Star names heading for Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

PUBLISHED: 10:40 06 May 2011 | UPDATED: 10:40 06 May 2011

Tony Christie is making a welcome return to Lowestoft's Marina Theatre.

Tony Christie is making a welcome return to Lowestoft's Marina Theatre.


LOWESTOFT’S Marina Theatre presents a heart-warming and nostalgic evening featuring hit recording star Billie Jo Spears tonight.

Also featuring Lena Martell, Philomena Begley and Janey Kirk, the performance starts at 7.30pm and will see Billy Jo performing all of her popular releases including Blanket on the Ground, What I’ve got in Mind and 57 Chevrolet.

Supporting Billy is Scotland’s internationally acclaimed Lena Martell, most famous for her wonderful UK 1979 chart-topping single, One Day at a Time.

Irish born Philomena Begley adds a further measure of Celtic charm to proceedings and Scotland’s newest Queen of Country Janey Kirk, completes the bill, having made a name for herself after her recent album, Sweetheart Darlin’ of Mine.

Tomorrow at 7pm Britain’s king of comedy, Ken Dodd, returns for another sell-out Marina performance.

Proud holder of the OBE, he is also a major recording artiste, with hits including Tears – which became one of the biggest selling singles of all time, “Happiness”, and “Love Is Like A Violin”.

Ken has been honoured by the British Comedy Awards with their highest accolade, the Lifetime Achievement Award.

In celebration of his 50th anniversary in music and the release of his latest album, Now’s The Time!, Tony Christie appears on Wednesday at 7.30pm.

When he last appeared at the Marina in 2005 he was making history by clocking up his seventh week at the number one spot with Is This the Way to Amarillo, having sold over a million copies.

In preparation for his forthcoming major tour, 
Alan Carr returns for his 
sell-out Work in Progress warm-up gig on Thursday at 8pm.

l To book any Marina concert or show, telephone the box office on 01502 533200.

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