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Pavilion Theatre

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Westover Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2BU
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The hits of one of the most successful and influential English pop bands of the 70s, revisited by original member Graham Gouldman and some new faces.

Thu 21 Mar

£50.75

Adam Ant

Adam Ant

The erstwhile 80s pop pin-up plays his brand of post-punk and dandy pop.

Sun 20 Oct

£46.75–£52.37

Al Murray: Guv Island

Al Murray's Gig For Victory

“Country, the UK, lost its way, seeks life partner/mentor/inspiration. Good sense of humour essential. No timewasters, tedious show-offs or offend-o-trons need apply. HR free zone.”

Standing up so you don't have to take it lying it down anymore, the Pub Landlord is back to make sense of the questions you probably already had the answers to. You know what they say: There’s no school like the old school, with the dodgy overflowing toilets.

Sat 1 Jun

£35.35

Wed 6 Nov

£35.35

Average White Band

Average White Band

The funkiest band ever to come from Dundee, or Scotland for that matter. They still recapture that Sly Stone/Isley Brothers summer spirit in their current set.

Thu 16 May

£40.95

Ben Fogle: Tales From the Wilderness

Ben Fogle: Tales From the Wilderness

TV adventurer Ben Fogle tours with his latest evening of storytelling.

Sun 3 Mar

£30

Bizet's Carmen: An Ellen Kent Production

Bizet's Carmen: An Ellen Kent Production

Senbla presents Opera International's award winning Ellen Kent Production of Bizet's Carmen with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra.

An evening of passion, sexual jealousy, death, and unforgettable arias.

This dazzling production with orchestra features Bizet’s unforgettable melodies including ‘The Toreador’s Song’, Carmen’s enticing ‘Habanera’, and Don José’s lyrical ‘Flower Song’, in a setting evoking the stunning architecture of Seville and its main square with Roman and Moorish influences.

Sung in French with English subtitles.

Cast subject to change.

Please note that certain seats may have restricted views of the surtitles. Please check when booking tickets. All information is correct at time of release.

Wed 1 May

£31.50–£38.50

The Bootleg Beatles

The Bootleg Beatles

Relive the sights and sounds of the 60s with the most established Beatles tribute band.

Sun 21 Apr

£40

Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak

Moody and expressive singer whose retro style (informed by rockabilly and vintage pop) made him a '90s hitmaker.

Mon 12 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Dr Michael Mosley and Clare Bailey Eat (well), Sleep (better), Live (longer)!

Dr Michael Mosley and Dr Clare Bailey

Eat (well), Sleep (better), Live (longer)

For the first time ever, Dr Michael Mosley and Dr Clare Bailey are set to embark on a joint UK theatre tour, with their much-anticipated live theatre show.

This husband and wife and team have changed tens of thousands of lives with their international bestselling books (The Fast 800, Fast 800 Recipe book etc), award-winning programmes (Trust Me I’m a Doctor), and podcasts (Just One Thing). In this informative, entertaining, and highly interactive live show, the health gurus will share their latest health tips, do cooking demos and show behind the scenes clips from upcoming TV series.

With mental and physical health problems on the rise, Michael and Clare will reveal how simple changes can transform your life, so we can all Eat well, Sleep better, and Live longer.

“Dr Mosley is a brilliant Mr Motivator”

The Times

“Dr Mosley is lucid, informed, clever”

Daily Telegraph

“One of our favourite doctors of all time”

Chris Evans, broadcaster

Please note there is a £2 ticket commission fee included in the price of the ticket.

Thu 29 Feb

£23–£28

Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time

Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time

The Dublin-stand-up and regular guest on Mock The Week returns with a new show of observational humor.

Fri 7 Jun

£27.50

Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly

Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra

Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards

Back by overwhelming public demand, this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan. One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic results. Highlights include the melodic Humming Chorus, the moving aria One Fine Day and the unforgettable Love Duet.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Thu 2 May

£31.50–£38.50

An Evening with The Fast Show

An Evening with The Fast Show

It has been thirty years since viewers got their first glimpse of such iconic characters as Suits You Sir, Ted and Ralph, Does My Bum Look Big In This, Competitive Dad and so many more.

Now, to celebrate this anniversary, The Fast Show team are taking to the stage to give audiences a unique behind-the-scenes insight, telling you how they came up with the characters and the catchphrases and recreating some of your favourite moments - without the need for old age make up!

The tour is not just a performance; it's a celebration of the enduring appeal of The Fast Show and the laughter it has brought into the lives of millions.

Get ready to laugh, sing, reminisce, and create new memories.

'I'll get me coat'…

Sat 30 Mar

£35

Gin & Rum Festival

The Gin and Rum Festival

Discover new favourites with samples from over 120 of the best gins and rums on the market, plus themed bars, music from award-winning DJs and live entertainment.

Sat 3 Aug

James Bond Concert Spectacular

James Bond Concert Spectacular By Q The Music

Q The Music’s James Bond Concert Spectacular is the world’s most critically acclaimed tribute to the music of James Bond.

