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Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

Mon 28 Aug – Sat 2 Sep 2023
Main Stage, Theatre Royal


Tickets from: £15.00
Evenings: 7.30pm 
Matinees: Thu 2pm, Sat 2.30pm 
Running time: 2hrs 35mins (including interval)

Forget feel good, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is FEEL GREAT!
This sensational multi award-winning West End show first opened in 1989 and has been thrilling audiences around the world ever since. Now it triumphantly visits Newcastle Theatre Royal as part of its 2023 UK Tour.

Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a multi-talented cast of actor-musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his Texas rockabilly beginnings to international stardom and his legendary final performance at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his tragic death at the age of just 22.

Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including That’ll Be The Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B. Goode, Raining In My Heart, Everyday, Shout and many many more, this show is just Peggy Sueperb!

Book now for the most successful Rock & Roll Musical of all time!

Book early and secure the best seats at the best price! We reserve the right to change prices.

‘Pure unadulterated fun’

Daily Telegraph

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‘It’s Buddy brilliant’

The Sun

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