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24/10/2020

News: Bringing the stars back to Stockton - 11 shows announced

STOCKTON GLOBE:

Bringing the stars back to Stockton 


Situated in the heart of Stockton High Street, Stockton Globe first opened its doors in 1935 and it re-opens again in 2021.


Jo Ager, General Manager, Stockton Globe explains: “We’re ecstatic to reveal today the amazing names that we are bringing to Stockton Globe when we re-open next year. The people of Stockton know the history of the venue, but what we have planned for the future will make everyone, everywhere, sit up and take notice.

“This is the start of something really special; as we move forward, we will continue to focus on music, comedy and family-based performances and bringing the best in the business to our stage.”
Here are the shows that have been announced so far along with ticket links from our affiliate ATG Tickets. By using these links we will receive a small payment from ATG Tickets which helps us to cover the costs of running the North East Theatre Guide.

Diversity - Connected
Stockton Globe
Wednesday 2 June 2021
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After nine sell out UK tours, over 600,000 tickets sold, and countless television and live performances Diversity have announced one of their biggest UK tours to date.

Last year marked 10 years since Diversity took the nation by storm when they won the third series of Britain’s Got Talent. Over the past 10 years thanks to the overwhelming support of their fans and the British public they have continued to wow audiences around the world with their innovative live tours and performances. They celebrated this incredible achievement with a critically acclaimed sell out 48 show UK tour, Born Ready.

This tour is set to be even bigger, and as Diversity promised their fans on the Born Ready tour, they will continue the legacy of Diversity and never let anyone tell them they cannot achieve something. To take them into the new decade of Diversity, Ashley has created a new show, Connected, which centres around the world of social media, the internet, and the digital era we now live in, but more importantly how this connects us all.

Creator and choreographer Ashley Banjo said of the forthcoming tour, “Every year that goes by, and every time we get to create a new touring show, I cannot believe we are still lucky enough to get to do this. But even after all this time, we are still growing, and this new decade and new chapter for Diversity is sure to be something even more special than the last. I truly do believe that we are all connected in more ways than one and I cannot wait to bring this to life on stage.”

Ashley Banjo has returned to the judging panel for his third series on ITV’s primetime show Dancing on Ice, the final airs this Sunday on ITV with fellow Diversity member Perri Kiely competing for the winner’s trophy. Ashley has also hosted, choreographed and starred in the BAFTA nominated The Real Full Monty (2017-2019) and International Emmy Award, Broadcast Award, and Royal Television Society award winning The Real Full Monty: Ladies Night (2018) and (2019). Ashley’s show Flirty Dancing on Channel 4 completed its second hit series last December.

Fellow Diversity member Jordan Banjo is currently hosting the second series of BBC 1’s prime time show The Greatest Dancer.

Strictly Presents: The Power of Dance
Stockton Globe
Thursday 24 June 2021
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2021 will see a brand-new show from the Strictly Come Dancing family touring the UK - Strictly Presents: The Power of Dance. Featuring the spectacular professional dancers Janette Manrara, Dianne Buswell, Amy Dowden and Neil Jones, together with two special guest stars who will be announced soon.

Directed and choreographed by former Strictly professional dancer Trent Whiddon and his wife and dance partner Gordana Grandosek, this tour will give each of these incredible performers the opportunity to tell something of what it is to be a dancer via stunning choreography and beautiful storytelling.

Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)
Stockton Globe
Thursday 1 July 2021
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Absolute sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2016-18, Soho Theatre 2017, UK tour and Duchess Theatre 2018. Award winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this ‘electrifying’ (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music.
Age guidance 12+

Paloma Faith
Stockton Globe
Saturday 9 October 2021
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This is a new Paloma Faith, an artist who has retreated within herself and found not the careful, polished veteran of show business, but the 22-year-old art student being led by her own creativity.

SOLD OUT

An Evening with The Waterboys
Stockton Globe
Tuesday 12 October 2021
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Few bands have as great a live reputation as The Waterboys. From their mid-1980s "big music" period through the influential mix of Celtic, gospel and country on their classic Fisherman’s Blues tours, The Waterboys have consistently blended tightness, inspiration and improvisation to reach heights of performance few other acts can.

Led by mercurial and brilliant Scottish guitarist/vocalist Mike Scott, the 2020 version of the band features the established line-up of Memphis keyboard great "Brother" Paul Brown, Irish electric fiddler Steve Wickham, ace British drummer Ralph Salmins and funky Irish bassman Aongus Ralston.

