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An Irresponsible Father's Guide to Parenting
Date: 1st December 2018
Details:  Laurence Clark: An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

Growing up, Laurence never really thought about becoming a father. He never saw dads with cerebral palsy; which made him think he’d never be one. Besides, young Laurence self was way too selfish to take care of another human being. The most he’d ever managed was a cactus, and even that died from lack of water. He was far too in love with having a disposable income and going for a poo with no children watching.

But when he meets his wife, she states he’d better be prepared for the fact she wants babies… which is a pretty strong opening line for a first date! What follows is the hilarious, honest, warm story of two people with cerebral palsy traversing the ups and downs of parenthood.

If Laurence is an irresponsible father – an accusation from social media – then it’s nothing to do with being disabled! It’s probably more to do with balancing his wife’s crutches on his son’s baby walker to make him look like a Dalek!

Laurence starred in BBC1’s documentary We Won’t Drop the Baby and recently featured on The One Show. He’s been Shortlist’s Funniest New Comedian, an Amused Moose Edinburgh Laughter Awards finalist and is currently developing a sitcom for Channel 4.

www.laurenceclark.co.uk

“Wickedly funny” ★★★★★ Herald

“Intelligent and incredibly mischievous” ★★★★ Metro

“Close to the bone and very funny” ★★★★ Scotsman

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Doors: 7:00pm

On Stage: 7:30pm

Tickets: £10/£8

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

John Otway
Date: 8th December 2018
Details:  Back in the austere 1950’s a schoolboy drank a bottle of ink and instantly became the centre of attention in the playground.
Now read on…..

Rock veteran John Otway dubbed himself “rock’n’roll’s greatest failure” after many unsuccessful attempts to produce a second hit single to follow his 1977 classic (Cor Baby, That’s) Really Free with Wild Willy Barrett.

However, a mere quarter century later, he was back on Top of The Pops with the wonderful disco pastiche, ‘Bunsen Burner’ and back in the charts as a birthday present from his adoring and patient fans.

And, more recently, his “Beware Of The Flowers Cause I’m Sure They’re Going To Get You Yeah” voted the seventh greatest lyric of all time in a BBC poll.

But that, of course, was not enough.

A couple of years ago John realised that live footage from the many concerts over the years, plus many TV appearances – and a failed world tour attempt – would make an entertaining documentary film. So he made one. Initially expecting a couple of humble screenings for fans, the film premiered at the Odeon, Leicester Square, was shown at Cannes – and at prestigious UK film festivals including Cambridge during it’s national tour.

2016 saw a remarkably successful Kickstarter appeal which raised over £40,000 for John Otway and the Big Band to record their first new album in many years on the island of Monserrat, whose famous studios hosted bands such as the Rolling Stones before being devastated by forces of nature, being a preferable option to Harlow.

The album ( strangely enough called ‘ Montserrat’ ) is available now on Red Bowler Records.

Expect madcap mayhem and some scintillating stunts from a man old enough to know better…..and also to be surprised at just what a showman and musician really lies underneath the tomfoolery.

‘He’s a cabaret act masquerading as a rock act. He is gleeful, anecdotal, funny and life-enhancing.’ Canterbury Fayre Review.

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£12 ADV/£14 OTD

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

The Upbeat Beatles
Date: 14th December 2018
Details:  The Upbeat Beatles have been together for over seventeen years and have performed 3000 shows worldwide. With two hours of non-stop music – from She Loves You to I Am The Walrus and beyond – they will have you dancing in the aisles from the very beginning.

From the depths of the Cavern to the Apple roof top, through Beatlemania, America, Sgt Pepper to Abbey Road, their attention to detail will draw you into the world of the Beatles like no other show.

Breath-taking harmonies, punchy musicianship and an acute attention to detail make for an uncanny resemblance to the originals – plus a touch of good old scouse humour, of course!

With narrative and full multi-media presentation it doesn’t matter whether you are a Beatles fanatic or simply a lover of good music, you won’t want to miss this fantastic show.

*Please note under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs.

Doors: 7:30pm

£16 ADV/£18 OTD

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Extraordinary Tale of Holly Christmas (11:30am)
Date: 15th December 2018
Details:  Despite her name, Holly has never had the Christmas she dreams of. Can a magic wish and two very special visitors help her find what she is looking for?

The Extraordinary Take of Holly Christmas is the brand new festive adventure from family theatre company, Colour the Clouds, commissioned by The Lowry.

Jam packed with songs, music, puppetry and lots of Christmas magic, the show is perfect for KS1 and KS2.

Colour The Clouds have been working across the North West for 5 years and have established themselves as a provider of high quality, engaging and empowering theatre for children and families.

The award-winning creative team behind Billy, The Monster and ME! (Voted Best Production at 24/7 Theatre Festival, 2013) and Maggie and the Song of the Sea (Paines Plough Roundabout 2015) and Aleena’s Garden (The Lowry) are delighted to be touring their first Christmas production, in association with The Lowry.

“This lovely family show reminds us all about the strength of Christmas spirit and happiness that has the power to warm even the coldest hearts”

Doors: 11:00am

On Stage: 11:30am

Tickets: £7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Extraordinary Tale of Holly Christmas (2:30pm)
Date: 15th December 2018
Details:  Despite her name, Holly has never had the Christmas she dreams of. Can a magic wish and two very special visitors help her find what she is looking for?

The Extraordinary Take of Holly Christmas is the brand new festive adventure from family theatre company, Colour the Clouds, commissioned by The Lowry.

Jam packed with songs, music, puppetry and lots of Christmas magic, the show is perfect for KS1 and KS2.

Colour The Clouds have been working across the North West for 5 years and have established themselves as a provider of high quality, engaging and empowering theatre for children and families.

