Sherloc, sci-fi and cocktails at Queen’s

PUBLISHED: 12:55 05 July 2012

Shakers will be on stage at the Queen's Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch in the autumn

Shakers will be on stage at the Queen's Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch in the autumn


»We might be enjoying the summer, but the Queen’s Theatre is already looking forward to the autumn season.

The theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch, has just released tickets for three fantastic shows in the new season and if you book now you can watch all three for just £15 each.

Audiences should prepare for a blast-off as the season gets under way with the Olivier Award-winning rock ‘n’ roll musical, Return to the Forbidden Planet from August 25 to September 22, created by the Queen’s very own artistic director Bob Carlton.

Join Captain Tempest and his fearless crew on a lunar adventure into hyperspace and beyond, Exploding with cosmic classics by Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison and The Animals.


The fun continues with the hilarious smash-hit comedy Shakers, from September 28 to October 13, by John Godber (writer of Queen’s hits Bouncers and Up ‘n’ Under) and Jane Thornton.

Welcome to the liveliest bar in town for a peek behind the pina coladas and plastic palms at Shakers Cocktail Bar. Four long-suffering waitresses take you on a heart-warming journey through their lives, loves, hopes and dreams.

The unmissable howling Halloween thriller The Hound of the Baskervilles is performed from October 26 to November 17 in a side-splitting stage adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s murder mystery.

Sherlock Holmes and trusty sidekick Watson investigate the legendary curse of Baskerville Hall.

On his foggy Dartmoor estate, Sir Charles is found dead with huge paw prints beside his body. Can the intrepid pair stop the demon hound from striking again?

n For more information about the shows visit or call the box office on 01708 443333.

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