Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story – UK Tour!

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story has had audiences on their feet in every corner of the globe, and has been seen by more than 20 million people in over 16,000 performances worldwide. Opening at Dartford on 1st February 2011 to coincide with the anniversary of the singers tragic and untimely death on 3rd February 1959 the show tours the UK through to June – see tour listings below

The music of the 22 year old, who changed the face of popular music, has been an inspiration to legendary performers:
 

“I play Buddy Holly every night before going onstage. It keeps me honest” – Bruce Springsteen

“You could learn from Buddy Holly how to write songs, the way he put them together. He was a beautiful writer” – Mick Jagger

“Of all the music heroes of the time, Buddy Holly was the most accessible, and he was the real thing… He was one of us”- Eric Clapton

Buddy introduced the concept of the rock’n’ roll musical to the West End, setting the benchmark and heralding the success of such shows as Mama Mia and We Will Rock You Now in its 21st amazing year and with over a dozen major nominations and awards – including 2 Oliviers and a Tony productions of Buddy continue tour the world offering a unique theatrical experience “It’s the show you’ll never forget” Daily Mail
 
A phenomenally multi-talented cast come together to tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Together they present two terrific hours of music with over 20 of his greatest hits, including the timeless classics That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Oh Boy and Rave On, Everyday

Cast :-  GLEN JOSEPH, ROGER ROWLEY, CHRIS REDMOND, DAN GRAHAM, FELICITY CHILVET, STEVE DORSETT, MIGUEL ANGEL, GARY TRAINOR, KLYE RILEY, KATIA SARTINI, MELISSA KEYES, ALEX MARSHALL. Directed by MATT SAILSBURY, Designer and costumes  ADRIAN REES, Musical Director  JOHN BANISTER, Sound Designer PETER COX for THAMES AUDIO, Lighting Designer  JOE ATKINS
 
With the Big Bopper’s Chantilly Lace and Ritchie Valens’ La Bamba completing a stellar musical line up, Buddy is a not to be missed evening of family entertainment that will have music lovers from 8 to 80 toe tapping, hand clapping and rocking in the aisles!

For more information, go visit: www.buddythemusical.com

Buddy Booking Extended!


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– The Buddy Holly Story musical has turned out to be extremely popular with the audience and will also run longer than previously scheduled. Duchess Theatre has announced that Buddy will be on stage till 28th of March 2009.

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is currently booking until 28th of March 2009 Book Tickets for Buddy