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2012
May
Picture from MARGUERITE
15th - 19th at Nightly 7.30pm + 2.30pm Saturday Matinee

Ramsgate Operatic Society present

MARGUERITE

Marguerite is a musical from the team who wrote Les Miserables and Miss Saigon, with book by Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg and Jonathan Kent. more...

June
Picture from Shake Your Groove Thang
3rd - 4th

Rhythm Express School of Dance

SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THANG

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Picture from C’Mon Everybody Show
9th at 7.30pm

Chris Fender Black

C’MON EVERYBODY SHOW

The biggest and best Rock ‘n’ Roll MUSIC tribute show in Britain is coming back to the Granville Theatre on Saturday 9 June at 7.30pm,  when visitors are invited to take their drape jackets and circle skirts out of the back of the wardrobe for an evening of unashamed 50’s nostalgia.  The music of legends like Bill Haley, Eddie Cochran, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly and Chuck Berry will be celebrated along with tributes to Brenda Lee and Connie Francis in the fast moving revue C’Mon Everybody. more...

Picture from 'A RIGHT ROYAL KNEES UP'  Starring Leah Bell, with full supporting company
28th at 7.30pm

'A RIGHT ROYAL KNEES UP' STARRING LEAH BELL, WITH FULL SUPPORTING COMPANY

The Diamond Jubilee celebration deserves a ‘right royal knees up’!  What better way to join in with the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations as Queen Elizabeth marks her 60th year on the throne. more...

July
Picture from Westenders
7th - 8th

Jo Jo’s School of Dance and Performing Arts present

WESTENDERS


Principal Jo Robinson opened JoJos School of Dance and Performing Arts 5 years ago, fulfilling her life long ambition to run her own dance and performing arts school. more...

August
Picture from The Jackie Generation
25th at 7.30pm (Bar from 6.30pm)

THE JACKIE GENERATION

The most ‘fabtastik’ tribute to the sensational 70's…


Taking the UK by storm, the ‘Jackie Generation’ are fast becoming the hottest ticket in town. more...

Picture from Miss Saigon (School Edition)
30th - 1st Sep at 7.30pm + 3pm Saturday Matinee

MISS SAIGON (SCHOOL EDITION)

N A WORLD THAT’S MOVING TOO FAST
IN A WORLD WHERE NOTHING CAN LAST. . more...

September
Picture from Jongleurs - The world-famous comedy club
5th at 8pm (bar opens 7pm)

JONGLEURS - THE WORLD-FAMOUS COMEDY CLUB

With a superb line up from the best of the British stand-up circuit. more...

Picture from The Neil Diamond Story
9th at 7.30pm

Bob Drury presents

THE NEIL DIAMOND STORY

In a new ‘one-man’ theatre show, singer and guitarist Bob Drury celebrates the life and music of the legend that is Neil Diamond. more...

Picture from Twenty Twenty Seven
20th - 22nd at Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September

Crazyhouse Theatre Productions

TWENTY TWENTY SEVEN

The Crazyhouse production Twenty Twenty Seven will be returning to The Granville Theatre Ramsgate this September. more...

Picture from Hits From The Blitz
23rd at 7.30pm

The ‘Five Star Swing’ Band present

HITS FROM THE BLITZ

The unique “feel-good” 1940’s show, as featured at Dame Vera Lynn’s Charity Gala Nights. more...

October
Picture from Jongleurs - The world-famous comedy club
3rd at 8pm (Bar 7pm)

JONGLEURS - THE WORLD-FAMOUS COMEDY CLUB

With a superb line up from the best of the British stand-up circuit. more...

Picture from Rabbit & Skiffle - With special guest Lonnie Donegan Jnr and his Skiffle Band
13th at 8pm

Chas Hodges presents a night of

RABBIT & SKIFFLE - WITH SPECIAL GUEST LONNIE DONEGAN JNR AND HIS SKIFFLE BAND

Chas Hodges, one half of legendary cockney duo Chas & Dave, has teamed up with Lonnie Donegan Jnr to bring you a unique evening of sing a’long entertainment. more...

