Search

West End star Marti Webb looking forward to first concert at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

PUBLISHED: 17:28 08 September 2016

Marti Webb. Credit: David Fisk Photography

Marti Webb. Credit: David Fisk Photography

David Fisk

Renowned West End star Marti Webb said she is looking forward “immensely” to her first performance at the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch.

Marti, together with special guest Robert Meadmore and her band, will be appearing at the theatre in Billet Lane on Sunday.

The star, now 72, said: “I have never performed at the wonderful Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch before. So I am looking forward to it immensely.

“I really hope the audience enjoy watching Robert Meadmore and I perform on the night.”

Her show Marti Webb in Concert will see her performing some of the best-loved songs from her career.

Marti is established as one of Britain’s most popular stage stars, having performed leading roles in numerous West End musicals.

She received critical acclaim for her unforgettable performance in Tell Me On a Sunday, which was written specially for her by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black.

The West End production of the show was such a success that a sell-out UK tour followed.

Her album Tell Me On a Sunday reached number one in the charts and the single Take That Look Off Your Face reached number two.

She subsequently recreated the role as part of the West End smash hit Song and Dance.

And Marti was also nominated for a coveted Olivier award for her performance in Tell Me On a Sunday at the St James’ Theatre and Duchess Theatre.

Her other West End credits include Oliver!, Evita, Cats and Thoroughly Modern Millie.

More recently, she has starred in Blood Brothers and Hot Flush.

Special guest Robert Meadmore has starred in many of the West End’s most popular musical productions including The Phantom of the Opera, Brigadoon, My Fair Lady, Bless the Bride, The Gondoliers, Oklahoma, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Metropolitan Mikado and Camelot.

In 2005, Robert recorded his first classical album After A Dream, produced and directed by Mike Batt, which reached number two in the Classical Charts and was nominated for Album of the Year at the 2006 Classical Brits.

Highlights of his Royal Command Performances include singing All I Ask Of You with Charlotte Church, as a tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber.

He also led a crowd of over 50,000 people, including the Royal Family, in singing You’ll Never Walk Alone, in the Mall, for the Golden Jubilee Celebrations.

Sunday’s show starts at 7.30pm

For tickets call the Queen’s Theatre box office on 01708 443 333, or at queens-theatre.co.uk.

Tickets cost between £16.50 and £23.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Romford Entertainment Stories

Fri, 12:00

The Collier Row owners of an independent record label took their music abroad to perform in an international Amsterdam music festival.

Wed, 10:07

Three drag queens embark on an adventure into the Australian outback searching for dreams and friendship, in a new musical coming to Hornchurch.

Mon, 17:00

Theatre-goers can look forward to a mix of comedy, a haunting study of grief, and the regional premiere of an award-winning musical this autumn in Hornchurch.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Anyone with an ear to the ground for the local music scene may have heard some chatter about a new band.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

It’s almost time to have A Little Less Conversation and get All Shook Up as an Elvis tribute act will once again be in the building.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A former Havering student was in shock after being named as best supporting actress at the Olivier Awards at the weekend.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A Hornchurch theatre is hoping to encourage a more diverse audience with a new play that combines French farce with a Bollywood twist.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

A glamorous feel-good musical coming to the Queen’s Theatre will feature actors from the West End and Shakespeare’s Globe.

PROMOTED CONTENT

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

Sean Watson, director at the family-run St Michaels Homes which runs Howard Lodge and Dudbrook Hall, answers the common questions people have about care homes.

NC Construction Services Ltd, based in Hornchurch, Essex, is branching out into residential home improvements and refurbishments after many years working in the commercial sector, in direct response to potential clients looking to add space and value to their property.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read entertainment

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now