30 Years of Buddy Rocking it’s way to Scunthorpe

It’s Time To Party With Buddy Holly and the Cricketers at the Plowright Theatre in Scunthorpe 

Plowright Theatre on Sunday March 6

Spring Tour 2022 – 30 Years of Buddy Holly 

Join Buddy Holly and the Cricketers on this highly anticipated tour as they once again hit the stage to delight audiences with their dynamic show, featuring authentic arrangements, driving rhythms, energetic performances and skilled musicianship that always have audiences dancing in the aisles! 

To celebrate the joy Buddy has brought millions of people worldwide, the band will play a brilliant and vibrant show appearing at the Plowright Theatre in Scunthorpe on Sunday March 6 at 19:30 and tickets are on sale from £22:10. 

If you like Rock and Roll you’ll definitely love this. Songs include all-time favourites That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Heartbeat, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Raining In My Heart, Oh Boy! – and much, much more.  

 Producer Simon Fielder of Simon Fielder Productions, a former actor in the original touring and West End show said: “It’s been an incredibly difficult couple of years for us all. So many plans put on hold or dashed completely. We had hoped to tour more extensively last year, but audience and venue uncertainty made this impossible. So, we are absolutely delighted to finally get back on the road and on stage and allow people to put life’s problems out of their heads for a couple of hours and enjoy a fabulous party with Buddy and the boys. Pandemics and other adverse events may hold us back a while, but Rock ’n’ Roll will never die. 

Buddy Holly said: “Hello UK! It’s been a crazy old couple of years, hasn’t it? But it’s finally come time for me and the Cricketers to hit the stage again and we can’t wait to see you dancing in the aisles, hoppin’ and boppin’, and having a party with us! I’d personally like to invite each and every one of you to come see us – it’s time to dust off those dancing shoes. See you there!” 

Buddy’s music has touched the heart of millions around the world and influenced many famous artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Brian May and many others. It’s also incredible how many younger people are now into his music. His music transcends time and audiences are a great mix of ages. 

It seems that Buddy’s music – and Rock and Roll – really will never die. 

This show has been delighting audiences for nearly three decades and has performed in many locations around the world including Europe and a tour of the US. It stars some of the finest actor-musicians in the UK including Jason Shaw as Buddy and was endorsed as Britain’s most popular Buddy Holly act when the show appeared on BBC One’s The One and Only, with Graham Norton notably commenting that they were “Buddy Brilliant”. 

The show has always presented Buddy in the style of show we feel he would perform today. Authentic arrangements, driving rhythms, energetic performances and wonderful musicianship, all delivered with charm and humour. 

Whatever the season, whatever the excuse to party, make your Heartbeat a little faster with the show that has thousands of fans the world over saying: “I can’t believe it’s not Buddy!” 

For more information, a list of tour dates and venues and to book your tickets, go to www.simonfielder.com

 You can also follow the show on social media on twitter @BuddyHollyATC on Facebook at BuddyHollyandTheCricketeters and Instagram as buddyhollyatc. 

Review from Autumn Tour 2019 Richmond Yorkshire: 


“It’s a show that brought an entire audience to its feet – clapping, stamping and dancing in the aisles. And this was no mean feat given that the compact Georgian Theatre Royal was totally packed out with not a seat to spare. 

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers is more than a tribute band. They are a very class act in their own right and ‘Oh Boy’ these lads can certainly play. A quick look at their performance credentials bears this out and their combined West End credits include Buddy, Lennon, Forbidden Planet and Jailhouse Rock. As well as wonderful musicianship, their energetic performances were delivered with a charm and humour that would undoubtedly have made the original artists proud.” 

Georgian Theatre Royal – By Barry Jones 

Photo credit Vannin Photography

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