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Lee Mead. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Lee Mead. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Joseph star Lee Mead, magician Paul Daniels on his ‘farewell tour’ and alternative comic Alexei Sayle are some of the names announced for The Platform’s winter season.

The venue’s season begins on the weekend of the Morecambe Seaside Festival with a film show of acts from the Edwardian era to the 1950s, hosted by impresario Duggie Chapman MBE.‘Thanks for the Memory: They Played the Winter Gardens’ is on Saturday, August 31 and precedes a double bill by Morecambe’s own celebrity antiques expert Paul Hayes on September 1. Paul will be giving talks on antiques from noon then will perform with his own rock ‘n’ roll band at ‘Rock Back the Clock’ from 7.30pm.

The season’s highlight for fans of musical theatre will be ‘An Evening with Lee Mead on Thursday, September 26.

Alexei Sayle will be on stage reading excerpts from his hilarious memoir of his confusing life on Monday, September 23 in a show for over 18s only.

Celebrity magician Paul Daniels will host his ‘First Farewell Tour; From Legend to Leg End’ on Saturday, November 30 Also lined up for the season is Bugsy Malone by the Morecambe Warblers Youth Productions, the return of Later...with Jools Netherland including two very special Christmas shows, Irish singer Brian Kennedy, tributes to Queen, The Beatles, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin and Elvis, celebrity medium Derek Acorah, comedian Hal Cruttenden, and even an evening with Michael Portillo!

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