Internationally acclaimed BBC Big Band will perform at Storyhouse this Spring to celebrate the music of the world’s most iconic movie franchise, James Bond.

Joined by special guest vocalists, Wirral-born Emer McParland and Iain Mackenzie, the band will bring the sounds of James Bond to life on stage in Chester.

BBC Big presents The Music Of James Bond And Beyond at Storyhouse for one night only on Sunday 29 March 2020.

 The concert comes in the same week as the 25th Bond film is released in UK cinemas – with Hoylake’s very own Daniel Craig continuing in the title role as James Bond in No Time To Die, which hits the silver screen on 2 April 2020.

The concert will feature classic numbers including Diamonds Are Forever, Thunderball, We Have All The Time In The World, View To A Kill, Goldfinger and, of course, John Barry’s iconic James Bond theme. These screen favourites will be heard alongside a selection of more contemporary numbers from the James Bond library including Adele’s showstopping Skyfall – all performed in the BBC Big Band’s own fantastic style.

The BBC Big Band will also perform a sprinkling of numbers inspired by film – including Mission Impossible and Austin Powers – to give audiences a truly unique evening of world-class musical entertainment. The show is arranged and composed by Barry Forgie, who has been the band’s Musical Director since 1977.

Widely regarded as the world’s leading and most versatile jazz orchestra, BBC Big Band entertain audiences around the world through their broadcasts on BBC Radio and live performances.

The band’s musical collaborations features an international who’s who, including Tony Bennett, Martin Taylor, Robert Palmer, Louis Stewart, Van Morrison, Amy Winehouse, Mel Torme, Clark Terry, Michael Bublé, Dr John, George Benson, Van Morrison, and Ray Charles.

In addition to its regular studio and broadcast work, BBC Big Band regularly performs live at venues across the UK and have included Proms In The Park in Hyde Park, Cadogan Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, and The Sage Gateshead.

Tickets for BBC Big Band are on sale now priced from £27.50. Each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee.



Sunday 29 March 2020

Tickets £27.50 – each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee



Hunter Street, Chester, CH1 2AR


Online:            Visit

By Phone:       Call 01244 409 113

In person:       Visit the Ticket Kiosks at Storyhouse, Hunter Street, Chester, CH1 2AR





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