Anything Goes in Bristol

PUBLISHED: 10:42 06 July 2006 | UPDATED: 09:34 24 May 2010

A PRODUCTION packed with Cole Porter classics will be sailing its way to the Bristol Hippodrome later this month

A PRODUCTION packed with Cole Porter classics will be sailing its way to the Bristol Hippodrome later this month.Anything Goes will be staged at the venue from July 17-22.From the golden age of American comedy musicals, the show tells of a hedonistic pleasure cruise. It follows the activity aboard the SS American while it sets sail for England with a cargo of colourful passengers.Stowaway Bill Crocker is chasing the delectable Hope Garcourt while being pursued himself by ex-evangelist turned nightclub owner, Reno Sweeney.Sandra Dickinson (2point4 Children, The Two Ronnies) will take on the role of Evangeline Harcourt while regular to the stage, Michael Starke (Peter Pan, Blood Brothers), plays Moonface Martin and Barry Howard (Hi-De-Hi!, Terry And June), takes on the character of Elisha Whitney.Anything Goes was first staged on Broadway in 1934 and has been a major hit for the National Theatre since.Tickets, priced £10-27.50, are available from the box office on 0870 6077500.

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