From Avenue Q to Jimmy Carr, Jason Manford, Michael Parkinson and Madagascar The Musical: All the shows coming to Aylesbury Waterside Theatre this summer

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre has announced brilliant line-up of shows for its summer season.

By Paige Brown
Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 2:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 2:46 pm
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

The new summer season is nearly upon us and the beautiful, modern Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury, Bucks, has hit musicals, family theatre spectaculars, laugh-a-minute comedy and a host of Second Space shows and screenings lined up. Scroll through our gallery to see listings and details for all the upcoming shows between now and September. For more information or to make a booking visit the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre website.

Direct from Londons West End, Thriller Live is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the worlds greatest entertainer. Thriller Live takes you on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michaels musical history.
Direct from Londons West End, Thriller Live is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the worlds greatest entertainer. Thriller Live takes you on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michaels musical history.
Guess Qs back! Fantasies come true the hilarious and multi award-winning Avenue Q is back! Following a smash hit run in 2016, the fur-lariously laugh-out-loud musical is back by popular demand. Ages 14+
Stage Experience is back following two years of five-star rated productions with Whistle Down the Wind and Oliver! Be amazed as a local youth cast do their thing in the kooky and quirky musical The Addams Family!
Brand new smash hit musical features all of your favourite crack-a-lackin friends as they escape from their home in New Yorks Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Juliens Madagascar.
Muddle Class promises to feature a wealth of new material about Jason growing up working class then finding, over the years, that part of him has become middle class causing much confusion! Delivered with Jasons amiable charm and captivating wit, this is a show not to be missed.
After a tornado whisks away a young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of Oz, she starts her quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her home. Along the way she meets a Scarecrow, a Tin Man and a Cowardly Lion who help her on her journey. Including many of the songs from the musical.
Paul Merton, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton are back on the road in 2019 to visit some of their favourite parts of the UK with another evening of mind-blowing improvisation. May contain some swearing and adult themes. Ages 14+
Honeycomb Festival is a youth performance platform showcasing the best talent from Bucks and beyond! From musical theatre to drama, street dance to contemporary, Irish to disco, Honeycomb has it all. Dont miss your chance to get tickets!
From their rise to fame, decade-long feud and glorious reunion, follow the sad yet triumphant story of The Everly Brothers. Featuring Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dream and Cathys Clown plus more, immortalised by those trademark harmonies from heaven.
Swinging you back in time playing Glenn Millers arrangements of favourite wartime chart-toppers and hits from the forties including: In The Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Pennsylvania 6-5000 and Chattanooga Choo Choo. Directed by legendary band leader Ray McVay, with special guests The Polka Dot Dolls.
Dara is one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as host of the hugely successful Mock The Week, Star Gazing Live, Robot Wars and Go 8 Bit. Catch one of the most charismatic, intelligent, fast-talking and downright funny live performers working today in this brand new show for 2019.
This celebration of Irelands favourite sons brings to life the music of The Dubliners. Humour and craic has audiences singing along to The Wild Rover, The Black Velvet Band, Molly Malone, Finnegans Wake, McAlpines Fusileers, The Seven Drunken Nights and more.
Back by ever-growing popular demand, get ready to party as the UKs favourite Rock and Roll variety show returns with another brand new show! This hugely entertaining Rock & Roll spectacular blends classic hits from the 50s, 60s & 70s, with bags of hilarious comedy!
Award-winning Justine Riddoch recreates Tina Turner live Jumping Jack Flash, Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits, Private Dancer and, celebrating its 30th year, Simply the Best. Musical genius,dazzling costumes, high energy dance and humour a great night out.
Strictlys very own Alja korjanec and Janette Manrara are back on tour with their brand new show. Get ready for a remarkable, unique and star-studded rollercoaster ride through some of the most successful, Oscar-Winning and most memorable films of all time.
