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Preview: Dreamboats And Miniskirts at Darlington Civic Theatre

Their story continues….

Dreamboats And Miniskirts

Darlington Civic Theatre
Mon 15 to Sat 20 September

Dreamboats and Miniskirts will be presented at Darlington Civic Theatre for just one week from 15thSeptember as part of a major national tour. The show follows the enormous success of Dreamboats and Petticoats and sister show, Save The Last Dance For Me.

Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, it is 1963 and the world is changing Bobby (Alex Beaumont) and Laura’s (played by local girl Elizabeth Carter) single Dreamboats and Petticoats has not taken off. Norman and Sue have settled down to non-marital bliss – and a baby! But Ray (David Luke) and Donna (Anna Campkin) seem blissfully happy…. 

The advent of the Beatles and the Merseyside sound is inspirational. But will it inspire Bobby and Laura to have one more shot at stardom – Norman to “get off the drains” and find that singing voice he has longed for, and Ray to realise his ambition and manage a really top pop act!? 

All will be revealed in a follow up with the same, wit, charm, and great songs as Dreamboats and Petticoats. Many of the songs are from the next period in pop history, such as A Picture of You, Don’t ever Change, Do you Love me, Handy Man, It’s in His Kiss, Go Now, When will I be loved, Hippy Hippy Shake!


Opening Night & Sat 2:30pm£18.20, £19, £20.20, £21.80
Tue – Sat Evenings £22.50, £23.50, £25, £27
Thu 2pm all seats £18.50
Discounts available
To book contact the Box Office on 01325 486 555 or visit  
(Includes £1 per ticket restoration levy)


Eastbourne Congress 25-30 August
Oxford New Theatre 1-6 September
Woking New Victoria 8-13 September
Darlington Civic 15-20 September
Tunbridge Wells Assembly Hall 22-27 September
Bradford Alhambra 29 September-4 October
Milton Keynes Theatre 6-11 October
Birmingham Alexandra 13-18 October
Malvern Festival Theatre 20-25 October
Ipswich Regent 27 October-1 November
Edinburgh King's 3-8 November
Coventry Belgrade 10-15 November
Cardiff New Theatre 17-22 November
Dartford Orchard Theatre 5 - 10 January 2015
Chesterfield Winding Wheel 12-17 January
Northampton Royal & Derngate 26-31 January
Cornwall Hall for Truro 16-21 February
Hull New Theatre 2-7 March
Aylesbury Waterside 9-14 March

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