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Whether you come to relive your childhood memories or you just simply want to see what your parents have been raving about for all these years. Come and experience the musical phenomena of the 1960’s for yourself. Full of timeless classics, this is the must see 60’s show for 2022.
MIKE PENDER MBE (original voice of The Searchers) Originally formed as a Skiffle group in Liverpool in 1959. Mike and the band took their name from the John Ford Western, The Searchers starring John Wayne. Hits include Needles And Pins, When You Walk In The Room, Love Potion Number 9.
THE TREMS (all former members of The Tremeloes) Starting out as an English beat group founded in Dagenham Essex in 1958, originally called Brian Poole And The Tremeloes. Hits include Even The Bad Times Are Good, Do You Love Me, Silence Is Golden.
DOZY BEAKY MICK & TICH. Originally called Dave Dee And The Bostons formed in 1961. Changing their name to Dave Dee, Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich in 1964. In 1966 the band were in the charts for 50 weeks out of 52. In Germany alone in 1967, record sales out sold The Rolling Stones and The Beatles. Hits include Bend It, Zabadak and The Legend Of Xanadu plus many more.
THE FORTUNES. Hailing from Birmingham, England, the band first came into prominence in 1964 with their hit single Caroline, which was used as the signature tune for the influential Pirate Radio Station of the same name. Other classics include Storm In A Teacup, You’ve Got Your Troubles, Freedom Come Freedom Go.
THE DAKOTAS. Originally convened as a backing group from Manchester, the band were largely associated with Billy J Kramer. Hits include Little Children, The Cruel Sea, Do You Want To Know A Secret.
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The Princess Theatre first opened its doors on Wednesday 7 June 1961. Top of the bill on the opening night were the late, great Tommy Cooper and the legendary Morecombe & Wise. In 1963 The Beatles appeared live on stage singing the then newly released single “She Loves You” causing some hysteria in the town!
The Princess Theatre is South Devon’s largest theatre with a seating capacity of 1,491. Big musical productions that have thrilled our audiences include Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Chicago, Starlight Express, Rocky Horror, Cats, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Icons of the stage and screen Sir Roger Moore, Elaine Page, Joan Collins and the beloved Joan Rivers, have also graced our stage. Comedians Jimmy Carr, Alan Carr and Dawn French have performed here too and chart toppers Mumford & Sons, Jamie Cullum and Ronan Keating have included the theatre on their UK tours.