The Cresset, Peterborough, hosts Tony Stockwell, Omid Djalili and Russian State Ballet in January and February
- Credit: Archant
January and February at The Cresset, in Peterborough, provide a wealth of entertainment including music, comedy, ballet and mediumship. To purchase tickets to any of these events, contact The Cresset box office on 01733 265705 or visit www.cresset.co.uk
Tony Stockwell - psychic medium
January 28, 7.30pm
It’s NOT creepy or kooky, mysterious or spooky. It’s psychic medium Tony Stockwell demonstrating his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones.
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At its best, mediumship has the potential to change someone’s life and to instil in them a sense of peace, comfort and purpose.
During his 20 years working as a medium, Stockwell has constantly worked to push the boundaries of his communication.
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Omid Djalili - Iranalamadingdong
January 29, 8pm
He’s back on tour with a new show, following a sell-out four week West End residency and a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival.
A firm favourite, Omid’s stand-up awards include ‘Time Out Award’ and ‘EMMA Award’ for best stand-up.
Omid was the winner of the best actor award for his lead performance in The Infidel at the Turin Film Festival. The Infidel also picked up a Loaded LAFTA award for funniest film and Omid was shortlisted for the Peter Sellers Award at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards.
This is Omid’s Cresset debut – and tickets are selling fast!
The Spectacular 60s Show
(Featuring The Move, The Fortunes, The Dakotas and Sounds Force 5)
February 19, 7.30pm
A true celebration of the 60s, this is a fabulous opportunity to see the original songs performed by the original artists, alongside some authentic recreations of the greatest hits of a generation.
Topping the bill will be The Move, starring founder members Trevor Burton and drummer Bev Bevan. They will be joined by The Fortunes, who also had massive hits in the 60s.
Special guests will be The Dakotas and Sounds Force 5, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary.
The Russian State Ballet and Opera House – Rigoletto
February 21, 7.30pm
£30, £28 concessions
The Russian State Ballet and Opera House make their first appearance at The Cresset with Rigoletto – a tragic tale of misunderstanding, revenge and sacrifice.
Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi, set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and based on the play “Le Roi s’amuse” by Victor Hugo.
Its tragic story revolves around the hunchbacked court jester, Rigoletto, his beautiful daughter Gilda he loves (but had kept secret from the Court) and the Duke of Mantua he serves.
This is an opportunity for opera lovers to see Rigoletto as never before with an established and long standing Russian theatre that continues to grow on the international stage and win awards in the field of opera and ballet.
February 27, 7.30pm
Europe’s premier Jackson tribute show re-ignites the magic of the legendary King Of Pop.
Robin Parsons’ voice replicates the distinctive tones of Jackson, his dancing mirrors the legend in every detail, step for step right down to the smallest of mannerisms.
Even his look, created through a two-hour theatrical make-up process, is the exact image of MJ.
The show features a live band that has supported Beyonce, Katy Perry and The Script, to name a few, and backed by an all-girl dance crew performing the classic routines.
The Cresset Comedy Club – John Scott, Peter White, Lou Sanders, Michael Legge
February 27, 8pm
The longest running comedy club in Peterborough returns with a cracking season of gigs, starting with this lot.
Headliner John Scott is one of the finest comedians currently performing on the circuit. An Edinburgh veteran and yarn telling maestro.
Support comes from award-winning Canadian Peter White and Lou Sanders, plus upbeat Irish compére Michael Legge.