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Palace Theatre

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430 London Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 9LA
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An Evening with Brian Blessed

Distinguished actor and world-class raconteur Brian Blessed entertains.

Thu 11 Oct

£29

Ant Middleton

Ant Middleton

An evening with the soldier, adventurer and star of C4's SAS: Who Dares Wins.

Sat 17 Mar

£26.25

At Last: The Etta James Story

At Last: The Etta James Story

Theatre production telling the story of soul legend Etta James’ turbulent life, featuring some of her most beloved songs.

Sat 22 Sep

£32.85–£43.85

An Audience with Simon Reeve

An Audience with Simon Reeve

The journalist sets out on his first-ever tour to discuss the many fascinating adventures he has undertaken.

Sun 30 Sep

£29

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from Ramsey.

Thu 14 Jun

£22.40–£23.90

Chris Ramsey: Just Happy To Get Out Of The House

Upbeat anecdotes, feel-good humour and witty observations from the Geordie stand-up, actor and Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, instantly recognisable from his own television show, which kicked off on Comedy Central in January, and his role as Jack in BBC2's Hebburn.

Thu 14 Jun

£20

Copacabana

Wed 9 May

£17–£18

Thu 10 May

£15–£16

£17–£18

Fri 11 May

£18

Sat 12 May

£15–£16

£18

Count Arthur Strong Is Alive And Unplugged

Steve Delaney portrays the self-anointed show business legend as he pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can vaguely remember with stories and other nuggets of well-worn stagecraft. Inspired by the BBC sitcom by Delaney and Graham Linehan.

Sat 5 May

£21.50

Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

Sat 5 May

£21.50

Craig Campbell: Easy Tiger

Craig Campbell: Don't Look Down

Observational humour from the charismatic Canadian stand-up.

Fri 11 May

£15

Daliso Chaponda: What the African Said

Having been born in Canada, raised in South Africa and then moving to the UK, Chaponda is able to blend a world of cultural influences and observations in to his stand-up material, which saw him achieve third place Britain's Got Talent in 2017.

Sat 2 Jun

£15

David Baddiel: Fame: Not The Musical

David Baddiel - Fame: Not the Musical

It's been a whopping 15 years since David's last stand-up show, so tonight he's exploring the different ways he's perceived: whether it's token Jew, new lad or comedy rock'n'roller.

Thu 8 Mar

£27

Fri 9 Mar

£27

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

An irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats.

Thu 8 Mar

£28.56–£30.06

Fri 9 Mar

£28.56–£30.06

David O'Doherty: Big Time

David O'Doherty: Big Time

Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.

Tue 4 Dec

£22.50

David O'Doherty: You Have To Laugh

Armed with his reliable keyboard from 1986, quirky, offbeat multi-award winning Irish musician, actor and comedian David O'Doherty presents an exciting repertoire of silly little songs performed on an even sillier little instrument, combined with traditional stand-up. Witness madness in motion.

Tue 4 Dec

£19

Dear Zoo

Dear Zoo

The popular pop-up book by Rod Campbell about Ben and Sally's search for a pet is brought to the stage with puppets and audience participation. Suitable for ages 2+.

Tue 13 Mar

£15 ( £56)

Wed 14 Mar

£15 ( £56)

Geoff Norcott: Traditionalism

Political stand-up from the comedian who attempts to hold onto modern views in a world where tradition is becoming a dirty word.

Fri 9 Mar
Dixon Studio

£13

Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue

Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades of Beige
  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Jenny Eclair, Judith Holder

Moans and groans from three miserable middle-aged women, based on the successful TV show. Starring Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane and Lizze Ropper.

Wed 28 Mar

£29.68

Thu 29 Mar

£29.68

Guess How Much I Love You

Guess How Much I Love You

The classic children's book comes to life with songs, games and fun.

Mon 9 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices

Tue 10 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices

Wed 11 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

Joe Lycett: That's The Way, A-Ha A-Ha, Joe Lycett

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Sun 8 Apr

Sold out

Jess Robinson: Here Come The Girls

The award-winning vocal gymnast, who has appeared on ITV's Newzoids and Rory Bremner, performs more musical and celebrity impressions.

Wed 14 Mar

£19.50

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from singer-songwriter Clive John.

Thu 3 May

£18.50–£23.50

Katie Piper

Philanthropist, TV presenter and former model shares what she has learnt and what helped her remain positive even through the toughest of times.

Sat 14 Apr

£23

Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit

Paul Chowdhry: PC's World

The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles more observational stuff in his latest show.

Thu 29 Mar

£26.50

The Roy Orbison Story

The Roy Orbison Story

Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.

Thu 13 Sep

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Sara Pascoe: Animal

Sara Pascoe: Animal

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.

Sat 13 Oct

£19.50

Southend Makes Music 2018

For Southend Schools only 

Please register your participation in Southend Makes Music 2018 -  Monday. 

Due to restrictions from the theatre, we are limited to 180 performers each night so please indicate an accurate number you wish to bring. You cannot exceed the number you book on the night

Mon 26 Feb
Fri 2 Mar

Southend Makes Music 2018

For Southend Secondary Schools only 

Please register your participation in Southend Makes Music 2018 -  Wednesday. 

Due to restrictions from the theatre, we are limited to 180 performers each night so please indicate an accurate number you wish to bring. You cannot exceed the number you book on the night

Wed 28 Feb

Southend Makes Music 2018

For Southend Schools only

Please register your participation in Southend Makes Music 2018 - Tuesday.

Due to restrictions from the theatre, we are limited to 180 performers each night so please indicate an accurate number you wish to bring. You cannot exceed the number you book on the night.

Tue 27 Feb

Suzi Ruffell: Keeping It Classy

Suzi Ruffell returns with a new hour of thought provoking and hilarious stand-up.

Sat 26 May

£14.50 (£12.50)

Thunderbards: 4nd

Glenn Moore and Matthew Stevens present their sketch comedy show.

Fri 25 May

£14.50 (£12.50)

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