Formed in 2004 as the world’s first dedicated tribute to the music of 007, they have become known for their stirring emotional and adrenaline-fueled performances, mixed in with superb musicianship and flair. Every Bond fan club around the world recognizes them as the finest performances of the songs since the originals.

Some of the most notable praise has come from hugely influential Bond related stars including:

The show has become synonymous with top events around the world when it comes to James Bond. In 2017 they were asked to perform at Sir Roger Moore’s official memorial event at Pinewood Studios. In 2019 they performed at an event with George Lazenby: the 50th anniversary event for On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, held at Piz Gloria in the Swiss Alps.

The show features all the Bond songs such as Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, Live and Let Die and Nobody Does It Better performed by musicians taken from the UK’s leading orchestras, sessions and shows. Caroline Bliss, who played Moneypenny in The Living Daylights and Licence To Kill, will guide you through the concert as compere, sharing the odd anecdote about her time working in this legendary series.

With stunning singing, exquisite musicianship, an informative compere, and a show full of iconic tunes, it really is a night guaranteed of the highest quality. Don’t miss it.

Sun 15 Sep

Prices to be confirmed

Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull

The English prog-rockers, now in their fifth decade, play tracks from their hit albums.

Fri 19 Apr

£55.75

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

As ever, Jools continues to dazzle, involve and impress audiences with his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra and their exuberant live performances on their Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra UK tour.

The 20-piece Rhythm & Blues Orchestra features, at its helm, former Squeeze drummer, Gilson Lavis. Lavis has been drumming with Jools Holland for over 25 years, since their Squeeze days, with special guests Pauline Black & Gaps Hendrickson from The Selecter and guest vocalists Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall and Sumudu Jayatilaka.

As the UK's most popular pianist and bandleader, Jools Holland OBE has performed and recorded with some of the most talented musicians and songwriters in the world, including Eric Clapton, the late George Harrison, Luther Vandross, Sting, BB King and Paul Weller. Jools is respected not only as a performer, but also an authority on all music. His BBC 2 Live music show Later with Jools Holland has now broadcast over 60 series featuring artists from all time periods, countries, and genres!

Sat 16 Nov

£56.20

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Four top professional comedians make you laugh. Incredible atmosphere and great night out! Different acts every show!

Sat 24 Feb

£24.58

Sat 16 Mar

£24.58

Fri 19 Apr

£24.58

Fri 17 May

£24.58

Fri 14 Jun

£24.58

Sat 20 Jul

£24.58

Sat 24 Aug

£24.58

Fri 27 Sep

£24.58

Sat 26 Oct

£24.58

Sat 16 Nov

£24.58

Sat 28 Dec

£24.58

Leigh Francis: My First Time

Leigh Francis

Bringing his inimitable mix of characters and unique sketches to the stage for the first time, Leigh Frances presents My First Time.

Joining Leigh will be his favourite characters, all brought to life in a live environment for the very first time ever. From Keith Lemon, Bear and Avid Merrion to 'David Dickinson', 'Ant and Dec' and Myrtle, this tour will be packed full of hilarious sketches with buckets of audience interaction.

Fri 8 Mar

£29.45–£95.45

Leo Sayer

Leo Sayer

The British music legend performs his pop and disco hits.

Fri 4 Oct

£39.55–£44.95

Lord of the Dance: 25 Years of Standing Ovations

25 Years of Lord Of The Dance
  • Directed by: Michael Flatley
  • Written by: Michael Flatley, Marie Duffy Pask, Gerard Fahy

The Irish dance phenomenon created by Michael Flatley returns. The show stars James Keegan, Morgan Comer, Mathew Smith, Cathal Keaney, Fergal Keaney and Andras Kren as the 'Lords of the Dance' and is choreographed and directed by Michael Flatley.

Tue 22 Oct

£49–£58

Wed 23 Oct

£49–£58

Thu 24 Oct

£43.93–£52.37

£49–£58

Michael Ball: Coming Home To You Tour

Michael Ball Coming Home To You Tour

The singer and perfomer takes the stage in support of his new album.

Thu 14 Mar

£53.60–£76.65

Paddy McGuinness - Nearly There…

Paddy McGuinness

Starting in Blackburn next October, Paddy’s long-awaited return to stand-up will see him perform 40 dates across the UK in 2024 and 2025 including a show at London’s prestigious Palladium.

Paddy McGuinness is a much-loved presence on British TV, from his legendary acting roles in Phoenix Nights, Max and Paddy and The Keith and Paddy Picture Show to presenting primetime TV shows such as Take Me Out and BBC's Top Gear, as well as having sold out hundreds of venues across the country on his stand-up tours.

Sat 8 Mar

£33.30–£84.45

Paul Carrack

Paul Carrack

The voice behind hits such as Ace's 'How Long', Squeeze's 'Tempted' and Mike and the Mechanics' 'The Living Years'.

