Rocking chair crooner

PUBLISHED: 10:21 27 July 2006 | UPDATED: 09:39 24 May 2010

LEGENDARY Irish crooner Val Doonican is returning to The Playhouse, Weston, next month. The popular balladeer and television host has enjoyed several successful visits to the theatre and he will be back on August 12

LEGENDARY Irish crooner Val Doonican is returning to The Playhouse, Weston, next month.The popular balladeer and television host has enjoyed several successful visits to the theatre and he will be back on August 12.Val, known for his easy listening music, rocking chair and multi-coloured jumpers, had five successive top 10 albums in the swinging sixties as well as five top 10 singles.The Waterford-born entertainer has been on the road since 1947 and has hosted popular radio and television shows over the years. He has also been named BBC Personality of the Year, Show Business Personality of the Year and Radio Personality of the Year.Having clocked up more than 50 years in the entertainment world, An Audience with Val Doonican should be a night not to be missed.For tickets, priced £12 or £10 concessions, call the box office on 01934 645544.

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