Rock star and celebrity puppet for Civic Theatre

AN INTERNATIONAL rock star, a celebrity puppet and a famous cricket commentator are among the attractions lined up for Doncaster Civic Theatre next month.

Monday, 3rd September 2007, 1:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th September 2007, 8:49 am

The October list of attractions released by bosses at the Waterdale venue ranges from home grown singer John Parr to BBC cricket commentator Henry Blofeld... and Zippy from Rainbow. John Parr’s is the first show planned for October, on Wednesday 3, a date which forms part of The Pretty Village tour, and is likely to include his famous hit St Elmo’s Fire, as well as stories from throughout his career.

Former cricketer Henry Blofeld arrives in the borough on Wednesday October 17 with his show An Evening With Blowers. The event is described as an evening of reminiscing and insights into the world of test cricket.

Rainbow Live is on Saturday October 13 and features the puppets Zippy and George as well as the children’s show’s character Bungle.

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The month will also see shows from a string of Doncaster dance groups.

They are the Jackie Everton School of Dance on Friday October 5 and Saturday 6, The Eileen Ibberson School of Dance on Thursday October 11 and Friday October 12, the Susan Teale School of Dance on Thursday October 25 until Saturday October 27, and the Marilyn Yeardley School of Theatre Dance from Wednesday October 31 until Saturday November 3.