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The Mikado - Christchurch Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
Set in Japan, The Mikado presents a tangled web of love. Nanki-Poo, the son of the Mikado but posing as a second-trombone player, flees in search of his true love,..read more
Set in Japan, The Mikado presents a tangled web of love. Nanki-Poo, the son of the Mikado but posing as a second-trombone player, flees in search of his true love, YumYum, to avoid marrying a much older suitor, Katisha. Yum-Yum, however, is betrothed to Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner, against her will. Things, as you can see, are complicated! But can everything be righted before someone loses their head? In the experienced hands of Sarah Oliver (Director) and Ieuan Davis (Musical Director) you can expect laughter, lots of energy, clever wordplay and great music and singing as all is revealed. Tickets: £16. Concessions £15

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Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2018
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: 12A
Calling all ocean lovers! The annual Ocean Film Festival is sweeping towards Christchurch with a brand new selection of the world’s most amazing ocean films, from..read more
Calling all ocean lovers! The annual Ocean Film Festival is sweeping towards Christchurch with a brand new selection of the world’s most amazing ocean films, from both above and below the surface. Brought to you by the team behind the Banff Film Festival UK Tour, this collection of short films celebrates divers, paddlers, surfers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray. Be wowed at the mind blowing marine life; exhilarated by the power of the waves, and inspired by the characters who dedicate their lives to answering the call of the ocean. Visit www.oceanfilmfestival.co.uk for more. Ticket Price: £14.50 / £12.50 concession / £12.50 for groups of 6 or more. Age Guidance: 12A (TBC) THE BIG WAVE PROJECT (TOUR EDIT) 20 minutes Five years in the making, The Big Wave Project follows a tight-knit crew of leading big wave surfers who are working together to attempt a personal goal that drills to core passion of surfing: Riding the World’s Biggest Wave. Hear candid, personal, no-holds-barred accounts of the real fear of death walk side by side with ultimate personal glory and the humbling power of the ocean.. TOUCHED BY THE OCEAN 30 minutes Latvian friends Karlis and Gints have a second-hand rowing boat, no rowing experience and a grand plan: to become the first team ever to row across the South Atlantic Ocean, from Namibia to Brazil. Touched by the Ocean joins them on a raucous tale of adventure, dedication and friendship. BLUE 32 minutes A multi-award winning film that takes us on a provocative journey into the ocean realm, witnessing a critical moment in time when the marine world is on a precipice. Featuring passionate advocates for ocean preservation, BLUE takes us into their world where the story of our changing ocean is unfolding. Meet inspiring individuals who are defending habitats, combating marine pollution and fighting for the protection of keystone species. SCARLET'S TALE 15 minutes Achmat had high hopes. He had a budding sports career with dreams of representing South Africa, but this all changed on August the 13th 2006 when he had his first meeting with Scarlet. Little did Achmat know, that this meeting with a 4.7m Great White Shark named Scarlet would be the beginning of an 11-year bond. KIWI BREEZE 11 minutes Steve was not your average Londoner. For a start he was a Kiwi, and instead of wallpaper his house was decorated with charts and yacht plans. After 9 years toiling in the back garden of his South London home, his 44ft ocean-going yacht was ready to set sail. The first obstacle of course was how to get the steel vessel from the back yard of a small suburban street to the London docks. Kiwi Breeze tells the inspirational story of Steve’s 24,000km voyage home to New Zealand… and his determination to achieve his dream. ONE BREATH 5 minutes Meet champion free-diving husband and wife Eusebio, from Spain, and Christina, from Sydney. Self-taught photographers, they are based on the tropical island of Koh Tao, Thailand, and travel the world capturing the sensations of the ocean on one breath alone. An immersive insight into an incredible way of life. ADVENTURE IS CALLING 4 minutes Adventure is Calling is the film equivalent of a love song to the ocean: a four-minute tribute to the beauty of our underwater world, the creatures that live there, and the joy we get from exploring it. Allow yourself to be submerged in this cinematographic celebration of the wonder of the planet’s oceans.

