Big names lined up for new season at the Spa Centre

Josh Widdicombe is among the acts coming to Leamington
Josh Widdicombe is among the acts coming to Leamington

Various big names have been announced for the forthcoming autumn/winter season at the Spa Centre in Leamington.

It will begin with an evening with Test Match Special’s Aggers & Tuffers - Jonathan Agnew and Phil Tufnell - with an entertaining evening for cricket fans.

The season will continue with music shows from The Lindisfarne Story to Lee Mead, The Demon Barbers XL to Steeleye Span in Concert.

Music and film fans can also enjoy a Sing-a-Long-a Rocky Horror, while this November venue will host musical artists dedicated to the art of a cappella singing with Sheer Harmony presented by Three Spires Harmony.

Families can enjoy internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus with their awe-inspiring and exhilarating circus. As Leamington Comedy Festival returns, children can enjoy Comedy Club 4 Kids with Tiernan Douieb, Howard Read and musician Jay Foreman. CBeebies stars Three Half Pints stumble their way through a brand new comic misadventure, packed with songs, slapstick and silliness.

Comedy highlights this season will include favourites Henning Wehn, Shappi Khorsandi, Tapeface, Josh Widdicombe, Omid Djalili, Julian Clary and many more.

Leamington Comedy Festival will be returning this October with acts including Russell Kane, Mark Watson and Katharine Ryan. There’s also a chance to spend an intimate evening with Only Fools and Boycie: John Challis.

There will also be theatre screenings including Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer (Live), Royal Shakespeare Live: The Tempest, and National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue Sea. To start the season off there will also be the chance to watch Turandot on Sydney Harbour.

The new season brochure is available from the Spa Centre and the town hall. Visit www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk for more information.