November
Picture from Jongleurs - The world-famous comedy club
7th at 8pm (bar opens 7pm)

JONGLEURS - THE WORLD-FAMOUS COMEDY CLUB

Compere – Rich Wilson 

Rich is a regular at all the major comedy clubs up and down the country including Jongleurs, The Comedy Cafe and The Big Night Out, to name but a few.  As well as being able to deliver a good strong set, with subject matters ranging from being a young father to observational material on the obsurdities of life in general, he is rapidly becoming one of the most in demand compere’s in the country with his ability to think on his feet and tame even the toughest of crowds with his likable, charming manner. more...

Picture from Bayo Film Documentary
9th at 7.30pm

BAYO FILM DOCUMENTARY

A detailed film documenting 4 months in the life of Bayo, a striving, young and vibrant reggae artist, as he takes steps to progress through the world of UK reggae, exposing the ups and downs of the independent music industry and revealing what it really takes to break into it… . more...

Picture from Mapp & Lucia
15th - 17th at Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November

Broadstairs Dickens Players

MAPP & LUCIA

Mrs Emmeline Lucas (Lucia) has just moved to the small English town of Tilling where she comes into conflict with the social ambitions of Miss Elizabeth Mapp. Until now, Miss Mapp has led (and controlled) the social life of Tilling, but that was before they met Lucia. more...

Picture from SILVER BELLS
24th at 7pm

Johnny Manns Productions present

SILVER BELLS

SILVER BELLS is a real ‘feel-good’ festive season production that not only combines the music of Christmas present with the delightful spirit of Christmas past, but will also take you into the joyful world of ‘sparkling’ entertainment, wonderful costumes, some great comedy moments, and a spell- binding finale, complete with snow which makes this an unforgettable experience for all age groups. more...

December
Picture from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
14th - 6th Jan

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

Snow White has skin as white as snow and lips as red as rubies. more...



2013
February
Picture from A VIENNESE STRAUSS GALA
1st at 7.30pm

A VIENNESE STRAUSS GALA

Now in its 9th year, and back by popular demand with a sparkling new production

Strauss Gala Productions bring you a brand new production of this ever popular Show. more...

Picture from SAM WREY AND FRIENDS
2nd at 7.30pm

SAM WREY AND FRIENDS

After more than 6 years away, Sam Wrey returns to the Thanet stage at the Granville Theatre, Ramsgate. more...

Picture from Jukebox and Bobbysox
9th at 7.30pm (bar open from 6.45pm)

JUKEBOX AND BOBBYSOX

Jukebox and Bobbysox'  is an exciting new 50/60s stage show that will have audiences rockin, clapping and dancing in the isles .

Featuring the most popular music of the most influential decades in the history of music, this high energy show tributes artistes such as Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Connie Francis, Elvis, Brenda Lea, Billy Fury, Dusty Springfield, Cliff Richard, Sandie Shaw, The Beatles plus many more

This non stop colourful, show will take you back to that wonderful era, with two hours of ‘jukebox playing’ hits. more...

Picture from The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
15th at 7.30pm

THE RAGGED TROUSERED PHILANTHROPISTS

Townsend Productions is delighted to announce that fresh from a sold out national tour and much critical acclaim, the company’s two hander version of Robert Tressell’s celebrated tale The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists will be visiting the Granville Theatre on Friday 15 February 2013. more...

March
Picture from The Adventures of Red Riding Hood
2nd at 2.30pm

Derek Grant presents

THE ADVENTURES OF RED RIDING HOOD

Follow Red Riding Hood on her adventures in the forest as she meets Silly Billy, Woody the Woodcutter, and other colourful characters in this lively, captivating production for all the family. more...

Picture from Run For Your Wife
7th - 9th

East Kent Productions present

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE

East Kent Productions offering for 2013 will be ‘Run for your Wife’ by Ray Cooney.  The comedy is widely acclaimed to be his best ever and enjoyed a continuous run for over 9 years in the West End.  Judging by the laughter at EKP’s rehearsals director Jane Danes believes the play promises to deliver an evening of riotous laughter. more...

