Saturday 22nd April 2017, 7:30pm Tickets from £21.00* to £56.50*
We are delighted to announce that Strictly Come Dancing stars, Aljaz and Janette will be bringing their ‘Remembering Fred’ tour to Floral Pavilion on 22nd April 2017.
Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire, Fred Astaire. The ‘Remembering Fred Tour’ will take you on a magical journey of dance, live music and entertainment supported by special appearances from various celebrity guests.
Brought to life by the producer of Darcey Bussell and Katherine Jenkins’ Viva La Diva, ‘Remembering Fred’ will feature song and dance, celebrating the legacy of one of Hollywood’s true screen legends and entertainers.
Aljaz and Janette will be performing steps and turns from the golden age of Hollywood’s most celebrated dance routines. Audiences will hear from famous Fred fans including Twiggy, Darcey Bussell, Don Black and Bruce Oldfield who will share stories of how the screen icon touched their lives and discuss what made him so special.
The show, which promises to be a magical evening of top hat, white tie and wonderful tales, is backed by a full supporting cast of dancers, a live band and sensational singers. The cast will perform classics from the American Songbook, written by the likes of George & Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter.
‘Remembering Fred’ will feature classic songs including ‘They Can’t Take That Away From Me’, ‘Night & Day’, ‘S’Wonderful’, ‘Cheek To Cheek’, ‘Puttin’ On The Ritz’, ‘Let’s Face The Music & Dance’, ‘The Way You Look Tonight’, ‘Top Hat, White Tie & Tails’ plus many more.
Speaking about the ‘Remembering Fred’ show, Aljaz and Janette said: “Fred Astaire is an inspiration to every dancer we know. We are excited to be headlining a show paying tribute to this unique Hollywood legend. We will celebrate his dance, his choreography, his most memorable songs and films as well as his poise and elegance and what made this man such an icon of the 20th century. And just like Fred, we will be doing it big, doing it right and doing it with style!”
*Includes a £1.50 per ticket fee. Fees capped at the first 8 tickets. No fees to Friends of the Floral.
On Thursday 20 April at 2pm and 7pm we
present a one-day Easter Panto treat - Robin Hood. With an
all-star cast, including Britain’s Got Talent Winner George Sampson as Robin Hood, children’s TV favourite Dani Harmer from CBBC’s Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing as Maid Marian and X-Factor Runner-Up Andy Abraham as the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham.
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