Music hall - music, comedy and surprises at the Spa

Entertainer Leo Shavers in The Good Old Days show which is coming to Felixstowe

Entertainer Leo Shavers in The Good Old Days show which is coming to Felixstowe - Credit: Archant

Music Hall is returning to the Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe

Andy Eastwood, the uke man

Andy Eastwood, the uke man - Credit: Archant

The old time music hall is returning to the Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe again in November, in a return to its entertainment heritage.

Local businessman, and professional entertainer Leo Shavers, is presenting this latest Good Old Music Hall Days variety show on Thursday November 24 at the seafront Spa Pavilion.

Leo is promoting the show, and will also host the entertainment as the chairman.

He sad: “it is really great to bring variety back to the Spa again.

Miss Soprano - Fiona Jessica Wilson with her electric cellio

Miss Soprano - Fiona Jessica Wilson with her electric cellio - Credit: Archant

“We were really pleased with how our first show went, in February and we had close to 600 people along, which was very good.

“So we decided to do another one, and again the tickets are selling well, with the help of advertising in the Ipswich Star, of course.

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“We have clubs and coach parties coming along, some quite large parties. That is really pleasing.

“We are talking to the Spa about doing some more shows next year, and not just music hall. Watch this space!

The matinee performance was proving popular with a wide range of groups, including older peope, he said.

“The show stars `Mr Ukelele’ Andy Eastwood, Miss Soprano & Mr Pickle, Mr Stephen Bayfield and Ipswich comedy legend Ron Markwell. All hosted by your most worthy chairman Leo Shavers, and accompanied by the David Carter Pavilion Orchestra,” he said.

Miss Soprano - classical singer and musician Fiona Jessica Wilson has an unusual companion on stage, he said.

While Andy Eastwood, well known for touring with Ken Dodd in this country has recently returned from performing in the USA.

His repertoire includes George Formby songs and he has an ukelele which was actually owned by George Formby, which is on loan to him.

The Good Old Music Hall Days is on Thursday, November 24 at 2,15pm.

Tickets are available from the Spa Pavilion box office.