Picture from THE NEW 4 POOFS AND A PIANO: “BIGGER! LOUDER! HARDER! LONGER”!
16th at 7.30pm (bar from 6.30pm)

THE NEW 4 POOFS AND A PIANO: “BIGGER! LOUDER! HARDER! LONGER”!

The New 4 Poofs and a Piano are going on tour!

Like a phoenix risen from the lashes, the New 4 Poofs and a Piano show is Bigger, Louder, Harder, Longer!!

Camp, irreverent, self-deprecating, high octane, naughty but fun entertainment with original comedy songs, musical parodies, pop standards, dance, physical comedy and light-hearted banter, this new line-up of the fab four, with original member Big Dave Wickenden at the helm, will have everyone from students to the blue rinse brigade reaching for their Tena Ladies!

 **NEWS FLASH** For a limited period, the New 4 Poofs and a Piano will feature the legendary Bobby Crush whose fingers are so fast and light that he could vajazzle a ferret while playing Rachmaninov! 

 Joined by fabulous Graeme Clark who promises to bring a notable level of butch pazazz to the New 4 Poofs…(please don’t sue!!), and the brilliant, gorgeous and far too young Ian Lilley who loves to bust a move while hitting a top b, these 3 Poofkateers will join Big Dave, original member of the group famed for his one armed choreography, immutable smile and legendary dance moves that have made him an icon to plus size gays everywhere. 

Knicker wetting hysteria assured!!!

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Picture from Imagine….The Beatles
30th at 8pm (Bar 7pm)

IMAGINE….THE BEATLES

Following sell-out performances at the Granville Theatre in 2009, 2010 and 2011, Imagine….The Beatles are set to return to Ramsgate once again for another night fantastic night of Beatlemania. more...

April
Picture from TEST
13th at 1pm & 4pm

TEST

Be transported into a world of wonder as this beautiful “Disney Style” production of Fairy Tales and Fables unfolds on stage. more...

Picture from Rod Stewart Tribute Show
21st at 7.30pm

Isle of Thanet Sunrise Rotary Club present the

ROD STEWART TRIBUTE SHOW

Paul's Rod Stewart Tribute Show is a superbly authentic and entertaining tribute to a truly great singer and performer and he is surely the finest Rod Stewart soundalike in the UK. It's hard to get a fag paper between Paul and Rod's vocals!

What sets Paul's Tribute to Rod apart is the passion and commitment he brings to every single performance.  Paul has over 25 years' experience as a professional singer and entertainer and his on-stage charisma and awesome vocal ability are damn near the same as Rod's. 

Paul's Rod Stewart Tribute Act involves the same swaggering showmanship, audience participation and sheer sense of fun that has made Rod Stewart one of the most popular performers of all time. more...

Picture from The Mandy Winters Show With Surprise Special Guests!
27th at 7.30pm

THE MANDY WINTERS SHOW WITH SURPRISE SPECIAL GUESTS!

In aid of The Mayor of Ramsgate’s charities

The Lifeboats
The Girl Guides

The Ramsgate Arts

A big welcome back to Thanet’s very own diva, the one and only Miss Mandy Winters, known to many at home and abroad as Britain’s favourite female Country and Western artiste. more...

May
Picture from THE CHARLESTON CHASERS
4th at 7.30pm

Terry Dash Music Presents

THE CHARLESTON CHASERS

The Charleston Chasers are both the most authentic and the most entertaining group currently performing hot vintage popular music. more...

June
Picture from Drinking with Angelika
6th - 8th

Crazyhouse Theatre Productions present

DRINKING WITH ANGELIKA

The coldest Christmas Eve since 1963 and a small group of strangers take refuge from the snow in a small unwelcoming bar in the middle of nowhere. more...

