Joe Brown MBE is unique, a genuine one off. With a history that spans music hall, skiffle, Rock ‘N’ Roll, Theatre, Films, TV, Radio and even Circus (his Grandfather performed with Buffalo Bill), there aren’t many that can claim such an entertaining background.... Read more >>
Joe Brown MBE is unique, a genuine one off. With a history that spans music hall, skiffle, Rock ‘N’ Roll, Theatre, Films, TV, Radio and even Circus (his Grandfather performed with Buffalo Bill), there aren’t many that can claim such an entertaining background. He is one the very few to have successfully traversed the years and the genres and still be absolutely contemporary.
A real survivor and a mega musical talent, the musician’s musician Joe Brown has seen it all and, as his fans can testify, his tales of life on the road are, quite simply, hilarious. He has stories and jokes - and he knows how to tell ‘em.
So now for a real treat and, for the first time ever… Just Joe, the man by himself, uncut, solo, uncensored, an audience with. Just Joe will see Joe talk about his early days, growing up in a pub in London’s East End, discovering Skiffle, becoming a Rock ‘N’ Roll pioneer and touring with the likes of Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury and Gene Vincent before headlining shows with The Beatles as opening act. The heady days of Rock ‘N’ Roll will be laid bare and the evening promises to be an intimate glimpse into the hectic world of one of Britain’s most enduring and best loved performers.
This show however will not only be stories and anecdotes it will feature a lot of music, aided and abetted by his old friend Henry Gross, Joe will play many a song and do what he does better than almost anyone else – entertain with a capital E.
US born Henry Gross is no stranger to the stage either. A superlative guitarist, he founded the chart-topping group Sha Na Na and was the youngest musician to play Woodstock. Subsequently he built a significant solo career and regularly performs Shannon, his self-penned No 1 world-wide hit.
Joe commands a stage like no other. His musical skills are legend, his repartee renowned. Indeed, Joe Brown - up close and personal -what could be more entertaining and what could be more of a treat!
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.
There are up to 10 wheelchair spaces available with lift access to all levels of the theatre. All areas of the Theatres are accessible to customers with limited mobility, including wheelchair users.
The Leas Cliff Hall is equipped with an induction loop system, suitable for persons wearing a hearing aid. Switch your hearing aid to the 'T' setting and the sound is amplified.
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.
There are public toilet facilities on the entrance level and lower level; these are separate, male and female facilities. Fully accessible facilities for both men and women are on the lower level accessible via our lift. There is an emergency call-point in all accessible facilities, should you need to call for a member of staff.
Folkestone's bus station is located on Bouverie Square in the town centre, just a 10 minute walk to the theatre.
The Leas Cliff Hall is situated along the Leas in Folkestone. CT20 2DZ
The nearest station is Folkestone Central (15 minute walk to the theatre). The new high speed link means that we are less than one hour away from St Pancras International.
The Leas Cliff Hall Car Park - Sandgate Road, Pay and Display (At the rear of the car park a tunnel leads directly through to the theatre entrance)
Bouverie Place Shopping Centre - Pay and Display.
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Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3015 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Groups Bookings: 0330 102 7533 Calls charged at local rate.
Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971
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ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.”
The box office is open from 9am - 5pm Monday – Saturday, or 15 minutes after the show starts on performance days.
The perfect spot to stop and relax to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Leas Promenade and the magnificent sea-view. There is a wide selection of coffees, teas, hot chocolate and cold drinks on offer, along with delicious light snacks including freshly made sandwiches, rolls, paninis and jacket potatoes with a variety of fillings. Something sweet? Have a slice of one of our homemade cakes. We also have a selection of scones, doughnuts, cupcakes and ice creams too! Open Monday to Saturday 9am - 5pm.