We are honoured to have welcomed a host of world-class performers to our stages in 2018/9 who delighted our audiences in spectacular gigs, hilarious nights of comedy, crowd-pleasing musicals, scintillating dramas, mesmorising operas and captivating dance.  

As well as many familiar faces from the world of stage and screen, and long-time friends making triumphant returns,
 it has been a delight to welcome a number of newly ascending stars to our venues.  
The many talented performers who entertained our audiences throughout the year included:
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Ade Edmundson (Vulcan VII)
Andrew Monaghan (Matthew Bourne's Cinderella)
Ashley Dixon (The Three Musketeers)
Bally Gill (RSC Romeo & Juliet)
Bill Bailey
Billy Ocean
Brian Ferry
Callum Francis (Kinky Boots)
Cathy Tyson (Rebus)
Chris Hayward (Goldilocks and the Three Bears)
Cliff Richard
Clive Webb & Danny Adams (Goldilocks and the Three Bears)
Dara O'Briain
Dave Gorman
Emma Williams (An Officer and a Gentleman)
Gian Marco Schiaretti (Evita)
James Martin
Janine Duvitski (Benidorm)
Joe McFadden (The House on Cold Hill)
Joel Dommett
Joel Harper-Jackson (Kinky Boots)
John Bishop
Jools Holland
Jonathan Pie
Jonny Fines (An Officer and a Gentleman)
Karen Fishwick (RSC Romeo & Juliet)
Katherine Kingsley (Dusty)
Kevin Bridges
Liza Goddard (Sherlock Holmes)
Madalena Alberto (Evita)
Michael Bolton
Michael Nardone (Macbeth)
Neil Oliver
Nigel Planer (Vulcan VII)
Paul Smith
Paula Lane (Kinky Boots)
Richard Winsor (Saturday Night Fever)
Rita Simmons (The House on Cold Hill)
Robert Powell (Sherlock Holmes)
Ron Donachie (Rebus)
Steve Arnott (Goldilocks and the Three Bears)
Tom Odell
Tony Maudsley (Benidorm)