Preview: Doing It for the House at Customs House
Everyone’s favourite duo are back together!
Doing It for the House
South Shields Customs House
Thursday 4th June 2015
Ray Spencer and Bob Stott will be joined on stage by a whole host of friends to raise cash for The Customs House Trust this week.
The pair, who delighted panto fans for almost 40 years, will perform this hilarious variety show for one day only at The Customs House in Mill Dam, South Shields.
Customs House Executive Director Ray Spencer, MBE, said: “I can’t wait to be back on stage with Bob. We did panto together for 37 years and had such a laugh. Bob is the quickest and sharpest ad-libber I know. This show is going to be packed with laughs, fun and a few surprises. We’ll be back together for just one day so make sure you grab your tickets now.”
The show called Doing It for the House is on at The Customs House on Thursday, June 4 at 2.30pm and 7.45pm and will raise funds for The Customs House Trust which provides art and cultural activities for the people of South Tyneside.
The pair are known to thousands as the loveable panto mother and son duo Dame Dotty and Tommy.
Bob and Ray began their partnership at The Westovians at the Pier Pavilion Theatre in South Shieldsin 1975 and became Dotty and Tommy when Ray began writing summer Tommy the Trumpeter pantomimes in 1990. Bob hung up his panto wig and frock two years ago following a record-breaking Dick Whittington show.
Bob added: “I’m looking forward to being back on The Customs House stage. Doing It for the House promises to be lots of Ray and Bob fun and silliness.”
Tickets for Ray & Bob & Friends are £15, £14 concessions and there is a meal deal available, grab your meal and the show all for £26.
Tickets are available from the box office on 0191 454 1234 or online at www.customshouse.co.uk.