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What’s HOT at the White Rock in April and May

HOT’s Paul Way-Rider takes a look at some of the shows coming up at the White Rock Theatre (WRT) over the next couple of months – and beyond!

Tropicana Nights

Tropicana Nights (image courtesy of WRT)

Tropicana Nights – Fri 12 April 8pm

The ultimate 80’s party night out is back in Hastings for its Easter party celebration.

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Beyond the Barricade

Beyond the Barricade (image supplied by WRT)

Beyond the Barricade – Sun 14 April 7.30pm

The UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour features past principal performers from Les Miserables. Delivering over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End, and of course ending with a stunning finale from Les Mis.

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James Bond Spectacular

James Bond Spectacular (image supplied by WRT)

The James Bond Concert Spectacular – Sat 20 April 7.30pm

A first visit to Hastings for the acclaimed Q the Music Orchestra. Fresh from the West End, this show has been a huge success with its energetic and exciting performance by some of the UK’s leading musicians. It will be compered by Madeline Smith, who played Miss Caruso in Live And Let Die.

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Some of the shows at the WRT in May:

Dear Zoo

Sear Zoo (image supplied by WRT)

Dear Zoo – Sun 5 May 2pm and Mon 6 May 10.30am and 1.00pm

After a successful debut tour, Dear Zoo, the timeless children’s classic book, returns.

Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift-the-flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982. It has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide.
“A must-see for fans of the book, and for any young child who likes animals!” (

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An evening with MArk Billingham

An evening with MArk Billingham (image supplied by WRT

An Evening with Mark Billingham – Wed 8 May 7.30pm

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 & stories.

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Rumours of Fleetwood Mac.

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac. (Image supplied by WRT)

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac – Sat 11 May 8pm

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the amazing tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2019 with its Anniversary Tour, a brand new show celebrating 50 years of the very best of Fleetwood Mac.
“An unbelievable re-creation of one of the most popular and longest running bands in rock history” (London Evening Standard)

More info and tickets

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


Coming up at the WRT later this year:

Russel Kane – Sat 8 Nov 8pm
He’s back! Packing more energy than a Duracell factory, Russell will motor through love, family and life – once again proving that the fast and the curious amongst us see more stuff and get more done!

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Rob Beckett – Tue 3 Dec 7.30pm

He’s been seen on many TV shows such as Mock the Week and Live at The Apollo – now Rob Beckett will be on tour later this year with his brand new stand-up show Wallop.
More info and tickets

The Musical Box – Sat 15 Feb 2020 8pm

The acclaimed Genesis tribute band praised for their faithful reproduction of the early, Peter Gabriel-led, Genesis, The Musical Box has performed in front of more than a million spectators worldwide in some of the most prestigious venues, such as the Royal Albert Hall in London and The Paris Olympia.

More info and tickets

Posted 10:34 Monday, Apr 1, 2019 In: Performance

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