Picture from Rock Around The Sixties
15th at 7.30pm

ROCK AROUND THE SIXTIES

Rock Around the 60s will include live music from The New Honeycombs and Walk Right Back, a tribute to The Everly Brothers, in a special evening which promises to have you singing along in your seat. more...

Picture from One Singular Sensation
22nd at Matinee 2.30pm , Gala Evening Performance 7.30pm

ONE SINGULAR SENSATION

Peter Barnett and his cast of 18 present a fabulous show of singing & dancing with superb numbers from some of the great pieces of contemporary musical theatre including:

Les Miserables
Miss Saigon
A Chorus Line

Top Hat
Flashdance

Chicago
Saturday Night Fever

Bombay Dreams
We Will Rock You

Sunset Boulevard
Mamma Mia

Hairspray
Jekyll & Hyde

Lord of the Dance
Ghost

The Saturday Evening Performance is a Gala Evening in aid of CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young), with wine on arrival and a fantastic raffle with prizes including Meals for Two, Spa Treatments, Champagne and lots of other luxurious goodies!

Directed & Produced by Peter Barnett

Choreography - Tara Field

www.peterbarnett32.wix.com/onesingularsensation

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July
Picture from Summer at the Sands
17th - 31st at 7.00 PM

SUMMER AT THE SANDS

Mandy Winters and Billy Nutt, the original line up of the highly successful and critically acclaimed summer show first presented in the Pavilion Broadstairs in the early 2000s, are back, together wiith comedy impressionist from Britain’s Got Talent, Drew Cameron, to recreate another show full of more glamour, glitz and great music. more...

August
Picture from Summer at the Sands
7th at 7.00 PM

SUMMER AT THE SANDS

Mandy Winters and Billy Nutt, the original line up of the highly successful and critically acclaimed summer show first presented in the Pavilion Broadstairs in the early 2000s, are back, together wiith comedy impressionist from Britain’s Got Talent, Drew Cameron, to recreate another show full of more glamour, glitz and great music. more...

Picture from 'The ‘SUPERSONIC 70s SHOW’
24th at 7.30pm

'THE ‘SUPERSONIC 70S SHOW’

'The Supersonic 70s’   are a 6 piece ‘100% live’ band, with both male & female lead vocals. Featuring the incredible ‘Cat suited wondergirl’ Janey Bombshell, one of the finest female singers in the UK. Janey adds some real ‘Agnetha glamour’ alongside co-lead vocalist Mark Keen, the ‘velvet voiced’ singing sensation with the moves to match. more...

September
Picture from Jongleurs Comedy On The Road
5th at 8.00pm

JONGLEURS COMEDY ON THE ROAD

Jongleurs Comedy Clubs bring the best talent right to your front door!  This hilarious evening features two comedy acts, Markus Birdman and The Noise Next Door, with compere, Quincy, who will take to the stage to tickle your funny bone. more...

October
Picture from Jongleurs Comedy On The Road
3rd

JONGLEURS COMEDY ON THE ROAD

Matt Rudge

Matt is an energetic and charming act, with surreal but often cutting material told with a friendly cheeky smile. more...

Picture from Purple Zeppelin
5th at 8pm (bar from 7pm)

PURPLE ZEPPELIN

Once again, Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to the two greatest Rock Bands of all time - Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin – following their sell out concert at the Granville in 2011. more...

Picture from Jack the Ripper - A 21st Century Investigation
24th at 7.30pm (bar from 6.45pm)

JACK THE RIPPER - A 21ST CENTURY INVESTIGATION

The identity of the killer known as Jack the Ripper has long remained a mystery. more...

November
Picture from Jekyll & Hyde
12th - 16th at 7.30pm, plus Saturday Matinee

JEKYLL & HYDE

Ramsgate Operatic Society will present the musical thriller Jekyll & Hyde from 12th to 16th November at 7.30pm and a matinee on Sat 16th. more...

Picture from The Witches of Eastwick
28th - 30th at 7.30pm, plus Saturday Matinee 2.30pm

THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK

Stargazers will perform the vibrant, comic and adult musical The Witches of Eastwick which enjoyed a successful run at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and the Prince of Wales Theatre throughout 2000 and 2001 with Ian McShane in the leading role. more...

