Songs from the hit musicals at Royal and Derngate


Beyond the Barricade returns to Royal & Derngate tomorrow night with a show featuring some of the best-loved songs from hit musicals.

Recreating West End and Broadway hits, Beyond The Barricade gives songs from musical theatre a bold concert treatment, while retaining the conviction and delivery of the original performances.

It stars Andy Reiss, David Fawcett, Katie Leeming and Rebecca Vere, with their own ensemble of musicians.

This new production reflects Beyond the Barricade’s 15-year history and features songs from The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, The Lion King, West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar, Blood Brothers, The Jersey Boys with a spectacular finale from Les Miserables.

The vocalists in Beyond the Barricade have all played principal roles in Les Mis, both in the West End and on national tours.

The show is staged tomorrow, January 9. Tickets cost from £22 before fees.

The ultimate celebration of Motown returns to Royal & Derngate this weekend with How Sweet It Is.

Now in its 13th successive year, the show combines music from The Formations.

This show will feature songs by legendary acts including Lionel Richie, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson Five, The Isley Brothers, Edwin Starr and many more.

Songs will include Reach Out I’ll Be There, Walk Away Renee, I Can’t Help Myself, Going Loco in Acapulco, My Girl, Ain’t Too Proud To Beg, Papa Was A Rolling Stone, Get Ready, Tops and Temps, I heard It Through The Grapevine, Sir Duke, Dancing On The Ceiling, This Old Heart Of Mine and I Want You Back.

Motown’s Greatest Hits – How Sweet It Is heads to Royal & Derngate on Saturday, January 10.

Tickets cost from £23 before fees and doors open at 7.30pm

For more information about both shows, call 01604 624811 or visit