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Danny Baker - Good Time Charlie's Back

Overview

My fellow Vaudevillians,

Following the extraordinary success of the Cradle To Grave tour I was asked to reconsider my initial statement that I would never undertake...

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Running time: 3 hours 5 minutes (including interval)

Overview

My fellow Vaudevillians,

Following the extraordinary success of the Cradle To Grave tour I was asked to reconsider my initial statement that I would never undertake...

Read More

Running time: 3 hours 5 minutes (including interval)

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Grand Opera House York, York
Clifford and Cumberland Street,York,YO1 9SW

Danny Baker - Good Time Charlie's Back

My fellow Vaudevillians,

Following the extraordinary success of the Cradle To Grave tour I was asked to reconsider my initial statement that I would never undertake such a venture again. The applause of the public can be a seductive narcotic and weaker souls than I would be tempted to repeat the thrills harvested during that ‘uproarious whirligig of joy’ simply to bolster their already outsized egos. After much reflection I have decided that I cannot allow such rampant narcissism to cloud my judgment. I said ‘one farewell’ tour’ and I meant ‘one farewell tour’. There will be no more.

Therefore I am pleased to announce that, to mark this momentous decision, I will be embarking on a nationwide, high-principled, peppy series of one-night-stands calling at dozens of theatres around the country starting in May 2018.

These exhibitions will be startling, high kicking, fresh, eruptive and often under three hours long. On this, once again, you have my word. To help me mark the festivities I will joined on some nights by both Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan – two of the nicest dogs I have ever owned.

I hope people will understand my resolve never to tour again and also why these upcoming performances are absolutely necessary to mark such a declaration.

I hope you can once more attend to help celebrate my iron will in this matter and on the night reflect that, even in these fickle times, there are still men who will hold fast to their principles.

I am that man. So vote for me. Sorry, not ‘vote’, I meant ‘come and see’.

It will be almost certainly your last chance.

To quote the philosopher Slocombe, “I am unanimous in that.’

Now raise the curtain, pour the drinks, play the music - because here we go again…

★★★★★
'A delightful nostalgia fest. An ‘evening with’ like no other'
Mail on Sunday

★★★★★
'A raft of cracking anecdotes'
Mail on Sunday

★★★★
'Boy can he sell a story… a compelling, evocative account of his south London roots'
Evening Standard

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Danny Baker - Good Time Charlie's Back

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Access Booking line: 0800 912 6971

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Audio description is provided for many of the week long shows and may be booked in advance by contacting the box office. Headsets can be collected from the box office on arrival at the theatre.A Touch tour takes place 1hour before the audio described matinee performance begins and must be booked at least 7 days in advance.


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  • Audio Description None scheduled
  • Sign Language Interpreted None scheduled
  • Captioned None scheduled
  • SUR Titles None scheduled
  • Relaxed Performances None scheduled
Venue Access Information

There is disabled access to the stalls level auditorium and bar via Kings Street. We also have allocated spaces for wheelchairs chairs on the end of rows G, H, M, N and R. These will need to be requested at the time of booking.

Please Note that due to this venue being a listed building, the Grand Opera House does not have a lift.  


A Sennheiser Infra Red Hearing System is available for people with hearing impairments. Please collect a headset from Front of House staff. The system may not be compatible with all types of hearing aids. 


Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.

We have a disabled toilet in the stalls, located by the disabled access point.

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Grand Opera House York

Clifford and Cumberland Street
York

North Yorkshire
YO1 9SW


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Due to regulations any tins, cans and glass bottles are not permitted in the auditorium.  These items will be confiscated on the door and returned at the end of the show.

 
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