X Factor star Joe has a date in Stamford
Following Joe McElderry’s UK tour as Joseph in Bill Kenwright’s production of Joseph andTheAmazingTechnicolor Dreamcoat (which came to the Broadway in Peterborough last year) Joe is back on the road with a brand new show which hits the Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre next month. The X Factor winner will take you on a musical journey that will appealtoeverybody- with his unmistakable voice, easy wit and warm rapport.
Whetherhe’ssingingapop hit, or stunning the audience into silence with opera, Joe has evolved from boy crooner to the master of his craft.
SeehimonOctober6. Tickets cost£18fromtheboxoffice on 01780 766455. The award-winning Story Pocket Theatre presents Michael Morpurgo’s epic tale of magic and heroism as King Arthur takes to the stage next Thursday and Friday (September 29 and 30) at the Key Theatre in Peterborough.
Spectacular sword fights, a classic battle between good and evil, a moving love story and enthralling storytelling come together to create a memorable family show. The well-loved stories of King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, the Lady of the Lake andtheswordExcaliburcome to life in this exciting adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s best-selling novel.
When a boy becomes stranded at sea, he is rescued by a mysterious old man who claims to be none other than the great King Arthur Pendragon.
Through the old king’s magical storytelling, the boy and the audience are trans- ported back to the heady days of Camelot, the Knights of the Round Table, Merlin and his faithful hound, Bercelet, the Lady of the Lake, and the sword in the stone.
Legendary adventures of brave chivalry andbattles, the search for the Holy Grail and the great betrayal of Lance- lot and Guinevere are all part of this exciting new family theatre production from the award-winning Story Pocket Theatre.
The show comes direct to Peterborough after a hugely successful premiereattheEdinburghFestival Fringe where it won rave reviews from crit- ics and audiences.
Best known as Regis Lucis Caelum in the hugely popular movie Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XVandasaDeathEaterin Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, StoryPocketTheatre is thrilled that Jon Campling will star as Merlin and King Arthur.
He is joined on stage by Thomas Gilbey ( most recently seen as the head of the legendary Joey puppet in War Horse) as young Arthur, and Sarine Sofair (Game of Thrones) as Guinevere and the Lady of the Lake.
Nigel Munson, Otis Waby, MackenzieScottandLukePitman complete the cast.
This f ast- moving f amily production is the first of Michael Morpurgo’s novels to be adapted by Story Pocket Theatre.
Themasterstoryteller and author of War Horse has been Story Pocket Theatre’s Patron since the company formed in 2013 and gave special permission to bring his novel to life on stage.
Imaginative physical theatre, one of the most popular puppetsontheFringeandoutstandingstorytellingcombine to create this Arthurian legend, which is most suitable for brave knights aged 7 years plus and their families.
Tickets for Michael Morpurgo’s King Arthur are available at www.vivacity-peterborough.com or the Key Theatre’s Box Office on 01733 207239.