Cornwall Living 2016

April at HFC

From Olivier Award-winning shows to soul-shaking percussion and heart-stopping pyrotechnics, there’s something to entertain everyone at Hall for Cornwall this coming April.

That’ll Be The Day
Saturday 1st April
The UK’s No.1 rock ‘n’ roll variety production, That’ll Be The Day returns to Hall for Cornwall with its latest, most popular show! Featuring a sensational line-up of classic hits, spanning the ‘50s right through to the ‘70s and ‘80s, mixed with hilarious comedy, stunning costumes and live music performances, you’ll be dancing in the aisles before the night is over.

Nell Gwynn
Tuesday 4th to Saturday 8th April
Winner of the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Jessica Swale’s blissfully funny Nell Gwynn heads to Truro, direct from sell-out runs in the West End and at the Globe Theatre. Jessica Swale’s warmhearted, bawdy comedy tells the story of an unlikely heroine, who went from lowly orange seller to win the adoration of the public and the heart of the King. Starring Olivier Award nominated actress Laura Pitt Pulford, Nell Gwynn is brought to the stage by English Touring Theatre.

Owen Jones: The Politics of Hope
Monday 10th April
The popular Guardian columnist and author of Chavs and The Establishment shines some light on a positive way forward. Owen Jones is a regular contributor to the New Statesman and The Independent and appears regularly as a panelist and commentator on BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions and Question Time. He’s even a trade union lobbyist and parliamentary researcher, helping Labour plan backbench rebellions on issues ranging from civil liberties to workers’ rights.

Champions of Magic
Wednesday 12th April
Direct from a hit season in London’s West End, the world-class illusionists that make up the Champions of Magic are back for a spectacular night of mystery that’ll keep you guessing, long after the final curtain. Witness the impossible, including disappearances, teleportation and a heart-stopping finale and enjoy lighting and pyrotechnics that rival the biggest arena productions.

Fascinating Aïda’s Dillie Keane
Thursday 13th April
Dillie Keane takes a short break from her Fascinating Aida gal pals to present her first solo show in 558 years! With some brand new songs, grand old favourites, songs of love and songs of disgraceful filth, Dillie will break your heart, mend it again and have it sent to the cleaners for pressing. She’ll also give you her recipe for chutney while she’s at it.

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story of the Dubliners
Friday 14th April
Seven Drunken Nights brings to life the music of Ireland’s favourite sons, The Dubliners. Telling the story of a career spanning 50 years, a hugely talented cast of musicians and singers bring the music of this iconic group to life. This is a guaranteed evening of music, humour and ‘craic’ with classics including The Wild Rover, The Black Velvet Band and, of course, The Seven Drunken Nights, to name a few!

Yamato: The Challengers
Saturday 15th April
The internationally renowned Yamato Drummers return by popular demand this April. Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over six million people across the globe. In this brand new show, the drummers challenge and push themselves to their absolute limits, leaving audiences exhilarated.

Dirty Dancing
Monday 17th to Saturday 22nd April
Exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds as they come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring 35 hit songs, including Hungry Eyes and the heart-stopping (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life, this is not one to be missed!

Reginald D Hunter
Thursday 27th April
Reginald D Hunter returns to HfC with his highly anticipated brand new show, Some People v Reginald D Hunter. Reginald’s searingly honest material has garnered him a popular fan base that spans the generations. His appearances on television have included 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown and the hugely popular three-part BBC2 series, Reginald D Hunter’s Songs Of The South.

Iconic – The Show
Friday 28th April
Steve Steinman’s all new hit show Iconic delivers the best soundtracks from some of the coolest and most iconic movies of all time. A full cast of singers and dancers alongside a formidable band blast their way through some of the most recognisable music on the screen, including hits from Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, Bond, and many more. With tracks by Queen, AC/DC, Tina Turner, Prince, as well as awesome pyrotechnics, it’s a show that’s sure to blow you away!

 

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