Cornwall Living 2018

January at HFC

The New Year is one of the coldest times of the year, so why not stay indoors at Hall For Cornwall and enjoy its fantastic programme of shows throughout January?

Awful Auntie

Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th January

From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny comes the world premier of David Walliams’ amazing tale of frights, fights and friendship, featuring a very large owl, a very small ghost and a very awful Auntie! When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger. Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what happened. But not everything Aunt Alberta tells her is true, and Stella quickly discovers she’s in for the fight of her life, against her very own awful Auntie!

Age recommendation: 5+

Jive Talkiní

Saturday 6th January

The timeless repertoire of the Bee Gees is brought to life in this stunning production. The charismatic ensemble boasts stars from TV and London’s West End, backed by an amazing band and live string section. It’s an emotional journey from orchestrated 60s classics such as Massachussetts and Words, to 70s disco classics including Night Fever, Stayin’ Alive and Tragedy.

Money For Nothing

Tuesday 9th January

Europe’s number one Dire Straits show pays meticulous attention to detail, faithfully recreating the distinct sound of Dire Straits in this unforgettable spectacular. Audiences are treated to soaring guitar solos and instantly recognisable riffs of hits, including Money for Nothing, Romeo and Juliet, Sultans of Swing and many others.

The Spitfire Sisters

Wednesday 10th January

Louisa Revolta, Anna Harding and Hannah Castleman form a 1940s three-part harmony cover group. These internationally acclaimed music makers perform an eclectic mix of songs, including original tunes from their self-penned album Put Your Phone Away, as well as a classic repertoire of songs from the 1940s and modern tunes with an old fashioned twist.

Dr Feelgood

Thursday 11th January

Formed in the 1970s, Dr Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting R&B acts in the world. Reminisce with a string of hits including Milk and Alcohol, Roxette and Back in the Night, which gave the group their first gold record.

Beautiful Noise:
The Neil Diamond Story

Friday 12th January

Beautiful Noise, performed by Fisher Stevens and his sensational band is Europe’s leading Neil Diamond show, taking you on an unforgettable journey through Neil’s life and music. With sparkling musical gems including Love On The Rocks and Sweet Caroline, get ready for Beautiful Noise!

The Spirit of Aloha

Saturday 13th January

Starring Gordon Hendricks, the 2017 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artiste, this fantastic show takes you through the ‘68 Special’ and ‘Elvis in Concert’ years, to a special acoustic section, with beautiful ballads and gospel songs. Gordon also presents Aloha from Hawaii, a superlatively choreographed production replicating this iconic show as beamed via satellite live from Honalulu.

Vivaldi by Candlelight

Monday 15th January

Performed by the Locrian Ensemble attired in lavish period costume, Britain’s charismatic classical touring ensemble performs Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, a composition that depicts 17th century Italian rural life. Other works include the virtuoso Concerto for Two Violins, The Rustic Symphony and other classics.

ABBA Forever

Tuesday 16th January

The unique ABBA look and sound is replicated with incredible attention to detail as the beautiful lyrics, penned by Benny and Bjorn, are sung in wonderful harmony. Dynamic non-stop choreography, stunning visuals, top-class musicianship and a six-piece band ensure that ABBA Forever captivates the audience from start to finish.

Sultans of String

Tuesday 23rd January

Sultans of String thrills the audience with a genre-hopping tapestry of Spanish flamenco, Celtic, Cuban rhythms, Gypsy-jazz, and middle eastern folk. Enjoy fiery violin dances with rumba-flamenco guitar, while bass and percussion lay down unstoppable grooves. Acoustic strings meet with electronic wizardry to create layers and depth of sound, while world rhythms promise to excite you to
your feet.

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet

Giselle: Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th January
Swan Lake: Friday 19th and Saturday 20th January

The acclaimed Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet returns to Hall For Cornwall with two stunning shows, each complemented by a full orchestra. One of the few 19th century romantic ballets to survive, Giselle is the unrequited love story of a young village girl who loves to dance. This leads to tender romance, heartbreak, death and the afterlife. Swan Lake is Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, an epic story of Prince Siegfried and his true love, Odette who, tricked by evil sorcerer, Von Rothbart and his daughter Odile, would rather die together than live apart.


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