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Cinema Museum Open Day
Runtime: 60mins   Rating: LIVE
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector,..read more
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector, which has been lovingly restored by a team of loyal volunteers. The extensive collection includes countless photographic images, old cinema posters, antique cinema fixtures and more! Ideal for anyone with an appreciation for the pre-digital days. Spaces are limited to 6 per tour - book now to avoid disappointment! Tickets: £5 per person

Theatre
Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2018
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: 12A
Calling all ocean lovers! The annual Ocean Film Festival is sweeping towards Christchurch with a brand new selection of the world’s most amazing ocean films, from..read more
Calling all ocean lovers! The annual Ocean Film Festival is sweeping towards Christchurch with a brand new selection of the world’s most amazing ocean films, from both above and below the surface. Brought to you by the team behind the Banff Film Festival UK Tour, this collection of short films celebrates divers, paddlers, surfers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray. Be wowed at the mind blowing marine life; exhilarated by the power of the waves, and inspired by the characters who dedicate their lives to answering the call of the ocean. Visit www.oceanfilmfestival.co.uk for more. Ticket Price: £14.50 / £12.50 concession / £12.50 for groups of 6 or more. Age Guidance: 12A (TBC) THE BIG WAVE PROJECT (TOUR EDIT) 20 minutes Five years in the making, The Big Wave Project follows a tight-knit crew of leading big wave surfers who are working together to attempt a personal goal that drills to core passion of surfing: Riding the World’s Biggest Wave. Hear candid, personal, no-holds-barred accounts of the real fear of death walk side by side with ultimate personal glory and the humbling power of the ocean.. TOUCHED BY THE OCEAN 30 minutes Latvian friends Karlis and Gints have a second-hand rowing boat, no rowing experience and a grand plan: to become the first team ever to row across the South Atlantic Ocean, from Namibia to Brazil. Touched by the Ocean joins them on a raucous tale of adventure, dedication and friendship. BLUE 32 minutes A multi-award winning film that takes us on a provocative journey into the ocean realm, witnessing a critical moment in time when the marine world is on a precipice. Featuring passionate advocates for ocean preservation, BLUE takes us into their world where the story of our changing ocean is unfolding. Meet inspiring individuals who are defending habitats, combating marine pollution and fighting for the protection of keystone species. SCARLET'S TALE 15 minutes Achmat had high hopes. He had a budding sports career with dreams of representing South Africa, but this all changed on August the 13th 2006 when he had his first meeting with Scarlet. Little did Achmat know, that this meeting with a 4.7m Great White Shark named Scarlet would be the beginning of an 11-year bond. KIWI BREEZE 11 minutes Steve was not your average Londoner. For a start he was a Kiwi, and instead of wallpaper his house was decorated with charts and yacht plans. After 9 years toiling in the back garden of his South London home, his 44ft ocean-going yacht was ready to set sail. The first obstacle of course was how to get the steel vessel from the back yard of a small suburban street to the London docks. Kiwi Breeze tells the inspirational story of Steve’s 24,000km voyage home to New Zealand… and his determination to achieve his dream. ONE BREATH 5 minutes Meet champion free-diving husband and wife Eusebio, from Spain, and Christina, from Sydney. Self-taught photographers, they are based on the tropical island of Koh Tao, Thailand, and travel the world capturing the sensations of the ocean on one breath alone. An immersive insight into an incredible way of life. ADVENTURE IS CALLING 4 minutes Adventure is Calling is the film equivalent of a love song to the ocean: a four-minute tribute to the beauty of our underwater world, the creatures that live there, and the joy we get from exploring it. Allow yourself to be submerged in this cinematographic celebration of the wonder of the planet’s oceans.

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Chris Ramsey Live 2018 (The Just Happy To Get Out of the House Tour)
Runtime: 150mins   Rating:
Critically acclaimed and award winning stand up comedian, host of his own TV entertainment show and stand up show on ‘Comedy Central’, ‘Celebrity Juice’ regular and..read more
Critically acclaimed and award winning stand up comedian, host of his own TV entertainment show and stand up show on ‘Comedy Central’, ‘Celebrity Juice’ regular and the only person to ever put Katie Hopkins in her place; Chris Ramsey brings his BRAND NEW 2018 live tour to venues this autumn following a sell-out spring run. Snap up tickets up as soon as you can! The age recommendation is 14+ for this show. Tickets: £20.50 Doors: 7.30pm Interval: 8pm Expected Finish: 22:00

