Jacksons’ hits in musical spectacle at Royal & Derngate

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The music of Michael Jackson is being celebrated in a musical spectacle hitting the Royal & Derngate in Northampton this week.

Thriller Live is celebrating its fifth year in the West End and is touring with former Cleopatra lead singer and The Voice semi-finalist Cleo Higgins as lead vocalist.

Moonwalking its way around the world, award-winning director Gary Lloyd’s Thriller Live brings to life the sounds of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5.

In a career spanning 40 years, Michael Jackson sold 750 million records, with the Thriller album still the best-selling recording of all time.Audiences can expect their favourite Jackson songs delivered by a talented cast and live band.

Music will include smash hits such as I Want You Back, Dirty Diana, Smooth Criminal, Billie Jean and Beat It.

The show will run in Northampton this week until Saturday.

Performances are at 7.30pm today, at 5pm and 8.30pm tomorrow and at 2.30pm and 8.30pm on Saturday.

Cleo Higgins’ role will be sung by X Factor finalist Rachel Adedji on Saturday. Tickets range from £21 to £30. To book, call the box office on 01604 624811.