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Joe McElderry returns in world premiere of Club Tropicana

Take a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s with the world premiere of Club Tropicana The Musical, a summer adventure of love in the sun, with a soundtrack of smash-hit pop classics – it really is the feel-good musical of the year!

It takes a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s when hair was big, shoulders were padded, girls (and boys) just wanted to have fun and mobile phones were shaped like bricks and weighed a tonne!

When our budding bride and groom get cold feet, they decide to jet off separately to sunnier climes and feel the heat – but little do they know they’ve checked into the same hotel… the vibrant Club Tropicana!

With drinks flowing and tans glowing, will our young lovers decide to finally go through with the wedding? Will hotel inspectors get their way and close the resort, or will the staff save the day?

All will be revealed in hilarious style, to an irresistible soundtrack of some of the most iconic, chart-topping pop anthems of the decade all performed live on stage, including: The Look of Love (made famous by ABC), Bucks Fizz’s Making Your Mind Up, Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s 1983 debut hit, Relax, Tight Fit’s Fantasy Island, a-ha’s Take On Me, Culture Club’s Church of the Poison Mind, Up Where We Belong, made famous by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes, and many, many more!

Welcome to Club Tropicana, the 1980’s answer to Love Island. The drinks are free and the whole family are invited to join the ultimate holiday musical, celebrating everything we loved about the 80’s, a decade when girls (and boys) just wanted to have fun.

The cast is headed by Joe McElderry (X Factor winner and star of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Neil McDermott (Ryan Malloy in EastEnders, Eugenius!, The Wind in the Willows, Shrek), Kate Robbins (Spitting Image, ITV’s The Imitation Game, Dinnerladies),

Emily Tierney (Eugenius! , Wicked, The Wizard of Oz); and former Sugababe star Amelle Berrabah making her musical theatre debut.

It is completed by Karina Hind, Calvin Hudson, Cellen Chugg Jones, Megan Louch, Rebecca Mendoza, Alexanda O’Reilly, Joshua Pearson,

Rory Phelan, Nye Rees, Camilla Rowland, Christina Shand, Courtney-Brogan Smalley, Tara Verloop, Kane Verrall.

Tickets from £13

Box Office: 0844 871 3024

Online: www.atgtickets.com/york