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Impact Theatre presents: Iron
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
Dorset-based ImpAct Theatre is bringing Rona Munro’s acclaimed play Iron to The Regent Centre this October. Iron is an intense psychological drama..read more
Dorset-based ImpAct Theatre is bringing Rona Munro’s acclaimed play Iron to The Regent Centre this October. Iron is an intense psychological drama in which a mother and daughter try to break through the barriers of time, memory and punishment which separate them. Between them lies the fact of murder. A murder Josie cannot remember and Fay has always tried to forget. Uncovering the memories they share is more dangerous than either of them can imagine... From the award winning company who brought you ‘Breaking the Code’ and ‘Dancing in Lughnasa’. Tickets £12, Concessions £11

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Cinema Museum Open Day
Runtime: 60mins   Rating: LIVE
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector,..read more
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector, which has been lovingly restored by a team of loyal volunteers. The extensive collection includes countless photographic images, old cinema posters, antique cinema fixtures and more! Ideal for anyone with an appreciation for the pre-digital days. Spaces are limited to 6 per tour - book now to avoid disappointment! Tickets: £5 per person

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Shakespeare Schools Festival 2018
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at The Regent Centre. Join us on 14th November for an..read more
Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at The Regent Centre. Join us on 14th November for an exhilarating evening, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools. See Shakespeare’s timeless stories brought to life like never before, and support young people from your community as they take to the stage. Details of the schools performing at The Regent Centre can be found on SSF’s website: www.www.shakespeareschools.org Shakespeare Schools Foundation is a cultural education charity, transforming lives through the unique power of Shakespeare. This year we mark our 18th birthday with a Season of Democracy, in which young people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities have been finding their ‘voice’ in their school rehearsal room, culminating in a thrilling night of theatre. Performances start at 7pm. Ticket prices: £10, Concession: £7.50, Group rate £7.00 (groups of 20+ available from the box office only on 01202 499199)

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Jethro: The Count Of Cornwall
Runtime: 140mins   Rating:
Following 60 sold out shows last year, "The Count of Cornwall" is back again with his unique style of comedy. Jethro will probably be remembered for years..read more
Following 60 sold out shows last year, "The Count of Cornwall" is back again with his unique style of comedy. Jethro will probably be remembered for years to come with so many people loving this Hilarious country style. He is considered by many as the greatest comedy story teller that ever lived. Having produced 20 DVD's over the years there are some old favourites and many new tales told in a way only a count could. What a silly count he is! Tickets: £20 (including 50p Regent Centre development fee)

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Steve Peat - Bikes & Beers
Runtime: 110mins   Rating:
Mountain biking superstar Steve Peat tells the story of his illustrious racing career; the bikes, the world cups, the parties and the pursuit of the seemingly elusive..read more
Mountain biking superstar Steve Peat tells the story of his illustrious racing career; the bikes, the world cups, the parties and the pursuit of the seemingly elusive World Championship title which some thought might never come! In Bikes & Beers, Steve takes audiences along the journey that saw him rise from plumbing to podiums and become one of the most successful men’s downhill racers of all time, showing just how the man who wouldn’t back down earned his place as a legend in the sport of mountain biking! NB. May contain some strong language Tickets £19 (50p of every ticket is a donation to the Regent Centre Development Fund)

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The Santa Show 2018: Santa’s Christmas Party
Runtime: 60mins   Rating:
Santa's Christmas Party - the show where every child receives a present from Santa! Christmas is the busiest time of year at the North Pole, when..read more
Santa's Christmas Party - the show where every child receives a present from Santa! Christmas is the busiest time of year at the North Pole, when Father Christmas makes presents to deliver across the world… and when everyone gets ready for Santa’s Christmas Party! But this year somebody has been up to mischief… Dotty the Elf’s decorations have gone missing, Dasher the Reindeer’s party games are broken, and what has happened to Pompom the Penguin’s Christmas music? It looks as though somebody wants to stop Santa’s Christmas Party - and that someone is Jack Frost! Help get Santa’s Christmas Party back on track in an adventure full of fun, festive songs and party games. Then meet Santa at his home in the North Pole, where every child will receive a special present from him, after the most Christmassy Christmas show ever! Songs include festive favourites Jingle Bells, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, The Twelve Days Of Christmas, We Wish You A Merry Christmas and more! Santa’s Christmas Party is an interactive family show particularly suitable for 2-7 year olds. It lasts 40 minutes followed by a special meet, greet and treat with Father Christmas himself! Tickets: £10.50, Family ticket: £38.00 (2 adults, 2 children) (not available online, please call our box office on 01202 499199)

