LET IT BE Returns to the West End Tonight
Due to overwhelming public demand, LET IT BE, the international hit show celebrating the music of The Beatles returns for a third run in London's West End, following a triumphant 18-week tour of the UK and Ireland.
LET IT BE will begin previews at the Garrick Theatre tonight, 9th July 2014, marking the 50th anniversary of the London premiere of A Hard Day's Night. LET IT BE will play for a strictly limited 11-weeks, with a media night to be held on Thursday 10th July.
LET IT BE established itself as one of the West End's most popular shows when the production originally opened at the Prince of Wales Theatre in September 2012, before transferring for a year-long run at the Savoy Theatre from January 2013 - February 2014.
Jamie Hendry (Producer) - "I am delighted that Nimax Theatres have worked with us to bring LET IT BE back to the West End for its third season. LET IT BE continues to delight audiences night after night on UK Tour and around the world proving the huge popularity of the music of The Beatles. I am thrilled to bring the show back to London on the 50th Anniversary of the premiere of A Hard Day's Night"
Seen by over 700,000 people worldwide, LET IT BE continues to delight audiences across the globe, having recently delighted audiences in Germany, Japan, Moscow, and on Broadway.
LET IT BE is currently on its inaugural UK & Ireland tour which finishes in Southend on Saturday 5th July.
LET IT BE showcases the music of the world's most successful rock'n'roll band, in a spectacular theatrical concert charting the band's meteoric rise from their humble beginnings in Liverpool's Cavern Club, through the height of Beatlemania, to their later studio masterpieces.
The show is packed with over forty of The Beatles' greatest hits including: I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Hard Day's Night, Day Tripper, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Strawberry Fields, When I'm 64, Twist and Shout, Get Back and many more.
THE BEATLES are George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. They released their first single, Love Me Do, on 5th October 1962. They are the best-selling band in history, with estimated sales of over one billion units. The group received 7 Grammy awards, 15 Ivor Novello Awards and an Oscar. They have more multi-platinum albums, more number one singles and more number one albums than any other group. They are the only act to have simultaneously held the top five positions on the US Billboard chart. They are the only group to appear five times in the top 100 best-selling singles in the UK - no other group appears more than twice. Their song Yesterday is the most covered song in history. Their song I Want To Hold Your Hand is the fastest selling single of all time. The Beatles 1 is the fastest selling CD of all time. The group officially split in December 1970.
Jamie Hendry Productions' current and recent productions include: a new musical adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, with book by Julian Fellowes and music & lyrics by George Stiles & Anthony Drewe, The Little Prince by Nicholas Lloyd Webber & James Reid,Neville's Island by Tim Firth, the multi Olivier Award-winning Legally Blonde the Musical, Soho Cinders, Sebastian Faulks' Birdsong and the Olivier Award-winning La Cage aux Folles.
Annerin Productions is a division of Jeff Parry Promotions whose recent productions include RAIN - A Tribute to the Beatles on Broadway, The Pink Floyd Experience and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience.
LET IT BE - WEST END
Wednesday 9 July - Sunday 21 September 2014
Charing Cross Road
London WC2H 0HH
Tickets: £15 - £65 with NO BOOKING FEE
Booking: 0844 412 4662 or online at www.letitbelondon.com
LET IT BE - UK & IRELAND TOUR 2014
12 - 17 May 2014
The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
22-26 Commercial Rd, Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1GE
023 8071 1811
19 - 24 May 2014
New Theatre, Cardiff
Park Pl, Cardiff CF10 3LN
029 2087 8889
26 - 31 May 2014
Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton
Guildhall Rd, Northampton, NN1 1DP
2 - 7 June 2014
18-22 Greenside Ln, Edinburgh EH1 3AA
0844 871 3014
9 - 14 June 2014
Grand Opera House, Belfast
2-4 Great Victoria St, Belfast, County Antrim BT2 7HR
028 9024 1919
16 - 21 June 2014
Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin
Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2, Ireland
(Ireland) 0818 719 377 (UK) 0844 847 2455
23 - 28 June 2014
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
Norfolk St, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 1DA
0114 249 6000
30 June - 5 July 2014
The Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
Station Rd, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS0 7RA