Wet Wet Wet are Graeme Clark, Tommy Cunningham, Neil Mitchell and Kevin Simm. The band are one of the most successful groups in British pop history with an amazing back catalogue of songs including three no.1s Help From My Friends, Goodnight Girl and Love Is All Around.
For this special touring version of the show, Deborah Frances-White is joined by comedians, guests and musicians from the podcast for a celebration of how far weve come, and a conversation about what remains to be done. Expect laughs, excitement, tears and spectacle as only The Guilty Feminist can provide.
Jimmys brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But theyre just jokes they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo.
A spectacular show celebrating the sound and vision of David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy. It continues to amaze audiences with an astounding attention to detail, bringing the golden years of David Bowie to the stage.
Direct from Londons West End, this is the worlds favourite George Michael tribute show. Youll be getting up (to get down) to all your favourite hits including Freedom, Faith and more. Join us as we present our respectful tribute to one of the greatest musicians.
An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson celebrates the life and career of a man who has interviewed over 2,000of the most important cultural figures of the 20th and 21st centuries. This is a unique opportunity to get an intimate and informative look at his remarkable journey.
Direct from Londons West End and Broadway, The Barricade Boys are back with their fabulous harmonies and incredible vocals. The tour showcases the UKs finest male voices from the worlds longest running musical Les Misrables.
Direct from Londons West End, a sold out worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon and Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos, original film footage and a full live band performing all the hits.
In 1954, Tony Hancock burst onto the airwaves with a comedy show unlike anything heard before. Playing a less successful version of himself and surrounded by comedy greats including Sid James, Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams, Hancocks Half Hour was one of the first programmes we now know as sitcom.
Join us to celebrate the incredible 35 year career of the best-selling female artist of all time. This dazzling and colourful production features all of Madonnas greatest hits such as Holiday, Like a Prayer, Papa Dont Preach, Material Girl, Vogue, Music, Hung Up and many more!
The Olivier Award-nominated smash hit returns to the stage, direct from the West End. Join the tea-guzzling Tiger in this delightful adaptation of Britains best loved picture book, packed with oodles ofmagic, sing-along songs and clumsy chaos!
An exciting dance and music extravaganza! Featuring 22 award-winning world and Irish dance champions. Experience fiddles, flutes and inspiring dances with live vocalists complemented by a top live Irish trad. band. Worldwide, toes are tapping and hands are clapping to the feet of Rhythm of the Dance!
The worlds foremost tribute to Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light Orchestra. With a sensational string section, a stunning light show and large screen projection. Come along and enjoy this incredible live show which takes you on a magical musical journey.
The whole family will love this special addition to our much-loved literary and arts festival. Be spellbound by Maddox and enjoy music from the Aylesbury Rock Choir. During the show youll find out who has triumphed in the local schools dance competition, choreographed and judged by Dame Darcey Bussell.
Money For Nothing is a tribute to the Dire Straits like no other. This show faithfully recreates the distinct sound of Dire Straits in this unforgettable sonic spectacular with instantly recognisable riffs. Featuring all of their legendary hits drawn from six platinum albums.
The show everyone has been waiting for. Three of the biggest rock stars of dance, Alja korjanec,Giovanni Pernice and Gorka Mrquez, battle each other in Latin, Ballroom, Commercial and Contemporary, with you deciding the champion! Watch out UK, Here Come The Boys!
Join Vicki Michelle and the Hormonal Housewives in this no-holds-barred, rollercoaster comedy night for women about women. The cast will have audiences rolling in the aisles with laughter as they present a hilarious romp through the joys of being a fabulous 21st century woman.
The worlds official no.1 Eagles tribute returns in 2019 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship.
Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience. All your favourite songs including Aint No Mountain, Signed Sealed Delivered, Dancing In The Streets, My Cherie Amor, Heatwave and many more.
The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new show and tour for 2019. If youre looking for the very best girls night out in the UK, look no further than these incredible hunks. An action packed two hour show from start to finish, these boys will literally have you begging for more. Ages 18+