Once there was a time with no mobiles, no online dating and no Facebook, when teenage girls waited with bated breath by the letterbox for their weekly issue of Jackie Magazine. In Jackie The Musical we revisit those heady days, and tell the story of a recent divorcée who seeks advice once more from the pages of her old Jackie annuals.... Read more >>
Running time: Running Time 2 hours, 15 mins including intervalAge guidance: 12+
Once there was a time with no mobiles, no online dating and no Facebook, when teenage girls waited with bated breath by the letterbox for their weekly issue of Jackie Magazine. In Jackie The Musical we revisit those heady days, and tell the story of a recent divorcée who seeks advice once more from the pages of her old Jackie annuals.
The quizzes, the fashion tips, the ‘do’s and don’ts on first date’ and above all the Cathy and Claire problem pages are all eagerly devoured by our plucky heroine as she revisits the dizzy world of the teen bible. With her ex and a handsome new guy in tow, the valuable lessons she learnt as a girl begin to influence her future and Jackie discovers the one person in control of her life is... her.
Starring Janet Dibley (The Two of Us, EastEnders, Fat Friends), Olivier Award nominee Graham Bickley (Ragtime, Bread) and Nicholas Bailey (EastEnders, The Archers), Jackie The Musical is accompanied by a pulsating sound track of classic 70’s hits. Thrill once more to the unmistakable sounds of pop idols Donny Osmond, David Cassidy, Marc Bolan and many more. Book by Mike James, Written by Mike James and directed by Anna Linstrum, with original choreography by Arlene Phillips, this fun and feisty night out is a must see.
Please note that Jackie the Musical is recommended for ages 12+
There are no booking fees for this production.
However, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £2.85 Transaction fee.
All Super Seats include choice of nibble box, welcome drink and programme or theatre gift.
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There is lift access to all levels of the theatre from our foyer (with audible announcer).
On arrival at the theatre there are 9 steps leading from the front doors to the theatre foyer. If you bear to your left on entering he doors we have a small lift suitable for wheelchair users and buggies.
There are designated wheelchair space on both auditorium levels:
x 4 spaces Circle Row B
Accessed by lift
x 4 spaces in Stalls Row U
Accessed by lift
Row E in the stalls can accommodate between 1 and 18 wheelchair users
Accessed by flat level from foyer
Box Office, cloakroom and bars all have low level counters.
Backstage Tours are accessible to wheelchair users.
We have an infra-red sound enhancement system in the auditorium. Using a headset (without a hearing aid) or one that is worn around the neck (with a hearing aid) you can boost the volume of the performance. There is no charge for using the headsets which you can collect from the box office.
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre and we will provide water for them on request.
There are accessible toilets in the Foyer, the Stalls Bar and the Circle bar.
Book by Mike James
Director Anna Linstrum
Choreographer Arlene Phillips
Designer Tim Shortall
Music Supervisor/Arranger Ben Goddard
Sound Bobby Aitken
The Regent Theatre is situated in Stoke-on-Trent City Centre (Hanley), easily accessible from the M6, junctions 15 and 16, and from the A50. Follow the prominent brown tourism signs for the Cultural Quarter and then Theatres. Ample secure parking nearby (£1 eves).
By bus or coach:
Drop off space for coaches and parking nearby. Please contact the Groups Hotline 0333 0095 383 (Calls charged at local rate) for details or for information about alternative coach parking. The Regent Theatre is a five minute walk from the city centre bus station.
Frequent trains to Stoke-on-Trent from towns in the surrounding area. Stoke-on-Trent railway station is a 10 minute bus ride or taxi drive away.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7649 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0333 0095 383 Calls charged at local rate.
Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971
Stage Door / Admin:* 01782 213808
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Please note tickets cannot currently be collected from the Tourist Information Centre.
The Regent Theatre box office is open Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm (closes fifteen minutes after the start of a performance if there is a show on)
Customers wishing to book tickets for The Victoria Hall our other venue need to do so at The Regent Theatre