December

6th - 6th Feb at 10:00

Frozen

Picture from TEST
13th - 1st Jan

TEST


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2014
March
Picture from REV. COLIN FRY – International Spiritualist Medium
5th at 7.30pm

REV. COLIN FRY – INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUALIST MEDIUM



SOLD OUT !!

The Rev Colin Fry, one of the world’s most renowned mediums, brings his unique form of comfort and upliftment to ordinary people living ordinary lives in an intimate theatre setting that he feels makes his demonstrations more “up close and personal”. more...

Picture from CURTAIN CALL
8th at 2.30pm and 7.30pm

ONT Productions

CURTAIN CALL


ONT Productions, in association with Onisty Entertainments, present Curtain Call, a variety spectacular “the way it used to be”, full of singing, dancing, comedy acts, a magician and an aerialist. more...

Picture from AN INSPECTOR CALLS
13th - 15th at 7.30pm Also 15th 2.30pm

East Kent Productions

AN INSPECTOR CALLS

AN INSPECTOR CALLS Poster

East Kent Productions, whose previous presentations have specialised in comedy plays, including No Sex Please We’re British, Are You Being Served. more...

Picture from Rock Island Line Tour
22nd at 7.30pm

Lonnie Donegan Jnr and his Band

ROCK ISLAND LINE TOUR

Lonnie Donegan Jnr was the eldest son of seven children Lonnie senior had with three different wives.  Inevitably he didn’t see a lot of his dad as a youngster, but having showbiz parents, music was in his veins.  Piano lessons were probably his first introduction to music in a practical sense, and although he was enthusiastic, he didn’t continue with these lessons.  It wasn’t until a few years later, whilst staying with his Dad in Cleethorpes during a summer season show, that he was introduced to an instrument that he felt fitted his requirements as a thirteen year old. more...

May
Picture from The Worlds Worst Serial Killers
1st at 7.30pm

Trevor Marriott presents

THE WORLDS WORST SERIAL KILLERS

The show describes the murders committed by 20 of the world’s worst serial killers, many of which may not be so familiar to the many people that take a great interest in the crime of serial killers. more...

Picture from A Night Of Queen - As It Began Tour
3rd at 7.30pm

The Bohemians presents

A NIGHT OF QUEEN - AS IT BEGAN TOUR

The Bohemians, established in 1996, re-enact the glory days of Queen including the Craziness of the 70’s and the Magic of the 80’s proving themselves to be the most dynamic and exciting Queen Tribute Band currently touring. more...

June
Picture from Jukebox & Bobbysox
7th at 7.30pm

JUKEBOX & BOBBYSOX

Jukebox and Bobbysox'  is an exciting 50/60s stage show that has had audiences rockin, clapping and dancing in the aisl

Featuring the most popular music of the most influential decades in the history of music, this high energy show tributes artistes such as Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Connie Francis, Elvis, Brenda Lea, Billy Fury, Dusty Springfield, Cliff Richard, Sandie Shaw, The Beatles plus many more. more...

July
Picture from Herman's Hermits in Concert - 50th Anniversary Tour
26th at 7.30pm

HERMAN'S HERMITS IN CONCERT - 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

The mid-60’s music scene was dominated by British Groups, three of which became household names – The Beatles – The Rolling Stones and …… Herman’s Hermits, who are one of the most successful groups throughout the world. more...

August
Picture from The Ultimate Tribute To The Jersey Boys
14th

Sherry Babys

THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE TO THE JERSEY BOYS

Jersey Boys Tribute tells the remarkable rise to stardom of one of the most successful bands in pop music history. more...

Picture from Imagine.... The Beatles
24th at 8pm

IMAGINE.... THE BEATLES

Following three sell-out performances at the Granville Theatre Imagine….The Beatles are set to return to Ramsgate once again for another night fantastic night of Beatlemania. more...