Preview: Dreamboats and Petticoats, White Rock Theatre. September 17 to 22. £17-£28.
The first four albums in the Dreamboats and Petticoats series sold over two million copies sold and spent several weeks at the Number One spot in the compilation charts.
The British public were saying that they didn’t just want to listen to pure nostalgia, they’d love to see it as well.
Thus Dreamboats was born as a musical, and so was an evening of pure hedonistic affection for an era when love was young and so was rock ‘n’ roll.
In 1961 emotions run high as young musicians Norman and Bobby compete to win a national song writing competition – and, more importantly, the attention of the gorgeous Sue! But when Bobby discovers that shy Laura is no slouch on the piano, love and rock ‘n’ roll fame beckon.
Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, the team behind Goodnight Sweetheart, Birds of a Feather, The New Statesmen and Shine On Harvey Moon, this spectacular feel-good production features songs from Roy Orbison, The Shadows, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury, Chuck Berry and many more,
Tickets are available from the box office on 01424 462288 or online at whiterocktheatre.org.uk.