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Sunny Afternoon

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Sunderland Empire

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Tue 22 Sep - Sat 26 Sep 2020

  Tickets available from £13.00
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Musical
2 hours 45 minutes
incl. interval
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Following a phenomenal two years in the West End and a sensational hit tour across the UK and Ireland in 2016, the multi Olivier Award winning ‘Dazzling’ (Guardian) musical Sunny Afternoon is back and touring the UK in 2020!

Sunderland Empirechange

Tue 22 Sep - Sat 26 Sep 2020
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
2 hours 45 minutes incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed, Thu and Sat at 14:30
Age guidance 14+
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]

With “Triumphant. Show stopping, magic.” (Mail on Sunday), this “Kick-ass. Indisputably terrific” (The Times) musical tells the story of The Kinks who exploded onto the 60s music scene with a raw, energetic new sound that rocked a nation. Set against the back-drop of a Britain caught mid-swing between the conservative 50s and riotous 60s, Sunny Afternoon charts the euphoric highs and agonising lows of one of Britain’s most iconic bands, and their irresistible music that influenced an entire generation. 

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With music and lyrics by Ray Davies, book by Joe Penhall and direction by Edward Hall, experience the faultless musicianship and brilliant songs played live and loud on stage including You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, All Day and All of the Night, Lola, Sunny Afternoon and many more, as the cast of Sunny Afternoon come together in this “Exhilarating” (Financial Times), moving, must-see depiction of one of the greatest rock bands of all time.

A blazing triumph
- Daily Telegraph
This is a great, very British musical about a great, very British band
- The Times

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Sunderland Empire

High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
Sunderland
Monday to Saturday 12:00 until 16:00, or 15 minutes after performances start. It opens on Sunday and 1 hour before performance time.
The Box Office closes 15 minutes after curtain up on performance days (normally 19:45). Sunday and Bank Holidays the Box Office is open one hour prior to performance time.
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The Sunderland Empire has 5 bars around the venue, at Foyer, Stalls and Dress Circle levels.
Make your visit to Sunderland Empire even more memorable, there are a range of exclusive experiences available to give you a personal theatre experience.
There is no cloakroom available at the Sunderland Empire.

Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open. Masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Osward Stoll, the Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.

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Sunderland Empirechange

Tue 22 Sep - Sat 26 Sep 2020
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
2 hours 45 minutes incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed, Thu and Sat at 14:30
Age guidance 14+
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]