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ARTS | PALACE THEATRE & GRAND HALL ART S | PALACE THEATRE & GRAND HALL Eddi Reader On Our Way to Lisbon Memory Lane WED 19 APR · 2.30PM & 7.30PM · £15 / £14 The ultimate feel good show and a stunning musical journey through some of the greatest songs from 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Including some of the greatest all-time hits by Judy Garland, Connie Francis, Buddy Holly, Cliff Richard, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sandy Shaw, Dusty Springfield, Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, The Carpenters, Bay City Rollers, Abba, Michael Buble and many more. Beautifully costumed and choreographed and performed by ‘West End’ and international vocalists, along with the stunning ‘Memory Lane’ dancers. 12 FRI 21 APR · 7.30PM · £18 It’s been 50 years since Glasgow Celtic achieved the unimaginable by winning the European Cup and becoming the legendary Lisbon Lions. On Our Way to Lisbon tells the story of how, in 1967, Glasgow Celtic became the first British team to win the European Cup with victory over the mighty Inter Milan. Two fans look back and fondly recreate how the Bhoys in Green and White beat the team who were hailed as unbeatable and draped Europe in green, white and gold. The wildly magnificent campaign comes to life as two supporters become everything from a vicious Swiss football team to the entire population of Lisbon! Put on those scarves, dust off your passport and come with us as once again Celtic steam roll over the best teams in Europe to become the immortal Lisbon Lions. BOX OFFICE: 01563 554900 SAT 22 APR · 7.30PM · £25 The Best of Eddi Reader is the first career spanning compilation by the supremely talented, unique and charismatic Scottish singer. A new double album that collects thirty of her most consistently beautiful, often deeply personal and intimate songs. Featuring material from across Eddi’s prestigious 30 year recording career, the compilation includes the charming acoustic pop of 1988 chart topper Perfect (with Fairground Attraction), right up to her remarkable 2015 version of Moon River and Amy Winehouse’s Love Is A Losing Game. Everlasting favourites are in abundance including her 1992 recording of the Fred Neil song Dolphins and 2003’s Wild Mountainside (the poetic ballad written and given to Eddi by partner and songwriter John Douglas, included on the Classic Songs of Robert Burns album). “Just perfect – Eddi Reader gets every song just right” - The Sunday Times “Eddi Reader is one of my favourite singers of all time” - Jools Holland EAYT presents…. Disney’s High School Musical FRI 28 & SAT 29 APR · 7PM & 2PM (SAT MAT) · £12 / £10 CONC The captain of the East High basketball team and the key member of the academic club shock the student body by teaming up to audition for the upcoming school musical! This hit musical is all about being yourself and following your dreams. Troy is best known as the player who keeps the East High basketball team on the scoreboard. Of course, life isn’t always about athletics, and as Troy slam-dunks on the boards, beautiful and brainy Gabriella is raising the reputation of East High as the key member of the school’s successful academic team. Despite their outgoing natures, no one would ever peg Troy and Gabriella as theatre types. When word gets out that this popular pair has secretly chosen to reach for the stars and try their luck on the stage, the students of East High are about to learn an important lesson in teamwork. Gear up for a musical performance that will have you dancing in the aisles! BUY TICKETS ONLINE: eastayrshireleisure.com 13