Sooty celebrates 65th anniversary

The Sooty Show
The Sooty Show

The hardest-working bear in light entertainment is paying a visit to the Lighthouse 
Theatre in Kettering.

Sooty is celebrating his 65th year in showbusiness by going on a UK tour and the show comes to Kettering on August 28.

Sooty will be joined by the usual characters – Sweep and panda friend Soo, along with host Richard Cadell.

The Sooty Show Live is a family show to be enjoyed by youngsters meeting the characters for the first time as well as adults who remember them nostalgically from their own childhoods.

The Sooty Show is the longest-running children’s programme in the world.

The original show was hosted by Harry Corbett and he first appeared on televisison in 1952. Harry retired in 1976 and the show was taken over by his son Matthew, then in 1998 Richard Cadell became the host. For tickets call the box office on 01536 414 141 or visit the website at