Hall for Cornwall, November 2017
Wed 1 November
Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen’s concert since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accurate portrayal of the world’s greatest live band have earned Killer Queen the title of Queen tribute royalty. Thrilling sell-out audiences, Killer Queen recreate the high energy, powerful phenomenon that was Queen live. Don’t Miss Killer Queen – they will Rock You!
Thu 2 November
The Sensational 60s Experience
Back by popular demand, The Sensational 60s Experience is the must see 60s extravaganza. Step back in time and relive the original classics as five legendary names take to the stage and deliver an evening with a definite feel good factor! Starring Mike Pender (original voice of The Searchers), Chris Farlowe, Herman’s Hermits, The Fortunes and New Amen Corner.
Fri 3 November
The Illegal Eagles
Acclaimed as the World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute, The Illegal Eagles return to Cornwall celebrating an incredible 20 years of touring! Their impressive mastery of the Eagles distinctive sound has made them one of the most sought after shows of their kind in the world. The evening will feature all the well-loved classics including Hotel California, Take It Easy, Lyin’ Eyes, Take it to the Limit, Life in the Fast Lane and many more!
Sat 4 November
The Emperor’s New Clothes
2pm & 4pm
This classic, eccentric tale tells the story of an Emperor who loves clothes more than anything. But there is a problem… Despite a wardrobe the size of Paris he’s run out of outfits and it’s his birthday tomorrow! He hasn’t got a stitch to wear!
Populated with puppets, music and song, this inventive and energetic production is told in true Stuff and Nonsense style; with unending energy, great storytelling and, as always, a show for little kids and big kids too! There will be no interval during the performance.
Age Recommendation: 3+
Tue 7 November
Academy of Ancient Music
A period-instrument orchestra, performing classical and baroque music.
JS Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major BWV 1050
Telemann Concerto for flute and recorder in E minor
Telemann Overture-suite Burlesque de Quixotte
JS Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major BWV 1049
Wed 8 November
Join Joe as he incorporates his diverse musical styles into this brand new show that is as unique as the man himself. Packed with timeless classics, rockabilly, gospel, country, folk and rock ‘n’ roll, all interwoven with Joe’s effervescent delivery and humorous reminiscences, this sensational show is a musical journey not to be missed.
Thu 9 November
Paul Zerdin: All Mouth
America’s Got Talent winner, ventriloquist Paul Zerdin, returns home to the UK fresh from headlining the world-famous Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas with a sparkling new show featuring his all-star cast of (in)famous puppets. Join Paul, Sam, Albert and Baby plus 2 crazy brand new characters for an evening of laugh out loud stand-up comedy and ventriloquism! Paul is a regular on The Royal Variety Show and has been seen most recently on BBC1’s Michael McIntyre’s Big Christmas Show.
Age Recommendation: 15+
Fri 10 November
The Blues Band
Great, lively musical tradition demands discipline, devotion, passion and love. When it comes to the Blues, aficionados of the genre can relax, their music is in good hands with The Blues Band. With original compositions and blues classics - if you love the blues, it doesn’t get any better than The Blues Band.
Sat 11 November
Midge Ure, The Christians & The Altered Images
Live on stage for one night only, three fabulous bands from an iconic era! As 1970s disco fell out of fashion, the 1980s saw the emergence of dance music and new wave from the era that still rules the airwaves and live venues today. Midge Ure with Band Electronica, The Christians and Altered Images featuring Clare Grogan, three critically acclaimed legends of the 1980s join forces in this major new UK tour.
With millions of albums sales and iconic hits, plus over 30 years perfecting their craft, performing to audiences at sold out stadiums, intimate unplugged sets and everything in between. This collaborative tour will feature some of the bands most acclaimed hits including Vienna, Happy Birthday and Harvest for the World.
Sun 12 & Mon 13 November
That’ll Be The Day Christmas Show
That’ll Be The Day returns with its brand new 2017 Christmas Show. The UK’s No.1 rock ‘n’ roll variety show celebrates with all your favourite Christmas classics from the 50s, 60s & 70s, plus more side-splitting comedy! Treat yourself to an early Christmas gift and bring in the festive season in style.
Tue 14 November
From a young age Ray Mears discovered the joys of exploring the wilderness, the most undisturbed, natural areas on our planet. His fascination with this environment has greatly shaped his life. Ray will take you on a journey that he values for cultural, spiritual and moral reasons, and why he believes these are vital for the human spirit and creativity.
Age Recommendation: 12+
Thu 16 November
Saba Douglas-Hamilton: A Life with Elephants
Join Saba Douglas-Hamilton, the highly acclaimed elephant conservationist and wildlife TV presenter of This Wild Life and Big Cat Diaries for an evening of exciting animal stories and intimate behind the scenes tales of life in Kenya with her young family.
Fri 17 November
Dracula: The Bloody Truth
Stop! Read. Your life may depend on it! My name is Professor Van Helsing. The novel Dracula was released three years ago in 1897 by that snake Bram Stoker, yes? I gave Stoker all my research notes, letters, diary entries to write up to warn you of the dangers that face us all...It wasn’t a fictional story. It was fact! In response to this treachery, I’ve created a theatrical performance to warn you of the real threat of vampires. So book tickets this instant to see Le Navet Bete perform Dracula! It’s a matter of life and death.
Age Recommendation: 8+ (contains some mock horror)
Sat 18 November
The Solid Gold Rock ‘n’ Roll
Join us in celebrating Marty Wilde’s 60th anniversary in the business as he, together with Eden Kane, Mike Berry, and The Wildcats, as well as very special guest Mark Wynter, join forces in The Solid Gold Rock ‘n’ Roll Show. Teen idols of their day, Marty, Eden, Mike and Mark show us how rock n’ roll, with its fusion of sound and rhythm, shaped the style of music that we listened to then and still do today.
Tue 21 – Sat 25 November
Kneehigh: The Tin Drum
On Oskar’s 3rd birthday he decides to remain a child forever. Armed with a heart full of rage, a singing voice that shatters glass, and a seemingly indestructible tin drum, Oskar sets about to reveal the world for what it truly is. However, the world has other plans for our hero… And the shadow of the Black Witch draws ever closer.
From the team that brought you the internationally acclaimed Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), Kneehigh will retell this extraordinary story: part Baroque opera, part psychedelic white-out, part epic poem. The Tin Drum is a folktale for troubled times: at once political, profane and profound.
Age Recommendation: 14+
Sun 26 November
The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines
Seafarers UK, the leading maritime charity, is delighted to return to Truro with The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines from Plymouth. Joining them for a wonderful evening of entertainment will be the Military Wives Choir from Culdrose and a special appearance by local guest soprano, Saffron Jones. The popularity and following of the Royal Marines Band is as strong as ever, with an evening of diverse and enjoyable programme of music.