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MARTI PELLOW JOINS STAR-STUDDED WEST END PROMS

Published by: Kirstie Niland on 20th Jul 2017 | View all blogs by Kirstie Niland

Lytham Festival, 2nd-5th August

Internationally renowned musical theatre star and pop icon Marti Pellow has been added to the bill at this year’s Lytham Festival.

No stranger to the event after performing at Lytham Festival’s Last Night of the Proms in 2015, Marti will join the line-up for this year’s West End Proms on Sunday August 6.

His West End and Broadway credits include Blood Brothers and the role of Billy Flynn in Chicago and Che in Evita.

He will join West End and Broadway royalty as Miss Saigon star Lea Salonga, musical theatre group Collabro, Olivier Award winner Ruthie Henshall, Chicago star Claire Sweeney, 90s pop sensation turned musical theatre star Jon Lee, Blackpool musical theatre star Jodie Prenger, Lytham-born rising West End star Lucie Mae Sumner and English National Opera soprano Jo Appleby will all perform too.

The news follows the announcement earlier this week that 13-year-old Britain’s Got Talent finalist Beau Dermott will also form part of the line-up.

Lytham Festival director Peter Taylor said: “We are thrilled Marti is returning to Lytham Festival. He was a firm favourite when he performed here in 2015 so to be bringing him back two years later is fantastic.

“He is a wonderful addition to our West End Proms line up and we can’t wait. This night will mark a spectacular end to this year’s Lytham Festival and is sure to be a truly memorable evening.”

With a string of hits under his belt including Sweet Little Mystery, Wishing I Was Lucky and one of the longest running Number One singles in UK Chart history, Love Is All Around, Marti Pellow has gone on to become a leading musical theatre star, as well as releasing seven solo albums. 

Lytham Festival’s West End Proms will see the stars of both stage and screen perform an array of hits with a full 60-piece orchestra. The evening will end with a traditional Last Night of the Proms finale – an event when families and live music lovers are encouraged to pack up their candelabras and picnic hampers for an evening of musical celebration.

For further information and tickets go to www.lythamfestival.com

Line-up Lytham Festival 2017:

MAIN PROMS ARENA

Weds August 2 – Olly Murs

Thurs August 3 – Hacienda Classical

Fri August 4 – 80s V 90s

Sat Aug 5 – Madness

Sun Aug 6 – West End Proms

LOWTHER PAVILION

Tues Aug 1 – Woofers Comedy Club presents Tom Binns

Weds Aug 2 – The Mersey Beatles 50th Anniversary Tribute to Sgt Pepper

Fri Aug 4 – Welcome to the Dancefloor Aftershow Party

Sat Aug 5 – The Blitz Club Aftershow Party

 

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