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Motown’s Greatest Hits – How Sweet It Is
Darlington Civic Theatre
Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Motown’s greatest hits is the order of the day with How Sweet It Is at Darlington Civic Theatre on Wednesday 23 September.

In 1959, Berry Gordy Jnr had a dream, and with a loan of $800 he started Motown records in Detroit. In the 60’s the production and songwriting talents of Holland, Dozier and Holland dominated the Detriot sound, the sound of young America, and they both penned and produced numerous hits for The Four Tops, and many more artists of the day. The hits continued throughout the 60’s, into the 70’s, the 80’s, and even the 90’s as Motown became a genre of music all of its own, and had people dancing ‘All Night Long’ all over the world.

On Wednesday 23 September, that’s exactly what’s in store at Darlington Civic Theatre – ‘Motown’s Greatest Hits - How Sweet It Is’ – will have you dancing to the classic’s of Motown Legends The Four Tops,

The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie, The Isley Brothers, The Jackson’s, Stevie Wonder, Edwin Starr and many more.

This Show is an evening crammed full of all your Motown favourite’s, - ‘Reach Out I’ll Be There’, ‘Walk Away Renee’, ‘I Can’t Help Myself’, ‘Going Loco in Acapulco’, ‘My Girl’, ‘Ain't Too Proud To Beg’, ‘Papa Was A Rolling Stone’, and ‘Get Ready’, to name but a few from the ‘Tops and Temps’, PLUS, ‘I heard It Through The Grapevine’, ‘Sir Duke’, ‘The Tracks Of My Tears’, ‘Dancing On The Ceiling’, ‘This Old Heart Of Mine’ and ‘I Want You Back’ etc., etc....

Motown’s Greatest Hits - How Sweet It Is is 100% live, with five superb vocalists backed and supported by their own fabulous musicians – The Peter Brent Orchestra, a fantastic powerhouse band.

Motown’s Greatest Hits – How Sweet It Is comes to Darlington Civic Theatre on Wednesday 23rd September 2015.
Tickets* are £20 and £22.
*All ticket prices include a £1 restoration levy.

To book contact the Box Office on 01325 486 555 or visit


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