Summer Holiday, the feel-good musical based on the iconic 1960’s film starring Cliff Richard and the Shadows will tour the UK in 2018/19.
The Summer Holiday UK Tour will feature all the Number 1 hits from the movie plus some additional Cliff Richard classics.
Summer Holiday tells the story of Don and his fellow London Transport mechanics as they journey together in a red double-decker bus through Paris, the Alps, Italy and Greece. Along the way they pick up a girl singing group and a young American pop star who is on the run from her domineering mother!
This hit – filled musical features many of 1960’s biggest songs including In the Country, Summer Holiday, Travellin’ Light, Bachelor Boy, Move It, Living Doll, The Young Ones and On the Beach.
The cast of Summer Holiday UK Tour includes Ray Quinn playing the role of Don and Bobby Crush who will be playing Jerry for the first eight weeks of the UK tour.
Sophie Matthew plays runaway singer Barbara, with Taryn Sudding taking on the role of Stella, her controlling fame-hungry mother. Billy Roberts (Steve), Joe Goldie (Edwin) and Rory Maguire (Cyril) play Don’s fellow London Transport mechanics.
Gabby Antrobus (Mimsie), Alice Baker (Alma) and Laura Marie Benson (Angie) play singing group ‘Do-Re-Mi”. The cast is completed by Hannah Barr, Becky Bassett, Caroline Bateson, William Beckerleg, Adam Crossley, Sam Gallacher, Leanne Groutage and Matt Trevorrow.
The stage adaptation of Summer Holiday is by Michael Gyngell and Mark Haddigan, based on the film Summer Holiday which was directed by Peter Yates with a screenplay by Ronald Cass and Peter Myers. Orchestrations by Keith Strachan. The Summer Holiday UK Tour will be directed and choreographed by Racky Plews.
The Sumer Holiday UK Tour will start in Liverpool on 8th May 2018. Casting is to be announced. Tickets are on sale now.
SUMMER HOLIDAY UK TOUR SCHEDULE
Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 May 2018
Tuesday 15 – Saturday 19 May 2018
Milton Keynes Theatre
Tuesday 22 – Saturday 26 May 2018
New Victoria Theatre, Woking
Tuesday 29 May – Saturday 2 June 2018
York Theatre Royal
Tuesday 5 – Saturday 9 June 2018
Churchill Theatre, Bromley
Tuesday 12 – Saturday 16 June 2018
New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 June 2018
Tuesday 26 – Saturday 30 June 2018
Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 July 2018
Theatre Royal, Brighton
Tuesday 24 – Saturday 28 July 2018
Blackpool Winter Gardens
Tuesday 30 July – Saturday 4 August 2018
Leeds Grand Theatre
Tuesday 22 – Saturday 27 August 2018
Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
Tuesday 4 – Saturday 8 September 2018
Orchard Theatre, Dartford
Tuesday 11 – Saturday 15 September 2018
Tuesday 18 – Saturday 22 September 2018
New Wimbledon Theatre
Tuesday 25 – Saturday 29 September 2018
Tuesday 2 – Saturday 6 October 2018
Regent Theatre, Stoke
Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 October 2018
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Tuesday 30 October – Saturday 3 November 2018
Kings Theatre, Glasgow
More dates to be announced soon.
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