The award-winning creative team behind Billy, The Monster and ME! (Voted Best Production at 24/7 Theatre Festival, 2013) and Maggie and the Song of the Sea (Paines Plough Roundabout 2015) and Aleena’s Garden (The Lowry) are delighted to be touring their first Christmas production, in association with The Lowry.

“This lovely family show reminds us all about the strength of Christmas spirit and happiness that has the power to warm even the coldest hearts”

Doors: 2:00pm

On Stage: 2:30pm

Tickets: £7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Extraordinary Tale of Holly Christmas (11:30am)
Date: 16th December 2018
Details:  Despite her name, Holly has never had the Christmas she dreams of. Can a magic wish and two very special visitors help her find what she is looking for?

The Extraordinary Take of Holly Christmas is the brand new festive adventure from family theatre company, Colour the Clouds, commissioned by The Lowry.

Jam packed with songs, music, puppetry and lots of Christmas magic, the show is perfect for KS1 and KS2.

Colour The Clouds have been working across the North West for 5 years and have established themselves as a provider of high quality, engaging and empowering theatre for children and families.

The award-winning creative team behind Billy, The Monster and ME! (Voted Best Production at 24/7 Theatre Festival, 2013) and Maggie and the Song of the Sea (Paines Plough Roundabout 2015) and Aleena’s Garden (The Lowry) are delighted to be touring their first Christmas production, in association with The Lowry.

“This lovely family show reminds us all about the strength of Christmas spirit and happiness that has the power to warm even the coldest hearts”

Doors: 11:00am

On Stage: 11:30am

Tickets: £7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Extraordinary Tale of Holly Christmas (2:30pm)
Date: 16th December 2018
Details:  Despite her name, Holly has never had the Christmas she dreams of. Can a magic wish and two very special visitors help her find what she is looking for?

The Extraordinary Take of Holly Christmas is the brand new festive adventure from family theatre company, Colour the Clouds, commissioned by The Lowry.

Jam packed with songs, music, puppetry and lots of Christmas magic, the show is perfect for KS1 and KS2.

Colour The Clouds have been working across the North West for 5 years and have established themselves as a provider of high quality, engaging and empowering theatre for children and families.

The award-winning creative team behind Billy, The Monster and ME! (Voted Best Production at 24/7 Theatre Festival, 2013) and Maggie and the Song of the Sea (Paines Plough Roundabout 2015) and Aleena’s Garden (The Lowry) are delighted to be touring their first Christmas production, in association with The Lowry.

“This lovely family show reminds us all about the strength of Christmas spirit and happiness that has the power to warm even the coldest hearts”

Doors: 2:00pm

On Stage: 2:30pm

Tickets: £7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Panic Room
Date: 19th January 2019
Details:  PANIC ROOM make a blazing return to the Citadel in January 2019 with a stunning new album, as part of a major UK Tour.

The Award-Winning band will perform the entirety of their hotly-anticipated new album in this breathtaking live show, which will also included the greatest hits from their previous 5 releases.

PANIC ROOM are fronted by ‘Best Female Vocalist’ winner Anne-Marie Helder, and were voted in the Top 3 Live Acts of 2017 (GetReadyToRock) – placing them alongside Marillion, Fairport Convention & Black Sabbath!

Highly regarded as one of the most exciting and influential bands on the British alt-rock scene today, PANIC ROOM are tipped for huge things in 2019.

With a powerful new Live DVD under their belt, the buzz around the group has been spreading exponentially…

So, don’t miss this unique opportunity to see the world-class band performing live in concert in St Helens, before they tackle the rest of the world!

www.PanicRoom.org.uk

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £17 ADV / £19 OTD / £16 Concession / £18 OTD Concession

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Aladdinsane (UK's No 1 Bowie Tribute)
Date: 26th January 2019
Details:  Citadel favourites, Aladdinsane return to once again pay tribute to the legend David Bowie. Get your tickets early to avoid disappointment

David Bowie, the legend, through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke, into the 80’s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane, widely acclaimed as the best Bowie tribute in the UK.

Aladdinsane have played theatres and venues across the country for the past ten years and have received rave revues. People who have worked with David Bowie have commented about Paul’s vocals, moves and mannerisms, stating how eerily close they are to Bowie’s.

Performing classic songs like Starman, Heroes, Life On Mars, Jean Genie, Golden Years, Lets Dance, China Girl, Ashes To Ashes, Drive In Saturday, Diamond Dogs and many more including classic album tracks. All of the highest standard due to the excellent musicianship of the band.

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £10 ADV / £12 OTD

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Roxy Magic
Date: 2nd February 2019
Details:  ROXY MAGIC: A Night of Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry

Roxy Magic are the UK’s best and longest-running tribute to Roxy Music & Bryan Ferry

“Wow!”
Bryan Ferry

“Awesome”
Otis Ferry

“It took a long time for there to be a Roxy tribute band; there is one now and it’s very good.”
Roxy Music’s Andy Mackay
(Ken Bruce Show BBC Radio 2)

“There`s only one Bryan Ferry, but if there were two the other one would be Kevin Hackett… absolutely brilliant band!”
(Chris Evans BBC Radio 2)

THE ROXY MAGIC MANIFESTO

They recreate entirely live material that spans four decades, from futurist/nostalgic art rock, through to classic standards to sophisticated adult-oriented rock. Their aim is to give the audience a fabulously entertaining evening. Very high quality musicianship and a wonderful Bryan Ferry look and sound-alike in the person of singer Kevin Hackett, combine to do just that!

Roxy Magic Are:

Kevin Hackett – Lead Vocals

Richard Price – Guitars

Robbie Tabrett – Sax

Richard Northwood – Keys and Backing Vocals

Mark Schlotel – Bass and Backing Vocals

Simon Atkins – Drums

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £15

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

 
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