Suggs: My Life Story In Words & Music
The Olympia Theatre
Saturday 10th May 2014
In Suggs: My Life Story, the Madness frontman takes to the stage in a hilarious, yet moving, one-man tour de force playing to rave reviews. His show comes to The Olympia Theatre on Saturday 10th May 2014. Tickets priced from €28 / €30.50 on sale now via Ticketmaster.
Approximate times as follows: doors open 8pm, part one of the show starts at 8.30pm, there will be an interval, then part two of the show begins around 9.10pm, and we expect the show to be over around 10.15pm. Please note, times subject to change as always.
Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult, Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served.
“I've just turned 50, the kids have left home, and my cat just died.”
The death of Suggs' beloved cat on his 50th birthday triggers a personal quest to discover what happened to the father he never knew. Stunned by what he learns Suggs is taken back to his childhood on the tough streets of 1970's Soho and his first appearance on Top Of The Pops at the age of eighteen...
Is it a play? Is it stand up comedy? Is it Music Hall? Whatever it is hold on to your seats as Suggs goes on to stumble and plummet through the trap door of failure.. then trampoline back up to catch the passing trapeze of show business success!
WITH MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT AND UNCALLED FOR INTERJECTION FROM DEANO, HIS LOYAL MANSERVANT-CUM-PIANIST.
“Suggs has natural comic timing and tells his story with wit and grace in this hugely enjoyable evening” - 4 stars Dominic Maxwell, The Times
“Suggs is an effortlesslyengaging raconteur” - Simon Price, Sunday Independent
“My single most enjoyable and memorable experience at Edinburgh 2012 was Suggs My Life Story in Words an Music” - Mark Lawson, The Guardian : Edinburgh Festival 2012, Queens Theatre
“Very funny, and delivered with a sense of timing and phrasing that many common-or-garden comics could learn much from” - 4 stars Dominic Cavendish, The Daily Telegraph
‘The charisma of an accomplished actor the timing of a veteran standup’ - Mark Lawson, The Guardian
“It is impossible not to be charmed by this one man show” - 4 Stars Jessica Hayes, Time Out
"One of the most original and engaging shows I've seen" - Mark Lawson – The Guardian.
“Funny and moving Suggs has made his life story into a great night out” - Simon Price, Sunday Independent
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