Scarborough Spa: highlights for 2015

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Comedy, drama and music are on the bill for the Spa, Scarborough, in the New Year.

The Mighty Boosh’s Noel Fielding gets things under way on Friday February 6 at 8pm.

Chatty Man Alan Carr plays the Grand Hall on Friday July 10 s part of a 120-date UK tour.

Funny man Stewart Lee will be appearing on Friday May 15 in his new show A Room with a Stew – a live show of fresh material which he is touring in preparation for his next BBC2 series of Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle.

Famed UK comedy cabaret trio Fascinating Aida will stop off at Scarborough Spa with their new tour Charm Offensive on Saturday February 21.

Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman of bring to Scarborough a selection of old and new songs sung in their irreverent and satirical cabaret style. Expect topical new songs hot off the press, plus some outrageous old favourites, as the ladies continue to grow old disgracefully.

Bill Bailey will bring his Limboland UK tour to the Spa’s Grand Hall for two shows on Wednesday November 11 and Thursday November 12.

Bill, who is a musician, actor and presenter as well as a comedian, has won a legion of fans through his TV work, which includes Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Black Books and QI.

Jimmy Carr returns on Saturday November 7.

Opera is set to make a welcome return when Verdi’s Rigoletto will be performed by The Russian State Ballet and Opera House on Sunday February 8. Opera singing sensation Russell Watson is at the venue on Saturday March 27.

The smash hit tribute to one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show comes to he Spa’s Grand Hall on Friday July 3.

It includes the classic songs: Big Girls Don’t Cry, Hey Baby, Wipeout, Do You Love Me, Hungry Eyes and the Oscar-winning (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.

Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Tribute Show will see five top class tributes come together in one show on Saturday October 3.

Enjoy an evening of classic songs from The Wilburys including Handle With Care, The End Of The Line, Heading For The Light, The Wilbury Twist and Rattled, whilst appreciating the hits of the five individual Legends in their own right including Here Comes The Sun, Got My Mind Set On You, Mr Blue Sky, Blowing In The Wind, Running Down a Dream and You Got It.

Killer Queen have been performing their live tribute to Queen since 1993, thrilling sell-out audiences across the globe, from the UK to Moscow and now as part of a European 2015 tour they will visit the Spa’s Grand Hall on Saturday October 3.

Steps Star and actress Faye Tozer will return to the stage in the 69 Shades of Black described as sassy and saucy with a whip-crackingly riotous script – the perfect feel-good girl’s night out.

It is on Sunday May 3.

The team behind Disney On Ice brings Jurassic Adventures’ will visit the Spa’s theatre for two shows on Friday February 20 at 10.30am and 3pm.

Jurassic Adventures is suitable for children aged three and upwards.

Scarborough Spa box office is on Scarborough (01723) 821888