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Disney Peter Pan Jnr
Runtime: 60mins   Rating: LIVE
In conjunction with The Regent Centre, Ginger Boy Productions Limited are providing this unique and highly positive performance experience exploring and focusing on..read more
In conjunction with The Regent Centre, Ginger Boy Productions Limited are providing this unique and highly positive performance experience exploring and focusing on professionalism, confidence building through exploration and most importantly fun! An incredible project making all participants feel courageous, inspired and confident. This educational initiative, FREE to its participants, involves interaction at the highest level from current industry and academic specialists from the musical theatre industry, including Broadway & West End star, Earl Carpenter. A company of successfully auditioned young performers aged between 7 & 18 years, will perform the 60-minute musical based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie's enchanting play, Disney's Peter Pan JR. A modern musical version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn't grow up with a score that includes new arrangements of classic Disney songs and a story featuring one rousing adventure after another. Tickets: £13 Family Ticket - £45 (2 adults, 2 children) (Not available online - call the Box Office on 01202 499199) 50p of the ticket price is a contribution to the Regent Development Fund This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe www.mtishows.co.uk. Music and Lyrics by Sammy Cahn, Sammy Fain, Michelle Tumes, Xavier Atencio, George Bruns, Jack Lawrence, Frank Churchill, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, Oliver Wallace and Ray Kelley Music Adapted & Arranged and Additional Lyrics by Eric Svejcar Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by David Zellnik Based on the screenplay by Ted Sears, Erdman Penner, Bill Peet, Winston Hibler, Joe Rinaldi, Milt Banta, Ralph Wright and William Cottrell Based on the play by J.M. Barrie and the 1953 Disney Film

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Christmas Spectacular 2018
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
Returning for its seventh fabulous year of family entertainment, The Glad Rag Production Company is delighted to bring a brand new Christmas Spectacular to the Regent..read more
Returning for its seventh fabulous year of family entertainment, The Glad Rag Production Company is delighted to bring a brand new Christmas Spectacular to the Regent Centre stage. Bursting with festive delights, this highly acclaimed company will create a magical Christmas treat for the whole family to enjoy. Once again, audiences will be treated to dazzling costumes from West End costumier Sue Simmerling and sparkling production numbers brought together by a heart warming festive story, making this production the best winter warmer in town. Tickets: Matinees - £16 Evenings - £17 Concessions - £16 Family Ticket - £58 (2 adults, 2 children) (Not available online - call the Box Office on 01202 499199) All Xmas Eve Tickets - £17

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Cinema Museum Open Day
Runtime: 60mins   Rating: LIVE
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector,..read more
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector, which has been lovingly restored by a team of loyal volunteers. The extensive collection includes countless photographic images, old cinema posters, antique cinema fixtures and more! Ideal for anyone with an appreciation for the pre-digital days. Spaces are limited to 6 per tour - book now to avoid disappointment! Tickets: £5 per person

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Cinderella - Highcliffe Charity Players
Runtime: 120mins   Rating:
It’s the ultimate rags-to-riches story as the celebrated, award-winning Highcliffe Charity Players return to enchant us with one of the nation’s favourite pantomimes,..read more
It’s the ultimate rags-to-riches story as the celebrated, award-winning Highcliffe Charity Players return to enchant us with one of the nation’s favourite pantomimes, Cinderella. Expect the usual magical quota of sumptuous sets and costumes, dazzling dance routines, knockabout humour and popular show songs as poor Cinders attempts to escape a life of drudgery – and, of course, her horrible Stepmother and Ugly Sisters. With the aid of her Fairy Godmother and a well-fitting slipper, can she win the heart of her handsome Prince? Oh yes she can! It’s fun-filled panto magic – you, too, will have a ball! Tues 22nd Jan only - Meet the cast after the show! Tickets: £12.50, Concessions £11.50, Children (U16): £10.50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT - £1 OFF ALL TICKETS BOOKED BEFORE 31ST OCTOBER! Mon 21st Jan only - "Panto Party Night Offer" all tickets £9.50!

