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Palace Theatre

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430 London Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 9LA
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Al Stewart

Late Night Jazz - Alexander Stewart

The Glasgow-born singer-songwriter performs acoustic versions of his back catalogue.

Fri 4 Oct

£45.50

All Shook Up

Wed 8 May

£18–£19

Thu 9 May

£16–£17

£18–£19

Fri 10 May

£19

Sat 11 May

£16–£17

£19

Ardal O'Hanlon

Ardal O’Hanlon: The Showing Off Must Go On

Best known as dim-witted Father Dougal in the classic comedy series Father Ted, O'Hanlon is also a really rather good stand-up.

Sun 8 Dec

£23.50

Believe – The Cher Songbook

Join us for a stunning concert as we turn back time and celebrate the Goddess of Pop, Cher. An exhilarating show sensationally recreating all her hits, the hair, the costumes from her breathtaking career spanning six decades. Experience the ultimate tribute to Cher with dazzling costume changes, outstanding musicianship, a spectacular production and relive the Cher songbook including I Got You Babe, Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves, Just Like Jesse James, If I Could Turn Back Time, Walking in Memphis, Strong Enough, Believe, songs from Mamma Mia and her new album Dancing Queen.

Sat 27 Apr

£26

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom
  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Sat 9 Mar

£15.50–£17.50

Sun 10 Mar

£15.50–£17.50

The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas

Wed 8 May

£17–£18

Thu 9 May

£15–£16

£17–£18

Fri 10 May

£18

Sat 11 May

£15–£16

£18

Count Arthur Strong: Is There Anybody Out There?

Count Arthur Strong: Is There Anybody Out There?

Entertaining comedy show that wrestles the big questions in life.

Thu 26 Sep

£21.50

Daniel Sloss: X

Daniel Sloss: X

The Scottish comedian, and recipient of the 2016 Sydney Comedy Festival 'Best of the Fest' International Award, presents his latest show.

Wed 22 May

£19

Gary Delaney: Gagster's Paradise

Gary Delaney: Gagster's Paradise

Comedy from Mock the Week regular.

Sat 6 Jul

£20.20

He Writes the Songs: The Manilow Songbook

He Writes the Songs: The Manilow Songbook

A musical about the life and career of Barry Manilow, featuring hits like 'Mandy', 'Could it be Magic', ' and 'Copacabana', presented by Crowded House Entertainments.

Sun 24 Mar

£20.50–£27.50

The House on Cold Hill

A modern day ghostly thriller. When the Harcourt family move into the dilapidated Georgian mansion in the remote Sussex countryside, they quickly realise they aren't the only residents … A new play by Peter James.

Mon 1 Apr

£20–£38

Tue 2 Apr

£20–£38

Wed 3 Apr

£20–£38

Thu 4 Apr

£20–£38

Fri 5 Apr

£20–£38

Sat 6 Apr

£20–£38

Julian Clary: Born to Mince Tour

Julian Clary: Born to Mince Tour

Saucy comedy from 'renowned homosexual' Julian Clary.

Wed 29 May

£26.50

Paul Foot: Image Conscious

Paul Foot: Image Conscious

Bizarre stand-up from the madcap comedian, who discusses the problems experienced by soft-shell crabs and the merits of iceberg lettuce.

Fri 17 May

£15

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Tue 11 Jun

£24.50

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis features two Australians who manipulate their genitals into various shapes, objects and landmarks.

Sun 19 May

£24

Rachel Parris: It's Fun to Pretend

Rachel Parris: It's Fun to Pretend

The award-winning comedian, as seen on The IT Crowd and Murder In Successville, presents a collection of songs, stories and stand-up.

Sun 7 Apr

£14

Reginald D Hunter

Some People v Reginald D Hunter

Celebrating his twentieth anniversary as a comedian living and performing in the UK, Reginald D Hunter sets out on a forty date tour of the UK and Ireland in 2019 with his highly anticipated new show.

Reginald’s searingly honest material has garnered him a popular fan base that spans the generations. His appearances on television have included Have I Got News For You, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown and the hugely popular BBC2 series Reginald D Hunter’s Songs Of The South and its equally successful follow up Reginald D Hunter’s Songs Of The Border, both of which documented the growth of American popular song.

“HE HAS THE AUDIENCE IN THE PALM OF HIS HAND” ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

“COMEDY OF A RARE SCOPE” ★★★★★ Times

Sun 5 May

£24.50

Robert White

The Britains Got Talent 2018 runner-up goes out on tour.

Sat 2 Mar

£19.50

Ruby Wax: Frazzled 'A Guide To Mindfulness'

Drop dead gorgeous, sassy and smart, Ruby Wax brings her new one-woman show to the stage.

Based on her number one best seller, “A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled.” She’s been honoured with the title of poster girl for mental illness; once crazy now less so, she gives a tour of the mind – how to use it, not lose it.

Ruby Wax if you don’t know is a much loved, U.S. born comedy-actor-writer of incredibly successful books and TV shows including script editor of “Absolutely Fabulous” and is a mental health campaigner.

This event is your passport to saner living and is a follow up to her previous sell out show and book, “Sane New World.”

By the way, she graduated from Oxford with a Masters in Mindfulness–based Cognitive Therapy (at a late stage) three years ago so she should know her stuff.

Tue 10 Sep

£26

Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare

An entirely serious Shakespeare play… with an entirely Shitfaced actor.

Sun 27 Oct

£21.50

Shit-Faced Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A lovely winter tale, set in the middle of summer, told by Magnificent Bastard Productions. Yes, this is an entirely serious Shakespeare play, but yes, one cast member is entirely shit-faced.

Sun 27 Oct

Prices to be confirmed

Sindhu Vee: Sandhog

Sindhu Vee: Sandhog

Debut show from the host of BBC Radio 4's Comedy of the Week podcast.

Sat 2 Mar

£15.50

Sorry Nan - Tour

Mon 15 Jul

£10–£20

Tue 16 Jul

£10–£20

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Sun 12 May

£23

Tom Stade: I Swear To…

Tom Stade: I Swear To…

Canadian comedian Tom Stade presents his show I Swear: comedy in which he pledges to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. So that's not going to happen, obviously.

Tue 12 Mar

£17.50

Twirlywoos

Twirlywoos Live

The characters from the hit CBeebies show set off on a live theatrical adventure.

Thu 11 Apr

£14

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