Thursday 09 August 2018 to Saturday 01 September 2018
Presented by Eastbourne Theatres
Directed by Chris Jordan
Sponsored By Bonners Music Superstore
From the team that brought you last summer’s smash hit show One Man,Two Guvnors, stand by for a high-octane musical that is truly out of this world.
The much loved and critically acclaimed, Olivier award winning spectacular Return To The Forbidden Planet takes to the Devonshire Park Theatre stage this summer and is ready for lift off!
Inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest the show is packed with classic hits such as Heard It Through the Grapevine, Young Girl, Great Balls of Fire, Shake Rattle And Roll and Johnny B Goode.
With a brilliant cast of actor musicians, stunning special effects and live music make sure you don’t miss this feel-good musical which is perfect for all the family to enjoy.
The talented cast of actor-musicians include Matt Devitt (who also starred in 2017's One Man, Two Guvnors), Mark Newnham, Jane Milligan, Steve Simmonds and Frido Ruth who have all starred in previous productions of this iconic musical with Andrew Gallo, Grace Lancaster, Tom Connor and Dan de Cruz completing the cast line-up.
Fasten your seatbelts for the musical theatre ride of your life!
Tue – Sat 7.45pm
Wed & Sat 2.30pm
First 3 nights £23 all seats
Tue – Thur 7.45pm £21 - £27.50
Fri & Sat 7.45pm £21 - £29.50
Wed & Sat 2.30pm £25
Concessions £1.50 off
Groups 10+ 10% off
(Top 2 prices, apply 7.45pm only)
Under 16s & Students £15
(Available at all performances)
Friends of Devonshire Park Theatre 25% off (Tue 7.45pm only)
Audio described performances Fri 7.45pm & Sat 2.30pm (Not available Fri 10 & Sat 11 August)
Approximate Running Time: 2 hours & 30 minutes including interval.
Purchase your programme online along with your ticket and save 50p! Programmes on the door £3.50, online £3 when purchased with your ticket.
Character Name Actor
Captain Tempest Andrew Gallo
Prospero Matt Devitt
Ariel Frido Ruth
Cookie Mark Newnham
Science Officer Jane Milligan
Bosun Steve Simmonds
Navigation Officer Dan de Cruz
Miranda Grace Lancaster
Damage Control Tom Connor
"The cast were absolutely electric. Huge energy, remarkable musical talent....we are going to book more tickets and do it again!” Gareth, Theatregoer