Theatre
Cinema Museum Open Day
Runtime: 60mins   Rating: LIVE
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector,..read more
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector, which has been lovingly restored by a team of loyal volunteers. The extensive collection includes countless photographic images, old cinema posters, antique cinema fixtures and more! Ideal for anyone with an appreciation for the pre-digital days. Spaces are limited to 6 per tour - book now to avoid disappointment! Tickets: £5 per person

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An Evening with Pam Ayres
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Funny and warm, her charming understated manner belies a rare comic precision. Her hair-trigger timing,..read more
Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Funny and warm, her charming understated manner belies a rare comic precision. Her hair-trigger timing, her eye for the absurd details of everyday life, and unforgettable turn of phrase, combine to make her a true national treasure. Recent TV appearances for BBC TV include Springwatch, Celebrity Mastermind, Celebrity Antique Road Trip, and Women at War: 100 Years of Service. Recent Radio broadcasts include Just A Minute, and Series 6 of Ayres On The Air for Radio 4. “Pam Ayres’ session was one of my highlights of the Hay Festival this year because I laughed so hard that my stomach ached for hours afterwards, and it is wonderful to witness a true craftswoman practice her art.” Review from Hay Festival 2015 Tickets £25.50

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Once Upon A Princess 2019
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: TBC
OCD Productions UK proudly present ONCE UPON A PRINCESS The Princesses return to the Regent Centre in the smash hit show, ‘Once Upon A Princess’ - the ultimate pop..read more
OCD Productions UK proudly present ONCE UPON A PRINCESS The Princesses return to the Regent Centre in the smash hit show, ‘Once Upon A Princess’ - the ultimate pop Princess party, live on stage! This glittering production features your favourite fairytale Princesses and a soundtrack of top pop hits and movie musical classics. Once Upon A Princess, now in it’s third sparkling year, continues to entertain, inspire and captivate little Princes and Princesses with its toe tapping, dance in the aisles set list. Songs from Olly Murs, Meghan Trainor, Dolly Parton, Little Mix, Jess Glynne and more! Plus West End and Broadway smash hits including songs from Shrek, Hairspray, Footloose, Annie and Wicked. Come one, come all, we’ll have a ball - get your golden ticket now! For more info, visit www.theprincessshow.co.uk Tickets: £11

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Cinema Museum Open Day
Runtime: 60mins   Rating: LIVE
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector,..read more
Calling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector, which has been lovingly restored by a team of loyal volunteers. The extensive collection includes countless photographic images, old cinema posters, antique cinema fixtures and more! Ideal for anyone with an appreciation for the pre-digital days. Spaces are limited to 6 per tour - book now to avoid disappointment! Tickets: £5 per person

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Psychic Sally – 10th Anniversary Tour
Runtime: 140mins   Rating: LIVE
World renowned psychic, television and theatre star and the UK’s favourite award winning medium Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her phenomenal..read more
World renowned psychic, television and theatre star and the UK’s favourite award winning medium Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her phenomenal interactive 10 year anniversary show. Sally is one of the Uk’s most successful touring acts and has been wowing audiences across the country for the past 10 years. Sally’s jaw dropping show has attracted amazed reviews from theatre goers and psychic fans. The messages from beyond come thick and fast. Funny, entertaining, touching, sometimes heart-breaking, often controversial; The 10 year anniversary tour showcases the phenomenal ability of the nation’s best loved medium. Sally says ‘The shows will be psychic dynamite and although they are undoubtedly entertaining, there is also a very serious side, which is to give audience members messages of hope and love from the other side’. This is a unique evening not to be missed. Book your tickets now to see this phenomenal psychic in action. Tickets: £25.00 NOTE: The show is investigational and for the purpose of entertainment.

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Sooty's Magic Show
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: LIVE
Izzy Wizzy let’s get busy! Join Sooty for his brand new Laugh Out Loud Magic Show! Direct from their hit ITV series, Sooty, Sweep and Soo and TV’s..read more
Izzy Wizzy let’s get busy! Join Sooty for his brand new Laugh Out Loud Magic Show! Direct from their hit ITV series, Sooty, Sweep and Soo and TV’s Richard Cadell will amaze you with impossible tricks and side splitting jokes! Be astounded at Sooty's flying car, Soo’s singing unicorn and Sweep’s levitating sausage! With special guests circus star Michael Jordan and the ultraviolet specialties of Fantasie de la Nuit. A spectacular treat for the whole family – including a chance to meet Richard and Sooty after the show! Book now! Show duration: 90 minutes (including 20 min interval) Adult £12.50, Child £10.50, Family £40.00 (2 Adults & 2 Children)

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