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Palace Theatre, Newark, unveils its autumn season line-up

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After a summer at the castle, stage entertainment returns to Newark’s Palace Theatre for an autumn season of music, laughter and drama.

Launching the season is Jack The Ripper ­— The Real Truth on Thursday, September 15, when retired murder squad detective Trevor Marriott presents new evidence and facts, to answer: “Who was Jack the Ripper?”

On Saturday, September 17, there is the Royal Air Force In Concert.

Newton Faulker (58368050)
Newton Faulker (58368050)

The Drifters peform their classic hits, including Saturday Night At The Movies, Under the Boardwalk and Kissin’ In The Back Row at the Palace on September 21.

The music continues the following day with an acoustic set from Newton Faulkner.

The South (58368065)
The South (58368065)

Fans can head back to the Seventies with Thank ABBA For The Music on September 23.

Following the success of the 35th anniversary tour, nostalgia show That’ll Be The Day returns on September 24.

Tribute is paid to Stevie Wonder in The Wonder Of Stevie on September 29, while Boot Led Zeppelin are back the following night.

The South, featuring former members of The Beautiful South, perform the band’s hits on October 2.

Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood. (54244950)
Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood. (54244950)

The Eighties Show, on October 6, brings a show packed full of covers from the pop decade.

Singers Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood celebrate great musical partnerships on October 8, and sounds from the North East come to the Palace on October 14 thanks to The Pitmen Poets.

The Rod Stewart Story returns on October 15 and Leo Sayer celebrates 50 years in the industry with a concert on October 18.

Buddy Holly and The Cricketers pay tribute to the rock n roll star on October 20.

There’s something for the children on October 23 with a new telling of Rapunzel.

Carole ­— The Music of Carole King, on October 28, honours one of the world’s greatest songwriters.

The following night sees Newark and Sherwood Concert Band celebrate its 25th anniversary with a programme of music.

Horrible Histories returns on November 3 with a new adaptation of Terry Deary’s True Ghost Stories.

Gardeners’ World presenter Adam Frost shares a few tips and amusing stories on November 5.

Turin Brakes bring their latest tour to Newark on November 10, and the following night sees the return of Tenors Un Limited.

The Circus of Horrors is back on November 18 with its latest incarnation, The Witch.

Aladdin Sane brings the sound and vision of David Bowie back to Newark on November 19.

Crown Ballet perform Swan Lake on November 22.

Finally, the season would not be complete without a Palace pantomime.

This year’s offering, Cinderella, runs from December 6 to December 31.

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