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Harefield Gazette - - LEISURE -

Beck The­atre

Grange Road, Hayes, UB8 2UE. Box of­fice: 020 8561 8371. www.beck­the­atre.org.uk Thurs­day July 21

Johnny Cash Road­show: En­dorsed by the Cash fam­ily and fronted by award­win­ning singer/song­writer Clive John. The show jour­neys from the 1950s up to 2002. All the great­est hits such as Walk The Line, Fol­som Prison Blues and A Thing Called Love are in­cluded, plus songs from the lat­est al­bum Out Among The Stars and ac­com­pa­nied by evoca­tive screen im­ages. £21, 7.30pm. Fri­day July 22 The Over­tones: a five-piece Bri­tish-Ir­ish doo-wop boy band from Lon­don. They were dis­cov­ered by a Warner Broth­ers tal­ent scout while work­ing as dec­o­ra­tors in a shop near Ox­ford Street, singing dur­ing their tea break. Their al­bum Good Ol’ Fash­ioned Love reached num­ber four in the UK chart. £32.50, 8pm. Sun­day July 24 O Re Maa­jhi – A Mu­si­cal Jour­ney Of

Bollywood Songs: a trib­ute to the great Ben­gali mu­sic di­rec­tors Anil Biswas, Salil Chaudhry, He­mant Ku­mar, S.D.Bur­man and R.D.Bur­man. Hits of the clas­sic Bollywood era. £17.50 to £50, 6pm.

Com­pass The­atre

Glebe Av­enue, Ick­en­ham, UB10 8PD. Box of­fice: 01895 673 200 www.com­passthe­atre.co.uk Thurs­day July 21 to Sat­ur­day July 23

A Cho­rus of Dis­ap­proval: a clas­sic com­edy farce by Alan Ay­ck­bourn. The Chameleons as they take you into the won­der­ful world of Alan Ay­ck­bourn with his clas­sic farce fo­cus­ing on the ac­tiv­i­ties of Pen­don Am­a­teur Light Oper­atic So­ci­ety.

Re­cently wid­owed Guy is a friendly chap whose only char­ac­ter flaw is his in­abil­ity to say “no”, which stands him in good stead when he joins the so­ci­ety. Ad­vances from the cast and cho­rus lead to him forg­ing some more un­wel­come re­la­tion­ships which he sim­ply can­not re­sist. £10 or £12, 7.30pm plus Sat at 2.30pm

The­atre Royal Wind­sor

Thames Street, Wind­sor, SL4 1PS. Box Of­fice: 01753 853 888 www.the­atreroy­al­wind­sor.co.uk now un­til Sat­ur­day July 23

Tap Fac­tory: A daz­zling dance spec­tac­u­lar and cirque ex­pe­ri­ence, us­ing many gen­res of dance in a con­tem­po­rary ur­ban set­ting. Tap Fac­tory is a show where the rhythm never stops. This amaz­ing fully chore­ographed spec­tac­u­lar fea­tures mind blow­ing live per­cus­sion, and gor­geous male dancers and acro­bats to set your pulses rac­ing. Au­di­ences will be amazed and thrilled by this high oc­tane spec­tac­u­lar. This is a fam­ily show for all ages. £13 to £29, Wed to Sat 8pm, Thurs 2.30pm, Sat 4.45pm. Tues­day July 26 The Elvis Years: An out­stand­ing mu­si­cal pro­duc­tion telling the in­cred­i­ble story of the ‘king of rock and roll.’ With a top line-up of ac­tor-mu­si­cians, mul­ti­ple cos­tumes and nos­tal­gic film footage, this glit­ter­ing two-hour pro­duc­tion charts the mu­si­cal and emo­tional highs and lows of Elvis’ amaz­ing jour­ney from poor teenager in Mis­sis­sippi through the army, Hol­ly­wood and fi­nally the leg­endary Las Ve­gas con­certs. £13 to £35, 8pm.

Lyric Ham­mer­smith

Lyric Square, King St, Lon­don W6 0QL. Box of­fice: 020 8741 6850 www.lyric.co.uk now un­til Sun­day Septem­ber 4

Bugsy Malone: Back fol­low­ing a sell out run last year. With elec­tri­fy­ing chore­og­ra­phy and fea­tur­ing all the clas­sic songs from Os­car-win­ning writer Paul Wil­liams in­clud­ing Bad Guys, My Name is Tal­lu­lah and So You Wanna Be a Boxer. £15 to £40, for dates and times visit web­site.

Paul Robe­son The­atre

Treaty Cen­tre, Houn­slow, TW3 1ES. Box of­fice: 0845 456 2796 houn­slowarts­cen­tre.co.uk now un­til Sun­day July 24

Pun­jabi Boy: an award-win­ning play writ­ten by Amman Paul Singh Brar. Can Gary (Gurinder) find his place in the world in France or back home in Houn­slow? For full times and prices see web­site. Tues­day July 26

Hairy Maclary and Friends: This made its de­but at the Ed­in­burgh Fringe Fes­ti­val in 2010 with a sold out run of 25 shows, with ex­tra dates added due to pop­u­lar de­mand. 2011 saw the show em­bark on a UK tour, in­clud­ing dates in Lon­don, Lan­caster, St An­drews and a hugely suc­cess­ful re­turn to the Ed­in­burgh Fringe. Suit­able for ages two to five. £10, £8 or Fam­ily ticket £32, 2pm or 4pm.

Questors The­atre

12 Mat­tock Lane, Lon­don, Eal­ing, W5 Box of­fice: 020 8567 5184 www.questors.org.uk to Sun­day July 23

Stags and Hens: a rau­cous com­edy of gen­der ri­valry by Willy Rus­sell. It’s the late 70s, and fi­ances, Linda and Dave, have ac­ci­den­tally de­cided to hold their stag and hen nights in the same disco on the same night. Then Linda’s ex-boyfriend turns up to re­mind her what she missed ... and then all Linda’s mates get in­volved.

The ac­tion un­folds in the ladies’ and gents’ toi­lets. This is a rau­cous, vul­gar and hi­lar­i­ously funny play, pre­sented by sec­ond year stu­dents from our Questors Academy Stu­dent Group. Suit­able for ages 14+ (con­tains adult lan­guage). £9 to £17, Sat 7.45pm, Sun 2.30pm, Tues to Sat 7.45pm. Mon­day July 18 to Thurs­day July 21 The Brit Youth The­atre presents

School’s Out!: Song and dance from the af­ter-school club with the chil­dren of St Gre­gory’s Pri­mary School, Eal­ing. This re­vue in­cludes songs from Oliver, Foot­loose, High School Mu­si­cal, An­nie, Mer­rily We Roll Along and more. Feel-good, stir­ring fun. £10 or £8, 7.30pm.

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