The Playhouse presents Josef Locke- A Grand Adventure By Felicity McCall at The Lyric Theatre Friday 13th November 2015 to Sunday 15th November 2015 13 - 14 Nov - Evening Performances 7.45pmSat Matinee - 2.30pm, Sun Matinee - 1.30pm

Directed by Kieran Griffiths
Arranged and musically directed by Brian O' Doherty

The Playhouse brings to the larger stage the life of Josef Locke in this unique piece of music theatre exploring his life, music and legacy.

Known as The Singing Bobby, Locke established himself as a star of Britain and Ireland's variety halls, becoming one of the most popular (and highly paid) singers of the 1940's and 50's.

Esteemed singer Karl McGuckin joins local performers Orla MUllan, Peter E Davidson and Brenn Doherty for an affectionate look at Locke's life, music ... and his tax affairs.



"An absolutely wonderful show... a show you just have to go to" BBC Radio Ulster

"McGuckin's vocal performance was nothing short of breath-taking.... There was hardly a dry eye in the house...exactly the right mix of high drama, pathos, comedy and of course music..." Derry Journal

"This piece by McCall is warm, witty, affectionate and exceedingly talented from start to finish." North West Culture

"This biodrama is a meaty examination of a fascinating and flawed genius from the Moor whose sentorious pomp resounded around the world." Londonderry Sentinel



Matinees £18All other shows £22

Performance Extras

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