The popular reach of Waterboys music has never been greater. Their songs have been performed by artists as varied as Prince, The Killers and U2, all of whom have performed their classic The Whole Of The Moon; and Fiona Apple who masterfully recorded the song last year; Ellie Goulding, who scored a top 3 UK hit with How Long Will I Love You; indie rockers The War On Drugs, Dawes and The Mystery Jets; and classic singers Rod Stewart and Tom Jones. The Whole Of The Moon also featured in last year's smash Netflix film Let It Snow and top HBO series The Affair. Waterboys music shows no sign of fading, and the best place to experience it is played by the originators in a concert hall. Come and feel the fire!

Steve Hackett - Genesis Revisited
Stockton Globe
Friday 15 October 2021
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Off the back of his most successful solo tour yet, selling over 30 thousand tickets for his 2019 UK dates, Steve Hackett has announced that his 2021 World Tour will feature the whole of the 1977 Genesis live album Seconds Out in full, plus more!

Seconds Out was the hugely successful double album recorded on Genesis’ 1977 concert tour together with The Cinema Show, from their 1976 tour, and featured Steve Hackett on guitar alongside Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks and Phil Collins who had taken on the role of vocalist.

Chris Ramsey
Stockton Globe
Friday 29 October 2021
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Having filled venues across the country including The Newcastle Metro Arena, twice, “Ramsey has the potential to be a mainstream hit, a cult favourite or almost anything in between” (Sunday Times), so don’t miss your chance to catch him live on stage while you can.

Recently seen hosting two series of his very own TV show The Chris Ramsey Show and Chris Ramsey’s Stand up Central (both Comedy Central), he has also been a regular face on many major comedy shows including Celebrity Juice (ITV2), 8 out of 10 Cats (C4), Live at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central) and Virtually Famous (E4) to name a few.

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra
Stockton Globe
Thursday 11 November 2021
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Musical master of ceremonies Jools Holland and his much loved Rhythm & Blues Orchestra return with their Autumn/Winter UK tour. Renowned as one of the UK’s most popular tours, now in its 25th year, the shows will this year feature many special guests.

Previous special guests who have performed with Jools on his UK tours include the likes of Lulu, Joss Stone, Roland Gift, Melanie C and most recently Marc Almond who released a joint album with Jools in November 2018, ‘A Lovely Life To Live’.

The House & Garage Orchestra
Stockton Globe
Saturday 13 November 2021
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The House & Garage Orchestra are the ultimate live celebration of UK House & Garage. An expanded live band with Brass and String sections re-imagine your favourite House & Garage tunes. Following a slew of sold out performances around the UK, they're set to make their Stockton debut in 2021.

Expect to hear Flowers, Movin' Too Fast, Please Don't Turn Me On, Closer Than Close and more, all performed by the original vocalists that made them timeless. Following a slew of sold out performances around the UK, they're set to make their Stockton debut in 2021. Special guests & more to be announced soon - do not miss out!

Midge Ure
Stockton Globe
Sunday 14 November 2021
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Midge Ure has a career that spans over 40 years – from his ‘pop band’ beginnings, “almost” joining the Sex Pistols, the electronic ground-breaking work with Visage (Fade To Grey is still voted #1 in its genre across Europe), via the mainstream success of Ultravox to the twists and turns of his solo releases.

In 2015, Midge Ure and semi acoustic duo, India Electric Company, successfully presented the Breathe Again show in the UK, and across Denmark, Germany and Italy as a 20th anniversary retrospective. It was the first time that Midge featured an album in its entirety, and it proved to be a successful format.

Midge enjoyed touring with the boys so much that when he decided to perform the 1980 Tour, Vienna and Visage over 2019 and 2020, they were the natural choice to augment his long time drummer, Russell Field.

Jon Richardson - The Knitwit
Stockton Globe
Saturday 20 November 2021
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Will the recycling be put out on the right day? Who is going to smooth over the top of the margarine? How many lights are on upstairs when everybody is downstairs? Watch Jon pretend that these aren't his foremost concerns as he leaves home on his first tour since the last one.

John Bishop - Right Here, Right Now
Stockton Globe
Friday 26 - Saturday 27 November 2021
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Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to the Stockton Globe with his highly anticipated brand-new stand up show – Right Here, Right Now. This will be John’s eighth stand up show and it is shaping up to be his best yet.

John has achieved huge success with a number of his own comedy, entertainment and documentary shows including- John Bishop’s Australia (BBC1), John Bishop’s Britain (BBC1), John Bishop’s Only Joking (Sky1), The John Bishop Show (BBC1), The John Bishop Christmas Show (BBC1) and John Bishop’s Gorilla Adventure (ITV1). More recently John Bishop’s Ireland for ITV1 and four mammoth series of the critically acclaimed John Bishop: In Conversation With… which saw him chatting, one to one with some of the World’s biggest, household names.

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