Fri 18 Oct

£46.75–£52.37

Rachel Parris: All Change Please

Rachel Parris: All Change Please

The star of BBC's The Mash Report discusses love, relationships, big life milestones and the state of the world.

Thu 16 May

£21.55

Rhod Gilbert & The Giant Grapefruit

Rhod Gilbert & The Giant Grapefruit

Blue Jeans Management

The multi award-winning Welsh comedian is back with a brand-new live show. In a seven-year break from stand-up, a lot has happened to Rhod. Almost all of it shit. Just when he thought he'd hit rock bottom, he met a bloke… called John. This show sees Rhod as funny as ever, but like never before. Raw, personal and brutally honest; no more lies, no more nonsense. As seen on Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience, Would I Lie to You?, Taskmaster, QI, The Apprentice: You're Fired, Live at The Apollo, Have I Got News for You.

Age category: 16+

Fri 27 Jun

£36.75

Ruby Wax - I'm Not as Well as I Thought I Was

Ruby Wax - I'm Not as Well as I Thought I Was

In 2022, Ruby Wax checked in to a psychiatric institution at a time when trying to stay sane in a completely chaotic world is an all-time challenge, especially if you have struggles with your mental health.

I’m Not as Well as I Thought I Was is an honest and insightful read into Ruby’s psyche and explores the impact of trauma on our own mental health and wellbeing. Reflecting on years of personal and professional experience, Ruby opens up on her struggles with mental health and journey through treatments, hoping to offer reassurance and support to anyone struggling with their own mental health.

Wed 5 Jun

£29.25–£32

Sarah Millican: Late Bloomer

Sarah Millican: Late Bloomer

South Shields-born Sarah Millican followed an unusual path to fame. Left unexpectedly by her husband in 2004, she moved back home with her parents and started taking writing workshops as an outlet for processing her emotions.

Her first ever stand-up gig was in a Newcastle pub called The Dog & Parrot, which had a fringe theatre upstairs. Although she had no idea what she was doing, Millican drew on the pain of her failed marriage and connected with the audience… from then on, she was hooked on live comedy.

Wed 24 Jul

£35.75

Thu 25 Jul

£35.75

Fri 26 Jul

£35.75

Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee's Post Modern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee, and ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox, reworks 21st century pop hits in a variety of vintage styles.

Wed 15 May

Prices to be confirmed

Shalamar

Shalamar

Disco and funk by the well-established hitmaking band from America.

Sat 8 Jun

£30–£41.50

Sounds of the 60s Live with Tony Blackburn

Sounds Of The 60s Live - Hosted By Tony Blackburn OBE

Following this year's success, BBC Radio 2's popular Sounds of the 60s series will take to the road with a live show hosted by Tony Blackburn, the station's iconic DJ.

Head to a venue near you to see the show which will feature songs, stories and memories from the golden decade of pop music.

Mon 16 Sep

£27.50–£40

The Ultimate Boyband Party Show

The Ultimate Boyband Party Show

Boy bands are back… alright!

Cue the wind machine and get ready to celebrate the 90s!

These five bad boys with the power to rock you promise an unparalleled night of non-stop nostalgia in this exciting new theatre tour.

Grab your friends for a party like no other as you’re taken on a journey of chart topping hits from Blue, Boyzone, NSYNC, Westlife, the Backstreet Boys, Take That and many more. Featuring over 30 pop classics including 'One Love', 'Words', 'Love Me For A Reason', 'Bye Bye Bye', 'Uptown Girl', 'Flying Without Wings', 'I Want It That Way', 'Pray' and 'Relight My Fire', the Ultimate Boyband Party Show is the essential feel good night out.

So, what are you waiting for? Pop on your Kangal hat and cargo pants, dust off your glow sticks, and 'Get On Up' for an evening you’ll 'Never Forget'.

Wed 2 Oct

£21–£27

Vocal-Star Unsigned Final : Unsigned Singing Competition

Vocal-Star Unsigned Final : Unsigned Singing Competition

An evening like no other, come and watch the top singers from across the UK battle for the top spot in Vocal Star Unsigned's annual singing competition. This event requires audience participation in voting for who they would like to crown Vocal Star's Unsigned winner 2024. Come along and help us discover the next big talent from the UK.

The prize is to represent the UK in the Karaoke World Championships 2024 against 30 other countries in the world.

There is a fantastic host presenting the night and also prizes and audience participation throughout the evening, as well as fantastic guest performances.

Who will you crown our winner?

An unforgettable night of amazing live music, eliminations and filled with excitement.

Sat 24 Aug

£12.50

Pavilion Theatre

Built on the seafront in the 20s Bournemouth's Pavilion Theatre is a traditional art deco theatre space. The venue was refurbished in 2007 and now seats almost 1500. The Terrace Bistro is open between 10am–5pm everyday and also offers pre-show dining.

Limited pay and display parking is available at the Pavilion car park.

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