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What’s HOT at the White Rock

Hastings White Rock Theatre welcomes you back for some great live entertainment in 2022. There’s plenty on offer through these cold months into the spring and early summer. Check out the most recent What’s On guide to see what takes your fancy from the lineup of variety, theatre, comedy, dance and live music. HOT’s Paul Way-Rider reports.

(Click on the images below for full details, show times, prices and tickets)

A Bossa NovaA Bossa Nova Thu 13 January
Marcio da Silva and Ariel Gragnani, both Brazilian born, will be joined by Bulgarian clarinettist Boyan Ivanov and percussionist Emmanuel MacDonald as they share some of their favourite bossa nova, samba, and choro numbers with us.


Adele: The Journey So FarAdele: The Journey So Far
Fri 14 January
Hand picked by Adele to star in Adele At The BBC, Stacey Lee’s uncannily similar vocal timbre, coupled with a relaxed and honest rapport with audiences, captures Adele like nobody else.
“You have a fabulous voice.” – Adele.


Ronnie Scotts All StarsRonnie Scott’s All Stars  Sat 15 January
Following on from their 2019-20 tour, which included a star-studded gala concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club return to White Rock, Hastings with a brand new collection of music, narration and projected archive images celebrating Ronnie Scott’s ‘Soho Songbook’.


TRextasyT.Rextasy Thu 20 January
Marc Bolan’s T.Rex were one of the most flamboyant bands of the original glam-rock era. Awarded ‘Best Live Tribute Band in the UK’ by the BBC, T.Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 25 years, a career that ironically outlives Marc’s very own T.Rex.


Hastings Philharmonic OrchestraHastings Philharmonic Orchestra Fri 28 January
This is the second full orchestral concert of the 2021-22 season at the White Rock, where HPO is the new orchestra in residence. We are delighted to welcome award-winning Brazilian pianist André Dolabella as soloist for this concert.

Programme: WAGNER Tannhäuser Overture, BEAL Symphony No. 10 (World Premiere), interval,  HARRISON Bredon Hill, RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No 3.


Coda: Led Zeppelin TributeCODA: Led Zeppelin Sat 29 January
CODA are an authentic tribute to Led Zeppelin, featuring four musicians who recreate the excitement, energy, passion and magic of the original band! Expect all the classics and much more in this incredible brand-new show!


Rob BrydonRob Brydon: A Night of Song and Laughter Sun 30 January
Featuring a sensational live band, A Night of Songs and Laughter tells Rob’s personal musical journey from South Wales to Hollywood and back. With a hugely entertaining and sometimes brilliantly unexpected selection of tunes, Rob Brydon will astound with his voice and regale audiences with hilarious tales from his distant and recent past.


Circus of Horrors: The Witch Mon 31 January
A brand new show for 2022. Part rock concert, part circus, fully mind-blowing!




Just announced!

Russell Kane

Russell Kane

Russell Kane. Thursday 5 May 2022
Multi-award-winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter Russell Kane is best known for his stand-up, panel show and chat show appearances. Currently, he has two top-ten hits – with his BBC Radio 4 show Evil Genius, and his podcast Man Baggage. Winner of ‘Best Show’ at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, Russell went on to make history as the first comedian to win both the Edinburgh Award and Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Barry Award in one year.


Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett – Wallop! Wed 8 June 2022.
Rob Beckett is BACK! It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.




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Posted 18:14 Saturday, Jan 8, 2022 In: Performance

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