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What’s HOT at the White Rock

HOT’s Paul Way-Rider takes a look at some of the shows coming up at the White Rock Theatre (WRT) in May and June – and beyond!


Jack and Tim

Jack and Tim

Jack and Tim – The Lucky Ones Saturday 4 May

Britain’s Got Talent finalists Jack and Tim first appeared on our screens with their emotive self-penned song The Lucky Ones which became an instant hit on YouTube. Since BGT the father and son duo have been in the studio writing their debut album, working with writers and producers such as Paulo Nutini and Ed Sheeran.
Tickets and more info


Paul Mayhew-Archer

Paul Mayhew-Archer

Paul Mayhew Archer Monday 6 May

Paul’s co-written or worked on many comedy shows – e.g. I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, Mrs Brown’s Boys and Spitting Image. Now Paul has Parkinson’s but he’s still laughing. Following his BBC One Documentary, Parkinson’s: The Funny Side (for which he won the Grierson Award for Best Documentary Presenter), a triumphant debut at London’s Comedy Store, and a sold-out month at the Edinburgh Fringe, here’s a one-man show about the therapeutic power of comedy.

“An entertaining hour with an engaging raconteur who refuses to take his illness too seriously” – ★★★★★ The Wee Review. Tickets and more info


An evening with MArk Billingham

An evening with Mark Billingham

An Evening with Mark Billingham Wednesday 8 May

An evening of adventure, danger and intrigue. Join TV’s most experienced, highest ranking and most decorated SAS leader and sniper – Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham (as seen on Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins) for an exciting evening of inspirational speaking and stories. There will also be a Q&A and a chance to meet Billy himself.
Tickets and more info 


The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book Sunday 12 May

The Jungle Book tells the story of Mowgli, a young boy who is raised in the jungle by a family of wolves. When Shere Khan the tiger swears to kill the child, Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther agree to take the boy to the man village for his safety. With brand new songs, creative staging and bags full of fun.
Tickets and more info


Comedy Gala at the WRT

Comedy Gala (image supplied by WRT)

Hastings Comedy Gala Friday 24 May

For one night only! Presenting four top TV and radio comedy stars –  David O’Doherty, Tom Allen, Joe Wilkinson and Zoe Lyons. Be sure not to miss this hilarious, award-winning comedy gang.
Tickets and more info




Coming up next month

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Thursday 6 June

The timeless classic has made its way off the page and onto the stage. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, this show features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course, celebrating its 50th birthday in 2019, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  Tickets: and more info


My Leonard Cohen

My Leonard Cohen

My Leonard Cohen Monday 13 June

Having enjoyed a sold-out run at the Sydney Opera House and an acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe season in 2017, Stewart D’Arrietta and his band are taking My Leonard Cohen on a tour of the UK this June. Driven by D’Arrietta’s raw and distinctive vocal style, this celebration offers arresting and imaginative interpretations of Cohen’s most powerful works. Tickets and more info


Illegal Eagles

Illegal Eagles

The Illegal Eagles Wednesday 15 June

The World’s Official No 1 Eagles tribute returns in 2019 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, attention to detail and incredible showmanship.

This phenomenal group of musicians have been touring for over two decades and remain true Eagles fanatics!  Tickets and more info


Ronnie Scotts

Ronnie Scott’s All Stars

Ronnie Scott’s All Stars Sunday 19 June

In this, the 60th anniversary of one of the world’s most iconic music venues, the Ronnie Scott’s All Stars take to the road to celebrate ‘Ronnie Scott’s Story’. Hosted and performed by the award-winning Ronnie Scott’s All Stars, led by the club’s musical director, this is a unique evening celebrating the music and history of Ronnie Scott’s and is a must for any music fan. Tickets and more info


Coming up later

Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury Thursday 4 July

Former world champion Tyson Fury will be meeting fans, posing for photographs and talking about his remarkable career. The evening will also feature a Q&A and a sports auction. Tickets and more info 



Francis Rossi

Francis Rossi

Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much Sunday 3 May 2020

Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music. The co-founder of Status Quo will talk about his mishaps and adventures of life on the road with one of Britain’s biggest and best-loved bands.
Tickets and more info


For full details of all shows coming to the White Rock Theatre please click here.

All images supplied by White Rock Theatre.

Posted 15:53 Wednesday, May 1, 2019 In: Performance

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