesky Pirates! These cheeky pirates love playing, dancing and having fun, although sometimes they can get carried away with their jokes and be a bit mean.

The Searchers

The Searchers have survived multiple line-up changes as well as a schism of People's Front of Judea-style bitterness, the echoes of which twang across the internet to this day. Longest-lasting original member John McNally leads the band that gave us 'Needles and Pins' and 'Sweets for my Sweet', with Frank Allen, Spencer…

Sat 3 Jun

£21 / 01268 465465

Strictly Murder

April 1939. An English couple, Peter and Suzy, are living in Provence in idyllic isolation, far, it seems, from the rumblings of the coming war. Their peace is shattered from within when Suzy discovers she has been betrayed: Peter is not the man he claims to be. Suzy's life is thrown into turmoil as the possibility arises…

Tue 9 May

£17.50–£23.50 (£15.50–£21.50) / 01268 465465

Wed 10 May

£17.50–£23.50 (£15.50–£21.50) / 01268 465465

Teddy Bears' Picnic

If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise… Let's All Dance is back with this delightful treat for very young audiences. Combining classical ballet, physical theatre, gorgeous visuals and crystal-clear story telling, this fresh, innovative dance company pitches another production perfectly to engage…

Sat 3 Jun

£10 (Children £8) / 01268 465465

The Wam Bam Club

An evening of spice and variety. Age 18+.

Fri 21 Jul

£23 (£21) / 01268 465465

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